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2019-02-12: That thing where you pre-order a book and forget about it until it arrives at your door…

2019-02-11: It’s the nature of being human, I suppose? Friday I felt more peace, gratitude and joy than I …

2019-02-09: Mama’s researching kombucha. Poppa’s listening to music. Sofia’s playing fetch with Gram’s dog …

2019-02-09: Obligatory #selfie #filmbornapp

2019-02-08: Grateful for A car that starts A car that’s warm inside A new route to work Bright morning …

2019-02-03: It’s fun to live in the future. I added a page to my blog and filled it full of thoughts from …

2019-01-30: Rhone said it better than I was going to: “Today will birth legends” If you are Minnesotan, you will …

2019-01-29: Those days when it’s so cold it hurts to hold the steering wheel… hoping you’re all staying safe and …

2019-01-26: Installed iTunes on my Kindle. Am tending now toward Apple-ification…

2019-01-22: Lumiere Brothers footage of Paris, late 19th century

2019-01-20: My favored team was bested in the sportsball match this evening.

2019-01-18: Tried a poke bowl for the first time tonight. I loved it. Would absolutely recommend it.

2019-01-17: I wish I was half the typist my fingers would have me believe! #thispostmaybetypofree …

2019-01-14: Again I must record that I have not learned to write music, so I cannot share what I hear. Must fix. …

2019-01-10: Three Things Left at Home Three. Three is the running count of items that are currently not with me. Wallet: Stored in the …

2019-01-10: Blog idea: The Continuing Saga of Items I Have Left at Home

2019-01-01: I hope that 2019 brings lots of opportunities for positive change in your life. Happy New Year!

2018-12-25: The Good Earth It’s the 50th anniversary of the Earthrise photograph, and the shift in …

2018-12-25: I don’t have an ugly Christmas sweater, but I did find this hat… @chrisgzuger

2018-12-25: Makes me feel like a kid!

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas, from Saint Paul, Minnesota!

2018-12-25: A Little Magic Tonight we fed the reindeer, we watched The Grinch, Rudolph, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, and The …

2018-12-25: Elving complete for one more year. Next year I’m sure we’ll need to up our game to keep …

2018-12-24: Sunset marks the start of the first day of Christmas.

2018-12-24: Many preparations made. Many to go. Here’s to plans going as expected, and to making Merry and …

2018-12-22: Leveraging Joy is a thought provoking post by my friend Paulio. It dovetails with thoughts I have …

2018-12-22: My mom always used to sing “Over the River and Through the Woods” when we drove to her mother’s home …

2018-12-21: How Father Christmas Does It Via Nicolas Bate He starts with a VERY BIG PLAN for the year. But-having studied Covey-he begins …

2018-12-20: Hmm… Parallels Acquired by Corel I’ve been recommending Parallels for about 10 years by …

2018-12-19: Rebel Yell remixed by Crystal Method

2018-12-18: Progress on Personal Planning Tools I’m casting my lot with Things at the moment. I’ve been lost for a long time after I moved …

2018-12-15: I’ve been thinking a lot about supporting technology. In my career, my tendency to experiment …

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2018-12-14: Playing with the #tintypeapp

2018-12-11: Mmm. Fruit juice and fruit snacks!

2018-12-11: #bloodselfie

2018-12-10: I should have watched The Voice

2018-12-09: Found a bunch of review-later web links that clearly pre-date my use of Evernote and Instapaper. …

2018-12-09: I'm Not Carrying Two Phones Anymore I have carried multiple communication devices several times in my career, including for the past 5 …

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2018-12-02: Sweet, Merciful Pain-Reliever Tonight, I am grateful for xFinity Wi-Fi, which helped me in a pinch. I am grateful for Seafoam, and …

2018-11-26: That feeling when you checked the ingredients of everything you ate for gluten, but your body tells …

2018-11-25: I’m a new fan of the Headspace playlist on Apple Music

2018-11-24: First time listening to vinyl in these many long years. Bought the turntable a long time ago. …

2018-11-22: Food Coma in three… two… one…

2018-11-20: Just got the majority of my Thanksgiving provisions purchased. Be kind, everyone. Be patient and …

