An LED Christmas Tree, part 2

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A few years back, Tom had a workshop to make LED Christmas trees. Since we’ve got new folks at the Depot, he made it happen again.

More photos

Silent Night

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

I received texts from multiple friends in late November about an evening flash mob singing of Silent Night at the banks of the Ohio River. December 17th. 6:48pm on the dot.

As the day and minute approached, the weather looked to be just downright COLD, but it didn’t stop this dedicated group of folks.

Watch a video of the moment.

Cookie factory

This is the second time my brother and niece have come over to do a mass cookie bake at my place and I’m going to encourage them to make it a tradition.

At some point I slipped out for a conference call and they had wrapped up and left a container of thumbprint cookies (a family favorite). I really tried to set some aside to share, but I made some mistakes, again… Delicious mistakes.

I did not get the nibblers

Monday, December 16, 2019

White Castle Mac n Cheese Nibblers

But I did make mistakes.

Frozen 2

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Rubbish, overflowing and colorful

First snow of the season

I had been working through a PowerPoint file all day and didn’t notice that snow had started to fall.

For the record, I think PowerPoint is kind of an amazing app. At the end of the day, it’s a drawing program—one that has some pretty awful behaviors. But it’s also perfectly capable, like a set of Colorforms (mental note: post about the wonderfulness of Colorforms).

Anyway, yay snow.

Dr. Joseph

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Extremely proud of my friend Joseph for completing his doctoral degree at the College-Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati. Oboe and Ethnomusicology if you were curious.

At the ceremony they read the names of the 2000+ students in attendance, including a 94 year old veteran.

The whole affair went by faster than you might imagine. The reason? Seeing the joy on everyone’s faces as they crossed the stage.

And Joseph might be annoyed I’m posting this particular photo below, but for me it sums it up. This expression feels like the realization that all the years of hard work finally came to fruition.

He’s down there in the mix.

The picture below is just random.

Phantogram

Friday, December 13, 2019

Imagine what any old person would say about going to a concert and insert that here.

Related to venue: Bogarts updates their brick wall, often I would fathom.