Month: March 2022

  • Week of March 21

    Update on the seeds I posted about planting last week: Kale, Black Vernissage tomatoes, Cherokee Purple tomatoes, Ten Fingers of Naples tomatoes, Milkweed, and Hollyhock have already sprouted. We have another cold snap coming early next week that will probably include frost, so I’ve held off on direct sowing radishes, peas, and dill. I’ll probably […]

  • Dry vase

    I got back out in the shop today for the first time in a while. I decided to split a piece of cherry I’d been saving and turn it. With the first piece, I had intended to make another French rolling pin, but a few unfortunately placed cracks foiled that plan. Only the middle section […]

    Dry vase
  • Week of March 14 🥧

    Every week I’m concerned that I’ll have nothing to write about, and every week I produce at least 1000 words for these updates. Big week for Charlie. His first tooth is coming in and he started saying “Da da” in relation to me. He still doesn’t ever want to be put down, but he is […]

  • Week of March 7

    More signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming, early signs are showing of the very beginnings of peonies, and when it was 60F one night I could hear the frogs in the woods at dusk. It is time to start seeds for tomatoes, peppers, and tomatillos. We plan to start ours this weekend. Better get out […]

  • How to create Vera Molnar’s Structure de Quadrilatères in p5.js

    When trying to learn how to create art, it is helpful to study and copy works of the masters. Painters call this exercise the master study. This exercise is also helpful in generative art! This tutorial is a master study of one of Vera Molnar’s Structure de Quadrilatères using p5.js: A couple things to keep […]

  • Week of Feb 28

    I’m beginning my thirty-third year. You can read some reflections on my thirty-second year and the directions I’d like my thirty-third year to take. Regular reminder for myself: Remember the days when you wished for what you have now. It helps reframe your current feelings and helps you take a longer view. I met up […]