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Albums

Japanese Maples near Bauma
Flagstone drive in Wellenau
Corona Puzzle: Boston (1000 pieces)
Colorful flowers in Wellenau
Climbing roses in Wellenau
Summertime 2020: Yeni Raki
Healthy breakfast for home office
"Draw me like your French girls" peanut butter
View to the south from the top of the Bachtel
View of the Zürisee from the top of the Bachtel
Angus Bull outside of Gibswil
New kind of duck at Pfäffikersee
First rose of 2020
Closeup of first rose of 2020
Pierre has to come over to investigate
Pierre and Louis make a train on the porch
Kicking back after the "Eisheiligen"
Happy Hour
Closeup of Pierre and Louis make a train on the porch
View of Chöpfenberg from Sattelegg
My favorite view in ZO
Mojito rests by an old fountain
Karin takes Izmos out for a ride
Goats near Adetswil

News

Amazon can’t validate phone numbers

Published by marco on in Design

C# 9: finally, covariant returns

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Deeply ingrained American exceptionalism

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Earthli gets OpenGraph and Twitter metadata

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The Scarlet Plague by Jack London (1915, read in 2020)

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NY Times Spelling Bee

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The Long Emergency: Surviving the End ... Howard Kunstler (2005, read in 2020)

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Contact-tracing and surveillance

Published by marco on in Technology

Focused laser-like on the present

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Shit Rolls Downhill as Public Policy

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A side-scrolling adventure with the super-rich

Published by marco on in Finance & Economy

Rising above the muck isn’t even that hard

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China vs. the US: A Global Chronology of Covid-19

Published by marco on in Science & Nature

We’ve known for a long time

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A response to a sincere solicitation

Published by marco on in Miscellaneous

Revolution for President 2020 (Rant)

Published by marco on in Public Policy & Politics

NYT Crossword One-Year Streak

Published by marco on in Fun

Capsule Movie Reviews Vol.2020.7

Published by marco on in Movies

You still can’t trust Strava

Published by marco on in Sports

I’ve been talking to idiots, part II

Published by marco on in Public Policy & Politics

Projects

Recipes

Breads > GF Blueberry Muffins

mephit

Cookies > Emerald GF & Egg Free Cookies

mephit

Cookies > Egg Free & GF Chocolate Chip Cookies

mephit

Pies > Annie’s Buttermilk Pie

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Sauces & Relishes > Ragù Bolognese: Italian Bolognese Sauce

kath

Soups & Stews > Vegetarian Chili

kath

Soups & Stews > Easy Vegetarian Chili

kath

Soups & Stews > Easy Spicy Turkey Chili (Chowhound recipe)

kath

Eggs, Cheese and Legumes > Red Lentil and Spinach Masala

kath

Salads & Dressings > Asian Sesame Dressing

kath

Miscellaneous

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