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May 15, 2024: Slot Machine Washable

May 12, 2024: Cluster of Earthquakes in Delta Mexico this morning. At least 10 that are 3.0 or above.

May 7, 2024: Looks like there is already a backlog of the nano textures glass on the iPad Pro with ship dates into June.

May 7, 2024: $1,500 for 11 inch M4 iPad Pro, Magic Keyboard, and Apple Pencil Pro. $1,099 for 13 inch M3 MacBook Air or $1,299 for 15 inch M3 MacBook Air. Wild …

May 7, 2024: There’s 72k people waiting for the Apple event to start on YouTube. I wonder how many people are waiting for it to start on Apple.com.

May 5, 2024: What an excellent woodblock! Excellent work.

May 1, 2024: For advocates of the open web and developing new experiences on the web, many seem to be fully in the Apple ecosystem and not realize there are other …

Apr 29, 2024: What a fantastic work of art by Elena Montull Framed beautifully, with colors that are natural. I can almost feel the pavement on my feet. via

Apr 28, 2024: Tacos are good.

Apr 28, 2024: What an excellent painting from Konstantin Korobov

Apr 24, 2024: Let me see if I have this correct: Republicans who did not want to give Israel aid are now mad that college students are protesting the Israel war …

Apr 21, 2024: Finished Season 3 of the Mandalorian last week. Diving into Ahsoka this week.

Apr 21, 2024: Just lovely.

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Apr 17, 2024: Seth Godin on AI in business, apparantly If you won’t, your competition will. This could be about anything. This could be about anything. If your …

Apr 16, 2024: If you can hear this it might be time to schedule your colonoscopy. It really kicks the llamas ass.

Apr 16, 2024: I came across this quote while perusing my RSS feeds this morning. I like it. I think I will try to incorporate this into my daily routine. If you …

Apr 10, 2024: Is there a better guitar player than Tom Morello?

Apr 7, 2024: I still have trouble understanding that the 1990’s were 30 years ago instead of the 1970’s. I don’t know if I like this aging thing …

Apr 3, 2024: When a man with a 45 meets a man with a rifle, the man with the pistol will be a dead man. Old Mexican Proverb Source: A Fistful of Dollars

Apr 3, 2024: Well, this is just excellent. Just a great illustration by Zygmunt Zaradkiewicz, Polish Illustrator. source of author’s name

Mar 31, 2024: Happy Easter Light Him Up! Sorry. Not Sorry.

Mar 30, 2024: Might be time for a rewatch.

Mar 30, 2024: I’m glad I stopped using Twitter once Elon Musk took over. Much trust. Very safety. Nice write up by Mike Masnick at Techdirt about link …

Mar 23, 2024: I might have to read the series again. Or at least watch Queen of the Damned.

Mar 23, 2024: I would like to purchase this Skyrim pillow, please.

Mar 21, 2024:

Mar 21, 2024: 🎨

Mar 21, 2024: I miss writing in my journal. I have no one to blame. It sits here on the desk. Right next to me. Staring at me. And yet I can not write.

Mar 21, 2024: Yes, yes, it is.

Mar 18, 2024: Hot damn we elect some morons to lead the United States. Over 30 members of the House who signed the amicus brief in Murthy voted for the TikTok ban. …

Mar 17, 2024: Standing in line just because everyone else is standing in line at the airport is stupid.

Mar 15, 2024: Tropical vacation pin unlocked

Mar 13, 2024: The great thing about any new features Micro.blog adds: you don’t have to use them if you don’t want to use them.

Mar 10, 2024: Happy set your Microwave and Stove clock day to all those that celebrate.

Mar 5, 2024: One of my favorite reality shows Physical: 100 is getting a second season from Netflix. It’s not your average challenge show.

Feb 24, 2024: Stephen Hackett writing about Apple new Sports app I for one hope that Apple Sports becomes the single stop for all things scores, stats, and news …

Feb 24, 2024: Zoe relaxing on a lazy Caturday afternoon. VSCO

Feb 24, 2024: Waiting. VSCO

Feb 24, 2024: Morning vet visit because Cobb has something on his chin. The vet has a house cat and he just likes to sit and hang out. VSCO

Feb 24, 2024: Okay. This is wonderfully fantastic and slightly creepy. Feels like there should be a fae in there somewhere. source

Feb 23, 2024: Never forget. You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they …

Feb 18, 2024: New game for those old enough to remember. Tag yourself. I owned a Chocolate because the RAZR was over rated and the BlackBerry was too corporate.

Feb 16, 2024: Just realized something today. With the release of Dune Part 2 soon that should mean there will be a release of Dune Part 2 Soundtrack.

Feb 15, 2024: This photo is why I’m not interested in the Vision Pro. I completely understand the lure, and potential of, AR/VR, spatial computing, whatever …

Feb 10, 2024: Sorry John, but 30% of ALL digital purchases made within apps does requires 100% accuracy at finding scam and rip-off apps. Otherwise, your store …

Feb 6, 2024: After watching this Reel www.instagram.com/reel/C2-K… I have one suggestion: live in a single story house and you won’t have to walk up …

Feb 6, 2024: The more people write about Apple Vision Pro and how it will be a must have when the technology is the size of glasses, the more I remember Google …

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Feb 3, 2024: Always More. My random hot take at 12:30 am on a Friday night. Google and SEO didn’t “ruin” the internet. People “ruined” the …

Feb 1, 2024: Yes, sometimes this is true.

Jan 30, 2024: I’m pretty sure the Iconfactory doesn’t need help to kickstart a new social media app. The Apple echo chamber would have written, talked, …

Jan 27, 2024: The original Iron Chef is infinitely better than the American Food Network version. The English dub is just chef’s kiss emoji, perfect.

Jan 25, 2024: Om Malik writing about Apple Vision Pro Regardless of what Apple says about “spatial computing” and “working” on Vision Pro, I believe this is the …

Jan 24, 2024: Who do you think has the power in the business relationship between FedEx and Apple? Hint: Market cap does not factor

Jan 20, 2024: Wasn’t the United States supposed to ban Tik Tok?

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Jan 20, 2024: I like the HEY email idea. I do not like the HEY email price. I don’t think I’ll be paying $100 a year for a service that I currently get …

Jan 20, 2024: I wish Google would update the 2017 Pixelbook with the look and feel of the prototype CR-48.

Jan 17, 2024: Paul Kafasis wonders about shipping Hallmark cards and exposes the hidden reality of e-commerce. It is no longer about effiicient shipping. It is all …

Jan 16, 2024: Apple announced you’ll be able to link out of your app to your website for an external purchase as long as you follow their rules and pay them …

Jan 14, 2024: Woody Harrelson is the perfect Haymitch in The Hunger Games.

Jan 8, 2024: Hey @vincent did you know paddle was inputting tracking pixels in your Tinylytics payment email? I know, or at least I’m pretty sure, …

Jan 7, 2024: This painting by Sebastian Pether, Bay of Naples, looks like it could be Mt. Doom.

Jan 6, 2024: Donald Drumpf on the Civil War You could’ve negotiated that… This man baby couldn’t even negotiate himself out of a paper bag.

Jan 6, 2024: A most excellent lunch.

Jan 6, 2024: The social media world would be a better place if we had originally called “influencers” advertisers because that’s what they are. …

Jan 6, 2024: TL;DR - Stupid “News” Story of the Day Special Counsel Has Spent $12 Million Prosecuting Trump The US government budget is $6 Trillion …

Jan 6, 2024: Well, this is excellent. Perfect. No Notes. source

Jan 6, 2024: I decided to try HEY email to see if it will work for me. Apparently they wanted to do a Calendar this year as well. But, Apple rejected their app. …

Jan 3, 2024: The social media world would be a better place if we had originally called “influencers” advertisers because that’s what they are. …

Jan 3, 2024: Current home screen. Pixel 7 Pro. Niagra Launcher set as the default launcher application. The wallpaper is from the app Backdrops.

Jan 3, 2024: Current status: killing time at work.

Jan 2, 2024: Only 44 days until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training for the 2024 season and the Royals are already not a good team. From Fangraphs …

Jan 1, 2024: Some of my favorite websites are defunct Tumblr accounts that live on in my RSS history.

Jan 1, 2024: Happy New Year Hopefully they ban fireworks this year

Jan 1, 2024: A map of UFO sightings since 1906. There must be something in the water. via

Dec 31, 2023: New Year’s Eve wisdom. source

Dec 30, 2023: PSA to all companies everywhere: “We ran into an error” is never an acceptable error message. Tell me what the error was.

Dec 30, 2023: TIL - well, yesterday I learned, that my video card came with video capture software. Now I’m thinking about pushing gameplay capture to …

Dec 29, 2023: Your expectations do not make my reality. You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no …

Dec 29, 2023: Excellent. via

Dec 25, 2023: I know him! He’s a friend from work.

Dec 25, 2023: I like slow motion a lot. One of my favorite shots is the slo-motion intro. I will never like slow motion as much as Zack Snyder. No one will ever …

Dec 23, 2023: I’m not going to buy another bowl. I’d be a man with two bowls.

Dec 23, 2023: Just a casual Saturday Afternoon.

Dec 23, 2023: Why is it always generic Viagra that is advertised for cheap drug services?

Dec 19, 2023: The Wealth Gap Still thinking about an Instagram Reel I saw this week. In it they supposedly broke down how much taxes you’d pay in California if you made $1.5 …

Dec 18, 2023: Arby’s, home of the worlds smallest hamburger that is also better than most fast food burgers.

Dec 18, 2023: What an amazing photo. I would love to walk this and take my own picture. Of course, I’m not a fan of snow, but I think I could visit to see …

Dec 17, 2023: Pancakes are better than waffles.

Dec 17, 2023: This is fantastic! One of the best from miniature calendar yet.

Dec 12, 2023: Sometimes a picture is worth 11 words, not a thousand. via

Dec 3, 2023: Writing at Ars Technica, Jonathan M. Gitlin on the launch of the Cybertruck has this great reason to buy a vehicle, Musk implied that in a crash with …

Nov 29, 2023: I just saw an Instagram Reel that described the Midwest, as being just like the South but with more meat.

Nov 26, 2023: Amazing moon tonight.

Nov 26, 2023: I’ve been scrolling Instagram Reels lately and 2/3rds are people selling “passive income generators” that are basically …

Nov 25, 2023: The Las Vegas strip of bacon

Nov 23, 2023: Pixel Envy, Nick Heer: Smart Mattress Topper CEO Reminds Everyone His Company Collects Customers’ Sleep Data Everyone deserves privacy, including …

Nov 23, 2023: Why natural prairies didn’t have dust bowls. Man, those are some long roots.

Nov 18, 2023: Saturday lunch was excellent.

Nov 17, 2023: When ‘Viral’ doesn’t mean viral because the media is full of olds Yet Another ‘Social Media Trend’ That Only Went Viral Because Of …

Nov 16, 2023: Nick Heer at Pixel Envy, An Apple product announcement is now fully a sales pitch… They have always been a sales pitch. All announcements or …

Nov 15, 2023: Today in stupid headlines: Snapchat and NYX launch new beauty filter that’s also a stealth shopping tool Protip: It’s all a shopping tool. Even …

Nov 13, 2023: Antidepressants or Tolkien I couldn’t even muster 50%. via kottke

Nov 12, 2023: The magic you’re looking for is in the work you’re avoiding. – Chris Williamson Um, yeah, fuck no. The magic I’m looking for is avoiding my …

Nov 11, 2023: New Holiday Unlocked. Soup Day. Can’t wait. source

Nov 11, 2023: Not a bad day to do some yard work. Now I think it’s time for a nap.

Nov 11, 2023: TIL - they make crop hoodies. I do not understand this piece of clothing.

Nov 8, 2023: Well, isn’t this just a fantastic photo by Alexander Wieck Stunning. and followed.

Nov 7, 2023: These are the cries of the carrots. The cries of the carrots.

Nov 7, 2023: Remember when we were going to ban TikTok because of China spying?

Nov 7, 2023: Henry Rollins on the song Bottom by Tool If I let you, you would make me destroy myself In order to survive you, I must first survive myself I can …

Nov 7, 2023: My favorite calendar of the year is back on Kickstarter for their 2024 version. Love the idea of seeing the entire year all at once. Back the project …

Nov 6, 2023: Today in headlines that annoy me U.S. Officials Fear American Guns Ordered by Israel Could Fuel West Bank Violence You fear violence in Israel …

Nov 5, 2023: Tell me the mobile web ate the internet without telling me the mobile web ate the internet.

Oct 31, 2023: I love it when we get zero trick or treaters. The power of turning off the porch light is strong in this house.

Oct 28, 2023: Ars Technica, Ashley Belanger: Elon Musk wants your “entire financial life” on X by 2024 No.

Oct 28, 2023: Came across this wonderful painting by Dawid Figielek via

Oct 27, 2023: Sometimes you just have to smile.

Oct 26, 2023: Going to leave this here. Sometimes less is more.

Oct 26, 2023: Listening to some past favorites tonight. Linkin Park was fantastic. I have hit 👍 on every single song on Hybrid Theory.

Oct 26, 2023: Indeed Elizabeth Leser The irony of hiding the dark side of our humanness is that our secret is not really a secret at all. How can it be when we’re …

Oct 26, 2023: From Peter Elson: Great example of excellent 70’s Scifi art. via

Oct 25, 2023: 1,000 Migrant Children Still Separated How’s this for a headline The Biden Administration Is Still Looking For Migrant Families Separated Under Trump And the kicker of the story In …

Oct 25, 2023: It's the GOP, stupid Paul Krugman writing at The New York Times Right now America is a superpower without a fully functioning government. Specifically, the House of …

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Oct 24, 2023: Great. Now I want chips. To be fair, the low-sodium Fritos are waaayyy better. via

Oct 22, 2023: I’m sorry, but Ralph Fiennes does not look like a ‘Ralph’. via

Oct 21, 2023: A photo of last week’s date night dinner at The Melting Pot.

Oct 17, 2023: This whole time I was lied to. I was told babies were gestated for 9 months in a woman’s womb before birth. Everything is a lie. We’re …

Oct 17, 2023: An excerpt from Echos by Louise Gluck if your soul died, whose life are you living and when did you become that person? I do not think my sould has …

Oct 15, 2023: How cool is this? The official VSCO account shared my reshared my photo of the Yellowstone River.

Oct 13, 2023: The soundtracks to Christopher Nolan films are some of my favorite albums. This year I have been especially drawn to the Tenet sound track. The …

Oct 12, 2023: My geneuine question and fear about the Israel war against HAMAS: Is Israel going to commit a genocide in retaliation?

Oct 10, 2023: Not my picture, but a very good picture. I would actually like to walk across that suspension bridge. I do not like being able to see through things …

Oct 7, 2023: Content for content sake is just excessive. I do not understand posting to your blog about how good your newsletter is. Just post the newsletter to …

Oct 5, 2023: I miss Boxee. That was a great streaming platform. Had my desktop PC hooked up to a 42 inch Plasma TV in my apartment running that for TV more than a …

Oct 2, 2023: I’m going to be using this one at work very often from now on. There are few things more immovable than a manager with pretty green lights on a …

Oct 2, 2023: The reality of Fox News The Fox News Channel initially presented news from a conservative viewpoint, but over time its opinion shows, delivered as if …

Oct 2, 2023: I miss the window snap feature in Windows 11 when using my M1 MacBook Air. To automatically setup window pairs with 1 app owning 2/3rds and a second …

Oct 1, 2023: Current status: Updaing to macOS Sonoma on my M1 MacBook Air.

Oct 1, 2023: Celebrated my upcoming birthday last night with my significant other. Lovely evening. Ordered delivery for dinner and had a great steak dinner with …

Sep 29, 2023: A cat is a cat is a cat. via

Sep 24, 2023: via thisisnthappiness

Sep 24, 2023: Oh. My. God. This list is insane. Everyone should be trying to stop this from happening. The fact that Republicans want to elect this petulant …

Sep 24, 2023: Techdirt, Dark Helmet: A Small Percentage Of Skyrim’s Sales Were On Non-Microsoft Platforms; Its Sequel Will Be Microsoft Exclusive If Microsoft …

Sep 24, 2023: Indeed

Sep 22, 2023: Happy new iPhone and Watch day everyone who celebrates. If you ordered directly through Apple and live on the West Coast then your device may have …

Sep 7, 2023: Those eyes. Focused. Excited. Ready to go. Those eyes. via

Sep 6, 2023: Change in Gymnastics over 50 years 1972 - bronze medal performance link youtu.be/DiBeGEZXk… embed 2020 gold medal performance link …

Sep 6, 2023: One of my favorite paintings I’ve seen in person. Landscape with a Calm by Nicolas Poussin on view at the Getty Center.

Sep 5, 2023: Excellent Clare Woods

Sep 4, 2023: For when you need to know. It’s either a Doppio, Flat White, or Macchiato for me.

Sep 4, 2023: I keep seeing these ‘iPad Disappointment’ blog posts shared and talked about. My 2 cents: If you want the iPad to be a MacBook: you should …

Sep 4, 2023: A river runs through it.

Sep 2, 2023: Zoe is relaxing on this cloudy Caturday evening.

Aug 27, 2023: Bare witness to my magnificent death Alchemy of the Souls has some excellent translated dialog

Aug 27, 2023: Why do sales and marketing people think all jobs are sales and marketing jobs? Seth Godin. But real security lies in creating value. Sometimes a …

Aug 26, 2023: All I hear reading this is Wah, I can’t use this to do things it’s not made to do. Why I gave up on the iPad-only dream

Aug 26, 2023: How Well Do You Know the 90s? Test Your Knowledge [Quiz] I got 10 out of 15 and I lived through the 90s.

Aug 26, 2023: Future-proofing Evernote’s foundations, from Federico Simionato gives me hope that Evernote will not be used and abused but actually maintained in the …

Aug 21, 2023: I’m thinking of trading in my Kindle Fire and my Kindle Signature edition and getting a Kindle Scribe. The main draw for me is the larger …

Aug 20, 2023: My Current Home screen. Just updated it today. Will give it a week to see how I like the absence of apps and widgets.

Aug 19, 2023: Spellcheck.

Aug 13, 2023: Um, this is not how privacy works. These robotaxis are all equipped with cameras, and the paying passenger is known through their account with the …

Aug 12, 2023: Stunning. Simply stunning. source

Aug 11, 2023: source

Aug 11, 2023: What the hell is this story about? The TV streaming apps broke their promises, and now they’re jacking up prices Nobody thought streaming was …

Aug 6, 2023: I do not aim with my hand; he who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I aim with my eye. I do not shoot with my hand; he who …

Aug 5, 2023: Whelp I genuinely LOL’d at this one.

Aug 5, 2023: Ars Technica, Scharon Harding: “Absurd”: Google, Amazon rebuked over unsupported Chromebooks still for sale Why is it that Google and Amazon are …

Aug 5, 2023: I love a good animated rain GIF.

Aug 5, 2023: Movie Quotes Damnit, I’d piss on a spark plug if I thought it would do any good. War Games

Aug 4, 2023: Ooooh, this is lovely in a creepy, dark, god like figure way.

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Aug 1, 2023: Bison

Jul 31, 2023: Some very much not needed doomsdaying from Om Malik about AI and content Soon, there will be so much of everything that we won’t have enough …

Jul 23, 2023: Yellowstone does not disappoint.

Jul 20, 2023: It’s all fun and games until it’s not.

Jul 18, 2023: Mountain morning light

Jul 15, 2023: The Road

Jul 14, 2023: Fantastic Lee Madgwick

Jul 13, 2023: Michael Tsai shares a few snippets of people lamenting that older digital items are not being preserved here. One snippet from Kelsey Lewin: Anyone …

Jul 10, 2023: Political Wire, Taegan Goddard: House GOP Wages War on ‘Woke’ Capitalism Who had Democrats supporting Capitalism over Republican objections on their …

Jul 9, 2023: That’s my corn out there. You guys are guests in my corn.

Jul 9, 2023: TIL the home refrigerator was invented in 1913. Thanks, Internet

Jul 8, 2023: Dinosaur eats man. Woman inherits the earth.

Jul 4, 2023: And that’s a wrap. I won’t be reading Gruber’s takes anymore. I’m out. At this point, choosing to pay for Twitter Blue as a …

Jul 3, 2023: No, you’re reading and researching and watching Diablo 4 barbarian builds.

Jul 2, 2023: Indeed

Jul 1, 2023: I don’t think people know what tiny means anymore a tiny 5.9 inch phone 3.5 inch is tiny.

Jun 28, 2023: I’m finding myself disagreeing with Gruber more and more. Is it outrageous that Apple continues to advertise on Twitter? Um, yes. Yes it is. …

Jun 25, 2023: I wonder what the work culture is like when they use “table” versus “parking lot” in meetings.

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Jun 24, 2023: It’s the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Jun 21, 2023: Gruber closing out his thoughts on the preemptive blocking of Facebook’s ActivityPub thing, Is the goal of the Fediverse to be …

Jun 20, 2023: It is 2023 and tech reviewers are still marking “no headphone jack” under the Bad part of a review? It’s been 7 years since Apple …

Jun 19, 2023: Okay, Google. I know you’re not the best, but can you at least make sure you’re not sending me marketing email for a product I already pre …

Jun 17, 2023: One Question Nikki Haley’s husband deployed Saturday for a yearlong stint in Africa with the South Carolina Army National Guard, Why is the South …

Jun 16, 2023: Can we talk about the first part of that Mia Soto storefront article? I feel like everyone commenting is missing the lead. Why does an online store …

Jun 16, 2023: The state of the web these people are complaining about isn’t Google’s fault. It is due to the spammers and scammers exploiting people. …

Jun 16, 2023: Do people not realize that SEO is just online marketing? Any time you complain about having to use SEO to get noticed on Google; you are complaining …

Jun 11, 2023: What is Chandler Bing’s job?

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Jun 10, 2023: Lots of ink has been spent talking about the maximum jail time Drumpf could face due to the classified documents. I want to know what the minimum jail …

Jun 8, 2023: Do Not Ignore the Red Flag

Jun 8, 2023: I don’t think you know what “Secret” means Cuba to Host Secret Chinese Spy Base Can’t be very secret if you’re …

Jun 7, 2023: This is just a great quote from Edward Abbey Do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am - a reluctant enthusiast . . . a part-time crusader, a …

Jun 7, 2023: Whelp No Way To Prevent This

Jun 5, 2023: $3,500 for a set of googles to watch TV and browse the internet? Really? That’s your pitch, Apple?

Jun 5, 2023: Apple still hasn’t given me a reason to want a VR headset. Everything is you can do the same thing now that but instead of a screen it’s …

Jun 5, 2023: I think the “One More Thing” introduction should have been done live in front of an audience.

Jun 5, 2023: Why is the M1 Air staying in the lineup? What is the difference between the M1 and M2 Air? Production? Why not drop the M2 Air down to $999 and drop …

Jun 5, 2023: But can it play Crysis?

Jun 5, 2023: The official Diablo IV launch is 7 hours away now. I’m on Battle.net if you’re interested in playing together: Telemnar#1740

Jun 4, 2023: Annie Mueller We have time, all the hours in a day for every day we’re alive. That’s the thing. We have time. As long as we have time. We have …

May 31, 2023: From a linked story in a post by Jason Snell By offering a direct-to-consumer streaming option on MLB.TV in the Club’s territory for the first time, …

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May 27, 2023: What is Food Poisoningg?

May 26, 2023: Conan the Barbarian is on Netflix. The original 1984 movie with Arnold and James Earl Jones. So, that’s my Friday night viewing tonight.

May 26, 2023: As Rage Against the Machine sang They don’t got to burn the books They just remove them I always thought I would get more conservative the …

May 26, 2023: Stephen Hackett links to a piece that includes the epitome of the long tail in writing I’ll gladly tell you why, but first a little background. This …

May 26, 2023: I cannot believe that in the year two thousand and twenty three (2023) you still need to mail a check to a financial institution to rollover your …

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May 20, 2023: Reading My Tea Leaves my week in objects (mostly). I really enjoy weekly recap posts. I really enjoy weekly photo recap posts. I really want to …

May 19, 2023: The part of this Disney story that everyone is missing is an important part of the story: The Lake Nona campus, about 20 miles from Disney World near …

May 18, 2023: Political Wire, Taegan Goddard: Rick Perry Says He’s Mulling Presidential Bid He better remember which 3 departments he would get rid of once elected.

May 17, 2023: The California Coast was grey and dreary this morning. A coast of melancholy and beauty at the same time. What a lovely day.

May 16, 2023: Sometimes you can’t tell the sky from the ocean.

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May 15, 2023: To me, Dave Winer will always be the old man yelling at clouds.

May 15, 2023: Sometimes there is a path to follow. Sometimes there is no path to follow.

May 14, 2023: The California Central Coast is pretty stunning.

May 14, 2023: California Coast squirrel

May 13, 2023: Turkey vulture hanging out on the coast of California.

May 10, 2023: So far Google I/O is all about AI and I’m bored.

