Because many of the features introduced with iOS 8 are tied to the yet-unreleased-OS “Yosemite” I cannot honestly say that I have “upgraded” to iOS 8. Instead, I’ll contend that I merely “converted” to iOS yesterday, weeks before I intended to do so. So far, it’s been a mixed bag of results.
Of course I am still using my iPhone 5c, which cannot exploit many of the features introduced with iOS 8, so there’s that. Someday (soon), when I have a few minutes to exhale, I’ll decide on my next phone and pull the trigger.
I spent most of yesterday updating devices, many of which I use for testing my code, subsequently not making the coding breakthroughs that I’d hope to attain.
I Didn’t Realize That Last Week’s “MasterChef” Was The Finale
Because my satellite dish is currently obscured, or perhaps even incorrectly pointed, you know that the cobbler’s children never has clothes, I currently do not get ESPN. Because of this I briefly considered going to a bar and watching the Bears v. Jets game last night, but because the Jets were already losing 0-14 by the time I reached my car I abandoned that plan.
Instead I allowed myself about an hour to watch what I found out was the finale of this season of “MasterChef”. I watched the third-place contestant get determined and then fast-forwarded past the cattiness, behavior encouraged by the production staff I am certain, that ensued between the final two contestants and watched the winner get crowned.
I doubt that I shall return for another season of “MasterChef”, for me it’s too formulaic and fabricated, even more so than other fake reality tv shows like “Top Chef”.
Fighting That Feeling
I’m not feeling so well today. Auf Deutsch? “Ich fühle mich nicht so gut, heute.”, loosely translated. It started last night, it’s probably nothing (he says superstitiously), but I have little free time to spare these days so I cannot afford to get sick.
Health permitting tonight I will be back in German class attempting to get past the barrier I hit last night. I’ve reached that point where the retention of knowledge gained twenty-five years ago has ended and I must actively learn again in order to keep up. It’s exciting, but nerve-wracking as well.
Off I go!