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2023-02-07: Finished reading: The Worst Is Yet to Come by Peter Fleming πŸ“š

2023-02-07: Currently reading: Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires by Douglas …

2023-02-07: Tuesday Morning Catchup Good morning! Here is a grab bag of what’s on my mind: It’s been nearly 18 years since …

2023-01-31: No, You're A Markov Chain AI is freaking everywhere, I swear. It seems like ever since ChatGPT3 was released there’s …

2023-01-24: Brief Thoughts on Corporate RPGs and Freedom From Them I posted an impromptu thread of my recent thoughts on RPGs and the recent WoTC brouhaha this …

2023-01-24: Blog blog. Blog. Blog blog. Blog blog blog blog blog. Blog blog; blog blog blog. Blog. Blog blog blog … blog …

2023-01-17: Give, Or Be Sad When They Are Gone Now that I’m back to work, I’m making a point to pay people creating things I use/love. …

2023-01-16: Good morning from Hinckley, Ohio

2023-01-10: Want to read: Berlin Diary by William L. Shirer πŸ“š

2023-01-10: Currently reading: A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers πŸ“š

2023-01-10: Shallow Knowledge of Deep Tools I have a lot of digital tools. It is a source of great sadness to me that I don’t use any of …

2023-01-09: Morning Writing One of the things I’ve really enjoyed is writing first thing in the morning. My morning routine is …

2023-01-08: Want to read: Optimism over Despair by Noam Chomsky πŸ“š

2023-01-07: Want to read: Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires by Douglas Rushkoff …

2023-01-07: Want to read: Chokepoint Capitalism by Rebecca Giblin πŸ“š

2023-01-07: Sat down to do some writing at 8am. Then looked up and 3.5 hours has gone by. Might be time for a …

2023-01-06: Finished reading: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers πŸ“š

2023-01-06: Good morning. After the work day I leave for a weekend writing retreat. I am stupidly excited about …

2023-01-04: Announcing The Neon Library, a Cyberpunk book discussion group Hello folks! As previously mentioned on this site, I’m organizing a cyberpunk book club. The …

2023-01-03: Minimalism, Maybe I got into Minimalism about a decade ago. I’d just been through a divorce and latched on to …

2023-01-02: I’m putting together the initial list of works for the #cyberpunk book group I want to organize this …

2023-01-02: Good morning all. Plumbing issue in the basement. Waiting on a plumber. Happy New Year!

2023-01-01: TFW you fix a major appliance with application of percussive maintenance.

2023-01-01: Happy New Year! Happy New Year one and all! I have stuff I want to do this year! I’m aiming to have a post up …

2023-01-01: Currently reading: The Worst Is Yet to Come by Peter Fleming πŸ“š

2023-01-01: peeks cautiously out the door at 2023 Ok. What do YOU have in store?

2022-12-31: I have convinced my wife to watch Blade Runner with me. Yay!

2022-12-29: Want to read: The Science Officer by Blaze Ward πŸ“š

2022-12-29: I have successfully purchased Too Much Food for New Year’s Eve. Achievement unlocked.

2022-12-29: A Light at the End of my Goblin Mode Tunnel Hello friends. Well…I think I’ve ridden this goblin mode thing about as long as I can. …

2022-12-28: Currently reading: Open Source by Anna Davis πŸ“š

2022-12-21: Currently reading: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers πŸ“š

2022-12-21: Currently reading: Wayward by Chuck Wendig πŸ“š

2022-12-21: Holiday plans and weather Good morning, friends. Holiday plans continue apace. Wrapping of gifts, decoration of the house, …

2022-12-20: 1337? Good morning, friends. I hit a new milestone in my cybersecurity studies yesterday. I’ve …

2022-12-19: Good morning all. Or good #tzag, as well. Sitting around, drinking my morning coffee, listening to …

2022-12-17: I’m going to write more on my blog in the new year. I swear.

2022-11-16: A view from today’s office

2022-10-29: Soon.

2022-10-14: Dinner tonight is pizza skulls.

2022-10-14: Going to start working on a new project so I need to tear my entire setup apart and clean up all the …

2022-10-13: Cleaning the keyboard. Like you do.

2022-10-10: Shot from this morning’s office

2022-10-08: Currently reading: Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson πŸ“š

2022-10-01: Currently reading: Games by C. Thi Nguyen πŸ“š

2022-09-30: Currently reading: Count Zero by William Gibson πŸ“š

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2022-09-24: Unpacked my Zelazny and Ellison books finally. My office feels complete.

2022-09-24: Currently reading: Virtual Light by William Gibson πŸ“š

2022-09-17: Game Weekend - Too Many Bones - boardgamegeek.com/boardgame…

2022-09-14: This article was timely for me, as I sift through the books in my office: …

2022-09-08: Want to read: Trust in Numbers by Theodore M. Porter πŸ“š

2022-09-07: All recommendation engines are wrong, some recommendation engines are useful.

