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2019-10-10: Austin folks: how is RideAustin doing? On paper, that is something that should be popular in …

2019-10-10: Sorry I had to punt on this week’s Micro Monday. I have a great show ready to be edited, but …

2019-10-10: I’m interested in hearing about how rideshare drivers can contribute to civic policy making, so here …

2019-10-09: Micro.pancake at Slappy Cakes.

2019-10-08: I’m excited that Christopher Eccleston will be headlining Gallifrey One in February, but especially …

2019-10-06: Due to technical incompetence, the week’s Micro Monday episode will be published on non-Micro …

2019-10-06: End of another Release Notes conference. My OmniFocus inbox has quite a few interesting new entries, …

2019-10-03: To catch my flight to Release Notes Conf, I’m up at Slovenia o’clock, the time of day I can reply to …

2019-10-02: So chilly and rainy now. I don’t have cats or Netflix, but I have The Doubleclicks. “And …

2019-10-01: I don’t think I am up for any Inktober this year. But maybe later in the month…

2019-10-01: Speaking of ample-sized rodents…

2019-10-01: One of my nephew’s hamsters. 🐹 It was quite tame and adorable, but oh so tiny! I like a more …

2019-10-01: It’s still Monday somewhere, right? I had a great chat with @jeannie for this week’s …

2019-09-30: Sigh. My audio editing skills have deteriorated over the summer. I thought I’d have the new …

2019-09-30: It was pretty exciting to fill out this NASA form to send your name to Mars with my nephew. (h/t …

2019-09-30: Today’s adventure in mobility: picking up my nephew from 1st Grade. Staying out of the way of …

2019-09-29: New Doc Martin series is starting up on Acorn. A carrot so I get stuff done and can take a TV break. …

2019-09-27: I’ve fantasized about an impromptu trip to the UK to take advantage of the current …

2019-09-26: Twenty Years Late to "Law & Order: SVU" Fandom I do not mind admitting I am addicted to Law & Order. I don’t remember exactly when it was …

2019-09-26: I’ve gotten some good advice on the difficulty I’m having removing my XS SIM. Meanwhile …

2019-09-26: Is it me or my iPhone XS? I can’t seem to pop out the SIM tray so I can return it. Don’t want to use …

2019-09-25: Amtrak is eliminating full-service dining on long-distance routes. Oh no, @Amtrak! This is what …

2019-09-25: I know @joec and @DazeEnd will be there…who else from Micro.blog will be at Release Notes …

2019-09-25: “Can I hide in this cuddle cup so the vet doesn’t see me?” – Ada

2019-09-24: I was reminded by Micro.blogger @philroy that today is the anniversary of the 1991 release of …

2019-09-23: It’s still Monday where I am, at least for another 51 minutes. I had a great time chatting …

2019-09-23: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Lack of Likes I like this piece by Frank Chimero about how a function meant to encourage positivity (e.g. the Like …

2019-09-21: I’m sitting my dog-niece Zoë this weekend. She really likes having people around. Meanwhile, the …

2019-09-20: Saw Ad Astra and liked it. For a film that is a cross between 2001 and Apocalypse Now, I’ve heard …

2019-09-20: Such an Apple day today. Watched the @relayfm podcastathon for @StJude Hospital while waiting for my …

2019-09-19: Despite what they said at to me at 5 am last Friday, my new iPhone is being delivered tomorrow, not …

2019-09-16: ‪@smokey @aleen And he said I can stop wearing the brace all the time, and don’t need to wear it at …

2019-09-16: First visit to the orthopedic surgeon with no wheelchair. 🎉🤸‍♀️

2019-09-16: There is not a new episode of Micro @monday today. Just ramping back up, it does take a bit of time …

2019-09-14: My transparent iPhone 11 Pro arrived today. It’s awesome.

2019-09-12: Downton Abbey The Movie: very nicely done, and if you liked the series, you’ll enjoy it! 🎥

2019-09-12: I’ve lost track of how many outings this makes, but first one to the carts without the wheelchair! …

2019-09-11: I was looking at some old posts, and realize I need to update this one from July 12 about my …

2019-09-10: Sixth outing and first trip to the movies: Peanut Butter Falcon is sweet without being saccharine. 👍

2019-09-09: American Dream Pizza with brother Bob. Fifth non-medical outing and first pizza place. 🍕🤸‍♀️

2019-09-09: I’m back to recording the Micro Monday podcast! In this new episode, I asked Manton to catch …

2019-09-08: True friends = people who will watch a 15-minute guinea pig video on YouTube with you and do a …

2019-09-08: At the Alberta Street Pub to see Adventure is Our Middle Name. 4th non-medical outing since July 13, …

2019-09-07: “Well I know I had it comin’ I know I can’t be free…”🎵

2019-09-06: On the new episode of @theweeklyreview, I get some helpful perspective from @jamesdempsey on …

2019-09-05: It’s been a while since I posted a guinea pig photo. Grace and Ada had a radicchio fest with @aleen …

2019-09-04: Welcome to Portland, all you @xoxo attendees. I wish I was going to be there, but my knee is not …

2019-09-01: First excursion since my injury that wasn’t a trip to the hospital or physical therapy. I’ve missed …

2019-08-19: I’ve been on my own the last week, with visitors nearly every day to help out with stuff. I’ve …

2019-08-16: You might think that with a podcast called @theweeklyreview, @jamesdempsey and I would never miss …

2019-08-15: Thanks for the photos! @philipbrewer, @dejus, @dgreene196, @renem, @ron, @hutaffe, @joec, @ronguest, …

2019-08-15: It’s the last day of the photoblogging challenge. The theme is gratitude. I am grateful to …

2019-08-14: Day 10 of the convalescent’s photo challenge. The theme: friends. Here’s my friend …

2019-08-13: Day 9 of the photo challenge is here: persistence is the theme. Only two days to go. This has been a …

2019-08-13: Six more days to apply to Apple Entrepreneur Camp for women-founded and women-led businesses. This …

2019-08-12: It’s Day 8 of the convalescent’s photoblogging challenge, the theme is happiness. …

2019-08-10: It’s Day 7 of the the convalescent’s photoblogging challenge and the theme is relief, …

2019-08-09: It’s been a month since I produced a podcast. I figured out how to set up in bed, and …

2019-08-09: Today’s photoblog challenge theme is “determination.” A couple of inspiring ones …

2019-08-08: So lovely to see everyone’s contribution for today’s photoblogging challenge theme …

2019-08-07: Turns out that being laid up is a new opportunity to research and buy gadgets…

2019-08-07: Thanks for all the photos on today’s theme of “relaxation” in the …

2019-08-06: Thanks to everyone who shared photos in my convalescent’s photoblogging challenge. Your …

2019-08-05: Accepted reality and marked myself as “unavailable” for Rover dog walks until the end of September. …

2019-08-05: John August wrote this on Twitter, which made me literally laugh out loud, aka LLOL. I wrote about …

2019-08-05: I created a short photoblogging challenge with the selfish purpose of giving me something to look …

2019-08-05: A Convalescent's Request: Share Your Photos With Me It’s been three weeks since my mishap in Trieste. It will be three more weeks of staying in …

2019-08-04: All Structures Are Unstable. (Knees Included) One of my favorite passages from A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle. I’ve been thinking about it a …

2019-08-02: I received a postcard from myself in Ljubljana which was supposed to be for my dad + stepmom who …

2019-07-31: I think my nephew was happy to get a Sound Of Music postcard from Salzburg?

