For some reason or another, my initial “Wow, this has been quite an
eventful year” reflection included my stay in Japan. Actually, the
12-month period covers life in Canada (which was still very eventful).
JohnKitchin Thanks. That matches my current understanding too. It seems like use-package pretty conveniently installs and configures packages. I have seen cask for creating and installing... – Emacs configuration and use-package