2022-09-07: I am now on a holy quest to find cheese powder online because the local popcorn shop wants $7 for 7 …

2022-09-04: Currently reading: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie πŸ“š

2022-09-03: FOSS And Me When Kev Quirk asked me to put together short bio for the Fosstodon staff page, The final sentence I …

2022-09-03: Good morning. Welcome to today’s loaf.

2022-09-01: So this is happening. 🍻

2022-08-31: I kind of want to train an AI with Harlan Ellison essays and then let it loose to respond to …

2022-08-31: Currently reading: Vicious Circle by Mike Carey πŸ“š

2022-08-31: Remember, friends: when cooking, you measure garlic with your heart.

2022-08-31: Hello Friend - Episode 0 - What’s All This Then? In which our host explains himself and attempts to test the new technology.

2022-08-31: I just got my Airpods working with my Linux laptop. Look ye upon my works and despair.

2022-08-31: Good morning. Listening to Swing City Radio while doing a bit of housekeeping. …

2022-08-30: A Rainy Tuesday Morning Good morning. It’s a rainy morning here in northeastern Ohio, and I have the house to myself. …

2022-08-27: Relaxing, watching Dreams With Sharp Teeth, a documentary about Harlan Ellison. God, I miss that …

2022-08-27: Good morning! β˜•οΈ I have coffee with pumpkin stuff in it and I am unashamed. Bring me your scorn. …

2022-08-26: New stickers for the laptop

2022-08-25: I ordered import CDs today because it’s 1995 and I’m in my 20s again and nothing you say can …

2022-08-16: I’m looking at my copy of the Call of Cthulhu RPG on my bookshelf, reflecting on the fact that …

2022-08-10: Note to self: A bad mood yields no special insight.

2022-08-08: Upon the Return from Vacation Good morning. I’ve returned from a week of vacation and I’m feeling better. Every year …

2022-08-06: The Historian Cocktail Bar, Sawyer Michigan

2022-08-05: It’s so hot you guys

2022-08-04: Journeyman Distillery and Restaurant, Three Oaks MI

2022-08-03: Public Library, Three Oaks, Michigan

2022-07-31: Lazy Sunday

2022-07-31: Two Conferences, One Couch: Narrascope and PyOhio 2022 For once I’m grateful for virtual conferences. Understand, I get the utility of them in the …

2022-07-31: Good morning. β˜•οΈ Starting to pack for vacation today. The older I get, the more stuff I need to take …

2022-07-30: I’m attending both Narrascope and PyOhio this weekend. Both are excellent, and thankfully, the talks …

2022-07-30: So I guess I’m awake now. Three hours of sleep. Cool, cool. Stupid cat.

2022-07-29: 'Port Begins In the process of moing my Pelican-based blog to micro.blog. So far, so good. Just waiting on DNS …

2022-05-01: Weekend Update Good morning, friends. Today is the first of May. Happy Beltane to any of you celebrating. …

2022-04-18: Walking the Mind Poodle My in-laws have a four-year-old standard poodle they raised since he was a puppy. This dog gets …

2022-03-26: Game One: The Vault It is July 1, 2001. Our story opens with Vince Ippolito receiving an assignment from his superior in …

2022-03-22: Savage Dresden Though I gamed through most of the pandemic, it was all online. Through Zoom, like everything was. …

2022-03-08: Out in the world I’m out this morning meeting Laurie, a friend I’ve known since kindergarten. We usually …

2022-01-17: The Winter of Our Discontent The wheels began to fall off somewhere around Thanksgiving, if memory serves. Omicron had just made …

2021-12-03: Quake a poem about how I experience an anxiety attack It starts small, with a feeling The animal notices …

2021-11-24: Unsubscribe Day Public Service Announcement: Friday is Unsubscribe Day! Huzzah! On (and the week leading up to) …

2021-11-18: Hello World #1 Hello world. Probably about time for an update. At this point, I’ve been gainfully retired for …

2021-11-03: Week Three So far my favorite thing about this retirement thing is having time to cook decent meals for my …

2021-10-25: OK Computer One of the weird side effects of leaving my job is that I have no idea what to do with my computers. …

2021-10-18: Morning, Midland MI Journal entry for Sat 10/16 Traveling is harder than it used to be. I was exhausted after the drive …

2021-10-05: Making Lunchmeat Decided to make my own lunchmeat today. Came out pretty well. Deli-Style Roast Beef Ingredients: 1 …

2010-12-03: About Hey there! Thanks for visiting. It’s so hard to know what to say on these things, but here we …

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