2019-07-31: I enjoyed this whole interview with the creator of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, but skip ahead to …

2019-07-30: Grace and Ada are on their way to the guinea pig rescue’ boarding service. My best friend is coming …

2019-07-29: While everyone is inside worrying about taking care of me, we forgot my dog niece Olive is outside …

2019-07-29: This flight alert was confusing for a split second. In that other universe, the other Jean had an …

2019-07-27: In case you want to hear about the dispute between my knee and the Piazza dell’Unitá d’Italia in …

2019-07-26: Cavy-assisted therapy. Option 2: Grace.

2019-07-26: Cavy-assisted therapy. Option 1: Ada.

2019-07-24: Surgery went well, and they discharged me without an overnight! All the good wishes really worked. …

2019-07-23: My knee surgery is tomorrow morning. I just realized when they say that you can only bring your ID, …

2019-07-22: I picked up a kid’s pilot outfit from @icelandair on my way home to give to my nephew for his …

2019-07-22: For @mjmoriarity and all the Avatar fans out there.

2019-07-22: Instead of Micro Monday, it’s off to the hospital for pre-op tests. I really miss my weekly chats …

2019-07-21: New podcasting setup, now with gimpy knee support.

2019-07-21: If anyone is suffering in a heat wave right now, try following @mpospese who is hiking high up in …

2019-07-20: Feeling a little low after 3 days in bed and facing 5 days to go until surgery. Got any photos to …

2019-07-19: Therapy dog Poppy visits again. A+++ Would hire again.

2019-07-18: My personal therapy dog Poppy made a visit.

2019-07-18: Zlatko really really wanted in to my apartment last week. Now I’m sorry I didn’t let him visit. #tbt …

2019-07-17: In the latest The Weekly Review, I talk about how vacation can put you on track for good habits. …

2019-07-16: Back in Portland, with brother Bob, sister Peg, and stepmom Joella.

2019-07-16: I made it onto the Portland-bound plane, thanks to the good people working at Keflavik airport. Last …

2019-07-16: Now I need everyone sending good airline transfer vibes. My flight into Reykjavik is 20 minutes …

2019-07-16: Portland or bust.

2019-07-15: Made it to Munich Airport. It turns out Montag ist Schnitzeltag at Airbrau, so things are looking …

2019-07-15: Last soundscape: view from a hospital bed in Trieste. Mostly Italian chatter from the staff, …

2019-07-14: I know I have a challenging couple months of surgery, disability, and rehab ahead, but at least the …

2019-07-13: Thanks for all the kind sentiments. It really helps me feel less alone. It looks like my sister, who …

2019-07-13: And my iPhone battery is almost dead, so more details in a day or so.

2019-07-13: I had a mishap in Trieste today. I tripped and tore the tendon in my left knee. I’m spending the …

2019-07-12: Cool slo-mo I made in the butterfly atrium at the Arboretum yesterday. I wish I had gotten the name …

2019-07-12: Has anyone been to Trieste? I’m going tomorrow for the day just to commune with the ghosts of …

2019-07-11: A trip to the Volčji Potok Arboretum offers a variety of experiences: hydrangeas to butterflies to …

2019-07-10: Dragons guard the entrance to my neighborhood. I feel secure. Zmajski most. 🇸🇮🐉

2019-07-09: Soundscape: Jazz trio on Mestni Trg (Town Square), at the foot of Stritarjeva Ulica. Tourists ignore …

2019-07-09: FaceTime with the morski prašički. Grace came out to say “hello.” (Actually, my father …

2019-07-09: Vocab homework sampler: trg = plaza črn = black prst = finger čmrlj = bumblebee Slovenia, I’d …

2019-07-08: I have 45 minutes to get ready for school, including finishing my homework and packing my lunch. I …

2019-07-08: Micro Montag! I’m the guest on the German podcast Spring Über Deinen Schatten. The title is …

2019-07-08: Where my head’s been the last week: “rewrite the sentences in dual and plural.” …

2019-07-08: Thinking of @bitdepth. Our class is going to see Gaia’s World at Kinodvor. 🇸🇮🎬

2019-07-07: Soundscape: Street musician and tourists on Stritarjeva ulica, right near the Ljubljanica river. 🇸🇮 …

2019-07-07: Soundscape: Afternoon thunderstorm, as viewed through my bedroom window. 🇸🇮 🌩

2019-07-07: Soundscape: Ducks at Špica Park, with humans conversing in the background. 🇸🇮🦆

2019-07-07: Achievement unlocked: first scooter ride in Ljubljana. 🛴🇸🇮 (It took me a week to get up the nerve, …

2019-07-06: I’m not sure why I waited so long, but I’m finally watching Good Omens. What a …

2019-07-06: City soundscape: the bells with a view of Prešeren Square, the Franciscan Church of the …

2019-07-05: New @TheWeeklyReview: I’m proof you can still get yourself to a foreign country for a long …

2019-07-05: It’s karaoke night In Ljubljana for the summer students of the Slovene As A Foreign Language course. …

2019-07-04: Lunch with @anzet. Yes, I am drinking a beer. I spent 3 hrs. learning about Slovene’s extra …

2019-07-04: 1 in 20 Slovenians are beekeepers. Yesterday we had a tour led by the director of urban beekeeping. …

2019-07-04: On my way to class this morning. The bells tell you it’s 8:45 a.m. The bells tell me I better …

2019-07-02: After 44 Years, I'm Finally Brave Enough To Watch When Jaws was first released, first as a book then as a movie, my teenaged self said “No way …

2019-07-01: I had to take a break from publishing a new episode of Micro Monday this week. Pre-Slovenia trip …

2019-07-01: FaceTime with Grace and Ada. Well, mostly Ada because Grace is a big scaredy-pig who hates …

2019-07-01: This Airbnb apartment includes a beautiful little backyard retreat. If a cat wandered in and started …

2019-07-01: Apparently I am in the right place. 🎤🇸🇮

2019-06-30: Prvi dan šole = first day of school. I have all the relevant jitters. 🇸🇮 (What should I wear? Will I …

2019-06-30: Dinner companions. 🇸🇮

2019-06-30: After translating a bit of the Bosch manual (it offers Slovene, Croatian, Servian, Macedonian, …

2019-06-30: Bosch Washer Micro.blog Hive Mind, new question: The spin light is blinking. (See video.) I could …

2019-06-30: Question for the Micro.blog Hive Mind: is there a way to wash clothes in cold water? It looks like …

2019-06-30: To complain is always non-acceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative …

2019-06-30: I’m using Boomerang iOS App Store to translate words and phrases. It’s the best kind of …

2019-06-29: 12 years ago today was iPhone Launch Day! Possibly my biggest smile after spending $600 on something …

2019-06-29: I missed the opening of the IndieWeb Summit because Twitch was apparently too hard for my jet lagged …

2019-06-29: First Slovenian microbrew with first Slovenian friend Anže Tomič (@anzet). IPA of course!

