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Did some hiking at a nearby park over the weekend. 🚶🏽‍♂️🌳

I’ve been reading Offscreen magazine lately, and I’m enjoying the values of the people being interviewed and their level-headed opinions on tech (effects on the environment, addiction to social media, and surveillance capitalism for example)

It's fermentation day! We bottled kombucha and made some yogurt. We didn't do anything special with the yogurt, but for the kombucha we brewed Earl Grey tea and bottled it with orange juice. It's our first time trying this, so I'm looking forward to tasting it in a few days. 🤞🏽

I've been having so much trouble combining my Fastmail and Outlook calendars because Outlook doesn't support CalDAV, but today I found Owl for Exchange add-on for Thunderbird (! It's a paid add-on, but it works as advertised. It's really nice to finally have everything in one place. 😌

Finished listening to Broad Band. I thought it was inspiring to learn about the women who were fundamental in building the world of computing, but it was also frustrating to hear how the same women were pushed out and ignored at every turn.

I wish I had learned about these amazing people growing up.

🍤 Made salmon and shrimp with coconut milk last night. It's really easy to make, and I put up the recipe on my website:

We got this game called How to Survive, and we’re pretty much hooked! It’s raining outside so it’s all we did at home all afternoon.

✏️ Added a "Notes" section to my blog. I'm finding that there are things that I'd like to share but don't quite fit the blog format. I'm slowly working on it, but I'm really enjoying filling out this part of my website.

Wrote a bit about my tiny file server: I really love how simple and minimalist it is! 📦

I knew that CSS can style inline SVG that's actually in the page, but I didn't know that CSS could be embedded within the SVG itself!

I wanted to enable animations in an SVG without needing to add any CSS to the page. It works even through an <img> tag!

I've been using NextCloud to send files to people from time to time, but I realized that I don't really need all the features that it offers. I've been thinking about going with something simpler, so is what came out of it. 📬️

It's basically just:

- httpd for serving files
- sftp for uploading files

Started taking Introduction to Accessibility by W3C (, and I'm learning a bunch! The instructors have disabilities themselves, so I like that I get to see them use assistive technologies while teaching.

I'm also reading the excellent Accessibility for Everyone book ( from @laura. It's been helpful for me to see markup and code examples to understand things better.

I'm making some progress! Got the web server running with SSL, but there's no content yet. I've been taking notes about my journey in here:


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I’m trying out OpenBSD on @OpenBSDAms to see if I can use it to host static websites (I’m thinking I could create a dedicated page for my generative art). I find the minimalist philosophy of the OS attractive, so I’m enjoying learning about the system.

While setting up I found that my Fish shell plugins weren’t working properly, so I sent a really simple patch to Fisher today to fix that: 🎉

I started adding dithered images on and, and I'm really liking the style. I love that it's also super lightweight (especially when it's served as WebP!)

Got these stickers in the mail the other day. I’m a fan of these illustrations, @rek @neauoire!

I'm learning how to make squiggly/curvy lines. I don't think I understand the concepts well yet, but I think I'm making a bit of progress with it.

I’m grateful that I got to visit my family this weekend. I haven’t seen them in over a year, so I’m glad that I was able to spend some time with them.

This is the view from my parent's deck. It's a good change of scenery.

Huh, my coworker just told me that this is a BeOS/Haiku thing! Love that this type of window management is built-in for that OS.

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