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: I’ve been wanting to try the fuzzy option in PrusaSlicer and finally remembered and had a model to …

: I got a notice today from a credit monitoring service my details are on the dark web. Lots of …

: Today I replaced a bathroom faucet and drain. Wife loves it. I still hate plumbing. I am not a good …

: This makes me happy. I still see guys saying “no one wants to watch women’s sports”. Women's …

: Here is one of the more unusual phone photos I got just post-eclipse. Not a good photo but I find it …

: Feeling lucky we could observe the moment when the corona first appeared. Nearly as dramatic is the …

: Quick phone shot of corona

: Our meteorologists have been nerding out trying to predict the exact cloud cover for the eclipse. …

: We live in the prime eclipse viewing path. It is overcast right now but the meterologists are saying …

: The weather today is ideal for viewing a total eclipse. Unfortunately it is happening tomorrow and …

: If you’re thinking of getting a Roku TV consider what they’re planning: Roku looks into serving you …

: One of my current web pet peeves: sites that tell me I’m using an adblocker and ask me to disable it …

: I feel beat and my back says “no more!”. I installed new shelving in the under-stair pantry. To do …

: We went crazy and bought an automated bread maker (Zojirushi). I was a bit skeptical but our first …

: This was an interesting read: Why Bluesky Remains The Most Interesting Experiment In Social Media, …

: My adventure in using flex filament continued today. I found this simple model for holding 1/4” …

: I bought some Fiberlogy 40D flexible filament for my first attempt at Flex. I used PrusaSlicer’s …

: Overall I'm quite pleased and the distributor, Texas Filament Supply, included data sheets on …

: I more or less impulsively purchased a spool of Fiberlogy FiberFlex 40 D (flexible filament). I’ve …

: Microsoft bloat is indistinguishable from malware. Very happy that crap is not part of my life. …

: My son uses one of these - still a great laptop …

: Our dog is 13 years old and storms never used to bother her. But these days thunderstorms cause her …

: With nice weather we’ve been on the back patio a lot more and have noticed that the WiFi performance …

: Hamburger tacos in process…

: Cleaned the outside of our outdoor griddle and now I am re-seasoning the griddle itself. It is a …

: Can you solve the mystery? Periodically this watch face shows up on my Apple Watch, it usually shows …

: I moved a Docker container to a different Linux box and it couldn’t work. I eventually determined …

: We’re going to have extreme winter weather tomorrow. By that I don’t mean super cold and icy. What I …

: A day I’ve long dreaded has arrived. When I moved from my iMac to the Mac mini I started from …

: Laying out on our back patio sofa and this is my view. The weather this month has been crazy warm in …

: Today’s rathole: finally dove into customizing iTerm2 (macOS) with Oh My Zsh (https://ohmyz.sh) and …

: “I want to be a pizza box.”

: I discovered today, after moving some services to the new Linux box on Monday, that a couple of …

: My Proxmox effort hit a wall today after a couple of days of smooth sailing. One of my Linux VMs …

: Our 19 year old daughter bought me this. Show must know and love me 😆 It’s an Ember mug which keeps …

: I successfully moved my Plex & associated apps from the little BMAX to a Linux Mint VM in …

: Well, I’ve never seen a heat sink held on my zip ties… Hopefully there is some thermal paste under …

: Wrestled through the initial Proxmox setup issues and now have two Linux Mint VMs up as well as a …

: Installing Proxmox on the new mini PC I got went pretty smoothly (my first time using Proxmox). But …

: Kuhl makes my favorite t-shirts. I needed to order a few more and was delighted to find they …

: Today has been income tax day 👎🏻 Tomorrow will be my first time to set up Proxmox and transition …

: TIL it was possible to get the Windows OEM license key from a box running Linux: sudo cat …

: It seems I’m being sucked into the Proxmox rat hole. Spent some time researching installation, use …

: Our 19 year old daughter’s boyfriend is taking her to a fancy restaurant for dinner tonight. He …

: In commemoration of Valentine’s Day I decided to drink the blood of my vanquished foes. 🍷

: So reading through some of the posts it seems something triggered a (another) migration from the …

: I run a few docker containers on my small Linux Mint box but hear about Proxmox a lot and had …

: I joined Bluesky a couple of weeks before it went public. One positive is I found more artists and …

: I built my Prusa MKS3+ from the kit so I know generally how to assemble and disassemble my …

: I think this angel figure looks nifty printed using Amolen’s dual color silk PLA. #3dprinting

: I’ve been playing with some of the popular AI image generators. I’ve noticed they are SUPER biased …

: I will never come closer to using up the last of a filament spool than this! Top right you can see …

: I gotta get one of these. Looks so cool! Prusament Dragon T-Shirt (S) | Original Prusa 3D printers …

: Hmm, I seem to have Bluesky now.

: My Prusa MK4 started squeaking periodically on fast Y axis moves. Listening carefully I could tell …

: RIP Ingenuity. You’ve been the ultimate overachiever.👏🚁 After Three Years on Mars, NASA’s Ingenuity …

: My hopes and dreams have been crushed into dust again. Thanks FedEx. I was supposed to have parts …

: I’m running the Snowflake Tor proxy on a bottom-spec Bmax with Linux Mint and I wondered if it would …

: When I got my Prusa MK4 I bought an inexpensive Wyze camera to monitor prints. I had heard they …

: I seem to have set up a Snowflake Tor proxy. …

: This 3D puzzle kept us very busy this past week. We’re all relieved it is finally finished.

: Today I discovered there is a free plug-in for Fusion 360 for generating Gridfinity bins and …

: If you’ve encountered a problem with USB-C charging or low data speeds this excellent video will …

: Can’t handle the speed. TIL how badly a PLA brand fails when used on a MK4 running full speed. …

: Today I removed and lubed the Y axis bearings on my MK4 for the first time. Apparently I didn’t ruin …

: So far I am not a fan of Polymaker PLA… None of my 6 other brands does this. Hoping to hear back …

: Our state energy agency keeps asking for conservation due to unusually cold weather. I feel this …

: I have a Nikon D7200 and 4 lenses I’m thinking of selling. My non-iPhone photo taking has dropped …

: A high of 14ºF and a low of 10ºF for a few days straight is providing amble proof our HVAC is geared …

: By the cold light of day, and I do mean cold because it is 14ºF right now, I quickly found why the …

: I noticed shortly before bedtime that the services on my usually rock-solid Linux Mint box were …

: Our snow was like a bad one night stand. Showed up after midnight, gone before dawn, seen by no one …

: Linux Mint is my go-to distro. The newest LTS release is now out. I find Mint a good choice for my …

: Today I realized that now I have a M2 Mac mini I can use a keyboard with Touch ID. I like my Nuphy …

: Two toughest questions when we’re at a hotel. 1. What time do you want to leave? 2. Do you want …

: Passing over (euphemism) Today feels like the first real day of 2024 for my family. My SIL passed on …

: Our new year activity: * Last night was a family game night with a few rounds of Catan then a …

: I found a way to greatly simplify a model I created thereby speeding up 3D printing. Now I don’t …

: Yesterday my son and I sat down to play a board game he got for Christmas called Elder Sign. It took …

: Smoke detectors have a finite life and ours were reaching their end. So I finally bit down, got out …

: @MonaApp If I have muted someone they don’t show up in my timeline normally. However they are still …

: Ever since getting my Satin PEI sheet it never leaves my printer. Great adhesion for both PLA and …

: I end up at Lowe’s a lot so this is good news. https://mastodon.social/@macrumors/111647527769741732

: I got out of the shower and my wife said “I got bad news, the TV turns off every time I try to watch …

: Ever since getting a satin PEI sheet for my Prusa printer it has stayed on 24/7 for both PLA and …

: Tech frustration of the day: the flimsy micro SD card holder on one of my Raspberry Pi 4s broke 😭

: Unwelcome pre-Christmas news. Heard a minor bang when I opened our garage door this morning. But it …

: In yesterday’s FOSS activity I switched our Pi-Hole from a Pi Zero W to a Pi Zero W 2. I noticed …

: Our daughter told me of WiFi dropouts and slow speed on her gaming PC. I replaced the WiFi adapter …

: An Update on Twitch in Korea https://blog.twitch.tv/en/2023/12/05/an-update-on-twitch-in-korea/ …

: Our 19 y/o daughter wanted a new computer desk. Her old one is nearly as old as her and doesn’t suit …

: Today’s productivity killer: tire going flat due to a nail leading to a visit to the tire shop and 4 …

: I got my replacement Ambient Weather station and as I feared it wasn’t compatible with my WeeWX …

: My son and I have played a number of EXIT games and enjoy the challenge. We recently learned they …

: Last night the display for our commercial weather station started making a fan noise. The thing is …

: Feeling rather stupid. Mashed my thumb down on freshly extruded hot glue from my heavy duty gun. …

: My top genres per Apple Music. Yes, this is me. 🎶 * Dance * Electronic * Pop * Dubstep * House

: I switched from a 27” iMac to a M2 Mac mini freeing a ton of desk space. Taking the theme further I …

: Paws, really? WTH are chicken paws? First time seeing them called paws instead of feet. Is this …

: I’ve mostly transitioned from my 27” iMac to the Mac mini. I had forgotten what a monster the 27” …

: It’s been a productive day post-Thanksgiving. Finished almost all of our Christmas gift shopping …

: Next week I’ll switch from an Intel iMac to a Mac mini M2. I’m a bit torn over using Migration …

: Thanksgiving Exactly one year ago, right after we finished cleaning up after Thanksgiving dinner, I …

: I’ve been contemplating getting a M2 Mac mini to replace my 27” iMac with a discrete graphics card …

: I escaped the courthouse, hooray! It was a civil trial needing only 6 jurors (I was #21 out of 24). …

: Brought an old friend to keep me company at the courthouse.

: I’m just not seeing Black Friday love for the Mac mini. It’s all MacBook this and iPad that 😔

: Quite a surprise to see a pink balloon floating through the courthouse!

: As a CAD n00b I’m pretty happy how easily I could create a case for the weather station hung in our …

: Sigh. My hopes I wouldn’t be needed for jury duty Monday were dashed. I still have to report. I’ve …

: Made a lunch visit to the Philippines. The mango/pineapple drink was mighty tasty.

: I finally broke my days of procrastination and made my Prusa MK3S+ available locally for sale/trade. …

: I did not know this and it seems useful. Those symbols are a mystery to me. …

: Just in case you missed this Chamberlain is screwing over its customers. Bet there will be some …

: Tina Boo’s choreography and hand movements with this song are mesmerizing. I love turning down the …

: I just got a jury summons☹️ For Thanksgiving week 😢😢😢

: For those who were interested in the Kagi search engine, check out this stats page: …

: Open enrollment for health insurance is always stressful for me. It seems akin to gambling: do we …

: One of my favorite features of the kagi.com search engine is the ability to block any site(s) I …

: Our unexpected and unintended house guests of the past 5 days finally got a replacement car key. …

: Shibuya Japan at Halloween is a most excellent people watching spot. Side note: I’m glad they …

: Ruffles have ridges … and so does our sky! It is an amazing color of blue at the moment.

: 1:30am sitting at the emergency vet clinic. Nothing life threatening so not really stressed but it’s …

: In other news we’ve had 7” of rain in a couple of days and apparently this is going to continue …

: The young couple staying with us lost the only key to their car. It is a newer model with a key fob …

: My wife and I have decided we’re now officially introverts. Any time we have company for more than a …

: It rained so hard last night the sound of it hitting the roof woke me up. No thunder, just the sound …

: I watch videos on YouTube quite a bit for both fun and learning. Recently their iPad app has started …

: A small bit of moon shortly after dawn. The colors were amazing. 🌕

: The golden path of autumn 🍂

: A seasonal shift to less productive mornings: now that sunrise is later I no longer have time to get …

: I use Apple devices but I don’t follow reports of new features before release preferring to discover …

: I’m in love with the new Snoopy watch face 💕!

: Today I tried the new Input Shaping feature on my Prusa MK4. It is pretty amazing! A print that used …

: I’m watching an Australian Rules Football game (women’s). It seems like a combination of soccer, …

: On the topic of rain, today’s .12” rain is the first measurable rain in more than 2 months. It has …

: In my task manager there is an entry for tonight “Epic Adventures”. I have no idea where it came …

: We’re having our first rain since the middle of July. It isn’t a storm, just a nice gentle rain like …

: Awesome app! https://mastodon.social/@jamesthomson/111069751823240860

: I loved the Tales of Arise JRPG so it was a great surprise that they announced an expansion for the …

: I’ve installed 3 ceiling fans in 2 days and boy are my calves telling me off about it.

: ahhhh, college 🏈 📺

: I successfully installed a ceiling fan in the she-cave today. By successful I mean it worked and I …

: Life and death in one. 🌸

: It’s been a great few weeks for sports. Women’s World Cup ⚽️ followed by a week of the World …

: Very happy for India’s successful moon landing. And the timing after a certain other country’s …

: I nearly ordered a newer RISC-V SBC board so I could start contributing code to getting it closer to …

: Noise cancelling headphones are no match for 5 year old twins in constant fight mode.

: One of the blessings of a community pool: The 7 invaders (😜) wanted to go swim so I stayed home to …

: Based on the latest intelligence report, it is 2 hours until D-Day. Grabbed an early bite for dinner …

: The invasion is coming, the invasion is coming! I’d call it a visit but when a family of 7 announces …

: Last night when our daughter came home she couldn’t unlock the door. Turns out the Schlage Encode …

: Pointless nostalgia: Reading about the Pac-12’s collapse, latest of many conference upheavels, has …

: I created a parametrized box model with a snap fit lid in Fusion 360. It feels like a nice …

: I’ve noticed that when I’m feeling down things that formerly were enjoyable become saddening. Not …

: Up before dawn. Due to a hailstorm our roof is being replaced. The roofers arrived at 6am - who can …

: We got Gloomhaven late Friday and my time is suddenly occupied between playing scenarios and 3D …

: Today was exhausting and I’m feeling drained as bedtime approaches. The morning was rather stressful …

: I always enjoy watching the Women’s World Cut ⚽️. Such great performances. And the 4K feed looks …

: Conspiracy theory Search engines deliberately return crappy results so you’ll keep trying different …

: Hatchbox’s response to my concern about the pitting with my latest filament purchase was …

: Contemplating playing Gloomhaven with my 14 yo son. They’re coming out with a console version with …

: I assembled the 3DSets.com Landy this morning. Per their Printables post this is a nearly 64 hour …

: Feeling powerful: I integrated Telegram with Prusa Connect so now I get printer status …

: I opened a new package of Hatchbox white PLA and put it in my dryer for 2 hours. The first print was …

: I’ve been running a QRP WSPR transceiver for a bit over a year. I’m not sure why but now I feel I …

: I had the parts on hand so I built a quarter-wave antenna for my FOSS TinyGS (satellite ground …

: We ordered coffee from Wonderstate Coffee for the first time and chose Driftless, an organic …

: I think the Doctor Strange Bust model posted by iczfirz …

: Oh, very nice. I got my first confirmed satellite packets this morning from PC4L-L!

: I’ve had my MK4 printer set up for 9 days. It already has 4 days and 22 hours of print time 🤣

: Thanks to the backend admins I got my https://tinygs.com/ satellite receiver on their network. Now I …

: Just finished #3dprinting the https://3dsets.com Sandy Mini included with my Prusa MK4. Really happy …

: Tried to set up my TinyGS (satellite ground station) today but cannot get the MQTT credentials to …

: This morning I started my longest 3D print ever - 11.5 hours. Thunderstorms began shortly afterwards …

: I’m definitely pleased with my MK4. Nozzle changes are a breeze and even without the fancy new input …

: With the arrival of my MK4 I decided to create a revised holder for 3D related printing tools. This …

: I started using OnShape to learn CAD and did a few designs successfully. But I ran into some …

: Completed the first nozzle change on my MK4. Very straightforward and it sure is nice handling cold …

: I set up my MK4 today which was a breeze. After a quick test print I designed a Nextruder nozzle …

: Looking forward to setting this up tomorrow. And eating some Haribo in the process. 😋

: Pleasant surprise of the day: A notification from DHL that my Prusa MK4 will be delivered at the end …

: Twas a lovely sky shortly after dawn

: A lot of small things had me feeling a bit down this week. I got a shipping notice for my Prusa MK4 …

: TVs are more complicated than ever (smart == difficult) yet the manuals that come with them these …

: It is interesting to me that while, apparently, social media in general is popular and continually …

: That didn’t take long! Very cool. https://mastodon.social/@jamesthomson/110584616876624453

: I love this sunrise

: Welp, the heat index for today hit 117Fº. But yeah we’re still gonna cook dinner on the outdoor …

: It is weather you can wear season here. Temperature 80F+ first thing in the morning and humidity …

: Based on the shipping table from Prusa, my MK4 *might* ship next week. 🤞🏻 I’m excited! I already …

: We were on a leisurely hike in southern Missouri enjoying only bird song breaking the silence. Just …

: 20 years of marriage. That’s a win. 🎊

: It lasted until 2 minutes remaining 😢 Thankfully it is a functional print and I think the slight …

: Oh oh 😬 Looks like the filament remaining estimate was wrong. The print has 30 minutes left to go …

: Frustrating day. When the guy showed up to replace the window broken by the hail he promptly …

: Gruber’s review confirms it is an exciting device especially since it is at version 0.1. Daring …

: I discovered today I need to 3D print a part using ASA. Reading up on ASA filament, apparently my …

: Created a bespoke tool storage for my 3D printer stuff. Really liking the Prusament Galaxy black.

: I was a bit excited to see password sharing as a feature in iOS 17 but on the website it says you …

: The Vision Pro is groundbreaking. Congrats to Apple’s team for the amazing degree of innovation. The …

: I wonder if hobby folks name their 3D printers and if so what? #3Dprinting

: Reddit the company is just getting slimier. The Apollo app is soooo much better than Reddit’s so of …

: I’ve started printing some figures on my Prusa MK3S+. Some come in multiple parts and I’m wondering …

: Made some changes to my Prusa MK3S+ and needed a test print. Went with the heavy metal Groot using …

: I’ve long wanted a good place to keep my calipers and ruler on my desk. My nascent CAD skills …

: Feeling powerful 😉 I was able to fix the arrow key on my son’s MacBook Air with $12 in parts. The …

: The right ➡️ arrow key on our son’s MBA came lose and doesn’t work. I checked and the little dome …

: Welp, the insurance company is going to total our daughter’s car. Time to try to learn the …

: As a complete CAD noob I managed to design a case for my clock (based on a feather board and TFT). …

: 🎮 Zelda Totk

: Not a good evening. We got hit by golf ball sized hail which took out one of our front windows. Blew …

: 😴 Quick nap on the back porch

: I am going to hate this. I trialed DirecTV stream and the main reason I canceled was the “pause” …

: 🍷 Rain terminated our planned MD cookout. Inside is 2nd best but 👌🏻

: It’s finally here. D-day, aka Z-day, aka The-day i.e. Zelda Tears of the Kingdom release day. I …

: 🍵 First cup of coffee ineffective. Sitting motionless on the sofa.

: Since I ordered a Prusa MK4 printer a few weeks ago and don’t want it to be completely out of pocket …

: 💞 Picking up my wife from the airport. Sure missed her!

: I’ve had my Prusa MK3S+ for 3 months and done over 13 days of print time. Just now got around to …

: 😁 Ahh, the sweet smell of fresh hot PLA in the morning

: I received a set of Prusament PLA today. I was really fond of the Lipstick Red when I first got one …

: 🍷 TIL red wine tastes surprisingly with my wife’s chicken salad

: 🥀 Ahhh the sweet smell of honeysuckle

: 🍽️ Eating a Tex Amex platter for dinner. I predict my body will lecture me later…

: 🛫 Getting ready to drive my wife to the airport. Gonna miss her!

: Peek-a-boo! A fairly large turtle by the trail this morning. They’re not rare in general but this is …

: 🦎 Making like a reptile and soaking up the sun on the back patio

: My printer kindly pointing out I neglected to clean the print bed all the way to the edge…

: 🥣 Eating a bowl of cereal for desert

: Mona is my favorite Mastodon client and I’m happy it is coming out of beta. And also very happy Mona …

: Aww, this seems so sweet: “Scientists Taught Pet Parrots to Video Call Each Other—and the Birds …

: Feeling tempted to get the MK4 printer rather than doing the MK3.9 upgrade. I don’t have room or a …

: 🧰 Working my 3D printer hard today printing random bits of projects. Lots of filament swapping.

: We got a new/larger air fryer so tonight we’re doing dinner as an “air fryer challenge”: each …

: To reduce countertop clutter I created a pen/pencil holder that attaches to our fridge magnetically …

: 🍣 Enjoying my wife’s sushi, grilled salmon and some sake

: Waves of lovely wispy clouds

: It just dawned on me I don’t believe I’ve ever taken a vacation by myself. The closest I’ve come is …

: This. I used to love 1P but since v8 it can only tolerate it …

: This new board looks mighty interesting as a sub-$100 SBC. Tons of standard ports and the ability to …

: 🍷 Prepping to take my wife to dinner at a local wine bar 👍🏼

: Today I took a chance printing a figure on my MK3S+ without any supports in spite of Prusaslicer’s …

: 😴 Dozing off on the sofa. Call me grandpa.

: We’ve subscribed to Discovery+ for some time. It was low-priced and had some good non-scripted …

: 🍳 Grilling season is in full swing!

: It is in the mid 60F’s and our back patio is a glorious place to be

: The Lyrics to this Zac Brown song really hit me with the feels this morning: “See the love in my …

: Somehow over Easter dinner the subject of the Skylander games came up. As soon as we finished eating …

: Our table is set for the Easter celebration. We’ll have a wide range of beliefs at the table which …

: 🚘 Waiting to pick up our son from a physics exhibition

: 🚗 Getting the state inspection for my wife’s car

: The Twitter API changes are really biting this week. The posts of several smart people I followed …

: 🤔 Wondering why my emoji vocabulary count is about 5 but some people know like 100…

: 🎮 Playing Tales of Arise on my Steam Deck

: Banzai Bill with corrected outer shell

: Thanks to @KimberlyHirsh I found a new coffee bean I love: Counter Culture Big Trouble.

: Love the wavy clouds in the sky

: 👍 Wrapping up the Banzai Bill 3D print

: My first print of the Bullet Bill/Banzai Bill model. Turned out great with nice tolerances except I …

: OK, I lied. Sort of. I just decided to go ahead and order the 3.9 upgrade kit. Supposed to ship in …

: Just watched Prusa’s promo video for the MK4 and I’m even more excited about it. Definitely going to …

: This announcement from Prusa is fantastic. My MK3S+ works great but at some point I’ll probably do …

: 😥 Just found out our 4 year old fridge needs a repair so expensive it doesn’t make sense to do.

: ⛈️ Enjoying the sounds of rain as a mild thunderstorm rolls through

: 🎮 Tinkering with my new Steam Deck.

: YouTube whine I’ve generally liked YouTube but for the first time ever I sent them feedback. The app …

: I’m curious what whole bean coffee folks are fond of as an “every day” cup. Mainly beans available …

: 👏 Monday’s aren’t always bad. Like this morning I found out, to my surprise, I won’t need Mohs …

: A multi-color Easter egg with some candy for my wife. Based on 3DPrintBunny’s model and printed …

: Now that I’ve ordered a Steam Deck I’m going to have to build a game wishlist. I’ve been a console …

: ⚠️ Finished some larger prints, now switching to a 4mm nozzle for detailed prints

: After being a subscriber for years and downgrading my ProtoMail & VPN subscription over a year …

: 😴 Up too early. But going to try to get some 3D prints done to start the day.

: Pulled the plug on Home Assistant. As some folks warned me, things that were working fine just …

: I made a thing. It is a holder I mount in the garage to keep some tools handy. My first time …

: I’m really happy with how this articulated dragon turned out. I used Amolen’s dual color filament …

: 🏫 Watching my son do quadratic equation homework. Memories from my youth

: My Synology NAS is back and reconfigured for basic RAID protection. Overall it went smoothly so I’m …

: Trying to completely reset and reconfigure my Synology NAS. Apparently the reset worked but it has …

: ✏️ Designing a tool holder in OnShape. First time using it.

: Since I have no need of a 4 disk NAS any longer, rather than replace the one disk that is nearing …

: 🤔 Making a plan to deal with the failing disk in my NAS

: Oh joy. One of the drives in my NAS is failing. I’ve got high redundancy (4 drives and can survive 2 …

: 👷 Grinding (my Prusa printer) on another set of gridfinity bins for my latest metric bolts

: Big news at our local Japanese grocery store. Their small section of gashapon machines is greatly …

: My workout buddy is cooler than yours! Our friendly neighborhood armadillo briefly paced me trotting …

: Thanks @ericschabell for the cool Chronosphere swag. That’s a great looking T-Shirt and I already …

: Before and after photos of a simple print using Prusament Clear PETG. The one on the left is a total …

: 😃 ☕️ ➕ 🍩

: I’ll have to give that a try!

: The weather was great today: bright sun, moderate temps and light wind. It triggered some sort of …

: Hmm. Woke up this morning and noticed my backyard Eve Weather was offline. Changed the battery which …

: I just love this infill pattern

: I appreciate the people who don’t post sporting event spoilers…

: 🤪 Gonna workout. But first coffee ☕️🏃

: I wonder if there are any anime artists on here?

: 🚗 Bucees run complete. Snacks in da house!

: Does anyone have a multi-color filament (PLA I suppose) they’re particular fond of for figures, …

: A female cardinal in our backyard is intent on fighting her competition every day this week. …

: More signs of spring! The Texas redbuds are lovely when they burst into bloom but sadly only last a …

: Today I decided to cannibalize the Sovol printer I bought last year. Such a piece of crap. Hopefully …

: 🌩️ Ah with March comes spring and with spring comes tornado sirens (twice tonight, so far)

: 💦 Things were quiet on the 3D printing front. Suddenly I’ve got a backlog of prints for the family …

: @jmj I remember when I first saw mention of the status.log app. I wondered if it was something we …

: Spring has sprung

: TIL that typing Command + period on the iPad keyboard sends an ESC (since the magic keyboards lacks …

: I think I’ll give DirecTV streaming a try this weekend. YouTubeTV is such a mess and the PQ is often …

: 🍺 Did a bit better getting back into my exercise routine. But more to do. Meanwhile having a Shiner.

: I have Home Assistant running on a Pi4. Looks interesting but there are wrinkles to iron out. It …

: 🏃‍♂️ Need to back into my exercise routine post ear infection.

: My Mastodon timeline is looking and feeling way too much like the former home of the refugees. Time …

: 🏡 Going to give Home Assistant a try

: 🙃 A quiet Sunday morning. Ahhhh

: 🖱️ What’s up? I’ll try to finish moving RPi workloads and then work on learning Onshape

: 🤼‍♂️ I’m about half done moving workloads from various Raspberry Pi’s to my new mini PC

: Gave up on VNC for my headless mini PC running Linux Mint. Installed NoMachine instead which …

: In other news our college freshman daughter apparently killed her laptop. Tis a shame because I …

: Frustrating afternoon installing Linux Mint on this headless BMAX. Have yet to find the magic needed …

: 🖥️ Installing Linux Mint on my new BMAX B1 Plus

: 👻 Busy getting things done. Unfortunately those things are not what is on my to-do list for today. …

: I’ve been using kagi.com as my default search engine for about a week now. I’m working on several …

: Having failed to banish the succubus inhabiting my brain when I think of naming my new mini PC I …

: I was trying to think of a name for the mini PC I ordered and “succubus” came to mind for some …

: From the “sounds great but ain’t” files. Urgent care said they could give my my Rx while there, no …

: ⚕️ At urgent care. Turns out I have an ear infection.

: Thinking about getting a fanless mini PC to consolidate tasks from some RPi. Trying to decipher …

: 🥐 Being tempted to get a donut…

: I’m going to 3D print some more gridfinity bins for my garage drawers. It’s amazing how much space …

: Juniper, oh Juniper. Why do you hate me? Allergy season has arrived and Juniper pollen is set to …

: Seems like Manton buckled down and finally found the bug that has been screwing up my Micro.blog …

: 💲 Finishing income taxes for two states

: On the hunt for a bit of Python code to grab all image URLs from small HTML files🕵️‍♂️

: 😋 Guilty pleasure: Cinnabon. Nom nom

: 🌝 Eating far too many of the oatmeal raisin cookies my wife just made 🍪

: These squares are very short but I don’t think this filament roll is gonna make it. Standing by to …

: 🍷

: 🥊 Wrestling with python🐍🤼‍♀️

: I explored Jekyll and set up a test environment using GitHub pages. Took awhile because I made the …

: Github pages wrangling done. Now to do something more enjoyable.

: Finally set up GitHub auth to use 1Password👍🏻 Now on to GitHub Pages…

: 🫥 Messing with GitHub pages

: 🚌 Cold and windy so driving our son to the bus stop today

: I think I’ve found the love of my life. Her name is Mona. 😜 Mona is a seriously good Mastodon app …

: I installed PrusaSlicer 2.6 yesterday and enabled Organic (aka tree) supports. The supports are …

: 🙉 Just saw an old fashion flame fest break out on my Mastodon feed. Don’t miss those. Happy to be …

: It has been a good week for app discovery. First @cheribaker pointed me to kagi.com for search and …

: ♨️ TFW you send a print job encoded for PETG but have PLA filament loaded.

: I randomly tried the Mona iOS beta test link this morning and I’m shocked - it let me in. First …

: 😥 Woke up at 4am

: 💩 Well today Micro.blog decided my site should be “Not Found”. The fun continues.

: Contemplating search engines. DuckDuckGo has been my tool for years but it seems to fail to return …

: I’ve tried several Mastodon clients lately. Not in love with any yet. One downside of sampling them …

: 👷‍♂️ Cranking out some gridfinity bins for our bathroom drawers

: Oh yeah the #tusker app is also missing a share sheet. So Mastoot lives on in my workflow to share …

: I’m really liking the #tusker Mastodon app so far. Hoping for quick fixes to the lack of all …

: I’m really happy with the way this Pi Pico case turned out using Prussament Clear PETG. I wasn’t …

: 🤔 Trying out the Tusker app for Mastodon. I like it so far. Just need to solve the lack of …

: Giving the Tusker app for Mastodon a try. It promises to sync the timeline across devices…

: 🐶 Winding down into the weekend

: The Clear PETG filament I ordered arrived today. Now I need to think of something to use it for. 🤔

: Yesterdays’ webcam stand looked like a spool of thread so I quickly made a new on in TinkerCAD. …

: 🏗️ Modeling and printing a webcam mount to use with Octoprint

: In my dream this happens: I create a post on iOS, hit a button, and it magically goes to both …

: This quick webcam stand I modeled and printed for use with Octoprint does the job though without …

: How astute of you iOS

: Used our discount offer from Nintendo to pre-order the new Zelda and Kirby games. My son also …

: Watching my 3D printer print. I have no life.🤷‍♂️

: 🙃 Due to last week’s ice storm this is the first day of school in a week. I’m not ready for the old …

: Well good morning! After 4 days of freezing temps and all that this was a welcomed sight.

