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2020-11-14: Well, now that I flooded everyone’s timeline, this is Chase. He “crossed the rainbow …

2020-11-02: My dog just died.

2020-11-01: Let us call this irony: a sign in the lawn of the people who let their dog poop in others’ …

2020-10-27: “The act of casting a ballot is in your control. Who gets elected is not. The latter is not an …

2020-10-22: Sure, yes, weight loss media is what I’m looking for, Apple, when I search for “lose …

2020-10-20: Deleted the games from my phone to stop my mindless playing. Worked flawlessly today. Am delighted.

2020-10-16: 20 minutes into meeting with 4 women and 2 men, and the “you guys” count topped 29. πŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’

2020-10-16: Guy 1: “How’s your Go code?” Guy 2: “Uh… probably terrible.” …

2020-10-15: Today’s randomness: for the first time in decades, I wrote my name with seven strokes instead …

2020-10-15: This should have been my #adayinthelife photo. #stillalive

2020-10-13: A distraction hike along the Bob Stutz Path in Los Altos Hills, California, just after five in the …

2020-10-12: Puppy dog, get better, please. #stillalive

2020-10-12: A woman who would take away the rights of women would not have the power to do so if not for the …

2020-10-11: I will never understand people who sort their bookcases by the color of the book jacket or spine. πŸ“š

2020-10-10: Strange lighting tonight.

2020-10-10: Today in New Life Adventures, I trimmed a duck’s wings to prevent her from flying away.

2020-10-08: . @help SSL cert expired or bad caching on my device?

2020-10-06: I keep forgetting the garlic. At least I remembered the tomatoes today.

2020-10-05: Yeaaaaaaaah… someone get JK an editor. Too many words. πŸ“š

2020-10-04: Whatever you do, don’t buy the Trader Joes Pumpkin Spice Batons*. unless you’re okay …

2020-10-02: “So how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?” Give me another week, dog, just one more. …

2020-10-01: A day. Welcome, October.

2020-09-30: Tempting.

2020-09-29: The dog knows, when you are on your last legs, you leave the devil’s cut, even if you are a …

2020-09-28: Life comes at you fast.

2020-09-26: Another Red Rocks training hike, this time with the Cherry Gulch loop. #dawnpatrol β›° Spend the early …

2020-09-26: Walking to the store last night, I was jumped by a black cat. Friendly, well-fed, and insistent that …

2020-09-25: “Bare with me, Kitt, as I rearrange schedules.” Um… I am not getting naked with …

2020-09-24: “Sometimes endings are more important than beginnings.” Watching a friend teach his …

2020-09-23: Things I should not do at 6pm: have tea. Things I am going to do at 6pm: have tea.

2020-09-22: I hope they are hit by cars into being able to think intelligently.

2020-09-22: First Colorado training hike complete. Little winded on the up, but far, far less than expected. …

2020-09-22: An inauspicious beginning to the preparations for this first Colorado mountain climb. #dawnpatrol β›°

2020-09-20: Sitting on the porch, the smell of impending rain comes rushing in with the wind. My first thought …

2020-09-18: Danger!

2020-09-14: “Not what I was expecting.” “False advertising in one direction, or cultural …

2020-09-13: Unexpected visitor du jour.

2020-09-09: “I couldn’t do that. I don’t like the cold.” “I wasn’t …

2020-09-08: “They actually let you sit inside now.” “Oh, really?” They go off to sit …

2020-09-07: How am I this tired and still wide awake? Right. Mt Baker. Mt Baker and all its mountaineering …

2020-09-07: View from about 85% up Washington’s Mt. Baker’s south side approach.

2020-09-04: Sob

2020-09-03: Portland blueberries do not disappoint, even in September.

2020-09-03: I don’t think I’ve ever laughed as hard about my car dying as I am right now.

2020-09-03: That I am willing to place my bag on the airport floor to keep the woman behind me away from me is a …

2020-09-02: Thoughts On A Day, September 2nd Desert, so of course we have cockroaches. The one in my bedroom could have at least waited until I …

2020-09-02: Years ago when I split from my college BF, I had adventures (motorcycles, scuba, and hang-gliding) …

2020-08-31: Bought cup sake in paired glasses so I had some to share with my love. That didn’t work out. …

2020-08-30: I don’t know if managers understand how insulting being told, “Don’t post abt this …

2020-08-30: Probably shouldn’t have eaten that pint of ice cream.

2020-08-30: What is one supposed to do when one has read every book in one’s immediate to-read pile? …

2020-08-28:

2020-08-28: I have to say, of all the things I did on this move south, packing up and bringing along a gallon of …

2020-08-26: Normally, I’m the last to upgrade my devices to the latest iOS. With this happening at FB, …

2020-08-24: Lunch, because adulting and 2020

2020-08-18: So, what we are learning this year is that the Mayan calendars were 8 years off. Not bad forecasting …

2020-08-14: “If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses …

2020-08-14: Surprising bonus of working from home: russian crunches between questions when the video is off …

2020-08-11: Hope is the cruelest form of denial.

2020-08-08: Love you, too.

2020-08-07:

2020-08-05: Walked along the neighborhood alleys tonight. Said alleys seem to be the only reasonable elevation …

2020-08-04:

2020-08-03: Listening to two twenty-somethings talk about what screwups their younger siblings are, I suspect …

2020-08-02: Today’s stair walk of Portland’s Alameda Ridge was just under 14km and about 3 hours …

2020-08-02: “I got this.” 🐝

2020-08-01: Sunflowers!

2020-07-30: Leg warmers on bees!

2020-07-24: Brr.

2020-07-22: Reminded again, pain is fleeting, glory is forever, chicks dig scars. Especially the scars part. …

2020-07-22: Found a new one, less patina on this one.

2020-07-21: One of the rougher days this past month. Tomorrow might be better.

2020-07-20: Him: “Are you in line?” Me (masked): “I am not.” Him: “Would you stand …

2020-07-17: 🐝🌼

2020-07-11: Today is, again, not that day.

2020-07-10: Site at work launched. Was a six hour deploy process. I am le tired.

2020-07-09: Portland walks continue to delight me.

2020-07-08: More than a little delighted by tonight’s take out. I have had more take out in the last two …

2020-07-07: Some day, I will not be an asshole. Today is not that day.

2020-07-04: Nope, I think I’m good with this. Thanks, airline, and no.

2020-07-04: I swear, the coldest winter I’ve ever spent has been this summer in Portland, but the flowers …

2020-06-30: Flowers seen on today’s training walk delighted me with their colors.

2020-06-25: You’d think we’d all be used to disappointment by now. Yet here we are, disappointed …

2020-06-24: Uh, Chrome, I’m sure “here” is a word.

2020-06-24: As I watch a fit guy run past me pushing a jogging stroller, I think, “wow, he is …

2020-06-22: Not a fan. Of the. Apple Speaking Styleβ„’. 🀯 It is. One short step. Away From. The Ted Talk. Speaking …

2020-06-22: And back. Next up, a week of quarantine.

2020-06-20: Good night, not-great day. Hello, better day tomorrow. Have a picture of Andy’s new family …

2020-06-15: Tried a new white tea today, one less processed than usual. Was surprised that the instructions …

2020-06-14: Yeeeeeehaw! Another 2020 bingo square achieved!

2020-06-14: Anyone know where @smokey went? I miss their insights.

2020-06-14: Things they don’t tell you at tea school: the tea patina that helps flavor your next tea is …

2020-06-13: No one needs a lecture first thing in the morning, or upon greeting. So don’t give one.

