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Feb 10, 2024: The Baton Rouge Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade with E.

Aug 6, 2023: Finished reading: This is Europe by Ben Judah 📚

Jul 12, 2023: 🎵 Ambient Country Podcast Ambient Country, hosted by Bob Holmes of SUSS, explores the wide range of instrumental music including new folk, ambient, …

Jul 11, 2023: The Summer in South Louisiana has been brutally hot and humid but not rainy. E and I are trying to revive our front beds in the hopes of having pink …

Jul 2, 2023: Currently reading: This is Europe by Ben Judah 📚

May 22, 2023: The morning of the day we left for Italy was eventful. A nearby house that had been split in half was hauled away on flatbed trucks.

Jul 11, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Ten We spent last night on the train that took us from Cefalù to Rome. We all slept reasonably well, much better than on the plane last week. But it was …

Jul 10, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Nine

Jul 9, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Eight

Jul 8, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day 7

Jul 7, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day 6 We all woke up this morning around 7:30am or so after staying up quite late. All of us were up until 10:30pm. We made arrangements for a trip to …

Jul 6, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Five E and I on one of the balconies in our apartment, getting dressed. We have a washer and our clothes are soaked as soon as we leave the house. We dry …

Jul 5, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Four The day began with a short (1KM) walk to the Palermo Train Station down Via Maqueda. We ended up in the same cafe we visited yesterday. E’s little …

Jul 4, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Three

Jul 3, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day Two Nine hours. And E slept pretty well. We took out the big guns for the Ryan Air flight to Palermo. We pretty much fell apart on that flight. Five …

Jul 3, 2022: Sicily Trip: Day One The Baton Rouge Airport is kid friendly.The Baton Rouge Airport is kid friendly. E was thrilled during takeoff but was really enjoying coloring in his …

Jun 30, 2022: Sicily.

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Apr 13, 2022: Hypothes.is to WordPress For quite some time, I have admired that way that Chris Aldrich has built his WordPress website with the aim of posting all of his writing and other …

Mar 31, 2022: Want to read: No Sense of Place: The Impact of Electronic Media on Social Behavior by Joshua Meyrowitz 📚 Via The Convivial Society: Erving …

Mar 17, 2022: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Florida is a beautiful place to be with your family.

Feb 2, 2022: Vik Muniz, Monica Vitti, 2014

Jan 14, 2022: Readwise and Kindle Personal Documents I finally figured out how to move highlights and annotations taken from personal documents (not items purchased in the Kindle Store) that were made on …

Nov 17, 2021: Hypothes.is, OER, and Smart Notes To get a good paper written, you only have to rewrite a good draft; to get a good draft written, you only have to turn a series of …

Nov 10, 2021: Video(less) Games, Sonification, and Accessibility Sonification is the use of non-speech sound in an intentional, systematic way to represent information (Walker & Nees, 2011). Fascinating Twenty …

Apr 29, 2021: Spring in the Subtropics I with her Magnolia leaf. I and E with Live Oaks more than two-hundred years old. I and the sugar kettle. We still have her great-grandfather's thesis …

Apr 10, 2021: Bucket Brigade E. is dedicated to his car washing practice. His sister follows his example. Whatever E. does, I. will also do.

Apr 10, 2021: Camping at Fort Pickens We drove five hours and crossed several state lines to camp at the Gulf Islands National Seashore, our favorite camping spot. We had not been away …

Mar 1, 2021: We Saw an Alligator We visited the Barataria Preserve south of New Orleans last weekend. We walked a long trail consisting of an elevated and rickety wooden platform …

Feb 16, 2021: Birthday Ice Storm We had a historic ice storm and hard freeze for days. We ran our heater and spaces heaters. We dripped our faucets. We huddled together in small rooms …

Oct 18, 2020: Fig tree care I tends E's (second) fig tree while I water it. The first one dried up over the summer. This one may not make it either.

Jul 17, 2020: We bought a pop-up camper My buddy Z- spent all afternoon and some of the evening driving to a nearby city, checking out the camper, helping me tow it, backing it in. I really …

Jul 3, 2020: #lawnfans My biggest fans.