: Printing with Amolen Wood Filament for the first time - it has a sweet woodsy smell.

: ❔ Random thought: does peanut butter taste good with cinnamon?

: After 4 days of sub-freezing temps, sleet, freezing rain, snow and no school the temp has hit 50F …

: Well public school just changed their mind and will be closed tomorrow, Friday. That makes 4 days in …

: 🥸 Living dangerously: pushing my Prusa3D print speed to 200%

: 🧊 Day 2 of being iced in. Not a fan.

: The number 1 reason I have kicked aside a number of the Mastodon apps is they don’t sync/remember my …

: 🎆 Good times, I can now use the app store version of status.log!

: I printed this Raspberry Pi 4 case that mounts directly to the frame of my Prusa MK3S+. The case was …

: 🥘 Checking our food supply due to multiple days of icy roads

: These days of sleet have placed me in danger - danger of ODing on espresso. ☕️

: Sleet and rain started yesterday and school is canceled today. The ice continued falling overnight …

: Long overdue print of tool storage for my 3D printer area. Saves space and aggravation. I have a …

: 🥶 Temperature is in the mid 20F this morning and likely to stay that way. Too damn cold.

: I’m contemplating what to do with my first 3D printer. Don’t have the space to keep it around, nor …

: Today I discovered the OctoPod app (iOS, tvOS) for use with #octoprint. Excellent way to monitor 3D …

: The articulated shark turned out well, shown here attacking an octopus 🐙 My Prusa MK3S+ kit is …

: 😃 This PRUSA 3D printer is a dream. Proud I built it successfully.

: All Gummies have been consumed! Prusa kit builders know what this means. I finished building my …

: 🤔 Planning to finish my 3D printer today and hopefully get it calibrated

: I had thought I might finish putting the printer together today but ended up well short. I ran out …

: 🦾 Got our daughter’s old computer desk loaded into my Outback ready to drop it off at Salvation Army

: Started assembling my 3D printer this evening. Hoping I have time to finish it tomorrow but probably …

: 😃 Anxiously awaiting delivery of my new 3D printer

: With all the hype I gave the Ivory app a try. But as they said it still needs work. Back to the more …

: @ivory Does the app not honor server side filters? The app shows I have no filters but I have quite …

: 🥱 Watching gentle rain on a cold morning and feeling lazier (than usual)

: That kind of day: ground the coffee beans, put a filter in, fired things up and… nothing but hot …

: 🪛 Recovering from carrying IKEA upstairs and assembling it

: 📪 Starting to learn PrusaSlicer for my incoming MK3S+

: I enabled Stage Manager on my iMac a couple of weeks ago and we’re getting along pretty well. I use …

: Rather fond of the dawn sky

: A wild unicorn appeared!

: My wife approves my purchase of a new 3D printer. She could easily understand because she went …

: 🤫 New 3D printer ordered. Now a 2-3 week wait for it to arrive.

: I've started looking into CoreXY printers. Building a Voron at this stage is a bit intimidating. …

: 🤔 Going to experiment with the Gridfinity approach to 3D printed storage/lab

: My recent frustrations with my low end 3D printer has me dreaming of a Prusa. Mainly because of …

: I finally got my Sovol3D printer working decently again. It’s now well into a 12 hour print. It was …

: 🤞 Time to buckle down and try to get my 3D printer working again

: I received a couple of Pi Pico W today for prototyping. I’m curious to see if one can replace a Pi …

: Welp, I managed to clog up my nozzle so bad a needle couldn’t fix it. My printer didn’t include info …

: 🙂 3D printing cases for a Pi Pico, Pi4 and some acupuncture needles (aka nozzle cleaners)

: 🙃 Cleaning up and reducing the power connections under my desk for the ham radios

: I printed this Spiderman themed headphone stand for our son who is a big fan. I surprised him with …

: I don’t remember who recommended Mastoot as a Mastodon client but Thank You. I’ve tried at least a …

: Look at those clouds! Yeah, I couldn’t see any either. We’re having one of those severe clear winter …

: 🎧 3D printing a Spiderman themed headphone stand

: Finally got around to enabling Stage Manager on macOS. It seems useful but time will tell.

: I’m feeling tempted to replace my 27” (Intel) iMac with the (theoretical) 2023 Mac mini and a high …

: TIL there is a free measuring tool in the Cura Marketplace. If I'd thought to check I could have …

: 😀 I’m enjoying my switch to a wireless mechanical keyboard. What took me so long?

: This 3D print has diagonal lines running toward the bottom right and bottom left off of the …

: ↗️ Oh nice, I can try out the status.log app! Do wish there a search field for emojis.

: I 3D printed this vase design for my wife using Eryone silk PLA. It has a nice silver shimmer to it …

: I’m not sure why but I really like the design on this nengajo (Japanese New Year’s card). And I …

: This is my first articulated model. Pretty happy with it. It looks good, has a nice rattle when it …

: I printed this nifty, compact, case to hold SD cards, adapters and micro SD cards. Not perfect but …

: One of my relatively ancient Arduino project’s micro SD card apparently went south. The project uses …

: I think I finally have PETG setup halfway decent. I like the way this baby Groot turned out. …

: Running the Retraction test on my printer trying to get it dialed in for PETG. I’m at the stage …

: My first attempt at a PETG print was the ubiquitous Benchy. Turned out decent even before cleaning …

: 🤞 Trying to 3D print with PETG filament for the first time

: Feeling accomplished on the morning of the first day of the new year: managed to find an obscure …

: People often regret things they do on New Years Eve. For me I regret binging on Lays… Exciting night …

: One of the first set of 3D prints I made was a case for my Pi Zero 2 W and Pi camera. I’m running …

: After having success with a number functional 3D prints I decided to try my first figure. Overall it …

: It was not a bad morning

: Yesterday I used Cura to produce an STL file of a 2” storage cube. Today I used Fusion 360 to remix …

: My first ever 3D printed model, the classic Benchy. I think it turned out great. Now to try some …

: 😟 Making my first ever 3D test print

: Merry Christmas y’all from a 20ºF/-6ºC North Texas🎄🎅🏼 Whatever you have planned today I wish you the …

: TIL about wttr.in which can display current weather and forecast data in a terminal window. E.g. …

: 🧹 let's see how much I can clean in 3 hours

: 💤 zZzz

: 💛 Christmas morning writing...

: 🎄 Christmas Eve relaxation… :)

: 🥶 Trying to stay warm, failing miserably.

: 😞 Bad day.

: 🍮 Waiting for dessert to cool

: 🎁 Wrapping presents and listening to [A Very She & Him Christmas](https://music.apple.com/us/album/a-very-she-him-christmas/467461972). 🎁 Wrapping presents and listening to A Very She & Him Christmas.

: 💤 Napped. An hour before sleep time. GRRR!

: 🍕 About to welcome family over for pizza fondue.

: ✨ Confused about a Shortcut suddenly not working right, confused about having done something wrong …

: ✨ 🫥 Testing!

: 📖 Time for Mistborn #audiobook

: 📺 Slow horses is an undershared gem on Apple TV+

: 😌 Feeling refreshed after some acupuncture.

: 🌧 Rainpocalypse?

: 💪 Getting everyone to enter @meya at https://home.omg.lol/account/referrals

: ❄️ Freezing rain = frozen ice rink streets = definitely no last minute shopping today!

: 🎄 On Holiday Break

: 🎄 Merry Christmas!

: ✨ 🤗 Test status again

: ✉ Less email in 2023.

: ☕ got donuts, braved the grocery store, and finally making coffee at noon…

: 🏝 Taking time off of social media and the news through New Years Day...

: 🚲 Just picked up food from local restaurant for Christmas Eve and without any problems packed …

: ❄️ First snow of the season.

: 🙃 Patiently waiting for the clock to wind down so I can start my three day weekend.

: 😔 My aeropress of 10 years finally broke when I dropped it and chipped it.

: ☸ I've been working for 27 years, and I think it's taken me this long to realize that my real talent …

: 😀 I’m getting into the swing of the weblog.lol thing and keeping things simple!

: 🙏 Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful and kindle in them the fire of Your Love. #noxp

: 🧑‍🔧 Getting ready to move into side project mode for a week or so

: 😊 Feeling a bit smug because my new microcontroller code worked first time

: 🥶 It’s -2° F in central Ohio. Grateful to have heat and electricity so I can safely work from …

: ☄ It can only get better...

: 🧘‍♂ Christmas #AppleFitness yoga before a trip to the recycling centre

: 📽️ Christmas movie tonight - Elf, 2003. 🍿

: 🧺 Christmas laundromat

: ✨ ;(

: 🤷‍♂️ 2 days 'till Christmas... And the year is almost over... Wow...

: 👽 Friday Making dessert for the Christmas party tomorrow 👾 👽 Friday Making dessert for the Christmas party tomorrow 👾

: ♏ Q: When is your birthdate? A: 4th of November ~Oink.

: 🤖 submitting a PR to add social.lol to the Simplify Mastodon Chrome extension. 🤞🏻

: 💩 The day just started, and already feels like its going to be bad 😞!

: 🤗 Finding a new domain

: ✈️ Vacaciones

: ⚔ Streaming Beat Saber! https://www.twitch.tv/valcedine ⚔ Streaming Beat Saber! https://www.twitch.tv/valcedine

: ✨ Nothing much trying this out

: 🚗 Travelling for the holidays. Big storm coming!

: 👟 Wondering if I should start a Pixelfed account to post my #running pics (mainly kicks of the day)

: ✨ Love me some omg.lol !!!

: 🥶 Stressed

: ⚽ Watch Manchester City v Liverpool? Sure. Why not? I haven't seen "Football Thor" score in a while. …

: :) Reviewing Trakt and thinking of standout TV this past year. Andor (obvs), The Peripheral and The …

: 🤩 Exhausted

: 👀 This seems like a very bad decision: [FTX founder Bankman-Fried allowed $250 million bond, house arrest](https://www.wcvb.com/article/ftx-founder-bankman-fried-bond-house-arrest/42320873). 👀 This seems like a very bad decision: FTX founder Bankman-Fried allowed $250 million bond, house …

: 🙁 Contemplating the first Christmas without my dad around.

: 👀 Watching [60. Danny DeVito, Everybody | The Always Sunny Podcast - YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52c7vu7jfR8). 👀 Watching 60. Danny DeVito, Everybody | The Always Sunny Podcast - YouTube.

: ❄ 14ºF and with light snow - blowing horizontally. 45mph gusts.

: 🖨 Working on a project for a new customer.

: 🍵 It’s time for tea!

: 🚀 Welcome on board!

: 😱 Should be an interesting day today.. Kids school got canceled, family came into town early due to …

: ✒ Schedule update! I'm taking the rest of the week off from publication, through Sunday. I'll be back to a full schedule starting Monday. Have a Merry Christmas! ✒ Schedule update! I'm taking the rest of the week off from publication, through Sunday. I'll be …

: 🌊 altur

: 🍸 Martini at the airport before flying home for the holiday weekend

: 😁 Making plans for 2023!

: 😧 The wind outside is so intense right now

: 📖 Finishing an audiobook today: “Rama II” by Arthur C. Clarke and cannot wait to start the next book …

: 📱 Never had so many apps on TestFlight as I do now. I blame the Fediverse.

: 🤖 Hardware again

: 🏢 Working from the office today!

: 😷 Ill with whatever is going around right now

: 🚋 merry and bright

: 🎥 Just watched [_The Banshees of Inisherin_](https://boxd.it/p7XS). It's definitely an art film and not a popular film. Beautiful. Strange. Beautifully strange. 🎥 Just watched The Banshees of Inisherin. It's definitely an art film and not a popular film. …

: 🤩 "Andor" on Disney+ is just so dang good. Eight episodes down, four to go.

: 🥶 taking to the cold nicely.

: ✨ Okay, but what if I just use the omg.lol statuslog feature instead of tweets?

: 😘 lol

: 🧐 Just here, setting things up.

: 💖 omg lol'ing

: 🎄 I can’t help it, I like Christmas shopping.

: 👍 👍

: ✨ This is my latest status.

: 😀 Solstice

: 👀 Browsing [omg.lol - A lovable web page and email address, just for you](https://home.omg.lol/dashboard). 👀 Browsing omg.lol - A lovable web page and email address, just for you.

: 📮 That time of year where living in a city divided into quadrants with streets based on numbers and …

: 🏃 Full blast migrating all the things from Google to MS365.

: ✏ Creative writing is so fun! Who else loves writing rhetoric?

: 🤘 [_Handle With Care_ by Nuclear Assault](https://music.apple.com/us/album/handle-with-care/980776238) As one does. 🤘 Handle With Care by Nuclear Assault As one does.

: 🤓 Wrapping up work over the next two days in preparation for a few days off!

: 🤒 Feeling shit, down with fever and cold

: 🚈 Heading to London…

: 👨🏻‍💻 Last day of work in 2022.

: 🫥 Sorry for ghosting, still trying to get my head around what I want from social media.

: 🦣 Enjoying push notifications in Ivory.

: 🦣 Another day, another Mastodon client.

: 🪅 Working out the final details of the omg.lol member referral program.

: 🛬 Hanging in Monterey, CA

: 🎅 It’s almost “race to every family members house on the same day” time!

: 👨‍💻 Playing with Mastodon servers

: ✨ woohoo i'm on omg.lol!

: 👀 Browsing [Inbox - jkramer](https://app.skiff.com/mail/inbox). 👀 Browsing Inbox - jkramer.

: 🔧 Tinkering with my [weblog](https://freddy.weblog.lol/)... 🔧 Tinkering with my weblog...

: 👀 Playing around with weblog.lol theming, thanks to Bix, who shared his magic!

: 🏋 Gym

: 🇲🇽 Tacos at Wahaca

: 🍣 sushi time (again)

: 😂 LMAO

: 🤧 Caught the flu just before Christmas

: 📺 Finished Wednesday!

: 🥶 No school today. It’s raining and freezing. Yay.

: 🕵 SR114 is live with the latest #privacy & #security news! Main stories this week: - Google Adds E2EE to Gmail - Xnspy stalkerware - TikTok banned on government devices - Twitter suspends Mastodon - More! Tune in now: https://surveillancer 🕵 SR114 is live with the latest #privacy & #security news! Main stories this week: Google Adds E2EE …

: 🤒 Feeling less than great

: ✨ From this moment my Mastodon🔄Twitter crossposter is unidirectional, from Mastodon to Twitter.

: 🍔 Having lunch.

: ☕️ Morning coffee… very much needed.

: ✈ 5:15 Start of journey

: 🍪 Baked cookies with a friend today: gingersnaps, buckeyes, thin mints, and good ol' chocolate …

: 🏈 Watching Giants vs Commanders.

: 🐼 Pandas are cute, but a little pointless.

: 😀 Getting familiar with all the omg.lol stuff now that I purchased a full decade of steele.omg.lol! …

: 🦣 toot toot

: 🙂 All is good.

: 🦣 Stressing about Mastodon domains and usernames

: 🤷‍♂ Brain go zzzttt

: 🥶 Winter is here.

: ⚽️ ¡Vamos! Messi. But France is scary good and this is not going to be easy.

: 😞 making requisite emotional preparations for an extended period off running

: ☕ Throwing an espresso down the gullet to keep me going until evening.

: 🤬 C. S. S.

: 😵‍💫 After the storm damage control

: 🍇 Heading to wine country for a holiday celebration with family.

: ♥ https://omg.lol is hands down my favorite website/service! Support is fantastic, and the value you …

: 🥶 Walking in -20 degrees (Celsius)

: ⚽ Watching Hearts-Kilmarnock. Happy to have club football back after the mid-season World Cup break.

: 👍 last working weekend of the year!

: 🎶 > There's something 'bout you, that now I can't remember [About You - The 1975](https://open.spotify.com/track/1fDFHXcykq4iw8Gg7s5hG9?si=dba49a6c3de44230) 🎶 There's something 'bout you, that now I can't remember About You - The 1975

: 🥴 swirly eyed wavy mouthed emoji

: 🚀 Episode 073 is out!

: 🥳 29 minutes into my birthday, but I better get to sleep.

: 💻 catchin up on advent of code :D slapping all my c++ solutions on cam.paste.lol

: 👀 [Hobbit Mode](https://mltshp.com/p/1OBKE)! 👀 Hobbit Mode!

: 🍖 Lunch. Outside! It’s gorgeous out!

: 👀 Just finished all the school work for the week. That was though Now i gotta update myself on some social media lol. Browsing [Startseite - social.lol](https://social.lol/home). 👀 Just finished all the school work for the week. That was though Now i gotta update myself on some …

: 👏🏼 The telegram bot by @ediz is actually pretty cool. I dig.

: 🫡 Ahh. A status!

: ☕ Nothing like a 7A All Hands meeting to get you up in the AM. 🙄

: 🟩 Wordle 545 6/6 ⬛⬛⬛🟨🟨 🟩🟨⬛🟨🟨 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩 Wordle 545 6/6 ⬛⬛⬛🟨🟨 🟩🟨⬛🟨🟨 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

: 😱 Wow... just deleted old code for running our product on WindowsNT.

: 🐘 Come join me on Mastodon. I'm at https://puddle.town/@null.

: 💵 Just added some extra time to my [omg.lol](https://trolliant.net) page, and now it lasts until Oct 2032 lol 💵 Just added some extra time to my omg.lol page, and now it lasts until Oct 2032 lol

: 😺 Waiting for Crozet island DX'pedition

: 👀 Black Sabbath and blogging

: 🙃 Well.

: 🏔 A lovely walk at Lomond Shores to clear away the cobwebs

: 👍 I am going to bed so glad finals are over

: 😀 Yay, finally got the time to switch back to omg.lol! :D

: 👉 Getting everyone to enter `@jonah` at https://home.omg.lol/account/referrals GO GO GO 👉 Getting everyone to enter @jonah at https://home.omg.lol/account/referrals GO GO GO

: 📝 Working on my #writing, tonight is back on the draft of the 10 minute play which will be shared …

: I’m getting a 3D printer and I’m wondering if anyone can recommend a good guide to using Cura and 3D …

: I played Witcher 3 on the Nintendo Switch a few years ago but the new PS5 version is tempting me. I …

: 🔥 Watching my badly-optimised script devour a 256 GB of RAM server 😅

: I dropped my Apple Pencil and it apparently landed on the tip. The plastic tip is fine but the …

: 🥶 Gettin’ real tired of all the “feels like 6°” weather this “summer”

: 👀 Browsing [omg.lol - Statuslog](https://home.omg.lol/address/dunstan/statuslog). Trying to use a webhook ... 👀 Browsing omg.lol - Statuslog. Trying to use a webhook ...

: 🚕 Most likely on family taxi duty today. 3 - 4 hour round trip, taking into account the snow. …

: ☺ _Greetings_ ☺ Greetings

: 🎛 Properly routing DNS

: 🧹 Cleaned my wood deck in preparation for oiling in a couple of days.

: 🌨️ I didn’t need more snow now.

: 📺 Wednesday S1E2!

: 🎮 Gungrave G.O.R.E, completed

: 😛 updating everything

: 🎉 High on Life is finally available on Game Pass! 🎮

: 🐘 making so many new friends on masto 🥰 🔗 https://mastodon.lol/@nuz please don't be shy to follow and/or say hi! i'm just a potato, and potatoes don't bite 😊 🐘 making so many new friends on masto 🥰 🔗 https://mastodon.lol/@nuz please don't be shy to follow …

: 👽 they're good dogs brent

: 👋 Just signed up to omg.lol. It's ridiculous, cool and I love it.

: 🤔 hello world!

: 🧰 Countertop installed. New island finally finished.

: ✏ Trying out [prose.sh](https://rob.prose.sh/hello-world) ✏ Trying out prose.sh

: 🫥 I know it’s only a start but I do hope it’s gonna be fine soon. Also it’s about the weekday ahead.

: 🎵 new sza album is the best :3

: 🔥 Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas” is the theme song to my own personal Hell.

: 🎵 Where is the next AC/DC? The next Guns n Roses? I wanna rock!

: 🎮 best part of adulting is playing video games whenever you want.

: ☕ Drinking hot chocolate!

: When we visited the local Japanese market I saw a sampler package of Ogawa organic fair trade coffee …

: It was a dreary day but the yellow leaves on this tree really stood out.

: 💕 Hmm what are this feeling

: 🏳️‍⚧️ Check out my attempt at making a trans related community at https://transtalk.eu

: ✨ 🍷

: 😀 Test

: 🇧🇷 Drowning in despair for the rest of the day…

: 🍿 Rewatching "Definitely, May Be" for the 301th time.

: 🎄 Enjoying the season.

: 🎄 Watching Elf!

: I woke up early so I decided to replace our RT2600ac router with the new Synology RT6600ax. Hats off …

: 🤔 Trying the status.log app out

: 🫤 Coffee grinder that was working fine yesterday, is not today.

: 📚 tests today dkshdnejxbbsbdb

: 🏴‍☠️ My first status!

: 😍 hello world!

: 😷 Gradually feeling normal again after coughing my lungs up for a week.

: 🏴‍☠️ Here’s to the crazy ones.

: 😍 omg.lol, say no more.

: 🤩 Love the 25 days of omg.lol so much I thought I better grab a new address! Hello, world!

: Content warning: Towards normality (health) After 2 weeks I’m finally feeling solidly on the road to …

: ✨ Migrated over to omg.lol!

: 🤔 Excited about omg.lol!

: 👀 Browsing [omg.lol - Statuslog](https://home.omg.lol/address/moe/statuslog). 👀 Browsing omg.lol - Statuslog.

: 👌 Using the Status.log app :)

: 🤗 Testing status.lol

: 🫠 Just winning at life rn

: ⚠ Because I am dangeresque, I play quordle first and challenge myself to use one of the quordle …

: 🏎️ Testing….

: 🙂 Perusing the net

: 😶 I guess I'm doing this.

: 😵‍💫 My Monday to-do list is outta control!

: 🌙 Getting ready for sleep!

: 👀 Working on a thing similar to omg.lol

: ✨ Idk why but having a mini global status is kinda cool

: 🌃 ナイトクルージング (https://youtu.be/ZD29iWW94yg)

: Content warning: Over a week since last post; also since last bit of solid food (health) 9 days ago …

: ✨ Making languages!

: 📝 just took the sat

: 🧠 When you solve 6 math problems in a row without making mistakes.

: 👋 Oh, hi.

: 🥲 Got another email where I won't be proceeding to the next step for a job application. I've been repeating in my head how this is normal and it's part of the process, but I guess I can't help but feel a bit sad about it. Will just make space for 🥲 Got another email where I won't be proceeding to the next step for a job application. I've been …

: 😍 Just checked out the Weblog and I have to say I am impressed 😲

: ✨ It's microblogging?

: 🦥 I wrote a blog on my omg.lol weblog , https://cms.weblog.lol

: 👨‍🔧 Working on a skunk works project for Mozilla.

: 🐐 hello, omg lol!

: 🪄 Ta-da!

: 😵‍💫 Drinking iced coffee at 9:30 PM. Try and stop me

: 🌯 Sad desk lunch of a veggie bean-and-cheese burrito.

: 😩 The unbearable urge to toot but absolutely nothing interesting to say

: 😋 eating a salad with leftover chicken for lunch.

: 🎄 Listening to Christmas music!

: 🌐 just updated my guide to the Italian Fediverse... https://fediverso.info 🌐 just updated my guide to the Italian Fediverse... https://fediverso.info

: 📷 Hey

: 🤔 Checking out this OMG situation.

: 🫁 Trying out omg.lol.

: 😍 Hello status.lol!

: 🏳‍⚧ Sometimes I look at myself and remember my tits are gone and I spend the rest of the day …

: 💀 real

: 🛬 Heading Home!

: 🙄 too many black friday emails - unsubscribing left and right

: 😡 Just got a Black Friday email that made me VERY cross. A curse for the bad-faith web developer: "May all your domains accidentally expire without notice. May your database become inexplicably corrupt. And may all your backups not be restorabl 😡 Just got a Black Friday email that made me VERY cross. A curse for the bad-faith web developer: …

: 📝 Finally gave [preshit.omg.lol](https://preshit.omg.lol) a much-needed update. 📝 Finally gave preshit.omg.lol a much-needed update.

: I keep getting tempted to buy a mechanical keyboard for my Mac. But as soon as I start researching I …

: 👋 Hi!

: ✨ Status Log created

: 👋 hey, lol

: 😁 The sky. Ok, I'm sorry, but I had to. 😁 The sky. Ok, I'm sorry, but I had to.

: Content warning: Microsoft/Activision merger I’ve been hoping they would block this deal. As a …

: 🧑‍🍳 Ready to make some food!

: I’ve suddenly gotten less interested in Steam Deck. Apparently it doesn’t have true multi-user …

: 🚴 Riding

: Really liked the clouds this morning only slightly marred by road construction.

: I am tempted to get a Ender-3 S1 Pro 3D Printer which is currently on sale for a hefty discount. But …

: ✨ Abiding

: 👁‍🗨

: 🎥 Profoundly enjoying the fact that tumblr having retconned an entire Martin Scorcese film from 1973 …

: 😮‍💨 Relieved - finally fixed the iCloud drive sync issue

: Trying to build a Mastodon filter to prevent World Cup spoilers. It's a bit tricky because so …

: Well that iCloud sync solution didn't fix things after all. It's hung with nearly 6,000 …

: Syncing from my iMac using iCloud has been hung the past few days. Finally researched and found a …

: ☁ Playing Creative Cloud

: 🌛 Watching Artemis I fly by the moon [live stream](https://www.space.com/nasa-artemis-1-orion-close-flyby-moon). 🌛 Watching Artemis I fly by the moon live stream.

: 💭 Want to create a Misskey instance, sadly can't transfer my account.

: ✨ Playing with Github pages

: 🌟 Being amazing

: I put far more effort into picking the right font for an embedded device display than was warranted. …

: 🦃 Making a cozy little thanksgiving dinner with the husband ahead of seeing family next week!

: 👀 Browsing [omg.lol - Statuslog](https://home.omg.lol/address/daddy/statuslog). 👀 Browsing omg.lol - Statuslog.

: I really wish Apple Homekit scenes could change the focus mode on my iPhone automatically. In …

: Content warning: US politics and the bird (site) I wish folks would simply ignore everything Trump …

: I’d like a simple blog system that could automatically add my toots.

: 🌄☕️ and exhaling, leaning back into this first day of a long Thanksgiving week holiday.

: 🎶 Listening to [Soon it will be cold enough](https://music.apple.com/gb/album/soon-it-will-be-cold-enough/905056226) by [Emancipator](https://emancipatormusic.com/) 🎶 Listening to Soon it will be cold enough by Emancipator

: 😫 6 theme parks in 9 days. My feet hurt.

: ✨ Hello, world.

: Sadly I’ve started hearing from people who post public info to Twitter saying if Twitter fails they …

: ✨ Ur mom

: 🌎 Hello world!

: 🤔 Looking into how to making a bloggy sort of thing for my postcards...

: 🧇 leggo of my eggo

: 🍝 Eating lunch

: ✨ Testing

: 🤔 Trying to figure out mastodon

: 💀 Testing, testing..

: 👍 Hey! 👋🏼

: ✨ Hemming and hawing

: I’ve never felt freer to follow new people and favorite posts as I have on Mastodon.

: 👀 Converting one of my Pi4 to the 64bit OS.

: ✨ Updated my omg.lol page! I took some inspiration from a design I did for my main site about a decade ago. I'm always nostalgic for that era of the web, before most websites ended up looking pretty much the same 🙇 ✨ Updated my omg.lol page! I took some inspiration from a design I did for my main site about a …

: 😀 Better Sunny Next Time

: 🥳 Mac turns 7 today. Happy Birthday to my Baby Boy.

: Thanks to SMG at the Linux Mint forum I now have this workaround which prevents the trackpad from …

: 😀 I’ve wired up status.lol to my about page on my blog. Neat!

: 📷 Test

: Nov 14, 2022, 20:49 Today I got Winlink froms working with VARA HF on Linux Mint via the pat software. I'm now all …

: Nov 14, 2022, 20:42 I've been using ProtonVPN (from the ProtonMail folks) for years but the past few months it takes …

: 🤕 Stressed out

: Nov 14, 2022, 15:19 My Asus laptop is all set up with #linuxmint with a bunch #hamradio apps. Everything is golden …

: ✅ Just got verified on omg.lol! And it didnt cost a monthly subscription!

: 😊 Follow me on omg.lol

: 😅 Removing myself from some data broker sites using the guides below: note that some are out of …

: Nov 14, 2022, 01:44 I’ve been on mastodon 4 years. At first it felt “meh” but I dove in again a couple months ago and, …

: ✨ Working on parallax.host

: 😁 Newly set up this site! ^^ How do you like it?

: Nov 13, 2022, 21:31 After getting this cheap Asus dual booting Linux things got weird. The Asus charger no longer works …

: ❄ I just saw some snowflakes!!

: Nov 13, 2022, 15:55 I managed to get Linux Mint installed on my cheapo Asus laptop. It’s pretty snappy. I’m now trying …

: 📡 Houston, do you read me?

: Nov 13, 2022, 00:39 My attempt to install Linux Mint on my $100 Asus laptop has not gone well. The install stops saying …

: 😀 Using IRC for the first time in many years! LOL

: 😑 Installing Linux Mint on my $100 Asus laptop

: 😊 Working on SpaceHey...

: 😁 Hello world!

: Nov 11, 2022, 15:16 Content warning: Weather comment This morning is 30F cooler than yesterday’s 77F and falling. Temps …

: Nov 11, 2022, 14:42 I have a number of Aqara devices for home automation but this week all of the sensors (motion, …

: Nov 11, 2022, 11:13 Mastodon question: Is there a way to avoid seeing boosted toots that I’ve already seen (because I …

: Nov 11, 2022, 02:01 Ground is more heavily covered in leaves this morning. Tomorrow’s low will be 40F less than today’s …

: ✨ Hey

: 👽 Exploring all that omg.lol has to offer! 🛸

: 💻 Working on dynamo-browse. Rebuilt the entire expression -- IR parser. Have got scans working but …

: 🏴‍☠ 👉 🤛

: 💢 j

: 💀 science teacher is currently having a mental breakdown

: 😧 Fighting with PlatformIO which has itself borked

: Nov 09, 2022, 18:48 Turns out my M0 MCU weather display was failing due to a SSL cert issue. Sorted that and now the …

: 🍤 dead raspberry pi

: Nov 09, 2022, 12:45 Thank you to everyone using CW on toots related to the US election. Looking at my timeline last …

: 💼 at work

: ⌚️Apple Watch is officially ordered. Just went with the SE but I’m excited to start running with …

: Nov 08, 2022, 22:22 I enjoy making useful gadgets around the house. But this week the M0 MCU + LCD display I built for …

: 🦢 I made portraits of Murathan Mungan for Altyazı Cinema Magazine. It was a lovely experience.

