During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes is my 21st century interpretation of that idea.
Please forgive me for this week is fairly light. On Wednesday I went back to work after my three week medical leave and I’ve become obsessed with taking my work home and doing very little else. My ADHD drugs have been up/down as we try to figure what will work since I can’t seem to get back to that sweet spot I had at the end of December/early January. My moments of focus are shortened and often hitting at the very wrong times. Saturday I’m changing up the drugs again to see if we can find another combination that works.
Weekly watching: Stella, The Vampire Diaries, Dancing on the Edge, Mr. Selfridge, Banshee, Portlandia, Top Gear UK, House of Lies, Elementary, Spartacus, The Americans, Archer, and Project Runway
- Indie booksellers sue Amazon and big publishers over DRM (but have no idea what “DRM” and “open source” mean)
- Three related articles that all came out around the same time: Discrimination Against Childfree Adults, In defence of choosing childlessness, and Why the Choice to Be Childless is Bad for America
- A Dictionary of Victorian/Edwardian Slang circa 1909
What have you read/watched/listened to this week?