Mandaris Moore

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2021-09-26: I hate my allergy medicine It makes me very, very drowsy. It becomes incredible hard to focus on anything for a prolonged …

2021-09-25: My family is having a guest over tonight and it’s the first time that we’ve allowed …

2021-09-24: waiting at the airport I’m waiting for my parents at the airport. I’ve been waiting for almost an hour even …

2021-09-24: What are you doing in my bed!? Sleeping. 🐶

2021-09-23: Jr High Dungeons and Dragons My youngest daughter joined a Dungeons and Dragons at her high school and was really excited about …

2021-09-23: When I’m stressed, I get mean to myself. Little unnecessary comments. Where did I learn this and how …

2021-09-22: I’ve been invited to be part of my friend’s new DnD campaign. It’s using DnD rules but part of a …

2021-09-22: Making dinner! Close up of the dishes

2021-09-22: Hey, there are about 100 days left in the year. Does anyone have any challenges that they would like …

2021-09-22: I’m wearing my watch on my right arm because I found that wearing it on my left discouraged me to …

2021-09-22: Lillie in her kennel. 🐶

2021-09-21: My wife has been telling for weeks that there were going to be shortages on certain kinds of food. …

2021-09-21: Hey @maique! Here is a picture of one of the sandwiches. I think I spend too much time rolling the …

2021-09-20: Someone keeps knocking the stuffing out of her bed.

2021-09-20: It’s the little things in life that really, really irate me when it comes to Apple’s software. All I …

2021-09-19: There are soooo many text editors to choose from these days. If there was ever a time that you …

2021-09-19: It was a pretty full day, I woke up later than I usually do and looks sometime making coffee. My …

2021-09-19: Went to get some air.

2021-09-17: the day after the tears Yesterday was pretty chaotic. It feels like today went to an opposite extreme. Just feeling …

2021-09-16: Being a parent is so, so very hard to do. Not only are you supposed to be responsible for yourself …

2021-09-15: Something about this fire hydrant

2021-09-15: Being drunk means never having to say your sorry About two days ago, I had a friend start shouting some stuff in a group chat that a few of my …

2021-09-14: The Apple events are usually fun for me. I usually put it on my calendar and watch them live either …

2021-09-13: Wow @jayeless! I was working theming the default marfa theme using the color scheme from nord and …

2021-09-13: Went into the office today. I went into the office today to have a little bit of a change of pace as my productivity at home has …

2021-09-12: It’s been a pretty long weekend. My wife was telling me that we hadn’t had this many …

2021-09-11: Well, I’m up in Chico, Ca this morning to take my daughter to a volleyball tournament. …

2021-09-10: Smart Glasses by Facebook and Ray-Ban Mix Cool With Creepy Ray-Ban’s Stories look like classic …

2021-09-10: I woke up before my alarm this morning and actually sat up and did some meditation. The day before I …

2021-09-09: In my Toastmaster’s club we recently talked about what things you should have ready incase of …

2021-09-09: Meeting invites using the default tools from apple is kind of messy.

2021-09-08: For close to 48 hours, my home has been without air conditioning. I’m very, very thankful as …

2021-09-07: Last night, the air conditioner stopped working. This made for a very long and very hot night. …

2021-09-06: I joke woke up from a nightmare this morning. I dreamed that might wife had left her job which I am …

2021-09-05: I went to go walk our dog, Lillie for the second time in just as many hours. On the way to little …

2021-09-05: I can’t be the only one who likes “Off the wall” more than “Thriller”.

2021-09-04: As some of you may know, I live in an apartment complex. One of the perks is that it has a little …

2021-09-03: GoDaddy is cutting off Texas Right to Life’s abortion ‘whistleblowing’ website - The Verge I might …

2021-09-03: We’re very fortunate to be able to get our children cellphones at a reasonable price thanks to …

2021-09-03: We’re very fortunate to be able to get our children cellphones at a reasonable price thanks to …

2021-09-02: In my home, I’m the one who wakes up and makes sure that everyone is able to get to where they need …

2021-09-01: Lillie's Friend Our dog, Lillie, has gotten a friend. It’s the cat next door. She comes running to the door to …

2021-08-30: This is a small test to see if the micro.blog mac app allows for post using hugo shortcodes. I …

2021-08-30: I’m thinking about challenging myself to write 100 words every day on micro.blog for the month …

2021-08-25: I came across this today. how-i-experience-web-today.com

2021-08-23: If on micro.blog is using this app. pushup.page.link I made it all the way to 20 push-ups. The trick …

2021-08-23: I bought a chemex and Audio hijack… Did I catch the podcasting bug?

2021-08-21: Playing fetch with Lillie

2021-08-19: She likes to look down on the peasantry.

2021-08-19: Big eyes!

2021-08-19: I want to start writing more. The first thing that comes to mind is the fact that I don’t have …

2021-08-19: I turned off cross posting (again).

2021-08-18: This spider only bites the cleanest hands.

2021-08-16: Testing format This document should not exist on the web. It’s a test to see what is getting caught by the …

2021-08-16: I feel like I’m fighting all my tools today.

2021-08-14: Now she’s taking her toys with her to what used to be my bed.

2021-08-14: Made some pork chops ! The results of the grill.

2021-08-14: It hurts sooo much in a good way!

2021-08-14: In a rare moment in my life, I find myself tripple booked.

2021-08-13: Just for a little bit

2021-08-09: The only thing that I agree with Led Tasso about.

2021-08-06: Led Tasso breaks my heart. 😭

2021-08-05: So, my co-host for my very short lived podcast has dropped out. Does anyone one want to do a short …

2021-08-05: Michael Jackson’s original Thriller demo. The words are completely different. Wild. It was hard for …

2021-08-05: Morning sweats!

2021-08-02: Three telemarketing calls in the last 20 minutes. I don’t know why this continues.

2021-08-02: A little bit before work starts.

2021-07-31: I don’t believe it! But it feels incredibly good!

2021-07-30: Songs of Schmigadoon S01E01 This is the pilot episode of a podcast covering the Apple TV+ show “Schmigadoon”.

2021-07-30: One of those days where the move ring doesn’t want to work with me.

2021-07-30: I have to put my swift programming dream on hold (again). I’ve got to focus on a different tech …

2021-07-29: I love Ted Lasso but this last episode was awkward to watch with the kids.

2021-07-26: Early morning sweat!

2021-07-26: I sent an email to all the toastmaster clubs that are part of my local area and I only heard back …

2021-07-25: Things change with time. That is something that is abuntantly clear to me. I’m not the person …

2021-07-20: This tool tells you if NSO’s Pegasus spyware targeted your phone – TechCrunch Over the weekend, an …

2021-07-20: Time to get the weights out. I bought these in high school and have probably used them 40 times …

2021-07-20: I just had this thought… Am I the Ted Lasso of my loved ones? If that’s a question, then how do I go …

2021-07-19: 🖥 Swift macOS There are plenty of books, videos, and online resources for developing iOS apps. …

2021-07-18: I’ve realized that I’ve over committed myself to other people.

2021-07-18: Playing poker with my daughter. It’s a win-win.

2021-07-17: The fence at the new “dog park”

2021-07-16: This is fun!

2021-07-15: The new beta of iOS 15 introduced tags. I think this is great because I use notes to share …

2021-07-15: Went for a run and it didn’t record the distance.

2021-07-14: As I was running this morning, there were a couple times that I stopped. I would forward and say …

2021-07-14: I just need this to get to 13.1.

2021-07-13: Picture that my daughter drew

2021-07-13: I went into the office and realized that I lol probably never use this again.

2021-07-12: Dead Startup Toys Behold these beautiful mutants, hoisted on petards of their own solid-aluminum-unibody construction. …

2021-07-12: It’s hard sometimes, but I think it’s worth it.

2021-07-12: Swift Concurrency by Example - free quick start tutorials for Swift developers Swift Concurrency by Example walks you through the many and varied ways of running concurrent code …

2021-07-12: I have 12 more weeks before the half marathon that I signed up for is supposed to happen. Hopefully, …

2021-07-11: I’m really enjoying how my homepage on micro.blog.

2021-07-09: I’m really enjoying Song Pop Party.

2021-07-08: I just spent half an hour working with Hazel so that I can sort the files that I download. Tomorrow, …

2021-07-08: Earthquake!!!

2021-07-06: Goals for being an officer in Toastmasters I wrote the following email and sent it to my fellow officers. I haven’t heard back but …

2021-07-06: This is my mind right now.

2021-07-05: I think this might be my favorite feature of iOS.

