Category Archives: etc

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The Mid-Life Longboard Purchase and Use Lifecycle: A Selection of Advice

Some notes about buying a longboard, written for people who just want to learn how to cruise around safely and comfortably, and have not developed a particular interest in one discipline or another, whether that’s downhill, dancing, or freeride.

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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 about them and include a few samples. Prior to buying an X-T2, I usually had a […]

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A Review of the Fujifilm X-T2

The Fujifilm X-T2 is my first-ever “no compromises” camera purchase, and I don’t regret it for a second.

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On the Quicksilver (and the curious marketing conceit “RV resort”)

In which we paid to see some dude with a ginormous owl tattoo toweling his lady off all nasty.

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Breakfast at Oliver’s

I appear to have eaten at Oliver’s Cafe about 90 times since March, 2012 (can’t account for a few cash transactions). I ran the Quicken report that told me that through a quick script to […]

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One jumper to the left door

This aircraft is used to train astronauts in zero maneuvers, giving them about 25 seconds of weightlessness out of 65 seconds of flight in each parabola. During such training the airplane typically flies between 40-60 […]

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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 stay away from Emacs. It works like this: It is not controversial to assert that […]

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Predominantly Inattentive

A bit about having ADHD and how to deal with it if medication is off the table.