2019-06-29: I’m on an old compartment train, very reminiscent of my student days. And I reached Slovenia! And …

2019-06-28: I explained Micro.blog to someone today in German. 🤯 Related: liebe deutsche Freunden, wie …

2019-06-28: I really love this YouTube video in which two grown sons and a father humor their mother on The …

2019-06-28: On the trail of The Sound Of Music. I pose on the steps and fountains from some Do-Re-Mi scenes, and …

2019-06-27: Here’s a little video glimpse of Salzburg at night. This morning we are going out to see some …

2019-06-26: Goal #3 achieved: overnight stay at the Munich Airport Hotel. I did this in 2011–such a treat. …

2019-06-26: Thanks to the On This Day feature of my microblog, I remembered the fun of my first IndieWeb Summit …

2019-06-25: Everyone at British Airways has been so nice. The flight attendant gave me a delightful lesson in …

2019-06-25: Goal #2 achieved: flying to London on a 747 from Seattle. And watching the planes from the British …

2019-06-24: Thanks everyone for the warm Micro.blog welcome for my dad @bobmacd. He’s never been on social …

2019-06-24: Goal #1 achieved. Checked in at PDX, at the gate early, with just one carry-on, one backpack, and a …

2019-06-23: I’ve signed my dad up for Spotify and Micro.blog in one weekend. We’ll see how this …

2019-06-23: The Kiwis inspired me. It’s already Monday in New Zealand, so they are taking the lead on …

2019-06-23: The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Micro Monday As we look for new ways to facilitate discovery on Micro.blog, I wanted to recap one of our original …

2019-06-22: Training the parental units in the art of the guinea pig radicchio fest.

2019-06-22: If you haven’t met Paco and Coco, the guinea pigs from Down Under…, check out …

2019-06-22: New rule: when making big crazy plans for the future, write a blog post about why I made the plans. …

2019-06-21: Three sleeps until my Slovenia adventure begins. If only I could get to sleep… ✈️🇸🇮💃

2019-06-21: And Friday got even better with Flock Friday from @dejus. The ducklings are just adorable and are …

2019-06-21: And for those who enjoy Nature in its domesticated form, I was inspired by today’s @friday’s …

2019-06-21: The latest Film Fest Friday is up, with selections from @smokey, @jacob, @ayjay, @adders, who all …

2019-06-20: My mother at the launch of Apollo 13, April 11, 1970. My father’s graduate school adviser at …

2019-06-20: My niece says I should get WhatsApp to stay in touch while I’m in Europe. Having quit Facebook …

2019-06-19: I organized a spelling bee competition for The Incomparable Network, which was a blast. Antony …

2019-06-19: Thanks for all the lovely birthday wishes. The day ended with amazing GF chocolate cake created by …

2019-06-18: I just realized I should see if there is any possibility of having a Micro Meetup June 26 in Munich, …

2019-06-18: I just relistened to @Vasta on the Micro Monday microcast. It was a good refresher on how we can be …

2019-06-18: Happy birthday at my happy place, Slappy Cakes Portland. I usually manage to wrangle a kid or two …

2019-06-18: If you want to celebrate my birthday today, I would love it if you would take a minute to respond to …

2019-06-18: Where Discover Doesn't Help A discussion is going on about how to discover people with your interests when the Micro.blog …

2019-06-16: It’s been a while since Grace and Ada have had a proper radicchio fest. 🥬🎉

2019-06-16: Me, my dad, and my brother. Happy Father’s Day to both of them. ❤️ (It’s a tricky …

2019-06-14: Time to follow the new Film Fest @friday to see micro-films by @kapsa, @hollyhoneychurch, and …

2019-06-14: It’s nice to hear how Smile continues to be a longtime sponsor of great podcasts. @macgreg has loads …

2019-06-14: Went to see Captain Marvel for the third time so I could go with my neighbor/honorary niece. It was …

2019-06-13: Curating the Micro.blog Discover Timeline Micro.blog is a blogging platform with a social engagement component. We have a timeline where you …

2019-06-11: This was probably already posted, but it’s such an adorable photo, I can’t resist. @manton and @Burk …

2019-06-08: Nice to be back in my home, the City of Roses. (And the City of Massive Laurel Hedges.)

2019-06-08: I had big plans to make my first day home from San Jose very productive. Then I woke up still wiped …

2019-06-07: Every year, when I go away to WWDC, the landscapers give my hedge some kind of punk rock haircut. …

2019-06-06: (And I am completely wiped out and will not be leaving my bed until it’s time to see …

2019-06-06: It was such a blast to be part of another fantastic Live near WWDC show with @jamesdempsey and the …

2019-06-04: Thanks so much to everyone who came out for the WWDC Micro Meetup today. I can’t believe how …

2019-06-04: The 3rd Annual WWDC Micro.blog meetup is today 12 - 2 pm. We congregate outside Grace Deli, 303 S. …

2019-06-03: Me and my @Sestracast sestra @mrssoup have a sisterly moment together at WWDC

2019-06-03: We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Micro.blog meetup tomorrow. We’ll be there starting …

2019-06-03: I liked what I saw of iPadOS. I think I will use my hardware budget that has been planned for a new …

2019-06-01: Packed these! Everything else is a detail…

2019-06-01: Finally catching a tee-ball game this season. My 5-year-old nephew Jon has an innovative shortstop …

2019-05-31: West Side Story in 70mm is coming to Portland’s Hollywood Theatre June 15-16. This should be …

2019-05-29: I was quoted in David Pogue/@pogue’s New York Times article with tips for a better @Lyft or …

2019-05-29: I’m hoping to organize a small team from Micro.blog to help out at the door for Live near …

2019-05-29: Yesterday I was on iOS Today and so was @Agiletortoise. I got to talk a lot about Micro.blog. My …

2019-05-29: Last call for questions. I’ll be recording a Q&A with Manton shortly. 💁‍♀️

2019-05-29: On the next episode of Micro Monday, I’ll be doing a Q&A with Manton. There’s still …

