Author Archives: Frank

Making apple pie

I can't recall if I've ever made apple pie before. I hope it works!

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Silent Night in Quenya

For no particular reason, I just sat down and translated the first verse of Silent Night into Quenya. Calligraphy will be forthcoming if I can find the time, and haha maybe I should record this for my Christmas album. quildë … Continue reading

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Airdrop on an old computer

FYI if you want to run Airdrop on a really old computer, you need to run the following two commands on both sending and receiving computers: defaults write BrowseAllInterfaces 1 killall Finder After that it should run normally. Not … Continue reading

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Portland Nights HD time lapse

Super pretty high def motion controlled time lapse movies of Portland. Found via reddit

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Occupy Portland

#opdx, a set on Flickr. I took a couple of photos of the cleanup of the Occupy camps downtown the other day. Things sure got cleared out of there in a hurry. Currently the parks are all fenced off and … Continue reading

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Airport X-ray scanners: can we get rid of these things yet?

I'm looking forward to visiting my family around Christmas, but I am really not looking forward to going through security at the airport. Specifically I am really hesitant to put my self and family, especially my two children, through the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Earth, my son

Lucas here was born today at 11:45am pst and he was 9lbs 5oz and 20inches long. I do love him so.

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There were chicks everywhere

A random weird thing stapled to a utility pole. Near as I can tell it says: There were chicks everywhere, white as stars. Strangely, they were silent and soft and (aberrant?) pleasant to look upon.

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Front Yard Farming

Exhibit A: Portland embraces front-yard farming – Exhibit B: Vegetable Garden Brings Criminal Charges in Oak Park, Michigan – ABC News

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We must exploit!


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