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A Review of the Fujifilm X-T2

The Fujifilm X-T2 is my first-ever “no compromises” camera purchase, and I don’t regret it for a second.

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You can’t say what you are, but you should try anyhow.

We can open ourselves to hearing what’s right, and we can try to choose what’s right, or at least choose what’s less wrong. We can accept that we’ll sometimes fail at that. We can allow ourselves to be held accountable. We can try again.

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On the Quicksilver (and the curious marketing conceit “RV resort”)

In which we paid to see some dude with a ginormous owl tattoo toweling his lady off all nasty.

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Breakfast at Oliver’s

I appear to have eaten at Oliver’s Cafe about 90 times since March, 2012 (can’t account for a few cash transactions). I ran the Quicken report that told me that through a quick script to […]

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#yesallwomen

This is a story of getting things wrong, and perhaps continuing to get things wrong, but not knowing exactly what to do besides what I’ve come up with. prologue When I lived in Bloomington, IN, […]

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9, 23, 25, 26, 29, 33, 35, 39 & 46

Some days, I feel naive or clueless and I think to myself that I might be wrong, and that I might be giving the wrong answer on a cosmic test.

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One jumper to the left door

This aircraft is used to train astronauts in zero maneuvers, giving them about 25 seconds of weightlessness out of 65 seconds of flight in each parabola. During such training the airplane typically flies between 40-60 […]

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org-mode In Your Pocket Is a GNU-Shaped Devil

If the iPhone has helped me accomplish one thing, it has probably been to make it easier for me to stay away from Emacs. It works like this: It is not controversial to assert that […]

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Predominantly Inattentive

A bit about having ADHD and how to deal with it if medication is off the table.