A simple alternative to the likes of Twitter, I tried micro.blog and found it…okay. My WordPress blog cross-posts there, but I’m not active otherwise. For that, there’s a monthly fee. But I’m not compelled to sign up, especially these days when I’m #socialmediadistancing. At least it’s nice to know about other options like micro.blog. Continue reading What About Micro Blog?
Do you remember shopping at Sears, K-Mart, Toys-R-Us, Hastings, or another recently bankrupt business? What happened? One answer is e-commerce. And what company represents that most? The prime example is Amazon. Because 2-day shipping!? Yeah, well, that’s part of it. But there’s much more. Read my 99.9% spoiler-free review of The Everything Store to find out! Continue reading The Everything Store
Lethargy feels like the mayonnaise that won’t squeeze out of the plastic bottle. To get unstuck, get movin’! So I’ve been ramping up my fitness. When the Summer sun isn’t trying to kill me in a Texas heatwave, I’ve been outside literally taking steps towards my exercise goals. Continue reading Moving With Google Fit
In case you missed it like I did, last month WordPress announced new and improved Block Editor updates. Some things are smoother and easier. Now’s a good time to try the Block Editor if you have been holding out. It takes time to adjust, but it’s worth it. Blog on! Continue reading Better Blogging Blockiness
Reading through Darth Plagueis has been enjoyable! The story and writing are great, the kind of fiction I savor. Part of me wants to go fast, but I also want to bask in the worlds of the galaxy. So I found two other Star Wars books I’m eager to enjoy in the near future: Shatterpoint and Catalyst. It’s exciting to find new good reads! Continue reading Star Wars Books!
What’s the difference between a dream and a delusion? It may be a matter of perspective. I’ve had a dream of living full-time in an RV, a two-axle travel-trailer hitched to a truck. My wife has said that my dream is a delusion. But she says it with a grin, so… She may be right. Continue reading My Delusional RV Dream
Dune…and done! Finally, I finished reading an epic and classic story of our time. Why did I pick this one up to read? Because of accolades that it’s the best science-fiction ever – a fave genre of mine. And being praised on equal footing with The Lord of the Rings, it’s a literary duty to read Dune. Although it disappointed my science-fiction expectations, it was also a daunting delight. Continue reading Dune: A Review
Beside the Mac, what is the longest running Apple product to date? I’m not sure, but it might be the iPod. Believe it or not, the iPod is still available for sale today, after nearly 19 years! Continue reading The iPod Still Not Dead In 2020
On August 1st, you can buy the most awesome Lego set ever created in the history of humans. The Nintendo Entertainment System! Comes with deck, controller, Super Mario Bros cartridge, and a color TV! The game even plays! Just watch the video in the link above. Continue reading Most Awesome Lego Set Ever Created!
Online media, news, social media is mostly emotional reaction, not rational information. Fire LightThere may be 10% rational information that’s new. Fire HeatThen it’s 90% emotional reaction, sensationalism, and speculation. It’s the light of the fire we see. But it’s the heat of the fire that we feel. The light won’t blind, but the heat will burn. Continue reading The NewsFeed Fire