In January, I took advantage of a wonderfully snowy afternoon to climb Saint-Hubert and try on some pointe shoes for the very first time.
I have a handful of New Year's resolutions for 2023 to share. As usual, these are "soft resolutions": drink tea every day, read 14 books, write every day, and at least an hour of ballet a week.
I created a website called Millefeuilles.cloud, which uses Bookwyrm and which lets people talk about books on the Fediverse.
Reports circulate that Social Network users are shocked beyond all reasonable belief that Groups who have rules against allowing face-eating leopards then block Groups hosting face-eating leopards.
I'm lighting the bat...err... tea signal! I am looking for a kintsugi ceramic artist to cure a sick teapot.
I created an instance of Mastodon, a social media technology built on ActivityPub, for my own use over at silvan.cloud.
Even the three crows arguing in the old Dutch Elms quietened. The pétanque players were gone, the rings and weighted balls stowed away neatly. No sounds of children, no passerby, no baby carriages, no dog walkers.
My (loosely defined) goals on the TikTok app are to share videos of tea, accompanied by the occasional plant or book video, but only for as long as it’s fun for me.
In anticipation of Truth and Reconciliation Day, I read this week for the first time the book 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality by Bob Joseph, published in 2018.
In which Leif and Gersande react to the second episode of Rings of Power, "Adrift." We're talking orcs, Khazad-dûm, Dissa and Durin, lots of obscure Silmarilliony details about the Maiar (& the Sun and Moon!) as we revisit the timelines of the second and third ages, and more.