2022-08-13: 10 years ago last month, we were in Ireland. Can’t wait to go back

2022-08-13: Nice day. #Arsenal ++ #Inter ++ Met my team the the restaurant I’ll be managing starting next week. …

2022-08-13: It lost its role as the driver of our home network a few years ago, but looking to repurpose it as …

2022-08-12: This time of year the sun shines right in our lanai, so the shade comes down while in enjoy a Kona …

2022-08-12: the big rewire. My wife went to the mainland to visit family. First time since before Covid. I didn’t go this time, …

2022-08-11: .

2022-08-11:

2022-08-11: Found two Apple Microfibers while cleaning. #FTW

2022-08-10: Love the AppleTV+ Baseball All day. Like Red Zone for baseball

2022-08-10: I watch this every now and again. Love it. A new Ireland Rising youtu.be/S-_efraoS…

2022-08-10: Still in the cellophane

2022-08-10: The good old days

2022-08-10: Just finished watching Sandman, Very entertaining.

2022-08-09: Not to mention all of these guys too

2022-08-09: Can never seem to find a lightning cable when one is urgently needed. But of course, in cleaning out …

2022-08-09: I deleted and stopped using Facebook 5 years ago and Instagram 3 years ago. Never going back.

2022-08-09: The Microsoft apps take so much memory.

2022-08-08: That explains it. I think. www.theverge.com Burger King just emailed everyone a blank receipt in a …

2022-08-08: The Dodgers have been on a tear and have a much deserved day off. Hopefully the Pads and the Giants …

2022-08-08: Removed the drives from some old Macs so I can have them recycled

2022-08-08: Inside a non-functional 2014 MacBook Pro.

2022-08-08: Steam Deck ordered, no word on my PlayDate.

2022-08-08: Ry Cooder music.apple.com

2022-08-08: Just watched Paris Texas. Last saw it about 30 years. A video store rental. Didn’t appreciate it …

2022-08-08: The GOP smokescreen. Everything they do is about staying in office. They don’t really do anything. …

2022-08-07: Amongst this man made coconut grove on a former lava flow are the multi $million homes of dot.com …

2022-08-07: Some signs at Ka’upulehu

2022-08-07: Got it. No real issues with this.

2022-08-07: Noted.

2022-08-07: A week off between jobs. Much appreciated. Haven’t more than 2 days off in a row since the lockdown.

2022-08-05: Rough for them, the GOP should support the climate change bill. My family is from Kentucky, since …

2022-08-04: I’m as old as this album. It still sound amazing. Me not so much music.apple.com/us/album/…

2022-08-04: 🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶 music.apple.com

2022-08-04: NBC has moved most of the Premier League matches to the USA network which requires a cable account, …

2022-08-04: Just got into my car. The dashboard is 167 degrees. Damn

2022-08-03: Cutting the cable 3 years ago gave us the latitude to get faster internet and be able to afford a …

2022-08-03: We have 5 non-functioning Macs in the closet. I’ll spend some time next week taking out the …

2022-08-02: It’s time for Dodger Baseball. RIP Vin

2022-08-02: Last week at my current corporate job.

2022-08-02: Hawaii has all mail in ballot. No polling places. The only in-person polling places are the county …

2022-08-01: Hershey’s Corn syrup

2022-08-01: Whoa! Can’t wait. andor trailer - Google Search

2022-07-31: Wanted to get a new case for my iPhone. Guess not till tomorrow

2022-07-31: Sunday afternoon playlist #NowPlaying “Isn’t This A Lovely Day” by Diana Krall on …

2022-07-31: Spontaneous mid day off nap. Went into the bedroom and the bed wasn’t made up, it was calling me.

2022-07-30: We’re throwing away a dozen expired home Covid tests. Remember when they were impossible to get?

2022-07-29: My first time being home early enough to catch one of AppleTV Friday night baseball. The picture …

2022-07-28: This was today. www.mcsweeneys.net I’m the Average Driver on the Road Right Now, and I’m Out of My …

2022-07-28: Happy dogs

2022-07-27: Apple is the only company the has true consumer overnight delivery to Hawaii. Ships today, arrives …

2022-07-25: I’ve never purchased AppleCare on a phone before, but I’ve never purchased a $1k phone before

2022-07-25: Been on a call with Apple support for over 2 hours. 3 escalations to senior support persons. At this …

2022-07-24: One of the greatest advances in streaming services is “skip intro”

2022-07-24: Keauhou has gone to the birds.

2022-07-24: Trimmed tree and untrimmed tree

2022-07-24: Current status. Keauhou Bay

2022-07-23: Missed a lot while at work today. #Arsenal thumped Chelsea and #Marvel announced a bunch of stuff.

2022-07-23: Uh oh. Brush fire

2022-07-22: Mauna Kea

2022-07-21: Doesn’t seem to be a choice in Mac wallpaper on the beta to apply to all screens. A small thing, …

2022-07-20: Been a Diana Krall fan for years. Nice duet music.apple.com

2022-07-18: Pulled the trigger. 3 weeks more of corporate restaurant. Then working local.

2022-07-17: Sunday afternoon. Made a pot of chili. I use coarse ground pork and beef. I like mine thick, spicy …

2022-07-17: How companies can expect infinite growth is beyond me. www.cnn.com Netflix is in rough shape. This …

2022-07-17:

2022-07-16: Hurricane Darby will miss us, but has sucked the trade winds away. It’s 80 degrees and massively …

2022-07-13: The more Sports Apple gets, the more other things that I can cancel. NFL Sunday Ticket on Apple is …

2022-07-11: Will likely be leaving my current job in short time. The restaurant that I manage is in desperate …

2022-07-11: That 1 second has taken 5 minutes

2022-07-11: The local morning news here in Hawaii had multiple commercials for Illinois tourism. Also one for …

2022-07-10: Clearly remember that morning. Where we lived at that time we were pretty much 38 min from anything, …

2022-07-10: Canoe

2022-07-10: Kind of wondering if California and other blue states will just defy SCOTUS as they continue to …

2022-07-09: Kohala coast from the Eva Parker Woods cottage at Mauna Lani

2022-07-08: music.apple.com

2022-07-08: Something old

2022-07-05: Remanants of s busy night

2022-07-04: I had a number of these devices. Life before iPhone: A look back at early smartphones and PDAs

2022-07-03: Jameson’s on the rocks

2022-07-02: He was right to be concerned overcast.fm

2022-06-30: Low key birthday. Worked most of the day. Home early from work. 22,995 amazing days. No regrets at …

2022-06-30: Is there anybody out there? music.apple.com

2022-06-29: Post sunset

2022-06-27: Ok that all wasn’t enough. Just finished the final episode of season 3 of Travelers

2022-06-27: Productive days off. Finished off The Night Manager, Obi Wan and Counterpart and watched Doctor …

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2022-06-24: My 2013 Hyundai Accent has almost 109k miles and still gets amazing mileage. All of those miles on a …

2022-06-24: Wondering if Hawaii can secede.

2022-06-24: Wonder how long it will take for SCOTUS to allow guns on planes

2022-06-23: Sad truth www.theguardian.com The US supreme court just made America a more dangerous, violent …

2022-06-23: Disco music.apple.com

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2022-06-22: My brain right now

2022-06-20: Heard a quote in an interview this week that really makes sense; the constitution was designed as a …

2022-06-20: True. www.theverge.com There has to be a better way to binge

2022-06-20: 2 months with the M1 MacBook Air. Fastest laptop I’ve ever had. Takes on all tasks

2022-06-20: A classic. music.apple.com/us/album/…

2022-06-20: Just discovered the FX show “The Old Man” on Hulu. Really enjoying it.

2022-06-20: Finally got Canary mail and mailbox.org to play nice together after days of error messages. Set it …

2022-06-19: I love using my iPhone 13 pro at home with no case, don’t dare when I’m out, it does take a beating …

2022-06-19: And my Dad

2022-06-19: Me and my Grandfather

2022-06-19: Nice MLBtv Father’s Day special. No thanks. All of these teams blacked out in Hawaii. Getting more …

2022-06-15: Worked 13 hours, 9 hours on Sauté, waiting for the pain killers to kick in before bed. Whew!

2022-06-15: In choosing an MLS, I’ve kind of adapted Los Angeles FC, I was born in LA and am a Dodger. For an …

2022-06-14: Guess I’m going all in MLS (and Serie A on Paramount) NBC still want to keep most of the EPL behind …

2022-06-13: Father’s Day deal on MLBTv is enticing, but they still blackout all west coast games in …

2022-06-12: Keauhou bay. Shortly before sunset

2022-06-12: Always love these lyrics: While Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters Sons of bankers, sons of lawyers Turn …

2022-06-12: “Take my word, I’m a madman, don’t you know” music.apple.com

2022-06-12: I got this leather satchel from Hide and Drink a few years ago for my 12” MacBook. Now I use …

2022-06-10: The view on my daily commute

2022-06-09: This just happened

2022-06-07: Not only did I eat the “whole enchilada” I had both of them, and a piece of cake.

2022-06-07: Not sure if I’m a Star Wars super fan, but I do have these in my car

2022-06-06: The first year in many that I don’t have a Dev account and am not partaking in the early betas. …

2022-06-05: Still a fun watch after all of these years. www.imdb.com Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) Hitman …

2022-06-05: Really happy with using a dual Sim phone. Have Soectrum mobile on the Verizon network and Mint …

2022-06-05: Always liked this album. Had the cassette and then the CD in my truck for years. music.apple.com

2022-06-05: Got my 2nd booster today. So far so good. Had to delay it a couple of weeks due to a pesky head cold …

2022-06-05: My wife is sucker for a deal or a new item at Costco. Some are winners and some are dogs. This week …

2022-06-03: What a beautiful time to be free. What a glorious world this will be. Hasn’t quite turned out this …

2022-06-03: New lower price on MLBtv. Still not worth it, they still blackout all west coast games in Hawaii.

2022-06-03: Canceled my Facebook and Instagram accounts a few years ago. I miss a few things people post links …

2022-05-29: Glad to see Forest back in the Premiership. These clubs all have history older than the Premier …

2022-05-27: Well well, I vaccinated and boosted and still COVID free. Staying as safe as is reasonable managing …

2022-05-27: Orange you happy

2022-05-23: Signs

2022-05-23: It’s ironic that my credit score briefly when above 800 a couple of years ago, then we paid of all …

2022-05-22: A little shake and rattle 2 mikes away.

2022-05-12: First head cod since before Pandemic. Not too bad so far.

2022-05-12: My mobile service sucks at my new workplace. Dropping calls. Thinking Of using the iPhones dual SIM …

2022-05-11: Just love this song. Alway did. The rifts, the sax. Oh and the vocals. music.apple.com

2022-05-11: Woke up with a scratchy throat and sniffles, Wife brought a COVID quick test into the room and said …

2022-05-05: Cleaning out the car. A collection of masks from the past 2 years.

2022-05-04: First clue our flight is late. Time to board and no plane yet.

2022-05-04: I’m convinced these are for people who’s mobile phones are dead.

2022-05-04: This place is amazing. Reminds me of the long gone Shirokiya bakery in Ala Moana. Love Japanese milk …

2022-05-03: Here it is.

2022-05-03: Ala Moana beach park for sunset. It hasn’t happened yet

2022-05-02: Date night. Chart House Waikiki. Been there since 1968. Still wonderful. Have been here since …

2022-05-02: You know when you have Dr appointment booked 5 months in advance and they still make you wait 40 min …

2022-05-02: American oligarchs Bezos Musk Zuckerberg Google is on a differed level

2022-05-02: Whew. We got all the way to the airport parking lot in Kona, then realised we forgot one bag. Went …

2022-05-01: Got home today. 7 weeks of training. All certifications complete. Woke up at 2:30am in California …

2022-05-01: A young lady walked up to bar at the Sacramento airport, where I’m having coffee and oatmeal at …

2022-05-01: Sun rising over California. In my way home

2022-05-01: I was lamenting about there being nothing open at Ontario airport at 4:30 am to get coffee (flight …

2022-05-01: It’s been a blast. Ready to go home

2022-04-30: Last night in California this time. It’s been a great 2 weeks. This called for rellanos and tacos.

2022-04-27: You can’t come to LA and not have an Original Tommy’s Chili Burger, Fries and a shake

2022-04-27: It’s kind of calming having an Irish Woman narrate my navigation on Apple Maps driving in California …

2022-04-25: In Hawaii #MLBtv blackouts every west coast team. So even when they’re playing anothe mr west coast …

2022-04-25: Sunset Corona CA

2022-04-25: A late afternoon beer in the room with the freeway in the background. The afternoon traffic is kind …

2022-04-25: I’ve noticed while driving in California, the center lane can often turn into a left or right turn …

2022-04-25: Stopped at a TGI Firdays in Corona CA for a beer out of curiosity. I managed for Fridays for 10 …

2022-04-25: Heading back down from Riverside to Corona I told Google maps to avoid highways. It sent me on a …

2022-04-25: Finally finished East of Eden. Didn’t want it to end. Took a while, just haven’t had time to book …

2022-04-24: It was a great day. Glad I drove down there. www.espn.com Dodgers vs. Padres - Play-By-Play - April …

2022-04-24: In person

2022-04-24: Open view. No one in front of me. Potential foul ball zone too. amazing vibe in all of downtown San …

2022-04-24: Nice

2022-04-24: Just got to San Diego for the game. First time here in a decade. A couple of blocks of downtown …

2022-04-19: In- n-out. The first on many over the Next 2 weeks

2022-04-19: Tall and skinny

2022-04-18: Spare parts on the tarmac

2022-04-18: San Jose International

2022-04-18: Just landed in San Jose. First time on the continent in a number of years.

2022-04-18: We all still have to take our shoes off at airports because one dufus put something in his shoe. …

2022-04-17: My 1 day at home before I’m back on a plane in the morning. Laundry, Easter lunch with our …

2022-04-17: I moved away from Honolulu in 1991. After being there for the past 5 weeks, I know I can’t live …

2022-04-17: One day home before back on the road. Laundry done

2022-04-16: Sunset from inside an airline terminal

2022-04-16: my 40 min flight home to Kona is delayed 2 hours

2022-04-15: Last night in the hotel after 5 weeks of trainings. It’s been amazing in many ways.

2022-04-14: Post sunset

2022-04-13: Ala Wai yacht harbor. Where’s the Minnow went on that fateful trip on Gilligan’s island

2022-04-13: Ala Moana beach park was one of my favourite places to come when I lived here. An oasis in the city.

2022-04-13: Went on a walk at Ala Moana beach park and Magic island. The forest of tall buildings seem less …

2022-04-12: The problem is you have to choose a show on demand. When we had cable, my Wife, who has worked at …

2022-04-11: Now we’re cookin

2022-04-11: Going old school island music. A protest song of sorts. music.apple.com

2022-04-11: Back to Honolulu.

2022-04-11: This Elon v Twitter saga will be interesting, hopefully it be just benign folly.

2022-04-10: The record liner from Sunday Manoa Guava Jam released in 1969. The liner features many other …

2022-04-10: Went for a morning walk on one of our favorite trails along the coast at Hualalai resort. This time …

2022-04-10: The Rolling Stones played a private concert in the largest tent ever erecting on Hawaii island for a …

2022-04-10: $15,000 a night. Four season Hualalai

2022-04-10: Coming home on my days off includes doing laundry.

2022-04-09: Flight delayed 90 min. Back at the hotel

2022-04-09: The breakfast cooking line at Liliha Bakery, where I’ve had breakfast almost daily since I …

2022-04-07: Guarantee Elon will influence Twitter to suit his needs. Would not be surprised if we see Trump back …

2022-04-06: I have 2 days off while training in California. Going to spend one of them going down to San Diego …

2022-04-06: Looking out the lanai of my hotel room, all but one of the buildings (the Ala Moana building) in my …

2022-04-05: This just happened.

2022-04-04: Honolulu, I’m coming back to you again.

2022-04-04: Aloha Kona. See you in a week.

2022-04-04: Have a pizza and a beer and taking in a ball game before I head to the airport.

2022-04-04: I wish getting a new Mac was as seamless as a new phone. Took me a few days to get the Mac dialled …

2022-04-03: The video music.apple.com

2022-04-03: No such thing as a winnable war music.apple.com

2022-04-03: We walked the Oceanside path at the Four Seasons Hualalai this afternoon. I fly back to Honolulu …

2022-04-03: Mexican Coke. It was good

2022-04-03: My quiver

2022-04-03: This is obscene. 20 year old condos, 810 sf, lumber construction that originally sold for $99-120k …

2022-04-02: While I’m training at Macaroni Grill on Oahu, I get to try a different dish each day. Yum Haven’t …

2022-03-31: On Hawaii island there’s nothing new coming. Actually we get worked up over a house being built on a …

2022-03-31:

2022-03-31: Another one going up

2022-03-31: Growing up, the Kaka’ako are in Honolulu was light industrial and services. This goes back to the …

2022-03-29: Haven’t been back at my room before sunset often since I got here Nice one today

2022-03-29: Just preordered this. I’m the current climate, sounds like a pertinent read.

2022-03-27: Watched French Dispatch. Not sure. The cinematography was true Wes Anderson, I live that style. The …

2022-03-27: My wife recalled that her great Aunt have given this blanket to her 40 years ago. She was from …

2022-03-27: Home. At least for a night

2022-03-27: Homeward bound. For one night

2022-03-27: How quaint

2022-03-25: Broke down and got a new 13” air. The company I just started with does almost everything in the …

2022-03-22: I moved from Oahu to Hawaii island 30 years ago. Riding an Uber through Honolulu, 90% of the …

2022-03-21: To get the HomePod to work on the hotel network, I first had to switch my iPad to my phone’s hotspot …

2022-03-21: Met my daughter for an early dinner. Haven’t seen her since before Covid. Nice catching up. A lot …

2022-03-21: We’re have Sonos at home, but since I’m in a hotel room for 6 weeks and I have proximity to an Apple …

2022-03-21: Cool afternoon

2022-03-19: I’m going to be training in Corona Ca for 2 weeks in late April, hoping to catch the Dodgers while …

2022-03-17: Here’s one like looking mauka. Up toward the mountains

2022-03-17: Honolulu by night

2022-03-17: Finally off work. Happy St Patrick’s day

2022-03-16: same differences Growing up in Hawaii, at least most of us of a certain age are just more tolerant of other Peoples …

2022-03-16: My home for the next month. Not bad

2022-03-16: Honolulu, I am coming back to you.

2022-03-16: My old school lo tech music player has music that I put on it about 10 years ago. Good job. Timeless …

2022-03-15: People keep on dying youtube.com/watch

2022-03-15: Saw Loggins and Messina a number of times while in High School. They played in Hawaii a lot …

2022-03-15: This is the longest, by time, trip I’m going on in 20+ years. 4 weeks away from home. There’s a …

2022-03-15: The last time I flew. My 60 birthday road trip 2019. Almost forgot how.

2022-03-15: You know that feature when you long press the keyboard and can use it as track pad on an iPhone? …

2022-03-15: The Russians are killing their own www.npr.org 2 members of the Fox News team in Ukraine were …

2022-03-15: Here’s the video youtube.com/watch

2022-03-15: unknown unknowns I don’t always agree with his politics, but this quote was a revelation to me. As a manager, I’m …

2022-03-14: Pi day

2022-03-14: Whew. 30 day notice at now former employer job done. One day off then right into the next thing.

2022-03-12: I grew up during the Cold War. The USSR was the evil empire. Since the break up, I’ve met a lot of …

2022-03-12: A Scholar of Stalin Discusses Putin, Russia, Ukraine, and the West - The New Yorker

2022-03-10: We’ve had 5 Macs and 2 iPhones die in the past 18 months. Likely just a coincidence as we we …

2022-03-09: I’m excited about this. I can’t watch Dodger games since we cut the cord Apple’s big Baseball deal, …

2022-03-09: I’ve always been a Lenny Kravitz fan. That first album as a CD stayed in my car for a long time …

2022-03-09: End of life. Recycling bin

2022-03-09: Someone lost their head

2022-03-08: Homemade Crab Enchiladas. No beans or rice.

2022-03-08: Just got this Mophie triple charger (via Apple) for go “go” bag, ahead of my 7 weeks away from home. …

2022-03-08: Yum

2022-03-08: I actually wrote a check today. Almost forgot how. The carpet cleansers wanted cash or a check how …

2022-03-08: I think when someone bumps me in the kitchen I’m going to fall over and roll all over the floor like …

2022-03-08: Well. Lots of bells and whistles from Apple. I’m most excited about the MLB announcement. Hoping for …

2022-03-08: I have a seek thermal camera that plugs into my phone. Got a few years ago, it still works. This is …

2022-03-08: The new iPad Air looks delicious, but don’t want to buy a new keyboard. It fits my iPad 9th Gen

2022-03-05: Chillin’ before heading to work. Rough stretch coming up. 36 hours over the next 3 days. …

2022-03-05: In 10 days I start training for my new job. I will be off-island in Honolulu for 5 weeks and in …

2022-03-05: When we were in London in 2012, it was during Euros and British flags were up everywhere in support …

2022-03-05: what IS normal?? Back in 2019, the world was chugging along with the normal BS. The environment was pretty much the …

2022-03-03: Reminds me of American Fries and ditching Grey Poupon when France tested nuclear bombs in the …

2022-03-02: Hello

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2022-03-02: If Trump is re-elected, maybe the rest of the world should sanction us.

2022-03-01: I had forgotten that this one had a radio app

2022-03-01: Going old school.

2022-03-01: music.apple.com

2022-03-01: My favourite coffee mug has mad it’s way to the front of the cabinet.

2022-03-01: 2 first world problems. Getting a new phone requires logging in to apps one has not logged into for …

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2022-02-27: music.apple.com

2022-02-26: In the Arms of an Angel youtube.com/watch

2022-02-26: So nice to be out among people.

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2022-02-25: Nothing I could post seems relevant in light of Ukraine’s plight. Heartbroken. And concerned that’s …

2022-02-25: Big print giveth, small print taketh away

2022-02-24: Playing with the 13 Pro camera. Night photos. Left with flash, right without.

2022-02-24: Russia are now international thugs. Cyber attacks, invading a neighbors and being a nuisance for …

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2022-02-23: Gonna find me a hole in a mountain… and blind inside and die. music.apple.com

2022-02-23: Cool baby, strange but not a stranger music.apple.com

2022-02-23: I won’t get my SteamDeck for a couple of months. I had cancelled my original reservation for the …

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2022-02-22: One thing I really like about the iPad is I can be doing some work, then if I want to read something …

2022-02-22: Got some hands on with some Macs today. Not sure they will do anything that I need that my iPad with …

2022-02-22: Its taken a while to get here, but my Twitter feed is pretty much all art and photos at night and …

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2022-02-21: Boy did I wear the correct socks today

2022-02-20: This just a great feel good show. So many of the joke flew by me as a kid. …

2022-02-19: I guess the Olympics are almost done. We haven’t watched a single event. Too busy

2022-02-19: Always been a big fan of the Rippingtons. music.apple.com

2022-02-19: Went to a movie theater for the first time in years while our grandsons spent time with their Mom. …

2022-02-19: Brought our Grandsons to Hilo to spend time with their Mom. Loved here for many years. The Mall is a …

2022-02-17: A homemade latte before I head off to a night working in the kitchen.

