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June Bread

Hey internet. I made bread. First time with my new baking pan that has a cover, so it’s proper shokupan.

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I just thought you should know.

Happy Pride

Source: jwz

Flyin' Bamboo

Hey, so I’m a big fan of Felix Colgrave. He makes weird and lovely cartoons. And he made a lovely music video for a song called “Flyin’ Bamboo”. I put that song on this morning while I was out walking the dog and it lifted me up. So I’m here to offer it to you. A lovely video and a lovely song that hopefully pick you up a little bit.

re. Felix Colgrave: You should watch Double King and Throat Notes for starters.

re. Flyin’ Bamboo: It’s from the compilation album Puzzles vol. 3. The whole album is a fun weird experience.

How my cube colours work

I wanted to do something fun with the timestamping of the posts on this blog. The old blog had a cute script that would place and colour a circle based on the time, sort of reflecting where the sun would have been in the sky. I even used a library to figure out when the sunset would have been on that day and time, in Toronto, and put in some sunset colours as appropriate.

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Contact

It’s been more than three months since I started at Shopify. And one day longer since I revived this blog.

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Stale thoughts on ups and downs

Shit. I mean shoot. It’s February. Hi. Having (re-)started this blog, literally hours before my first day at my new job, and having not yet returned to Earth from the 4 weeks of vacation in Japan I got to indulge in, it doesn’t surprise me that I somewhat miscalculated how much energy I’d be able to bring to bare vis-a-vis blogging. I even, adorably, imagined I would come right back and finish the styling and stuff for this site. You know, stuff like an about page so you might even know who the hell I am. From where I stand now, the prospect of making meaningful and (critically) positive changes to this site’s css feels like standing at the foot of a sheer cliff. And the perfect thing to get 1/8th of the way in to as a way of deferring this writing.

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