📚 Started reading: The Rust Programming Language (Covers Rust 2018).
What would you write if you weren’t afraid?—Mary Karr
The opposite of play isn’t work; it’s depression.—Stuart Brown
📚 I did not finish: Middlemarch by George Eliot. I got a bit over 200 pages in, and while I did really enjoy a lot of it, the whole thing is just too floridly Victorian for me at the moment.
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.—Albert Einstein
Each time you write a page, you are a writer. Each time you practice the violin, you are a musician. Each time you start a workout, you are an athlete. Each time you encourage your employees, you are a leader.—Atomic Habits
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.—David McCullough
We love to buy books because we believe we’re buying the time to read them.—Warren Zevon
From HTTP request header. Now used for crawlers, it was originally intended for allow human users to supply their email address to the server. Innocent times.
📚 Finished reading: HTTP Pocket Reference by Clinton Wong, in one day. ETags, anyone?
💻 Checked the micro.blog logs, and the cert “expired” at 10:06 a.m. (EST), so the site was down for almost 2 hours. Previously.
💻 Site was down for a few minutes (that I know of) due to an expired cert error. I checked the server and my cert was not expired. I rebooted nginx and it’s working again. 🤷
📚 Started reading: HTTP Pocket Reference by Clinton Wong. Published in 2000, it’s still a good refresher, although distressingly it omits status code 418.
🍿 The Alamo 100
Alamo Drafthouse put out a list of 100 movies they’d want on a desert island back in 2020. Sourced from all their creative directors across the country. I thought it was an interesting place to find …
🍿 I watched Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles last night. It’s so aggressively naturalistic, I had to sink in, but I found paying attention throughout well worth it.
🍿 Watched David Cronenberg’s The Brood from 1979. I wanted to like it more. Someday.
🐈 Laurie and Rocco. #cat #cats
📚 Started reading: Middlemarch by George Eliot.
📚 Finished reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats. What a precisely rendered master crafted gut punch. Loved it.
📚 Started reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats.
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