2021-07-02: Nitro + PDFpen: Extending PDF Productivity to Mac, iPad and iPhone Another company has been acquired. Today, I’m excited to announce Nitro’s acquisition of PDFpen, …

2021-07-01: It’s cool to look back on this stuff.

2021-06-30: First perfect month of Fitness+

2021-06-30: I turned off all of my mail rules to see how much mail I was getting. Turns out it’s a lot.

2021-06-27: My family says this is the only thing that I can watch today. fitness.apple.com

2021-06-25: I’m going to be the President of my Toast Master’s club. This is either going to be fun or …

2021-06-24: I’ve been doing yoga this week and just realized that I’m making a habit of working out in the …

2021-06-22: I set up cross posting again to see if bridgy works.

2021-06-22: I keep going back and forth on whether I should cross post my content on Twitter. On one hand, I do …

2021-06-22: Messing around with clips again

2021-06-21: Meanwhile, someone forgot to take a water bottle out of the freezer.

2021-06-21: Looks like someone is giving up drinking.

2021-06-21: I changed my site to use the Nord Theme.

2021-06-21: My daughter said she doesn’t like science and I felt that I had failed.

2021-06-18: The Safari beta was available for a little bit for Big Sur, but the images didn’t open up. …

2021-06-18: I woke up this morning almost swearing that I could smell the heat of a 109 degree day.

2021-06-17: JuneteenthConf - Celebrates Black Excellence in technology One of my friends is going to be speaking …

2021-06-16: Lillie doesn’t like to walk.

2021-06-16: The joys of having pets…

2021-06-15: I tried… I was going through the Async/Await and concurrency videos. I feel dejected. I’m not ready …

2021-06-14: The mew OS knows what breed Lillie is.

2021-06-14: Day One acquired by Automattic Today, I’m thrilled to announce that Day One is being acquired by Automattic Inc. This is incredibly …

2021-06-11: Just waiting for my order.

2021-06-11: She’s tired from the periods between her naps.

2021-06-11: Going to start up my swift development again.

2021-06-11: Now that the pandemic is over, we can go back to not washing our hands. …

2021-06-09: I’m upping my exercise goal to 20 minutes a day.

2021-06-08: I found myself chastising myself for looking at the “what’s new in swift” video because …

2021-06-08: My RSS feeds are filled with things from WWDC. I kind of wish more of this was in the presentations …

2021-06-07: My daughter asked me about async/await and now I’ve got homework. #WWDC

2021-06-07: That sound during the multitasking section was horrible!

2021-06-07: I was really excited by WWDC, but the highlight of today is that my daughter was asking me for …

2021-06-07: Sharing from Runkeeper I just ran my 3rd longest run with Runkeeper! …

2021-06-04: Not feeling 💯 because of my second covid shot, but I think I can finish my rings before the end of …

2021-06-01: First day with Apple Watch. I’ll post what my rings are at the end of the month.

2021-06-01: A fresh new Firefox is here I thought it was important to high light this section in the announcement of the new version of …

2021-06-01: I just got an Apple Watch and none of my friends do. I would like to challenge anyone else. …

2021-06-01: My Apple Watch ⌚️ came in today. The family bought it for me as a gift 🎁. I’m excited 😆. The need …

2021-05-31: Memorial weekend sales.

2021-05-31: She definitely has a presence about her.

2021-05-31: Speaking of WWDC, @manton & @jean is there going to be a WWDC badge or tag for next Monday?

2021-05-31: I’m taking next Monday off to watch WWDC. I usually watch it with my good nerd buddy friend …

2021-05-31: Does anyone use Fastmail for contacts?

2021-05-31: And that’s part of the reason I’m not in a rush to see this movie. Why is this even a …

2021-05-29: This is non Lillie’s yoga mat.

2021-05-29: I jumped rope for 10 minutes and I feel so, so, so out of shape. I’m starting training for a half …

2021-05-29: I put “Clean up personal notes” in my task management application yesterday. I opened up my …

2021-05-28: Found this while on a walk

2021-05-27: Yesterday was pretty good in that I stayed on task and just kept the distractions to a minimum. I’m …

2021-05-23: Mental Health Association San Francisco May is Mental Health Awareness Month1 and I wanted to spread the word a little bit more. I’m …

2021-05-22: Giving Alfred a try this week. I’ve got a license for LaunchBar but haven’t been using …

2021-05-21: #Update# By me checking, I’m saying that I’m feeling excited and not entitled to it. It …

2021-05-21: I keep checking my invitation for OmniFocus 4 from @omni.

2021-05-20: Manton Reece - Webmention and Twitter Micro.blog get’s better and better! This is all a long way of saying: when you post a link to …

2021-05-20: She has it good.

2021-05-20: I made sure that my mastodon user name for micro.blog is set up. If you are interested it is …

2021-05-19: Hello @help Is there something that needs to be set for my domain so that I can use ActivityPub? I …

2021-05-19: I’m connecting Twitter to my micro.blog account to reconnect with some of my friends.

2021-05-19: She keeps messing up the couch 🛋 cover.

2021-05-18: A tasty 👅 blanket.

2021-05-17: Hello @manton this is what I had in mind. I thought it was attached with my previous post.

2021-05-17: Hello @manton! Would it be possible to include an “Add Book” button for the individual shelves? I …

2021-05-13: Hey @manton are you doing anything with FloC In the meantime, if you’re a website owner, you have …

2021-05-13: Sometimes you have to “back” to pen and paper. I shouldn’t say “back” because it’s not like I was …

2021-05-12: I shaved and apparently the whole family thinks I’m a monster now.

2021-05-12: Finished reading: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones …

2021-05-12: First Look: OmniFocus 4 for iPhone and iPad - Learn OmniFocus First Look: OmniFocus 4 for iPhone and iPad - Learn OmniFocus I’ve had the good fortune of being …

2021-05-11: Just went through most of my passwords in 1Password to get rid of the compromised passwords. I took …

2021-05-11: A Monday In May (Belated) Just a short post as I get back to podcasting.

2021-05-10: Just because you haven’t heard anything new about the situation, doesn’t mean that it …

2021-05-10: OmniFocus 4 First Look & Invitation to Help Test I’m always excited by something new! Today, we are excited to provide a first look at the …

2021-05-06: Deeply focused.

2021-05-04: That was nerve wrecking. #covid

2021-05-03: Feeling sick and now we’re having a little mommy-daddy discussion about how I might have gotten our …

2021-05-03: My dad came by and asked me to hold two pairs of shoes for him that don’t fit me, him, or …

2021-05-03: Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Mental Health Awareness Month began in the United States in 1949 and was started by the Mental …

2021-04-29: List Markers and String Styles - CSS-Tricks But what if we want to style the markers differently …

2021-04-28: I’ve been thinking about it for a while and it definitely feels like base camp has moved from being …

2021-04-26: Had a medical scare today. Not life threatening but it definitely doesn’t help my opinion of the …

2021-04-25: Going through the old passwords It feels pretty good to have some of these passwords cleaned up.

2021-04-25: I’m not a paid subscriber to fantastical. So I now see this every time I open the app.

2021-04-24: I’m doing a review and I cleaned out all my emails. That felt weird until I realized that I …

2021-04-22: Most exciting thing on my desk.

2021-04-21: This is the same image from the same app being sent to Sunlit. Sorry about this, I thought you knew …

2021-04-21: This is what I see sometimes @manton This is from Apollo to Micro.blog

2021-04-20: Kind of how I’ve been feeling lately

2021-04-20: It’s interesting to see all the replies about the remote being sold separately. Given time, it …

2021-04-20: Throwing shade at Intel.

2021-04-19: SVG test post from MarsEdit This is another attempt at putting an svg in a post.

2021-04-19: I didn’t know that acorn allowed you to put svg into a text window.

2021-04-16: That used to be my spot.

2021-04-14: First big walk of the year.

2021-04-13: Anyway, I woke up before the alarm went off and spent the last half hour having fun on Micro.blog …

2021-04-12: Come hither!

2021-04-12: Buying a House: Home Prices Soar in U.S. Market Where Demand Outpaces Supply - Bloomberg Demand is so fierce that almost half of U.S. homes are selling within a week of hitting the market, …

2021-04-12: Google is making it easier to leave them. Thank you!

2021-04-10: On our way back from the vet

2021-04-08: I think that’s a good sign that Safari is second on the list.

2021-04-08: Lillie is literally chewing up the stairs.

2021-04-08: I’m thinking about doing a small run podcast about Falcon and Winter Soldier

2021-04-06: This is my bed now!!

2021-04-05: Sorry, but daddy’s busy.

2021-04-03: Seriously, pick one!

