2021-10-20 The Best RSS Feed Readers for Streamlining the Internet I’m a paid Inoreader user. Arrived …

2021-10-19 There’s a Moon over Margaret Street tonight…

2021-10-18 In Apple’s Post-Jobs, Post-Ives design era, I feel like device industrial design is looking a …

2021-10-08 ADHD Tax: When I panic about losing my phone while I’m in a meeting. Phone was less than a foot from …

2021-10-07 Anyone else noticed the increased usage of the word Cyber, recently? Just me? Cause I’m old …

2021-10-06 That feeling when you get the email from the vendor that an item has shipped. Yet the tracking …

2021-10-05 A new day brought new places to type and click to resolve more kinds of technical issues. There was …

2021-10-04 Then, somehow, Plan D crashed on the landing. Tomorrow is another day.

2021-10-04 That thing where the supply chain issues in our country from sea to shining sea means executing on …

2021-10-03 When you find a British show about designing kitchens and discover that you had already been …

2021-10-02 Welp, I’m all in on iCloud email. Deleted the G-Suite account for my vanity domain. I changed …

2021-09-27 This is from a selfie my daughter took with her iPod. The Photos widget in iOS presented my the …

2021-09-27 Jupiter, Saturn, and lens flare

2021-09-27 Celiac Pet Peeve: When you check the ingredient list of the thing you bought (because you were sure …

2021-09-25 I had an espresso machine, now I don’t. But today I wish I could quickly get a couple of …

2021-09-25 More coffee! Because sometimes you have a short night and a long weekend work exercise to monitor. …

2021-09-25 I was going to make a meteorological joke about morning mental fog lifting later this morning, after …

2021-09-24 I did not expect the Apple Watch to add as much complication to the phone transfer as it does. …

2021-09-24 T-Mobile got me going, eventually. Grateful for the work of three individuals. Trick was to use the …

2021-09-24 It has become clear during the process of transferring devices and service how much the Apple Watch …

2021-09-24 Received new iPhone, but will be interesting to see if T-Mobile can get service to it. They …

2021-09-22 Silly, silly me. I assumed that if I signed into iCloud via the Contacts app, I would only be …

2021-09-20 Donating my 14th pint #bloodselfie

2021-09-15 I am triggered with song whenever I encounter the place name Gitche Gumee. It’s about a legend that …

2021-09-14 Team meetings sometimes are frustrating. I’ve noticed, though, that sometimes the frustration …

2021-09-13 Sweet Merciful… Every single time Sommer’s MacBook tries to update, it becomes very unhappy. …

2021-09-10 Straw hat at sunset

2021-09-09 When the power strip is shaped in such a way that it was possible (in the dark, under my desk) to …

2021-09-09 Tonight I learned about inline SVG and OpenGraph while leveraging a template to redesign the landing …

2021-09-06 Travel Experiences

2021-09-05 There and back again. Dayton, OH > Saint Paul, MN. 1400 miles in two days!

2021-09-05 Construction zones in Indiana have signs that scold you: Your speed is flashing number, flashing …

2021-09-05 Status: somewhere in Indiana

2021-09-04 Homeward: Kill Devil Hills, NC > Dayton, OH

2021-09-04 “…The shifting shafts of shining weave the fabric of their dreams.” Sunrise, Kill Devil Hills, NC

2021-09-03 Listening to the surf and watching the sky. Last night in OBX

2021-09-03 There is just no way a few hours at the ocean can’t be beautiful #obx

2021-09-02 Status

2021-09-02 When you spend time reading well-researched writing on pensieves. It’s a fascinating idea to explore …

2021-09-01 Me and Louie

2021-08-30 Did a preliminary scan of the steps involved in transferring my vanity email to iCloud. I was very …

2021-08-30 Note to Self: Tame Impala Radio on Spotify as played at Noosa Beach Grill, Nag’s Head, North …

2021-08-30 Good morning from the Outer Banks!

2021-08-28 Today’s travel: Norfolk > Portsmouth (Churchland and Port Norfolk) > Kill Devil Hills We are …

2021-08-26 Yesterday’s travel: Littleton, NC > Roanoke Rapids, NC > White Oak, NC > Norfolk, VA …

2021-08-24 Scrapple with breakfast. Cheer wine with dinner. We are not in Minnesota.

2021-08-21 “East bound and down, loaded up and truckin” Many destinations in the next while.

2021-08-17 There is an R40 Cinema Strangiato thing happening on Sept 9. Anyone want to go with me? Celebrating …

2021-08-15 We had to let it go. We had put in a bid on a home of a scale and from a time that I have long …

2021-08-14 Coffee and morning naps and breakfast sandwiches and house TV shows and brainstorming ideas is about …

2021-08-02 Does anyone else experience time travel via music? I Listen to First Wave on Sirius XM and have …

2021-07-31 Found my bike helmet. It’s about twenty years old, by now, but never suffered an impact. Working on …

2021-07-31 Yesterday our family learned the hard way that security cameras don’t see everything. And my …

2021-07-25 “…We have become the data we were supposed to be stealing or subverting.” Cyberpunk, Anti-Politics, …

2021-07-22 Pleasantly surprised today. My watch let me know my phone was in the car when I walked into my work …

2021-07-22 We will see how pushy Evernote is on the new subscription prices… I have been contributing $5/month …

2021-07-19 I have a new vice: Spicy Japanese Peanuts from Picosita Candy They are covered in Tajin

2021-07-06 16 hours without power. Grateful for the workers who improved local infrastructure to bring it back. …

2021-07-01 TIL: WatchOS 8 will allow reactions in Messages

2021-07-01 Coffee: For the win

2021-07-01 iPad Air: being able to use the pencil on-screen feels better than hunting and pecking. But in …

2021-07-01 Apple Watch: speaking replies to messages is my new jam. Having the option to leave my phone in my …

2021-06-27 Answered some questions I didn’t know I had: Can I Shed a Virus After I Get A Vaccine?

2021-06-25 The Police, Synchronicity II The workaday world, some events in my life, and this song

2021-06-24 With respect to an app store, well-played, Microsoft! Your move, Apple.

