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Last summer was full of gardening and renovating and Going on Trips and Getting Things Done. This past summer has been about chilling, sleeping in, and playing videogames, with only the occasional break in routine to go to Nevada or build a garden box.

Instead of being actually productive in making my home and garden the way I want them, the actual changes going on have all been cat related.

In April, my brother, who moves around so much that he has all his mail delivered to our house for stability's sake, moved into a room at a house where the homeowner had a feral cat problem. There was a colony growing in the neighborhood, and…

Nightlife Mingus, floruit 1950s, was a cat, the pet of noted jazzman/iac Charles Mingus. He was a tuxedo tomcat, particularly intelligent according to his owner (although we have noticed that cat owners in general tend to always claim that their particular cats are either remarkably intelligent or remarkably stupid), and may or may not have been in possession of notable musical talent: an anecdote records that Mingus had agreed to score a film or something, but was unable to work because »the…

Star Goose is a top-scrolling shoot 'em up released for MS-DOS, Amiga and Atari ST, in 1989. The player controls a spaceship, the "Star Goose", armed with bullets and missiles, traversing an alien landscape while being shot at by different enemies. The landscape has "3D" features, including canyons that a player can fly into to avoid enemy fire. The game also has a mode where a player can enter into faux-3D wire frame tunnels to gather fuel and ammo packets. Each level of the game also…

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