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2022-06-09

2022-05-26 Top Gun thoughts. I don’t want to sour anybody’s jam, so if you’re dying to see the new Top Gun …

2022-05-25 This is still a cool book. Came out in September 1968. This is from the sixth printing in 1970. …

2022-05-01 Finished reading: Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel by Anthony Doerr 📚

2022-04-28 I used to sometimes type on the screen of the iPad if I didn’t have my keyboard. I’ve now discovered …

2022-04-28 Hamilton Pilot Pioneer Automatic

2022-04-25 Finished reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi 📚

2022-04-25 Finished reading: Sea of Tranquility: A novel by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

2022-04-04 I got my 1983 Harmon/Kardon gear working yesterday with a new stylus and speaker wires. Mission …

2022-04-01 www.buymeacoffee.com/vincentri… Buy Vincent a coffee for his work on Gluon!

2022-03-20 Finished reading: Cibola Burn by James S. A. Corey 📚

2022-03-12 Just getting started…….

2022-03-12 New to me. A Halios Universa mechanical, hand-wind watch.

2022-03-12 Finished reading: The Name of the World by Denis Johnson 📚

2022-03-12 Currently Reading: The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber 📚 After one …

2022-02-28 I just blocked several time wasting websites. To date, I’ve been terrible about unblocking as …

2022-02-23 Related to yesterday’s thoughts on masks, I heard a guy at the coffee shop say “I’m done! This is …

2022-02-20 Finished reading: Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided …

2022-02-19 Finished reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by John Green 📚

2022-02-18 We actually went to friends’ houses the past two days in a row to see real live humans. It feels …

2022-02-04 Friday is homemade pizza night, and I’m the pizza maker. Can’t wait.

2022-02-04 “We… no longer feel in control of our everyday lives. As we retreat to smaller circles of kith and …

2022-02-01 I love all the stories about leaving social media sites. It feels like “us”, and not just me.

2022-01-22 If I’m not doing what I think I want to do, maybe I really don’t want to do that. I’m looking for …

2022-01-22 Currently Reading: Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided …

2022-01-20 Finished reading: Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant 📚. This …

2022-01-12 Finished reading: The Lincoln Highway: A Novel by Amor Towles 📚

2022-01-10 The JUMP Is a Movement Challenging Consumers to Live for Joy, Not Stuff

2022-01-09 As much as I want an EV, it makes sense carbon load wise to keep using my 8 year old car with 35,000 …

2022-01-08 Had a car exactly like this in high school.

2022-01-04 Back to a coffee shop after the holidays and several days of snow. S was all TOO happy for me to be …

2022-01-02 I surprised myself by reading 61 books in 2021. My usual had been 40-45. Granted, my part-time work …

2022-01-01 I was really close to cancelling M.b, but have now put in for an annual subscription. We’ll see what …

2021-12-30 2022, or 2020 Version 3

2021-12-29 Finished reading: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig 📚

2021-12-27 Finished reading: The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet by Michael E. Mann 📚

2021-12-27 Finished reading: Termination Shock: A Novel by Neal Stephenson 📚

2021-12-02 This can of WD-40 in my garage dates from ‘86-‘88 when we lived in Campbell, CA. It cost 95 cents. …

2021-12-02 This one is starting early. There’s a Ford Lightning it their future.

2021-12-02 Looking forward to 2022! After canceling several travel plans in 2020 and 2021, I’m looking …

2021-12-01 90 Crazy Days

2021-11-09 In spite of my wife’s second cancer surgery today, I have to hang onto to this thought from a …

2021-10-23 I nuked Protonmail today. Using iCloud.

2021-10-15 Pentax SP500 circa 1972. One owner.

2021-09-24

2021-09-21 Hit the taco truck on Tuesday, while thinking of Puerto Vallarta, courtesy of Michael …

2021-09-09 Just made my last pre-retirement visit to work - dropped off my laptop and access badge. One meeting …

2021-08-19 Norway 2011

2021-08-18 The Right Answer

2021-08-13 We shouldn’t ask whether we must get out of capitalism so that humans can survive. We must ask how …

2021-08-06 Worn out from paperwork.

2021-08-04 By switching from coffee to green tea in the morning, you can eliminate 87% of the joy remaining in …

2021-07-15 This beer is called Summer in Oslo. It was an instabuy. 😁 Good, too!

2021-06-26 The latest forecast for Monday in Seattle is 109°. Our planet is broken. 🌎 🔥

2021-06-25 Climate change.

2021-06-17 A walk in the park, about a mile from home.

