Saturday Linkages: Soon There’ll Be Thunder

Our late dog Spike on the Bonneville Salt Flats October 2001.

The hidden climate costs of America’s free parking spaces

Biden’s $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Hastens Beacons For Bicyclists And Pedestrians Enabling Detection By Connected Cars [editor’s note: I’m not happy about this idea]

The Real Reason Facebook Changed Its Name

‘Wondrous and amazing’: female California condors can reproduce without males

Edith Wharton’s Hauntology

Want to build some brick projects for your garden? This is a great YouTube channel on brick laying

Music break: some trippy music from 1969

Weekend Linkages: Historic Rain

The truth about California’s annual termite swarms

Can’t confirm this but some people might be eating monkey chow

Man Obsessed With ’90s Lives In Time Capsule And Uses Outdated Technology

Way beyond my abilities but this lip syncing project made me laugh

How to Build a Low-tech Solar Panel

Friend of the blog Jenn Berger has an art show up

I saw a good cat this weekend

Stay safe California friends