: ✂ Barber time!

: Nov 08, 2022, 14:31 In looking back in my journal today I ran across this tidbit: four years ago today I first joined a …

: Nov 08, 2022, 13:11 Content warning: US Politics I am glad election day is finally here. For weeks I’ve been bombarded …

: ⚖️ Lost 9 characters overnight.

: ✨ I've been having a lot of fun trying out Mastodon the last few days. You can find my account here: …

: 😴 trying to wake up, literally and figuratively

: 😀 Feeling happy and testing a status update on omg.lol

: 😉 I’ve managed to get back to inbox zero several times today. Feeling powerful.

: Nov 07, 2022, 20:52 I feel I’m of an age now that whenever I eat lunch I feel a strong need to ingest a big dose of …

: 😶‍🌫 I will never crosspost!

: ✅ Currently working on wantlist.io for Eko Wave

: ✨ Moving from micro.blog to Mastodon as my primary

: Nov 07, 2022, 15:57 I have, at least attempted, to switch from using micro.blog as my primary posting vehicle to …

: Nov 07, 2022, 15:44 Please ignore, testing a configuration change.

: Nov 07, 2022, 14:56 If I post a photo to MB with alt text is that included in my cross-post to Mastodon? I’m trying to …

: If I post a photo to MB with alt text is that included in my cross-post to Mastodon? I’m trying to …

: Nov 07, 2022, 14:42 I fequently see this armadillo on my morning runs. I recently discovered where its den as well.

: I fequently see this armadillo on my morning runs. I recently discovered where its den as well.

: 😍 Yasss loving this service

: 🍃 Hallo. Ich bin Vegan!

: 😁 Doing Stuff

: 😊 Hey what is up?

: ✨ "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered." By George Orwell in the book 1984. ✨ "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been …

: ✨ Half a minute later and half a sawbuck lighter, here I am

: 👋 Hello!

: 🤔 Hmmm.

: Nov 05, 2022, 20:01 I moved the prior Apple TV to another room and that did not go smoothly. The ATV wouldn’t display. I …

: Nov 05, 2022, 20:01 I got the newest Apple TV w/thread support replacing a prior gen. They weren’t lying about …

: I moved the prior Apple TV to another room and that did not go smoothly. The ATV wouldn’t display. I …

: I got the newest Apple TV w/thread support replacing a prior gen. They weren’t lying about …

: 🌈 Coding Awesome Stuff

: 👀 Trying something new.

: 🤖 Beep bop beep.

: 😏 First

: 🤖 hello, friend.

: 🤓 hello world

: 😀 setting up my omg dot lol

: 🚀 Finally catching up with Andor. So good.

: 😀 Hello World!

: 💸 A little stressed about money...

: 〽 This emoji represents today's headlines I guess...

: 🧑‍🏫 Feeling inspired

: Nov 03, 2022, 00:46 My iPad Pro is 4 years old and at times the responsiveness of things like spotlight searches is …

: My iPad Pro is 4 years old and at times the responsiveness of things like spotlight searches is …

: Nov 02, 2022, 23:58 Since moving from mastodon.technology my feed has exploded in volume and I’m not sure why. I’ve only …

: Nov 02, 2022, 21:37 Someone made some mischief last night place a cone on a conical trail sign. It’s an orange traffic …

: Someone made some mischief last night place a cone on a conical trail sign. It’s an orange traffic …

: Nov 02, 2022, 15:15 We don’t get a lot of fall color in our area so I enjoyed seeing this lovely tree after dawn.

: We don’t get a lot of fall color in our area so I enjoyed seeing this lovely tree after dawn.

: 🎉 Finally got the site verified on social.lol!

: trying trying to post to my statuslog via Drafts, because why not

: 🍻 FINALLY. About a year and a half late, but the first Rush beer produced is available here in the …

: ☕ swag

: 👋 hello world

: Oct 31, 2022, 23:06 The USPS was supposed to deliver an important package today. The tracking info says it was delivered …

: The USPS was supposed to deliver an important package today. The tracking info says it was delivered …

: 😮 Feeling the NaNoWriMo energy

: Oct 31, 2022, 20:52 Dawn’s early light As good as smartphone cameras are these days they still can’t capture the subtle …

: Dawn’s early light As good as smartphone cameras are these days they still can’t capture the subtle …

: 😶‍🌫 Nuttin

: 🪔 Statuslog no longer empty

: ☕ Oh! Hello Monday... again!

: 🐈 This cat won't get off my keyboard.

: ✨ Hehe

: ☺ Feeling positive.

: 🎄 Old Navy with the 1st xmas commercial of the year. 🥇?

: 😀 \o/ Just got my omg.lol domain!

: 🤠 Howdy!

: 😎 day to day, we must stay ``open`` ``vigilant`` ``focussed`` ``unfocussed`` if necessary ``kind`` - always necessary ``courageous`` ``strong`` ``ever-learning`` - always necessary ##### Lyrics by **Ursula Rucker** [(or stay alive)]( 😎 day to day, we must stay open vigilant focussed unfocussed if necessary kind - always necessary …

: 😀 Just setting up my omg.lol and social.lol page with all the new features!

: 🎃 Happy Samhain!

: ⚖ Going to also be challenging myself to eat healthier in November

: ➡ just bought this address! going to use it to redirect to [@mm](https://mm.omg.lol) - maybe ill switch them one day. not sure! ➡ just bought this address! going to use it to redirect to @mm - maybe ill switch them one day. not …

: 🌊 hello, world! I'm going to go walk the dog, then come back and take care of some small tasks for my home life and my work life while three different sports play in the background. 🌊 hello, world! I'm going to go walk the dog, then come back and take care of some small tasks for …

: 💻 This looks nice :) ✨

: 🛏 Wanting to sleep but can’t because of work

: Oct 30, 2022, 01:24 After the rain For the numbers people, 1” of rain specifically 😉

: After the rain For the numbers people, 1” of rain specifically 😉

: 🐰 The bunnies are coming.

: 💀 Pi-Hole seems to have died

: 😀 wow wow wow

: 🐝 hi

: Oct 28, 2022, 13:18 For the US peeps, reminder that it is time to vote in the so-called mid-term election. It’s more …

: For the US peeps, reminder that it is time to vote in the so-called mid-term election. It’s more …

: 👀 Waiting to see if and how Twitter will change after the acquisition.

: Oct 28, 2022, 00:32 Our local Japanese market has been on a run of bringing in products from Hokkaido. I picked this up …

: Our local Japanese market has been on a run of bringing in products from Hokkaido. I picked this up …

: ✨ the curse of the middle class: too rich to get support, too poor to afford it.

: Oct 26, 2022, 00:32 Yggdrasil tree, but for robot overlords

: Yggdrasil tree, but for robot overlords

: 🎃 Looking forward to the Halloween event in Old School Runescape this year!

: Oct 23, 2022, 22:28 My son was immersed in a Nintendo Switch game so I finally tried Sony’s PS Remote Play app on my …

: My son was immersed in a Nintendo Switch game so I finally tried Sony’s PS Remote Play app on my …

: 😱 A lot has happened since last time I used omg.lol :o this is quite fun!

: 😎 Hi, welcome on my profile page!

: 👋 Hello World!

: 🦝 Falling asleep

: 👀 On sofa watching 🏈

: 🤯 woah new omg.lol upgrade

: 💛 Welcome! Shoot me an email or a message if you'd like a conversation ;-) My recently re-engineered blog is at [**jasonshew.ca**](https://jasonshew.ca). Cheers! 💛 Welcome! Shoot me an email or a message if you'd like a conversation ;-) My recently re-engineered …

: ✨ hello!

: 🍃 Feeling refreshed after sweeping the floors

: ✨ Trying "Status" feature.

: Oct 20, 2022, 11:48 Sometimes the small wins make you feel good. Weighed myself after our road trip and I only gained a …

: Sometimes the small wins make you feel good. Weighed myself after our road trip and I only gained a …

: 🤔 Trying out omg.lol

: 👀 Had a great road trip. Now settling back in our nest.

: Oct 19, 2022, 23:28 A few images from the Pea Ridge National Military Park (U.S. National Park Service) …

: A few images from the Pea Ridge National Military Park (U.S. National Park Service)

: Oct 19, 2022, 23:23 We visited the Pea Ridge National Military Park and it was very impressive and entertaining. The …

: We visited the Pea Ridge National Military Park and it was very impressive and entertaining. The …

: Time to get some sleep

: 🤠 Love is a good lyric.

: 🥱 Today is going to be a long day. At least I get my Firewalla today.

: ✊ #IStandWithAmouranth

: 🙂 Sure, shit happens. We feel down, discouraged, defeated, and vulnerable, but remember to stay …

: Oct 18, 2022, 20:31 Me as dad planning a family trip: “Hmm, need to find multiple activities every day to keep us all …

: Me as dad planning a family trip: “Hmm, need to find multiple activities every day to keep us all …

: I’m traveling with the family so away from news. I learned Apple made product announcements today …

: 🖐 Halloween movie month: Idle Hands night

: 🥳 helo

: 🥾 Day of hiking done, time for some juicy 🍔 and 🍟

: In spite of it being rather cold and windy we had a fun day hiking several trails. Highs in the 40s …

: 🙂 Working on some of the first posts for Clicked. Couldn't be happier to be able to work on …

: 👀 Browsing [omg.lol - Statuslog](https://home.omg.lol/address/stan/statuslog). 👀 Browsing omg.lol - Statuslog.

: 🥴 Completely worn out tbh

: 😪 Napping with the kitter

: Hmm. Oklahoma?

: 🚗 Road trip packing

: 🧑‍🎨 Customizing! Customizing! Customizing!

: A Day in the Life photo challenge Allen, Texas October 14 7:28am (CDT) This is where you’ll find me …

: 🐟 Heading to the Japanese market to pick up sashimi grade fish

: 👀 Researching restaurant options for an upcoming trip

: 🕹 Finished Immortals Fenyx Rising today. Interesting end story.

: Midnight trash marauder (aka raccoon)

: We’ve lived here 16 years and for the first time ever wildlife got into our large outdoor trashcan …

: 😉 All showered, trying to unwind after pushing the last of 7 out our front door

: Our +7 house guests have all gone now. My wife and I did countless loads of laundry and some …

: 👀 Three of the house guests left for their flight at 3am. Couldn’t sleep after so I’m up at 4:30am 😔 …

: 😩 Anxiously waiting on a plumber to show up to fix our sewer drainage

: Ugh, looks like the sewer line out of our house is clogged. This would happen with +5 house guests …

: 👀 Just made an airport run tonight which decremented our house guest count by 2.

: Thanks to the magic of a remote control DSLR we got some great 12 unit family photos just now. …

: ✨ The under 30 set of house guests launched a game of Pokemon Monopoly. 4 hours and counting…

: ✨ Replacing the battery in a Fossil watch which will passed on to a niece

: ✨ Sunday morning beer run because 12 people in house…

: 🤖 Watching a EPL ⚽️ game from yesterday, brain in a fog

: Up early this morning and I can confirm having an extra 7 people living in our house is definitely …

: 🐧 Purple Penguin Status Time. Currently eating nommy fuds 😊

: This morning’s sky made a good start to my exercise run

: While moving mastodon servers today I decided to also sign up for omg.lol. Haven’t yet figured out …

: Since mastodon.technology is shutting down I am shifting to fosstodon.org, same name ‘ronguest’. I …

: ✨ Test

: We’re headed for a hectic weekend. My wife’s birthday is next week and 7 of her relatives are coming …

: I was pretty surprised to get an email from Sony telling me they were sending me an invitation to …

: 🍫 Something about peanut butter and chocolate...? Halloween is just around the corner. Bring on the …

: All I have to do is start this podcast and our 13 year old son immediately stops what he is doing to …

: 🍕 Found my way back to the status page. I find omg.lol very confusing to navigate.

: Nature, looking up.

: TFW your exercise resistance band snaps: OUCH!

: 💀 Horror films!

: 😎 Beautiful sunny day here!

: 🏃 Kind of a silly question…

: A bunch of small clouds this morning. They’re usually white but today were rather dark.

: 🌯 Post workout breakfast burrito and iced coffee

: 🥸 Doing the needful.

: As an owner of one of those older iPad Pros I think this is good news. Assuming it stops being …

: It’s hoodie weather! Well at least it was 58F this morning when I went out to exercise. But the high …

: Our kitchen drawers need better organization but none of the pre-made organizers fit well so I’m …

: My wife and I are now bi. Bivalent that is. We switched from team Moderna to team Pfizer hoping for …

: I’ve been getting warnings from Twilio for months that the API I’ve use to send SMS …

: A few days ago I bought Immortals Fenyx Rising on sale for our PS5. It definitely has a Zelda BotW …

: We’ve had a few days with a morning low in the 60s and reasonable humidity. Summer’s back has been …

: I’m really into this new “now play” screen on iOS 16. Much more usable. And I don’t recall it …

: Huge first during Apple’s announcement stream today. I fell asleep shortly after it started and …

: This view of the Tarantula Nebula is amazing! A Cosmic Tarantula, Caught by NASA’s Webb - NASA

: I installed a Schlage Encode Plus smart deadbolt this morning. The family is already in love with …

: So it turns out one of our 13 yo son’s teachers was investigated in April but not charged. More info …

: My wife and I are very heavy iPad Pro users. I really wish Apple would introduce a new version next …

: Although our daughter took 1 college class in HS and another this summer we didn’t get the “our …

: It was fun watching Nottingham Forest playing in the Premiere League today. Good on them! But …

: Today’s workout: re-upholstering 4 of these

: Tonight’s sushi dinner

: While picking up fish for tonight’s sushi dinner we fell to temptation and bought a piece of wagyu …

: Catan, Seafarers expansion, in progress.

: Our backyard garden this year has been a huge disappointment. We’ve been able to water it …

: Seen on the road: teddy bear abuse?

: We had a family board game day today and played Catan with the Seafarers expansion. Catan has turned …

: I watched the Women’s Boulder World Cup Finals, an event I’ve never seen before. I was …

: Since I’m trying out Digital Planning, using my Apple Pencil, I’ve at last temporarily switched back …

: Shortly after the armadillo there was a ballon crossing.

: Armadillo crossing

: The case for my AirPods Pro has gotten pretty ugly. The majority of it is now a sort of light grey …

: I am frequently tempted to buy a Steam Deck. But then I come to my senses and realize I would get …

: I watched a video on Digital Planning w/the iPad and was intrigued. It uses GoodNotes which looks …

: It seems rare to have a great customer service experience but I sure had one today. I broke part of …

: Today I modified the shelving I built for my amateur radio ancillary gear by cutting, staining and …

: Cool clouds. Not cool weather.

: The World Athletics Championship was great fun to watch this week The athleticism was amazing but …

: If you have any interest in track and field the World Athletic Championships have been great and …

: With the heat wave of the past few weeks dawn skies have been a total meh. But yesterday we had a …

: After 47 days of no rain and 100F heat we are finally getting a tiny break. I’m on the back patio …

: Good news, bad news. First the bad: wind is blowing after days of calm and since it has been over …

: I’ve seen a lot of amplification of the bogus plankton report. Often by people who never read past …

: Sunrise sky on a day with a forecast high of 107F. Need an emoji for melting.

: I’ve watched several of the UEFA Women’s EURO games this week and they’re really good (good …

: I would pay for a site that was like YouTube but boosted videos from people with actual credentials. …

: The completed Lego BMW Motorrad ensconced on a shelf in my study. I give it a 9/10 which is a high …

: Have some amazing wallpaper Download iPhone-optimzed James Webb Space Telescope images for your …

: Less than a month before middle school starts. Yesterday I took my son shopping for a new backpack …

: My wife came back from Cali with an upper respiratory something or other. Nothing that really …

: I find Apple’s Studio Mac really tempting. Two things hold me back though. First I expect an M2 …

: Well someone is using one of our credit cards all over Los Angeles. Of course without actually …

: Lego BMW Motorrad is almost mechanically complete. Bag set 3 of 5 done and page 244 of 379. Moving …

: We got a new clothes dryer and it showed alerts our vent was partly blocked. Continued even after I …

: I’ve always valued this quote: “Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of …

: I’m poking around on my disk finding some blasts from the past and came across this. It is a …

: I just discovered I have the source files from the old Path social media network. It is an …

: I’m finding a complex Lego build to be a great distraction. I pop in my Airpods Pro and the world …

: This is one of the most awesome videos I’ve seen. Yeah for physics. Slow Motion Art : woahdude

: Bag set 2 and the first 156 pages of the manual for the Lego BMW Motorrad are complete. I should …

: At the wine bar happy hour celebrating our new found freedom. I.e. our daughter can drive her damn …

: First set of bags of the Lego BMW Motorrad are complete, 4 sets remain. 86 pages of the manual …

: A momentous day. Our daughter passed her driver’s license road test today with a 91. She has an …

: And so it begins… bag 1 of Lego Motorrad

: In today’s episode of “homeowner bliss” I cleaned our dryer vent pipe. First time in 15 years here. …

: Today I learned, the hard way, that the official WSJT-X binary for Raspberry Pi can’t be used on the …

: Finished the build of the Qrp-Labs QDX digital transceiver kit. I must say the instructions are …

: Lounging on the back patio to start my day. 75F, sunny. Listening to the music of lawn mowers and …

: Today’s progress included installing 4 transistors, winding a transformer and winding 8 inductors.I …

: Some things to keep in mind… The post-Roe data privacy nightmare is way bigger than period tracking …

: QDX circuit board day 1: 16 capacitors, 6 diodes and 4 inductors soldered so far. It’s gonna be …

: My desk setup to start the QDX transceiver build. It soon got a lot messier…

: My next project is to build a QDX low power digital transceiver from a kit. This is going to require …

: Lovely sky for this morning’s exercise. Had to go with a slow, low impact, pace. My knees have not …

: I primarily use D-Star for world wide digital transmission but there are 2 other popular protocols: …

: In our hotel and the difference is clear: our kids sleep silently. Us parents make all kinds of …

: Follow the bouncing ball. Aka a bit of very casual ping pong after consuming s’mores. 🏓

: Generally I enjoy being the early riser in our family. But I gotta admit when we are all sharing a …

: We’ve been coming to this resort off and on for 15 years. It is a very chill experience for us and …

: My father’s day gift to myself: permission to ignore each and every news report on every subject. …

: Following the straight and narrow path. Note: took this the day before I fell down a few steps. …

: I was carrying suitcases down our stairs and I guess I lost my balance on the last couple of steps …

: This great atmospheric model from NASA (unfortunately) shows a large layer of Saharan dust headed …

: Whenever I glance at this photo I feel it has an impressionistic look. Unintentional but I like it. …

: TIL: our home insurance company now offers discounts for things like smart water leak sensors and …

: Here’s hoping this glass of red wine either a) helps me chill and think clearer or b) chill and not …

: I really need to stop and think through an issue. But I keep letting my mind wander off to …

: Ouch! I just learned Stage Manager is only supported on M1 iPads 😔 Given the 12.9” model is over $1K …

: Most of my screen time is with an iPad Pro w/keyboard on my lap somewhere. But that is also my worst …

: Overall there were were a number of improvements cited in the WWDC keynote that are really appealing …

: Pre-dawn, pre-WWDC, pre-exercise sky. Twas a lovely summer morn to take it all in. I have wishes for …

: Most hated bit of home electronics: smoke and gas detectors. One went off today for no reason. …

: My home IP address, assigned by my ISP, has been the same for something like 10 years. It looks like …

: Speaking of endurance: proud of our daughter finishing high school on a high, gettting a good job …

: What swims in the ocean but isn’t a fish? A lot of things actually. But dolphins are one example …

: The stars and stripes flying over the memorial park. Thanks to all who serve and have served for …

: We had a big day yesterday. After a lot of hunting we found a used car for our daughter and made the …

: The contrail made me think of a scratch on the lens of an otherwise perfect fair-weather sky.

: A rather odd quote written on a bar of soap in my Japanese hotel room a few years ago

: Our daughter starts college in the fall and has started a summer job so I’ve been on the hunt for a …

: I recently scheduled a vacation at a resort near San Antonio. It is a family favorite destination …

: The desert can be a magical place. Sandia Mountain behind an isolated tree stand supported by a …

: This Lego Technic truck was the most intricate we’ve built. Lots of remote controlled moving parts …

: After graduating HS Friday our daughter registered for her college classes this fall. She also …

: We made Japanese Milk Bread for the first time today. It really is a great loaf of bread - plain or …

: Now that our 18 yo daughter is starting her first job with benefits, I am explaining 401k plans to …

: This morning the dew point was matched the temperature making the sky about as plain as it can be. …

: My wife knitted a combination of yarns into a textile rug. It turned out great!

: We’re watching the Women’s Rodeo World Championship (DVR) and I am reminded how much I love watching …

: We took advantage of a Memorial Day sale and purchased a new washer-dryer set. I would’ve preferred …

: Symmetry within asymmetry

: So if you were wondering, our daughter’s high school graduation ceremony for over 1,500 kids took …

: As is often the case my second beverage of the day is a cup of black tea.

: Another school year is “in the books”. Our daughter graduates HS tomorrow and has no classes. Our …

: I’m not much of a dreamer. Rarely remember the ones I have. But today I’ve woken tensed up and weary …

: My favorite morning indulgence ☕️ 🍩

: Our 18 yo daughter, who graduates Friday, targeted Best Buy for her summer employer. She interviewed …

: A rather random selection of beer on tap. In a convenience store near Flagstaff Arizona. I’ve never …

: “To have and to hold” My wife and I have been together for over 20 years. It’s been a joy filled …

: Our dog had some skin spots removed today. Left side shows constant anxious movement with a cone of …

: I have these and many other ways to tell time. None manage to displace my Apple Watch, even for a …

: My brother called today and told me his wife now has significant memory loss. Things discussed one …

: Clouds and a light pole

: I just can’t go without something salty and something sweet to end my day. Not the healthiest habit …

: This short run of metal fence is purely decorative. It does not divide the community 😉

: I’m thinking of getting on the list for a Steam Deck™. Just not sure I want a handheld that is that …

: If you’re interested in the just published image of the super massive black hole at the center of …

: Not being a html/css person, I am unreasonably pleased I managed to make the tiny change to my …

: This group of wild roses has formed their own little community, one of several on this prolific …

: Watching the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies this week reminds me of the old investing …

: Today I saw there was a Weapon Shop in Nakano Japan. They sell cosmetics?!? Warning: link is to …

: Tranquility on my exercise trail

: Our clothes washer-dryer set is now 16 years old and I feel like we are really starting to push our …

: Yesterday we got our first sashimi knife. It shipped from Japan and only took 3 days to arrive which …

: A couple of weeks ago during the Elder Scrolls Online free play event I gave the game a try (on …

: Refreshing our potted plants on the back patio is a must every spring

: A honeysuckle bloom may not look like much but the way the fragrance permeates a wide area around it …

: Developer double speak: could not be saved but we saved them. From Halide. It crashes a lot these …

: My wife used a union of different yarns in her recent knitting project. It turned out great. Also …

: Our daughter adopted a new hamster today. It is a Syrian and much larger than our others. His name …

: Learning to park is our daughter’s stumbling block to getting her license.

: Palm trees sihouetted against sunset over the Pacific ocean.

: Some of you will be amused by this…

: My Raspberry Pi display with a representation of earth overlayed by the locations of a few key …

: Roses are red Violets are blue My branches are thorny And so are you 😉

: A toolbox full of components used in my experimental projects. This is not my only such toolbox. 😃

: It has been a long time since I took a photo with this

: Great job @vincent on the new Gluon release! One request re hiding replies. It would be great if …

: I installed this automatic light switch when our youngest was too short to turn on the bathroom …

: Watching YouTube vids on the back patio. Life seems good. 👍🏻

: We went to a temple site for Songkran today. Mostly to shop for some hard-to-get Thai and Lao foods …

: I’ve been journaling in DayOne for about 12 years. I think today’s “On This Day” hit a new record of …

: Our son and I finished the Lego Skywalker Saga storyline. It started off fun but by the end we were …

: After last night’s rain storm this tree decided to bend over and see if it could touch the ground

: Just watched the Liverpool v Everton ⚽️ game. Everton’s juvenile approach leaves me hoping they do …

: On the eve of her senior prom, our daughter’s first hamster passed away. We found a good spot and …

: Today’s parenting event: at her request I’m helping our now 18 yo daughter open a brokerage account …

: Got our 2022 home appraisal from the tax office today 💵💵💵 👀 👀 👀 Not really a surprise of course but …

: My wife had a heart scan for calcium scoring this morning. She was pretty nervous about the result …

: My son and I started Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga today. It has a much faster pace than the …

: I just introduced our 13 y/o son to the amazingly useful app that is Wolfram-Alpha. Puts Google to …

: I’m in that singular American hell that is bouncing around amongst the doctor’s office, 2 labs and …

: All the Frees Our daughter’s high protein (and high priced) cereal.

: More Covid boosters are coming but I’m doubtful about getting another (had 3 Moderna). They’re not …

: Well, a nearly unblemished sky… ✈️

: Busy day today. ✅ Trimmed 3 live oaks ✅ Sprayed the outside of the house for bugs ✅ Cleaned leaves …

: Our 13 yo son is in Kirby heaven. The new game released today and he jumped right on it when he …

: Spring has arrived: weather sirens blaring, heavy rain, some hail, tornados in the area and the …

: I don’t know how people work in these large arcades. The noise is deafening!

: I don’t even play this type of game but I sure hope the net gives Sony hell over this. Single player …

: I had nominal success with my previous build of a short “bookshelf” for eqiupment in my study so I …

: Based on the news reports and video I’ve seen from the Tokyo and Yokohama areas I think all our …

: Finally congress (nearly) does something I agree with. If only the House approves it and Biden signs …

: In spite of the ongoing war, this morning crude oil prices are down to pre-invasion levels and below …

: Another rite of passage for my 13 y/o son: I let him borrow my shaver so he could trim his mustache. …

: Today I made what amounts to a small bookshelf. It is dimensioned to fit a special spot in my study …

: I had an interesting discussion with my brother about Russia+Ukraine. He lived and worked in the …

: I drove my wife to the airport today for a flight to Denver to attend a family reunion. After …

: Observations on gas prices: A few days ago my gas was $3.59/gallon. This morning it is $4.09/gallon …

: Chilling in our room before dinner. Childless for the night 😉

: Circles, angles and lines

: A rare breakfast out with my honey

: Does anyone have a bread machine they love? One that can produce great white and wheat sandwich …

: Much mulch. Ice storm aftermath.

: TIL that starting with the iPhone 12 the personal hotspot only ‘advertises’ WiFi on 5GHz. This …

: After my wife cut the sashimi and sushi from the New Zealand salmon there was a bit left over so she …

: Ever since having ORA King Salmon at our sushi place we’ve been hooked. Yesterday I discovered a …

: Mexico should be ashamed. “…we want to have good relations with all the governments in the world”. …

: I wonder if there is any circumstance where European countries would actually fight for the freedom …

: As crazy as the world is these days we’re sorely tempted to get a Zojirushi bread making machine. 🍞

: Wow. Unprecendeted for Switzerland. 🇨🇭 I have a feeling Putin didn’t anticipate the breadth of the …

: Interesting read on the impact of sanctions Russia’s FX reserves slip from its grasp - Financial …

: Our teenage daughter unearthed a 10 year old 7.9” iPad while cleaning her room. The home button …

: In a world full of bullies, thugs and thieves I am reminded how grateful I am for those who work to …

: Local schools and colleges have canceled classes for tomorrow. No snow, just another ice day, so not …

: Ahhh, the sweet sounds of summer… Birds singing in the trees. Storm sirens waking us up at 3:30am. …

: Early voting in the Texas primaries starts today. It is unusually complicated this year so I took …

: Our 17 y/o, who is the primary viewer, stopped me to say she heard Netflix was raising prices again …

: I helped our 17 y/o daughter make a Valentine’s Day cake for her BF. Since we’re not allowed to …

: Coming soon…. 🍃

: A good paper explaining how Sun activity levels degrade low earth orbiting satellites like Starlink. …

: Looks like the Starlink hubris doomed a bunch of their satellites. The sun is in a significant cycle …

: I liked the light, colors and textures in my new dermatologist’s waiting room. I give the doctor an …

: Steamy cup in a bright sunny room ☕️

: An ice day is a good day to bake. Today we made pretzel rolls for the first time. Yummy but our …

: The branches of the crepe myrtle in our front yard are bent to the ground by the weight of the ice. …

: The freezing rain started around 7pm yesterday and continued until after midnight. It later switched …

: We just got an email from our utility provider with tips for dealing with the sub-freezing temps of …

: As expected the school district made it official: canceled Thursday and Friday due to expected …

: It’s two-day: 2-2-22

: Went to a local breakfast place and was surprised and delighted to see they had Apple Butter instead …

: With the latest game addition loaded, our PS5 space was getting tight so I ordered a 1TB WD SSD. I …

: My wife has had a sore throat for a couple of days now and she has a lot of nasal congestion today. …

: For the first time ever I ordered food delivered (via GrubHub). Our teenage daughter has done it a …

: This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen on the internet in quite awhile. It is a web site (or …

: More bad news for Sony Playstation: Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion - …

: Another first : our teenage daughter making California rolls

: My wife’s in-progress salmon poke. First time making it. Yum!

: The National Weather Service confirmed this 1am barometric pressure spike is from the second …

: We started planning trips for this year. I booked flights in March for my wife to go to a family …

: Today I had to reformat the iMac SSD and restore all my files. I’m very happy with my decision to …

: The weekend is off to a lousy start. Once a month I use Mac’s Disk Utility to verify my drives. This …

: Another sad milestone: as of today Covid related hospitalizations in our county are at the highest …

: Our first attempt at pretzel sticks. They turned out well!

: I updated the FlightAware software on the Raspberry Pi 3 I use for plane tracking. Seemed OK but …

: Sunrise with a contrail crossing a tiny cloud boundary Apparently my first post via Micro.blog was 4 …

: It seems our current government approach to Covid is based on the element Unobtanium. We’re supposed …

: I mainly upgraded to the Series 7 Apple Watch for the always-on display. But given how Covid remains …

: Maybe it’s just a confirmation bias but my wife and I with one booster on board had already decided …

: Our current (poor?) attitude re Covid: resistance is futile. My wife and I are vaccinated and …

: I know there are some coffee pros here in MB land. I’m curious how you find a new coffee that you’ll …

: Our 13 yo son refuses to wear anything other than shorts and a t-shirt but today we cajoled him into …

: I think I’ll skip my outdoor exercise today: Feels like is 11ºF / temp 18ºF. More ☕️ please.

