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2021-09-17: Yes, America loves ALL the children everywhere.

2021-09-17: We do love our children so. Part four hundred billion. With each passing month of the pandemic, …

2021-09-15: Whenever I hear something is too hard or “impossible” I remember we, collectively as an American …

2021-09-13: I finally read a James Baldwin book: If Beale Street Could Talk. I had heard of James Baldwin much …

2021-09-11: Is 650,000 a lot?

2021-09-09: We do love our children so. The email said that “if an instructor is notified by a student that the …

2021-09-08: We are now entering the lawless phase of American Democracy.

2021-09-03: We do love our children so. Three schools in Vancouver, Washington were put under lockdown on …

2021-09-03: Forgetting for a moment how fucked up the Texas abortion law is… How does Texas have all this money …

2021-08-29: We took a trip to the MOMA today to see two exhibits. One was called Automania and the other was a …

2021-08-26: We’re going to just go ahead and send all the kids who aren’t eligible for vaccines back to school, …

2021-08-26: It’s amazing Afghanistan is dominating the news while the worst health crisis is still destroying so …

2021-08-18: Mississippi Quarantines 20,000 With 5,993 Students Positive For COVID; Teen Deaths Rise No one …

2021-07-22: The Tomorrow War was terrible. I’m giving everyone in it a pass because there’s a pandemic and …

2021-07-13: We sure do love our children so. I have no idea why I read the news.

2021-05-06: America is a cruel, cruel country. The proposed MCPS policy says families that do not qualify for …

2021-04-20: 🍔👩🏾‍🦱🖕 USDA announces free lunch for all of next school year (2021-2022). Yay! Wait a minute… …

2021-04-18: ☠️☠️☠️ I took a three-hour walk today with a friend. I was gone for just three hours. I came home to …

2021-04-11: Best pandemic hobby!

2021-04-06: I said to my wife tonight, “The only woman I’d leave you for is Jen Psaki.” And …

2021-03-25: 👴🗒📰 I watched President Biden’s press conference today and I have never been more embarrassed …

2021-03-19: Is 550,000 a lot?

2021-03-15: Congratulations to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. The best time to have her in this position …

2021-03-14: ⌨️⌨️⌨️ New clicky keyboard!

2021-03-14: 💉👩🏻👍🏻 I got my first vaccination today. It was run so efficiently I was out of there in under 25 min …

2021-03-11: 👩🏻‍🦰💪❤️ My word is Jen Psaki awesome. Awesome isn’t even the right word. She’s a true professional …

2021-03-07: It was years ago when McCain picked, somehow, Palin to be his running mate I began to hear the …

2021-03-05: If I swoon any harder over Jen Psaki I’m gonna pull a muscle. Please keep kicking ass, Jen.

2021-03-02: How anyone can see the GOP as anything other than a death cult is beyond me. Hasn’t this guy …

2021-02-27: America.

2021-02-11: We sure do love our children so. (Narrator: They do not love their children so.)

2021-02-04: Is 450,000 a lot?

2021-01-22: GOP lawmakers seek to end mask mandate, public health emergency. Looks like there’ll be cheap …

2021-01-13: 🇺🇸🏛🤦 Is two a lot?

2021-01-13: 🇺🇸🏴‍☠️🇺🇸 The start of a civil war doesn’t get a date until history looks back on it. I’m guessing …

2021-01-12: 🖕🖕🖕 No Republican is dumping Trump because they’ve suddenly found a conscience. He’s dead weight, so …

2021-01-12: Is he still, you know, president?

2021-01-10: Using the American flag to beat the police who are trying to protect the Capitol building.

2021-01-05: ❤️📱❤️ I’ve been seeing a bunch of articles lately about how the iPhone 12 mini isn’t selling as well …

2021-01-02: ☠️☠️☠️ The GOP is a death cult.

2021-01-01: Is 350,000 a lot?

2021-01-01: First day of the new year and I’ve already stayed up too late.

2020-12-30: 💲= ☠️ The policies which allow this to happen will, eventually, look as barbaric as doctors not …

2020-12-28: 📚 I finally read Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut. I have no idea why I hadn’t read this …

2020-12-28: 🍿 I watched two movies recently. Rating as such: The Midnight Sky: 👎 Soul: 👍

2020-12-24: Laying on the bed explaining how to wrap presents while my wife actually wraps the presents is going …

2020-12-21: How in the world has Trump not been impeached again? Also, at this point, I also have no idea why …

2020-12-19: For about a third of the episodes of The Mandalorian I’ve literally stood up to watch. I would go …

2020-12-16: Looks like I’ve just become a fan of someone I’ve not heard of until right now. Some advisers close …

2020-12-11: So Trump and the GOP spent money on a wall to protect from a made-up problem and passed on buying a …

2020-12-05: Only one side doing this.