2021-04-02: I wrote this in 2017 and it feels like it’s the same arguments.

2021-04-01: Thinking about creating a micro.blog just for Lillie

2021-04-01: She doesn’t listen sometimes.

2021-03-30: Automatic Affirmations It’s hard for me to keep myself on target sometimes and to look back at my accomplishments. …

2021-03-29: Well, I’m at that point of being so out of shape that I’m tired from standing up to help my daughter …

2021-03-29: I took today off. I’m going to just relax and play around with Xcode.

2021-03-28: My daughter made shrimp and polenta.

2021-03-26: Hey! @manton @help Did you know that hover is offering this as an option for connecting? I’m …

2021-03-26: I’ve decided that I am going to finish 100 days of SwiftUI before June. I’m on day 32 …

2021-03-26: Sleeping on the job.

2021-03-25: She’s supposed to be helping me work.

2021-03-20: I don’t know why so many people are in a rush to get kids back into school without addressing the …

2021-03-20: Going for a drive.

2021-03-18: It’s raining outside so this is where she’s going to be for a while.

2021-03-15: My daughter took this picture.

2021-03-15: The first work day since daylight savings is hard.

2021-03-14: OK so I’m trying to get the dog up and she just does not want to move with me today.

2021-03-12: Taking care of the neighbors dog

2021-03-12: I want to write more. I also want what I write about to have some kind of substance. Maybe …

2021-03-12: Getting into a habit is easy. Getting back into it is hard because I’ve made it a habit of not doing …

2021-03-11: Spent some time cleaning the floors this evening. It’s a never ending job, but it feels good to make …

2021-03-11: Wolfwalkers - Wikipedia I just finished watching “Wolfwalkers” on AppleTV+ with the family. Wolfwalkers follows …

2021-03-11: After cleaning shrimp 🍤, I can see why they cost a little bit extra. I also block out the thought of …

2021-03-09: Lillie hanging out by the entertainment center

2021-03-09: This is how Lillie expresses her distaste for waking up.

2021-03-08: Making tacos!

2021-03-08: She’s supposed to be helping me!

2021-03-05: Today is the last day that of WandaVision. I even put up some shortcuts to avoid spoilers.

2021-03-04: What are you looking at?

2021-03-04: Messing with Apple's built in Grapher Spent some time looking at the grapher application found on the Mac. I like the fact that I can just …

2021-03-02: My daughter drew this over her lunch.

2021-03-02: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 30: Privacy This is a private conversation.

2021-03-01: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 29: Light With this, I can get more light on my 🧠

2021-02-28: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 28: Up She’s looking up at a bird.

2021-02-27: We took Lillie to the vet today. The weird part is that I collected a stool sample this morning but …

2021-02-27: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 26: Pompasetting Hers is a picture of Lillie all dressed …

2021-02-26: This is from Ulysses. I have to clean up the kitchen after making coffee.

2021-02-26: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 26: Favourite This might be my favorite moment of the day. …

2021-02-25: I keep getting the day wrong on my photo challenges! 😫

2021-02-25: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 25: Code Waiting for Xcode to load my preview.

2021-02-24: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 24: Baby We were walking and then she just stopped and …

2021-02-24: Some months ago, I made a promise to myself that I would only work on 1 tech project at a time. …

2021-02-23: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 23: Bananas Going for the literal definition of bananas …

2021-02-22: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 22: Color She’s sleeping for a spell.

2021-02-22: Me: Hey Performance Testers, can you update the test environment this code is from several weeks …

2021-02-21: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 21: Color Second attempt to post this. These don’t get a …

2021-02-21: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 21: Color These should be the color of dust. Re-edited.

2021-02-20: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 20: Weather Ready for any type of weather.

2021-02-19: WandaVision!!!!!

2021-02-19: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 19: Alive She makes the home come alive.

2021-02-18: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 18: Home This stuff is looking for a new home.

2021-02-18: 100 Days of SwiftUI - Day 34 (Part Deux) It’s been a while since I posted a score on one of the tests. I’m doing it this time …

2021-02-18: 100 Days of SwiftUI - Day 33 (Part Deux) Today felt much better when it comes to getting the material. I’m really glad that I decided …

2021-02-18: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 17: Still Most of the time that she stays still, she’s …

2021-02-16: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 32 – Hacking with Swift (Part Deux) It feels good to accomplish something like this. The first time I looked at the material, I felt I …

2021-02-16: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 16: Erudite I got to use these to find the meaning of the …

2021-02-16: Testing from the share sheet cats fighting

2021-02-15: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 15: Reflection Who is that handsome young man.

2021-02-14: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Restarting from day 32 – Hacking with Swift Sometimes life changes a little bit or something comes along and makes you rethink what you are …

2021-02-14: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 11: Conpassion It’s amazing how much more I learned from …

2021-02-13: Are there any stout lovers following me? 🍺

2021-02-13: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 13: Make I call it making breakfast but my partner says …

2021-02-12: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 33 – Hacking with Swift I’m pretty happy that today’s lesson lands on a Friday. It will allow me to do more …

2021-02-12: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 12: Sporg This sporg might outlive is all.

2021-02-11: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 32 – Hacking with Swift Today is an introduction to animation and I’m really looking forward to it. Today we’ll be …

2021-02-11: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 11: Machine Crank those widgets!

2021-02-11: Who are these people who like using 11 point font and why do you hate me?

2021-02-10: I’ve been using Big Sur for about a week and it took me until today to realize that I …

2021-02-10: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 31 – Hacking with Swift The apps continue to show more and more of what I can do in Swift and I’m really enjoying the …

2021-02-10: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 10: Energy I wonder how many people are going to use …

2021-02-09: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 30 – Hacking with Swift For today’s activity, I started it in the afternoon after a long day. I spent too much time …

2021-02-09: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 9: Muddy The sprinkler system at my apartment complex does …

2021-02-09: I’m ready for my close up!

2021-02-09: I’ve been attempting to do 100 push-ups a day for this month. I break it into sets of 10 and do it …

2021-02-08: Beautiful article via The Loop to the site called cake. www.cake.co Certainly interesting to hear …

2021-02-08: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 29 – Hacking with Swift A lot of people have mixed feelings about Monday’s. For me, I look at them with gratitude that …

2021-02-08: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 8: Hope I hope that I can open this one day.

2021-02-08: It’s the little things that make me wonder about the new version of the OS.

2021-02-07: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 7: Craving I was craving this and forgot to take the …

2021-02-07: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 28 – Hacking with Swift I’m pretty happy that this review day landed on a Sunday. It lets me go over my previous posts …

2021-02-07: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Day 27 – Hacking with Swift I’ve decided to change the default title for these posts to reflect what resource that …

2021-02-06: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 6: Sport I pick these up sometimes.

2021-02-06: Upgraded to Big Sur today. I hope that I don’t regret it.

2021-02-05: Swift Slowly: Day 40 - Hacking Swift 26 I’ve finished a quarter of the program! I’m pretty proud of myself for doing that. With …

2021-02-05: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 3: Pets

2021-02-05: Swift Slowly: Day 39 - Hacking Swift 25 Today is a consolidation and challenge day! I’m a quarter of the way through this and …

2021-02-04: Made a short video of my dog in a dress.

2021-02-04: This is how hard it’s to get her up in the morning. I’d let her sleep but she’ll poop on the floor …

2021-02-04: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 3: Layers My dog under a layer of blankets.

2021-02-04: Swift Slowly: Day 38 - Hacking with Swift 24 It’s the middle of the week and it’s a good time to do some Swift development! I’m …

2021-02-03: New “Coming 2 America” trailer! I used to watch this with my mom on a regular basis.

2021-02-03: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 3: Comfort This is my dog Lillie laying in what used to be …

2021-02-03: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 2 Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 3: Comfort Dog sleeping I wish I could go back to sleep …

2021-02-02: Apple Releases macOS 11.3 Beta with New Safari Features, Reminders Sorting, Music Updates, and …

2021-02-02: Swift Slowly: Day 38 - Hacking Swift 23 Today’s activity is research. I’m a little nervous about what is coming next because …

2021-02-02: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 2: morning beverage I bought an aeropress years ago and …

2021-02-02: I told my wife that one of my friends just found out that they had “The Big C”. A poor choice in …

2021-02-01: Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Micro.blog February Photo Challenge 📷 Day 1: Close up This is a pic of what I see when I look …

2021-02-01: Swift Slowly: Day 37 - Hacking Swift 22 Today, I was reading reddit like I normally do and I came across a quote on the GetMotivated forum. …

2021-01-31: Blockquotes in MarsEdit MarsEdit has a wonderful feature that allows you to take a snippet from a website and start a post …

2021-01-31: I went walking after the storm earlier this week. Lots of fallen trees every where.

