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- Nice day for a walk. Enjoying my new Samsung Galaxy S21 phone’s cameras too! 📷
- I have grown to like having my daughter sitting at the same table as me for her remote lessons, except when she updates me every 5 seconds about how utterly painful her drawn-out Zoom classes are. I definitely feel for her though.
- I went for a long run this morning, and I’m pretty proud of myself for completing this distance. It’s the longest run I’ve ever done.
- I ran my #wwwp5k virtual race this morning. It was a beautiful morning for a run. I can probably improve on my pace though. Good thing I can do it again later this December. 🏃🏻♂️
- I’m pretty sure there are news editors just waiting to publish a headline to the effect of “Mr Trump, You’re Fired!”. 🤔 The irony will be amazing.
- “With the power of Yeet, I was able to teleport to the island …” Something I wasn’t expecting to hear from my kids today. 😜
- As challenging as this morning’s run was, it was a beautiful morning to go running. 🏃🏻♂️📷
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I’ve come to the conclusion that there is a Sock Pocket Universe that is generated by our aging tumble dryer. No matter whether paired socks enter the dryer, there is always a sock missing. The drum is sealed, so the only logical conclusion is that the motion of the dryer generates a rift in spacetime, […]
I really like this tweet by Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll about who she (and we) really owe anything to: It’s a nice reminder of our higher priorities.
One of the features in Microsoft Edge that I’ve grown to really like is Collections. Granted there is some overlap with regular bookmarks. At the same time, Collections feel much more convenient, and immediate. Still, they are limited to Edge (in this form).
We had dinner with (vaccinated) friends recently. We moved on to the topic of #vaccination (as one does), and they commented that while the value of the #COVID19vaccines is pretty clear at this point, they can understand that many people are hesitant to be vaccinated because they are concerned about the long-term effects of the […]
I enjoying reading/watching Sly Flourish‘s content. I think I’m slowly becoming a better GM thanks to his advice. He has a great set of interviews with the @DnDBeyond that are worth watching. Here's the initial discussion about the #ReturnoftheLazyDM approach: Also enjoying this discussion about the super helpful encounter builder and combat tracker on @DnDBeyond […]
Our 10 year old daughter asked me two nights ago why people hate Jews? I’ve thought about this a lot. The explanations that I’ve come up with are: 1. Perhaps we Jews are just fundamentally evil? 2. People misunderstand, and fear Jews. I’m clearly biased, being a Jewish Israeli. I don’t believe that we are […]
I’m fascinated by Plus Codes, a @googlemaps initiative to give people without conventional street addresses, a GPS-based address that can be used to receive mail or assistance when they need it. I’ve noticed #PlusCodes in Google Maps, and didn’t really explore them further. Take this one as an example. It’s apparently a beautiful hiking spot […]
Every now and then I look at my very mid-range phone, and I'm just amazed that we have this technology in our hands. I still remember when the Nokia N97 was the most advanced device I had seen. Of course, the phone I remember the most fondly was the Nokia 6310i. I had the silver […]
After exploring Notion and Dynalist for my game preparation for Dungeons and Dragons games, I’ve settled on Obsidian for Dungeons and Dragons games, as my preferred tool. There are other amazing tools for sure. This is the one that best fits how I like to prepare my games, and I thought I’d share that in […]
As you may have seen in the media, Israel has been vaccinating citizens with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Because I’m diabetic, and over 40, I qualify for earlier access to the vaccine. I was finally able to make my appointments for the two doses. Photo by CDC on Unsplash
I ran my first half marathon this morning as part of my Garmin 10k coaching plan. I had to leave really early to give myself time to complete what turned out to be a 22km route around my city. I felt pretty good for the first two thirds of the run, and started to feel […]
I’m on week 10 of my 10k coaching plan with Garmin. As part of that plan, I ran my longest run so far, yesterday. It was an “easy” long run of about 17.7km (not counting warm up and cool down). I stepped out just after 6am, and set out on my route that would take […]