Archive for the ‘Personal History’ Category

“…there is no folly of the beasts of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.”

March 23, 2017

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Complete and Unabridged (Illustrated with Included Audiobook) (Kindle Location 5799). Titan Read. Kindle Edition.

This caught my attention as I listened to “Moby Dick” during my workout this morning.

“The Last Mile [is] a charity that teaches San Quentin inmates how to start businesses and code websites, for which they can earn up to $17 an hour.”

March 18, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21718897-idaho-prisoners-roast-potatoes-kentucky-they-sell-cattle-prison-labour

From time to time a colleague of mine would suggest that inmates could participate in programming projects . . .

“Menacing moose moved from Breckenridge after threatening skiers…[A] viral video circulated over the weekend showing a moose running on a ski slope.”

March 15, 2017

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/15/breckenridge-moose-moved/

I skied there during my high school years.

Save the Date – – Hans and Eoline Andersen Family Reunion – – Saturday, June 16, 2018

March 14, 2017

xkcd – – A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

March 13, 2017

https://xkcd.com/

I learned of this website when a sarcastic, mathematically inclined colleague (whose second language is Japanese) sent out a link to one of these comics.