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July 27th, 2017

These are a few of my favorite things

Recently my wife and I talked about the Manchester movie scene in the UK in the late 1970s and in the 1980s.  I learned that she had not seen the movie of that era, "24 Hour Party People". I recently picked it up at the local chain store that stocks used DVDs.  I had seen it a time or two before,but still enjoyed it very much. My wife liked it, too, especially after she enabled the sub-titles. We've never visited Manchester, if one discounts the time we had to land there while on a flight to Edinburgh.

Here are some things I like, in no particular order

Gingerbread

bicycles

kayaking

birding

Charles Dickens novels

hiking

sunflowers

enchiladas

Crater of Diamonds

State Park

Diet root beer

Succulent plants

The poems of Edna st. Vincent Millay

The desert

Ambient music

Our canine pal Beatrice

Cheap buffet pizza

Bobcats

The logo programming language

Creative commons licenses, open source and sharing culture

Kind people

Oklahoma City

State parks

Public Libraries

Netlabels

Making music with software

Chatting with good friends

chess

Feel-good movies



(cross-posted to DW because life is silly)