2020-12-05: Only one side doing this.

2020-12-04: The Mandalorian is such a good TV show that 1) I can’t believe it’s a TV show and 2) If it was a …

2020-12-02: One quibble with this It’s impossible to overemphasize just how much the White House has …

2020-12-01: I don’t understand why so many Dems retweet (or rebroadcast) those on the right. Even when you agree …

2020-11-30: My daughter is home from college and is thrilled about being back here with us. That reinforces we …

2020-11-29: I’ve long said NYC isn’t as pedestrian-friendly as it should be. When the pandemic first …

2020-11-28: Every time I read about spikes in COVID cases I get super paranoid. Then I realize many (not all, of …

2020-11-28: My dilemma is to keep ranting about politics or … Naw, I’m going to keep ranting (and voting) …

2020-11-26: I’ve had to adjust my expectations for Thanksgiving. It’s just my immediate family. The …

2020-11-25: Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow. And that means instead of a gathering of 25+, we’ll be just us four. …

2020-11-25: I love it when a tweet sums up my feelings. The right still controls the narrative.

2020-11-24: I think every trip to the grocery store has to include non-perishable provisions. If I can carry it, …

2020-11-23: When I went to the grocery store this evening for a forgotten ingredient, I noticed more and more …

2020-11-22: Our collective activity is bordering on insanity.

2020-11-22: During my walk around Brooklyn yesterday I came across two huge lines of people waiting to get …

2020-11-21: I’m going to bed at 9pm on a Saturday. If autumn does this to me already, I worry what winter will …

2020-11-20: Today marks one full week with the iPhone 12 mini and I have absolutely no buyer’s remorse. It might …

2020-11-20: I hope this time will never fade from my memory or the memory of my children. I want them to always …

2020-11-19: If those supporting or attempting to perpetrate a turnover of the election results are not punished …

2020-11-19: This person might be the worst possible choice for Secretary of Transportation. I’m not saying …

2020-11-18: Is 250,000 a lot?

2020-11-18: When Apple begins to act up, I always take a step back to reassess my dependence on their products …

2020-11-17: By the time I retire from day-to-da y work, I hope I can ride an expanded train system in the United …

2020-11-17: My mind is having a hard time finding memories. I’m not worried that I’m losing my mind, it’s just …

2020-11-15: Fox News is very bad. In fact, I used to think it was the worst. But Facebook is far worse. Not only …

2020-11-14: I am not sure this counts as spooky… maybe more as eerie Or just sad. The New York …

2020-11-14: My guess was right: This iPhone 12 mini is very good. I’m still unsure of the battery, but it’s new …

2020-11-12: I think the most surprising aspect of my Apple Watch is that it’s not been an issue to wear it. I …

2020-11-11: Say what you want, but a few months of $100… and I have a new Mac mini. Hmm…

2020-11-10: Because of this administration, this election cycle, and the current shenanigans, I don’t just feel …

2020-11-09: So… are we the people going to force Trump to leave the White House or will he use the …

2020-11-09: Why was the Secretary of Defense fired? This seems so odd to me.

2020-11-08: The DCCC doesn’t move to the left, they are going to find themselves in a bind come election time.

2020-11-07: NYC didn’t celebrate this much when Obama won either time. This is really something. There was an …

2020-11-06: It’s puzzling the media haven’t called the election. If Trump we’re in the lead the election would …

2020-11-05: Growing up in the suburbs of NJ we’d have garage sales but didn’t own a garage. Now living in the …

2020-11-04: Gonna need to listen to a lot of John Prine today. Thanks to his wonderful music and stories …

2020-11-03: I’m honestly astonished this is at all a close election. I get folks have different views on …

2020-11-02: After I vote tomorrow I hope I can concentrate on work. But it might be a lost day…

2020-11-01: It’s a dreary day here and I’m sick over the upcoming election, but today we’re focusing on making …

2020-10-31: If Biden wins this election and Dems don’t immediately take steps to: Abolish the electoral college, …

2020-10-26: Apple Engineer Novall Khan feels spiritually related to AOC. Both super smart women trying to make …

2020-10-24: 🍿 We watched The Way I See It and, after being annoyed at how good of a photographer Pete Souza is, …

2020-10-13: 📷 A northeast path from Prospect Park West into Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY. 8:31pm. Late evening …

2020-10-07: Not only am I still in disbelief American newspapers aren’t running banner headlines demanding the …

2020-10-07: Trump got the nuclear football guy sick? Trump has gotten more military personnel sick than, I …

2020-09-30: 📰 I can’t believe I didn’t know the Newseum app, Today’s Front Pages, existed. This is the kind of …

2020-09-30: While two old white men argued last night… Greenland’s ice sheet got smaller and …

2020-09-29: “Folks, talk about whatever you like because I have no control over this.” -Wallace

2020-09-28: I’m a bit embarrassed to say that all it took for me to forget about Instagram was moving the …

2020-09-27: $750.

