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I survived COVID-19. But I have this anger. Muted rage. All that worry, all that preparation, all that precaution, all the vaccinations, all the epidemiological learnings, all the discussions and warnings and avoidance. And I still got COVID. Still. I just don’t understand. I tried. Honestly tried. But I got it from a place of …

Ubuntu 20.04LTS is Pain

Migrated my workstation this weekend from Ubuntu 16.04LTS to 20.04LTS (by way of 18.04LTS), and I don’t like it. A lot can happen in 5 years, and much of the software I’ve come to rely on in my daily flow is no longer around. Stuff that I’ve learned, used, integrated, trust, put all my eggs …

Neowise

I never saw the twin-tailed comet Neowise.I never let its dim rays flicker into my dim vision.I will now have to wait 6,700 years. I could never escape the light of the city.I could never escape the quarantine apartment.I could never escape the articles hinting where to look if I would only look at their …

On Father’s Day

In 1972, President Nixon signed into law the proclamation that the third Sunday of June would be designated “Father’s Day”, in honor of fathers across the country. The holiday, 50 years in the making, finally achieved acknowledgement and recognition. By way of coincidence, that was the same year I was born the bastard son of …