2022-02-17: Received my iPhone 13 pro. Apple make the set up so easy. Even moved my watch to the new phone. Just …

2022-02-17: This is interesting, for me, growing up on an island and living on this particular one for 32 years, …

2022-02-17: Nationwide 5G, except here. Maui has 5G because lots of famous people live there.

2022-02-16: I remember laying on the floor of my room playing this album on the turntable with headphones and …

2022-02-16: Submitted resignation yesterday, called my boss 1st to give him a heads up. Last day March 15th. …

2022-02-16: Long Term relationships There’s a few apps (services) that I’ve been using pretty continuously for a number of years. If I …

2022-02-16: “Just to know who is driving, it would be a big help” music.apple.com

2022-02-15: War Children, is just a shot away. music.apple.com

2022-02-14: I had this album in vinyl and a CD music.apple.com

2022-02-14: Kind of feeling all we can do is imaginemusic.apple.com

2022-02-14: My quiver

2022-02-13: One of my all time favorite, since I was a kid music.apple.com

2022-02-13: Well peacock on the Apple TV is unwatchable. Watching the game on my iPad.

2022-02-13: As we get closer to game time, Peacock is buffering more than not

2022-02-13: My strategy is still working Wordle 239 4/6 🟨⬛⬛⬛⬛ ⬛🟩🟨🟨⬛ ⬛🟩🟨🟩⬛ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-02-12: sign here I’m this | | close to signing an offer letter to become GM at a different restaurant that’s part of …

2022-02-12: So true

2022-02-11: Roam around the world music.apple.com

2022-02-11: Damn fine cup of coffee youtube.com/watch

2022-02-11: Watching Three Days of the Condor. I remember seeing this in the theater. www.imdb.com Three Days …

2022-02-10: Ice Cream with local fresh made Blueberry balsamic vinegar. Tasty. Nice balance of sweet and tart.

2022-02-10: Were of these days music.apple.com

2022-02-09: I’m never going to Smokey Joes cafe music.apple.com

2022-02-07: Nobody up at his word music.apple.com

2022-02-06: I’m a late comer. 3 for 3. Developing a strategy. Wordle 232 5/6 ⬛⬛⬛⬛⬛ ⬛🟨⬛⬛⬛ 🟩⬛🟩⬛⬛ 🟩⬛🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-02-05: The kind of place located up slope on Mt Hualalai I’d like to see out my days living in. Will keep …

2022-02-05: I keep a couple of these accessible, still have a few working devices that use it.

2022-02-05: Pulled the trigger on a iPhone 13. The trade in for my 10XS softened the blow. Not buying Mac and …

2022-02-03: The thing about Fleetwood Mac is in addtion to making great music, all of their relationship drama …

2022-02-03: Has anyone used a Bluetooth number pad with an iPad? I have a Brydge keyboard but sometimes have to …

2022-02-03: First attempt at Wordle. Saw the fuss, just haven’t had the time or brain power Wordle 229 5/6 …

2022-02-02: This song music.apple.com

2022-02-01: .. a walk on part in a war for a lead role in a cage. music.apple.com

2022-02-01: Don’t give me that do-goodie-good bullshit music.apple.com

2022-01-30: The Hawaii State Department of Health has a radio commercial asking if you are worried about …

2022-01-29: Typically there’s one thing that we expect out of a charger.

2022-01-27: Logging and Messina had a strong connection to Hawaii in the 70s and beyond music.apple.com

2022-01-26: When I first moved to Hawaii Island in the early 90s, it was still kind of a sleepy place. The …

2022-01-24: If I recall, the company Readdle, which created a number of apps that I use daily is based in …

2022-01-22: Switched the family from T-Mobile to Spectrum mobile. They run on the Verizon network. Saving a lot …

2022-01-21: music.apple.com

2022-01-19: ** music.apple.com

2022-01-18: At the ends of a 14 hour day at work. I wish people would come back to work music.apple.com

2022-01-16: My wife is very frugal. Here mid western North Dakota sensibilities. I finally convinced her to …

2022-01-16: The Cowboys have given this game away though unforced penalties.

2022-01-16: Recalling 49er v Cowboys epic battles in the playoffs in years past. Roger Staubach John Brodie …

2022-01-15: worker shortage I said it a few months ago, if the worker situation doesn’t loosen up by the 1st Q of 2022 (we’re …

2022-01-15: Damn music.apple.com

2022-01-14: It’s older than me, and I’m not young

2022-01-13: Marvin Gaye music.apple.com

2022-01-12: Kind of means more today that in the 70s music.apple.com

2022-01-11: Late night paperwork music music.apple.com

2022-01-11: The economy is going tank. 2 supermarket chains on this island have cut hours and now close on …

2022-01-11: I ordered one of these. I’m not supposed to wear my watch when I work in the kitchen (Dept of Health …

2022-01-10: Two years ago today I receive the lay off notice due to COVID. That’s when we know it was real. That …

2022-01-08: Great time for Hawaii bigislandnow.com ‘Final Moments of Their Lives’ : Astronomers Observe Massive …

2022-01-08: Very apropos song. Superman where are you now? music.apple.com

2022-01-08: Every silver lining’s got a touch of grey music.apple.com

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2022-01-08: I’m gonna be a happy idiot and struggle for the legal tender music.apple.com

2022-01-06: The two annoyances using primarily an iPad rather than a Mac is not having Spaces where apps are in …

2022-01-05: I was so ambivalent about the Webb telescope until it actually launched. I guess cuz it took so many …

2022-01-03: They were not listening, they did not know how music.apple.com

2022-01-03: Ok rocket scientist. We offer a signing bonus, increased pay, have great benefits. The staff we do …

2022-01-03: We don’t have snow like DC, but we do have guys trimming palm trees

2022-01-02: Want to hide somewhere. bigislandnow.com State Reports 3,178 New Cases of COVID on Sunday

2022-01-01: This will be 2022 music.apple.com

2022-01-01: Nothing says 1980s like INXS music.apple.com

2022-01-01: The first sunset of 2022. Let’s get on with it

2022-01-01: My work around for situations where I must have a desktop app or website that has issues on the iPad …

2021-12-31: We just checked out some earth cams. Fasten your seatbelts. COVID be blowin up next week

2021-12-31: Watching episode one of Sense8. Kind of have the same feeling when I saw the first Matrix. I know …

2021-12-31: We’ll as the year ends, I won’t really worry until I see locusts.

2021-12-30: Some really good things happened in 2021, but glad to move on. It was definitely not my worst year. …

2021-12-30: The warm side of the James Webb telescope is a balmy 80 degrees. Nice

2021-12-27: Especially this song music.apple.com

2021-12-27: music.apple.com

2021-12-27: I have this 10’ tough USB-Lightning cable. It works on my phone but not with the new iPad. Rather …

2021-12-26: Diamonds on the soles of her shoes. music.apple.com

2021-12-26: Ending the sporting year on a good note ⚽️Inter Milan are top of the table ⚽️Arsenal are exceeding …

2021-12-25: Someone brought snow down from Mauna Kea for Christmas

2021-12-25: It gets better. Jupiter, Saturn and Venus lined up

2021-12-25: Same view. Venus setting in the west.

2021-12-25: Merry Christmas from the Sandwich Islands

2021-12-25: Light. Pre dinner choice.

2021-12-25: Love this. We get our share of earthquakes designcorner.blinkr.net Christmas post from the Pacific …

2021-12-25: Changed my Netflix user name to “what?” Now I get this

2021-12-25: retirement photo project I have a cache of BW photos left from a great Aunt who was on Hawaii Island in 1939 and 1944 with a …

2021-12-25: Lacing

2021-12-25: A Christmas treat

2021-12-25: My work computer is an iPad with a Brydge keyboard. @fahrni

2021-12-25: One of my team gave us mochi for Christmas Day. Yum

2021-12-25: Due to my wife’s advance planning and her being a Target Ninja, our grandson had an XBox under the …

2021-12-24: Watching Casablanca for the umpteenth time. Oh, he’s just like any other man, only more so.

2021-12-24: It’s been a rough few months. Closed the restaurant early for Christmas Eve. We’re closed tomorrow. …

2021-12-23: The end of the world music.apple.com

2021-12-23: The fundamental things of life still apply. music.apple.com

2021-12-22: My inbox Last call for Christmas shipping Last last call for Christmas shipping Really last last …

2021-12-21: I lived in LA in the early 80s managing for TGI Fridays restaurants (the showtime of hospitality at …

2021-12-20: This would suck. Not that we’re going anywhere or doing anything www.civilbeat.org

2021-12-20: I’m still on Twitter, but my feed is almost all Photos and Football (soccer) with a little tech to …

2021-12-20: North Coast Brewing Co. Okd Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

2021-12-18: Lawyers in Love music.apple.com

2021-12-18: Pondered this while sitting at a stop light. Wonder if I could get back all of the time I’ve spent …

2021-12-17: mattress fail The fail in regards to boxed mattresses is that don’t tell you in advance that it takes 48-72 hours …

2021-12-16: One week in using an iPad with Brydge keyboard as my daily computer. Have only picked up the Mac …

2021-12-16: When or if this is ever behind us. For the past year and a few months of this COVID re-opening and Delta and now Omicron, I’m managed a …

2021-12-14: Waters edge

2021-12-13: Sapporo Premium Beer

2021-12-13: Listening to this interview by Malcolm Gladwell. I love his rhythm and pacing. Paul Simon is an …

2021-12-13: Using the iPad with the Brydge keyboard reminds me of an old netbook I had about 10-12 years ago, …

2021-12-13: Torn about Kentucky. Feel really sad for the tornado’s destruction and what climate change is …

2021-12-13: The past, present and the future.

2021-12-13: Monday is breaking

2021-12-12: 10 years and 80# ago

2021-12-11: Tonight’s playlistmusic.apple.com

2021-12-11: Threw away all those crazy dreams. music.apple.com

2021-12-11: More people going to the edge of space. I just want to go the waters edge

2021-12-11: Just heard this on Marvel’s Hawkeye. Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii’s way to say Merry Christmas. …

2021-12-10: The drama album music.apple.com

2021-12-10: New iPad with Brydge keyboard. Might be my Mac replacement. Still have a Mac Mini as a fall back.

2021-12-10: A bit of decadence before I head into the fray

2021-12-09: I really like Vivaldi in my Mac, but since they aren’t on IOS, using MS Edge as my default browser …

2021-12-08: This was shared with me. Hope they can get off the ground. I’m not really a writer, code or …

2021-12-08: I know my VPN works. I had it on (via UK) to watch a Champions League clip and forgot to turn it …

2021-12-08: I guess one of the things that makes the Beatles Get Back docu so intriguing is back when this was …

2021-12-08: I really want my Brydge keyboard to get here. My new iPad is pretty much set up. Word, Excel, Edge …

2021-12-07: Kind of cool getting our old passports back in the mail after we got the new ones. Oh the places …

2021-12-07: Received my new iPad yesterday. Not the pro, just the basic one. Still noticeably more responsive …

2021-12-07: Where I’d prefer to be right now. There’s an open table

2021-12-06: Another classic, this one actually released in 1982. ‘95 was a re-release. music.apple.com

2021-12-06: Nahe Nahe (relaxing) music.apple.com

2021-12-06: Woke up in the middle of the night last night and we were in the middle of a vast black out. I went …

2021-12-06: One thing cool in the Get Back docu was seeing the Beatles break out into snippets of old blues or …

2021-12-05: Photo on the left was taken with an iPhone 1 the right on a 10XS. No focusing, zooming or editing. …

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2021-12-05: We are in the midst of a 3 or 4 day tropical winter storm. Very wet

2021-12-04: Closing music. music.apple.com

2021-12-04: When we go for tacos, I think street tacos (meat and tortillas), my wife thinks taco shells, meat, …

2021-12-04: Made homemade cinnamon dolce syrup. Yum

2021-12-04: Gotta find a way out of this mess music.apple.com

2021-12-04: This is an amazing time when I can spend a Saturday morning here in Hawaii watching live German, …

2021-12-04: We’ll played #Inter

2021-12-03: Classic twitter.com

2021-12-03: Does anyone have experience using MS Edge browser on Mac? We are all windows at work. Currently use …

2021-12-02: My new iPad ordered in October finally shipped. The good news is Apple products are one of the very …

2021-12-01: Enjoy the silence music.apple.com

2021-11-29: I know what time of year it is when he appears in the coffee table.

2021-11-28: If things don’t turn around in regards to staffing challenges in Q1 2022, there’s going to be a …

2021-11-27: The Way music.apple.com

2021-11-27: Though I did order a Brydge keyboard this morning for the iPad I ordered that Apple will ship …

2021-11-27: Didn’t buy a single thing on Black Friday. I was working. Seems like every company that sent me a …

2021-11-25: I guess it’s Black Friday deals. Btw. Should use this as wallpaper

2021-11-25: We’ve had 4 Macs die in the past year 2015 MBP 2014 MBAir 2014 Mac Mini 2015 12” MacBook They all …

2021-11-25: Yum

2021-11-25: kiss me kiss me kiss music.apple.com

2021-11-25: Very loud music.apple.com

2021-11-24: Grow up in Hawaii, we didn’t have Walter Cronkite. We had Bob Jones on KGMB. He broke all of the big …

2021-11-24: Undone music.apple.com

2021-11-24: Inbox bankruptcy. Dozens of sale emails it seems from every online company that I’ve ever made a …

2021-11-24: Love Thanksgiving. Be thankful and buy something.

2021-11-22: Cause we ended as lovers music.apple.com

2021-11-22: found this in my closet. @patrickrhone

2021-11-22: For the first time, we’re doing a turkey roast rather than a whole bird. The family is disbanding. …

2021-11-21: Love’s Theme music.apple.com

2021-11-21: Guns are not prevalent in Hawaii. I have a healthy fear of some big Samoan guy in a bad mood coming …

2021-11-21: Why it’s always hot in Kona. We’re in the shadow of 2 big and 1 smaller mountains.

2021-11-18: Wish I could hit a “like” or a thumbs up button on a email and be done with it.

2021-11-18: Quality snacks.

2021-11-15: Almost there. Black roux for gumbo. I thicken my gumbo with black roux, gumbo file and okra. This …

2021-11-15: Received my McSweeney’s Audio edition today. Can’t wait to dive in

2021-11-14: What is life music.apple.com

2021-11-13: Dead air - Wikipedia I need a period of dead air before I go to work.

2021-11-11: Based on posts today. Taking another look at Basecamp. With there was a middle ground. $99 a month …

2021-11-10: Apple changed my name to Null

2021-11-07: E hāmau ana au no kekahi manawa, e hui hou

2021-11-07: The austerity measures that my wife and I put in place during the first COVID lockdown have stuck …

2021-11-07: Kind of think if OSHA said a vaccine was a job safety issue, it might go over better. We have so …

2021-11-07: thinking of making Opera or other my default browser. Since recently Safari will not open all sort …

2021-11-02: I like to watch an old classic movie when I need a break from Marvel, DC and other new blockbusters. …

2021-11-01: Got my booster shot today. Same day Appt. No issues to report.

2021-10-31: The colors of nature

2021-10-31: How ‘bout dem Cowboys.

2021-10-31: www.youtube.com Save The Cobblestone

2021-10-31: Marvel on Netflix Been going through the Marvel Netflix series’ in suggested chronological order. Just finished the …

2021-10-31: Grandson is Halloween ready.

2021-10-31: Wanted some casual pants, not sweats, but long for cool evenings to wear around the house or run out …

2021-10-30: Very loud music.apple.com

2021-10-30: Four years on from my total knee replacement. I regularly walk 15k step a day pain free. It still …

2021-10-27: Lunch Adulting at the best

2021-10-24: Ordered the base level iPad today. Getting a good trade in on my iPad Air 2, which helped make the …

2021-10-24: Coffee to go My wife and I were talking about where we went for coffee before Starbucks, which didn’t come …

2021-10-24: There were 4 Blockbuster stores here on Hawaii Island. It’s funny how people still say that …

2021-10-23: COVID still a thing here. Hence, no plans to see Dune in a theater any time soon. bigislandnow.com …

2021-10-22: Trying to watch Dune. Got through the title sequence. Thanks HBO

2021-10-21: I kind of agree with Manchin on this one. I guess one of my old conservative values is that social …

2021-10-21: This is how we do it. music.apple.com

2021-10-21: Fascinating concept. I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been told since I remember that quitting is …

2021-10-19: Home sweet home. A bit warm in the crater bigislandnow.com Lava Flow Slows as Kīlauea Continues to …

2021-10-19: I think… therefore I am

2021-10-18: Eclipse. In Dune music.apple.com

2021-10-18: The new Macs look amazing, I’d still like something like the discontinued 12” Macbook. …

2021-10-17: Too many shows to watch and not enough time. Watching all of the Marvel shows on Netflix in …

2021-10-17: Free your mind and the rest will follow music.apple.com

2021-10-17: The problem of staffing is pretty much universal. We can’t simply say people expect more. …

2021-10-15: My Kindle Paperwhite just died. My new signature edition won’t be here for a month. Reading on my …

2021-10-14: Doesn’t get much closer than that. #Dodgers.

2021-10-14: A short rainbow

2021-10-14: I do miss this view of Mauna Kea. This was the view from the back yard of our old house in Waimea.

2021-10-14: It’s been over 10 years since we lived in Waimea. I guess I’d forgotten how friggen cold it gets up …

2021-10-14: The ESPN app is the only sports app that converts game or match start times to my local time.

2021-10-11: Not sure about other places, but when a worker needs to get a COVID test here in Kona, the default …

2021-10-10: This COVID crap is not over yet. 2 employees exposed to family members who tested positive. A other …

2021-10-10: An 80 year old bridge near our house was replaced last year. This the chasm that was once the bridge …

2021-10-10:

2021-10-09: iPhone 1st Generation IOS 3.1.3 It’s can’t connect to a mobile network, but still works on Wi-Fi.

2021-10-09: Too lazy to go out, then I realized that we have everything we needed or make chili cheese fries at …

2021-10-07: I have a 2015 12” MacBook that was for when I used to go an “in between” place, pre pandemic. You …

2021-10-07: Undone music.apple.com

2021-10-07: I’m not playing all month, thought I would drop in on spice. Ichimi pepper.

2021-10-07: I bought a Tom Bihn Nik’s Minimalist Wallet in 2016, after daily use (excluding the lockdown) …

2021-10-07: Inexplicable behavior by my Apple watch. I often put it in my pocket while working in the kitchen at …

2021-10-06: That 1985 series was painful. The Cards have been our nemesis.

2021-10-05: Made Chili today, in our house it requires two batches. My wife, being from the North I suppose, …

2021-10-05: Coconuts.

2021-10-05: This is a great episode of Its been a minute about Soul Train. It used to come late Saturday Nights …

2021-10-05: It’s October, people still aren’t coming back to work. COVID is still an issue. 2 …

2021-10-04: I got mine. #IFTV

2021-10-04: For the, I guess, few of us who don’t use Facebook, or any of its properties, nothing’s …

2021-10-03: An amazing view of Kilauea volcano. twitter.com/USGSVolca…

2021-10-03: All of that hullabaloo about the drama of the last day of the MLB season. We ended up at the same …

2021-10-03: Ok, ready the big guns. Bring on the Cards #Dodgers

2021-10-03: Not sure this will ever change, MLB app won’t let me watch any west coast MLB team playing on …

2021-10-03: I closed my BBVA account after they consumed and closed Simple bank. I still get monthly statements …

2021-10-02: Warm fall evening by the pool.

2021-10-02: No photo, but Dark music music.apple.com

2021-10-02: Wild Horses music.apple.com

2021-10-02: This entire album. Fall of my junior year of high school. The vinyl album spinning on my turntable. …

2021-10-02: Yep bigislandnow.com SO2 Levels Rise With Return of Vog

2021-10-02: The volcano is erupting again. So the volcanic haze (VOG) is back, which means both of our air …

2021-10-01: The Democrats don’t deserve the majority in congress. Aren’t together or ruthless enough. They …

2021-09-30: I think COVID is going to kill me even if I don’t catch it.

2021-09-30: I’ve been at work for 12 hours. Is the government closed tomorrow?

2021-09-28: Ok COVID, you made your point. You can move on now.

2021-09-27: The newish Safari doesn’t open ad links, well ok, but not opening an unsubscribe link, not …

2021-09-27: The network policy on sports for cable cutters is driving me away from sports. The cost/benefit …

2021-09-26: I never you could catch squid slices in the wild. Learn new things even at my age

2021-09-26: Back into the top half of the table. 3 wins on the bounce. #Arsenal whew. Onward

2021-09-25: Exodusmusic.apple.com

2021-09-25: An XS Max can still take these shots.

2021-09-25: 4 years ago this week I had a total knee replacement. I believe in science. I frequently do 15k …

2021-09-25: Are we going to do this or what?

2021-09-25: I have an older external drive with Thunderbolt. To use it with my new M1 Mac Mini, i bought the …

2021-09-25: I signed up for the Craft apps a few weeks ago and got an invite today, after looking around, it …

2021-09-25: Streaming without a cable account is good most of the time, but most news organizations require a …

2021-09-23: Last day of our acquaintance music.apple.com

2021-09-23: Watching the Apple+ series on 1971 and the connection of Music to the war protests. I was 12 years …

2021-09-22: Didn’t order any of the new Apple gear, but did pre-order the Kindle Signature edition.

2021-09-22: This experiment of democracy in the US is not looking good. A Government of the people, by the …

2021-09-22: I’m old, but not limits how much coffee I have old

2021-09-22: I moved my mail to mailbox.org a year ago, not a single issue and they have so many features that I …

2021-09-21: A treat from my childhood that I still love

2021-09-21: Think I’m going to get this for my M1 Mac Mini - add a 1TB SSD (not included) and ports, for …

2021-09-21: My inbox filled with emails from App Devs touting the new features on IOS 15, albeit mostly iPad …

2021-09-20: The Wire. IBM Selectric. My Dad had one at home I could use for my homework now and then.

2021-09-20: If this debt ceiling thing isn’t fixed, can we just shut down Washington? They’re not …

2021-09-19: This what happens on the west side of Hawaii Island. The wind has to go around 2 big mountains and 1 …

2021-09-19: WAKE UP, SAILORS, SCURVY IS A HOAX

2021-09-19: One hundred and fifty nine years ago this week, in 1862, 75,000 United States troops and about …

2021-09-19: My wife and I had an interesting talk last evening. We’ve always been bullish about the future, but …

2021-09-18: Losing weight is great for so many reason, but some of my favorite clothes look like clown clothes …

2021-09-18: #InterMilan is having a goal party. 6-nil with 20 min left

2021-09-18: After a year and a half, I’m really missing that 3rd place in my life. The Starbucks or other coffee …

2021-09-17: Put your lights on music.apple.com

2021-09-17: I read a book slow and deliberate. I don’t have lots of reading time, but do carve out a …

2021-09-17: Getting in to Literal app. It imported my GoodReads library. A few books I started and didn’t …

2021-09-16: If these Afghan refugees speak English and are willing to work, bring ‘em on.

2021-09-15: Thinking about it. I use my IPhone XS for more things, more often and for more average hours per day …

2021-09-14: I’ve been a fan of 1More wired in-ear headphones. My 3rd pair. I wear them out. Wear them daily

2021-09-11: Just came across this looking for something else. My Dad in the middle with his brother, my …

2021-09-11: I love Gary Hustwit’s work, watch Urbanized free for a few days more .