Jun 14, 2020: ISO Banana Seat We found this beauty on the side of the road during our ride this morning. Rusty and neglected? Yes. But I see potential. And Kent Bicycles makes …

May 23, 2020: Swamp Walk This stroller has been around the world and back again. Only one-way walking allowed during Phase 1. No socializing or chance of close passage. A …

May 3, 2020: The incredible edible egg E after being brutally awoken from a car induced nap. The image is a metaphor for how I feel at least once a day since all of this began. Just a …

May 1, 2020: Just read the directions A sign in front of the Trader Joe's in our city. I went inside of a grocery store for the first time in about 45 days. I arrived with all of my Corona …

Apr 26, 2020: Breaking Corona Kosher Cars, cars, cars. Pancakes! In an unexpected twist, we had family members join us. The children played together in a feverish spasm. The adults …

Apr 23, 2020: I could get used to this I a little too close to the AC plug for my liking. We spent much of the afternoon here while I fielded work calls and emails. E and I have been …

Apr 19, 2020: Catching up after a big week E took this photo of the excavator during our afternoon bike ride today. Thanks, Nabor! What's good for the goose is good for the gander. E exploring …

Apr 15, 2020: A fine garage My old doll house my dad made for me makes a fine garage for E’s cars.

Apr 12, 2020: Happy Easter from somewhere We pass by Goodwood Park every day on our morning walk.St. Alban's produced a beautiful Easter video service. We watched it this morning together in …

Apr 6, 2020: backyard and sleep Our backyard and patio are seeing a lot of activity these days. So is this play pen I picked up for I.. E. enjoys playing in it, too. He especially …

Apr 4, 2020: Be like Bigfoot A life sized iron bigfoot silhouette at the "Bee Nice" house and music venue.

Mar 31, 2020: Lunch guest E. invited a friend for lunch. I found him quite dull, but the kids seemed to enjoy his company.

Mar 31, 2020: Lovely rolling lawns I (foreground) and E (background) enjoying a freshly mowed backyard. For a little more than 2 weeks now we've been waking up and walking out the door …

Mar 30, 2020: Cornbread We used a very simple recipe for the cornbread. But now we're out of sugar. Today was LSU's first day of classes for the main campus after the one …

Mar 29, 2020: Zoom zoom, zoomy zoom zoom Our ~40" LCD TV, my laptop, a webcam (later moved from the top of the TV to top of the furniture), and Zoom. K's oldest brother scheduled a zoom video …

Mar 28, 2020: Flower power Small flowering weeds from the park near our house in a tiny antique vase. As is our custom these days, we walked to the park close to our house at …

Mar 27, 2020: Primal screams in the park E is lord of all he surveys at the park near our house. He can clear three standard-size soccer fields in short order. Sometimes, he just needs to …

Mar 26, 2020: Lunch is served Cooking has become much simpler since we started buying everything in bulk. The remote work orders for LSU began on Tuesday, March 17th but by that …

Mar 25, 2020: Closed

Mar 25, 2020: Hello world! This is where we talk about humidity, being human, and four humans that live together. Our journey begins here, with this child's drawing of an …

Mar 26, 2019: 🎵 Sarah Pagé is an experimental harpist who has collaborated with many musicians, including a favorite of mine, the late Lhasa de Sela. But her only …

Jan 24, 2019: 🎵 Claire Hamill, Voices - Sleep (1986) I heard this song from Claire Hamill on mix from EchoOcho on mixcloud and just loved it. Composed almost …

Sep 17, 2018: In the late 1980s, I heard Ken Nordine’s Word Jazz for the first time on KRCC in Colorado Springs. I just loved those spooky, funny, surreal …

Sep 8, 2018: This is a weekend that I wish wouldn’t end.

Aug 19, 2018: 🎵 Cordes Anciennes is a beautiful album. This morning I also learned that it can soothe babies into sleep while driving through my neighborhood.

Jul 19, 2018: In 1987, I took the bus downtown, went to Budget Tapes and Records in Colorado Springs, Colorado and bought my first tape.

Jul 17, 2018: Entryway, Via Emanuele Filiberto, Rome, Italy

Jul 16, 2018: The hotter it gets, the more I love my lunchtime swim routine.

Jul 15, 2018: My family and I took a drive to Siena, Italy when we stayed in Florence in early June. I found these wonderful travertine (or marble) cubes at a shop …

Jul 14, 2018: St. Alban’s Chapel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (stained glass detail)

Jul 12, 2018: Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione

Jul 11, 2018: Spent some of May/June in Italy with my family. I enjoyed visiting, gazing at, and sometimes drinking from fountains in Rome. On hot days the cool …

Jun 28, 2018: Giardino di Boboli

May 22, 2018: Mercy Fair, 2018. Just before he went to Rome with his mother and grandparents.

Apr 26, 2018: Thank you for this, unknown graffiti artist.

Feb 11, 2018: Enzo and I enjoying Radiohead.

Feb 9, 2018: Mama Roma!

Feb 9, 2018: The Spanish Town Parade was too rainy for our taste. But we wore our pink t-shirts anyway.

Jul 2, 2016: Skeeball at the Full Circle Bar

Jun 30, 2016: Juices and fruits

Jun 18, 2016: Untitled, Anish Kapoor, 2010

Jun 16, 2016: Jimmy Carter, Octavio Ocampo