2019-05-28: The 3rd Annual WWDC Micro Meetup is now on the Parties app! Details and RSVP here: …

2019-05-28: We’re doing an Ask Manton episode for the next Micro Monday. If you have any questions about …

2019-05-28: Bay Area Micro.blog folks: we need a few more volunteers to help out at LIVE near WWDC. If you can …

2019-05-28: The Micro @monday podcast episode is technically on Tuesday. The guest is @hollyhoneychurch, and I …

2019-05-28: I just missed @Agiletortoise LIVE on iOS Today… but I will be on live pretty soon, though. …

2019-05-27: I haven’t forgotten about this week’s Micro Monday episode. Macro family holiday intervened. But …

2019-05-24: It took me a week, and lots of thinking about the latest announcement about App Camp, and now …

2019-05-24: Thinking About App Camp: Amazing Accomplishments That Are Hard to Scale It’s been a week since the news was announced that there wouldn’t be the App Camp For …

2019-05-23: In all the stressing about WWDC June 3, I overlooked the fact that in one month I am leaving to …

2019-05-23: The Mac Quadcast: Jean MacDonald It was great talking to Darren, who asks thought-provoking …

2019-05-22: Most of the time, my motto is “What Would Janeway Do?” But sometimes, when anxiety and …

2019-05-22: You got this. - Zeldman on Web & Interaction Design As someone who started working on web design …

2019-05-22: On Thursday I’m headed to Seattle to see Kate Mulgrew give a reading from her new book, and …

2019-05-21: I’m nephew wrangling this afternoon. Out of the blue, he says, “Alexa, play Strawberry …

2019-05-20: The new episode of the Micro Monday podcast is posted. I had a great chat with @smith about Bokeh, …

2019-05-19: The audio version of A New Earth, read by author Eckhart Tolle, never fails to ground me when life …

2019-05-19: Invitation To A Holographic Hoedown) In the latest episode of @voyager_cast, my dear friend and …

2019-05-18: A cuddle cup full of guinea piggies for your Saturday evening enjoyment.

2019-05-17: If you need a smile today, here is a mega-adorable YouTube video of a golden retriever and a guinea …

2019-05-17: App Camp For Girls has canceled the 2019 summer camps. I support the board’s decision, but it …

2019-05-17: You know the feeling when you’ve had a long hard week and it’s a challenge getting your …

2019-05-17: I’m just a casual Grumpy Cat fan, so only today did I realize that this feline was female. I …

2019-05-16: From the Florida family home decluttering project: my siblings. I had these three photos with me at …

2019-05-15: Original overachieving poppy has been overshadowed by the giants of round two.

2019-05-15: Looks like we will have a good crowd for the WWDC Micro Meetup on June 4…which is less than 3 …

2019-05-14: Poppy update: someone lost their grip today when the weather turned rainy.

2019-05-14: (The poster pays homage to psychedelic designs of the 60s and 70s. @jamesdempsey wrote a great post …

2019-05-14: Check out the poster for this year’s LIVE near WWDC show, designed by App Camp co-founder Grey …

2019-05-14: Emergency guinea pig Ada is checking on how you’re doing, @miraz and Sasha.

2019-05-13: I had a great time talking to William @schuth. Sorry for the delay this week! Hope you enjoy this …

2019-05-13: Qué será, será. RIP Doris Day.

2019-05-13: It’s Monday again, isn’t it? Sorry, I spaced out. I’ve been at the car …

2019-05-13: The tenth poppy has emerged. I went out early to catch it with its sepal halves still capping it, …

2019-05-12: Me and Jon. I’m siphoning off a little Mother’s Day cuddle energy from my nephew since there is no …

2019-05-12: I love honoring mothers on a special day. I have learned over the past 19 years that it is …

2019-05-11: Three more blooms join the party. Original overachieving bloom (bottom right), holds its own.

2019-05-10: And then there were 4. 18 to go, according to my count.

2019-05-09: The overachieving poppy has competition one day later.

2019-05-09: Have you RSVP’d for the 3rd Annual WWDC Micro Meetup? Tues., 6/4, 12 - 2. P.S. This year, as …

2019-05-08: Overachiever. Or show-off.

2019-05-08: Do you have a friend you wish was also on Micro.blog? We are doing a Spring “invite a friend” …

2019-05-07: Will Uber Drivers Profit From The IPO? I assume you all are familiar with @ianbetteridge’s …

2019-05-06: Micro Monday Guest Testimonials I had the great pleasure and honour of chatting with @macgenie for this week’s Micro Monday …

2019-05-06: I told a Lyft passenger this morning that I’ve never had any trouble with my Honda Fit. I did say …

2019-05-06: Stayed up a bit late to publish the new Micro @monday podcast. I hope you enjoy the chat with …

2019-05-05: My Ruby Calling band mate Erin’s new band is just awesome. I love the name: Adventure Is Our Middle …

2019-05-05: Voyager Revisited - The Doctor Makes A Pretty Good Captain In the new episode of @voyager_cast, …

2019-05-04: I like how the new issue of The Sun has a superhero theme. According to the photographer Gloria …

2019-05-03: Here’s an artifact I came across during last week’s family home declutter and clear …

2019-05-03: In the latest episode of @theweeklyreview, Decluttering Sentimental Junk, I share with @jamesdempsey …

2019-04-30: About to land in Atlanta, connecting to our Portland flight. Once upon a time, I used to call people …

2019-04-29: I always say I’ll never live in Florida again, but if I could spend every night at a rustic bar like …

2019-04-29: The house is packed up and completely cleaned. And we finished up in time to reward ourselves with a …

2019-04-29: Today marks the first anniversary of the launch of @theweeklyreview! And coincidentally it is also …

2019-04-29: I won the school oratory contest in 1972 for a humorous monologue titled “A Visit To The Dentist.” …

2019-04-28: Do I know anyone with experience in fine wine trading? I found a bottle of Madeira that purportedly …

2019-04-27: ”Guarantees a White Christmas in Every Home Regardless of Climate” When I tell people we had a snow …

2019-04-26: Day One of Project Declutter the Family Home: I am exhausted from going through my mother’s desk. So …

2019-04-26: It’s our third interview on @theweeklyreview! Our guest is @ishabazz, developer of the notebook app …

2019-04-25: Does anyone have experience in using iPhone-compatible hearing accessories? Asking for a father. 😇

2019-04-25: Last Boca Ciega Bay sunrise of this trip. Light + water = magic.

2019-04-24: If you are ever in St. Petersburg, and need a skipper with a nice boat to tour around the bay, you …

2019-04-24: I’m on a boat! Intracoastal Waterway, Tampa Bay. (My first use of Clips.)

2019-04-24: Cabana achievement: unlocked! (This is work. I am rehearsing for the Release Notes Conf this October …

2019-04-23: The plan for tomorrow. St. Pete Beach, Fla.

