Claire

October 25, 2021

something’s fishy

and it’s my new lil friend, Fionnuala: a dragon scale male betta fish Fionnuala is a traditional Irish name, sometimes spelled Finnguala/Fionnghuala and pronounced Fin-oo-lah. ((Although this choir seems to pronounce it Finn-ah-gah-wala. Open for an Irish language treat if you're not familiar with the language)). Literal meaning: "whit...
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October 18, 2021

kwee’s weeks in photos

back in my old world, back with a lot of former places, peoples, and things. Feeling differently, sometimes better, sometimes worse—but knowing when to leave and when to stay, and the spaces/ppl that are good for da energy ⚡ Fun fact: I used to live below Sarah, who was recently described by the New Yorker as having "a voice that could...
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October 4, 2021

LA: a wedding & Everything Now

we went to a beautiful, lovely dovely, love-filled wedding in LA last week for our dear friends Ben & Regina: all in attendance were vaccinated, we tested negative for COVID before and after the event. it felt all the more precious to be with much-loved friends after a good amount of time away. we definitely aren't making gatherings a ...
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September 27, 2021

johnny mnemonic

cult classic The term "cult classic" is thrown around a lot, and I feel like I've found the closest validation of something's cult classic-status...by comparing a movie's Amazon Prime Video rating with its IMDb rating: although the website description on Amazon Prime for Johnny Mnemonic (on the left) appears to be from another Keanu Re...
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September 20, 2021

kwee’s week in photos

Have you ever seen a 6-foot tall dandelion forest The most never-ending yet satisfying The pha a a a a a a ntom of the opera is there inside your mind 🥠the good kind of pithy🥠 Hbd Clio Drive-in Shang-chi Give us a kiss Chugga chugga choo choo new york is b a c k baybee Look at this happy, happy dog, just a happy happy dog . . . . . . ....
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September 13, 2021

read receipts

Read 10:50 PM Today, I was reading a lil column on one of my favorite people on the internet, Jaboukie Young-White. In the piece, he talks a bit about coded online-speak / generational grammatical etiquette, and eventually gets to *read receipts*: “Once, as a New Year’s resolution, Young-White turned on read receipts, which notify the ...
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September 6, 2021

kwee’s week in photos

holy matrimony 👰💒🤵 congrats to amanda brian ♥ Out of sight, out of mind my friend's upper-floor apartment flooded this week because of Hurricane Ida...from the roof down the central stairwell 😰. She's okay though frustrated, and temporarily displaced. we were okay in our neighborhood, but are horrified at and shaken by the chaos being ...
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August 30, 2021

Repairing your COVID-19 Vaccine record with the DOH (for NYC), an ongoing saga; updated: resolved!

How to prove you’re vaccinated for COVID-19 In NYC, you can currently prove your vaccination status in 3 ways: 1. The paper CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card that you received when you were vaccinated 2. By uploading a picture of your vaccination record card to the NYC COVID SAFE app 3. By logging in and receiving QR-code credential...
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August 23, 2021

🚗 Berkshires weekend 🚗

Last weekend we made a nice lil weekend trip to the Berkshires towns we visited: Lenox, Lee, Becket, Stockbridge, Great Barrington And on *Friday the 13th* we took in: a ghost tour at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home. It was thundering and lightning-ing, and the air had a damp heat to it. I wasn't exactly scared, but I didn't feel right...
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August 16, 2021

When Google removes your Chrome Extension from the web store...

I posted this article on Indie Hackers this week: https://www.indiehackers.com/post/google-removed-our-4m-user-chrome-extension-this-is-what-happened-and-how-we-fixed-it-851c785b10 I'm still getting a feel for "building in public" and different ways of using public online spaces to share lessons learned, ask questions, seek support, et...
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