2020-09-26: I don’t agree often with Marco Arment but I completely agree there are too many scams in the App …

2020-09-26: DeSantis is like the Florida of governors.

2020-09-18: Thank Ted It’s Friday!

2020-09-16: Nothing, on any level, will ever get better in the United States until the United States adopts a …

2020-09-13: As I watch the West Coast burn, I am reminded of the show Newsroom and this scene about climate …

2020-09-10: 📰 Woodward had recordings since February and we’re only hearing about them now?!

2020-09-04: New rule: Ted Lasso needs to be on 52 weeks a year. We’re in a pandemic and it’s incredibly …

2020-09-02: I keep seeing headlines that read (I’m paraphrasing) Biden campaign brings in $300 million …

2020-09-01: 📰 Every single newspaper should be calling for Trump to resign1. Who is controlling Biden? “People …

2020-08-24: Justin Townes Earle I have two stories about meeting Justin Townes Earle. They aren’t amazing stories and I guess I’m …

2020-08-23: 🍔🍟☠️ I wonder how many died as a result of not listening to health experts? Do the people …

2020-08-20: 😍🎶👩🏻 I just watched Linda Rondstadt: The Sound of My Voice and damn it was great. If you are not …

2020-08-20: 🏫👩🏾‍🦱📓 Reopening in-person teaching in grade schools now is premature. There is no vaccine and there …

2020-08-16: I dropped off my daughter (she’s the oldest) at college today. It was a weird feeling of being …

2020-08-10: Even with a vaccine (which is still only a maybe), 2021 will be another lost year.

2020-08-07: This is such bullshit. The school system is only reversing her suspension because it makes them look …

2020-08-01: The olds are scared. Lower it to 16, I say.

2020-07-28: Is 150,000 a lot?

2020-07-21: 🖕 Those playing a game know to protect their own and sacrifice the pawns first. The amount of fuck …

2020-07-20: “These kids have got to get back to school,” Parson told Cox. “They’re at the lowest risk possible. …

2020-07-19: 🖕 A designer played a part in this. Boils my blood and reminds me of a zine by my close personal …

2020-07-17: While it’s true the amount of Black history I don’t know could make for a… long …

2020-07-16: Ron DeSantis is responsible for a lot of death. And I here I thought Rick Scott was a fuckup.1 Oh …

2020-07-14: ☠️☠️☠️ Fuck the death penalty.

2020-07-14: 👱🏼‍♀️🏫☠️ If school districts insist on opening without an honest-to-goodness plan in mind that …

2020-07-02: If people wear masks, we’ll be able to make it long enough to deal with the virus. If people quit …

2020-06-28: My daughter is supposed to start college in the fall (2020). All the schools are talking about going …

2020-06-24: Turns out 2016 was the most important election.

2020-06-12: Dear Satan, how can I be more evil? (Satan whispers in ear.) OK, I’ll do it!

2020-06-12: Wouldn’t it be something if hospitals were as prepared to help us as police departments were …

2020-05-31: Also look at the military equipment the police have! Who the fuck are they anticipating to come …

2020-05-31: Anyone remember the pandemic?

2020-05-28: I don’t get it. Landlords are going to kick people out because they can’t pay rent only to leave …

2020-05-27: We’re going to go from “Teachers should be paid $1 million a day!” to “Tax revenues are down, so the …

2020-05-24: The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential …

2020-05-20: Barbershops are open in Georgia, but elections are cancelled. We really are governed by the worst …

2020-05-15: Any podcast about libraries is my kind of podcast. Well, in this case, an episode about libraries …

2020-05-14: An alternative headline could be: More real estate to be available in Platteville, WI in June.

2020-05-11: Trump is more afraid of real questions from reporters than he is of the virus.

2020-05-06: Of course states are going to reopen despite thousands dying every day. We didn’t do a fucking thing …

2020-05-05: When I read the news I wonder if we should even bother with a vaccine. I know that most people (the …

2020-05-05: I’m not claiming the Dems are always on the side of the working class (because they are most …

2020-04-30: There is no way Apple isn’t working on the next generation of Smart Connector that does fast …

2020-04-28: There are far more sociopaths in our society than I thought there were.

2020-04-27: The Bird of Third is keeping me up at night. This time it started up at 2am rather than his more …

2020-04-24: What have you got to lose indeed.

2020-04-23: Uh oh. Sounds like some Republicans are worried about a Biden presidency. Else why would they …

2020-04-21: It’s clear to some, but not enough, that our medical system is a criminal grift. If you are …

2020-04-18: Florida opened beaches on 17 April? So, the hospitalizations and death will be in… Mid May? …

2020-04-16: Checks have been sent out? Here comes the looting.