2019-04-22: Boca Ciega Bay, St. Pete Beach

2019-04-22: I’m spending this Micro Monday on a plane to Orlando with my sister. One thing I’m taking a break …

2019-04-22: It was such fun to chat with @johnjohnston on the latest Micro Monday podcast episode. As a …

2019-04-21: I have been susceptible to ASMR before I knew what ASMR was.

2019-04-21: Life’s good for Nephew #3, the only family member young enough to egg hunt on Easter.

2019-04-21: Status: On vacation from Micro.blog responsibilities—but still microblogging. I’m headed to Florida …

2019-04-20: Last week’s Micro Monday episode featured @bsag, a specialist in animal intelligence. I …

2019-04-20: Nephew #1, in his college dorm room at University of Oregon. I haven’t been in a boy’s …

2019-04-20: Nephew #2, skateboarding in Eugene.

2019-04-19: New episode of Voyager Revisited! Brianna Wu, game developer and Democratic candidate for Congress, …

2019-04-18: First Micro.blog video for me! Second guinea pig video on Micro.blog. @martinfeld was first.

2019-04-18: Me and Rosie, 1998. #tbt

2019-04-17: My sister, who lives half the year in New Zealand, is back for a couple weeks. She brought me a …

2019-04-14: I had a big travel snafu today, my own fault. But it’s April 14, the 107th anniversary of Titanic …

2019-04-14: I’m going to be without WiFi and maybe cellular service as I head into the wilds of Sonoma. The fact …

2019-04-14: The perfect Easter basket for Grace and Ada – filled with wheat grass! Too bad I’m in Sonoma, but I …

2019-04-13: On April 1, 1873, 39 years before the Titanic, White Star had a ship named the SS Atlantic, which …

2019-04-13: TIL: On Titanic’s day at sea April 13, 1912, the wireless broke. Per Marconi rules, you had to …

2019-04-13: I need to go to sleep! In the morning, I have a new Micro Monday interview scheduled, and I am …

2019-04-12: I met Jeffrey Zeldman at An Event Apart Seattle in 2008. Since I’m no longer a web designer, I …

2019-04-11: Titanic buffs: this YouTube channel launched a series with a short clip each day of the …

2019-04-11: Micro.blog community member @martinfeld got mentioned on Daring Fireball today!

2019-04-11: I will be attending the Release Notes conference in October. I was a speaker at the inaugural event …

2019-04-10: If you are in the San Jose area on June 4th, come hang out at lunchtime at our 3rd Annual WWDC Micro …

2019-04-09: Jeopardy Online Test I do this every year for fun. There’s still time to sign up. There’s a test …

2019-04-09: Writing the latest “friendsletter” for folks who want to keep up with me as I divest …

2019-04-09: I apologize for the lack of guinea pig updates lately. Here’s our latest homemade toy: tunnel …

2019-04-08: New to Micro.blog? Welcome! 👋 Monday is a special day here. Instead of Follow Friday, we have Micro …

2019-04-08: I had an idea once for a feed of rescued Twitter threads. But it’s more a Someday/Maybe idea. …

2019-04-07: I’ve been laying low mostly, under the weather, but getting back up to speed. (Metaphor much?) …

2019-03-30: My dog niece Olive is the only big dog who completely ignores Grace and Ada, so she is a good house …

2019-03-29: I had a great chat with @kjaymiller on his podcast Productivity In Tech. We talk about App Camp and …

2019-03-29: I have my dog niece Olive for a few days. She’s an old girl, but a good girl.

2019-03-25: Due to some unexpected aunt duties, all my usual Monday tasks fell by the wayside until now… …

2019-03-25: Spring break week in Portland results in unplanned but happy nephew wrangling.

2019-03-25: What to Do If You Find Yourself on a Wildly Tilting Cruise Ship 🔗 thepointsguy.com

2019-03-22: The latest episode of @TheWeeklyReview is posted. Doing a weekly review together was supposed to be …

2019-03-21: If you want to start rewatching a few episodes of Voyager in advance of @voyager_cast, here are the …

2019-03-21: And I’ve started a new podcast. Voyager Revisited. I also moved my post about The Voyager …

2019-03-21: Star Trek: Voyager — A Viewer's Guide I have published a viewing guide to Star Trek: Voyager. It’s a big project that I’ve worked on as a …

2019-03-18: If I get back to Australia, I would seriously plan a trip to Wollongong so I could see guinea pigs …

2019-03-18: Sorry for the late post of this week’s Micro Monday episode! It’s already Micro Tuesday …

2019-03-17: Guinea pig spa day. Thanks to the good volunteers of the Portland Guinea Pig Rescue, Grace and Ada …

2019-03-15: A Day Off Late last night I saw the Christchurch news breaking as I reviewed Micro.blog posts for the Discover …

2019-03-11: Happy Micro Monday to all! I am pleased to offer another episode of the Micro Monday podcast. This …

2019-03-11: My crazy weekend has slopped over into Monday. I’m behind but promise that the new episode of …

2019-03-08: Last month, I was actually early for my flight to Austin, with every one of my pre-flight to-dos …

2019-03-08: For International Women’s Day, I want to recognize all the amazing volunteers for App Camp For …

2019-03-07: Or it could have been flat-out phishing. I clicked on the Contact Us link, and got a hot mess of a …

2019-03-07: Parsley curation is an important part of the guinea pig concierge job description. There are 3 …

2019-03-07: Today I got a request to rate Apple’s Customer Service. That confirms my suspicion that they …

2019-03-06: That’s a new one: a message popped up on my Mac that “Apple Care would like to view your screen. …

2019-03-04: New to Micro.blog? Welcome! 👋 Monday is a special day here. Instead of Follow Friday, we have Micro …

2019-03-03: Grace Jones Stuns Paris Fashion Week With Epic Catwalk Another Grace I admire. I know nothing about …

2019-03-03: I posted the 50th episode of SestraCast. There are no more episodes of Orphan Black to watch. I …

2019-03-03: This is Poppy. She was my loaner dog this weekend. She is one of two chihuahuas that changed my mind …

2019-03-02: I notice there is a trend of digital decluttering happening this week! Here is my contribution: …

2019-03-01: Reminder: for the next episode of the Micro @monday podcast, I’ll be interviewing @manton …

2019-02-28: Special treat/toy for Grace and Ada.

