Bumblebee 

I cropped it a bit because I could not get as close as I wanted without stomping in the flower bed. I'm not sure what kind of Bumblebee, it looked a bit like the yellow faced bumblebee identified at linnet.geog.ubc.ca/efauna/phot

Bee 

Trying to learn how to shoot macro hand-held. Found a little bee, doing their stuff. Lots of pollination going on, go little bee.

Just jabbed, moderna after Pfizer biontech. No side effects in the first 5 minutes.

Spring comes relatively late to eastern Canada, so we are just enjoying the leaves unfurling on the trees. I still need some practice shooting macro handheld; the depth of field is a bit shallow at 12-16 cm shooting distance.

I have the feeling the laptop battery is not supposed to look like that

Selfie, ec sortof, covid adjacent. 

I will kind of miss this being the socially acceptable way to dress.

COVID, humour (?) 

OK, but vaccine for lying with statistics disease when?

Alc, beer festival 

In some ways having a selection of 24 regional beer is preferable to consuming all the samples on one day

Scary morning 

I felt slightly more sympathy for my dog who sometimes barks at inanimate objects after I was startled by this human shaped pile of blankets before my morning kovfefe.

Publishers, Rent Seeking, Rage inducing Web Site Design. First World Problems. 

There is of course, no "Send PDF to me by email button". Perhaps it's inside the PDF? Joseph Heller would be proud.

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Publishers, Rent Seeking, Rage inducing Web Site Design. First World Problems. 

Ugh. Ugh. Ugh. On trying to use the (no doubt awful) "Review proofs online" I get a whole lot of nothing.

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Publishers, Rent Seeking, Rage inducing Web Site Design. First World Problems. 

Wow. I thought I was ranting a bit, but no, on trying to download a PDF proof I get:

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