2020-04-14: Apple should buy the LA Times.

2020-04-13: Just because we are, in fact, flattening the curve, does not mean we are in any way in the clear. As …

2020-04-09: So the Biden plan to get asses to the polls is to say to young voters “I’ll lower the eligible …

2020-04-08: Not John! Time to turn the lights down low, put on his music, and have a slice of meatloaf.

2020-04-03: Got this email: LOL, you mean how you take my $1 and supply $.74 of healthcare? Like that?

2020-04-02: This is a real quote from the White House site: You can call it a germ, you can call it a flu, you …

2020-04-01: This 240,000 number floating around is huge. But something doesn’t seem right. I really think there …

2020-04-01: 📰🤦‍♂️🖕There’s a reason I stopped subscribing to NYTimes years ago and started donating to Pro …

2020-03-31: I don’t agree with all the people proposing to thank, applaud, put on a parade for the …

2020-03-30: Since right after a school shooting is, apparently, not the time to talk about gun violence, is now …

2020-03-29: When Biden beat Bernie in several primaries a few weeks ago: And now this. Boy, can’t wait to …

2020-03-26: Man, I love cooking for my family.

2020-03-25: 📰 Every single newspaper needs to begin running as its main headline: Donald Trump is Unfit as …

2020-03-24: 🍎😷👎 This is terribly irresponsible. Apple shouldn’t do this until trusted health officials give the …

2020-03-24: They really do want to kill us, don’t they?

2020-03-22: As this pandemic continues, we’re going to be reading about government, corps, and individuals doing …

2020-03-21: Is Joe Biden around?

2020-03-19: 🏛💰🖕 Senators Richard Burr and Kelly Loeffler are despicable people. By Friday morning there better …

2020-03-18: 😷👨‍⚕️🤦‍♂️ I just realized I got notes from local businesses (pizza, wine stores) about the virus …

2020-03-18: 📰😦😭 The front pages of newspapers look like movie props from B movies.

2020-03-17: Capitalism is the real snowflake.

2020-03-17: I wonder if everyone still likes their health insurance.

2020-03-17: How has there not been a nationwide curfew enacted?

2020-03-16: Trump to USA, “Drop Dead” President Trump told a group of governors on Monday that they should not …

2020-03-16: ⌚️🚶‍♂️😡 Yes, Apple Watch, I know my exercise rings are usually further along! Where’s the …

2020-03-16: 🍪🍪🍪I need to social distance myself from these cookies.

2020-03-15: 🤪😭🤬 These were the wrong people to have in charge during good times. No fucking way they can handle …

2020-03-14: 🏛👱🏼‍♂️🖕 “I don’t take responsibility at all.” Donald Trump, March 13, 2020, in regards to the …

2020-03-12: The election is in jeopardy.

2020-03-11: 🤔😷☠️ The Unites States is not making good decisions for future generations.

2020-03-09: The Dem's Response to COVID-19 Why aren’t the Dems stepping up to lead since there is no real leadership coming from the …

2020-03-07: 🗓❓❓ 2020 is going to end up being called the lost year.

2020-03-05: 😷🚑🏨 I wonder why other countries with single payer healthcare systems haven’t put pressure on the …

2020-03-04: 💸💵🏦 I keep reading that Michael Bloomberg spent between 300 - 500 million dollars on his campaign. I …

2020-03-02: 🎸🤒😷 Wasn’t there a song in the 80s: When I think about Coronavirus I touch my face? You’d thought …

2020-02-27: 😷🏨☠️ Heckuva job, Trumpy.

2020-02-19: 🏨🚑👍🏻 Let’s all pay for healthcare for each other.

2020-02-17: 📲👎☢️ Folding phones are like 3D TV: We can make ‘em, but no one will want them. Also, they …

2020-01-05: 💩💩💩Oh, I get it now. Crimes on the odds days of the month, misdemeanors on the even days.

