The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. - Alfred North Whitehead
Happy Valentines Day, Becky! I love you dearly. I’m incredibly blessed to do life together with you. You have an amazing, infectious personality and love for God. I am honored to be your husband.
“Sometimes they accused demons of making their minds wander.”
Definitely using this excuse in the future.
I’m a terrible NFL fan. I forgot all about the Super Bowl the day of the game. Didn’t check who won until the afternoon on Monday. And only watched highlights today. Also, I’m (supposedly) a Chiefs fan. 🙈
In 2015, I read two books. Now I’m reading a book every two weeks. Here’s my side of the story behind Bookworm and how my view of books has changed in the last four years.
Learn to pause… or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you. - Doug King
Here’s a trip down memory lane.
Old CSS, new CSS - fuzzy notepad
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I have been watching a number of @curtismchale’s videos lately. And one of his latest on book notes struck a chord with me. I’m coming back to analog book notes.
Fountain pen goals right here. A few of these are overlaps in different colors, but I have one version of the Pilot, Lamy, and TWSBI pens. Does that mean I have a problem? 🤔 - 📸: @tinajan
The Sweet Setup has a new course on mind mapping! Maybe now is the time to bring it into my workflows.
Extreme busyness, whether at school or college, kirk or market, is a symptom of deficient vitality. - Robert Louis Stevenson
This is starting to get a bit scary. Think about what would happen if you accidentally autofilled your email password in a username field.
I used to check in on the App Store daily to see the new articles. But since Apple Arcade came out, it’s mostly games anymore. Now I only open the App Store to update apps. Sorry, app developers.
One of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes. I used to send this to clients when we finished projects.
I’ve been hanging out on IRC lately. Outside of the normal developer channels, any recommendations for where to go?
I’ve seen some of these unknown-brand deals with cheap phones in the past. But it never occurred to me that there’s a reason they’re cheap.
“Buying a smart phone on the cheap? Privacy might be the price you have to pay”
I’m looking to add microblog and webmention support to a Wordpress site. Any plugin recommendations for doing so? I’d rather not build it as it looks like I need a Custom Post Type.
I failed as fast as you can fail. 🤷🏻♂️
Game: Can You Defeat the Privacy Chicken? - The New York Times
I have been working my way off of Google’s services for almost two years now. Here’s what I’m using instead.
Notion users: if you decide to leave, how easy is it to get your data out in a usable format? I haven’t found anything that eases my mind.
“Inaction, more than anything else, is the cause of our failures and our miseries.”
Why is Taking Action Hard? - Scott H Young
My two favorite books from 2019: Digital Minimalism and Atomic Habits.
Before you try to change something, increase your awareness of it. - Tim Gallwey
At one point I saw this but I just rediscovered the ability to install custom fonts on iOS. Unfortunately, that means I can fiddle with my presentations from my phone. 🤷🏻♂️
Not sure I would wear this. But I understand the motivation behind it.
Anti-surveillance mask lets you pass as someone else - CNET
The one and only @MacSparky has done it again. And this time he’s covered Fantastical!