2021-09-10: The tourism lobby won over public safety. Global infectious disease expert: ‘Hawaii forgot …

2021-09-10: how does the Epic court decision affect the average Joe (or Mary) consumer? not through the eyes of …

2021-09-09: I work a lot of nights, therefore I often sleep in the daytime, tolerating all sorts of societal …

2021-09-08: Recalling David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech It’s a good reminder, especially …

2021-09-08: Been watching a lot of shows in the DC world, need to get back to Marvel for a while.

2021-09-08: Interesting. I may have used this feature a few years ago, but I’ve changed and much prefer quiet …

2021-09-06: Still on a Stones kick music.apple.com

2021-09-05: Managing a restaurant during this period is brutal. Short staffed, but as busy as we can handle. We …

2021-09-04: Pictures of You music.apple.com

2021-09-04: Falling Rocks @pratik

2021-09-04: Came across this tree that had fallen over a long time ago. Kind of looks like driftwood.

2021-09-04: Got out of the house on a rare day off. With the extended COVID spike we’re experiencing, we went …

2021-09-03: Love this: WE’RE THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE AND YOUR BILL HAS GONE TO COLLECTIONS

2021-09-03: I’m done with Witecutter then daringfireball.net Wirecutter Goes Behind The New York Times’s …

2021-09-02: Surfing the internet in one window, scrolling social media in another and the Mac app store say no …

2021-09-02: Started to get some glimpses of the speed of my M1 Mac Mini

2021-09-02: Two + years ago we were definitely looking at moving to Italy when we retire (I was working on my …

2021-09-02: The simple joy of crossing something off of my Teux Deux list as complete.

2021-08-31: I pretty much beat up my Field notes books

2021-08-31: Got my new Spoke Design pen. Love it, though the first thing I did was change the ink cartridge to a …

2021-08-30: Had to pull the trigger and get a Thunderbolt 2-3 adapter ($50). The speed of my new M1 Mac Mini is …

2021-08-30: Set up a custom domain email address in iCloud w/seldom used domain. It worked almost instantly. …

2021-08-29: I’m worried in the face of these numbers, it’s not possible to stay safe. Record cases …

2021-08-28: Yea you got, speed freak jive. music.apple.com Ok done for tonight

2021-08-28: RIP Charlie music.apple.com

2021-08-28: With no travel and minimal dining out, we’ve paid off the every debt we have excluding the home …

2021-08-27: Give me one reason music.apple.com

2021-08-27: My wife has her tea lined up on the appropriate mug

2021-08-26: New Mac Mini up and running, but my 2 big external drives are Thunderbolt 2 and the new Mac is …

2021-08-26: With COVID cases and hospitalizations skyrocketing in Hawaii there is talk of another lockdown and …

2021-08-26: With this big push to get vaccinated, I got my flu vaccine today. I got my COVID vaccine in April.

2021-08-26: COVID had a big day in Hawaii, sure feels like it’s winning

2021-08-26: Someday we’ll be able to restore a Mac from iCloud

2021-08-26: Really liking the Axios daily newsletter “🐪 Good Wednesday morning! Smart Brevity™ count: …

2021-08-25: Fun day tomorrow

2021-08-25: I think my 2014 Mac Mini got wind of the new Mac Mini’s arrival tomorrow and decided to quit …

2021-08-24: I read this book many years ago, he’s right in that the Supreme Courts purpose is to uphold the …

2021-08-24: Mahalo everyone. Guess I went through a few days of my entire feed being about writing tools and …

2021-08-23: Feels odd here. I don’t write, don’t have a camera, don’t have a farm. I do talk to people a lot and …

2021-08-22: So many writers here talking about their workflows. I’m more of a doer. Managing a restaurant and …

2021-08-22: Ordered a Refurb M1 Mac Mini. This will be my computer going forward. My 2015 MacBook is hanging on, …

2021-08-22: I’m a definitely a napper. I love a good mid day nap. It has to do with working a lot of …

2021-08-22: This hasn’t seemed to throttle the number of visitors. We’re #2

2021-08-21:

2021-08-21: in other news, I bought a Milanese Loop watch band with my first Apple watch, and 2 watches later it …

2021-08-21: Went back to the Apple Mail app on MacOS a couple of months ago. Can’t do it. Back to Spark.

2021-08-21: Twitter has taught me a couple things. First, there are some incredibly brilliant people in the …

2021-08-20: The best quote I’ve heard in a long time, from an Irish fisherman on Irish TV. “If I get a problem, …

2021-08-20: Friday afternoon. Gettin Jiggy music.apple.com

2021-08-20: Ordered this Pen, I guess I got the last one

2021-08-20: Btw. I like the Fisher refill as it work consistently in a restaurant setting. Especially writing in …

2021-08-20: I prefer pens that support the Fisher Space pen refill. Looking for a good slim pen with a clip.

2021-08-19: My college car. Glad is couldn’t talk.

2021-08-19: Found this photo of my Dad in the late 70s with his Heathkit CP/M based computer named “Charlie” on …

2021-08-19: Baby I love your way music.apple.com

2021-08-19: Productive (rare) day off. Gotta take them when I can. Watched 2 episodes of Punisher, 2 Episodes of …

2021-08-19: A root beer float is so good anytime. Especially now.

2021-08-19: Pretty much decided that I won’t replace my dying iPad. Will upgrade my iPhone 10XS likely this fall …

2021-08-19: COVID Delta cases continue to blow up in Hawaii. Gov says no lock down in the plans, but I’m not so …

2021-08-19: And so it begins…

2021-08-19: That’s probably my most used feature A much-needed Spotlight on the best iPhone feature nobody uses …

2021-08-19: This is so cool kottke.org Miniature Life

2021-08-19: time to change T-Mobile password - AGAIN

2021-08-18: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ― …

2021-08-18: Jump Around. About all we can do in the era. music.apple.com

2021-08-17: About 0 seconds remaining. Huh?

2021-08-17: Recalling back in the day when you could edit your iPhone apps and screens in iTunes. If I recall …

2021-08-16: The first rule of holes is, if you’re in one, stop digging. Not sure wether to apply this to …

2021-08-16: I don’t want to be mad about anything today. Turning off the TV

2021-08-16: Lose. File a lawsuit. www.kitv.com Blue Origin sues US government over NASA’s decision to …

2021-08-15: I don’t take near as many photos as I did when I managed as resort hotel. Lots of scenery at a …

2021-08-15: It works, but I don’t think it plays lossless music

2021-08-14: Taking a hiatus from trying to watch live sports. It too frustrating trying to find a place to watch …

2021-08-14: Time to head back to reality.

2021-08-13: Summertime music.apple.com

2021-08-13: I’ve lost so much weight that I’m cold all the time, my wife is at an age where she has …

2021-08-12: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” …

2021-08-12: This doesn’t look good. Cases are blowing up in Hawai’i. This could be really bad.

2021-08-12: For the past 40 years, when I am upset or annoyed, I often put on this album, very loud. Usually …

2021-08-10: music.apple.com

2021-08-10: Going and studying in old school music.apple.com

2021-08-10: What my age again? music.apple.com

2021-08-07: Just watched Suicide Squad. What a fun ride.

2021-08-07: COVID is relentless. bigislandnow.com/2021/08/0…

2021-08-06: Great story. The saved at lot of homes bigislandnow.com 245 Water Drops Help Douse Historic Big …

2021-08-05: Since the environment, politics, the pandemic and news in general has gone worse, I just bury myself …

2021-08-01: We had a scare at the restaurant, an employee’s Mom was exposed to a housekeeper who tested …

2021-08-01: I just want to fly on Delta and enjoy a Corona and not have to worry about being around people.

2021-07-31: I like Scarlett’s character, but Marvel can make another star www.bbc.co.uk Scarlett Johansson sues …

2021-07-31: Good riddance July 2021. You won’t be missed

2021-07-29: Used to be when a new business was coming to the community and adding xx number of jobs, it was good …

2021-07-28: As I continue prune my Twitter follows, my feed is almost all Football (soccer) and tech. I will …

2021-07-28: The definitive ZZ Top play list. In honor of Dusty Hill music.apple.com

2021-07-28: RIP Dusty Hill music.apple.com

2021-07-28: I’ll have to dig up some ZZ Top later. 😟 variety.com ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dies at 72

2021-07-28: I want my MTV youtu.be/AGZSWdh17…

2021-07-27: Got to give it up music.apple.com

2021-07-27: I’ve unsubscribed from so many email newsletter and lists that my inbox is becoming a quiet …

2021-07-27: Marvin Gaye music.apple.com

2021-07-27: I’m working to make it so I get news in a more intentioned manner. I’m over the non stop …

2021-07-27: Just rewatched the season ending episode of Loki. What started as such a simple premise in the first …

2021-07-26: This is getting critical. Losing some staff due to normal attrition (moving career change, etc) but …

2021-07-25: Barry White provided the soundtrack to many a high school date in my era. music.apple.com

2021-07-25: I have an iPhone 10XS. It’s still in perfect shape, not a scratch. I’m on my 2nd #Nomad case (wore …

2021-07-24: The Panic PlayDate looks very cool, but I am on the list for a Steam Deck. Still thinking

2021-07-24: I’m not planning on watching any of the olympics. Between COVID and the entire thing going …

2021-07-23: COVID / Delta Environmental issues Voter suppression Business staffing issues Too many shows to …

2021-07-23: Interesting times.

2021-07-21: It’s time to close out this day music.apple.com

2021-07-21: Way before UB40 music.apple.com

2021-07-21: Crazy little thing called love. That’s what we need now more than anything. music.apple.com

2021-07-21: The 80s is the decade of my 20s. I was married to my first wife in the 80s and my only daughter was …

2021-07-21: I’m scared overcast.fm

2021-07-20: Can’t gallop polls or some other group do a big survey about why people aren’t apply for …

2021-07-19: Honolulu County made a deal that restaurants could open full capacity if they checked COVID tests …

2021-07-18: These Billionaires flying in space, trying to make it look easy. I clearly remember the Space …

2021-07-18: Now that Apple has created every genre Spatial music playlist possible, how about a Spatial Music …

2021-07-18: Not getting vaccinated is part of a larger issue of so many people who are choosing to not take …

2021-07-17: Reserved my Steam Deck. It’s the first gaming device I will have purchased for myself in many years.

2021-07-17: When we remodeled our condo 2 years ago, we had a conversation about warmer summers possibly more …

2021-07-17: I haven’t had HBO for years. Now with HBO+ I can watch all of those critically acclaimed shows from …

2021-07-16: Just finished a 14 hour shift. No one is apply for jobs. I have talked to so many other managers and …

2021-07-16: I don’t have an issue with breaking up all big tech into smaller companies.

2021-07-15: Interesting business name.

2021-07-14: U like the degs ?

2021-07-14: Global warming has been a political football for over 40 years. I’m really starting to feel it’s too …

2021-07-13: Deadly Heat, Fires, Deadly virus still around, voting rights on the chopping block, along with …

2021-07-13: Stairway to Heaven

2021-07-13: Mommy’s alright, Daddy’s alright, they just seem a little weird. music.apple.com

2021-07-13: The Sam Cooke serenade music.apple.com

2021-07-13: This quote: For all the fuss about supporters singing “Football’s coming home”, English football …

2021-07-12: What I really liked about the Euros was it was football with the handbrake off, save for all but the …

2021-07-12: I miss going to the Borders Books & Records Cafe. You could grab book from the store and read a …

2021-07-12: Lot of Brits showing their okole after the match. Would have likely done the same if they won.

2021-07-11: #ForzaItalia

2021-07-11: I’m about 30% through East of Eden. Only read the Cliff Notes version back in college, long …

2021-07-10: Current status

2021-07-09: I’m a huge sports fan, but really have no interest in these ill timed, made for TV Olympics. Feel …

2021-07-09: Amazon provides a QR code to return to a UPS store rather than a label. The one UPS store in Kona …

2021-07-08: This is good: It’s the Seinfeld theme but mashed up with a hit song from every year Seinfeld …

2021-07-08: Here come those Santa Ana winds again music.apple.com

2021-07-08: “Man It’s a hot one, like 7 inches from the mid day sun” Just popped up in the playlist I’m …

2021-07-08: On another note, love this. Classic covers 30 Years of TSJ - The Surfers Journal

2021-07-08: Our VP of operations and CEO will be in my store on Monday. Going to have a conversation on the …

2021-07-07: well, I have my MB export, not quite sure how to get it into DayOne yet.

2021-07-06: We don’t have any wild fires and the volcano isn’t active, but we still have nice sunsets.

2021-07-06: Worn

2021-07-05: I often miss the analog days of the 80s. Had a pager, not a phone. Used pay phones. Read the paper, …

2021-07-05: We had our fireworks a day late due to technical difficulties. Nice show

2021-07-05: Going to work on a day off for the 2nd time in 3 days. It’s fun being boss. Someday, we’ll have …

2021-07-05: ESPN+ turns out to be a joke, can’t watch anything of substance without a cable subscription.

2021-07-05: They both work. If only for nostalgia sake. I tried last year, can’t get a SIM card for the iPhone …

2021-07-05: Have very much enjoyed the international competition more than the EPL season by a long shot. Much …

2021-07-04: Well, earlier in my life we left Viet Nam and it fell, and here we are further down the road of my …

2021-07-04: Love this song writing Deacon Blues music.apple.com

2021-07-04: We are all misfits living in a world on fire music.apple.com

2021-07-04: Found this in the closet. It starts up. The battery fine. Now how to get music on it.

2021-07-04: Companies won’t ship batteries outside the continental US anymore. That means no more do it yourself …

2021-07-03: Very exciting Tour stage today. The tour has been blown up by Pogacar. Great stage win by Dylan …

2021-07-03: Most of my Twitter feed is Brits. They are insufferable with England up 3-nil.

2021-07-02: ESPN sells the alternate feed as a benefit. No replays, doesn’t follow the action, follows 2 player …

2021-07-02: I really hate the #Espn only gives me this feed because I don’t have a cable subscription, even …

2021-07-01: Dead letter box

2021-07-01: Got an Apple Watch for my birthday. I haven’t gotten a new personal Apple device for a couple of …

2021-07-01: My brain on Thursday

2021-06-30: Was not a fan of everything Donald Rumsfeld did (he passed today), but loved this statement and have …

2021-06-29: Closed my BBVA account. The final chapter of the Simple Bank story is closed. The big banks won this …

2021-06-29: Tried the new Outlook for Mac for a day, it’s really dumbed down, went back to the old …

2021-06-28: Too low for Zero**

2021-06-28: Great to have someone speaking for us. There’s a hundred reasons that restaurants don’t have …

2021-06-28: Not near as hot as PNW, but then we have 68% humidity.

2021-06-27: My new Apple Watch has gone from China > Anchorage > Louisville so far, now it has to come …

2021-06-27: Friday 9am HST - BELGIUM v ITALY. Whew! Calendar block. Froza Italy

2021-06-27: Apps and services that purport to offer “Lifetime” plans or access are a marketing ploy. Whose …

2021-06-26: What is life music.apple.com

2021-06-26: I’m not really a Bezos fan and in Hawaii, fast Amazon Prime shipping isn’t really a thing, but …

2021-06-24: I’ve been listening to this Chez Baldwin play list. This list was made from vinyl records left …

2021-06-24: What do you remember from 1965? My aunt played these songs very loud. music.apple.com

2021-06-24: Amazing Grace music.apple.com

2021-06-23: Back to Apple mail on my Mac. The least buggy of the bunch. Since I use Mailbox.org for my email, …

2021-06-23: Lots of chat about Twitter. Through the years I have curated my Twitter feed to match what interests …

2021-06-22: The greatest technological innovation of my lifetime is seedless watermelon.

2021-06-21: Getting Spatial music.apple.com

2021-06-21: We’re never gonna survive unless we get a little crazy. music.apple.com

2021-06-21: I’ve only bitten on 1 Prime day deal, an iHealth scale based on an email from iHealth. Since …

2021-06-21: My Apple Watch V4 is getting a little long in the tooth. The battery time is going downhill fast. …

2021-06-21: I was shopping for and bought only one thing on Amazon Prime day. A new iHealth digital scale. My …

2021-06-20: My Father’s days have become much different now with all of my Grandfathers (I actually had 4 …

2021-06-19: Went on a date night to a new restaurant/ bar in Kailua Village. A-Bays island grill. They’ve had …

2021-06-19: There are so many tourist in town, the floodgates have been opened.

2021-06-19: Spicy links and poi. Yum

2021-06-19: Gone back to the open spaces Home Screen. Everything on the Home Screen including what’s in those …

2021-06-19: A long list that I created in the #TeuxDeux app last night during a meeting disappeared after an app …

2021-06-18: We have unplugged and boxed up our Amazon echos. Too many times, something we talk about shows up on …

2021-06-18: Aloha Friday in Kona

2021-06-18: This isn’t fair, but it’s the nature of technology. This 2013 MacBook Pro with an old spinning drive …

2021-06-18: This is a massive property right in the middle of Kailua Village. It’s been in the Kimi family …

2021-06-18: I’m as much a nerd as the next guy and I love a rocket launch, but all of the space folly with no …

2021-06-17: It’s been said may times that when a couple has a baby it multiplies everything in the relationship, …

2021-06-16: Numbers from this past Monday show more people flew into Hawaii Island than a Monday in June 2019. - …

2021-06-14:

2021-06-14: The last one before I drift off “Into the mystic” music.apple.com

2021-06-14: My Daughter is named Jessica. This song didn’t hurt, even though it came over a decade before she …

2021-06-14: In Spatial audio.

2021-06-14: My Dev account expired last week, but my Mac had an update and downloaded Monterey. Oh well.

2021-06-14: I have no desire to travel anywhere. I feel very safe and content here on Hawaii island. Also almost …

2021-06-13: The employee crunch is starting to show up in restaurants with cut back menu offerings, more self …

2021-06-11: The Democrats lack creativity and guts. Wimpier versions of the GOP. We’re destined to the 1% …

2021-06-11: Great start in Euro2021 for #Italy

2021-06-11: It’s interesting that 30 years ago people always said you didn’t go to Kona Community …

2021-06-09: Feel like Italy has a real chance in the Euros. More so than in recent years

2021-06-08: Quite the eclectic Spatial audio playlist. Good job Apple music.apple.com

2021-06-08: Movement of jah people music.apple.com

2021-06-08: Living in Hawaii so many things happen before we even get out of bed. Today’s internet outage, …

2021-06-08: I am reticent to turn spatial audio (Dolby Atmos) always on. It might mess up a sound I’m used to on …

2021-06-07: Well, Apple made no mention of getting Hawaiian Street names correct in Maps directions.

2021-06-07: Kind of annoyed that those who didn’t get vaccinated and said how bad it is will get swag for …

2021-06-07: Siri: flush the toilet - oh doesn’t do that yet?

2021-06-07: Still excited about what Apple has coming, but my days of being involved in making the sausage are …

2021-06-07: Let my Dev membership lapse. Watching WWDC from the outside. No betas for me this time.

2021-06-06: ★ “The clearest signal that a novel risk is emerging is anomalies—things that just don’t make …

2021-06-05: Roam music.apple.com

2021-06-05: My wife bought an HP Chromebook at Costco. She admitted she was sad about losing her MB Air, but we …

2021-06-05: After losing so much weight, I actually get cold at night. Not typically a thing in Hawaii, …

2021-06-04: Hawaii Island had higher visitors numbers than this time in 2019 and they’ve stoped airport …

2021-06-03: My wife’s 2015 Mac Air finally die, just like that. Worked Tuesday night, dead on Wednesday. …

2021-05-31: Grilled cheese sand before I head off to work.

2021-05-31: This steam (Kolekole) down by the ocean is fed by this waterfall (Akaka Falls) 3 miles up the valley …

2021-05-30: Listening to loud music trying to get in the mood to go work. My supervisor called out. Said it a …

2021-05-30: Summer music.apple.com

2021-05-30: I miss the days when sports were only about the game/match. Now it’s more about the noise that …

2021-05-30: Finally took the time to clean up bookmarks. It’s been too long. Had a folder of COVID links …

2021-05-30: I signed up for AARP last year when we were shopping for car insurance. I get almost weekly snail …

2021-05-30: Love this comparison.

2021-05-29: Seeing what’s going on in these GOP strongholds in regards to voter rights seems to foreshadow a …

2021-05-29: The Kolekole Gulch state park is basically under this old railroad bridge. The bridge was abandoned …

2021-05-29: I love how views of the Pacific Ocean peak out between buildings in Honoka’a town.

2021-05-29: We got out of town today, which means going over to the east side of the island. First stop was …

2021-05-27: scal·a·wag /ˈskaləˌwaɡ,ˈskalēˌwaɡ/ noun. INFORMAL noun: scallywag a person who behaves badly but in …

2021-05-27: This is interesting. Up for bid? Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association, Kona Sailing Club leases in …

2021-05-27: Here we go. Hawai´i’s Tourism Industry Rebounding Faster Than Expected …

2021-05-26: Bring in on. bigislandnow.com Russian Spy Vessel Confirmed Off Hawai´i Coast

2021-05-25: We know what you did during the lockdown [https://www.youtube.com/embed/4WTpO9y2Dh4]() This is so …

2021-05-25: I really wish … … oh never mind. Back to reality

2021-05-23: An old quote that still rings true “I have a reasonably and responsible attitude towards my major …

2021-05-22: I now use my iPhone as my primary computer device for large swaths of the day. I also use it more …

2021-05-21: The Hawaii GOP just picked a new wingnut to be their party chair. She (looks to be north of 70 yo) …

2021-05-20: How I spent my day off. Trying to revive the old Mac Mini. Disk Utility found a couple of errors. …

2021-05-17: All things must pass

2021-05-17: Yep, old Mac Mini has bad SSD. I’ve changed them before and not sure I want to do that. Don’t …

2021-05-17: Looks like my 2016 Mac Mini is failing. It’s backed up and only used as a home server. No data …

2021-05-15: This Gaza strip mess is going to blow up, ISIS will come back in spades. They just need an excuse …

2021-05-14: I had this ball for at least 40 years.

2021-05-13: Watching 1980s music videos on YouTube. It’s was MTV’s golden era

2021-05-11: My wife is set up for the morning.

2021-05-10: I saw them in LA in ‘82. It was an amazing show back then too flip.it Favorite Concerts Ever: Los …

2021-05-10: Many Rivers to cross. Mood music music.apple.com

2021-05-09: My Apple Dev account us up for renewal, can’t even remember how many years it’s been, but not …

2021-05-09: Over the years, I had automated many of the lights in our house. Living room, kitchen, lanai. Voice …

2021-05-08: I look at blood work labs as a report card on my health. 4 years ago in my state of health back …

2021-05-08: The conversion from Simple bank to BBVA bank began today. Not going well. It said my activation …

2021-05-08: There’s are 2 old old sayings in Hawaii (marketing etc) “Lucky you live Hawaii” & …

2021-05-04: Just found these in an iPod touch box

2021-05-04: Bummed that Parma Calcio FC couldn’t pull it together this year and will relegated to Serie B. …

2021-05-03: Roam music.apple.com

2021-05-03: I’m glad I live in a place where COVID, Vaccine and global warming denial are believed by a …

2021-05-03: Watched Mortal Kombat on HBO+ today. Not sure I would have gone to the theater to see ir, but I …

2021-05-03: HBO+ will be boring next year when new films aren’t premiered there on the same day as …

2021-05-02: You gotta die of something [https://vimeo.com/63802530]()

2021-05-02: A sip of Dublin.

