2019-09-19: First Humberto took a swing at Bermuda and now hurricane forecasters say Jerry may be taking aim at …

2019-09-10: I watched the Apple iPhone event this afternoon and found all the emphasis on the cameras to be over …

2019-09-10: I wonder if I am the only person who thinks Apple should do the same thing they did with the iPod …

2019-09-10: Happy Apple event day! Does the Internet have holidays?

2019-09-10: What exactly is personal about the personal computer?

2019-09-09: Politico: The irony is that more democracy—ushered in by social media and the Internet, where …

2019-09-09: Emotional programming has been happening since Gutenberg. It is what advertising is all about, and …

2019-09-09: Definition of Insanity Home Run hitting is vulnerable to breaking down. Combine that fact with an aging starting rotation …

2019-09-06: Happy 906 Day!

2019-09-05: I find that ars technical publishes the most in depth reviews of Android, and so I can recommend …

2019-09-03: Google’s official Android site has flipped to Android 10, so I assume today is launch day. …

2019-09-03: Today is the first day back to school for many kids, young (elementary/high school) and old …

2019-09-02: As I write this, the 2019 Chicago Cubs have not scored a run in two and half games. In September. …

2019-09-02: Summer’s end

2019-09-02: Healthline: The rhomboid muscle is located in the upper back. It helps connect the shoulder blades …

2019-08-29: Things that make you go hmmm… When I look at my keyboard I see the label on the C key …

2019-08-26: Rumor has it Android 10 will be released on September 3.

2019-08-26: Congrats to Brent Simmons for shipping NetNewsWire 5.0, which is the latest incarnation of an old …

2019-08-25: “You don’t have to wait for something “meaningful” to come into your life so that you can …

2019-08-24: Chromecast Overheating I’ve been using Chromecast ever since Google first started selling them, and upgraded to the Ultras …

2019-08-24: Adult Required Reading, contemporary books to read inspired by school required reading.

2019-08-24: I now have 250 entries in the Site Index of my wiki.

2019-08-24: Tomorrow I will be a guest in the MobileViews podcast and to prepare I have written down my mid year …

2019-08-24: On one hand I don’t like to see the cooler weather because it is a sign that summer is drawing …

2019-08-24: “What the world doesn’t tell you—because it doesn’t know—is that you cannot become successful. …

2019-08-23: Today I discovered NixOS, and the web site provides a nice VirtualBox appliance to easily download …

2019-08-22: A year ago I signed up for Exist in search of an application that would help me analyze the data I …

2019-08-22: My measurement of a great article written for the web is the number of links it contains, and by …

2019-08-22: I just learned about Google Meet, is this really a free web conferencing app? It’s obviously a …

2019-08-22: The official release of Android 10 must be imminent, perhaps as early as tomorrow. I’ve been …

2019-08-22: And now we know, Google has run out of desert names for Android. From hence forth release versions …

2019-08-18: I find it ironic the Little League would be the one to have a true World Series.

2019-08-18: The MLB game in Williamsport during the Little League World Series has got to be one of the coolest …

2019-08-17: Chatwood should be the current closer for the @Cubs until Kimbrel gets back. He clearly has the best …

2019-08-17: Go Cubs Go The Chicago Cubs have one of the best home records and one of the worst road records, and they have …

2019-08-16: At the bottom of this page are links to pages that describe all of the new items introduced in each …

2019-08-15: We appear to be within a few weeks of Google flipping the bit on Android Q that turns it in to …

2019-08-14: On Our Twenty Third Wedding Anniversary Each year we try to celebrate our wedding anniversary on vacation to spend time together. This year …

2019-08-14: This happened at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore two days after our tour. You will see several …

2019-08-11: One of the many pictures I took at Pictured Rocks. I can’t get over the color of the Lake Superior …

2019-08-11: Without Google Night Sight

2019-08-11: About last night

2019-08-11: Art by @LakeSuperior

2019-08-08: On the road again

2019-08-07: During Presidential elections we hear a lot about the plans the candidates have for what they will …

2019-08-06: Set them free from being white. 23 Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the …

2019-08-06: Addiction: compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (such as heroin, nicotine, or …

2019-08-06: A year ago today Android 9 (Pie) was released. I assume that Android 10 (Q) cannot be far away. I am …

2019-08-05: Take a moment today to contemplate that you are, we all are, human beings. Like me, you probably …

2019-08-04: The party of Reagan has gone from the Brady bill to total paralysis. It’s the party of “no” and …

2019-08-03: Saw another set of ducklings on my walk last night.

2019-08-02: Said last year: True originalists understand that the founders did not build a Presidency, they …

2019-08-01: Many fans were wondering if the Cubs were going to make a big splash at the trade deadline–and did …

2019-08-01: Oscar Mayer hot dog ice cream sandwich is both real and terrifying - CNET Amanda Kooser, Candied …

2019-08-01: You don’t suppose that doing nothing to address the data security issues we learned from the …

2019-07-31: Yellow mustard flavored ice cream. No thank you!

2019-07-31: FTC says to not expect that $125 from the Equifax settlement. Only $31m was set aside so, the more …

2019-07-31: WALTR 2 looks useful if you need to directly share files between a computer, particularly Windows, …

2019-07-30: A built-in photos page has been added to micro.blog, let’s see how it works. It’s pretty …

2019-07-29: Dan Conover: But the core challenge isn’t about moving to the center or getting out the vote or …

2019-07-29: What is going to happen if the Fed cuts interest rates?

2019-07-28: Very good advice, this, I put it up there with the idea of a bucket list. I don’t have a …

2019-07-28: The Oregon Trail Generation: Life Before and After Mainstream Tech Anna Garvey, If you can …

2019-07-27: Can you be a Christian and not be open to change?

2019-07-27: We have greater access to information than ever before and so little wisdom to discern what it is …

2019-07-26: What I find most alarming and discouraging is the fact that there has been and therefore will be …

2019-07-26: The conclusion to be drawn from Mueller’s testimony this week is that it is now left to …

2019-07-18: The story of how opposition to New Coke developed is prophetic. Imagine if Trump had been president …

2019-07-17: Apollo 11 In Real Time is really, really cool. If you are a space geek you probably already know …

2019-07-16: Among our problems is a lack of understanding about some fundamentals. One is that greatness is not …

2019-07-16: I’ve been watching the replay of the YouTube live stream of the CBS coverage of the Apollo 11 …

2019-07-13: When is ESPN, amongst others, going to realize Serena Williams is 37 years old and not the player …

2019-07-12: Today’s wildlife encounter was with a momma turkey and her six young ones.

2019-07-09: Sad to learn that Ross Perot has died. I did not work for Ross, but I did begin my career with a …

2019-07-09: It’s a year later and Surface Go is still a thing.

2019-07-07: After two days of being cooped up in an air conditioned house because humidity, it’s nice to be …

2019-07-06: Did I wake up in Florida? The dew point is 72 degrees.

2019-07-06: Worse than Bermuda.

2019-07-05: I figured out how to force 2FA to sign-in to my Google Pixelbook.

2019-07-05: An everything bagel with sunflower seeds is a mistake. “Everything” is sesame, onion, garlic, poppy, …

2019-07-04: “God unfolds your personhood from within through a constant increase in freedom—even freedom …

2019-07-04: Kids playing in the yard. Momma is no where to be seen.

2019-07-04: I just had some visitors wander up while I was reading.

2019-07-04: “An eagerness and readiness to love is the ultimate freedom and future. When you’ve been …

2019-07-04: Enjoying the freedom of sitting on my patio on a Thursday morning.

2019-07-03: Freddie Mercury - Time Waits For No One

2019-07-03: I see that rollout of Chrome OS 75 on the stable channel has been paused, with a number of bugs …

2019-07-02: A couple of weeks ago I wrote about why Microsoft was not able to produce the second best mobile …

2019-07-01: Upgraded my Pixelbook to Chrome OS 75 over the weekend and lost the ability to connect to Bluetooth …

2019-06-27: SCOTUS’ ruling on gerrymandering may be as bad as Citizens United, and another nail in the …

2019-06-27: What Is The Best Chromebook Now? A friend asks, what is currently the best Chromebook to buy.

2019-06-24: The Risk Of Identifying As A Platform In a YouTube video recently posted, Bill Gates said something along the line of his greatest failure …

2019-06-24: NPR: How Prince Worked His Magic On The Bangles’ ‘Manic Monday’

2019-06-24: The Salt Lake Tribune: Our nation is operating concentration camps for refugee children. We need to …

2019-06-24: Indeed, peace has been elusive for the United States for almost all of its history, he said. …

2019-06-19: Took Mom to the zoo in Green Bay.

2019-06-18: Rail House Brewery Dubbel

2019-06-16: If you are sensing a theme, you might be right!

2019-06-13: Mackinac Island

2019-06-13: There is one in every crowd.

2019-06-11: Nancy Pelosi’s weird (and wrong) views about impeachment - CNN Ross Garber: The whole point …

2019-06-11: Two duck families by the pond.

2019-06-11: Last year I wrote about Apple’s plans to enable iOS apps to run on MacOS, comparing it to what …

2019-06-09: Nancy Pelosi is proving to be no different than Mitch McConnell. If the Republic falls, history will …

2019-06-08: The Rhododendron is blossoming

2019-06-08: Today’s wildlife picture is a duck family in the pond in our condo complex.

2019-06-06: I was not sure our Rhododendron would blossom like this, but she is a survivor.

2019-06-06: I recently crossed the 200 page mark on my wiki. Here are the recent changes.

2019-06-06: Last year I wrote about the Pad and Quill Oxford Case for my iPad Pro 10.5. A year later I can …

2019-06-03: I caught as much of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote as I could, and consolidated what I have found …

2019-06-03: If you have a chronic illness, you might find Flaredown useful.

2019-06-03: CNET says that Apple may have added mouse support to iPadOS. Talk about burying the lede if true. I …

2019-05-29: For A President, Congress Is The Law I wonder, if the Republicans controlled the House, whether there would already be an impreachment …

2019-05-29: A year later my main complaint about micro.blog remains, it is still too difficult for me as an …

2019-05-29: Justice Thomas appears to be trying to make the case that abortion is a tool being used to control …

2019-05-28: The temperature here has dropped more than ten degrees in the last several hours.

2019-05-28: We’re Running Windows Apps on a Chromebook With the Droplet Computing Beta for Chrome OS …

2019-05-28: Continue to be surprised by the number of deer I see in our suburban condominium complex. This one …

2019-05-27: Bill Buckner dies: Former MLB player passes away at 69 Before Anthony Rizzo, before Mark Grace, …

2019-05-27: Does the Republic for which these people gave their lives still stand?

2019-05-23: It’s May 23 and I have just turned the air conditioning on for this year, later than normal. …

2019-05-22: Shall I go for a walk?

2019-05-21: Romney’s astonishing nonsense about Amash and Mueller (Opinion) - CNN Mueller did the same …

2019-05-19: Every year the tree blooms and then this happens. "igyvukKQ.jpg", :type="video/mp4", :name="video", …

2019-05-16: At this time of the year I really appreciate where I live and all the flowering trees.

2019-05-14: Amazon is releasing what it is calling a home security feature to Echo devices it calls Alexa Guard. …

2019-05-13: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Wednesday introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn the …

2019-05-12: The Cubs and Brewers are both really good teams, which makes their games so entertaining to watch.

2019-05-12: A Crostini Meltdown The Crostini Linux containers on my Google Pixelbook melted down after I upgraded the Pixelbook to …

2019-05-11: A couple of pictures from my walk today along the Detroit river.

2019-05-08: How Rachel Held Evans really should be remembered - The Washington Post Such an abundant life ended …

2019-05-07: Today is Day 1 of Google I/O 2019 and I managed to watch most of the opening keynote via live …

2019-05-06: I wonder if Jesus would think the ends justify the means?

2019-05-06: I wonder why Chrome OS updates take longer to appear on Google devices than on other devices? The …

2019-05-05: Feels like sunshine because it is sunshine.

2019-05-05: Got the patio furniture out to relax on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

2019-05-05: Let This Mind Be In You

2019-05-03: Scripts that allow streaming audio between two Linux machines, for example, a laptop and a Raspberry …

2019-05-02: I find this to be a half truth about the founding of the United States, agrarian (Jefferson) and …

2019-04-30: Game of Thrones: The Battle of Winterfell was an all-time great episode - CNET I watched and enjoyed …

2019-04-27: Cubs are threatening to score double digit runs again having 7 runs through 5 innings in Arizona.

2019-04-27: Winter is coming…..

2019-04-25: Annual NFL draft brings with it the annual amusement watching Lion fan and reporters whine about …

2019-04-25: I think it crazy that the NFL draft is on ABC, says a lot about what the major TV networks have …

2019-04-25: If you are interested in playing with wiki without committing to your own server, Eric Dobbs …

2019-04-23: This is a really good description of leadership.