2021-06-23 The Cutter - Echo and the Bunnymen A second song Shuffle Play dredged up that I haven’t heard …

2021-06-23 The Ambitions Are: Wake Up Breathe Keep Breathing Shuffle Play unearthed a favorite. Nicole …

2021-06-22 A lovely night for a pint

2021-06-20 This includes my Dad’s favorite chair in a favorite room. I took this shot, visiting my mom, a few …

2021-06-17 Struggling super hard with organization. As an ADHD’er, this is career defining/limiting. I …

2021-06-17 Is it just me? On Windows 10, an Intel Core i5 can’t seem to keep up with Teams, much less …

2021-06-14 Shout out to Tony, who I have missed these many years. I explained learning about The Game to a …

2021-06-14 I do not have a subscription to read the Washington Post, where the source article appeared, but I …

2021-06-12 A dose of real. I’ve lived in Minnesota the majority of my life and I’m sure I’ve done …

2021-06-12 I have been on a Harry Potter binge recently, having watched all of the movies again, and now …

2021-06-11 A key to growth is to stop assuming I have learned every lesson in a given area. I rediscovered a …

2021-06-10 Setting up an iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard for a client today. I don’t covet the iPad as my new …

2021-06-08 Homophones are an issue when attempting to dictate through voice recognition— Mail versus male in …

2021-06-07 Could it be true? Custom domain names are coming to iCloud mail with iCloud+ Have been waiting for …

2021-06-06 Long story, but I’m getting good at replacing door knobs. Bad news is I’m the reason I’m getting the …

2021-06-05 Pronouns I think what it means is to be seen. Seen as whole. Seen as accepted. Seen in entirety. …

2021-06-02 “More trips than Timothy Leary” said Pat Sajak, just now. Not the sort of counter-culture reference …

2021-06-02 Dear Coffee, I am grateful for you every day. Yours truly, Hjalmer

2021-05-31 Remembrance

2021-05-30 Remembering Hjalmer Lindberg and Erich Gerloff, today.

2021-05-29 35 Box Office Flops That Are Actually Worth Watching Kinda nice to get a second opinion on some …

2021-05-28 Heard Take Me Home on satellite radio earlier today. Because I owned No Jacket Required, naturally, …

2021-05-27 Bless you, Coffee Machine

2021-05-23 Apple Beta program participation disadvantage I haven’t seen mentioned before: media-sharing …

2021-05-16 Second shot packed a wallop. In the intervening 24 hours I hope I’m through the worst of it. Body …

2021-05-15 Second dose acquired. The Vaccination, Part II: Return to House Pfizer

2021-05-13 Contact interoperability via VCF or CSV file is simply terrible. It could be as simple as …

2021-05-11 The Voice seasons seem to move really fast now. I don’t feel like I get to know the contestants and …

2021-05-10 I appreciate the voice-to-text ability of my watch more and more every day. Especially as I struggle …

2021-05-05 I always wanted to be a DJ, from the days I listened to my Radio Shack FM radio all day long as a …

2021-05-04 Minnesota State Fair Announces Walk-Around Days “The fairgrounds will be open for a five-day ‘mini …

2021-05-04 When you boot up your MacBook after a few days off and your Login Keychain is gone…

2021-04-27 Have lost a cousin to COVID today. It’s still killing people. Be careful, everyone.

2021-04-27 What if you took the opportunity to turn your secure pass-phrase into a positive affirmation? Or a …

2021-04-26 Watching videos on MTV again. Glad to see them. And always struck by how music unravels times and …

2021-04-25 15-minute wait after first vaccination. This place is huge and I appreciate the clear mobilization …

2021-04-23 Finally registered for my COVID vaccinations. Happy, for me, and that makes me feel better I’m …

2021-04-22 My work day started with my awesome new Logi MX KEYS keyboard not Bluetoothing to anything, …

2021-04-20 There is a lot of discussion of justice on the national level. We have a single case of …

2021-04-20 When you don’t use the filter basket, the coffee maker doesn’t behave the same way. …

2021-04-18 TIL The Trashmen were from Minneapolis.

2021-04-17 It’s a bonfire kind of night. Two other yards on the same side of the street as me also have fires …

2021-04-17 Status

2021-04-17 Listening to the Nineties, today. The author of a sub-blog I follow produced a series of posts …

2021-04-16 This just in: COVID is still deadly.

2021-04-15 Putting some thoughts here, while they are on my mind: Political parties and news organizations love …

2021-04-13 Watching the snow fall in Saint Paul and singing a song quietly to myself

2021-04-11 Just got news several extended family members are simultaneously ill with the UK Variant of COVID, …

2021-04-10

2021-04-04 The forgotten director who gave us The Force, inspired 2001, and changed film @ Ars Technica

2021-04-04 Hot coffee and cookies on a cool morning

2021-03-30 One of these things is not like the other

2021-03-28

2021-03-28

2021-03-27 I’m old because I remember MTV playing music video always, and I’m up early enough to watch AMTV

2021-03-24 Unspoken Role of Technical Support: Absorb and correct for damage created by other companies …

2021-03-23 This makes me very sad: The Case Against Year-Round Daylight Savings Time: We Tried It Before I was …

2021-03-23 There. I didn’t have to say it: Sex Addiction Is Not a Thing Also? I don’t think that …

2021-03-15 TIL Curved screens are fragile.

2021-03-15 TechnoKing You do you, Elon. I’m just gonna enjoy some popcorn.

2021-03-15 My Semi-Annual Plea: Please stop the madness with the clock shifting. Pick one and run with it. …

2021-03-14 The memorial section of the Grammys is slaying me.

