Apartment felt pretty empty after visiting with family on Thursday so I took my own advice and got out walking. Wind on the face. Stretching my hips. Felt a lot better afterwards.


Groucho Marx

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.


Just as last night’s walk in St. Louis (O’Fallon,) was cold, dark, and rainy, such was tonight’s in Kansas City. I finished as the lightning began.

My right knee folded up as I approached my house but it is not

the rest “”

An uneventful drive across Missouri on I-70 today. Caught some rain coming into Kansas City.


Walking on Thanksgiving Day.
In St. Louis, joined by my father, it rains on us. About to eat dinner together with my sister, my dad, and my brother Steve and his family.


Almost ready to go live with the commenting system. Using Discourse open source software. Just need to compile on the Opalstack server. Then I will begin begging people leave comments.


Tonight on my walk I saw the usual mix of deer and wild turkeys but on the return leg I noticed two cats sitting by the walkway, their heads turning to follow me as I passed. When I got to … the rest “”


In order to defeat Rocky Balboa, Clubber Lang trained in isolation, his focus and intensity fueled by years of stored up resentment and rage.

I too train in isolation with a similar intensity, but I am motivated by the promise … the rest “”


Big D

person walking down road
Photo by Tegan Mierle.

This time Big D doesn’t stand for Dan, it stands for the other thing.

It wasn’t until well into adulthood that I began to put all the clues together. By the time I was in my late thirties I knew … the rest “Big D”


Wrapping up a complete clean reinstall of macOS Catalina. Kind of cheesed with Apple about having to do this. Recreating my development environment is incredibly time consuming. Performance issues seem to be resolved and, as usual when this happens, I … the rest “”


Egg and Spinach Frittata for breakfast. Same as the last ‘lost count’ days.


Nightmare of the mystery computer slowdown. Was fine. Now it’s not. All diagnostics show no issues, but it’s all click and wait…


Great time watching the Jayhawks beat East Tennessee State at Allen Field House with Miss Marilyn Jane


Stalling on my first walk of the week because I’m being a big baby about the cold. Supposed to warm up. I’ll go soon.