Linklog for July 21: Does work dominate your life?

Shit, it’s July 21 already? Time just slips through my fingers. Here’s some links I liked or found engaging in the past few weeks. I felt extremely called out by If work dominated your every moment would life be worth living? by Andrew Taggart at Aeon.com. Some of these considerations have been at the back …

Linklog for June 29, 2019: Massive Link Dump

I haven’t done linklogs in a while, but I have been storing and retracing links, so have a massive link dump: I try not to linklog paywalled posts, but this Patreon-only post from Colleen Doran is worth it to me: Consistent Focus, Consistent Action. It is the first of a series in which she discusses …

I have too many projects, so I started some more projects

Over the past few weeks, updating Obsession Du Jour and the Patreon has more or less fallen by the wayside as I found myself too busy with my day job and other activities to spend an hour at a time on writing text. While occasionally something like an illness happens that prevents me from working …

Linklog: Catching Up With A Lot Of Stuff

I let the linklog slide again for about what, a week? I’ve been a little under the weather while also working on commissions as well as catching up on a backlog of errands. But I have been using my Mastodon.social account as a scratch pad using both a Content Warning and a tag for links …

Links for the day: Chronicles of the Witch Queen, Lynxlet, Sweet Potato Curry

A new Chronicles of the Witch Queen story, Castle of the Gods, started on Wednesday at the slightly more relaxed schedule of three per week. Read it, starting at this page: http://cotwq.thecomicseries.com/comics/314 I’m pretty much only the webmaster for this webcomic at this point, but I love it for how surreal it’s gotten. This one …

Curious Photoshop/Mac/WiFi behaviour

One for the Mac-heads in the audience. I’ve been trying to cut distractions while working on comics, which means that I turn off the WiFi on my Macbook now. However, this doesn’t work as well as it should, because the following behaviour occurs: If I switch off WiFi (AirPort) and then fire up Photoshop CS …

Scribus sucks, but its suckage can be defeated with patience

What is this? It’s a screenshot of the open source DTP program Scribus on a Mac with the 143rd episode of The Corby Tribe open, as it is being prepared for presentation on my Drunk Duck mirror. The image is a Photoshop file with adjustment layers, and is not rendered correctly. However, it is at …