• Sometimes naming something makes it easier to cope with.

  • Good morning from day 11 of being home with the new baby. My current song repertoire for him includes a number about how he really needs to get some hobbies so he can entertain himself while we sleep.

  • Achievement unlocked: this guy ran so hard at his favorite park that he lost his collar and we didn’t realize until the next morning when he was able to sneak around the house in stealth mode without jingle-jangling.

  • My wife turned in a huge project at 6 am this morning and after we stayed up all night, we took the dog out for a walk together and got to catch this wet early morning rainbow.

  • The face of a pupper who just wants to go to bed.

  • Got the MLB.com app running on my Roku today. I had forgotten how painful the process of typing in a strong password with the Roku remote is.

  • Scene: looking for Bibb lettuce and wondering why there are so many kinds of lettuce.

  • I will never get enough of this little gray dog, and he will never get enough of running in the snow.

  • My inner 6 year old is learning how to program, courtesy of Rocky’s Boots on the Internet Archive.

  • Two weeks ago in California. It’s been a busy year so far!

  • Just finished my first Ursula K. Le Guin novel, Rocannon’s World. A great read, filled with beautiful cinematic descriptions and driving action (after a memorable but a little slow prologue).

  • Really enjoyed a Division Bell variation with 3/4 oz Contratto Aperitif (instead of Aperol, has more orange notes and is sweeter), 3/4 oz lime juice, 1/2 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur and 1 oz Del Maugey Vida mezcal.

  • The thing about this major key version of Smells Like Teen Spirit (via mefi) is how of-a-piece it sounds with e.g. Better than Ezra.

  • Philadelphia

  • We’re ready.

  • Great success with Cooks’ Illustrated rolls for tomorrow!

  • Having a dip in the Wissahickon with this floofer.

  • Porch dinner!

  • Corpse Reviver #2, my go-to warm weather cocktail lately.

  • Found this in a January 1977 Byte article about expectations that that year would finally see the personal computer becoming an accessible reality. #1977project

  • Fantastic fish dinner last night at Taverna Fetivi in Split. We were so happy to just trust the chef to pick a variety of fish–we’re not very experienced eating whole fish but it was totally worth the adventure.

  • Still my favorite New York City-based superhero.

  • We did family craft projects last night.

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