2020-01-04: 🤦‍♂️📒✏️ It’s a damn sad state of affairs we’re about to enter another war while we …

2020-01-03: 💔💀☠️ If you thought Medicare for All was too expensive, wait until you see what war with Iran will …

2020-01-01: 🪕 I somehow missed Justin Townes Earle’s 2017 album Kids in the Street. I mean, I know I knew …

2020-01-01: 🤬👎🩹 As my first act of the new year, I closed a window on my finger. Yes, yes, I know. Impressive as …

2019-12-18: 🏨💸💰 I read this tweet about overnight hospitals stays and for the love of Mr Peterson could everyone …

2019-12-14: ☠️🔫📇 When I came across this tweet of a New Zealander giving up his gun I immediately thought …

2019-11-28: 🍎🗽❓ Apple bows to China by censoring Taiwan flag emoji Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong …

2019-11-26: 🧓🏨🤦‍♂️ Who could have expected this turn of events? Sigh. She didn’t even wait until she got …

2019-11-13: New Keyboard Smell 🍎⌨️😶 It always struck me that Apple, simultaneously, makes a great keyboard and a terrible keyboard. …

2019-11-08: 🍎📺➕ I suppose even if folks are complaining about Apple’s TV shows, it’s a win for Apple …

2019-11-06: AirPods Pro 📱🎧🎤 The moment I saw version one of the AirPods I knew I wanted them. I had already had enough of my …

2019-11-04: 📺👱🏼‍♂️🏛 It’s been years since I watched The West Wing. Has it been 20? Boy, have I forgotten …

2019-11-01: 🎥📺👍 It’s been a banner week in our world of entertainment for me and the boy. We went to see …

2019-10-28: 🍎😠👎 I expect more out of Apple in absolutely everything they do. I also expect restraint. Just …

2019-10-26: 🍎 💻🤮 It’s hard to overstate how badly Apple has failed with its current line of portable …

2019-10-22: One of my favorite things about using an iPad is when I can’t find it, it’s usually on …

2019-10-05: 🧓👩‍⚕️🚫 My guess is that if Elizabeth Warren gets the Dem nod, she’ll begin to back away from …

2019-10-01: 🍊🏛⚖️ If Dubya wasn’t charged and prosecuted for crimes, then no U.S. president ever will be. …

2019-09-22: 👶👧🏻🧒🏼 The climate change walkout on Friday got me thinking. First, it got me thinking kids today …

2019-09-14: ⏱📱💪 As time marches on, it feels (literally) like the iPhones are going in the direction of cars. …

2019-09-13: 🤱🏫🖕There isn’t any bridge that’s too far to cross, is there? No war crime too horrendous …

2019-08-21: 🚀📚😐 I finished The Last Astronaut by David Wellington. While I thoroughly enjoyed the first half of …

2019-08-04: ☠️☠️☠️ There’s not a single person running for president who is talking about repealing the …

2019-07-22: 📺🤰🤯 Has anyone else watched the documentary The Handmaid’s Tale? It’s good.

2019-07-20: 🖕🖕🖕Hey person in charge of upholding the law but is actually a pretty terrible person who often says …

2019-07-17: 👳🏽‍♀️👨‍🦳🇺🇸The president of the United States regularly leads two minutes of hate. Well done right …

2019-07-13: 🍿😂😢 Defying Hollywood’s long-standing precedent of sequels being the pits, Toy Story 4 knocked …

2019-07-06: 🤬 🤓 🛠 With Jony Ive gone, Lisa Jackson needs to throw some face around to impress upon engineering …

2019-07-03: 🧑🧑🏽👱‍♀️ I think we’ll see a Warren/Harris ticket for Dems. Maybe be Warren/Castro ticket, but …

2019-07-01: ☠️☠️☠️ Where are the mass graves?

2019-06-29: 🤒🤷‍♂️🏛 Dementia makes for a better Manchurian candidate.

2019-06-26: 🏫👫❤️Many months ago I wrote about traditions. I guess it’s hypocritical of me to have poked …

2019-06-24: 🗽☠️⛺️ How long before we’re invaded because of our concentration camps?

2019-06-14: 💩👎🤷‍♂️ Wait wait wait. Huawei thought if this didn’t go well it could “destroy its reputation”? are …

2019-06-13: 💸🏫🖕Boomers pay just $10 per college credit. Nice! Now how about the rest of us?

2019-06-12: 👋🇺🇸🤒 Thanks to John Stewart for convincing Congress to do the right thing. Now how about the rest of …

2019-06-10: 🍓🤤❤️ My local grocery store (Park Slope Food Coop) has the good strawberries right now and I …

2019-06-08: 🤓🖥💪 It would be something if the folks who clamored for a pro Mac find the computer they actually …

2019-05-29: 🤕 👩‍⚕️ 🖕 Holy forking shirtballs! This is NOT awesome. It’s the perfect example of how forked our …

2019-05-22: 🏛 🍪 🖕 Here’s the deal: There is no talking to right wingers. They are not arguing in good faith. …

2019-05-13: 📱 Apps are, for the most part, dirt cheap. I do admit when I was first buying apps for iOS I was a …

2019-05-11: 🇺🇸 Republicans aren’t afraid of socialism. They’re afraid of democracy.