2019-04-23: How can one follow Jesus and not have empathy?

2019-04-22: Calling Bullshit — Videos The videos on this site look interesting and worth watching.

2019-04-22: I have enjoyed my extended birthday and Easter vacation, although I prefer today’s weather over what …

2019-04-22: Abraham Lincoln on the Kansas-Nebraska Act: “I hate it because of the monstrous injustice of …

2019-04-22: Berries be gone. Nice enough to sit out on the patio for the first time in 2019.

2019-04-21: Remember when Republicans talked about the rule of law? They used to talk about that, and other …

2019-04-19: I am surprised that I cannot take a screenshot in the iPad by double tapping the Apple Pencil on the …

2019-04-19: Migrating To A New iPad I got a new iPad Mini for my birthday. It is noticeably faster than the Mini 4 and I am happy to be …

2019-04-18: Today we got confirmation that POTUS is above the law. So much for the rule of law in the United …

2019-04-18: Yippee, I made it to 53! Thanks to everyone who sent me birthday wishes. The entire day has been a …

2019-04-18: Breaking And Fixing Things I have been having fun breaking and fixing my wiki over the last several days, and in the process …

2019-04-18: Checking in at a new coffee shop on my birthday.

2019-04-16: Calling the Samsung Galaxy Fold a foldable tablet makes sense. What remains to be seen is whether it …

2019-04-14: I created an outage for my wiki because I did not read the warnings when I upgraded the wiki …

2019-04-14: The Pistons are in the NBA playoffs as the eighth and lowest seed in the east, which means they play …

2019-04-14: At 2:30 PM I got a notification that Tiger Woods won the Masters, which was a surprise because the …

2019-04-11: Google has enabled the ability for me to use my Pixel 2 phone as a physical security key by using …

2019-04-10: Today we saw the first picture of a black hole. I found a good video that explains how to understand …

2019-04-10: I think the iPad Mini 5 is the closest we will get to a modern version of the Newton MessagePad. …

2019-04-10: This sounds like a 2-in-1 with built in LTE. It might put an emphasis on Crostini.

2019-04-09: One link out of every 200 disappears from the Internet. gwern.net

2019-04-09: Why Big Pharma Is Winning the Drug Price Wars Drug companies are able to pay PBMs — as well as …

2019-04-08: It’s that time of the year when the outdoor temperature is so warm the furnace doesn’t …

2019-04-08: Feedbase provides a location for finding RSS feed URLs for popular web sites.

2019-04-08: What if Obama had refused to release his taxes?

2019-04-05: Only at the top of the fourth inning and two hours in to Cubs/Brewers game. Why so slow? Bad …

2019-04-05: Hypothes.is is an open annotation tool for the web, allowing anyone to highlight, annotate, or …

2019-04-05: It is always fun to find new people on the Web. Kris Schaffer has a Ph. D., from Yale, but most …

2019-04-03: Read this piece about desktop computers in Computerworld. I’ve long sought a cloud-based …

2019-04-02: I see a lot of familiarity between Editor.js and wiki. I also note that WordPress has a block styled …

2019-04-02: I have an observation about the Pad & Quill Oxford case for my iPad Pro 10.5, which is that the …

2019-04-02: Journalism Yes, Media No I have been reading Dave Winer’s writing for a long time, and a common theme of his writing is …

2019-04-02: Ever since Google announced they were no longer supporting Inbox I have been looking for a …

2019-04-02: If you are at all in to computers and/or you like making things, then I strongly recommend that you …

2019-04-02: Yesterday I figured out how to automatically backup this site and of course I have written down the …

2019-04-01: Testing Micro.blog Wordpress Export In December micro.blog stopped exporting my site to Github, a consequence of their change from …

2019-04-01: Oddly, one of the challenging things about wiki is creating new pages. A new page is created by …

2019-03-30: It is very wet outside and the sump pump is running, driving me a bit nuts.

2019-03-30: Duke is lucky two games in a row. Izzo has to beat Coach K. Looking forward to that game.

2019-03-29: I find this article about how the Ricketts acquired the Chicago Cubs fascinating.

2019-03-29: Once again. You can’t lower the cost of health insurance until you lower the cost of …

2019-03-28: Warmest day so far and it happens to be in opening day. ‘nuf said. Go Cubs go!

2019-03-28: What I really want is the ability to buy YouTube TV access for a market other than the one I live in …

2019-03-28: Happy opening day! Looking forward to the Cubs starting the 2019 season this afternoon.

2019-03-26: The Apple Card looks to me to be very much the same as the card that Google tried a few years ago. …

2019-03-25: A week ago at this time I was walking on Bourbon Street. Here is an album of pictures that I took …

2019-03-25: Do people really read magazines still? I really don’t, even though I have dabbled with some of …

2019-03-25: My bracket of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is sorta busted. I still have 3 of the 4 …

2019-03-25: Our current state can be traced to the early 90s, which happens to coincide with thinking …

2019-03-25: I agree with David Frum that liberals need to address the practical issues of immigration. However, …

2019-03-25: The bracket is set for the 2019 NCAA men’s ice hockey tournament. I would like to see Ohio …

2019-03-24: Finished reading: The Universal Christ: How A Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope …

2019-03-24: It’s a glorious day, the warmest of the year so far. I’ve taken two walks so far.

2019-03-22: I am really bummed to learn that Gmail is dropping support for IFTTT I do have a few IFTTT Gmail …

2019-03-22: I followed these instructions to add swipe gestures to Chrome on Android to navigate forward and …

2019-03-22: My bracket survived the first day of the NCAA mens basketball tournament fairly well and no final …

2019-03-21: I spent the last couple of days in New Orleans, but as fun as that was, I enjoy being home in my …

2019-03-18: The new iPad Mini supports the original Apple Pencil, which I have and use with my current iPad Pro …

2019-03-17: I have completed my bracket for this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament. I have …

2019-03-16: The bottle if KBS I am having tonight is better than the draft I had last night. I think the colder …

2019-03-16: Frank’s Web Notes: March 2014 I am feeling a bit nostalgic looking at posts I wrote on my blog …

2019-03-16: SPC Devotion 2014-03-29 Five years ago I wrote this devotion outline for a meeting of my church …

2019-03-16: We went. I drank. The 2019 KBS is good but a bit too boozy.

2019-03-15: Four bottles of KBS 2019 obtained thanks to notification from the Untappd app. Still hope to get a …

2019-03-14: Only 14 days until the baseball season starts again. Go Cubs go!

2019-03-12: On the web is not the web we wanted meme. The web is ultimately democratic and it shows why the …

2019-03-12: Here are the snow fall totals at Michigan Tech since 1890. I attended Tech from the fall of 1984 to …

2019-03-11: Michigan Woman Sets Up a Bird Feeder Photo Booth to Capture Spontaneous Shots of Her Feathered …

2019-03-11: Micro.blog has a new archive/export format, which might mean the Github copy of a site will no …

2019-03-11: How are the Self-Proclaimed Economic Savior’s Policies Doing? The Commerce Department said this …

2019-03-11: Rep. Justin Amash: I never stop thinking about these sorts of things,” he told CNN. …

2019-03-10: Benjamin Franklin: To desire to keep down the rate of wages, with the view of favoring the …

2019-03-10: It should not be surprising that given the amount of money in politics, that there is corruption.

2019-03-10: Om Malik: The consequences of long-term damage from misinformation at network scale are becoming so …

2019-03-08: Axios rightly points a major flaw in healthcare in the United States, that insurance is tied to …

2019-03-06: For me, the ideal news reading format is river of news and supports the micropub API to share news …

2019-03-06: There is only one Blockbuster left on the planet. Oh my!

2019-03-05: Fox News, otherwise known as Trump TV.

2019-03-04: Last fall I was seriously considering buying the 1080P version of Lenovo’s Chromebook Yoga …

2019-03-04: And we are back to ten degree temperatures. Hopefully we will be getting warmer weather soon.

2019-03-02: My number one tip for anyone planning to work from home is go invest in a good chair. You want …

2019-03-02: Today I replaced the chair mats that go with our office chairs in the basement. We have low, how …

2019-03-02: Last year on this date two people where shot on the campus of Central Michigan University. I …

2019-02-28: The price of the original Apple Pencil has decreased to $80, which is still too much to buy for a …

2019-02-28: And now the posts have come through. Yippee! :)

2019-02-28: Well, that’s interesting. I just enabled sending posts to the Internet Archive and now so far …

2019-02-28: Interesting to see that micro.blog has added a feature to automatically save posts to the Internet …

2019-02-26: The way I see it, the Detroit Red Wings need a coaching change.

2019-02-25: Android is now FIDO2 certified, which means that it should be easier for applications to use …

2019-02-24: A weather pattern known as a bomb cyclone went through Michigan today. According to the Detroit Free …

2019-02-24: Last week I was in Halifax, Nova Scotia for business. I didn’t get a chance to do any …

2019-02-23: It is nearly 40 degrees outside and the first Cubs spring training game is on the air. Spring is …

2019-02-17: I created a category called Books. It would be really cool if new entries from indiebookclub were …

2019-02-17: Finished reading: Dynamics of Faith by Paul Tillich 📚 You will find my favorite quotes from this …

2019-02-17: Is there anything more frustrating in personal computing than Bluetooth? Bluetooth is the achilles …

2019-02-17: Breakfast guests

2019-02-16: What is REST? REST stands for Representational State Transfer. It is a set of design principles for …

2019-02-16: Previously I have been manually curating an Index of my Federated Wiki, but the other day I found a …

2019-02-15: So far I am not seeing the high CPU consumption on my Pixelbook as reported by Chrome Unboxed. I …

2019-02-13: I posted a question on reddit asking whether anyone else had problems with the Low Density option …

2019-02-12: OMG, how could I forget, pitchers and catchers reported today. Spring is coming!

2019-02-12: I finally have Chrome OS 72 installed on my Pixelbook, but unfortunately the low density option is …

2019-02-12: I’ve just had my first Federated Wiki moment where someone picked up up/referenced something …

2019-02-10: Waiting on Google to push Chrome OS 72 to my Pixelbook. Feeling annoyed.

2019-02-09: 1,460!

2019-02-09: The great affliction of our time is the value of information over wisdom and thinking that one is …

2019-02-08: I really like the keyboard and touchpad on the Google Pixelbook.

2019-02-08: I’ve figured out how to automatically add sites to the neighborhood of one of my wiki sites. …

2019-02-05: See Pew Research Center’s data of U.S. unauthorized immigrant populations estimates by state …

2019-02-05: Jill Lepore, A New Americanism: At the close of the Cold War, some commentators concluded that the …

2019-02-04: A columnist for the LA Times claims America is falling out of love with billionaires. I am not sure …

2019-02-04: It can’t be good for the NFL that their commercial was better than the Super Bowl game. I …

2019-02-04: By the way, Patriot fan, your team isn’t as good as you might think. I think had you played …

2019-02-04: I think we learned from the Super Bowl last night that experience really does matter. If the Rams …

2019-02-03: How better would this Super Bowl be if the Saints and Drew Brees was playing rather than the Rams? …

2019-02-03: Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

2019-02-03: Early in our relationship and when my wife first moved to Michigan from Colorado she observed that …

2019-02-02: I think the fix Manton reports here took care of a problem I had with Omnibear, which is what I use …

2019-02-02: What is a slug in Indieweb?

2019-02-02: The temperature got over 40 degrees today so I went for a walk for the first time in a week.

2019-02-02: A year ago I wrote that I had put the Peel super thin case on my Pixel 2 and I can report that after …

2019-02-02: I did some experimenting and documented my observations about how Crostini runs on my Pixelbook. For …

2019-02-01: The pizza run tonight was the first I had been outside since Sunday.

2019-02-01: Lawfare: The United States is in a state of emergency: 28 national ones and many more local. This …

2019-02-01: CNN has a list of the current list of 28 national emergencies in the United States.

2019-02-01: Micro.blog, which is the platform for this blog, now supports categories. I am mulling over whether …

2019-01-31: Living The Dream I’ve had the same reaction to Howard Schultz’s comment about the American Dream as Dave. …

2019-01-31: It is not the job of Congress to simply pass a President’s legislation. It’s their job …

2019-01-31: Even colder today

2019-01-30: My house has too many windows. It’s cold almost everywhere. #FirstWorldProblems

2019-01-30: Baby it’s cold outside

2019-01-29: Dear world. Can we please stop with the satisfaction surveys? I just asked Google Home to convert 12 …

2019-01-28: The entire mitten (Lower Peninsula) of Michigan is getting snow, except my house that is in a small …

2019-01-28: A mitten covered with snow.

2019-01-27: At church today the pastor in his sermon suggested we consider Christianity as different from other …

2019-01-25: It should be clear by now that the only way out of the government shutdown standoff is for the …

2019-01-25: Dear Republican Senators. You should be nervous, and the U.S. Constitution gives you the power to …

2019-01-24: The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked legislation on Wednesday that …

2019-01-24: Amazon is testing an autonomous delivery cart. What it doesn’t show is where it starts from, …

2019-01-23: Why are glasses so expensive? Capitalism at its unchecked finest.

