Apple’s “Books” app does a better job of syncing, and my @write_as blog looks pretty good as an eBook on my phone!

If this year's :nanowrimo: graph shows anything, it's that consistency isn't exactly my strong suit.

I'll probably finish on time. Oddly enough I've already finished the plot, such as it is. And I've got some good ideas for the second draft.

Can we all just appreciate how freaking gorgeous the new Scrivener logo is? It's beautiful. I want to print it out on a quilt and wrap myself in it.

Also Scrivener is my favorite app ever. I've logged more hours in Scriv than any other app; more than IntelliJ, more than Civ V AND Civ VI, more than all the XCOMs combined.

Also it's the only one of those that's made me any money.

Well, okay, IntelliJ made me money when I was a developer, I guess.

Look, I have never been able to spell restaurant consistently, so I'm going to use TextExpander to make up for my mental weaknesses.

Why yes, I have started playing around with fountain pens and bottled ink, why do you ask?

(eye contact) Halloween 

This costume really only works with the Zoom background turned on.

Ready for . It's kind of nice to open up an entirely new Scrivener file again. So full of possibilities, so devoid of half-finished ideas.

I know I’m late to the party but I am really loving playing with Hipstamatic X.

RimWorld (Video game) (+) Wordy 

I really love , because it's more of a story generator than a game. (The creator of RimWorld agrees). One of my colonists died and I had our local artist create a sarcophagus for them instead of a grave like an invader. They put this together (okay, the random text generator put this together) and it was so appropriate I wanted to slow clap for the game. Somehow the art is actually about the colonist that died this time, instead of a random other person.

Discovered that has smart playlists for music, so I created this one. I have...a moderate backlog. But honestly this playlist rocks. Going from 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭 →Christmas music →𝘠𝘦𝘴 is a trip, but I'm here for it.

Dear apple Photos app: this is not person, is tree. 🌲


My wife and I found these are our local Southeast Asian market, and they're surpringly good! I mean, the rest of my family hates them, but I like them quite a bit.

My kids have finally answered the question "What would it look like if Iron Man was a horse witch on vacation in New Orleans?"


I think maybe someone doesn't understand what "gifts" are.

Don't give me WordPerfect for my birthday, is what I'm trying to say here.

I bought this album when I worked for Barnes and Noble. The Borders location next to us had Gene Harris in store for a signing. B&N sent me over to check it out and see how it was going. I came back with a signed CD.

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Eye Contact 

Like so many other uncreative middle-age dudes I've been letting my hair grow long while in quarantine. Which means I actually have to deal with it.

My current favorite thing to do is just comb it straight back. It's comfortable and out of the way. The only problem is that I look like I'm planning on eating your entire family.


Homemade from scratch, gluten-free pizza crust. It turned out pretty good! We're starting to figure this whole Celiac Disease thing out.

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