Psych, the TV Series: a Prescription for Cynicism

Are you weary of all the social bickering and political unrest? Take a fun break and watch an episode or two of super silly USA series Psych. All eight seasons now available on Amazon Prime. James Roday, Dulé Hill (also co-producers), and a terrific supporting cast entertained fans for eight seasons, until 2014. What about… Continue reading Psych, the TV Series: a Prescription for Cynicism

Quote on Programming

...to stick out as an applicant, you should contribute to open source. Don't be afraid to fail...Programming is tough in the beginning. If you push through that, you're going to make it happen. -Joe Previte, front-end developer Episode 72, freeCodeCamp Podcast If you ever thought, "maybe," about coding but you just aren't sure, this is… Continue reading Quote on Programming

Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”―J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Replace "Ring" with "Ravelry" and you have a less lyrical summary of Ravelry's significance to its users. Twelve years ago, it began thusly: "Ravelry is a place… Continue reading Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

Craft and Conversation Coexisting: a blog link

I love how this knitter explained what's wrong with limiting fiber artists' conversations to craft, and why it's okay to disagree. Please visit Mad Man Knitting for more. Your Turn What is your craft? Do you have a social craft group that meets virtually or in-person? Is conversation limited to craft or impersonal, safe topics?… Continue reading Craft and Conversation Coexisting: a blog link

Thankful, Patient, Mellower

People change all the time.-Tony Shalhoub People can change, and when they do, we are fortunate to witness it. I recently started working with my dad. He’s an old school architect in his 70s, still drawing plans by hand and driving all over Oahu to measure houses. Recent environmental regulations for storm water runoff on… Continue reading Thankful, Patient, Mellower