2019-01-23: The real problem with the zeal in declaring anything fake news is the question of who decides what …

2019-01-23: My Federated Wiki has reached 100 pages.

2019-01-22: New York Times: >The exorbitant prices confound patients and doctors alike since insulin is …

2019-01-21: Today I am thankful for my house that is my shelter from the cold and a furnace that keeps me …

2019-01-20: The worst outcome for the #NFL. There is no reason why the Saints are not going to the Super Bowl …

2019-01-20: It seems there is little point to the NFL having replay if it is not used for all calls. The point …

2019-01-20: What Does Kirsten Gillibrand Stand For? >But her shift in views from a decade ago is already …

2019-01-19: We have about three inches with more falling. I forgot how it is to walk in real snow, Google Fit …

2019-01-18: I’ve been doing some more wiki gardening. First, there is a page about what I have learned …

2019-01-18: Today I installed Docker on my Google Pixelbook by creating a new LXC container and installing …

2019-01-18: According to the weather people, we are to be getting real snow fall tomorrow.

2019-01-18: When did it become the job of Congress to appease the President? McConnell’s impediment to …

2019-01-17: “After James Franklin’s tangles with the law in Boston, the next battle over the freedom of …

2019-01-17: Google’s purchase of smartwatch intellectual property from Fossil is interesting. I …

2019-01-17: 9to5Mac reports that there is a new iPad Mini coming. I recall seeing news about this at the end of …

2019-01-16: John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, has died I read his book Enough: True Measures of Money, Business …

2019-01-16: Hey, CNET published an article with my alma mater in the headlines! Autonomous boats? What about …

2019-01-16: So, Mitch McConnell is the literally the person causing the shutdown because as the Republican …

2019-01-15: I was wrong last year when I wrote in Android On Tablets that Google would not sell another tablet. …

2019-01-15: In some ways we may have a reformation taking place today in the United States. Perhaps we ought to …

2019-01-14: They want us to become really afraid; they want us to become divided; they want us to join their “us …

2019-01-14: Kwilt looks similar to a device I had in the past called Pogoplug.

2019-01-13: How I Collect And Read Web Content

2019-01-13: We now have an Android app for micro.blog. Check out Dialog.

2019-01-13: “The United States rests on a dedication to equality, which is chiefly a moral idea, rooted in …

2019-01-12: The real problem with social networks like Facebook and Twitter is that they require using their …

2019-01-12: I am intrigued by the number of alternative social network products being developed. Some consider …

2019-01-12: Scuttlebutt is a decentralized, secure gossip platform. Gossip is a method (protocol) for computers …

2019-01-11: Track your time with an 8 sided die. Does anyone else get D&D flashbacks?

2019-01-11: I’ve developed a pretty efficient workflow for adding pages to my wiki. I created the Index …

2019-01-11: I’ve used Evernote for a long time. One of the problems I have always had with Evernote is …

2019-01-10: Remember when a president who really wanted to start a war in Iraq claimed there were weapons of …

2019-01-10: So ridiculous that it once again raises the frightening question of how a president who can’t …

2019-01-09: I played with Google Assistant and IFTTT today, one outcome of which is a way to tell the Assistant …

2019-01-09: Why are our representatives trying to pass any legislation to prohibit boycotts of Israel or any …

2019-01-09: Twelve years ago today Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone. It definitely was a revolutionary device.

2019-01-09: Please read this thread that provides proper context to sharing of polling data to adversaries like …

2019-01-09: One thing I remember President Reagan ask for is the ability to do line-item vetos. The thing is …

2019-01-09: What Trump really wants is for Congress to give him a blank check. No Congress should give a …

2019-01-08: I asked Google Home, “What is Michigan State men basketball team’s record?” and it …

2019-01-08: Insight: there is a difference between posting to a social network and simply reading from a social …

2019-01-08: I’ve made several updates to my wiki page on CES 2019. I am finding this a very easy way to …

2019-01-07: GitHub Free now provides unlimited private repositories for up to three collaborators. I think this …

2019-01-07: While watching TWiT during lunch today I learned about Mike Elgan’s Nicebook and I think it is …

2019-01-07: I did not know that the Wi-Fi alliance has announced a new naming convention. Time to start paying …

2019-01-07: The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) starts in earnest today, and my RSS feed is full of …

2019-01-07: CNN - 35 Amazing Sports Photos

2019-01-06: How is this constitutional?

2019-01-06: Christmas tree is down and boxed with minimal number of cuts and cursing.

2019-01-06: I spent time today configuring Caddy on my federated wiki and now have it proxying the site and …

2019-01-05: There are friends and there are friends who you haven’t seen in years and yet when you do see them …

2019-01-04: As part of my exploration in to Federated Wiki, I have found an orientation site that I think …

2019-01-02: Peanut allergies amongst children has increased in the last couple of decades. Why? Most likely it …

2019-01-02: The latest update to Dialog has been installed in my phone and if all is well this post will appear …

2019-01-02: I made the mistake of looking at my 401k today. Thanks Trump!

2019-01-02: ‘Captain’ Daryl Dragon dies with Tennille at his side - CNN The only song of theirs that …

2019-01-02: Stuff actually became public domain yesterday. What a concept!

2019-01-02: Another holiday vacation has come to an end. I did not cross off all the items on my to-do list, but …

2018-12-31: Why is New Kids On The Block allowed to keep using that name for their band? More like Old Men On …

2018-12-31: The Yooper GLi championship begins. Let’s Go Tech!

2018-12-30: Smurfs slayed. Michigan Tech plays in the championship game tomorrow.

2018-12-30: We have come to another Great Lakes Invitational hockey tournament. This year Michigan Tech plays …

2018-12-30:

2018-12-29: Andrew Sullivan: And so we’re mistaken if we believe that the collapse of Christianity in America …

2018-12-29: These College Football semi final games are awful. We saw better games yesterday.

2018-12-29: Rethinking Religion Finding a Place for Religion in a Modern, Tolerant, Progressive, Peaceful and …

2018-12-29: From wild man to wise man: reflections on male spirituality by Richard Rohr. The book, From Wild Man …

2018-12-29: New York Times, The Year In Pictures 2018

2018-12-28: Today we had 55 degree weather, tomorrow’s high is forecasted to be 34 degrees. Love living in …

2018-12-28: Why It’s Almost Impossible to Skip a Stone 89 Times - WIRED Everything you ever wanted to know …

2018-12-27: Joe Pinsker, Every day, as Americans dry their hands, soak up their spills, and wipe their …

2018-12-27: USA Today Network in 2016 started categorizing its content by topic and tone, and scoring it based …

2018-12-27: Reading white text on a black background messes with my eyes.

2018-12-26: Why Do Jews Eat Chinese Food On Christmas? – The Forward Relatively early in to our marriage, my …

2018-12-25: My last bottle of KBS 2018

2018-12-25: I got the HooTo USB-C Hub for Christmas and I’ve tested it with the Google Pixelbook.

2018-12-25: We wish you a Merry Christmas

2018-12-24: Imanuel, God With Us

2018-12-24: Jeff Jarvis, As we in news and media attack the platforms and their every misstep — and there are …

2018-12-24: Jeff Jarvis, But transparency is not just about confession. Transparency should be about pride and …

2018-12-23: Spark Review: Smart Email – MacStories I’ve written of my search for a replace to …

2018-12-23: Of course Brown scores 36 this week after I needed that last week. Sigh.

2018-12-23: Rudolph?

2018-12-23: Made my third trip to the eye glasses place to get my new glasses adjusted and confirm that the …

2018-12-22: My new glasses before and after with some hat hair after

2018-12-22: About to get a new outlook.

2018-12-22: A sign that I am a certain age, or that I am a little bit strange.

2018-12-21: I fell down the rabbit hole of Federated Wiki after reading a piece by Mike Caulfield titled The …

2018-12-21: Hmmm, relative?

2018-12-21: I’ve written a wiki page that describes how I use RSS.

2018-12-21: I’ve noticed several folks on micro.blog are also using Blot, which is a blog platform …

2018-12-21: I still wish I could batch all of my blog posts for a day into one titled batch, with the title …

2018-12-21: I got an idea. If you look at the Discuss link on this post, you see that it points back to the …

2018-12-21: Is Trump’s smartphone the most infamous in history?

2018-12-21: The iPad and Drafts is evolving into my preferred blogging platform due to a shortcut I created that …

2018-12-21: It’s About The Thing, Stupid, It seems to me the only way to change a thing is to find new people …

2018-12-21: If there were no smart phones, would social networks be as popular? Discuss

2018-12-20: Jonathan Chait, Judging by Niskanen’s overview of the landscape, it is difficult to identify any …

2018-12-20: Winner Of The The Nobel Peace Prize – People First John Philpin, And when I ask myself ‘what can I …

2018-12-19: It would be really cool if I could print a shipping label directly from Google Contacts.

2018-12-18: Started the day drinking Peete’s Holiday Blend and now i am listening to Christmas music. I …

2018-12-18: A year ago I wrote: >It probably starts with listening to hear rather than listening to respond. …

2018-12-18: Now that I my micro.blog has rolled over a year I am seeing the benefit of On This Day and it is one …

2018-12-18: Does one need to quit Facebook or merely change how one uses Facebook? It’s like nobody has …

2018-12-18: Chrome OS 71 is now on my Pixelbook. Most noticeable feature is the partnering of my Pixel 2 with …

2018-12-18: Decades of data suggest parenthood makes people unhappy - Big Think I see a couple of problems in …

2018-12-18: Came close to a repeat and rematch fantasy football super bowl, but close only counts in horse shoes …

2018-12-17: The Yoda of Silicon Valley - The New York Times Siobhan Roberts, With more than one million copies …

2018-12-17: At first this background image removal tool looked cool but then I tried it and found it only works …

2018-12-17: According to Spotify these are my top tunes of 2018. The problem with the list is, there are some …

2018-12-17: I’ve been groking Federated Wiki and building my site, but I am starting to wonder whether it …

2018-12-16: A Simple Proposal for Killing Comments with Annotated Links - Hapgood I am surprised that Dave never …

2018-12-16: Achievement unlocked: Alexa, turn on the Christmas tree

2018-12-16: Paper Thoughts and the Remix Hypothesis, Mike Caulfield, “We’re computer users thinking paper …

2018-12-16: Google has released the first update to Chrome OS since I’ve owned the Pixelbook and so far it …

2018-12-16: For a company that is data driven, I am surprised by how little information Google’s Digital …

2018-12-16: Finch in the tree.

2018-12-16: The sun is shining and the birds are at full throat.

2018-12-15: My contribution to decorating the tree is the smart switch that controls the lights.

2018-12-14: I’ve successfully moved my Philips Hue lights from the original version of the Hue bridge to …

2018-12-14: It seems that one thing common among micro-bloggers is that they have a Now page on their site for …

2018-12-14: On the docket for this weekend is migrating my Philips Hue lights from the original version of the …

2018-12-13: I am having a lot of fun in my online garden.

2018-12-13: I’ve long supported the idea of reverse chronology in blogs because I always want the current …

2018-12-12: Progress Requires Wrong AND Right Progress cannot happen amongst people who are unwilling to accept they could be wrong. The …

2018-12-12: I think that unregulated capitalism is really survival of the fittest applied to wealth. Left …

2018-12-10: The problem is, I have two quarterbacks (Cousins & Wentz) of two mediocre teams. That one of …

2018-12-10: Fr. Richard Rohr: “The churches are not doing their job,” he said. “That we can …

2018-12-10: Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers – Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

2018-12-10: Hapgood - Mike Caulfield’s latest web incarnation. Networked Learning, Open Education, and …

2018-12-10: Dear world. I am tired of completing online surveys. Repeat after me. Just because you can do …

2018-12-10: It’s not the Baseball Writers Association that elected Lee Smith to the Hall of Fame nor was …

2018-12-09: Smith, Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame Smith, 61, retired after the 1997 season with more …

2018-12-08: Don’t let the sunshine fool you. Baby it’s cold outside.

2018-12-08: A REPLY TO RICHARD ROHR ON THE COSMIC CHRIST – Omega Center Ilia Delio, Christ is the communion of …

2018-12-08: A REPLY TO RICHARD ROHR ON THE COSMIC CHRIST – Omega Center Ilia Delio, When we say, “Jesus is the …

2018-12-07: Lotus Notes still lives? Who are the poor folks still stuck with it?

