Category Archives: Journal

Sharing more about me, less about (almost) everything else.

This Week: Sunshine, Blue Skies and an Echocardiogram

It hasn’t been quite four years since a small patch on my tongue’s underside went numb. My wife said I should call our town’s emergency room, so I did. I’d long since learned that she’s got common sense. That was … Continue reading

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A ‘Technical’ Week: Mostly Working on Widgets

First, not-so-good news. A month after deciding to start using WordPress blocks before their classic user interface became one with Nineveh, Tyre and rotary telephones — I don’t have the usual Saturday post ready. The good news is that I’m … Continue reading

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Learning Something New: WordPress Blocks

I’ve known for some time that WordPress, the content management software this blog uses, has been encouraging folks like me to stop using its “classic” user interface and start using blocks. Blocks, it seems, are the best thing since sliced … Continue reading

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Death, Orders, and a War Crimes Trial in Ukraine

(From BBC News, used w/o permission.) I hadn’t planned on doing another “Ukraine” post for quite a while. But this news item caught my attention: “Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict” Sarah Rainsford, BBC … Continue reading

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