This paper is brutal and I love it. I want to take the author out for a beer. He's building on the insights of the great, crabby Paul Meehl and I could not be happier to see it.
Haeffel Gerald J. 2022 "Psychology needs to get tired of winning" R. Soc. open sci.9220099220099
Released this good snail back to the yard to engender more good snails. It was one of those "into the wild" moments, but slow and snail-sized.
West Coast Swing videos have been my thing lately. Here's my favorite so far.
Briefly considered writing a garden blog in the spirit of this old short film from the BBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVo_wkxH9dU
"Audubon painted a handful of birds that aren’t an exact match for anything we’ve currently got. These are Audubon’s mystery birds."
"All of the species depicted in Louis Renard’s _Poissons, ecrevisses et crabes_ received some level of artistic embellishment – and approximately 9% are completely fantastical. If that’s not strange enough, the work is produced by a man who identified himself as a 'secret agent on behalf of the British Crown' and contains a portrait of a mermaid."
src: Renard, Louis. _Poissons, ecrevisses et crabes_. 1754. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/200575
I know how we found each other
it, it, I'm almost afraid to t--
you know, as soon as you start talking about
it's like, it never
you can never get to what it really is
and then it's sort of
I'm almost afraid to talk about it because it's sort of
then you actually start thinking about it
you know what I mean?
Like I like to
place in music
if you can stay in this sort of
to me that's the best feeling where you're
you're never sure
what's coming next
and you're never
and you're just
you're every moment
you're finding it
And if I were going to switch to Linux, which is looking pretty likely (thanks, friends!) what distributions and desktops should I consider?
Is GNOME 3 as weird as it sounds?
Twenty-odd years ago I was a debian user, but I got fed up with some font management issues and decamped to the new improved "BSD in a clown suit" MacOS. It's a whole new landscape now.
All my chickens have roller derby names.
Current interests include sound art, quilting, plant dyes, and weird little machines.
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