2020-06-12: I do not need another domain name. I do not need another domain name. I do not need another domain …

2020-06-11: “You know how some people like to burn their marshmallows when making s’mores?” …

2020-06-11: β€œThe climb requires use of ascenders and fixed lines between Camp I and II over a 40-degree slope …

2020-06-11: Every. Single. Pole. And. Tree. Was. A. Stop. And. Sniff. Point. For. Beagle. Today. Annoying until …

2020-06-09: One of those days (and look at that filter!). PSA: put your mask on first, before helping others.

2020-06-08: Hello, Monday. πŸ‹

2020-05-24: Day 7 of book recommending: The Dresden Files, by Jim Butcher. The first two are okay, the series …

2020-05-24: What a day! πŸ‹

2020-05-24: Do you use the Brave browser? If so, have you signed up for the Brave Rewards thingy?

2020-05-23: For day 6 of MB’s Book Challenge week, I’m suggesting William Irvine’s A Slap in …

2020-05-22: For day 5 of MB’s Book Challenge week, I’m suggesting Sam Harris’ Free Will. This …

2020-05-21: Let’s be real here though, Guy Gavriel Kay’s The Fionavar Tapestry is really what I want to …

2020-05-21: Day 4 of MB’s Book Recommendation week, moving back to fiction: Guy Gavriel Kay’s The …

2020-05-20: Day 3 of MB’s Book Recommendation week, and this one should be required reading: Rolf …

2020-05-19: Day 2 of the Book Recommendation part of MB’s May challenge, and, yes, this is also an easy …

2020-05-18: Day 1 of the Book Recommendation part of MB’s May challenge, and, hooboy, this is an easy one: …

2020-05-17: TFW your mother decides that she will read a Scalzi book, and you giggle as you hand her The …

2020-05-05: Finished The Library at Mount Char, by Scott Hawkins today. I was expecting neither to enjoy this …

2020-05-03: I would be most grateful for your lemon recipes… πŸ‹

2020-04-29: Lazy moment, lying in the yard, chatting with the neighbor sitting six meters away, watching the …

2020-04-24: I don’t know how I’m related to my dad.

2020-04-21: Travel complete and nominally successful! Except for the guy who sat in the aisle seat, same row, …

2020-04-16: Global pandemics are a shit time to break up with a best friend, let me tell you.

2020-04-11: I am grateful for the routine the beagle gives me. Every morning, without fail, he asks for walkies, …

2020-04-10: Started my day calling out an Irish American man and a Cuban American woman on their body shaming of …

2020-04-04: Stupidly excited to have found a training trail with many steep portions that I can use to train for …

2020-03-29: 😫

2020-03-23: Pretty sure my year goal of “Read The Wheel of Time” is in direct conflict with my year …

2020-03-17: Ugh. Why do people think social distancing means social isolation? I said hello with a hearty wave …

2020-03-11: I’ve been working on my throws, mostly by throwing small oranges from a tree to the sheep on …

2020-03-09: So, uh, how long do spiders live? Uh, asking for a friend.

2020-03-07: So, apparently you don’t clap after family sharings at memorials. Oooops.

2020-03-03: Antarctica, every moment is an awe-inspiring sight. This is what joy looks like. finishing #mbfeb …

2020-03-02: I missed the opening of the #mbfeb challenge, but I’ve been nominally keeping up with πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά …

2020-03-01: Let’s see what happens. #newsletters

2020-03-01: When the sky is overcast, the continent is a haunting vision. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-29: That splash to the left is the result of my leap into the Southern Ocean last month. That splash was …

2020-02-28: Below. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-27: We’ll go together. You first. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-26: πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-02-26: While perhaps not everyone’s idea of escape, I’m looking forward to going back. Maybe …

2020-02-25: Another of Julia’s icebergs. I’m grateful she shared her photos and editing skills, such …

2020-02-24: Double trouble at Portal Point πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-23: Base Brown, an Argentinian station on Antarctica, has quite the sordid past. _ Brown Station’s …

2020-02-22: Iceberg spectacle. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-21: Progress. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-20: Have an iceberg. The boat in the background for scale is 137m (451’) in length, and a ways …

2020-02-19: Well, let’s see how this goes. Starting Training for the New Alpinism πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΆπŸ“š

2020-02-19: More lichen, more moss. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-02-19: Being in this space is magical. My first continental landing at Portal Point. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-18: Drifting slowly in a brash ice field is an amazing experience. Brash ice is compromised of ice …

2020-02-17: Cool. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-16: I’m going to rest here for a bit. You go on, I’ll catch up. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-15: Less balance, more “hidden mass.” πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-14: The warmth from the ice we pulled from the bay was generated by the joy of tasting the most amazing …

2020-02-13: Same sunrise, different moment. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-12: Downside of 150 pushups a day: massages hurt because muscles. Upside of 150 pushups a day: muscles!

2020-02-12: Yeah, I got nothin’ for attachment. Have an iceberg. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-11: The plainest of views, at Hardy Cove. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-10: One month ago today, no sign of land yet. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-09: Lull in the excitement of the day. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-08: This dawn contrasted heavily with the overcast day on the continent. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-07: Clouds above. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-06: The most abundant plant life in Antarctica is lichen, then moss. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-05: The bergs would hide behind each other, each as fascinating as the previous. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-02-04: First landing spot on πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά for me was Fort Point on Greenwich Island, which was claimed by penguins. …

2020-02-03: Reflect. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά #mbfeb

2020-01-31: Friday evening plans: We Should Get Together by Kat Vellos, and The Happiness Lab with …

2020-01-31: Any recommendations for personal site comment spam filtering services? Akismet is failing me again.

2020-01-30: I should be less delighted about my stamp purchase than I am. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά What’s the emoji for small …

2020-01-29: Have a penguin. This one is a chinstrap penguin, hanging at Fort Point on Greenwich Island. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-01-27: Just found an outfitter that can guide me to the top of Vinson Massif. Which is to say, I’m in …

2020-01-24: California Privacy Directory caprivacy.github.io/caprivacy… - check out the full list. I see …

2020-01-23: Welcome, @MKoopaJr! Can’t wait for your first post! :)

2020-01-23: I went for the ice. Others went for the animals, seals and whales and penguins. Some moments, we …

2020-01-19: Fellow traveller to πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά, Julia Watson, took this one, I love the gloomy filtering on the photo. The …

2020-01-18: And now, culture shock. The US is so loud. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-01-17: And back. Wow. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-01-08: bbiab πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ά

2020-01-07: Reminded again that my motivating factor in personality growth over the last couple decades really …

2020-01-07: That youtube algorithm needs a lot of work if it is recommending science skepticism to me. Flat …

2020-01-02: “Oh, people, what were you thinking? I’ve seen this movie, it doesn’t end …

2019-12-31: Tilly wishes you a Happy New Year! πŸ₯³

2019-12-30: Finally, branding that I don’t mind, given how toasty my toes are.

2019-12-29: My threatening-to-become-annual Internet recycling request: if you have too many Field Notes 2020 …

2019-12-27: “If I eat them and don’t die, will you eat some, too?” Found some mushrooms in the …

2019-12-27: Success! Seeing a sunrise has been on my todo list all year! Managed to see one this morning. Yay …

2019-12-24: Untitled Duck Game.

2019-12-23: Current status: giggling at the Tilly Girl

2019-12-21: Hello, Winter.

2019-12-19: TFW you realize that grout repair you intended to do in the bathroom is actually “regrout the …

2019-12-19: Today’s challenge: say nothing about yourself in conversations with family, friends, and …

2019-12-19: I’m not thrilled to be able to say, “See? I told you they were doing this!” at …

2019-12-17: Dear fellow traveller, I didn’t choose not to be an asshole so that you could be an asshole. …

2019-12-17: “Nothing good ever needs to be talked about in a back room.”

