How much you are like your parents

Something about that realisation that you are like your parents and it feels pretty good.

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How to Indiewebify your site

Red flowers wrapped in a spider web

Richard MacManus has an introductory post about IndieWebifying his blog and I think I’m going to dig into the process a little more and add more IndieWeb elements to my site.

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City benches

city benches

I went for a walk to drop off some library books. The machine that I wanted to use to drop off the books was out of order. I found some decorated, though weathered, city benches along the way.

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Breathing colour into historical photographs

Colourised historical photographs really bring old black and white photographs to life. Some people prefer the original black and white versions and they certainly have value. Still, these colourised versions are wonderful.

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Being a parent gives you superpowers

Being a parent gives you superpowers

You know how we tell our kids that we have superpowers like being able to see them doing crazy stuff through walls? Well, sometimes those aren’t myths.

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Lives of quiet desperation and debt

Sitting on a bench in quiet desperation

I came across a quote that resonates so strongly that it is almost chilling. It is about the traps we build into our lives in the pursuit of things that don’t actually have all that much value to us.

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AltPlatform and a conversation about the Open Web

AltPlatform is a new conversation about the Open Web

I’ve been a big believer in the Open Web for some time and I was pretty excited to discover that Richard MacManus and a few other writers have launched AltPlatform.org, a non-profit publication focused on the Open Web.

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Being a Dad is mostly the stuff you didn’t intend doing

Being a Dad with my family

Being a Dad is often the stuff that happens while we are making other plans. I wrote this post for the Harassed Mom blog and thought I’d focus on how fatherhood is often more about our kids’ plans than our own.

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