Librem 5 August Update Looks like they are making huge progress! Couple of things from looking at the screen-shots: 1. it appears you can import contacts from online sources, 2. Calendar app switch is shown in settings.

Notes from the Center: re. Climate Change: While I don’t like factory cattle farming, I’m not ready for a future of eating tofu and vat grown meat.

For the record: I’m not a fan of stucco as an architectural material.

The World War II warbirds are back. Every year they fly out of the county airport and pass overhead at my house while selling rides. B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress and a B-25 Mitchell. I never get tired of seeing them fly or hearing the distinct sound of those big radial engines.

Take note: In case you missed it, the Tea Party is dead. Trump undoing Tea Party era spending agreements. Also record deficit spending by Trump and Congress and not one peep out of the Tea Party supporters.

Cool: I just spotted a biplane flying overhead. That’s not something you see everyday.

St. Paul Places Poetry at Residents’ Feet I like this idea, of stamping poetry into sidewalks. Short quotes from literature would also work. Why not add a bit of whimsy and serendipity to a sidewalk?

Comcast internet is down today for about a third of my neighborhood. Without internet, I forgot to be outraged about everything and anything.

Reading through the Archaeology News at is so peaceful. No Trump, political, Brexit nonsense, just scientists digging up remains of people slaughtered thousands of years ago and their kit.

“Mojeek rejects the idea this data collection helps them serve better results, instead ranking results based only on the keywords you input.”

I just got the MMR vaccination. I’m too old to have gotten it as part of standard childhood vaccinations and I certainly don’t want to get measles as an adult so I figure it’s cheap insurance.

Democratic Front Runners Update By John C. Dvorak, July 12, 2019

I don’t generally agree with Dvorak, but he makes some good points here especially about the 2016 election but also about Hillary.

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