2019-12-16: I love the light through @snookca’s whiskey glass.

2019-12-16: Cacao y chai latte, not a fan, worth trying.

2019-12-15: Democracy in Chains by Nancy Maclean is a fascinating read, telling us how we arrived here today in …

2019-12-15: We’re going down… down… down… The companion photo to yesterday’s …

2019-12-14: Things are looking up!

2019-12-13: I appreciate the packaging on this protein powder packet: opening it creates a pouring spout.

2019-12-12: At some point, Zillow, you’re going to have to accept that that house is not actually going …

2019-12-11: Good times, good times. Feet in the Mediterranean Sea. Was cold.

2019-12-10: Today’s London Fog!

2019-12-09: 🍊

2019-12-08: “Walk the land” is a task, chore, opportunity every farmer has on the work list, and one …

2019-12-07: The tape holding down the broken tiles have returned as a mini Godzilla.

2019-12-06: This morning’s cooking adventure was a success, not too sweet. I’m delighted to be …

2019-12-05: Red clover experiment 1: failure in outcome, success in knowledge that is doesn’t stir well in …

2019-12-04: One of those kind of days. Downside: broke a favorite tea mug by dropping it. Upside: at least these …

2019-12-03: TΓ©.

2019-12-02: Today shall be a day of walking.

2019-12-01: “A common note among people who make comics, is that we find ourselves making them because the …

2019-12-01: Recently finished books: Genghis Kahn and the Making of the Modern World, by Weatherford - …

2019-11-30: Spent yesterday flat on my back, sick all day, unable to keep anything down or in. Here’s …

2019-11-29: The Day Afterℒ️

2019-11-28: Sure.

2019-11-28: “Let us accept it,” Marcus Aurelius wrote to himself in his own journal some two …

2019-11-28: Happy Thanksgiving to my American peeps! πŸ¦ƒ Me? I’m starting the drinking early (Hello, …

2019-11-27: leading

2019-11-26: Well crap. Missed yesterday. (β•―Β°β–‘Β°)β•―οΈ΅ ┻━┻

2019-11-24:

2019-11-23: Step… step… step… Harvested the basil 🌱

2019-11-22: Pieces of the MB community just about everywhere. Makes me smile every time. /cc @burk

2019-11-21: Hanging with fam, talking about the upcoming holidays.

2019-11-20: First lemon of the season coming in. I am delighted how much this tree thrived when finally watered …

2019-11-19: Yeaaaaaaaah, hello, rain. Thanks for the reminder I need to add gutters to my desert house. β›ˆβ›ˆ

2019-11-18: First wikipedia edit from space en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spec… cool cool 🌟🌟🌟

2019-11-18: Decided I needed more sun, moved my chair to the front walkway. I can sit for 20 minutes at a time, …

2019-11-17: Serious question, what does one do with a gallon of freshly squeezed lime juice?

2019-11-17: The local coffee shop changed tea cups to a clear mug. I suspect the previous cups were too fragile …

2019-11-16: Unsure how often a craving is so easily satisfied.

2019-11-15: I am grateful for my parents.

2019-11-14: Dear Fellow Developer, The proper response is NEVER, “It works for me.” The proper …

2019-11-13: First orange of the season!

2019-11-12: Am determined to heal.

2019-11-11: I giggled when I saw this at the store, and picked one up. A woman next to me was really puzzled, …

2019-11-10: New hobby: calling out accounts on twitter that mis-@ my account. Today, I’m alternately an AI …

2019-11-09: The Asian pears are starting to fall from the tree in the far back of the property. I suspect they …

2019-11-09: Mom’s place has pomegranates. I loved them, so planted one when I lived in California. Loved …

2019-11-08: Convinced the ‘rents to visit tonight, and pulled out the port. Told Mom of the ex-Navy Seal I …

2019-11-08: I can’t wait for INVALID DATE! So excited! πŸ˜’

2019-11-07: How to have perfect posture: Borrow sheep from neighbors Let your guard down around said sheep …

2019-11-06: Okay, @smokey, I timed it. From dump to stick was about 40 minutes. πŸ‘πŸπŸ‚

2019-11-06: I have named the wether* Wembley. My neighbor, the sheep’s owner, is a little scandalized …

2019-11-06: “I named the ram.” “Okay, what is it?” “Dodge.” …

2019-11-05: This girl cracks me up. πŸ‘ Injury update: stand a lot (can’t sit, bruised tailbone), walk …

2019-11-04: Well fuck. I’m a real sheep farmer now. This asshole rammed me not once but twice. Urgent …

2019-11-04: This floor continues to crack me up. I didn’t think I’d become use to it.

2019-11-03: My house hasn’t been this clean in years. #avoidingwork

2019-11-03: Well, I guess my winter reading list just changed. Found this list via Mattis’ Call Sign Chaos …

2019-11-03: “Hey, your mom says the sheep like mulberry leaves.” “They do, they’ve …

2019-11-02: Kitt: 1 Blackberries: 17

2019-11-02: I keep finding the sheepie lounging under the orange tree in the mornings. I am much amused at their …

2019-11-01: Okay, so, sheep do not like green beans, carrots are fine, and apples are worth sprinting across the …

2019-10-31: Okay, people, how do I not have sage?

2019-10-30: Go Nats! Whooooooooo! ⚾️

2019-10-30: Stepdad keeps turning on Seal Team during WS game breaks and TURN THE GAME BACK ON argh. ⚾️

2019-10-29: Whooo! Game 7! ⚾️

2019-10-29: And during commercial breaks, we’re watching city council proceedings, and hooboy, what an …

2019-10-29: πŸ˜’ Nats. Compare to ALL THE OTHER RUNNERS TO FIRST, not just Turner’s run. Fuckin’ …

2019-10-29: Was so sure the Nats found the bats with the hits in them, and then the bottom of the fifth …

2019-10-29: Meetings for the week donnnnnnnnnne! πŸŽ‰

2019-10-25: Somehow I managed to convince the ‘rents to learn Settlers of Catan and play with me and …

2019-10-16: These sheep crack me up. I come outside and they come running.

2019-10-08: I applied for the AirBnB Antarctic Sabbatical, not too late for you to apply, too (closes in 3 …

2019-10-03: Me: “He pooped 5 times yesterday, and kept me awake until 5 in the morning with his night time …

2019-09-28: TIL sheep like onions.

2019-09-28: Home! Yay!

2019-09-26: Please send good thoughts to Chase tonight. He’s going into surgery tomorrow morning, and old …

2019-09-23: World, meet Boop. Boop, this is a strange place.

2019-09-22: “When we are actively engaging in a behavior, we cannot really tolerate facing our complicity …

2019-09-20: I need to figure out the Dad Techniqueℒ️ for adding butter to this popcorn for tonight’s game …

2019-09-20: New project, new technology. I look forward to the moment I have uploaded enough knowledge about …

2019-09-18: How could one gracefully and empathetically tell a frustrated coworker that her inability to login …

2019-09-08: Watching John Wick in anticipation of 2 and 3, and still really like this movie. I mean, choosing to …

2019-09-03: So… who’s in Portland for #xoxofest this week?

2019-08-30: Released the sheep into my west yard, they are now feasting on the fallen fruit.

2019-08-22: Finished The Volunteer, after a recommendation via Dave Pell’s The Next Draft. Difficult read, …

2019-08-20: Painkillers cannot kick-in fast enough.

2019-08-12: Sheep Island

2019-08-12: Flowers on the morning walk with Mom.

2019-08-11: Email subject: “Everything You Need to Know About Oolongs” My reaction: “… …

2019-08-04: Hooboy.

