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Packing Up the Mac

While I get a free battery replacement, the only way to actually get it is to mail my machine in via snail mail. It feels like an extremely analog solution for a very high end electronics problem.

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Dragonfly Swarm

A few moments later, I saw what looked like a swarm of dragonflies zipping and flying around our backyard! I’m used to seeing them higher up in the sky in the early evening (along with several birds going after them)… but I’d never seen them this low to the ground before.

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Late Rainbow

Was working outside today with Bob, and we were racing the weather. The clouds got gray, and the weather gave us fair warning… but we were working right up until we felt big, fat splats of rain on our backs.

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Doubly Busy Days

Liz and I have both been pretty busy, extremely so. We’re working on different things, but the vast majority of our days has us focused on our own projects/tasks.

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Dragonfly

I was reminded of an old poem I wrote, a long time ago.

It made me think about technology, and how well those references hold up over the years. At the time, using a telephone line as a metaphor made a lot of sense. Fast forward a few short decades, and I’m not sure how well that resonates anymore.

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The Side Lean

I didn’t see the full sequence of events, but here’s how I imagine it went down: Daisy was sitting, content in the Hop ‘n Flop. And then when Phineas came near, she kind of army-crawled her way closer to him.

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Our Tiny Friend

It’s been a while since our little friend showed up in the yard, but I happened to catch him tonight towards the early evening. I’m still awed at just how small this little guy is.

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Catalina Fans: A Sad Discovery

So the issue I’ve been experiencing? The battery is overheating, the fans are going crazy, and apparently the whole bottom of my laptop is ever so slowly blowing up and out. I spent a long while talking to Apple Support, and the kicker of it all: I may actually have to send this thing in via the mail. Maybe.

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Liz is a Powerhouse

Liz was a total whirlwind today. After work, she suited up and began work in the dining room. I was still finishing up on my computer, but could hear the *clang* of a chisel and hammer, over and over again.

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