March 21st 2021 Today I got randomly emotional at hearing an innocuous bit of information. I’m not entirely sure how, but I ended up watching a YouTube video about the landing of Perseverance — the latest rover to have been landed on Mars. Even my phrasing there “the latest rover” is a bit mental, and that goes some way to describing what choked me up a bit. Specifically though, it was this line from the video: “The first person to walk on Mars is alive on earth right now” That is to say, that within this lifetime, maybe even within … Continue reading Perseverance


March 20th 2021 Today we had a virtual family dinner to celebrate my mum’s birthday. 2021 is as weird as 2020 was. We all ordered a meal kit from Burger and Lobster. I gambled and chose lobster. That gamble was a mistake. The only other time I’ve ever had lobster, I didn’t like it. I’m not sure why I thought I’d like it this time, but it was more that I was willing to give it a try. Until tomorrow, I probably should have gone for the burger. Jacn Continue reading Lobster