2019-08-04: Grass trimmings for the sheep. πŸŒ±πŸŒΎπŸ‘

2019-08-03: These two know I bring them food.

2019-08-01: Unexpected lifestyle choices: shooting mini icecubes at birds with a slingshot to keep them from …

2019-07-28: Four tries to level my step-dad’s auto-bird-waterer. Four. Tries. Success hasn’t been …

2019-07-24: “85 Best Whole 30 Pescatarian Meals images in 2019” Uh… I don’t want to see …

2019-07-23: A Stabilo ballpoint refill in my Baron Fig pen (can’t stand rollerballs), let’s see how …

2019-07-09: You take the blue pillβ€”the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to …

2019-07-08: “Everyone is talking about how bored they gonna be.” Kid, you are doing life wrong.

2019-07-03: How IG boosts their ad stats: prevent users from reporting spam. #quellesurprise

2019-07-03: Today, I confirmed the neighbor (who owns the sheep that graze my yard) raises the sheep for food. I …

2019-07-02: Item 143 on my list of things I didn’t expect to be excited about as an adult: pasture seed. …

2019-07-01: Hair.

2019-06-29: And now, @cleverdevil’s site demo! 😍

2019-06-29: The web is for all. @jackyalcine giving us the inspiration and the approaches!

2019-06-29: Oh yes! @schmarty rockin’ the mobile demo with Indigenous.

2019-06-29: At the IndieWeb Summit, listening MJordan talk about how switching to a male name helped her find a …

2019-06-28: Whoo! @indiewebsummit kick-off dinner in #pdx at #pinestmarketpdx

2019-06-24: Morning walks in a Portland summer always delight me.

2019-06-22: walking to local mexican restaurant “You going to order the ceviche?” “Ah, no, …

2019-06-22: Back in a stunningly happy place.

2019-06-20: Birthday decadence!

2019-06-20: I bought a reserve white tea a month or so ago, a small batch. I was excited to try it yesterday. …

2019-06-19: Things never to do drunk: workouts to exhaustion. When drunk, you don’t stop when injured or …

2019-06-17: I title this one, “Sheep by Moonlight,” subtitled, “WTF do I keep getting crappy …

2019-06-13: Excited to be going to the IndieWeb Summit in Portland, OR June 29-30, 2019 - …

2019-06-03: Good news! I found the missing roll of toilet paper! Related: Why the f’ is there a roll of …

2019-06-02: Upstream port has sufficient flow. Am concerned about the downstream port’s flow. Oddly, the …

2019-05-30: Um… so this happened.

2019-05-27: Snowflakes everywhere. (β•―Β°β–‘Β°)β•―οΈ΅ ┻━┻

2019-05-24: Blackberry sorbet from my blackberry bushes! 😍

2019-05-20: Today’s blackberry haul. Am thinking blackberry ice cream…

2019-05-18: Not so current status.

2019-05-07: “You want to know who lives, who dies, who writes your story.”

2019-05-03: me: “7pm, Friday night at SFO, getting work done. Sure.” him: “Kinda cool to be …

2019-04-25: Naked sheep in my yard! Best lawn mower so far…

2019-04-21: Water flow is looking good. Upstream neighbor was cynical about the level, though. Will know in an …

2019-04-19: Eh? No, your email was not found.

2019-04-15: But somewhere here in between the city walls of dyin’ dreams, I think of death, it must be …

2019-04-08: Dev pro tip in working well with your fellow developers: don’t close other developers’ …

2019-04-03: If this plane goes down, it will be in a flaming ball of irony.

2019-04-02: Yasssss! PerfMattersConf! Check out these sponsors!

2019-03-30: In a desert field of gravel, nature finds a way. #nofilter #exceptwhatthrphonedid

2019-03-29: My laptop has a “bug.” “Well, that’s a new one for me,” says Mom.

2019-03-28: 126 pushups today (no, not in a row), building up from 36 six weeks ago. I haven’t not been …

2019-03-25: A neighbor braced the branch gate. Flow is good now, covers the port.

2019-03-25: This morning’s adventure: set up the checks, open the ports, complain with the neighbors about …

2019-03-23: Today I learned that sheep are really smart: they, too, don’t like grapefruit. Related: …

2019-03-15: One of my favorite mailing lists, have been a reader for years and years xpda.com/junkmail/

2019-03-08: Not my usual view, delighted and grateful to have had it today.

2019-03-03: “Work from anywhere!” I thought, “What a great deal!” “Work any hours …

2019-03-01: docker. πŸ˜’ πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

2019-02-28: Diet done. Down 5% body weight, sugar cravings stopped, clothes fit well, and a lot sick from my …

2019-02-27: πŸ˜’ What’s the point of having error messages in the logs if no one looks at the log files?

2019-02-26: Watching yourself being written out of someone else’s history is an interesting experience. …

2019-02-24: So, when a fellow developer starts a request to a team of only women developers with, “hey, …

2019-02-24: Still not used to the broiler on this oven. Worse, no sense of smell to know I was burning my food.

2019-02-24: Mossy! #pdx #pdxne

2019-02-19: $11011.00 - renews at $11/yr. Even less desirable names are “premium.”

2019-02-19: Sun rising over the bay.

2019-02-19: The overhead bin has a seam in the middle, preventing normal sized bags to fit in. There’s a …

2019-02-19: Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.

2019-02-13: Whoo, that snow. Coming down hard. Might need to put on… a brimmed hat soon. Related: a Great …

2019-02-08: I can think of places I’d rather be.

2019-02-03: I’m about to travel again. I’m attempting to travel lightly. I’m torn about …

2019-02-03: Can one be grateful for hard times and crappy situations? My home life as a kid was difficult. It wasn’t bad, it was difficult. I responded by staying …

2019-02-02: OH: “Sometimes it’s hard to continue to love what you do through all the bad moments.”

2019-01-31:

2019-01-30: OH: “You can’t change what you can tolerate. If you can tolerate it, it won’t …

2019-01-29: Fun asteroid mining fact of the day: m-class asteroids contain platinum-group metals, nickel, …

2019-01-26: So, the only place I have found in the UK that makes a London Fog is… a Starbucks. πŸ˜’

2019-01-20: Both of us sick managed to walk to the closest Bone Daddies for ramen. I wish I had ordered a …

2019-01-08: OMG @joshsullivan! You sent me a Field Notes notebook along with the calendar! Thank you! <3

2019-01-07: Micro Monday, we doing this? Oh yes, yes, we are. By following @jwhevans!

2019-01-06: “You been stretching or doing yoga?” “Eh? Why do you ask?” “Because …

2019-01-04: Current status.

2019-01-04: OH: “There’s no such thing as a prototype, it’s all just bad production …

2019-01-02: Wheeeee! GitHub is down. Didn’t want to work today anyway. /me goes to play

2018-12-31: 🎢 A long December and there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last 🎢

2018-12-31: Micro Monday follow Tim Gray @tgray - he’s talking plasma physics today, “meandering …

2018-12-30: @11ty/eleventy@0.5.4: wanted: {"node":">=8"} (current: …

2018-12-30: Anyone have an extra 2019 field notes pocket size calendar card that would be tossed anyway? Will …

2018-12-29: New neighbors saying hello.

2018-12-29: Only the 29th… plenty of time to finish two more books before the year’s end.

2018-12-23: Am thinking after this, I will go back to a year of no alcohol. It (tawny port in general) tastes …

2018-12-22: I’m starting The Mathematics Lover’s Companion. It recommends reading with a partner, …

2018-12-22: haaaaaaaaaate backerkit.