2018-11-16: “But sometimes what the suicidal person needs is for the therapist to join them in the darkness and …

2018-11-14: On Assumptions In my professional life, problem-solving with technology, I almost always start with a set of …

2018-11-14: Choices, and Choosing It’s so simple, and that’s why it’s so hard. To–in turn–give to others …

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2018-11-03: I’ve been doing a lot of internal work lately, reflecting on things I’d like to change …

2018-10-25: Today, at this McDonald’s, it’s the early 90s. I have heard songs from Snow and Technotronic that I …

2018-10-17: Dear Political Attack Ad Makers: You are making me reluctant to cast my vote for any candidate. Or …

2018-10-17: This morning I am grateful for scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, and time for personal development.

2018-10-16: Made my morning: Driver let me in at a merge. I waved in thanks. Driver waved back in …

2018-10-15: Holy Bleepity Bleep! Sometimes it’s not so simple to get a prescription filled… But, it …

2018-10-12: A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace has been on my mind a great deal recently.

2018-10-11: Listening to The Trip Home

2018-10-11: Tim Berners-Lee is still at work on The Web

2018-10-10: A little trash talk from a favorite vendor

2018-09-30: A funny thing happened. I started reading the print version of Wired 26.10, and I got excited about …

2018-09-29: “We can’t just complain about how tech is transforming our world; we need to invent the …

2018-09-29: “William Gibson is said to have remarked that ‘The future is here, it’s just not evenly …

2018-09-29: “Nothing ever quite seems to fulfill its imagined revolutionary potential, and nothing ever quite …

2018-09-26: Political ads just make me feel alienated. And sad.

2018-09-24: Make your own Dot Grid: Square Dots Graph Paper PDF Generator So you can make your own templates. …

2018-09-24: Boyer wishes the message hadn't been intercepted But there’s nothing wrong with feeling differently and believing different things. We can …

2018-09-23: Going to learn about how an iPhone and a Kindle Fire work with an external keyboard.

2018-09-23: Embarking today on health changes. I’ve joined a program designed to steer me away from the …

2018-09-22: When you find an accidental selfie in your photo roll

2018-09-22: Also: Music makes me cry, now.

2018-09-22: Sympathy for the Devil I shouted out, “Who killed the Kennedys?” When after all, it was you and me YouTube …

2018-09-19: Sending good thoughts forward and hoping for the best good. It’s a privilege to be in a position to …

2018-09-06: Sad to send a MacBook Pro to the recycle bin. 2008 15”— Obsolete I think by now. Battery expanded in …

2018-09-05: Sometimes I just fire Front242 into my eardrums as loud as I can take it.

2018-09-05: Auditioning Contact Lenses This Week And One Doesn't Work That thing where your contact lens is bugging you at work and the light in the bathroom is terrible …

2018-09-01: Sent wishes into the sky at #thelightsfestival tonight, in full view of Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and …

2018-09-01: I don’t know if it’s cultural baggage from the traditional school year, because my birthday is in …

2018-09-01: An argument for a middle ground in the war for your attention: Permanent Do Not Disturb

2018-08-31: First exercise set is to get the equipment in place. Test pilot Sofia confirms all systems …

2018-08-29: Spent a long time today working through setting up a Keybase profile. I am deeply intrigued by the …

2018-08-26: I salute you, web designers. Trying to make my little one-page web site look the same on more than …

2018-08-26: Summer Sunday Back-to-School Project 📷 📸 #flatpack #IKEA

2018-08-25: Reworked the landing page on my vanity domain, hjalmer.com. I probably think this song is about me.

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2018-08-21: I’m happy to see people are still actively experimenting with Web design and interactivity. …

2018-08-21: When You Let Your Text Stand Alone I just learned Brutalist Web Design is a thing. I get a kick out of it. The tenets remind me of …

2018-08-19: What’s the story behind deoxy.org led me to find reoxy.org.

2018-08-14: “Did he pee?” What are questions you shout across the house when you have children or pets?

2018-08-11: Who doesn’t want the chance to drive a fire engine?

