Kirk Israel's commonplace and blog. Quotes and links daily since 2001.
LOL, Republicans made up an award just so they could give it to Trump-
I guess they understand how pure ego he is, and on the chances he comes back into relevancy.
The Healing Power of Javascript. Reminds me that I should figure out how to make a pure-HTML version of my blog...
After the photoshoot...
April 14, 2021
"This isn't a painting. It is the most detailed image of a human cell to date, obtained by radiography, nuclear magnetic resonance and cryoelectron microscopy."

Perhaps THIS move, watching all these strong movers wrestle SO MUCH STUFF down 3 flights of stairs, along with the general challenges of moving from a compact apartment to a maybe even more compact condo will be the one that gets me to rethink the quantity of my material possessions?

Not banking on it. But trying to snapshot this mood for use later...
RIP DMX. Slate has a decent writeup. I guess you could criticize him for being the biggest name way to the left of the Rappers, ranked by the number of unique words used in their lyrics chart, but I think about that Hemingway line "Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?"

Crap, that is about the whitest way possible to write about DMX.
Joined the Vaxholes with my pfirst pfizer. Thanks to my sweetie Melissa for taking point with the opening notification! And still on track for moving tomorrow...
And props to CVS. I don't know all the details but they seem to be playing a really important role in getting vaccine into folks in MA!


Just because you're accurate doesn't mean you're interesting.
John Mulaney, "Kid Gorgeous"

new office goals... hmmm
I'm almost 50, and here is the best thing I have learned so far: every strange thing you've ever been into, every failed hobby or forgotten instrument, everything you have ever learned will come back to you, will serve you when you need it. No love, however brief, is wasted.