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2020-08-20: A view from a hill. 📷

2020-08-13: A walk at dusk. 📷

2020-08-04: I officially left Facebook today, following the process described by @aaronpk. Do recommend.

2020-08-03: Chocolate left in the cupboard is too soft; chocolate left in the fridge is too hard. Summer: not my …

2020-07-29: Dinner is served. Smoked paprika is where it’s at, by the way. 👌🏼 📷

2020-07-28: Cross-Platform as a Red Flag This should be a selling point, right? That an app works on every platform? But whenever I see a …

2020-07-27: 🔖 Deliberately lo-fi - Seth’s Blog The resolution of communication has been on a downward …

2020-07-25: Convenience vs. Reliability The tradeoff in technology of convenience or other advanced features for reliability is fascinating …

2020-07-21: Iced peppermint tea. 🍹 📷

2020-07-20: Saw this strange bird out my window. Doesn’t look like one of the ubiquitous crows… 🤔 📷

2020-07-17: I dig this idea. Let’s do it. #DigitalMinimalism (via @patrickrhone)

2020-07-16: Oh, Canada (E-Commerce) An ongoing annoyance for me is how many great companies / products exist… in America. For …

2020-07-15: Digital Minimalism VI From Disconnect - Derek Sivers (I recently picked up Derek’s book, Hell Yeah or No, and …

2020-07-14: Digital Minimalism V Alongside what I just posted about The Distraction Phone, I’ve been taking more walks without …

2020-07-14: Digital Minimalism IV I decided to start online dating again, so I put Bumble and Hinge back on my phone. These apps are …

2020-07-13: This machine kills time and attention. 📱 😑

2020-07-12: These weird bunches of purple flowers. 📷

2020-07-09: “In the deserted harbour there is yet water that laps against the quays. In the dark and silent …

2020-07-07: Days turn into weeks, and then into months, if you’re not careful. I don’t like realizing it’s been …

2020-07-06: Laughing Stock wine club represent. 🍷 📷

2020-07-05: 🔖 📺 The Sopranos: Definitive Explanation of the Final Scene Annotated Guide - Dan J’s IndieWeb …

2020-07-04: Fix It in Post The real art happens in the edit.

2020-07-04: Digital Minimalism III I’ve had an Instapaper account for ages, since long before Marco sold the product. Like other …

2020-07-03: I’d rather like to become a morning person, because I’m also not a night owl… trying to get …

2020-07-01: Almost got my WordPress website migrated from wordpress.com to self-hosted. Just need to figure out …

2020-06-30: Digital Minimalism II Digital Minimalism suggests long walks, which I already take. But without my phone, which I tried …

2020-06-29: Security Idiocy Shaming: newegg.ca newegg.ca, a heretofore-reputable dealer of computer components, has a terribad …

2020-06-28: Digital Minimalism I Re-reading Digital Minimalism, I have today begun a gradual assault on my incredibly-distracting …

2020-06-28: Another World Back in, oh, 2003 or so, my friend Jay and I used to go to Industrial Goth Night at the Die Maschine …

2020-06-27: Sign outside the coffee shop. 📷

2020-06-26: The door to faith, abandoned at the side of the road. 📷

2020-06-26: Think: in this battered caravanserai, whose portals are alternate night and day, how sultan after …

2020-06-24: Unrecorded Took a bike ride to a park with a friend and drank a couple beers. Watched the sun go down behind …

2020-06-23: Cure for the humidity. 🍻 📷

2020-06-22: Rejoice! It seems possible that my blueberry bush isn’t dead! 🌱 📷

2020-06-21: This tiny “gnome garden” at the foot of a tree has a tiny Black Lives Matter sign. 🖤 📷 #photowalk

2020-06-20: 🔖 This Enlightening Map Shows the Literal Meaning of Every Country’s Name - Dan J’s IndieWeb …

2020-06-20: 🔖 Fragile, by Nic Askew - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters #poetry 📚

2020-06-19: I certainly do have an unfinished notebook or two I could be journaling in… 😂 📷 @patrickrhone

