Last weekend’s “operation cheap college desk” is a success. Purchased for $80 on Facebook market place and renewed with a choice application of spray paint.

Pay for content.

I have shot digital for so long that I have forgotten most of what I learned about 35mm film photography. However, I recently shot a 36 exposure roll of Kodak Ektachrome 100 on a Minolta X-700 and had so much fun doing it that I ordered three more rolls of film. 😃 📷

beer teku glass and beer can

Last of the 4-PK for an early start to the weekend with Single Silo Series: Ultra Idaho Gem by Source Brewing in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

This is an Imperial New England/Hazy IPA with Idaho Gem hop varietal. Ju-C.🍺

glass of beer on kitchen table

Drinking a Double Citra by Hill Farmstead Brewery while making dinner. 🍺

Leprophobia by Troon Brewing Co. is a kettle sour with lactose, mango, guava, and vanila beans. 🍻

Apple’s Troubles and MacSparky Coverage

I am much more concerned about all of the families that have lost loved ones and all of the people out of work due to this pandemic than the troubles of a $2 trillion company. ~ Apple’s Troubles and MacSparky Coverage

Really, really enjoying the Apple TV series, Ted Lasso.

lifeguard pulling row boat ashore

Our day down the Jersey Shore is over. 📷

beach scene

Bhavna and I are taking a “mental health” break from work and are down the shore at Avalon. 📷


Which one of these responses is likely to be heard from me?

cat face

Camilla will not be returning to college this semester. 📷

🍻 Took home a 4-pk of Icarus Invincible Summer after our dinner at Brick Farm Tavern last night. The coconut 🥥 is noticeable but not overbearing. The lactose gives this a creamy mouthfeel. 🍻

Beer Can and Beer Glass

Sting Theory by Tonewood Brewing. This 8% ABV DIPA is hopped in the ketlle with Galaxy and Citra and then dry hopped with Galaxy, Citra, and Mosaic. Lot’s of fruit flavours. Juice! 🍻

I finally got around to mapping a my to domain, It’s an experiment. My main presence is still on self-hosted WordPress at Island in the Net.

I am enjoying this “New Music Mix” that Apple Music created for me. Vahé by Sultan + Shepard is my fav.

COVID-19 contact tracing has rolled out to all Android/iOS devices this week. In other words, big tech just dropped a change to your OS without any real notice/consent.

Watching “Da 5 Bloods”, a Spike Lee movie on Netflix. 🎦

The reachability illusion – Manu

A recording of the webinar I attened earlier this. Risks to Elections in the COVID-19 Era: A Fireside Chat with Peter G. Neumann and Rebecca T. Mercuri

I just did a count, and I have written 378 blog posts since the start of 2020.

I recommend Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul. 📚

Farmhouse Ale Co-Fermented With Blanc Du Bois & Gewurztraminer 🍻

Drinking a Farmhouse Ale Co-Fermented With Blanc Du Bois & Gewurztraminer by Jester King Brewery at Untappd at Home. 🍻

Watching American Ultra.

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing. ~ Richard P. Feynman 💬