Consumerism

Duncan Davidson: The harshest sign of all for me, however, was spending a day with my youngest sister last week during the Thanksgiving holiday and realizing just how much of her life is occupied with figuring out what to buy, when to buy it, and what storage to buy to store everything else that has […]

Why bother with Frontier again?

I’ve asked myself the question “Why bother with Frontier?” many times in the last month.  I spent some time talking to people on the Frontier Kernel mailing list about getting involved with the project again.  I learned many things, including the fact that I’m not qualified to help in a meaningful way right now.  Sometimes […]

Definitive Sound at a Rock Bottom Price

I’m listening to Frank Sinatra sing Antonio Carlos Jobim on some classic audio gear. It’s virgin vinyl, never before played, and running through the best speakers I’ve ever owned. Sansui Model 2000 Amp Pioneer PL-300 Turntable Definitive BP-10 speakers with PFT-15 subwoofer: Here’s a shot from the second floor looking down: Overall, I can’t be […]

Coconut & Lime: Pear Butter

This looks amazing… Cook on low for 10-12 hours. Uncover and cook on low for an additional 10-12 hours or until is roughly your desired thickness and most of the liquid has evaporated. Allow to cool completely then pour into the food processor and puree. Pour into clean glass jars. Refrigerate. via Coconut & Lime: […]