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2022 May

  • A whole new month just crept up on us huh. I don't have anything particularly witty to say at the moment. The World Putin's invasion of Ukraine is now in its 10th week. No end in sight. Not sure if it's worth it to continue tracking this here since this may go on for a while. PH/Politics: One week remains until the elections on Monday the 9th. It's the homestretch! There was some kind of Baby Marcos-aligned sortie near our house last night. I briefly considered buying a tomato. I wrote a short note about my thoughts for the last

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2022 April

2022 March

  • Just like that we are three months into the year. Time marches on. A Quote “There has to be a balance, Vin,” he said. “Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be.” He sighed. “But for now,” he said, nodding to the side, “we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.” from The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson The World Putin's invasion of Russia continues, extending past 10 days. Russia is heavily hit by sanctions, which Putin says is tantamount to a declaration of war. PH: As

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2022 February

  • A Quote "There is no purgatory for war criminals, they go straight to hell ambassador" - Ukranian ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya The World Can you imagine a world still reeling/recovering from a global pandemic where so many people suffered, and thinking to yourself "You know what, that's not enough, the world still needs even more suffering!" That's exactly what Vladimir Putin did when he declared war on and immediately invaded Ukraine in the middle of last week. It's been at least 3 days since the invasion started and Kyiv has yet to fall. Putin is reportedly frustrated at the amount of

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  • A Quote “Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” — Danielle LaPorte The World PH Elections: The surveys look bad for the good guys. Covid: NCR now averaging 500 or less new cases per day. We are still in Alert Level 2 though. The spectre of war continues to loom over Ukraine. Links of Interest That broken tech/content culture cycle: Anil Dash on how we got to our current tech dystopia Web3 Is A Mid-Life Crisis from Ryan Broderick / Garbage Day: "In many ways, Kickstarter’s weird crypto project — and the

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  • A Quote "If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” - E.B. White The World PH: Campaign season has officially kicked off here, so last week was full of proclamation rallies and such. Covid: Cases have continued to drop, furthering a descent into normalcy. Last few days have been averaging under 5k new cases per day, down from under

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2022 January