Monthly Archives: October 2020

Quick Update

Summer, Kir Royales and High Fidelity…

Mont Rochelle
  • Week of 12-18 October
  • Monday, school run, afternoon walk with Shezzy and Bently the dog.
  • Tuesday, school run, weekly meeting, podcast walk, Mia and I made salad and watched the Apple iPhone event – Kool-Aid for Apple fan boys – the whole 5G thing is BS (at this point in time).
  • Wednesday, school run, car wash, omelette at the club house, shopping with Mia, podcast walk, weekly meeting.
  • Thank goodness it’s summer.
  • “I thank the lord for the people I have found.” — Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters, warm and fuzzy moment – this song was playing while making pizza with friends at Wolfkop recently.

  • This Chuck Palahniuk interview was very good – Wolfkop road trip memories.
  • “You’re a process guy.” – JM, funny – takes you a while to figure out your thing.

  • 2020: how to wash your hands like doctors do – and lose 6 months of your life, also we can’t watch Dune at IMAX. Fsck.
  • Listen to: Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy
  • Independence, freedom, adventure.
  • Thursday, walk, we made salad again, long chat with Jacques, we bought a dot com domain for R60k – yikes.
  • Friday, Boschendal breakfast, flowers shopping and fetched Mia in Franschhoek, Mont Rochelle outing with Shezzy, kir royales at MIKO and dinner at The Country Kitchen, time well spent.
  • Saturday, dropped Mia off at a friend, driving range with Shezzy, sushi and bubbly at the club house, watched Guardians of the Galaxy again – epic nap, campari, long phone chats with Paul, Wouter and Adrian in Spain, time well spent.
  • Sunday, braai shopping, fetched Mia, braai with Jacques and family, we made bloody marys, I cooked 4 types of steak, drone flying with Jacques, watched High Fidelity again – rad movie, time well spent.
  • “How did I manage to edit all of this out?” — High Fidelity

  • Tune of the week: I Believe When I Fall In Love – Stevie Wonder – High Fidelity – great ending scene.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

Wolfchops500…

Wolfkop
  • Week of 5-11 October
  • More SimCountry growth hacking.
  • Monday, school run, first day of the new term, Big Dog Cafe, shopping.
  • Tuesday, school run, Big Dog Cafe again, weekly meeting.
  • Wednesday, school run, Boschendal breakfast, Campari at the club house, weekly meeting.
  • Listen to the Jerm and Rob Duigan Open Society podcast episode.
  • Thursday, school run, packing, backups, shopping, hair cut, road trip to Citrusdal, time well spent.
  • Atomic reached 500 customers.
  • Friday, Wolfkop, rainy day, bloody mary, drone flying, nap.
  • Saturday, Wolfkop, bloody marys, more drone flying, pizza making day – epic fun, time very well spent.
  • Big thanks to MC, Pierre, Stefan, Wouter, Rene, Michael, Nikki, Hanrick and Werner.
  • Sunday, road trip home, watched the Brexit movie – very entertaining.
  • New plan: mtb, code.
  • Note to self: camping involves a day of packing and day of unpacking.
  • Tune of the week: The Power of Love – Huey Lewis and the News

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

Sic transit gloria…

SN2010
  • Week of 28 September to 4 October
  • This post is late. I’ve been pretty bad with blogging notes.
  • Monday, mobility routine, Debian 10.6 upgrades, device upgrades, podcast walk, 4 hour nap, caught up on some photo processing and blogging, epic sleep.
  • New quest: Debian on a switch.
  • Tuesday, weekly meeting, kinda forgot to make notes for the day.
  • Wednesday, tinkered with the Mellanox SN2010 switch, lunch with Dirk at Rust en Vrede, found a serial to usb adapter, Eikeboom slaghuis biltong shopping, Hillcrest berry farm, drive to Paarl with Mia, meeting.
  • Thursday, MANRS workshop.
  • “Sic transit gloria… Glory fades.” — Rushmore

  • Adventure, independence, progress – most important things.
  • Why Trump Will Win and the Polls Are Wrong
  • Friday, hmm – no notes – again.
  • Deleted about 200 podcast episodes from my phone – never going to get though all of them – I blame lockdown.
  • Saturday, lunch at Indochine at Delaire Graff with Wouter and Rene, a drink at the club house.
  • Sunday, Boschendal lunch with Wouter and Rene.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.