I think over 12” of the white stuff and we were able to get out and #2 to the clinic. Poor guy has influenza. Time for him to rest.

This past week we closed up the 1/16 size until our daughter is old enough to start lessons and added a 1/4 size violin to our growing arsenal. Currently have seven stringed instruments in the house, six violins, if you include my viola. Getting out of hand?

Not the outcomes we were hoping for today but the guys played hard both times.

Time to attend class. Getting some walking in is just icing.

Between Two Worlds

I have been spending too much time thinking about digital platforms again. It breaks down into two choices at the moment:

Continue working in Apple's ecosystem for much of my personal and professional lifeWork to move as much as possible to open source and free software alternatives which may include self-hosting a number of items

I have been able

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First snow removal from this blizzard. We will see what tomorrow brings.

More Thoughts on Workspace 

This was shared by Rod Dreher and is a pic of Sir Roger Scruton's office. Sad to hear of his passing. This is maybe my ideal work environment.

Helping her oldest brother clean his saxophone. He was playing Smile Meditation by Vulfpeck to finish off his practice session.

Like brother like sister ... I guess we will have a fourth one starting before too long.

A Pi B+ along with a retro case. Need to get the buttons working next. Boys have been helping along the way. Installed a fan as well just to keep it cool. Has been super easy using RetroPie and there is a lot of work to do.

I’m quite sold on the camera on this iPhone 11. Makes it easy on me.

Kids are getting ready for Christmas Eve preservice music. Little sister gets to get along.

Jumping from and iPhone 7 to an iPhone 11 is like a whole new world as far as the camera is concerned.

Wife and I were Paul Bunyan and Babe, the lean, skinny blue ox for trunk or treat at our kid’s school. I think it turned out pretty well!

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