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This Blog, That Blog & Other Writings

I just realized (today) that I’ve had a button hanging out on the main page for a long time with nothing linked to it, so I figure I better talk about this blog, my other blogs, and my writing generally. I built and maintain most of my websites, and they always include blogs. Read on, […]

January 6, 2021

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How I Use My Sourdough Starter

Introduction: More Right Ways Than Wrong Ways I’m writing this note on how I use my sourdough starter because a friend started a starter, and then contacted me with questions. Among other things, she had become confused by the fact that there are so many different “recipes,” or directions for how to start a starter.  […]

April 19, 2020

Hate America Great Again

A Bloodless, Bloody Coup

Imagine you were living in the early 1930s in Germany. You saw what was happening with a hardcore right-wing group that used hate, and even sometimes violence, to achieve its political goals. There were elections coming. But you decided not to vote. It just wasn’t your thing. Plus, you “knew” the rabble-rousing right-wingers were just so […]

January 29, 2017