2020-06-18: Day One is a fine journal app, but I can’t shake the idea I want to get all my words out of app …

2020-06-17: 🎵 Can’t get enough of The White Buffalo lately. Oh, the pigs are on his heels Guns are drawn …

2020-06-16: Glad blossom season isn’t over quite yet. ☀️ 📷

2020-06-15: Oh, by the way, I’ve been using ⌘ + ` a ton to switch between Safari windows1. I’ve …

2020-06-15: Matt Gemmell’s latest post—Using Drafts as a local Wiki—got me to check Drafts out again after …

2020-06-15: 🔖 Coding C# in Vim - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-06-14: 🔖 A Complete Guide To Mechanical Keyboards - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-06-14: 🔖 Thanks to @aaronpk for this thorough guide to leaving Facebook. I’ve been wondering how to …

2020-06-14: Cooking Tip: There’s no reason to hold your spatula by the middle of its handle and twirl it …

2020-06-13: Found my initial carved into a tree. 📷

2020-06-10: I’ve been neglecting my garden plot, so I guess this outcome is better than the alternative. 😂🌱

2020-06-09: I feel some of my good habits slipping; nothing to do but start over again, and again, and again. …

2020-06-08: I’ve got an application group on my phone called “Distractions”, and I feel like I probably spend …

2020-06-07: It IS real! 📷

2020-06-05: Stay safe. 📷

2020-06-04: These huge wind chimes, hung from a tree on the sidewalk. 📷

2020-06-03: Presented without comment. 📷

2020-06-02: Sometimes seeing nature—really seeing it—is what you need. 📷

2020-05-31: It’s time to read this melodrama in sixteen parts again. 📚 📷

2020-05-30: The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. — Henry David Thoreau

2020-05-29: My garden plot is horribly overgrown with weeds—I haven’t made time to tend it all week—but at least …

2020-05-28: If there’s some version of life you see on the internet or in others and you want to live it …

2020-05-27: The blossoms don’t last long, but they’re magic while they’re here. 📷

2020-05-26: If you were to take a long bike ride to a park overlooking the mountains and the water, and hang out …

2020-05-25: The reflection of one lamp in another lamp. This is my idea of experimental photography. Or, it’s …

2020-05-24: All veg, all good. 📷

2020-05-23: First draft… done. Editing… underway. 🖊

2020-05-23: I’ve been using my YubiKey as an SSH key for months, but there’s an annoying problem …

2020-05-22: 💬 W.E.B. Du Bois on the Most Important Thing to Remember - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-05-21: A bee. 📷

2020-05-20: Updated Resources for Building My Own Site Generator - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters. I’m …

2020-05-19: Much as I said I’d like to find a native-app alternative to Visual Studio Code that …

2020-05-19: Please Print (A Journaling Rant) - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters @patrickrhone’s post got me …

2020-05-18: I’m really enjoying learning F#, a programming language I’ve been interested in for years. Now that …

2020-05-17: Libby: Library books on your phone Found out about Libby, by Overdrive, a good-looking app for taking ebooks out of the library. I’d …

2020-05-14: When you find something that works, keep doing it. In this case, that’s texting …

2020-05-14: Bug report: @help Looks like hyperlinks don’t show up under the Posts tab in the Micro.blog iOS app. …

2020-05-13: 📝 Been meaning to get back to this for a while: Getting Up and Running With F# in Visual Studio Code …

2020-05-11: Got a used copy of Different Seasons by Stephen King, mostly to read the story that The Shawshank …

2020-05-10: I hate to look a gift summer in the mouth, but I’d happily take 17° over 24°, in case you’re reading …

2020-05-09: Sssssooooo closssssse… 😅🖋📷

2020-05-08: Digging this Atomic Blonde soundtrack. Reminds me I want to watch that movie again. 🎥 🎵

2020-05-06: Curtis McHale: Sign in With Apple Is a Bad Idea You know, Curtis gave me pause: Sign in With Apple Is a Bad Idea - I was ready to use Sign in with …

2020-05-06: Visual Studio Code is great, but… I find apps that are built on web technologies more and …

2020-05-06: This seems… reasonable. BC’s Restart Plan - Province of British Columbia I remain …

2020-05-04: Pressure ‘Cause it’s in him and it’s got to come out.