2021-06-06 I see a lot of folks who enjoy audiobooks. I just can’t seem to do it. It’s a struggle to finish …

2021-06-02 Finally killed the Instagram account. Quit FB and Twitter 5 years ago. Finally!

2021-06-01 Hammock view.

2021-06-01 Supposed to hit 80 today.

2021-05-28 I went and sat inside a coffee shop for the first time since…..before. I’ve gotten coffee and sat …

2021-05-27 It is reported that Seattle is 60% vaccinated, and 76% have had at least one shot. Yay!

2021-05-22 HomePod Minis - I had two minis in different rooms. I decided to try both in my study as a stereo …

2021-05-21 Fresh supply - 5 pounds of Diablo Dark Roast.

2021-05-16 Fountain pen (Sailor Pro Gear) + cat.

2021-05-14 We might sell another car and try to function with one. We were also thinking of trading that car …

2021-04-16 Reflection on Time Passing

2021-04-16 “Avoid haphazard writing materials. A pedantic adherence to certain papers, pens, inks is …

2021-04-15 Congratulations, and the below made me think of you @martinfeld

2021-04-15 I’ve had this Carl Angel 5 pencil sharpener since ‘68 or ‘69. @jack @pimoore I don’t really like …

2021-04-14 This stuff is not bad at all.

2021-04-14 Sold an old VW Westfalia camper yesterday that had become more worry than fun. I’m feeling quite …

2021-04-05 ‘63 Merc

2021-04-05 Near Vancouver, WA. The OG Vancouver.

2021-04-03 Sunset on the Columbia River

2021-03-30 I am currently struggling with what to do with my LPs and CDs. A couple of years back I put a new …

2021-03-17 I’m now fully vaccinated, with shot #2. It’s like Christmas and a birthday, all at once. It is time …

2021-02-27 Photo Challenge - Theme: Pompasetting Showing off white paws.

2021-02-26 Photo Challenge - Theme: Favorite A favorite car picture.

2021-02-25 Photo Challenge - Theme: Code Submarines and the Enigma Code.

2021-02-23 Photo Challenge - Theme: Banana One tired, lonely banana.

2021-02-22 Photo Challenge - Theme: Spell. How to spell a made up word.

2021-02-21 Photo Challenge - Theme: Colors Ceiling of Rotterdam food hall.

2021-02-20 Photo Challenge - Theme: Weather The payoff for lots of rain in Seattle.

2021-02-19 Photo Challenge - Theme: Alive Cafe life, this one in Florence.

2021-02-18 Photo Challenge - Theme: At Home Home during COVID summer could certainly have been worse.

2021-02-17 The February Photo Challenge has really underscored the HOT MESS that are my photo files. It’s …

2021-02-17 Photo Challenge - Theme: Still

2021-02-16 Photo Challenge - Theme: Erudite

2021-02-15 Photo Challenge - Theme: Reflection Beach

2021-02-14 Photo Challenge - Theme: Compassion We need to seek compassion and concern for the planet.

2021-02-13 Photo Challenge - Theme: Make Every Friday, I make pizza.

2021-02-12 Photo Challenge - Theme: SPORG ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2021-02-11 Photo Challenge - Theme: Machine One that I miss.

2021-02-10 Photo Challenge - Theme: Energy This activity used to give me energy, and also used up a ton of …

2021-02-09 Photo Challenge - Theme:Muddy Muddy River

2021-02-08 Photo Challenge Theme: Hope A cup of coffee and a journal help me seek hope each day.

2021-02-07 Photo Challenge - Theme: Craving Croissants

2021-02-06 Photo Challenge - Theme: Sport As sporty as I get, rented bikes in Amsterdam.

2021-02-05 Photo Challenge - Theme: Pets A portrait.

2021-02-03 Photo Challenge - Theme: Layers

2021-02-03 Photo Challenge - Theme: Comfort Napping together in bed

2021-02-02 Photo Challenge - Theme: Morning Beverage Going back to May, 2019 to an aspirational morning in …

2021-02-01 Photo Challenge - Theme: Close-Up The Apple photo app automatically picks this up as a “selfie”.

2021-01-30 Remembered the Lenka B+W app on my iPhone.

2021-01-27 Just ordered film and a light meter battery to pull this guy out of retirement. Pentax SP500 circa …

2021-01-05 Feeling mossy today.

2020-12-26 Caturday - Been a long year.

2020-12-24 Article on Tools - Analog v. Digital

2020-12-12 Car Culture and Earth