2021-03-13 So there’s a music project called Lost Horizons—that I didn’t know about 30 minutes …

2021-03-13 I am very pleasantly surprised with the most current release of the iOS Bullet Journal application. …

2021-03-13 Sometimes the wave hits you Sometimes you’re under the wave Sometimes you’re in the wave …

2021-03-13 Yesterday morning on the way to work, Led Zepplin’s Tea for One cycled into my playlist and …

2021-03-12 New model of Antikythera mechanism solves front gearing system puzzle A few more specifics, still …

2021-03-12 How to Tell Which Emails Quietly Track You :: sigh ::

2021-03-10 Today I learned about xkpasswd, a password generator inspired by the xkcd comic. The internet is …

2021-03-06 Picked up the new Echodrone album Resurgence this morning. Their name describes elements I love from …

2021-03-03 Dare Mighty Things /via

2021-03-02 Dishwasher replaced today. So grateful, I’m running my third load. This probably opens me up …

2021-03-02 The rate at which I am losing elders in my family is alarming. I’ve made it into my fifties …

2021-03-02 “The major effect of testosterone is to make effort feel good.” — “The problem is …

2021-03-01 100-ish Books on Autism and Neurodiversity Books approved by the autistic community about the …

2021-02-28 Blast from the past: it was fun to hear music from The 5th Dimension on CBS Sunday Morning. I was …

2021-02-27 My friend Paulio has a discussion of what makes a good password manager. He has solid criteria and a …

2021-02-27 Hoping privacy remains a thing. MailTrackerBlocker Via

2021-02-26 Joined Twitter on this day in 2008. In those days we talked about ambient connectivity and hashtags …

2021-02-23 A colleague shared this and I don’t want to lose track of it: Ric Elias: 3 Things I Learned …

2021-02-20 Bluejays and cardinals at the feeder. They are lovely in the morning sun

2021-02-20 Between the apps I use and my browser history, I can’t figure out who had the link to the …

2021-02-17 More like this, please: Mental Health Professionals Responding to Police Calls Has Lead to No …

2021-02-15 META: To render a blockquote correctly in the Micro.blog Timeline and in the Marfa template, the …

2021-02-15 From an email subscription today: So be good to each other. Be humble and kind. Be generous. If you …

2021-02-14 Listening to a lot of Echodrone, today. Bought two albums and am excited for a new release next …

2021-02-10 As I transitioned the SIM in my phone from Sprint to T-Mobile, today, I learned I’ve been a …

2021-02-10 I have a non-neurotypical daughter in a school system that has doubled-down on the use of law …

2021-02-08 I will say this about social media: It is what I make it. I have stolen a strategy from Mr. Rogers, …

2021-02-07 The Winter Chill playlist on Apple Music has a vibe very similar to the HED Kandi Winter Chill …

2021-02-05 I recently relistened to Feels So Good by Chuck Mangione. I was in search of the source of a sample. …

2021-02-04 When the wind makes it feel colder than it is… 15 degrees Fahrenheit

2021-02-04 My biggest professional challenge is to adjust my thinking from a tactically-thinking individual to …

2021-02-03 Good morning!

2021-02-01 Poppa and Sofia. And beard.

2021-01-28 Someone at work today made a clever reference to Whole Lotta Love, comparing project status to the …

2021-01-27 Being able to speak a text message to my watch is something I didn’t realize I would like so …

2021-01-26 Listened to Ulrich Schnauss’ single Asteroid 2467 and I was struck by how much it sounded like …

2021-01-17 Gandalf and the Roman Cult of Mithras Via Explorator

2021-01-06 It doesn’t make sense for the left hand to punch the right hand, nor for the right leg to kick the …

2021-01-01 Nature Illuminated at the Minnesota Zoo is beautiful. It runs through January 17th, 2021. Highly …

2021-01-01 Bags are very much a Goldilocks thing for me. Size, capacity, pockets, compartments. I went small …

2021-01-01 Midnight made it to our slice of the globe. Happy New Year, Everyone!

2020-12-27 The annual retrospectives reviewing who has left this mortal coil continue to become more poignant …

2020-12-26 Tonight’s project. I actually thought for some time that I had been shorted one critical piece. Then …

2020-12-26 Listening to Wolfmother today. They are a retro-looking blend of 70’s hard-rock, prog-rock and …

2020-12-25 “And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled our brains for a long …

2020-12-24 “…A right jolly old elf”

2020-12-24 Half-day at work, then cleared the drive of snow. Grateful for snow throwers. Husqvarna has been …

2020-12-24 On Main Viewer: The Polar Express (2004)

2020-12-21 Last night I told a speaker to play 80s New Wave. I remembered the future I once dreamed of included …

2020-12-15 As much as I’m grateful to Jardiance advertisements for bringing the skin of my perineum to …

2020-12-15 I will say it again: I wish I could update AppleTVs via the Home app in the same way that I can …

2020-12-14 Listening to Harry Styles’ Golden tonight, I hear Doobie Brothers Minute By Minute and Christopher …

2020-12-08 Saturday: Living room re-arranged Sunday: Tree selected and placed Monday: Cranberry and popcorn …

2020-12-07 I miss getting to know the contestants on The Voice. These short seasons seem too rushed and …

2020-12-04 What I have realized is that photos can’t capture thoughts or feelings. Not exactly. They don’t …

2020-11-30 I don’t know to which deity I owe the most thanks and praise, but I am grateful for the …

2020-11-29 Trust no political party. The evidence continues to suggest they are more interested in having us …

2020-11-26 Bittersweet, making room for the new. Took apart a small IKEA chair from much earlier in my …

2020-11-26 I think about journaling more often then I actually write. The internal censor is strong.

2020-11-19 Iconic Arecibo Alien-Hunting Observatory Will Be Demolished Storm damage and a lack of shared …

2020-11-19 “This isn’t a tech problem. This is tech revealing a human problem.” #DanielMessler …

2020-11-18 Ooh! A new Lego catalog in the mail, today!

2020-11-18 Followed this one all the way through: How to have your Memoji as your profile picture — anywhere …

2020-11-13 Sometimes my writing is just terrible. I am too long out of practice.

2020-11-13 Hold the Big Sur, and Unexpected Big Sur

2020-11-12 Finally!

2020-11-12 My Big Sur experience since noon today on my non-beta (10.15.7) laptop

2020-11-09 I was today-years-old when I learned about castoreum. I can only wonder, how did we attain the …

2020-11-07 The work continues. Work doesn’t end with an inauguration or a concession. You keep your …

2020-11-02 I was just having a conversation with my daughter about how we used to think that we would have …

2020-10-31 Scary Halloween pic. Silvertone is my favorite filter.

2020-10-31 The first James Bond movie I remember seeing, on TV, in the late 1970s, was You Only Live Twice. It …

2020-10-28 Poor Choice: Not powering down or rebooting a Windows laptop before connecting it to a new docking …

2020-10-28 Poor Choice: High-speed electronic dance music during stop-and-go traffic

2020-10-27 I listen to Deftones because they are my unvocalized primal screams. All of them.