: Someone suggested I make an Old Fashioned with maple syrup instead of simple syrup. This was an …

: In solidarity with our northern neighbors: our temperature has dropped by 33ºF in 3 hours. 19ºF more …

: Happy 2️⃣ 0️⃣2️⃣ 2️⃣ to the Micro.blog fam! Some have already ‘arrived’. We have another 6 hours 15 …

: We’ve long relied on Keurig but on Christmas I surprised the family with a Ninja® DualBrew Pro …

: We enjoyed our short roadtrip to visit relatives we hadn’t seen for a few years. But I have to admit …

: It’s rather apparent rain has been lacking for over a month. Still a nice view though.

: Merry Christmas all! 🎄 I’m busying myself with a few projects to help pass the time on this quiet …

: Having inadvertently triggered a ned to udpate my weather system to the newest Weewx, I decided to …

: Today’s XKCD comic on interpreting Rapid Covid Tests gave me a very good, and welcomed, chuckle.

: One of my Raspberry Pi Zeros collects data from our weather station using weewx which puts it in a …

: Current thankless task akin to watching paint dry: finally getting around to using my iMac to …

: I’ve made the switch to Arq Backup for all devices (Mac, Windows, NAS, and Raspberry Pi) and all …

: I seem to be in the mood to tinker. After moving Plex a few days ago, today I started switching to …

: My initial tests of Plex on a Pi4 went well so I installed Docker and a few helper tools today. Now …

: I have a Synology NAS I’m quite happy with. In spite of this I decided to start tinkering with …

: An Old Fashioned snowman 🍹 😉

: It just dawned on me that in the past couple of weeks running errands I have not seen a single …

: Questionable decision? I just noticed that when I decorated I put this snowman right next to my …

: Photo of a nice summer thunderstorm. Only thing is it’s December… ⛈

: Wikipedia prevented me from logging in saying my IP address range was blocked. I was confused …

: I’ve signed up for several MB based newsletters today. I think most everyone had a newsletter via …

: For any who enjoy maker projects, programming, electronics, the IoT or etc I highly recommend …

: Success! After yesterday’s abject failure we succeeded in making dinner rolls from scratch today. …

: We decided to try making some dinner rolls from scratch today. It did not go well. Apparently we …

: A hazy sun but pretty sky this morning.

: What do folks use to do simple video editing on an iPhone? We’re putting together a few videos of …

: I’ve never finished shopping for my wife’s Christmas gifts this early to say nothing of getting them …

: My wife recently decided it would be good to make videos showing how to make some of her favorite …

: The Ohio State v Michigan 🏈 game is being played in a light snow storm. I love this kind of game. …

: My Series 7 Apple Watch was delivered yesterday. I was tired from decorating so decided to wait …

: Christmas decor is done. Phew! Now we have a month to sit back and enjoy the fruits of our labor. …

: So there I was cleaning off the dining table after a great dinner time when all the sudden I hear a …

: Happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating! We just put our brined turkey in the oven to roast. …

: First (fireplace) s’more of the season

: When our teenage daugther came in the door from school she was all excited and wanted to go to …

: Subaru showed off their Solterra EV, for sale next year. This is the first EV I’d be excited to own. …

: Well lookieee here. Didn’t expect this… Apple’s self service program will let you repair …

: A perfect example of government health insurance malpractice. Insane… Wonder who in government is …

: In preparation for the first ever Federal Fusion Center activation to test large-scale disaster …

: We played Bargain Quest for the first time today. It has a little different scheme than other games …

: Blue skies, nothing but blue skies do I see 🎶

: For today’s nerdy project I set up a Pi-Star MMDVM to enable access to D-Star reflectors. Previously …

: Our 7th grade son starts Mock Trial club today. I am pretty confident there will be some interesting …

: When you stop for BBQ out in the country…

: I normally don’t do any Christmas shopping this far in advance. But the (talk of) supply chain …

: Moderna booster shot update: 48 hours later I’m feeling back to normal. I had lingering digestive …

: 24+ hours after my Moderna booster 💉: Got body aches and digestive woes in the night. Both are a bit …

: I’ve been boosted! 💉💉💉 Let’s see how I feel at tomorrow this time. 2nd Moderna shot was a doozy on …

: I often see people laud their various writing instruments. A good eraser just doesn’t get the love …

: American Airlines canceled over a thousand flights the past few days so we were worried. But my wife …

: The appliance I use most often in our home

: ❌ ❌ ❌ ❌

: If my wife’s hamster was red she’d be a lot easier to see. Like most, she spends most of her time …

: ☀️ The sun in in solar cycle 25 and has been much more active. Yesterday’s spikes in x-ray and …

: Underneath it all is a lovely blossom waiting to appear

: The sunset last night seen while driving home for dinner was 👍🏼👍🏼

: After last night’s rain storm there is no pattern in these fallen leaves, just chaos. Speaking of …

: I achieve a sort of bliss blasting 🎶 in my Pleiades (aka Subaru)

: Almost gravity-defying

: The HF radio is good for long range communications but I use these VHF/UHF radios for more local …

: On the meaning of “tacos”. From our local taqueria.

: Our little dog is all into rest this morning after having a number of teeth extracted yesterday. …

: My thanks to all of the condolences. It’s been a crazy day and I haven’t kept up with them all to …

: Another item for an eventful day: dental surgery for our 10 year old dog. Seems to have gone well!

: I’m grateful for this quiet space on a day like today. And thanks for the condolences.

: Gut wrenching day for us. My wife got a call yesterday afternoon her aunt was in the final days of …

: Because of the illness of a relative I had to make a flight reservation for my wife for tomorrow. I …

: Some treat radio contesting as a sport, namely radiosport. I’m too lazy. Also we voted today. A …

: A multi-faceted mirror in our entry

: I’ve finished many cups of coffee in my Taylor guitars mug. 🎸

: These 2 contrails form an arrow in the sky which happens to point due east on the compass.

: This is one of my wife’s recent splurge upgrades. I was a bit skeptical it would make a difference …

: I didn’t have a good idea for ethereal so how about a photo of a delicate spider web. Not gonna like …

: Charlie the robot rides on a wheeled sled and uses ski poles to move across the floor.

: We have 4 animals living in our house (not including the 2 teenagers 😉). Our dog likes to lay on her …

: Legends are made here. Not mine tho! 😂

: I moved my domain email from ProtonMail to the iCloud+. That went pretty smoothly, just had to wait …

: A location of hygge in our home Not sure about this one as I had to look up the definition of the …

: I’ve crossed this bridge on our trail countless times while exercising.

: Safe to say this photo doesn’t have anything to do with today’s prompt but I couldn’t resist the …

: Our sky this morning at exactly at civil twilight.

: Most of our meals are Asian in origin and we have a robust set of spices. Paedek is a fundamental …

: 🎶“Just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street” 🎶 Cloudless sunrise this morning.

: At 7:23AM sharp my son and I head out of the house to walk to his school bus stop. We’re both of the …

: The majority of the time our dining room table is used for anything but dining. At present it is the …

: Our daughter starts college next year so I did the parental FASFA application this morning. More of …

: iPhone after dark Just after midnight, iPhone 12 night mode doing it’s thing with the sky.

: After crushing up some of these dried Thai chili peppers you most definitely do not want to touch …

: I’m really loving the way iOS 15 can save up non-urgent notifications and show them to me at a time …

: NBC Universal and YoutubeTV are in contract dispute with the usual threats to yank 14 channels from …

: I read Asimov’s Foundation trilogy as a teen and heard positive reviews of Apple’s TV series. I …

: My wife continues to be vexed: I can sit on the back patio for hours and never be bothered. But if …

: Phase 1 of robot build complete. It is autonomously mobile. Arms on schedule for tomorrow.

: “Here comes the sun…” 🎶 Made radio contact with Australia at >9,000 miles this …

: Thanks to the recent increase in solar activity I was finally able to make a HF radio contact to …

: In a similar vein to your crows, these two vultures (?) alighted on our fence as I sat on the back …

: It’s the little things: I updated my iPadOS to 15 and went straight into the Home app to name my …

: Ruffles have ridges. So does the sky.

: Morning rays - lovely. It was 100F yesterday. Today a “cold” front is coming through and it will be …

: Out 12 year old wants to program some robots in Python. So I splurged on the Lego Mindstorms Robot …

: I usually ignore iOS betas since features sometimes disappear along the way leaving me confused when …

: This morning’s agenda: EPL ⚽️ followed by NCAA 🏈

: The Dell ultrabook we ordered for our 17 y/o daughter arrived today and I set it up. Part of the …

: Well Apple put on a high quality event again today. Pretty fast moving. But nothing influences me …

: With the increase in Apple Watch size I wonder if I can go with a smaller one next time? Even the …

: When the iPhone 12 came out, we didn’t plan to upgrade from our 2 year old iPhones. But AT&T …

: The summer has been cooler than normal so our Thai chili peppers are coming late in the season. But …

: 9/11 is the most memorable day of my life that didn’t involve an immediate family member. The world, …

: I watched Sony’s Playstation showcase this afternoon. There’s some cool stuff coming but a number of …

: The weather is lovely this morning with low humidity. I spent an hour on the back patio this morning …

: Cool looking clouds this morning. I believe they’re mammatus.

: Lotta hot air in the neighborhood this morning.

: Exercising at dawn

: It arrived and it is a beauty! @burk

: The start of something good: my wife is making my mom’s recipe for oatmeal raisin cookies. They’re …

: TFW you hear your son on a FaceTime call helping the principal’s son with homework 😄

: I’m contemplating purchase of a modest table saw. I’ve “made do”, poorly, but have a new custom …

: I got a cappuccino from a new indie coffee shop today. They use beans I’ve not had before - from a …

: Our daughter’s first job has worked out great. She likes the work and the people, has made some …

: I didn’t get the virtual micro.camp sticker until I asked Manton about it. I haven’t gotten a …

: I’m glad Apple will have an app tailored to classical music but hope it doesn’t cost extra Apple …

: Watching my first college 🏈 game of the year: Nebraska at Illinois. Fox is broadcasting it in 4K HDR …

: I tried disconnecting my IFTTT applet for Day One and it never picked up my micro.blog posts (also …

: Has anyone created a script, to run on a Mac, that can monitor a micro.blog feed XML and use Day …

: For the first time in years both kids are riding the bus to their schools in the mornings. It feels …

: Hi! I love finding those on the exercise trail. Makes the day just a bit brighter. 🏃‍♂️

: Our PS5 arrived today and tomorrow Ghost of Tsushima director’s cut releases: “With the PS5’s …

: Our daughter’s a high school senior and wants a laptop for school. Her gaming affinity has her in …

: I’ve been trying to catch up with the Micro Camp sessions I missed. It’s been a bit painful because …

: Well, it seems Sony decided to sell me a PS5. Order placed and I’m kind of excited!🎮

: I’m increasingly impressed with the battery life of our M1 MacBook Air. It has been running a …

: Lovely big sky this morning while running an errand. Note: Cyrus data center on the left and Cisco …

: English Premiere League ⚽️ with fans in the stadium! What a nice Saturday morning. ManU vs Leeds.

: Man, Boeing seems to be a decayed version of it’s former self. I remember the shade they kept …

: Our first Bunraku 10 years ago today. Now I’m thirsty!🍶

: Serene flower. But there are 2 lawn crews nearby totally spoiling the vibe.

: Waking up to see some folks mighty upset 1Password is using Electron on more platforms. I am no fan …

: Oh, very nice: Things (task manager) just added markdown support. This is something I’ll use all the …

: Launched our son off to his first day of Middle School this morning. He is looking forward to …

: Plot thickens: After a fraud alert on my wife’s debit card 2 nights ago bogus charges were made on …

: Woke up to 4 notifications from our bank that one of our debit cards had been used for purchases at …

: Add me to the M1 fan club. After setting up our new M1 MB Air for my son I had him try some Steam …

: The new M1 MacBook Air came with a new stickler load: a set of Ted Lasso as well as silver/space …

: We’re joining the M1 Mac club! I got a M1 MacBook Air for our 12 y/o to take to school replacing my …

: I installed one of these smart locks on the front door today after dinner. It was a smooth process …

: I’m planning to put a keypad or smart lock on our front door soon. Let me know if you have a …

: This news prompted a great discussion w/my 12 y/o about the impact of science’s understanding of …

: One of our 17 y/o daughter’s friends got his drivers license yesterday and he invited her to hang …

: This is discouraging. To be clear the vaccinated people weren’t in general feeling ill, they were …

: X

: In our county Covid hospitalizations have quadrupled since the beginning of July. I could hope this …

: I dropped my iMac off for repair on Friday afternoon and it was ready for pick up early this …

: Lovely sky this morning

: The shirts the Singapore 🇸🇬 table tennis 🏓 team is wearing is my fave. Love the big golden lion …

: Congratulations Facebook 🤬 People are more anti-vaccine if they get their covid news from Facebook …

: Passages: Today I took our daughter, who is a high school senior, to get her college ID. She is …

: Today’s samplers 🍷

: TIL: I can get motion sickness watching our 12 y/o play a PS4 game. I’ve watched him many hours …

: My 9 month old 27” iMac had to go to the shop today. The fan was always on high and it failed …

: I went outside to do what I thought was fairly moderate yard work. After 30 minutes I was toasted …

: I’m watching the pre-launch coverage of Blue Origin/Bezos. It really strikes me how small the rocket …

: Starting the morning on the back patio listening to a gentle rain. The plants are singing. 🌺 🌶 🍅

: …and so it continued. Missing is the vinegared jack mackerel, something we’d never had before. It …

: And so it begins

: Got the 2 AirTags I ordered as an experiment. One is stashed in my wife’s car which doesn’t have …

: Behind

: A local Dunkin Donuts remodeled and is quite modern now in decor and with wireless charging built …

: If Apple was really clever I could track my AirTags shipment using Find My…

: Well, rather surprisingly to me I was able to pre-order one of the new Nintendo OLED Switch models …

: Got a Sony Atmos soundbar for my 4K TV. Set up was a nightmare though. Turns out plugging an HDMI …

: It is a big day for our 17 y/o daughter. She went to her first in-person job interview today. About …

: I periodically watch live streams on YouTube on my TV - some very useful content. I’m always …

: When I saw @Burk post about Shortcuts I realized I use a jumble of automation tools on macOS and …

: I watched Richard Branson’s flight today. It was pretty unimpressive by today’s standards. And …

: This is the first year we planted carrots in the garden. We don’t have the best soil for them. My …

: Bloomin’ and bloomin’

: Coming soon 🌺

: In other, good, vaccine news mRNA vaccine technology moves to flu: Moderna says trial has begun - …

: Saying goodbye: Today our 30 foot tall live oak was chainsawed, stump ground and tossed in a tree …

: I usually watch international soccer/football matches from a recording due to the time zone …

: Hmmm another new console. What are the odds these will actually be available on or shortly after …

: Thanks to Capital One we got details of the credit card fraud my mother-in-law has experienced. …

: Our dog has built herself a fort under the ottoman out of her bed, her blanket and at least a half …

: Since the middle of June local hospitalizations have risen and the Covid positivity rate in Texas is …

: Hear me rooooaaaarrrr!

: Our 12 year old son has had zero side effects from his first shot of the Pfizer Covid vaccine. 💉 …

: Our 12 year old son got his first dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine. Uneventful so far. It will be …

: Should a 12 year old get a Covid vaccination? Our son is 12 years old so meets the minimum age for the Pfizer vaccine (approved for 12 and up). …

: We discovered today my mother-in-law is the victim of credit card/identity fraud that has been going …

: I took advantage of a Best Buy sale today to pick up a new Sony TV for my study (X90J). It replaces …

: Today is Prime day. Also known as the day every media outlet becomes a shill for Amazon.

: Photo of our 12 y/o son’s bedside table. He’s currently reading Leviticus from the Bible and book …

: We’ve long been in the Playstation camp vs Xbox. But with some of the moves Microsoft has made, e.g. …

: With our son starting middle school we thought it’d be a good time to do a book purge. We pulled …

: We haven’t even been home a week yet and we’re planning another road trip for this summer 😛

: My mother-in-law wanted to update her 4 year old iPad. I was surprised how much Apple gave for a …

: This Girlfriend review of the game Days Gone is one of the funniest reviews I’ve ever watched.

: Arrived home after 2 weeks on the road. 5 states, 6 hotels, 8 museums and a great family time …

: University mascot with attitude. Also, a number of protests against China’s suppression of Tiananmen …

: Yesterday was completely overcast but today’s hotel room view is a bit better

: In our travels the past 1 week+ we’re hearing complaints about hiring. The gist is “plenty of people …

: Two for one at the hotel, made with a local bourbon

: Contrails in the morning

: First time seeing/eating Thai Rolled Ice Cream. Good stuff!

: Good morning from today’s hotel ☀️

: We’ve been all kinds of places on our trip. Fast food to fancy restaurants. Convenience stores to …

: At the history museums we visited yesterday the signs said masks were required and everyone wore …

: Very cool ceiling

: Me after last night’s dinner

: Gotta have something to do while waiting for our dinner, right? 😉

: It is an absolutely beautiful day today! I like the mix of cool old school buildings with modern …

: Wrapping up our roadtrip plans: 4 states, 6 different hotels. The uneven Covid impact on hospitality …

: Teenagers rating other teens in apps is a thing. I’d rather have an app that rated our daughter’s …

: Quite happy with my new 4K HDR AppleTV. The new remote allows me to achieve unity of control with …

: Our son’s cohort after their 6th grade graduation walk. Their ‘one word’ for the year: resilience.

: Our son graduated elementary school today (6th grade) and in lieu of an indoor event the school …

: Oh hey, just got a shipping notice: my new model AppleTV 4K will be delivered tomorrow. Can’t wait …

: It is so great to see and hear fans at Premier League games! And the players are really …

: These kushi oysters were so damn good! First time eating in at our favorite sushi place in over a …

: I had to run a few errands this morning. Post yesterday’s updated mask guidance from the CDC I could …

: I love a good Manhattan. Sadly mine are generally rather poor. But I tried a different vermouth …

: ¾ - our daughter got her second Pfizer dose today so that’s 3 out of 4 done. Now the wait for …

: This end up ???

: I normally use my AirPods Pro for music. Today I wore them at the coffee shop while I watched a …

: Cortado + seltzer at a local coffee shop. I’m so glad to be able to do this again. No masks in sight …

: Lovely sky. Taking a break after spreading some top soil.

: Chemtrails and a Chinook. Oh no!!! Note: I don’t believe in chemtrails.

: Welp the teenager has a moderate concussion with 2-3 weeks of recovery time. Spent some time today …

: Annnnnd tonight’s unplanned parental activity: reviewing concussion symptoms and which indicate a …

: After the rains

: Current patenting delimma: Our 17 year old is interested in working this summer and after next week …

: I ended up buying the new AppleTV rather than just the new remote since the ethernet port on my …

: Our 6th grader’s school requested secret letters to be given on their last day in May. They …

: I have yet to see Apple’s App Tracking dialog. I did click a link in Safari that opened up the …

: I truly love unlocking my iPhone while wearing a face mask with the iOS 14.5 update and my watch. I …

: Since switching to the Magic version of the iPad Pro keyboard I’m surprised at how much I use the …

: Hmm, an Apple Maps car just drove by our house (a white Subaru). Never saw one of those before. Is …

: I just got an email: Our family physician is now giving Moderna vaccines. Patients have to call in …

: I’ve been hoping our 12 year old could get at least a first Covid vaccine dose before summer. We’d …

: Product-wise the new AppleTV is my first order - mainly due to the clean and much better remote. On …

: A bashful flower 🌸 Note petal partly covering the pistil

: Wispy with a bit of flare

: Present

: First time in a very long time: hanging out at a local indie coffee shop on a rainy day getting some …

: My daughter let me know she doesn’t have to go to school tomorrow (due to at-home learners going in …

: I’m finding it very difficult to plan a road trip with our son given some places we want to visit …

: It’s a glorious day for some patio time. Being in Texas we have to cherish these before the summer …

: I built a spice/condiment rack on my wife’s outdoor potting bench/cooking station. Pictured with and …

: Chores all morning. Now being lazy in perfect weather.

: My wife and I bought, loaded in the car, unloaded and set in place 800 pounds of pavers. 💪 We’re not …

: I got a 12.9” iPad Magic Keyboard to replace the original design. I was surprised the new design …

: After the ‘big freeze’ we expected to lose some plants. Over 20 shrubs out front are clearly dead. …

: We all went to the patio after Easter dinner for a nice chat and chill time together followed by the …

: Now with some furniture and the grill out. Not seen: potting bench. Lots of landscape work and sod …

: Our new back patio is ready for use. We assembled our new patio furniture today and will set …

: Damn this sheningans is pervasive. Everyone is in on monetizing users. ACLU, a defender of digital …

: Yesterday I assembled a cabinet+ironing board furniture combo and then a new sewing table for my …

: Question: For anyone who switched from a gen 1 iPad Pro keyboard (12.9”) to the new ‘floating’ …

: It just dawned on me that under Texas rules our teenage daughter can get a Covid vaccine. Doesn’t …

: One complaint I often hear non-users have against ProtonMail is it is only “safe” when sending to …

: My wife got her Moderna dose #1 today and didn’t feel like a meal so I ate out with our 12 y/o son. …

: Today’s project: stain, seal and then assemble a potting workbench for my better half. She likes it …

: Current view.

: I got an email from our 12 y/o’s school about a Junior Police Academy this summer and ignored it. I …

: Whoa, what a great day! I was able to schedule my wife for a Covid vaccination for the 30th, the …

: New patio, work day 2. Yesterday was a rain out but this morning the concrete was poured, stained …

: As my wife says we are “finally” putting in a patio expansion in the backyard. The forms and rebar …

: Texas is opening up Covid vaccination to all adults starting March 29th. This really has my hopes up …

: Rainy days and Mondays

: I’ve used Feedbin to follow Engadget’s rss for a long time. But this week it appears Engadget is …

: Icing (pea-ing?) my knee. I was up on a ladder for a bit after dinner and when I finished the left …

: It looks like all of our Indian Hawthorne succumbed to the record cold. It’s a shame as they were …

: It’s free money day!!! 💵 I.e. our stimulus “checks” arrived.

: The redbuds and ornamental pears are blooming right on schedule in spite of last month’s record …

: We committed to our son we’ll take a trip this summer. I’m hoping my wife will have gotten …

: Of masks, Manhattans and Stella. 🍺 🍸 😷

: A rarely used possession out for a brief trip. 🚙

: At the tire store this morning having new shoes installed on my wife’s SUV. I wasn’t happy with how …

: Having “home owner” fun tonight. Trying to get a reputable plumber to come out and deal with our …

: My wife and I have gone shopping at stores two days in a row. For things we want not just need. I …

: Very happy: our school district let us know the FD started vaccinating teachers today. They’ve been …

: I haven’t washed my car in months. A perfect morning to watch other people work. 😊

: I need to find a device to measure local gravity. I’m convinced that the gravitational pull from my …

: Made a 150 mile round trip drive today to trade my VHF/UHF radio for a better one. Got a great price …

: I don’t know if it was this morning’s cortado at the cafe or if it is the bright sunshine or just a …

: Morning cortado. Enjoying our new local indie coffee shop.

: One more reason I always favor 1Password over LastPass 1Password has none, KeePass has none… …

: Got our electric and gas utility bill. A lot of folks are screaming about theirs. Not us - ours was …

: A dietary wickedness but delicious indulgence while waiting on an order of Carnitas to go.

: Amazon basically has no idea when any of our orders will arrive, post storm, and seems unaware that …

: It makes me really happy to see the city is continuing to expand our large network of exercise …

: From just below 0F Tuesday morning to nearly 70F Sunday. It is hard to process all that happened …

: The first grocery I went to this morning had absolutely no type of bread, no type of milk, and not a …

: After diving into this plate of asian comfort food I shoveled off our driveway. Our house faces …

: Waiting for the true signs of the thaw: Amazon, UPS and USPS delivery trucks going through our …

: Unexpected casualty of the lack of electricity for days: our sleep schedules. Here’s hoping the kids …

: So far we’ve been very lucky. The only toll from the cold and constant power fluctuations has been …

: It doesn’t inspire confidence when I cannot even logout of my account on your website. Looking at …

: Congrats to NASA and all involved in successfully landing Perseverance on Mars! Such a difficult …

: It seems like the worst of the outages is behind us. The inside temp is up 5F and the power stays on …

: Two takeaways: tankless water heaters in attics are risky business. They’ve been the most common …

: Nintendo announced a ton of game news today. Our 12 yo son is most excited about Miitopia oddly …

: More of the same for us today. Constant power outages, more neighbors with frozen and burst pipes, …

: It’s almost funny. We’re like trained rats. The power comes on and each of us literally jumps up and …

: ERCOT promised since yesterday energy capacity would increase today. It hasn’t. In fact it has been …

: Our dog’s constant position. The latest from ERCOT makes it sound like added capacity today will be …

: Our temperature dropped below 0F outside. Power outages continue - we had 23 outages in a day. We …

: The forecast calls for -1F. School is canceled until Thur but another snow storm predicted to bring …

: Our primitive and often sole source of heat today and it will continue tomorrow. Cell service is …

: Electric demand is outstripping supply due to record low temps here which also knocked some power …

: Temp of 6F, wind chill below zero. We’ve been without power 4 times in 4 hours. It is getting pretty …

: Tomorrow is a school holiday and Monday’s low is expected to be a record 1F (wind chill as low as …

: 18F but our daughter and friend are headed out for some cardboard sledding. Still waiting for the …

: The good news is the kids are finally going to get their long-wished-for snow this weekend (it’s …

: Today: Wake up to message from district cancelling classes. Remotely disable kids’ alarms Kids wake …

: This is a new scam to me. It arrived posted from Canada and was addressed to my wife’s maiden name. …

: Our daughter, now a HS junior, had a very successful YouTube channel back when she was 12/13. Then …

: Got my 2nd dose of the Moderna vaccine late Tuesday afternoon. The fireman who injected me said side …

: Saw this unusual cloud formation yesterday. Meterologist says they’re just cirrus clouds but he had …

: Second vaccine inbound 💉

: Morning sky

: Zuckerberg: We help users by targeting them. We’re good guys/gals. Facebook: We’re toxic 70% of top …

: Woke up to a bit of good news. Johnson & Johnson has a vaccine that only requires a single dose. …

: I’m due for my 2nd Moderna shot soon but hadn’t heard anything about availability and was starting …

: Reading some recent headlines reminds me how grateful I am that our school district started …

: We’ve had several days of cold, dreary and damp weather. That combined with Covid isolation has me …

: Each morning when I drop my daughter off at the high school I pass the vaccination area set up in …

: My new-ish iMac randomly loses all Bluetooth connections for a minute or more. Finally contacted …

: Keep seeing articles talking about how “people should use Covid time to add new skills” How about …

: Me, this morning: “I’m going to eat light tonight to help me lose a couple of pounds” Wife, tonight: …

: We are presently enveloped in the loving arms of sushi, sashimi, ramen, miso and sake. So warm and …

: Spending the morning in a virtual class from the weather service for SKYWARN certification. 11 …

: I make this cocktail at home regularly but couldn’t resist getting a pre-made one with tonight’s …

: Wispy

: In a long overdue move I finally deleted the Instagram app. I haven’t posted in several years but …

: One day after the Moderna Covid vaccine - slight soreness in my warm and … that’s it! …

: After what the asshole fomented in DC today I need a drink. Or two. Or three. 🥃🥃🥃 What he has done …

: In today’s news I got my first shot of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine today. The city has things …

: Our small-ish city is now using Eventbrite to schedule Covid vaccinations via the Fire Department …

: Mellowing out with some Zin on our NYE 🍷

: The four of us have played 3 games of the standard Catan and one with the Seafarer’s add-on. Each …

: We managed to successfully repaint walls in my wife’s she-cave so we feel all productive 💪. Now …

: I’m so very grateful and blessed. In spite of Covid and etc we’ve had a lovely time together this …

: TFW Apple’s Fitness+ HIIT workout doesn’t register any of your time as exercise 😖

: We called my nephew today to wish them Merry Christmas. I could tell something was wrong. Turns out …

: My wife gave me Airpods Pro for Christmas 🎁. Initial impression is: WOW, what a difference compared …

: Merry Christmas! Christ in the manger, made by our daughter when she was in preschool 🎁 🎄

: Merry Christmas to all in the micro.blog community! Here’s to all of us persevering through 2020 and …

: This is the only time of year my list of tasks in Things is empty by the afternoon. That sounds good …

: My wife and I played Catan with our son and daughter. It somehow turned into a 2.5 hour duel. The …

: Wispy sky

: My wife and daughter’s collab for the day - oatmeal and raisin cookies. So yummy!

: I’ve done Apple’s new Fitness+ workouts 3 days now and the positive first impression is …

: It is Christmas gift wrapping night at our home. The resulting giggles and laughter feel like balm …

: Frosted

: This article from Consumer Reports is a useful overview of Apple’s new app store rule. apple.news …

: Let’s just say teaching my teenage daughter to drive isn’t my favorite Covid acitivity 😉 🚙

: Mr. Claus aka Santa

: I tried a couple of the workouts in Apple’s new Fitness+ service. I really liked them - I had been …

: Mrs Claus says “hi”

: A small portion of tonight’s sushi 🍣 Not pictured: sashimi, edamame, sake kama and of course sake to …

: J O Y

: Uno is a brave hamster. Riding high on a shoulder.

: Jarritos Mandarin is my guilty pleasure when we hit the street taco place by our house. So good. But …

: I had my physical this week and got the results of the associated blood tests today. There were …

: Old school indeed. Also old school exhaust smell.

: I had put my browsing through the Discover section on hold to keep political noise to a …

: Sign of the times: in the face of ever rising Covid cases and hospitalizations in our area I finally …

: Made by our son’s loving hands when he was but a wee lad. 🎄

: Moving day. We decided our teenage daughter could have her gaming PC in her room and today is the …

: Not Charlie Brown’s

: In other news: Battlebots is back!

: Our HS junior daughter had told me the at-home learners were holding back progress of the in-person …

: No real snowmen in sight for our area 🙁

: When dinosaurs attack All sides of the exterior of this building have these large dinosaur outlines. …

: Chillin with a a friend

: In the good news/bad news category. Bad news first: several of our son’s cohorts attended a …

: This bark is a long time family favorite. But I’m sure not interested in a “2020” edition of …

: The Covid pandemic has reinforced my family’s understanding that our life can be (forced to be) …

: It was a dreary sky The cold bade me stay inside But the food guilt propelled me

: Our life this year has been completely pedestrian. Each day pretty much just fades into the next. …

: I really miss seeing everyone’s facial expressions now that nearly everyone wears a mask. Even …

: Feeling a bit of a dilemma. Normally we plan vacations well in advance - it’s enjoyable to plan and …

: Another thing I’m thankful for today: the weather this afternoon was warm-ish with no wind so I got …

: Our little friends joined in the harvest. Today they can rest and consume copious amounts of food.