2018-12-07: I am watching Chromeunboxed’s review of the Google Pixel Slate. The Slates’s support for …

2018-12-06: I am having problems at the moment using OneNote on my iPad Pro, so have reverted to my backup …

2018-12-06: I recently built my own Federated Wiki server and have been having a lot fun adding content to it …

2018-12-05: I am looking for a replacement of Google Inbox. I switched to Spark on iOS, but I have not yet found …

2018-12-04: Update regarding the freeze/resumption issue I have been having ever since the Wear OS H update was …

2018-12-04: Another thing to note, I started this blog while I was out of the country, in Bermuda for the first …

2018-12-04: Milestone Achieved Something momentus has happened. If you click On This Day up above you will see posts that were not …

2018-12-03: I’ve continued to see the problem with my Fossil Q Explorist smartwatch that appeared after …

2018-12-03: I may be contrarian, but I don’t like likes. I don’t think much about them on any of my …

2018-12-03: Ask yourself, why are Michigan Republican legislators proposing these bills now when they could have …

2018-12-03: My lunch time view. Getting the Christmas mood.

2018-12-03: How has this map changed in the last year?

2018-12-03: Nothing There But The Hair And we as citizens should absolutely not just given in to any …

2018-12-03: The user experience with Federated Wiki is different than what most people have with web pages. …

2018-12-02: The Packers have fired Mike McCarthy, which given they will not make the playoffs, is in my opinion …

2018-12-02: Did a little more gardening today, updated the Fossil Q Explorist page with an observation on what I …

2018-12-02: Ford Field has become a field of nightmares for top NFL teams. 🏈

2018-12-02: Should I pick up this tight end playing for the Lions? Trey Burton is giving me nothing!

2018-12-02: It’s in the mid 50s here in southeast Michigan, so I had to go for a walk. Last year on this date I …

2018-12-02: Siri shortcuts has completely stopped working on my iPad.

2018-12-02: For me, the conversation feature of the micro.blog apps is what makes it stand apart from other …

2018-12-01: Alabama just keeps winning.

2018-12-01: Is streaming three different games on three screens at the same too much? Asking for a friend.

2018-12-01: Suburban roads are not the right place for turkeys. Not sure if this is Darryl, the West Bloomfield …

2018-11-30: Planting A Garden A few weeks ago I read The Garden and the Stream: A Technopastoral by Mike Caulfield and it really …

2018-11-30: I’ve updated my Pixelbook page with a section about running Android and Linux apps.

2018-11-29: One annoying thing about running Android apps on the Pixelbook is caused by weather apps that …

2018-11-29: Are comments about fingerprints really germane to tech reviews?

2018-11-28: Wear OS H Update Problems Wear OS Update H installed on my watch two days ago. There appears to be a …

2018-11-28: The American Economy Is Rigged The single worse SCOTUS ruling of my life time is Citzens United. If …

2018-11-27: The Wear OS “H” update arrived on my Fossil Q Explorist yesterday. I am curious to see …

2018-11-27: Fortran is still a thing >And as for the outdatedness, the current Fortran standard is Fortran …

2018-11-27: Parachuting beavers into Idaho and air lifting moose into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

2018-11-27: The Fourth National Climate Change Assessment was published by the POTUS administration on Black …

2018-11-25: Not having a good fantasy football day. To of my key key players, Brandon Cooks and Tyreek Hill, …

2018-11-25: I received the Pixelbook on Friday and I have created a new page to document my experiences with it.

2018-11-24: And yet, Michigan’s defensive backs and safeties can’t keep up with the Buckeye receivers. It’s Ohio …

2018-11-24: What a turn of events! Buckeyes in the Christmas spirit too soon and gift the Wolverines back in to …

2018-11-24: Today could be the beginning or the end of the Harbaugh era at Michigan. 🏈

2018-11-24: Can Michigan go into Columbus and win a big game on the road? 🏈

2018-11-24: I am watching the Washington vs. Washingston State football game (Apple Cup?) mostly because it is …

2018-11-24: I’ve decided to buy the Google Pixelbook and I’ve updated the article I originally wrote …

2018-11-21: Exploding Stars Make Key Ingredient Found in Glass by NASA We are all, quite literally, made of …

2018-11-21: Slashgear: >FUN FACT: Wombats are the only known species “capable of producing cubes …

2018-11-21: The worst part about having a cold is how it. just. lingers.

2018-11-21: According to Nomorobo 92% of the calls to my mobile number are from robo calls.

2018-11-21: Jordan Valinsky, Black Friday started in the 1950s in Philadelphia. Source: History of Black …

2018-11-20: On my micro.blog wish list is the ability to embed images inline with text like Dave does on …

2018-11-20: I have created a knowledge base outline about Crostini containers in anticipation of the arrival of …

2018-11-20: I don’t listen to podcasts since I stopped commuting to work. I do watch TWiT shows during my …

2018-11-20: Hey my friends who grew up in the ‘80s, here is the 1981 Sears Wish Book to bring back some …

2018-11-19: Rams and Chiefs offense appear to be playing at a whole other level than the rest of the league. 🏈

2018-11-19: The Appointments Clause, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution. The Oath …

2018-11-19: One thing I truly believe, you cannot go forward by going backward.

2018-11-19: We are all sick here in the McPherson homestead. It started with me on Friday and then my wife on …

2018-11-16: Took this with the Pixel Night Sight mode. No flash. Pryety amazing. The feature is buried under …

2018-11-16: The Academy Is Largely Itself Responsible for Its Own Peril - The Chronicle of Higher Education …

2018-11-16: I’ve updated my article that explains the decision making process I am going through to decide …

2018-11-16: Josh Farrant has created a Javascript library for creating iOS 12 Shortcuts.

2018-11-16: Spark only allows me to create reminders for outgoing email. I wish I could create a reminder for …

2018-11-16: Looks like there is a way to run Windows apps on Chromebooks. I’ve written about my plans to …

2018-11-16: I mostly blog for myself, thinking of it as a form of diary. I look back to what I wrote in the past …

2018-11-16: Aaron Rodgers has been playing hurt and there isn’t enough talent on the offense to help pick …

2018-11-15: Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Day. Take a few minutes to learn more about pancreatic cancer. …

2018-11-14: What is the Constitutional definition of the press?

2018-11-14: Manton Reece - ActivityPub for your blog I am @frankm@frankmcpherson.blog on Mastodon. Not sure what …

2018-11-14: I’m watching the All About Android podcast in which they are talking about the Samsung foldable …

2018-11-14: Corporate welfare at its finest. The true overlords of the United States. And the overlords will use …

2018-11-14: Google is adding the Android clock as a trigger for Assistant Routines. I like the idea of the alarm …

2018-11-14: The Oath of Office of the President of the United States: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I …

2018-11-13: Ack! Just saw that the developer of TrunkNotes threw in the towel yesterday. Sigh.

2018-11-13: One of the more interesting, to me, features of TrunkNotes is the WiFi sharing that basically turns …

2018-11-13: What an amazing picture!

2018-11-12: News about the Black Friday sale on the Google Pixelbook has me reconsidering my plan to buy a new …

2018-11-12: I was on the MobileViews Podcast this past weekend, and I talked about Google’s operating …

2018-11-12: I decided to renew my Flickr Pro account even though I am annoyed by the doubling of the price and …

2018-11-12: I think the “Thunder Purple” color version of the OnePlus 6T looks nice.

2018-11-11: Patrick Mahome’s success during his first NFL season may be more a story more about the …

2018-11-10: Every Android version from the T-Mobile G1 to Android Pie - CNET According to the table in this …

2018-11-10: My highlights of Finding God In The Waves

2018-11-10: For the men… from Mike McHargue There is nothing wrong with being a straight, white, and …

2018-11-09: This week I did some simple testing of Linux-based remote access software to create a virtual …

2018-11-09: What Is Freedom?

2018-11-09: ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

2018-11-09: A little diddy about Jack and Diane…

2018-11-09: I could be wrong, but I don’t recall any political candidate, Democrat or Republican, …

2018-11-09: Cool video about upgrades being made to a Fusion Reactor in San Diego.

2018-11-09: First snow fall of the season

2018-11-08: My highlights of When Society Becomes An Addict

2018-11-08: Highlights from What Is The Bible by Rob Bell.

2018-11-08: My hoodie of choice is the SCOTTeVEST cotton Hoodie. One word: pockets.

2018-11-08: Getting the iPad to Pro Would there even be a debate about whether an iPad can be one’s only …

2018-11-08: Looks like we have a constitutional crisis created by the President.

2018-11-07: Listen to your body. Knowing the symptoms of #PancreaticCancer and early detection could save a …

2018-11-07: I am not feeling euphoric by seeing Democrats win the House. I am heartend by the number of women …

2018-11-06: Vannevar Bush, As We May Think: Consider a future device … in which an individual stores all his …

2018-11-06: Despite the debate, the reality is that elections in the United States are fundamentally suppressed. …

2018-11-05: Now Playing History from Pixel 3 rolling out to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL - 9to5Google I have this …

2018-11-05: Updated Time For A New Computer after a recent trip to Best Buy.

2018-11-05: After watching The Verge review of the new iPad Pro, I have the sense that the limitations of iOS …

2018-11-05: If you did not vote in 2016 and were shocked that Trump won, please know that one very big reason …

2018-11-05: The pricing and models for the Lenovo Yoga C630 are confusing. Let’s start with Lenovo direct, …

2018-11-05: Looked at the Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 and the HP X360 14 at Best Buy over the weekend. The C630s …

2018-11-02: Arrogant Bastard Ale…road trip week is starting to wind down.

2018-11-02: Autumn Restores Fading Memories

2018-11-02: Traveling Light I’ve been traveling over the past week, visiting family and friends throughout Michigan and …

2018-11-02: I am trying out TrunkNotes, which I learned about here on micro.blog. TrunkNotes is a personal wiki …

2018-11-01: Traditional lunch

2018-10-31: Boo

2018-10-31: Buritto time.

2018-10-31: Time For A New Computer I am planning to buy a new computer and I am gathering information on which …

2018-10-30: Why ChromeOS? I am planning to by a new Chromebook this year, and I am working on an article that …

2018-10-30: One thing I dislike about traveling. Change. Coins. Pennies, why haven’t we got rid of them by …

2018-10-30: Untitled blog posts were a game changer for my writing I think blog posts are a form of writing that …

2018-10-30: When did the NFL become like MLB? Lots of trades at the deadline, more than I remember ever …

2018-10-30: Apple Benefits From Rising Prices But Android Handset Makers Suffer There is a price to be paid to …

2018-10-30: New Apple Pencil 2018 charges wirelessly, has laser engraving - SlashGear The new Pencil only works …

2018-10-30: My Notes From The Apple Event Tim Cook was max PT Barnum at the Apple Event, which I find annoying …

2018-10-29: Lake Michigan

2018-10-29: The road less traveled

2018-10-29: The Einstein Papers. A Man of Many Parts - The New York Times “A human being,” wrote Einstein …

2018-10-28: Mackinac Bridge

2018-10-28: I am not horsing around.

2018-10-27: On the road again. Start with caffeine.

2018-10-26: Ten years ago I was bemoaning another Cubs playoff loss. Ten yeas later, another Cubs playoff series …

2018-10-26: After Barack Obama was elected in November, 2008, I wrote this.

2018-10-26: Words first written the year that I was born.

2018-10-24: I really hope the rumor that Apple will announced a refresh of the iPad Mini is true. Based on how I …

2018-10-23: Here is a great article on Elton John. So glad I got to see him in Detroit.

2018-10-23: Ed Bott has updated an article he wrote about the Microsoft apps that run on Android. What is even …

2018-10-22: Amazon.com: Nokia 7.1 If you are in the market for a new Android phone and don’t want to spend …

2018-10-22: Thurrott has an Acer Chromebook Spin 13 for review.

2018-10-22: Looks like Google has not fixed their quality control issues on their phones, which should cause one …

2018-10-21: Note which words are not in “Make America Great Again.” Hint: Trump seems to the think our only …

2018-10-20: Game over for the Brewers. Used Hader too soon. ⚾️

2018-10-20: Counsell could be over managing by putting Hader in too early. If the Brewers don’t take the lead …

2018-10-20: I am watching the Michigan/Michigan State football game that feels like a game between two mediocre …

2018-10-20: Linux Apps Coming To MediaTek-Powered Chromebooks Like The Acer R13 We’ll dive deeper into how …

2018-10-20: A got my hair cut this afternoon. I am the only one in the barbershop getting my hair cut. Dude …

2018-10-19: If you want direct updates to Android from Google and the stock Android UI but don’t want to …

2018-10-19: So, it turns out the 2018 Astros were not any better than the 2017 Cubs. Nothing is static, …

2018-10-19: Bernie Sanders: >It is beyond comprehension, the degree to which the Democratic party nationally …

2018-10-18: Back in the day before Gmail I used to run my own email server in my house. It was a bit of a pain …

2018-10-17: An Open Letter To the So-Called Exhausted Majority: The thing that makes everybody exhausted is …

2018-10-17: Barbara O’Brien: >Television producers booked one right-wing religious figure after …

2018-10-17: David Brooks writes of the Hidden Tribes survey and seems to conclude that our problem is a white …

2018-10-16: So those filters in Discover… are those hashtags like #baseball or emoji? Are they automatic?

