A couple of months ago, an eye doctor diagnosed me as slightly nearsighted with a slight astigmatism in one eye before handing over a prescription for eyeglasses. A few days later, I picked up my first pair of glasses and my life changed. I had no idea what I was missing. My eyesight used to… Continue reading Glasses
My website has gone through many iterations over the years. Hand-coded HTML. Template-based sites uploaded in chunks via FTP. Blogger. WordPress. Not only that, but it’s divided and come back together like amoeba or a healing wound. At one point, I thought I would create a blog for each topic that interested me. Macs and… Continue reading Simplify
If awesome is measured in Mac capacity, our kids’ orthodontist is the awesomest. A quick scan of the office during our visit there today turned up: 3 iMacs at the front desk 1 iMac in the consultation room 5 or 6 13″ MacBook Pros at each workstation The oddball in the bunch? A Cisco router,… Continue reading Our Kids Have an Awesome Orthodontist
This is the second of three articles as described in an earlier post inspired by Dave Gamache. Dave posed three questions: What are three things I want to do? What are three things I want to be? What are three things I want to have? This my response to the second question. Be Bold My… Continue reading What Do I Want to Be?
My third-grade teacher was infuriating. Memories of 1980 include learning to read using advanced phonics (man-u-fac-ture), struggling with multiplication tables (I still do), and writing sentences using our vocabulary words. Ms. Robinson (no, nothing like that) wouldn’t let us start sentences with the words “I” or “The.” Furthermore, if my memory is churning correctly, our… Continue reading Third-Grade Writing Lessons from 1980
As a recreational blogger who struggles with commitment to write on a regular schedule, I have been slow to pay cold hard cash to a web host for my site. I would love to slap a CMS on there and take off to the races. I have a long list of excuses to draw from… Continue reading Site Redesign and a Renewed Focus
Yeah, I hope to get there too. Noble goals running my mind tonight. (Via Garry Tan)
This is the first of three articles as described in an earlier post inspired by Dave Gamache. Dave posed three questions: What are three things I want to do? What are three things I want to be? What are three things I want to have? This my response to the first question. Write passionately Writers… Continue reading What do you want to do?
I’ve played around long enough. It’s time to commit to my writing tools and stick to them. Here’s the list. On my Mac As far as I’m concerned, Scrivener is the winner on Mac. I’ve tried them all and have no more questions. Scrivener is it for me. On my iPad Discovering Writing Kit made… Continue reading Nailing the Workflow