2021-05-02: Just rewatched Tenet. I think much like Matrix and Inception, it will take a couple of viewings to …

2021-05-02: Sunday afternoon

2021-05-02: Doing a mass unfollow and cleanup on Twitter today. The feed has gotten a little out of hand.

2021-05-01: Quite the kerfuffle at Basecamp. I took a long solid look at Hey, but didn’t bite. Happy with …

2021-04-30: Unintended consequences. The government has given out additional unemployment $$ and addl. weeks of …

2021-04-29: I’d get a 3rd COVID vaccine if it would make me invincible to COVID. Would still wear a mask, …

2021-04-29: Put too much cinnamon in my oatmeal. Just that

2021-04-29: I’m in the middle of sorting out what’s in Jane’s head on Doom Patrol. I don’t have the brain power …

2021-04-28: Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand. -Leo Durocher

2021-04-28: With new guidelines suggesting those who have been vaccinated don’t need a mask outdoors, but how do …

2021-04-28: Last year during the lockdown I had a few bored moments.

2021-04-27: IMHO the Hawaii Dept of Labor needs to shift back to enforcement on Unemployment abuse. There are …

2021-04-27: As Simple Bank goes away and becomes BBVA bank in a few days, I downloaded all 107 statement. I was …

2021-04-25: We went to get some gelato in Kailua town this evening. Other than masks, it almost felt normal. …

2021-04-25: Fresh Ahi Poke on Inari. Yum!

2021-04-25: Listening to a pre COVID playlist from back when I had a 30 mile commute each way to work. Now it’s …

2021-04-25: Still works.

2021-04-25: With all of the Euro Super League BS last week, Watching #COPA90 videos is exactly what I needed. …

2021-04-24: “The floor is a hard, unforgiving taskmaster. But the floor never hits you – you hit the floor.”

2021-04-20: Love Train music.apple.com

2021-04-20: I just bought a new Apple TV last year, hopefully the new remote will be available on its own.

2021-04-18: Tonight’s mood

2021-04-18: Anita Baker. The Queen of the Quiet Storm radio format of the 80s music.apple.com

2021-04-18: I’ve been using the Fluid app for years to make web apps in the Mac apps. Love it and it still …

2021-04-18: I really do like the sarcastic and cynical tone of the DC Doom Patrol series on HBO

2021-04-17: Looks like the only problem I encountered with my 2nd vaccine shot has been a bout of slight …

2021-04-16: Apple is pretty good at creating the Made for You playlist in the music app, but the weekly email …

2021-04-16: 2nd shot in the bag (or in my arm)

2021-04-14: mailbox.org just released new a pricing structure. Game changer. I’ll move my primary mail account …

2021-04-13: Going through the master drive where I’ve dumped data from the past, oh about 20 years. Scans, …

2021-04-13: Looking back on 2020, 2021 is going much better.

2021-04-13: I think I should play this to start my day, every day youtube.com/watch

2021-04-13: What’s next “I meant to take out my pen and write a ticket, but I mistakenly took out my gun …

2021-04-12: For what?

2021-04-11:

2021-04-11: Nine months since I got my weight under 200# (from a high of 268 in early 2019). Feels good to hold …

2021-04-11: Even after hundreds of eye drops post retina surgery and the subsequent procedures, I still …

2021-04-11: I miss Tim Russert on the Sunday morning talk.

2021-04-09: First these big corporations start documenting and writing you up for little, seemingly benign …

2021-04-09: Amazon will clean house after this vote. Companies know how to get around retaliation claims and …

2021-04-08: During last year’s lockdown and stay at home orders, I realized I don’t really miss …

2021-04-07: Been consistently unsubscribing to listservs and marketing emails over the past couple of months. My …

2021-04-04: Over years of using different email clients; mail.app, Outlook, Airmail, Spark, there are a bunch of …

2021-04-04: Hawaii Volcano National Park

2021-04-03: One of the few things I’ve had for more than 40 years. Still works as is it when new.

2021-04-03: A continuing annoyance is blogs and e-lists that post links to articles behind paywalls without …

2021-04-02: Looks like I’m going all in with #Mailbox.org. Have 1 there now that I’ve been playing with. I’ll …

2021-04-02: I’m going to want to ride Amtrak when we next go back to the continent. It is going to get …

2021-04-02: Start a new job on Monday. Feels good. Had a zoom call with the corporate team last Monday. They …

2021-03-30: The Paramount app is a drama queen Fatal error? I’m not sure anything actually died

2021-03-30: American Pie

2021-03-30: Did something good for my mind and attitude. Sharpened all of my knives. Takes me a couple of hours.

2021-03-30: Brisket sliders from #OhanaQ BBQ in Kona. #Yum

2021-03-30: Renewed my ServeSafe training. Got 1 wrong (50 questions). I can live with that. Good for another 3 …

2021-03-28: The GOP wants an ID to vote, but not to buy a gun. WTF

2021-03-28: I took this photo 1 year and 1 weeks ago on Alii Drive in Kona when we first locked down. It was …

2021-03-28: That stuck ship is huge. The ones that we get on Hawaii Island are stacked only 2 containers high.

2021-03-27: Just rewatched Chinatown with Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. Havn’t watched it for at least …

2021-03-27: What I like about Micro.blog (and App.net before it) as well as Mastadon is my feed is not …

2021-03-27: Pain points in streaming We cancelled cable a month ago, and it’s mostly OK. A flaw in streaming is you can’t …

2021-03-26: Finished all 3 seasons of #Legion I know, late to the game. Would love to see all of the main …

2021-03-26: I must be the oddball here. I don’t use Ulysses or Drafts. I tried them both, more than once. If I …

2021-03-26: As we come to the end of the 1 year sign up deals for many of the streaming services, some decisions …

2021-03-25: I’ve lived in the middle of this battle. This is a great overview: The Controversy Over Building One …

2021-03-25: Not sure if I’m ready to do the entire 4 hours this soon Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice is …

2021-03-24: The only reaction that I had from the vaccine was a craving for glazed donuts and I wanted to listen …

2021-03-24: Just finished watching “The Head” on HBOMax. Wasn’t sure at the start, but it turned out …

2021-03-24: Had my shot in my bad left shoulder (3 detached tendons), so I can’t tell whether the pain my …

2021-03-24: Weight loss

2021-03-24: Got mine.

2021-03-24: I’m not sure if I’m interested in seeing Justice League in black and white, it’s already a rather …

2021-03-23: Watched in section today, but finished Zack Snyder’s Justice League. What a BIG movie. Really …

2021-03-23: Was laid off due to COVID lockdown 1 year ago tomorrow. My career (hospitality)has not recovered …

2021-03-22: There are some days I just need to listen to REALLY LOUD Rock-n-roll. Right now is one of those …

2021-03-22: Would like to see Dr. Manhattan & Vision sit down for a cup of coffee and talk about the end of …

2021-03-21: Nice to see a shopping center developer using Lawae Fern in their landscaping

2021-03-20: It really is the wrong way

2021-03-19: Going back to rewatch the Watchman series from last year on HBOMax. I’m seeing things that I missed …

2021-03-18: Closed a few accounts Linkedin ✓ Facebook ✓ Instagram ✓ Mothballed my website ✓ About.me ✓ so far, …

2021-03-18: “The floor is a hard, unforgiving taskmaster. But the floor never hits you – you hit the floor

2021-03-18: Quarterly sync done. I have a password protected 4T drive that I keep at my step-son’s house. …

2021-03-18: Trust the science

2021-03-17: Really enjoyed watching the videos on theSt. Patrick’s Festival TV website. Really put me in …

2021-03-17: I’m pretty much equal parts Irish and Italian - roughly 40-45 odd % each. As I’ve gotten older, I …

2021-03-17: “Here’s to a long life and a merry one. A quick death and an easy one. A pretty girl and …

2021-03-17: My wife did her prep for cancelling cable.

2021-03-16: This just happened

2021-03-16: ‘Ohia Lehua on the Kamana Mana trail

2021-03-14: Made fresh Spaghetti Carbonara after seeing it on Stanley Tuci’s CNN show. Can only watch so much …

2021-03-14: cutting the cable, as they say… One dynamic of canceling cable is for 40+ years the behavior has been to turn on the TV, power up …

2021-03-13: Saturday afternoon libation

2021-03-13: I only had a Facebook account to stay in touch with a relation overseas, I used my Grandfather’s …

2021-03-13: What kind of sucks about the new Stimulus is that we changed banks 3 months ago and there was no way …

2021-03-11:

2021-03-09: an Irish Pub in Kona Been thinking a lot about opening a small Irish / British style Pub here in Kona. Small meaning …

2021-03-07: Now that I’ve seen WandaVision all the way through, I’ll go back and binge watch it all over again.

2021-03-06: One channel / app we’ll lose is CNN live. But with Trump out of office, even that is less important

2021-03-06: It’s official, we’re cutting the cord and canceling cable. The recent price increase was the last …

2021-03-05: Crossroads www.hawaiiboy.me

2021-03-03:

2021-02-25: Hawaii is not only NOT part of a grid, each island has its own power generation. It’s Not Just …

2021-02-24: Down to the River …

2021-02-23: No flood map for Hawaii. We’re not really part of the nation, besides, why would island flood? …

2021-02-22: My favorite mug, that my wife has commandeered.

2021-02-18: Republican president and COVID mess Republican state leaders in Texas and the current weather crisis …

2021-02-17: Beef pies galore.

2021-02-17: The news looks like the movies The Day After Tomorrow and Contagion combined.

2021-02-11: Brought the grandsons and their friends to the pool. Rather chase master, their playing Corona …

2021-02-04: Just turned off most notifications on my iPhone so I’m not distracted when I’m reading in the Books …

2021-02-04: This book, which I read a few years ago, really shows how fragile and how much of an experiment our …

2021-02-03: Will not be renewing my Apple Dev account, will just sign up for public betas. My tinkering days are …

2021-01-31: I haven’t posted anything since Jan 2. Here’s the big things that happened in January from my view …

2021-01-17: It dawned on me tonight, after my Mother’s recent passing (COVID), I am now the oldest in our …

2021-01-02: Hiatus

2021-01-01: I just watched the first episode of Restaurant Hustle on Food Network about Chefs, Restaurants and …

2021-01-01: The opposite side of the earth from Kailua Kona is NW Botswana, a New Years Day tanget

2021-01-01: New Years at Anaeho’omalu Bay (A-bay). Everyone suitably spaced. Brisk breeze, but nice. I used to …

2021-01-01: My 2 Tilley hats. I’ve had these for decades. A quick wash and air dry and they bounce back. …

2021-01-01: Not optimal, but it helps none the less, our stimulus showed up in the bank this morning.

2021-01-01: Starting out 2021 with a cloudy and hazy sunrise. TBH, kind of like the outlook for 2021. Want to be …

2020-12-31: Happy New Year East coast - 5 hours to go here.

2020-12-31: Trump’s vaccine plan is like the USPS just leaving the mail at the airport and letting the states …

2020-12-31: If you haven’t read Ed Yong‘a article, please do. Herd immunity is a moving target. It’s not some …

2020-12-31: What a long strange trip it’s been, but we’re still Truckin. music.apple.com

2020-12-31: The loss that hit me the hardest was Chadwick Boseman. So much talent taken early. Cancer sucks

2020-12-31: I lost 51# this year, mostly in the first 9 months and have kept it off the last 3 months. Focusing …

2020-12-31: Goodnight moon

2020-12-31: A degree of time wasting onefoottsunami.com 💧 I’m Saving Hundreds of Microseconds Each Day

2020-12-30: 2020 wasn’t the worst, at least to me Truth is, this was not the worst year in my life. It’s was very different, but I had some unique …

2020-12-29: Lots of posts about new phones and Macs. I need to live vicariously through you all. We’re in the …

2020-12-29: I need a calendar / date based note app. I’m testing Agenda and Note Plan. I need to add, notes, …

2020-12-29: Big year coming www.inverse.com Every Star Wars and Marvel show or movie coming in 2021

2020-12-28: Pretty much what I expected. Summer

2020-12-28: The universe doesn’t care

2020-12-27: check the box with bicycles, what am I missing?

2020-12-27: I just inhaled a perfect Rib Eye steak right off the Grill with caramelized onions and glass of …

2020-12-27: I’ve never been one to look back other than as a lesson. In 2021 I expect better finances, less …

2020-12-27: His days are numbered, but Christmas has been a welcome respite.

2020-12-27: Upped my computer audio sound with the Fulla Schiit DAC/AMP Bigger sound for streaming.

2020-12-27: Sorry King Arthur Flour, can’t pull the trigger.

2020-12-27: The little tree on top of the air purifier. Now running 24/7 with volcanic emissions being what they …

2020-12-26: This was amazing. The only problem is season 3 is far far away disneyplus.com I thought you might …

2020-12-26: I bought NotePlan 2, now I need to spend some time working it into a workflow

2020-12-25: It’s working, our air quality inside is down to good numbers. It was 75 before we locked down.

2020-12-25: The VOG (Volcanic Haze) is bad today, we have all of the windows and doors closed and have the A/C …

2020-12-25: We asked our kids to get us alcohol rather than Starbucks cards this year, being that 2020 is what …

2020-12-25: Disasters I’m old enough to remember Viet Nam, African famine, oppressive dictatorships, regional genocides, …

2020-12-25: Before Trump and BLM I generally didn’t make consumer choices based politics. That has changed, …

2020-12-25: One of the best adverts of the year youtu.be/kU9bENZ_0…

2020-12-24: Shades of 2018 during the of lava flows. Air purifiers running 24/7 in the house.

2020-12-24: Christmas gift opening with 2 Grandsons here and Granddaughter via Zoom

2020-12-24: On tonight’s cocktail menu Hot Buttered Rum Cranberry Old Fashioned Hot Apple Cider (with Irish …

2020-12-24: Seems I’ve seen this play out somewhere before

2020-12-24: With the Volcano back in flow mode and volcanic haze dominating the sky line, I went back to a photo …

2020-12-23: Nice Burberry debuts a mesmerizing, modern take on ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ - Ad Age

2020-12-23: Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you

2020-12-22: Nuclear winter sunset Actually, Kilauea volcanic haze

2020-12-22: Hualalai without and with VOG - volcanic haze

2020-12-22: The VOG (Volcanic haze) is definitely back after the volcano only being active for 2 days. Guess she …

2020-12-22: Starting to see the first vestiges of volcanic haze that hangs over West Hawaii when the volcano is …

2020-12-21: Shazam sucks at Hawaiian music

2020-12-21: The stars were behind clouds, so we’ll look at pictures instead.

2020-12-21: Making Cranberry Old Fashioned for Christmas Eve. Fun times

2020-12-21: Happening now: a new eruption of Kīlauea inside Halemaʻumaʻu It’s beautiful, but can be …

2020-12-21: Oh oh. Here we go again. This is 2020 giving us a final slap in the face. bigislandnow.com Kīlauea …

2020-12-20: The Professor and the Madman. boxd.it

2020-12-20: It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas - December snow on Mauna Kea

2020-12-20: My wife has always over cooked cookies and I have given up trying to fix it, I just dip them in …

2020-12-19: nothing is constant but change After a couple of interviews, Rethinking going back into food & beverage. Expectations to hit …

2020-12-19: With Fargo and Mandalorian over till next year, I guess I’ll go back to reading

2020-12-18: Just watched Tenet. It had premise and promise, the story line was kind of thin.

2020-12-18: You’re part of the problem, part of the solution or just part of the landscape.

2020-12-18: It’s just like the flu

2020-12-17: Glassware. I basically have the proper glass for most types of wine, beer and cocktails.

2020-12-17: Look what I found. This is a rare find in Hawaii. It wasn’t cheap. The last Shiner Bock I had was in …

2020-12-17: Massive cleanup of bookmarks in Safari today. Deleted over half

2020-12-15: On balance, most of 2020 really sucked, and still does, BUT, The Lakers, Dodgers, Biden / Harris, my …

2020-12-15: Took this photo of the Waimea pastures and Mauna Kea is 2012.

2020-12-15: Seeing a lot of posts on camera. I sold my last proper camera early this year. Had used only …

2020-12-15: Planning our next Mac purchases. My wife’s 11” air is getting a little long in the tooth and my 2015 …

2020-12-15: Then and now

2020-12-15: Can’t wait for this election cycle to end. I work with a group of far right conspiracy theorists. …

2020-12-15: The unfortunate chain of events; I had a mocha mid afternoon yesterday, led to waking up at 12:30 AM …

2020-12-14: Seeing a lot commercial for movies “only in theaters” Not for us. We’ve come this far …

2020-12-14: 2021 Supra Coupe. Have $55k of spare cash?

2020-12-14: From yesterday. Mise en Place for cranberry scones. They came out great. I’m still annoyed that I …

2020-12-14: Watched Mank last night on Netflix. I enjoyed it, but then I like subtlety and interesting dialog. …

2020-12-13: Can’t believe this album is 25 years old. I can clearly remember getting the CD when is came out and …

2020-12-13: Soon is a relative term during COVID. This has been like this since January

2020-12-13: Out cruising at the Waikoloa resort. The activity calendar has not updated since…pre COVID

2020-12-13: I was a big fan of Mountain in high school. Even had a bootleg live album. music.apple.com

2020-12-12: My Sonos speakers are crapping tonight, back to TV

2020-12-12: Holiday beverage

2020-12-12: Rewatching Tinker, Tailor, Solder, Spy with Gary Oldman before it disappears from Netflix. A great …

2020-12-12: I don’t like the culture of car sales, I do love my customers. I’ve been told by …

2020-12-12: Stepped outside to this

2020-12-11: Epic. Can’t wait ‘Loki’: First Trailer for ‘Glorious’ Time-Twisting Disney+ …

2020-12-11: If the SCOTUS does anything to mess with the election, there will be civil war. The Black Lives …

2020-12-10: Current status… for at least another week.

2020-12-10: I don’t agree with hyper analyzing every Biden pick, maybe the big cabinet positions. Let’s judge …

2020-12-10: I grew up at the old Honolulu Stadium watching the Hawaii Islanders Triple A team. Minor league …

2020-12-09: Fascinating take. www.inverse.com ‘Mandalorian’ theory: Boba Fett easter egg reveals …

2020-12-09: New annoying behavior by my Beats Flex headphones since the iPhone update. They disconnect when the …

2020-12-09: I’m not a coder, never have been, I speak english (and Hawaiian and a little Italian - still …

2020-12-09: Trump just said “skyrocket downward”. Huh?

2020-12-08: parking is getting a little crowded up there

2020-12-08: I think we can file the vaccines under sometimes “perfect is the enemy of good enough”

2020-12-07: This caught my eye in this video. Son of Mauna Kea For those who don’t know, Mauna Kea is here …

2020-12-07: I loved this album when it came out. I had the vinyl.

2020-12-06: Lazy Sunday afternoon Going out for anniversary dinner tonight. Outdoor dining

2020-12-06: Baked scones for the first time, used a basic recipe from King Arthur flour. They came out pretty …

2020-12-06: The best streaming service is one that you will watch. There are so many, We started keeping track …

2020-12-05: One step closer to getting out of car sales and back into hospitality. Meeting with the owner of a …

2020-12-05: We left the beach earlier that we wanted. It was beautiful day, It was starting to get crowded and …

2020-12-05: Beach day

2020-12-04: Tonight

2020-12-04: I’m glad we have The Onion. #Levity Jared Kushner Says States Should Have Planned Ahead Before …

2020-12-02: Goodnight moon

2020-12-01: Usage observations. The Beats Flex has a way better, consistent and persistent connection with my …

2020-12-01: December F%k’N FIRST 2020. Don’t know if I feel “what the hell happened to this year” or “ let’s get …

2020-12-01: Maybe Micro.Blog can do seasonal icons ???? I

2020-12-01: My vehicles 1985 Isuzu Pup. 250,000 miles 1995 Nissan Frontier 103,000 miles 2004 Nissan Fromtier …

2020-12-01: This may not be much on a continent, but I have driven over 550,000 combined miles (4 different …

2020-11-30: Rosalita music.apple.com

2020-11-30: It’s Cyber “I’m going to work and not spending any money” Monday

2020-11-29: It’s a very Merry Christmas

2020-11-29: Macy’s is so devoid of inventory it sure seems like they’re closing.

2020-11-29: Democrats best not fall into infighting, complacency & trying to grab power for their slice of …

2020-11-29: Go to hell 2020. We’re having a Christmas

2020-11-28: This just happened. Glad I looked up.

2020-11-28: Got my AARP card today, time to embrace being old(er). You only get old once, hopefully it lasts a …

2020-11-27: Sunset looking west, moonrise to the east.

2020-11-27: I am very close to exiting the car business. My 5 month experiment is closing. The dark side of car …

2020-11-27: Stormy night last night, not a cloud in the sky today. Gonna be a hot one.

2020-11-27: Deleted the mother lode of black Friday emails, don’t need anything and the the family has …

2020-11-26: Had our Thanksgiving Japanese Dinner at #IzakayaShiono in Kona, They opened a few weeks ago. …

2020-11-26: We don’t have Autumn leaves in Hawaii, we do have that Fall feeling music.apple.com

2020-11-26: How soon is now. music.apple.com “When you say it’s gonna happen now, well when exactly do you …

2020-11-26: We went for a Thanksgiving walk down at the Four Season Hualalai oceanside walking path. It’s nice …

2020-11-26: My wife went all in holidays today. Even the fireplace app on AppleTV

2020-11-25: My wife and I are not having anyone over, we’re going out for dinner. Japanese bistro food. …

2020-11-25: I had tight nuts during the election

2020-11-25: This pair of roosters live between 2 parking lots. In the afternoon at Ace Hardware next door and in …

2020-11-25: The holiday season, where I can count on getting an email from any company I’ve purchased from in …

2020-11-25: Late to the game (literally). But just blew through Monument Valley. Really enjoyed it. Downloaded …

2020-11-24: Ravel’s Bolero is such an amazing piece of music.

2020-11-24: The sound of inevitability #Trump www.youtube.com/watch

2020-11-22: Look what I found. This will be fun disneyplus.com I thought you might like “LEGO Star Wars …

2020-11-22: 129 days till Opening Day #Dodgers

2020-11-22: Dug out my trusted cast iron skillet to make Cajun blackened chicken. Due to smoke alarms, I put the …

2020-11-22: I really like the Airmail app on IOS, but the Mac version is so so

2020-11-22: Couldn’t resist, had all of the ingredients, had to make another batch.

2020-11-21: As a life long nerd and also old enough to recall Mercury and Apollo, landing a rocket on a dime, …

2020-11-21: I am a sports fan for escape and moments off joy. The Lakers and Dodgers were solid. So far #Arsenal …

2020-11-21: Long shadow

2020-11-21: Made roasted corn and jalapeño corn bread on my day off yesterday. It was a great addition to …

2020-11-20: Enjoyed the Trial of the Chicago 7 on Netflix. We had our own share of War protests in Hawaii. …

2020-11-20: I have signed up for too many lifetime subscriptions that went out of business. No thanks. flip.it …

2020-11-20: All this happened in my adult life. I used DOS for the first few years on a PC clone (a Gateway if I …

2020-11-20: Day off beverage choice

2020-11-20: I had forgotten how good this album was. music.apple.com

2020-11-20: Just watched “I am Greta” on Hulu. Shame on us, we have been nothing but complacent. The …

2020-11-20: My Apple Watch battery time is massively degraded since the last update. Sucky

2020-11-19: Public health 101 C’mon Hawai’i A Secret to Vermont’s Pandemic Success

2020-11-19: Double rainbow

2020-11-19: This was a very memorable chilly afternoon at the historic Volcano House. We stayed there after the …

2020-11-19: My final fireplace of the day. This was a holiday portrait my Wife and I took at our former home in …

2020-11-19: One of my favorite Fireplaces here on Hawaii Island is at Kilauea Lodge in Volcano village. Have had …

2020-11-18: It’s been cloudy and raining all afternoon, the sun finally peaked under the clouds just before …

2020-11-18: What I want and where I want to be.

