Recent Entries from the Microblog

   
Under the Sea, Indeed October 19, 2017
You can't tell me Happily Ever After happened for Ariel, living in an ocean side community, where fresh fish was a main source of protein and economic growth.
   
iOS MDM Apple Fail October 19, 2017
How is the JAMF Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution better than Apple's own implementation?
   
When you really think about it, social media makes all of the sense and none of it.

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Covenant and Coming Out October 11, 2017
On the occasion of National Coming Out Day, I thought I would share the sermon from the church we have been attending that is Open and Affirming for over 25 years now.

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The least praise someone can bestow on coffee that is still praise is simply a lack of offense to its taste.
   
Is that Dropbox Purple? October 10, 2017
The new Dropbox design elements are disturbing.
   
Stop the Looping GIFs October 10, 2017
I might be alone on this, but GIFs in presentations and emails that can't be paused are the bane of my existence.
   
A …-Proof Phone October 10, 2017
Kids help you to understand why waterproof and shatterproof phones are so high on the collective phone features desired list.
   
AirPrint Enigma October 4, 2017
The first time you use AirPrint, you realize it should be much more popular.
   
The Airport’s Missing Ecology September 30, 2017
Let's discuss the insanity that is a lack of solar panel use on airport property. It seems like a missed opportunity.
   
I will admit that I want my phone to be fast, but I’m unsure I’m prepared for it to make my iPad or (worse) my MacBook Pro feel slow.

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I count it as a personal victory when I can get my wife to drink black coffee and like it, all thanks to Blue Bottle Coffee.
   
I definitely read the header statement incorrectly as “Women need more sleep than they need men”; both statements are probably accurate.

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Is Perfectionism Hereditary? September 27, 2017
It's hard seeing yourself in your children when it's not the flattering things.
   
An Issue Of Discovery September 25, 2017
I can honestly say for a variety of reasons that, at this point, I look forward to The Orville more than Star Trek: Discovery.

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Desktop No-File System September 25, 2017
There is almost no reason to allow files to be placed on the Desktop.
   
On Political Welfare September 24, 2017
You really shouldn’t be able to make state-level concessions on a federal-level bill in order to “win” votes for a bill that affects the whole of the country.

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Fatherly Paradox September 24, 2017
Paradoxically, not even being a father prepares you for the ups and downs of fatherhood.
   
With Castro, Something Clicked September 21, 2017
Without Castro, I wouldn’t listen to podcasts. The app’s latest update simply confirms its value to me.

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Just Finished “Dawn” September 20, 2017
Octavia Butler was really good!
   
iOS 11 and iPad September 20, 2017
Old habits die hard it seems; working on an iPad with iOS 11 is great, but I still find myself stuck in old workflows.
   
That Gain Commercial September 20, 2017
Even the least of creepy explanations for creepy behavior doesn’t negate a behavior’s creepiness.
   
You can certainly like someone and recognize their intelligence while simultaneously disliking the sound of their voice with every fiber of your being.
   
WatchOS 4 September 19, 2017
I honestly cannot wait for WatchOS 4; looks like a great update.

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Sit and Rest September 18, 2017
Patrick Rhone is always working to define “enough” for himself and I think the iPhone 7 is enough for me.

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Sit and Rest September 18, 2017
Patrick Rhone is always working to define “enough” for himself and I think the iPhone 7 is enough for me.

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Most Engaged Tweeting September 16, 2017
The way to get more Twitter activity: be confused for someone famous or tweet about a David Hewson book. ;-)
   
I finished David Hewson’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and I cannot recommend it enough.

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iPhone Upgrade Program Oddities September 13, 2017
Might as well ask: I have a 128GB iPhone 7 and the iPhone 8 will drop me down to 64GB. Worth it?
   
Just to be clear, Juliet would have lived out her days as an Opium addict.