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Papa doble | 2021-03-15 | 53 words
One of my favorite cocktails is the Papa Doble a.k.a the Hemingway Daquari, the Hemingway Special, and even the Hemingway Cocktail. Various rifts on a theme The …

Shell boilerplate | 2021-03-04 | 97 words
#!/bin/bash readonly program="$(basename "${0}")" usage() { cat <<USAGE Description Usage: ${program} [<arguments>] ${program} -h | …

The social web | 2020-02-27 | 111 words
When it comes to the social web I have played with many alternatives over the years, including some paid offerings, because I did not want to be the product …

Anattā | 2020-01-25 | 105 words
I may have groked what the Buddhist calls not-self, anattā. I have had some part of my attention upon consciousness and time over the last few months. Not the …

Markdown syntax | 2019-03-11 | 437 words
This article offers a sample of basic Markdown syntax that can be used in Hugo content files, also it shows whether basic HTML elements are decorated with CSS …

Identity | 2018-09-11 | 152 words
You may call yourself by any name. Each identity has a shifting foundation. What was liberal, isn’t. What was conservative, isn’t. Want was Democrat …

On the real terrain | 2018-07-04 | 57 words
The clouds make a new terrain And the mind seeks to map this new terrain To the imagined real terrain below Then Clouds break And the mind maps The snow and the …

What we are about | 2018-07-04 | 44 words
Chasing the sun westward At thirty five thousand feet, and On the remotest mountain valley Are the fingerprints of our fellow man The hard edges of our ordered …

Learning to code | 2017-12-22 | 242 words
Learning to program is like learning to read and write any foreign language. Lots of time will be spent looking at symbols that make little sense and hearing …

On the integration environment | 2016-04-30 | 147 words
An integration environment is what a team provides to others so that others can integrate with the services provided by that team. The collection of all teams’ …

One Poetry #2 | 1986-07-04 | 39 words
Poetry that's written To entertain oneself Has a value of its own Just like a little elf Who runs around And picks his toes And doesn't have a care Who …

One Poetry #1 | 1984-07-04 | 28 words
More poetry is written Than every will be read And still, We apply pen to paper. Scratch and slide The words unfold Are found. Melody of voice, Expressed.