blivet on the 4th of July – American Independence

A lone voice in the View from an Iowa Homestead wilderness cries out: “The Metadata Plugin gets sorting and formatting support for the showrelated() macro. In plain English, this means that it’s trivial for me to show the last 20 updated pages for any section of my site. Or to sort pages that have the same keyword(s) as this page alphabetically by title.”

224 years ago: The Declaration of Independence

I ask yet again for the indulgence of all non-American readers for our national propensity to celebrate our own origin epic. To quote a thousand ethnographies: “Why do we do this? It is the way of my people.”

Please supervise your children with fireworks, swimming pools, and other bodies of water. The tradition of firework related injuries and maiming, drowning, and alcohol related deaths associated with the 4th is one that need not be maintained.

Alwin Goes To Hollywood. Go for it Al!

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I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?