Posts Tagged: Me and Mine
Rabbits. I have seen them around the raised beds out front in the mornings when I head to work. But I had no idea that it had come to this. Beet eating. Frigging cheater pants rabbits are eating my beets and swiss card even if they are leaving the mustard greens, spinach and basil. Thing is... I …
So, this was dessert. We made a stack of pizzas tonight. This was the last one. I even have the blister on the back of my wrist where I brushed the hot oven wall to prove it. But apple pizza? Thirty years ago in the north end of Halifax, Nova Scotia there was Pizzeria Tomaso with Mr. Tomaso still …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Sunday, March 31, 2013 in Weather, Holidays and Seasons, Nature, Space, Science, Tech, Me and Mine - leave a comment
The Great Lakes from space earlier today. Look at all that good cheddar.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Friday, January 18, 2013 in Me and Mine, Web, Blogging and Computers - 1 comment
I heard the news about Aaron Swartz like everyone else. And then I heard another way as way back when I started blogging I belonged to the Berkman Thursday discussion group through the Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. I still get the digests via email when something is …
I missed December. Blame the bastardly disorder that has had me and half the town since November. Never seen such a thing. Been sicker. Never so sick for so long. It don't go away. Remember 2011-12? That was good. Except, me, I had pneumonia.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 in History, Kingston, Me and Mine - leave a comment
Another in the occasional series showing how my place of work was protected by a seawall... or a lake wall at least with cannon. I like how this drawing by George Harlow White from 1876 gives a sense of scale of the wall's height.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Sunday, October 28, 2012 in Weather, Holidays and Seasons, Kingston, Me and Mine - 2 comments
Hurricane Sandy. Sounds too benign to be a real threat. It's only a category one at the moment. Nothing like when Juan bashed the family cottage nine years ago. Not like Gustav the year before that knocked down the big old birth at the farm house. But still a big water dump is a coming. Six cm or …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in 2012 US Politics, Travels and Other Places, Me and Mine - leave a comment
I better make some comment on this election, make some statement given the history around here even if the digital world has deemed blogs to commentary what 8-tracks are to fine audio media. • I was over in the states yesterday and found an active economy. My favorite lunch spot, the Fairgrounds …
Posted by Alan McLeod on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Me and Mine, Web, Blogging and Computers - leave a comment
As I described six years ago, it was a sunny beautiful day like today. Here is what I wrote in 2003. Here is what I wrote in 2004 including comments I wrote at Acts of Volition in September 2001.
Posted by Alan McLeod on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Me and Mine, Web, Blogging and Computers - leave a comment