2021-01-31: Swift Slowly: Day 36 - Hacking Swift 21 Project 2, Part 2 almost sounds like a title for an action parody, but it’s the title for …

2021-01-30: Swift Slowly: Day 35 - Hacking Swift 20 I’m fresh off the high of creating my first application and I SO want to charge ahead. I keep …

2021-01-29: Swift Slowly: Day 34 - Hacking Swift 19 Today is challenge day! I’ve been looking at the page for about 20 minutes. Then surfed the …

2021-01-28: A couple pictures of how I had to plug in my devices at my local laundry in order to get my devices …

2021-01-28: Swift Slowly: Day 32 & 33 - Hacking Swift 17 & 18 Power was out for two days and the this was one of the first things that I did1! It felt great to …

2021-01-28: We’ve been without power since Tuesday. I’m using the power from a near by laundry room to charge my …

2021-01-27: Power has been out since yesterday. So I guess my streak of programming every day has come to and …

2021-01-26: Swift Slowly: Day 31 - Hacking Swift 16 Day 16! Starting the first project after a long day of work. Part of me wants to just veg, but I’ve …

2021-01-25: Swift Slowly: Day 30 - Hacking Swift 15 I’m posting this for hacking with swift 14 & 15. Tomorrow, I start the first project and …

2021-01-23: Swift Slowly: Day 29 - Hacking Swift 13 Review day!! I’m using this time to go over the basic types again.

2021-01-22: Swift Slowly: Day 28 - Hacking Swift 12 The neighbors were up arguing from 3-5 in the morning and it woke the whole family up. I’m …

2021-01-21: Swift Slowly: Day 27 - Hacking Swift 11 I’m up past midnight and thought that programming is probably the best thing to do. So …

2021-01-20: Learning to knit 🧶

2021-01-20: Wow, you would think that something like this wouldn’t be allowed to be entered. And yes, I …

2021-01-20: I made a promise to myself to just have one technical project at a time. It was hard to let go and …

2021-01-20: Swift Slowly: Day 27 - Hacking Swift 10 Today is really cool because not only am I celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden, but I’m …

2021-01-20: Watching the inauguration.

2021-01-19: Went for a walk and came across these turkeys 🦃.

2021-01-19: Swift Slowly: Day 26 - Hacking Swift 9 We continue with structs today and I think I’m getting it for the most part. The issues that I …

2021-01-19: I think I might have to rewire my home set up.

2021-01-18: Swift Slowly: Day 25 - Hacking Swift 8 Today, is an exploration of structs. A lot of Swift seems to be built using structs. I wasn’t …

2021-01-17: Swift Slowly: Day 24- Hacking Swift 7 Closures part 2! Paul Hudson says that this is where closures start to look a little bit like line …

2021-01-17: Swift Slowly: Day 23 - Hacking Swift 6 Closures!!! It took me a while to understand1 but this run through has really cemented how I look at …

2021-01-16: It looks like she is running for office.

2021-01-15: Swift Slowly: Day 22 - Hacking Swift 5 Today, I decided that I’d use CodeRunner to look at the examples found in the tutorials. …

2021-01-15: How day you wake me up?!

2021-01-15: Swift Slowly: Day 21 - Hacking Swift 4 Today is all about loops. I learned that you can’t loop over a tuple. I think this is because …

2021-01-14: Swift Slowly: Day 20 - Hacking Swift 3 I want to point out that I really enjoy the brief discussions on why things are the way they are in …

2021-01-14: Just finished the 1997 film Selena. Good movie but really depressing.

2021-01-12: Swift Slowly: Day 19 - Hacking Swift 2 The introduction of complex data types: Arrays, Sets, and Tuples. I normally get sets and tuples …

2021-01-11: Guess who isn’t allowed upstairs!

2021-01-11: Swift Slowly: Day 18 Working through Paul Hudson’s excellent 100 days of SwiftUI. I thought about changing the …

2021-01-11: Our dog isn’t allowed upstairs.

2021-01-11: I feel pretty good about limiting my technical projects. Although I do have feelings that I’m …

2021-01-10: Swift Slowly: Day 17 The last day of my run through! I get to run the completed application. Tomorrow I’ll start …

2021-01-09: Swift Slowly: Day 16 Work got busy and then the Country’s Capital got attacked so I didn’t put any time into …

2021-01-09: Any beginning to intermediate tutorials that anyone would recommend? I’m doing a slow series …

2021-01-07: Swift Slowly: Day 15 This is the last section of the tutorial. There were a lot of distractions today, but I’m …

2021-01-06: I don’t feel like doing development today. I got to push through some how.

2021-01-06: Swift Slowly: Day 14

This is the last section of the tutorial and I’m wondering what I’m going to do after …

2021-01-04: I’ve been working towards learning swift a little more everyday and blogging about it. I was …

2021-01-04: Swift Slowly: Day 13

Yesterday, I stopped so that I could spend time with my family. I’m going to pick up from the …

2021-01-03: Swift Slowly: Day 12

Today’s tutorial is about drawing. I’m almost done going through the entire tutorial and …

2021-01-03: I don’t know if this is new but seeing the notifications builds trust that it’s working. I say this …

2021-01-03: Swift Slowly: Day 11

Continuing with learning about persistence tutorial

2021-01-02: She wasn’t ready to wake up.

2021-01-01: This is America.

2021-01-01: Start of with a little exercise.

2021-01-01: Swift Slowly: Day 10

Today’s tutorial is about persistence. I think that’s a good one as I make my way …

2021-01-01: After watching the ball drop this year, I know that what we needed to do was have the year sponsored …

2020-12-29: Lilly love neck rubs.

2020-12-27: I just spent an hour going over a 15 minute tutorial. It was great. I think I might have to work on …

2020-12-27: Swift Slowly: Day 9

Getting back into the swing of things and I’m continuing with the tutorial. Today is about …

2020-12-27: I was trying to lose weight this year. I’ve been creeping up more and more these last couple of …

2020-12-26: So, I bought a controller to for my Mac and my daughter asked to use it. My swift development has …

2020-12-26: I haven’t forgotten that I was going to work on my swift development. I just used that time to …

2020-12-24: I wonder if this is new in the beta?

2020-12-23: Swift Slowly: Day 8 I’m continuing with the Managing State and Life Cycle section of the Apple SwiftUI Tutorial. …

2020-12-23: Swift Slowly: Day 7

Today marks the 7th day that I’ve committed to blogging about my development. This continues …

2020-12-22: I don’t understand why “Trading Places” isn’t celebrated as a Christmas movie as much as “Die Hard”.

2020-12-22: Swift Slowly: Day 6

As this is Day 6 of my self directed move to learning swift, I’m thinking about how this …

2020-12-21: I’m going to nominate @Burk for Micro Monday.

2020-12-21: Swift Slowly: Day 5 On day 5 of the tutorial and I think I’m growing more comfortable with the keyboard shortcuts. …

2020-12-19: Swift Slowly: Day 4 Today’s tutorial was pretty good. I did run into a small problem with specifying the …

2020-12-18: Mike Tsai pointsto a great article about Google and it’s case of antitrust brought forth from Texas. …

2020-12-17: Swift Slowly: Day 3 Day 3 is the third day of the tutorial. I spent most of this time just reading over the document and …

2020-12-17: Swift Slowly: Day 2 I’m working on the second part of the tutorial. The autocorrect is much nicer when it is …

2020-12-15: Swift Slowly: Day 1 Started iOS App Dev with SwiftUI Tutorials. Why? I know it’s my X numbered attempt to learn …

2020-12-15: The Forest app has upped their game for the holidays.

2020-12-15: Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You? Well, this is a little unsettling. There are now businesses that sell fake people. On the website …

2020-12-14: Sometimes you have to use what tools you have to use what tools are available to you. #bulletjournal

2020-12-14: I spent some time removing things from my todo list. I actually started to tear up a little. …

2020-12-12: I spent the first 4 hours of my day in my own mind. Did I find anything? I hope so.

2020-12-10: Ok, we’ll adopt you.

2020-12-08: One thing that I like about Micro.blog is that it’s breaking me from the habit of looking at …

2020-12-08: Dr Drang says Good-bye to Setapp I’m walking away perfectly happy with the year I spent with it. …

2020-12-07: I’m going to recommend @maique for Micro Monday.. He’s a photographer with a tiny movie star …

2020-12-07: I really like being able to share my subscriptions with my family. I just hope that they find them …

2020-12-06: I’m feeling pretty tired today, but I’m going to power through on some goals that …

2020-12-05: I’m spending sometime with iA writer I’m spending sometime with iA writer. It’s definitely a nice interface for writing things. I just …

2020-12-03: So, I’m starting the process of removing the number of things that I’m working on. Part of …

2020-12-03: I wanted to echo this tip from Brett Terpstra related to the proxy icon functionality found in macOS …

2020-12-03: Not so happy today.