2020-10-26 I am impressed with the engine that runs our community. Yesterday I rebuilt a page on my micro.blog …

2020-10-24 I have updated my ætherial page with links to all of the artists. I hope this is a much more useful …

2020-10-23 Wait… How long has Apple’s Text Edit been able to open OpenOffice SXW files?

2020-10-23 The feeling when the sense of disappointment that you left your coffee in the car is deepened with …

2020-10-22 Impenetrable Absurdity

2020-10-15 When your daughter makes you a treat. Clever girl!

2020-10-14 Dead Leaf Echo

2020-10-13 I remember loving Pointcast and installing it on home and work computers. At the time I also loved …

2020-10-03 Initial diagnosis 72 hours ago. Remdesivir Treatment began 48 hours ago. The deceit and the …

2020-10-01 So… possible frost this weekend. Just realized we need to get out the weatherstripping. Seems like a …

2020-09-30 I was reading some “Dad Jokes” to my daughter. She said, “Poppa, can you look up some jokes?”

2020-09-28 The Halloween Tree

2020-09-28 Danse Macabre, Op. 40

2020-09-27 Sending an old device to the Great Cloud in the Sky

2020-09-22 Gravity

2020-09-19 Primary Concern theory versus Worst Damage theory at Daniel Messler.

2020-09-19 I’m a long-time fan of Randall Carlson which I owe to the Joe Rogan podcast. Anyway, outside of …

2020-09-18 Via aclu_nationwide

2020-09-15 I am excited by restaurant delivery services and use them frequently. I am deeply disappointed by …

2020-09-14 Back to School 2020

2020-09-12 Shere Hite Dies; Her Work Lives

2020-09-09 that feeling when you’re trying to configure a new service management tool, but every …

2020-09-06 Territories

2020-09-05 Mars Edit Test Post

2020-09-04 Dude! I was The Dude! #strikesandgutters #guttersandstrikes

2020-09-02 “The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today that the NSA’s bulk collection of …

2020-09-01 “The Greeks had no original sin and no eschatology because they saw nothing inherently wrong …

2020-08-29 Just finished: The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes #1) by Nancy Springer 📚 I saw that …

2020-08-29 And…the worst case? I asked. “Facebook might have won already, which would mean the end of democracy …

2020-08-29 Today I read about Jaron Lanier and Bill Gibson in a print magazine that wasn’t Wired. These …

2020-08-24 Photo Sharing Is/Is Not Simple

2020-08-24 First time in a sunflower field

2020-08-20 Made it all the way through. It seems like this iteration is less “white” or …

2020-08-20 Still going. Antici…

2020-08-20 Haven’t seen this before

2020-08-20 Proceeds like an iOS update with lots of time set aside for processing

2020-08-20 Total size is about (?) 5 Gigs smaller than the first beta

2020-08-20 Public Beta 2 update under way

2020-08-16 I was pleased and impressed by the thoroughness of the profile of Psilocybin on 60 Minutes, of all …

2020-08-16 Grateful Dead - Eyes of the World “…Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the …

2020-08-16 Music can return me to times, places, and states of mind in a way that almost no other …

2020-08-16 To speak is to risk being misunderstood.

2020-08-14 Jónsi with Elizabeth Fraser - Cannibal

2020-08-13 One for Evernote: The Fanatics

2020-08-12 When the Supplemental Update for your device is 3.2 Gigs…

2020-08-09 Preserving Audio Formats

2020-08-09 Technology Nostalgic: Tape Deck

2020-08-09 Psychedelic Furs: The Ghost in You Still Love it. From 1984, when I was a wee 16.

2020-08-08 808 on 8/08 I always think of 808State

2020-08-08 Imported just 7 posts from an old blog into my current home. Exported from Blogger, imported to …

2020-08-07 From a colleague at work. You may have an earworm…

2020-08-06 Made it! #BigSur #PublicBeta

2020-08-06 Here we go! #BigSur #PublicBeta

2020-08-06 My progress bar has stopped moving but my Mac has continued to download additional data #beta …

2020-08-06 Diving in! It’s a big download, but I have enrolled in the Big Sur Public Beta

2020-08-05 AirPods Pro

2020-08-02 Status

2020-08-01 Having dietary concerns is a minefield. I dangerously assumed a special order I made for home …

2020-07-29 Just dumped out a bunch of water at my desk. It doesn’t happen often, but every time it does …

2020-07-28 Settled. Science. Is a contradiction in terms. Science is constantly in motion pushing the frontiers …

2020-07-27 It’s here! Got myself a birthday present from @schoolstoic

2020-07-25 One of my favorite photos, from June 2010. #michelewhitephotography

2020-07-24 Is it just me with the disappointment that now even our TV screens must be rebooted?

2020-07-18 Rainbow and thunder

2020-07-18 I change my Micro.blog theme frequently. I’d like to thank @roelwillems for the quick tip on …

2020-07-18 Apple Music has generated a radio station based on my preferences. It is eerie to have me fed back …

2020-07-18 Just was emailed directly about the Cyph service. Does anyone have experience with it? It was …

2020-07-16 Today, I learned that evapotranspiration, also called Corn Sweat (in the parlance of our times), is …

2020-07-12 Sobering statistic: The rate of death from COVID-19 for people with Type 2 Diabetes is 12 times …

2020-07-10 First sticker! #microblog #thankyou

2020-07-05 Music is such a strange, personal journey. In my twenties I really didn’t think I could get …

2020-07-02 The universal plea of the person with more than one device talking to the same service: Can’t …

2020-06-28 It’s looking to me (after a cursory seach) like there is not current agreement on HTML anchors …

2020-06-27 Missing Persons - Spring Session M

2020-06-26 You Want a Confederate Monument?

2020-06-26 File Under “Things I Wish I Had Thought of, Sooner”: Deadpan Existential Jokes Would work great as …

2020-06-26 Perfect. #cantyoureadthesign

2020-06-25 I did not know, or I forgot, that the Newton was powered by an ARM processor

2020-06-25 DISC assessment at work, today. The difference between my perception of myself and the perception …

2020-06-20 Dave Chappelle: 8:46

2020-06-16 That feeling when I’m searching iTunes and my music collection for an album that I know I own. …

2020-06-08 Dear Coffee, I am just writing to let you know how much I appreciate all that you do for me. In …

2020-06-06 I just learned you can get the Apple TV aerial screensavers on your Mac.

