Small update: I rewrote the CSS for this website to replace all of the Bootstrap Grid system stuff with straight up
Flexbox. It's so much better! We should all use Flexbox for everything!
The "gallery" view (used in, e.g., the end of yesterday's "Life Updates" post)
is also now Flexbox and better.
I tested this on a bunch of browsers and screen sizes, but please let me know if you find anything that looks broken.
I also got bored and made the tags page a tag cloud on wide-enough screens because it's like the 90's again.
Trees in the Park
There are trees growing out out of the sand at the park near my house, closed for the last few months due to
COVID-19. What a weird world.
Hey, so, it's been a while since I posted. I guess I just wanted to post and update. Let's see… what has happened
since February 2020....
Yeah, so, we're having a baby. If you didn't see that on other social media already. He's due at the end of July.
As you and everyone else knows, the world has been in lockdown since March due to the outbreak of
COVID-19. My company sent us all on mandatory work-from-home
on March 12th and I haven't been across the bridge into San Francisco since. Working from home …
I've had this sitting on my desktop for months and figured I'd post it. No idea where it originally came from.
After more than 10 years of avoiding it, I've finally rejoined the ranks of the private-car-owning bourgeois.
and I spent the past few weeks doing research and reading reviews, spent Saturday and Sunday test-driving a bunch of
vehicles, and ended up buying a brand new Cosmic Blue 2020 Honda Insight yesterday
Went to Austin, Texas this weekend for a work event; it was my first time in Austin so I figured I'd write up some notes:
- Cities are so indistinguishable now. Downtown Austin has the same restaurant and store chains as San Francisco, Boston, Miami, or any other American city.
- Its is weird how much Confederate stuff there still is for the supposedly-liberal Texas city. Until '96, the Capitol Visitors Center was administered by the Daughters of the Confederacy; lots of Confederate flags.
- Live music everywhere, even at the broiest bars near the hotels — even at the hotel bars! This …