2021-08-20: I’ve realized as time goes on I either don’t have the patience or mindset to follow a …

2021-08-20: Been a fun ride watching those initially dead set against 1Password v8 due to Electron, now saying …

2021-07-06: With PDFPen sold by Smile, I don’t see a future for TextExpander. TE was one of the first to …

2021-06-23: Firefox has much better privacy options and extensions than other browsers, but it has become a …

2021-06-12: 🍿 Watched The Turning and was severely disappointed in the ending.

2021-06-07: ☕ Day two of Volcanica’s Sumatra Mandheling it’s very good. I’ll be purchasing the …

2021-06-05: Watched “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”, and I was very disappointed, …

2021-06-02: ☕ What coffee beans or grounds is everyone buying these days?

2021-05-25: Really enjoying Sublime Text 4, Tab Multi-Select and GPU rendering are awesome, but the LSP …

2021-05-15: Testing out selfhosting Bitwarden with Vaultwarden (previously bitwarden_rs). I like the new Send …

2021-05-13: I find Spotify new music playlists more useful for finding new music, compared to Apple Music. Also …

2021-04-22: 🔗 Signal CEO gives mobile-hacking firm a taste of being hacked In seemingly “completely unrelated” …

2021-04-20: I’m slowly moving more and more notes from TheBrain and into Standard Notes. Finished moving …

2021-04-17: 🍿 Rainy Saturday morning today, a great time to watch The Godfather.

2021-04-13: Yesterday, I spent about an hour going through old notes and clearing them out. Probably deleted …

2021-04-13: 🍿 Watched The Gentlemen and really liked it. Just enough violence to make it thrilling, but not so …

2021-04-08: I’m very much enjoying watching the Masters while doing Change Request paperwork, makes the …

2021-03-30: Created an Obsidian Publish Site: Josh’s Obsidian Blog just to play around with. So far I …

2021-03-30: Obsidian Mobile is coming along nicely. With thorough backups, I’m trying it as my main note …

2021-03-29: I’ve recently been enjoying brewing a coffee that is mixing Jamaican Me Crazy and the Panera …

2021-03-25: Ordered the Bose 700 series yesterday, I needed a new headset that works well with music and calls, …

2021-03-24: The Ember mug really needs a iOS widget. I would much prefer to check the temp on the widget than …

2021-03-18: I love when a company gives you options for managing a code base. But when that company gives you …

2021-03-15: Installing a macOS 11.1 Big Sur vm in Windows vmWare Workstation Pro is a pain, but thankfully still …

2021-03-15: Last May I moved to a new house, and since then I’ve been on 300/300Mbps internet speeds. Work has …

2021-03-15: Now that all the posts have been imported into Micro.blog, working on cleaning up categories and …

2021-03-14: 🔗 I’ve been participating in The Greatest Product of All Time Bracket Challenge and it’s …

2021-03-13: Starting the process of importing all my micro posts from my Blot.im blog to my Micro.blog blog. …

2021-03-11: If the new AirPods design leak is real, I doubt I’ll buy them. The first and second gen fit, …

2021-03-10: March 2021 Home Screen

2021-03-09: In other news, my order of Girl Scout cookies came in, so I’m looking forward to those …

2021-03-09: Sometimes I want to burn vSphere down to the ground… Then a day later, when doing something …

2021-03-06: All MS Exchange patches are finally installed. 2 hybrid servers for day job, and 18 client servers. …

2020-11-11: Netflix is increasing their price to $17.99 a month, and for the first time, I’m actually …

2020-11-10: Does anyone have a preferred clear iPhone case or brand? I’m looking for one that is thin, and …

2020-11-03: Reserved my iPhone 12 Pro Max, this will be the first year since the original iPhone that I will …

2020-10-16: TheBrain v12 beta just came out with backlinks and unlinked mentions and I’m all in. Was using …

2020-07-13: Yesterday, I wasn’t feeling great so I watched the entire Conjuring series. Last night, I took …

2020-07-13: Thinking I won’t be renewing TheBrain services. Last year I finally purchased it outright, and …

2020-06-26: I want to use Firefox, but it has weird issues with third party cookies. Even after allowing them, …

2020-06-08: Looks like it’s time to switch to Firefox full time, which is a shame, because a lot of times, …

2020-06-05: I’m really enjoying the community around Obsidian. Friendly and helpful, reminds me of the …

2020-03-31: Seeing some exciting (at least to me and a few others) posts in the Standard Notes slack. I think …

2020-03-29: My issue with writing longer blog posts on a topic I am excited about is I inevitably go off on …