2020-06-05 Still in Hollywood

2020-06-04 Noted: It’s a privilege to learn about racism rather than to experience it.

2020-06-03 I cannot say they made no attempt to notify me. #StaySafeMN

2020-06-03 RTO or Return to Office is what my company is calling it. We are at 10 percent staffing on-site, …

2020-06-01 For such a tiny update, 13.5.1 is taking plenty of time to install…

2020-06-01 Return to Office

2020-05-30

2020-05-30 St. Paul Curfew for May 29-31

2020-05-30 So, yeah. I’m on the east side of St. Paul and I’m lucky not much has come close to me. But I …

2020-05-28 MPD 3rd Precinct is on fire folks

2020-05-28 If you are thoughtful, and you want to understand why, you can find the answer. The work is to …

2020-05-27 My head is pounding. I’ve had personal epiphanies so now I have more work to do. I want to binge on …

2020-05-26 Skeleton crew today is even more skeleton-y because of folks taking extra time-off for the holiday. …

2020-05-23 The delivery guys did come. The original window was between 10 and 2, later revised by email this …

2020-05-22 I didn’t get up early enough. A can of Coke is fine for the boost, but doesn’t taste …

2020-05-20 This is assuming I understand anything, but I think it would be cool if the Apple Home app could …

2020-05-19 It’s hard to remember to put on a face mask every time I walk away from my desk at work. …

2020-05-12 Today I note, to my chagrin, that while cupping my hand over my mouth and nose does not work to …

2020-05-08 Just unboxed this Macally keyboard and I’m already a fan!

2020-05-07 I didn’t realize Keybase was looking for a buyer, or was as such something one could buy. I …

2020-05-05 I’m using #HowWeFeel to help track and fight COVID-19. For each new user HWF is donating a meal …

2020-04-22 Culver’s.

2020-04-19 Explorator is a wonderful resource if you’re interested in classical history, anthropology, …

2020-04-17 Target.

2020-04-15 I know I’m a late-comer to this, but I am so impressed with keyboard integration on iOS. Makes an …

2020-04-14 APi Group. Skeleton Crew

2020-04-13 Despite the many, many times I have tried this, I can confirm that repeatedly using the wrong …

2020-04-12 Joined the Civilian Mask Corps

2020-04-10 APi Group. Good Friday!

2020-04-09 Culver’s.

2020-04-09 Target.

2020-04-05 I find myself wondering, were I not a Muggle, what would the consequences be of a spell that …

2020-04-05 Feels good to sit in front of a keyboard without having work obligations attached to it.

2020-04-05 Wow! New Thievery Corp album starts strong!

2020-04-03 Kwik Trip. When you buy TP from a gas station

2020-04-03 Imation Corp..

2020-03-31 Target.

2020-03-26 Hy-Vee. No TP. But dinner items…

2020-03-26 Best Buy.

2020-03-24 Target. Paper towels on the shelf but alas, no TP

2020-03-21 Put together an IKEA Hemnes chest of drawers. Only needed these simple tools, six hours, and six …

2020-03-20 Have worked from home for four days out of five this week. Partially because of a new program at my …

2020-03-20 The Paradox of Preparation

2020-03-18 My clinic does not want me to visit the office. I suspect they will ask me to self-quarantine. I get …

2020-03-16 Target.

2020-03-14 Volkswagen of Inver Grove.

2020-03-14 Hy-Vee. Handing out sanitizing wipes at the entrance

2020-03-14 Southview Animal Hospital. Vigilance

2020-03-14 Starbucks. Awake, please

2020-03-13 Target. To make the detectable become audible

2020-03-13 McDonald’s.

2020-03-13 Apple Rosedale Center. Shiny!

2020-03-12 Target.

2020-03-09 Heritage Middle School. Swimming lessons tonight with Sofia

2020-03-09 Target. Needing the coating, soothing, and relieving

2020-03-08 Target. 6’ doesn’t seem like much and 25’ seems much too much.

2020-03-07 As a Celiac, I know better than to eat food from a box without reading the ingredient list. …

2020-03-05 Jimmy John’s.

2020-03-03 Holiday Station Store.

2020-03-02 Target.

2020-03-02 McDonald’s.

2020-03-02 If there’s one thing I have learned to love at work, it’s all the opportunities I have …

2020-02-29 Just watched Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage. Now, of course, I’m listening to more Rush…

2020-02-29 Apple Rosedale Center. You know those unboxing videos where the thing falls onto the floor? Yeah…

2020-02-24 Holiday Store # 368.

2020-02-24 APi Group. Monday has presented a few surmounted hurdles already. What more could be in store?

2020-02-22 Target.

2020-02-22 Apple Rosedale Center.

2020-02-22 Target. Prescriptions and suchlike

2020-02-21 McDonald’s. Low low low carb

2020-02-20 APi Group. Where has the week gone? Today has been complex.

2020-02-17 Deeply grateful for the series of events that helped the human race to discover that menthol stops …

2020-02-16 Holiday Station Store. Gas, oil, air and very cold fingers

2020-02-16 Hy-Vee. Supplies for my tummy

2020-02-16 Holiday Station Store.

2020-02-15 I was unable to beard any longer

2020-02-14 I’m left to wonder, due to the apparent commonality of the circumstance, if all of my shirts …

2020-02-14 The Exchange - Food & Drink. Lunch with my team, welcoming a new member

2020-02-13 APi Group. Strange day wherein one important tool was only partially receptive to my use of it, …

2020-02-13 Pancheros Mexican Grill.

2020-02-12 Target.

2020-02-11 Apple Rosedale Center. Quick trip to get a case for a work phone

2020-02-10 Listening to Thaddeus Russell interview Donald Hoffman, I was deeply struck by the idea that our …

2020-02-08 Kwik Trip.

2020-02-08 Holiday.

2020-02-07 Almost showtime

2020-02-07 Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Once on this Island

2020-02-07 Culver’s. A night out. Shh. Tell no one

2020-02-06 Party City.

2020-02-06 Imation Corp.. Impact Group

2020-02-04 Wendy’s. Yes, I would like fries with that

2020-02-04 Entira.