2020-11-18:

2020-11-17: Archies music.apple.com

2020-11-17: Kodachrome music.apple.com

2020-11-17: Watch this #HOPE. www.youtube.com/embed/qQ7…

2020-11-17: Can we fire Trump on Twitter

2020-11-17: Quite a few people I work with are gun owners. What I hear from them often is; what would you do if …

2020-11-16: Trump

2020-11-16: Yea

2020-11-16: This song by Jackson Browne says a lot about where we are now. music.apple.com

2020-11-16: They must be new to Kona. That tree will a dried up timber in 3 weeks

2020-11-16: This was in a car that came in for service. Don’t want to be on the road when this guy is.

2020-11-16: The county is replacing a small but important bridge near our home. It’s on a very busy street. It’s …

2020-11-15: Seems line an eternity ago.

2020-11-15: I had completely forgotten to upgrade my home server. It just sits there quietly and does its job. …

2020-11-15: Love the club cover.

2020-11-15: Snow on Mauna Kea this morning. Thought it was a little nippy last night.

2020-11-15: Traditional Republican values Reading this, they really are lost.

2020-11-14: We’ve gone back to Apple native apps. Canceled Spotify, Adobe suite and MIcrosoft Office. Next up, …

2020-11-14: trickeration just heard the announcer use the word “trickeration” on a college football game. had to look …

2020-11-14: When Trump says the vaccine is great and we all should get it, I would tend to run the other way. I …

2020-11-13: The Airpod Pro spatial sound is an amazing way to listen to shows on Disney+

2020-11-13: This will be my last beta cycle. This one was more or less stable on all devices and it was a big …

2020-11-13: Seeing everyone get their new phones is fun to watch. We’re taking a different tack, We will …

2020-11-13: This remote learning, school at home is really wearing on our 9 yo Grandson. He’s tends …

2020-11-13: The #BartenderApp not only works again, it’s much better #Yay

2020-11-12: Update night

2020-11-12: I had the cassette tape of this album in my car back in the early ‘80s music.apple.com

2020-11-12: Guessing Google hasn’t figured out how to monetize photos in the app

2020-11-11: 50.8% is not a total repudiation of Trump but it’s a start and I’ll take it.

2020-11-11: I picked a bad day to quit sniffing glue www.youtube.com/watch

2020-11-10: Lots of press on the vaccine. My wife works in healthcare. Keeping the vaccine at -70° F is a big …

2020-11-09: Wish I was Still drinking music.apple.com

2020-11-09: Here we go. He’ll start burning for down the house from one corner www.kitv.com Trump fires …

2020-11-09: Yup

2020-11-09: Reviewing the IMDB 100 movie bucket list, I’ve seen ¾ of them, albeit many of them 1 …

2020-11-09: It wasn’t all DEMs

2020-11-08: …and Sade music.apple.com

2020-11-08: Just came across Luther Vandross on a playlist on my phone. This was was go to music back in the …

2020-11-08: Our imitation In-n-Out burgers were amazing Ground Chuck Secret Sauce Fresh baked buns (local …

2020-11-08: We don’t have In-n-Out burger in Hawaii so I’m making a copycat version for lunch today. Just …

2020-11-07: My wife and I decided to go out to our favorite restaurant #IslandLavaJava to celebrate #BidenIn …

2020-11-07: It just dawned on me the amazing First Lady we will have. This is going to be amazing, blazing light …

2020-11-07: My wife and I have had a bottle of good champagne in the refrigerator for a couple of years, waiting …

2020-11-07: insurance It’s so annoying when you have to threaten to cancel for a company to offer a better deal. I find …

2020-11-07: Wow, NBC just called it for Biden!!

2020-11-06: Trump’s path forward.

2020-11-06: My brain while looking at the numbers

2020-11-06: .

2020-11-06: 536 AD — the worst year in history This makes me feel better, I think

2020-11-06: Day off. Watching numbers.

2020-11-05: Georgia on my mind music.apple.com

2020-11-05: My Wife and I are both looking forward to the day, hopefully sooner, when the adults move back into …

2020-11-04: You know you’re getting old when you recognize more and more of the medications advertised on …

2020-11-04: Changing the battery in a Prius is quite involved

2020-11-04: This election was better, but we need more Hawaii had a 67% turnout, much better than last time, but …

2020-11-03: I just calling them Electrical votes, either will be shock to certain people.

2020-11-03: Sunset over car lot

2020-11-03: “What you learn from a life in science is the vastness of our ignorance.” – David Eagleman

2020-11-02: Really hoping Biden trounces Trump, then we just need to worry about fixing all of the damage he …

2020-11-02: Good Monday - almost

2020-11-01: Rum old fashioned coming. Go with what you got.

2020-11-01: IMHO, they should stop posting polls already. I think it really does influence the election.

2020-11-01: Excellent big picture of what’s wrong Review: Five books on our hopeless polarization - The …

2020-10-31: A customer of mine is the granddaughter of Stan “the Man” Musial. She found out how much of a …

2020-10-31: Can’t wrap my head around what we do if SCOTUS usurps the constitution to support Trump. Do we just …

2020-10-31: Hi, Thanks for contacting us. I understand that you’d like to know if you will be credited or will …

2020-10-31: Got my answer from Apple. They will not credit back existing subscriptions when you sign up for …

2020-10-30: Watched David Byrne’s American Utopia on HBO. Love it

2020-10-30: We’re all swearing too. www.voanews.com Amy Coney Barrett Sworn In as New Supreme Court Justice

2020-10-30: I’ll have to wait to update my phone at home tonight. WiFi is dis functional at work. Says 11 hours.

2020-10-30: What the Apple bundles haven’t answered is how to deal with existing annual or free subscriptions. …

2020-10-30: Ok. I’m officially fed up with this. C’mon Apple. Fix it.

2020-10-29: We walk by places like this on our weekend outings and can never see beyond the fence line. Opulence …

2020-10-29: Watching game 4 of the 1984 NBA finals. I remember it clearly. The Lakers won it in 6. Was living in …

2020-10-28: I got the new Beats Flex. I can leave them hanging around my neck and stick one in my ear when my …

2020-10-28: No 5G for Hawaii yet T‑Mobile Nearly Doubles its Supercharged Mid‑Band 5G in Just One Month - …

2020-10-27: The nice thing tonight is my Twitter feed had WAY more baseball than politics.

2020-10-27: I’m a life long #Dodger fan. They’ve now won 6 championships in my lifetime, including the …

2020-10-27: Dodgers!

2020-10-27: I’m avoiding the news for the next week. There is already too mud and lies being slung around.

2020-10-27: My college football coach used to say “don’t leave it till the 4 quarter” score enough to leave no …

2020-10-27: Not renewing my Microsoft Office software subscription. Going back to using Pages and Numbers. …

2020-10-26: My go to relax music. #TheClientele music.apple.com

2020-10-26: Kona is much more interested pleasant when there are these high clouds all day long

2020-10-26: In my estimate, there’s not just one Donald Trump, there are over 60 million of them. If you back …

2020-10-26: 4Runnner TRD Off Road Pro. Lunar Rock Color. Hard to come by. We got one for one of my customers.

2020-10-25: At this point, we might as well recycle the paper the constitution was written on. The GOP is making …

2020-10-25: Saw Jambalaya on TV last night which of course meant I have to make some. Conveniently we had all …

2020-10-25: Needless to say, after the issues coming up with the Indegogo project #SecondScreen and other crowd …

2020-10-25: This week’s day out in the world was to Anaeho’omalu Bay at Waikoloa. The fish pond in the pix is …

2020-10-24: Alice’s Restaurant - A Thanksgiving tradition

2020-10-24: Finally settled on #Newsblur as my RSS reader

2020-10-24: Starting to get the feeling I’ll never see the Indegogo project I backed #SecondScreen - more than …

2020-10-24: Wear the damn mask. I had saved this text from an article a couple of months ago quoting Venki Ramakrishnan from the …

2020-10-23: Vote

2020-10-23: Why not 2020 CDC warns multi-state Listeria outbreak from deli meats - CNN

2020-10-23: Mise en place.

2020-10-23: My Apple Watch battery is confused, or maybe it’s some of the apps. I do the same thing every …

2020-10-22: Love this -welcome to the future Meet the 24-year-old who’s tracking every broken McDonald’s …

2020-10-22: Not watching the debate, though my wife is totally into it in the other room. Getting my …

2020-10-21: Knee breaker

2020-10-21: Not making a global judgement, we see very few Tesla in Kona, but so far the drivers of the ones …

2020-10-21: Babe Ruth and Mookie Betts are connectedwww.espn.com Passan: How Mookie Betts just made the …

2020-10-20: GO DODGERS

2020-10-20: I have no compelling reason to get the new phone. We won’t have 5G for the foreseeable future …

2020-10-19: My ballot has been verified. - Boom!

2020-10-19: Bought Reeder 5 for IOS, don’t really want to pay for Reeder 5 for Mac. Still thinking on it

2020-10-19: Springs

2020-10-19: The industry that I know and love is still dead (hospitality). I’m doing something I don’t really …

2020-10-19: World Series Well here we go, I’m a life long Dodger fan. This will be fun and great diversion from the …

2020-10-18: There are more of us. Everyone needs to vote. youtu.be/9v7FcOq91…

2020-10-18: I miss having a convection oven for pizza.

2020-10-18: Our grandsons (9 & 12) are getting more and more anti-social. Haven’t gone to in-person school …

2020-10-17: My view at work now vs one year ago Now. Used cars, power sub station, utility poles, warehouses, …

2020-10-17: How quaint

2020-10-16: 2020 sucks… But then there’s this

2020-10-16: Someday this will end, Trump will fade way and we’ll focus on repairing the damage and finding …

2020-10-15: At home I often take the Nomad leather case off of my iPhone 10 XS, which thanks to the case is in …

2020-10-15: Top notch security

2020-10-15: my how things have changes, an Apple phone event and Amazon Prime day went by and did order or buy a …

2020-10-14: On another note, that Apple watch update that was supposed to address battery drain, didn’t.

2020-10-14: We are so lucky to live in a State that Trump ostensibly ignores. We got our ballots on Saturday, …

2020-10-14: I’m on the fence about Twitter. I’ve curated my feed to mostly soccer and tech and little noise that …

2020-10-14: I opened this place in 1979. It’s a fixture. Honolulu Club permanently closes after more than 40 …

2020-10-14: No new phones or other stuff this round. Our Sonos speakers work great, no need invest in something …

2020-10-14: I remember the early promise of 5G is that it would replace home internet. Don’t see that happening …

2020-10-14: Chill www.youtube.com/watch

2020-10-14: An unintended consequence of losing a lot of weight is alway being cold. My metabolism went down and …

2020-10-13: I think we were only supposed to post one, but oh well Sunset on #adayinthelife in Kailua-Kona …

2020-10-13: The GOP sure is giving the Dems plenty of excuses to pack the court. The list is getting long. …

2020-10-13: Red bench. That’s all

2020-10-13: Since I posted a depressing COVID pic earlier, I went up the coast to get this one at Puako looking …

2020-10-13: Kailua Village during COVID-19 Kailua-Kona Hawaii Normally bustling with activity both visitors and …

2020-10-12: Han Solo

2020-10-12: Eliminated a couple of more rogue subscriptions while setting up the #Bobby app. Had to go through …

2020-10-12: I would venture to say that COVID will be looked at as a pre-existing condition How Democrats stayed …

2020-10-12: She can say whatever she wants now, once she’s on the court, we can’t recall. She can out and out …

2020-10-12: Each individual has his or her own perception of reality. The implication is that because each of us …

2020-10-11: Santana for a Sunday night music.apple.com

2020-10-11: Fisherman at Puako, Hawaii Island

2020-10-11: My career started in farming. We lost our farm to a freeway on Oahu. I wish I had a farm to go to …

2020-10-11: I remember the last time Hawaii island’s unemployment was this high and the economy had tanked was …

2020-10-10: The old iPods in our house have about a 10 minute battery life

2020-10-10: Done. Will drop off at the county building Dropbox next week.

2020-10-10: Protecto

2020-10-10: Going back to reread this book. One question it asks is why we abide by Supreme Court rulings. The …

2020-10-10: Life is what happens while your waiting for something to happen.

2020-10-09: Society as a whole would benefit if Twitter just shut down.

2020-10-08: deleted and reinstalled the Micro.blog app and it works again.

2020-10-08: Picked up a Costco hot dog to pair with the Chili my wife made yesterday - Instant classic #FTW

2020-10-08: One of my favorite albums of the last few years. I keep going back to it more often these days. …

2020-10-08: A very thorough C0VID/Trump timeline. Lies, lies lies.

2020-10-08: My fishing trip to Craig Alaska in 2006. A one-off trip, I don’t fish. It was sponsored by Coors …

2020-10-07: Aloha Wednesday

2020-10-06: One of the Van Halen classics. Saw them in 1982 and the LA Fabulous Forum. music.apple.com

2020-10-05: My wife and I had strategy session last night. We definitely want to retire to Italy in a few years. …

2020-10-05: honolulu.craigslist.org Rylo 360ºCamera

2020-10-05: honolulu.craigslist.org Camera

2020-10-04: This sucks. I read this and Sports Illustrated as a kid twitter.com

2020-10-04: Used to surf there when I lived in So Cal in the early 80s. Used to catch train down from LA. …

2020-10-04: since my 100 day “safer at home” period earlier this year I’ve become very …

2020-10-04: Maui across the channel.

2020-10-04:

2020-10-04: Due to COVID, since they’re closed anyway, a number of Hawaii resorts have either moved up scheduled …

2020-10-04: Naupaka. The legend is the half flower is separated lovers. This plant is Naupaka o Ke kai, it’s …

2020-10-02: Watch a movie on my iPhone with the AirPod Pro. What amazing sound.

2020-10-02: It’s a little wet today

2020-10-01: Needless to say, I will miss Saturday’s matches. I will need to be at work at 8am.

2020-10-01: The monthly Hawaii emergency alert siren test. Warning for tsunami, air raids or other emergency. In …

2020-09-30: Looked it up, I’ve used the #\Deliveries app since 2012

2020-09-30: Love the Sticky Widgets app, and stacking multiple notes is a game changer.

2020-09-29: I guess Hawaii is last. My Mac had a update, but not my phone. Probably in the morning

2020-09-29: This happened on the way home

2020-09-27: One of my favorites

2020-09-27: Watched Long way Round last week and am into Long way down. Love the adventures.

2020-09-27: on Hawaii Island, we had the Onomea arch, it fell in during an earthquake many years ago. …

2020-09-27: Found a recipe to make pasta using Sourdough starter. I know what I’m doing today.

2020-09-25: micro.json.blog

2020-09-24: The wind patterns around the Pacific are complex. But the window of trade winds from the west coast …

2020-09-24: What you need to know about where I live. bigislandnow.com/2020/09/2…

2020-09-23: At my new job I don’t have a computer terminal of my own. 5 terminals, 6 sales people. I can jump on …

2020-09-22: A year ago this week, we had an amazing staycation at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. We won’t be doing …

2020-09-22: Netflix keeps canceling good shows. It sucks

2020-09-22: Some repairs are just complicated

2020-09-22: Solo

2020-09-21: Created a playlist of the music Fran the show Watchmen. I’ll go back and watch it again. I …

2020-09-21: Ha. I’m not the only one www.vox.com After six months and $1.8 billion, Quibi wants a new owner. …

2020-09-21: Deleted Quibi. If they do have an algorithm, it doesn’t work, I have to scroll endlessly to find …

2020-09-21: Flashing back to a time when you could open up a Mac and fix it yourself.

2020-09-21: Waiting for a call

2020-09-20: I have news fatigue. I’m avoiding watching news. My Twitter feed is almost entirely sports and tech. …

2020-09-20: This week’s Time out of house with our grandsons was to Honaunau in S Kona. Home of the Pu’u Honua o …

2020-09-20: With Apple’s supposed movement to not put power adapters in the box with new tech, better to keep …

2020-09-20: Found my “tech go bag” in the closet. We used to travel inter island and do staycations every few …

2020-09-19: Rewatched All the President’s Men after many years. First thought was how good the newspapers were, …

2020-09-19: Every once in a while I hear a song that make me reslly miss a certain artist. This is one of them …

2020-09-19: I’ve walked 30 miles at work this week. Doing laps around a car lot.

2020-09-19: If the GOP pushes through a SCOTUS nominee and approval before the inauguration, they will need to …

2020-09-18: Came to the conclusion after 3 mos that car sales is not for me. It’s not the action of selling …

2020-09-18: When I started my weight loss program and the Doc says the goal is 1# / week, my first though was …

2020-09-17: Just like heaven music.apple.com

2020-09-17: I’m typically positive, but I’ve talked to a number of people in the past week who were very …

2020-09-17: IMHO. In the past 6 weeks the divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” has gotten deeper. …

2020-09-15: Just found an update on my ethnicity. Combined estimates from 3 DNA different results and ancestry …

2020-09-15: This is the way

2020-09-14: My 2015 12” MacBook that I use for work started getting the dreaded “Battery need service” …

2020-09-13: We finished season 1 of Away, but season 2 has no date yet and maybe over a year away. We’ll have to …

2020-09-13: One consequence of losing a lot of weight is I get chilled easily. We wife is at the other end of …

2020-09-13: This week’s “out of house experience” with our Grandsons was down Napo’opo’o road to Kealakekua Bay. …

2020-09-13: Picked up a pork loin. 1/3 will be BBQ. 1/3 herbed and 1/3 garlic and pepper. They will go in the …

2020-09-13: I was so lucky to not have any student loans. I went into culinary science and travel industry …

2020-09-12: Caramelized pears with Combier over ice cream. #Indulgence

2020-09-11: The #Dodgers and in a funk. Needs to get back their ruthlessness

2020-09-10: Just park however you like.

2020-09-10: Red or White

2020-09-10: My love of baseball grew out of going to Hawaii Islander AAA game at the old Honolulu stadium …

2020-09-10: It’s a good time to bring out the old Franklin Covey circle of influence vs circle of concern. …

2020-09-10: Poolside FM IOS. Yay!

2020-09-09: A cute little rainbow

2020-09-09: ZZZZzzzzzz

2020-09-09: I just watched Inception in its entirety for the first time in years. What a ride.

2020-09-09: My wife picked up some nice roast turkey, so I felt compelled to play. Made a chili aioli from dried …

2020-09-08: If I didn’t grow up in Hawaii, this might scare me.

2020-09-08: A pear … or a single

2020-09-07: My office in 2008. Now I have no office, Just a MacBook Pro at the coffee table or on the lanai

2020-09-06: So much for making clotted cream. The is no non-ultra pasteurized heavy whipping cream to be found …

2020-09-06: A Trip to Italy. It was a blast. boxd.it

2020-09-06: Enjoyed this movie. boxd.it

2020-09-06: Found the pix from this fishing trip to Alaska in 2005. It was so much fun.

2020-09-06: I don’t recall where I got this image, but I love it.

2020-09-06: The famous Beach Tree chef’s table at the Four Seasons Hualalai will return someday #COVID

2020-09-06: Empty beach, empty roads, the sun goes down alone

2020-09-05: Sold this today. It a big one (null)

2020-09-04: Me wants Bore, Parma, Italy The timing is not good, expecting something else will be available when …

2020-09-03: COVID has exposed so many public officials. The Peter principle is a concept in management developed …

2020-09-01: At my workplace, our small sales team has a far right conspiracy theorist (massive Trump supporter), …

2020-08-30: As I get older, I share my opinion less and less. Life has taught me that it really carries no …

2020-08-30: Love this article. I go back to it often qz.com

2020-08-30: flip.it “Black Panther” Director Ryan Coogler on Chadwick Boseman: “After his family released their …

2020-08-30: I love this stuff. flip.it A new quantum paradox throws the foundations of observed reality into …

2020-08-30: Re watched Black Panther today. Love the picture. It one that I will re-watch frequently

2020-08-30: An era drifts away. Used to listen to Vin Scully calling the #Dodgers on a transistor radio under my …

2020-08-29: I’m old.

2020-08-28: One of my Favorite Actors - taken too soon >>> CNN Top Stories: The ‘Black …

2020-08-28: We are experiencing technical difficulties.

2020-08-26: A Toyota Tundra completely covered in Rhino Lining. Still don’t know how I feel about. No need to …

2020-08-25: It’s getting to point where I’m no fun anymore. music.apple.com

2020-08-25: Pies

2020-08-25: Making British beef pies today. Reading about @PieburyCorner in London closing made me do it.

2020-08-25: in old westerns, the guy running away is always riding at full tilt and the guys chasing with the …

2020-08-25: My Wife is Facebook’s model user. She spend most of her online time on the site. Facebook and …

2020-08-23: Finally back home. 5 hours at the Hapuna State Beach. Epic day. We can’t do that every weekend, but …

2020-08-23: Approaching noon and the beach is still rather empty. It’s a beautiful day. Light breeze, Passing …

2020-08-23: We made it. Hapuna State beach park

2020-08-23: Loaded up for a beach day. Chairs Tent Boogie boards Towels Food. Lots Drinks Sun screen Music. Go

2020-08-22: Low and behold. I figured out why the delete button on my 12” MacBook wasn’t working. The function …

2020-08-22: On one of our mechanics tool box

2020-08-22: I’ve been all Apple products for years, but Apple is changing. I am having a harder time …

2020-08-21: My said “you don’t have to shut up, just stop talking”. Er…ok

2020-08-18: 30 days in the hole music.apple.com

2020-08-18: The first Presidential election that I voted in was 1980, for Reagan. I was a conservative leaning …

2020-08-17: This album was released over 50 years ago and still stands up. It was a game changer for island …

2020-08-16: When I started on my road to losing weight and taking back control of my health 2 years ago, I was a …

2020-08-16: Current status. Kukio beach.

2020-08-16: As COVID drags on, more and more public officials who were reasonably competent before COVID have …

2020-08-15: Mail daringfireball.net

2020-08-15: Thinking back on the good ole days when news site were more about page views that paywalls.

2020-08-15: I’m not surprised at the quality of the CBS Champions League coverage. They’ve been doing sports for …

2020-08-13: I’m sure the best constitutional legal minds are pouring over the laws and precedents on how to push …

2020-08-13: You can’t very well quarantine inmates and more bigislandnow.com

2020-08-12: This was amazing - Exactly what Daring Fireball, John Gruber said: ‘2020: An Isolation Odyssey’

2020-08-12: This just happened

2020-08-12: Look I can post from Gluon. No crashing @vincent

2020-08-12: I love my Airpod Pros, I watch a lot of movies on my iPhone and use wired headphones. My Airpods …

2020-08-12: Hawaii was good about containing COVID until the lockdown ended. The biggest error Hawaii made was …

2020-08-11: Yes, That’s Maui in the distance

2020-08-11: Watching Interstellar for the first time in a while. Paying extra attention to the soundtrack. What …

2020-08-11: My daily steps during the last few weeks of lockdown and getting back to work. Feels good to move.

