Category Archives: wrdnrd

Ilse (~1995 -2015) [+photo]

In 2011, our beloved cat Edward died after a very brief but horrifying bout with cancer.  All through the summer we didn’t even speak of getting another cat.  Sometime in early autumn one of us brought it up.  “We’re in no hurry,” we decided, “we’ll see what comes up.  There’s always someone with a hard luck tale.” Near Halloween, we went to see our friend G., who was preparing to move to Japan.  He had 4 cats and had done the 6-month prep work Stateside…

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visualization of a lunch break [+photo]

The wonders of the internet.  On my lunch break, i walked past the local used bookstore.  It had 3 of Edward Tufte‘s books in the window.  I made a beeline inside and asked to put them on hold until the end of the day. Then i tweeted: INTERNET. Found 3 hardcover Edward Tufte books, all pub mid-’90s, for $16/ea. DO I GET THEM?? (@wiredferret?) — wrdnrd (@wrdnrd) July 22, 2015 The answer, less than a minute later, was: @wrdnrd Fuck yes. — Wired Writer (@wiredferret)…

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