Category Archives: Politics

Weeknote for 11/1/2020

Christmas labels 😐 Still working on it. Even though I didn’t finish last week, I was pleased with my progress compared to some other weeks, given how much I’ve struggled to do anything productive lately. As usual I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/18/2020

Christmas labels 😐 No progress last week. I was too preoccupied with the rest of life. Fiction πŸ™‚ I finished my Thomas Ligotti book, Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe. It’s an omnibus of his first two short story … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/19/2020

Health πŸ˜• Last week’s theme was dealing with my health. My COVID swab was negative. The doctor recommended self-isolating for 10 days just in case, since it could be a false negative. That period will end after Tuesday, though my … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/15/2019

Music πŸ™‚ We had our Advent Orchestra performance Sunday morning, and all my practice paid off. I played pretty cleanly, and I was able to play the high parts through the whole morning with minimal cheating. For the future, now … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/1/2019

Christmas labels 😐 I got myself over the major hurdle in the work, once I managed to stop procrastinating toward the end of the week, but I still have the final products to make, so I’m giving myself another week, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/24/2019

Christmas labels πŸ€” I got past a milestone, and I’m hoping to finish these this week, or at least the main part of the work. I’ve been feeling procrastinatory because whenever I try something new with the intent to create … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/13/2019

Conceptual modeling πŸ™‚ I got through some Munzner reading and decided to pause and analyze what I’d seen so far, and I came up with some ideas that I haven’t recorded, but then I got sidetracked by other issues–the questions … Continue reading

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Update for 1/13/2019

Health πŸ€” I had my Remicade infusion on Tuesday to manage my ulcerative colitis. Thanks mostly to my insurance, I’d had a two-week gap in my treatments, and my condition had declined noticeably. I’d say my symptoms have improved only … Continue reading

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Update for 11/4/2018

Music 😎 I tuned in to Jacob Collier’s livestream on Monday and found out he’s going on tour next year, and he’ll be in Chicago again. Unlike earlier this year when I found out about his Chicago concert only hours … Continue reading

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Update for 10/21/2018

Politics πŸ€” Sunday Tim and I finished watching Active Measures (Hulu, transcript), a documentary about Russian interference in other countries’ politics. Of course, it was mostly about Trump. It fleshed out some of the info I’d been reading online and … Continue reading

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