Must… stay… awake… long enough to hit submit… (mbnov)
Somehow it seems fitting that the English word touch, in both verb and noun forms, comes to us from Old French. (mbnov)
This is not Myspace, but it is my space. Thanks for reading. (mbnov)
Summer held on well into autumn for us, to the point that we had bugs venturing into the house as recently as last week. Yesterday, a sharp cold turn brought a dusting of snow and dispensed with the insects. (mbnov)
I do not hold strongly to any particular religion. At the same time, I find it very helpful to be reminded periodically of my connection to the universe. To the best of our knowledge, we are made out of star dust, after all. (mbnov)
Catalina No Longer Caches Shared Photos Locally (mjtsai.com)
… it also deleted the ones that had been downloaded by macOS 10.14.
Photos is largely why I won’t “upgrade” to Catalina. My archive is a wreck already from previous migrations and I will lose important memories.
For Halloween the kids and I made gumdrops. The recipe involves chemistry and molten sugar. When the hot liquid cools the treats must be extracted from their mold. Getting them out is hard because they stick so well to the silicone. The trick? Freeze them first. (mbnov)
I used to consider pavement’s relationship with Earth to be akin to a scar on skin. I continue to marvel at nature’s ability to heal itself from the damage humans inflict. This article recently refined my thinking. The push for better streets came in support of bicycles, of all things, not cars. Let the search for balance between the needs of people and the systems that support nature continue. (mbnov)