2019-05-10: ☠️ When it comes to gun violence, we have let our children down to the point they are now …

2019-05-09: 📺 I gulped down the Netflix series Dead to Me. I enjoyed it very much. The series starred two actors …

2019-05-08: 🧒 We sure do love our children. I’ll say this until things change: Everyday I’m thankful …

2019-05-05: 🚗 Flying cars will not save us from climate change. Unless, I guess, they fall out of the sky in …

2019-05-04: ☠️ This used to be a big deal. Now you (and I) can’t recall the one before the most recent …

2019-05-01: 🛠 The right to repair is so obvious it’s hard to believe we have to even discuss it. Apple is …

2019-04-29: 📰 I mentioned recently that I went to school for journalism but didn’t pursue it as a career. …

2019-04-28: 📽 I watched movie Obit. While it’s maybe not your typical Saturday night movie, it was …

2019-04-26: 🚀 I worry about getting older. Not scary health things (though I’ve had at least one I …

2019-04-23: 🏫 The GOP is not working towards a better America. The GOP is working towards a dumber, more …

2019-04-22: 📻 The splintering of podcasting is here and it’s disheartening.

2019-04-13: 👳🏽‍♀️ The president’s attack against Ilhan Omar is awful, yet predictable. Still, it’s …

2019-04-10: 🛠 Now that Lisa Jackson has gone on the record saying Apple wants its products to last longer (iOS …

2019-04-07: 🤭 I finally decided, after years, that Instagram doesn’t make me happy. At least when I follow …

2019-03-22: My mom and I didn’t get much time together as adults. Well, as two adults. So I never got a …

2019-03-20: 🗽 If voting is to be meaningful, here’s what America would do in regards to voting: Have same …

2019-03-19: 📰 I sure do like all the new doodads Apple has been releasing lately, but I think this is likely to …

2019-02-18: 🤮 I remain completely confident that Facebook will go down as a net negative on the world. Twitter …

2019-02-15: 🖥 When there’s a big acquisition like Amazon buying Eero (sigh), there’s always talk …

2019-02-13: 📱 I know Apple is a big corporation that I clearly have too much invested in (mentally and …

2019-02-12: 📺 I’m now following all the cast members of Travelers on Instagram in some weird way, I guess, …

2019-01-24: 👩 Casey Smitherman did the right thing and if she gets any punishment for this, well… …

2019-01-24: 👏 Now this is how to write about these bullshit Apple stories. It’s like arguing with much of …

2019-01-17: 👩🏻‍🎤 I bumped into my son’s kindergarten teacher the other night. At the time my son was in …

2019-01-15: 👩‍⚕️ A lot of people are talking about Apple’s next big thing. Many people are claiming …

2019-01-12: 🎥 I just saw the latest Spider-Man movie with my son. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is such a …

2019-01-09: 💔 I gotta wonder how well this article from The Verge is going to age. Because I can’t imagine …

2019-01-07: 📲 Apple so needs to up its game when it comes to the App Store. This kind of crap is exactly what …

2019-01-05: 👩🏽‍🦰 We’re going to impeach the motherfucker?! Oh no, get me to the fainting couch, stat! How …

2019-01-02: 📷 I know it’s incredibly old school and kinda weird, but I’ve been so happy messing …

2018-12-28: ⌨️ I’ve run into a weird bug with my clicky keyboard when using it with my iPad Pro. When I …

2018-12-27: ⌨️ Hobbies are a weird thing. Some of us get totally into some obscure area of interest while others …

2018-12-22: 🥤 I have begun my first attempt at cold brew from scratch.* I bought my first-ever burr grinder and …

2018-12-18: 📺 If there is not a fourth season of Travelers then the world is shite and I don’t want to …

2018-12-16: 🤝 I spent some time on Friday and Saturday trying to get a Drafts action working, although honestly …

2018-12-14: ☠️ It’s shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone the United States of America would let a little girl …

2018-12-13: ☠️ Now we’re killing the children we’ve kidnapped. How anyone -anyone at all- can remain …

2018-12-12: 💻 Here’s the thing, Jeff with a G, the best products aren’t always the most expensive. I …

2018-12-12: 🖥 I hope others are worried the one company which controls much of what’s seen on the internet …

2018-12-12: 🏛 For years now I’ve been going on and on* about how we should lower the minimum age for …

2018-12-10: 🛰 Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space. If I had a vocabulary that was more majestic or …

2018-12-09: 🤓 I used my new 11” iPad Pro without the keyboard folio this weekend. It’s so incredibly …

2018-12-08: 🚗 Of course cars are a problem. If/when (OK, it’s really just IF) I ever leave NYC and my …

2018-12-08: 🤓 I don’t get jealous about non-Apple tech all that often, but this NUC that my friend got is …

2018-12-06: 💡 I’ve reached the point where my watch needs a software update (and sometimes restarted) but …

2018-12-06: 🖕 Believing both sides of the science is like saying “I believe Tom Petty is alive and …

2018-12-05: ⚖️ Welcome back to the game of Worst State of the Union. Florida is still in the lead, but a new …

2018-12-04: ⚖️ When things like this happen, it feels like the truth doesn’t matter at all anymore.

