Weeknotes 6

I know, I know, I skipped a few of these weekly updates. “Are they even weekly?” you ask. My goal is still to publish something every week, but, if I find myself struggling to put together 4–5 paragraphs, I might not bother. I don’t want this to feel like a chore. In a few weeks I’ll decide if I need to rename the format.

Nobody knows yet how much of an impact will the COVID-19 outbreak will have on our society and the economy. What I do know is that for the past week, this has been constantly on my mind. I am not directly scared of an infection; I am afraid of contracting it and spreading it unknowingly. Wash your hands friends!

I know I linked to an article written by Butterick a few weeks back, but I want to make sure you do read Butterick’s Practical Typography. Everybody who has ever written anything should have some basic understanding of typography.

I made my first Sourdough Bread and it was glorious. I followed Joshua Weissman’s sourdough starter guide and his sourdough bread making technique. Yes, it does take a lot of time. And it is boring to feed your starter all the time. It’s also extremely satisfying to make your own bread from only three ingredients: flour, water and salt—if you’re into such a thing that is.