SnailShell

I am PowerSnail. This is where I write, about programming, music, cooking, and reading. Blogging is a form of daydream: the blissful indulgence of an imagined audience, like a snail who climbs to the top of a grass blade, raising its tentacles into the wind, as if it has a voice that resounds through the whole world.

Recent status

22:23 2022-08-27

Three updates to the blog: font-size slightly varies depending on viewport width, much smaller CSS, and using parcel-css to process CSS instead of Hugo’s built-in pipeline.

14:47 2022-07-31

Combatting COVID still…

Recent posts

2022-08-06
Fixing Grub2 Theme Preview on Opensuse Tumbleweed

To use Grub2 theme preview on openSUSE, two environment variables needs to be overridden.

2022-07-29
Making Score In URL

I’m excited to publish my new project, Score In URL, a simple, privacy-friendly, sheet music sharing service, where the entire content is encoded in the URL itself as a query parameter.

2022-07-22
Sneaky Shift in Bach’s Preludio in Partita III

Preludio (Prelude in some version) is one of Bach’s best violin pieces. From measure 17 to 28, a bariolage among three strings brings us a sublime polyphonic experience, with only single notes played detaché.

2022-07-17
Reading Steal Like an Artist

Summary A short, inspirational book about how to be a productive artist. The first few chapters are about imitation, the necessity of it, and how to evolve from there.

2022-07-06
Test Md Page

When you are tweaking your blog, creating a new CSS rule, or making a new theme, it is not uncommon

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