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Sunset at Pfäffikersee
Autumn sunset over the Pfäffikersee
Aperol Spritz at Pfäffikersee on an autumn evening
Aperol Spritz at Pfäffikersee at sundown
Aperol Spritz at Pfäffikersee at autumn sunset
Windmill on top of the Passo San Gottardo
View up the Urnersee from Brunnen
View from the docks in Brunnen as the storm approaches
The shore along Lago Maggiore at dusk
The pier at Brunnen
The Locarno pier, looking north
The jungle trail along the Valle Maggia disappears around a corner
The jungle at the Valle Maggia grows thicker
Tertianum Al Vigneto access is closed
Tamaro Camping beach for a late evening swim
Sunset at the Tamaro Camping beach
Piccata Milanese and Risotto "fatta in casa"
Piazza Grande at dusk
Moon over Lago Maggiore at the Tamaro Camping beach
Marco way down the river during a swim
Marco swims in the Valle Maggia
Marco stands next to the giant hub of ...ll going up on the Passo San Gottardo
Marco peeling pistachios at the campsite at Tamaro
Marco fights the current back up the Valle Maggia

News

New Weather Station

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Puritanism

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More great suggestions from Amazon

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Capsule Movie Reviews Vol.2020.9

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Realistic Expectations for the 2020s in the U.S.

Published by marco on in Public Policy & Politics

Consuming Media: Choosing and Cultivating Sources

Published by marco on in Philosophy

A dynamically generated Groovy foot-gun

Published by marco on in Programming

Capsule Movie Reviews Vol.2020.8

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Planet of the Humans (2019)

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iOS COVID-tracking and battery life

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iOS still has a problem with “background activity”

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Guardian Signup Form

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Combat Hegemony Holistically (The Blood is still Flowing)

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I Can’t Breathe by Matt Taibbi (2017; read in 2020)

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La Peste by Albert Camus (1947; fr, read in 2020)

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The WHO on Facemasks and Pre-symptomatic Contagion

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Fixing the Police Problem (AKA defining “defund”)

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American Reactions to Revolution 2020

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John Oliver on Police (w/coda by Kimberly Jones)

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The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster (1909, read in 2020)

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Projects

Recipes

Salads & Dressings > Tahini Dressing

kath

Meat > Mexican Hots

Grizz

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

kar116s

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

Miscellaneous

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