1. Should I read the Wheel of Time series?
2. Will I be able to finish it before George R.R. Martin releases The Winds of Winter?
(Semi-related: Jeff VanderMeer's unsettling Southern Reach Trilogy was my favorite read of 2019; I would highly recommend it, along with the movie Annihilation, to anyone. Very, very disquieting. In a good way.)
Despite stalling all over Belfast for the past week, I'm really proud of myself for learning how to drive a manual transmission since we've moved here.
It's been super cool to feel that transition from complete lack of control to early mastery. Like, suddenly I have new intuition and muscle memory that didn't exist at all a few months ago! In a real, tangible domain! It's been a long time since I've learned a genuinely new physical skill.
...Northern Ireland is really strange this time of year.
Dad Hacks: Baby monitor too blindingly bright at night? Create a filter with brake light repair tape! #parenting
Bonus points for using electrical tape to make a hinge for the filter.
Still haven't figured out how to fit duct tape and/or WD-40 into this plan...
1. Hot dogs do not / should not come in cans.
2. The American Style can is the same size, but has fewer dogs and costs twice as much as the normal can.
3. WHY ARE THEY IN CANS?
Upgraded my laptop to #Fedora 29 last night. Took the better part of an hour unattended, but went smoothly.
NixOS seems like the only thing different enough from the status quo to be worth the effort of switching, but I'm not sure if I'd see real benefits or if I'm just looking for some kind of procrastination that feels productive...
I like computers.
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