2019-02-27: I would call the next episode of Micro @Monday “AMA” (Ask Manton Anything), but …

2019-02-26: 🎧 Listening to The Trigger Point and looking forward to hearing what @vishae has to say about …

2019-02-26: The next Micro @Monday podcast interview will be another installment of “Q&A with …

2019-02-26: If someone had asked me a few months whether there were more dog people than cat people on …

2019-02-26: Yes there was a llama on the MAX, TriMet confirms, but there shouldn’t have been (Now I want to plan …

2019-02-26: A fun memory I found thanks to @cleverdevil’s micromemories utility and thanks to …

2019-02-25: If you don’t know @miketrose, you are in for a treat. He just poked his head up here on …

2019-02-25: I’d like to thank @cleverdevil Jonathan Lacour, my guest on Episode 50 of Micro Monday. …

2019-02-23: My subconscious must be experiencing IndieWeb Camp Austin FOMO. I woke up craving a breakfast taco, …

2019-02-22: Good idea, @aaronpk! You should encourage them to add their microcasts to microcast.club! We need …

2019-02-22: I clicked “Delete” on my Facebook account. @aleen is here to witness and help celebrate. …

2019-02-22: I’m really happy to see all the new microcasts being launched! But I’m starting to run …

2019-02-21: “There was a 3D open world out there, but I was stuck in side scroll.” The Doubleclicks, …

2019-02-21: Nike shoe breaks apart; Duke phenom Zion Williamson suffers knee injury This occurred last night, in …

2019-02-20: tl;dr: “Even if you aren’t planning to delete FB, it’s probably worthwhile to think about how …

2019-02-20: Preparing to Delete Facebook Is Hard Work It’s hard work to delete Facebook. I resolved to do it a month ago. On January 31, 2019, the …

2019-02-20: Achievement unlocked: being featured on @stickmandiaries. (Very realistic depiction of our …

2019-02-20: I love singing harmonies, even if I’m not that good at it. In my rock-n-roll fantasy, …

2019-02-20: My word for this year is grace. It’s been a while since I went down a rabbit hole of …

2019-02-19: Extreme guinea pig close-up, post/radicchio fest.

2019-02-18: I had such a great talk with @stickmandiaries on the latest Micro @Monday podcast. I’m …

2019-02-18: Related to my dental work adventures: I wish you could program the Apple Watch Breathe app to go …

2019-02-18: Today I was supposed to be on a leisurely train ride, LA to Portland, after the Doctor Who con. In …

2019-02-17: It’s Monday in Yorkshire, home of this week’s Micro Monday podcast guest, …

2019-02-16: Not The Best Week That’s an understatement. @jamesdempsey and I each had bad news, so we talk …

2019-02-14: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 2, has been good. My favorite characters get even better, and new …

2019-02-14: Jos Mazzello, now of Bohemian Rhapsody fame as John Deacon the bassist, was a child star in Jurassic …

2019-02-14: I can’t bring myself to say Happy Valentines Day, due to cynicism about the commercialism, but …

2019-02-14: FOMO vs. FOGo Yesterday, I made the tough decision to cancel my trip to LA for Gallifrey One. I have been getting …

2019-02-13: Grace and Ada are afraid of their new fleece cage liner from GuineaDad. The level of their fear can …

2019-02-13: Westminster Dog Show: King Continues Reign of Terriers Bravo, headline writer, bravo. 👏

2019-02-11: This weekend, I’ll be at Gallifrey One, the Doctor Who con! And I will be on a panel, Social …

2019-02-11: I might be traveling vicariously with the latest Micro Monday episodes. Last week was @svenseebeck …

2019-02-10: What are your favorite home remedies for cough/cold? I thought I was getting better, but today …

2019-02-09: I’m not sure I needed to get a week’s worth of supplies for me and the guinea pigs …

2019-02-09: First batch of snow arrived. I like the way snow muffles the sound and amplifies the light. I can …

2019-02-09: Night of restless sleep. I keep waking, wondering when the snow will come. It’s here. ❄️

2019-02-08: Congrats to @joec and @Dazeend on recording their 300th episode of Release Notes. It seems like only …

2019-02-08: During Snowpocalypse 2017, I ran out of guinea pig pellets. So I was motivated to make sure there is …

2019-02-08: Pre-snowpocalpse shopping at Trader Joe’s. I’ve never seen it this busy. Reminds me of pre-hurricane …

2019-02-07: Filed under: people who don’t watch CSI. Alternative category: future Forensic Files episode. …

2019-02-07: ICYMI, my pre-acquisition post about Anchor, “Congratulations, Now You’re a …

2019-02-07: It’s nice to hear from people who received copies of The Sun I sent. Meantime, new issues keep …

2019-02-07: One downside of podcasting: you can’t do it if you’ve got a cough/cold. Damnit! So close to …

2019-02-05: Snow + below freezing temperatures + a bit of a cough = staying home in bed + binge watching CSI on …

2019-02-04: I had a great time chatting with @svenseebeck, a musician who lives in Finland, for today’s …

2019-02-03: My Super Bowl Sunday.

2019-02-02: I was a worker bee on the flight down to Austin, so I treated myself to some channel surfing on …

2019-02-02: The new @TheWeeklyReview is Episode 42. We may not solve the question of life or the universe, but …

2019-01-30: Headed to Austin this morning for a visit to Micro.blog HQ. This is my favorite airport driver, my …

2019-01-30: I’m an aficionada of the big disaster films, and always see them with my brother. Tonight he …

2019-01-30: For @Gabz, an emergency guinea pig.

2019-01-29: Congratulations. Now You're A Podcaster. While listening to the latest edition of AppStories with John Voorhees and Federico Viticci, I …

2019-01-29: I listened to @bennorris’s first microcast! Nice job. I love seeing new microcasts launch and …

2019-01-29: I planned to mail out these issues of The Sun before Christmas, but thought better of going into …

2019-01-28: I had a big day at the dentist’s today, Besides Novocain, the dentist uses an alpha stim …

2019-01-28: On the latest episode of Micro @Monday, I had a wonderful chat with @bennorris about blogging for …

2019-01-26: Thought of you, @jw!

2019-01-25: If you are subscribing to CBS All-Access in order to watch Star Trek: Discovery, there are a lot of …

2019-01-24: TV in this age of streaming is so weird. I just watched the new episode of Star Trek: Discovery. It …

2019-01-23: On this day: Ada And Grace An extra large dose of guinea pigs I posted a year ago today to test out …

2019-01-23: In the latest Micro Monday episode, I talked with @annie about Puerto Rico. Her family moved there …

2019-01-23: I dusted off my Magic Trackpad after reading this post with tips from @fiona. I got this Magic …

2019-01-21: And now it can be revealed: this week’s Micro @Monday guest is @Annie! Have a listen–it …

2019-01-21: Well, I might have been a little ambitious to think I’d get @monday posted on the train. I’ll be …

2019-01-21: Notice: I have not forgotten that it is Monday. I’m on the road but will get today’s …

2019-01-20: Podcasters unite: @macsparky @rosemaryorchard @jamesdempsey @brentsimmons and me at the Automators …

2019-01-19: Organizational fun with my @theweeklyreview co-host @jamesdempsey. At PodCon, Seattle.

