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flagamuffin  ·  13 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ask Hubski: What Book (or Books) Changed Your Life, and Why?

as always, i find your sparse comments incredibly fun/valuable

flagamuffin  ·  13 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ask Hubski: What Book (or Books) Changed Your Life, and Why?

more fair than mortal tongue can tell

flagamuffin  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How it feels to eat exactly half a cookie

pernicious advertising

flagamuffin  ·  19 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trip report: Japan (1 year late)
flagamuffin  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A thing I made.

ah!

flagamuffin  ·  25 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A thing I made.

i am also missing the connection between the distribution of notes (?) and the fractal pattern. isn't it constant?

flagamuffin  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 16, 2019

iceland in march is excellent, the waterfalls will still be partially frozen, unless the Climate has Changed since i was there

don't plan to be able to do much after about 5pm though that's when the fog rolls in

and the roads may be shit. i loved it

flagamuffin  ·  32 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 9th 2019

a sick fucking person huh

guess that writes my parents off

oh well

flagamuffin  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 9th 2019

not to get all peta but collars that make noise are a sort of unique mental torture for a mobile animal

flagamuffin  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 9th 2019

be curious how bhutan is as a destination, how easy it is to get to/around, etc

flagamuffin  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 9th 2019

    You should only build buildings worth building.

they let the modernist architects into paris exactly once

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/skyscraper-paris-makeover

flagamuffin  ·  39 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Planning for Paris

you make a good point about the larger-than-life paintings. at the modern art museum in manhattan, for example, although arrested by starry night for long minutes, what i really remember is the realization that some of the pictures of lilies were huge. something you could really fall into, like eustace scrubb

flagamuffin  ·  39 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Planning for Paris

    A human being's grandest task is to keep from breaking with things outside himself.

this reminds me of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symmetry_breaking

maybe later i will dig up some relevant quotes i have jotted somewhere

flagamuffin  ·  39 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 2, 2019

why's that?

flagamuffin  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 2, 2019

i'd like you to buy this and explain it to me, because from that picture i ain't getting it

flagamuffin  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 2, 2019

consider becoming a pharmacist

flagamuffin  ·  42 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 350th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

the full recording of paul mccartney's gig at the amoeba was released recently. really good stuff. i had forgotten hearing dance tonight on the radio at the time, i might have to go listen to that album again.

yeah carbon sequestration as-is is basically fool's gold right now. as far as tech goes, i'm keeping more of an eye on albedo-related stuff

    Do you disagree that carbon sequestration technologies "barely exist"?

i think i do, or at least i have faith that in a decade they will be fully-fledged. there are several different possible avenues and necessity is ever the mother of invention

flagamuffin  ·  52 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 11, 2019

weather cancelled our boat trip at pictured rocks, especially disappointing because the four foot waves they were talking about didn't exist when i wandered out to the shore... but we went over to mackinaw and had a great day there

you?

flagamuffin  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 18, 2019

who knows how it works in other countries but check your non-dental insurance, it may have generic surgical coverage that includes wisdom teeth

no one told me this so i almost didn't use it when i was in a similar situation

flagamuffin  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

having recently paid or attempted to pay the snark tax, i shant comment.

flagamuffin  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What Ever Happened to Waterbeds

slept in one for a week every summer at a house we used to rent. it burned down. always did wonder how the waterbed reacted

flagamuffin  ·  60 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Share a short poem. Here's mine "Dappled Sunlight"

  his years pass without her

who was loved upon a time

where the meadow nestles in the shadow

of the old crumbling wall, Roman wall

decrepit; aquiline but bent

  innocent as hypatia, heart in heart's palm

sweetly picking the bluebell and foxglove

humming melodies with no name anywhere

taut grass, scent of spring and youth

dreaming in argent, as queens do

  where now are burnished shields?

where now are bright stars?

where now are ladies' favors?

where now is flaxen hair?

only ghosts remain, imprints of footsteps

  and the rough stone is cold to touch

no chiming voice to wake his soul

to a vanished song, a once-proud company

in the twilight of an autumnal life

his years pass without her