: I’m happy my family and I have been able to adjust fairly well to Covid. We have much to be Thankful …

: Since Covid hit the highlight of my social life has been my Sunday calls with my brother. #mbnov

: With election and Federal gov’t shenanigans fading and vaccines on the near horizon I’m hoping I’ll …

: With the media noise about virus cases in our area and rumors of “lockdowns” toilet paper is once …

: We got our iPhone 12s today. Project Red for her and blue for me. We like the change back to the …

: I have gone to the dark side… Also wide. Bought an Apple keyboard with numpad to replace my …

: I think we’ve only crossed a state border a single time this year. Normally we’d do around 10 on …

: If we could get snow this winter it would an uplifting end to the year of Covid. It’s been years …

: My and my wife’s iPhone X’s are 3 years old now. The batteries are starting to fade and since …

: Our internet has been down for 7 hours and counting. It has left us all lethargic which seems …

: Increasingly people are getting severely ill, hospitals are at capacity, people are dying, many are …

: I think we Americans value independence a lot. It can be a strength in many cases but Covid has …

: This will make some people happy (I think) Apple to reduce App Store fees for small businesses with …

: I’ve been anxious for this to release ever since I switched from my MBP with Touch ID. Apple …

: All day I keeping seeing posts like this Yeah, Apple’s M1 MacBook Pro is powerful, but it’s the …

: We enjoyed riding a train pulled by this steam locomotive. It passed through a lovely bit of …

: Some very high praise for Apple’s M1 chip and the new MacBook Air with M1. I’m impressed!

: We watched the final episode of Long Way Up on AppleTV tonight. The last couple of episodes were a …

: I wish I had a better memory of good things that have happened. I too easily remember the bad. …

: Like most, since Covid hit we have not ventured far from home. I keep coming up with short trip …

: My wife, son and I played Catan for the first time today. It is easy to see why it is so popular. Of …

: It is really spooky how far and wide completely unfounded conspiracy theories spread on the …

: Happy Diwali y’all!

: I had hoped we’d be able to take a short trip over the upcoming holiday break. But I guess we will …

: I swear I’m weary of it yet I still wear jeans and a T-shirt every day. #mbnov

: I want to extend a heartfelt thanks to all veterans and their families for their service! #mbnov

: Even taking into account the usual marketing hyperbole the M1 Macs are impressive. The first …

: Odd thought on my connotations: To be considered an elder (a senior, wise leader) is quite …

: The first months of Covid I did a good job keeping up my exercise routine. But the past 6 weeks …

: Even though my wife and I come from completely different backgrounds we have an easy relationship …

: I don’t want to see prices for goods inflate but I sure wouldn’t mind a rise in savings interest …

: My wife wants me to build trellis for Asian long beans and western green beans. She wants it …

: More garden expansion today. This morning I built a 6’ by 6’ cucumber trellis. My BH is pleased.

: The word of the week is: bombast. Brought to you by the US election.

: I would never stoop to the tactics some politicians use. However I will stoop to kiss my wife (10” …

: Sony sent me an email saying I should go ahead and buy PS5 games now even though the console isn’t …

: My wife decided to enlarge and re-configure our backyard vegetable garden. With the weather nice and …

: Walking down the memory lane of old photos this morning has been a great reminder of what is …

: I guess it will astonish people that, although I have strong feelings about my desired outcome, I …

: I’m trying to concentrate on getting a few tasks completed today because I think I’ll be …

: My mood and energy are definitely lowered by a series of dreary days like we had last week when it …

: I finished Ghost of Tsushima over the weekend. The open world is really lovely and scene transitions …

: Neither my wife nor I have ever made a cake from scratch. Today we tried imitating my mom’s …

: Our 6th grade son had to give in and start taking a laptop to school in place of his iPad. The …

: We voted! 🇺🇸👍🏼 Early voting started yesterday but when I drove by the line was 2 blocks long to get …

: I replaced my MBP+Monitor setup with a 27” iMac. Freed up desk space and eliminated a bunch of …

: Once we broke the seal on our hotel room everything inside was quite normal, i.e. clean with no odd …

: Ahhh Manhattan

: Our first night at a hotel since February. 🏨 Nice to get away if only briefly.

: Parents could change in-person vs at-home learning for the kids starting the period beginning next …

: I hate working on plumbing. But I guess I hate spending money more because I just spent an hour …

: Our long-awaited family member arrived 🖥. For once I didn’t even have to wait all day for …

: Every single time my wife makes a roast we end up eating early. The fact she lets it cook all day …

: I wonder what to do for the photo project on the 13th. Apple announces so that would be easy but of …

: Homemade lumpia with our dinner 🍽

: The good news is I have my memory upgrade now. The bad news is there is no sign of Apple shipping …

: Latest parenting achievement unlocked: help our 16 year old apply for her first job.

: Our 6th grader writing a short story at school. He prefers his iPad and keyboard to a laptop. 🏫 …

: Hooray for procrastination! I decided to pull the trigger on Ghost of Tsushima and - drumroll - Sony …

: Apple usually seems to deliver backordered and preordered products early in the estimated window, or …

: Ever since the last OS update my Apple Watch shows no respect. Always when I am about halfway done …

: It feels great watching some college football today 🏈

: I have never seen so many handles and grade choices on a gasoline pump before. Life is so …

: I still can’t believe how solid AirPod switching is amongst my devices. Even with multiple …

: Being the nerd that I am, I was very excited to see Apple added the XLOOKUP function in the latest …

: I wish in iOS 14 the home page could have a folder that automatically collected all apps with a …

: Speaking of mobility, our teenage daughter finished the final hurdle today and is now the proud …

: Our 11 year old son has hit a stage of mobility that we thought he needed a phone. It makes us more …

: I am buying a 27” iMac with an 8 core CPU and a nice GPU. It still feels a bit uncomfortable …

: I’m a happy man since the new WatchOS allows me to schedule changes in watch faces ⌚️. Thanks …

: As a bit of a space weather nerd this really fascinates me. The video is an awe inspiring display. …

: Wow. This will hurt Sony’s PlayStation in the long run (no change for PS5 launch titles …

: Overall I’m loving widgets in iPadOS 14. I added this one on uplifting news and was …

: I updated by iPhone X and S4 Watch last night. This morning my hobby is going through Location …

: After 2 weeks of in-person school Covid counts remain flat (of course 2 weeks is too short to really …

: I ordered our PS5 at Best Buy just now! 😂 That is our extra PS5 controller for the console that we …

: For over a decade I’ve been laptop-only. My corporate life demanded worldwide portability so …

: After watching Sony’s PS5 event today our 6 year is all-in for getting a PS5. I have to admit …

: Hmm, so if I read it over right the Apple One subscription might save my family some money. 💵

: Ok, thanks to the Apple Event I had to look up what VO2Max is. As an older non-athlete having my …

: I repeatedly prove to myself that it is impossible for me to eat “a few chips”. …

: Kind of a sports-overload weekend. Tons of college football on TV as well as the first weekend of …

: I’ve been journaling for several years. Sometimes very sporadically, sometimes semi-regularly. …

: Sometimes the way news is reported really bothers me because it emphasizes the negative in stories …

: I have to say the UEFA Nations League game between England and Denmark was one of absolutely most …

: Unexpected find on the trail this morning… Party on!

: Lovely sky at dawn this morning A coyote came a bit closer than I’m comfortable with while I …

: I applaud our school district. It is the second day of in-person learning and they have already …

: The school can provide Chromebooks. Both our kids had a chance to use one and they hate the …

: Tomorrow’s the day. The kids switch from at-home learning to in-person learning with all the …

: We love to travel but being cautious I have no idea when we will get to do so again #mbaug

: A family of armadillos was a surprise discovery in our neighborhood. First time seeing them since we …

: Our daughter’s hamster amidst his bedding which somewhat resembles snow flakes. #mbaug

: I have mixed emotions when I view this photo. On the positive side the kids had a blast on this …

: Our kids started w/at-home learning w/in-person slated for Sep 2. Info is leaking out from the …

: Going out at dawn for exercise as often as possible is one of the main ways I try to overcome the …

: Something to file away in your brain as you start to hear nonsense on TV and elsewhere about the …

: On these surfing simulators the waves are relentless #mbaug

: Hope for Redemption Yeah, I know, a lame play on words… #mbaug

: The frosty finger It’s been a long time since we had this type of weather… #mbaug

: I find martial arts to be rather graceful #mbaug

: Please don’t use mail-in voting unless it really is your only option. More Than 550,000 …

: That day our little doggy joined our home #mbaug

: In one exec planning session we were crunching away on strategy and recorded this gem for posterity …

: The snow changed this bunny so much it is nearly unrecognizable. #mbaug

: On the negative side of today’s ledger I woke up to a notice from my NAS that one of the 4 …

: I miss our road trips following ribbons of highways to the horizon. #mbaug

: Morning temperature in the 60s with low humidity in August is something we only dream about in …

: The grid behind the Smith chart and SWR line graph helps check the performance of an antenna. #mbaug

: For our kids at-home learning illustrates how a laptop is much more productive than an iPad for many …

: Our cuddly little dog #mbaug

: Sushi and sake (Otokoyama) for dinner 🍣

: It is best to remain stationary for dental procedures #mbaug

: Silhouette #mbaug

: Our auto insurance rates are being rebated quarterly. Not so our health insurance rates even though …

: We set up my son’s “home school” in the room next to my study - it’s quiet, …

: Our son found his special wand among the hundreds on the walls of Ollivander’s shop. #mbaug

: A bit of sunshine filtering through the canopy of trees #mbaug

: Donut worry, be happy 🍩 Gotta like the sound of that on the first day of school. #mbaug

: This photo always transports me back to a more relaxed time and place. #mbaug

: And so it begins…this odd school year. Our 6th grade son had a virtual “meet the …

: I recently tried switching from an external HDD to an APFS formatted external SSD for backing up my …

: A window I’m not going to see for quite some time Airport shuttle tram #mbaug

: Always find it a bit odd that such colorful butterflies have so many black-and-white spots on their …

: Things going on around you can really cloud your view.

: We love daytripping and road trips in general. How about some colorful horses from one of our most …

: Our district published data on parent selection of in-person versus at-home instruction. Overall it …

: Highway bisecting the view ahead, Arizona #mbaug

: Rain flow down the exercise trail #mbaug

: Peace lily If you look closely you can see that peace is flawed. #mbaug

: Photo bombed by a bug #mbaug

: Delicate clouds floating on a pale blue sky #mbaug

: That time we looked up from our front yard and saw this #mbaug

: Parenting milestone achieved: gave our daughter her first driving lesson Benefit of Covid: movie …

: I told my brother back in February Trump would try any and every thing to stay in office. He …

: At 4:25pm today I ordered the aforementioned headphones for my wife. At 7:05pm Amazon delivered …

: Realized today that since the kids will be home and doing school all day, at least to start, we …

: Big sky Also, tiny bunny bottom right

: When we decided to get a gaming PC at our daughter’s request we felt it was quite a splurge …

: First time I went to get coffee for take out at noon today. Greeted by the usual “face mask …

: My teenage daughter and I built a gaming/streaming PC - a first for both of us. We had some nice …

: Our daughter starts the classroom portion of driver’s education today 🚙 The stressful part, …

: Our 11 year old son has been playing Paper Mario ever since he got up. He is thrilled with the game.

: This guy knows about dealing with recession. Congress should listen. Ben Bernanke: Give States …

: Looks like a gaming PC is in our future. I’m starting to delve into all the options and …

: I’ve started taking courses from FEMA (US agency for emergency and disaster management) as …

: Early morning wisps

: Decadent dinner tonight: French toast + bacon 🥓 😃

: By unanimous consent we’re watching the first half of Hamilton again tonight. Turn. It. Up!

: Family viewing of Hamilton on Disney+. No one is looking at their ‘second screen’. 🍿 🎥

: Dawn sky

: The fall semester for our kids is getting real. Later this month we will have a one week window to …

: I made an appointment for our daughter to get her driver’s license learner permit. The …

: Stopped to pick up some BBQ ribs to go. About 15 minutes later we were driving through very heavy …

: We finally got our tax refund from the IRS today. About 3 months later than normal. They did add a …

: So far we’ve relied on face masks my wife made. As we contemplate the potential for some …

: In our household the ability to run Windows natively, for gaming, has been a real boon. The best of …

: A different kind of school choice is looming. What should we do? Will it further disadvantage special needs and kids with poor learning environments at home? The school district let us know yesterday morning that parents will be able to opt for traditional …

: The kids’ iMac is 7 years old (the late 2013 model). Big Sur won’t run on it which is …

: The aspect of the transition to Apple Silicon I’m most anxious about is graphics performance. …

: I love college football but it is hard to be optimistic about the games being played this fall due …

: I’m happy to see the Supreme Court making favorable decisions on LGBT+ and DACA. US Corollary: …

: Both our kids and I had dental checkups this afternoon. It didn’t feel as weird as I thought …

: Watched the first English Premiere League soccer game since shutdown. They all kneeled to start, all …

: Chalk art from the exercise trail this morning. Particularly poignant for us atm.

: It’s been a rough week for my wife. Her dad died Sunday night and she’s been focused on …

: Some good news in treating the most severe cases Scientists hail dexamethasone as ‘major …

: I recently dumped my Eve HomeKit accessories and replaced them with Aqara. I’ve been very …

: While exercising I noticed some critter has created a home. I haven’t figured out what sort of …

: A glorious sight first thing this morning while out exercising. 📷 ☀️ ☁️

: My wife and I went out to eat for the first time since the virus hit. We went early so we would be …

: We’re at a loss. Our 5th grade son is gifted and got nothing out of the last couple of months …

: For the first time since the virus hit my wife and I went out to dinner. For our anniversary. We are …

: Interesting… …it’s the superspreaders we need to stop as little as 10 percent to 20 …

: After much study and thought our daughter has upgraded her hamster’s home to a 40 gallon …

: Bracing for a large water bill for June as we try to keep the new sod from burning up in the Texas …

: Best Buy had the Nintendo Switch Labo starter kit for $20 on sale last week so I took the plunge. We …

: For reasons I can’t figure out someone is using my private email address to make a range of …

: For the first time in our lives we got sushi to go from our favorite restaurant. They were very …

: When I went to bed last night the whiteboard was blank. Awoke to find some sort of Kirby drawing …

: After asking for more than a year, our teenage daughter pressed us again to let her have a hamster. …

: View from our back patio tonight.

: Being a space nerd, I’m enjoying watching the live feed of the docking procedure between …

: Another one bites the dust: deleted the Slack app since the micro.blog/indieblog slack was the last …

: The Bundesliga matches are using piped in crowd noise and it is surprisingly a good thing. ⚽️

: Hidey hole

: The good news today: I got my first cup of coffee just fine. The bad news: when I tried to make my …

: After the rains 📷 ☁️ ☀️ 🌉

: 66F is amazingly uncomfortable when the humidity is 96%. In other news we’re trying to decide …

: Family movie night: Onward (2020) - IMDb🍿

: Coffee + treat on the back patio + a cool morning + some chillpop music = refreshing start and a …

: Doing our part: yesterday my wife took our daughter shopping for some new clothes for summer. They …

: Neapolitan of sports these days: Korean baseball ⚾️, US NASCAR 🚗, German soccer ⚽️.

: I got my latest Field Notes purchases today. I really love the unique Deader Prints special edition …

: My second book is another old mystery, this time by Edmund Crispin, and is considered by some …

: For this week I think I’ll recommend some “out of the way” books. Most people know …

: This morning’s sky: big sun, ribbon of cloud, tiny balloon. 📷 ☀️☁️ 🎈

: Scoob! 🎥🍿

: I played Dragon Quest XI on the Switch a lot but put it aside in October to pursue some other games …

: The food bank I volunteer at also takes donations of goods for resale/recycling. They closed for …

: I've modified Swift code for some personal projects but I've never written Swift from scratch so I'm …

: Today's retail sales report was more dismal than expected with areas like clothing down more than …

: Counting on a vaccine to help re-open the economy is a false hope I see a lot of people counting on a vaccine to dramatically reduce the threat of COVID-19 and …

: I just watched the Unreal Engine 5 demo running on a PS5. Mighty impressive! But I’m more …

: I wear this hat when I go out to exercise hoping it sends a “stay 6’ away or I’ll …

: The kids asked about signing up for Disney+ to add some entertainment diversity. I signed up today …

: The kids have been away from their schools for more than 2 months now. Even though they've had …

: It just dawned me that the kids’ won’t get a chance to sign each other’s …

: A mint chocolate chip ice cream cone sounds really good right now 🍦

: Our main Mother’s Day activity: taking a 1 hour family walk on a forest path. Weather was …

: One good thing about the distancing thing: I’ve visited a lot of places I would never have …

: Sunshine on a cloudy day 📷

: Peace. 📷

: The Blue Angels literally flew directly over our house 15 minutes ago. Very very cool experience. …

: Things that never happened before: - A Kona Ice truck stopped in the neighborhood resulting my my …

: I went to the grocery store for the first time in 2 weeks. That feels like quite an accomplishment …

: Big sky with even bigger humidity. It is only about 70F but it felt much warmer (i.e. hot).

: I’ve never watched a NASCAR race in my life. However being starved for live sports I might …

: A couple of smart home updates completed this week. First, I replaced all of our Eve brand HomeKit …

: I set up Pi-Hole on a Pi Zero W. Initially I tested it with just my iPad Pro and saw about 20-25% of …

: I keep waiting for a review of the new iPad magic keyboard that covers real life usage. Normally …

: I’ve been mulling over what thing we might do, or event, that would make it feel like …

: Even our dog is tired of the whole virus thing. 🐕 📷

: The 11 yo is entertaining himself by studying game theory and economics. I’m glad he is …

: At least someone gets to enjoy the pool during the virus lockdown. 🦆

: Today we moved our grill and rearranged the furniture on our back patio. Because we’re bored.

: With the isolation still in place I can hear birds signing from a couple of blocks away. I think …

: Gotta admit the boredom of ‘stay home’ is really becoming a problem. I don’t …

: Another lovely day for early exercise though a bit chilly.

: Big sky

: Eating a mini-cini on the back porch this morning. Lovely but the background music of a leaf blower …

: Naive teachers at our high school: “Would you kids like to have a zoom meeting with your …

: Living in a tornado 🌪 prone area means having a designated safe room/place. We always joke we will …

: Starting to see social media posts from friends in our area that they’ll be returning to their …

: Droplets on a dreary morning. Severe weather expected later today. Part of our backyard garden in …

: The crisis is over. Our grocery store has Peter Pan peanut butter in stock 😀

: My one regret in prepping for the quarantine situation is that I didn’t buy a second Nintendo …

: I write in a journal virtually every day. With the virus easing off I decided to create a sort of …

: Covid-19 Day-by-day I wanted to write up a few events from the past 2 months of Covid-19 so below is a timeline with …

: I’m glad the governor is slightly relaxing some restrictions as well as officially closing …

: Today I used the unpaved side of the creek for my exercise. The downside is the path is narrower but …

: Well crap! My Twilio API credentials were leaked. This apparently happened a long time ago but …

: My accomplishment for the day: re-threading the drawstring in our daughter’s hoodie. ✔️

: Unsettling start: Our garage security camera alerted at 1:30am. A guy drove in the alley and tried …

: My desk is a bit of a mess now that I have two transceivers sitting on it. I mocked up a shelf with …

: Risen

: Operating on HF bands as a Mac User As a new Ham (aka amateur radio operator) I was interested in HF from the start. After studying the …

: Putting the last couple of pieces in puzzle #6

: Lovely bit of sky from the back porch. Sadly this is the leading edge of a storm front coming …

: I can’t put a finger on why but I feel much more energetic and upbeat today. Maybe Good Friday …

: A couple years ago I added defensive assets to my portfolio for the first time. The crash was a good …

: COVID-19 timeline: 9:00pm last night, wife says she smells French fries 9:01pm last night, wife is …

: This morning I was greeted by sunrise while exercising, song birds aplenty and the sweet smell of …

: We had a high of 97F here today beating the older record by 4F. Die virus DIE!!! 🦠

: Found object: a hat

: Damn it! I think I have to stop using the exercise trail. Some people just won’t enable social …

: In the context it may sound nuts, but I feel I have so much to be thankful for. None of us has …

: Starting a few days ago several of my devices stopped being able to pull weather data from one of my …

: The past ~2 weeks I broke my rule of only checking news twice a day. Changes were happening fast and …

: My wife has started work to sew some cloth face masks using scrap material on hand. We’re not …

: My wife just yelled JACKPOT from across the house. Turns out she found some Clorox wipes hiding in …

: Grocery store observations: Toilet Paper and Paper Towels available but not ~Kleenex. Popcorn gone. …

: Well, volunteers in my area’s emergency radio groups got a meeting notice today. I thought it …

: Oh and puzzle #4 is now complete.

: I posted this 1 year ago today - and it applies 1000x more now than then! This Financial Times …

: The school announced today that the kids will not be graded in the normal way for the remainder of …

: I have to wonder what the heck Amazon’s algorithms/execs are doing. I ordered a few new books …

: Hope

: In other news, it just dawned on me that Dark Sky is closing their API and I use that API in several …

: I gotta admit the shelter in place thing already feels quite old and I’m antsy. Also, I wore …

: Well, it’s official. The governor ordered schools closed until May 4th (at least). The grand …

: Well now. I did not see this coming! Dark Sky will become an Apple exclusive. Apple buys Dark Sky …

: Amazon has been able to source/deliver most things I’ve searched for. But at least they can …

: Seeing all the food and kitchen essentials that are out or in short supply at grocery stores, where …

: Home learning week 2: The teachers sent out a survey last week asking for feedback on how long each …

: Solved COVID-19 puzzle #3. Note front page of today’s WSJ talks about a huge jump in jigsaw puzzle …

: The number of new cases of COVID-19 in our county declined markedly this weekend. From 31 on Friday, …

: We took what seems to now be our weekly drive today. Last weekend the countryside we drove through …

: The isolation routine is tiring for us. My wife and I both find we are sleepy during the day for no …

: My el cheapo DIY 20m dipole antenna made with scrap plexiglass and speaker wire has proven itself. …

: Home learning week 1: Both our kids seems to be doing fine. The teen’s work is graded daily …

: Home learning day #4: Our teen’s workload is quite light. She flies through her assignments in …

: Our daughter’s birthday fell earlier in our ‘shelter’ period. My wife is being …

: Sunrise and contrails showing hope is just down around the next corner. 📷 ☀️ ✈️ Taken while …

: The surprising benefit of being an investor during a pandemic I’m a long term investor with a strategy based on portfolio asset allocation. This is a forward …

: Glimmers of positive news do exist UnitedHealth Group Study Clears Path for Self-Administered …

: Our dentist office called today. Three of us had appointments in April and they are all being …

: COVID-19 puzzle #2 complete. Mainly by the wife and teen. It was a late night marathon session.

: Our 11 yo has an iMac or MacBook Pro for home learning. But he uses his basic iPad with a Logitech …

: The first blue sky day in nearly 2 weeks. The temperature was great as well so I spent some time …

: If you are interested in 3D printing the protective masks there is more design info in this YouTube …

: This is cool: A small company I purchase from has begun producing the clear plastic face shields …

: Wrapping day 1 of home learning: The systems settled down and the teen got through a good chunk of …

: Day 1 of “home learning”: Getting started for the teenager has been bumpy because of systems issues …

: It has rained 11 days in a row here which is highly unusual. I believe it has set a record for …

: Our local food pantry had to stop using volunteers and is doing it’s best to serve those in …

: I called my brother today. I always love talking with him but it felt especially great today. I was …

: It is done. It was challenging but fun. We searched the house and found several others we’ve never …

: Our daughter’s 16th birthday falls into this crisis. We’re going to do our best but with social …

: I have never seen so much bike riding taking place in our neighborhood. Apparently this is the ‘stir …

: I picked up our son’s ‘home learning’ material from school first thing this morning. He carries a …

: I’m feeling very very slightly hopeful in our corner of the world. Our county of over 1M people has …

: My wife had CNN on the TV for a bit this afternoon while I was in the den talking to her. I would …

: The kids start ‘home learning’ on Monday and we’ve now agreed on a family-wide morning wake up time. …

: A confused reflection in confusing times 📷

: We got the ‘home learning’ basics from the school today. For our 11 year old I will pick up his …

: Today’s distraction: construction of a dipole antenna for the 20m band. It’s made out of some …

: Fallen Texas redbud blossoms felled by the daily storms. 📷

: Self medicating 🍷 📷

: In about 30 minutes our school district, which has been closed for 2 weeks now, will announce what’s …

: I got out for some exercise in between waves of rain this morning. Our little creek is being quite …

: Well this is certainly a ray of sunshine. No idea if our glorious government is working to produce …

: We discovered last night we should have bought milk when I did the shopping yesterday so I made a …

: This is a great time to say again that I am so thankful I have a wife who loves to cook and has a …

: Just pre-ordered Animal Crossing for the Switch. Should be good medicine for kids and adults in a …

: From today’s outdoor exercise. Status: trees don’t care, birds don’t care, squirrels and rabbit’s …

: I did some routine grocery shopping this morning. It was a bit busier than normal but calm and all …

: If Nintendo allowed transparent portability of game saves across multiple Switches I’d buy a second …

: Our weather isn’t making this self-isolation thing particularly easy. Cloudy and rainy every day …

: Yesterday a drive in the country, today we started a jigsaw puzzle. Note: the table we use came via …

: Since we’re in seclusion for now my wife decided we should take a drive in the countryside to get …

: I can already tell this ‘distancing’ thing is going to lead to weight gain if I don’t pay attention. …

: Welp, our school district and the ones adjoining it just decided to extend spring break for one more …

: So Italy announced _ that only pharmacies, groceries and stores selling ‘essential items’ will …

: I earned two levels of FCC licensing for amateur radio and I’m really enjoying it. I started …

: Basestation setup for VHF/UHF The typical rubber ducky and whip antennas included with VHF/UHF handheld transceivers (see previous …

: We did our weekly grocery shopping today. TP is not in short supply here but I did see a sign saying …

: It may be tiny but is a welcome harbinger of spring. 📷 🌸 The flower is barely bigger than my thumb.

: Last year: “We were lazy and didn’t even leave the house today” This year: “We self-quarantined”

: Does anyone know if I’m using the Timeline category to control my feed but forget include it on a …

: TFW you go to a meeting and start chatting with a stranger about a topic you’re interested in, then …

: Minor accomplishment for the weekend: I managed to make a perfectly straight cut of a sheet of …

: Operating portable on VHF/UHF, my first blog post in a series on my amateur radio journey In early February the FCC issued my Technician license and I received my General license a couple of …

: Thanks to the addition of the Timeline feed feature, enabling us to exclude some posts from the …

: Someone who glanced in our pantry might think we have laid in dry soup supplies for a quarantine or …

: Someone who glanced in our pantry might think we have laid in dry soup supplies for a quarantine or …

: Now that Manton waved his magic wand and gave us the ability to blog without posting to the …

: Please ignore: If I haven’t screwed up a second time, this post will be on the timeline right after …

: Argh, I set up the new timeline control wrong so trying again. This post should not be on the …

: I really hope micro.blog soon allows us to create blog posts that don’t show up on the timeline. The …

: Bet there are some good prices on hotel rooms in Austin now. SXSW canceled, finally.

: More concrete data: John Hopkins has created this awesome tool, regularly updated, regarding the …

: I like facts so here is a chart on the fatality and spread rate of Covid-19 vs other viruses. Also, …

: Scroll down on this page if you want to see some amazing panorama videos from Mars NASA’s Curiosity …

: The stores around us aren’t out of anything yet I see these dramatic stories about widespread …

: The sun is trying its best but it’s not good enough. ☀️ 📷

: Today’s going to be a bit crazy. I have to run errands to 5 different places, do some work in our …

: This is one of the most random things Amazon has shown when I opened the app. There are some rather …

: I got a new toy yesterday. It’s waiting patiently on my desk for me to run a coax to the attic and …

: I’m not looking forward to what seems like an inevitable “lockout” of people from school, work, …

: Angry eyes Sometimes squinting helps your vision? 📷

: Children are naturals when it comes to taking a leap of faith 📷

: These came from below, rose to our lips, and slipped silently down again. 📷

: I was surprised to see the risk of dying for the youngest group was close to zero. In a lot of …

: They escaped by managing their emotions together. 📷

: That time we escaped to Iowa… and loved it! 📷

: Our son’s morning hurdle - a double Freunectomy. He was pretty nervous but it went fine. He is kind …

: I was seeing double when the stickers arrived.

: Our dog at her watch station, keeping an eye out the window from our window seat. 🐕 📷

: Our discussion with the kids tonight: If the choices are Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump who are you …

: Spectacle 👓 📷

: Progress on my long term effort to lose weight and improve my health

: Time for my Skywarn training update. The season will start soon. ⛈

: For some reason I always think this building has scales on the outside.

: Best part of my birthday so far: our 15 year old daughter coming downstairs before getting ready for …

: There is a lot of outdoor open space at the district’s new STEAM center. It feels very peaceful - …

: Who could ever oppose Redemption? 📷 🥃

: If you look carefully at the left photo you’ll notice a snake curled and coming down the tree trunk. …

: Per my smart scale I have been losing weight every month since April 2019. I’m down 14 pounds (from …

: I don’t think I’ve come across anyone who has quit Twitter for any length of time, gone back to try …

: Not much rest today, up before dawn. ✅ I repaired our front porch light which involved gymnastics to …

: Two weeks after passing my Technician level amateur radio exam I passed the next level (General). …

: The sidewalk next to our house sunk quite a bit. I was afraid someone would trip, lose their …

: Thanks @macgenie and @manton! Now I have to stress over exactly which device(s) will be honored with …

: Dino is not at all happy about the lack of warmth today. 📷 🦖

: A few years ago I took my executive team to the iFly across the bay from our Cupertino office for an …

: We’ve had cloudy days and rain for days on end. It’s the 3rd rainiest start to a year ever. I’m …

: I really like the way Gluon handles inline images. On my iPad Pro they’re shown larger than in the …

: My favorite iPad Pro attachment ⌨️ 📷 It’s ugly but oh so functional and light.

: As this type of news becomes common, I feel I should create a better WiFi password. Mine isn’t a …

: I have this plain bit of wall in front of me while riding the workout bike. The fan and TV are …

: It dawned me today that if the M.b photo challenge had any sort of contest element, like “we’ll …

: ‘Merica! Sign at the Lazy Dog📷

: Managed to hit the trail for some exercise in the lull between rain storms. 📷

: Contrast. Push it, push it good. 📷

: Above me 📷

: These little planting cubes are sitting on my garage workbench patiently waiting on spring. I love …

: I have the house to myself for awhile this morning. As is customary I have the HomePods on max …

: If is Feb 6th and 28F this morning. It’s going to be another 4 months before I can look up and see …

: Try if you want, but you can’t hide from these eyes 📷

: The Heisenberg Limit has long been one of my favorites learnings from quantum physics. I always get …

: Spots on my windshield as the cold front moved through. This morning they’re from light sprinkles. …

: All these discounts on Apple’s 16” MBP are soooo tempting. Must. Resist.