2019-01-19: Star Trek fans: if you use the “tagmoji” 🖖, your posts will appear in the Star Trek …

2019-01-18: My Micro.blog Moment (Darn it! I missed the exact anniversary.) On January 16, 2017, I wrote an email to Manton Reece, …

2019-01-18: “Oh yeah, dad, Icro is much better than your app.” Poor developer dad @manton.] 🤣

2019-01-18: New Star Trek Discovery season: it’s an exciting time to be a Star Trek nerd. So great to see …

2019-01-18: I enjoyed my first appearance on The Incomparable’s Inconceivable Gameshow. Dan Moren …

2019-01-17: I love the Netflix series Grace and Frankie. We have come a long way when there can be a show about …

2019-01-17: I love @Hover. They have the best customer service I’ve ever experienced. They are usually not …

2019-01-16: I have really appreciated the OwnYourGram tool by @aaronpk, but as I phase out my Facebook and …

2019-01-16: I started another thing. It will include a podcast at some point: @microcaststudio. I am building a …

2019-01-16: I am closing my Facebook and Instagram accounts on January 31. I will miss seeing your photos, but I …

2019-01-16: In a case of “turnabout is fair play,” Grace decided to hop over to Ada’s cuddle …

2019-01-15: I handed in my resignation to Facebook and now looking forward to seeing how the FB algorithm …

2019-01-15: Goodbye Facebook A message for my friends at Facebook: For almost two years, I’ve been working as the community …

2019-01-15: Please ignore my post worrying about image support in email service. I think it was inspired by a …

2019-01-15: I highly recommend following @robertbrook and @pip. Their photos regularly transport me when I go …

2019-01-14: You are so weak. Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave till it gets to shore. You need …

2019-01-14: Microhive mind question? What is the best iPhone app for studying a foreign language with …

2019-01-14: I’m glad my friend @wendywords has joined us ay Micro.blog. We met 10 years ago on a geek …

2019-01-13: We have another New Zealander for Micro Monday, @tones. I do strive to publish the episode when …

2019-01-12: Grace App For Autism I met the co-creator of this app, Lisa Domican, at the Úll conference in …

2019-01-11: It was great fun for @jamesdempsey and me to chat with @rosemaryorchard about her new book on …

2019-01-10: Grace O’Brien. One of the characters who make the new Doctor Who worth watching.

2019-01-10: Next month I’m going to Gallifrey One, the oldest Doctor Who con. Today they announced my …

2019-01-10: I used to call in sick to Twitter. /@mjdescy

2019-01-09: Grace is the light or electricity or juice or breeze that takes you from that isolated place and …

2019-01-09: Sameer, got any leftover radicchio? We would be happy to finish it off for you. /@vasta

2019-01-08: Extreme guinea pig closeup: Grace.

2019-01-08: I finally got to see Leave No Trace. It is beautiful and beautifully-acted. I knew it was set in …

2019-01-07: Some Grace from Australia. Looking for grace on YouTube, I found this young singing phenom who goes …

2019-01-07: Irony (noun): When Facebook reminds you that today is the first anniversary of Micro Monday. (The …

2019-01-07: Greetings to new folks here, and to returning microbloggers! Micro Monday is a weekly ritual here on …

2019-01-07: #295: Doing the Adulting Thing - Release Notes This episode is packed full of good business tips big …

2019-01-07: It was already midnight where @jack lives, so I posted our @monday interview! …

2019-01-06: In the olden days, I’d be at Macworld all week. I really miss the community we built there. …

2019-01-06: Jennifer Hudson Sings Amazing Grace at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral (YouTube) I was casting about …

2019-01-05: I was showing my brother my Grace-themed microposts. He said I needed to add this one of Grace …

2019-01-05: I didn’t realize the extent of Battlestar Galactica fandom here on Micro.blog. Not a single …

2019-01-05: Grace Park as “Boomer” on Battlestar Galactica. I’m thinking a rewatch is in my …

2019-01-05: Road to Crater Lake closed due to ‘human waste buildup’ Thanks, Trump.

2019-01-04: Radicchio snack break watching @mentour_pilot discuss maximum aircraft speeds. I told Grace and Ada …

2019-01-04: Janice Rand, played by Grace Lee Whitney, made an impression on me as a girl. She was pretty, and …

2019-01-03: I never heard this before until today, when I went to find a video to share: White Rabbit, Grace …

2019-01-03: The Weekly Review Ep. 7: Red Hot Poker Mode I reminded of this early episode because today I have …

2019-01-03: Screenshots from Sunlit, the photoblogging app for Micro.blog. I’m quitting Instagram. If anyone is …

2019-01-03: Diversity and Inclusion at Micro.blog: Where We Are, Where We Want to Go This post is from nearly a …

2019-01-03: One of my idols is Grace Slick. I was a Catholic schoolgirl in the heyday of Jefferson Airplane. …

2019-01-02: David Letterman interviews almost-80-year-old Admiral Grace Hopper on David Letterman in 1986. If …

2019-01-02: So Many Guinea Pigs On Facebook. Guess who was on the Clockwise podcast today? (The topic I posed …

2019-01-02: Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, “We’ve always done it this way.” …

2019-01-01: The Boulder: my friend Colleen’s 2009 highly imperfect rendition of a highly imperfect song about …

2019-01-01: My Word for 2019 I used to engage in the practice of choosing three words for the New Year instead of making …

2019-01-01: Happy new year from me, Grace, and Ada. #wheek

2018-12-31: This is a fun short episode about New Year strategies, with some lighthearted goofy banter between …

2018-12-31: I’m pleased with this New Year’s Eve episode of Micro @monday: a short collection of …

2018-12-30: My inner calendar is all out of whack, and I just realized tomorrow is Monday.

2018-12-30: I saw Valentines Day merch at the store today, and I’m so done with holiday hype.

2018-12-29: My favorite barista @claraaa_b. 😘

2018-12-27: I will also be saying goodbye to Twitter in January, but I want to follow a small number of accounts …

2018-12-27: I’m working on a “goodbye, Facebook” blog post and strategy. One of the things I …

2018-12-26: A nice photo from @dan_hill that illustrates why guinea pigs are lovingly referred to as potatoes …

2018-12-25: I thought of getting my nephew this cat keyboard, but decided my brother and sister-in-law …

2018-12-25: Santa drops off Grace and Ada’s radicchio gifts on the roof of their pigloos, because no chimneys. …

2018-12-24: There was supposed to be a Micro @Monday microcast today. I ran into a technical issue and a …

2018-12-20: Who is using buttondown.email? I’m getting ready to break off of Facebook/Instagram and …

2018-12-20: I’m very pleased to hear that the board has appointed @Aleen Simms and Michelle Panulla to be …

2018-12-18: Overnight trip to Centralia, Washington, just for fun. A train ride. A stay at the McMenamins …

2018-12-17: A two-day excursion to Centralia begins on the train. That’s my nephew, incognito as Spider-Man.