May 8, 2023: Nick Heer writing about a data broker getting a FCC filed lawsuit tossed The only reasonable course of action is a comprehensive prophylactic federal …

May 8, 2023: Nilay Patel at The Verge writing about Google’s 25th anniversary What happens when Google Search doesn’t have the answers? sums up his piece …

May 8, 2023: From the AP story Dark Money Tanked Biden’s FCC Nominee The American Accountability Foundation called Sohn too partisan, anti-police and soft …

May 7, 2023: Surprise! Tucker Carlson wants to keep being Tucker Carlson But he needs Fox to let him out of his contract, which expires in January 2025 I mean, …

May 6, 2023: Saturday

Apr 29, 2023: Wait. People really think Apple is going to release something involving ChatGPT this year? A product that was released … checks notes … …

Apr 29, 2023: Donald Drumpf is a moron We’ll get something done where everyone is going to be very satisfied. There is literally no way “everyone is going …

Apr 28, 2023: Nick Heer closing a post about car infotainment systems … Google’s unintelligible product strategy and naming conventions. You want …

Apr 28, 2023: One Plus made a tablet. There are reviews … wait, no, I mean … there are opinions on the tablet. Ron Amadeo writing at Ars Technica The …

Apr 26, 2023: I can’t recall ever seeing this view of the statue of liberty before. Great photo.

Apr 24, 2023: I can’t help but remember Google Glass and the great privacy freakout of 2013. And no, I’m not talking about Google getting more data from …

Apr 23, 2023: Seth Godin, writing about ads on Amazon Search and discovery would work just fine without the ads. Our satisfaction with what we bought would be at …

Apr 16, 2023: Yes. I would buy this phone with an updated Android OS.

Apr 15, 2023: Pasta and Garlic Toast for Saturday lunch? Yes, please.

Apr 15, 2023: I randomly thought about the time I visited the Getty museum by myself 10 years ago and saw what has become one of my favorite paintings in person. …

Apr 11, 2023: Note to the Los Angeles Dodgers: spam season ticket email solicitations do not make me want to become a fan of your baseball team.

Apr 11, 2023: This is certainly a white collar crime, Startup founder accused of tricking JPMorgan In a complaint filed on Tuesday, the Department of Justice …

Apr 10, 2023: Sometimes the internet is amazing.

Apr 9, 2023: I don’t know where this quote comes from, but I love it. Let’s be simple and calm. Like streams and trees.

Apr 9, 2023: Today’s Wordle is not a word, it is an Acronym. I’m annoyed by this being added to a word list by the New York times.

Apr 8, 2023: What a difference 50 years makes. That’s a big change to Hong Kong.

Apr 8, 2023: A vampire vulture

Apr 8, 2023: A lazy Caturday watching the backyard.

Apr 5, 2023: This is the way.

Apr 1, 2023: Deserves got nothing to do with it.

Mar 30, 2023: It’s not Caturday, but here’s a picture anyway. Zoe sits where she normally doesn’t sit.

Mar 28, 2023: Police, police unions and pro-police organizations will always tell you the answer to crime, as in having less crime, is more police, but that is not …

Mar 28, 2023: Nick Heer giving more credit to people than they deserve, just because they work in government it seems unlikely to me for representatives of the …

Mar 23, 2023: Sometimes the internet is awesome.

Mar 23, 2023: I find it curious that the rhetoric around competition changes when a company acquires around 50% to 70% of a specific market. Then, instead of …

Mar 22, 2023: On Camera Market Analysis This is a weird one to me. The analysis just doesn’t make sense for a remembrance post. But, Om is a Silicon Valley expert so, surely he knows more …

Mar 22, 2023: Deadly Fungus Detected in Most U.S. States The Last of Us is real and it’s starting now.

Mar 20, 2023: Ummm, anyone remember this asshat saying he could shot someone on 5th Avenue in New York and nothing would happen? Trump Did It Again That’s …

Mar 19, 2023: This is excellent. Pitch Perfect. getting serious

Mar 19, 2023: Chris Christie, But look at the end, being indicted, never helps anybody. And yet, no one in the Republican Party is seriously distancing themselves …

Mar 19, 2023: 🎵 BK Have it Your Way 🎵 Stupid jingles are stupid and get stuck in my head.

Mar 19, 2023: Landscape by Gordon Mortensen, born 1938

Mar 19, 2023: Yes, I’ll take the call. Thank you.

Mar 19, 2023: Yes. Yes, you do. Thank you for the notice.

Mar 18, 2023: Ellen Joanes writing at Vox How Trump’s Using a possible arrest to rile his base TL:DR - The same way he has always riled his base: lies and …

Mar 18, 2023: It’s Caturday. That means it’s time to play. In the cardboard cat pad.

Mar 18, 2023: Daring Fireball, John Gruber: ‘Hating Everyone Everywhere All at Once at Stanford’ I can’t help but contrast this pull quote with Gruber’s …

Mar 18, 2023: Vox Can society adjust at the speed of artificial intelligence? TL;DR Society can’t even adjust at 1980’s speed. It’s like society …

Mar 17, 2023: The New York Times Maggie Haberman reporting on possible Trump indictment, It is unclear what data points, if any, the Trump team plans to point …

Mar 17, 2023: This little piece from Arch Budzar is a nice reminder.

Mar 17, 2023: On Banning TikTok All I’ve ever received in response to my questions about why TikTok should be banned are They’re tracking people They’re owned by a …

Mar 16, 2023: Tonight’s Soundtrack:

Mar 16, 2023: I’d be interested in seeing how many of the conservative Don’t Say Gay or anti LGBTQ bills are directly related to the crap legislation …

Mar 16, 2023: Economist on the SVB Collapse Ross Levine, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley business school who specializes in banking and finance, on the SVB collapse SVB …

Mar 16, 2023: To everyone fanning over Nilay’s post about the Brother HL-3170CDW printer: It’s discontinued on Brother’s website. It’s $400 …

Mar 15, 2023: I rewatched The Matrix Reloaded ★★★★★ and The Matrix Revolutions ★★★★ in the last week. I must say I really enjoyed these movies. The Matrix Reloaded …

Mar 15, 2023: The former Dipshit in Chief talking about famous people I knew them all — and every one of them kissed my ass, and now I only have half of them …

Mar 15, 2023: Excited to see what Google brings with their Pixel Fold phone.

Mar 14, 2023: Got tired of having Google Play on the Fire HD 10 and the slow app launches so I reset the device to factory defaults this morning.

Mar 14, 2023: Indeed.

Mar 14, 2023: GOP Lawmakers Propose Death Penalty for Abortion “Pro Life” is a joke. They are so pro keeping any baby they are willing to kill anyone …

Mar 13, 2023: Ars Technica Meta threatens to restrict news in Canada if it’s forced to pay publishers TLDR: Good thing there are other places to get news than Meta. …

Mar 13, 2023: Six Colors, Dan Moren: Four iPhone 15 upgrades that will make you want one right now My List Allow users to choose default apps for ALL app types Do …

Mar 12, 2023: Wow. Literally more sense than 99% of Twitter 🔊🆙️ pic.twitter.com/1OgOdk7tPt — Paul Bronks (@SlenderSherbet) March 12, 2023

Mar 12, 2023: My brain doesn’t work sometimes. I just said “vowel words” when trying to explain “words that start with vowels”. 🤦😁🤷‍♂️

Mar 12, 2023: River

Mar 12, 2023: Woke had nothing to do with it. DeSantis Blames Woke Economics for Bank Collapse Shitty investments of short term money in long term bonds had …

Mar 12, 2023: This is the guy Elon Musk tried to say was “independently wealthy”. This is the guy Elon Musk fired before he realized it would cost him …

Mar 12, 2023: This is pretty stupid. What is the reason not to sign this?

Mar 12, 2023: I would think this would get more coverage from the China hawks out there. China brokered a deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reopen diplomatic …

Mar 12, 2023: Axios reporting, Dems are betting DeSantis’ culture-war politics are a turnoff to women and working-class voters in rural counties, I think …

Mar 12, 2023: My summary of the Silicon Valley Bank failure The bank failed because their was a run on the bank. There was a run on the bank because customers …

Mar 12, 2023: John Gruber writing about the SVB closure To say this is shocking is an understatement. This just shouldn’t happen to a bank. Really? Why …

Mar 11, 2023: It is time to meet the Merovingian. Here we go.

Mar 11, 2023: It’s almost time for the Burly Brawl. One of my favorite fight scenes of all time.

Mar 11, 2023: Ditto. Pixel squeeze for assistant Such a great little hardware feature. A shame it was removed from the Pixel lineup.

Mar 11, 2023: Morepehous: There are some things in this world, Captain Naiobi, that will never change. Lock: Naiobi. Morepehous: Somethings do change.

Mar 11, 2023: Currently watching: The Matrix Reloaded

Mar 11, 2023: River watching some Premiere League action while Cobb could care less. Just a normal Caturday morning.

Mar 11, 2023: The fear of China is strong with Nick Heer Furthermore, nothing would prevent this sort of exploitation by groups based outside the United States, …

Mar 11, 2023: What a fantastic and stunning photo by Julie Kenny titled “Tree of Life”. Featured by My Modern Met in their 2022 World Nature Photography …

Mar 9, 2023: I wish I thought $1,400 for a GPU was a good purchase (spolier: it’s not) because, dang, the Nvidia’s Founders Edition looks good.

Mar 9, 2023: I have thoughts about this post. So many thoughts. Most of them not very nice. I have a visceral dislike for productivity gurus who sell you, or try …

Mar 9, 2023: The moon tonight was pretty glorious. Shot on Pixel 7 Pro at 30x zoom. No editing.

Mar 9, 2023: At almost 30 years old. Wither Blister Burn & Peel is still a great album.

Mar 9, 2023: See you, Space Cowboy.

Mar 9, 2023: I just bought the components for a gaming PC that I’ll build myself for the same price as an 11" iPad Pro with Apple Pencil and Magic …

Feb 25, 2023: It is snowing 🌨️🌨️🌨️ in Southern California.

Feb 12, 2023: Why does the Super Bowl need a 5.5 hour long pregame?

Feb 12, 2023: The cake has spoken.

Feb 10, 2023: Just hanging out. Minding my own business.

Feb 7, 2023: Nick Heer, rounding up AI chatbots, Searchers get the results they are looking for and, in the process, undermine the broader web. The price we all …

Feb 7, 2023: Mike Masnick at Techdirt The point is: these are not policies. These are brain fart whims. This is no way to run a business with many millions of …

Feb 7, 2023: Ars Technica: Bloatware pushes the Galaxy S23 Android OS to an incredible 60GB This is the reason I buy Pixel phones. With the Pixel line you do not …

Feb 6, 2023: For no particular reason at all. I just want the internet to know. I do not like built in bookshelves. They reduce the versatility of a room and your …

Feb 6, 2023: This mashup is freaking genius! Genius.

Feb 5, 2023: Enjoy the Silence How much better is silence; the coffee cup, the table. How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake. …

Feb 4, 2023: “Betty, you think Velcro is impressive.” Poker Face has some pretty great dialogue.

Feb 4, 2023: Caturday. With River watching Planet Earth.

Feb 4, 2023: We Tivo Wheel of Fortune during the week to watch on the weekend and one our our pet peeves is people who do not wait for Vanna White to tap all the …

Feb 4, 2023: John Gruber That’s like asking for “measurable criteria” for evaluating a movie or novel or song or painting. But, there are measurable criteria for …

Jan 29, 2023: Poker Face is a pretty good show.

Jan 28, 2023: Sir. Sir Give me the grenade, sir. Sir, give me the grenade.

Jan 28, 2023: “Uh, … Yeah”

Jan 28, 2023: Playing around with themes this morning. Just Because.

Jan 27, 2023: Nothing to see here. Just Plotting. Move Along.

Jan 24, 2023: Daring Fireball, John Gruber: …only to eventually cede the entire touchscreen revolution in personal computing to Apple and Android. So you …

Jan 24, 2023: My Modern Met, Jessica Stewart: Strange UFO-Shaped Cloud Formation in Turkey Causes a Stir Online Wait. Wait a minute. Hold on. Give me a second. …

Jan 24, 2023: Theory: The death of Twitter the tech press is reporting now is not the actual death of Twitter, just tech Twitter. The people who care about 3rd …

Jan 24, 2023: A Layman’s Blog (Steve Layman): What if this life is the paradise we were promised, and we’re just squandering it? We were never …

Jan 24, 2023: evernote.com | Blog, Emily Dumas: 5 Ways to Manage Social Media Like a Pro You really only need 1 step to manage Social Media: Don’t

Jan 22, 2023: Daring Fireball, John Gruber: …but it makes no sense to me that Facebook doubled its headcount after 2019… How do you create a Virtual …

Jan 21, 2023: Pixel Envy, Nick Heer: But the investor class is happy because of course it is. What the fuck is ‘the investor class’?

Jan 14, 2023: Rainy Saturday in Southern California Pixel 7 Pro Edited in VSCO

Jan 14, 2023: Well, this photo of a woman on a payphone is pretty great. source

Jan 13, 2023: Why does it seem that every article about a MacBook with a touchscreen always seems to assume that touch will be the only way to interact with the …

Jan 13, 2023: I wish I lived in a country, world, and society that would look at head lines like this 82-Year-Old Walmart Cashier Retires After TikToker Raises …

Jan 12, 2023: Sue Tesla for False Advertising Nick Heer, writing about the Bay Bridge Tesla crash, I have seen an awful lot of people blaming this crash on the cars behind the Tesla following too …

Jan 12, 2023: Ban Musk Fanboys Dark Helmet, writing for Techdirt (emphasis mine): While this led to government officials hurriedly imploring the public to not attempt to drive …

Jan 12, 2023: Exactly. It is never too late.

Jan 12, 2023: Hey, look the Kansas City Royals are going to suck again this year. Again. sigh

Jan 11, 2023: Tatsuya Tanaka is a very talented artist. Just look at this beach. I find it hard to believe he can create these scenes and publish daily at Miniature …

Jan 10, 2023: Winter in Southern California

Jan 9, 2023: Look at this cat Chainmail and a winged helm? Are you kidding me?

Jan 9, 2023: Ursula K. LeGuin on life with the internet ​I find this virtual existence weird, and as a way of life, absurd. This could be because I am eighty-four …

Jan 7, 2023: I should watch Prey again. A great looking film.

Jan 6, 2023: A Midjourney image a glass of lost at sea source via

Jan 5, 2023: New Kindle, New Cover.

Jan 4, 2023: Super Cute short video, Out of Sight. via kottke

Jan 4, 2023: I’m sorry, Nick Heer, but there is no such thing as “respectable law enforcement”. There is only ‘law enforcement’ and …

Jan 4, 2023: Oh, my.

Jan 3, 2023: This concept art for Alien looks a lot like the bridge from Prometheus.

Jan 2, 2023: Tonight’s Agenda: Indian food: yum Lightyear: TBD

Jan 2, 2023: My dad loves the 👍 That is his response to most of my texts.

Jan 2, 2023: Finished reading: Snow Crash: A Novel by Neal Stephenson 📚

Jan 1, 2023: Waiting. Patiently…again.

Jan 1, 2023: Waiting. Patiently…for now.

Jan 1, 2023: Is it just me or has Framed been getting easier and easier lately?

Dec 31, 2022: That’s no moon. Shot with 30x zoom on Pixel 7 Pro Edited in Snapseed

Dec 28, 2022: Leaving on a jet plane.

Dec 28, 2022:

Dec 27, 2022: Reminder: Never read the comments on a news story. There’s nothing to gain from it.

Dec 26, 2022: One Foot Tsunami, Paul Kafasis: Buying access to the front of the line is gross, and it’s a behavior which ought to have no place in a civilized …

Dec 25, 2022: It’s been a great Christmas this year. Opened presents yesterday. Walked around the La Arboretum light show. Took not one, but two naps today. …

Dec 24, 2022: Peacock Valet

Dec 24, 2022: This year’s Lego Christmas present. Can’t wait to build this one and add it to the collection.

Dec 24, 2022: Listen to your body.

Dec 24, 2022: They call this journalism? Republicans calling Trump’s tax returns ‘private’ don’t understand privacy I don’t understand …

Dec 22, 2022: I must be dense. I do not understand the freak out about Tik Tok and user data. Why is it worse for a Chinese company to access American’s …

Dec 22, 2022: What’s wrong with the internet? What else did I get out of Twitter? News. When something happened in the world, I would find out about it first …

Dec 22, 2022: My biggest issue with EVs is not the vehicles manufactuers are selling, but the lack of a network of charging stations. If you want to get mass …

Dec 22, 2022: Star Wars rewatch: Rogue One. Probably my favorite Star Wars movie. Well paced, great story, compeling characters, excellent action.

Dec 21, 2022: 12 years later, the Inception Soundtrack is still an almost weekly listen for me.

Dec 21, 2022: Why is it that eventually, for the most part, people who write about productivity and personal growth end up creating and selling a course or program …

Dec 21, 2022: Short Movie Review: Black Adam Better than I thought it would be. Uninteresting cast of heros, poorly introduced. Entertaining superhero movie.

Dec 17, 2022: No. You just ate a pan of cornbread for breakfast.

Dec 17, 2022: Uh, Tidal still exists. Who knew?

Dec 17, 2022: I’m in the middle of this week’s ATP and Marco complained about having to list Overcast on multiple App stores and my initial thought was …

Dec 16, 2022: Elon Tries (Badly) To Defend The Banning Of Journalists As Twitter Starts Blocking Links & Mentions Of Mastodon Just like watching the Trump …

Dec 16, 2022: TIL There is a Barbie movie. There is a Barbie trailer. Harley Quinn for young girls? Maybe?

Dec 15, 2022: Excellent clouds today.

Dec 15, 2022: Trump Hoarded Most Money He Raised For Himself It is and always has been a grift. That is what he is; a grifter. I continue to be flummoxed and …

Dec 15, 2022: Excellent art by Tom Jung.

Dec 12, 2022: Every winter, when people start sharing pictures of snow, I think fondly of The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan where there are people believe …

Dec 12, 2022: I deactivated my Twitter account yesterday because of this tweet My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 11, 2022 If …

Dec 11, 2022: only murders in the building blocks

Dec 11, 2022: zip-lining above the forest

Dec 11, 2022: The Orion spacecraft is landing in the Pacific Ocean right now. Pretty cool that we went back to the moon.

Dec 9, 2022: Of course there’s a known bug with Pixel phones involving wifi hotspots that I haven’t encountered because I haven’t needed a wifi …

Dec 9, 2022: Remember: Goes well with #3 on the Look After Yourself list: 3, Don’t compare

Dec 9, 2022: I was browsing around my Pinboard archive this morning while listening to Linken Park and came across this post from swissmiss from 2018 I think it’s …

Dec 8, 2022: Thursday morning thoughts.

Dec 8, 2022: Why do printers have to be so finiky to set up? At least it’s working now and I can send my returns back tomorrow.

Dec 6, 2022: I wonder if Frank Miller saw this work by Tim White when he was thinking about Mad Max Fury Road.

Dec 6, 2022: Good News Everybody! We have a definition of woke by lawyers for Republican leaders: woke noun the belief there are systemic injustices in American …

Dec 6, 2022: My least favorite part of professional baseball (MLB): the offseason signing horserace reporting. Team A signed player M for $X per year, so Team B …

Dec 6, 2022: How to have a good internet experience in 8 easy steps Pretty simple steps to enjoy Social Media, not just the internet. It’s a shame that social …

Dec 4, 2022: China Operating More Than 100 Police Stations Abroad Wait until the American people learn about all of our military bases around the world.

Dec 3, 2022: Whelp. Gotta put Trinity College Library to my must visit list. I should start planning a trip to Ireland.

Dec 2, 2022: Do british autocomplete Got an actual LOL out of me this morning. Biscuits.

Dec 2, 2022: Tarthang Tulku Instead of running after patience, relax and let it come to you. Loosen the tension in your body; open your concentration and allow …

Dec 2, 2022: I do not understand I understand the Republican Party in America is conservative. I understand the Republican Party in America is socially conservative. I understand the …

Dec 2, 2022: You don’t get to choose whether the pain marks you. But you get to decide what the marks mean. Pretty damned good summary by annie mueller

Nov 30, 2022: New to me: people are mad at Amazon because they’ve got a bunch of ads on the page when you search for stuff … to buy. I must be the odd …

Nov 28, 2022: If you like calendar’s and minimalism. I have a calendar for you. I’ve bought the 2021, 2022, and preordered the 2023 on Kickstarter.

Nov 28, 2022: This is a pretty good word. Great. Now I’m hungry because my mouth was lonely.

Nov 28, 2022: Stating the obvious.

Nov 28, 2022: Another Pixel 7 Pro photo tool post. This time: Magic Eraser. Astounding. The person in the photo disappeared. No other edits were made. Just press …

Nov 28, 2022: Wordle 527 3/6 🟨⬛⬛🟨⬛ ⬛🟩⬛🟨⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 First time on the 3rd guess in a long time.

Nov 27, 2022: Parody. For when you can’t tell if it is true.

Nov 27, 2022: Continuing to look at photos from Yellowstone this morning. Here’s a heron hanging out.

Nov 27, 2022: Early Morning in Yellowstone Throwback to the sunrise at [Swan Lake] in Yellowstone National Park. We set out in the early morning with the intent to drive Lamar Valley, but the …

Nov 25, 2022: River getting ready to watch the World Cup.

Nov 25, 2022: How did Sports Betting get so big in the US? It seems like suddenly it’s everywhere.

Nov 24, 2022: ⚽️ Correlation is not Causation World Cup Edition: Ghana makes a substitution and Portugal scores 2 goals.

Nov 23, 2022: Love when I order fountain pen ink and realize I already had the same color fountain pen ink I ordered, but it was hidden behind another color of …

Nov 23, 2022: David Pierce writing in The Verge But nobody’s figured out how to make ambient computing profitable. Sorry, not sorry.

Nov 22, 2022: This is the way.

Nov 21, 2022: Finishing up importing my Evernote files to Notion this morning. Just in case I don’t like the direction Evernote heads in next year. I might …

Nov 17, 2022: David Pierce writing for The Verge, The Arc browser is the Chrome replacement I’ve been waiting for: Switching to the Arc browser is hard. No. It is …

Nov 17, 2022: Indeed.

Nov 16, 2022: Evernote’s Next Move: Joining the Bending Spoons Suite of Apps Whelp. This might be the thing that makes me leave Evernote. Not sure yet, though. …

Nov 15, 2022: Watching.

Nov 12, 2022: I’ve bought too much stuff online recently but I still really want to get the Lego Lighthouse set.

Nov 9, 2022: Paul Krugman in a tweet thread about the midterm elections If Democrats were a stock, its price would surge, just like that of a company still losing …

Nov 7, 2022: This morning’s random task that I started without a plan: Rearranging the office.

Nov 7, 2022: Seth Godin says culture changes bit by bit, not all at once, we end up arguing for something that is wrong because we drift. He ends with Standing …

Nov 6, 2022: Shawn Blanc, quoting Ray Dalio Perfectionists spend too much time on little difference as the margins at the expense of the important things. …

Nov 5, 2022: Today was a lazy Saturday spent doing laundry and wasting time watching TV.

Nov 5, 2022: Finished reading: The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance Book 2) by Naomi Novik 📚 Witty and funny, a likeable main character who realizes that …

Nov 5, 2022: Finished reading: A Deadly Education: A Novel (The Scholomance Book 1) by Naomi Novik 📚 Great story. Something familiar but slightly different. Good …

Nov 4, 2022: There’s a lot of Kelp on the California coast.

Nov 3, 2022: Today’s sunset.

Nov 2, 2022: Another zoom from the Pixel 7 Pro comparison post. 1x, 2x, 5x, 10x, and 30x.

Nov 2, 2022: A feast for the eyes.

Nov 1, 2022: Another great day enjoying the California coast.

Nov 1, 2022: Trying to figure out how much effort to put into work when I return from vacation.

Oct 30, 2022: California coast

Oct 28, 2022: Another Pixel 7 Pro zoom round up post. 1x zoom, 5x zoom, 10x zoom, and 30x zoom.

Oct 28, 2022: Today’s sunset. 📷

Oct 28, 2022: On Bias in Journalism Expecting Journalism to be without bias is like expecting water to be without oxygen. News - that is to say, the report that this event happened, …

Oct 20, 2022: This headline from Vox, Democratic optimism about the midterms is fading, is wild. It’s almost like the ‘media’ does not read …

Oct 17, 2022: This is fantastic. Simply fantastic.

Oct 16, 2022: My ★★½ review of Polar on Letterboxd

Oct 16, 2022: My ★★★★ review of The Gray Man on Letterboxd

Oct 15, 2022: Aand the Padres knock off the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS. Their first appearance in the NLCS since 1998.

Oct 15, 2022: Too bad the Mariners fell to the Astros and the Astros advanced to the ALDS.

Oct 15, 2022: Caturday

Oct 15, 2022: Will the Phillies be the first team to get to the Championship Series with a win today?

Oct 15, 2022: The more things change. The more they stay the same.

Oct 15, 2022: Lazy Saturday morning of doing a whole lot of nothing. It’s a nice way to spend a weekend morning.

Oct 14, 2022: This photo is just in another world. It doesn’t seem like it should be a real photo. It looks like a photoshop of birds and clouds, not birds on …

Oct 14, 2022: From McSweeney’s, Adam Narimatsu: Nextdoor App or Stanford Prison Experiment? Participants are 99.9 percent white boomers.

Oct 14, 2022: Comparison of the 1x and 5x default zoom on the Pixel 7 Pro.

Oct 14, 2022: Indeed. We need more of this in the world.