2020-05-03: Too Late I want back into the habit of getting up early in the morning and getting to work. Why? Because I’ve …

2020-05-02: Currently writing up an editorial calendar for my little podcast, which was MIA last week. My boss …

2020-05-02: Sometimes you’re in the mood: …

2020-05-02: Umbrella stand? 🤔🌲📷

2020-04-30: Signs of positivity seem to mean more than ever these days. 📷

2020-04-30: I know most mobile apps are glorified websites, but why do they insist on logging me out after a …

2020-04-29: Seen on the sidewalk. “I understand what you’re trying to say.” 📷

2020-04-29: Technology is not making it easy on me today. Considering going back to stone tablets.

2020-04-27: I think the pros call this “Magic Hour”. 😎📷

2020-04-26: Can you even believe the beauty of this season? 📷

2020-04-25: If you’re safe, healthy, have a steady job and nonetheless find yourself thinking things like, …

2020-04-25: I keep coming back to the Burns Depression Checklist as a quick and effective perspective-finding …

2020-04-25: So that’s where it is. 📷

2020-04-23: Onions starting to make an appearance. Nice to know I’m keeping some plants alive. 😏🌱

2020-04-23: I need a break from social media so much right now I just closed a browser window AND the macOS …

2020-04-21: My bedtime reading for the last couple months: a collection of stories that originally appeared in …

2020-04-20: Faces No one’s gonna make you make the choices they made, except you. (Trigger warning: brief mention of …

2020-04-20: Still want to share my notes on using Pi-Hole as DNS/DHCP server, but gotta resolve an issue first: …

2020-04-19: Trying to figure out the right combo of Apache mod_rewrite rules to force [danj.ca](http://danj.ca), …

2020-04-18: Gosh darn, is Ramin Djawadi incredible. 🎵

2020-04-17: Grateful to see people pulling together these days. ❤️ 📷

2020-04-16: Got Pi-Hole working as an ad-blocking DNS/DHCP server for my home network. Gonna have some good …

2020-04-14: We are in this together. 📷

2020-04-13: But What Could I Possibly Say? Don’t overthink it.

2020-04-09: 📝 Did some gardening, updated Resources for Gardening and Growing Vegetables - Dan J’s IndieWeb …

2020-04-09: …now to move all those old documents to plaintext so I can still read em in another 15 …

2020-04-09: Spent some time going through the files I’ve been copying from computer to computer for 15+ …

2020-04-07: Status: still spending my paycheque on Hellboy collections. 📚 🤪

2020-04-06: 🤦 The feels when a website doesn’t give you feedback upon pressing the “Post” …

2020-04-06: Telepathy I’m bored.

2020-04-05: 📝 Hellboy 🔥 - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-04-04: Saw this while walking today. We will be ok. ❤️📷

2020-04-03: Not sure what to publish today, and didn’t leave myself much time. So here’s the playlist I put on …

2020-04-02: Reach for the sky. 📷

2020-04-01: Been listening to a lot of back-catalogue episodes of my favourite podcasts just to hear ANYONE …

2020-03-31: I was bored today, dangerously bored. Did a little writing, which helped, and then I started reading …

2020-03-30: Pandemic at the Disco Dealing with it.

2020-03-29: Here’s hoping. 📷

2020-03-28: Photo doesn’t do justice to the colour, but this experimental black-currant saison by 33 Acres is …

2020-03-27: Hmm. I need a good emoji to mark posts about articles I’ve read. 📖 📚 📰 📄🤔 I think I like the …

2020-03-27: Marker: Tom Colicchio Spent 19 Years Building a Restaurant Empire. Coronavirus Gutted It in a Month. I’ve been carefully moderating my news intake, but this article is worth reading and sharing: …

2020-03-26: 🎧 Oh, nothing. I’m just over here, listening to the new album that Nine Inch Nails released …

