First randomized trial on parachute use: https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5094
And now I know about UDP holepunching
One of the chickens has gone broody, which isn't something we've experienced before. (I should record the growling. No kidding, that is a theropod all right. She's successfully intimidating.) The advice we're read is to keep shoving her out of the nest box and insisting that she stay somewhere with a lot of natural light, but it's December 24 in Seattle.
J: "Natural light? Where would that be?"
J: "I'm not taking my chicken on vacation."
A little gentle folk-baroque from 1979 for a cold December night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpzGkpH9ZZU
Three ultrashort flash fictions by Cuban writer Virgilio Piñera: "Insomnia", "The Mountain", and "Swimming". http://it.stlawu.edu/~koon/cuba/CFCubana/stories/MountainInsomniaSwimming.html
accountability post: tomorrow I'm going to blast myself with photons from the sun lamp that I've been too lazy to use and see if I can reset myself to something more strongly resembling a diurnal schedule.
When I suggested #circlecember I thought it'd be a good excuse for me to pick up some Processing again. OMG. Time flies. It was three years ago that I last fiddled around with that, and one of those years was ten years long. In the meantime I've done nothing technical. Upshot: I've forgotten everything. All of it. Wow. So here's a "hello world" in Processing.
This may take a while.
Gardener, tinkerer, crank. Also email@example.com.
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