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Covid distraction #325. I threw together a portfolio years ago and left it to linger. So I decided to rebuild it fro scratch using the Hugo web framework. Still a work in progress but mostly complete code-wise. astart.ca
Covid distraction #325. I threw together a portfolio years ago and left it to linger. So I decided to rebuild it fro scratch using the Hugo web framework. Still a work in progress but mostly complete code-wise. astart.ca
Flat lettuce anyone?
Flat lettuce anyone?
Yes, I do think I’m weird for baking in the hottest day of the year. But I was breadless!#sourdough #crackedwheat #29°C #breadbaking
Yes, I do think I’m weird for baking in the hottest day of the year. But I was breadless!#sourdough #crackedwheat #29°C #breadbaking
A duck just flew into our front window. Stunned but looks ok. But I don’t know how much more stuff I’d have to put into the window to prevent it. #blindduck!
A duck just flew into our front window. Stunned but looks ok. But I don’t know how much more stuff I’d have to put into the window to prevent it. #blindduck!
Been awhile since I posted a cat pic. Enjoying the sun and waiting to chase reflections.
Been awhile since I posted a cat pic. Enjoying the sun and waiting to chase reflections.
Will it or won’t it?#rainshowers
Will it or won’t it? #rainshowers
Why no, you can’t move the box. It is now a permanent couch fixture...#catsofinstagram #catsinboxes
Why no, you can’t move the box. It is now a permanent couch fixture…#catsofinstagram #catsinboxes
29 today. And the grandparents get to help celebrate.
29 today. And the grandparents get to help celebrate.
Very eerie in #yeg #nofilter
Very eerie in #yeg #nofilter
How many of you Johnny-come-lately Covid bakers are still churning out the loaves? Don’t give up now, the best is still to come ?#bread #breadmaking #bakewithjack #wholegrainbread
How many of you Johnny-come-lately Covid bakers are still churning out the loaves? Don’t give up now, the best is still to come ?#bread #breadmaking #bakewithjack #wholegrainbread
4 years ago today: traveling down the west coast to Westport, Washington and enjoying Donna’s fresh baking.
4 years ago today: traveling down the west coast to Westport, Washington and enjoying Donna’s fresh baking.

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Of course there is this image, also called “Working” from almost exactly a year ago. Much better scenery! Sigh. #workingremotely @nanaimoyachtcharters #DesolationSound #2019
Of course there is this image, also called “Working” from almost exactly a year ago. Much better scenery! Sigh.
#workingremotely @nanaimoyachtcharters #DesolationSound #2019
I like to call this Working from Home. Notice the discrepancy in the definitions of “working.”
I like to call this Working from Home. Notice the discrepancy in the definitions of “working.”

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My mom. In her 80s and still doing cool shit. #AlwaysMyHero
My mom. In her 80s and still doing cool shit.
#AlwaysMyHero
I had some glass I had picked up at a garage sale that I didn’t particularly like so I thought I would try out a few glass “sketches.” A few really quick experiments... #stainedglass #quickart
I had some glass I had picked up at a garage sale that I didn’t particularly like so I thought I would try out a few glass “sketches.” A few really quick experiments…
#stainedglass #quickart

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Sourdough in a day. Cold starter at 9 am this morning and out of the oven at 5:20 pm. Pretty successful experiment I’d say.
Sourdough in a day. Cold starter at 9 am this morning and out of the oven at 5:20 pm.
Pretty successful experiment I’d say.
Sandhill cranes! Must of been a couple thousand right over the house. So lucky to spot them this year. #yeg #yegbirds
Sandhill cranes! Must of been a couple thousand right over the house. So lucky to spot them this year. #yeg #yegbirds
Fixing cat tails. Does this qualify me as a vet? ?
Fixing cat tails. Does this qualify me as a vet? ?
Me. Today.
Me. Today.

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Did you ever wonder what would happen if you used convection to preheat an oven and then forgot to turn it off? #breaddisaster #breadfail #sourdough @bakewithjack
Did you ever wonder what would happen if you used convection to preheat an oven and then forgot to turn it off?#breaddisaster #breadfail #sourdough @bakewithjack

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Spring!
Spring!
All folded, trimmed and waiting for the next special occasion. #handmade #giftcards #silkscreen #mushrooms @theflora_faunaproject
All folded, trimmed and waiting for the next special occasion.
#handmade #giftcards #silkscreen #mushrooms @theflora_faunaproject
All done. Tried a few negative images. Not sure they worked as well. Now to trim ‘em up.
All done. Tried a few negative images. Not sure they worked as well. Now to trim ‘em up.
First pull of @theflora_faunaproject beautiful design! #screenprinting #mushrooms
First pull of @theflora_faunaproject beautiful design!
#screenprinting #mushrooms

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It occurs to me that some of the art stores are open for curbside pickup. I might yet get these finished.
It occurs to me that some of the art stores are open for curbside pickup. I might yet get these finished.
A quick pull as proof of concept. Pretty rough but I think I can make it work if I can figure out how to do the mushrooms ?
A quick pull as proof of concept. Pretty rough but I think I can make it work if I can figure out how to do the mushrooms ?
All set to try and recreate this lovely drawing by @theflora_faunaproject only to find out out my photo emulsion has dried up. ? No hope of getting more. I guess it will have to wait.  #screenprinting #fail #stupidvirus
All set to try and recreate this lovely drawing by @theflora_faunaproject only to find out out my photo emulsion has dried up. ? No hope of getting more. I guess it will have to wait.
#screenprinting #fail #stupidvirus

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Who wants a free piece of glass? My work space is more of a pile space and I need some motivation to clean it up and get back to work. Post me some ideas and I will pick one and make you a lovely (I hope) stained glass piece.
My work space is more of a pile space and I need some motivation to clean it up and get back to work.

After fighting off the competition for the last bag of bread flour, I have made my first bagels.
After fighting off the competition for the last bag of bread flour, I have made my first bagels.