2018-10-16: The gist of the articles currently being written about Aaron Rodgers and the Packers is that the …

2018-10-16: Are good speakers really an important component for a smartphone? Google’s commitment to dual …

2018-10-15: How much screen time is too much screen time? Looking at the Digital Wellbeing Android app, there …

2018-10-15: There is established history of corporations lying about the affects of their productions on people …

2018-10-15: Why would you believe a Republican?

2018-10-13: Still Standing We saw Elton John last night for the first and last time, as this is his farewell tour and I believe …

2018-10-12: Still going

2018-10-12: Sir Elton John

2018-10-12: Hands-on with Google’s Pixel Slate One advantage the Pixel Slate has over the iPad Pro is the …

2018-10-11: More Thoughts About The Google Pixel Slate Google classifies the Pixel Slate as a Tablet with Google Assistant. Based on my definition of …

2018-10-11: My Definition Of A Tablet I do not think we should define a tablet as a screen without a keyboard, instead a tablet ought to …

2018-10-10: Changes Google Needs To Make I have a hard time swallowing the $150 price increase between the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 3. I …

2018-10-10: I am confused about the value of the new Call Screen feature that Google plans to add to Pixel …

2018-10-09: I wonder what the reaction would have been if Obama had campaigned as much as Trump does. Pretty …

2018-10-09: It must frustrate Detroit Tiger fans to see so many former Tigers in the MLB Playoffs. The Red Sox …

2018-10-09: I am also not thrilled by the $799 starting price on the Pixel 3. I paid $649 for the Pixel 2, and …

2018-10-09: First reaction to the #madebygoogle event. Meh. I think the Pixel Slate is DOA with a starting price …

2018-10-09: My Flickr Pro account is coming up for renewal and I am wrestling over whether to renew it. The cost …

2018-10-08: It strikes me that what Paul wrote about had much to do in opposition to this.

2018-10-08: Mother Jones: >The issue made national headlines in 2000, when Republican officials in Florida …

2018-10-08: I am seeing a fair amount of excitement in anticipation of a possible Google tablet being announced …

2018-10-07: One way to trump the Supreme Court is to ratify amendments to the Constitution.

2018-10-05: I disagree a bit with Epstein’s view on the leadoff spot in the Cubs lineup. It clearly has …

2018-10-05: Keep in mind that the Kavanaugh confirmation does not represent the will of the people but rather …

2018-10-05: The fact that Kavanaugh will obviously not be “impartial” as an umpire is not surprising …

2018-10-04: Theo Epstein on the Cub’s hitters: >It’s probably time to stop evaluating this in terms of …

2018-10-04: Ben Thompson: >This gets at how it is privacy regulations in particular go wrong: in the attempt …

2018-10-03: Love Notes to Newton – A film about a little green computer and the people who love it. I need to …

2018-10-03: Civics Lesson First, one needs to learn what history says it means to be an American. Next, one needs to decide …

2018-10-03: From the Republican’s point of view, the credibility of the Supreme Court and the sanctity of …

2018-10-03: Dave is developing another iteration of his blogging tools, this time using Github for the storage.

2018-10-03: This, in the United States of America.

2018-10-03: How much do the Trump rallys cost the U.S. taxpayer? We are definitely paying for the secret service …

2018-10-02: The Big Disruption: A Totally Fictional But Essentially True Silicon Valley Story >When Fred died …

2018-10-02: Foggy but not raining this morning, so there is that. Is today the Cubbies last game of the season?

2018-10-01: The game went pretty much as expected. You aren’t going to win games in which you only get …

2018-10-01: Looking back, it occurs to me that my analysis of the Cub’s performance in last year’s …

2018-10-01: Overtime Baseball The Cubs and Brewers are playing game 163 starting at 1 PM EST to determine who wins the NL Central …

2018-10-01: I don’t know how we fix societal issues. The society we live in so large with so many people …

2018-09-28: Just discovered the iOS 12 space bar / touchpad function to move the cursor. Very cool.

2018-09-28: Wear OS update today: 5 reasons to be excited - SlashGear Awaiting the update for my Fossil Q …

2018-09-28: Liberals who are angry about the pending appointment to the Supreme Court need to remember, they …

2018-09-28: They Liked His Anger The Senate Judiciary Committee’s recommendation for a full vote on Kavanaugh demonstrates the value …

2018-09-28: I love September baseball.

2018-09-28: Of the mail apps that I’ve seen so far, Spark might be the closest to providing the …

2018-09-27: Brett Kavanaugh and the Adolescent Aggression of Conservative Masculinity To Republicans complaining …

2018-09-27: The pervasive belief that girls and women just make stuff up about sexual assult is what enables it …

2018-09-27: I clearly started the wrong Rams receiver.

2018-09-26: Every Android version from the T-Mobile G1 to Android Pie - CNET This article provided a nice …

2018-09-26: NYTimes: On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Jerry Brown Says We’re Doomed “Trump had his theme of national …

2018-09-26: Why It’s Pointless to Preach about Morals We base everything from our private morality to our …

2018-09-24: WARNING: redirection in progress!

2018-09-24: Can there really be such as thing as an online community?

2018-09-23: SUNDAY SONG AND RUMINATION “It is no secret that culturally at this point in time, discourse …

2018-09-22: Patagonia is giving its workers Election Day off — and says you should, too - The Washington Post It …

2018-09-22: The first Android phone was an ugly thing, and I loved it - CNET It was not my first smartphone, but …

2018-09-20: Johnathan has compiled a list of all the iPhone XS and XS Max reviews.

2018-09-18: Dave is giving the Republicans way too much credit. Kavanaugh most likely will withdraw himself as …

2018-09-17: I’ve installed the new Shortcuts app and so far see some good and some not so good. Good: I …

2018-09-17: Siri Shortcuts is apparently available in the App Store but not yet for me. Still waiting.

2018-09-17: Essential apps that work with Google Fit I am looking for a simple way to log the time I went to bed …

2018-09-16: Boethius: > Nothing is miserable unless you think it so; and on the other hand, nothing brings …

2018-09-15: I think there is a possibility for Siri shortcuts to be a really big hit for Apple, and Google needs …

2018-09-15: Keep An Eye On The Watch I think the smart watch market is fascinating. On one hand you have Apple, with one design and …

2018-09-15: Yesterday I did a factory reset of my Fossil Q Explorist watch in the hope I would see improved …

2018-09-15: Sitting on the patio reading with coffee and nature. My most favorite thing that I have not been …

2018-09-14: I’ve factory reset my Fossil Q and it seems to be drawing less power, but I’ll need to …

2018-09-14: Dana Blankenhorn: >Moore’s Law of Politics holds that technology slows our aging, but we …

2018-09-14: Dana Blankenhorn: >Our country, and our planet, continue careening toward disaster, poised …

2018-09-14: I am wearing a Fossil Q Explorist, third generation. Battery life has been good enough to get …

2018-09-13: Water shortages affecting beer production. Oh the horror!

2018-09-13: Where is the Siri Shortcuts app? I have the official iOS 12 release on my iPads and the app is not …

2018-09-13: Can one use an Apple Watch without an iPhone? If not, the barrier to entry for someone who does not …

2018-09-13: While you can configure the Gmail app to use the same categories as Inbox, Gmail does not have a …

2018-09-13: Really disappointed by the news that Google will be shutting down Inbox. I think it is the best …

2018-09-12: There is an event going on this afternoon at which rumor has it we might see what is called an …

2018-09-10: The Right To Not Be Forgotten Dave Winer has been writing about owning and archiving what one writes and publishes on the web for …

2018-09-10: Barbara Brown Taylor: >Human beings were so charmed by the illusion of control Newton’s metaphor …

2018-09-10: Ilia Delio, OSF: >The Benedict Church holds that orthodoxy or the true teaching of the Church …

2018-09-10: Whenever I see an article about an Apple product that has the words “low price” I ask, …

2018-09-10: The Packers made an incredible comeback last night because of Aaron Rodgers. The fact that team is …

2018-09-10: The ‘Post-PC Era’ Never Really Happened…and Likely Won’t Of course not, I wrote about this nearly …

2018-09-09: I’ve been waiting all day for Sunday night. Go Pack go!

2018-09-09: Do the announcers of NFL games not know how idiotic the phrase “cannot tackle with all of your …

2018-09-09: So, you can’t tackle a NFL quarterback anymore?

2018-09-08: Forgotten in how the women’s final of the U.S. Open ended is that the problems started with …

2018-09-08: Osaka is playing with seemingly no pressure. At twenty years old you figure you will be in many more …

2018-09-08: The U.S. Open Women’s final feels a bit right now like when Sharapova beat Williams at …

2018-09-07: Incompetency is the primary reason why I could not and did not vote for Trump. Current politics …

2018-09-06: The anonymous New York Times Trump op-ed tells us what we already knew: Trump is unfit The Founding …

2018-09-06: Maybe it is just me, but I think Google Chrome’s new UI is a little cartoonish.

2018-09-06:

2018-09-06: Happy 906 Day! If you are near Lake Superior, today is a good day to take ride, pick up a pasty, and …

2018-09-05: The O’Hare Oasis is now closed. Making way for progress. In my travels around Chicago, I …

2018-09-05: To further reinforce the point I made earlier that the Democrat strategy this fall ought to be focus …

2018-09-05: Rosemary Orchard has brought to my attention a tweet from Philips Hue that they are working on an …

2018-09-05: I agree with Dave’s high level plan, for the Democrat strategy this fall. It’s about …

2018-09-05: In Theory: Does religious belief make the world more violent? Understanding of the above question …

2018-09-04: I host an application on Amazon Lightsail, and I originally provisioned the then lowest priced …

2018-09-04: Real Respect Not Displays I don’t get the mindset of conservatives. They say things like they want small government and …

2018-09-03: What makes a country great is that people desire to move to it. People who don’t understand …

2018-09-03: Annoyed. Nice outside on the patio, but too humid to be comfortable. It has definitely been muggier …

2018-09-02: I first learned how to blog by reading Scripting News and using Dave’s tools. While I like …

2018-09-01: Waiting on a storm

2018-08-31: The funeral for Aretha Franklin is still going. Jesse Jackson is speaking right now.

2018-08-31: I’ve got the new update to iOS 12 installed and the notification bug is gone. Happy.

2018-08-31: Apple’s iOS has had an annoying notification bug that I have been seeing on my iPad Mini …

2018-08-30: The live stream of the Aretha Franklin tribute concert is at wxyz.com. Started at 6 PM and still …

2018-08-30: Watching the live stream of the Areatha tribute concert tonight at Chene Park

2018-08-30: Success, so what about a picture? Sad trombone; not ready yet.

2018-08-30: If this works, I will have created a new post using my smartphone.

2018-08-29: What The Hell Was The Microsoft Network? For me, the Microsoft Network was the beginning of a …

2018-08-29: Apparently Google announced they will be releasing a new version of Wear OS within the next month. …

2018-08-29: Forget Trump, we have bigger problems. Like all this pumpkin stuff appearing before October. Can we …

2018-08-28: Chrome Unboxed has an article about which Chromebooks will not support Linux apps. Perhaps a better …

2018-08-28: Why did Google put Digital Wellbeing in settings? Shouldn’t it be an app? So, I have 14 …

2018-08-27: I like what Dave writes here about Inclusivity. However, while it may be a slight nit, I think the …

2018-08-25: Rob Bell

2018-08-25: Peter Rollins

2018-08-25: Plain Text Lists A web site of lists, in plain text. A good resource.

2018-08-24: I checked out the Windows 95 app in Electron running on my Mintbox, and I have to admit that seeing …

2018-08-24: I don’t understand the fixation with creating note taking applications that support markdown. …

2018-08-23: Charles P. Pierce: >Indians extirpated. Slavery. The burning of convents in Boston. Red Scares. …

2018-08-23: Last night the Cubs played much better and broke out of a hitting slump to beat the Tigers 8 to 2.

2018-08-23: A well written article about pancreatic cancer by the Detroit Free Press.

2018-08-22: Moon over Detroit

2018-08-22: Nice seats, eh buddy?

2018-08-22: Fox Theatre at night. I really like how this picture turned out.

2018-08-22: I took pictures while at the Cubs/Tigers game last night.

2018-08-22: No joy in Wrigleyville; the mighty Cubs could not score more than one run last night. I hope to see …

2018-08-21: Fox Theatre

2018-08-21: Tie game after a Rizzo dinner to right field.

2018-08-21: Deeeetroit

2018-08-21: Is there a Cubs victory at the end of this rainbow?