: A couple of accomplishments today ✅ I am officially a licensed amateur radio operator. I passed the …

: Ripples & reflections 📷

: Happy Universal Palindrome day! On the downside it is the last one I’ll live to see 🤷🏻‍♂️

: The gift of sight The minute I walked into the kitchen after getting up duo morning this pair was …

: Were posts for the photo challenge supposed to flow to Discover?

: Push down and turn to … Open

: What is the proper / best way to post something to my micro.blog hosted site while avoiding having …

: The most oft rebooted device in our house you ask? Our Android powered TV. I like the convenience of …

: Checking into the hospital for my exam. Oh, no, not that kind! My amateur radio license exam 😉

: Swirls

: We have heavy fog this morning. Driving is a bit dangerous but so far everyone is being sensible.

: In October a tornado went through my childhood area. The elementary, middle and high school were …

: Now that I know I can subscribe to YouTube channels in Feedbin I love that app even more. I can even …

: Our daughter, our eldest, is a sophomore. Apparently it is the season now for her to be deluged with …

: If you’re interested in music you might want to tell your voice assistant to “Play KXT radio” We’re very lucky here to have a no-commercial, music-focused public radio station that is …

: Finally - Apple provides an ability to export Apple Card transactions (CSV format). Unfortunately …

: The treadmill trots off into the sunset, hopefully, and an elliptical is seen on the horizon The gals in the family convinced me to ditch our treadmill and to get an elliptical in its place. …

: Raspberry Pi 4 can’t walk and chew gum at the same time (WiFi vs Bluetooth) Welp I thought I was done posting about the Raspberry Pi 4 but I have to add one more thing. I …

: Tonight all but 3 of our Ethernet devices dropped off the network. We have 5 gigabit switches plus a …

: The Pi 4 - it's not all bad news Having posted about the problem of throttling of the Pi 4 under load I didn’t want to leave an …

: I watched SpaceX’s Dragon abort test live this morning. It was pretty exciting especially when the …

: More on Raspberry Pi 4 testing, ventilation and throttling results I continued to see the Pi 4 throttle regularly. Since the official Raspberry Pi 4 case was basically …

: Tiny bubbles A wall out the restaurant.

: Question: has anyone used a multi-device Bluetooth keyboard they’ve particularly liked? I have an …

: The Raspberry Pi 4 is a step up in theory but in practice they’ve undermined the value proposition When the Raspberry Pi 4 came out there was quite a fuss about how easily it had to throttle it’s …

: In spite of having a 13” MBP that is less than a year old, I keep having this major urge to buy one …

: I had to break out my old USB keyboard, and USB mouse, to set up the new Raspbery Pi 4. The keyboard …

: We left the kids at home while we went to a meeting at school. So this was the natural follow on, …

: _ Lost in a sea of leaves_ Saw this lonely dandelion blossom when I was exercising today. The only …

: We made good use of the cold weather outside to tackle a project indoors. My wife and I …

: The forecast had a chance of snow for this morning. Unfortunately all we’ve gotten so far is some …

: I ordered a Raspberry Pi 4 yesterday (it joins a Pi 3 B+ and a couple of Pi Zeros). I don’t yet have …

: We are under a major thunderstorm watch today with possible 🌪. Apparently the main chances start …

: We’ve heard a lot about blue carbon steel cookware - supposedly the benefits of cast iron without …

: A warm start before a couple of days of rain ☕️ ☔️

: Rest easy my children for soon you shall bud

: Something old and something even older. These are two items I couldn’t part with when recently …

: One of my fave use cases for ApplePay is invoices from service providers that use QuickBooks. The …

: I think this keyboard protector on Amazon is the best thing I bought last year. One of our kids has …

: Wooden obelisk

: A pattern change

: Look, there’s 2020 on the other side of the bridge. Shall we walk into the new year together? 💥 🎉 🎈 …

: I rejected diet and activity tracking apps and came up with this simpler and better(?) approach to meet my needs For several years I’ve done those things people say you should to track and manage diet and …

: Broken infinity Wall art from a local cafe

: I’ve been using this set of questions for a couple of years now and find them quite beneficial. …

: Sunset

: My wife and I dumped, I mean left, our kids with my MIL and have taken a short drive for a night …

: I bought our son 7 Wonders Duel, a card-style game for two, as one of his Christmas board games. …

: Thanks to my lovely wife, I am now the happy owner of a second HomePod. I’m adding it to my study so …

: Merry Christmas to all 🎄! Best wishes for some golden moments and Happy Hanukkah to those …

: Globes From the local coffee shop

: I suppose I am the only person who wishes the MacBook Pro had a pre-heat feature for those really …

: Based on my time at Best Buy today, having them fix their battery replacement on my iPhone X, …

: Updated: Analysis of Best Buy vs Apple for in warranty iPhone repair 📱 Now that the nearest Apple Store is 1.5 hours away, round trip, I decided to try Best Buy’s …

: The battery in my iPhone X has entered the “degraded” stage and needs to be replaced. Since the …

: This is great news for home automation, and something I did not expect to see. These 3 companies …

: Over the past few days I setup a S3 Glacier bucket as an offsite backup for our Mac and Windows …

: Lovely sky while out exercising today. ☀️ ⛅️ 📷

: Lazy Dog.

: Missing Someone Haven’t posted a photo from this local indie coffee shop in a long time. ☕️ 📷

: Duino Coffee.

: I ran into a weird problem on our 6+ year old iMac. I got through to an Apple Support agent with no …

: I’m thinking about setting up iDrive of Arq+S3 Glacier to provide a “last resort” offsite backup of …

: I’ve been lifting a lot of fairly heavy items for the past week. Tonight my aging back is strongly …

: Today’s achievement: successfully renewing my driver’s license which had to be done in person this …

: First thing I did on our new Sony was not enable networking Beyond the risk that your TV …

: On the plus side we were able to remove our 52” LCD from it’s wall mount (80 pounds!) and install a …

: Today’s word, integrate, brought to mind the Micro.blog community and the efforts to be welcoming …

: Into the woods November 29, 2013

: Black Friday’s meaning for our family is tripping the light fantastic by breaking out all the …

: I love this property of our kids’ personalities: when we asked about what they were thankful for …

: The day before Thanksgiving is a quiet one for us. Our shopping is done. Most meal prep is done on …

: When I setup Mb for my blog I did the simplest approach of pointing all DNS at Mb’s servers. Today I …

: We picked up our (modest) load of firewood for winter today. We got fairly well seasoned oak with a …

: We’re planning to replace our 12 year old TV with a larger 4K HDR model in December. I’ll need to …

: I had my 10 year old son for company on my walk today. The clouds were unusual and the overall tone …

: I know I’m raising my 10 year old right because whenever I play dubstep he says “you know you can …

: I used to listen to Garrison Keillor’s radio show every week back in the day. I’ll never forget …

: I had a vaccination yesterday (not the flu one) and they weren’t lying about the side effects. My …

: A good gift this season. Our 10 year old loves it, and suitable for adults too. How To: Absurd …

: Maybe because I am living in the southwest but I don’t think I ever hear anyone use “hollow”, unless …

: One year ago today I threw the switch to move from hosting my own Wordpress to having Micro.blog …

: Woke up to internet issues. We were connected but almost nothing worked right or would only work for …

: It only takes a second to smile a little brighter and say a kind word to those we encounter. It can …

: I had the second part of my root canal today. It was less painful than the first but I still feel …

: I’ve been thinking a lot about narratives and how one can dominate on a national or international …

: I wonder if I am something of a curmudgeon, or maybe a cynic. I am failing to come up with anything …

: Selective: definition: the type of hearing and memory believed to exist in teenagers. #mbnov

: Making a list of some things we need or want that might have Black Friday sales along with a few …

: “May you live in murky times.” New American curse #mbnov

: I can’t remember the last time I wore a neck tie and if I ever have to again I wonder if I’ll …

: At 2:40am my AppleWatch got a notification from “com.apple.pow…” saying “Optimized Battery …

: So far I’ve been able to keep up with creating my posts for #mbnov and been reading through what …

: Just now: Wife: Honey, set a timer for 10 minutes Me: Siri, set a timer for 10 minutes 🤷🏻‍♂️

: Mark my words the key to staying safe in 22F cold is to not touch your tongue to anything …

: I find ‘touch’ to be a simple yet extremely powerful word. A touch can be very healing and …

: As something of a weather geek today was fun. I was outside when the weather went from 64F and calm …

: Today’s high was 75F. Tomorrow’s low will be 24F. With possible sleet in the evening. I predict a …

: I was giving my 10 year old a bit of help documenting his science project when out of the blue he …

: For over a week I couldn’t drink or eat anything hot or cold. Thanks to yesterday’s root canal I am …

: I’ve been moving my HomePod to a few different spots/surfaces in my office. Each has rather unique …

: With the demise of the old iTunes I’m remembering when I’d import music from CDs and spend an hour …

: My HomePod arrived yesterday and I set it up today. It does sound good and Siri is very attentive. …

: I had my first root canal about a year and a half ago. I will admit it was a slightly frightening …

: I’ve had a pain in my jaw that has been building for the past week. Turns out I need a root canal. …

: Recently I see “driver’s ed” cars going up and down our street fairly often. The new batch of …

: I think cars and the internet have this in common - they both provide a veil of anonymity which …

: “Slug bug” used to be a thing (punch someone when you see a VW bug). Now that the bug is canceled …

: Our 10 year old is definitely a born planner. He didn’t fancy at all that a friend of ours and …

: Be sure and mark your calendar for tonight - here in the US we ‘fall back’ for Daylight Savings …

: OWC has HomePods on sale for $229 right now. I’ve seen a few good deals in the past but units were …

: I believe having and setting reasonable expectations is a key to a happy and successful life. #mbnov

: In two days our teenage daughter’s Halloween plan went from “I wanna stay home” to “I’m going trick …

: We’re glad Halloween is here. We dislike the ‘holiday’ but its arrival means we can finally amp …

: Pollen 📷

: One of my great aggravations since updating to iPadOS is the Mail app. And amongst the annoyances is …

: PlayStation Vue, Sony’s streaming TV service, is closing down in January. There had been rumors they …

: The problem both political parties have been avoiding for over a decade. Bet your healthcare isn’t …

: 10 year old son burning junk food for science 🧪

: Red? Or Blue? N.B. Rain drops on our cars. I was struck by how similar they were, though of course …

: The elementary school and middle school I attended are total losses from the tornado. They’re not …

: TFW a tornado warning goes off in the middle of the night and its a mad scramble to get everyone …

: It’s a chill night for me: watching a DJ set from Vancouver on Twitch. 🎶

: I find I’m using Catalina’s Sidecar feature a lot more than I thought I would. It’s so smooth and …

: The bad news: our microwave just died The good news: it is still in warranty Other bad news: 10 days …

: I didn’t feel well the past 2 days and I ended up opening the Twitch app to kill some time. It …

: The macOS Catalina update was painless on my MBP so I decided to update our iMac today. We purged …

: After having no fall weather and the warmest and driest September on record, our temperature has …

: This has been one of those days where it is hard to see any good news

: In less happy news today, my AirPods v1 basically died (got v2s). My health insurance open …

: Upgraded my MBP to Catalina this morning and it was a flawless experience. Downloaded quickly and …

: A launch, framed. 🎈 📷 🌳 A half dozen hot air balloons launched while I was exercising this morning. …

: Hmm, could there be a glimmer of hope in this? Romney blasts Trump over ‘wrong and …

: ⭐️ DuckDuckGo — Privacy, simplified. The search engine that doesn’t track you. Help Spread …

: Sony finally opened up the PS4 for cross-play. 🔗 It’s about time 🎮

: One thing I appreciate in iPadOS is the Face ID improvements. I use it not only to unlock my iPad …

: I’ve adopted a suggestion from DayOne to create an end of the day entry with the following headings. …

: Of all the games our 10 year old has played in Apple Arcade, he seems most addicted to this one. 🎮 …

: Mail on iPadOS 13.1.2 seems whack, more whack than previously. My Inbox refuses to update with …

: I think I literally said “What The Golf?” by the second hole. It is a very addicting game with a fun …

: Has anyone created iOS Shortcuts for posting to Micro.blog? I did some searching and couldn’t find …

: It costs $2,000 and it still isn’t reliable. If this was an Apple product the internet would be on …

: This is my first time trying a “High Rye”. A lady at my local store highly recommended it as falling …

: The ultimate selfie… Curiosity

: I’m heavily into Things3 for task management. I’m really happy that in iOS 13 I can use a Run Things …

: Our main TV is 13+ years old and we’re planning to replace it this year. I think we’ll disable the …

: Still in the 90s here and will be until October per the forecast. But I noticed the sunshine towards …

: Hmm. It seems odd that user switching in tvOS 13 doesn’t apply to Arcade games. Or am I missing it? …

: The days are shorter as if it is fall, but the temperature is pure summer. Almost all of September …

: Our 10 year old is really enjoying his first Apple Arcade game: LEGO Brawls. It has a bit of lag but …

: Has anyone tried a PS4 controller with the Apple TV + Apple Arcade? Thinking of buying one b/c Apple …

: A tale about when the Murphy principle strikes your AppleTV on update day... with a happy ending, I think 🤔 We have a lot of Apple devices including a couple of AppleTVs and I’ve been anxiously awaiting …

: Here in the US it is National Register to Vote day. This web site makes it easy to do and provides …

: My morning convo Son: Did you know honey bees are an invasive species killing off our bumble bees? …

: Today’s schedule: Morning - repeatedly checking for iOS 13.1 updates even though it is too early …

: My family has been in the minority as we stopped buying & playing iOS games with the advent of …

: Fascinating bit of US history. It’s extraordinary that this violent socialist rebellion against the …

: So far it has been a great day for college football. Among other happy results: Harbaugh caught it …

: It is hard to (i.e. can’t) discern the impact of the iPhone 11 wide angle lens when people post via …

: I generally love Ars Technica & their software reviews were superior. But the iOS 13 review …

: If you like iOS Shortcuts or want to learn about them, Matthew Cassinelli has a great video on the …

: New releases of iOS et al always feel like I’ve been given a box full of small new toys. It is …

: I updated my iPhone and S4 Watch today as well as Safari on two Macs. Everything went perfectly. …

: I really wish there was a way to tell Apple Arcade to download it’s games into a folder. 🕹

: True confession: even though I knew better, one of the first things I did this morning was check to …

: For your enjoyment, a polka-dot zebra

: I can’t wait to see reports from this expedition. What a worthwhile challenge. Hundreds of people …

: For you lucky folks in the know, does Apple Arcade require iOS 13?

: Last night was homecoming for our sophomore daughter and like last year she had a date. These events …

: Time for some Iowa vs Iowa State 🏈. Go Hawkeyes!

: Side project: Using an Adafruit PyPortal to create a custom alarm clock. Alarm time is set via my …

: Our son was super excited about the early access Founders Edition of Plants vs Zombies: Battle for …

: I took our sophomore daughter to her high school’s college night. There were over 200 represented …

: I found the Apple Arcade pretty pitch underwhelming. Price is great but the games they showed were …

: A whole week of palindromes, the last whole week for this century (it’s actually 10 days this time): …

: With the work @manton did to add Tumblr support I’ve managed to revive my Tumblr acccount. I never …

: Thought the “rich guy corrupts leading researchers” was a tired movie/novel plot line. But here it …

: Apple’s next event is tomorrow. My wife and I have iPhone X - we’re happy with that purchase but …

: I like posting on user group type forums to help answer questions. But then some sort of bad …

: The story below reminds me of the Black Knight sketch from Monty Python, tis but a scratch China …

: Watching the Iowa Hawkeyes game 🏈 This is my wife’s adopted college team.

: Nintendo produced a ton of great announcements this week. Then they announced this… We …

: I’ve avoided these due to my privacy concerns. With HomePods still feeling over priced (for my …

: The scientific answer to a question I’ve never asked: As you stir pancake batter clockwise, only a …

: Well this is interesting: our 15 y/o daughter was never taught cursive writing. But today we got a …

: Now watching: British theater. Also known as the House of Commons live debate. 🇬🇧

: Defeated today: I normally do home repairs myself. But today while fixing a leaking toilet the water …

: Tejas. Protein. 📷

: Wow. Tim Cook was just on ESPN’s College Game Day. ‘Cause Auburn of course. 🏈

: Our sophomore daughter just asked why every book she can remember being assigned to read in school …

: I think Mercedes’s decision to keep Bottas on the team was the only choice to make to bolster …

: If you own a Nintendo Switch you might want to check out the demo for Dragon Question XI. It’s a …

: Posting this as a “I’m thinking of you” note to @macgenie 📷 🌸

: I’ve learned something since getting an Apple Card - I use Apple Pay a lot more than I realized. It …

: Wow, this Hurricanes vs Gators 🏈 game has been a mess. I’m sitting here wondering how in the world …

: I don’t much care for Miami or the Gators but I’m still gonna watch with enthusiasm because - it is …

: Today’s EPL match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace was mighty exciting… ⚽️ …

: Starting off the day watching the first College Game Day show of the NCAAF season 🏈 It is a happy …

: In case you just want the visuals and not to read the post on my new Apple Card here are the images.

: Contacted Google support via chat today. Typical dialog: Me: I’m using an iPad Support agent: Are …

: My Apple Card arrived and I was surprised it turned into something of an "unboxing" event. Also noted below is a bit of a surprise on part of the T&C. After removing my Apple Card from the UPS envelope I was surprised to be greeted with something more …

: Well, looks like my Apple Card won’t look pristine for very long… How to clean your Apple …

: Security is proving to be a critical Achilles heal in open source SW. I find it hard to get project …

: I had no idea Waterfield made cases for the Nintendo Switch. Decided to go with this one in waxed …

: Phil Neville has rightly pointed out the social media platforms repeatedly have failed to act and …

: Lots of attention on screen time and teen mental health in the press these days. There is a bit of …

: Wow. Twice now Manchester City has lost last minute goals due to VAR ruling they were enabled by …

: I mostly watch sports so Sony’s PS Vue has been my streaming service. But they raised the price and …

: I signed up for the Apple Card today. Easy enough to do (just had to unlock my credit report). The …

: I went retro/Luddite this week: picked up a couple of watch tools and replaced batteries in a …

: Periodically I think of users who used to post here frequently and then just disappeared and wonder …

: I really feel like there is more to discover in Discover these days.😃 //@macgenie

: Watching Manchester United vs Chelsea. At half time its everything I’d hope for in a top flight …

: I’m excited English Premiere League ⚽️ season as started. Shaping up to be a good one after all the …

: I woke up at 4am as if an alarm clock had sounded. Wide awake. On my second coffee and yeah, there …

: We are family though we are not all the same. For @macgenie photo challenge.

: Relaxation for @macgenie. Water added. They don’t call it a lazy river for nothing. 📷

: I don’t use a Ring doorbell. But if I did I would not be happy about this. Police can get your Ring …

: Day 2 @macgenie - Movement First Segway lesson

: For @macgenie P is for Patience Or rather peas. This was when I had shoulder surgery. I had to wear …

: Ate at the new Lazy Dog by our house for the first time. 👍🏼👍🏼

: Enjoying the sound of a gentle rain on the window this morning. It’s a bit unusual here because rain …

: Wispy clouds today. Our class of 2022 daughter is going through orientation and club rush this …

: Years ago when Fox broadcast English Premiere League games they also aired Sky Sports News. When NBC …

: Had a chance to observe another armadillo on the trail this morning. It has not a care in the world. …

: My daughter and I did a shift at the food pantry today. Unlike our previous shifts on shopping days, …

: New growth trees, forever. 🌳 📷

: Noticed today that iOS 13 won’t run on an iPhone 6 which means our teen daughter’s phone can’t be …

: Cappuccino in the early light. The weather was cool with a low dew point this morning, really …

: Additional data puts the recent warming in perspective. Climate change: Current warming …

: I have a perfectly functional USB-C hub now. But it definitely causes a cable clutter on my desk …

: Today we drove to a peach farm. Came home with a load a peaches plus cucumbers, strawberries and …

: PSA Announcement for Day One users. If you are using IFTTT with Day One, changes on the backend by …

: Let’s picnic under the trees. 🌲 🌳 🧺 📷

: The average starting teacher salary in our district is now $54,500. That’s relatively good. 👩‍🏫 👨‍🏫

: Today I’m thankful for anesthesia.

: I am on a liquid-only diet today due to a medical test tomorrow. The first half of the day I’m …

: Well @macgenie, how about a hot dog?

: The mail today provided some good news (vs the occasional bills). First, our insurance company sent …

: Depending on how you look at it, I’m either starting the day off right, or completely wrong. ☕️ 🍩

: I try to be conscious of what I do and buy in order to aid reducing climate change. But here in the …

: “We escaped by managing our emotions” Our 10 year old’s camp this week is Escape Room challenges. …

: At lunch today, my wife and I made our periodic 1 hour run to our favorite BBQ place in the …

: For the first time ever I bought something on Amazon Prime Day. I needed a new electric toothbrush …

: I wonder if Vettel’s time with Ferrari is over after this season. His frequent poor decisions not …

: The Discover section is alive with great posts this morning.

: Here are a couple of photos from the back of the STEAM center. There is a large pond with a pavilion …

: Even though it was a bit hot, we decided to stop at the new high school STEAM center after eating …

: I tried out Mastodon but I could never achieve a reasonable signal-to-noise ratio. It also seemed …

: In today’s good news, I don’t need a root canal 🦷 📷 Hooray!

: Saw this unusually clear demarcation of the cloud line this morning while exercising. I usually …

: The USWNT has been making a statement both on the field and off. They’re true role models.🇺🇸⚽️

: Apple curated a Chill Mix for me this week that has been awesome for background listening. 🎶 🎵 Chill …

: The vanguard of our neighborhood July 4th parade rounding the corner by our house. It’s a couple …

: Today’s match between the USWNT and England’s was a thriller. Not going to say more in case you plan …

: Flag lined boulevard outside our hotel window today. 🇺🇸 💥

: Utopian Experiments in Southern Iowa 📷 ✍️

: Not in Chicago or even in Illinois but they’re big Cubs fans here.

: Wait, so Popeye was ahead of his time?!? Is Spinach Basically a Steroid? New Research Suggests It …

: A small bar in small town Merica. Which happened to have a great range of food and great service. 🇺🇸 …

: My BH enjoying herself as we took a walk after breakfast this morning. Pretty scenic for an in-town …

: We sat in front of our hotel after breakfast for a bit taking in the nice weather and watching life …

: Our waitress tonight was named Tara. Great smile & energy & definitely gave us good advice. …

: A different sort of view from tonight’s hotel window.

: The terrain here is pretty darn flat with only a couple of distant plateaus breaking up the horizon. …

: On day 1 of our parent-only road trip I enjoyed one of these - a well made old fashioned with a …

: Getting ready to leave on a long road trip with my wife. I find great relaxation in being away from …

: U.S. suicide rates are at the highest level since World War II. And it’s getting worse: The U.S. …

: Learning to ride a Segway at the Science Museum

: I had let myself get lazy about exercising the past week. Yesterday I finally broke the spell and …

: As of yesterday we’ve now replaced all of our kitchen appliances (13+ years old). We didn’t realize …

: What makes a good Old Fashioned great? When it costs $3. Cheapest I’ve ever had by far for a …

: Hi @Manton. Day One just came out with direct Instagram import. Has something changed that would …

: You can’t beat a Science Museum that occupies a 10 year old for a full day - plus has amazing …

: Per the Guiness Book of World Records certificate, this guy’s head is the largest fossil ever found. …

: Hello sauroposeidon

: OK all you brave Beta installers. Please investigate and report back.😎 Apple finally brings mouse …

: I’m in love with these additional privacy protections in iOS 13.

: Forecast for tomorrow: Morning optimism on the heels of the WWDC keynote followed by frequent storm …

: We’re watching this morning’s 4 hour spelling bee on our DVR. I think we’ll have to wait until …

: Storms are moving through. Our house has a window seat that’s about 7 feet long with a comfy …

: Tonight’s learning: Explaining rotary dial phones to our 10 year old son

: Played the Carcassone board game with my 10 year old son for the first time today. It’s a good game …

: My daughter and I did our first shift of volunteer work at the food bank. It was a good experience …

: Normally I ignore new consoles because the lack of backward compatibility makes them quite limited …

: A little fun at the local arcade after school yesterday. We decided to give the kids a treat since …

: For @pgor: In TV bottom right on my iPad has a magnifying glass with Search next to it

: Dappled 📷 🌳

: Reflections on a muddy puddle.

: Proud of our 15 year old daughter for signing up as a volunteer at the food pantry. She starting the …

: Saw another armadillo by the exercise trail today. I guess they’ve taken up residence. 📷

: Family dinner at our favorite Japanese restaurant in celebration of Mother’s Day. Simple elegant …

: It started raining about 5am accompanied by quite a bit of thunder and lightning. Nothing really …

: You’ll Never Walk Alone - Liverpool ⚽️ 🥅 What a game!

: After a week of cloudy, rainy days a bit of blue sky on the trail this morning. But still mostly …

: This is our creek in it’s normal state //@smokey

: Wow, very happy I stopped using these apps last year. Adobe doubles the price of its $10/month …

: This is the creek that runs alongside our exercise trail. 📷 🌳

: From one year ago today I joined Micro.blog in January. A lot has changed for the better since …

: In my silly little mind… The majority of the flowers are saying “look at the sun over there”. …

: Quote of a native Murani (African) from the 1940s. Wise still. “‘Talk lives in a man’s head, …

: Although armadillos are common in Texas, today was the first time in more than 10 years of …

: There are a lot of booths surrounding the Wat. Almost all of them selling plants, produce and cooked …

: A few pictures of the small but ornate Wat. We arrived early so it wasn’t crowded yet (gets packed …

: Happy Lao New Year (Songkran)! By tradition it was actually two weeks ago but we have a number of …

: Apple's Give Back program - more take away than giveth but Gazelle saves the day, TL;DR don’t assume Give Back is the best choice Apple’s Give Back program has been a mixed bag for me this year, though mostly misses ➕They …

: In, well over, da’ hood 📷 🎈

: Contrary to prevaling pundit-think I ✅ Will subscribe to News+ (the magazines are great) ✅ Like the …

: Nearly 4” of rain the past two days and now this! 📷 ☀️

: I was not aware Drafts app had an additional layer of backups until I saw this post on the subject. …

: Pretty much love this, courtesy of @becky > Rumor has it Apple is going to _______ and though we …

: I knew our daughter’s high school freshman class was large but it wasn’t until last night I heard it …

: Early voting started this week for municipal elections (city, county, community college). There was …

: Crossing over 📷

: Apple software support continues to impress me. I was having one issue with my new MacBook Pro so I …

: Post-hail repair status: ✅ Roof replaced ✅ Garage door replaced ✅ Guttering replaced ✅ Screens …

: Now that’s a paint job! N.B. It is not a functional car but a purpose-built structure for the art …

: You say “unintentionally” and I say “negligently”. Facebook …

: A very interesting read, something to think about today. Happiness is a momentary experience that …

: I had no idea Apple was still using the old Mac OS smiling logo (been 6 years since I bought a Mac). …

: And now for some good news. > How wildlife bridges over highways make animals—and people—safer - …

: Harbingers. First of many to come. 📷

: Attracted to the light like moths to a flame. I’ll be there soon myself to pick up a new laptop.

: I noticed last week my 2013 MBP lid didn’t close completely any more. Today I noticed that the …

: Still. Very. Green. No filters or edits…

: Chores and exercise done. It’s the kind of day I can now sit happily with my iPad on my lap watching …

: Yesterday was full of rain and storms. Today it is beautifully clear and the trees and fields are …

: Here sits the only person in the US that thinks Apple’s News+ has merit and plans to continue his …

: This is why I hate YouTube. And Twitter. apple.news The first image of a black hole made her a …

: I just finished reading Madame Fourcade’s Secret War, a NYT best seller. An excellent read. The …

: It’s an indoor kind of day with multiple rain storms passing from the south. I built a new weather …

: Interesting - the Wall Street Journal is going to take a swing at restoring public comments on …

: Since Drafts came out on macOS I’m using it a surprising amount for debugging. I’ve always wanted a …

: In the past I had the habit of opening a social media app when I wanted a distraction or had a few …

: Our 10 year old son just delivered a 30 minute rant about fake science videos on YouTube. It was …

: Another reason not to buy a smart TV, especially not one from Sony. by adding a row of Sponsored …

: It seems somewhat ironic that it took me until today to notice that the hail storm that wiped out …

: I think someone snuck in the house last night and replaced my MBP with Windows OS. Been staring at …

: I remember when folks were excited the internet would usher in a new age of “citizen journalism”. …

: My local indie coffee shop is very busy this morning, 3 times as many folks before 8am than usual. …

: This Financial Times Headline cracked me up this morning: > April Fool’s Day Cancelled Due To …

: I’ve long used the Atom editor+PlatformIO for bare metal software development. After hearing steady …

: Today I read a new magazine in News+ as well as some in-depth articles from others. Visually it is …

: Last night I mentioned the list of “My Magazines” in News+ didn’t make sense and didn’t update when …

: There are some magazines on this list that might change my mind about News+. There are 2 on the list …

: I didn’t think there’d be much in today’s Apple event to interest me but both the Apple Card & …

: As a result of last night’s massive hail storm our neighborhood is suffering a traffic jam starting …

: We just went through a 30 minute hailstorm. Never been in one that long. The hail ranged in size …

: Current status: Onigoroshi

: It was a beautiful day on the trail today. Surprised it was so deserted. Spring weather here is off …

: On a whim tonight I turned on a college softball game in the ESPN app. Wouldn’t you know it the game …

: Happy spring everyone! From 10 years ago today.

: Good morning!

: Very happy to see Apple making this important investment. Apple backing three media literacy …

: Found a good home for my new Drafts sticker. Excited for its macOS release in the very near future.

: One advantage of taking the kids to school each morning is seeing lovely sunrises 🌅 📷

: I’ve been looking for to this feature - you can now watch up to four live shows at once on the …

: No act of kindness is too small… ☕️

: Harbinger I’ve gotten outside for exercise a few times this year but today felt different - being …

: For Micro Monday I’d like to recommend @mikehendley who posts in-progress photos of his amazing …

: It isn’t fair to say social media platforms created hatred but is abundantly clear they are actively …

: A Walk In The Gardens - With Pink And Blue Horses! Started out chilly but by the time we were done we had peeled off our layers. It is still a bit …

: Night lines📷

: From the window seat ☀️ ☁️ 📷

: Current location: Buc-ees.

: A good article on sharing photos online. www.wsj.com Why you should put your dog’s photo on social …

: A couple of days ago my wife’s old 12.9” iPad Pro started shutting down. Thursday night it could …

: Today’s new: ✅ Made a hardware change, now the bootloader again boots and loads ✅ Created a pull …

: I’ve been doing bare-metal software development my whole life, even pre-college. My first job post …

: Working on our 10 year old son’s costume for his speech at school.