2018-12-21: 😐

2018-12-16: I wonder if a notebook swap would work… we all send an unused notebook to a central point, …

2018-12-08: An American eating a Swiss breakfast at a French restaurant with a Canadian in Mexico.

2018-12-06: (β•―Β°β–‘Β°οΌ‰β•―οΈ΅ ┻━┻

2018-12-06: Current projects are in javascript, kotlin, java, ruby, python, dart, php, and bash. Now, where does …

2018-12-04: Never underestimate spite as a motivator for genius. Sam Kean, The Disappearing Spoon p 179

2018-11-28: OH: “Not my circus. Not my monkeys.”

2018-11-28: “I wonder whether the baby boomers were as annoyed by our generation πŸ˜‚” “They were …

2018-11-26: Welp, found The Viking 1914 store in Copenhagen. There goes my notebook budget for next year… …

2018-11-25: How clever of me to set my ssh configuration to ssh-key-only, then let my ssl certs expire when …

2018-11-25: Copenhagen has been delightful! #adventure

2018-11-22: All in one amazing bite at Geranium with @snookca #copenhagen

2018-11-18: Friend sends over a 12 digit number, in 3 groups of 4 numbers, no explanation. I immediately know …

2018-11-18: An amazing Thanksgiving dinner with @snookca and the family. Full on nostalgia and Norman Rockwell …

2018-11-16: OH: “Your ass must be jealous of all the shit coming out of your mouth.” I really want to be …

2018-11-15: Happy OMG IS IT THURSDAY ALREADY?

2018-11-12: Beagle. Sorta.

2018-11-07: Do I know anyone here who lives in Atlanta? Any chance of a micro.blog meetup next Monday evening?

2018-11-05: TIL my parents aren’t fans of my singing Queen at the top of my lungs in their house.Β Outside seems …

2018-11-03: In a happy place… 🍡 + πŸ“š

2018-11-02: Pretty sure the people upstairs brought in a herd of 🐘🐘🐘 again tonight. The 🐘🐘🐘 start tap dancing …

2018-11-02: OH: “Humans are good at detecting context changes. Computers are not.”

2018-11-01: I cannot lift my arms. ki.tt/181031 5x22

2018-10-30: The country is ripping itself apart. thewalrus.ca/americas-…

2018-10-26: OH: “I think cars are very internet-like, in that they insulate people from the reality of …

2018-10-22: Life, you are incredibly f’ing strange.

2018-10-20: Worth watching and sharing (and voting) - vote.horse

2018-10-19: 🎢 I’m getting no work done today 🎢 ul-ti… mate is on… t.v. 🎢 I’m getting no work done …

2018-10-17: Her “Just get rid of the nerve.” Other her “Do you need it for anything?” …

2018-10-16: “How hard can it be?” πŸ˜’

2018-10-15: Nothing quite like working on the same bug for 10 days straight and being no closer to fixing it, to …

2018-10-12: I swear the two ugliest words in the English language are “just” and …

2018-10-11: OH β€œInteresting. I have a cupcake locked to my head.”

2018-10-09: Pretty sure Google is in cahoots with the oil companies with all the f’ing shitty directions …

2018-10-08: “Today is Canadian Thanksgiving!” “What makes it Canadian Thanksgiving?” …

2018-10-07: This is fine. No, no it isn’t, not really. Some of it is. Yes.

2018-10-04: You know when you have a non-slow-acting niacin tablet, and your body does that full-on, raging …

2018-10-02: Okay, for this one moment, take a peek at twitter… but only this tweet…

2018-10-01: 5:00p boss: β€œHey, Kitt, what’s the status of this blocker? I’d like to update the …

2018-09-28: Does the Apple Series 4 watch display three emoji on the same line, or does it wrap after two as …

2018-09-26: Created autostash cac1ca7a git is telling me something…

2018-09-26: Showered, made crap tea, learned about using ref nodes in (the not really delightful, but …

2018-09-24: Current status (a.k.a. this song is playing non-stop, on repeat, at loud volumes in my head): …

2018-09-22: Sometimes, I think I should stop eating salads by the half gallon, but then I calculate the …

2018-09-21: Exciting Friday night plans: long talk with Dad! #winning

2018-09-16: First new @apple laptop in 3 years and what the hell happened? Why is the MagSafe gone (it saved …

2018-09-15: Barebones ActivityPub server in Node.js/Express by @darius github.com/dariusk/e… It powers …

2018-09-14: Finished On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder yesterday, flipped …

2018-09-14: I woke up this morning. The older I am, the more this amazes me, and the more I am grateful for …

2018-09-12: All the talk of the iPhone XS, er, excess tennis, and yet, my SE is still chugging away… …

2018-09-11: Well, I have me a new job, so there’s that.

2018-09-07: Consistently, time and time again for years, I need those first six slow minutes to warm up on a …

2018-09-05: Tomorrow is #xoxofest. I am excited, even as my anxiety levels increase. Cause and effect?

2018-08-30: “There is nothing new: all things are both familiar and short-lived.” - Marcus Aurelius, …

2018-08-30: Reading through conversations here, I love how they veer off into unrelated topics and side channels …

2018-08-30: I have hiked myself out. Unrelated, these are the best survey markers I’ve found.

2018-08-29: Oh… there’s a backside.

2018-08-29: TIL a fourth cousin of mine is an orthopedic surgeon.

2018-08-26: β€œIf your life was a book, what would you want your next sentence to be?” And then she found the …

2018-08-17: When life gives you lemons, respond with raspberries and a twist of lime.

2018-08-16: Women peeing on seats + said women not cleaning up after themselves + subsequent women not going …

2018-08-15: Okay, yes, Hawaii, you are lovely tonight. #nofilter

2018-08-15: Whoo! @hankchizljaw is here! Next up, encourage more posting.

2018-08-14: Aw yisssssssss. Bob just wrote his first HTML. Old dogs, new tricks and all that. F— yeah!

2018-08-13: Well this is an experience, building a website for a quirky octogenarian friend to use. If I …

2018-08-13: Oh, hot damn, no MTA is installed by default on Ubuntu 18. This makes me irrationally happy.

2018-08-13: Okay, where were we now? Bueller?

2018-08-06: Thank you, Oak, for your shade. May your roots hold the ground for another 300 years.

2018-08-02: Micro Monday on a Thursday - I’m loving @andreww’s chronicles of Paxton’s Work Day …

2018-07-31: I f’ing hurt. Unrelated, the coneflowers (echinacea) are lovely today.

2018-07-30: Welcome to micro.blog, @susanjrobertson! So excited you’re here!

2018-07-30:

2018-07-28: Just in case I forgot I was in Portland, the neighborhood cats come out to greet me. I have not …

2018-07-28: Blueberries and peaches. A good picking day! Yay, Portland!

2018-07-27: Just posted my @xoxo intro describing myself (name, pronouns, location, and current project), and …

2018-07-25: Let the Grand Adventure begin!

2018-07-23: But here we are.

2018-07-21: “Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered.” …

2018-07-19: Configuring virtual machines: not really what I expected to be doing tonight on this project.

2018-07-19: Nope, still don’t like coffee.

2018-07-17: We had Hokusai’s Great Wave in green tea ice cream tonight.

2018-07-16: Oh, I have been waiting for micro Monday for nearly a week now! @sexyhermit for his view-on-run …

2018-07-15: Today had a few difficult moments. Overall, however, it was a good NYC day.

2018-07-13: Heading to NYC tomorrow. Anyone up for breakfast 🍩 brunch 🍣 lunch πŸ•coffee β˜•οΈ tea 🍡? How about paper …

2018-07-12: Cheat day e’ry day.