2020-03-25: Nice photo walk today. 📷

2020-03-24: 🕹 OMG, you guys… MegaZeux still exists I used to fool around with this ASCII-art game/game …

2020-03-23: 🍿 Movie Notes: Alien Resurrection (1997) Warning: I did not really like this movie very much, especially judging it against its predecessors. …

2020-03-22: 📝 Setting Up DropShare With a VPS - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters ⬅️ I think I found my self-hosted …

2020-03-21: A curious juxtaposition: Christmas decorations on a tree blooming for spring. 📷

2020-03-20: Didn’t quite get DropShare working on my server, but I got partway there. Also fell into the rabbit …

2020-03-19: Dropshare looks like a great alternative to CloudApp to easily annotate and share screenshots and …

2020-03-18: Gonna guess I’m not the only one who needs to see this right now. “Do not give in to despair.” 📷

2020-03-17: 2020-03-17 Bookmark Round-up 🔖 Today’s bookmark round-up: The Internet Archive: ‘Our Social Media is Broken. Is …

2020-03-16: 📝 A Day Without the iPhone - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-03-15: 📝 A Week Without the Apple Watch - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-03-14: Just watched Alien 3, having recently rewatched Aliens. Observations: CGI does not age well. Aliens …

2020-03-13: Hopefully the weather’s good this weekend, and I’ll put these to use weeding my community garden …

2020-03-12: If you’re anxious, you’re not alone ❤️ I’m definitely noticing an uptick in my baseline level of anxiety. How I’m dealing: Introspective …

2020-03-12: Disabling paste functionality on password fields is user-hostile in a world of password generators …

2020-03-11: Canceled my plans to visit Seattle this weekend. It’s not that I think I’m at terrible personal risk …

2020-03-10: I printed this off of Instagram and now I’ve photographed the print-out and posted it on Micro.blog …

2020-03-08: As always, the first evening of DST is messing me up with the facts that: It’s 7:30 PM and …

2020-03-08: 🔖 Did the extremely satisfying busywork of clearing Safari tabs from my iPhone: either reading them, …

2020-03-06: Well played, Cascade. Well played. 📷

2020-03-05: 📝 Doubling Down on Instapaper - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters - In which I consider another app …

2020-03-05: Broken link to Epsilon Theory in that last post… 😔 Using apps that let me edit posts after …

2020-03-05: I’ve been enjoying reading [Epsilon Theory]() since coming across it recently. I want to quote …

2020-03-05: Just came across Abandoned America, via kottke and I want a copy. ❤️ Sadly1, the “Books” …

2020-03-05: I’m slightly obsessed with this chipotle hot sauce. The slight smokiness is so… mmm. 📷

2020-03-04: Went and checked out my new community garden box today. I have a lot of weeding to do. 😅📷

2020-03-03: 📝 Resources for Gardening and Growing Vegetables - Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-03-01: “CommonMark” 👎🏼

2020-03-01: This is a test. It’s just a test. Of how the Markdown parser works. This is also a test. Simply a …

2020-03-01: When you need to post one more photo for a 30-day photoblogging challenge and you can’t think of …

2020-03-01: Good golly, Miss Molly, does Micro.blog’s Markdown editor ever not handle blockquotes …

2020-03-01: There was a time you let me know What’s really going on below But now you never show it to me, …

2020-02-29: I’m not really sure what to do with my old iPod mini, but I’m glad it still exists. 🤓❤️📷

2020-02-28: Just finished Keep Going. All of Austin’s books are great for keeping the creative fires burning. 📷

2020-02-27: The whole gendered shampoo thing is all a bit silly, but I do get a kick out of the packaging on …

2020-02-26: Keeps the rain off—playing with depth of field + black & white. 🌂 📷

2020-02-25: It’s black-bean fudge brownie time. Again. 🍴 📷

2020-02-25: In which I annotate all the autocorrect goofs that occur while I write the post to emphasize the point Daring Fireball and the Mac (which my iPhone just autocorrected to MAC, reinforcing the upcoming …

