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2020-01-22: iPhone Pro Max super early impressions I’ve had this iPhone 11 Pro Max for an evening and early morning, and it’s good! At least, it has …

2020-01-20: A pantry is born We’ve been in this house for ten years, and the under-the-stairs closet in the kitchen has …

2020-01-20: Already written about it, but as an update, I love the Libby/Overdrive-to-Kobo thing sooo much. Read …

2020-01-20: "Why the New York Times Show gave me the Willies"

Yep. And when you read what they put into the production, it becomes even more icky. Just another …

2020-01-19: That which is real One vision believes we can return to a more sensible America. The other calls for radical overhaul. …

2020-01-19: Today I re-fixed Ben’s bathroom doorknob. The last fix made it hard to close and kind of loud, and …

2020-01-19: So the prophecy was true.

2020-01-19: Is Amazon randomly gendering searches or are there just lots of people who, like, need gendered …

2020-01-19: Paprika Recipe Manager (iOS) I found Paprika today. It’s a recipe app that knows how to read recipes from a lot of websites …

2020-01-19: “Disney is going after Etsy shops selling unlicensed Baby Yodas“ Whenever some crappy …

2020-01-19: Walk for coffee

2020-01-18: Every time I read a reminder of that scene I feel angry and sad at the sheer, callous …

2020-01-18: Made the buttermilk for Saturday Pancakes, rested the batter as I learned to do last week, and …

2020-01-17: Zen Center

2020-01-17: Earlybird

2020-01-17: I’d like it if Lightroom added to the virtual copy model with tags for screen/mobile/print. I do …

2020-01-17: Why Leica’s M10 Monochrom is more than just a gimmick Brief, simple explainer of the benefits …

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2020-01-16: Here’s another okay guide to becoming a morning person. It wasn’t exactly a New Year …

2020-01-16: Have you been to Camp 18? You should totally go, depending on your tolerance for lumberjack dining …

2020-01-14: Chicago trips Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Sunday Saturday Sunday Monday

2020-01-14: Ben, 2017 (the nice part of scrolling through Lightroom is finding the ones to keep).

2020-01-13: I told myself I needed to get into Lightroom and start culling last night. Tonight I managed to get …

2020-01-13: “The U.S. is putting asylum seekers on planes to Guatemala — often without telling them where …

2020-01-13: “Sanders Denies Telling Warren Women Can’t Win” The primaries are a legit source of dread to me. …

2020-01-13: I’m really fond of the Kobo Forma’s large, rubbery physical buttons and didn’t …

2020-01-12: Pictures from the coast. (Mostly Oregon) pix.puddingbowl.org/Coast

2020-01-12: I replaced my Apple Watch. I’ve tried a few other times, once with an EcoDrive watch (not enough …

2020-01-12: Another on-this-day thing: Meeting Randy Couture and Matt Lindland in 2007. That was just before …

2020-01-12: maintain 5:30 a.m. waking time on a Sunday ✅ remember to use Libby and reserve ebooks I briefly …

2020-01-12: Seventeen years ago today, I made a special RSS feed on dot unplanned for a friend who hated it when …

2020-01-12: Monochrome

2020-01-12: Pictures of carnivals

2020-01-11: Standup

2020-01-11: The Hawthorne

2020-01-11: Riot cops

2020-01-11: lotto

2020-01-11: Downtown

2020-01-11: A few days ago I came across this joyous, exuberant, mildly nebbishy in a “senior solos spring …

2020-01-11: “In a ritual to be repeated dozens of times, I would heave my armored torso into the …

2020-01-11: that X-Pro3 clarity lag Last night while I was walking to the Max stop I turned on the “clarity” setting on the X-Pro3 to …

2020-01-11: Digging micro.blog dot unplanned has been a going concern for almost twenty years. It started life as a Greymatter blog …

2020-01-11: Last night went to figuring out how to get all my Kindle books into a format I could use on my new …

2020-01-11: Joker I’d been putting off Joker until it was rentable, so that was last night’s viewing. I dunno. I had a …

2020-01-11: Commute

2020-01-10: Tonight’s walk to the Max

2020-01-09: Very early thoughts on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 When I was in the market for a better-than-high-end-of-the-low-end camera a few years ago, I glanced …

2020-01-09: This ticket machine seemed sort of poignant there in the cold.