2018-08-21:

2018-08-21: The Cubs picked up Daniel Murphy in a trade with the Nats. It is an interesting signing of a player …

2018-08-21: A comment on my post about Google Fit recommended I look at Exist to analyze my data, and find it …

2018-08-21: Icro is a micro.blog app for iOS, and it is now open source. I like the full screen display of Icro …

2018-08-21: Google is releasing a new version of Google Fit. I use Google Fit to track my walking. My issues …

2018-08-18: Here’s How America Uses Its Land I find the above article from Bloomberg fascinating, …

2018-08-18: While I faithfully use Google Calendar and Contacts, I seem to switch tasks apps after a few months. …

2018-08-18: It’s Dream Cruise weekend in Detroit and it is always fun to see classic cars. Today I felt …

2018-08-16: In my opinion, there is a problem with viewing the Internet as publicly owned. The Internet is …

2018-08-16: Is It Time for a Space Force? Answer: No! Can you say, expanding military industrial complex? We …

2018-08-16: Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found One thing I enjoyed when I was in college, …

2018-08-16: One thing I do not like about Android Pie is that it is not obvious how to uninstall apps. When you …

2018-08-16: Does owning your own domain = owning your content? I am not so sure.

2018-08-15: The plan by several newspapers across the country to all write editorials on the same day intended …

2018-08-14: On Preserving Human Memory: Evernote Founder’s Impossible Mission It is always neat to read the …

2018-08-14: This Poynter article makes so many good points, I wish everyone would read it. The worst thing that …

2018-08-14: Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos: >It is important for you to know what you believe, but …

2018-08-14: I am a long time user of Evernote, my first note was created in March 2008, but I have experience …

2018-08-14: Most political decisions are being made based on emotions and not fact because emotion-based …

2018-08-14: I think the problem with articles like this one from the Verge about free speech and social networks …

2018-08-14: And here is why health care in the United States is a mess. I believe single-payer is the best …

2018-08-14: I am re-thinking how I use tabs in my browser, and experimenting with the idea of only keeping one …

2018-08-14: Pro tip: If you do not want your location tracked, do not have on your person something that …

2018-08-13: My Micro.blog Wish I think of micro.blog as a publishing platform, for two reasons. First, what I write is published to …

2018-08-13: Would you buy a smartphone specifically because it could also serve as your desktop computer? …

2018-08-12: I didn’t come to micro.blog because I was leaving somewhere else, consequently I don’t …

2018-08-10: Stop!

2018-08-10: Happy anniversary

2018-08-10:

2018-08-09: O-Hi

2018-08-09: Road trip #happyanniversary

2018-08-09: inessential: The Public Square I fear calling the web a public square, thinking that is is truly …

2018-08-08: Most of the reviews that I have read about the Surface Go have been positive. First, I note that all …

2018-08-07: I started using Instapaper because Pocket charges to highlight text. Now that Instapaper plans to …

2018-08-07: There are some good suggestions here of alternatives to the Camera app that you find on your Android …

2018-08-07: Do we still know what parts of the Internet are the public’s and which part is the …

2018-08-06: I have built myself a remote Linux Ubuntu/XFCE session using these instructions and a VM I created …

2018-08-06: Google has formally released Android 9, which will informally be known as Android Pie (P is for …

2018-08-06: I thought this weekend I had my first fatality due to upgrading my Pixel 2 to Android P. The …

2018-08-06: Frank Rich: In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream >In Behold, America, a …

2018-08-05: Saving Jesus Redux – Learning From Others, Seeking The Way I hope the embedded video provides food …

2018-08-04: Android P will reportedly be rolled out on August 20 - Android Community I’ve been running …

2018-08-04: Democratic National Committee warns candidates to not use ZTE, Huawei devices - Axios Maybe the DNC …

2018-08-03: A better way to snap between apps on Android - Computerworld I am still in the process of building …

2018-08-03: I am pretty much following POSSE, hosting my content with domains I own on either micro.blog or …

2018-08-03: Good morning!

2018-08-02: Musician Joe Walsh Hilariously Explains the Meaning of ‘Life’s Been Good’ to a …

2018-08-02: Surface Go review: The ideal cheap Windows tablet… almost I bought the Surface 3 because of …

2018-08-02: The founders of the United States did not intend the President to be the most powerful man in the …

2018-08-02: I’ve been keeping an eye out for the Acer Chromebook Spin 13, but now that I see the pricing I …

2018-08-02: Good quote. Said differently, democracy is not what our small self wants. We much rather just have …

2018-08-01: I have not been in the habit of migrating my blog posts between blog platforms, so I don’t …

2018-07-31: Everything you want to know about Crostini.

2018-07-31: New feature to try on this blog… On This Day. What this feature will do is show all the …

2018-07-30: One reaction to the EU decision regarding Android is that Google may have erred by making Android …

2018-07-28: Which is more important, what you spend your time doing or who you spend your time with?

2018-07-26: I’ve been running Android P on my Pixel 2 for 24 hours and so far have seen no problems and I …

2018-07-26: Here is something that I find ironic. Google is taking the lead towards pushing all web hosting on …

2018-07-26: Nothing threatens individual freedom and the meaning of life like war, poverty, terror. But there …

2018-07-26: One thing lacking is discourse and the desire to find lasting solutions to problems. There is a …

2018-07-25: I am now deep in beta land with the iOS 12 beta on my iPad Mini and Android P on my Pixel.

2018-07-25: Android P’s final test release is here Google has released the final public beta for Android …

2018-07-24: I agree with Slashgear that users ought to be looking at lower cost tablets over more expensive …

2018-07-24: A Costco bundle like this is how I purchased my Surface 3. If I didn’t own the iPad Pro 10.5 I …

2018-07-24: Trumps tax cuts are not cutting it. The idea of cutting taxes will result in more jobs and higher …

2018-07-24: While I am at it, despite that I use micro.blog, I have to confess that I don’t …

2018-07-24: I guess that I am getting old, I don’t get microcasts. For my ears, podcasts can be too long …

2018-07-23: POTUS is not allowed to drive a car. I am beginning to think POTUS should not be allowed to use …

2018-07-23: I did not know that my micro.blog site is actually based on Jekyll, but it makes sense given that I …

2018-07-23: What bothers me more is the number of people who find the president’s behavior acceptable. We …

2018-07-22: American Christianity is as much an oxymoron as Roman Catholicism.

2018-07-21: Review of the Timex Sinclair 1000 in the January 1983 issue of Byte magazine.

2018-07-21: If you were a teenager in the 80s and did anything with a computer, you probably coveted Compute! …

2018-07-21: My first computer was the Timex Sinclair 1000 that my grandmother gave me as a birthday present in …

2018-07-21: What scares me most is that Trump supporters do not appear to have lines, by which I mean there is …

2018-07-21: Buffy The Vampire Slayer reboot revealed with Joss Whedon onboard - SlashGear I have mixed feeling …

2018-07-21: I find the renewed interest in RSS interesting and refreshing.

2018-07-21: Pro tip: during a rain storm the best indoor place to hear the rain fall is an attached garage, …

2018-07-20: What is Solid?

2018-07-20: I recently rewrote my profile page and implemented HTTPS using Amazon S3 and Cloudfront. In my …

2018-07-20: You can use Let’s Encrypt with Azure.

2018-07-20: Azure has a different approach to static sites because it associates a VM to the site rather than …

2018-07-20: Google’s static website hosting is pretty much the same as AWS, and it also requires using a …

2018-07-17: Dave Winer picks up on a point that I wrote about yesterday. Trump’s behavior regarding Putin …

2018-07-17: When I first saw the title of this book, How to Think, my reaction was, “do we really need to …

2018-07-16: The yellow represents a severe thunderstorm warning. The blue pin is my house, and immediately below …

2018-07-16: I don’t find it shocking that Trump has a very favorable view towards Putin and Russia. Russia …

2018-07-16: Here is an incredible catalog of 1,000 technical-oriented PDFs hosted on Github.

2018-07-16: Despite what you might hear about one person or another having “all the qualifications” …

2018-07-15: My latest theological essay: Thy Kingdom Come, My Kingdom Go

2018-07-15: The story of the last survivor of the Atlantic slave trade

2018-07-15: Interesting story about corner stores. When I was growing up the nearest grocery store, one of these …

2018-07-15: The last Sears store in Chicago is closing today. Sears has been in Chicago since 1887.

2018-07-14: A couple of six pointers strolled through our back yard, nibbling on trees along the way.

2018-07-14: I have updated my profile page and learned something about content delivery networks along the way. …

2018-07-14: Alan Jacobs: In Trump’s world, you fit into one of three categories. You may be a mark, you may be …

2018-07-14: bostonreview.net At its best, democracy balances the rights of the individual with the …

2018-07-14: Remember when Wimbledon was for the serve and volley? Watching Serena complain about the bad bounces …

2018-07-14: Watching tennis in HD has me wondering how I could have done so on a 19 inch set while growing up. …

2018-07-11: According to this site the United States has NOT been at war only 5 of my 52 years. Throughout its …

2018-07-10: On the gripping hand, in a year the price of the Surface Go may become low enough to make it a …

2018-07-09: Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Big Bet on a Tiny-Computer Future I am curious to see how much smaller the …

2018-07-09: I really dislike these new lids that Starbucks is starting to use.

2018-07-09: I am running the iOS 12 beta in my iPad Mini and therefore need to learn the iPhone X gestures.

2018-07-07: Do the ends justify the means?

2018-07-06: The backup of this site in GitHub has refreshed, and that repo has been pulled down to my iPad. …

2018-07-06: Lisa Shearin is one of my favorite authors. Settling in with her latest

2018-07-06: Moved to the patio. May be here most of the day. #staycation

2018-07-05: What the heck?

2018-07-05: I work from home, I vocation in Starbucks.

2018-07-05: Today I wrote a new article on my site hosted by Netlify that includes an image that I have stored …

2018-07-05: Micro.blog has a setting that I’ve been using that sends a copy of my content to a Github repo, and …

2018-07-05: I am doing some cleanup. This is a test post to see if it worked. Once more, with feeling!

2018-07-05: Using NotePlan To Manage Personal Projects I’ve been using NotePlan for a few months and have been …

2018-07-04: I’ve successfully upgtraded my Mintbox to Mint 19. Now to figure out all the stuff.

2018-07-04: I am upgrading my MintBox to Mint 19.

2018-07-04: I’ve owned iPads that have Siri for several years and not used it much until today, having tested …

2018-07-04: I just discovered the new Siri shortcuts in settings. It noticed three web sites that I opened, …

2018-07-04: www.imore.com I want “Siri, share this with micro.blog.” Installed the iOS 12 beta on my …

2018-07-04: On this July 4 take the time to read the ideas upon which we declared our right of Independence.

2018-07-03: Wonder if the neighbors have fireworks

2018-07-03: I am patiently waiting to upgrade my Mintbox to Mint 19. Waiting on the upgrade to be pushed.

2018-07-03: What do you think about blog archives? I personally like a index of post blog posts that I’ve …

2018-07-03: You may have noticed that I made a change to the layout and appearance of this site. The new theme …

2018-07-03: After reading about the performance improvements coming with iOS 12, I’ve decided to install …

2018-07-03: When I first heard the rumor about Microsoft’s foldable tablet called Andromeda my reaction …

2018-07-02: I’ve used the new micro.blog footer HTML to enable integration with Instagram.

2018-07-02: Manton has improved IndieAuth for micro.blog and therefore I have now integrated my Instagram …

2018-07-01: I think we need to look beyond Trump toward the powers and principalities that made his candidacy …

2018-07-01: artshow.scripting.com Watch art at the link above.

2018-06-30: Blogging Since 1999 I’ve ported a blog post I wrote in 2014 using Fargo to the site I am setting up using Jekyll …

2018-06-30: Looking back at another blog post I wrote after 9/11, and reflecting on the current state of the …

2018-06-30: Looking back at what I wrote 17 years ago after 9/11, as bad was it was then it would be hard to …

2018-06-30: Microsoft details secret ‘pocketable’ Surface device in leaked email - The Verge What I find most …

2018-06-30: Finished reading: WHEN SOCIETY BECOMES AN ADDICT by Anne Wilson Schaef, ISBN: 9780062291103 📚

2018-06-30: Finished reading: Area 51: Redemption by Bob Mayer

2018-06-30: Currently reading: If These Walls Could Talk: Detroit Red Wings by Ken Daniels, ISBN: 9781633199323 …

2018-06-30: It is 91 degrees out, 58% humidity, dew point 74 degrees. With the air conditioning going nearly …

2018-06-30: Well, that was interesting. I updated my Pi3 with the latest release of Raspbian and then decided to …

2018-06-30: Web rings are still a thing?

2018-06-30: Via Scripting News: “I don’t think any person should die because they are too poor to …

2018-06-30: Long Form Writing and Trying Out Netlify Unlike most others here at micro.blog, I consider my micro.blog as my blog. The reason is that I …

2018-06-26: Got my invite to Google One today, which I’ve accepted although I am not sure of the point.

2018-06-25: The bridge freeway oasis is unique to the Chicago area and is slowly being removed.