2020-02-03 Sports Clips.

2020-02-03 APi Group. Sun is shining. It’s a beautiful day

2020-02-02 Target. Sundry items

2020-02-01 Poring over blood test results this afternoon. I got the raw data and terse summary in today’s …

2020-01-30 Wendy’s. In a pinch…

2020-01-30 Target. New prescription and new supplies

2020-01-30 Catrina’s Cerveza and Grill. Lunch with colleagues and a good partner

2020-01-29 Target.

2020-01-28 My latest gadget. I have work to do.

2020-01-28 Holiday Station Store.

2020-01-28 Entira. Getting a Flu Swab

2020-01-24 Taco John’s.

2020-01-23 IOS Wish List: Make all your devices respect the Silence Unknown Callers toggle. I know cell phones …

2020-01-22 APi Group.

2020-01-22 McDonald’s.

2020-01-21 Culver’s.

2020-01-21 Status: Poppa and Daughter Dinner

2020-01-20 APi Group. Another opportunity to work on a kind of tool I haven’t worked with before. IT work is …

2020-01-18 I’m tired of boot laces breaking. I’ve invested in two sets made by Ironlace. I hope …

2020-01-16 Culver’s.

2020-01-16 Target.

2020-01-16

2020-01-16 APi Group. Long day. Have learned, so that must mean it has been worthwhile

2020-01-16 …And, insult to injury, I’ve made a similar mistake, moments later. Evidence suggests I …

2020-01-16 That moment when you realize you are going to have to wait some time for opportunity to return after …

2020-01-15 Five Guys. Sometimes your second choice for lunch is still amazeballs

2020-01-15 Target. Urgent shirt replacement

2020-01-15 AT&T. Because with an eSIM, a factory restore wipes that number. So I need a QR code

2020-01-15 APi Group. Citrix changes make for support calls

2020-01-15 Starbucks. Venti flat white with an extra shot of espresso

2020-01-14 Amstar Gas Station.

2020-01-14 APi Group. Not my most efficient or effective day but lots was done and worked on

2020-01-14 Holiday.

2020-01-13 Starbucks.

2020-01-13 Pancheros Mexican Grill. Because I love Mexican food

2020-01-13 APi Group. Monday traffic after a light snow. By now in the season folks are more measured on the …

2020-01-11 Is Memorial Listening a thing? I think a bunch of old guys like me are thinking about Tom Sawyer, …

2020-01-10 Neil Peart is the best drummer, ever

2020-01-10 #permanentwaves

2020-01-10 APi Group. Last work day but plenty to accomplish

2020-01-09 Culver’s. Because there was a SNAFU with Door Dash. But also, as always, gluten-free buns for …

2020-01-09 Holiday Station Store.

2020-01-09 Green Mill Restaurant & Bar.

2020-01-09 Wendy’s. Quick lunch

2020-01-09 Holiday Inn Blmgtn Arpt South- Mall Area. Fred Pryor seminar today

2020-01-07 Holiday Station Store.

2020-01-06 Starbucks. Coffee is always appropriate

2020-01-06 Garlough Elementary. Rare pickup with Sofia

2020-01-05 Culver’s. I am always grateful for gluten-free options, and I support businesses that make it …

2020-01-04 Kwik Trip.

2020-01-04 Holiday Station Store.

2020-01-04 Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Tron Legacy character Zuse is probably not a …

2020-01-03 The Grid #IGotIn

2020-01-03 Papa Murphy’s. Pizza tonight. And maybe a cider.

2020-01-03 APi Group. Back at work. But not drinking

2020-01-03 Fridley Liquor. I blame Steve. Or adulting…

2020-01-03 Pancheros Mexican Grill. Mexican for lunch. I know everyone is shocked

2020-01-02 I have been using Foursquare (now Swarm) for location check-ins for 10 years, now. I’m not …

2020-01-02 APi Group. Opportunity today to work ahead

2020-01-01 Starting 2020 with extra sleep and lots of coffee. This bodes well. :)

2019-12-31 APi Group. Snow day

2019-12-30 APi Group. Grateful for light traffic and a low support call volume

2019-12-29 Hy-Vee.

2019-12-28 How I Made Twitter Enjoyable Again

2019-12-28 “If there’s anything I’ve learned about politics it’s this: as soon as you conclude the other guys …

2019-12-27 Remember: Mutual Assured Destruction

2019-12-27 Remember: Nuclear Detonations, 1945-1998

2019-12-27 Back to the Cold War again, eh? Russia Becomes First Nation with an Operational Hypersonic Weapon …

2019-12-27 APi Group. Today’s word is authentication. How many times do we authenticate? As many times as it …

2019-12-26 That feeling when I had left the edit window open but forgot what I had intended to write

2019-12-26 Holiday Store # 368.

2019-12-26 APi Group. Slow days are okay

2019-12-25

2019-12-24 One last re-watch of The Polar Express before… Mama and Poppa perform elven magic

2019-12-24 Wendy’s.

2019-12-24 Target. One mo’ ‘gain

2019-12-23 Target.

2019-12-23 Fraser Woodbury Clinic. With Sofia

2019-12-22 Today marks the first day I was asked if I was eligible for a Senior Discount

2019-12-22 Culver’s. Mmm… Burger…

2019-12-22 Target. A few more things…

2019-12-20 Acapulco Mexican Restaurant. Support Services team lunch

2019-12-20 APi Group. Last day before a short holiday. I work with some excellent humans. I am grateful and …

2019-12-19 APi Group. When a meeting is cancelled, another grows to take its place

2019-12-18 Holiday Store # 368.

2019-12-18 Apple Rosedale Center. Executive Support

2019-12-17 In music is forgiveness, redemption, and joy

2019-12-17 APi Group. Meetings to prepare for. I have anxiety about that

2019-12-16 Step two completed: lights on the tree. Step three? Snacks

2019-12-16 So, when there is a technology assistant that can really help me save time in categories like …

2019-12-16 Only 10 more years to go, RE my previous post

2019-12-16 APi Group. Coffee is life. I drink to your health

2019-12-16 #Adulting Is Hard

2019-12-15 Maybe now they’ll release the Roxette Box Set

2019-12-14 First meeting with Santa achieved!