2020-01-08: After 10 minutes with my new Kobo My Kobo Forma arrived tonight. I signed into the Multnomah County Library on the Kobo via Overdrive …

2020-01-08: Gallery of Fujifilm X100F photos. (I have one to sell, so consider them a brochure.) …

2020-01-08: “Thinking about why one is the way one is may be no better than not thinking about one’s self …

2020-01-08: Half Moon Bay, CA

2020-01-07: Smoke break

2020-01-07: Oaks Park Midway

2020-01-07: Indianapolis Flight Crew (Original)

2020-01-07: I finally started the move to SmugMug. Just one gallery for now, but the Lightroom plugin will make …

2020-01-06: Early riser tips skimmed from a collection of articles Consistent rising time is more important than consistent bedtime, which sorts itself out. More …

2020-01-06: 5:30 rolled around eeeaaaaaarly this morning.

2020-01-06: “When you’re looking inward, don’t ask yourself ‘Why?’ Ask yourself ‘What?’” www.nytimes.com

2020-01-05: Springwater Trail Walk

2020-01-05: Someone said “shake your pancake batter in a jar instead of mixing in a bowl,” so I said “okay.”

2020-01-04: Red leaves on the Springwater

2019-06-27: Some Notes on How to Listen to People Last year I was asked to put down some thoughts about how to have an active listening practice as a …

2018-10-20: The Mid-Life Longboard Purchase and Use Lifecycle: A Selection of Advice I’ve bought a few longboards over the past couple of months. Some for me, some for the rest of …

2018-01-20: 'shopped I still hear people skeptically asking "did you have to touch it up in Photoshop?" as if …

2018-01-15: Tools for Playing with Fujifilm Film Presets A while back I found a really interesting blog post by Peter Evans on using Fujifilm film …

2017-06-26: Journals Against Stories This is about a supplemental habit I’ve picked up to go along with my recent anti-story …

2017-06-11: So, I had to talk about something difficult recently. How do you do that? I mean, “you the …

2017-06-10: Some Notes on My Fujifilm Lens Collection I promised an email to a friend about my Fujifilm X-mount lenses, but figured I might as well blog …

2017-02-19: Supporting an Open Door Culture by Listening The soul of our politics is the commitment to ending domination.  — bell hooks Next week …

2016-04-17: Please be considerate of my neighbors So, here’s a scenario to try on: You’ve just woken up in your tent down on the …

2016-02-14: Thinking About Priorities I’ve had to think about prioritization a lot over the past few years. A few things make …

2015-09-01: A Review of the Fujifilm X-T2 I guess I’ll start by saying I’ve never gone out and bought exactly the camera I wanted …

2015-07-05: You can't say what you are, but you should try anyhow. I say 'I consider myself a feminist,' because I really do. But I always feel like I'm taking a big …

2015-01-25: On the Quicksilver (and the curious marketing conceit "RV resort") We took our new Quicksilver trailer out on its inaugural camping trip this weekend. A few notes on …

2014-12-01: Breakfast at Oliver's I appear to have eaten at Oliver’s Cafe about 90 times since March, 2012 (can’t account …

2014-05-25: #yesallwomen This is a story of getting things wrong, and perhaps continuing to get things wrong, but not knowing …

2014-04-05: 9, 23, 25, 26, 29, 33, 35, 39 & 46 The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore …

2012-09-27: One jumper to the left door This aircraft is used to train astronauts in zero maneuvers, giving them about 25 seconds of …

2010-02-03: org-mode In Your Pocket Is a GNU-Shaped Devil If the iPhone has helped me accomplish one thing, it has probably been to make it easier for me to …

2009-01-13: Predominantly Inattentive I meant to start with as clean a slate as possible when I moved this site over and left a bunch of …