2018-07-12: Currently playing the m.b whack-a-mole follow game: Start with @manton, select an account from his …

2018-07-12: My Gen1 collection is now complete! A group of regulars helped us on an EX raid, hopping out of the …

2018-07-12: The Lady Astronaut of Mars novelette by Mary Robinette Kowal

2018-07-10: Accessibility for Teams a β€˜quick-start’ guide for embedding accessibility and inclusive design …

2018-07-09: Following @cheri’s weekend read post, I finished The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer today. …

2018-07-09: Last week’s non-fiction reads: πŸ“š Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit, worth reading, …

2018-07-08: What Happens When a Computer Runs Your Life - done “right” you experience the world and …

2018-07-05: Dying! mobile.twitter.com/hashtag/s… πŸ˜‚

2018-07-04: “Let’s read a book together.” “Nah, you read faster than I do.” …

2018-07-04: My most frequently visited Wikipedia page these last few weeks: List of Fallacies

2018-07-03: To Pencil or To Pen, That is the Question... All my college notes were in pencil. All my college homework was done in pencil, too. Contrasting …

2018-07-03: /me turns predictive text back off

2018-06-29: Ugh. I ate too many cupcakes. I didn’t think that was possible, tbh.

2018-06-28: How do I have four copies of Gregory Hays’ translation of Mediations, and not a single copy …

2018-06-28: SQUEEE corgi-button.glitch.me and oh boy good dog dog.ceo/dog-api/

2018-06-27: Finished The Genius Within by David Adam. Rated “Fun Read” - I enjoyed it, but am unsure …

2018-06-27: Rule one of attending graduation ceremonies: always bring a book.

2018-06-27: You cannot spit in the plates and then demand your dinner. …

2018-06-24: Morning’s hike.

2018-06-20: yawn morning. stretch what did I miss? Oh. Oh f—. World, WTF?

2018-06-17: I confused a lot of people by looking down instead of up at the Rijksmuseum library. I do that well, …

2018-06-13: Morning ritual in a foreign city: walk to new coffee shop, enjoy the views.

2018-06-13: Canal in Amsterdam, still surprisingly light at 2255. Have enjoyed these past two days, conference …

2018-06-11: Hello, Amsterdam!

2018-06-10: Not a penny.

2018-06-09: “Let it go already.” “Mom, I let it go eight months ago.” Family drama. …

2018-06-08: Ending today’s work on an upswing with a nice sunset and a tiny taste of Glendalough 13, which …

2018-06-07: Finished Draft No. 4, On the Writing Process by John McPhee, a fantastic read about writing …

2018-06-07: Whoo! It’s live! Current best practices for web images, oodles of practical tips for …

2018-06-07: Finished On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt. An essay on what bullshit is, and what it isn’t, …

2018-06-07: Progression.

2018-06-06: This will do nicely.

2018-06-05: I have two broken toes on the same foot and I would like to say, airports are not designed for the …

2018-06-04: Went to Smith Teamaker this afternoon and tried a flight of new-for-me teas: an oolong, a …

2018-06-04: So… WWDC? This is a thing? Kidding. Did they announce better Maps integration such that Siri …

2018-06-03: The first warm day of Portland yesterday, we are back to chilly today.

2018-05-29: Yassssssss. #pdx

2018-05-28: Are you already following @vasta? How about @smokey? @seishonagon? Ok, @eli? Yes? Wait, I …

2018-05-28: Too early for this. Why does recording a podcast episode as a guest make me nervous? I’m …

2018-05-27: My new reading lists: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo… and www.ila.org/initiativ… - I am …

2018-05-27: Heading back to Portland (OR) on Tuesday. I’m looking forward to being able to walk everywhere …

2018-05-25: I am reminded, yet again, that “what’s old to you is new to someone else” is true …

2018-05-24: My #imagecon2018 talk, Beyond Resizing, The Image Performance Checklist, transcript and slides are …

2018-05-23: TFW you realize you can’t figure out how to automate a change, and need to paste a string into …

2018-05-21: Morning run.

2018-05-20: I appreciate when coffee places have good tea selections. Copa Vida in Old Town Pasadena has a great …

2018-05-19:

2018-05-19: “Do we know the weight of a neutrino?” “Which one? And no.” πŸ˜‚

2018-05-18: Oh, such a nostalgically happy place! But let’s be honest, it was its own kind of torture. …

2018-05-16: OH “There’s something about an old Jewish lady talking about Biggie Smalls with some level of …

2018-05-15: Checking out Jameson Brown in Pasadena with @snookca. Still wish I liked coffee. #stillnope

2018-05-14: I am incredibly grateful for this community.

2018-05-13: Of all the holidays that could crush me, this was not the one I expected to succeed.

2018-05-12: Started reading one of my grandfather’s books on logic. Second deductive example was an …

2018-05-10:

2018-05-10: ”… developed a strong and scalable test strategy, which allowed them to create over 40k …

2018-05-10: Example of a scorpion in black lighting, for @macgenie and her nephew.

2018-05-09: I learned my lesson. #scorpion

2018-05-09: A happy note for @modernlittleme, Mom continues to accept my bribes for cooking time in her kitchen. …

2018-05-08: Close enough.

2018-05-08: First time in almost a decade, Mom is letting me cook in her kitchen. I had to promise green tea …

2018-05-07: Just stepped barefoot on a scorpion while on the way to the bathroom. I don’t know which of us …

2018-05-07: “Kip has heard this before, the accusation of optimism, which he patiently refutes with …

2018-05-06: Today’s adventuring included ice cream sandwiches, hugs from Mom, migraine sagas, sage advice, …

2018-05-05: You are awesome. You. Yes, you.

2018-05-02: TIL 1. All California residents are eligible for a Los Angeles Public Library card, and 2. All …

2018-05-02: SQUEEEEEEEEEE!

2018-05-01: First rule of arguing: when you win, stop talking.

2018-04-30: This Micro Monday Monday Monday moves much too slowly. Speeding things up this week… …

2018-04-29: Things are looking up! Or maybe just I am…

2018-04-28: If you have the choice between being lucky and being good, choose lucky. #everytime

2018-04-28: “If you care about the outcome, failure hurts. Walk towards the fear to find the good things, …

2018-04-28: Words of wisdom from Regina Dugan The odds don’t matter. If it is important enough, fight the …

2018-04-28: β€œBe curious before being critical.”

2018-04-28: At the Caltech Women’s Network Summit. Finally, not the only woman in the room.

2018-04-27: That moment when you realize those small intimacies you shared with him, he shared with others. They …

2018-04-27: I will never ever understand people who walk away from their unlocked computers in coffee shops. …

2018-04-27: Waves!

2018-04-26: I think we are doing the cat chin rubbing pictures today, so here, a picture of my rubbing …

2018-04-26: Am excited about my next project! Has been a while since I’ve been this excited… …

2018-04-25:

2018-04-24: Hello, Los Angeles!

2018-04-23: Laughing! Just had an alarm go off to remind myself to put a book on hold at the library - a book I …

2018-04-23: Monday, Monday, why hast thou visited us again so soon? I shall make the best of the day by micro …

2018-04-21: 8 pages into reading Espresso Coffee, the Science of Quality and the second page falls out of the …

2018-04-19: Love @dietervds’ security newsletter. So many good (read: scary) articles about the previous …

2018-04-19: Once more into the breach…

2018-04-18: If my insurance company really cared, would they send an email with a teaser, or put the information …

2018-04-18: Lot EEEEEEEEEEEAT

2018-04-17: Gave another talk tonight on improving image performance for the web. A relief to be done, time for …

2018-04-17: Interesting timing happening today.