Oct 14, 2022: I can’t see, I can’t see, I’m going blind I can’t see, I can’t see, I’m going blind I can’t see, I …

Oct 14, 2022: Completed the Lego Nasa Apollo Saturn V set tonight. It was a fun build.

Oct 13, 2022: A Day In the Life 11am in Southern California A small portion of my desk. Working on the Lego Saturn V set; taking my time and enjoying the build. …

Oct 12, 2022: Today’s reminder. The only ground of time is the present moment. John O’Donohue

Oct 11, 2022: Trump’s PAC Spends More on Lawyers Than Candidates It’s a grift. Nothing more. Nothing less. His whole life has been a grift.

Oct 11, 2022: Important Update: My Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel watch have shipped.

Oct 10, 2022: One of my birthday presents this year was a Razer Leviathan V2. Really enjoying it so far connected to my M1 MacBook Air. When I upgrade my gaming PC …

Oct 6, 2022: After the Google event this morning. Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Watch, Pixel Buds Pro all ordered. Everything should arrive by Oct. 14. Nice.

Oct 4, 2022:

Oct 3, 2022: Puerto Rico should be a state. The United States should not have any territories. Every territory should be a state.

Oct 3, 2022: Why is the Google Pixel event at 7 am pacific time? That is much too early for me.

Oct 2, 2022: Holy shit snacks, Archer is seeing a therapist.

Oct 1, 2022: It’s Decorative Gourd Season

Oct 1, 2022: Today’s advice Indeed

Sep 30, 2022: Today’s advice

Sep 30, 2022: Some days are days. Other days are like getting slammed by a giant blob monster. You never know what day it will be.

Sep 30, 2022: I finished my unplanned rewatch of The Lord of The Rings trilogy last night. I can not believe that it has been 20 years since they were first …

Sep 29, 2022: My comments over on my blurblog on this Political Wire story Delay. Stall. Make shit up. Obfuscate. Do and say anything you can to avoid any …

Sep 29, 2022: Whelp. I just destroyed by Letterboxd data base by uploading a new watchlist to my watched list instead. So, that’s cool.

Sep 28, 2022: This line from this LA Times article still blows my mind Ever since he glided down that golden escalator in June 2015 How the fuck did this douche …

Sep 27, 2022: This morning’s music; One of my favorite albums, that I listened to on repeat in high school. Tool Aenima

Sep 25, 2022: LMAO @ Space Force. An acutal branch of the US militray. That money could have been used to house the unhoused, fed the hungry, support those that …

Sep 24, 2022: TIL; there’s a vulture in Africa that eats, almost exclusively, bones. How did we not realize birds were acutally dinosaurs earlier?

Sep 24, 2022: My Letterboxd review of Fellowship of the Ring. Good, but could have been cut for time to make it better. I love the music.

Sep 23, 2022: I’ve been using ARC browser for a few days now on my M1 Macbook Air. It’s a browser. It looks different than Chrome, Firefox, Edge, …

Sep 23, 2022: My short little Letterboxd review of Prey (2022). Good action, good CGI, believeable characters. Entertaining movie.

Sep 19, 2022: Monday Morning Wake-Up Call – “Heaven”, I suggest. “Yup.”

Sep 17, 2022: If your book was just one sentence… Not a book.

Sep 17, 2022: Words of Wisdom CHANGE AND PROGRESS TAKE TIME. DON’T BEAT YOURSELF UP ABOUT NOT BEING WHERE YOU WANT TO BE YET. Indeed

Sep 16, 2022: Busing Migrants is Expensive Transfers of Migrants Have Democratic Leaders Scrambling Arizona has sent about 1,800 migrants on 50 buses to Washington, at a cost of about $4 …

Sep 16, 2022: Anti Trump Strategy Why Is There Still No Strategy Against Donald Trump? And then once Trump is nominated, he has some chance of winning, because nobody is executing an …

Sep 15, 2022: Today’s random thought of the day I wonder who will be considered the great thinkers of today? Who will be the Whitman, Emerson, Hemingway? Who …

Sep 15, 2022: Sales Volume Isn't Measured in Enthusiastism Matt Birchler concluding his post about ‘smartphone enthusiasts". I’m not saying that the Nothing Phone 1 is better than the iPhone 14 …

Sep 13, 2022: Gruber today Casio’s Pro Trek Biomass PRG300: Apple Watch Ultra isn’t going to just makes watches like this one disappear. Gruber yesterday Garmin …

Sep 10, 2022: Trump Threatens to Sue Fox News Over Lincoln Project Ads Once again, I’m here to say, this is not a threat. This is a crazy old white man …

Sep 6, 2022: Fantastic art at the Miniature Calendar website. Simply Fantastic. Waffle Garden

Sep 5, 2022: Looking forward to the Pixel event in October to see what the 7 or 7 Pro features, as well as the watch. Hopefully, Google will give more details on …

Sep 3, 2022: Pro tip: If your salad can be eaten with a tortilla chip; it is a dip not a salad. I mean. If it looks like a dip and tastes like a dip, then it must …

Sep 2, 2022: Is Hazy Shade of Winter by the Bangles going to get the revival that Running Up That Hill got? Probably not, because the soundtrack was released in …

Sep 2, 2022: Excuse me, sir. I am a Sophisticated Xenomorph. Thank you very much.

Aug 31, 2022: Elizabeth Taylor

Aug 27, 2022: New Archer episodes!

Aug 27, 2022: Remember pagers?

Aug 26, 2022: Sweet, found a new to me artist. Hieu Nguyen works with watercolors and digitally. . A Moment to Rest via My Modern Met

Aug 26, 2022: Home Still good - 23 years later.

Aug 26, 2022: No. Just no. Keep your ‘work’ and your ‘life’ separate. You have to have space between the two.

Aug 26, 2022: The current System Preferences in Monterey looks outdated, but at least it’s familiar. Jason Snell, writing about the System Settings app. …

Aug 26, 2022: Thinking it might be time to do a personal Christopher Nolan film festival and watch his movies in theatrical release order.

Aug 26, 2022: I’m not sure how I missed it, but Sevendust released an album in 2020. Blood and Stone I remember their 1st album in 1999; the excellent Home. …

Aug 25, 2022: Don’t mind me. I’m just sitting in the window.

Aug 24, 2022: Comment as found: getting into crypto

Aug 24, 2022: Indeed.

Aug 24, 2022: Sydney McLaughlin set the World Record in the 400m hurdles 4 times in the last 2 years. The current World Record is 50.68 set in July 2022. In July …

Aug 24, 2022: Random thought this morning: How much has changed in Olympic Gymnastic in the last 50 years? Quick, to YouTube to see what we can find. 1972 Bronze …

Aug 21, 2022: All I can tell you is that the difference between a good book and a great one is both inexplicably small and ineffably vast So true. It is often hard …

Aug 20, 2022: California Will Become the First State to Offer Free School Lunch to All Students Why did it take so long?

Aug 20, 2022:

Aug 19, 2022: How freaking cool is the Lego Lighthouse set? Very freaking cool!

Aug 19, 2022: The Circle of Business. Why is this a meeting? This should have been an email. Why is this an email? This should have been a text. Why is this a text? …

Aug 19, 2022: Hey, look, a new Silversun Pickups album is out. Physical Thrills I can tell you what I’ll be listening to over the weekend.

Aug 18, 2022: The last time we visited Yosemite National Park, in October 2021, there was a fire and it was smokey throughout the park.

Aug 18, 2022: Who needs to wait for Caturday?

Aug 12, 2022: Extremely disappointed that Booking.com - whose commercial tag line is booking dot yeah - hasn’t forced or asked ICANN to make .yeah a TLD.

Aug 7, 2022: Sunrise above Yellowstone River.

Aug 7, 2022: Yellowstone National Park traffic jam.

Aug 7, 2022: Nymph Lake in Yellowstone National Park. There were a lot of Canadian Geese here throughout our stay.

Aug 7, 2022: Selfie taken at Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park.

Aug 7, 2022: Advice from Tuesday 7/26 DON’T BLAME THE DISTRACTIONS. IMPROVE YOUR FOCUS. Indeed.

Aug 6, 2022: Gruber seems to be saying; “don’t follow laws you don’t like”. Apple’s reliance on China has put the company in a spot where …

Aug 6, 2022: Well, that’s terrifying to think about. We’re basically deep into witch trials, blood libel territory. Lately I’ve been getting a …

Aug 6, 2022: Nope. Relax, it's a herbivore .... .... .... Nope, still freaking out https://t.co/Sfu4jSgFQ6 — Kevin van Haaren (@kvanh) August 6, 2022

Jul 31, 2022: The bison in Yellowstone do not care about people or cars or anything except what they are doing. And there are a lot of them.

Jul 29, 2022: Today I had the pleasure of visiting a baseball stadium that I haven’t been to in over 20 years. Watched the Dodgers play the Rockies in perfect …

Jul 23, 2022: Aquaman is not a good movie. Oh, boy it is not well written at all.

Jul 22, 2022: Democrats have a real problem communicating their successes in governing. Yes. But, also the ‘News’ is shitty at covering a story for …

Jul 22, 2022: Updated with Forbes link and notice Political Wire links to a 404 page. Linking to this Forbes story from 5 years ago, Taegan Goodard at Political …

Jul 22, 2022: In the Fall of 2020 in Avila Beach, Ca a humpback accidentally swallowed some kayakers. story via

Jul 21, 2022: This Culture War Isn't New Matt Birchler, what are you talking about? How much would you want to bet that the 29% turns this isn’t a culture war once again,… It is …

Jul 20, 2022: Nick Heer, near the end of his post responding to Om Malik’s post, Instagram is dead Seriously — what does Instagram look like a decade from now? …

Jul 19, 2022: It is incomprehensible to us that a former president of the United States would cast our loved ones aside for personal financial gain. How? How are …

Jul 19, 2022: How Google Can Help States Track Abortions I will shout this every time I see a story about how Google and specifically Google tracks location …

Jul 18, 2022: Culturally Disconnected “A party that’s culturally disconnected from (or perhaps even scornful of) traditional religious faith is going to alienate itself from tens of …

Jul 17, 2022: The Police Failed, Says a Texas Congressional Report on Uvalde Mass Shooting You don’t say. Fuck the police. 400 trained, grown-ass men and …

Jul 13, 2022: Great photo by Jules Davies.

Jul 13, 2022: Herschel Walker Expands His Theory of Climate Change If I had made a donation to hear this guy speak at any of these events, I would be trying to get …

Jul 12, 2022: Herschel Walker Explains Climate Change It’s a word salad. No meaning. And people pay for it. Pay real money to be lied to. America is weird.

Jul 11, 2022: Trump Calls Elon Musk a ‘Bullshit Artist’ …he’s a bullshit artist. Pot meet Kettle.

Jul 11, 2022: Today’s Framed. Not too shabby. Framed #122 🎥 🟥 🟩 ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ framed.wtf

Jul 9, 2022: So true.

Jul 8, 2022:

Jul 7, 2022: Georgia Monument Destroyed in Explosion Americans are nuts. In the 1st place someone built this thing 40 years ago for … reasons. In the 2nd …

Jul 7, 2022: Fed Moves Toward Another Big Rate Increase The mortgage interest rate in 1984 was 13%. Currently it’s hovering around 4%. Calm down folks. …

Jul 7, 2022: Mitch McConnell Explains the Labor Shortage Radical Idea: Pay people what their labor is worth and you won’t have a “labor …

Jul 5, 2022: TikTok Shops Are Lousy With Counterfeit Products Filed under “Duh”.

Jul 5, 2022: If it were easy, everyone would do it. It’s only worth doing if no one else is doing it? I don’t agree with that. It’s worth doing …

Jul 5, 2022: Google Says It Will Automatically Delete Location Data Collected From Visits to Health Facilities Even if Google did not track anything there are …

Jul 1, 2022: the perfect political metaphor does not exi— pic.twitter.com/bZUPdew0v3 — Aditya Mukerjee, the Otterrific 🦦 🏳️‍🌈 (@chimeracoder) June 30, 2022

Jul 1, 2022: Is there a “Show the Desktop” button or key command on Mac? I like to minimize all open windows sometimes and it’s a pain to do that …

Jul 1, 2022: Difference Between Democrat and Republican Democrats: I want to talk about some very concrete next steps now that Roe v. Wade is gone—where we can go on offense as well as defense in our fight …

Jul 1, 2022: Why Netflix May Have Spread Out Stranger Things Season 4 I used to hate that Netflix would release all episodes at one time. Now, I tend to wait to …

Jul 1, 2022: Well. This is not ideal.

Jun 30, 2022: There is no difference between this and the Taliban. Rep. Adam Kinzinger referring to Rep. Lauren Boebert’s comments that the church should …

Jun 30, 2022: Lawyer For Ginni Thomas Sees No Reason For Her Testimony Why would the wife of a Supreme Court justice who actively campaigned to overturn the …

Jun 30, 2022: It is clear that TikTok poses an unacceptable national security risk due to its extensive data harvesting being combined with Beijing’s apparently …

Jun 29, 2022: Jury holds Charter responsible for death of woman murdered by cable technician Great, now do the same for gun manufacturers. Hold them liable for …

Jun 29, 2022: Almost got the Stupid Word Game today. I think. Maybe. 🔙🔙🟥🟥 Stupid 180 2/2/2

Jun 29, 2022: My first go round playing Framed. Framed #110 🎥 🟥 🟩 ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ ⬛ framed.wtf

Jun 25, 2022: My personal opinion: Conservative Republicans in the United States are equivalent to the Taliban: a fundamental religious sect that demonizes and …

Jun 18, 2022: Are you real? Well, if you can’t tell. Does it matter?

Jun 17, 2022: If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.

Jun 17, 2022: Dear Tech Blogs, You can not effectively call out Amazon for it’s shoddy product listings, warehouse culture, and ripping off products, while …

Jun 15, 2022: America: land of the free; home of the brave. America: land that bans books; allows guns. I don’t think these two lands can coexist and survive.

Jun 11, 2022: This is an excellent list from McSweeney’s. My favorite: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single nap.

Jun 11, 2022: This is a good list. Pessimism: We have a problem, but we can’t solve it Optimism: We have a problem, and we can solve it Responsibility: We have a …

Jun 11, 2022: Well, that was an interesting puzzle today. Wordle 357 5/6 ⬛⬛⬛🟩⬛ ⬛⬛🟩🟩🟩 ⬛⬛🟩🟩🟩 ⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Maybe should have waited until after the morning coffee.

Jun 10, 2022: I went down a bit of a rabbit hole over on Letterboxd this morning and added a bunch of movies to my watchlist. I really do want to set aside a night …

Jun 10, 2022: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.

Jun 6, 2022: Folks, no one, not even the people who live there, would call Ventura California ‘beautiful’. That is Apple PR.

Jun 4, 2022: Exactly what I do.

Jun 4, 2022: DeSantis Vetoes $35M After Team’s Gun-Control Tweets If money is political speech (Citizen’s United) then this can be argued as a 1st amendment …

Jun 3, 2022: hey @manton and @vincent - is there any plan to roll @gluon out to Apple Silicon Macs? No big rush, just curious. I love the app on both Android and …

Jun 3, 2022: America is Doomed. …the patron was “open carrying” the rifle in a gun sleeve underneath an article of clothing and did not threaten …

Jun 3, 2022: How things change. Today, this is seen as a good life: Van Life. Not the knock that it was 30 years ago.

Jun 2, 2022: I watched the first 3 episodes of Kenobi last night. So far it is a very interesting story line. Still need to catch up on The Mandolorian and Boba …

Jun 2, 2022: Diablo Immortal is out for Mobile and PC Beta. So I guess I know what I will be doing in my free time for the next forever.

May 28, 2022: Places to Avoid While We Continue to Wait for Lawmakers to Enact Meaningful Gun Control Legislation

May 28, 2022: Ted Cruz Says Gun Control Won’t Work I’m sorry for being vulgar. Fuck Ted Cruz. Fuck Ken Paxton. Fuck the NRA. Ban assault rifles. Immediately.

May 28, 2022: Democrats say Google must curb location tracking before Roe repeal Do people think Google sells your actual data to companies? Do they not understand …

May 27, 2022: Grew Up Fast Well, you know who I am So don’t treat me like I’m someone else Well, you know what I am So don’t act like I’m …

May 27, 2022: We have to see the “culture wars” waged by the right-wing for what they are: a cynical strategy to divide and conquer the masses, and keep us from …

May 26, 2022: I literally laughed out loud at this one. source

May 23, 2022: Madison Cawthorn Pledges ‘Dark MAGA’ Comeback It’s time for the rise of the new right, it’s time for Dark MAGA to truly take command …

May 21, 2022: 🟥🔙🔙🟥 Stupid 141 2/2/2 Missed today’s by 1 letter. smh

May 20, 2022: This is not a political attack. You paid someone to keep quiet about what a creep you are.

May 19, 2022: Why do people use their cell phones as speaker phones in public? Do they not care that everyone around them can hear everything they’re talking …

May 17, 2022: Today in shitty headlines: How to Ditch Your Smartwatch and Jog Like It’s 1982 Simple: Don’t wear your smart watch. Is this a joke? This …

May 17, 2022: GM Factory Workers in Mexico Get a 25-Cent Raise to $3.25 an Hour Dear America, You want to hit the drug cartels where it hurts without spending …

May 16, 2022: After racist shooting in Buffalo, police search for warning signs America needs some soul searching. Either we are the Shining City on the Hill, or we …

May 14, 2022: Google shows prototype AR glasses with real-time language translation Does no one remember Google Glass? Or Spectacles by Snap?

May 14, 2022:

May 14, 2022: Quit being selfish.

May 13, 2022: Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Fires Company’s Heads of Product and Revenue What type of leader fires someone on paternity leave? Class less no matter the …

May 13, 2022: These are fantastic oil paintings by Billy Schenck. Featuring classical western images of Cowboys and Indians.

May 10, 2022: Alternative Android App Stores You’ve also got the Amazon App store. At one point it was on the Google App Store.

May 10, 2022: This 5 minute video showcasing the craftsmanship of James and Tilla Waters by Nick Bennett is excellent. <iframe width=“560” …

May 10, 2022: Two Mile Difference Two miles does not sound like very far to drive. “It’s just down the road.” It can mean a 5 to 10 minute drive. But, it can be a …

May 9, 2022: How to Know If Your Symptoms Are Bad Enough to See an Allergist TL;DR Correct answer; if you’re thinking about it, do it.

May 8, 2022: Inflation Nears 70% in Turkey Wait, I thought 8% was catastrophic.

May 8, 2022: Same

May 8, 2022: Random reminder that elected government officials are just a dumb as the average person you meet on the street.

May 8, 2022: deep exhausted sigh Excellent use of tiny plastic babies.

May 7, 2022: Musk Denies Claim He Was Encouraged by Trump I don’t believe it. No one cares.

May 7, 2022: Friday.

Apr 28, 2022: Forever reminder source

Apr 27, 2022: My first go round with @cdevroe word game Stupid 🔙 🟥 🟩 Stupid 117 2/1/2

Apr 26, 2022: This piece speaks volumes to me. Trying to break out of habit and routine to create new habits and routines is like finding freedom that you …

Apr 26, 2022: I’m feeling a little frustrated this morning. Work has slowly and not so slowly crept into my personal time. Now that I’ve opened the door to working …

Apr 21, 2022: Robert Reich in a tweet from April 10, 2022 When corporations are enjoying near-record profits, we would expect corporations to pay the higher wages …

Apr 21, 2022: This. So much this. If there’s pleasure in action, there’s peace in stillness.

Apr 20, 2022: CNN+ Looks Doomed Wait, CNN has a streaming service? Why?

Apr 20, 2022: So let me get this straight: wearing a mask to save lives during a pandemic should be a personal choice, but what a pregnant person does with their …

Apr 15, 2022: I made the dangerous choice to see how much credit I have in the Google store and now I’m thinking it’s time to upgrade my Pixel 4 even though I am …

Apr 15, 2022: TIL that there are apps that will automatically skip ads in YouTube.

Apr 15, 2022: Today in Bad Headlines Today in bad headlines Judge Reduces Tesla’s Punitive Damage For Allowing A Racist Work Environment To Pocket Change Awarded damages were …

Apr 13, 2022: What’s the best laptop sleeve for a 2021 M1 MacBook Air? At least how makes the best quality sleeve?

Apr 9, 2022: Pro tip: You don’t have to stop wearing a mask just because the local mandate is lifted.

Apr 9, 2022: Robert Reich starts off a substack with By igniting a culture war over sex, the GOP is distracting attention from Jan 6, He should know this culture …

Apr 7, 2022: Mike Masonic writing at Techdirt I feel like I keep needing to write this, but once again, no matter who does it and no matter which company they’re …

Apr 6, 2022: You can’t make this stuff up. Or maybe you can. I don’t know. Does anything really matter online?

Apr 5, 2022: Today in bad headlines. Samsung’s new Frame TV is already on sale at Woot Does The Verge think Samsung told Amazon that it’s okay to sell the …

Apr 4, 2022: Today, in shitty newspaper graphs comes Reuters with this monstrosity of a graph.

Apr 2, 2022: Well, these are some pretty great illustrations.

Apr 1, 2022: What a lovely painting by Wanda Koop titled “The Crossing”

Apr 1, 2022: Hey, look, Google is still making Google Glass. Who knew? The tech press sure hasn’t been writing about it for the last couple of years. Google Glass …

Apr 1, 2022: Today in bad headlines Maybe there should have a course, or ten, on how to write factual and accurate article headlines in Journalism School? Today in bad headlines: US …

Mar 31, 2022: This is the perfect response.

Mar 31, 2022: Maybe, as a society, we kill off the Op-ed portion of newspapers. Let the Newspapers focus on reporting “the news” and leave the commentary to all the …

Mar 29, 2022: Virginia Woolf be as decent as we possibly can.

Mar 27, 2022: Trying Too Hard

Mar 27, 2022: When you’re twenty-three you think it’s too late to do anything. Not until your forties do you realise that you still have time—not to do everything, …

Mar 26, 2022: Tik Tok moderators sue To fulfill their role as moderators, they witnessed “many acts of extreme and graphic violence”, including murder, bestiality, …

Mar 26, 2022: Cats, man.

Mar 26, 2022: Ever wondered what Pluto looks like at night? APOD has got you covered.

Mar 26, 2022: Seriously.

Mar 25, 2022: No, you just used the Evernote web clipper to save a Evernote webpage into Evernote. Definitely wasn’t me.

Mar 25, 2022: Don't Put It In email John Gruber, commenting on Google’s ‘Communicate with Care’ policy: If you don’t want it discovered, don’t put it in email. Exactly. If you don’t …

Mar 25, 2022: Well, these are simply fantastic drawings and diagrams of Japanese hotels made by Kei Endo. Simply stunning. My favorite so far is this watercolor of …

Mar 25, 2022: Well, I must say, Ulysses is a pretty nice editor. Of course, I’ve only played around with it for a whole 3 minutes so far. Lots to learn and …

Mar 25, 2022: Testing posting from Ulysses on my MacBook Air.

Mar 24, 2022: Um, I may have to add the term jackassery to my vocabulary. It does well to describe a wide range of acts in an interesting way.

Mar 23, 2022: I hate meetings where the people just read the information on the slides. I can read what you have on your slides. I don’t need you to narrate …

Mar 22, 2022: Blank Canvas by Potter’s Triangle Bookstand — Tools and Toys I ordered an unstained one just because.

Mar 18, 2022: In today’s episode of: Pundit ask questions for no reason. A year on, why is there still no replacement for the original HomePod? Quick answers: …

Mar 18, 2022: I did not know this was happening. Interesting that Amazon bought a whole movie studio. I wonder if Apple will do something like that now that …

Mar 18, 2022: New Stabbing Westward album? Excellent.

Mar 18, 2022: I mean, you obviously don’t have to be smart to be part an elected member of a government. You just have to convince people you’re not …

Mar 18, 2022: Free Speech Isn't What Americans Think Dear New York Times Opinion, This is not Free Speech. For all the tolerance and enlightenment that modern society claims, Americans are losing hold …

Mar 18, 2022: A truly fantastic illustration by Bob Haberfield.

Mar 18, 2022: Now that is a photo of a rocket.

Mar 18, 2022: Watching V for Vendetta tonight I’m amazed that Natalie Portman could act with Hugo Weaving waring a mask the entire time. Talent everywhere and …

Mar 17, 2022: It feels so strange waking up at 3pm instead of my normal 10 am. But, that is the price I pay for working an overnight shift yesterday and getting …

Mar 16, 2022: The only acceptable thing to think when you see this bumper sticker. Here we are, born to be kings. We’re the princes of the universe

Mar 16, 2022: Puerto Rico Exits Bankruptcy Puerto Rico should be a state in the United States. So should Guam. so should America Samoa. The United States …

Mar 16, 2022: Am I wrong in my understanding of Critical Race Theory? As I understand it: It is a graduate level, post college/university, theory looking at …

Mar 16, 2022: So, that’s what happened to the dinosaurs

Mar 15, 2022: The Gentle Ones This quote goes somewhere I didn’t see coming. “Pay attention to the gentle ones, the ones who can hold your gaze with no discomfort, the …

Mar 15, 2022: Thanks to trying out NetNewsWire; I came across this old post from The Sweet Setup about Artifact Uprising and their photo print service. Maybe I need …

Mar 15, 2022: The speakers on the M1 MacBook Air are pretty impressive to my ears.