2018-06-24:

2018-06-24: Yum

2018-06-24: Do you think of micro.blog as a blog or an alternative to Twitter?

2018-06-21: Greatness is neither self determined nor self declared.

2018-06-20: I’ve got Android Messages for Web enabled and I found that it does work with Chrome on iOS, …

2018-06-20: If we can’t agree that there are things humans should not do to other humans, particularly to …

2018-06-19: I don’t get the need for Google Podcasts. There is already a section for Podcasts in Google …

2018-06-19: I am curious to know whether the new web messenging feature of Android Messages will work in a …

2018-06-16: I’ve been hanging out at the new Starbucks down the road from my house.

2018-06-16: I think I know what happened. With previous posts I published from Ulysses I did not enable markdown …

2018-06-16: I just published a post on one of my Wordpress blogs using Ulysses for iOS, which I have used to …

2018-06-15: It is really disappointing that Apple removed all handwriting recognition keyboards for iOS. I would …

2018-06-13: The Overthrow Will Not Be By Force. Too many people in the United States think our government will be overthrown by force when the …

2018-06-11: www.computerworld.com also takes note of the similarities, and differences, between Apple and …

2018-06-11: It strikes me that Apple’s plans for running iOS apps on MacOS looks very similar to …

2018-06-08: I wish there was such a thing as insertion point actions on my personal devices, here is what I …

2018-06-07: Project Oasis looks cool. Thinking about trying it out.

2018-06-07: I like Drafts, but I think the concept behind it is nonsensical. The idea of Drafts is that you use …

2018-06-06: I haven’t seen much written about this, but it looks to me like Siri Shortcuts is the new …

2018-06-06: The Pad and Quill iPad Pro 10.5 Oxford Case I’ve written and published my first blog post with …

2018-06-06: I want iOS Do Not Disturb while I am using the Kindle app. I should be able to create this …

2018-06-04: It appears as though everyone that I follow is at WWDC

2018-06-03: Gradually, the sun sets

2018-06-03: That feeling the last night of vacation.

2018-06-02: I find really frustrating how inconsistent sharing works across apps with iOS. Try sharing a web …

2018-06-02: ohmypizza.com: The iPad Needs To Grow Up My one request of Apple is to add mouse support to the …

2018-06-01: Back at one of my favorite places.

2018-06-01:

2018-06-01: Listen

2018-05-31: The storm heading out and blue skies behind.

2018-05-30: The biggest ethical topic of our time might be that just because we can do something doesn’t mean we …

2018-05-30:

2018-05-30: I think the root of bad theology is the focus on the problem, sin, rather than on how things are …

2018-05-29: Right now it takes way too much work for me to share pictures on micro.blog because I use an Android …

2018-05-29: Today I read a review about an app called Agenda that shared a name with a Personal Information …

2018-05-29: IPad+Lightening Digital AV adapter+HDMI cable+MLB At Bat app = watching the Cubs on the hotel room …

2018-05-29: Close your eyes

2018-05-29: Listening to the waves roll in

2018-05-29: Tolerance Is Fundamental To Freedom Tolerance is fundamental to freedom. If we stop tolerating actions or opinions that we disagree …

2018-05-29: “This is ultimately the most important distinction between platforms and aggregators: platforms are …

2018-05-29: gr36.com Review of Bear I am surprised that few, if any, reviews of notes apps like Bear don’t …

2018-05-28: My first criteria for staying at a hotel is a comfortable bed. My second is a restaurant or bar in …

2018-05-27: The end of a day

2018-05-24: I would like a Firefox extension that takes grabs the title of a web page and the URL of that web …

2018-05-24: Acer Debuts Four New Chromebooks I am thinking if Chromebook manufacturers expect people to be using …

2018-05-24: Trump on NFL protesters: ‘Maybe you shouldn’t be in the country’ In a democracy …

2018-05-21: From the flowering tree in our back yard.

2018-05-19: For the last couple of weeks I have been using NotePlan, and I think what I like most about it is …

2018-05-19: The best thing about micro.blog is that it’s just people. When you browse through Discover, you are …

2018-05-18: It seems to me that the majority of school shootings have occurred at public schools. Am I wrong?

2018-05-17: Because I am an introvert, emotionally-charged meetings, even if I am not the target of the emotion, …

2018-05-17: One of the most surprising things I’ve learned about myself during the last three years is that I …

2018-05-16: The Cubs lost another game to the Braves. The Braves look for real.

2018-05-14: What you looking at?

2018-05-14: Is there a way to disable iOS predictive text when using an external keyboard?

2018-05-13: Before the winds come

2018-05-13: Chrome OS’ forthcoming ability to run Linux apps appears to me to mostly be something Google did so …

2018-05-13: My Fossil Q Explorist now talks.

2018-05-10: A credit card company robot keeps calling my smart phone and neither Google nor Nomorobo is able to …

2018-05-08: Google Lens actually shows how AI can make life easier - The Verge I just would like Lens to tell me …

2018-05-08: Do we want our devices to become nannies? I get why Google and Microsoft are reacting to reports on …

2018-05-08: Drafts or Ulysses? One thing I find frustrating about iOS are the number of apps that all seem to do the exact same …

2018-05-07: Wojo: PGA Tour’s first stop in Detroit is another ace in city’s revival. It’s a bit hard …

2018-05-07: The Cubs put Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL for the flu?!

2018-05-07: I used some credit card reward to discount the cost of the Pad & Quill case for th iPad Pro 10.5 …

2018-05-07: Updates to Google Assistant are coming to Wear OS.

2018-05-05: Watching the Cubs play the Cardinals. So far two calls have been overturned by replay. Replay is …

2018-05-04:

2018-05-03: Does anyone have a recommendation on a case for the iPad Pro 10.5? I prefer a case that …

2018-04-28: Rick Dickinson, designer of Sinclair home computers, dies My first computer was the Timex Sinclair, …

2018-04-26: Micro Blogging versus Social Networks You might think it too fine a point, but I think any blogging product requires the ability to edit …

2018-04-25: Google releases a new Tasks app. It is a pretty barebones list making app that at least supports sub …

2018-04-25: Gmail versus Inbox Google has released the new version of Gmail, which I am checking out. I have been using, and like, …

2018-04-25: Did a little more investigation into the watch face that Fossil “pushed” to my smart …

2018-04-25: I use a simple process for telling whether my computer is working too hard, I listen for the fan. By …

2018-04-25: I use Amazon Lightsail to host the Dockerized version of a CRM application. There has just been a …

2018-04-23: Do any of the other apps for micro.blog provide a way to edit posts?

2018-04-23: Really disappointing that we still cannot edit posts in the micro.blog app.

2018-04-23: Washington Post: how to assess your survival odds Don’t expect stats to predict your future. And …

2018-04-23: So, Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug. Pondering whether I want to keep my pics in Flicker and let …

2018-04-22: People suggesting that Trump did something wrong by not attending the funeral for Barbara Bush might …

2018-04-22: I got a Fossil Explorist Q, which is a Wear OS smart watch, for my birthday. Today Fossil pushed a …

2018-04-19: All the way back on March 24, 2009 I wrote when corporations own all mass media, how can we trust …

2018-04-19: Back in September 2008 I thought the United States was in the worst state of my life time. I was …

2018-04-19: Everything restored on the Pixel 2 except for the Android Wear settings, so now I have to factory …

2018-04-19: Something really bad just happened to my Pixel 2 to shut down and then not boot. I have had to do a …

2018-04-18: Stacey Harmon: “Why Michael Hyatt is Wrong about Organizing Evernote with Tags” The …

2018-04-18: Best iPad Keyboard Shortcuts (for Smart Keyboards or Bluetooth) These keyboard shortcuts …

2018-04-18: I have installed Drafts 5, purchased the yearly subscription, and I am now writing my first …

2018-04-18: Yippee! I made it to 52!

2018-04-17: After one day of full time usage, I am finding Firefox to be significantly faster than Chrome. One …

2018-04-17: Mirroring360 looks like a useful addition to my toolbox. Found via a blog post about the Apple …

2018-04-16: At a minimum this looks incompetent.

2018-04-16: It is really frustrating when applications don’t work the same way across platforms. Looking …

2018-04-16: It might just be me, but it seems that Chrome is getting slower and slower. I’ve decided to …

2018-04-13: Boycotts and Free Speech What, if any, relationship is there between free speech and cable TV, and in particular news or …

2018-04-11: Google plans some interesting imorovements to Gmail. I am one of the few people who use Inbox …

2018-04-11: One of the most intriguing developments is containers in Chrome OS, particularly what Droplet …

2018-04-11: I wish that telemarketing / telephone advertising were illegal. My landline is basically a …

2018-04-11: I wonder, back in the day, how many articles were written to explain Facebook and Twitter to people …

2018-04-07: Today in 1933 the 18th Ammendment to the U.S. Constitution was repealed. It can be done. It’s …

2018-04-02: Mugsy is a robotic coffee maker with a Raspberry Pi brain.

2018-03-27: What has changed since the L.A. public schools iPad program failed?

2018-03-26: Is anger easy to manipulate?

2018-03-26: At what point does partisanship become out of control emotions?

2018-03-23: Google Assistant is still flawed by not enabling users to specify unique trigger words for each …

2018-03-23: The scariest part of the shrinking of President Trump’s echo chamber is that it increases the …

2018-03-22: Here is a complete run down on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ benchmarks.

2018-03-22: This tweet by @inessential touches on what I think is a root of many problems in the United States. …

2018-03-22: I think the fact that I can’t find who I am following on Micro.blog is a real gap. A tip to …

2018-03-22: Gun Country: A new generation of American kids embraces firearms The key thing to take note of in …

2018-03-21: I received the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ that became available on Pi day. This new model has a faster …

2018-03-21: To those who are smarter than me. If I don’t have a VPN tunnel from end-to-end, why should I …

2018-03-20: It ought to be clear by now that we need a form of GDPR in the United States. We might need …

2018-03-19: In the past we had some consensus on what is right and wrong, and at the very least agreement that …

2018-03-15: On the way home last night from a gathering of friends in Royal Oak, I stopped at a store and found …

2018-03-15: I am not excited by subtle UI design changes such as being shown by the Android P developer preview. …

2018-03-14: The constant state of firings within the White House is indicative of the level of incompetence I …

2018-03-14: National potatoe chip day is on Pi day!?

2018-03-14: I think I have configured Quill to post to my micro.blog site, this is a test to see whether that …

2018-03-12: Daylight savings time sucks, and common sense suggests it should be repealed. However, like most …

2018-03-03: Standard Notes A Simple And Private Notes App I am invested in Evernote, but if I we’re …

2018-03-03: Martin Kool - How to use Firebug on your iPad and iPhone Add a Javascript console to an iOS browser.

2018-03-02: Two people shot on the Central Michigan Campus, and at the time I write this the man hunt for the …

2018-03-02: In her article titled “Alternative Facts, Alternative Truths” I think Dr. Francesca …

2018-03-01: Brave is an ad block browser built with Electron. I’ve installed it on my iPad and have to …

2018-02-28: Let’s go Red Wings #lgrw

2018-02-28: Lots of Brits on micro.blog sharing their pictures of snow.

2018-02-27: There Is No Such Thing As Health Insurance Twenty states have filed suit against the federal government basically because there is no business …

2018-02-26: Come on, spring!

2018-02-26: There was a time when Mobile World Congress would be a thing I paid attention to, now it almost …

2018-02-20: I did not hoodie-hoo, did you?

2018-02-17: Do you want to use your favorite editor to write in a text field of a web page?

2018-02-17: Stroh’s is mixing up a new brew — this time an IPA Stroh’s comeback has been interesting …

2018-02-17: What scares me is the number of people willing to live in a police state rather than allow common …

2018-02-11: I am traveling to Bermuda tomorrow, and it will be the first trip on which I will carry the James …

2018-02-11: While the subscription model may be good for individual developers, I think it will hurt the iOS app …

2018-02-08: Carnival In Da Moonlight Michigan Tech’s annual Winter Carnival is in progress, with the snow statue competition …

2018-02-08: Is it just me, or does it seem the refresh/load times for Timeline and Discover are getting slower? …

2018-02-08: Love Facebook. Someone thinks it’s ok to enable one to create a group that all their friends …

2018-02-08: What’s really behind the massive, forceful, push to HTTPS? It doesn’t make sense to me …

2018-02-05: Does anyone know of a smart light bulb or plug that does not automatically turn on after a power …

2018-02-05: I watched most of Altered Carbon over the weekend and enjoyed it very much. Recommended.

2018-02-05: I think one of the best things about micro.blog is that there are real people behind the posts, just …

2018-02-03: the-narthex.org Doubt and Hope

2018-02-02: Cnet thinks $799 for a Windows S notebook that has Core M, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD is a good deal. …

2018-02-02: It does look as though ChromeOS will be used for tablets given that Google doesn’t have an …

2018-02-02: I got my Peel, Super Thin Pixel 2 case, and it is indeed very small and very light. So small and …

2018-02-02: We have a date on the Yellow Brick Road on October 12.

