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I recently came across some fantastic information on origami (paper folding) like this mind blowing talk from Robert Lang.

In it, he talks about crease patterns, which are mostly square pieces of paper with all the creases required to make an origami drawn on to it. For example, this crease pattern

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I’ve never had an electric guitar.

Too bulky and noisy with amp. Too quiet without. A bit heavy, though very nice to minimize callouses and get cool sound effects.

Somewhat recent changes in technology and recent affordability in that technology will allow me to get Bluetooth capability with an electric guitar, for noise cancelling headphones and/or Bluetooth wireless mini-speaker with some decent volume.

As a result, I’ve resolved to go electric this year with my guitar playing, mostly for songwriting and playing music. I’m very far from a true guitarist!

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Back in 2009, I wrote a half a dozen Christmas parody carols. With limited tools at the time, I could only leave the lyrics and let the viewers do their best to try them. With an iPhone now that allows me to record digitally easily, I figured I’d give one a go.

My other Christmas carol parody lyrics are here:

Maybe in the coming days I’ll record some more for the heck of it. :)

Let’s see how many subscribers I’ll lose over these, lol

At my work’s Christmas party for kids, I volunteer to do some origami with kids and adult who want to give it a try. For the seasonally appropriate piece this year, I have chosen a Tie Fighter. More people are celebrating Star Wars than Christmas, after all! Seriously, tru-dat!

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Trinity knot how to TieToday was a great day for Canada as Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister, introduced a gender-balanced Cabinet, and showed Canadians so many ways as to how his government will be different from anything we have seen before. However, one thing that had not changed, but could in a small way with big visibility, was the “fashion”, or lack thereof, of most of the male politicians. They practically all wore ties with the traditional and boring Windsor knot.

So here’s my suggestion. What if they were to wear the beautiful and distinctly visible Trinity Knot in the picture at right?

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