2018-12-04: 💻 I agree it’s a cute ad poking a little fun at the iPad, but why in the world would MS show …

2018-12-03: 💀 American football should be banned from schools. It’s literally hurting children every day …

2018-12-03: 📷 I received a picture of my father today. It was sent to me by my cousin and I didn’t think …

2018-12-02: 🗽 I’ve learned more about how Congress works from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram …

2018-11-30: ☠️ What am I supposed to say here? Things are going swimmingly and everyone will be okay? I wonder …

2018-11-29: 😬 Google subsidiary doing a thing. That by itself gives me pause, even if it’s a bit (or …

2018-11-28: 📲 Thanks to Jason Snell’s site for pointing out this great post criticizing the App Store. …

2018-11-27: 😞 I was one of the people who crapped all over Monica Lewinsky during the whole stupid Clinton …

2018-11-26: 💻 Engadget asks Do you really need a tablet? By tablet they mean, of course, iPad. There’s no …

2018-11-25: ☠️ Romaine lettuce needs to ask the NRA for tips to find out how it can keep being sold regardless …

2018-11-24: 📲 Out with the old and in with the new. My 12.9” iPad Pro and our old 2011 MacBook Pro left …

2018-11-24: 🎥 I think it’s funny I fell asleep during the movie Inception and am therefore a little …

2018-11-22: ☠️ All I want to do is write how I’m thankful for my family and friends, but, really, …

2018-11-22: 🤓 My big tech purge project is coming to a close. While the goal wasn’t to go without using a …

2018-11-20: 💪 In the world of superpowers everyone picks invisibility or flying, right? I never thought of …

2018-11-19: 📺 We just finished the series House of Cards and, while I loved the series overall, I really …

2018-11-18: 🤔 How come we never see things like this posted about Apple? I am genuinely curious. Is it that …

2018-11-17: 📰 Thanks to Kate Aronoff for pointing out that those on the “left” opposing the …

2018-11-17: 🏛 This has to be the most positive I’ve felt about politics in years, maybe decades. When I …

2018-11-17: 🎂 My son turned 13 today and now there’s no getting around he’s not my little boy… I love …

2018-11-15: 👊🏻 The right would ignore Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if they weren’t afraid of her. But they …

2018-11-14: 👩🏾‍🦱 A week ago I was almost inconsolable. Then I saw this picture and I saw the future of America …

2018-11-13: 💻 I was so close to buying an 11” iPad Pro until Jason Snell posted the perfect picture in his …

2018-11-12: 🗳 While I certainly appreciate the sentiment, I am not sure this is something that can happen on a …

2018-11-11: 👩🏻‍💼 ❤️ 🇺🇸 If Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t cut out this do-gooder crap, she’s going …

2018-11-10: 💻 I just stopped at the Apple Store (Downtown Brooklyn) to touch the new MacBook Air and the new …

2018-11-10: 🥃 Whenever I have one of those weeks (or days), I get into a cleaning mode. Since I can’t …

2018-11-09: 👩🏻‍💻 Thanks to Jason Snell for introducing me(1) to more women in tech through his podcast …

2018-11-07: 🏛 I’ve spent a lot of the last 24 hours being angry about the outcome of the election. Stacy Abrams …

2018-11-06: 🗳 I voted today and it felt great. As soon as I was done, the pit in my stomach came back and …

2018-11-05: 🗳 I’m so excited to vote tomorrow I can barely stand it. I know things won’t radically …

2018-11-04: 🌎 On Friday (November 2), during my lunch break, I decided to take a long walk to clear my thoughts …

2018-11-03: ⚖️ I keep reading about people who have never voted and it blows me away. I’d love to read …

2018-11-02: ☕️ My superpower is being able to (continue to) drink coffee at the opposite temperature it was …

2018-11-01: 🎃 When I was younger I used to think traditions only came from people trying to relive the past. My …

2018-10-31: 💻 My daughter is in need of a newer computer for school. When it comes to schoolwork, it makes …

2018-10-30: 💻 I am insanely jealous of everyone who has already ordered an iPad Pro. But I am super happy for …

2018-10-30: 📚 I am not sure how I came across this app, but boy is Libby a piece of cake to set up, use AND …

2018-10-29: 📱 If you watched me use my XR you’d think I miss the home button. Muscle memory is a hard thing to …

2018-10-28: 📻 I love podcasts. I listen to podcasts more than watch movies or shows, more than listen to music, …

2018-10-27: 📱 I haven’t had my iPhone XR 24 hours and it’s my favorite phone since the iPhone 5. …

