The last weekend in August! I’m preparing today to leave for my Ride Across Indiana tomorrow. I’ll ride from where old US 40 fades away near the Illinois state line (right here) and head east. I’m staying in Terre Haute Sunday night, Cloverdale Monday night, Indianapolis Tuesday night, Dunreith Wednesday night, and Richmond Thursday night. Margaret is dropping me off at one end and picking me up at the other!
💻 A long time ago I listened to the Dr. Laura Schlesinger radio program, and she introduced to me a useful heuristic: is someone’s bad behavior a one-off, or is it a pattern? The former you forgive instantly, the latter should force you to change your relationship with the other. Stewie picks up this thread with his own spin. Read Is this a Pattern or an Exception (It’s Probably an Exception)
💻 We all have potential — some of us great potential. To not work toward it is to deprive the world. Lawrence Yeo expounds. Read There’s Nothing More Real Than Your Potential
💻 Open spaces on the Internet generally get overrun by con men, but they sure can be profitable for the owners. Curated, high-trust spaces, in contrast, are more satisfying to use but don’t soar to Internet heights. Seth Godin still favors the latter. Read The inevitable decline of fully open platforms
📷 Shawn Granton puts a 1990s Olympus point-and-shoot through its paces. Read Another Olympus: Superzoom 160
📷 A medium format SLR from the 1930s? Sure, why not! Nigel H. found one, called the Pilot 6, and gave it a try. Read Temped by an early medium format SLR
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