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12:15 a.m.

Snow on the ground now. Can’t wait to see what it looks like in the morning. It’s supposed to keep this up all night long (apologies to Lionel Richie).

Just chillin' yo.

< div style=”float:right;margin-left:10px;margin-bottom:10px;”> It’s been a while since I posted a photo, so here’s one I took tonight of Julie in her warm fuzzies waiting for the snow.

Hello Kindle

<title>Hello Kindle</title> The big brown UPS truck stopped at our house yesterday afternoon to consummate the delivery of my Amazon Kindle a mere 24 hours after I placed my order on the bookseller’s website. Now, less than a day after breaking the seal on its container, the device has reinvigorated my passion for reading. I […]

nvALT 1.0.4

Great stuff. Check it out fellow Mac users. nvALT 1.0.4: Brett’s latest, nvALT 1.0.4, adds custom color options for the note title pane, social sharing, and more. If you’re already using one of Brett’s earlier versions, you can upgrade by simply clicking Notational Velocity -> Check for Updates. (Via practically efficient)


Eddie made a poignant observation over at his blog. Eves: The eves in December are two of the few times of the year we truly acknowledge our existence. During the year, we’re just too overrun and overwrought to sense our own clocks. But like the one in the suddenly-quiet room, they were there all along. […]

“We Got More” music video

Ab. So. Lutely. Mesmerizing. Guys. This is less than 3 minutes long. Invest that small grain of sand passing in your life to this. I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. HD720. Full screen. Headphones if you have them. Go now. “We Got More” music by Eskmo, dir. Cyriak Harris for…: “We Got More” […]

Tidy up text on the fly with WordService

If you aren’t following Eddie Smith’s work over at his blog Practically Efficient, you’re missing out. He recently published an article about CleanHaven. It looks like a good tool, but I recommended another option that he also blogged about. Tidy up text on the fly with WordService: After seeing my writeup of the text utility […]

BFF?! Shame on you OED!

I’m with Eileen. Texting lingo such as “BFF” should not be included in the Oxford English Dictionary. I’m not a big fan of acronyms, or abbreviations, or WYCT (whatever you call them). So you can imagine my dismay when I recently read a headline that said the New Oxford American Dictionary had added “BFF” to […]