My pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago, which was supposed to start six months ago today, is still on hold. At this point, it's clearly not going to start any earlier than 2021.
It's shocking how much the world changed so quickly after I wrote this blog post in mid-March.
Last night at a party, I got talking to someone about my blog's long-standing Facebook ban, and he asked me if I knew about Parler. I said I did, and Gab too, but that I had no desire to trade one walled garden for another. I asked him if he knew about the Fediverse. He didn't, so I gave him a high-level description. He seemed intrigued. We'll see what happens next.
The cat is recently having trouble seeing. To keep her from using the stairs, my wife bought a doggie gate to put at the bottom of the stairwell. I said the gate wouldn't work because the cat could simply jump over it, but for over a week I've been wrong. However, a few minutes ago I heard a loud thud in the stairwell, after which I watched the cat dart past the office and into the upstairs bedroom.
I’m not really a do-it-yourselfer. I’m more of a don’t-do-it-at-aller, which is one of the reasons our home has maintained its timeless mid-1980s aesthetic. However, sometimes things get past the point of ignoring, and I either have to act or get someone else to act for me. About a month ago, I could smell a musty odor coming from under the kitchen sink. The faucet itself was leaking, not any of the shutoff valves or other plumbing.
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Husband of @kathryn. Catholic. Computer geek. Occasional globetrotter. Infrequent amateur radio operator. Phoenix, Arizona (UTC-7) 🌵
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