2020-12-02: A new addition to the family.

2020-11-30: I didn’t make it to to the end of NaNoWriMo this year. I did enjoy spending time writing with …

2020-11-25: Took some pictures as I went for a walk The leaves are really look nice as they continue to change. I really enjoyed taking pictures of the …

2020-11-24: What’s Going Up? Getting back into my podcasts.

2020-11-24: Every other day, it feels like I log into mastodon and see this kind of error.

2020-11-23: Playing with PeerTube Recently, YouTube had an outage and I saw someone mention PeerTube on Reddit. It got me a curious …

2020-11-22: Random thought: I’m going to attempt to us my non-dominant hand more often.

2020-11-18: Bought some comic trades.

2020-11-18: The internet wasn’t working this morning and it made it one of the most productive mornings …

2020-11-16: messing-around Sometimes... I wonder why I have so much trouble on focusing on what is important.

2020-11-16: For some reason, this looked interesting to me.

2020-11-16: What’s New in Hazel 5 – Noodlesoft Hazel 5 is out. My first reaction on hearing the news was a dread that it had moved on to needing a …

2020-11-14: Just realized that part of the reason that my day wasn’t going so well is that I didn’t spend …

2020-11-13: Oh fantastical, if only I hade my life together enough to justify paying for you.

2020-11-13: Empty Software Dialog I saw the little red alert on my system preferences that there is a new update. I’m going to …

2020-11-12: Went for a walk this evening. I want to get out here before the weather changes.

2020-11-12: It seemed like so long ago…

2020-11-11: Microblogvember challenge Prompt: say Say what you will, but Pancakes 🥞 might be one of the greatest …

2020-11-10: I thought I would try to use clips again.

2020-11-10: Microblogvember challenge Prompt: elderly I hope one day, when I’m elderly, that this year …

2020-11-09: I’ve decided to put all of my technical projects on hold for the rest of the year.

2020-11-09: Microblogvember challenge Prompt: force Procrastination is a horrible force that can make you miss …

2020-11-09: I found a copy of one of my favorite childhood movies. I remember watching this video a LOT and …

2020-11-09: Almost convinced the wife to buy a PlayStation 5 so that the kids can play with the VR capabilities. …

2020-11-09: NaNoWriMo status This is me attempting to post my NaNoWriMo status image from the files application.

2020-11-08: I went for a long walk today

2020-11-03: A self portrait

2020-11-03: Hello @help i keep getting this error when I attempt to post using the sunlit app. I’ll plug 🔌 my …

2020-11-03: I’m feeding the little squirrel in my backyard. It’s really malnourished and the tail isn’t as …

2020-11-02: I deleted my Twitter app. I figured it would not be good for my mental health as we go into the …

2020-11-02: Microblogvember challenge Prompt: concentrate I’m having trying my best to concentrate on my goals …

2020-10-31: Microblogvember challenge Prompt: Dreary I’m having my favorite dinner, pizza, but I’m still feeling …

2020-10-30: The house is kind of mess with all the things we ‘think’ we need plus we’re dog watching.

2020-10-27: Prepping for NaNoWriMo I’m getting ready for NaNoWriMo this year. I’m really nervous about this because I …

2020-10-27: I understand that Big Sur isn’t here because they are probably waiting for the Apple Silicone …

2020-10-22: Feeling a little bogged down and saw this windmill.

2020-10-22: Went for a walk today. The leaves are turning brown. Normally I’d think of it as being picturesque …

2020-10-17: Giving up on the dream. Decided to find a new home for my tech books.

2020-10-14: At home is Sacramento, CA (USA) 7:47 AM and it’s somebody’s birthday 🎈 A Day In The Life …

2020-10-13: Checking out the squirrels in my backyard here in Sacramento, Ca. A Day In The Life. 🗓🌎

2020-10-12: Trying to find the post from a couple days ago where someone was talking about a nice place to live. …

2020-10-12: I suspect a lot of people don’t know how to go about owning a home. Being part of “Generation Rent”, …

2020-10-11: Episodes For The Future Starting the podcast up again.

2020-10-05: I want to recommend @dejus for micro Monday! His pictures have certainly brighten my days.

2020-09-29: Today is the presidential debate. I think @manton planned the new release so that way so we can use …

2020-09-21: Running iOS 14 and this is the first time I felt the GM was buggier than the beta.

2020-09-20: Making a picture.

2020-09-19: Went for a walk in the smog

2020-09-15: This story got me. kottke.org

2020-09-14: Making The Most Of It Taking a moment to talk about where I am today.

2020-09-09: Dirty air… Worst than what you see in the science fiction movies about a future distopia.

2020-09-08: This book just came in. I’m hoping to use it as my first book entry for micro.blog.

2020-09-08: The Signal To Start Quick musings about how we sometimes need that signal to stop and start.

2020-09-03: Short Thoughts On A Bigger World A short podcast on where I’m at today.

2020-09-01: The First Episode Is The Most Awkward This is actually my second podcast. The first one never got to see the light of the internet. The …

2020-09-01: A Picture of the yard.

2020-09-01: I disconnected my twitter account from micro.blog because I want to start filling this with podcasts …

2020-08-27: I figured I would play around with clips again.

2020-08-25: Got update the css on the blog One of the things about having a personal blog without analytics is that you don’t really know …

2020-08-18: Today, I’m going to spend a lot of time going through my own Today, I’m going to spend a lot of time going through my own documents and knocking off some todo …

2020-08-14: Horrible day. It could be sooooo much worse but s#!+ today really sucks.

2020-08-10: This is not ok.

2020-08-04: That is new.

2020-08-03: I’ve been very negligent in the last couple weeks and now I’ve got 36 items in my todo box and …

2020-07-23: My daughter looked at the console while playing Minecraft and I was impressed that she was able to …

2020-07-20: We are having meatloaf to dinner!

2020-07-19: Shocking!

2020-07-19: Just spending a minute with my thoughts. I’m going to do some push-ups and then clean up the …

2020-07-18: I was talking to a neighbor and they said “I have nothing under control”. None of us do.

2020-07-15: I wrote about how I couldn’t do something because I’m in America. I never thought I would write a …

2020-07-07: Poked my head outside my bubble. It’s rough out there, but I cling to the belief that things are …

2020-07-07: Keep safe.

2020-07-05: Lots of typos today. 🤦🏾‍♂️

2020-07-05: I cut off.

2020-07-05: I’m at a recycling center I’m at the recycling center. They give you tags with a number and you get …

2020-06-30: I’m using exercise as my stress relief. I set myself up to lose 30 pounds in the next year. I’ve …

2020-06-26: Finished!

2020-06-26: Went for a morning walk.

2020-06-25: Intel’s stock is really taking a hit.

2020-06-23: Went for a walk. It was 90+ degrees.

2020-06-23: I remember that last year people were talking about the reliability of the iOS betas. That’s not a …

2020-06-22: My favorite new feature? A new date picker!

2020-06-22: My podcast feeds are going to be filled for the next couple of weeks.

2020-06-22: No humans were hurt during the creation of this keynote.

2020-06-22: This is a pretty good keynote so far.

2020-06-21: I saw a guy riding a bike and holding two chainsaws. I said “only in America“ and he smiled and said …

2020-06-18: Hey! If there wasn’t enough stress in my life.

2020-06-16: The family has challenged me to take smaller bites as I eat. Now life has no meaning.

2020-06-14: 1000 things!

2020-06-14: Went for a walk to just relieve some stress.

2020-06-12: I say this too many times.

2020-06-11: My brain 🧠 hurts today. Found myself yelling at the screen because someone used comic sans in an …

2020-06-09: Mold on mold.

2020-06-08: Easily rename your Git default branch from master to main - Scott Hanselman I remember a speech I …

2020-06-07: After “last night”, I think this is appropriate.

2020-06-07: It’s 3:50 AM. The wife and I have been talking for the last 2 hours about where we are in life and …

2020-06-06: Went for a bike 🚲 ride.

2020-06-04: Went to bed feeling anguished.

2020-06-04: A nonsense post with a clip from Apple’s clips app.

2020-06-03: Working on system is o post mind maps

2020-06-03: image of a kind map

2020-06-03: My daughter wants to watch “Stranger Things”. I’m going to let her because it’s less scary than what …

2020-06-02: Stay Safe.

