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Pie Without Cheese...

Is like a kiss without a squeeze. And it’s true. Buckle up for the rare gastro post. Anyway, I had always heard of this combination before, but I guess I had never ventured in. Tonight, I learned the degree to which this was a mistake on my part. Yesterday, I picked up a deliciously spicy apple pie (along with a baguette, a wedge of Délice de Bourgogne, and a wedge of Fior d’Arancio) from my friends over at Quonnie Farms, who just had their opening weekend for their stand.
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Posted on November 22, 2021

Supermarkets, point-of-sale, and nostalgia

For me, nothing dredges up nostalgia, curiosity, and the longing for a time and zeitgeist I barely remember and will never experience again like the mere mention of supermarket chains long defunct. In Rhode Island, Almacs was the standard bearer since long before my time. I was only five years old when they closed, I also remember my mother taking us to an A&P that I believe had only recently opened.
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Posted on October 31, 2021

Golang Made Me Love Programming Again

When I was a teenager, I wrote C. When I was 13, I got a copy of Just For Fun, Linus Torvalds' autobiography. The Blizzard of 2003 happened during February vacation that year, and I figured what better way to spend it than implementing an operating system. So, I attempted it, in C and i386 assembler. It never got further than giving a single-task shell (in protected mode, though!) that could peek memory locations.
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Posted on September 26, 2021

Georgia Bill

Georgia Senate Bill 202 is an abomination. This disgusting piece of racist tripe flies in the face of everything this country has worked to achieve.

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Posted on March 26, 2021