A commented init.d template
I’ve been setting up a lot of random services on personal servers lately and find myself reaching for SysVinit. There are other init systems but I can usually count on init.
I had an eventful 2018 and also I am not super active online, so I thought I’d share things that happened this past year.
Sri Lanka 2018
Nidya and I visited Sri Lanka! Here are some photos from our trip.
Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Here’s my grandma’s chocolate fudge recipe transcribed from her original recipe card.
Ingredients 4 cups sugar 1⁄4 pound butter 1 large can pet milk (condensed milk) Two packages of chocolate chips One jar of marshmallow fluff Instructions Bring sugar, butter, and milk to a boil, and boil for 7 or 8 minutes.
Notes on Setting Up Debian on my Laptop
I’ve been running Debian 9 on my laptop for the past few days and it works great! This was my first time booting Linux onto a laptop and it was not too bad.
Getting off of Twitter
I’m getting off of Twitter, a place I love (!), but am finding too easy to obsess over. I have like five legitimate followers so this shouldn’t be a big deal, but it feels like one.
Pico de Gallo Recipe
Nidya and I make this easy recipe for pico de gallo and it is really good! From Richard Sandoval’s New Latin Flavors:
Grandma King's Banana Bread
My grandma used to keep a box of note cards of her recipes, written in neat cursive and parceled together with a rubber band.
Nonprofits I've supported in 2017
These are some places I think are worth pitching in money if you are able. I’d love to learn about other ones doing good work!