2020-08-10: I was never a comic book fan, though I’m a big fan of Marvel and DC movies. I feel for the DC comics …

2020-08-10: Hawaii had it highest ever (all mail in) primary election voter turn out, but 52% still means a …

2020-08-10: Hawaii (O`ahu) has really blown it. They thought it was over. Hawaii Island and Kauai will have …

2020-08-09: I can’t wait for the end of time… music.apple.com

2020-08-09: My favorite everyday knife. A 5” utility knive from the Edge of Belgravia knife company. Have 3 …

2020-08-09: I’m enjoying Formula E way more than F1

2020-08-09: There are so many “Harvard Educated” idiots, that it totally degrades the idea of “Harvard …

2020-08-09: Went for a long walk on the beach side path at the Four Season Hualalai at Ka’upulehu. The hotel is …

2020-08-09: Took the boys for a walk along the shore at the Four Seasons Hualalai at Ka’upulehu. The hotel is …

2020-08-09: I am so over Adobe (and other)subscription model, I think I’m spoiled by the Setapp subscription …

2020-08-08: Hawaii’s primary is today, lots of important local races. It’s all mail in election. …

2020-08-08: Italy of bust I wish we were in a position to move to Italy. Just came accross a property in Bore, Parma, Emilia …

2020-08-07: I had a Toshiba laptop in 1986 , my first portable. it was clunky with a fold up screen. Daring …

2020-08-07: Don’t know

2020-08-07: Truth is hospitality jobs and that part of economy is not coming back soon, no matter how much we …

2020-08-06: I’ve nver used TikTok and don’t care about. I only created a Facebook page under …

2020-08-04: Just watched Dr Sleep. As a fan of The Shining I very much enjoyed it.

2020-08-04: Taika Waititi is one of my favorite directors. www.imdb.com

2020-08-04:

2020-08-04: Watching Harlem Nights. Love that all star cast. Redd Foxx, Della Reece, Richard Prior, Eddie …

2020-08-04: I’ve been managing F&B teams for most of the last 30 years. Teams of 20-80. I also had …

2020-08-04: Day off. Meeting up with and old friend (both types of old). Dealership is closed Sunday and the …

2020-08-04: My Mobile phone path. Most changes because of coverage where I worked. Challenge of living on a …

2020-08-03: Wish you were here hits me every time I hear it. Such an emotional song about a friend losing his …

2020-08-02: X-Men Movies I watched Marvel Avenger and Guardians 23 movies in chronological order during the lockdown, now the …

2020-08-02: unexpected benefit of losing lots of weight, my persnickety knees, including one with a total …

2020-08-02: We mailed in our primary ballot, but will deposit our General election ballots in a county drop box …

2020-08-02: Making a pot of chili. I prefer a spicier no bean Texas style version, my wife who’s from the north …

2020-08-02: This capsule took a beating in the reentry.

2020-08-02: Bummer that during all of this activity, we only get to see mission control.

2020-08-02: I never thought I would walk more in car sales than I did managing Food and Beverage at a resort.

2020-08-02: Bartender app still not Big Sur ready. Due to what it does, it likely needs a lot of work.

2020-08-01: Good day #Arsenal won the FA Cup #Inter won, finishing only 1 point behind Juve. The #Dodgers romped …

2020-08-01: ** #Arsenal won the FA cup and I sold a 4Runner Premium on the first day of the month. Off the …

2020-07-31: The disappointment I have with the electoral college is Hawaii will, for the foreseeable future be …

2020-07-31: Wow, this is right across the street from us. 12 acres staying in open spaces. Big Island Now, Max …

2020-07-30: O’ahu is blowing up. No new cases on Hawaii Island for days.

2020-07-29: I’ve never ever in my life understood blacking out Major League Baseball games in Hawaii. It’s not …

2020-07-29: I live on an island with among the lowest COVID case counts in the country. I wear a mask indoor and …

2020-07-28: Not sure for what

2020-07-27: Dark and Altered Carbon on Netflix both have the same feeling and similar music.

2020-07-27: I lost it and don’t want it back I’ve lost 60# over the past 3 years. It was purposeful, not due to sickness. I didn’t know how much …

2020-07-27: Our Vector was unconnected from the internet and I didn’t know it. I checked the app today and it …

2020-07-27: I complained a lot, but it started working a couple of months ago mjtsai.com

2020-07-27: That’s nice and all, but it’s behind a big wall now. www.voanews.com

2020-07-27: There are rumblings that if the MLB season collapses, other sports will follow. Interesting that the …

2020-07-27: Oh oh. The MLB season restart may be short lived. 8 COVID cases among the Marlin players. They’re …

2020-07-27: The hurricane narrowly missed, but this just happened. Minor shaking. Central pacific hurricane …

2020-07-26: Almost gone.

2020-07-26: It’s good to have a fast moving storm, it will go through all of the main Hawaii Island in one …

2020-07-26: Just have to say, I’ve used Hover for domains and email for the past 11 years since I switched …

2020-07-26: A proper cup o joe.

2020-07-26: Escape. Get the Led out music.apple.com

2020-07-26: New housing development.

2020-07-26: Only two. Today will be three rss.cnn.com

2020-07-26: Hurricane Douglas is passing N of Hawaii Island, Maui is going to get hammered. Then O`ahu. It is …

2020-07-25: Saw Fleetwood Mac play in Honolulu in 1980. Still one of the best shows I’ve ever seen. …

2020-07-25: Baseball is back music.apple.com

2020-07-25:

2020-07-25: I guess per capita 73 COVID cases in Hawaii is not too bad, but had the since the start 3 days in a …

2020-07-25: It’s quieter on Saturdays in service. Only 2 mechanics. They crank the island music and power …

2020-07-25: Working today. Will keep one eye on the hurricane all day. We should feel effects starting later. …

2020-07-24: Amazing - he’s genius: kottke.org, Jason Kottke: Lin-Manuel Miranda Breaks Down His Biggest …

2020-07-24: A new customer looking at the 4Runner

2020-07-24: Current Home Screen.

2020-07-23: The #Dodgers have awakened

2020-07-23: Sure looks like the gangs in Chicago are trying re instill their street authority.

2020-07-23: Trump’s Kent State is coming. There will be some young federal agent somewhere facing up to …

2020-07-22: “We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fishbowl, year after year”

2020-07-22: Why not 2020. We have an event at the dealership on Sunday.

2020-07-20: I was 10 years old when Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon. It was one of the very few things shown …

2020-07-20: An older but a giddie. Haven’t seen it for years. Found it in an old Mac Bag.

2020-07-20: First stab at a crusty baguette, Didn’t come out perfect. I had cut the recipe in half and …

2020-07-20: The Fix, Amber Phillips: Coronavirus briefings are coming back. Will they help or hurt Trump? Trump …

2020-07-20: My wife has noticed people on Facebook (I don’t use it), change their ‘COVID is a hoax” …

2020-07-20: When I used to work in F&B at resorts, it was common for me to walk 12k steps a day. During my …

2020-07-19: I would love to see the cast from Rogue One in another movie maybe another look back side story. …

2020-07-19: Local house (Hawaii). All slippers outside

2020-07-19: Kukio beach is public access which is required by law for all Hawaii Resorts , though they only have …

2020-07-19: We came out to the Kukio beach for the first time in years. Kukio is a exclusive residential resort …

2020-07-19: Since Airmail is still broken on Bug Sur, gone back to Spark email. Like with any consumer product, …

2020-07-18:

2020-07-18: My geekiness is evaporating with age, or maybe I just don’t have the patience to tinker anymore. I …

2020-07-18: Our choice of political parties in Hawaii. It’s a democracy and all, but this is a little silly.

2020-07-18: Just in time production for auto manufacturing has come back to bite. The S. Korean company that …

2020-07-17: Rock and Roll Girls music.apple.com

2020-07-16: Boom www.youtube.com/watch

2020-07-15: So I guess the NBCsports app is dead. It’s all on Peacock????

2020-07-15: It’s taken a few months and a few back and forths, but my trademark application for “Hawaiiboy” is …

2020-07-14: I’m a former chef, but when I see a headline “Easy recipe for _____”. I expect 3 or 4 ingredients …

2020-07-14: This is awesome; Vorticity 3 (4K) We don’t get weather like that in Hawaii - you know the …

2020-07-14: #Trump solved it, Testing causes COVID-19, if we stop testing and we’ll have no cases.

2020-07-14: Well well. A new low today. In a good way. I have lost 53 pounds in the past year. Slow and steady, …

2020-07-14: The Boogaloos can go to hell How Hawaiian Shirts Fight Extremism - Honolulu Magazine - July 2020 - …

2020-07-13: Love it Laugh along as Apple takes on ‘the whole working-from-home thing’

2020-07-13: Dark fans. Here’s a podcast twitter.com

2020-07-13: The most annoying niggles of Big Sur for me are the daily occurrence my Mac freezing forcing …

2020-07-13:

2020-07-13: Hmmm. I’m writing a post and Gluon didn’t crash. It’s a good sign for Monday morning. @vincent

2020-07-12: I love my 2015 13” MacBook Pro. The ports, the memory, the functionality. I hope it lasts a couple …

2020-07-12: Down to the last episode of Netflix’s Dark. I’m totally into it. But much like Matrix, I will …

2020-07-12: Hang on, I’ll be right there, can’t be any worse than up here.

2020-07-12: Baking sourdough starter discard crackers for the first time. They’re in the over now. We’ll see

2020-07-12: I have unsubscribed from so many email newsletters and marketing emails that my inbox is mostly …

2020-07-12: I need to find out how I can travel into one of Darks past time periods and do this all over. I’d …

2020-07-11: 1975

2020-07-11: Home

2020-07-11: Guess I’m not getting those masks that I ordered. losangeles.cbslocal.com

2020-07-11: School in Hawaii returns Aug 3 with a number of caveats. Only 2 days a week, based on last name and …

2020-07-10: Woke up to the new watch beta

2020-07-09: Think I can file my 100 day stay at home under “life is what happens while you’re waiting for …

2020-07-09: I’ll pay a subscription for an app that I use daily, but can’t do it for an app that does a single …

2020-07-09: Spent some time doing a text search of the constitution, cannot find any constitutional right to not …

2020-07-08: Guess we won’t ever be able to buy Lysol again. Still haven’t seen Clorox wipes in the store since, …

2020-07-07: We all need a friend now and then

2020-07-07: Zuck and Bezos are teflon. Heartless and justing sitting back and piling up the $$$$.. Most …

2020-07-06: And the biggest ahole www.bbc.co.uk

2020-07-06: It’s officially the #TrumpVirus

2020-07-06: A nice house lot in Hawaii. Just steps from the ocean. It’s only 3 feet under lava

2020-07-06: It’s almost comical (muscle memory). I’ve participated in so many Betas, OS and apps. I …

2020-07-05: Used to do a lot of carpentry, built shelf systems to fit where we lived. I would typically just …

2020-07-05: I’ll just say this, then shut up on politics for now. Trump’s limited arsenal for response to any …

2020-07-04: My birthday present. Yum

2020-07-04: The boss bought us all huge Chili dogs and onions rings today, since we had to work. He wins

2020-07-04: Well Hawaii us up to 999 COVID cases, but Hawaii island is still the safest place.

2020-07-03: Masked up at the dealership

2020-07-03: Don’t you mean you caution about drunk driving ANYTIME!!!! bigislandnow.com

2020-07-02: Almost finished season 1 of Dark. What an addictive show.

2020-07-01: It was great returning to work. I am with a great team.

2020-07-01: Now if Biden could just not talk off the cuff and let his team do their job www.npr.org

2020-07-01: First day on the job. COVID has done a job on auto supplies. It’s smaller suppliers that have the …

2020-06-30: Twitterific is acting strange on Big Sur, Going to Tweetbot for now.

2020-06-30: More thoughts, 100 days is longest I’ve been off work since I was 16 years old. Always had at …

2020-06-30: Stay at Home analytics 100 days - **Sleep: ** Week of March 23 Avg. Time in Bed 6hr 47 min / Avg sleep 5hr 46 min. - …

2020-06-29: Goldman-Sachs declined me for an Apple Card- mid 700 credit score, good debt to credit ratio, likely …

2020-06-29: It’s kind of cool how the Apple created for me playlists pull other songs from the albums of …

2020-06-29: My wife has become very anti Amazon. Bezos is a kagilionaire and just keeps building more homes, …

2020-06-29: My last Honey Do project before I go back to work on Wednesday. Paint this rusty screen door.

2020-06-29: I have a library of ebooks from Amazon (and a few in iBooks) that are resisting conversion. …

2020-06-29: I’ve used a number of sleep tracking apps from when I was in the hotel industry & lacked sleep. …

2020-06-29: #MediaMonday I’ve always been a fan of the Jason Kottke blog [https://kottke.org]() Just good …

2020-06-29: Testing

2020-06-28: First meal out since February. Early Birthday dinner

2020-06-28: 27 new cases in Hawaii. We’re seeing cases from travel despite the quarantine. This is far from …

2020-06-28: Cancelled Facebook 4 years ago, Dropbox 3 years ago, Evernote this week. Pulling back.

2020-06-28: With focus on picking up a book (albeit on a Kindle) rather that a device, I’ve unsubscribed from …

2020-06-28: I can read again. My internal reading switch, that had shut off years ago has been switched back on. Since forever, …

2020-06-27: I’m done with politics. It’s getting too much. Every day it seems to be more corrupt and …

2020-06-27: How I spent my 100 day Spring vacation I go back to Work Wednesday, been home for 100 days. My Wife has worked at home since mid 2018 This …

2020-06-27: A great day. The sunset one way and a rainbow 🌈 up the mountain.

2020-06-27: Biden needs to stop stretching the truth, that is Trump’s job.

2020-06-27: Was just recalling the quote I used to use in social media presentations to businesses 15 years ago …

2020-06-27: This is the swimming beach at Mauna Lani. This area was covered with rocks and was cleared when the …

2020-06-27: Rereading Thoreau’s Walden for the first time since college. Back then I read it on assignment. This …

2020-06-27: Back at the Mauna Lani Bay Club beach with the boys. The hotel is still closed, so not crowded

2020-06-27: Typically during a beta I keep an index card near my Mac and note any issues to send to Apple. It’s …

2020-06-27: I installed Big Sur on my every day machine. I want to see it through the Beta period in daily use. …

2020-06-26: Hawaii Island is still doing very good with COVID despite O`ahu seeing an uptick. My wife and I …

2020-06-26: I still have getting my Italian passport on my radar via Jure Sanguinis. This won’t happen for a …

2020-06-26: Certain sports are becoming less fun. Liverpool/Mancity, Real/Barca, Bayern, Juve dominate. their …

2020-06-26: Giving up trying to download my app.net archive. I’m not geeky enough to write a script and had too …

2020-06-26: Looks like Trump wants to burn down the house on the way out, try to set up Biden for failure.

2020-06-26: The Hey app looks interesting for a higher volume email user. I’ve been persistently …

2020-06-25: Finally done with Evernote, it’s bloated black hole. Everything exported.

2020-06-25: Relishing these last days of my “safer at home” time. Back to work July 1.

2020-06-25: Seeing people flock to bars and beaches in the face of COVID is idiotic. I’ve been going to …

2020-06-25: One Screen. Taking full advantage of the App Library. One app folder in the dock for 2nd layer …

2020-06-24: used the Fluid app to get the browser version of Micro.blog and all of it’s features on my Mac …

2020-06-24: Knowing what I know about certain parts of the country, systematic racism will simply not go away in …

2020-06-24: New iPhone home screen. All on one screen with apps I use daily so the app library is the 2nd …

2020-06-24: So many good shows hitting the streaming services in July and I go back to work next week. Far less …

2020-06-24: Beta fun. A number of apps don’t go beyond a white screen. Will give it an update or two before I …

2020-06-24: I’ve had basically the same iPhone screen and folder set up through the last 3 of 4 phones. Going …

2020-06-24: As I go through my day, I come across more apps that aren’t ready for IOS14. A few don’t …

2020-06-23: My Apple Music curated “My Favorites” hit it out of the park this week, I’ve listened 2x …

2020-06-23: We get to boo the Astros too this short season #Dodgers West - Los Angeles Dodgers - Los Angeles …

2020-06-23: Moved a bunch of apps to the IOS app library and set up a widget stack. The future is upon us.

2020-06-23: Couldn’t pul the trigger on Hey, Can’t justify the $99/year. Nice idea, the timing sucks, …

2020-06-22: Apple Maps has always been annoyingly a few steps behind here in Hawaii. I will exclusively use …

2020-06-22: My weight loss has plateaued for a week so I did a modified fast today. I’ve had about 3oz of …

2020-06-22: Was just reminded, on early MacOS betas I have to return to a few stock apps until the Devs catch …

2020-06-22: Really like the app library

2020-06-22: No luck on WatchOS - getting an error on the page.

2020-06-22: IOS 14 installed, that’s the quickest I’ve ever been able to get a Beta, being in Hawaii …

2020-06-22: I use primarily Mac and iPhone. Never worked iPad into any workflow, still a consumption device for …

2020-06-22: Patience my young padawan

2020-06-22: One frustration I’ve had with AirPod is moving between devices, hopefully their fix works. I …

2020-06-21: Kawaihae Harbor. Paddled our of here many many times

2020-06-21:

2020-06-21: The Hey / Apple kerfuffle The Hey / Apple controversy sure hit a nerve this week. I’m not a Developer, I’m a Consumer, I know …

2020-06-21: Found this photo from 1983 of the Puna Sugar Company offices a few days before closing, having been …

2020-06-20: Just watched A Well Spent Life 1971 A tribute to the Texas songster, Mance Lipscomb Loved it, lots …

2020-06-20: Embarking on a new careeer, kind of In my career, I’ve sold: - Beer (Miller and Heineken) - Water - Juices - Wine - …

2020-06-06: Looks like the barrier to any change in police depts is the police unions. They can all hide behind …

2020-06-06: I believe a good measure of our society is what level of [Quality of life] across the board is, top …

2020-06-06: Guarantee Obama would have been out talking to the crowd rather hiding in a fortified bunker (eg …

2020-06-05: Any war with China would be trouble for Hawaii c Ngflip.it In a war with China, the US Navy’s …

2020-06-05: Great article on Looting. “People with a lot to lose don’t do things like that. The question you …

2020-06-05: When I lived in Los Angeles in the early ‘80, I had an employee who was originally from Watts. He …

2020-06-05: As I get older I don’t need as much computer and don’t need the latest one. Plus there’s the …

2020-06-05: Good info. Trumps makes a victory lap and Hawaii is at 20% unemploymentMay’s unemployment …

2020-06-04: My Mom’s family is from Louisville KY going back to the 1780s (one of the founding families) I’ve …

2020-06-04: I can’t give any more attention or energy towards Trump. He doesn’t and never did care and will …

2020-06-04: I deleted Quibi till TMobile gave it to me free, I still don’t use the app. Nothing looks …

2020-06-04: In Net NewsWire I generally have 4 folders (there’s a few un-filed misc items) News, Sports, …

2020-06-04: Seeing daily articles about how fast the vaccine will come out. They’re giving up more testing for …

2020-06-04: My Mac must be too old (2015rMBP), I’m on 10.15, but don’t have the battery health feature or …

2020-06-03: Yay! 9to5mac.com iOS 13.5.5 code provides evidence of future Apple services bundle in development

2020-06-03: Going back and rereading Walden. It’s been about 30 years.

2020-06-03: I quit FB 4 years ago, do not trust their policies and their aim. I have an account under a …

2020-06-02: 😷

2020-06-02: The ISS course is shifting North, we should get about 6 nights in row with a chance of spotting it. …

2020-06-02: Reading about how many Hawaii businesses passed on PPP loans due to the strings attached. Reminds of …

2020-06-02: My Mom is from Kentucky, her Family are racists. My Mom and G’mother would try to keep it under …

2020-06-01: Economist: Tens of thousands could leave Hawaii amid slow economic recovery

2020-06-01: I need a news detox. It’s not a denial of what’s happening, it’s for my own sanity.

2020-06-01: rss.cnn.com ‘Keep your mouth shut,’ police chief responds to Trump

2020-06-01: Not sure if it’s my iPhone or #T-Mobile but often my phone won’t connect to the network and I need …

2020-05-31: Hawaii's Ethnic Tapestry It’s interesting, all that’s happening all across America has caused me to think back on …

2020-05-31: Crypto 2019 boxd.it

2020-05-31: All I have are Hawaiian or Aloha shirts. I have local knowledge. Reyns Spooner are a more …

2020-05-31: The Patio by Beth Cooper - Maui Microblog art and drawing challenge.

2020-05-31: As California goes, so goes Hawaii Tourism 39.4% from the U.S. West 20.8% from the U.S. East 18.3% …

2020-05-31: Very cool

2020-05-31: Fresh Sunday Morning biscuits going into the oven.

2020-05-30: Oh

2020-05-30: Was seriously considering canceling my Twitter account, even exported my data. Then all of this …

2020-05-30: They Kill Black Boys on mopeds. music.apple.com

2020-05-30: Black Lives Matter Native American Lives Matter Hispanic American Lives Matter Asian American Lives …

2020-05-30: Analysis: Yes, there is misinformation in Minneapolis. No, it’s not all Russia’s fault.

2020-05-30: Beautiful day after lots of rain during the week.

2020-05-30: I am absolutely convinced there is a ton of false media from forces beyond our country. I’m …

2020-05-30: Loved the exchange between the Falcon launch team and flight crew. Never really heard that kind of …

2020-05-30: I think I’m anticipating the return of Baseball more than any other sport. Baseball has a calming …

2020-05-30: Eye surgery on Thursday means multiple eye drops for days.

2020-05-30: Yoga. By Beth Cooper - Maui Microblog art challenge. I’m not an artist by the broad stretch of the …

2020-05-30: That’s the pot calling the kettle black Trump slams White House protesters as ‘just …

2020-05-29: When Trump sends in the military this will get ugly. Go listen to CSN&Y Ohio: “What if you knew …

2020-05-29: Vast of the Night (Prime) 2019 boxd.it

2020-05-29: Reading about how Apple wants to eliminate all phone ports. My 2 favorite music earphones are wired …

2020-05-29: Nerdy tools for small things.

2020-05-29: Lost 17 pounds (so far) since laid off and stay at home order. Would like to drop 13 more.

2020-05-29: Welcome to Trump’s Great America www.voanews.com Arrest of CNN Crew in Minneapolis a …

2020-05-29: I’ve use the #Airmail email app for a long time and has #Spark as 2nd fiddle, but Airmail is …

2020-05-29: Breakheart Pass 1975 boxd.it

2020-05-29: Peace out dawg - by Beth Cooper - Maui Micro.blog drawing and art challenge.

2020-05-29: I’m waiting for 4 outstanding backed Kickstarter projects. All but one is late (one is actually …

2020-05-28: I have news fatigue

2020-05-28: Memorable #Dodgers

2020-05-28: That was a different experience post, or within COVID. Lots of extra cleaning and checks and …

2020-05-28: Really enjoying the 1988 World Series with Vin Scully on play by play.

