September 8, 2020
August 23, 2020
August 5, 2020
July 31, 2020
July 25, 2020
July 17, 2020
Such beautiful shapes.
July 13, 2020
Linux creator Linus Torvalds puts stamp on proposal to use neutral language in kernel code and documentation.
— Read on www.zdnet.com/article/linux-team-approves-new-terminology-bans-terms-like-blacklist-and-slave/
July 5, 2020
Social media has overwhelmed me lately and I’m feeling I should take a break.
September 12, 2019
I don’t like either of these shouty grandpas.
September 4, 2019
The format CNN used for their climate change townhall meetings tonight really worked well. I’d like to see them continue this instead of emphasizing fractious debates.
August 31, 2019
Just heard someone on their phone say, “we’re just by the Starbucks across from the Shoppers Drugmart.”
Airshows seem extravagantly wasteful and unnecessary these days.
August 7, 2019
Always check the battery and spark plugs in your getaway vehicle BEFORE the getaway.
July 28, 2019
“Saturday Night Fever” and “Sid and Nancy” are set at (roughly) the same time in the same city.
July 19, 2019
Ugh. This heat is horrendous.
The public shaming of young people rarely ends well. Resist the urge to give in to hate.
December 31, 2018
One of my greatest regrets is that I ever found Louis C. K. funny.
November 24, 2018
In honour of director Nic Roeg who died today at 90.
September 28, 2018
September 20, 2018
I had over 150 articles saved in Instapaper, so, rather than picking up a new book, I decided to hunker down this week and work my way through that backlog. I’m not quite at Instapaper Zero yet, but getting there. I apologize for the link dump over the last few days, but they are ALL fascinating.
September 7, 2018
This burger joint is playing “No Fun” by Iggy and the Stooges. 💯
August 31, 2018
The air show is happening in Toronto which means it is VERY noisy right now.
Isn’t this poster gorgeous? Those fonts!
I’ve been working on my blog for most of the summer (with help, I’m not a WordPress geek by any stretch of the imagination). My next goal is to automate distribution of posts from the blog to social media.
June 18, 2018
I weep at what America has become, and what it could have been.
June 17, 2018
Of course, America knows a thing or two about concentration camps.
June 11, 2018
“Toronto” is the Algonquin word for construction
June 7, 2018
Took me six minutes to vote in the Ontario election. Including getting to the voting station and back home again.
May 16, 2018
For every drop of vinegar you put on your fries, you lose 10 drops of blood.
If you went outside on a really windy day, you might blow away to Africa.
Swallowed gum would stay in your stomach for 7 years.
The Ultimate Guide to Bizarre Lies Your Mom Told You. Eating bread crusts will make your hair curly?! The only one I ever got was "if you cross your eyes, they'll stay like that". https://t.co/e6ojNoVvmp
— kottke.org (@kottke) May 16, 2018
May 14, 2018
“democratizating” has been published in at least 105 books since 1934
— NYT Bibliography (@NYT_finally) May 15, 2018