• I believe this lovely ๐Ÿ˜Š flower is called Policemanโ€™s Helmet in English. I saw it today on my run and stopped to make a (live) photo. ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒธ ๐ŸŒฑ

  • As expected, the impossible-to-tear elastic band for strength training tore from me using it for exercises. Now advancing to the green band.

  • Clearly, not meant for senior citizens, though I am one, at age 61, clearly. Still,๐Ÿ’ฆโ›ฐโ› ๐Ÿ’ฆ โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿงฑ๐Ÿงฑ ๐Ÿคช Right?

  • Commenting on Strava instead of a thumbs-up takes a lot more time, especially because I want it to mean something, and have to dig into an athlete’s history. I personally don’t fave anymore, because I now see it as bookmarking in public, no longer as a sign of encouragement ๐Ÿƒ

  • This may sound strange, but I bought two pairs of trousers earlier today, and these were the smallest sizes available, width-wise, and there were only two in stock. Apparently, fashion stores have adapted to the obesity epidemic of the Industrialized World.

  • And then I came across this sign that says it wants to help the endangered wild bee ๐Ÿ population by providing pollen and nectar through wild flowers in a wasteland area that wonโ€™t be cultivated nor developed on purpose. Also, I see many pave their city gardens for convenience.

  • If you pay attention you could see a lot of interesting stuff ๐Ÿ˜ along your city walk๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿผ

  • Too bad I can’t seem to find an app or web service to alert me of price drops on Amazon.nl. All work with other locales, just not .nl.

  • As per @danielpunkass’s post about ๐Ÿž, there’s The Fresh Loaf - A Community of Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts to consider if you’re into making your own and want to advance with the help of other enthusiasts.

  • The YouTube live stream of the launch of Inspiration4 has started.

  • Inspiration4 is expected to launch ๐Ÿš€ later today for a 3-day low Earth orbit stay in space. Itโ€™s the first all-civilian crew in a Crew Dragon launched on top of a SpaceX Falcon-9 launcher. Theyโ€™ll circle the Earth above the ISS, and hopefully make space available to everyone.

  • Thinking about consumerismโ€ฆ I have no need for new gadgets, so I’ll skip Apple’s presentation today. It’s just another sales pitch to unload some of the burden of having disposable income, preying on FOMO of the tech and adjacent enthusiasts. This is how I rationalize it ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • And then everything broke, SMB, SSH, on my Pi. So I removed all the software, turned off the services. Should teach me not to install 3rd-party software. Back to file exchange via USB-sticks.

  • The official Hugo primer is already way above my pay grade. The intro by Mike Dane is much gentler, and doesn’t assume any prior knowledge as the official primer seems to do. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • I can has Remote Desktop Access to my Pi ๐Ÿฅง now, with TeamViewer for personal use (free) ๐Ÿค“ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • According to both my calculated fat percentage and BMI I’m no longer overweight, nor obese: 75 kg, 1.74 m. ๐Ÿƒ Good position to be in for my upcoming marathon, November 28. I lost 18 kg (40 lbs), or half my body fat mass, in 17 weeks.

  • And my dresser is assembled, in around three hours. Very pleased with myself, and the result, of course ๐Ÿ˜ Again, such a good find last Monday, after almost giving up the furniture hunt. ๐Ÿ 

  • Medieval city prison, at the then city limit, called the โ€œGevangenpoort”, or prisonersโ€™ gate.

  • 32 pages for assembling a dresser seems daunting to me, having little experience with turning flatpacks into furniture. However, I’m low on funds, so paying someone else to do it must wait a month. Alternatively, I do it myself, todayโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ˜ฑ That didn’t go well the previous time ๐Ÿ˜” ๐Ÿ 

  • Went hunting for a dresser with my sister, and I found a bargain which appealed to me. Only problem, it came as two flat packs, and Maahir ๐Ÿฑ eats cardboard โ€œfor breakfast.โ€ So I had to roll them into a blanket for now, until I can pay someone to put them together into a dresser. ๐Ÿ 

  • ๐Ÿ’กWhen in doubt about a feature on Linux Desktop, try the Windows equivalent. My question was: “What key combo is used to switch between apps?” Alt+Tab on both Windows and Linux Desktop ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • Web coding in Hugo, while watching a YouTube video on the page generated by the local Hugo server, running on my brand new Raspberry Pi 400. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • I’m clearly an expert at couching my words ๐Ÿคฃ

    Tomorrow I’ll start studying web development using the Hugo templating language, after “only” four days of prep, and little sleep. The rest of the day is reserved for taking it easy, recovery.

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