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Chris Jones Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Enraged pedestrian. Flâneur. Hiker. Explorer. Web developer. Photographer. Daydreamer. Come from away Upper Canadian. Black sheep spinster uncle. Recluse. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Hello.

I’m at home in Halifax, NS, where it’s -4°, which feels like -8°, and mostly cloudy at 5:33pm.

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Snow day

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It’s a snow day here in Halifax, one of my favourite winter days.

Snow day sewing

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Added patch sewing to my snow day activities.

Snow day

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It’s a bit snowy and windy out today and the last day of vacation.

Sun out over Lake Ontario

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I’m on my Christmas visit to see family and friends just outside Toronto.

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Using PHP and cURL to post to the Mastodon API

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As my distaste for Twitter has grown over the last while I decided to see if I could deploy my own instance of Mastodon, a federated, distributed social network.

Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop

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Desperate for a relatively local hiking challenge this year, I decided to finally hike the Liberty Lake Loop, a 56km trail in Kejimkujik National Park.

Three Days Around Cape Chignecto

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Since moving to the east coast, I’ve been trying my best to do as much hiking as I did when I lived in central British Columbia.

Late summer camping at Keji's Wil-Bo-Wil cabin

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It’s been about three years or so since the Wil-Bo-Wil cabin was built in Kejimkujik’s backcountry, and even though I’ve passed it many times on hikes destined for elsewhere in the park I’ve never actually stayed there.

Stoddard House, Barrington Street

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This is the north exterior wall of Stoddard House, located at 1359 Barrington Street on the corner of Bishop Street.

On This Day

First sous vide experiment

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My first experiment with my new sous vide circulator was a Serious Eats recipe for BBQ ribs.

Sinking, Whitby harbour

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I find manmade objects being slowly reclaimed by nature absolutely fascinating.

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January tulips

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As I mentioned in this quick post, I’ve been a little bored lately, stuck inside and not taking many photos.

Trek day 2

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After a second day of trekking, this time 17km up and down, including a visit to a lovely hot spring we had all to ourselves, it was another easy nights sleep.