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Books, books, books


I engage with ideas and projects in fits, focusing on one topic for an intense period followed by a break with an alternate obsession. I may have been like this all of my life, but it came into focus as a CS/English double major in college. Instead of choosing one major and thesis topic…(Read More)

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved maps, especially following highlighted AAA Triptiks as we drove from one state to another during family trips. I’d memorize names of strange places like Fishkill and Poughkeepsie and compare the pocket-sized maps to the large foldout ones that filled the entire backseat. The first time…(Read More)

Adventures in Falconry!


A couple of months ago, I posted about visiting a friend who builds physical worlds — John raises poison dart frogs, homing pigeons, and a bog of carnivorous plants. He also has a peregrine falcon named Luz. On Saturday, he invited us up for an afternoon visit. On the agenda: take the falcon out for…(Read More)

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