2020-02-26: Sometimes I wish I could go back to the 2011-2014 era where I trusted Evernote and didn’t …

2020-02-25: Re-structured my notes in Standard Notes, I now only have two layers of tags. It’s so much …

2020-02-20: I’m really enjoying the ability to listen to the The Daily Update in a podcast now. I usually …

2020-02-18: I’m really disliking this trend to turn country music into pop or rap. I’m listening to …

2019-12-04: Installing elementary OS in VMWare to see if I could live with it. I’ve heard only great …

2019-12-03: The Plain Text Project: Do you need big, feature-packed, and sometimes complex tool for your work, …

2019-12-03: How is everyone keeping SSH keys in sync across multiple computers these days? I have about 7 VPSs …

2019-11-26: Added another 5 years to my Standard Notes Extended Plan with the Black Friday 40% off deal. …

2019-11-02: I found the ending of The Americans to be rather disappointing. I would preferred to have a time …

2019-11-01: Hoping for a new alpha of TheBrain today, current version has a lot of errors/crashes.

2019-10-28: 27 September 2018 - Bought AirPods 1st Gen 20 March 2019 - Bought AirPods 2nd Gen 28 October 2019 - …

2019-10-25: Sprint accidentally didn’t register I returned my previous iPhone, so they tried to charge me …

2019-10-25: Didn’t realize my AirPods case was dead last night so my AirPods didn’t charge. Thankfully had my …

2019-10-12: Back to using Brave as my main browser on macOS. Due to Safari 13 disabling some very useful …

2019-10-12: I found Downie on SetApp today and am really happy with it. You give it a URL to a video and it will …

2019-10-06: I haven’t bought a computer other than Macs since I started buying them in 2007. I’m …

2019-08-25: Summer Squash and Habanero Peppers from the Garden

2019-08-25: First Watermelon is Growing

2019-07-25: We are 2 nights away from sleeping on our new Sleep Number bed, and I am shaking with excitement. 🛏

2019-06-26: Just purchased 64 GB memory upgrade for my Mac Pro. I’m also looking at dual 27-inch 4K …

2019-06-24: In my on going obsession to privatize my data exposure, I’ve set up VPN Plus Server on my …

2019-06-22: I wrote some thoughts on Resilio Sync. TLDR: Still looking for a syncing solution.

2019-06-20: I really need the new Synology Drive On-demand Sync to be added to the macOS client and I think …

2019-06-20: Somehow it escaped my attention that Slack now has full Dark mode support on iOS.

2019-06-20: My brief trial of Syncthing was cut short due to the lack of an iOS app. I spent ~20 minutes testing …

2019-06-17: I’ve been fighting with Resilio for 3 days off and on trying to get it to use the Let’s …

2019-06-16: Successful trip to Ikea today, got a dresser and two side tables. Now headed home to build them. 🔨

2019-06-14: It’s a gorgeous 62°F out this morning and sunny! Wish I was headed to the park instead of the …

2019-06-13: My Mac Toolbox I wanted to expand on the list of hardware and software I use to get my work done. Hardware The …

2019-06-07: For those who post link or like posts, meaning posts filled with links you’ve read over the …

2019-05-30: Had drinks with coworkers that are definitely more friends than coworkers. It was a lot of fun and …

2019-05-30: Creating an NGinx Directory Index for Image and File Hosting Due to Phil’s post on his wiki about Self Hosting Images I reached out to him how he had set …

2019-05-28: Productive day so far: ✅ Town Parking Sticker ✅ Inspection Sticker ✅ Packages Mailed ✅ Key Fob …

2019-05-20: I’m amazed at how much faster syncing DEVONthink databases to WebDAV on the Synology is …

2019-05-20: Set up WebDav on my Synology and changed a couple of DEVONthink databases over to the WebDav for …

2019-05-18: New Notes Editor in TheBrain 11 → This new editor will be a flagship feature in TheBrain 11… …

2019-05-17: Monica CRM Experiment Monica CRM was a very interesting experiment but it won’t last. TheBrain makes better …

2019-05-15: The only action I really need in Drafts for Mac ASAP is to export the current file with the Title …

2019-05-14: I’ve switched to storing all software licenses in a DEVONthink database. It’s easier …

2019-05-08: ⚽ Liverpool played strong yesterday, hopefully able to reproduce the match play in the CL finals.

