Wed, Oct 5, 2016: I observed Golden-crowned Kinglet and White-throated Sparrow around our home this morning. These short-distant or temperate climate songbirds have started their fall migration through northwest Ohio.
But in early October, we still have some Neotropical migrants passing through, creating the potential for an odd mix of birds that we don't see during the more well-defined and regularly-scheduled spring migration.
JR - Oct 05, 2016
#ohio #bird #nature #blog_jr
On Feb 2, 2016, my Dad was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. He died peacefully at home on Aug 16, 2016. On the morning of Aug 20, I sequestered myself away from a crowded house of family members for about three hours to write the words below that I read that afternoon at my Dad's funeral service. I included my interests in design and programming.
JR - Sep 01, 2016
- February 19, 2016 - Brookings.edu - Solving journalism’s hidden problem: Terrible analytics
- March 31, 2016 - Poynter.org - Shorter isn’t better, photos aren’t always alluring and deep digging pays off, recent report concludes
JR - May 05, 2016
#media #web #writing #blog_jr - replies: 1
(Nor the #Indieweb which is the term that I prefer.)
I enjoy reading Dave Winer's blog posts that are related to blogging and other technologies. I don't have to agree with him all the time.
Two recent DW posts:
JR - Feb 29, 2016
#Indieweb #socialmedia #mobile #app #blog_jr
It takes thousands of words to explain how to use a service that permits only 140 characters.
This is a space that is ripe for disruption. Someone or something could create a much simpler "discussion" engine that would probably gain significant traction.
JR - Feb 27, 2016
#socialmedia #forums #design #humor #moronism #blog_jr
Jan 6, 2016 - And I like the idea. It's intriguing. But I might be a bit bias because my degree is in mathematics, and I like using stats to provide context.
Since a lot of Cleveland media and national media are confused and upset about the recent moves by the Browns over the past few days, then it makes me think that the Browns are on the right path, finally. Since when do sports media know anything about the field of statistics and running a team?
JR - Jan 13, 2016
#math #data #sports #football #nfl #browns #business #blog_jr
Jan 5, 2016 - My current bookmarks page of sites that I visit or feeds that I consume includes a link to DW's feed near the top of the list. I access his feed multiple times per day to see what new insights he has posted. I'm mainly interested in his thoughts and projects regarding web publishing.
I agree and disagree with his tech posts. I don't care about his other topics. I don't access his Facebook or Twitter pages, except in extremely rare occasions. I read the RSS feed from his blog.
JR - Jan 06, 2016
#indieweb #webmention #socialmedia #technology #moronism #blog_jr
JR - Dec 14, 2015
#business #howto #gtd #blog_jr
(assembled this page on Oct 21, 2015)
JR - Dec 14, 2015
#design #activism #internet #technology #writing #reading #blog_jr
Notes about our backyard gardening.
JR - Nov 19, 2015
#home #garden #blog_jr
Links to external sources of inspiration, along with a few links to my own thoughts.
JR - Apr 03, 2016
#design #writing #reading #web #blog_jr
This will be a crisp weekend to be outdoors.
A Wind Chill Watch exists that will probably be upgraded to a warning later. But based upon what we've experienced so far this winter, this weekend's weather forecast is not horrible.
A little snow, a little breezy, and some cool temps. It's mid-February in northern Ohio. Winter.
JR - Feb 13, 2015
#toledo #weather #blog_jr
Possibly the coldest stretch of weather this winter will begin today and continue well into next week. It will be windy over the next few days too, producing wind chill temps well below zero.
For Sunday, our high temp is forecast to be around zero. That might be the coldest high temp for this winter.
JR - Feb 12, 2015
#toledo #weather #blog_jr
Today, Fri, Jan 30, 2015, my sourdough bread starter turns five-years-old.
JR - Mar 17, 2015
#food #bread #recipe #blog_jr
On Thu eve, Jan 8, 2015, my wife and I walked to El Camino Real, located in West Toledo for dinner. It was about a 20-minute stroll each way with my stops to take photos and videos. I love walking at night with the snow falling, combined with the street and house lights. The single-digit temps produced a sparkling snowfall.
JR - May 17, 2016
#toledo #restaurant #home #snow #blog_jr