2020-06-02: This is my office space.

2020-06-01: Chilling in the dentist office.

2020-06-01: Palm tree 🌴 in front of my dentist’s office.

2020-06-01: I just hope that “after this” things will get better. But how long is “after this” and “what am I …

2020-05-31: Hmmmm… Got to turn this around.

2020-05-31: I finally got my 30 day challenge pin!

2020-05-30: Went for a walk to a nearby fountain.

2020-05-29: Feeling a little chubby today.

2020-05-28: My watch doesn’t work anymore.

2020-05-28: Drop-in switcher for previewing minimal CSS frameworks I’ve got a real interest in simple interfaces and came across this recently. Drop-in switcher …

2020-05-27: Made cheese burgers 🍔

2020-05-27: Made a little picture in my journal.

2020-05-26: Can you see the baby turkey 🦃

2020-05-26: Took a different approach to my journal today. I set a timer for 10 minutes and just kept writing. …

2020-05-25: We got a new bench.

2020-05-24: My family made cinnamon rolls. Usually, I’m the baker 👨🏿‍🍳 of the family.

2020-05-23: More pictures of the park during quarantine. It seems remarkable that I was more worried about the …

2020-05-22: A brisk walk.

2020-05-22: Going for a walk.

2020-05-21: If you haven’t noticed already, I’m trying to post a picture every day for 30 days.

2020-05-20: Hello @manton! Would it be easy for you to implement a trim on the accessibility description? I use …

2020-05-20: The only good bug 🐜 is a dead bug!

2020-05-19: Turkey Bur Making turkey burgers 🍔

2020-05-19: So many dishes!

2020-05-18: Getting dressed up to see the dentist 🦷

2020-05-17: More pictures of flowers.

2020-05-16: About to hang up some pictures in the house.

2020-05-15: It’s been a while since I’ve been on top of things like this.

2020-05-15: Color challenge blue

2020-05-14: Went for a walk with my new iPhone SE.

2020-05-14: Color challenge Green

2020-05-13: Color challenge day 3 Yellow Ethernet cord

2020-05-12: Color challenge 🌈 Orange 🛋

2020-05-11: Color challenge 🌈 Red mouse.

2020-05-11: I found an Ant.

2020-05-11: “Ms. Monopoly”

2020-05-10: The older cook books seem to have the better recipes.

2020-05-09: Cake time!

2020-05-08: Got to clean up the back area today.

2020-05-07: Picked up my sleep apnea test machine.

2020-05-07: Quarantine Corndogs!

2020-05-06: Shrinkflation on the cream found in an oreo. I guess I have to get them double stuffed.

2020-05-06: An apple a day keeps anyone away, if you throw it hard enough. -Stephen Colbert #mbmay 💬

2020-05-06: I bought flowers from my favorite flower 🌺 shop.

2020-05-05: This is such a weird year.

2020-05-04: I met someone who said that the coronavirus is just a hoax. I don’t feel that this person is dumb, …

2020-05-03: Not much happening this weekend.

2020-05-03: Making waffles 🧇!

2020-05-02: Watching my kid play roblox.

2020-05-01: Yes, I’m using all three.

2020-04-30: C’mon people! We live here!

2020-04-30: Really feeling down today.

2020-04-28: I thought I would give Ulysses a try for writing in. The short story that I’ve been working on …

2020-04-26: I’m thinking about posting the number of tasks that I finish this week.

2020-04-24: Years ago, if you said that the president wanted people to look into using disinfectant as a way to …

2020-04-23: I take a lot of pictures of food.

2020-04-23: Updated to Catalina on the family machine.

2020-04-22: If they die... I came across this little number. Stay safe everyone! Someone needs to be around to write the …

2020-04-18: I wish Game Center had worked out better. Maybe they can bring it back with a new update of “Sign in …

2020-04-18: I’m doing a little more everyday.

2020-04-18: Maybe I’ll catch up with @danielpunkass one day.

2020-04-14: Cleaning up the inbox.

2020-04-14: Just finished a seven day streak of working out. Hoping to continue with positive routines.

2020-04-13: A cool thing about working from home is that it has given me a lot more flexibility with my time. …

2020-04-11: I know there are a lot of people who are going to be reviewing their budgets during this pandemic.

2020-04-11: Ok today, I’m going to focus on doing a couple things. Going through my email and calendar …

2020-04-10: I’m going to fish this book.

2020-04-10: Things like this are part of the reason that I don’t upgrade to Catalina.

2020-04-09: Haven’t finished all of these on the same day in a while.

2020-04-09: Messing with clips.

2020-04-08: I’ve been trying to coin the term “Corona Kids” for all the upcoming births in …

2020-04-02: Went for a little walk.

2020-04-02: The case for postponing macOS 16 A couple of my friends have been saying they needed to slow down …

2020-04-01: This is the third week that I’ve worked from home. I’ve moved my “work area” every week …

2020-03-29: Not a time for playing around.

2020-03-28: I’ve decided to use the automation in drafts to forward things like this text to places like …

2020-03-27: I think that home automation is going have a huge improvement next year.

2020-03-24: Spent almost and hour getting my website to be parsed properly by IndieWebify. My site was always …

2020-03-24: Firefox and Safari are really great browsers.

2020-03-23: Is anyone else other than me running Mojave?

2020-03-23: Buckle Down For The Second Week Initial podcast! Decided not to let imperfection stop me from posting. Just some thoughts on the …

2020-03-23: itunes.apple.com My fitness app granted me permission to eat an entire battery!

2020-03-23: Still thinking about making that podcast. Perfect is really being the enemy here.

2020-03-17: It's a very different time It’s just the uncertainty of it that has been wondering. It’s a lot different than the …

2020-03-17: Today is the first full day of me working from home due to covid. I think I might start a podcast.

2020-03-15: Stop 🛑 Panicking

2020-03-08: The keyboard shortcuts stopped working on my laptop 👨🏾‍💻 and I started to freak for a minute.

2020-03-06: Just some random picture.

2020-03-05: Let’s get started!

2020-03-05: Can’t find my journal 📔

2020-03-02: Ah man! I didn’t make the 30 day challenge. Oh well, it was still a load of fun.

2020-03-01: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Vision #mbfeb

2020-02-29: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Leap #mbfeb Leap in Cholesterol

2020-02-28: I’m noticing a lot of adds for Apple Arcade in the last couple weeks. Listen you already got my …

2020-02-28: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Below #mbfeb

2020-02-27: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Double #mbfeb

2020-02-26: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Escape #mbfeb

2020-02-26: Idea that I had about doing sketch notes for swift.

2020-02-26: I spilled tea all over my backpack 🎒

2020-02-25: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Hurdle #mbfeb This stack of pancakes is certainly …

2020-02-24: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Double #mbfeb

2020-02-23: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Station #mbfeb Ready to blast off!

2020-02-22: A nice flower.

2020-02-22: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Spectical #mbfeb

2020-02-21: Oh 🦌!

2020-02-21: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Progress #mbfeb Maybe not every day but moving …

2020-02-20: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Scale #mbfeb

2020-02-19: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Space #mbfeb

2020-02-18: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Oppose #mbfeb

2020-02-17: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Cool #mbfeb

2020-02-16: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Rest #mbfeb

2020-02-14: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Balance #mbfeb An ant crawling on the wall. I …

2020-02-14: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Warmth #mbfeb Air fryer

2020-02-13: Keep up mulling this blog post about fantastical. Just having trouble putting it into words.

2020-02-13: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Rise #mbfeb

2020-02-12: Just realized that I can included an accessible description of my images.

2020-02-12: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Attachment #mbfeb Because it’s an attachment to …

2020-02-11: I think I’ll look for a night time writing prompt for tomorrow night. For tonight, I’m going …

2020-02-11: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Plain #mbfeb

2020-02-10: I set a timer to do some writing ✍️ today. 20 minutes goes by really fast when you’re having fun.

2020-02-10: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Sign #mbfeb

2020-02-09: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Lull #mbfeb

2020-02-08: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Contrast #mbfeb The contrast of the green and red …

2020-02-08: Update to editorial It’s good to get an update and even better that he’s focusing on his mental …

2020-02-07: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Above #mbfeb

2020-02-06: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Plant #mbfeb

2020-02-05: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Hide #mbfeb

2020-02-05: It’s kind of weird that they are releasing this in March. Maybe they should have targeted WWDC 2020 …

2020-02-04: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Spot #mbfeb

2020-02-04: Listen people, not everyone needs to run for president to enact change. There are many things you …

2020-02-04: Trying to think of a picture that encompasses the word “spot”.