2020-02-24: The notebook effect: all started, none finished. ¯\(ツ)/¯ 📷

2020-02-23: More signs of spring. My delight. 📷

2020-02-23: There’s something… unnerving about this little box in my bedroom wall. If you plugged …

2020-02-21: RE 118. 📷

2020-02-20: Took this the other day, and… I don’t know. Something about “comfort food promo” is subtly …

2020-02-19: Sometimes (often) I need to remind myself that my job and my life are not chores but gifts. 📷

2020-02-18: Not sure what these are, but I do love seeing them spring up around the roots of trees… …

2020-02-17: Today’s photoblog prompt is “Cool”. What could be cooler than this guitar pick that was inexplicably …

2020-02-16: Taken on the way home through Gastown. 📷

2020-02-15: I’m awfully fond of these black bean fudge brownies… I’ve been making them to provide myself …

2020-02-14: I enjoy having these Hue bulbs, whose colour and temperature I can customize based on my mood, task, …

2020-02-13: Downtown Vancouver, as seen from near the Drive. 📷

2020-02-13: This strange hexagonal fence meant to keep folks from clambering onto the pipe where it crosses high …

2020-02-12: Vancouver House. 📷

2020-02-11: I love this reflection of the sunset off my iMac screen. 🤩📷

2020-02-10: Today’s photoblog prompt: “sign”. I’m trying. 📷

2020-02-09: Today’s photoblog prompt is “Lull”. Seems appropriate to photograph my bedspread (created by my very …

2020-02-08: Today’s photoblog prompt is “Contrast”. 🔲📷

2020-02-07: Seen from above… this adorable print from brainpickings.org, visualizing the sleep habits / …

2020-02-06: A tiny suggestion of spring? 🤔📷

2020-02-05: Today’s photoblog prompt is “Hide”… well. I’m a little bit in love with this leather couch. 📷

2020-02-04: Today’s photoblog prompt is “Spot”. Can you spot the theme for today? The theme for today in …

2020-02-03: You take your sunny days when you get them this time of year. Today’s photoblog prompt is …

2020-02-02: Desire for inspiration springs eternal. 😊📷

2020-02-01: 🔖 The Last Psychiatrist: Friday Diversion: Jonathan Coulton | Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-02-01: Hat tip to @manton for mentioning this month’s photoblogging challenge… I almost forgot. 😁 I …

2020-02-01: I really pay as little attention as possible to the news, and what’s going on in the outside world. …

2020-01-27: I end up at the end of the day not having put anything online yet, perhaps because I think I need to …

2020-01-26: The Wire, finale The Wire, finale: I try really hard to enjoy the endings of tv series, even when they’re not very …

2020-01-26: The Wire, season 5 episode 9: there are some nice little scenes in this episode: the stuff between …

2020-01-26: The Wire, season 5 episode 8: I always liked the way they wrote Omar out; if he’s a hero or a …

2020-01-26: The Wire, season 5 episode 7: there is a nice symmetry between the gathering in the newsroom and at …

2020-01-25: The Wire, season 5, episode 5: yeah, that pretty much sums it up. 😂

2020-01-25: The Wire, season 5 episode 3: McNulty’s wholesale descent into madness (or at least wholesale return …

2020-01-25: The Wire, season 5: I can understand why folks are impatient with the newspaper subplot. At this …

2020-01-25: Finished The Wire season 4. Not a lot of happy endings in there. But the couple glimmers of light …

2020-01-23: Two Quotations From Anaïs Nin, Visualized by Debbie Millman | Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-01-21: A la @brucegodin, grabbed some of this Ode to Wallflower, a collaboration between Powell Brewing and …

2020-01-21: When the plane takes off and lands, I try to put away my phone, or whatever I’m doing, and take that …

2020-01-17: The problem with cons is they’re fun and you meet new people, which leads to staying up past …

2020-01-15: Strange times call for strange measures: I’m gonna try to get on a plane at six tomorrow morning, …

2020-01-14: 🗒 Doubling Down on OmniFocus | Dan J’s IndieWeb Headquarters

2020-01-13: Was reminded today of this decade-old post, as relevant now as ever, and its last line: Happy New …