Mar 14, 2022: Today’s advice: A MISTAKE MADE TWICE IS A LESSON NOT LEARNT. It is okay to make mistakes. Learn from your mistakes. Work to not repeat your …

Mar 14, 2022: “If I were you” isn’t that helpful. Indeed.

Mar 13, 2022: I love these weekly photo recaps. my week in objects (mostly).

Mar 13, 2022: Love this photo of a lighthouse. Yesterday Was Only, : Sound Lighthouse

Mar 13, 2022: Saturday Knowledge THE PURPOSE OF KNOWLEDGE IS ACTION, NOT KNOWLEDGE.

Mar 13, 2022: The Next Wave in Europe Has Begun

Mar 13, 2022: Afternoon naps on the weekend are great.

Mar 13, 2022: Who really believes the US would invade Canada or Mexico? What the hell are the conservatives drinking in their reality? Mother Jones, David Corn: …

Mar 13, 2022: It’s kind of fun trying to find applications for all the services that you normally use in a browser. I mean, I can pretty much do everything I …

Mar 13, 2022: Greetings from the new MacBook Air. Excited to start playing around in a new OS and learning new things. I’ll still be using my PC and …

Mar 12, 2022:

Mar 11, 2022: Choose the sword, and you will join me Choose the ball, and you join your mother, in death You don’t understand my words, but you must choose …

Mar 11, 2022: GZA’s Liquid Swords is one of my favorite albums of all time.

Mar 11, 2022: Baseball will be back this year! Opening Day is April 7. Looking forward to some slow moving sport this summer.

Mar 8, 2022: The iPad Air with the M1 for $600 is interesting

Mar 4, 2022: These oil paintings by Agnieska Nienartowicz are truly fantastic. Simply stunning work.

Mar 3, 2022: I’m at the beginning of thinking that I’ll buy a MacBook Air sometime this year. I don’t have any real use case for it other than to …

Mar 3, 2022: Reminder

Mar 3, 2022: This week I was using my Kindle Fire HD with Google Play added on and thought to myself I don’t really use a lot of the apps from the Play …

Mar 2, 2022: Started reading Snow Crash last night. Love the idea of the Delivinator at the beginning of the story. Currently reading: Snow Crash: A Novel by Neal …

Mar 1, 2022:

Mar 1, 2022: Finished reading: A Sky Beyond the Storm (An Ember in the Ashes) by Sabaa Tahir 📚 An exciting ending to a really great series. Excellent writing, …

Feb 27, 2022: Today’s breakfast was French Toast and eggs with coffee. I should have taken a photo, but it was devoured too quickly for that.

Feb 22, 2022: Just added to my Want to read list: The Justice of Kings (Empire of the Wolf, 1) by Richard Swan because of this The Big Idea post. 📚

Feb 18, 2022: Friday night activities. Listening to the Dune Soundtrack and building the Lego Taj Mahal. I think I’m adulting right tonight.

Feb 17, 2022: Speaking of notebooks I don’t need. I went ahead and bought the Nolty notebook from earlier this year and it looks as amazing as I thought it …

Feb 17, 2022: No, you just bought a notebook that you don’t need. It definitely wasn’t me. Nope. Not at all.

Feb 17, 2022: I want to see Microsoft relaunch Windows Phone and become a mobile OS provider again. They don’t have to start out competing with Apple and …

Feb 16, 2022: Want to read: Snow Crash: A Novel by Neal Stephenson 📚 I think it might be abou time to revisit one of my favorite books.

Feb 16, 2022: Finished reading: A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes) by Sabaa Tahir 📚 Another enjoyable entry in the series. The story continues to be …

Feb 14, 2022: Cal Newport A life spent subservient to that small glowing screen is not a life where you’re living up to your potential. My idea of how to best …

Feb 14, 2022: America's Quest In her 2020 essay, The price of America’s quest for an external enemy Morgan Godvin made a good point. We can use this as a catalyst for …

Feb 11, 2022: Current Home Screen on my work phone. Apple’s limitations on the Home Screen are frustrating.

Feb 11, 2022: Current Home Screen

Feb 11, 2022: I am afraid of change because I am afraid it will change me. Would probably be the title of my memoir if I ever wrote one.

Feb 10, 2022: Whatever, from the self tittled Godsmack album. I’m doing the best I ever did I’m doing the besat that I can I’m doin gthe best I …

Feb 9, 2022: Not a bad one today. Wordle 235 3/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟩 ⬜⬜⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Probably whould have got it on the 2nd try if I thought about it just a little bit longer.

Feb 6, 2022: Curling is such a weird sport.

Feb 6, 2022: How many reasons are there to bury a freezer? Tagline in a 20/20 episode.

Feb 5, 2022: The Twins from The Matrix Reloaded were a completely underused story line. I wonder if there were plans for a Matrix Cinematic Universe like the …

Feb 5, 2022: Winter is Coming

Feb 3, 2022: Who eats just 2 Girl Scout cookies at a time? That’s not a serving size. The whole box is a serving size. Come on.

Feb 1, 2022: Today’s wisdom WRITE SIMPLE, SPEAK CLEARLY, AND LISTEN ATTENTIVELY.

Jan 31, 2022: How the hell do the 9, 10, and 11 year olds on Kids Baking Championship know what they are doing? I could barely work a stove at that age.

Jan 31, 2022: I really do not want to go back to work tomorrow.

Jan 30, 2022: Our favorite Indian place now delivers through Postmates! Upside: we had Indian for dinner tonight. Downside: we ate waaaay too much food tonight.

Jan 28, 2022: So, it seems that emailing random people and asking them to subscribe to your newsletter is a thing now? I’m sure it’s been happening, but …

Jan 27, 2022: Desk clutter

Jan 27, 2022: Is … is TikTok just a newer version of Vine?

Jan 27, 2022: The urge to be snarky and sarcastic is strong tonight. I will resist the urge and not be snarky and sarcastic as I read my RSS feeds.

Jan 27, 2022: New pen that hasn’t been inked yet. Still deciding on what ink to try first. ✒️🖋️

Jan 25, 2022: I missed posting yesterday. Oops. I guess I didn’t have anything to say. And that’s okay.

Jan 23, 2022: Making curry roasted vegetables tonight and I think I made it too spicy because my eyes are watering while they’re roasting.

Jan 22, 2022: Lazy Saturday today. Just what I needed after one of the boringest work weeks this Play week.

Jan 21, 2022: Evening clouds 📷

Jan 21, 2022: Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you like baseball? sleepbaseball.com is the website for you. Taylor made to help you fall asleep. What a fascinating …

Jan 21, 2022: If you’re looking for some new music to listen to; might I point you in the direction of Free Dominguez? My favorite songs are Map and a Light …

Jan 20, 2022: It is Up to You Short. Simple. I don’t try to post long, well researched, and in depth blog posts here. Partly because I’m not good at that, but mostly …

Jan 20, 2022: You are the person you are

Jan 20, 2022: The Matrix Resurrections This is a wonderfully nostalgic movie with a story that gets a little muddled along the way. Great fun if you liked the …

Jan 19, 2022: Current Status: Watching Matrix Resurections for the first time.

Jan 19, 2022: Finished reading: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes) by Sabaa Tahir 📚 My Literal review is here. I don’t think I’m very …

Jan 19, 2022: 300 is such a dumb, violent, movie, but I love the way it’s filmed; the action scenes are excellent and flow pretty well.

Jan 17, 2022: You ever had one of those days where everything just works and you don’t really have to do anything? They are the best and most boring days.

Jan 16, 2022: Wordle 211 4/6 ⬜🟨🟨🟨⬜ 🟩🟨🟨⬜⬜ 🟩🟨🟩🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Not too bad today.

Jan 16, 2022: Does anyone else thing the most recent iMessage freak out is just people thinking that Google should be run exactly like Apple and since it is not …

Jan 15, 2022: Wordle 210 4/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜🟨⬜ 🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 No idea No idea No idea Got it

Jan 15, 2022: In Transformes Dark of the Moon, Sentinel Prime, voiced by Leonard Nimoy, says The needs of the many outweight the needs of the few. A direct quote …

Jan 15, 2022: Watching Planet Earth on TV this morning and there’s slow motion of giant ocean waves. The waves are so unique, beautiful and powerful.

Jan 14, 2022: Helo micro blog from the official Android app. Thanks @manton @vincent

Jan 13, 2022: Tried a new coffee place today on my way to work and I have to say it was not good.

Jan 12, 2022: River was watching some TV.

Jan 12, 2022: Not sure how I pulled this one off. Wordle 207 4/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Jan 11, 2022: I added a page to my micro.blog this morning. Around the web has some links to other services that I like to use.

Jan 11, 2022: En fuego. Two guesses early. Wordle 206 4/6 ⬜🟩🟩⬜⬜ ⬜🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 I might have found a new starting word. We’ll have to try it out a few more …

Jan 10, 2022: Close call today Wordle 205 6/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟨⬜⬜🟨 🟨⬜🟨⬜🟨 ⬜🟩🟨🟨⬜ 🟩🟩⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Amazed I can pull the work out at the end like that.

Jan 10, 2022: It’s Monday. Again. It always comes back around. To Monday.

Jan 9, 2022: I think I would enjoy the Wheel of Time series on Amazon Prime if I hadn’t read the books. The changes are … making the story different. …

Jan 9, 2022: Lazy Sunday afternoon doing laundry and watching TV. No plans, no agenda, just a day. Perfect.

Jan 8, 2022: I think it might be time for a rewatch of season 2 of The Manddalorian.

Jan 8, 2022: Morning Coffee ☕

Jan 8, 2022: It’s a lazy Saturday. My favorite day of the week. Maybe I’ll be able to watch Matrix Resurrections today.

Jan 8, 2022: Just finished: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 📚 Pretty good YA novel. I enjoyed the overall flow of the book, the way author wrote and …

Jan 7, 2022: That’s no moon. Wait. It is a moon

Jan 7, 2022: So close on today’s puzzle. Wordle 202 X/6 ⬜🟩⬜🟨⬜ ⬜🟩⬜🟨⬜ ⬜🟩⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩⬜🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜🟩 Another one tomororw.

Jan 7, 2022: Foldable tablets are all well and good. Wake me up when I can roll up a screen, like a sheet of paper, to extend the working display to the size that …

Jan 7, 2022: This might be my favorite “Best of 2021” year end list that I have seen. Stunning work all around. I’m amazed at the beauty that …

Jan 7, 2022: This illusion is pretty bonkers. It totally blew my mind.

Jan 6, 2022: No, I don’t need another notebook that will end up sitting on a shelf in my office. What’s that? It has a beige cover and red tinted …

Jan 6, 2022: The warehouse today had a nice shade on the building this evening.

Jan 6, 2022: Wordle 200 6/6 ⬜⬜⬜🟩🟩 🟩⬜⬜🟩🟩 🟩⬜⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩⬜🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Wordle is an interesting little game.

Jan 5, 2022: Home Decor

Jan 5, 2022: How I computer sometimes. When I use my desk and not my Pixelbook.

Jan 5, 2022: I’m building up my movie Watchlist over at Letterboxd to help me track what I’ve watched and enjoyed. 🎥🍿

Jan 5, 2022: Idea for a Micro.blog feature: Ability to ‘follow’ tagmoji - either in your timeline or seperately similar to Lists on Twitter. @vincent …

Jan 5, 2022: I got off work earlier than normal last night, but didn’t feel like watching a movie so I started Cowboy Bebop on Netflix. I planned on watching …

Jan 4, 2022: Currently reading: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 📚 Books 2 and 3 of this series have been Daily Deals on Amazon in the last week so, I thought …

Jan 3, 2022: No, no, no. You ordered a fountain pen you didn’t need just because. It wasn’t me. Honestly. It wasn’t me.

Jan 3, 2022: New Year New Shoes

Jan 3, 2022: I think the Dune soundtrack may be my favorite album released in 2021.

Jan 2, 2022: Toe Beans

Jan 2, 2022: New Year same old problem: How do I keep track of my tasks? The journey continues.

Jan 1, 2022: Hawkeye has been an entertaining show to watch.

Dec 31, 2021: Well, these are some good year end reflection prompts. I might just pick a few for some month end review reflections.

Dec 30, 2021: Casa JMA in Spain has some amazing doors.

Dec 21, 2021: Saturday’s advise DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU THINK. We are how we think about our thoughts.

Dec 21, 2021: IT’S BETTER TO ASK A STUPID QUESTION THAN MAKE A STUPID MISTAKE. Is making a mistake worse than not asking a question? I am torn on this one. One one …

Dec 20, 2021: Well, this looks interesting.

Dec 17, 2021: I installed the Google Play Store on the new Fire HD 10 tablet and it is a much better experience than just the Amazon App store.

Dec 15, 2021: I can’t belive they stole bambi from Yosemite valley.

Dec 14, 2021: Not bad Southern California, not bad. 📷

Dec 14, 2021: It is rainy in Southern California today and the news is talking about it like Kansas news talked about tornado or blizzard weather when I was a kid. …

Dec 12, 2021: If there is one thing that bugs me (there is more than 1 thing) about the Star Wars movies it is that there are only supposed to be 20 or so years …

Dec 12, 2021: We have a Sick kitty this morning. She had a vaccine shot yesterday and has been lethargic for most of the day since. 📷 🐈

Dec 11, 2021: Who goes “food shopping”? I go grocery shopping. Is there a difference?

Dec 8, 2021: Today’s Advice YOU DON’T HAVE TO SHOW UP TO EVERY ARGUMENT YOU’RE INVITED TO.

Dec 6, 2021: UYBJ

Dec 6, 2021: I really like the mirror on the landing in this photo.

Dec 5, 2021: Took a load to Goodwill today. There is still a lot of stuff to go through.

Dec 4, 2021: Lunch was this Scallop pasta from Home Chef. It was pretty darn good. Sometimes, I forget how much i enjoy seafood.

Dec 3, 2021: New pen added today. ✍️

Dec 2, 2021: Today’s Advice: YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE MORE MONEY. YOU CAN NEVER MAKE MORE TIME. Reminds me of the Merovingian Restaurant Scene from The Matrix …

Dec 1, 2021: I’ve been listening to the Interstellar soundtrack this morning while drinking ☕ and browsing the internet. Pretty sure it is about time that I …

Dec 1, 2021: Seth Godin Generosity unlocks doors inside of us. I think that pretty much sums it up.

Dec 1, 2021: I wonder what color this sweater actually is.

Dec 1, 2021: Nick Heer’s conclusion sounds a little off the mark to me. All of this is brought to you by parking companies that squat on valuable downtown …

Dec 1, 2021: New to me - or more likely, I forgot about it and just found it from an article in my RSS feed - so, new to me: PINEPHONE - Beta Edition with …

Dec 1, 2021: I’ve been using the same BaronFig Confidant notebook as my bullet journal since Sept 2019 because I’m not consistent keeping my bullet …

Nov 30, 2021: Wait a minute. How did it get to be 12:40pm? I swear I just woke up at 10am a couple of minutes ago. #TimeFlies

Nov 29, 2021: Advice of the day NEVER TAKE ANOTHER PERSON’S DIGNITY. IT’S WORTH NOTHING TO YOU, AND EVERYTHING TO THEM.

Nov 28, 2021: The Kenyan beans from Intelligentsia coffee made a great cup of Aeropress coffee this morning. So much more flavor than the Keruig pods that …

Nov 27, 2021: What made me a progressive? ###American society.### The unjust, racisist, misogynist society that protects wealty white men. The society that …

Nov 27, 2021: Did you know there are reaction videos that are reactions to reaction videos on YouTube? I knew that there were reaction videos. I did not know that …

Nov 25, 2021: This is the best. 1/4 mile at a time | MLTSHP

Nov 25, 2021: Missed Deliver Delimma: Amazon delivered a Valve Index Knuckles and HTC SteamVR Base Station that I did not order but the label on the outside of the …

Nov 25, 2021: Nature is fascinating. Rhb_RBS

Nov 25, 2021: On this holiday I am thankful for all of the people in my life that are in my life because they want to be. I am thnakful for the job that I enjoy …

Nov 22, 2021: Water Shadow Curtain Turns Any Room into an Underwater Oasis | Spoon & Tamago pretty damned cool

Nov 22, 2021: Slippers – Verloop Knits these look cool

Nov 21, 2021: I’m thinking it’s time to reread the Wheel of Time books now that the Wheel of Time series is being released.

Nov 20, 2021: Every Morning

Nov 20, 2021: Caturday

Nov 20, 2021: Where do you buy your coffee from? I used to have a subscribition but let that lapse because I wasn’t using it. Wondering where I should buy my …

Nov 18, 2021: There are so many good TV shows, movies, and books out in the world. Does anyone else find it hard to start something new? Paralysed by choice once …

Nov 18, 2021: These are simply fantastic. Extremely well crafted and expertly edited. I love the whole series.

Nov 18, 2021: Wisdom to Heal the Earth The child naively believes that everything should be fair and everyone should be honest, that only good should prevail, that everybody should have …

Nov 16, 2021: Morning Routine Coffee and RSS feeds. Still working on getting tasks done in the morning, but I don’t feel like being personally productive in …

Nov 15, 2021: Listening to Korn this afternoon and I’m reminding myself how much I enjoyed their music when I was younger.

Nov 15, 2021: I watched Dune for the 2nd time last night. I still think I need at least one more watch before I can express my true opinon of it as a movie. Some …

Nov 12, 2021: Instapaper Zero reached. Articles that I want to read and review have been migrated to a Read Later folder in Evernote. Slowly, but steadily moving my …

Nov 10, 2021: I’ve been “testing” and/or trying to decide on a Read Later service since 2015. Maybe it’s not that important to me. I think …

Nov 8, 2021: Finally set up my desk so that I can plug my Pixelbook into my desktop mouse, keyboard, and monitor. It’s nice to be able to use the same setup …

Nov 7, 2021: Whoa. Now this is a photo. Jiminie.

Nov 7, 2021: Democrats Again Lament Their Weakness In Rurual Areas The solution is empathy; something most conservatives do not apply to other people.

Nov 7, 2021: I really like the way Ignant formats their articles. This article about Fabien Dendievel’s photography is beautiful in it’s simplisity. …

Nov 7, 2021: This is a piece by artist Malika Favre

Nov 3, 2021: Freedom GIFfrom Freedom GIFs

Nov 3, 2021: Found a neat Android app through Sam Beckman’s Top Android Apps! YouTube video. retroPod turns your phones screen into a … iPod click …

Nov 3, 2021: The There I Ruined It YouTube channel is amazing.

Oct 31, 2021: First impression of Dune: A lot of style and not a lot of substance. This will require a rewatch or two to get a good idea of the movie.

Oct 31, 2021: I must not fear. Fear is the mind killer.

Oct 31, 2021: Fantastic piece created by yukoart for Halloween.

Oct 30, 2021: But, I don’t want to be a pirate.

Oct 30, 2021: For the forseeable future, I will have to tell myself daily that I do not need a new phone. My current Pixel 4 is perfect for me. I do not need to …

Oct 29, 2021: This piece by Lori Nelson perfectly illustrates how I feel in the middle of a hectic and stressful work day. The only thing missing is an eye roll. …

Oct 29, 2021: It’s been all Keurig pods because I’m lazy in the morning, afternoon, and evening. And because I haven’t ordered any quality beans …

Oct 25, 2021: Godzilla vs Kong is a great Kaiju movie. I really enjoy it, even though it’s not a “good” movie.

Oct 23, 2021: The Southern California sky was quite nice this past week.

Oct 21, 2021: Fantastic work by Hisa

Oct 20, 2021: Keep in your mind Things that make you go “meh” Make others go “amazing” Doesn’t mean one is worse Just different

Oct 20, 2021: Would Watch

Oct 20, 2021: This photo looks amazing. I’m thinking of an updated Stargate universe where the Jaffa wear this colorful armor instead of the drab grey of the …

Oct 19, 2021: The sort of thinking that goes on when we don’t think we’re thinking. And we are never not thinking even if we think we are not thinking; …

Oct 16, 2021: Just say a commercial with a pair of boots that had a zippered pouch on them. #ShoeFannyPak

Oct 11, 2021: Sometimes another person’s lack of interest in your current situation is more about their current situation (and their availability) than your …

Oct 4, 2021: The White Lotus is not a good show. It is a show that is just odd enough to grab my curiosity to see where it goes.

Oct 4, 2021: Today is my birthday. I’m in the mountains and relaxing and enjoying my time.

Sep 26, 2021: Kate is a fantastic revenge movie. Excellent action, beautifully shot, with a main character that actually grows throughout the movie.

Sep 20, 2021: Reminder to myself

Sep 15, 2021: Listening to the Tenet soundtrack and I legit thought it was a Hans Zimmer soundtrack when watching the movie, but it is actually a Ludwig Goransson …

Sep 4, 2021: Really intrigued by the Wheel of Time trailer Amazon Prime released. Looks like it could be a good adaptation.

Sep 1, 2021: This Fall Foliage Tracker that Moss and Fog shared looks like a great tool.

Aug 26, 2021: There’s a forest fire about 5 miles away from our house. It’s a little nerve wrecking to hear the water tankers, helocoptors, and other …

Aug 24, 2021: Current Mood: A little melancholy and introspective Right Where It Belongs by Nine Inch Nails fits the bill perfectly.

Aug 12, 2021: Dystopian Fact If you can read Ed Yong’s story and not recgonise that we are living in a Young Adult fiction dystopian world, then please tell me how. …

Aug 8, 2021: It’s wild to me that when a professional baseball player gets a “day off”; they still have to go to the stadium, be in uniform and …

Aug 8, 2021: Mt. Timpanogos from Hwy 92 just south of Salt Lake City. Utah has some beautiful scenery.

Aug 8, 2021: View of the Great Salt Lake from Antelope Island.

Jul 17, 2021: This matches my current thinking almost exactly. >Here in lies the problem of pursuing a new level of consciousness. It has to be done using the …

Jul 16, 2021: I had forgotten how much I enjoy the absurdity of the Underworld movies until I saw that the original was on Netflix this week. So much fun, stupid …

Jul 15, 2021: App library is great and all, but why is there no easy way to see all of your installed apps on iOS? Or am I just not familiar enough to know where to …

Jul 2, 2021: The chorus from Numb by Meg Myers 🎵 I hate the feeling of this weight upon my shoulders Pushing the pressure down on me You think you want the best …

Jul 2, 2021: 🎵 Listening through Meg Myers discography and really enjoying the way she makes music. 🎵

Jul 1, 2021: A great short poem by Elan Morgan shared by Emma Cragg A good place to be is free without goal, aimless. The heart can exhale. Simple and direct. A …

Jun 19, 2021: Anyone else think it’s lovely that with any new technology device you get; after you set it up and connect to a network, the very first thing …

Jun 17, 2021: Personally, I do not like built-in cabinets and shelves unless they are in the kitchen. They reduce you open options for where to place furniture in a …

Jun 16, 2021: No matter where you go, there you are.

Jun 15, 2021: I absolutely love this piece by Manjit Thapp shared by Creative Boom. An excellent work of art.

Jun 15, 2021: New to me website ignant shares Horacio Reyes Paez amazing photos of Argentina.

Jun 14, 2021: We break ourselves up into parts. To lie to ourselves, to hide things from ourselves. Charles Yu

Jun 13, 2021: What leap of logic do we need to make to connect the Universal Monster verse to the Marvel Cinematic Universe? In Skull Island, Nick Fury was the …

Jun 12, 2021: I don’t care what you try to call them now. They will always be fanny packs.

Jun 12, 2021: Whether you like it or not; you’re in the middle of a war that has been raging for the better part of a thousand years. A blood feud between …

Jun 8, 2021: Just say an art blog post with the title How would our behavior change if we knew no one was watching? My initial reponse to myself was It …

Jun 6, 2021: Big news in my neck of the woods. I bought a new car. A Mazda CX-5

Jun 6, 2021: Thor is a good movie. Not just a good superhero movie.

Jun 5, 2021: The iPhone is a frustrating user experience sometimes. Today’s issue: photos on the iMessage app will not retain the edits made to the photos …

May 23, 2021: The music in Those Who Want Me Dead is not very good. 🍿

May 23, 2021: Has anyone started watching The Nevers on HBO? I’m wondering if it is a good show to start watching.

May 19, 2021: Literally took a scroll to the bottom of a web page and checking 2 boxes and my Pixel 4 and I are in the Android 12 Beta program. All from the web and …

May 8, 2021: Made tofu tacos for lunch today.

Apr 20, 2021: Updated my main site to redirect to micro.blog so now I don’t have to pay for two blogging services a month. It feels good simplifying things …

Apr 17, 2021: Love, guaranteed is one cheesey rom com which is just what the doctor ordered for this lazy Saturday afternoon. 🎬

Apr 16, 2021: Everytime I do yardwork, I tell myself I should have taken a picture before I started so I can compare before and after. Everytime I do yardwork I …

Apr 15, 2021: The clouds are waves today. Not bad, Southern California. Not bad at all.

Apr 13, 2021: One aspect of American reality I do not understand is: Why is a city on the hook for paying if that city’s police department is sued? Why …

Apr 9, 2021: I love trying to figure out what a movie is just by the opening credits.

Apr 9, 2021: Relaxing quiet time on the back patio in the shade with a cup of espresso. Not a bad Friday afternoon. Not bad at all.