2020-05-28: I was diagnosed with a detached retina last Oct. got that fixed, had the temporary oil removed in …

2020-05-28: My very cluttered desk from 2010. MacBook Pro with Cinema Display. Now I don’t have desk now. Just a …

2020-05-28: Channel surfing and found the 1988 World Series. Dodgers v As. Game 4. Vin Scully doing the play by …

2020-05-27: I had this CD back in the day. Still enjoy listening to it.

2020-05-27: Gonna be fun watching Trump and Twitter duke it out.

2020-05-27: These type old general merchandise stores were all over the islands from plantation days. Many are …

2020-05-27: As we all enjoy the diversion of SpaceX, the 800# gorilla looms

2020-05-27: Devs, please do not ask me to sign up for a beta then immediately try to sell me an in app purchase …

2020-05-27: Trump won’t shut down Twitter, he won’t have an outlet.

2020-05-26: Here’s another off of O`ahu

2020-05-26: Looking thru old pix. This was my final canoe race 2006/05/07 Molokai - Oahu race. I blew out my …

2020-05-26: Martini Afternoon by Beth Cooper

2020-05-26: Lots of press today on Hawaii Tourism. Lt Gov wants to open in July. Economist say soonest is Sept. …

2020-05-26: I’ve had Poolside.fm in a browser tab since I found it a few months ago. …

2020-05-26: 2/2 most restaurants have built a clientele based on a specific type of food, flavor profile, …

2020-05-26: ½ Restaurant owners should’ve already run the numbers vs. their financial model. Most …

2020-05-26: Most hotels offer a breakfast buffet. It works financially. Less staffing. Easier to manage …

2020-05-25: My mood music.apple.com

2020-05-25: I figure we’ll all know in about a week if the debauchery and lack of COVID common sense has …

2020-05-25: Sonic the Hedgehog boxd.it

2020-05-25: We got to the beach early, when we left the parking lot was full

2020-05-25: I have ancestors and relatives who fight in the Revolutionary war, Civil war, Mexican American War, …

2020-05-25: Came back to Hapuna State Beach Park today. The beach is open now. Everyone here is behaving and …

2020-05-25: On another note, not renewing AppleNews+ come on Apple give us a bundle option. The Disney+ bundle …

2020-05-25: My wife keeps saying I should go for one of those remote tech jobs, problem is, I was never a …

2020-05-25: By Curtis Wilson Cost 1990 Always loved this one. Small shacks like this dot the countryside on Maui …

2020-05-24: The community pool is empty. Everyone went out. Please don’t bring any viruses back to our safe …

2020-05-24: Everything but the Girl. Always liked them. music.apple.com

2020-05-24: This will be Cinnamon rolls later this afternoon

2020-05-24: 3 month window: We rarely use AppleTV+ have 1 year free sub. Only go there for a specific shows now …

2020-05-24: My wife said all of her family and friends in North Dakota are posting pictures with fish. Said …

2020-05-24: Art of the day 2 Paddles by Beth Cooper

2020-05-24: Avoiding all politics today, The UK up in arms over the PMs speach today and Trump is. …. …

2020-05-23: If he didn’t win, I would be more worried. www.voanews.com Biden Wins Hawaii Presidential Primary …

2020-05-23: Based on the number of people out in Kona today (traffic, stores busy, beaches packed). we’re cured, …

2020-05-23: This is from my good friend Beth Cooper from Maui. We have been friends for 20+ years, She’s …

2020-05-23: Vacuum cleaners with headlights. Never has this when I was a kid.

2020-05-23: 5 stores, no yeast. Guess I need to wake up my starter.

2020-05-23: This one line encapsulates it all: if you put men who care nothing for competence, complexity, or …

2020-05-23: I kind of feel, Trump is causing less harm when he’s golfing than when he’s sitting the …

2020-05-23: The results of my first COVID test came back in less than 2 days (not detected))

2020-05-22: After rain has fallen. music.apple.com

2020-05-22: It’s been raining 🌧 here in Kona for most of the afternoon. Not going anywhere, so it’s no bother.

2020-05-22: Parking, I love this clip from Gary Hustwit’s Urbanized. free to watch today

2020-05-22: Trump and McConnell will continue their attack on the courts. Try filing a lawsuit in support of a …

2020-05-21: Really enjoying the Marvel Agent Carter shorts series. Kind of like. the Star Wars side stories

2020-05-21: The COVID test felt like when you’re swimming in the ocean and inhale seawater through your nose.

2020-05-21: Took the COVID test today. (Pre-medical procedure). It’s was rather unpleasant.

2020-05-21: My weight loss the last 3 months. Safe-at-home has been good for me.

2020-05-21: How can a Telco promise 10 years of anything? www.theverge.com T-Mobile’s free mobile service for …

2020-05-20: Unfortunately I may have too many posts to download my app.net history using the 2 new tools just …

2020-05-20: If Trump is re-elected because people don’t vote, his attack on right and wrong and the court system …

2020-05-20: I have spent way too much time trying to find a way to have my Micro.blog posts flow through …

2020-05-20: Gene Hackman is so entertaining in these old spy movies Company Business

2020-05-20: I must have had a lot to say, 7,300+ posts on app.net

2020-05-20: First larger restaurant to close in Kona, Bongo Bens, a popular Breakfast and Lunch destination for …

2020-05-19: Fascinating read “Most marine science is gritty as fuck,” Alan Jamieson, the chief scientist, said. …

2020-05-19: Hawaii has so few cases of COVID-19 that we have virtually no immunity. When travel reopens, we …

2020-05-19: Bye bye miss American Pie. music.apple.com

2020-05-19: “We have to get over this idea that everybody just hunkers down for a year and then one day the …

2020-05-19: Wish there was a way to post from Micro.blog to my Squarespace blog. It would be easier.

2020-05-18: The Russians escaped while we weren’t watching them, like Russian do… music.apple.com

2020-05-18: Finally took the time to watch Cloud Atlas in its entirety. A thoroughly enjoyable and thought …

2020-05-18: 1.5 million COVID-19 cases and 90k fatalities in the US and Trump gloats. This country is screwed …

2020-05-18: I’ve lost 20 lbs in 3 mos. (40 lbs in a year). I don’t feel deprived, because we only have so much …

2020-05-18: Did the import thing, now I have pics and posts going back to Jan 11, 2011 in Mocro.blog

2020-05-18: When I went to culinary school, albeit it quite a few years ago, I learned to cook real food …

2020-05-18: Second rise coming. Fresh baked cinnamon rolls in the morning it pretty awesome.

2020-05-18: The Hawaii 14 day quarantine for all people coming to the islands is a joke with no enforcement. …

2020-05-17: “Unlimited power in the hands of limited people always leads to cruelty.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud …

2020-05-17: It was so nice getting back in the ocean at Hapuna. Beautiful day, down the coast Hualalai was …

2020-05-17: We took the boys to Hapuna Beach state park today. The beach is closed, but the ocean is open. A few …

2020-05-17: My wife is more analog than me, she is getting punchy and can’t wait to get outside in any way …

2020-05-16: Sunset at the Kona old airport park. This was the original airport in Kona. That pavement was the …

2020-05-16: With things slooooowly opening. Took a walk down at Kona’s old airport beach park. The park is not …

2020-05-16: For an old guy the Guardians of the Galaxy Mixtape on Apple Music is great Saturday afternoon music.

2020-05-16: Was finally able to schedule my cataract surgery for the end of the month. This was a result of a …

2020-05-16: If I had to go back to work on Monday ... (which is very unlikely). It’s been a challenging but very productive 55 days. When we moved into our condo 15 months …

2020-05-15: The last photo that I took the day before I was laid off and the Stay at Home was enacted. 54 days …

2020-05-15: Keeping busy

2020-05-15: Having a lot fun going through the Marvel movies. Both Guardians of the Galaxy movies were very …

2020-05-15: Fake crowd noise is not new. What's old is new again. All of this talk about empty stadiums and simulated crowd noise is not new. I grew up listening to …

2020-05-15: Facebook buys an app, I delete it. Bye bye Giphy.

2020-05-14: Feb 29, 2004. Haven’t seen that much snow on Mauna Kea in years.

2020-05-14: Many many moons ago

2020-05-14: This little 50 year old bridge on Alii Drive is being replaced. This is a very busy street so they …

2020-05-14: Introverts are having the time of their life.

2020-05-14: No new COVID cases in Hawaii today, but tourism will still not be back for quite a while, meaning …

2020-05-14: The Apple Music for me Favorites playlist gets better every week.

2020-05-14: After 35 years of having Liberty Mutual for Auto insurance we needed to make change putting monthly …

2020-05-13: First time making pretzels, a few steps, but they came out amazing. There are no pretzel places on …

2020-05-13: I can’t reconcile the acceptance of letting people die for the sake of sports or any part of …

2020-05-13: Great news for serious writers with IA writer, but for me I’m trying to eliminate layers to sharing …

2020-05-13: The Automatic Labs is shutting down their auto analytics service. I had to export my data in 6 mo. …

2020-05-12: Seems as though this stay at home is changing me. I was never into comics or gaming. Right now I’m 8 …

2020-05-12: UI finally kicked in, plus the stimulus, My wife is still working (at home). Since I’m not working, …

2020-05-11: These potential threats make COVID-19 seem so simple GLOBALIZATION OF WHITE SUPREMACY. ATTACKS ON …

2020-05-11: I’m struggling to find things that I actually want to watch on the platform. Even at 10 min …

2020-05-11: Hawaii has not had double digit new daily cases of COVID-19 for over 3 weeks., only 1 active case on …

2020-05-10: Trump intensifies war with Democrats over voting laws - POLITICO

2020-05-10: The Last Dance is down pretty far on my watch list. Down to the final episode of Devs, but still a …

2020-05-10: Devs has kind of a Matrixy feel to the concept.

2020-05-10: Data is dead, Long Live Data Phase one of My big stay at home project is winding down. I have accumulated dozens of external …

2020-05-09: 47 days and counting

2020-05-09: IMO Guys who have to carry a gun around to prove their manhood are lacking in other things.

2020-05-08: Lawyers in Love music.apple.com

2020-05-08: This extend stay at home has convinced me that when the time is appropriate, I’ll be able to retire …

2020-05-08: Binge watching Marvel

2020-05-08: I’ve tried to play with shortcuts on IOS, but I don’t do complex actions with my phone. If I want to …

2020-05-07: Crazy music.apple.com

2020-05-07: OK #Bloomberg, time to step up and crush this gnat. Trump campaign launching $10 million effort …

2020-05-07: Working my way through the Marvel Universe chronologically. I’ve seen a few, but not all. Up to …

2020-05-07: Playing to a specific constituency. www.kitv.com Trump to commemorate National Day of Prayer amid …

2020-05-06: This is solution. More than Trump is offering flip.it How To Address Unemployment Like We Mean It

2020-05-06: Hmmm

2020-04-24: I have the one 4TB drive cloned to a 2nd one. Now using Gemini to do duplicate searches.

2020-04-24: During this quality home time, I not only our analog life in order (stuff), I also got my digital …

2020-04-24: In the world pre 9/11 and way before COVID-19 back in 2001, We were able to buy coupon books of 6 …

2020-04-24: OMG, what a difference a few days makes to the outlook. The IRS finally fixed their website and it …

2020-04-23: .

2020-04-23: Force vs Gentle enticement Both grandsons (12 and 9yo) came to our place in pissy moods today. They buried their heads in their …

2020-04-23: They all work and are used

2020-04-23: Our master build has gone mobile. We will start with a better plan tomorrow and lay out and group …

2020-04-23: Lego seems to come in only kits these days. Initiated creative play with our grandsons and there are …

2020-04-23: Two year old data, the air is clear since the volcano stopped last year. But maybe it will keep …

2020-04-22: An afternoon pick up. Yum

2020-04-22: So if a business follows the poor advice of the state or federal government and opens and their …

2020-04-22: Well, I have a job now, it’s spending all day trying to get through to Hawaii Unemployment. …

2020-04-21: My Grandfather had cut this out, it was in his wallet that was given to me when he passed in 1985. …

2020-04-21: Just not now.

2020-04-21: Photo of Hilo bay with Mauna Kea taken in 2014 with a Palm Pre phone. Not bad.

2020-04-21: Found this in an external drive from 2014

2020-04-21: Then of course, this is kind of how I feel with the COVID-19 and Trump combination. …

2020-04-21: At least the Jameson’s is smooth youtu.be/yF2IaDQa2…

2020-04-21: IMHO, any other state can open up whenever and however they want, just don’t come to Hawaii …

2020-04-21: I guess everyone in Kona thinks this is over. Lot of traffic on the road, people out walking around. …

2020-04-20: An oldie but goodie

2020-04-20: Found exports from 2 more defunct cloud services I had used. StreamNation and Dump Truck. Add that …

2020-04-19: Take me to your leader

2020-04-19: Nothing is constant but change. COVID-19 has forced our hand in an unexpected way. We had the wheels in motion to relocate to North …

2020-04-19: The amazing simplicity of the iPod Shuffle. Don’t have to mess with apps and menus, just hit play. …

2020-04-19: Using the quality time we all have to go through external drives I’ve had laying around. Came …

2020-04-19: Been working on a Mac with a degrading battery for so long, I forgot what it’s like to be free …

2020-04-19: I’ve always loved what Medium has to offer, but I can’t pay for everything on the web. …

2020-04-18: Thunderbolt cables are fast.

2020-04-18: I haven’t watched CNN this much since 9/11

2020-04-18: Trump and his Covidiot supporters are going to cause a 2nd wave of COVID and we’ll all be screwed.

2020-04-17: :-(

2020-04-17: Love this photo from NatGeo. So French PARIS, FRANCE Neighbors share a drink in the alleyway, trying …

2020-04-17: Finally bit the bullet and unsubscribed from all of the sports team calendars in iCal. Not hopeful …

2020-04-17: How ironic is this article in the April 2020 Hawaii Business Magazine. the hotels are pretty much …

2020-04-17: 1981 World Series on TV. It was good one. Fernando Valenzuela on the mound for LA in his rookie …

2020-04-17: Where printed periodicals fail, received 2 this week that went to press before COVID-19 was on our …

2020-04-17: Got the boys out of the condo or some air, and water.

2020-04-17: I’m sorry, but if those Trump states want to end the stay at home, let them go out and get sick. …

2020-04-17: Setting up rarely used 2015 rMBP for daily use. The battery on my workhorse 2014 rMBP is fading fast …

2020-04-17: A number of years ago I got my info from RSS feeds (after BBS died). Then came Twitter, Facebook …

2020-04-16: Actually have the time to stand here and watch this #stayathome

2020-04-16: Found this boy in the bottom of a box of stuff. #FTW

2020-04-15: This song sounds about right. music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-04-15: COVID-19 May be flattening out, but the majority of people never got it, what the Plan for that??

2020-04-15: This is us. We’ve only paid the IRS, not received www.theverge.com/2020/4/15… What ‘Payment …

2020-04-15: I’m as much if not more of a sports fan as the average person. Played Football, Baseball, …

2020-04-15: Bursting the Bubble: Why Sports Aren’t Coming Back Soon This is the most realistic piece …

2020-04-15: Apple has been busy today. I hope it’s what everyone wants. We’re OK here, everything …

2020-04-13: Not a whole lot different than the rest of the world, but nice to hear from trusted local …

2020-04-13: A long time ago, in a far away galaxy

2020-04-13: If Fauci get’s fired, he can work for a public think tank and talk to whoever he wants and we …

2020-04-12: On another note, I’ve become my Father, listening to classical music, by choice. When we were …

2020-04-12: Love it how I take a photo on my phone, open it to edit and share and my phone says unable to …

2020-04-12: Trump’s daily informercial

2020-04-12: Back in the day - 1985

2020-04-12: Hawaii is probably the flea on the tail of the dog in this crisis. We won’t see even a hint of a …

2020-04-12: 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. I was living in Redondo Beach at the time.

2020-04-12: It doesn’t matter if business reopens if no one has discretionary income to spend

2020-04-11: I think it’s total Shibai that young people won’t vote for Biden for some odd reason or in …

2020-04-11: Seems like not that long ago when we were told people over 60 should stay home, but everyone else …

2020-04-11: Hawaii COVID-19 cases are not slowing down yet. Not a big number, but it’s been steady. Too …

2020-04-11: 40 years of working. First raw was Oahu and California (TGI Fridays), 2nd 2 rows Hawaii Island

2020-04-11: Just found out Ola Brew is open. Gonna get these two guys filled.

2020-04-10: Quibi is interesting. Good quality work, though sometimes it takes some scrolling to find something …

2020-04-10: I’ll take you there music.apple.com/us/album/… Take me to the river …

2020-04-10: Truth. music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-04-10: The Loop, Shawn King: ∞ “Creativity goes on”

2020-04-10: The reality of the situation is that loosening the lockdown is one thing, but people feeling OK with …

2020-04-10: Had these seats for a couple of season in the mid 80’s. Courtesy of G&G produce.

2020-04-10: That was fun times

2020-04-10: Grandsons and their friends have been arguing for 10 minutes about who will be “it” in Simon says.

2020-04-10: We put together 2 Anki Overdrive sets with the Grandsons today. 8 cars to choose from.

2020-04-09: Trump

2020-04-09: On another side, I have scanned to trashed 90% of the paper in my life. Even old magazines and …

2020-04-09: Since we’re moving to N. Dakota, if Trump gets reelected, we could just go up to Canada for a …

2020-04-09: 1962

2020-04-09: “You stabbed the Devil in the back.” youtu.be/Z64fY2N83…

2020-04-09: The old Honolulu Stadium. This was torn down in 1976, it’s a park now. I went to AAA baseball, …

2020-04-09: KITV: Pence’s office blocks public health officials from appearing on CNN

2020-04-08: Signed up for Polar Backups It’s an easier way to use AWS Glacier. Paid for 5tb got 5tb …

2020-04-08: The networks all obsessed with cleaning groceries.

2020-04-08: Famed investor Warren Buffett once said it was “only when the tide goes out that you learn who has …

2020-04-07: What?

2020-04-07: For any old rockers like me, here’s a scanned copy of Rolling Stone Magazine from May 20, …

2020-04-07: Organizing cables and chargers. Reticent to toss audio cables since there is no more Radio Shack or …

2020-04-06: Smile, this too will pass.

2020-04-06: Buckets - This time will end and then we can go back to the beach

2020-04-06: Interesting the the penultimate battle between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi was on a lava …

2020-04-06: If I get sick, I’m sure it will because this guy is blowing the virus all over the place.

2020-04-06: The Macs in our house are all 2014/15 vintage -11” Air -13” rMBP -Mac Mini -12” …

2020-04-06: My day staying home

2020-04-06: A sample

2020-04-06: Getting to the last couple of boxes of personal stuff that has followed me for years ahead of our …

2020-04-06:

2020-04-06: Love this new one by Jackson Browne. It speaks to the path of life as we get closer to end than the …

2020-04-06: Harkening back to days when people could just hang out and watch a sunset.

2020-04-05: The Smiths music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-04-05: Program from Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band August 31, 1987 2nd Row seats Went to the show …

2020-04-05: Program from Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band at the LA Coliseum Thursday Sept 26, 1985 8th …

2020-04-05: Stop covering #POTUS briefings

2020-04-05: Any Jazz fans? - here’s the program from the 1966 Monterey Jazz Festival -Gil Evans -Carmen …

2020-04-05: I last worked in advertising (radio and digital) prior to COVID-19. When this finally winds down …

2020-04-04: The Mayor of Kauai is on this www.facebook.com/watch/ Called out stay at home offenders as Covidoits

2020-04-04: Tres Amigos palms. We did it, we went outside. On a private road though.

2020-04-04: More personal treasure. Found this weekly reader from 1965. Our address was in Ownings Mills, MD. We …

2020-04-04: Found this photo in my Dad’s stuff of a lava flow In Kapoho in Puna in 1978. Kind of what it feels …

2020-04-04: I had a Palm Pre before I had an iPhone, back when the iPhone was only with ATT. I really liked the …

2020-04-04: 1922

2020-04-04: Listened to the 2 preview episodes of TDIEPH 😉 overcast.fm/+DDLv6mk Subscribed immediately. Short, …

2020-04-04: Can people wear a mask that filters what they say?

2020-04-04: The economy right now

2020-04-03: Just the two of us. Staying safe at home. music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-04-03: Lined up a couple of boxes for scanning and shredding while catching up on podcasts this …

2020-04-03: Ready for Costco

2020-04-03: :-(

2020-04-03: After feeding my starter yeast today, it was ready. Making my first sourdough. In the stretch and …

2020-04-03: The Broadcast app gave me all of the RTE Irish radio stations. A nice diversion.

2020-04-03: The red states will be the death of us all.

2020-04-03: RIP music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-04-03: Homemade. Fits nicely. From reusable shopping bag.

2020-04-02: I’ve been through gas shortages, dock strikes, the result of terrorist attacks, earthquakes, …

2020-04-02: I can play. Someplace I’ve been

2020-04-02: I can play too. 20 years ago, I still had my cafe in Hilo. Sure glad I don’t own one now. …

2020-04-02: Jaguar

2020-04-01: Baking can be fun, when time allows, like now. Baked Italian bread and Irish Soda bread today. Both …

2020-04-01: Wacky spring weather. It’s beautiful where we are, but We just got a flash flood warning because of …

2020-04-01: If it looks like Pandemic it will go on for months, we will accelerate our planned move to North …

2020-04-01: So far so good. First attempt. Back story, I was never a baker. I was a classic chef. Didn’t have …

2020-04-01: Hawaii posts the latest COVID-19 numbers daily between 12 and 12:30pm Still waiting…

2020-04-01: Seems as though Safari tabs open on other devises is no longer showing up on my IOS devices. Have …

2020-04-01: I was both a Nextel and Sprint customer in the past (also Cingular). Been with T-Mobile for a while. …

2020-04-01: Interesting dynamic, my wife has worked at home for the past 18 mos. and I have worked at resorts …

2020-04-01: The major media outlets still defer to the office of the President as if we had a fully functioning …

2020-03-31: I don’t really trust Social Media Companies, but then I’ve had multiple BBS accts, Six …

2020-03-31: True

2020-03-31: Societies war in leaves continues. Probably blowing the virus everywhere too.

2020-03-31: I guess apple engineers are more productive at home. Updates coming fast and furious.

2020-03-30: These egrets got the memo. #socialseperation.

2020-03-30: Over the past couple of years I have purchased everything that I need to get serious about …

2020-03-30: Day three

2020-03-30: They all seem bad when you're in the middle I’m old enough to have been through a few crises. 1971 Dock strike - the mother of all toilet paper …

2020-03-30: Trump probably thinks only Democrats are going to die from COVID-19

2020-03-30: True

2020-03-29: First time. Irish Soda Bread. Yum

2020-03-29: I’m keeping a good attitude not letting things that I can’t control overly bother me, then I …

2020-03-29: 175 cases in Hawaii now. But they tell us what Island but not what communities the cases are in.

2020-03-29: Get up and move. music.apple.com/us/album/…

2020-03-29: Memories of youth. I remember going to the ‘71 and ‘72 and ‘74 Sunshine Crater Festivals as a young teen. We lived a …

2020-03-29: I must be a very simple person, I judge a film for entertainment value. Did it help me escape for a …

2020-03-28: Got my wild sourdough yeast starter going, in the meantime, gonna make Irish Soda Bread tomorrow. …

2020-03-28: Every store in Kona is out of baking yeast. Irish Soda bead it is.

