Diary entry from January, 18, 2011, Wasilla, Alaska: While on a walk this morning I came across a large moose. It was just standing there, eating a tree. I didn‘t bother it, and it didn‘t bother me.
This is a Bash shell script written for Ubuntu (Linux). I just switched from Mac/MacOS to Ubuntu, and I don't like the default blank screensaver in Ubuntu. I just want a screensaver to rotate my collection of images, so I'm considering using this rather than Xscreensaver. The script comes from jamcnaughton.com.
“The dogs have just returned from 10 days of breaking trail to Toklat and back.”
~ A note from this Denali National Park and Preserve page on Facebook
This photo from January 12, 2012 of the Rocky Mountains behind Boulder, Colorado made me feel like I was living on the Moon.
I sometimes think the quality of the lucid dream environment (aka, the dream holodeck) isn’t quite like it is back here in the physical world, but during lucid dreams the last two mornings I’ve been walking around and exploring the details, and I keep saying,“Man, this is good.” The environment is so life-like I have to keep checking my hands to make sure I’m asleep.
January 5, 2011, Wasilla, Alaska: Our parking lot, a half-inch or more of ice, and black gravel they’ll sweep up and re-use come March or April.
Folks in the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska — just southwest of Anchorage — got a 1:30am wake-up call this morning. The earthquake magnitude is reported at 7.1, with the epicenter 60 miles west of Homer and 160 miles southwest of Anchorage. The image comes from this Alaska Dispatch News Twitter page.
Chuck Carnevale is my favorite investor/writer on Seeking Alpha, and this article about how to avoid “value traps” in the current volatile market is very good.
I don’t know if it will ever see the light of day, but I’ll be back to working on a potential new book this week.