I got very lost in the Küttigen-Rombach-Aarau area yesterday. Google Maps sent me to the wrong place. I missed the event.
It was raining. I gave up. And walked back to Aarau.
I found a nice place to recover called Tuchlaube.
Next time I’ll try Gossip:
On my way back to the station I found a nice book store to browse thru.
Today I went for a nice 5 km in the sunset.
Not sure if I’m ready for a 10 km race by end of the month. I’ll decide this week.
Here’s a simple example how you can publish your content on your own site and syndicate elsewhere (POSSE):
- I posted a boring flower snapshot into my self-hosted WordPress (WP) blog.
- WP posted the entry to Twitter using WP plugins Hum and Publicize
- One of my Twitter followers replied to my tweet.
- Using Webmention, the tweet showed up in my WP comment moderation loop.
- After I approved it, the tweet shows up as a comment in the corresponding WP entry.
As you can see, there are some formatting issues with the emoticons and the image link isn’t displaying correctly.
And to begin with I had some other WP plugins interfering with the Webmention plugin and no idea why it wasn’t working.
I went for a 60 minute run today. I did some stairs and ran up a steep hill. Good running weather today.
This Apple ad (that just played on TV) fits well:
Tomorrow is a new day.
Nostalgic moment for the 90s: Jimmy Cliff playing on the radio… reminded me of the time in my life when I used to borrow music CDs from the local library during my student years. It gave me access to the entire album, not just the hit singles. And it didn’t drain a student’s budget.
And I was able to explore lots of different kinds of music.
Before that, in Malawi, my main source of music was MBC radio, some international radio stations such as Deutsche Welle and the BBC, and school friends.
My mom will tell you that she doesn’t listen to music. But I have fond memories of MBC radio playing at full blast.
I’ve changed in my music listening habits. We all have. Now we’re all over Youtube and Spotify and iTunes and Soundcloud. Despite all the cool music gadgets that I own, I’m not buying, compiling or storing my favourite music. My main music gadget is my MacBook. And I’ve forgotten what listening to an album is like.
I still listen to a lot of radio music. Especially on the weekends.
I went for a short 30 minute run. Happy I made it out of the door. Looking forward to the weekend and more running.
I went for a 40 minute run today. Only the first 5 minutes were dry. Then it started raining. Towards the end of my run, the rain became quite intense. Even my trusted rain gear was soaked through.
It was the third time I got soaked today. I guess the rainy season is back.
A tweet to keep. I stumbled across this C.S. Lewis quote:
A valid question to consider.
Sun’s shining. A beautiful day lies ahead. Will try to enjoy the moment today.