Almost no space is too small to live in when you’ve got furniture that lowers from the ceiling, pulls out of the walls, transforms for multiple functions or even folds up flat to hang in the closet like clothing. ... more
- Treadmill. 43 minutes. 6 miles.
Easy run. Felt fine.
- Lisbon. 43 minutes. 6 miles.
Hot (84 degrees) and sunny. Relaxed and easy run. Felt pretty good.
No, I don’t turn off the games. I haven’t in a long time. It’s the fat-man-on-the-couch’s equivalent of never leaving the arena early; never succumbing to the first world thrill of beating traffic . But I was damn close ... more
- Seven athletes from the Carleton College men’s and women’s track and field teams earned All-Region awards from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their performances during the 2016 outdoor track and field season. All ... more
Virtual reality is not just about interacting with people at distance, or engaging with static worlds designed by others – it can also be a place where users are invited to create their own works of art and design. ... more
- Master:"It's either Zen,or, it's not!"Student:"Is it Zen?"Master:"It is now."
- Political power is displayed in many ways in the Iranian regime. This is one.
Powerful Iranian Council Selects Hard-Liner as Chairman
An Iranian council that would have the authority to select a new supreme leader elected an 89-year-old hard-liner as ... more
- They weren't human whenI was a child, all the adults,my teachers, all robotsdreaming they were alive.Orwell's future was alreadythere...it took my whole life,years of drunkenness andmeditation to rid myself ofconditioning. Deprogramed, ... more
- Novak Estates + Town. 45 minutes. 6 miles.
Slow and easy run.
- Following a historic senior year, Carleton College catcher Hayden Tsutsui was voted to the D3baseball.com All-Midwest Region Team for the fourth consecutive season.
Imbued with a sense of reverence, not to mention all those beautifully vaulted spaces, cathedrals and other sacred spaces can be stunning settings for art installations of all kinds, from ethereal light projections to complex arrangements of string. Abandoned ... more
- Between last week and this week, some things I've missed photographing:
- mayapples blooming
- wasps making nests everywhere
- assuming last frost was last week -- 5/14 was in the 30's -- SUPER COLD -- we planted all the vegetables in ... more
- OK, I've been remiss as a blogger and, to a lesser extent, as a phenologist. I have all sorts of excuses, though they all boil down to one, really... I've been on school trips. This means that a lot ... more
- It took a long timeto get here...flowers on the table,waiting for hamburgerand fries...waiting for the rain...waiting to meet theinevitable traveler...inevitable sky bombsof celebration,predictable yetsurprising...thisaccidental paradiseI never ... more