: I vowed to change how I consume major news. A few months into 2019 my new approach is working well. …

: I can no longer say I’ve never had avocado toast. 🤷🏻‍♂️

: I’ve spent nearly the whole day adapting projects to revised APIs. And predictably the API changes …

: Ever since it came out I’ve been using the Jayson iOS app (you know, for looking at JSON files). All …

: At the high school Performing Arts Center. But for a parent meeting not a performance. Super deluxe …

: If someone made a shirt with a pocket specifically to hold the Apple Pencil I’m afraid I’d buy it 🙃

: Earlier this year @johnjohnston posted animated GIF images of the sky/weather. Being a bit of a …

: Window on Weather - creating time lapse images of the local sky Earlier this year @johnjohnston posted animated GIF images of the sky/weather based on a Raspberry …

: Oh this iPhone home page app grouping is da bomb: Envy, Gluttony, Wrath and more! 👍🏼

: Has anyone used a good app for doing a room layout (2-D) for placing furniture etc? I don’t care if …

: I’m a happy computer scientist dad. Today at his 3rd Micro:bit class the instructor officially …

: Out of 550 potential jurors 70 were assigned to the same case as me. After 5 hours 13 jurors were …

: As I continue to go through the jury selection today, apparently my George Washington socks are a …

: Last time I was called down I was seated on the jury for a capital murder case. It was later turned …

: You have been summoned. Yep, sitting here with 550 of my fellow residents waiting to be called, or …

: Today’s flight. 🍷

: I’m thinking of picking up a HomePod next time I see one at a big discount. Wondering if I’ll regret …

: Re-stringing my daughter’s acoustic guitar. The Elixir strings will be an upgrade from the …

: This. Totally. Sucks. Bite me patent trolls. Getting to an Apple Store for repairs or pickup is …

: I made good progress on a side project a couple of days ago, getting my Python scripts imported so …

: Based on results and their very poor narrative of actions to recover, the leadership should be …

: ‘Merica. Watching a 🚀 launch on a iPad on my lap with payloads from 🇮🇩 🇮🇱 🇺🇸 .

: Thinking about gratitude for small things: Thankful for all the people who I bump into during my …

: For the first time in my adult life its February and I still haven’t made a vacation plan for the …

: A New Independent Coffee Shop Opened I found out a new indie coffee shop opened a couple miles from my house. The cappuccino is good, the …

: I am not winning today: followed my normal morning routine, shuffled into the kitchen, put coffee in …

: A reminder why I refuse to have their devices in my home. Note how customers are not even part of …

: As someone who is disturbed by my country’s issues being painted as extremes for political …

: It’s amazing the shipwrecks Paul Allen’s team is able to find. This one amazingly intact and …

: This is an usually destructive hack of a small provider. Still it is a good reminder of why it is …

: My Micro Monday is @diplomaticdiva. She’s a delightful person and posts great photos of London that …

: Making the final repair from the electrical storm: wiring up a replacement transformer for our …

: It’s in the low 30F here so miso suru and sake feels great.

: I love the snark of the CARROT app and it’s my go-to for weather on my Watch. They’ve set a new bar …

: Today just gets better (not) and better (not). Now at the urgent care clinic with the 14 year old …

: The casualty list grows: ❌ One managed 8 port Gigabit switch ❌ One un-managed 8 port Gigabit switch …

: Thunder and lightning very very frightening… ⛈ A tale of woe wrought by nature A storm woke …

: I have to admit I got quite a chuckle out of the juxtaposition of Jean’s note on the envelope and …

: Feeling unusually productive this morning. I already ✅ Debugged issues in my code caused by changes …

: I’ve been using ProtonMail for over a year, having moved from Google. This blog post, by ProtonMail …

: Waffles……. 230 New Emojis in Final List for 2019

: 😂 I press my thumb down on an app to delete it, causing all the other apps tremble with fear, and …

: Pondering this 🤔 : a lot of us use tagemoji. Is there a way to automatically generate a list of the …

: If you work with JSON files and use iOS the new Jayson app is a blessing. Just saying… …

: Our 10 year old son had his first Micro:bit programming class tonight. It’s self-paced and he flew …

: This sky….. it was gone in a moment. 📷 ⛅️

: Apparently I’m an oddball. 16personalities says I’m INFJ-A. The Advocate personality type is very …

: My lazy Saturday 🤔 We’re painting a couple of rooms today. Taping and other prep is done. Short …

: Foggy drive this morning - but at least its warm (~50F) 🌫 📷

: As usual Facebook says it did nothing wrong. It bothers me as I imagine 99% of users who to used the …

: Big sky, puffy little clouds 📷

: My Micro Monday is @herself. A kind, thoughtful person who also just had a short story published …

: We love us some raw oysters. One of many rounds… 📷

: Hmm. I was catching up on people’s Micro.blog posts from today and was thrown a 🧱 wall (No more …

: I love this idea - reuse is much better than recycling. “Loop is about the future of …

: My 10 year old son started reading The Hobbit last night and really likes it. I’m therefore a very …

: I started playing Red Dead Redemption 2 a couple weeks ago. It’s my first R* game - I’ve mostly …

: We watched the first episode on a pride of lions. Outstanding stuff. If you like wildlife you might …

: My thought as well the financial crisis of journalism and dominance of big tech platforms are …

: My wife and I painted our daughter’s room today. First time to paint a whole room. We’re both quite …

: This is encouraging (article may be paywalled). the emerging medium of choice to reach audiences is …

: ✖️ marks the spot 📷

: The Netflix price problem - maybe our time together is over I’ve been mulling over the Netflix price increase. In terms of our budget it isn’t meaningful but I …

: A lone winter dandelion. 📷 I’m wondering if it will survive to completion - going to be in the …

: It was this kind of day. ⛅️ 📷

: Sometimes our dog likes to lay down right up against the back leg of my desk chair. Mostly I’m aware …

: And with this the Girl Scout cookie season begins. Feed me these and I’ll tag along anywhere

: From a couple of days ago - an interesting reminder, for me, of the history. Before the internet …

: Even when I’m not wearing them our dog likes to curl up with my shoes. 🐕 📷

: This is another example of an overhyped prediction. The researchers who predicted a huge impact of …

: Midwinter’s blessing: fantastic weather for outdoor exercise. 📷 ☀️

: The kids are back in school today making this the first “normal” week day of the new year for me. …

: Tonight’s college football championship game is intense. I’m going to be sad, as usual, that the …

: My Micro Monday is @eddiehinkle . A steady stream of interesting posts, a community supporter, and a …

: The “scientists” saying screen time is inherently dangerous are just seeking headlines. there is …

: I’m old fashioned. 🥃

: After days of nothing but rain and near freezing temperatures we have a lovely and warm severe clear …

: We were young, once. Picture of one of my early dev teams. Found in a stack of my comp sci books.

: Family is feeling primitive this afternoon. The Internet at home went out so no streaming, no online …

: Giving and caring are good for the soul and returns to you many times over, I think. This is one of …

: My first surprise of the new year: our 10 year old knows what dubstep is. Note: he’s a big fan of …

: A little pre-New Years adult beverage 🎉 while watching a bowl game 🏈

: Final achievements of 2018 ✅ Painted an interior wall (first time ever, in the kitchen) ✔️ Got back …

: Following the lead of some others, here is a collage of favorite photos from the past year. All made …

: Vicky is blogging about her one-bag nomad lifestyle. Enjoyed this post, gave me things to …

: Facebook found a new way to creep me out even though I deleted my account. Since last week …

: Sharing ten questions you might want to answer in a year-end journal entry. I’ve found these to be very beneficial. I’ve found these questions to be a great launching point for a long-form journal entry looking …

: One of my big surprises locally was the announcement of a 15,000 seat cricket stadium to be …

: Some of you might remember that a month ago I made a resolution to go from following 79 people to …

: This isn’t surprising but it is a fascinating read. Spoiler: probably a lot more thank you think. …

: Today was the first chance I got to do a RAW multi-photo editing session on my 2018 iPad Pro, going …

: I don’t much believe in traditional-style New Year resolutions. But here are two things I am …

: 9am status report: sitting here counting the minutes until I can dive into Christmas Day leftovers …

: Binging on 7 Days Out on Netflix on this Christmas Eve.The quiet before tomorrow mornings chaos.

: May your chestnuts be roasty and your mittens toasty. 🌰 🧤 Seasons greetings from Siri. Merry …

: And with that last bit of tape our final Christmas gift is wrapped. I think the only thing on …

: In a random internet walk today I ran across this video from Young Guitarist of the year finalist …

: One of my Japanese friends always includes something unusual in his new year (年賀状) cards. This year …

: Today’s WSJ has a solid article on the mess around FB and other social media firms pointing out that …

: More things you need to know: Advertising ID tells who you are, its not anon > personal …

: These small berries have been hanging around on the hiking trail for a few weeks. There are lots of …

: From the room while waiting for my Doctor. You can tell his preferred exercise method.

: Wunderground is killing their API end of this year. Like many I wasnot notified and have several …

: Happy to say I deleted my account. They gave access to private messages and friends. > Facebook …

: Nice to see Things3 getting some love from MacStories. Things3 wins app update of the year

: Hard data on the extent women are abused on Twitter I’m not shocked by this data at all. I often wonder there are any women left on Twitter given …

: I’m looking for some help/advice. I’d like to get back to reading articles, like news or …

: Crazy me, in retrograde. Or why I no longer use my 34" UltraWide monitor. Also, I flutter about. I’m really happy with my upgrade to the 2018 12.9” iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and …

: A little mom and dad time in a busy season 📷 🍺

: If you think using your browser’s safe mode and not logging in to Google keeps your search results …

: I’m using Dark mode on my MBP and still have mixed feelings about it. So many clashes. Today Things3 …

: Inspired by @mmarfil, here are my top 5 Shortcuts. Not sure how good they are so possibly this is FYA 🤪 Inspired by @mmarfil I thought I should look and see what my top 5 Shortcuts are. I imagine there …

: Bank deposit - not the monetary kind, but rather what’s left over after heavy runs cause our creek …

: This USB-C Dock for the new iPad Pros on Kickstarter intrigues me. Is a dock better than dongles? …

: I have more work to do on next year’s investing plan so went to the coffee shop to focus. I forgot …

: Giving: It’s one simple behavior that’s been shown to increase happiness. Listen to interviews with …

: For those who use Drafts, is there a way to get its character count to take markdown into …

: I’m feeling nostalgic for the early days of MP3s. The sites that championed MP3s introduced me to …

: Elf on the sh… err… shoulder 🎅🏻

: My goal in following people on Micro.blog and how the site differs from other social media Last month I set a goal to follow 100 people on Micro.blog by the end of the year (I was at 79 at …

: A cappuccino tastes especially good on a dreary day. Hanging out at the local coffee shop to spend …

: For those who have deleted or deactivated their Facebook account: did you post a note on Facebook in …

: Welp, did my first ECG using my ⌚️ ♥️ Apparently I’m still not dead ✔️

: It’s a “needy” time of year for social media companies. Three times in 2 hours yesterday Facebook …

: This kind of info might help us convince some of our friends to leave the platform. Facebook’s …

: I’m really curious: what school of marketing teaches that if a customer buys something from …

: A quick note on my replacement for Adobe Photoshop and on their onerous approach to subscriptions aka “Creative Cloud” A few months back I dropped the Adobe Photo plan subscription. I’ve never gotten along with …

: We’re blessed we live only a block away from this creek. It has never run dry, even during a …

: Grasses 📷

: Neon and Invisible. Not two words I normally see together.

: My family’s real world iPad vs Mac usage and a view of the future Our real-world usage * My wife uses her iPad Pro exclusively (she is the full time manager of our …

: The longer I go between opening the Facebook app (to check posts from the kids’ schools) the more …

: I was quite sad when Apple dropped support for ordering Calendars, Cards etc directly from the macOS …

: The more work I do on the 12.9” iPad the more impressed I am. With the keyboard attached …

: Even a Mars rover gets all look, something shiny and new!

: Another glorious day of severe clear 📷 🌞 👟

: After 24 hours w/the iPad Pro 12.9” (up from my former 9.7” Pro): * My iPhone X suddenly looks like …

: I’m curious what app people who host at micro.blog use for drafting posts? When I was hosting on …

: Setting up my new iPad went great! Until I tried to access my files in iCloud Drive - nothing there …

: TIL in the Micro.blog app on iPhone I can expose a return key when composing by going to numeric …

: Native Texans are stereotyped as conservative and Republican in general but they threw their support …

: I might have done a thing…

: I Christmas shopped at a local mall today. While there I tried a new place for lunch. The tacos al …

: NASA gets a lot of shade. While its had its own failures it’s the only agency to ever land on Mars. …

: For Micro Monday I’d invite you to follow @numericcitizen He shares some fantastic photos and also …

: Stunning sunrise today 🌅 📷

: No Black Friday shopping trips for us. Instead it’s ⚪️ Replacing smoke detector batteries (we have …

: Tools of the trade today, ready and waiting. The wine is Molly Dooker “The Boxer”. 🍷

: We have our 🦃 in the oven and everyone is looking forward to having a special day together. ❤️ I’m …

: The sky was lovely but the clouds were a bit confused (multiple types meandering around today). 📷 ⛅️

: Now that I’ve used Micro.blog’s ActivityPub feature to create a Mastodon compatible name I no longer …

: I think Ars Technica’s post today on Facebook’s harmful nature is spot on: “Sorry Mark Zuckerberg, …

: Question for those with the new iPad Pro + Apple keyboard: If you fold the keyboard back when not in …

: On a short road trip with my wife today and back tonight. WiFi and cell coverage limitations are …

: The problem isn’t services selling likes, it is the whole notion of Likes and Followers that is to …

: For Micro Monday I’d like to suggest you look at the timeline of @numericcitizen Great photos and …

: My wife got a sewing machine and is learning how to make clothes. Here our son models Mom’s first …

: Bought an Apple pie today. It will not survive to Thanksgiving. 🥧 📷

: The world of micro.blog — fitting some of the pieces together (at least in my mind). Image is best viewed large (i.e. in browser or Sunlit). There are a lot of pieces and connections (some required, some optional) for users adopting …

: Wasting time on some Fallout 76. 📷

: Our dog is not happy 🐶📷

: My year-end MB goal: follow 100 users. Current count: 79 users How many people I follow is such a …

: Sitting at the bar for dinner and a guy sits next to us. With a new 11” iPad Pro and keyboard case. …

: My conscience much more often brings to mind “I wish I hadn’t done that” moments from my distant …

: Unsung macOS advance: I’m “one of those people” who manually run disk checks on my …

: As part of switching back to hosting via micro.blog I’m doing some thoughts regarding feng shui of …

: I’m in the process of changing back from posting to my WP site to posting and having content hosted …

: I feel rather dirty lately. The below setup to host Windows 10 on an external SSD on my Fusion drive …

: I’m not “at peace” with my current blogging set up and I’m hoping some of you will provide some …

: In a blogging muddle With all the changes in the social media world the past year or two and the rise of new ways to …

: This is canon, via Chris Mills. The definitive book about Windows 10 error messages

: It’s not a campfire but the fireplace made some adequate s’mores. 🔥

: Ten years ago today this guy joined our family. We never expected to be blessed with such an …

: I’ve asked Flickr for a zip file with all my content. Next step is to cull ~700 photos. After …

: I’ve signed up at mastodon.technology and set up cross-posting from micro.blog. Not sure how I feel …

: Make a wish! 🌸 📷

: We had a heavy rain overnight and it remains a gloomy and chilly afternoon. One benefit: the trail …

: The start of this review pretty well states my feelings. It’s like the hardware team worked like …

: So far my at-home election watch party has consisted of 1 🥃 1 Reese’s and a bowl of Tostitos. I …

: My saga creating an external SSD for booting Windows 10 on my iMac: failure, failure, failure, success I thought I’d post a quick summary of the journey to getting Windows 10 to boot on my iMac using an …

: Wish me luck: I’m trying to install boot camp and Windows on an external SSD so I can use it from my …

: I found this while out exercising today. They were only on this one tree out of a whole forest of …

: A few years ago our family of 2 adults + 2 kids would have needed 3 computers. Now one is all we …

: Thoughts on Apple’s high priced iPads I’ve seen quite a few posts, here and elsewhere, about the cost of the new iPad Pros. My interest is …

: We’re not really into Halloween but do like to give out candy to the kids. Unfortunately it is quite …

: Our 14 year old daughter decided she wanted to go to the freshman homecoming dance. So she asked a …

: Apple is rightly known for its hyperbole. Hyperbole aside, the new iPad Pros are truly amazing. I …

: Apple keynote MacBook Air thoughts: 1. Tim Cook seems really excited by this 2. I doubt a group of …

: Duck duck go? Or father-son?

: My 9.7” iPad Pro is 2.5 years old so it’s a bit hard to justify an upgrade. I want to get the larger …

: 🍳 🥓 🍞 breakfast for dinner is a winner

: Wispy ⛅️ 📷

: This shipwreck discovery is a stunner! Shipwreck found in Black Sea is ‘world’s oldest …

: I asked Apple to give me the data it has on me. They provided it today and I downloaded the files. …

: Impact of the mid-term election on my social media participation? I’m wondering what the mid-term election results will do to my social media participation. After the …

: So important. So rewarding.

: Here in the US, early voting starts tomorrow in my state. Voting participation is much lower for …

: My 9 year old son pre-ordered donuts for this morning. A pleasure to run out for them when greeted …

: This photo reminds me of the fall emoji 🍂 📷

: Bloomberg’s story on China’s hacking of servers is really smelling like bad journalism. They need to …

: Here’s what’s wrong. I frequently hear from people who are disgruntled. Never once have I heard from …

: As a science/space nerd I find it fascinating it will take seven years to get to relatively nearby …

: Happy 🍂 y’all. 📷

: Finally got myself on the IndieWeb ring. It was quick and easy. 🕸💍

: Looks like Apple is announcing all the remaining new things on October 30th. I’m strongly tempted to …

: The teenager 10 years ago today. 🐎 📷

: If you like funny photos of animals you’ll love this collection Our favorite finalists from the …

: My word of the day was pathetic fallacy. I never would have guessed the right meaning! The phrase …

: I love the SYMIHC podcast and this one is a fave 🎙 The Sinking of the SS Princess Sophia | Stuff You …

: I always feel bad when I dump some cinnamon on top of lovely latte art. But cinnamon wins every …

: I never preorder games. So often they just don’t live up to the promises. However.. I just …

: My current favorite weekend watch face. I like clean and simple when I’m in ‘family time’ mode.

: Pillowy ☁️

: Entering a new phase of parental stress: our 14 year old daughter has a date for the homecoming …

: Today just went south: Windows 10 on our iMac (run via boot camp) installed an update this morning. …

: My Micro Monday is @pratik. Maybe I should say it’s because his son is an award winning martial …

: The fact Facebook is creating a “portal” device for video chatting over Messenger shows me just how …

: Interesting story in today’s WSJ on how one company dealt with trolls and other issues. A key point: …

: Widely scattered storms this evening. They be scattered but that doesn’t mean they’re …

: This iPhone review is amazingly detailed. And this quote makes me want to upgrade: “Apple’s iPhone …

: I’ve had my Series 4 watch for a couple of weeks now and summarized my experience with it so far: …

: Series 4 Apple Watch Experience For reference I updated from a Series 0 to a Series 4 with a cellular plan. To get the bad out of …

: His and hers sake samplers

: Today’s Texas vs OU 🏈 game will go down as a classic. Talk about a thriller!

: My morning: Dad’s happy. Kids happy.

: A sketch our 14 y/o daughter made while bored in her animation class today 👁 ✏️

: IGG Software’s v7 update to Banktivity is one of the best dark mode adaptions I’ve seen. It looks …

: That said I took the time this week to use my local newspaper’s list of all my races and responses …

: As far back as I can remember my Mom emphasized the need to get to know politicians at every level …

: Daughter’s pen/ink line sketch for art class

: Four years ago today. I was rather amused by how the potted plants behind her seemed attached to her …

: The Fallout videogame series is my favorite. But I’m only mildly excited for the release of Fallout …

: Glorious morning. 📷 🌞 ☁️

: Live. Laugh. Love. 📸 ❤️

: Trying to get our 14 year old daughter to spend effort preparing for the PSAT this month has been a …

: ⛅️ ☀️ 🏡 📷

: My Micro Monday is @ddykstal because everyone needs a badger and chief entropy officer in their …

: Just published What’s keeping me in this relationship (with my Mac)? wherein I explore my devices, …

: What’s keeping me in this relationship (with my Mac)? As chief technolust-er, procurement officer, and father of a couple of growing kids I have been …

: Manchester United is off to a terrible start this season. Such lackluster play against weaker teams. …

: My thought of the day: Action beats Reaction

: I watched some people leave locked Windows laptops unattended while they went outside to talk or …

: Normally when I hit a coffee shop first thing in the morning I get a ton of stuff done. Today I’m …

: I find this perspective a bit mind-bending. I feel like I’m sitting cross-legged on an asteroid …

: Thought it might be good to share a post from today: Things That Help Us Relax: Wirecutter

: Finally feeling like Fall today (60F this morning). Photo from 10 years ago today.

: We saw a full rainbow this morning while getting the kids to school. Couldn’t grab a panorama sadly. …

: September 26, 2008. Last hope of Fall. 📷 🌺

: Tried out one of my longed for features on the ⌚️ today: it works perfectly for controlling my music …

: @burk I wonder if it would be useful or interesting to have a page with a list of emoji’s used on …

: Started going over to the dark side… Mojave install on my MBP in progress…

: @cygnoir @macgenie Loved the interview! Haslted has such an engaging personality and I am forever a …

: Normally I use watch faces with quite a bit of data/complications. But these motion-based faces are …

: My new ⌚️ is possessed or something. Both times I tried to set it up it was in left hand mode. I …

: I really like my new Series 4 Apple Watch. But it came with some setup frustrations. The biggest is …

: There have been a couple of high profile posts from users leaving micro.blog. I had given this …

: My Micro Monday is @johnjohnston. Thoughtful, teacher, Scotland — what’s not to like?

: Some things on my shelf.

: Why I’m (Still) using Micro.blog There have been some posts recently from a few respected micro.blog users about leaving the service. …

: In case you missed this: as of September 21st by Federal law you can now request freezes to your …

: Got great news today. I ordered my ⌚️:35 after the store opened with an earliest delivery of Oct 2 …

: Keeping up with the games. Texas is doing better than I expected. 🏈 📺

: Nearly 11” of rain with more expected today. A good excuse to plant myself on the sofa and watch …

: We have rain. Lots of it. 5.5” in a couple hours in fact. Can’t even blame it on a hurricane. It’s a …

: ICYMI: The Japanese Hayabusa 2 probe has just deployed a pair of landers to the surface of the …

: Winning 🥇: Looking out the window at the coffee shop and the clerk at the FedEx store next door came …

: I ordered my Series 4 watch 35 minutes after the store opened. It has now shipped and is said to …

: Cappuccino, VPN and a Signature Field Notes at my local coffee shop. Great start to a rainy day. 📷 …

: Ten years ago today

: Sep 1, 2008

: Apple Watch folk: I’m a week or so from getting my new Apple Watch and one of the upgrades for me is …

: If you want Shortcuts involving weather the Carrot app is hard to beat. It’s already had 2 updates …

: I keep seeing articles digging into the iOS beta for signs of a new iPad. To me the fact the time …

: Noticed a bit of a Shortcuts Easter 🥚: When you drop a Number action into a Shortcut the default …

: Yesterday I went through Apple’s Shortcuts user guide. Lots of good info in there. Paying things …

: I have a pretty strong distaste for Starbucks coffee. But this location is really nice inside and …

: @Becky re: screen time for young ones, we experienced the same with both of ours. We’ve always been …

: I was just thinking I needed a Shortcut to set things up for a nap and while browsing Reddit found …

: There are some fantastic tidbits in this Twitter stream on useful iOS 12 features. ht @JohnPhilipin

: I’m the one guy who’s always excited when Numbers is enhanced. Happy to see the addition for support …

: Well this is a first: I’m sitting at a Starbucks this morning. With a hot croissant and a cup of hot …

: Status: madly saving iOS 12 posts, reviews and tips to Things3 for later review.

: Several automations I wanted are failures because (per the action notes) Safari web page items are …

: iOS 12: Editing Shortcus is a hot mess for me. Crashing like crazy when editing Shortcut actions.

: My morning playlist: Festival Bangers. Don’t judge. 😆 itunes.apple.com

: My Micro Monday is @garciabuxton. I really enjoy her thoughtful posts and photo stream. She feels …

: Regarding replies, I often feel like I’ve become lazy when a short & simple response isn’t …

: Ten years ago today Most people take photos of pretty flowers. Me, I’m weird. And I …

: Donut run at 7am in suburbia.

: For you @macgenie

: If you enjoy real-life mysteries this is intriguing. So much room to make up possible explanations. …

: Ten years ago today we feared we had lost our little bun, angst that was amplified by the fact the …

: My wife and I got two of the most wonderful emails from our 9th grade daugther’s math teacher. We’re …

: September 13, 2008 📷 🍄

: Ok (micro?) podcaster people I have a question. I’m considering doing a podcast with my 9 year old …

: Old phone sold right quick Friday brings a new order Heart, Water, Fitness

: After looking into it I think I’ll have to go with the 44mm sized Apple Watch. My current bands …

: Mind blown: adjusting depth of field after taking a photo.

: Well, here comes the iPhone X update. Time to see if Apple can convince my wife and me to update …

: When I bought my series 0, I nearly got the small model (38mm) because my wrists are not that large …

: In non-Apple news: I’m burning through my first Field Notes book much faster than I expected. …

: Most of the attention is on the new 📱 but the product I’ll buy soonest is a new ⌚️. My series 0 …

: If it weren’t for my Workout playlist there’d be no Workout at all.

: My Micro Monday recommendation is someone who recently joined and I just started following. Check …

: First use of my Field Notes — in the field.

: PSA: If you like the photos on micro.blog, check them out using the Sunlit app. They’re a little …

: It is the first day when it is both <90F and not raining so I can comfortably do some woodwork on …

: Our daughter just started her freshman year of high school and she’s already been invited to a …

: Raining 2” per hour. It was nearly 4”. Guess I better pick up our daughter from the bus! 🚌📷

: Do you think email is the answer? Unsurprisingly this opinion comes from a guy running a biz …

: One of the many reasons to use Sunlit instead of Instagram is that Sunlit looks great on an iPad, …

: We had rain most of the day so I pulled carpool duty picking up our 4th grader. The line of vehicles …

: I fired up the time machine on my Flickr stream setting it to 10 years ago today. A symbolic image …

: My initial order of Field Notes arrived. I went for the Black in standard sized as well as a couple …

: Family Dinner Out, Texas style! Mom and dad were adding protein while the kids went for carb …

: My Labor Day status ✅ Designed & started crafting a coconut grater bench for my wife 🥥 ✅ Fixed …

: Us.

: In a happy place right now: watching the first College Gameday of the season.

: On the good news front: I cannot believe how much our 14 year old daughter has changed, as a student …

: I like Reddit. The few things I subscribe to don’t seem to contain abuse (just an occasional …

: Speaking of social media as we often do… I have Snapchat because our teenage daughter wanted …

: Hmm. That reply was meant for @odd.

: I need a new Apple Watch so that’s at the top of my wish list for the 12th. But I’m not too enthused …

: Placed my first order with Field Notes. Buying a few different types and sizes to try out. I’ve …

: A bit late for National Dog Day, but better late than never, right? 🐕 📷

: Let the record show my first college game of the year is the Wyoming Cowboys vs the New Mexico State …

: College football on the TV tonight. Life is good. 📺👍🏼

: This time of year, due to the heat, I tend to get most of my exercise on a stationary bike. It seems …

: TFW your Apple Watch dings to say you’ve met your calorie burn goal for the day. While you sit in a …

: My wife wants to learn to sew so we picked out a machine at a local sewing shop today. She‘s already …

: I loved Monument Valley - the game. Scratching my head over the concept for a movie though… …

: I sure hope the new model supports legacy bands. I love my current leather band and would hate to …

: This make me sad. Paper was a pioneer and still a great app. Popular iPad drawing app ‘Paper’ bought …

: Both of our home computers (MBP & iMac) are more than 5 years old. Normally I’d have replaced …

: Lately I see a lot of posts regarding a downward inflection for Twitter - that it has lost its way. …

: Looks like Icro was eating my posts yesterday so back to the MB app. Apologies for being a day late …

: I find myself out of touch the past few days. I see many posts re: angst, trauma, drama posted about …

: My Micro Monday is @burk - a great guy, a micro blogging supporter, and poster of interesting …

: Today’s the first day of school for the kiddos so back to my morning routine of stopping by the …

: Hand rolls and beer to start 🍣 🍺

: I’m wondering if anyone has used the Sonos Beam soundbar with Siri and Airplay and how well the …

: I’m really enjoying this podcast. If you have any interest in history you might like it as well. …

: It’s the last week of summer break for the kids so we have a series of fun activities planned. …

: I wonder what well-known sites benefit from Apple’s affiliate program for links to apps? I don’t …

: We’re going to throw paint on canvases 🎨 📷

: Long time no cappuccino 📷 With the kids out for the summer I often don’t get out of the house early …

: I received No Man’s Sky at Christmas & gave it a try shortly afterwards. Kept hitting my head …

: Sunrise is the best time to hike when it is this hot.

: Shh, don’t tell the kids. But I’m rather looking forward to their return to school in a couple of …

: First day of Hogwarts camp. Waiting at platform 9 ¾.

: My initial App Store downloads. I have a couple of pages for this date.

: The 1Password folks are denying acquisition talks with Apple are under way. I hope they stay …

: I downloaded the Signal app on my iPhone. Not sure what I’m going to do with it though!

: States visited so far on this summer’s road trips 🗺: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, …

: Woke up to thunder this morning. A good excuse to grab a coffe and enjoy the storm out the window. 📷

: I’m trying to be a responsible adult. But this is the only place I allow myself a pina colada🍹 . The …

: Not your usual fireworks shot

: And a not-so-obligatory version of the fireworks 💥 shot. Our hotel really put on a great show. Quite …

: Obligatory fireworks 💥 shot.

: Sitting on our hotel balcony as a storm rolls in reminds me of the only thing I miss about living in …

: I somehow feel Independence Day 💥 is a good day to think about Indie blogs and micro.blog. Thanks …

: July 3rd Chillin In the Heat [gallery ids=“3393,3392,” type=“rectangular”]

: We’re heading out with the kids to San Antonio for the holiday. Here’s hoping the drive through …

: Waiting for his dinner.

: I was thinking about esports vs traditional team sports. Traditional teams are usually associated …

: Speaking of bad actors: ProtonMail has been offline for a couple of days due to a massage DDoS …

: @kitt My post was re: delivery, people transport. The world can be a mean & I haven’t seen what …

: I’m seeing more stories about driverless delivery vehicles. Am I the only one who foresees tons of …

: My favorite Apple app is Numbers. For heavy corporate lifting Excel is #1 but for everything else …

: Living in Texas makes me very thankful I live right next to a long heavily-shaded bike/run/walk …

: Very happy to see that Apple has added a special Mid-Term Election section in their News app. I …

: Swift Playground on the big screen.