2020-02-03: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Reflect #mbfeb

2020-02-02: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Sight #mbfeb I cheated with this one.

2020-02-01: Photoblogging Challenge. The prompt for to day is: Open #mbfeb

2020-02-01: I re-enabled crossposting from micro.blog to promote the 30 photo challenge.

2020-01-31: Open

2020-01-29: Just deleted a post because it doesn’t help make the world a better place.

2020-01-29: I won first place at my speech contest!

2020-01-28: Fantastical It feels like fantastical is going to move to a subscription.

2020-01-28: And that just part of what makes smoking 🚬 so disgusting to me.

2020-01-28: When I’m trying to get control of my life, I find myself fighting that feeling of shame for …

2020-01-27: I love the ability to set a hyperkey Make Your CAPS LOCK Key Do Double Duty As a Modifier Key and Caps Lock – 40Tech: Your Caps Lock key …

2020-01-27: Just used certbot to make sure that my site was served over https and I found it super fun and -dare …

2020-01-27: I’ve got three notebooks 📓 that I can use for projects and I left all of them at home. 🤦🏾‍♂️

2020-01-23: Playing around with MindNode 7.

2020-01-22: Interesting article about google. mjtsai.com

2020-01-17: Is this enough?

2020-01-13: It’s the little things in life.

2020-01-13: Going on a food budget.

2020-01-12: Dungeons & Dragon

2020-01-09: The year started with great aspirations but now is time for Planning and Actions to make it happen.

2020-01-09: I’ve decided to give Headspace a chance.

2020-01-09: Woke up from a nightmare. Really need to take a second before trying to get back to sleep.

2020-01-07: I feel better after yesterdays little brush with the internet.

2020-01-06: One of the hairs from my mustache was ripped out by the root!

2020-01-06: The morning before work starts.

2020-01-06: I just looked at the archive of my personal blog and it says that I’ve been blogging for 10 years.

2020-01-05: Going for a little walk

2020-01-01: Decided to place ALL of my python projects on hold so I can focus on my swift development.

2019-12-31: One last time!

2019-12-31: Thinking about going all in with the Swift programming language next year.

2019-12-30: Let’s try this again…

2019-12-30: Playing around with a new app idea. MindMap

2019-12-27: Downhill | Uncrate Really looking forward to this movie. I like the Will Ferrell drama films. I saw this trailer with …

2019-12-26: Why am I always questioning what I do with my website and domain?

2019-12-25: Website is back up and Running!

2019-12-24: Email isn’t working today. I’m not in a hurry to fix it.

2019-12-23: I think… … I think I might hate christmas. Little “c”.

2019-12-23: Spending some time programming in swift. It’s kind of frustrating when swiftui gives me an error I …

2019-12-22: Spent most of the day being productive AND watching “The Mandalorian”.

2019-12-21: Just saw the latest Star Wars and I enjoyed it a great deal!

2019-12-20: Trying Evernote again.

2019-12-19: One of my coworkers bought an iPhone after having used android for years. I found myself saying …

2019-12-18: Playing with a mechanical keyboard.

2019-12-17: I want to write more, but I don’t know what to write about. Plus I don’t want to write …

2019-12-16: I really need to wake up fully before I post something online.

2019-12-15: Fighting the desire for a nap.

2019-12-14: Spending a little time thinking.

2019-12-13: Friday the 13th!

2019-12-12: Someone tore off the back of my chair.

2019-12-11: “I’ll just tweek this part… should only take me 5 minutes”…

2019-12-11: I’ve been feeling the itch all week to write some more code. So addictive.

2019-12-11: Went to bed early last night and woke up sick.

2019-12-10: Today was a pretty good day. I’m looking forward to what happens tomorrow.

2019-12-09: Switching my domain from enom to hover. Worst case scenario is that I don’t have email for a couple …

2019-12-09: Steak for lunch.

2019-12-09: Wonder Woman 1984 | Official Trailer - YouTube Really looking forward to the new Wonder Woman movie coming out. Wonder Woman 1984 | Official …

2019-12-09: Woke up but feeling very loooow on patience today. I’m going to do some breathing exercises and see …

2019-12-08: Thanksgiving again!

2019-12-07: A simple movie test. Created a small movie to see how much effort it would take if I wanted to challenge myself with …

2019-12-07: Slow day today. Sometimes we need these in order to clear our mind.

2019-12-06: I’m very happy that it’s Friday. The weekend has a lot of opportunity… Probably going to …

2019-12-05: Fall in California. Pop

2019-12-04: This isn’t cool.

2019-12-04: Gave a donation Wikipedia.org today. It felt good and I encourage others to do the same.

2019-12-03: Finally got those Nachos I’ve been friending for.

2019-12-02: If will power is a muscle, I’ve been really using it today.

2019-12-02: I’ve decided to give reeder a try to stay on top of the news.

2019-12-01: Microblogging all month for December!

2019-11-25: Going the distance!

2019-11-25: I’m happy right now. I’m not able to get everything done but I’m still happy with the process.

2019-11-20: Microblogvember prompt: Second I find myself reading a lot of comics and having thoughts about …

2019-11-20: Working out early in the morning. The energy drink I had this afternoon is keeping me up. Still …

2019-11-19: Pretty good day today.

2019-11-18: I’m going to challenge myself to post something new everyday for the rest of the year. #goals

2019-11-18: I never knew this could happen!

2019-11-17: I’ve been having some problems focusing recently. I spent a lot of time sleeping today and …

2019-11-15: Met my goal for exercise.

2019-11-15: Taking a moment before work.

2019-11-14: I just lost myself reading code... It was all python based and focused on scratching my own itch.

2019-11-14: Just a small brisk walk

2019-11-14: Moved my blog to micro.blog today.

2019-11-11: Spending time at the zoo.

2019-11-11: I can’t be the only one who still prickles at the thought that save as isn’t directly under file.

2019-10-17: Don’t park that chicken here!

2019-10-17: 100 Days of SwiftUI – Hacking with Swift 100 Days of SwiftUI – Hacking with Swift: Welcome to the 100 Days of SwiftUI! This is a free …

2019-10-09: I’m thinking about doing the California International Marathon as part of a relay team. I think I …

2019-09-24: So, I connected MarsEdit to my micro.blog account tonight. It’s a nice little editor.

2019-09-20: Making turkey burgers!

2019-09-04: Trying to read without my glasses. Pointless!

2019-08-27: The family computer won’t boot up. Not a great moment in computing.

2019-08-23: Waiting for Windows to restart… 💀

2019-08-07: I don’t know what to say about this.

2019-08-04: Woke up to reAd about another shooting. Instantly tired of having to think about “another”.

2019-07-23: I left my lunch at home. 🤦🏾‍♂️

2019-07-18: I got the writing bug today but I don’t know where to go first.

2019-07-14: My favorite place to take a picture

2019-07-08: First day of diet… So hungry…

2019-07-02: I’m on the iOS 13 beta!

2019-06-28: I hope that I get some sleep tonight. I’ve been really exhasted the last couple of days. Maybe …

2019-06-09: Going over bills with the wife. Listen people, if you don’t budget it, you are only hurting …

2019-06-04: It’s a little weird. Normally, the videos for WWDC are posted that day. I really want to see …

2019-05-24: Skewers for dinner!

2019-05-21: Turkey burgers!

2019-05-21: Just looking at the sky before work.

2019-05-02: Spending some time grilling.

2019-04-29: Just found out that the Day One app has a way to create little drawings that you can put in your …

2019-04-26: Making dinner

2019-04-18: Sometimes I forget how good I am at technology.

2019-04-08: I’m running on a 13” Mid 2009 MacBook Pro. I still love it, I don’t have the …

2019-03-23: Just finished reading about “Why” Charles Manson and his “family “ did what they did. It’s sad that …

2019-03-18: Spending some time just looking at the screen…

2019-03-16: Moving all my blog posts from Dropbox to git this weekend. Haven’t decided on GitHub or bit bucket.

2019-03-10: I’ve given up comics for lint. I don’t know what to do with myself right now.

2019-02-26: I wish I was doing more writing.

2019-02-10: Time for D&D!

2019-01-26: I haven’t touched my inbow in days and I’m really starting to feel it. I got to get back …

2019-01-21: Really hard to restart a habit where I’m constantly thinking about how good I imagined I was. …

2019-01-20: For years, I’ve been using Apple Pages to work on my resume. Today, I think I’m going to …

2019-01-18: Having a healthy lunch.

2019-01-17: I wrote this last year and haven’t done anything to make it happen.

