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20 Nov 2016

The whole point was to keep my hand in the game so I could get back into it when it was time to rejoin the life of working folk. The great purpose of my life when I entered this year was my job. Then my job was eliminated, so I explored, trying different projects and contract work.

21 Sep 2016

Once upon a time, I was mesmerized by a Yearly Sun Graph. It has data points for sunset, sunrise and daylength as well as other astronomical minutiae. After staring at it long enough, I noticed a pattern in the difference between...

13 Sep 2016

This is a tabula recta. It's a table of the alphabet with each subsequent row shifted one to the left. The letter that is bumped off is added onto the end of that row. It's for cryptography, specifically, the polyalphabetic ...

11 Sep 2016

I designed for myself a "wheel of the year", which is typically a pagan calendar. However, I want a "calendar" just to indicate the seasons and their transition dates, perihelion and aphelion, as well as a REMINDER: Total solar eclipse in 2017!