Unseasonably early plums calls for jamming. This batch was just plums, sugar and pectin. Anyone have a better #recipe?
Went on a tour/lecture of First Rain Farm. No till and the only soil amendment is an on-site compost made of wood-chips and goat piss applied on the beds once a year. Prescribed burns and grazing for land management. Inspiring simplicity #permaculture
New blog post! I finished reading The Travels of Sir John Mandeville and wrote down all of the fun middle english words I didn't know. Here are a few examples:
mickle: a great many
"Men go to the city of Rames, the which is but a little thence; and it is a fair city and a good and mickle folk therein."
septentrion: north, or northerly regions
"And therefore in the Septentrion, that is very north, is the land so cold, that no man may dwell there."
Bonus! This little seedling hitched a ride with one of the strawberry plants. My mother bought them from a nursery so perhaps it'll be interesting.
New blog post: A status update on the HPSS-Disassembly project. terinstock.com/post/2022/05/HPSS-Disassembly-Progress-Report-May-2022/
In case anyone needs a quick and dirty way to dither images, try `mogrify -path dithered/ -resize 12% -colors 16 -dither FloydSteinberg -modulate 100,200 *` (takes all images in current directory and puts dithered images into a `dithered/` directory)
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