2019-01-17: Yesterday was filled will a lot of anger. I was angry that no one was listening to me at work. I was …

2019-01-15: I know a lot of people are excited that there is a new Spiderman trailer, but I’d be happier …

2019-01-09: Slightly better day today.

2019-01-08: It wasn’t the best day, but I’m praying that this is the worst day I experience this year.

2019-01-08: Well, today is starting off with a lot of friction.

2019-01-03: Didn’t know the bathroom was this clean…

2019-01-03: Happy Almost End if the First Week of the New Year!

2019-01-02: Every time I consider switching… This time it couldn’t finish with the smiley face.

2019-01-02: A picture of someone happy to be here!

2019-01-01: I turned off cross posting to twitter because it meant that I had to places to check for replies. …

2019-01-01: Thinking about taking a picture every day. This is just a simple one to get me started.

2018-12-31: Sitting at my desk and just enjoying a quiet contemplative moment.

2018-12-30: Got my domain renewed for another year and verified on Micro.blog.

2018-12-29: Thinking about going all in with Micro.blog and even doing a podcast next year.

2018-12-18: This is what I meant. 15 items to review. It means I’m not going through my list properly.

2018-12-18: I got to get this under control.

2018-12-13: I still like the idea of micro blogging. It feels good to just sit down and write without having to …

2018-12-10: I’ve got a smart folder set up that just looks at how many pieces of email I get in a day. …

2018-12-09: Just working on some python

2018-12-07: Can’t wait to get home and watch the good place!

2018-12-03: Soup is good.

2018-12-01: Going to give have an advent calendar of compliments for everyone. Let me know if you’d like a …

2018-11-26: Today is almost over! So much has changed and I haven’t spent any money!

2018-11-22: Happy Pre-Black Friday

2018-11-21: So happy to have tomorrow off.

2018-11-20: I wasted a lot of time this morning. I’ve got to change my thinking and write down my morning …

2018-11-17: Today was a good day!

2018-11-16: Lunch!

2018-11-16: When I was younger, I wanted to be a writer but let the world tell me no. Now I feel a pain every …

2018-11-15: Home office setup.

2018-11-13: For the first time in my life, I’m eating salad with out dressing.

2018-11-12: Smoke on the brain. Not getting much done.

2018-11-10: The waiting game is the worst game ever.

2018-11-08: Breakfast of champions

2018-11-07: Weird day of getting weird things done.

2018-11-06: A good sandwich!

2018-11-05: Starting another week. 🌝

2018-11-05: Happy Monday world.

2018-10-30: Wow, the iPad Pro looks pretty good. Don’t know if I can justify it.

2018-10-29: Trying to eat healthy snacks makes me not eat as many. So, I guess that works.

2018-10-28: Just finished Robocop. It took me two weeks because I could only watch it when people weren’t …

2018-10-26: Might be getting a new iPad… for someone else.

2018-10-25: Sitting in the home office.

2018-10-25: Let’s try this whole “day” thing again.

2018-10-24: Very long day. Still have a lot on my mind. No definitive answers yet.

2018-10-22: Looking at the Office 2019 suite and it seems nice.

2018-10-21: I’m going to start a 30 day challenge for making some everyday.

2018-10-19: I got invited to use OmniFocus on the web!

2018-10-18: Spent some times going through my Apple notes. It felt good to see some old favorites.

2018-10-18: I signed papers today. Hacktoberfest 2018: How you can get your free shirt — even if you’re new to …

2018-10-17: Just went through a ton of email. I get a lot of junk.

2018-10-16: Ask for help can be hard sometimes.

2018-10-16: Good morning sunshine!

2018-10-15: Went through OmniFocus today and nothing needed to be reviewed.

2018-10-14: Playing Dungeons and Dragons

2018-10-13: So, I reset my iPhone and now I’m only going to load the applications as I need them.

2018-10-11: Blue berry sausage #abomination

2018-10-08: In the office early. The sun hasn’t risen.

2018-10-07: Monday is just hours away!

2018-10-06: I’m celebrating my moment of inner peace by checking out social media.

2018-10-04: It was a pretty sunset.

2018-10-04: Just winding down for the night.

2018-10-03: My feet smell really badly. I think I should see a doctor.

2018-10-02: Website is still in funky state but I’m not at home to fix it. I know my fans are disappointed.

2018-10-02: So, I moved my site back to github for hosting. It’s going to take a couple minutes for …

2018-10-01: My website has been down for days… I don’t think anyone noticed.

2018-09-30: Sunday, a day of rest… Supposedly…

2018-09-29: My family likes making ciphers for fun.

2018-09-29: Really enjoying the latest update to GamePigeon. Message me if you want to connect.

2018-09-28: No such thing as too many Star Wars toys on the desk.

2018-09-28: I feel good for the first time in weeks.

2018-09-28: I love “The good place”. The problem is that I watch it on Hulu and it isn’t available until the …

2018-09-27: I think today was pretty decent.

2018-09-26: I’ve got a headache and past due deadlines. One feeds into the other!

2018-09-25: First Evernote starts having their 40% sale and then I see this deal for 25% on Dropbox. Should I be …

2018-09-25: My little workout from yesterday.

2018-09-25: I’ve been doing some exercise. A little here and a little there. It makes a difference.

2018-09-24: The view out of my window is inviting.

2018-09-24: All my deadlines are due on Friday and I don’t feel I’m going to meet them.

2018-09-23: Korean fried chicken was delicious! 😋

2018-09-22: Just relaxing

2018-09-22: I strive to make my code legiable to the future me. It’s a great investment.

2018-09-21: Started a new meditation 🧘🏾‍♂️ practice yesterday. If I remember to do it today, it’ll be two days.

2018-09-21: Went for a walk and… there was sooo much sweat 😓

2018-09-21: Friday is here to kick off the celebration that Monday is only 3 days away!

2018-09-19: Calling in sick today. Just need a moment to think.

2018-09-18: Just trying to take care of myself.

2018-09-18: I was thinking I was having a bad day, but a coworker convinced me to look for what brings me …

2018-09-17: Is there some kind of update coming out this week?

2018-09-17: Not a great day for me today. Where did all the time go?

2018-09-16: Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest… and I sit here about to do paperwork.

2018-09-15: Long day today… Just thinking about how to make the most of the evening.

2018-09-14: Drafts continues to be one of the most powerful apps that I’m not using.

2018-09-13: These fake flowers bring real joy.

2018-09-12: Working at Apple is just what Jony Ive is doing until his voice acting career starts to take off.

2018-09-12: Hanging out with a good friend to watch the Keynote. It’s the small things in life.

2018-09-12: Still working out kinks to get my blog to feed directly into micro.blog. Here is my latest post

2018-09-12: The most exciting thing about the new iPhone X announcement is that I’ll be able to buy the 7 and 6s …

2018-09-11: Taking a walk

2018-09-11: Just watching the kids have a good time.

2018-09-11: Re-enabled my micro.blog account today. Just want to see how it feels to reconnect with the …

2018-04-04: Going for a quick walk

2018-03-03: Spending time at a new restaurant. It’s nice to experience something different.

2018-03-01: Still not a fan of Apple’s decision to take a bunch of functionality out of iTunes and leave us with …

2018-03-01: Work has been kinda weird these last couple of days. Trying to find a little bit of peace in a crazy …

2018-02-28: I never understood why people post pictures of there lunch. Maybe to remind themselves of what they …

2018-02-16: Sitting at the cafeteria at work. Just wondering if I’ll be doing what I’m doing 5 Years from now.

2018-02-08: I found out that one of my coworkers liked West world as well. I’m excited to have someone to talk …

2018-02-08: Pretty good lunch from home

2018-02-03: Just a simple

2018-02-01: I’ve got 44 minutes before I have to head home. I’m planning on using this time to …

2018-01-31: I made a cake last night. Not happy with the frosting but I thin the rest of it should be fine.

2017-06-28: I don’t have any where else to post my clips but Twitter! I’ve got to come up with a …

2017-06-23: We’ve been together for a long time.

2017-06-01: Just enjoying a salad while hanging out with my family.

2017-05-09: I don’t know where I want to go with social media.

2017-05-07: Well, starting another day and it looks like allergies are already fighting against me.

2017-05-04: Really enjoying Streaks.

2017-04-30: I don’t know what this is, but it makes me calm.

2017-04-29: Another picture of a desert island

2017-04-28: Just made a quick sketch for no other reason but to relax and smile

2017-04-28: The view from a window next to my cubicle.

2017-04-28: Woke up early to get to work today. It’s nice to have a sense of accomplishment this early in …

2017-04-27: I don’t have much to say at this point

2017-04-27: Ok, I’m going to have fun with this.