Through Lines 039

A late-career favorite, and one I keep coming back to for the line “the measure of a life is a measure of love and respect, so hard to earn, so easily burned.” It might as well be talking about democracy which we saw nearly burned to the ground over the last four years. But Wednesday brought a new administration — and a believe in responsibility, truth, science, and human decency. Fun bonus trivia: that’s Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage’s brother Jonathan, second from the right in the string section.

  • “A respiratory virus and an insurrection have, in their own ways, taken the country‚Äôs breath away. Artists, if they are still with us in the years ahead, can teach us to exhale.” Well said.
  • I started playing around with cyanotypes as a new option in my creative toolkit and will concur, finding time for even a small creative endeavor is good for you.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the first two episodes of Marvel’s new WandaVision show on Disney+. Shirley Li captures why perfectly in The Atlantic.
  • Eye on Design’s interview with TXTBooks nicely captures an important part of why I love the Risograph — “intentionally bad in a confident way.”
  • Wilson's take encapsulates things I’ve personally run up against, and questions I’ve been wrestling with for longer than I’d like to admit.
  • I adore the weirdness of these miniature Japanese sculptures.
    many of my experiences over the last several years.
  • It’s sad we need something like Fakespot, but having tried to pick out a legit product from a lot of near-duplicates, this seems to be something we need.
  • Intrigued by Katy DeCorah’s read action for GitHub Actions.
  • Machine Learning Font, ‘nuff said.