Apr 9, 2021: I would love to see a sequel to Dredd. That is one under rated action movie. Really well done. Good story, good effects, good action, good …

Apr 7, 2021: Spring is here! Birds chirping. Sun is shining. Morning baseball on the TV. ⚾

Apr 7, 2021: 🎵 Life was a willow and it bent right to your wind (oh) They count me out time and time again Life was a willow and it bent right to your wind (oh) …

Apr 6, 2021: Godzilla vs Kong is a lot of fun. I throughly enjoyed it except for a few gripes that I will not write about right now. 🍿

Apr 5, 2021: Anyone else find it hysterical that Republicans have decried cancel culture while calling on boycotts for sports leagues and multi-national …

Apr 5, 2021: I realy think that the Republica party in the United States has forgotten what year it is. On NBC’s Meet the Press, Buttigieg said that the United …

Apr 2, 2021: I think one thing I will never understand is why sports highlights get garbage electronic music added on top of the fan noise and the announcers. It …

Apr 2, 2021: Still amazed they let the Tigers and Twins play in snow yesterday. And it was a wild one in KC as the Chiefs and Cowboys battled it out at Kauffman …

Apr 1, 2021: How is in April already?

Mar 31, 2021: I rewatched the 2014 Godzilla movie last night. It really is two movies in one. The first is a, kind of, whodunit starring Bryan Cranston anbd the …

Mar 31, 2021: Well, well, well. This is a good looking pen.

Mar 30, 2021: Sorry, I am still enjoying the fact that there is a character in DC Comics called King Shark and he is literally the half man, half shark Maui from …

Mar 28, 2021: If Santa goes to a bar who would be his wingman? Chucky. Steve Harvey Santa Claus walks into a bar with Chucky and says, “Either I get a date …

Mar 28, 2021: I really like the idea behind Erin Boyle’s weekly roundup My week inobjects,mostly. The 5 photos is something that I want to start … at …

Mar 28, 2021: River relaxing

Mar 28, 2021: I watched half of the Snyder cut of Justice League last night. It was okay. Not very interesting of a superhero movie. Nothing has really happened. …

Mar 28, 2021: Zoe laying in the Sunday morning sun.

Mar 27, 2021: So, um, yeah, this is way out of my wheelhouse. But, what an amazing video. I can’t believe that there are people out there that do this. via

Mar 27, 2021: Fail we may Fail we may, sail we must Andrew Weatherall 'Fail we may, sail we must' - Andrew Weatherall.. pic.twitter.com/YIiVINTxNh — KT_swooner …

Mar 25, 2021: TL;DR The Death of Polling is Greatly Exagerated Says website built on a reputation of accurate polling.

Mar 25, 2021: I may or may not have had too much espresso today.

Mar 25, 2021: Lasting Record Patrick Rhone If you love something digital — writing, journalling, a blog post, anything — and you want to preserve it for hundreds of years, you’ll …

Mar 25, 2021: Apricity Rob Macfarlane used to do a Word of the Day on twitter. His word for Wednesday January 17th, 2018 was Apricity the warmth of the sun on a …

Mar 25, 2021: Bucatini Shortage If this sentence doesn’t make you want to read Rachel Handler’s story about the bucatini shortage of 2020 than nothing will. This made …

Mar 25, 2021: I remember going down the Alpine Slide in Winter Park when I was a kid and loving it.

Mar 25, 2021: Someone is not everyone Seth Godin writes about disappointment The opportunity is to find someone to delight and to embrace the fact that someone is not everyone. …

Mar 24, 2021: Do It Well Annie Mueller describes what she is serious about. I’m already immersed in my own life, and that’s what I’m passionate about. I’m serious about doing …

Mar 24, 2021: Logistics Work is Hard Work I did not see anything in this article dehumanizing workers. I am in the logistics industry and, there are many things that can be improved upon, …

Mar 24, 2021: We must ring the bells that still can ring.

Mar 22, 2021: Just watched the shoot out at the OK Corral scene in Tombstone and the police have always shot randomly and excessively into buildings apparently.

Mar 20, 2021: Sitting at the dealership waiting for scheduled maintenance to be completed.

Mar 16, 2021: Anyone else find it weird that in the original Star Wars trilogy, Jedi are old and legends but the Clone Wars were fought when Luke, a eight-teen …

Mar 15, 2021: I’m curious to know what people think warehouse work actually is after reading articles like this from The Verge. Most, if not all, warehouse …

Mar 13, 2021: The movie Central Intelligence is alot of fun.

Mar 13, 2021: Trying something new with my larger chores today: Breaking them into smaller tasks with breaks on between. The idea in my head is that I will get more …

Mar 12, 2021: TIL that the 2nd largest loss of life in California history was due to the St Francis Dam collapse north of Los Angeles in 1928.

Mar 12, 2021: A short review of Miche Schmitz’s article Habits vs. Tasks Hand-wavy, mumbo jumbo, to make you feel like you’re not productive enough to …

Mar 12, 2021: Lamy 2000 writing update after one week: Buttery smooth. The nib does not scratch on the Tomoe River paper in my Hobonichi Techo. So far I’m …

Mar 11, 2021: Baseball is back. ⚾ I did not agree with MLB having a season in 2020 and didn’t watch. I’m cautiously optomistic about being a fan again …

Mar 6, 2021: Sriracha to go packets are adorable.

Mar 6, 2021: The storm at the very beginning of Twister is insane.

Mar 5, 2021: Woohoo! Got the email saying my Analog preorder has shipped.

Mar 5, 2021: I may or may not have bought a Lamy 2000 today. I have been eyeing this pen for about 2 years now. Okay, okay. I did. I totally did. It should be here …

Feb 24, 2021: It’s a fact. There’s no denying it. No one can see the words Mortal Kombat and not hear “MORTAL KOMBAT” and the theme music. …

Feb 21, 2021: PNC Bank has acquired BBVA (pending approval) which is the bank that Simple uses for banking. Just saw a commercial from PNC Bank that advertised a …

Feb 20, 2021: TIL that bees do not have ears

Feb 20, 2021: Inspired by @ohBananaJoe I went down the minimalist home screen.

Feb 19, 2021: Some lines in movies are just too good. First it will tear my soul apart. Then it will kill me. Ashitaka talking about the mark the demon gave him …

Feb 18, 2021: Currently watching Princess Mononoke 🍿

Feb 18, 2021: I think Microsoft should bring back the Metro OS style for feature phones instead of trying to compete with Google and Apple on the smartphone level.

Feb 18, 2021: Today’s wisdom MAYBE YOU DON’T NEED MORE TIME. MAYBE YOU NEED BETTER FOCUS. Or maybe I just don’t know what I want to do yet.

Feb 16, 2021: Today’s wisdom SMALL, CONSISTENT STEPS YIELD BIG RESULTS. Indeed.

Feb 12, 2021: I love when I ask myself, Did I pause the music, or is it just that quiet? Just love that.

Feb 10, 2021: Stuck in Lockdown? What are you going to do? Glad you asked: Rewrite an 80’s pop hit and perform it with your family for the world to see.

Feb 9, 2021: Wait. How did it become three in the morning? I said to myself again.

Feb 5, 2021: I’ll put links in the description for where you can buy the iPad Pro and the M1 MacBook My out loud response in the empty room: Um, Anywhere.

Feb 3, 2021: One of my goals this year is to become more intentional with my money. Instead of looking at my bank accoiunt and saying i have x dollars to spend; I …

Jan 30, 2021: Proposal for new American slogan: You can have anything you want. But you better not take it from me.

Jan 30, 2021: Test. Does micro.blog support Vimeo inbeds?

Jan 27, 2021: Kong: Skull Island is a better movie than it has a right to be. I mean, a giant ape living on a newly discovered island? That’s just wild. I am …

Jan 26, 2021: I hate when I have those, “I should do X” moments and you think to yourself that you’ll remember what X is in 5-10 or 30 minutes and …

Jan 25, 2021: Shia Surprise!

Jan 25, 2021: 🎵 One of my favorit bands is Kindeythieves and Fist Up is a pretty good song to start with. 🎵

Jan 24, 2021: This weekend’s MCU rewatch in time line order movie is Thor 🍿

Jan 24, 2021: Remember pagers?

Jan 23, 2021: Everytime I see or hear Buccatini I have to say it in the style of the Jawas.

Jan 23, 2021: Today’s wisdom provided by Austin Kleon Spend time on something that will outlast them. As the saying goes, Revenge is a dish best served …

Jan 22, 2021: Gravity Kills was one of my favorite bands in high school. I’m here to say that Perversion stills sounds killer.

Jan 21, 2021: Morning chores with a favorite album is a good morning. Wither Blister Burn + Peel has some of my favorite songs on it.

Jan 17, 2021: Marvel Spoiler Alert The best thing about rewatching the MCU movies is that Fury lost his eye because of a cat.

Jan 16, 2021: New York pizza is the best pizza.

Jan 14, 2021: Current Status: Thinking about rearranging the office. Previous Status: Thinking about rearranging the office. Future Status: Thinking about …

Jan 10, 2021: Starting a watch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Chronological order on Disney+ First up: Captain America

Jan 10, 2021: Can’t stop thinking how many more people would have died from Covid-19 if people didn’t know about virology and germs and everything …

Jan 8, 2021: What the hell happened to the Republican Party in the last ten years? The party of small government and personal responsibility has morphed into the …

Jan 7, 2021: Booooo. I recieved an email this morning that my bank of choice Simple is being closed by it’s parent bank BBVA.

Jan 7, 2021: The Book of Boba Fett

Jan 6, 2021: Seth Godin Resolutions don’t work. Habits and systems can. P-lan D-o C-check A-djust It’s LEAN all the way down in productivity marketing.

Jan 6, 2021: In my experience, importing notes from Evernote to Notion does not work. Going on 4 days of trying to import folders and it’s a hit or miss of …

Jan 5, 2021: Can I do a lazy web question here? Does anyone know of a tool to pull photos from Instagram?

Jan 5, 2021: Tools My current keyboard and notebook setup. I’m still getting used to the compact size of the Razer Huntsman vs my old 10 key, full size keyboard. …

Jan 3, 2021: The first thing I do in the morning is look out and see the world. I am alive. I have food, I go out, I go for walks, I do some shopping. And I …

Jan 2, 2021: Caturday

Dec 31, 2020: What happened to easy to find RSS links? Why have so many sites just thrown them away? So weird.

Dec 29, 2020: Who puts corn in their mac n cheese?

Dec 28, 2020: Raining southern California.

Dec 28, 2020: Trump and his family are nothing but con men on a job

Dec 28, 2020: Testig the Instagram embed code. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alessandra Olanow (@aolanow)

Dec 26, 2020: Tonight’s project.

Dec 23, 2020: Early Christmas present for myself. 📷

Dec 22, 2020: TIL that Christmas is this Friday and NOT Thursday. I have been under the assumption that Christmas was this Thursday for the last two weeks.

Dec 15, 2020: I do not like it when my group misses customer expectations, even if those expectations are not viable. I like it when my group demolishes the …

Dec 5, 2020: Really enjoyed the live action version of Mulan.

Nov 30, 2020: The theme for The Mandalorian is just so so good.

Nov 26, 2020: One thing I do not like about winter: Daylight Savings Time. It is madness that it is 5pm and already completely dark outside. One thing I like about …

Nov 26, 2020: Cat in a basket

Nov 26, 2020: I remember when everyone diskiked how much email they received. Now people are starting newsletters instead of blogs. How much longer until people get …

Nov 26, 2020: Prime Wardrobe Return Around Frustrated with Amazon this morning. Last week: get an email saying “we haven’t received your Prime Wardrobe returns”. Go and check …

Nov 25, 2020: I’m pretty sure I see more paid posts and ads on Instagram than actual posts. Okay, maybe 75% sure. And don’t get me started on the …

Nov 25, 2020: Note to self: when buying flowers online always put a message on the card so they don’t recieve a blank card with their flowers.

Nov 25, 2020: No. You’re listening to Foklore by Taylor Swift and liking every single song at 2 in the morning. 🎵

Nov 24, 2020: I’ve said Habits are hard before. Perhaps it is time for a Page to start listing what habits I want to start and what habits I want to let go of …

Nov 21, 2020: I need to get back on track with logging my food and tracking my weight. Starting new habits is hard.

Nov 19, 2020: Today’s wisdom DO NOT SHY AWAY FROM THE UNCOMFORTABLE WHEN YOU ARE TRYING TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE. If it were easy to do it would already be …

Nov 18, 2020: Two weeks ago the US had an election. This week the 14 day average of new coronavirus cases is up 79%. The states where cases are increasing look to …

Nov 16, 2020: Today’s Wisdom BEING ALONE ISN’T THE SAME AS BEING LONELY. A timely reminder.

Nov 4, 2020: Radio towers

Nov 4, 2020: 🎵 We’re the keepers While we sleep in America Our house is burning down Our house is burning We’re the keepers While we sleep in America …

Nov 4, 2020: This is an amazing photo from Brad Walls in his series Ballerine de l’air.

Oct 17, 2020: 🐱sitting on top of scratching post

Oct 10, 2020: 🐈📷

Oct 7, 2020: I’m thankful I have to return to work today. I took a few days off to celebrate my birthday this weekend. Thankfully, I will have something to …

Oct 7, 2020: Today’s Wisdom BEING LOUD IS NOT THE SAME THING AS BEING RIGHT.

Oct 5, 2020: The Week

Oct 5, 2020: One of the weirdest things about the internet today is that Brands send you emails and tweets wishing you a happy birthday. Like, thank you jeans for …

Oct 3, 2020: Cat paw. 🐈

Oct 3, 2020: Cat. 🐈

Oct 3, 2020: I make it a point to point out whenever anyone says “Clever, girl.” in a TV or movie.

Oct 2, 2020: Inbox, man. Think about your Inbox. Not your email, or RSS, or whatever, but your mental Inbox. Get it out of your head and into a trusted system. …

Oct 2, 2020: I pushed a Tonx as one might say for the first time in a few months and, whoa boy, was the coffee way better than the K-cups I’ve been plugging …

Oct 1, 2020: Mariah Carey’s Dreamlover was released in 1993.

Oct 1, 2020: Thanks to THE HOOD INTERNET I now remember that I am old.

Oct 1, 2020: Overdue for cleaning.

Oct 1, 2020: Vinyl Record Speculators Nick Heer writing about “The Social Network” I cannot think of a better pairing of score to standalone film in recent memory than the …

Oct 1, 2020: Thanks to @mroutley @Gabz @gregmoore @TheDimPause @maique @AlanGMarz and @sku_b for responding to my post asking about your favorite micro.blog theme. …

Sep 30, 2020: Quick questions about the themes and blogs you follow: What theme are you using for your micro.blog? Have you customized it? What’s your …

Sep 30, 2020: Steve Layman shares some “muddle” about complaining when you consult “The Oracle Google” if complaining is good for you. It …

Sep 29, 2020: Last year I had dreams of visiting Maine in the fall, right around this week or so, to spend a week driving around, hiking, and looking at the color …

Sep 28, 2020: I watched The Witcher series on Netflix over the course of a week or so. Two episodes a night so not a binge watch. It was … interesting. I …

Sep 28, 2020: Just removed all the channels I had active and deleted my IFTTT account. Now it’s time to trim the services I use to pretend I’m tracking …

Sep 26, 2020: So many things that need to be done and no motivation to start doing them. It is time to get planning.

Sep 19, 2020: I would totally buy a Pixel tablet from Google. A 10 inch tablet with the same physical design as the Pixel 4 would feel fantastic in the the hand.

Sep 18, 2020: One thing that Apple could learn from Google is how to update their software faster. I received a new iPhone SE for my work phone yesterday and …

Sep 12, 2020: It’s September. Somehow. Even though it still feels like March. That means it is Hobonichi buying time. Just placed me yearly order.

Sep 10, 2020: I love the idea of the Microsoft Surface Duo. It looks amazing. Too bad the reviews are out and the software is less than optimized for the 2 screens.

Sep 9, 2020: Perfedtly Reflected Swiss Landsacpes These are perfect and I wish I could take something half as good as these photos. Just look at this photo. Simply …

Sep 9, 2020: Why is it that technology pundits seem to think that in the future everything will be technology? I mean, how do they think that people will eat? If …

Sep 7, 2020: Hey @vincent just letting you know that @gluon is crashing to the home screen on launch on both my Pixel 2 and my Pixel 4 on Android. I’m …

Sep 7, 2020: Hey @vincent just letting you know that @gluon is crashing to the home screen on launch on both my Pixel 2 and my Pixel 4 on Android. I’m …

Sep 7, 2020: Still amazed at how fast the United States went from “This is s serious national safety issue” to “fuck it, we’re all going to …

Sep 2, 2020: Just the Basics A partial list of what I think we, as a society, should provide to all people, not just those in need: Healthcare Housing Food Utilities …

Sep 2, 2020: Yesterday’s wisdom: DON’T BURN YOURSELF OUT. IT’S ALRIGHT TO TAKE A BREAK SOMETIMES. Which is why I’m taking a day off today.

Sep 2, 2020: Wisdom from August 28th: IT’S NOT WHAT YOU SAY, BUT HOW YOU SAY IT. PHRASING HAS AN ENORMOUS IMPACT ON HOW PEOPLE RESPOND TO YOUR WORDS.

Aug 27, 2020: Iphone Battery Indicator is not good at indicating percent of battery left The battery on work iphone 6S this morning: 10 am: 56% and not charging even though it was plugged in over night in the smart battery case. 10:45: 56% …

Aug 22, 2020: I can honestly say that the redesign of the White House Rose Garden by Melania Trump makes it look worse in pretty much every possible way: No color …

Aug 22, 2020: I bought a pair of Google Pixel Buds this week because the Oh So Orange version was released. I’ve been wearing them for about 40 minutes or so. …

Aug 19, 2020: Something has changed in my sleeping posture in the last 3 days. I know this because my neck is killing me every morning when I wake up. It all …

Aug 18, 2020: You’ve seen what’s going on in New Zealand? Big surge in New Zealand. It’s terrible. We don’t want that. Donald Trump on New Zealand’s outbreak …

Aug 18, 2020: I’m positive Donald Trump has damaged the standing of the United States in world politics for years, if not decades, to come and I continue to …

Aug 17, 2020: August photoblog challenge day 17 is cuddly 📷 Our kittens River and Cobb take naps with their older sister Zoe.

Aug 16, 2020: August photo challenge day 16 year is stationary 📷 My Baron Fig Confidant notebook set up on the weekly spread.

Aug 15, 2020: August photo challenge Day 15: silhouette 📷 People viewing the Open Sea exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Aug 14, 2020: Indulging myself a little this morning and listening to late 90’s and early 2000’s pop music, which is basically any song I …

Aug 14, 2020: August photoblog challenge day 14 📷 Among those watching whales in Monterey Bay

Aug 14, 2020: Today’s Wisdom THE ONLY PERSON WHO CAN GET YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO IN LIFE IS YOU.

Aug 13, 2020: I like the look of this IKEA dresser with leather drawer pulls. I guess it’s time to do some online shopping to find some pulls for my own IKEA …

Aug 13, 2020: August photoblog challenge day 12 Filter 📷 Coffee runs through the filter as it brews in my Chemex.

Aug 12, 2020: August photoblog challenge day 12 is “Sound”. 📷 One of the sounds that I miss during this waves hands at everything, is the hum of a …

Aug 11, 2020: This tweet sums up the United States' problems right now. There is the truth and there are people who argue the truth. Sometimes the people who argue …

Aug 11, 2020: August Photo challenge day 11 Transport. 📷

Aug 10, 2020: August Microblog Photo Challenge. Day 10. Window. 📷 My front window featuring a nice fresh cut lawn.

Aug 9, 2020: August photo challenge Day 9 - black and white 📷 A doorway seen in India in 2018.

Aug 8, 2020: Alternate View of Taj Mahal

Aug 8, 2020: August photo logging challenge. Day 8. View Point Loma near San Diego, Ca

Aug 7, 2020: I haven’t been traveling since waves hands wildly. The last trip we took was to Yosemite National Park. Not exactly a Day Trip, it was a trip. …

Aug 6, 2020: Bisect 📷

Aug 5, 2020: I don’t enjoy mushrooms. They taste funky to me.

Aug 5, 2020: Pretend you’re drunk at a bar. The walls are your friend. Niko in Episode 1 of Another Life

Aug 5, 2020: Mutiny on a space ship in the first episode? Interesting. Let’s see where this goes.

Aug 5, 2020: Why is it that people if Sci-fi shows always run toward the alien spaceship and not away from it?

Aug 5, 2020: August Photo blog challenge Day 5 Flow 📷 Remembering the 2018 trip to India when we got to experience a little bit of monsoon.

Aug 4, 2020: Peace reminds me of the time in 2010 when I was lucky enough to see clouds sitting in Clouds Rest in Yosemite National Park. 📷

Aug 3, 2020: Zoe isn’t a bug, but she will chase and eat them.

Aug 2, 2020: You can clearly see the bear climb to heaven on a gloden rope in the childern’s story no one ever wrote.

Aug 2, 2020: August photo challenge day 2. Floating 📷 Above the floating clouds.

Aug 1, 2020: I’m 6 foot and 250 pounds and this tree makes me look like a kid.

Aug 1, 2020: July Followup for my Journal Setup. Bullet Journal Days actually logged and checked off tasks for July: 25 Hobonechi Techo Days actually journaled …

Aug 1, 2020: Sometimes trees are so tall it feels like you never stop looking up. Especially the redwood treess in Yosemite National Park. 📷 #mbaug

Jul 30, 2020: When you are young they assume you know nothing. Taylor Swift from her new album folklore 🎵

Jul 30, 2020: TIL that there’s a Lego Ideas group that you can submit designs to and vote on. How did I learn this? Because Donnny Chen submitted a Lego Grand …

Jul 29, 2020: Christopher Nolan as quoted in this The Royal Ocean Film Society video I’ve seen many things that’ve been influenced by it and so I am, …

Jul 29, 2020: Paul Krugman writing about the Republican party and the American response to the coronavirus. What they call “freedom” is actually absence of …

Jul 25, 2020: Anyone who is surprised that movies are delayed due to the pandemic is just, I dn’t know, idiotic.

Jul 25, 2020: Shawn Blanc provides 2 reasons to plan your week: Clarity cures busywork. Your to-do list should exist on your calendar. I’m sorry. But, …

Jul 24, 2020: Today’s wisdom: WHEN THINGS GO WRONG, IT ISN’T ALWAYS BECAUSE YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG. SOMETIMES SHIT JUST HAPPENS. Life. It happens.

Jul 23, 2020: This Windows 10X sounds like the way Microsoft gets Windows to run on Apple silicon Macs instead of working with Apple to get Windows to run on Apple …

Jul 22, 2020: I’m so disappointed that the United States government has failed it’s people. At all levels; local, state, and federal. So much pain and …

Jul 21, 2020: Holy Moly these Missippi River maps are amazing! Showing the change of the Mississippi River’s “meander belt” over the course of …

Jul 21, 2020: Today’s wisdom: PROCRASTINATION USUALLY EXACERBATES CONSEQUENCES. I’m working on finding ways to break my procrastination by setting …

Jul 21, 2020: Here is Gruber saying Google has lost intrest in Android and the Pixel line because Google doesn’t value what Gruber values. Again.

Jul 18, 2020: Just saw a commercial for the United States Space Force

Jul 17, 2020: Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity. Hanlon’s or Heinlein’s razor

Jul 17, 2020: When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou

Jul 17, 2020: My Journal Setup I started July with a simple goal: Journal everyday I dutifully set up my journaling system in two notebooks. Bullet Journal I setup a weekly …

Jul 14, 2020: Sitting in the vet’s parking lot waiting on vaccinations for the kittens. I wonder if the anti-vax crowd is anti-vax for their pets as well as …

Jul 10, 2020: I often wonder how I would have fared during the Stay At Home orders if my job wasn’t “essential” and I didn’t have to go to …

Jul 10, 2020: New Watch Alert Fitbit Versa 2

Jul 10, 2020: I fear that my left knee is slowly dying. If I don’t move it for a time then it just gives me a stabbing pain when I do move it. Do not like.

Jul 9, 2020: Quit Blaming the Death of Google Reader for Society Being Shitty Dieter Bohn thinks the death of Google Reader made a space for the algorithmic news feed, which was weaponized to spread disinformation, which broke …

Jul 8, 2020: My Fitbit Versa should be arriving today. Looks like I’ll have a new toy to play with after work tonight.

Jul 8, 2020: I spent the evening after work tonight listening to Arlo Guthrie.

Jul 8, 2020: Kulning is, as Jason Kottke describes, hauntingly beautiful.

Jul 7, 2020: So many good TV shows to watch and not time to watch them.

Jul 7, 2020: I totally think that Microsoft should bring back Windows Mobile and work with OEMs on creating phones again. I just charged up my Nokia 530 from 6 …

Jul 7, 2020: Just out of curiosity. Does anyone know of a Mb client for Windows? Or an app that is compatible with mirco.blog?

Jul 4, 2020: Backed. Analog although I believe Ugmonk shouldn’t use Kickstarter as a preorder service.

Jul 3, 2020: I pulled my Pixel 2 out of the pile of old phones I have to see how it stacks up to my Pixel 4. Currently on the 4th security update install of the …

Jul 2, 2020: Somehow I fell into the habit of popping in a pod and making my morning coffee with the Keurig instead of grinding beans and making a pour over, …

Jun 30, 2020: I collect books, both digital and analog, that I want to read, but never get around to reading. And I can not stop doing it.

