I decided to have two resolutions for 2018. The first is that I would like to learn (re-learn) how to crochet.¬† I did a small amount of crochet when I was a youngster, but never was very good.¬† Anything I made was always really wonky.¬† (I was a beginner and a child, of course it’s … More Resolutions.

Where there’s smoke….

There’s particulates? North of San Francisco, there’s huge fires.¬† Over in the East Bay, there’s big fires.¬† Up in the Mountains between here and Santa Cruz, there’s a fire. We live in a decidedly suburban area.¬† Lots of asphalt, concrete, and buildings.¬† We’re not worried (yet) about wildfire.¬† But wildfire smoke?¬† Oh yeah.¬† That’s a … More Where there’s smoke….

Virtue signaling.

Virtue signaling¬†is the conspicuous expression of moral values done primarily with the intent of enhancing standing within a social group. ¬†(wikipedia) In the instargam-a-riffic reality that is Silicon Valley, so much is about virtue signaling. ¬†The people that take “selfies with the homeless”. ¬†(Oh aren’t I great, I helped a homeless person and gave them … More Virtue signaling.