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July 2020

August 2020

Critical Times Require Lightweight Web Designs TL;DR

Obviously, I enjoy bitching and whining about the demise of the Web of Documents type of websites.

Links and Notes - Tue, Sep 1, 2020

Barney and I walked for about 35 minutes around the 8am hour. Temps were in the 50s the last two mornings. This morning was warmer and it felt humid.

HTML Thoughts

Hacker News thread from yesterday:

Quote - Sep 2, 2020

While searching for something else, I stumbled upon this post that was a comment that I made at toledotalk.com in 2017.

dal.ca's Former 'Writing for the Web' Guide

This content no longer exists at the dal.ca website. I first read these pages approximately five to seven years ago, and the suggestions influenced how I used Textile and Markdown to structure my text-related web posts.

Quote - Sep 2, 2020 - B

I'm unfamiliar with Aaron's experience, mentioned below, but his account is humorous.

Using Micropub

Moved content to this post, since I want to discuss other IndieWeb concepts too, such as Microformats, IndieAuth, and Webmentions.

Plain Text

Each page at sawv.org contains .html and .txt versions.

Using IndieWeb Tech

A few weeks ago, I disabled the IndieWeb.org features Micropub and Webmentions here at sawv.org.

Notes - September 2020

Our CSA continues. This evening was our pick-up day. The CSA ends in mid-October. Naturally, the produce has been great for a while.

Links and Notes - Sat, Sep 5, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Sep 5, 2020 8:52 am EDT Weather : Overcast Temperature : 60 F Humidity : 65% Wind Speed : SW 6 mph Barometer : 30.23 in Dewpoint: 48 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles

strange early september 2020 weather for southeast wyoming

Of course, Facebook Supports Internet Regulations

This evening, while reading yesterday's Politico Playbook email newsletter, I noticed that the email was "Presented by Facebook."

Websites are Slow, not the Web

The following Hacker News thread was started today, Sep 8, 2020. It pointed to the following article.

Test Post 08Sep2020

The Editorial Board Tue, 08 Sep 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Test Post 09Sep2020

By JACK SHAFER 09/08/2020 08:01 PM EDT

Text User Interface Libraries

HN thread started yesterday:

Links and Notes - Wed, Sep 9, 2020

The morning hours were foggy and misty. The afternoon hours have been overcast. Temps were in the low 60s this morning. Temps are now in the low 70s.

Roasting Coffee Beans - Sep 9, 2020

I have been roasting coffee beans throughout the summer, but this morning, I finished roasting a bag that has probably been one of my all-time favorite coffees to drink.

Links - Fri, Sep 11, 2020

sawv.org CSS as of September 2020

A month ago, I moved my small amount of CSS from being inline to residing in an external file.

Hurricane Sally

During the first week of March 2020, we vacationed at Orange Beach, Alabama. Three families shared a beach-side condo. My Stepdaughter had that week off from school. Our trip occurred a week or two before Covid-19 cancellations and shutdowns occu ...

Links and Notes - Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Toledo 7-day forecast

Fall 2020 Migrating Songbird Die-off in the Southwestern U.S.

Birds 'falling out of the sky' in mass die-off in south-western US (theguardian.com) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/16/birds-falling-out-of-the-sky-in-mass-die-off-in-south-western-us-aoe https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2 ...

Links and Notes - Wed, Sep 16, 2020

early this morning, jay texted us, saying that the MWC will begin preseason camp on Nov 1 and they will play games in Dec and Jan, probably an 8-game conference schedule.

climate data comparisons between toledo, ohio and laramie, wyoming

Plan 9

Quote - Sep 17, 2020

HN thread about a small IRC client.

Links and Notes - Fri, Sep 18, 2020

amfora - gemini browser - text based

Fall 2020 Gemini Tech Discussions

This week, I have been catching up with reading posts made in recent weeks to the Gemini email listserv and on Gemini sites. The discussions have covered the following topics:

Links and Notes - Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Sep 21, 2020 6:52 am EDT Weather : Fair Temperature : 42 F Humidity : 86% Wind Speed : Calm Barometer : 30.45 in Dewpoint: 38 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles

February 2020 Profile of The Daily Memphian Startup

This is an interesting story about a local, digital, media startup.

Links and Notes - Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Sep 22, 2020 2:52 pm EDT Weather : Fair Temperature : 76 F Humidity : 35% Wind Speed : SW 5 mph Barometer : 30.15 in Dewpoint: 46 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles

Links and Notes - Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Sep 23, 2020 12:52 pm EDT Weather : Fair Temperature : 78 F Humidity : 49% Wind Speed : WSW 8 mph Barometer : 30.04 in Dewpoint: 57 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles

Home Internet Access

Yesterday, our home plan was upgraded remotely with no need for an on-site technician as had been mentioned last week.

Links and Notes - Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Sep 24, 2020 3:52 pm EDT Weather : Fair Temperature : 80 F Humidity : 31% Wind Speed : W 8 mph Barometer : 29.95 in Dewpoint: 47 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles

Email Newsletters vs RSS Feeds Revisted

Previous post that I created in 2016 and occasionally updated since then:

Links and Notes - Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Date and Time: 12:30 PM, Fri, Sep 25, 2020 Summary: Clear Air Temp: 76 F Dew Point: 57 F Humidity: 53 % Wind Direction: Southeast Wind Speed: 4 mph Wind Gust: 7 mph Apparent Air Temp: F Pressure: 30.04 inches UV Index: High : 6.0 Cloud ...

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