2020-03-28: It was so nice to get out, breathe in the salt air. Keauhou Bay was nice. Not a lot of people there.

2020-03-28:

2020-03-28: Outside getting some air at Keauhou bay

2020-03-28: Uncertainty abounds. Consolidating finances, canceling many subscriptions, thinking seriously about …

2020-03-27: I need to find tech podcasts with hosts that are regular middle class nerds. Most of them seem to be …

2020-03-27: Always look on the bright side of life.

2020-03-27: What will be? Lots of early unknowns, ambiguities and anxiety about what will be when this winds down. -Who will …

2020-03-26: Our internet speed is down by about 30-40% since stay at home started. This is the issue with cable …

2020-03-26: Hawaii COVID19 numbers are still suspect. There were 1500+ tests over last weekend, at pop up …

2020-03-26: Day 4 is a wet one

2020-03-26: Watching Ken Burns Baseball and chillin’

2020-03-25: Everyone in the great state of California, hunker down and be safe. Sounds like it’s gonna get much …

2020-03-25: I think Hawaii is in for a major reboot of our tourism centric economy. I don’t see people …

2020-03-25: Lots of website are crashing or freezing, but I was able to cancel all of my sports streaming …

2020-03-25: Went out into the wild to get something notarized. Got a smoothie and my favorite place to support …

2020-03-25: The $75,000 income from 2 years ago is aribitrary. I made that much in 2018, but have since changed …

2020-03-24: Prelim 7.8 Earthquake E of Kuril Island Pacific wide Tsunami watch

2020-03-24: I have a better Microphone than a lot of these people remoting in for TV stations. Come on guys, …

2020-03-24: Hawaii is closed for 5 weeks. Get this, the ocean is open, but the beaches are closed. Need to work …

2020-03-24: Doing some hunkered down and home cleaning. I am always reticent to toss old chargers and cables. …

2020-03-24: yep

2020-03-23: Hawaii Governor proclaimed stay at home until April 30. This will be a long 38 days. Sit on my lanai …

2020-03-22: A hui hou

2020-03-22: The #Dodger schedule is still in my calendar. At some point I’ll delete it.

2020-03-22: All of the talking heads on TV have an “abundance of caution” The new catch phrase

2020-03-21: Well, there’s a 14 day quarantine for anyone entering Hawaii. Don’t come if you were considering it. …

2020-03-21: Growing up in Hawaii. I recall stories as a kid of the times post Pearl Harbor. Curfew, rations, …

2020-03-21: Working our way through the snaking line at Costco Kona, trying to keep distancing. If there are no …

2020-03-21: Hokule`a Polynesian Sailing Canoe

2020-03-21: Wasn’t that long ago (Sept / Oct) when I was still managing at Marriott, we had a Flu mini …

2020-03-20: The last times I recall Alii Drive being this empty was in the early 90s and 2008-09. No visitors.

2020-03-19: Hawaii still had only 16 COVID19 cases, but measures are being taken. The food court at a shopping …

2020-03-19: The new iPad Pro and Magic keyboard look amazing, but I need a couple of devices to die before I can …

2020-03-19: Current office. Had to get out. No quarantine here yet, but no one wants to talk until we see if …

2020-03-18: I’m in Media sales. I’ve been out talking with and emailing lots of local businesses about the …

2020-03-18: Don’t Panic youtu.be/Bbv5B71Km…

2020-03-17: The Glencairn Glass

2020-03-17: Sláinte

2020-03-17: Well, we have our first COVID-19 case on Hawaii Island. Was bound to happen. They just started …

2020-03-16: I needed this youtu.be/UM-Q_zpuJ… Thanks @om

2020-03-16: The last economic crisis I was doing exactly what I am doing now, selling media. That crisis was a …

2020-03-16: Gonna be a lot of Irishmen drinking alone tomorrow.

2020-03-16: This seems appropriate right now. #effinbirds

2020-03-16: If the numbers Hawaii State have released are to be believed, we’re monumentally screwed. 7 positive …

2020-03-15: Had a small web and media company 12 years ago. Closed it down when I went back into F&B. Being …

2020-03-15: Three websites that have stood the test of time and remain useful Wikipedia Craigslist The Wayback …

2020-03-14: One benefit on living in Hawaii, before going to bed, I see posts from people in UK just waking up, …

2020-03-14: Early St Paddy’s Sláinte

2020-03-14: Not sure what to think, only 4 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, but not much testing up until …

2020-03-14: Because of the rain the pool and grilling area had some natural social distancing. I took the …

2020-03-14: We’re getting some proper rain in Kailua Kona. Good day to stay in and avoid people.

2020-03-14: Sometimes it impossible to look up something on Google when every article seems to be behind a …

2020-03-13: Aloha Friday Ola Brew Porter on this St Patrick’s weekend.

2020-03-13: looking more and more like European football is going to get a massive reboot.

2020-03-13: Inbox is filling up with sales to set up my home office. These companies don’t know me like Amazon …

2020-03-12: Well. No gatherings, no sports, no movie theaters, no group functions, all events canceled, no one …

2020-03-12: Mobile operators need to waive any fees or speed throttling for their hot spot feature.

2020-03-12: On another note, I miss the old PalmOS from the Palm Pre. #Cards

2020-03-12: I guess no sports for the foreseeable time forward. Movie binge coming up. Gonna pull up some old …

2020-03-12: Took a side trip to see some businesses in North Kohala. Low cloud ceiling on the mauka (upper) road …

2020-03-11: Red Breast … neat I’ll have my own St. Patrick’s parade from my chair to the liquor cabinet.

2020-03-11: My wife switched to a home based position with her company a year ago. It took her 6 months to get …

2020-03-11: Beam me up Scotty, this planet is doomed

2020-03-10: youtu.be/FpKqX7UyP…

2020-03-10: Guy just walked into Starbucks with a Dell tower in a Target bag. No outlets available so he’s just …

2020-03-10: You know what no one says on his death bed? “If only I could have snarked more from the …

2020-03-09: My wife put some happiness in my bathroom. Literally

2020-03-09: Reading average aged of deceased due to the Virus is 80. The average human life span has been going …

2020-03-09: Great story. I managed restaurants for 30 years. It’s a tough bussiness, especially for a manager …

2020-03-09: My Wife and I don’t have a lot of investment, but what we do have is important. Had a talk …

2020-03-08: Spent some focused time setting up Drafts workflows for work. I’m an Acct. Exec for a local media …

2020-03-07: The top was my desk 10 years ago. I has a web design and media company, ran an outrigger canoe …

2020-03-07: As one should on a Saturday afternoon

2020-03-07: We were supposed to go to Milan and Parma (from where my Italian family hails) this May, but in …

2020-03-07: Spent some time setting up some Drafts actions. I think it will work. I have also worked Tot into my …

2020-03-07: I’ve had the drafts app for a while, but never have worked it into my workflow. It just sits there. …

2020-03-07: The Wales rugby team are not guys that I’d fancy running into in a pub after a loss.

2020-03-07: A hedge on local supply shortages. It’s only 2 of us, but better safe. Being on an island, Local …

2020-03-07: Noted

2020-03-06: My wife usually gets me a 6-pack of Guinness for St Paddy’s day. This year She got me a case. I …

2020-03-06: I want to see one of these “Beautiful” tests.

2020-03-06: This little #Arsenal branded mini phone charger is the perfect companion for my #LightPhone2 Extends …

2020-03-06: My Twitter feed is getting more baseball everyday. Spring is upon us.

2020-03-04: Rewatching the first season of Fargo. It may have been the best so far. The cast was awesome.

2020-03-04: Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. - Satchel …

2020-03-03: A few years back when I owned a Cafe in Hilo, Hawaii, I remember reading a quote that roughly said …

2020-03-03: This rooster lives in this parking fronting a Starbucks.

2020-03-02: Patron and Le Combier tonight

2020-03-02: I’m a moderate with liberal tendencies and Sanders makes me nervous. I imagine anyone to the right …

2020-03-01: The Coronavirus is kind of like the Trump presidency. It’s gonna get a lot worse before we get over …

2020-03-01: Typically Don Julio 1942 is great on its own, but a splash of Combier with a lemon twist adds a …

2020-03-01: My sense is a lot of the electorate is annoyed by the current political doings by Trump et al, but …

2020-03-01: Really thinking our democracy is going to have to get a lot more broken, before people get mad …

2020-03-01: My walk through a warehouse of lumber from locally sourced woods

2020-02-29: It’s time for an app apocalypse on my phone. Must be ruthless.

2020-02-29: Sadly this one went down last evening.

2020-02-29: Things are looking better. #ArsenalWomen have drawn level and #Watford have added insurance.

2020-02-28: “I don’t think about what I think as much as you think about what I think.”

2020-02-28: Worn deck

2020-02-27: Had a chance to stop by Kamuela Hardwoods on this windy Waimea day. All Hawaii Island sourced woods. …

2020-02-25: Another one bites the dust. Due to Hawaii’s room temperature being in the 80s, I usually add one …

2020-02-24: Mauna Kea on a cloudless day. Gonna be a hot one.

2020-02-23: I’m not thoroughly convinced any of the Democrats can beat Trump, considering the Republicans will …

2020-02-23: Aloha shirts lined up for another work week.

2020-02-23: Kitchen counter

2020-02-23: 10:05 pm HST (Spring) Chicago Cubs @ Los Angeles Dodgers

2020-02-23: Lying in bed listening to the rhythmic calls of the morning birds. Don’t want to get up.

2020-02-22: Playing pool chaperone at the pool for the Grandsons and their friends. P

2020-02-22: Started the 2020 campaign on a good note. #Dodgers.

2020-02-22: Enjoying a Saturday afternoon watching the #Dodgers beat the Giants. First Spring Training game, but …

2020-02-22: Today

2020-02-21: On another note, the (D) debate has sunk in. Overriding thought; no one is talking about what they …

2020-02-21: Finishing up week 2 in my return to previous career selling media. Have met with over 100 …

2020-02-18: Made it Hawaii

2020-02-18: Outside sales makes for some amazing office views. #Hawaii

2020-02-17: Rules

2020-02-17: The older I get the more I dislike pre-game sports shows and post-game analysis shows. I just want …

2020-02-17: Pier One filed today. The store in Kona store closed last month. My wife already misses it. Our …

2020-02-16: Installed the Level Smart lock today. It look longer to clean up the paint build up on the door …

2020-02-16: With my recent job change, I’m cleaning up my contacts. I have 5 contact for people who have …

2020-02-16: Never really been a Chi-town sports fan, but seeing the Chicago basketball greats talking story on …

2020-02-16: I closed my Dropbox account a few years ago and moved everything to a local drive and server. Many …

2020-02-16: All technology should be assumed guilty until proven innocent. David Brower

2020-02-15: After a morning flurry of a trip to Target and Costco, the rest of the day has been a lazy Saturday …

2020-02-15: iPhone screenshot 2012

2020-02-15: How can a tech company offer lifetime anything when they don’t even know if they will be around …

2020-02-15: I just found my exported app.net archive. Lots of great conversations.

2020-02-14: I’m not a cat person, I can tolerate a few cats now and then in my feed, but I know when there are …

2020-02-14: Barr complaining about the situation they created is hilarious.

2020-02-10: Been like this for 2 days and will likely be around another day or two.

2020-02-10: I created this slide deck 10 years ago about Social Media to present to a local business group. At …

2020-02-09: The Academy Awards will not air in Hawaii for another 10 min, but all the results are posted …

2020-02-08: Not sure what this means, but OK.

2020-02-08: Venus chasing the sun down the horizon

2020-02-08: Post sunset

2020-02-08: Been an Evernote user since early on - about 2008, but I’m not thrilled with where it’s gone. …

2020-02-08: We have guests staying over, so I’m using my wife’s bathroom. Looking at the bottles on the shelf, …

2020-02-08: Our kitchen counter - installed last May

2020-02-08: Start my new job Monday; 8-5, Mon-Fri, Holidays off. I’ve avoided this most of my life working …

2020-02-07: Girl Power 3-Nil #USWNT

2020-02-07: A lot of nerds seem to be very critical of Apple at every turn. All of my stuff just works, and the …

2020-02-07: Current status.

2020-02-07: Twitter is my firehose of information, Micro.blog is my curated garden hose that keeps the garden …

2020-02-07: Planes over Hawaii

2020-02-05: Watched First Man. Fascinating insight. Reminds me of The Right Stuff, though that one was more …

2020-02-05: New job secured. For the first time in many years, I’m not managing anyone, only me. Though that …

2020-02-05: Watching the Last Waltz - The Band One my all time favorites.

2020-02-05: I think everyone here knows that Iowa’s problem wasn’t that they had an app, it’s …

2020-02-04: Pleasant afternoon. Avoiding the SOTU address

2020-02-04: Interstellar on FXX and Arrival on SYFY. Is something coming … or going

2020-02-04: https://politics.theonion.com/dnc-offers-startup-500-million-to-develop-pencil-that-1841455042?utm_m …

2020-02-04: From my days managing an Apple reseller and service center. At least 20% of the population (all age …

2020-02-04: HO’OMAKAUKAU. To prepare or get ready.

2020-02-03: Looking back I’ve been job hunting for the past few weeks after getting out of a toxic sitiuation. …

2020-02-03: Apple’s whimsical Apple Arcade marketing push. It would be nice if there was a way to try a game …

2020-02-03: The staccato of roofing staples will be with us the next couple of days.

2020-02-03: Thinking it should be device based more than location based, like Apple does with music. Netflix …

2020-02-03: I’ve been on Twitter for a decade, constantly curating my feed. Always a work in progress. …

2020-02-02: #Baseball

2020-02-02: Baseball is back Bring on Baseball. Pitchers and Catchers report in 12 days, full squad 5 days later. Opening Day …

2020-02-02: Went outside as the game winds down. Nice day. Light breeze.

2020-02-02: Sorry Bay Area folks. Ha ha ha KC earned it.

2020-02-02: Being pretty much a life long Cowboys fan, I have no love for the 49ers (think “The Catch”). Go …

2020-02-02: Guess where my head is at?

2020-02-02: Guessing we can’t post panoramic photos.

2020-02-02: There were 2200 photos in my Instagram download. Will work on getting them all on my personal …

2020-02-02: Exported my Instagram data and closed that account. Also deleted TikTok after a short spell. Ponied …

2020-02-01: Apple TV+ Little America was excellent. I hope they make more.

2020-02-01: After all of the beautiful weather in Waimea, we came home to nice cooling rain as the sun sets. …

2020-02-01: I have not had good brisket on Hawaii Island in years, this despite a number of BBQ food trucks …

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2020-02-01: Cherry Blossoms

2020-02-01: The new Fantastical update looks amazing, but a I’ve been using Mokeskin #Timepage on my phone for a …

2020-02-01: There’s still some snow up on Mauna Kea Beautiful Parker Ranch horses by the back road.

2020-02-01: Had to post one looking the other way as we walk back to the car. Love it up in cool Waimea

2020-02-01: I moved to Hawaii island in ‘91. Lived Here in Waimea for 5 years before moving to Hilo for 15 …

2020-02-01: This is Waimea. A ranch town

2020-02-01: Waimea Cherry blossom festival. Beautiful day with enough trade winds to keep it cool.

2020-02-01: Buzz, we need you now.

2020-01-31: I’m reachng my limit of subscription apps and streaming services. Going forward, it will need …

2020-01-31: Every time I opened Instagram and was greeted by this message, It felt wrong. I can’t do it anymore. …

2020-01-30: This weekend last, we took the Grandsons to the Kona Living Coffee farm. Demonstrating life on a …

2020-01-29: Job hunt I’ve been out of work for 5 weeks after having left a toxic situation. Though I’ve …

2020-01-26: just wrote a blog post about Kobe’s passing and the broader view of death in general. Holding off on …

2020-01-24: Three Amigos

2020-01-24: Getting ready to cut onions reminded me of the interview for my first cooks job at a proper …

2020-01-22: My wife and I had a nice forward looking talk last night. Going plan on moving to North Dakota in …

2020-01-21: Guess not everyone knows that peanuts actually contain… “Peanuts”

2020-01-20: It’s come up again, this time more seriously. We may be moving the North Dakota where my wife is …

2020-01-20: I bought the Panobook when it came out. love the concept, design and quality. I changed my situation …

2020-01-19: Well, looks like Tennessee needs a little defensive upgrades in the off season. Just need the …

2020-01-19: This is really good Whisky. The Walking Dead.

2020-01-17: We can’t see that actual sunset into the ocean from our place, if we do get this.

2020-01-16: This job is in Hawaii, they wouldn’t find any intel intelligence in Washington

2020-01-13: I am so over sports pre-game shows. Presenters talking for hours about something that hasn’t …

2020-01-11: boxd.it/h4cS

2020-01-11: Finally saw the Joker. My wife had no interest, but then she’s never been a Batman fan. Quite a dark …

2020-01-03: For context, I grew up in Hawaii. I love rock, jazz and classical, but Hawaiian music is in my …

2019-12-31: My car in college. 1980 65 Impala

2019-12-06: Rum Old Fashioned @ Kuleana Rum Shack

2019-11-03: Choices

2019-11-03: I really like this CD from 2004. Wasn’t available in US for many years. Still not a avail digitally.

2019-10-29: Aloha to the Apple networking era. At least until the 5G revolution begins in earnest. When we get …

2019-10-24: I’ve had the same mobile number for 25 years, but I get more spam calls and messages then ones …

2019-10-24: Day off beverage; Smoked Rum Old Fashioned with homemade vanilla syrup. Mahalo to Alex of Westside …

2019-10-19: thought I had a bottle of Red Breast buried in the cabinet. Guess not. Off to my favorite spirits …

2019-10-16: Educated Guess Merlot

2019-10-09: seeing lots of early snow pix. I’ll just leave this here

2019-01-06: Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon

2019-01-06: Current status.

2019-01-05: Old school. Very old school

2019-01-05: #Vector eyeing his overlord, the fan.

2019-01-01: Truth is, when my wife and I have a bottle of wine, she about about 6 ounces and I drink the other …

2019-01-01: Well there it is. Day one 2019 is in the book.

2019-01-01: I always cook something spicy on New Years. Last year was Mexican. This year, some kick butt real …

2019-01-01: Happy New Year from the islands

2019-01-01: The midnight toast. First one with my love in a couple of years

2018-12-31: It’s kickin at the Marriott

2018-12-31: The first picture I took this year was of the Jan 1 Sunset.

2018-12-31: 2018 >>>> 2019

2018-12-30: We augmented the Christmas decorations. I work tomorrow, but still have Champagne at the ready

2018-12-30: Really liking this Beaujolais

2018-12-26: As the holidays wind down. One final toast to the ole nutcracker for 2018 before he goes away till …

2018-12-24: I’m a restaurant manager. I work long hours (compared to most) and late nights. My days off are all …

2018-12-23: Aloha ahi ahi

2018-12-23: Ho ho ho. I work on Christmas Eve and day. Today is our Christmas 🎄

2018-12-23: Begin

2018-12-18: Signed condo docs. Closes in 6 days.

2018-12-16: I love the Holiday amber ales that come out this time of year

2018-12-16: Back at my old haunt for lunch and a a post renovation look see. I managed here through the reno, …

2018-12-15: We installed a large fan in our living room. To protect those large blades, It starts up gradually, …

2018-12-15: Christmas in the islands.

2018-12-13: #sempli IPA glass

2018-12-13: Driving in County Wexford, wrong side of the road (for us). Good times. 5 years ago

2018-12-11: Getting festive with #deschutesbrewery Jubelala winter ale.

2018-12-11: My drive home on Alii Drive after a late lunch of Chili Relllenos st @Habaneros Keauhou

2018-12-09: Black Whole bourbon barrel aged stout. @bigislandbrewhaus Hawaiian Sunday afternoon

2018-12-06: Life often throws difficulties in our paths, but then other times, she throws us a reason to smile. …

2018-12-04: I feel right at home.

2018-12-04: Walked out on the lanai and see Venus and a sliver of a moon setting over Diamond Head.

2018-12-03: Beer is a good thing

2018-12-03: An insane number of beers on tap.

2018-12-03: Old hotel, small room, great view.

2018-11-27: Some holiday cheer. #ballastpoint

2018-11-26: Holiday pupus with #jwilkes Pinot Noir #weshagen. Made a tomato and roasted pepper soup. Yum 😋

2018-11-26: Roasting peppers, Roma tomatoes and red onion. Making a tomato and pepper soup.

2018-11-25: We had an amazing early anniversary dinner last evening at #labourgogne Kona. I had the fresh catch …

2018-11-25: …and so it begins.

2018-11-24: The home projects in the condo continue. We went with the dark door knobs on the newly painted doors …

2018-11-22: Sugar pie honey bunch

2018-11-21: Nice

2018-11-21: Some mid day caffeine aloha to help get me through the coming late night

2018-11-20: Sitting around, getting drunk and listening the some classic Hawaiian music. Remembering …

2018-11-19: Pele, we love you and all, but feel free to stay on an extended break. #clearAir

2018-11-17: I had this pix made for Christmas cards when I was sales manager at a radio station. The caption was …

2018-11-13: Our new sunset view, at least in the fall. Still beats our previous place. This one will be long …

2018-11-13: Vouvray Chenin Blanc in a whiskey glass, Because… why not?

2018-11-08: I’m glad there’s a few football matches on today #thearsenal

2018-11-06: Black Sand Porter #ftw

2018-11-06: History #airportextreme

2018-11-05: This guys must own the Lowe’s parking lot

2018-11-04: Pictures starting to go up. We’re settling in. #moving

2018-11-03: Looks like #vector found a friend.

2018-11-01: Hmm. 3rd Apple event in a row that I’m sitting out and not buying anything. Everything we have still …

2018-10-30: Hoping to replace all of these with the #neeo It’s not going very well

2018-10-29: Well it’s done we’re just about all moved. Just s little cleaning in the old place

2018-10-27: Had the extreme pleasure of seeing Henry Kapono, Jerry Santos and Kamuela Kimokeo at the Kahilu …

2018-08-04: It’s very clear even with all of the lava flows and. brush fires

2017-01-19: This was a very good retropetive of the Old men. This was a very good retropetive of the Old men. I really like the movie and love the view of Anton …

2016-04-13: I’m in too, a little to far to the meet up, I’m an Asst. I’m in too, a little to far to the meet up, I’m an Asst. Food and Beverage Manager at a resort, but …

2016-01-06: Digital to Analog shift Digital to Analog shift I recently took a job as a Retaurant outlet manager at a major resort here …

2015-11-29: We used to say “hire good people, train them well and get the fuck out of their way” We used to say “hire good people, train them well and get the fuck out of their way”

2015-07-03: Same here, I’m done!!!!! Same here, I’m done!!!!!

2014-10-08: I might need it someday…..Not! I might need it someday…..Not! I have a similar story. I went to culinary school and was a chef. I …

2013-06-24: Simple, but not easy Post note: I had a short tenure with this restaurant. I was hired to turn the restaurant around and …

2013-06-21: Our ultimate road trip The view from the Eiffel towerOur ultimate road trip so far… Last summer, my wife and I went on the …

2013-06-15: Of the people, by the people… Of the people, by the people… for the people. The recent release of those NSA documents sure has …

2013-06-07: Why I switched to Football Why I switched to Football The other Football, the one the rest of the world watches. I grew up in …

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