2019-12-14 Gertens. In search of 2019’s new tree ornament

2019-12-14 Applebee’s Grill + Bar. Taking a tasty Steak and Shrimp break before we head to Gerten’s

2019-12-14 A conversation with The Man Himself

2019-12-14 Waiting to see Santa. Waiting is hard.

2019-12-14 Fraser Woodbury Clinic. Waiting to see Santa

2019-12-13 APi Group. Team meeting prep.

2019-12-12 APi Group. Snow, snow, snow, but meetings, so here I am

2019-12-11 APi Group. Wednesday morning and all is well

2019-12-11 Starbucks. Hot coffee for a cold (-6 F) morning

2019-12-11 Garlough Elementary. Privilege of seeing my daughter to school

2019-12-11 Holiday Station Store.

2019-12-10 Papa Murphy’s.

2019-12-10 APi Group. Already Tuesday. Lots to do. Situation normal.

2019-12-08 Wells Fargo.

2019-12-08 St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church and School. Christmas tree for Grams

2019-12-08 I played with a logo generator which worked by combining words, images, fonts and colors in many …

2019-12-08 I Have a Blog, So Now What?

2019-12-07 My first thought was “What is casting that shadow?” Then I realized it was most likely caused by a …

2019-12-07 That feeling when vendors decide how you use the free version of their service is no longer …

2019-12-06 Culver’s. Sofia’s request, tonight

2019-12-06 APi Group. Oh, just wrapping up rework on an old ticket. Lots of time today reporting. Team stats, …

2019-12-06 McDonald’s.

2019-12-05 Chianti Grill. Blackened Ribeye. Welcome dinner for a new colleague.

2019-12-04 #bloodselfie 3cu.be

2019-12-04 APi Group. Planning Meeting was cancelled. Note to self: Get better at planning

2019-12-03 Imation Corp..

2019-12-03 APi Group. The movie Groundhog Day is about this day, today

2019-12-02 APi Group. Time to turn off the podcast and meet my Monday

2019-11-30 Today is Strange Frozen Precipitation Day in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. #mnwx

2019-11-29 Holiday.

2019-11-29 Kwik Trip.

2019-11-28 Happy Thanksgiving, to one and all!

2019-11-27 Holiday Station Store. Because that snowblower doesn’t run or air or sweat. And because I forgot to …

2019-11-27 The strangest thing about snowstorms at night, in populated areas, is the light. Brighter than a …

2019-11-26 The apparent slow death of OwnYourGram might be the inspiration I need to move on.

2019-11-26 I am experimenting with own your swarm. It is remarkable how, looking back, a few words can help …

2019-11-26 Currently

2019-11-26 Hy-Vee Gas.

2019-11-26 Garlough Elementary. Holiday pick-up

2019-11-26 Denny’s. Going to eat emotionally.

2019-11-26 Garlough Elementary. There will be a plan.

2019-11-26 Starbucks. Because adulting requires caffeine

2019-11-25 Garlough Elementary.

2019-11-25 Fraser Woodbury Clinic. Participating in my daughter’s routine this morning

2019-11-24 “Find your good. And do it.” —JBJ

2019-11-23 Tron and the Future

2019-11-22 Culver’s.

2019-11-22 As I work to become more fully alert this morning, I am grateful for coffee.

2019-11-22 APi Group. Team meeting, today. TGIF

2019-11-21 The Exchange - Food & Drink.

2019-11-20 Tim Cook for President?

2019-11-20 APi Group. Work smarter and faster or die trying

2019-11-19 APi Group.

2019-11-19 SuperAmerica.

2019-11-18 APi Group. Monday after maintenance weekend

2019-11-17 Wendy’s. Ordered and paid online, however they do not prepare your order until you arrive. But …

2019-11-16 Starbucks. Peppermint Mochas all around

2019-11-16 I re-watched Johnny Mnemonic, last night, for nostalgic reasons… it is still a bad action film with …

2019-11-16 So much for the long tail? Wanted to buy Staring at the Sea from iTunes, today but it’s not …

2019-11-15 I had always imagined that fatherhood would be instructive. I had no way to know how profound it …

2019-11-15 Checked in at APi Group

2019-11-14 When you realize, after editing a web page, your additions belong on a different web page

2019-11-14 APi Group.

2019-11-12 A small amount of relief comes from TechCrunch: A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of …

2019-11-12 And this from Ars Technica Google: You can trust us with the medical data you didn’t know we already …

2019-11-12 Very scary to me: FBI Asks Congress To Permanently Reauthorize The Phone Record Collection The NSA …

2019-11-11 Our human climate-control sensibilities are so weird. During the cooling season, though I tend to …

2019-11-09 The Death of the Rude Press

2019-11-04 New haircut. New glasses. And the cutest photo bomber in the world.

2019-10-31 I am grateful for magic. Happy Halloween!

2019-10-30 Sommer, Ann, Sofia—Three generations

2019-10-06 Enjoying the new Lamb album, very much

2019-10-02 Dear political advertisers, I believe none of you. Please stop. Sincerely, A Voter

2019-09-28 Beautiful day for a walk. Lovely to find the wild peaking out in between the manicured spaces.

2019-09-28 Status: listening to Elizabeth Fraser while enjoying coffee and reading alternate takes on history …

2019-09-28 A favorite way for me to learn more about artists, more deeply, is via the passions of friends

2019-09-28 A cool thing on Apple Music is that you can subscribe to playlists from individuals in addition to …

2019-09-28 If you do the Apple Music thing, I share playlists there as “Hjalm”

2019-09-28 There is more beautiful music than will ever be played on the radio, more than I will ever hear

2019-09-21 Have paid notice to this word. Heard it a lot in a single podcast recently. Notice how and when you …

2019-09-16 Preparing her projectile launcher #dinnerdate #culvers #waiting

2019-09-13 My favorite Eddie Money song was Think I’m in Love from his 1982 album No Control

2019-09-11 I told a colleague, yesterday, that change will never again be as slow as it is today. And that …

2019-09-11 That feeling when trying to recall my new passphrase (that I have already used dozens of times per …

2019-09-02 “It is expected that work of all kinds will be generally suspended, and that the wage workers of the …

2019-08-28 Ear Worm of the Moment: Scott Joplin’s The Entertainer As performed for the soundtrack of The …

