A Cat Food Calendar

In these pandemic days of time losing meaning, with days sliding into one another, and difficulty keeping schedules, Christine and I ran into a few snags in the chores. We feed the cats twice a day, a can each time, two cans a day. When you start with a flat of 24 cans, that’s a … Continue reading A Cat Food Calendar

My 2013 blog-writing month recap

At the start of November, I decided that I would challenge myself to a month of blog posts, similar to my friends and acquaintances participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Well, the month is up and the results are in.

Internet calendar formats revisited

A few weeks ago, I was complaining about the lack of a good Open Source library for both parsing AND making use of the vcal/ical internet calendar feed format.  Quite a few solutions exist for simple parsing but few (okay, zero that I could find) solid, robust solutions exist for doing anything intelligible with the … Continue reading Internet calendar formats revisited

What’s a year, anyway?

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2002/01/This whole calendar thing we’ve got going on is the calendar of TYRANNY over MEN’S MINDS. The Gregorian calendar is the … Continue reading What’s a year, anyway?