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#HoldtheFloor – DeVos Nomination


As I write this at 11:30pm, Cory Booker is speaking on the Senate floor. The Democrats have been holding the floor since noon today, and intend to do so until the 24 hour debate period ends. I'll be honest, I'm not an expert on Senate rules, I find them to be back room voodoo, albeit…

Scrubbing Pots & Pans

For the better part of my adult life, I worked in kitchens, starting as a dishwasher, working my way up to chef. And like any good chef, I never forgot the importance of that first position. Hell, I often referred to myself as chief cook and head dishwasher. I always explained to owners and other…

New Zsh Prompt

Aaron Jorbin's post last week New Bash Prompt caught my eye in passing, so when catching up on my feeds, I took a closer look. I liked the addition of showing changes in the branch. I've been using the oh-my-zsh theme Agnoster since making the switch to zsh and iTerm2, and had no complaints, so…


Quick thoughts and asides

February 21, 2017


Haven’t stepped foot in a kitchen in over a year but had a kitchen nightmare last night. Now I’m afraid this is what death will be like.

February 20, 2017


Caught tail end of @LindaRMonkJD talk last week on @cspanhistory, watching whole recording now. Think I could listen to her read phone book.