2019-04-26: No idea what it is but I am exhausted today. I want to go home and sleep, hopefully leaving early …

2019-04-26: Brave sync completely botch my bookmarks, and due to iCloud on Windows, it destroyed them on all but …

2019-04-24: I really love DEVONthink and I use the web server in Pro Office. I’m having a tough time …

2019-04-22: Had to tape up another Field Notes binding. It’s how you know your getting heavy use out of …

2019-04-17: I love writing my posts in Drafts on iOS and macOS. Unfortunately Monday-Friday 7:45-15:45 I’m …

2019-04-14: I realized I’ve missed a few notifications for Micro.blog posts recently because I …

2019-04-14: Browsing Privacy I’ve recently gone all in on privacy related to my browsing habits. I’ve switched to …

2019-04-06: ✅ Taxes Now testing out Fork macOS Git client thanks to @dgold for telling me about it.

2019-04-05: With my move iCloud Drive, I was hoping Ulysses would have iCloud Drive support. Unfortunately, the …

2019-04-05: BBEdit on the Mac App store along with Transmit is finally making me believe that Apple is serious …

2019-03-30: Dinner tonight was ground turkey in red sauce over spaghetti squash. It was so good, definitely …

2019-03-30: Now that AirPower is dead, I’m going to have to purchase the Nomad Base Station for charging …

2019-03-25: I was not expecting to sign up for the Apple Card before the event today, but learning about it has …

2019-03-25: It’s always nice when 43°F feels like warm spring weather after a harsh cold winter.

2019-03-24: 🍿 Watched: The Widow The Widow is an excellent show with a satisfying beginning, middle, and ending …

2019-03-20: Purchased the new AirPods immediately. Delivery between 3/27 and 3/29, last time they came a day …

2019-03-14: Recently I’ve found myself more willing to ask people questions online or via email. I believe this …

2019-03-10: I’ve been watching Mock the Week all day on this snowy/rainy day. I love British TV it’s …

2019-03-07: I removed the Status posts from my blog’s entries page and created a new page to display them. …

2019-03-07: Return to Sublime Text In January I asked the Micro.blog community a question about writing apps for Windows. I received …

2019-02-28: Wttr.in is out of queries, I guess I won’t be added the weather to my journal yet. 😔

2019-02-26: I want to move to iA Writer everywhere, but the lack of TextExpander support on iOS is killing me. I …

2019-02-20: Creating an Online TiddlyWiki on DigitalOcean TiddlyWiki is a Wiki software that you can run a few different ways including locally only, online, …

2019-02-18: I love the look of Carbonize shared code snippets and want to start using them. I also don’t …

2019-02-18: ❄️ I didn’t check the weather forecast for today and woke up to ~3 inches of snow with drifts …

2019-02-09: Keychron K1 Thoughts Recently a few different people who bought the Keychron K1 have not been impressed with the …

2019-02-07: Twitter Goes Full Marie Kondo → > When it comes to cleaning house, Twitter at least seems to have …

2019-02-05: The amount of people who are in Boston for the Patriots parade who are already drunk is ridiculous. …

2019-01-31: On the one hand, I love how easy VDI environments are to manage. On the other, VMware is a cesspool …

2019-01-29: Writing with iA Writer Based on recommendations from this thread on Micro.blog I’ve been using iA Writer for the last …

2019-01-28: I’m considering subscribing to The Economist. Does anyone on Micro.blog read it or previously …

2019-01-22: With Apple Pay coming to Target, I’m down to Cumberland Farms as the only place I go regularly …

2019-01-19: I usually go grocery shopping Saturday or Sunday morning, decided the previous weekend by which day …

2019-01-16: EU Copyright Directive to Turn Google into Ghost Town → Google’s search results will look …

2019-01-16: I’m trying to find a writing app for Windows for blogging. Currently, I am using Notepad++, …

2019-01-11: Since mid-December, we’ve been unable to migrate accounts to Office 365 and been back and …

2019-01-11: Debating to separate my short posts for Micro.blog out into a secondary Blot blog with a separate …

2019-01-10: The Bose QC 35II were the best purchase I’ve made in a while. They are amazing for noise …

2019-01-08: 210-Foot Fatberg Blocks Sewers of English Seaside Town → But a monster lurks beneath the calm: a …

2019-01-02: My favorite coffee shop stopped selling Nitro Cold Brew. I’ve been going here for two years …

2019-01-01: I realized the error in my original set up of my Blot post structures in Dropbox. Which was add all …

2018-12-29: Liverpool really thrashed Arsenal today, with Tottenham falling to the Wolves that puts us 9 points …

2018-12-28: I’m really liking the new Launch Center Pro. I’ve already moved a few apps off my home …

2018-12-27: Had some time yesterday and today to get a couple of items on my Blot wishlist done. Both web …

2018-12-25: Today will be filled with British comedy show Christmas specials after a French toast breakfast, …