2018-02-01: The other day I was looking for an iOS app that could access and download files form an Amazon S3 …

2018-02-01: WTF Is Wrong With Capitalism? “The true effect of “trickle-down economics,” he writes, “is the way …

2018-02-01: Now, all of a sudden, people are waking up to the idea that a stylus is not a bad thing when it …

2018-01-30: I think all app developers ought to be thinking of cross-platform data access. If I can’t get …

2018-01-30: Feedback On The OmniFocus Roadmap A couple of thoughts about OmniFocus after reading Omni’s roadmap for 2018. As an iOS user but …

2018-01-29: 7 Recent Books That Everyone in Tech Should Read A book should be written on the topic, just because …

2018-01-28: realpersonalcomputing.com Use Google Assistant As Offline Brain.

2018-01-28: Auto correction in iOS frustrates me more than auto correction in Android.

2018-01-28: a.co “The stirring of leaves in the wind makes the wind visible. Their stirring is the wind’s …

2018-01-27: Spike cancels season 3 of the Shannara Chronicles I binged season 2 on Netflix last night, after …

2018-01-27: flip.it Chome OS is coming to tablets, leaked Acer device suggests http://flip.it/OvOE.V Chrome OS …

2018-01-25: infinitediaries.net One hour with the Homepod. Yuck.

2018-01-25: I guess some people are using micro.blog to post items to Wordpress. My micro.blogs are going to …

2018-01-25: Capitalism <> Democracy The American Dream is Over. This is the Age of the European Dream. One might not agree with the …

2018-01-25: I think Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon’s resignation letter says a lot for …

2018-01-23: Web server for Chrome

2018-01-22: “During this year iOS users will be spending about $100 million per day for Apps. This was Google’s …

2018-01-22: Is there an advantage to writing something in Drafts and then pushing it over to micro.blog? One …

2018-01-22: Despite articles to the contrary, Android Wear keeps ticking along. The latest evidence is Tag …

2018-01-22: One can buy a 128 GB 9.7-inch iPad at Staples for $359. The barrier of entry to tablets is getting …

2018-01-21: a.co “Who I am must never be prostituted to the demands of what others tell me I must do. …

2018-01-21: It’s Hopslam time. I had my first can this evening.

2018-01-20: The true origins of the religious right

2018-01-20: If you want to decrease or stop abortions you have to first correctly identify what causes …

2018-01-18: Why would a web site load in mobile web browsers but not on a desktop?

2018-01-18: Hanselminutes: Raspberry Pi clusters and Serverless blog.alexellis.io/serverles… This entry is coming from Feedbin, does this get posted to my …

2018-01-18: Based on the number of references in my timeline, I am checking out Feedbin. I am not sure that an …

2018-01-17: Yet Again Focusing On The Wrong Thing The lesson to be learned from the false missile alert in Hawaii is not how someone screwed up, a bad …

2018-01-16: The first college basketball game (unofficial) was played on this day in 1896.

2018-01-16: In most cases athletes need to just react to the circumstances in front of them in order to perform. …

2018-01-15: Last month was one of my better blogging months.

2018-01-15: Faces Like These – Rhoneisms Just putting this here as a reminder. Hope. @patrickrhone

2018-01-15: A Brief Totally Accurate History of Programming Languages is a good read.

2018-01-15: I wish that read later web apps like Pocket and Instapaper supported sharing to blogs as described …

2018-01-14: As great as the 🏈 games were today, we saw many terrible coaching decisions that arguably cost their …

2018-01-14: At least there is some drama in the Saints/Vikings game. #football

2018-01-13: The power button on my wife’s Moto G4 broke and I have found that there is no way to restart a …

2018-01-13: One of my favorite features of micro.blog is that you and tap an entry in the timeline and select …

2018-01-12: Life of a scouting report: How the Cubs have streamlined an age-old process theathletic.com Might …

2018-01-11: Am I the only one suspicious of wage increase announcements like Walmarts? Most of these …

2018-01-10: The Continuing Search For The Perfect Todo App It’s the beginning of the year and therefore the time for my yearly ritual of trying to find a …

2018-01-09: Not feeling good about Georgia.

2018-01-08: If you are about to eat something that you don’t like, take a Cold Ease, they pretty much …

2018-01-08: I use an IFTTT recipe to post my Tweets to a Wordpress site, and I just tweaked it to remove titles …

2018-01-08: RadarScope is Coming to Windows 10 Why not, it’s running on all other platforms I use.

2018-01-08: I am rooting for Georgia tonight, but Alabama always seem to win the big games. Tonight will …

2018-01-08: First Monday at work for the year is bad enough. When you are coming down with a cold on that …

2018-01-08: I ordered a Pixel 2 case on December 20 and just got the shipment notification today, which says it …

2018-01-08: Looking at my Geekbench profile that shows the performance of my computers, I think you get an …

2018-01-07: CNBC: Tech Brings Back $400 million Increased dividends, buy backs and M&A do not equate to more …

2018-01-07: a.co “Until the Church believes its own core message, there’s no point in going out and …

2018-01-07: a.co “Transformation, though, is not the same as change. Change is when something new begins. …

2018-01-06: The Tax Cut Is Another Misdirection. Nothing to see here, move along.

2018-01-06: Psion Is Trying To Make A Comeback I am interested to see how well received Psion’s Android clamshell device will be at CES. …

2018-01-06: Due all the info about Meltdown and Spectre, I am making sure my computers are up to date. …

2018-01-06: a.co “An equally valid translation for the word basileia (although it doesn’t have many …

2018-01-05: Real geeky discussion about why the Raspberry Pi is not affected by Meltdown and Spectre leads to …

2018-01-05: Does micro.blog support lists in markdown with pages? For some reason it is not working for me. …

2018-01-04: How America Failed Its Young I think there is something to the point made in the article about the …

2018-01-02: a.co ““You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God …

2018-01-02: The Storyline For Today's GLi Championship Later today Michigan Tech will play Bowling Green in the championship game of the 53rd Great Lakes …

2017-12-31: The subversion of the Reign of God is that it is the complete opposite of the hockey stick graph …

2017-12-31: When is the last time you have heard serious discussion about how much money we spend in defense of …

2017-12-31: a.co “The whole system is skewed to protect those at the top at all costs, he said. In fact, …

2017-12-31: We value the myth of America more than the ideals of America. The myth tells us what we think has …

2017-12-30: I am playing with Monica and realizing that what I may need is a tool to manage relationships, but …

2017-12-30: Android On Tablets Is Dead, Long Live Android On Tablets Google has stopped selling the Pixel C, and there is no replacement Android tablet in the Google …

2017-12-30: a.co “In the Parabolic Discourse, Jesus tells us to withdraw our allegiance from a world of …

2017-12-30: There is a lesson to be learned from the current culture of seeing only what one wants to see. We …

2017-12-30: a.co “The disciples are still rooted in the entire system the Temple represents. They’re …

2017-12-30: Good article by Jeff Jarvis. I think there is something to the fact that treating all Americans the …

2017-12-27: Forgive Us Our Debts, As We Forgive The Debts Of Others He died for our debts, not our sins If we think deeply about the consequences of debt you see …

2017-12-25: Setting Up Pi Zero I got a Raspberry Pi Zero W for Christmas that I am setting up, and so far not having much luck …

2017-12-25: www.theverge.com I’ve been using many of these apps.

2017-12-23: Well, that didn’t work.

2017-12-23: (null)

2017-12-23: I deleted PowerPoint from my iPad and installed Keynote, and thus created the simple slide in a …

2017-12-23: Microsoft PowerPoint for iOS is shockingly awful. All I need to do is create one slide, with a …

2017-12-23: scripting.com Ask why they are willing to risk going to jail to protect the president. Probably …

2017-12-23: We are the Ferengi

2017-12-22: Day One Journal Day One Journal is now available for Android, and now I have a decision to make. Before Day One …

2017-12-22: artynews.com I’ve completed the most stressful part of the holidays for me.

2017-12-22: I haven’t watched a single college football bowl game yet.

2017-12-21: We are skeptical of corporations but we trust government even less, and therefore we chose anarchy.

2017-12-21: I am anxious to learn what the reaction, particularly of millennials, will be to four years of a …

2017-12-20: SSH Apps On iPad What is the best ssh app to use on an iPad? Right now I use Termius, but it does this thing where it …

2017-12-20: Amazon Lockers I got an email from Amazon telling me that I can use an Amazon Locker to receive items shipped to …

2017-12-20: Welp, now one can access this site using https://frankmcpherson.blog Wonder what this means?

2017-12-20: Just added a micro.blog action to Drafts, how did it work? It worked Looks like the same thing can …

2017-12-20: Beaker looks interesting, but I think you have to sync a site to a web server in order for people …

2017-12-19: www.wired.com Math Says You’re Driving Wrong and It’s Slowing Us All Down And then …

2017-12-19: www.espn.com Suspension of Panthers LB Davis trimmed to 1 What a joke! I really don’t …

2017-12-19: AWS Command Line Interface user documentation

2017-12-18: LA Times: America still hasn’t reckoned with the election of a reckless con man as president …

2017-12-17: One project that I may do over the holiday is to check out Home Assistant. I wonder whether I could …

2017-12-17: The NFL Continues To Reward Violent Hits Despite scientific research and Congressional hearings, the NFL is still not serious about the …

2017-12-17: a.co “The more that we can put together, the more that we can “forgive” and allow, the more …

2017-12-17: a.co “Several years ago when I was in Nicaragua, I asked a man if he had time, and he said, …

2017-12-16: Tweeking CSS Ok, after some fiddling I now have the home page rendering as I want it to on tablets. First I …

2017-12-16: Here is how my blog looks in landscape. I want this centering in portrait.

2017-12-16: Not Centered The next technical issue I want to resolve is the rendering of my main blog in portrait on tablets. …

2017-12-16: And it worked. Bing!

2017-12-16: I set up mirroring this micro.blog to a github repository and this is a test to see if it works.

2017-12-16: How come feeds in are not posting to my blog?

2017-12-14: Memories of Bermuda

2017-12-12: A benefit of checking out Micro.blog is I am discovering new individual bloggers to follow. My …

2017-12-12: Mike Haynes is writing a Micro.blog Android app that I need to keep an eye on, as it is something I …

2017-12-11: How come desktop web browsers don’t have a Share function like you find on iOS and Android?

2017-12-11: Bleacher Report: Ugly Handling of Savage Hit Proves NFL Concussion Policy Still Complete Disaster …

2017-12-10: www.sbnation.com MLB Hall of Fame: Alan Trammell & Jack Morris elected to Cooperstown - …

2017-12-10: www.sbnation.com Tom Savage concussion: NFL looking into Texans’ handling of QB’s injury - …

2017-12-10: Google has posted the list of Android Wear watches getting Oreo, and the original Huawei watch is …

2017-12-10: Sunrise, sunset is the rythmn of life. Some of us are sunrise people, while others are sunset …

2017-12-10: What We Need Is Wisdom a.co “Wisdom comes from dealing rightly with the information, but information has become a …

2017-12-10: Patience a.co “Communism tries to enforce equality, Nazism tries to enforce security and solidarity …

2017-12-10: A Call To Live Differently a.co “We don’t think our way into a new life; we live our way into a new kind of thinking. …

2017-12-10: a.co “Some have cleverly said that ego is an acronym for “Edging God Out.”” from …

2017-12-09: While I use iPads, I prefer Android smartphones. I am going to need a way to send to micro.blog from …

2017-12-09: I Want A Posting Switchboard I’ve tried several apps that provide a central location for writing and a way to …

2017-12-09: I am just digging in to micro.blog, and one thing I need to know is how I can get what I put in to …

2017-12-09: We live in an over stimulating society in which emotions take us out of control. Rather than just …

2017-12-09: Richard Rohr On prayer

2017-12-09: How we see is what we see is a rather clear message from both Jesus and Buddha, but most of us never …

2017-12-08: I am testng PIXEL for PC by running it off a USB drive connected to an old HP ProBook.

2017-12-08: I have figured out how to change the format of this micro.blog site

2017-12-08: I am back in Michigan and its 32 degree temperatures that is significantly lower than where I was …

2017-12-05: Are conference calls a talent drain?

2017-12-05: Is there a way to edit posts in micro.blog? How about changing the format of your timeline/site?

2017-12-05: I am really appreciating my Internet access back home. Here in Bermuda I frequently get DNS …

2017-12-05: It is another beautiful day in Bermuda

2017-12-04: I’ve been in Hamilton Bermuda for a week now, and today is the coldest of 66 degree …

2017-12-04: Ok, now what?

2017-12-04: Hello world! You are reading the first post on my micro blog. I am not sure yet what I will be doing …

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