Returning to chess (January 15, 2007, 0) - I’ve missed playing chess. The chess books I’ve had since grade school
are still on the bookshelves, waiting to be dusted off and re-read.
I’m a little embarrassed about taking chess up again. I used to be on
the varsity team (not a difficult thing if you’re female) until
training for programming competitions left me with no time to
Sleepy cat (December 31, 2003, 0) - Groggily the cat stirs, curled up on the ergonomic chair. She licks
herself before settling back into a comfortable position, yellow-green
eyes drowsily watching me before she involuntarily yawns and blinks -
long, slow blinks that get longer and longer until there is just a
ball of black and white fur softly snoring on the gray office chair.
Emacs chess (February 29, 2004, 0) - I’ll need to look at chess-pgn-read-plies to get emacs-wiki support for chess stuff.
Sketchnote: Visual Thinking (Patricia Kambitsch) (May 30, 2013, 4) - It’s always a pleasure working with Patricia, and yesterday’s workshop on graphic facilitation was a lot of fun. I took digital notes during the 3-hour workshop, and we printed them and distributed them right at the end. =)
Click on the image for a larger version, which should also print nicely on 8.5×11” in landscape mode.
Making some wool skirts (April 25, 2009, 0) - A little too late for winter, I think, but I’ve gotten it into my head to make some pencil skirts from the dark red wool I used for a jacket, and the gray wool that I used for a jumper. I started with the red wool first. It wasn’t as pretty as the gray wool,