2018-10-26: 📷 I wonder if I could do this with my X-100F which, predictably, sits on my nightstand as another …

2018-10-24: 📚 I’ve been reading Arthur C Clarke’s book The Nine Billion Names of God. I read that …

2018-10-06: 💻 I find most of the complaints about Apple to be nonsense. It’s typically done for clicks: …

2018-09-14: 🚀 I’m with my son and we’re about to watch 2001: A Space Odyssey at Lincoln Center with the …

2018-09-12: ⌚️ The Apple Watch Series 4 feels like the beginning of something much bigger than a notifcation …

2018-09-12: 📱 I’ve been hoping for colors for all the products for a while now. I guess I’ll jump on the iPhone …

2018-09-02: ❤️ The Apple Heart Study has ended. I submitted 1,560 heart rhythm data points. In the big picture I …

2018-09-01: 📚 I finished two books while on vacation. The first one was Unlocked by John Scalzi. I have no idea …

2018-09-01: 🔥 I built my first campfire last week. It was pretty decent for a city slicker. We made …

2018-08-24: 🚙 The second row behind the passenger in a modern minivan is the secret to a wonderful vacation. I …

2018-08-17: 📷 Jason Snell’s Six Colors site offers tips from time to time and I always find them to be super …

2018-08-16: I like Seattle.

2018-08-12: When Old Friends Visit I’m using all my powers to get Rob to move back to NYC.

2018-08-11: Go @Marco, Go!

2018-08-11: 📚 I just finished reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. I liked the story, but the writing …

2018-08-09: Apple should absolutely remove the Infowars app from App Store. It makes no sense delist the podcast …

2018-08-08: 📰 I am so glad to support Pro Publica each month. This reporting is the kind of work I only dreamed …

2018-08-07: 🇺🇸 Even if they don’t all win, this is what the future looks like. And it sure as hell …

2018-08-06: 🖕 Apple removing Alex Jones from its database is the first step (and one that was long overdue) in …

2018-08-04: 📚 I just finished The Heart’s Invisible Furies, by John Boyne. It was a lot of story. Despite …

2018-08-04: 🎧 I just thoroughly cleaned out my AirPods and I think I have PTSD.

2018-08-03: 💻 Apple must realize not only is 5GB an embarrassingly small amount of storage to offer as its free …

2018-08-01: ☢️ Wow, hell of a grift. And so many fell for it.

2018-07-26: 💻 Between age and better technology, I am finding it harder and harder to use my 11” MacBook …

2018-07-18: ☢️ While it may bring some joy, as a whole, Facebook is detrimental to society.

2018-06-25: 📲 iOS 12 Public Beta is a little pokey on iPad Mini 2, but perfectly serviceable. I think it’s even …

2018-06-20: 🏨 As part of being a U.S. citizen, it’s now become necessary to tell our government to NOT do …

2018-06-19: 🏛 Do we really have to call our elected officials to let them know we don’t support putting …

2018-06-18: ⚖️ It will take a lifetime to undo just 18 months of this administration. The world is listening.

2018-06-06: 🏛 I just completed jury duty and, because Brooklyn is awesome, got a ton of work done thanks to …

2018-05-30: 🚘 Can you imagine if people walking on sidewalks acted the way many do while driving? You’d be …

2018-05-21: 👨🏾 On May 9, I had a small medical issue which resulted with me falling down some of an escalator at …

2018-04-27: 💻 Today is the first time (ever!) that I’ve gotten bitten by the “Apple changed the …

2018-04-25: 📺 The second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events is far darker (so far) than season one. Far …

2018-04-24: ✊🏻 My son and daughter each walked out of their schools on Friday to protest gun violence. My …

2018-04-23: 🏫 💻 Apple created a Pro Workflow Team to study how professionals work in order to make better …

2018-04-22: 📺 Using a scale of thumbs up/thumbs down I’d give the Netflix version of Lost in Space a …

2018-04-20: ⚖️ Now this what change looks like (before it actually changes). These meddling kids are going to …

2018-04-16: 🏛 It’s one thing to be upset at the current administration, but this has been going on for decades. …

2018-04-13: 📺 I watched the rebooted Lost in Space on Netflix tonight. Meh. I watched it because I’ll watch any …

2018-04-05: 🏫 My time to help my children pay for college is rapidly approaching. I am fortunate enough to be …

2018-04-05: 💻 News of the Mac Pro not coming until 2019 doesn’t affect me at all, but I sure am glad they …

2018-04-04: 💻 I love Apple Pay, but I am not sure I’ve convinced anyone else to enable it. These ads that Apple …

2018-03-17: 📺 David Letterman’s show on Netflix is such a pleasure to watch. I wish it was weekly rather …