2019-08-21 One bar of reception is a lie

2019-08-15 My brain and I have a difficult relationship

2019-08-06 Breakfast

2019-08-04 I mention culture because I fear the contribution I can make as an individual isn’t enough. …

2019-08-04 Watching Sunday Morning on Sunday Morning. There’s a segment on the 50th Anniversary of …

2019-08-01 With cucumber and habañero

2019-07-21 I feel dumb. It took me too long to locate the song-rating functionality in the iOS 13 beta. I had …

2019-07-19 Heat lightning. Storm in video is between Northfield and Redwing, Minnesota. Visible from Conway …

2019-07-14 It would make sense that the LEGO kits were for someone else, but they are mine and I really …

2019-07-14 Hogwarts Clock Tower, Grand Finale. Including Yule Ball

2019-07-14 Hogwarts Clock Tower, including clock face and dormitory

2019-07-14 Hogwarts Clock Tower, phase four. Including Professor Moody’s office

2019-07-14 Hogwarts Clock Tower phase three. I did not expect the Tri-Wizard Cup, nor the chest containing the …

2019-07-14 Hogwarts Clock Tower phase two including bath and Dumbledore’s office

2019-07-14 Building the Hogwarts Clock Tower kit

2019-07-07 Assembly complete, including concessions (note chocolate frog) and dementor.

2019-07-07 My daughter Sofia asked me if I have ever been to Hogwarts. Though I considered several responses, I …

2019-07-07 Build now including coal tender and Hermione

2019-07-07 Hogwarts Express engine

2019-07-07 TIL: I need a work light and a magnifying glass. For LEGO

2019-07-07 Kings Cross station as imagined by LEGO. Including Harry, Ron, Scabbers (the rat), and Professor …

2019-06-29 Lake Phalen, Saint Paul, MN Water Lantern Festival

2019-06-28

2019-06-26 One of my musical happy places is Eyes of the World by the Grateful Dead. My favorite recorded …

2019-06-12 It’s also fun that I reset my Keychain recently because of issues. So, in doing a multi-factor …

2019-06-12 In this era of complex passwords, it routinely takes me 4 or 5 attempts to correctly authenticate …

2019-06-10 The more I think about writing, the more difficult the act itself seems to become.

2019-06-07 #bellmuseum

2019-06-07

2019-06-05 What temperature are tamales traditionally cooked to? Because the tamales we have delivered are …

2019-06-04 I’m not a man of means, but I can do this.

2019-06-03 “He’s going to try to get this working…” No, he isn’t going to try anything. He is going …

2019-05-27 Applying Combo Update for good measure after finally getting into the user profile. “About 10 …

2019-05-27 I feel a little like I’m crazy or out of step with macOS troubleshooting because I have been working …

2019-05-20 America has chosen several versions of the same thing. #TheVoice

2019-05-18

2019-05-17 Slashdot: Your Internet Data is Rotting

2019-05-14 All Yours by Submotion Orchestra I. Cannot. Get. Enough.

2019-05-12 The True Cause of Dread and Anxiety Like a laser, when I least expected it.

2019-05-11 Sometimes, the tankard of coffee is what you need.

2019-04-29 Fun to learn a bigger story: Did Ellis Island Really Change People’s Names? /Vintage News

2019-04-27 When the Sun Hits A music blog with the tagline: Your resource for all things shoegaze and dream pop

2019-04-20 The neighbors are setting off Easter fireworks. So we have that going for us…

2019-04-20 Starting the season with new wheels!

2019-04-19 B-52s — Strobe Light

2019-04-11 It has been a long time, Florida. Thanks for being kind.

2019-04-11 That feeling when you read something that feels like it was written with you in mind: Wally Bock on …

2019-04-11 Status. #HDIConf #RobertVanWinkle

2019-04-09 Status: Neither here nor there

2019-03-29 Science Museum of Minnesota

2019-03-25 If you think of Apple as a company that makes computers and software, today’s keynote is confusing. …

2019-03-25 Special treat today: watching an Apple Keynote live

2019-03-22 Haikus came up in Conversation, so I smiled. I miss making art.

2019-03-14 A mantra, for when you need it

2019-03-12 It was a treat tonight driving home in rain, in temperatures above freezing, in day light. I’m ready …

2019-03-12 That feeling when you go to the break room, there’s nobody to wait for, the coffee carafe is …

2019-03-11 Possibly my favorite snack in the whole world.

2019-03-09 Playing in the snow

2019-03-09 Photo Challenge: Day 1 of 7 Groceries are laid in. Let the snow begin.

2019-03-06

2019-03-04 Thinking about cleaning my desk

2019-03-02 Yesterday I listened to the majority of a Joe Rogan podcast featuring David Lee Roth. Naturally …

2019-03-01 I would like to “thank” a colleague at work for the Baby Shark refrain that has become an ear …

2019-02-28 I was just in a meeting where a technology failure helped the participants to dig into …

2019-02-24 Fragility Base

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

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

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

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

2018-12-20 Rebel Yell remixed by Crystal Method

2018-12-18 Progress on Personal Planning Tools

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

2018-12-14

2018-12-14

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

2018-12-04 201812041943

2018-12-03 Sweet, Merciful Pain-Reliever

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 …

2018-11-17 “But sometimes what the suicidal person needs is for the therapist to join them in the darkness and …

2018-11-15 On Assumptions

2018-11-15 Choices, and Choosing

2018-11-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

2018-08-26 Summer Sunday Back-to-School Project

2018-08-23

2018-08-22

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

2018-08-11

2018-08-11 L’après-midi à l’hôtel

2018-08-07 Test Post

2018-08-01

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

2018-07-15

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

2018-06-23

2018-06-23 Kicking off Summer in St Paul

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”

2018-05-20

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 …

2016-06-30 Detonations

2016-06-24 I Get the News I Need from the Weather Report

2016-04-24 Sense of Loss

2016-02-05 Music Is a Time Machine

2013-11-04 Pink Moon

2013-05-27 Kim and Jessie

2013-01-11 AutoRip, My Purchase History, I Can't Remember All of It, And I Don't Know Enough

2012-10-18 When All the Music I Love Is, Basically, a Database

2012-10-08 There Is No Bad Music, An Introduction