2018-04-17: “My dad was a doodler, he taught me how to draw.” @draplin - my dad taught me about …

2018-04-16: Hey, it is Monday, also known as Let’s All Follow @rosemaryorchard Day here on Micro Monday!

2018-04-15: Hrrrrrm… timeline caching issues FTL

2018-04-15: Sigh. It is a touch screen, not a punch screen, and all of the ones on the back of plane seats …

2018-04-14: Okay, the best part of this restaurant might just be the heated seats of the Toto Washlet. 🚽 πŸ€”

2018-04-14: Unsure what to do when my usual soothing mechanisms fail me. πŸ˜’

2018-04-13: Okay, yes, I finally understand the appeal of being able to see @-replies only when you follow both …

2018-04-12: Order has been restored.

2018-04-12: What am I doing here? No idea! But my talk is done, so time to enjoy the rest of imagecon.com

2018-04-12: T-2

2018-04-11: Well, at least there are four again.

2018-04-11: TFW you realize you forgot your presentation remote control, and your talk is in 19 hours.

2018-04-11: Please do the needful.

2018-04-10: Okay, this restaurant is just messing with me now. #simpsons

2018-04-10: What is going on here? #therearefourlights

2018-04-10: Few notice what’s underneath their feet.

2018-04-09: TIL that two white spaces at the end of a line in markdown will render a br element in the html. …

2018-04-09: Micro Monday again? Hot damn! Let’s all follow @shinypb! Mark is one of those wonderful people …

2018-04-08: chrome://dns/ πŸ€”

2018-04-08: Preparing myself for a Sunday morning trouncing.

2018-04-07: TIL about lily moths via twitter.com/ChappellT… see also …

2018-04-07: I often consider a new tea pot, but this one works so well, and doubles as a measuring cup, so no …

2018-04-06: A Title Nine ad on caniuse.com - this delights me more than it probably should.

2018-04-05: Lunch.

2018-04-04: Finished reading The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. If you’re a fan of Faerie fiction, give this …

2018-04-04: A story I’m writing has a scene with the protagonist reflecting on a number of emotionally …

2018-04-04: Last night I learned that walking down 50 flights of stairs takes just under 9 minutes, that 99% of …

2018-04-03: Getting Β―\_(ツ)_/Β― right takes some effort in Markdown…

2018-04-03: β€œHow painful can it be?” β€œIt’s like a sunburn being scratched by a cat, a cat-scratched …

2018-04-03: Well, it was fun while it lasted…

2018-04-03: Horizontal Control.

2018-04-02: Hot Black Coffee in Toronto makes a good chai latte, too. Having a grand time here so far today with …

2018-04-02: Micro Monday so soon? Have you seen @pip’s pics? Wow! Not @pip’s pic:

2018-03-31: Finished It’s Even Worse Than You Think by David Cay Johnston. I’d like to say it’s …

2018-03-30: Went for a run today, twice as far as my current normal distance. Felt good, I’m happy to be …

2018-03-26: Pssst. Micro Monday. Let’s all follow @fionavoss :)

2018-03-26: Came home from Hawaii with a plumeria stalk. Finally planted it. Here’s hoping I can keep a …

2018-03-25: Well, this should be a short list…

2018-03-24: Going full-on kid comfort food tonight, with tapioca pudding.

2018-03-22: Should one thank the kids for doing their chores or cleaning up after themselves? Seems weird to me …

2018-03-20: Sick days spent actually sick suck.

2018-03-19: Today’s experiment was egg bite sous vide. Too much chili pepper meant I wasn’t …

2018-03-19: Micro Monday reco: @vanessa - I am excited about their web adventuring here! Unrelated: ice.

2018-03-19: I wish I liked Field Notes’ notebooks’ bindings. These covers are lovely. …

2018-03-18: I’ve managed to follow enough people who post regularly on m.b. that I’m starting to …

2018-03-16: I shall title this one, “Coffee Addiction.”

2018-03-15: Hrrrmmmmm… frustrating first impression. :(

2018-03-15: Well, this one had doors. 🚁

2018-03-15: I suspect a cover-up for Harry Dresden’s β€œborrowing” of Sue.

2018-03-15: Happy making instead, a beluga whale. :)

2018-03-15: TIL you have to have a workout on a day in order for the exercise to count towards the Activity Move …

2018-03-14: Sound you don’t want to hear at an aquarium: dripping water. #shedd

2018-03-13: Started reading Conspiracy by Ryan Holiday. The descriptions of Thiel’s and Denton’s …

2018-03-13: Canyon Diablo meteorite at the #AdlerPlanetarium

2018-03-12: Talking About My Tribe There, Missy As I sat in a stall, two women walked in, talking loudly about Matt’s recent wedding, and, …

2018-03-12: Micro Monday! Follow @patrickrhone and not just here, see also books, website.

2018-03-12: Forever and ever the Sears Tower. #tiles #lookdown

2018-03-11: “Just look, LOOK, look into the chocolate souls of these apples. Do they not say, ‘Eat …

2018-03-11: Tomorrow’s adventure in the distance. #shedd #adler #happymaking

2018-03-10: “An outlet would be nice. There’s this one.” “That one’s …

2018-03-08: Upgrading to ios11 so that I can use Sunlit. Hold my hand.

2018-03-07: Finished You Need A Budget by Jesse Mecham. Rated “Life Changing,” let me buy you a …

2018-03-07: Thank you @FatGeisha @kulturnation @jw @derekpeden! @herself, it is a Sheaffer, the least expensive …

2018-03-07: Okay, first ever fountain pen. So, uh, how do I get the ink to start flowing? /ping @d0gc0w

2018-03-07: Well poop. Time to seriously consider upgrading… πŸ€”

2018-03-06: Success!

2018-03-05: Is five o’clock somewhere.

2018-03-04: We crack me up.

2018-03-03: Papakolea Beach, where the sand is green from olivine. #greensand #greensandbeach

2018-03-03: There. Is. A. Pokegym. At. The. Southern-most. Point. Of. The. United. States. Yellow has it.

2018-03-03: For the record, you can coast for 32 miles from Volcano Village to mile marker 60, on 11 in Hawaii.

2018-03-02: Into the lava tuuuuuuuuuube!

2018-03-01: 35 minutes down, 45 minutes up, steep enough to wonder “omg what was I thinking?” both …

2018-02-28: Hello, Hilo.

2018-02-27: You know that thing, the “do something every day that scares you” thing? Well, I have …

2018-02-27: Current status, just before the adventure most likely to make me bring it back up.

2018-02-26: Still Monday! Yay timezones! Microoooo Monday follow reco from me this week is @eli - just check out …

2018-02-26: Survey marker at the top of Diamond Head, Oahu, Hawaii.

2018-02-25: Clearance at center 13 feet.

2018-02-25: We are wondering how much these houses cost… πŸ€” okay, no we aren’t really pondering …

2018-02-24: Okay, you’re standing at a light, and notice the person in front of you has a melanoma on his …

2018-02-23: Sure.

2018-02-23: OH: “In this case, the bumper sticker is wrong. it really is the destination, not the …

2018-02-23: Okay, I know I have a larger personal space than most, but this takes the cake. The bag edging in …

2018-02-23: Oooooooof.

2018-02-22: White tea.

2018-02-21: Finished The Girl In the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz. Rated “don’t read, …

2018-02-21: All this talk about pens… behold, the one true pen. #papermate #writebros #blueonly

2018-02-20: Looking up, from last year.

2018-02-19: Today’s fire alarm testing was a complete success.