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! 🎅🎁

2018-12-23: Dynalist vs Workflowy In my opinion, Dynalist is the better product. It has far more features, while still giving you the …

2018-12-19: TheBrain has been instrumental in keeping track of changes to make to Blot and keeping track of …

2018-12-18: Just started a @blot site for a test to see if I should move over from a Micro.blog hosted account …

2018-12-17: Recently I’ve been taking the commuter rail instead of the boat for the late trains. People watching …

2018-12-16: How Can I Just Write? How can I just write? – Why I Made Today I Learned by @simonwoods Micro.blog was the first blogging …

2018-12-10: I think about switching to Blot or another self hosted blog but find that I like the ease of using …

2018-12-10: True Post Preview on Micro.blog True Post Preview on Micro.blog Recently I’ve been posting a lot more. Unfortunately, this has …

2018-12-09: I’m back to using a Das Keyboard Model S Professional for Mac w/Blue switches. I had been using the …

2018-12-09: Using TheBrain I’ve been using TheBrain since August due to a video by Joe Buhlig on Productivity Guild Community …

2018-12-07: The Education of Huawei - WSJ → The U.S. has to enforce its laws or they’re meaningless, and China …

2018-12-04: In November I read about @ron using Dropbox Paper to keep track of threads on Micro.blog and …

2018-12-02: Micro.blog Dark Theme Changes I’ve compiled a list of CSS changes that were necessary to make the transition from the …

2018-11-29: Really starting to dig into CSS on Micro.blog, just today I’ve changed my theme twice and then …

2018-11-24: Just finished watching Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia. I highly recommend it if you’re looking for …

2018-11-05: Finally started playing around with CSS on Micro.blog and so far I like the changes. Hope to learn …

2018-11-03: Started watching 9-1-1 and am really liking, very good casting thus far.

2018-10-30: Installing iOS 12.1 on my iPad and iPhone took about 10 minutes for download, install, and restart. …

2018-10-25: In advance of my ScanSnap ix1500 arriving tomorrow, DEVONtechnologies released DEVONthink 2.10.2, …

2018-10-23: Getting the new Fujitsu ScanSnap ix1500 Thursday, plus set up the Synology VPN Plus server = …

2018-10-19: Every so often I think about canceling my Encrypt.me subscription, but then I end up at the …

2018-09-25: I’ve had the XS Max for a day now and found that the control center swipe target is a lot bigger …

2018-09-25: I think this is the last time I am going to do a clean install of iOS. Previously I enjoyed sitting …

2018-09-24: The rumors regarding 3D touch going away in the next iPhone (based on the XR) are worrying me; I …

2018-09-24: So far this morning I’ve purchased OmniFocus 3 Upgrade, David Sparks OmniFocus 3 Field Guide, …

2018-09-21: I lasted until today before purchasing the iPhone Xs Max. When a coworkers arrived I realized I’m on …

2018-08-15: Revelation of a Liverpool Soccer Fan → > The only religious commitment I have is to the Liverpool …

2018-08-12: Inside Twitter’s Struggle Over What Gets Banned → Mr. Dorsey also said that while Twitter’s …

2018-08-09: Took the plunge yesterday and deleted all my tweets, but ended up not deactivating it. I still find …

2018-08-06: I’ve recently gone all in on Synology NAS and Router solutions. I just enabled the Let’s …

2018-08-05: Finally went through and trimmed my Fastmail aliases then re-organized them into broader categories. …

2018-07-31: Finally got around to importing a number of my Instagram photos. Import was very easy and I was very …

2018-07-31: Private and Secure File Transfer with Dropshare Just started using Dropshare this weekend when I …

2018-07-28: Of course Verizon is having a large network issue (in the Greater Boston area) affecting about 50% …

2018-07-27: Finally getting around to cleaning out my Pinboard.in bookmarks, between this and the FileMaker …

2018-07-27: Switching to a FileMaker Database from DEVONthink Pro Office (Not By Choice) Due to my job shifting to an Enterprise Applications Administrator I’ve had to resort to using …

2018-07-21: Just canceled my BackBlaze computer backup subscription and switched to Arq + BackBlaze B2 cloud …

2018-07-18: Trying out a personal Discourse site as a note taking/reference app. It’s been working great …

2018-07-14: Cleaning up my BackBlaze B2 bucket I am using for backing up my Synology. Finally had the time to …

2018-05-17: Finding myself turning to Micro.blog instead of Twitter for leisure time, I guess it’s almost …

2018-05-15: I think the worst part of PowerShell is finally fixing the tiny syntax error you made then looking …