Category: Ruminations

Moving host

Over the past several months, probably more than a year, I have had intermittent problems with my blogs becoming inaccessible. Mostly I’ve been aware of...

COVID-19 irony

The dreadful irony is that US funding intended to prepare science for a more rapid and effective response to a viral pandemic may have contributed...

Oops! That was awkward

That had me worried for a while. I thought for a moment I might have lost two complete blogs, this one and our travel blog,...

Economic self-harm

Why does a country with more than enough wealth to provide us all with a decent life insist on creating an unemployed underclass? That’s harmful...

MacOS Catalina Photos weirdness

When Apple dropped Aperture I switched to Adobe Lightroom for processing and managing photographs. One benefit is that Lightroom works with files stored in standard...

Lest we remember?

It’s that time of year again when Australians engage in our annual culture war about the war we don’t admit happened. For many, national identity...

My bucket overflowed

I wrote recently about completing my bucket list generated by Majella last year. The final item had presented a challenge because it required getting at...

I broke a blog and had to fix it

Over the past couple of months I’ve done some tinkering with my blogs for various reasons. Part of that involved condensing the installations of my...

Ticked the bucket list off

This time last year Majella conspired to create my bucket list of 10 items. Dutiful husband that I am, I’ve been working through that list,...