Jun 27, 2020: Picking up two kittens in the morning. Just need to come up with names now.

Jun 26, 2020: Pepsi just tastes weird.

Jun 26, 2020: This article from The New York Times, How the Virus Won is devastating. No specifics, just an overview. We could have saved thousands of lives in the …

Jun 26, 2020: Whelp. The Pixelbook won’t start up now. It shows that it is fully charged - the green light is on when the usb-c is plugged in. But, the screen …

Jun 26, 2020: LIstened to the new Phoebe Bridges album Punisher and it is mellow and heartfelt. Definitely something I will listen to again. 🎵

Jun 25, 2020: Something to remember: I always take comfort in the fact that even the great writers needed to pump themselves up to get to work. Austin Kleon …

Jun 23, 2020: Don’t forget about the Microsoft Surface Duo in all the Apple hoopla.

Jun 23, 2020: Now that iOS has widgets on the home screen I have one question about Springboard. Why does iOS require an app to have an icon on the home screen in …

Jun 12, 2020: Not bad, California. Not bad at all.

Jun 8, 2020: Reality Test Calls for defunding the police (which is often the majority of a city budget) are to give that money to the public schools and fire …

Jun 6, 2020: El Capitan from the last time I was in Yosemite National Park.

Jun 4, 2020: Knife attack in China primary school wounds at least 39 If this happened in the United States it would be school shooting leaves at least 39 dead

May 22, 2020: Podcast skies are falling because Joe Rogan ¯_(ツ)_/¯ The siren call of a dying open podcast culture is the same siren call of the dying blog. Open podcasts are not dying because Joe Rogan signed a …

May 22, 2020: Today’s Wisdom HOW YOU THINK IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHAT YOU KNOW. Indeed.

May 22, 2020: iA Writer I’m playing around with iA Writer and it’s a nice looking application on first launch. I’m wondering what use case I might have for …

May 20, 2020: My 2 cents on the ‘Obamagate’ Susan Rice email Too many people have seen too many buddy cop movies where “by the book” is a …

May 19, 2020: Holy Moly does Expanding Universe: The Hubble Space Telescope look good. This is an instant pre-order. It’s out in July.

May 16, 2020: Today’s wisdom YOU CAN’T FIX EVERYTHING THAT GOES WRONG IN LIFE. SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT.

May 16, 2020: Totally normal thing for the sitting president to say. Totally normal. So presidential.

May 16, 2020: The Plan So the Trump administration, along with many of its Republican collaborators, has a plan. It’s just that the plan is so horrifying that many people …

May 15, 2020: 'Murica. Land of the ? Trump also called coronavirus testing “overrated” and complained that doing more testing was driving up the numbers of Americans known to …

May 11, 2020: American Exceptionalism

May 9, 2020: Need to trim some green stuff in the backyard.

May 8, 2020: >It can be very easy to tolerate poor conduct and shoddy performance from a distance. Sounds about right.

May 4, 2020: The only thing you can be the best at is developing your own self. Natalie Portman

May 2, 2020: I do not need an iPad but I keep randomly going to the Apple website and looking at the $300 iPad.

Apr 29, 2020: On the Blogger's Rule Cultural Offering There is a blogger respect for other bloggers that permits us to find points of agreement and read points of disagreement without …

Apr 29, 2020: Don’t assume that the obvious will remain obvious This is a good reminder to “inspect what you expect” from your team.

Apr 29, 2020: When did Google calendar start to not allow you to click on events to get a description?

Apr 28, 2020: I am ashamed the United States things a flyover of military jets is the appropriate way to show support for essential workers during this pandemic. If …

Apr 27, 2020: I was so, so close to getting all green stars from Fitbit this past week. 1,405 steps away from getting them all.

Apr 27, 2020: Anyone else get a nice happy feeling when you start a shared YouTube video and within 30 seconds think to yourself, “Oh, I don’t …

Apr 27, 2020: I do not like deleting feeds from my RSS reader because I disagree with the author’s positions. I do like deleting feeds from my RSS reader …

Apr 25, 2020: This amazing data visualization by Sean Conway makes me want to buy a poster size 3D version to hang on my wall.

Apr 25, 2020: A MacBook SE might exist one day, but it will never compete with Chromebooks due to price points. Apple will most likely not sell a laptop in the …

Apr 19, 2020: Neighbors are playing music really loud and it’s annoying but understandable at the same time.

Apr 17, 2020: JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE A CELEBRITY, IT DOESN’T MEAN THEY KNOW WHAT THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT. Great advice from FHP last week.

Apr 16, 2020: This might just be the best thing I’ve seen all week.

Apr 15, 2020: Woke up to some money from the US government $500 in tax refund and $1200 in stimulus. I need to put aside some for a rainy day. But I really want to …

Apr 5, 2020: I’m feeling the weight of the world and it’s crushing me. I’m feeling the weight of everyday life and it’s crushing me. How …

Apr 5, 2020: Roasted Cauliflower is really good.

Apr 5, 2020: It might be because I’m watching more TV this weekend or it might be because Donald Drumpf was attacking 3M this week, but I’ve seen more …

Mar 31, 2020: So Dark Sky, my preferred weather app sold itself to Apple, the richest company in the world, and now says they can’t make and distribute the …

Mar 30, 2020: DON’T COMMENT ON A SITUATION UNTIL YOU KNOW BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY. If I had kept up with my daily homepage reading I wouldn’t have caused a …

Mar 28, 2020: YOU DON’T HAVE TO HAVE EVERYTHING FIGURED OUT. I’m beginning to think you’re trolling me FHP

Mar 28, 2020: THERE IS NO INHERENT PURPOSE IN LIFE. CREATE YOUR OWN. Great. You keep telling me life is all on myself.

Mar 28, 2020: FIND A WAY TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF OR BE MISERABLE. I’m working on it.

Mar 27, 2020: Yosemite Chapel

Mar 27, 2020: Om Malik Our society, and the comfort it provides on a daily basis, only exists because of the unseen — those who toil because they don’t have a …

Mar 26, 2020: Laughing out loud at MKBHD’s review of the P40 because he said 6.5 inch screen isn’t that big. I remember when phones only had a 4 inch …

Mar 25, 2020: At the end of Nick Heer’s piece about the iPad and Microsoft Suface comparisions he mentions the Zune. I miss the Windows Phone OS that came …

Mar 24, 2020: WHEN THE DEBATE IS LOST, SLANDER BECOMES THE TOOL OF THE LOSERS. So what this advise is telling me is that the president of the United States has …

Mar 20, 2020: Okay so the new keyboard for the new iPad Pro in the “How to Use a Comuter” ad is pretty amazing looking. I love the fact that it …

Mar 20, 2020: Somehow I missed that @vincent went and added the 1 thing I was missing from an Android micro.blog client: photo sharing/selecting from the app to …

Mar 18, 2020: I love the manzanita trees that grow around Central California. I only get to see them when I visit Yosemite I am grateful that I am able to visit …

Mar 13, 2020: My second favorite view of El Capitan. This is across the valley and you can see just how big this granite wall is.

Mar 13, 2020: Bridalveil Falls from across the valley. It was nice to just park the car. Sit for a spell and enjoy the sound of the river while watching the …

Mar 13, 2020: One of my favorite photos that I’ve taken this week in Yosemite.

Mar 12, 2020: Never put your own money in the show.

Mar 12, 2020: Yosemite Valley is beautiful; especially from Glacier Point looking down. The Merced river snakes through the valley.

Mar 12, 2020: There are dramatic views all through Yosemite National Park. At Tunnel View you see El Capitan on the left, Half Dome peaking out, and Bridalvail …

Mar 12, 2020: The entrance to Yosemite Valley is one of my favorite landscapes.

Mar 12, 2020: I have been in Yosemite this week. We were able to go to Sunday morning brunch at the Ahwahnee Hotel and spend some time in the valley after. I took …

Mar 10, 2020: Throwback Tuesday to the time I visited the Taj Mahal on a wonderfully hot Indian day.

Mar 8, 2020: I don’t understand how you can have a running topic of home screens when the home screen is just a grid of icons

Mar 8, 2020: I am always fascinated at the spreads that Jose Naranja makes in his notebooks. Truly amazing work.

Mar 6, 2020: I wish I could tell every phone reviewer that phones will be released even if the giant trade show, Mobile World Congress, where they are normally …

Mar 6, 2020: Tonight I watched a trailer for a TV show that made me think that I might like the book the show is based on. It is onl $5.99 on Kindle. As I hoovered …

Mar 3, 2020: I enjoy the hell out of the bass line of Lana Del Rey’s High By The Beach.

Mar 3, 2020: Today’s advice: WRONG IS WRONG, EVEN IF EVERYONE IS DOING IT. RIGHT IS RIGHT, EVEN IF NO ONE IS DOING IT.

Mar 3, 2020: Still fascinated that I listen to and enjoy today’s Pop music. I hated and derided Pop music in the 80’s and 90’s. Don’t get …

Mar 3, 2020: In 7 New Smart Phone Trends Om Malik forgets that 4G was just as bad when it was rolled out as 5G is now. 5G Phones. This is a bit like putting the …

Mar 3, 2020: Seth Godin: You will never catch up. Find your footing and do your work. You can never know everything. Just do the best you can with what you …

Mar 3, 2020: I do not read all of the links in Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings postings. Yet. I might get there one day. In the future. In Passing by Lisel …

Feb 29, 2020: Your random reminder to talk to someone about how you are feeling. Do not hold it in and let it stew. Share your troubles with the people who care …

Feb 29, 2020: This bedside table is fantastic. I love the carvings.

Feb 28, 2020: I love the look of the cabinet hardware in this kitchen. But, I’m not sure if I’m ready to spend $100 for handles on my $80 IKEA MALM …

Feb 27, 2020: Filed under great lines in movies. The Frost… sometimes it makes the blade stick. Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the …

Feb 22, 2020: My left knee has been killing me for a couple days. Maybe I need to start stretching more.

Feb 22, 2020: Bloomberg 2020 just tried to spam call me. #NotAGoodLook

Feb 22, 2020: The theme of Brooklyn 99 is so good.

Feb 20, 2020: All I want from an Android micro.blog app is the ability to share photos natively. photos.app.goo.gl/DmnNnYXfj…

Feb 19, 2020: Becausse of this post on Ars I went and checked the Android Beta page and all I can say is Soon

Feb 14, 2020: photo of Gal Gadot from the upcoming Wonder Woman movie is pretty great.

Feb 13, 2020: One of the Photos available on Google Earth View is where the house is before the house was built. Neat.

Feb 13, 2020: I wish those people that are resigning in protest over converns about American democratic norms being ignored by out current president would stay and …

Feb 6, 2020: This Anza espresso maker is simply stunning. I would buy this in a heartbeat if I could.

Feb 5, 2020: Somebody sent a company wide email on accident and now everyone is “Reply All"ing to be removed from the distribution list and “Reply …

Feb 5, 2020: John Gruber about the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip This is pure gimmickry. Yes. Yes it is. So, what? Not every product needs to solve a problem to exist.

Jan 29, 2020: Republicans, man Guns and Abortion are the battle for the strength of the United States union? We stand strongly behind the Second Amendment, and we stand strongly …

Jan 29, 2020: Holy Moly SSD prices are cheap! 1TB WD Green for $100? Insanity.

Jan 27, 2020: In Search Of: A News organization or website that is focused on bringing context and clarity to history and past decisions rather than reporting on …

Jan 27, 2020: Just saw an add for American Airlines & British Airways for flights to Barcelona and I feel personally attacked. I don’t think I’ve …

Jan 27, 2020: I do not understand the blow back from tech pundits about the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Motorola Razor. Of course these products are beta products: They …

Jan 25, 2020: While watcing Great American Baking Show a promo for casting comes on. Me: Do you want to apply? My Girlfriend: Oh, NO! We’re not a household …

Jan 25, 2020: \Why does everyone seem to thing that technology will help support their cause and not the other cause?

Jan 25, 2020: Why do websites still put in page breaks in their long review articles? Stop it. Let us scroll. Put in links at the top to skip sections but …

Jan 23, 2020: Tron: Legacy still has a great soundtrack.

Jan 22, 2020: Personal Dicotomy: In the morning I just want to relax and not stress. In the evening I want to get things done the next morning. Lazy always wins. …

Jan 16, 2020: Josh Ginter asks about The Last Jedi: But seriously, what were they thinking with that Canto Bight story arc? Poe couldn’t grow as a commander …

Jan 16, 2020: Hippos are thought to be the closest living realtives to whales? David Attenbourgh just blew my mind on Nature

Jan 15, 2020: Need to know a paper size? A Paper Sizes has you covered.

Jan 14, 2020: Anything you want to accomplish in life has to manifest as an actual activity. Really? Why must everything be a concrete thing?

Jan 14, 2020: Going to be a productivity guru. Step 1: If you’re not happy then make a change. Step 2: Do the change. Step 3: Check what you changed to see if …

Jan 11, 2020: We saw Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker today. I enjoyed the movie. I think they wrapped up the story pretty well with this last installment. There …

Jan 10, 2020: I declare today ‘Stub my Toe Day’ I have hit my right pinky toe on no less than 4 different surfaces this morning. I have been awake for …

Jan 9, 2020: My most productive time is the late afternoon. Unfortunately, that’s also when I’m working. Which is both good and bad. I’m most …

Jan 7, 2020: Colin Walker says Birdsong is nature’s ambient music Background noise is Nature’s default. Danger is closing in when the forest goes …

Jan 4, 2020: Had to buy a leather cover for my Hobo this year. www.etsy.com/shop/OneS…

Jan 3, 2020: Whoa, just looked thorugh my email and I’ve been sitting on Email Lessons since May/June. Pretty sure that’s worse than procrastination.

Jan 3, 2020: Trying Spotify I’m going to give Spotify a try as a music streaming service this year. I have played with Spotify a few times over the years and it never stuck …

Dec 21, 2019: Why is The Great American Baking Challenge filmed in England?

Dec 16, 2019: Bless her heart, my mother took the time to print out and send me a selfie I took at my cousin’s wedding this summer.

Dec 9, 2019: Western Digital announced a 1TB micro SD card and I just can’t. My $500 GB SSD in my PC cost that much when I bought it 5 years ago.

Dec 6, 2019: My wireless keyboard and mouse seem to make my PC so laggy as to be unusable. I’m not sure what I’m going to do, but the plan to have the …

Dec 6, 2019: Every once in awhile Dave Winer will say something I agree with. RSS is not dead. It’s just that since it’s passive and quiet you …

Dec 6, 2019: The trailer for the live action Mulan is a really good trailer. Disney knows what they are doing.

Dec 1, 2019: Just bought 2 new notebooks I didn’t need because … Black Friday deals.

Dec 1, 2019: My schedule is so messed up because of Black Friday shopping. Normal start to my work day is 2 pm but this weekend it’s been 5 pm for 12 hour …

Nov 24, 2019: MOTIVATION IS WHAT GETS YOU STARTED; HABIT IS WHAT KEEPS YOU GOING.

Nov 23, 2019: Sick as a dog This simile was first recorded in 1705. Why a dog should be viewed as particularly sick remains unclear.

Nov 15, 2019: With the announcement of the Motorola RAZR I think it’s time to say I’m still waiting for my roll up tablet. The perfect multi sized …

Nov 13, 2019: Which weighs more: A pound of brinks or a pound of feathers?

Nov 9, 2019: Why do we give every month it’s own or multiple nicknames?

Nov 7, 2019: Actual question: Does anyone know why the IRS limits the amount you can put into your 401(k) and IRA plans? Are they afraid everyone will dump …

Nov 7, 2019: Great little surprise when I launched the VSCO app on the Pixelbook today: It looks good in laptop landscape mode in addition to tablet mode. Not all …

Nov 7, 2019: How do you find good videos on YouTube? YouTube thinks I only like technology and music videos. But that’s only because the app is extremely …

Nov 3, 2019: These are absolutely stunning www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/10/m…

Nov 3, 2019: The only thing you have left is memory kottke.org/19/10/nob…

Nov 2, 2019: Misty River beifongkendo.tumblr.com/post/1884…

Oct 26, 2019: Today’s coffee brew: Inverted Aeropress 3 TBLS Yirgacheffe Adame Gorbota 2 min 38 second brew time Results: Nice, smooth flavor that has waaay …

Oct 23, 2019: People really seem to love the new midnight green color for the iPhone 11

Oct 22, 2019: Todays Knowledge: Whenever you see me somewhere succeeding in one area of my life, that almost certainly means I am failing in another area of my …

Oct 22, 2019: It’s new phone day! Now I just have to hope that DHL gets here before work.

Oct 21, 2019: Today’s Knowledge: TACT IS THE KNACK OF MAKING A POINT WITHOUT MAKING AN ENEMY.

Oct 16, 2019: Current thought: How much of the world’s geopolitical issues would not be happening if white men had put more thought into the borders of …

Oct 15, 2019: I really want a Pixel 4 in Orange

Oct 13, 2019: Can someone tell me why Apple pundits are mad at Apple for trying not to piss off China? Just because Apple is pro privacy and an American company …

Oct 10, 2019: Seems to me that Apple wouldn’t be in the middle of a dust up about HKmaps if they were clear and transparant about their app review process.

Oct 10, 2019: John Gruber Why do business in China if this is the type of shit they pull? Because they have 1 billion people who might buy your product? And that …

Oct 9, 2019: Question about @gluon on Android @vincent, Do you have any plans to add the ability to posts photos natively? Or is it in there and I’m just not …

Oct 7, 2019: That’s no moon. That’s a space station.

Oct 7, 2019: Obi-wan Kenobi. Obi-wan. Now that is a name I’ve not heard in a long, long time.

Oct 7, 2019: Saw this pair of ravens on the top of a street light while grocery shopping the other day. They seemed to be having a good time hanging out and …

Oct 6, 2019: Taking this day of rest to enjoy the wonderful Sunday brunch at the Awanhee hotel in Yosemite National Park and watching the excellent 1995 romantic …

Oct 4, 2019: These miniture houses that become life size in photographs by Samy Al Olabi are wonderfully detailed and beautifully staged.

Oct 4, 2019: Own your turf, own your turf, own your turf. Austin Kleon inspired me to request my Twitter archive. We’ll see what I do with it when it comes.

Oct 4, 2019: Wisdom of the Day LIFE IS A CONSTANT CYCLE OF REALIZING HOW DUMB YOU WERE FIVE YEARS AGO.

Oct 4, 2019: When did the email newletter signup pop up start happening on every. single. website? Why do pop ups even exist on websites? Who thought they were a …

Sep 28, 2019: A Broke Billionaire Asks a Broke PAC for Monetary Help Trump Meets With NRA on Impeachment

Sep 27, 2019: Random retorical question: Why does it seem like there are more articles titled “X movie bombed at the box office and are now cult …

Sep 25, 2019: I have plans from the beginning of the year that I just left and did not return to. I want to be able to say that I worked on something this year, but …

Sep 25, 2019: I need to train present me to do what past me planned on future me to do so that present me doesn’t feel like a lazy SOB who doesn’t do …

Sep 25, 2019: I bought a 27 inch Dell gaming monitor on Amazon Prime day this year and I just go around to setting it up and connecting to my PC and whoa boy I …

Sep 24, 2019: I’ve found that I am constantly looking to upgrade tools for a job that I haven’t decided how I will complete. I am putting the cart …

Sep 24, 2019: The emphasis in the pull quote from John Gruber is the important part, not the Dear Leader quip. Apple gets to bypass tariffs other companies …

Sep 21, 2019: I love it when artists make something awesome out of something ordinary, like these mountains from books.

Sep 21, 2019: Coffee Favorites #Favorite coffee brew types# ##Upside-down Aeropress## My brew time and process varies from day to day. Generally it is about 2 minutes with 1 or 2 …

Sep 21, 2019: I’ve had my Pixel 2 in the Google fabric case for so long I forgot how good it feels in the hand without the case on.

Sep 17, 2019: People care wayy to much about what is published in The New York Times editorial pages. Warzel wrote an entire column in The New York Times to let …

Sep 16, 2019: The week of Apple launches really make logistic companies work. Long hours and a lot of variables to keep track of; all to get product to Apple …

Sep 11, 2019: I Wonder Why Huge Majority Doesn’t Trust the White House Not really. I know why: It’s the lying.

Sep 11, 2019: Chaos Trump’s National Security Legacy

Sep 7, 2019: Note to self. DON’T FIND FAULT. FIND A REMEDY. ANYONE CAN COMPLAIN.

Sep 7, 2019: ##What Is The Greatest Movie Quote of All Time? Wrong. This is the right answer. “I’m You’re Huckleberry.”

Sep 7, 2019: Simon Cowell’s teeth are so wite they look like implants.

Sep 7, 2019: This post sounds like old web guys crying, “I don’t like how you’re paying for the service you give away for free.” Perfect …

Sep 7, 2019: What a shitshow. This administration is making moves that make no sense.

Sep 4, 2019: What happened to summer? It’s still going on because it’s 2019 and summer doesn’t end on Labor Day anymore.

Sep 2, 2019: This article about Nick Sweetman’s homescreen on The Sweet Setup includes this tidbit on productivity that has started to bug me. and if it’s …

Aug 31, 2019: Think of the media as Democratic operatives with press credentials. Us vs Them is never a good argument.

Aug 31, 2019: Wisdom of the day YOU CAN’T GO BACK AND CHANGE THE BEGINNING, BUT YOU CAN START WHERE YOU ARE AND CHANGE THE ENDING.

Aug 31, 2019: [it’s hard to know whether Apple intended this to be anything more than a small-scale early-stage experiment](it’s hard to know whether Apple intended …

Aug 24, 2019: I did not know there was a problem with “No Problem”. Looks like I won’t be saying that again.

Aug 20, 2019: Daily reminder: I do not need to buy anything new. I do not need another pen or notebook.

Aug 20, 2019: How do I procrastinate? Easy. I drink coffee, browse the internet, and listen to music. All while feeling lousy for not doing the things I should be …

Aug 20, 2019: Pretty sure that this pen is going to join my collection soon.

Aug 20, 2019: Today is a Save Draft type of day for me here on micro.blog.

Aug 17, 2019: Yeah, that didn’t work

Aug 17, 2019: I really need to quit reading The Pen Addict. My new mantra for the rest of the year: I do not need another notebook. I do not need another pen. I do …

Aug 16, 2019: I’ve had the same Goals for a couple of years. They normally start out as New Year’s Resolutions and then kind of fade into the background …

Aug 16, 2019: There is no perfect journaling system, or perfect journaling notebook, there’s only what works for you. Pretty much sums up everything. Nothing is …

Aug 16, 2019: Just Do It. And here comes Seth Godin with another angle If failure is not an option, then, most of the time, neither is success. If I’m trying to find a …

Aug 16, 2019: My Problem is Always the Same. Starting. Question for all the productivity gurus out there: How do you know what is the right thing to do? As Nicholas Bates says stop and think. And …

Aug 15, 2019: No Doubt’s Sunday Morning just came on YouTube and, let me tell you, I’d be here for a No Doubt reunion that sounds a like their Tragic …

Aug 8, 2019: Pretty sure this is confirmation that the NRA cares more about gun manufactures than gun owners in their lobbying efforts. NRA chief executive Wayne …

Aug 7, 2019: Don't Wait for the President The quote in this linked article is just mind boggling to me. Republicans would support an assualt rifle ban, banning high capacity magazines, and …

Aug 7, 2019: Content. Content. Content. Everyone wants to produce content.

Aug 6, 2019: Police Accountability I really need to unsubscribe from this guy because his takes are close to the target but still way off target. We shouldn’t be criticizing police for …

Aug 5, 2019: Today in Headlines that I find odd from Engadget comes Audi’s E-Tron scooter is a skateboard with a handle. As far as I know; aren’t all …

Aug 4, 2019: Who thought Gordon Ramsey should take over for Anthony Bourdain?

Aug 3, 2019: I think I'll get a cup or two fellowproducts.com/shop/mont…

Aug 3, 2019: This looks interesting toolsandtoys.net/elevation…

Aug 3, 2019: Yes. This makes perfect sense.

Aug 3, 2019: This guy doesn’t know what the term “progressives” means because the only people who ask, “Where’s the money?” and “How will you …

Aug 3, 2019: Green New Deal This guy thinks what the centrists and “progressives” don’t understand about the Green New Deal is that stuff is all going to happen anyway. We …

Aug 1, 2019: I watched two videos about Nirvana this morning and I know that today will be a 90’s alternative rock music day for me and it is long overdue.

Aug 1, 2019: I love America because we’re so stupid we think we’re the only people buying phones when India and China have about 3 billion people …

Jul 31, 2019: We Create Momentum Dog days of Summer by Sean Carpentar Will we seek a shady spot to sit and rest for a while, hoping that a burst of momentum will blow through like a …

Jul 29, 2019: How far as the US fallen in the world’s perception? When would it have been called a Banana Republic in the past?

Jul 28, 2019: 39 out of 100 5th graders would rather eat a cricket than a brussel sprout according to an American game show so you know that’s the truth.

Jul 28, 2019: Doors are awesome!

Jul 27, 2019: Why can’t you be a friendly neighborhood spider Man?

Jul 27, 2019: Regal Unlimited is an interesting service for unlimited movie watching.

Jul 27, 2019: Inception is such a good movie.