2018-02-19: Finished Broken River by J. Robert Lennon, recommended a couple weeks ago by @patrickrhone. I …

2018-02-18: Broke my first rule of alcohol tonight, “Never drink alone.” Y’all are here, …

2018-02-18: Made this one. Still don’t have the night-owl pin. #crackingmeup

2018-02-18: Incoming.

2018-02-17: Commencing in 3… 2…

2018-02-17: Well that was a miss.

2018-02-16: Board, and not bored.

2018-02-15: Using coffee as a medicine was a terrible idea. Confirmed with Mom and Dad that coffee doesn’t …

2018-02-14: Okay, can’t stop laughing at this poor puppy. www.reddit.com/r/funny/c…

2018-02-14: Oh. Right. Lent begins today.

2018-02-13: πŸ˜’

2018-02-12: β€œGradually, then all at once.” Falling asleep. Falling in love. Falling into bankruptcy. Aging. What …

2018-02-12: at is my favorite unix command.

2018-02-11: I keep trying these drinks, macchiato, cortado, latte, espresso, and all I’m finding is sour …

2018-02-11: “It’s the not knowing that makes it interesting.”

2018-02-11: That moment when you realize you can’t win, and never could have.

2018-02-10: Reading this morning’s tea leaves. #casestudy #pdx

2018-02-09: Yes, Portland adventures are going along nicely…

2018-02-08: Salt & Straw! Salt & Straw! This was dinner.

2018-02-08: Animating Life, the story of Portland’s local Laika.

2018-02-07: Finished How To Be Bored by Eva Hoffman. Rated β€œWorth reading” ki.tt/bk180206 πŸ“š

2018-02-07: Sweet sweet conversation swipe view. Thanks, @manton! #iosapp

2018-02-07: You put your right foot in, you put your right foot out… 🎢 #pdxcarpet

2018-02-06: Every once in a long while, I manage a good picture while the car is going 60 mph along a country …

2018-02-06: Oh, the number of times I’ve bitten my tongue here is surprising and delightful. Figuratively, …

2018-02-05: “Oh, you go first, I will follow in your footsteps.” He then proceeds to take two giant …

2018-02-05: I love that my micro.blog timeline includes @-replies to people I don’t follow (yet). So many …

2018-02-05: Micro Monday! Can’t miss with @cygnoir!

2018-02-04: OH: “My apologies if you get throw under the bus for this.”

2018-02-04: Breakfast was a fight over who wouldn’t get the last crepe - “You have it.” …

2018-02-03: Spices.

2018-02-03: Newly returned to the glasses thing. Forgot they do this in winter when you walk indoors.

2018-02-02: Finished The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. Rated “Strongly Recommended” …

2018-02-02: Step four: burn the unsweetened almond milk, forget the honey, add too much pepper, drink it anyway. …

2018-02-02: Step three: vanilla and a smidge of almond milk. Mix.

2018-02-02: Step two: the rest of the spices: ginger, cinnamon… /cc @donmelton

2018-02-02: Step one, turmeric.

2018-02-02: The disadvantage of making one’s own bolognese sauce is the “stir periodically” …

2018-02-01: I’m speaking at ImageCon on April 12th, and just realized, I’m the first speaker …

2018-02-01: 47.

2018-02-01: OH: “shibas are cool because you’re emulating a cat on dog hardware”

2018-01-31: Editing CSS on CodePen, then including the CSS here via the micro.blog theming β€œEdit CSS” results in …

2018-01-31: No, everything is not going to be okay. …

2018-01-31: Looks good, tastes awful. Not all adventures are good, but even the bad ones can make good stories.

2018-01-30: Finished The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones. Rated “Fan - read if you’re a fan of the …

2018-01-30: OH: “youtube is a strange and amazing place”

2018-01-30: Latest No, You Go podcast episode is out! Getting started and following through…

2018-01-29: Let’s just say I am on the wrong land mass at this moment, shall we?

2018-01-29: The cookbook I started using has Himalayan salt in all the recipes. Every. One. I couldn’t …

2018-01-28: Meanwhile…

2018-01-27: I have had better ideas than making butternut squash soups while approaching drunk, but not many.

2018-01-27: Updating my on-hold domains’ SPF TXT records to “v=spf1 -all” - ‘this domain …

2018-01-26: Raspberry cheesecake, looked more like red velvet cheesecake, tbh.

2018-01-26: Yeeeeeeeeaaaaaah, no.

2018-01-25: Traverse.

2018-01-24: Finished This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison. Rated “Fan” …

2018-01-24: Never ro-sham away what you’ve already won.

2018-01-24: Not. A. Fan.

2018-01-23: Finished Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King. Rated “Strongly …

2018-01-23: Can’t say this is something I’ve really missed, but maybe a little.

2018-01-22: Finally moved ki.tt over and added SSL. That was years in the doing.

2018-01-22: My mom just gave me an β€œI know, right?!” πŸ˜’

2018-01-22: 🌊 at the Louvre.

2018-01-22: Mmmmmmmmicro Mmmmmmonday Monday Monday! @ijk is my first Micro Monday recommendation. Can you tell …

2018-01-21: Ooooooo! Just found the edit hold, suspend hold for X weeks feature in Libby! Pushed a few books out …

2018-01-21: Why does my mom keep recommending to me books where one of the spouses has recently died? /me shakes …

2018-01-21: Minimal circles to survive the day.

2018-01-20: Finished A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Rated “Recommended” ki.tt/bk180120 - It …

2018-01-19: There was zero chance I was going to win this Skipbo game with this stack. My stock pile order was …

2018-01-19: Friday night excitement: writing Service Worker tutorials! #livingthehighlife #andlovingit

2018-01-19: 32 items on the to-do list, and motivation to do none of them. πŸ˜’

2018-01-19: Finished Beloved by Toni Morrison. Rated “Recommended” ki.tt/bk180118 - How had I not …

2018-01-18: Three days since I last finished a book. Time to hunker down and finish this next one. #priorities

2018-01-18: Today’s lunch, Kris’ Curry recipe.

2018-01-18: This week’s “omg I am so outside of my comfort zone” task is perfmattersconf.com …

2018-01-16: Ugh. Email spam starting back up again. It’s like a spammer was shut down a short while ago …

2018-01-16: Finished Dollars and Sense by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler. Strongly recommended ki.tt/bk180115 πŸ“š

2018-01-16: Never enough beagle pictures.

2018-01-15: Whoo! How to Build a Serverless Blog on CodePen! My first big project for CodePen! …

2018-01-14: The Memory Tree ki.tt/bk180114 πŸ“š

2018-01-14: Watched Blade Runner 2049 yesterday, watched The Foreigner day before. More movies than I normally …

2018-01-12: Finished Girls Made of Snow and Glass - next up, Dollars and Sense by Ariely and Kreisler

2018-01-12: I did not know that PlannerCon is a thing. officialplannercon.com

2018-01-04: Standing in front of the heater, I am finally warm. Hi, #portland!

2017-12-23: There’s a guy here blowing his whistle nonstop. Small people given a little bit of power and …

2017-12-20: Me: “I should be working.” Mom: “We all make choices.” Me: …

2017-12-19: I see MIT’s “drinking from the firehose” and roll my eyes. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Been …

2017-12-19: I don’t think I’ll reach 100 books read for the year. I’m at 92 now, and reading …

2017-12-18: If you need help boarding a plane, you need help deplaning. Don’t block the other 120 …

2017-12-15: Retail shopping on a Friday? Ugh. No.

2017-12-15: Ladder

2017-12-15: Lemons from the north.

2017-12-15: Walking through the grandparents house with contractors is emotionals. Want a home, am frustrated …

2017-12-03: Gave up, turned on the heat in the apartment. Despite many layers of clothing, hands too cold to …

2017-11-30: Okay then, here we go.