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2018-08-11: L’après-midi à l’hôtel

2018-08-07: Test Post Testing the Sunlit app for posting

2018-08-07: Probably everyone else already knows this but planning systems will find a way into your life.

2018-08-05: Following Musical Threads: Bill Laswell, Material Listening to Bill Laswell at the moment. I’m nowhere close to a completist, but that is a deep …

2018-08-05: Purchased today. Recommended! There Is Only Now album by Secret Shine secretshine.bandcamp.com …

2018-08-04: Prepped a new batch of yogurt. Enjoyed a Bloody Mary. Planning the coming weekend. Listening to …

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2018-08-01: Daim is one of my favorite things, ever.

2018-07-25: Does anyone use their XFinity box for HDMI source switching? Troubleshooting an AV system is easily as vexing as anything else in technology. I did get my system …

2018-07-22: My daughter figured out my passcode on my Kindle. It was guessable. I’m concerned, but proud. And …

2018-07-21: Making my first ever batch of yogurt, using the recipe from @WilliamDavisMD

2018-07-19: Beauty in the Dark My taste in music is unconventional. People have been telling me for a very long time that music …

2018-07-19: Today I learned “t-shirt sizing” is a thing when designing business processes

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2018-07-14: If it’s physically impossible for me to configure my device to allow TPM firmware updates …

2018-07-14: So happy I found this! It’s a magazine logo from another era… #Mondo2000 #wereapiratemindstation …

2018-07-06: Sometimes You Already Have the Tool You're Looking For Today I learned, or maybe I relearned, that the reason there aren’t Word or Excel templates …

2018-06-30: Currently reading: Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss by Dennis McKenna

2018-06-30: Music is my time machine.

2018-06-28: Yesterday’s strange state apparently brought on by lists of names in a spreadsheet and a brain …

2018-06-27: For some reason today I’m remembering events from decades ago of statements I’ve made that were …

2018-06-25: iOS 12 Public Beta Is Available I’ve installed developer and public beta iOS releases from iOS 3 to 11. I have never really …

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2018-06-23: Kicking off Summer in St Paul

2018-06-23: OMG! Thank you for @JRE_Library

2018-06-23: I don’t know with certainty that language is a virus, but if not, it’s certainly a …

2018-06-23: Pro-Tip I could not get OwnYourGram to work until I created an account on GitHub that pointed back …

2018-06-22: Words, and Writing Them Down Picking which idea gets written first is a tricky proposition. I close my eyes and listen to them …

2018-06-18: “I know that when we listen, deeply, to the experiences of other people, we often actually find …

2018-06-17: Bacon cannot be rushed. It will not be rushed.

2018-06-16: Was gifted a new Apple TV for Father’s Day. First I watched Tron, then 808.

2018-06-16: In other project news, I’m keeping an older EliteBook pc notebook alive via Ubuntu. I made the …

2018-06-15: In the past several weeks I have been working on long-dormant web projects, including changing my …

2018-06-15: Very grateful to @manton for a new vision of networking and for rapid assistance on a technical …

2018-06-13: A question I had not thought to ask before: Why is today different from all other days? via Fast …

2018-06-11: Taken from an email in my work inbox this morning: ”…It is biased data, not machine …

2018-06-05: Hello, World!

2018-06-01: “Odin will not save you but he will give you inspiration and courage to save yourself…” I don’t …

2018-05-31: My first! I’m excited! #unimitsubishipencil #kurutoga

2018-05-23: In the business parlance of our times, I have some “deltas” or “do-betters”

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2018-05-12: Brand new journal #leuchtturm1917 #startatthebeginning

2018-05-12: Current Status

2018-05-06: Learning more every day

2018-04-25: Oh look, it it’s finally at the log in screen. But, wait, no! No it is not …

2018-04-14: Currently #mnwx #blizzardwarning #ramseycounty #snow

2018-04-14: It’s not #snowmagedon, but we planned ahead with provisions and are cocooning this weekend. #mnwx

2018-04-09: Morning cuppa. Thank you, @joelgroethe #apisupply #apisupplylifts

2018-04-03: Springtime. More than eight inches of snow today, because Minnesota. #mnwx #stpaul #bearded …