Jul 26, 2019: She believes Democrats lost in 2016 because they were timid. Trump ditched Republican orthodoxies and brought along union members, blue-collar …

Jul 24, 2019: #NotAllGrass leasticoulddo.com/comic/201…

Jul 24, 2019: MagicBook Pro is just a little too close to MacBook Pro for my liking. www.anandtech.com/show/1466…

Jul 24, 2019: All these ‘track how you work’ apps only track you at a computer so it’s not really possible to track a job that is part physical in …

Jul 23, 2019: I take how @manton thinks about podcasts a step further and think about all content that way: if it’s siloed into one app/service available on …

Jul 22, 2019: I’m on vacation with my girlfriend and her family. Her parents have had CNN on all day and I still don’t understand “the news” …

Jul 22, 2019: Content Farms: 10 Best Action Movies on Hulu from a blog focused on Adroid news. Why? What is the reason for this post? Thank you for RSS readers to …

Jul 17, 2019: Wait, so you’re telling me that free VPN services might not be that free?

Jul 17, 2019: Google Photos Is Making Photos Semi-public Well, when Michael Tsai sums it up that way it does sound very odd that the links are not locked down.

Jul 4, 2019: I feel a nap coming on.

Jul 4, 2019: MLB TV is impressive and fun and can do wonderful things.

Jul 4, 2019: There have been a lot of aftershocks after the 6.4 Searles Valley quake this morning. Each one has been more than 2.0.

Jul 2, 2019: Watching the Women’s World Cup has made me realize how much I miss playing.

Jun 30, 2019: Nicolas Bates asks What if being so busy stopped you being productive? I ask Why do we always have to be productive?

Jun 30, 2019: It highlighted that Democrats were the big segregationists. Until the great switch which effectively reversed the political parties.

Jun 29, 2019: It's Called Being An Adult Despite many predictions to the contrary, she hasn’t opted to torment leadership as the conservative Freedom Caucus once did to GOP leaders. Instead, …

Jun 29, 2019: We’re the guys who save the world. We don’t get to check out! Sam Winchester in Supernatural

Jun 28, 2019: I’m not saying the chocolate chip cookie I just ate was the best chocolate chip cookie I’ve ever had, but it was a pretty damned good …

Jun 24, 2019: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; the keyboard on the Pixelbook is probably the best keyboard that I’ve ever used.

Jun 22, 2019: Pretending you’re not hurt is not going to help. Advice from TV shows.

Jun 22, 2019: Test: To see if I add a feed to my personal blog and it doesn’t support cross posting what will happen?

Jun 21, 2019: I thought Jay-Z said Auto Tune was dead. Why is it still around?

Jun 21, 2019: The Engadget video review of the Amazon Fire 7 which is $50 was pretty brutal. Filled with a lot of I would have liked … For more money you …

Jun 18, 2019: Mike Masnick’s summary of the Google got caught stealing lyrics thing There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about Google, but the fact …

Jun 18, 2019: I’ve said it before. I’m sad that I have to say it again. Not being able to use Twitter is NOT censorship. Twitter isn’t the US …

Jun 18, 2019: The good ol “the base wasn’t there so you can’t tag me out” play ⚾. via Gfycat

Jun 18, 2019: Thanks to Ben Clemens over at Fangraphs for providing me with the perfect post with a great example of why I love baseball. ⚾ Good post badly …

Jun 15, 2019: PSA: Do not watch Murder Mystery on Netflix. It is not a good movie.

Jun 15, 2019: Bounce back with the confidence of a mediocre white man The Bold Type is an interesting show.

Jun 11, 2019: TIL that Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst is now a movie director. I think my head exploded.

Jun 8, 2019: My girlfriend just identified the person who sang Jasmine’s songs in Aladin from her voice. #Impressive

Jun 8, 2019: Note to self: I do not need a new watch, but I do want a new watch.

Jun 8, 2019: Into the Badlands has some of the best stylized fight scenes.

Jun 7, 2019: I try to be more aware of my instinct to share stories and talk about myself. I try to ask questions that encourage the other person to continue. I’ve …

Jun 7, 2019: The Decimal C.ock is a pretty neat concept. I wouldn’t mind it if the US went to the metric system and adopted this to keep time. I think it …

Jun 3, 2019: It looks like Apple might get back in the router game in a couple of years. They got out of it too soon with no replacement and HomeKit for Routers …

Jun 3, 2019: Look Around for Apple Maps is just Street View from Google Maps. I’m waiting for John Gruber to come out and complain about Apple ripping off …

Jun 3, 2019: Interesting that the Playstation controller report for AppleTV got a bigger reaction than the App store on Apple Watch did.

Jun 2, 2019: It is depressing how quickly people can fall. Our meager safety net is no protection against losing everything. Even though Les Mis is set in …

Jun 2, 2019: Sourdough French Toast is definitely something you should try.

Jun 1, 2019: Saw a really good version of Les Miserables at the Pantages theater today. Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean was stunning.

May 29, 2019: I’m sorry to say this, but The Focus Course by Shawn Blanc leads with what sounds like thoue ‘Learn How to Flip Houses’ seminars. …

May 29, 2019: I think I have found a new favorite type of YouTube video. The DIY video where there is no description or narration of what is being made: just a …

May 29, 2019: Random question of the day: How did chicken soup become one of the cures for a cold?

May 28, 2019: The totebook from Studio Neat looked too good to pass up. For $20 who could I not buy one?

May 28, 2019: The world of John Wick is so well fleshed out. The best part of it is the courtesy these professional killers give each other before trying to kill …

May 28, 2019: Seth Godin Accountability is done to you. Responsibility is done by you. Accountability is corporate blame. Responsibility is personal blame.

May 26, 2019: I just saw a commercial for Sears. I thought they went out of business.

May 26, 2019: Homemade waffles are the best waffles and they are better than homemade pancakes.

May 25, 2019: Watching Golf on TV is super boring. But, I’d watch professional golfers try to play miniature golf.

May 25, 2019: Yup the Royals are going to have a tough season this year. But, that’s to be expected because they’re fielding a AAA team in the major …

May 25, 2019: I’ve only been up for 2 hours and I’m already thinking about taking a nap. This is why I like weekends. I have to e for a nap.

May 24, 2019: the onscreen keyboard for ChromeOS is King of small.

May 23, 2019: One of the best things about John Wick is the music. It is absolutely pitch perfect for what is happening.

May 23, 2019: The new Terminator trailer started out interesting and then they showed to airplanes colliding in slow motion and it went down hill from there.

May 22, 2019: That feeling when you’re waiting for FedEx to deliver a new device before you have to leave for work but you don’t think it’s going …

May 20, 2019: Can’t wait to hear what the Apple pundits have to say about the new MacBooks being announced tomorrow.

May 19, 2019: I love that @vincent replies to @gluon while testing the development of Gluon.

May 18, 2019: I get to watch baseball in person tonight. You f course my KC Royals are fielding a AAA team this year, but it’s still baseball. ⚾

May 18, 2019: So, you’re saying there’s a chance?

May 18, 2019: I have so many books I want to read, TV shows I want to watch, movies I want to watch, places I want to go, things I want to see, activities I want to …

May 17, 2019: A vampire in College A Tumblr thread about vampires in high school vs college and hellenhighwater nails it. this is just a liberal arts major with a garlic allergy and …

May 17, 2019: I really enjoy The Matrix Reloaded. The action is great. The music is fantastic. The story is … a story. I’m not saying it’s a …

May 15, 2019: Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? What is, “What runs through my head every time I see a guy with bleach blonde hair? "

May 15, 2019: Pop up cameras on cell phones are not a good idea. I can’t wait until people start complain they can’t use their cameras anymore because …

May 15, 2019: Caterina Fake sharing a quote from the new book No Visable Brusies on how to prevent domestic violence “You want to get rid of homicide?” a retired …

May 13, 2019: It would be better for about half of the current Democrats running for president to change their race to the Senate where they can introduce …

May 1, 2019: Pundits complaining about gaps & creases in foldable phones at the beginning of the foldable phone era strikes me the same as people who …

Apr 29, 2019: Today I Learned that my design style is Scandinavian thanks to this post at Domino.

Apr 23, 2019: swissmiss shared a YouTube video called “How to Wake up Before 6 am Everyday” and my first reaction was: Why would you want to? I am …

Apr 21, 2019: “scientists say this” or “scientists don’t say this” is the poor man’s way to say “I don’t know why, …

Apr 20, 2019: Comparing any Revenue Service to the IRS is stupid.

Apr 20, 2019: I wonder if anyone has looked up the same questions from previous administrations? 12% of Americans Have Never Heard of Mike Pence How many Americans …

Apr 20, 2019: Early lunch today. Tofu tacos with teriyaki glaze.

Apr 19, 2019: Conspiracy Theory for Conspiracy Theory sake >Since there is huge demand for small phones, yet manufacturers refuse to make them, what in the world is going on here? Is it just sexism? …

Apr 19, 2019: No photos please. I’m busy.

Apr 19, 2019: Watching a lot of Silversun Pickups videos on YouTube this morning to change it up. I’m normally stuck in a pop music loop. Although, there is a …

Apr 18, 2019: I like all of the coverage of foldable phones but I’m over here patiently waiting for the roll up tablets that will be coming. You know the …

Apr 17, 2019: Thanks to Michael Tsai I know that the US government keeps detailed stats about who visits government websites.

Apr 11, 2019: GROWTH IS PAINFUL. CHANGE IS PAINFUL. BUT NEITHER IS AS PAINFUL AS STAYING SOMEWHERE YOU DON’T BELONG. Sometimes the FH hits too close to home.

Apr 9, 2019: Which is worse? Google collecting data to sell access to my information so companies can place ads I’ll see. Verizon selling my physical …

Apr 9, 2019: Punditry Double Standards Michael Tsai sharing thoughts on the Netflix not supporting Airplay anymore hulabaloo shows me there are just some people cough cough Marco Arment who …

Apr 9, 2019: Why would Congress make it illegal for the IRS to create a free tax file system? Because TurboTax and H&R Block told them to. Murica! Where the …

Apr 9, 2019: Super excited that my pen/notebook holder arrived from Dudek Modern Goods! It looks amazing.

Apr 7, 2019: Pan fried brussel sprouts are amazing. I need to make them more often.

Apr 7, 2019: Made some grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch today.

Apr 5, 2019: Awe, man. You mean I had access to Blades a week before anyone else, but I procrastinated on creating an account so I haven’t tried it yet?

Apr 4, 2019: My eternal technology delima The people who make things that I like use Apple products and make their things for Apple products, but I do not use …

Apr 3, 2019: They say the noise causes cancer. Donald Drumpf. I. I. I just have no words.

Apr 3, 2019: Where did figet spinners go? I remember seeing them everywhere like 6 months ago. Now they’re just … gone? Man, fads and novelties change …

Apr 3, 2019: Overheard in a YouTube video today: 1998 is a good example of a vintage year. I’m shacking my head over here. 1998 wasn’t that long ago. …

Apr 1, 2019: When I worked during the day I was thankful when all of the MLB games were night games. Now that I work during the evening I wish we can go back to …

Mar 30, 2019: Now is not the time. When is the time? How about never? Does never work for you?

Mar 30, 2019: It’s 2019 and you still have to have every app that is installedon hyour iOS device on a homescreen? Why? There’s spotlight search to find …

Mar 30, 2019: Air Power is dead. Long live Air Power.

Mar 28, 2019: Knowing that you want to make changes does not mean that you will make changes. You have to put in the work to get anything out of it.

Mar 28, 2019: Somewhere in the last twenty years I lost my aversion to pop music.

Mar 28, 2019: I should know better by now, but I can’t stop myself. I just have to look at Chromebooks, 2-in-1’s, and laptops even though I do not need …

Mar 21, 2019: Apple Announces New AirPods Via Press Release Sure would be neat if there were a single charging pad you could buy to charge your iPhone, AirPods, and even Apple Watch all at once. There will be …

Mar 20, 2019: Some quick retail pricing math shows AirPods are $129 for the actual buds. $199 - $$79 = $129 AirPods with a case continue to be $$159. I wonder if …

Mar 20, 2019: TouchID is horrible. I do not understand how my fingerprint can change on my work iPhone but not on my personal Pixel. I am so annoyed at this phone …

Mar 18, 2019: My take on the Spotify/Apple thing I have not (but probably should) read the whole complaint. 30% revenue from subscriptions for content you do not host is not how Apple should charge …

Mar 14, 2019: Time to PDCA My Notebooks I have hit a stumbling block in my notebook use. I do not want to have reduntant information in my analog and digital notebooks, but the whole reason …

Mar 14, 2019: One reason I use a RSS reader instead of visiting individual websites I can avoid those newsletter signups that pop up. I use Newsblur as my reader of …

Mar 13, 2019: Playing Far Cry 5 and I liberated an Outpost but I’m not even sure how.

Mar 13, 2019: I drink entirely too much coffee on an empty stomach every morning. In fact there’s a bunch of stuff I want to change about my routines, …

Mar 12, 2019: This teapot is my favorite style of teapot.

Mar 12, 2019: NASA and Google worked together to put a ton of photos together and analyse them with machine learning to group them. Then they made a really cool …

Mar 9, 2019: Marshmallow Club Cracker sandwich SMH at some of the things my girlfriend eats.

Mar 7, 2019: SUCCESS ISN’T ABOUT HOW YOUR LIFE LOOKS TO OTHERS; IT’S ABOUT HOW YOUR LIFE FEELS TO YOU. I try to tell myself this all the time and I still have a …

Mar 6, 2019: I have been a procrastinator for so long I am afraid I may not know how not to procrastinate.

Mar 5, 2019: 1980’s Taylor Swift is perfect.

Mar 5, 2019: Does anyone have recommendations for comics? The genre and/or style isn’t important. U just want to check out new stuff that I may not know …

Mar 4, 2019: It is past time news organizations stop putting, slammed, eviserated, or similar words in their headlines because nothing comes out of it; just a …

Mar 2, 2019: Yup @simonwoods has the best advice for life. blog.simonwoods.online/2019/03/0…

Mar 2, 2019: Isn’t it ironic? Only one judge on America’s Got Talent is American.

Mar 2, 2019: Had to laugh at this one. Waiting on the IT guy to hookup and connect a Verizon 4G backup router and he literally said, “Can you hear me …

Mar 1, 2019: I miss physical keyboards on mobile phones.

Feb 28, 2019: Today’s digital cleaning was checking on the applets I have setup on IFTTT to see if they are still setup how I actually use the services they …

Feb 23, 2019: Everybody’s so nice and polite #WheelOfFortune puzzle

Feb 21, 2019: If Dave Winer Were CEO of the NYT Dave Winer on how to dilute the NYTimes brand while getting nothing of value in return. mjtsai.com/blog/2019…

Feb 17, 2019: Nashville Hot Chicken is pretty good. And the French Toast at 55 South went with it quite well.

Feb 12, 2019: Wasted Hours In a chain of blog posts I had a pretty profound revelation about how I spend my time. Tim Smith at Bright Pixels linking to David Sparks at Macsparky …

Feb 12, 2019: Reflected Glory om.blog/2019/02/r…

Feb 12, 2019: Modern Times: Down Near the Border About 1,000 migrants have been found in Arizona, waiting for the Border Patrol, not fleeing to commit heinous crimes against Americans, since last …

Feb 11, 2019: Life Lessons Number 9 got me good. www.swiss-miss.com/2019/02/l…

Feb 9, 2019: Why It Doesn’t Seem To Matter That Amazon Will Soon Be The Largest American Clothing Retailer putthison.com/why-it-do… How you can compare Amazon competing with Macy’s and Walmart with Mr. Porters? If you’re shopping Mr. …

Feb 9, 2019: This is Awesome www.marvel.com/captainma…

Feb 9, 2019: Kashmir Hill Concludes Her Experiment in Blocking the Five Biggest Tech Companies Nick Heer Apple sure does offer consumers a lot of choice: either you buy their stuff, or you don’t. Sounds more like an ultimatum and not a choice.

Feb 9, 2019: Dickpic, Lightning The first story and the puns involved are the reason to read Dave Pell. So good. nextdraft.com/archives/…

Feb 8, 2019: Jeff Bezos’s War With National Enquirer Involves a Huge Spy Scandal John Gruber commenting on Jeff Bezos’s War With National Enquirer Involves a Huge Spy Scandal But if they were iMessages, they couldn’t be …

Feb 7, 2019: I finished The Lost World by Michael Crichton last night. It was a fast paced adventure once it got going. Completely different from the movie and so …

Feb 7, 2019: I really need to stop looking at phones on Amazon. I do not need a new phone, my Pixel 2 is alive and kicking and I am still really impressed by it. I …

Feb 6, 2019: Countdown to my first MLB game of the year: 45 days ⚾️

Feb 5, 2019: Every time my music player of choice starts playing a Free Dominguez song I’m reminded of how much her voice feels me with calm. 🎵

Feb 5, 2019: Firewatch for $4.99 on Steam? I really don’t have a reason not to buy it now.

Feb 5, 2019: I have an IFTTT recipe that created a note anytime I shared an artile from my RSS reader to Evernote in the belief that I would go back and review …

Feb 5, 2019: Hey, look at that Google Voice got a redesign. And there’s so much white space.

Feb 3, 2019: I don’t tell you how to shot. Don’t tell me how to science.

Feb 3, 2019: Today’s lunch was grilled cheese and tomato soup.

Feb 2, 2019: What I ate today: Breakfast: Coffee and cinnamon rolls Lunch: Black Bean & Plantain tacos from Hello Fresh Dinner: BBQ Turkey sandwiches on …

Feb 2, 2019: Spent my Saturday evening on the couch watching a truly bad Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie.

Feb 1, 2019: Apple's Privacy Stance is a Business Differentiation Scarier, to me, is that only Apple has the moral compass and the power to exercise this kind of control over Facebook. Nick Heer is putting personal …

Feb 1, 2019: Trump Allies Think Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Hiding or Dead politicalwire.com/2019/02/0… I really need to quit reading political stuff because I can’t handle the stupid that is coming from people …

Feb 1, 2019: Dumbest Take of the Day on the Apple-Facebook Thing There are pros and cons to Apple’s iron-clad control over native apps on iOS. This incident with Facebook is one of the pros. This incident just …

Jan 30, 2019: Awhile ago I saved some old phone commercials to my Watch Later playlist on YouTube and I’m wasting time this morning watching them and oh my …

Jan 30, 2019: Trump Got Played American government gives tax breaks to company who only needed free money. politicalwire.com/2019/01/3…

Jan 30, 2019: Amazon’s Drop In feature has to be enabled on the device and contacts have to be given access to drop in. You may not like the Drop In feature, …

Jan 30, 2019: Wait. Is there no way to uninstall an app from the Apple App Store? Like you have to find the app on your screen and make it to the wiggles to …

Jan 29, 2019: Graham Urges Trump to Tie Debt Limit to Border Wall politicalwire.com/2019/01/2… Has everyone forgotten that the government was fully funded before the Christmas vacation until president childish …

Jan 29, 2019: The largest utility in the US has filed for bankrupcy to proctect itself against lawsuits. $30 billion is a lot of money. At least services will not …

Jan 28, 2019: Today’s minor annoyance: Got a pop up message on my LG TV that the MLB.tv app is no longer supported, but the web page they directed me to has …

Jan 28, 2019: A tiny screw shows why iPhones won’t be ‘assembled in U.S.A.’ When Apple has unrealistic expectations for their suppliers, namely 3 month supply of parts on hand with expectations that 3 months can be created in …

Jan 26, 2019: Lazy Saturday: watching figure skating and all I can think of is, “Toepick”.

Jan 26, 2019: Relentlessly lowering expectations [https://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/594177918/0/sethsblog~Relentlessly-lowering-expectations/](Seth Godin) is right Raising our expectations is a fine way …

Jan 26, 2019: US federal workers fear government reopening is temporary [https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/federal-workers-fear-government-reopening-temporary-190126101847082.html](Al Jazeera English) Technically, 3 …

Jan 25, 2019: Hey Feedbin users I have a question about the web app. Is there a way to activate keyboard shortcuts? Just a couple simple ones: J for next story, K …

Jan 25, 2019: I’ve never thought of pets in this way but Christopher Hitchens is correct. Cats think they are gods and dogs think you are god.

Jan 23, 2019: Today I realized that my Fitbit has a stopwatch setting so I don’t have to use my phone to time my coffee Brew time (which I forget to do half …

Jan 23, 2019: What I would do if I were in Congress and dealing with the shutdown: Bring up the funding bills passed in December of 2018 every single day. No …

Jan 22, 2019: Why would a monitor work with one input device but not three other input devices?

Jan 18, 2019: I’m not going to link to where this came from because it doesn’t really matter Free as he is from honesty, decency, manners, moral …

Jan 18, 2019: John Wick Chapter 3 is coming this year! Color me excited.

Jan 18, 2019: Seth Godin wrote about project metrics Wednesday and I think his advice can go beyond just metrics. It’s worth finding your metrics. It is worth …

Jan 16, 2019: My general rule to sharing stories in Newsblur: If I can’t clearly write my summary or response in three attempts then I don’t share the …

Jan 15, 2019: Sometimes support for Markdown makes me refresh a page 30 times in a minute while I edit and other times it just works.

Jan 14, 2019: One of the things I’ve always wondered: Do other local news stations (outside of the US) love high speed pursuits as much as US local news …

Jan 14, 2019: Here’s some words of advice from FH DOING THINGS CHANGES THINGS. DOING NOTHING LEAVES THINGS EXACTLY THE WAY THEY WERE. Just going to think …

Jan 13, 2019: Sourdough French Toast is a thing I made for dinner tonight. And it was good.

Jan 13, 2019: Holy moly this update to @Dialogue is awesome looking!

Jan 12, 2019: Live is not a Rom Com

Jan 10, 2019: My one niggle with this move from iPhone to Android post by Fraser Speirs is about the fingerprint sensor The placement of the fingerprint sensor on …

Jan 9, 2019: Maybe there’s something to this zodiac sign after all? According to Domino as a Libra I should start my day with a puzzle and not my RSS feed. …

Jan 9, 2019: Today’s quote on FH is spot on IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DEFEAT AN IGNORANT MAN IN AN ARGUMENT. Never forget that sometimes it is best to walk away.

Jan 7, 2019: I find so ,cu delightful art by following Colossal and SwissMiss and Jason Kottke in Newsblur. What other websites help you find things you would …

Jan 6, 2019: No you’re eating popcorn out of a giant tin,

Jan 5, 2019: No. I do not need a new fountain pen.

Jan 5, 2019: I can’t believe that they made an Angry Birds movie.

Jan 5, 2019: I’m thinking that next week I’ll start to walk on the treadmill while doing a rewatch of Battlestar Galatica and restrting Orphan Black …

Jan 5, 2019: This is a fantastic photo of the Grand Canyon covered with snow from The Atlantic’s Alan Taylor.

Jan 5, 2019: Today’s Inverted Aeropress coffee. 3 Tbsp fine grind Guatemala Pueblo Nuevo Vinas Santa Ana Brew Time: 2 min 13 sec

Jan 5, 2019: I’ve been listening to the Interstellar soundtrack a lot this past week and now I need to sit down and watch the movie again.

Jan 4, 2019: The Never Ending Pursuit Shawn Blanc nails New Years Resolutions on the head with this idea The compounding impact of small routines done regularly is so much more powerful …

Jan 4, 2019: Quick question about Dialog @Mike_fm - well actually two. Do you have plans to move the new post button on to the main feed page instead of the about …

Jan 3, 2019: I really need to figure out where/how/when I will journal if I want to continue to actually journal on a daily basis. Is it going to be a digital one …

Jan 3, 2019: New Year: New Project I use Evernote with Postach.io to power my own blog (outside of micro.blog) and it has fallen down a few too many times for me this past year. This …

Jan 3, 2019: It has been hard for me to start a new habit of sitting down with intention and reviewing my day/week/month to see if I did what I wanted to do and to …

Jan 2, 2019: Fantastic update to the Dialog from @mike_fm Really like the look of the app now. And being able to post from the app is great. Can’t wait to …

Jan 2, 2019: I am tired of reading stories about how everything is going wrong and we are all doomed because of decisions made by companies. I am tired of hearing …

Dec 30, 2018: The new Echo Dot just told us it needed a software update and to check back in s few hours. Technology is weird.

Dec 28, 2018: Two really quick thoughts about the Pixelbook This keyboard is fantastic. Excellent key travel and feel. It is probably the best keyboard on any …

Dec 28, 2018: Seth Godin thinks tools are more important than time when trying to reach goals. Often, we spend most of our time throwing ourselves at the wall …

Dec 26, 2018: Rabbit, fire up the pod.

Dec 26, 2018: This is a good list to Look After Yourself from Swiss Miss. My favorite is Stop being so hard on yourself I’m working on that every day.

Dec 25, 2018: It’s Christmas, Theo. It’s the time of miracles.

Dec 25, 2018: No, YOU’RE trying to talk yourself out of buying a Pixelbook.

Dec 24, 2018: Saw a preview for Vice and my first thought was I don’t want to see anything about that followed quickly by “oh god they’re going to …

Dec 24, 2018: You sit on a throne of lies.