2020-01-12: Ported from twitter: The Business of You Reminded that I posted the following on twitter, and it’s pretty good, so I should put it here …

2020-01-11: That’s season 3 down. Oof, I need to not look at screens for the rest of the night. 🙃 📺

2020-01-11: The Wire, S03E11: First time I saw this show, of course, the ending of this ep was the big deal. …

2020-01-11: …although that little moment of Rawls at the bar in S03E10 is a pretty close second. 🤣 📺

2020-01-11: Further to what I said yesterday: the scene between Stringer and Avon at the end of S03E08 is the …

2020-01-10: Man, I keep forgetting to put the tv emoji at the end of my The Wire remarks. 😒 📺

2020-01-10: The Wire Season 3 notes: Ah, Slim Charles. I like how Avon still respects Cutty even after he …

2020-01-10: Speaking of David Allen, I’m getting back into using OmniFocus to run my life. Timely podcast …

2020-01-10: An iOS UI problem: when I create a Markdown link, I often have the URL on my clipboard. Since the …

2020-01-10: For the beer fans: I had this Ode to Wallflower the other night: pale ale aged in Wallflower gin …

2020-01-10: Been keeping a journal on and off in the Day One app since 2012. It has this feature where it shows …

2020-01-08: One of my favourite Bunk moments, from near the end of Season 2 of The Wire: Bunk: A different look …

2020-01-08: That’s season 2 of The Wire in the can. I liked it better than the first time through the series: …

2020-01-06: I’m loving The Wire, but it’s by no means a perfect show. For example, the way presumably-sane women …

2020-01-05: You know if you swap first letters on “love” and “hate” you get two other words? Late. Hove. Why am …

2020-01-05: The habits I want seem far away. Tonight I’m maintaining my “publish something online everyday” …

2020-01-03: Just finished the first season of The Wire. My second run through the series, haven’t watched it in …

2020-01-01: Warren Ellis: “Here we go again…” (via tumblr)

2020-01-01: I kind of expected to be in bed before midnight, but what the hell; eleven more minutes.

2019-12-31: Turns out my New Year’s Eve is baking brownies and starting to watch The Wire over again. I’ll take …

2019-12-28: Self-hosting Email: Good Idea or Terrible? 🤔

2019-12-20: Off to watch Die Hard at 11 PM, as the ancient Yuletide tradition demands. 🎄

2019-12-18: Today I learned about the Adaptive Limiter in Logic Pro, so I can fix my too-quiet audio on podcasts …

2019-12-16: Completed my collection of Austin Kleon’s excellent (and adorable) little books. 📚 😎

2019-12-15: You don’t “succeed” because you have no weaknesses; you succeed because you find your unique …

2019-12-13: Stefflon Don is one of the cleverer artist names I’ve seen in a while. Good cover, too. Respect. 😂🎵

2019-11-27: 🎵 Did I just make a playlist of songs with “Cola” in the name? Yes I did, and it’s pretty great. 😎

2019-11-25: Memory Matters, a rant about the need for the open web: www.danj.ca/memory-ma…

2019-11-25: Anyone using Indiepaper instead of Instapaper? I’m not sure I get it. Is it basically a self-hosted …

2019-11-24: I keep flip-flopping on my iPad. Not *literally*—I don’t want to break it. But I can’t …

2019-11-23: Confirmed: Atomic Blonde is very good. I can’t remember if the ending of The Coldest City is …

2019-11-22: I have too many tabs and windows open, and it makes it hard to work. Every glance at my desktop is a …

2019-11-22: Follow-up thoughts to Medium is Bad for the Web1: The article I was attempting to save for later …

2019-11-22: Medium is bad for the web Medium is bad for the web. It’s just one more silo that people pour their creative work into, …

2019-11-20: Posted some more booksmarks and a note on my Indieweb site; still not sure how to …

2019-11-20: True-crime podcasts exemplify the incredible influence of sound design. If you stripped the …

2019-11-19: Oh, IKEA furniture. You’re never as easy to assemble as you make it seem. This does give me …

2019-11-16: There we go. Quickly added some more bookmarks. Gotta get these open tabs processed, lest they …

