1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
? cup chopped red bell pepper
? cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoon. lime juice
8 small green onions, chopped
2 tablespoon. balsamic vinegar
? teaspoon. ground cumin
1 small green chili, optional – have used crushed red pepper
Mix all well. Refrigerate overnight to let flavors combine.
Z is a standard notation for specifying systems, typically, but not exclusively, software systems (see here). It is based on mathematical notations which gives it two desirable properties. Firstly, it is very precise. It says exactly what it says, there is no room for ambiguity or interpretation. Secondly, it is possible to manipulate a specification, to deduce things which are not immediately apparent but which are implied by the specification and again there is no room for ambiguity or interpretation.
So you’ve decided you want to try this minimalism thing out, huh? First things first then: Game plan for getting rid of your junk. For me, this was the exciting part. Going through my cramped 600 square foot apartment and throwing stuff away was quite liberating. The outcome was even more liberating when I realized just how perfect living in 600 square feet can be without all the useless stuff laying around, clogging up my closet, drawers, and counter space. So where do you start?
I am told this site will be off the air from 4:00 to 8:00 UTC on the 11th of August for preventative maintenance. That’s 14:00 to 18:00 AEST for me and mine.
Many years ago when space travel was very new and very dangerous an article in New Scientist described space as a very benign environment for electronics. The reason given was that there weren’t any technicians running around with soldering irons doing preventative maintenance.
I doubt if technicians doing preventative maintenance have used soldering irons in the last forty years, but I suspect the principle still holds.