: Waiting for my Genius Bar appointment. Daughter’s iPhone 6 needs a new battery (hopefully that’s …

: A man and his dog 🐶 📷

: I just saw that the MacPowerUsers podcast group on Facebook was closed and replaced by a discourse …

: My 9 year old son is watching a YouTube video that explains the theory of relativity and the …

: I know some of you are huge fans of voice assistants. Me, I would not book a hotel room that had …

: One of the best luxuries traveling by car readily permits is taking your own pillow(s).

: Our hotel just delivered complimentary bourbon to the room. Woodford Reserve and Makers Mark. My …

: Apparently some sort of famous race happens here.

: Not exactly a bucket list item but we can now say we’ve eaten at White Castle.

: My much better half.

: The King - truly larger than life.

: First the first time since buying my series 0 Apple Watch I decided to leave it at home for this …

: Small Hotel, Large Room [gallery ids=“3330,3331,” type=“rectangular”] These photos show part of our …

: We’re traveling without our kids which means we can try out a small boutique hotel. It’s quite nice.

: Getting ready for vacation. I’ve decided I’m going to hide some iOS apps I don’t want to reflexively …

: I think @rosemaryorchard might add a section for the various kinds of user created actions in …

: FYA (for your amusement, or maybe for your application) The Russian propaganda guide to stealing …

: Sitting in my study. I’m watching WWDC videos. My 9 year old son is playing on his Switch while …

: Those who think services which promise to anonymoize their data keeps their info safe/private really …

: Got some time, and brains now that the root canal meds have worn off. Time to check the parts of the …

: Look at the damage to this plane and you’ll never complain about flight delay due to storm …

: Some say experiences enrich life. I doubt they had a root canal in mind. I’m looking on the bright …

: Am I wrong in thinking Siri shortcuts are powered by Workflow tech?

: A well done WWDC opening video.

: My plan today: sit in my study and watch the WWDC keynote live. The reality today: woke with a …

: I think it might just storm…

: The rumor of Microsoft buying GitHub has gotten pretty strong so it seems nearly a certainty to be …

: Bunraku “Forgotten Japanese spirit” sake.

: My WWDC hardware wish list I’ve been mulling over my hardware wishes for WWDC. The order is based on what I’d jump …

: When considering Bear markets, this chart/infographic from Schwab helps put things in perspective …

: Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins gave her 2018 update to her Internet Trends report yesterday. Always …

: US healthcare costs are soaring, virtually all driven by hospital costs (per Bureau of Labor …

: If you listen to podcasts and are a Plex user, they updated the iOS apps today to support podcast …

: The Things3 update providing full keyboard control for the iPad brings me no end of joy. It’s great …

: Excited part: Very happy Apple finally made Messages in iCloud available in today’s iOS update …

: As a person who is constantly using his iPad Pro with a keyboard, today’s fantastic update to …

: TIL @1Password added 2 factor auth support some time ago but I never saw the app listed on a site as …

: I’m a big fan of 1Password. Today they announced Mac v7 with a ton of improvements to usability and …

: Monday morning happy place. 📷

: Sobering activity today: saw a list of every National Guard soldier killed since 9/11. Of course it …

: @modernlittleme 🍹🍻🍷🥃🍶🎉🎉🎉

: Our 9 year old son and 14 year old daughter have spent the entire evening in the den. With mom and …

: I helped my 8th grade daughter finish her end-of-year project for Business Information Management. A …

: I used to say “I’m glad people in the real world don’t act like the ones on TV”. I no longer feel …

: TFW right after you start your workout you realize you left your AirPods on your desk. 🤦🏻‍♂️

: One more test of my change based on the WP hack from @smokey - checking if the duplicate post was a …

: I put the WordPress hack from @smokey on my site. So now I wonder if this mention from WordPress …

: My Micro Monday is @vishae. Such a nice person and interesting posts!

: So today there is news of the EFAIL announcement of PGP vulnerabilities. As always the day 0 of …

: After DayOne’s breach I enabled end-to-end encryption on my Journals. IFTTT won’t work with …

: Arghh! I just discovered that even after DayOne recovered, finally, from their breach and brought …

: It looks like I have been able to slay the launch services daemon that kept burning my CPU. Not sure …

: Part of my Mother’s Day gift to my wife: John Dewar & Son’s Signature Scotch. It’s a bit …

: More milestones in my Internet makeover: 1. Having replaced my gmail account everywhere I can find, …

: I recently started a project to enter my book collection into the BookBuddy app. In doing so I have …

: The root launch services daemon (lsd!) on my MBP keeps going nuts and using tons of CPU time. So far …

: I can’t remember the last time I saw books mentioned as a driver of a major corporation’s revenue. …

: These new UPS trucks are adorable! UPS has new electric trucks that look straight out of a Pixar …

: Recent discussions here triggered memories of computer languages I’ve known vs what I currently use. …

: I&#039;ve forgotten more than I know (languages edition) A number of posts on micro.blog triggered memories of forgotten languages (computer that is, though …

: Is the DayOne app integration with IFTTT still working for anyone? Mine’s been down for days. I …

: The latte art is strong with this one (cortado) ☕️. The barista here is always so friendly & …

: I just watched Human Flight (wingsuits). My reactions went from amazing videos of flights to those …

: Completed the 20th century version of binge watching yesterday: started & finished a 300+ page …

: It’s going to hit 90F today. I think it’s time to switch workouts from my winter habit of early …

: Tonight’s appetizer - spicy handrolls.

: Big milestone today: Our 14 year old daughter achieved a life goal. She is now taller than her …

: @Becky Hi Becky, if you’d post from Micro.blog it would be easier to reply to you than on Twitter. …

: Speaking of definitions of success, this study reveals another myth about startups & success - …

: I always shake my head when a laptop is left unattended. This woman left her laptop plus phone plus …

: Bucketing Down [gallery ids=“3170,3169,” type=“rectangular”] The photo doesn’t do it …

: Team building in Palo Alto. You don’t want to know the combined salaries of this group. And …

: @manton I did 2 Instagram archive imports of single photos. They don’t show up in my timeline. …

: My write up on the plugins I use to work with the IndieWeb has a major update today. I activated …

: @Manton Does the Instagram archive import work w/Wordpress hosted blogs, or only those you host?

: You know it’s a strong front when the aircraft radar looks like this. Note lack of planes on …

: Not a meteorologist, but that sure seems like a remarkable boundary across the whole front currently …

: Today I got to help my 9 year old with geometry homework and my 14 year old with a loan analysis in …

: I documented the Wordpress plugins I adopted in January when I started shooting for IndieWeb …

: My IndieWeb-ish Wordpress Setup I’ve seen a fair amount of discussion about using Wordpress in a IndieWeb fashion[footnote …

: Thank heavens for this. Nokia completely screwed up the associated applications and never managed to …

: I had forgotten High Sierra’s APFS brought file system snapshots with it (they’re pretty …

: @Sergio_101 @macgenie loved Monday’s episode. Fascinating people here.

: I really wish I could go to my page of folks I follow and then click on one to include in a message …

: Could this be of any use with Sunlit? Instagram allows you to post to Stories from other apps

: Printed, framed and hung a couple of the free NASA posters in my study today. Really like these …

: I joined Micro.blog in January. A lot has changed for the better since then. At first I was running …

: A speculative piece but interesting. I tend to think any update this year will be minor (up to and …

: When are new MacBook Pros expected? From what I’ve read, not at WWDC (only a cheaper one there). I’m …

: Waiting in the Middle School cafeteria while our 9 year old goes through advanced testing. It’s as …

: iPod Family Portrait (-1) [gallery ids=“1368,1369,” type=“rectangular”] On the left is the disk-based …

: In which I discuss Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and Micro.blog options: My social media conversion

: My social media conversion status Twitter I no longer use the web UI or Tweetbot My profile now only contains a link to my site's …

: I had forgotten how good Torchy’s Tacos breakfast tacos are. Hard to beat price too at $4 including …

: Being lazy now: watching Real Madrid vs Bayern and the rain falling outside. ⚽️ 📺 ☔️

: We have many comfy chairs & sofas in our house. But my son loves to nestle on the floor between …

: @macgenie @RosemaryOrchard @kitt Just had a chance to catch up on the two Micro Monday casts. The …

: I thought this could be of interest to fellow Micro.blog’ers. Instagram users can download a copy of …

: Seems inevitable that a nation-state will take out a chunk of the Internet at a time that suits …

: XCode project status: Source Control->Discard All Changes 🙃

: Firing up Xcode for first time in a long time. Let’s see if I can create a Mac app in Swift…

: Well this might be encouraging: SmugMug responded to my comments about Flickr (on Twitter, since I …

: Thinking out loud: ‘Cross-posting’ from Sunlit to Flickr could be interesting. Maybe they’d be open …

: The Flickr news had me looking at my account stats there. I joined December 2007 and posted about …

: Flickr was a great combination of photo-enthusiast and social media back in the day. I made more …

: Since 1942, Some Things Never Change [gallery ids=“1324,1325,1326,1327,1328,1329,” type=“rectangular”] I recently …

: 2nd step in a possible move from Evernote to Apple’s Notes complete. After creating a Workflow for …

: I was happier than usual listening to today’s Timetable. I don’t have the new version yet but its …

: I feel like we need a campaign to get companies to provide RSS feeds of their posts rather than them …

: My car goes faster after a car wash. I’m sure if it. 🚙

: What a frightening accident. But listen to the pilot in the ATC recording. She is so calm even when …

: Today’s “the app matters” lesson: I was offered a free book, To the Edges of the Earth, but it …

: Sunday project: Exporting everything from Evernote and moving the notes into Apple’s Notes.

: Manhattan , Poke and steak 🍸 🐟 🥩

: A little light reading this morning. I’ve forgotten more than I remember about this.

: Technology is scary Chinese Facial Recognition Recognizes Wanted Man in Crowd of 60,000 - Popular …

: This line of storms is no joke. Also h/t to @radarscope and @rosskimes for helping keep us all safe.

: There are several things I’d like to see fixed & improved in Micro.blog. Still waiting 😁 I’m not …

: Elliott Management has nearly 5% of Micro Focus (MFGP) stock now and is pushing the company into …

: Went to the dentist to have a tooth prepped for a crown. Now I’m enjoying the “have a sip of water …

: What’s your favorite 8 minute song in your library? 🎶 Mine is Led Zepplin’s Stairway to Heaven.

: The premise of Netflix’s series Fastest Car (home built cars racing super cars) wasn’t that …

: My Feedbin revelation I recently adopted Feedbin to read RSS feeds as well as for reading posts from people/companies I …

: Just saying… How to leave Facebook and Twitter while staying social | Cult of Mac

: Who knew Coffee had a Belt? ☕️

: This would be a “good thing”. Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

: Proud of my friends for avoiding this trap re: Cambridge Analytics. “Based on our available records, …

: I’ve made good progress in achieving a better ‘social’ approach. I’m using Mirco.blog+self-hosted …

: PSA re those polls asking about what you like etc. Also, this is part of why I never use real …

: This description of what led up to the sinking of the El Faro is gripping and a good mix of the …

: This cure for cold legs is the funniest thing I’ve seen today twitter.com/RebeccaSl…

: So after the local EAS interrupted the TV weather covering the storm, we were left with a Fedora …

: Welp, I consider it officially Spring - we have our first tornado warning of the season. I saw it …

: Easy Access: How the Availability Heuristic Hurts Our Judgments www.schwab.com/resource-…

: Twitter’s damaging API change coming in June will mean the end of accessing Twitter for me. No way …

: Coffee shops are a happy place 😃 ☕️

: Giving Feedbin.com a try and like it so far. I think it will definitely help with my continued move …

: I’m one of those who never gave up on RSS feeds. I only read them on my iPad and have been using …

: People used to argue the gap was due to women having less experience… As women in tech gain …

: I might be up to no good… (lock pick set and a clear padlock for practice) 🚓

: Panerabread Joins the Corporate Hall of Shame, Leaks Millions of Customer Records

: Some fun at the local arcade (Mario Kart race)

: Tried out the Studio Neat ice kit with my old fashioned.

: Quietly contemplating Good Friday while watching Falcon 9 launch on a lovely Friday morning.

: If you use 1Password it has a feature that will show you what sites you login to using the same …

: Managed to successfully switch to Let’s Encrypts new wildcard certificates. I think I’m …

: Is this rumor enough to get me to wait for the new Apple Watch before replacing mine? Apple Watch …

: Saw some mentions of e*World lately. Still have my beta tester t-shirt in the closet. It was indeed …

: Enjoyed waiting out the storm with a nice window view. Sadly all good things must come to an end …

: So is Apple taking on Canvas with Schoolwork? That doesn’t seem likely to work out for a whole host …

: The storm arrived a bit sooner than expected. I suppose there are worse places to be stuck than a …

: Lovely cortado on a cloudy - soon to be stormy - day.

: I’m the rare American who enjoys Foruma 1 racing and agree with AT on this - a total train wreck. …

: When Social Media &amp; Native Language Collide Our local fave sushi place is owned by a great Sushi master chef and his wife. We aren’t into rolls …

: Not a bad life… his typical pre-bed routine.

: More reasons to hate Facebook

: I have an AppleWatch dilemma - also am I just old fashioned? What should/will I do?

: Apple Watch for the Win? or Loss? I’ve recently responded to several people asking variations on the question of whether they …

: I love these redbud trees. They really put on a show in early Spring.

: I’ve been thinking of Austin a lot lately and then this t-shirt came to the front of my workout …

: Coffee And Cars [gallery ids=“1178,1179,1180,” type=“rectangular”] Visited a new coffee shop …

: Don’t know too many details but happy to hear the Austin serial bomber’s spree has been ended.

: Thought of the day: N.B.: I really need to convince the school district, city etc to use something …

: I don’t know why people are so shocked. This will continue to happen because you are the product at …

: When a non-breach is worse than a breach Facebook’s Surveillance Machine - The New York Times

: Shopping in Texas

: I’ve been having a debate inside my head about updating my series 0 Apple Watch to a series 3 due to …

: Great hearing @modernlittleme on the podcast today.

: I doubt anyone is surprised Chris Hsu is out. Tough day for those who held on to Micro Focus shares. …

: Gotta love the US Postal Service. Our daughter ordered something on Amazon and it shipped USPS. It …

: @wyatt et al here is my current home screen

: Coffee: A Story in 3 Pictures [gallery ids=“1146,1147,1148,” type=“rectangular”] If you’re in the area you …

: Wondering if Florida ending the Daylight Savings time change madness is sufficient reason to move …

: My journal (I use Day One) just reminded me it was one year ago today I made public my decision to …

: This is loooooong overdue Free Credit Freezes Coming for All U.S. Consumers

: This would have been a great Halloween or April Fools prank… Unprompted, creepy laughter from …

: Today: 8’x4’ raised bed set up along with about half the dirt hauled in. 🥒🥦🥕🌽🌶🍅 Tomorrow: Back …

: I had been on a path to get the 30 day blogging sticker. But the past few days that seemed to turn …

: I started playing Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Switch. Looks like I will be in this …

: I’ve given it several tries but I’m not a fan of this Rye. Sorry Herman.

: Based on the number of pages of instructions we are about 30% of the way through the 6x6 All Terrain …

: Our dog’s favorite “perch” is the window seat looking out on the street. It’s a bit sad because she …

: Watching Outrageous Acts of Science with my 9 year old son is about as good as life gets.

: I’ve been part of a lot of corporate acquisitions and frankly the reasons for most are complete …

: My “Now”: half of me is saying “time for a bike ride” and the other half is all “nah, time for a …

: I have to say Keyboard Maestro is a pretty slick piece of software.

: Boiled snow crab legs in Cajun spice. So much spice while it was boiling I kept coughing. But it …

: I think “smart” advertising is stupid and a failure. For me the typical scenario is: shop for …

: First time trying Tamanohikari. Usually stick with drier sake.

: Based on some loving recommendations on my Micro.blog timeline, I purchased a Rhodia dot pad tablet. …

: Wow. Just. Wow. Also, two of my least favorites. NRA gives Ajit Pai “courage award” and gun for …

: When I opened Things3 to look at my tasks for today, there was only a handful of items. I’m a task …

: Pre-UIL Choir performance. I think the choir teachers are way more nervous than the kids.

: HomePod owners: Is it true you can tell the HomePod to open an app on a paired AppleTV? E.g. “Open …

: Listening to Mac Power Users podcast with Rose Orchard. Hearing them talk about awesome AppleWatch …

: This is about as exciting as sports can get. Congrats to 🇺🇸🏒. Regrets to 🇨🇦, you played well. …

: We’ve had a wee bit o’ rain. 6” in the past couple of days with rain continuing …

: I somehow imagine the choice of icons for the Micro.blog and Micron apps anticipated this …

: For those interested in automation and Workflow for task management, Things3 added cool new features …

: The four of us. Note the snow boots 🏝

: Our next father/son Lego project. First time to build a motorized Lego (repost).

: Is there a skill, activity or hobby you routinely omit, maybe unconsciously, when introducing …

: Micro Monday: @cygnoir. Because I love libraries and librarians! 📖

: Cajun crab and shrimp boil

: Officially cut the cord today. I sure hate talking to “customer retention specialists”. Let’s hope …

: The Olympics isn’t boring. But the TV coverage of it here in the US is a total snooze fest. They …

: I decided to try out HEVC/H.265 encoding on some videos. Definitely smaller but Plex absolutely …

: As is their custom, I imagine, as soon as they could the firemen pulled a few pictures and one photo …

: After the stress of this afternoon, a little Redemption.

: After the stress of this afternoon, a little Redemption.

: TFW all you can do is watch the neighbor’s house burn. So sad. All safe.

: Every vehicle in this shot is a first responder. Not pictured 4 ladder trucks and 2 fire trucks …

: TFW all you can do is watch the neighbor’s house burn. So sad. All safe.

: I’m shaking

: Oh my god. Our neighbors house is enveloped in fire! They’re safe but crying their eyes out of …

: I feel like I owe @Manton a case of his favorite beverage.

: Got the last of my tax info. Guess I’ll tackle my tax return this weekend. Baby (aka teenage …

: A Hydra Invaded our Home: Read how I innocently I purchased a simple Network Attached Storage device …

: Happy Valentine’s Day! 💝

: Middle School and 6th grade choirs combined. Around 400 chiclets.

: Daughter’s choir concert tonight. At the high school performing arts center. Photo doesn’t do it …

: Daughter’s choir concert tonight. At the high school performing arts center. Photo doesn’t do it …

: Daughter’s choir concert tonight. At the high school performing arts center. Photo doesn’t do it …

: @Manton is the iOS app supposed to have a badge count for mentions? Doesn’t seem to. Would be nice …

: Micro Monday: @rosskimes a mobile developer at WDT where he helped create the amazing RadarScope …

: I managed to successfully import around 200 old posts, mostly from 2010 and 2011. Lost of broken …

: A Hydra Invaded our Home - Learn from me Rather innocently I purchased a simple Network Attached Storage device to perform a couple of simple …

: We built an old fishing store

: We Built an Old Fishing Store - A Kid’s Dream Realized My 9 year old son and I just finished building the Old Fishing Store that I received as a Christmas …

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: Day 1 of cord cutting underway. Biggest challenge will be re-training the family on how to watch TV. …

: Ahhh. Dessert.

: Hmm. I guess there isn’t an Olympics emoji…

: ProtonMail has a new post regarding onlin security for Journalists, might be of interest to others …

: The not-so-joyful noise continues today: TFW the IDE won’t finish starting up. No error. Startup …

: I’ve traveled to China on business a number of times. I often wonder if my smiling (more like jet …

: Watching my 9 year old son yelling at Mario while playing Odyssey. 💭 So how come these games still …

: Which was followed by my change on the site to redirect to HTTPS breaking posting. We need an I …

: TFW a 5 minute change to an old project turns into a flaming wreck because a change to an external …

: The latest family binge watchin show 📺Animal Airport (TV Series 2012–2013) - IMDb

: Now that I have a blog up and running again I decided to look for any copies of my prior ones. …

: The sunlit dance of the genus carpoolus elementarus.

: Waking up with a penguin 🐧

: Lots of glowing reviews for the HomePod www.recode.net Apple’s HomePod speakers will be the …

: Our little dog waiting attentively for the vet to enter to do her checkup. 🐶

: Watching the two boosters landing safely at the same time is pretty stunning 🚀

: Wonder what the best cord cutter solution is these days for watching sports (soccer, olympics, F1 …

: It’s not a high end cappuccino but this will do for now.

: Sometimes you win just by knowing what is possible.

: A thought about a different sort of Discover at micro.blog: I’d like the ability to search user …

: Just watched the Chelsea game versus Watford. Chelsea played so badly you’d have thought they were …

: A Warm Coffee Shop (Decor &amp; Temperature) [gallery ids=“122,123,” type=“rectangular”] Taken at the same shop as the …

: Too cold for me outside today so exercise bike + micro.blog FTW.

: This morning’s cappuccino. Especially tasty since the temp was 23F when I got up.

: Our 9 year old son’s latest artwork.

: Our 9 year old son’s latest artwork.

: If you want some happy news, watch as this polar bear plays with a sled dog. No dogs were injured in …

: If you want some happy news, watch as this polar bear plays with a sled dog. No dogs were injured in …

: Heading to the podiatrist soon to find out why my heel is so unhappy. 👣 Trying to avoid having it …

: Heading to the podiatrist soon to find out why my heel is so unhappy. 👣 Trying to avoid having it …

: My entry in the “not dad of the year contest”: letting my son have a chocolate donut for breakfast …

: My entry in the “not dad of the year contest”: letting my son have a chocolate donut for breakfast …

: My about face on Live Photos; also thanks Snapthread! When Apple first introduced Live photos I thought they were just a gimmick - a bit of flash for some …

: My about face on Live Photos; also thanks Snapthread! When Apple first introduced Live photos I thought they were just a gimmick - a bit of flash for some …

: ATM I am trying to explain what Physics is about to my 9 year old son and failing miserably. Think …

: ATM I am trying to explain what Physics is about to my 9 year old son and failing miserably. Think …

: Merlot and MMA

: Today’s father son activity

: LEGO project status. A bit over half done. Every once in a while my 9 yo son lets me place a few …

: LEGO project status. A bit over half done. Every once in a while my 9 yo son lets me place a few …

: Today’s father son activity

: I find myself wishing I could add a reaction to other people’s posts (a la Slack and Discord)

: Does Sunlit require a photo in order to make a post? I can’t seem to create a story with body text …

: Does Sunlit require a photo in order to make a post? I can’t seem to create a story with body text …

: Hmm. I put a title on that last post, didn’t expect the whole thing on the timeline. Maybe my final …

: Hmm. I put a title on that last post, didn’t expect the whole thing on the timeline. Maybe my final …

: Does anyone know of a simple tool for MacOS that can split MP4 & WMV videos into multiple files?

: Does anyone know of a simple tool for MacOS that can split MP4 & WMV videos into multiple files?

: I find this stuff fascinating. Candid camera: Dutch hacked Russians hacking DNC, including security …

: I find this stuff fascinating. Candid camera: Dutch hacked Russians hacking DNC, including security …

: Hopefully this post with link will work. Not sure why posting from the Safari share tool doesn’t. …

: Hopefully this post with link will work. Not sure why posting from the Safari share tool doesn’t. …

: Wow, this picture of Jupiter is amazing! Jupiter’s Stormy North, Mission Juno  

: Wow, this picture of Jupiter is amazing! Jupiter’s Stormy North, Mission Juno

: Waiting for the screen repair on my wife’s iPhone. They’re running late. ⏱

: Waiting for the screen repair on my wife’s iPhone. They’re running late. ⏱

: I switched to DuckDuckGo a long time ago - very happy to see their browser extension has added …

: I switched to DuckDuckGo a long time ago - very happy to see their browser extension has added …

: Ending With Some Pinball Wizard Our daughter finished two days of testing at school so we capped the day off with a visit to a new …

: Ending With Some Pinball Wizard Our daughter finished two days of testing at school so we capped the day off with a visit to a new …

: Morning Coffee Started my morning at a great indie coffee shop. They use OCR Hidden City espresso in their …

: Morning Coffee Started my morning at a great indie coffee shop. They use OCR Hidden City espresso in their …

: I sure love a good cappuccino

: Wondering if there is anything to do in Nashville for a non-country music lover?

: Wondering if there is anything to do in Nashville for a non-country music lover?

: I sure love a good cappuccino

: This kind of investigative work is why we need to support journalism and why I believe propagators …

: This kind of investigative work is why we need to support journalism and why I believe propagators …

: I did a thing, on micro.blog: posted a page with the services and tools I’m using across desktop and …

: I did a thing, on micro.blog: posted a page with the services and tools I’m using across desktop and …

: Talented sandwich bag art 🥪

: I can currently use “Hey Siri” with my iPhone and iPad. Really not sure what the HomePod really …

: I can currently use “Hey Siri” with my iPhone and iPad. Really not sure what the HomePod really …

: Cluck cluck: Thai chicken salad + Japanese style chicken meatballs of Connie’s invention. Awesome!

: Today’s lesson: be sure to put a blank line before markdown formatting on my Pages

: Today’s lesson: be sure to put a blank line before markdown formatting on my Pages

: That’s a mighty sharp line of storms headed our way. Going to make for a very interesting few …

: His and Hers sake samplers FTW 🍣🍚

: His and Hers sake samplers FTW 🍣🍚

: Been a looong time since I could exercise outside in short sleeves.

: Been a looong time since I could exercise outside in short sleeves.

: I think this post-fight interview with Mallory Martin (including the smack talk at the end of the …

: I think this post-fight interview with Mallory Martin (including the smack talk at the end of the …

: Watching videos from our 13 year old daughter’s early years. Great to have these memories.

: Watching videos from our 13 year old daughter’s early years. Great to have these memories.

: A frugal man, I suppose. Paying for a few groceries at the self service machine using a ziploc bag …

: A frugal man, I suppose. Paying for a few groceries at the self service machine using a ziploc bag …

: When I hit the trail a few days ago there was a fairly heavy fog. Took some photos that were fun to …

: When I hit the trail a few days ago there was a fairly heavy fog. Took some photos that were fun to …

: Something wicked this way comes

: Something wicked this way comes

: Beach!

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: Insert son’s face here

: Insert son’s face here

: Lard!

: Yeah but it sure as hell isn’t a warm welcome

: Happy New Year’s! 😎🍺🍸👍🏻

: Gumbo. Because Louisiana.

: One of my all time favorites for dinner: Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz

: Well look at that! Santa Claus came to our house and hacked into our WiFi network. Geez, everybody’s …

: Buon Giorno Coffee.

: Coffee people ☕️

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: Not a bad sunset!

: Got in a quick jog in lovely fall weather. 15 minutes later there is a gale blowing leaves …

: Took my daughter to buy a sketch book and some charcoal pencils… You won’t believe what …

: Redemption Rye. Cool name. From Indiana of all places. Great taste and a good value. …

: It’s a good Saturday when: My mini me joins me on the sofa in my study while I watch college …

: X

: It’s a 🐶 life

: Howdy y’all

: Texas speed limits

: Current status

: Status: 🍸 🍺

: Status: Making

: Status update

: Status: Adult beverage = Sazerac

: Drinking and Old Fashion in an old fashioned (inherited) glass. Cheers!

: He’s teaching me winning chess setups using his Mario chess set

: I love clouds ☁️ ❤️ #nofilter #clouds

: My daughter. She is lovely in my 👀

: Cute eh?

: Waiting…

: Our 8 year old son’s depiction of the family as snowmen (4+dog) 👱🏻👱🏼‍♀️👦🏻👧🏻🐩

: Burning Christmas calories, found an old Citrix cap of mine >10 years old

: I like 50F >> than 17F

: Texas weather. Going from 72 now to 19 by morning. That’s gonna hurt 🌫⛄️🌫 Gonna hibernate …

: Wearing it old school tonight. My 15 year old WWDC turtleneck.

: Hi. Here’s Santa’s butt for you. You’re welcome. 🎅

: My first Instagram!

: Our Boy

: Get in my belly!

: Off with his head 😉Happy Thanksgiving y’all!

: Pre-Thanksgiving jogging trail fun #latergram

: Pre-Thanksgiving jogging trail. Gonna need this!

: Flying high - 11th floor

: At the office today - no clowning around. #clownpocalypse

: Felt like a faux dust bowl photo today

: It’s a lovely restaurant space

: View of Georgia Aquarium from our hotel room

: Road trippin

: The drive from Austin back to Dallas looked like this pretty much the whole way

: A river runs through it. Austin that is.

: A very nice old fashioned after a drive today

: Idle hands

: Our very expensive parking spot

: First 2 planes were broken. Wonder if American can get this third off the ground. 😫

: Trying a 2nd plane but now it has a maintenance issue. Sigh.

: Tobermory single malt cheers from these jolly fellows

: Foot in boot, my footwear for the next 6 weeks. In other news, sleeping in a recliner is over-rated.

: This

: Bacon and chocolate FTW! Got it at @Starbucks 😍

: Ferris…… Kids had a blast on the Ferris Wheel at the Hyatt jamboree.

: Concentration

: He wanted a cheerleader calendar. Even quizzed them to be sure they all signed it!

: Loverly

: If you like Skrillex and you like Red Lips you gotta watch this new video remix. Visually stunning. …

: Pretty sky this morning.

: Sitting at the bar, window open, watching it rain

: It’s a great day to be a Maker (small stereo amp in a wooden case). Then football! #maker …

: Tonight’s special of the house- Black Manhattan

: A TGIF Sazerac

: Never half empty

: Our 6 yo MMA monster

: Commuter’s sunrise

: Caught a balloon launch this morning

: “Please be safe. Do not leave this door open.” Says sign on open door

: Nice painterly sunrise this morning

: I’m a sucker for a great old fashioned and this bartender’s fave liquor is whiskey so …

: Kikusui junmai ginjo sake from Niigata. This is really good!

: Cute little fried crab cakes for happy hour

: My happy hour friend Sparkman Wonderland

: Lovely morning

: Running trail in the morning

: Cool clouds on the trail this morning

: That time when he was 2 and fell asleep on the floor at the door to my home office.

: A calm cool morning finds these floating by the house

: So many craft beer, so little time.

: A lovely Fall sky last night #latergram

: This morning’s sky #latergram

: Nice sunrise on the jogging trail this morning

: A little Russia 😀

: #latergram from my morning on the jogging trail. Not looking forward to shortening days.

: This #Einstok from Iceland is awesome! #beer

: Nice sunrise for morning workout

: So many bottles, so little time

: Wine flight. Palermo awesome, Renegade good too!

: First a glass of Malbec, then a burger, and now and old fashioned. Cause that’s how I roll.

: Happy to eat Cajun crawfish, shrimp and snow crab legs.