Dec 22, 2018: Seth Godin on being specifc is pretty good. When you’re specific, you only find two kinds of people: people who are delighted, and the rest. Short …

Dec 22, 2018: Google is really good at marketing. I almost pulled the trigger on a Pixelbook today, but I was able to remind myself I didn’t really need it …

Dec 21, 2018: It is now officially year in review and best of the year list time because that is how everyone celebrates the end of the year: by looking back. I say …

Dec 20, 2018: They made a Hellboy movie without Ron Perlman as Hellboy?

Dec 20, 2018: How does Del Taco not have any quesadillas? It is literallly cheese between tortillas. Does that mean they don’t have any tortillas? They ran …

Dec 17, 2018: Nick Heer on when Google testified before congress Virtually the entire running time of the hearing was characterized by members of Congress …

Dec 15, 2018: I love these photo roundups from Erin Boyle. The idea that you can sum up your week with a few photos better than a short essay is intriguing to me.

Dec 15, 2018: I have a good amount of projects that I want to start working on in 2019. It will be a busy year around the house if I can get myself motivated to …

Dec 14, 2018: I was going to dislike a song on Tom Morello’s album and then I saw the ‘electronic’ part of the song was by Pretty Lights and I …

Dec 14, 2018: We are giving the American military money that they do not want, but we can’t fully staff the agency that is responsible for collecting tax …

Dec 13, 2018: My immediate response to the title of this article AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed No, shit, Sherlock. Did it take you …

Dec 13, 2018: Page Rank Isn't Based on Equal Time Equal search results doesn’t mean that you have balanced coverage. Also, less conservative results doesn’t mean search is censoring …

Dec 12, 2018: 2019 Project, Maybe? Pretty sure it would be possible to write a program or script that does the following for me: checks a RSS feed daily copies a quote from that feed …

Dec 10, 2018: Let People Be In which Ben Brooks tells people that logging and tacking is pointless if they don’t do anything with the data. Because you have to do something …

Dec 10, 2018: I feel like I’ve been here before I feel that knocking on my door And I’ve lost everything I had And I’m not angry and …

Dec 8, 2018: Latest cool bird sightings: sw what I think was an owl on the hunt last night. It was floating above the bushes outside the warehouse. A small falcon …

Dec 7, 2018: CNET praises Brave browser for moving to Chromium while the internet complains about Edge moving to Chromium. But the kicker is the subhead The …

Dec 7, 2018: I know there is a reason the micro.blog apps for Android don’t have the ability to create a new post. But, as a non developer it is frustrating …

Dec 5, 2018: View of the Pacific from the California coast earlier this year.

Dec 5, 2018: It is two thousand eighteen. How are butt dials still a thing that happens?

Dec 5, 2018: December is usually the time when everyone starts looking back at the year that past. I will be spending my December looking forward to the year …

Dec 5, 2018: The most annoying thing about getting a new technology item is the update out of the box that is so prevalent today. New Fitbit came and now …

Dec 4, 2018: I just used the Call Screening feature from Google on my Pixel 2 for the first time and Holy Moly is that service magical. It was a spam call about …

Dec 4, 2018: Tom Morello feat Marcus Mumford songs an awfully lot like Audioslave to me.

Dec 3, 2018: Pixel Buds case.

Dec 3, 2018: Dear users of iMessage, How do you find out what time a message was sent? My iMessage groups messages in the weirdest way possible and I don’t …

Dec 3, 2018: What is your favorite casual wasting time game on iOS or Android? Doesn’t have to be inside or free. Just what do you enjoy playing when you …

Dec 1, 2018: Why do i keep looking at things to buy when i dont need them? It’s not like I need a Timex watch. I have a few watches I doynt even wear.

Dec 1, 2018: No, YOU"RE watching Hallmark Christmas movies today.

Nov 30, 2018: You can say anything you want to about the film Interstellar, but I’m sorry, you can not argue that the soundtrack is anything less than …

Nov 30, 2018: I literally just said to myself: I should share that thought and then when I opened the tab to share the thought the thought was gone, as if it never …

Nov 29, 2018: This post is shit and Bysiness Insider should be ashamed of it. Unless this YouTuber built and sells LunaDisplay, he did not find a way to use MacOS …

Nov 28, 2018: Coming homeafter a long day at work and there’s pie in the fridge you forgot about is just the best little end to the day there is.

Nov 26, 2018: Thanks to Movies with Mikey I now want to go watch GalaxyQuest and The Dark Knight again. Alos, I just want to watch a bunch of movies but, I have no …

Nov 26, 2018: I just learned about Jenn Chamipion and her new album Single Rider is pretty great. I look forward to hearing some of her older work.

Nov 21, 2018: Why is it that gift guides always have faux fur and aromatherapy items for “her”, but leather and technology items for “him”?

Nov 12, 2018: Today’s coffee: Chemwx brewed with

Nov 9, 2018: It is fascinating that we always look back at what famous people wrote about productivity, life, and routines while we try to grapple with …

Nov 9, 2018: i dont care what anybody says, Jupiter Ascending is a brilliant space epic.

Nov 8, 2018: Human Beings in a Mob What’s a Mob to a King? What’s a King to a God? What’s a God to a Non-believer Who Don’t Believe in …

Nov 8, 2018: Is there a tutorial for how to set up your MB with a static site generator on your own custom domain? I will be Googling it later but, thought I would …

Oct 31, 2018: I enjoy a good photo of a train and this photo of a steam train near Bury, England from The Atlantic is a fantastic photo of a train.

Oct 30, 2018: I miss the America that is sold to the people of America.

Oct 30, 2018: I was hoping that the Trump to end birthright citizenship story I saw this morning was not an actual thing but, it was on the local news just now and …

Oct 30, 2018: I want a more powerful tablet than my Amazon Fire with it’s severly crippled user experience. But, I am torn between an iPad which is the cheap …

Oct 25, 2018: When will the Pixel Slate be released? I really want to order mine now. Or at least spec it out and wish I could afford one. But, man, that’s a …

Oct 21, 2018: I like that the Magnum P.I. remake is using the original theme song.

Oct 19, 2018: Hey, look, Evernote updated the web app and now it looks like the desktop apps. Nice.

Oct 19, 2018: If you autohide the shelf on Chrome OS it will pop up when you mouse over it but, it will be slightly opaque and won’t shrink the window if you …

Oct 19, 2018: To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade I was excited about getting the Pixel 3 ealier this year. I was planning ways to justify the expense. But, staring at my Pixel 2 right now, I dont …

Oct 18, 2018: This photo from the great Swiss Miss blog is just perfect for when you need a gentle reminder that you can’t control everything.

Oct 16, 2018: Sometimes I wish I was a morning person and woke up ready to get going on a project idea recipe chore Instead of watching YouTube and drinking …

Oct 16, 2018: I triaged my Evernote Inbox this morning. I need to review the stuff I save in there on a more regular basis. I need to review the stuff I save …

Oct 15, 2018: This is a great photo of fall from The Atlantic.

Oct 15, 2018: Why has my Aeropress been so thin and watery lately? Is it the recipes that I’m using? Normally I use 18-20 g coffee but, today’s recipe …

Oct 11, 2018: Lazy mornings with a cup or three of good coffee, new music, and relaxing are the best mornings.

Oct 9, 2018: The Pixel Slate looks really, really good. I want one. I really, really want one.

Oct 8, 2018: From the Crunch newsletter is this gem of a link The staff writers at the Atlantic have made a list of their top 100 articles and essays from 2017 …

Oct 6, 2018: Hobonichi Techo 2019 arrived today.

Oct 6, 2018: My Hobonichi got here today.

Oct 5, 2018: Jay-z ‘Big Bimpn’ might just be my favorite song from 1999.

Oct 4, 2018: I am afraid that in my middle aging I’m enjoying Pop music more because it makes me feel younger. I used to hate Pop music when I was young but, …

Oct 3, 2018: Worst part of any TV cooking show/video: when the host/cook tastes what they mde. Of course they’re going to give it glowing reviews. They just …

Oct 3, 2018: YouTube suggested I watch a weather consipracy video about how one ionospheric heater is causing drought and fires in all of California. I watched the …

Oct 3, 2018: I find it interesting that the tech press is lamenting that the Microsoft Surface event is just a hardware refresh while Apple pundits are begging …

Oct 2, 2018: My new motto: We can fight an institution without being dicks to people who genuinely mean well. Taken from this Tumblr thread

Oct 2, 2018: My first response to this Boing Boing was ‘I guess I’ll never go to New Zealand now’. But, since everything important to me is in …

Oct 1, 2018: The Walled Garden gives and The Walled Garden takes but, only The Walled Garden will know when it will do either. Michael Tsai No, you can not link …

Sep 28, 2018: Spoiler Alert How is it that the k cruiser is able to destroy Snoke’s ship and several Star Destroyers when jumping to Light Speed? If ships …

Sep 28, 2018: I’m pretty sure that Head Like an Orange is my favorite Tumblr blog. The GIFs he makes amazing GIFs like this European Common Frog staring into …

Sep 26, 2018: Gruber is wrong. Wall Street Journal is right. The more important information to Tim Cook’s Apple is “how much of each model are we …

Sep 24, 2018: Analysing Comic book movies like their real world treatsies doesn’t sit right with me. I highly doubt that the film makers are making a …

Sep 22, 2018: I wonder how much the tech press plays a role in company troubles. Evernote seems to be having problems but, is that because they can’t sell …

Sep 17, 2018: I had absolutely no idea that Jay-Z and Linken Park actually performed their mash ups live but, there’s YouTube videos!

Sep 17, 2018: I have a feeling that announcing you are taking a break from social media can be more about the validation you receive from making the announcment …

Sep 17, 2018: I seem to remember a lot of 90’s music videos shot in tunnels. I guess some booking manager was like, “We have tunnels to rent, call the …

Sep 17, 2018: I get the whole “follow the money” saying. I always thought that was parsed more as a law enforcement thing. It never really dawned on me …

Sep 16, 2018: I do not like how Apple compares battery life between devices on their tech specs pages.

Sep 16, 2018: It’s time to brew a Chemex batch instead of a Keurig cup this morning.

Sep 15, 2018: The rhino in a tutu photo is the best photo in the comedy wildlife photography award!

Sep 14, 2018: From seeing the volume of phones ship from the warehouse the iPhone SE was never a very popular model so, it is not surprising that Supply Chain guru …

Sep 8, 2018: Hanging out on a Saturday afternoon.

Sep 8, 2018: So glad for the internet and wikis right now. The ability to search for something and get relevent information and add background knowledge in a …

Sep 8, 2018: The best part of Chex Mex are the Chex. Fight me. (not literally, just metophorically, you know, in the comments)

Sep 8, 2018: TFW you realize that Reality TV has consumed our media to the point where we don’t really have anything else on TV.

Sep 6, 2018: The Anonymous Op-Ed from the Senior Trump administrator doesn’t make me feel any better about the direction our government has taken. So you are …

Sep 6, 2018: Does anyone have recommendations for quality, entertaining YouTube channels? I don’t really have any specific topic in mind. Just stuff you …

Sep 5, 2018: I’m tired of how “the news” is presented in the US. It’s light on the why/what/how and heavy on the “this is what I …

Sep 5, 2018: Is there a best way to create a static blog stored on AWS? I’d be using ChromeOS and Windows maily. Would a Wordpress instance be the best idea? …

Sep 2, 2018: All I’ve done today is nap, make food, and watch TV. That is a successful Sunday in my book.

Aug 31, 2018: Does it mean I’m too old to listen to pop music if I am tired of hearing auto tuned “singers”?

Aug 31, 2018: Divide and conquer. The playbook used by America to disrupt other countires is being used by our leadership against ourselves. The reason: to stay in …

Aug 31, 2018: I really should blog about my trip to India. Or at least write it up and share some photos. Because there were so many photos. Even I got tired of …

Aug 31, 2018: Today I’m setting up my analog task manager for September since I took July/August off and felt like I was missing something the whole time.

Aug 31, 2018: The new The Predator movie looks good to me. This trailer had me yelling, “What?” at the TV a few times. Which might not be a good thing …

Aug 29, 2018: The Royals are just pounding Fulmer today. It’s nice to see but, much, much, much too late in the season. ⚾️

Aug 29, 2018: Politics I just can’t keep up with the amount of insane stuff that comes out of Drumpf’s twitter feed. I can’t believe that we elected this …

Aug 28, 2018: It’s like Steam can read my mind because I just finished Far Cry 4 and now Far Cry 5 is 30% off. I was going to wait until the summer sale but …

Aug 19, 2018: iZombie is a weird show. Zombies that look and act like people because they eat brains. I’m not sure about this one.

Aug 19, 2018: So, it looks like the concenus is that tech pundits want a Twitter service without the Twitter part, do I have that right?

Aug 16, 2018: This morning is a Taylor Swift music video marathon and mainlining coffee type of morning.

Jul 7, 2018: Today’s waking political thought was: I wonder if someone has put together a list of Obama regulations that Trump has rescinded and what the …

Jul 6, 2018: Product Promotion I just saw a Verge YouTube video that ended with the commentator complaining that Microsoft was promoting Edge, Biong, and Cortana too much in …

Jun 28, 2018: This Is My Procrastination Life Past Self thinks that Future Self will want to accomplish stuff so makes plans to Get Things Done but Present Self doesn’t want to do anything …

Jun 25, 2018: I am fascinated by the saga of the AirPower mat and how all of the Apple pundits are upset that it will be longer than a year since it was introduced …

Jun 21, 2018: I always forget how beautiful Yosemite National Park is and then I scroll through my photos and remember the grandeur that is there. It is an amazing …

Jun 19, 2018: Random Reminder: Be polite to people. Not everyone as the same fears as you do. You never know what someone else is really struggling with.

Jun 14, 2018: AI is Not a CommunityManagement Strategy by Derek Powazek is really good. The idea of changing AI to recipe is genius. Of course the commonsense …

Jun 12, 2018: “If this is a Witch Hunt, witches exist.” John Oliver

Jun 9, 2018: Chocolate lava cake topped with chocolate peanut butter ice cream that is drizzled with chocolate sauce. Pretty good dessert!

Jun 9, 2018: I’ll watch pretty much anything with Tom Hardy or Keanu Reeves in it.

Jun 9, 2018: I just made a second lattee this evening. I might have a problem. I think I just like lattes. I’ll allow it though.

Jun 8, 2018: So. I might be just a little slow. I’m taking a trip to India in July. Super excited to go. Have been planning it for a year now. Today. Today. …

Jun 8, 2018: I think I’ll watch some Parts Unknown tonight after work. I remember not liking the show when it was on TV but, maybe it’s better now that …

Jun 8, 2018: My yard is a mess. Not rrally sure what to do to fix it.

Jun 7, 2018: Today in Pixel leaks: There’s a notch! I’m not about to read the articles to see people writing about Google copying Apple or whatever …

Jun 7, 2018: Is it possible to make too many random references to Star Wars?

Jun 7, 2018:

Jun 7, 2018: Has there always been a “Get off my lawn” feeling from the ‘older’ tech writers? This scooter article from Daring Fireball is …

Jun 6, 2018: In movies and on TV shows when the police are unsure if there is a hostage situation, they send in someone to confirm before storming the location …

Jun 6, 2018: This new Spider-Man movie looks fantastic. youtu.be/8YDmCVZf2…

Jun 5, 2018: Since Hollywood loves to remake movies I have an idea I’ve been kicking around for a couple of days. Remake the original Star Wars trilogy but, …

Jun 5, 2018: This morning I forced myself to brew an Aeropress instead of poping in a Keurig pod and I am disappointed that I am normally so lazy in the morning …

Jun 5, 2018: Okay, so Mortal Engines looks like an interesting movie but, I’m not sure aboutit after that trailer.

Jun 4, 2018: Why do tech companies try to be funny during product demos? They always fall flat to me.

Jun 4, 2018: Has anyone else been enjoying the YouTube channel Primitive Life? I’ve been watching him make a fish pond this morning and it is fascinating. I …

Jun 2, 2018: Dear Big Box Retailers: Why would you list a product on your website that you do not sale in stores and do not ship? You can not sell me this lamp …

Jun 1, 2018: I thought we were done with listicles. I thought they died a slow death in 2010. I was wrong. They’re still out there. I don’t know why.

Jun 1, 2018: The 24 hour cable news channels introduced us to the action of gossiping being the same as getting the news. Example: They talked about …

Jun 1, 2018: Headline of the Day (3 days late) Starbucks won’t end racism in a day. But its racial bias training could still have value Jeez. You think?

Jun 1, 2018: Holy Moly I really want to see Peppermint. This is a fantastic trailer: www.youtube.com/watch

May 31, 2018: Serious question: Why do we care about Newspaper Op-Ed sections? Aren’t they the same thing as an edited blog post?

May 26, 2018: Idea for a feature @manton cross posting toggle for new updates. Some posts I want to cross post and some posts I don’t want to cross post. But, …

May 26, 2018: Great. Now I want an Acer Chromebook Tab 10. I should not have opened YouTube this morning. www.acer.com/ac/en/US/…

May 26, 2018: I think the best feeling keyboard that I’ve ever used was the keyboard on the Pixelbook that I had for a week at the beginning of the year. …

May 25, 2018: Am I missing something or is there really noy a way to wrute a new post in the Dialog app?

May 22, 2018: I guess it was only a matter of time before someone remade Papillon. youtu.be/RGeNA3gy9… I wonder when they’re going to remake …

May 22, 2018: If I had some extra money lying around I would buy a Razor Blade, or Huawei Matebook X Pro, or Surface Pro. So, I’m thanful I don’t have …

May 18, 2018: I love stumbling on new versions of songs that I like while randomly clicking videos on YouTube.

May 17, 2018: I’ve got my eyes on a gas grill for the yard but, I haven’t saved enough yet so I can’t pull the trigger on it.

May 17, 2018: This line We made this thing because we believe that the right story told in the right way can change someone’s life. from The Outline About …

May 16, 2018: Valkyrie’s slow motion intro into the bridge fight in Thor: Ragnorak just might be my favorite slow motion intro in a movie.

May 16, 2018: Wait. Mads is in The Witcher series? I have never played the games but, that alone makes me interested in the show. I still want to watch Hannibal …

May 16, 2018: This looks neat. From the EFF is Privacy Badger I’ll have to check this out.

May 15, 2018: Google Maps just needed some human help from me to tell them that Jack In The Box doesn’t offer All You Can Eat options. I thought Google was …

May 13, 2018: I want to blog more than I do. I want to move away from using Postach.io and host my own site. Does anyone have reccomendations for easy to setup …

May 12, 2018: Somedays you just need to make coffee (Keurig) before you can make coffee (French Press).

May 11, 2018:

May 11, 2018: People really think that NPR is out to track users locations to get more ad revenue from targeted ads? I had no idea that would cross people’s …

May 10, 2018: I like how the people who complain about digital assisstants not doing enough assisstant type stuff also seem to be the ones who are appalled that …

May 10, 2018: I’m at jury duty today and there is an elderly white man wondering if people show up late because there was a line at 9 am and his summons was …

May 10, 2018: wait, what?

May 9, 2018: So many people are cynical about the partnership between NPR and Pocketcasts. I don’t see how it can turn into a collect all the data from users …

May 9, 2018: First noticeable thing about Andoid P without interacting with anything: the clock is now on the left side of the status bar.

May 9, 2018: Android Beta program enrollment is so simple and quick. I clicked a few buttons this morning and now my Pixel 2 is updating to Android P. OTA Updates …

Apr 24, 2018: I love the art of John Harris. The fantastic Tumblr 70s Sci-Fi Art features his work sometimes and I always enjoy seeing them pop up in my Newsblur …

Apr 24, 2018: Maynard James Keenan: “I’m going to do what I’m going to do regardless if somebody knows about it or not.” I think this is the …

Apr 22, 2018:

Apr 22, 2018: I made BLTs for lunch today with turkey bacon and they were … not bad. I feel like I’ll be going to bacon hell for that statement though.

Apr 21, 2018: Root beer float tine.

Apr 21, 2018: You can’t walk in a run two times in a row. That’s just, like, not allowed in ⚾, right?

Apr 21, 2018: My problem with most productivity gurus/blogs/books is that they (rightly) focus on how to get productive for your work. I don’t need that. I …

Apr 20, 2018: The Moose is loose in Detroid with that 6th inning home run.

Apr 20, 2018: I both love and loathe that Star Wars has become so popular that ⚾ teams have Star Wars days.

Apr 20, 2018: The most amazing thing about ⚾ is how a pitcher can make the ⚾ curve by putting spin on the ball. The ⚾ can drop from sholder height to knee height in …

Apr 19, 2018: Morning ⚾ is the best ⚾

Apr 19, 2018: Market Capitalization is the value that investors think a company might be worth in the future, right?

Apr 18, 2018: I really wish action movies would stop trying to put me into the middle of the action and instead place the camera back so that I can actually, you …

Apr 18, 2018: Should I be searching for something? That’s the eternal, existential question, my friend. That’s the journey we find ourselves traveling.

Apr 18, 2018: “I grew up in Kansas. I’m about as American as it gets.” Superman in Man of Steel

Apr 18, 2018: Everyday. Every single day APOD shares a great photo. Today is no different. This is a stunning photo of the Milky Way over Nambia. Stunning.

Apr 17, 2018: Check out that giagantic wooden bench in the 3rd picture. I would love that piece in my place. www.ignant.com/2018/03/2…

Apr 17, 2018: Yesterday was lawn care day. Mowed, raked, and seeded the front lawn. Hopefully, this means that my lawn will finally be a green lawn in a couple of …

Apr 14, 2018: This post by @jamesshelley about online communities and future generations rebeling against them got me thinking about Sci-fi movies and stories and …

Apr 14, 2018: Reently the only things that I’ve had delivered are my Blue Bootle coffee subscription and Cotton Bureau t-shirts. I am okay with this …

Apr 14, 2018: Matt Birchler with a solid reminder to include other people. birchtree.me/blog/a-su…

Apr 13, 2018: Sweet Potato Nachos are a thing. A very good thing.

Apr 13, 2018: Sometimes Gruber’s commentary at Daring Fireball is just so over the top I actually roll my eyes. daringfireball.net/linked/20… The 2nd …

Apr 12, 2018:

Apr 12, 2018: Why do some websites want to make my mouse cursor into a fun, interesting, thing that is not a mouse cursor? It always throws me for a loop because I …

Apr 12, 2018: Janelle Monae is critically not appreciated in the people that I follow. She makes great music.

Apr 11, 2018: How to start a brawl in a major league baseball game: Do anything the other guy doesn’t like.

Apr 11, 2018: Yeah, that Wade Davis for Jorge Soler trade is not paying dividends fr the Royals.

Apr 11, 2018: Braeburn apples are the best apples. Fight me.

Apr 11, 2018: Sometimes you just want to hear the roar of the crowd and not an announcer talking.

Apr 11, 2018: As a fan of baseball I would love it if MLB would let you choose the audio source for the video stream from, the ambient crowd noise of the stadium, …

Apr 11, 2018: Why are there US bases in the middle of Canada and Australia? Just curious.

Apr 11, 2018: I did not read this story from 2015 about US military bases around the world. I just wanted to look at the map. I have a few questions.

Apr 11, 2018: I love Rob Macfarlane’s work of the day tweets. Today’s is a pretty good word: sjodd

Apr 11, 2018: Why is it that the independent developer community I know about are mainly Mac/iOS users? How do I find the Android/Windows independent developer …

Feb 12, 2018: Espresso and steamed milk = nectar of the gods

Feb 8, 2018: Has anyone asked Drumpf about Wakanda yet?

Feb 4, 2018: Bad Russian accent is bad.

Feb 4, 2018: Chain Reaction is a horrible movie with a great presmise that pacing destroyed.

Sep 3, 2017: Labor Day weekend The Walking Dead marathon on AMC and just saw Beth and now im sad.

Sep 3, 2017: I don’t care what film nerds think, my favorite shot in a TV show/movie will always be the slow motion intro.

Sep 3, 2017: Your Echo is ready.

Sep 3, 2017: Why did they kill Glenn?

Sep 3, 2017: Is anyone working on a Mircro.bog app for Android?

Jun 3, 2017: “NO AMOUNT OF REGRETTING CAN CHANGE THE PAST, AND NO AMOUNT OF WORRYING CAN CHANGE THE FUTURE.” - fuckinghomepage.com/post/1613… …

May 23, 2017: I’m dismayed that there is a large swath of people who view criminals (of any type) as vermin and think they should be killed. Show some …

May 7, 2017: Rice, lentils, and chicken. Not a baf afternoon snack.

May 7, 2017: Lazy Sunday morning

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May 7, 2017: So, I walk a lot at work. Fitbit Badge

May 6, 2017: That’s my secret, Cap, I’m always angry.

May 6, 2017: ProTip: don’t mansplain mansplaining.

May 6, 2017: Good quote. www.swiss-miss.com/2017/05/c…

May 6, 2017: I, for one, don’t want a flying car. I want a climate that we can live in.

May 6, 2017: They keep gently reminding me in all caps.

May 6, 2017: Rory Gilmore is really good in the Handmaid’s Tale.

May 6, 2017: A plug in that chances every 3 words into “I am Groot”.

May 6, 2017: Sometimes you lose a game even though you played well.

May 6, 2017: After watching 2 episdoes, I’m like 99% sure that there is a place in America that watches the Handmaid’s Tale and thinks, “yeah …

May 6, 2017: The idea that ordinary is just what you’re used to is scaring me today.

May 6, 2017: Can Congress pass a law that bans commercials for medicine? I’m tired of seeing commercials selliing me drugs.