Mipso

Today the latest album from Mipso was released. I have been listening to them on and off since the summer and was very much looking forward to some new songs to add to the playlist. The album as a whole is very much more of the same, but that is not a bad thing when you enjoy the previous albums. So far my favorite lyrics are from “Didn’t Know Love”:
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The big 50

Last month one of my close friends turned 50. I didn’t even realize he was turning 50. I knew it was his birthday but it was like my brain chose to forget that little detail. I must admit, it kind of set me back a bit when I realized it. We have known each other for a very long time but our friendship really started to form around the year 2005 when we had begun working together.
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Holden Freemasons

I’m not quite sure how I missed the fact that the Holden Freemason Lodge meets in the upstairs of the Museum building. I’ve walked by this building so many times in my life and never noticed the square and compasses (which apparently says a lot about my ability to pay attention to my surroundings). They also appear to be a fairly active lodge with a Fellow Craft degree being performed this month and a centennial celebration next month.
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Wonderfalls

I just finished my every-few-year rewatch of the complete series of Wonderfalls (which really doesn’t take that long as there was only 13 episodes made). It may be hard to believe but even 14 years later I still love this show. I remember watching the first four episodes as they aired back in 2004 and then wondering, where did it go? Only to find out later that they canceled it after just those first four episodes.
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Webhook Changes

After sleeping on it I thought it best to revamp the Github webhook that deploys this weblog. There is just something about allowing PHP to execute git commands and deploy to web roots that seems really bad. The original example I had followed to set up the webhook may have worked well for the author but giving PHP that much power really bugged me. I actually had trouble sleeping last night just ruminating about the current set up.
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New blog, who dis?

I thought it was about time to start up a graphical RSS feed again. I have been looking for a place to begin writing out my random thoughts that didn’t involve a data silo like Facebook or Twitter. I will still post on those types of networks, but sometimes you just want to own your own data. I originally looked at Mastadon but the cost and hassle of running my own instance just seems like a royal pain.
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