Dear Sugar Pumpkins, In early February we took the kids to the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. Year of the Rat. It was badly attended. Marchers carried signs that said “Stay Strong Wuhan.” A woman waving the flag of China rode by standing up in a bright green Jeep Wrangler. The J…
Dear Wiggleworms/Pottery Bairns, Today's artifact is this video. It’s called “The Death of Muffinhead” and it was a collaboration between the filmmaker…
Paul Ford
In my part of Brooklyn there is this vast and old cemetery called Green-Wood. Six hundred thousand people are buried there. We’ve been taking the kids.…
Paul Ford
Dear Rug Bugs, I keep meaning to take a day off but then I find something I want to write down. Maybe tomorrow or Monday, since it’s a holiday. In any …
Paul Ford
(The dryest document I could find on short notice, courtesy the Internet Archive.) Dear Pigeon Pops, I love reference books and have a lot of them. My …
Paul Ford
My Softest Cupcakes, On my Google Calendar I scheduled two hours to ensure time to wake up, take a nice masked bike ride, then return to a shower and b…
Paul Ford
Bananabears, the Seattle firm The Omni Group has been around for a long time in software. Originally it was a firm that made software for the NeXT comp…
Paul Ford
Pumpkins, this platform (pronounced subs-tack, as in something that submarines do when they turn bow into the wind) lets me see which one of you has op…
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i absolutely am going to bail on this in a month