It has long been a tradition of mine to make star polygons to mark my birthdays. Since I’m 53 today, here’s a 53-pointed star.
This is real, and our car is one of the ones being recalled. We have a phone call in to the nearest Hyundai dealership, and are waiting for a phone call with instructions from them. They’ll fix this potentially dangerous problem involving brake lights for free. All you need to do is adjust the Google search terms to match your Hyundai car, and then add information about your location, so that the search engine can return the specifics you need to find the Hyundai dealership nearest you, in order to keep your family safe.
We’re in a global pandemic, without competent national leadership, and American society is tearing itself apart. However, at least you get to see this cute picture my wife took of Hexagon the Cat hiding in a blanket, right?
“Error Code M7353-5101” apparently means “We stopped playing Star Trek for you because your cat is sitting on the keyboard.” Hexagon strikes again!
No other cats are allowed to touch Hexagon’s cat castle, and that’s all there is to it.
I’m spending this odd, COVID-19-dominated Holy Saturday inside, watching Jesus Christ Superstar. This was actually one of my primary information-sources regarding Christianity before it occurred to me to read the New Testament for myself, in my early twenties. If you’d like to watch it with me, here’s a link to the 1973 film-version, as a YouTube playlist.
I wonder how many of the other 6,202 people who voted for Bill Weld in the Arkansas Republican primary were doing so simply because they’re allergic to Trump and Trumpism? That reason was good enough for me to proudly say “Republican” when asked which ballot I wanted, even though I more often vote for Democrats in recent years. I don’t pass up a chance to vote against Trump, as directly as possible.
If anyone ever tries to tell me that one vote makes no difference, I’ll refer them to this statistic, along with my previous such vote in 2016. I know exactly how much difference my vote makes.
[Image source: here.]
So I just found out that, on Amazon, if you search for “robertlovespi,” you’ll find an enlarged image of a meme I made, and blogged, sold as a laminated poster. If you choose to buy it, that’s fine with me, but I won’t get any of the money, for this poster-project was not my idea. Here’s a screenshot of the item listing. Someone took my blog’s Copyright-Free Notice, and ran with it!
If you’d like to see the original blog-post (for free!), here it is, all the way from mid-2014: https://robertlovespi.net/2014/05/03/galileo-galilei-on-the-language-of-the-universe/.
The wildlife in Yellowstone National Park live there; the people are merely visitors. I stopped our car when I saw a bison (what some call buffalo) grazing by the side of the road; I wanted a good picture.
I certainly did not expect what happened next — the bison decided to calmly strut into traffic! He stayed there a while, too. In Yellowstone, the wildlife have the right-of-way.