2019-11-15: I’m overthinking—doing that thing where I don’t post to my blog because I look at the …

2019-11-12: 🎵 This song came up from creating a station off of The Pogues’ Dirty Old Town, and it’s punching me …

2019-11-12: 📝 Useful Terminal Trick - Putting a Bunch of Files in Eponymous Folders

2019-11-12: 📝 Just Getting Started

2019-10-31: Folks are setting off hundreds and hundreds of fireworks in the park across the street, and I have …

2019-10-31: Happy Halloween 🤘🏼👻🎃 #listening-to #black-sabbath

2019-10-29: I went to check out OwnYourGram today, and at the top of the site in red it says: We’re …

2019-10-28: From Daring Fireball: I’m genuinely curious why Apple doesn’t offer AirPods in more colors. Seems …

2019-10-27: Current conclusion of Micro.blog ➡️ IFTTT ➡️ Dropbox experiment My goal is to have a plain-text backup of anything I put in my “feed” (just like …

2019-10-27: The URL of this post should be in the filename of the file that gets created in my Dropbox. Even if …

2019-10-27: Let’s try this a third time. This is a Micro.blog post that should get pulled from the RSS feed and …

2019-10-27: Let’s try this again. This is a Micro.blog post that should get pulled from the RSS feed and …

2019-10-27: Another test to see if this IFTTT trigger I made will cause a text file to show up in my Dropbox. 🤔

2019-10-27: Let’s test this mechanism for backing up my Micro.blog posts to text files…

2019-10-27: I think the previous was my first “long post” to Micro.blog. It handles it pretty well. …

2019-10-27: Twitter’s naive algorithm insists that one of the twitter accounts I “might also …

2019-10-20: Speaking of music from the ‘90s, I’d forgotten how hard Metallica can solo. 🤘🏼

2019-10-19: Get access to a streaming service that can play practically any music on demand? Immediately …

2019-10-17: Thinking of using micro.blog like this. Full content on my www subdomain, little status updates …

2018-01-05: People say that what we are seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think this is what we’re really …

2018-01-05: There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. —RALPH WALDO EMERSON, on why …

2018-01-05: Holy shit, the App Store; is that an Animal Farm reference?? Rolling deep.

2018-01-04: It’s hard to hold the hand of anyone who’s reaching for the sky just to surrender — Leonard Cohen, …

2018-01-02: Reboot: Put this app on my iPad, let’s play with it some more.

2017-10-07: Life does not promise you stability. IT PROMISES YOU A LABORATORY From here

2017-09-30: The verb is writing. The format and medium are new, but the craft is ancient. From one of my …

2017-09-29: So… wait. Is the difference real, or only in your imagination? 🤔

2017-09-17: I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel / You were famous, your heart was a legend / You told me …

2017-09-08: Have I been listening to The Fame Monster while drinking wine all evening? You’re goddamn …

2017-09-06: When you’re feeling low, it’s amazing what your first meal & coffee of the day can …

2017-09-02: Hmm! Looks like micro.blog does not always include the canonical URL when cross-posting to fbook. …

2017-09-02: If this topic interests you, and assuming fbook even shows you this post (spit), let me know. Happy …

2017-09-02: I like that, because if one of those advertising companies goes out of business, or just plain …

2017-09-02: Broken link that previous post: micro.blog You can see this post has a canonical URL at a domain I …

2017-09-02: So among the reasons I’m no Facebook fan is my desire to control and own the words I publish …

2017-09-02: Moving from Winnipeg to Vancouver it was like, wow, there’s great coffee everywhere! Must …

2017-09-02: That does not look like a real photograph, I wonder if she actually approved this collaboration or …

2017-09-02: …this iPhone app has a ways to go: I can access my photo library but not my camera? 🤔

2017-09-02: The corollary to (2) being, since Marley Spoon gives you the spices they think should go in their …

2017-09-02: Tried my first Marley Spoon recipe today, discovered, Should have just cooked rice the way I have …

2017-09-02: I am incapable of starting any online-publishing venture with other than the following: Hello, World