2018-12-17: If you wondering what Micro Monday is, it’s a weekly ritual here on Micro.blog when you are …

2018-12-17: New Micro @Monday episode posted! I had great fun chatting with @JohnPhilpin. He’s got more …

2018-12-15: Tarheel athletes speak >We love U.N.C. but now also feel a disconnect from an institution that …

2018-12-14: Closing in on my goal to give away 25 back issues of The Sun and looking for 8 more takers. Feel …

2018-12-13: Follow-up for @joesteel@duck.haus When I checked Mastodon, the link seemed to work fine on the web …

2018-12-13: A Month In Slovenia A few months ago, one of my podcaster comrades from The Incomparable, Anže Tomić, posted a link to a …

2018-12-13: The Kiko Micro.blog Theme Refined: “Kiko: System” This looks great, @ka. I look forward …

2018-12-12: “Mom! She’s doing it again. Why can’t she stay in her own cuddle cup?” Radicchio fest ends …

2018-12-12: Miraz received her copy of The Sun from me. Would anyone else like a copy? My goal is to give away …

2018-12-11: Last week’s episode of The Incomparable on the original Planet Of The Apes is posted. A …

2018-12-11: Just recorded another episode of The Incomparable tonight, this one discussing Star Trek IV. Another …

2018-12-11: In the latest episode of @theweeklyreview, I invite @jamesdempsey to a game of 20 Questions to guess …

2018-12-10: I so enjoyed chatting with @kaa in today’s Micro @Monday podcast. He helped me clarify my own …

2018-12-10: It’s December Core Audio Karaoke tomorrow (Tuesday). Here’s what Voicebox has in the Christmas …

2018-12-10: This week’s Micro @Monday interviewee is already 12 hours into Monday: it’s @kaa, who …

2018-12-08: I am hoping to give away 25 back issues of The Sun, an amazing magazine dedicated to serious writing …

2018-12-08: Nice to see @mmarfil, creator of the Marfa theme, is back on Micro.blog. I bet Marcelo will see …

2018-12-08: I was on The Incomparable as we marked the 50th anniversary of Planet Of The Apes. The POTA …

2018-12-07: Ada has recuperated from surgery to the point where she is ready to pop into Grace’s cuddle cup.

2018-12-07: Giving Away The Sun The Sun: Independent, Reader-Supported Publishing In each issue of The Sun you’ll find some of the …

2018-12-06: Welcome to Oregon. Cannabis-enhanced products.for everyone. 🐕

2018-12-06: A look back: my band Ruby Calling does a punk rock take on Let It Snow. Not our best video or best …

2018-12-04: 10 years ago today, I tweeted: > Ready to tackle biggest bear of Macworld : diagramming booth for …

2018-12-03: Best-seller lists for fiction in the U.S for the last 100 years = a rabbit hole I could get stuck …

2018-12-03: Another fantastic Micro @Monday guest this week: @brentsimmons! We talk about the anniversary of The …

2018-11-30: Our brave little patient. She’s been taking everything prescribed but not thrilled about it. …

2018-11-30: Speaking of fun podcasts, there’s a new episode of @theweeklyreview with our very first guest, …

2018-11-30: Happy Friday, microbloggers! I was busy Lyft driving this morning, and just now checking in. I see …

2018-11-30: Thanks to @aleen for being our very first guest on @theweeklyreview podcast! @jamesdempsey and I …

2018-11-29: Not pictured: uncooperative guinea pig patient.

2018-11-28: Ada was spayed today, a recommended procedure to avoid future health issues. The vet was concerned …

2018-11-28: Ada was spayed today, a recommended procedure to avoid future health issues. The vet was concerned …

2018-11-28: On my way to pick up my grumpy guinea pig Ada who is out of surgery and doing fine. I think Grace …

2018-11-27: The Kids Are Alright, the film that confirmed me as a huge fan of The Who when it was released in …

2018-11-27: Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp For Women is a bold move that I am excited about. If your app …

2018-11-27: Ada has a surgery date on Wednesday to be spayed. (Grace had this last year.) It’s a …

2018-11-26: There’s no point in Cyber Monday anymore. We are perfectly capable of holiday spending sprees …

2018-11-26: I want to give a big shout-out to @katiefloyd, who has announced her departure from the Mac Power …

2018-11-26: It’s already Monday in the home province (Nova Scotia) of the latest guest on Micro @Monday, …

2018-11-24: “Hooman, we felt a disturbance in the fridge. It’s as if there were a head of radicchio …

2018-11-24: Guinea pigs restored to their rightful place in the main room of the house. I missed them. They …

2018-11-23: Over The River And Through The Security Checkpoint. The latest episode of @theweeklyreview is …

2018-11-22: I moved Grace and Ada to the office today to make room for 12 Thanksgiving guests. This setup is not …

2018-11-22: I moved Grace and Ada to the office today to make room for 12 Thanksgiving guests. This setup is not …

2018-11-21: Tomorrow is a first for Micro.blog: we’re designating it a company holiday. Manton and I will …

2018-11-21: Need a romaine alternative? Escarole is a nice leafy green that can be served cold or wilted. I …

2018-11-21: If you regularly need to grab app icons for blogging or reviewing purposes, Dr. Drang has an iOS …

2018-11-20: When I was little, I’d get a lollipop as a reward after visit to the doctor. For Grace and Ada, …

2018-11-19: Trader Joe’s does not judge. (I’m not a fan anymore, but sweet potatoes+marshmallows was my favorite …

2018-11-19: Trader Joe’s does not judge. (I’m not a fan anymore, but sweet potatoes+marshmallows was my favorite …

2018-11-19: Not too enthusiastic about our annual checkup. Even though Dr. Mark Burgess is the best guinea pig …

2018-11-19: If you are following someone on Mastodon whom you’d like to share for Micro Monday, that is …

2018-11-19: I look forward to seeing your Micro Monday recommendations! They’ll be shared in Discover, and …

2018-11-19: It’s Micro Monday again, and this week’s podcast episode features @manton answering your …

2018-11-17: Orphan Black is on sale for just $30 on iTunes. This is $0.60 an episode, which is really too cheap! …

2018-11-16: The kilogram is in the news, and it reminds me of the song “Kilogram” by my favorite …

2018-11-16: The new episode of @theweeklyreview is focused on staying sane during the holidays. And with …

2018-11-16: Podcast production first: nodding off while editing. 😴 It looks like I need to go to bed and finish …

2018-11-15: I learned about the 1947 Partition of India from Gandhi, the film released in 1983. As far as I can …

2018-11-14: I’m still experimenting with the new Mastodon options. I’ve been on mastodon.social and …

2018-11-14: The 2019 World Naked Bike Ride Portland date will be for June 29. File under: Time to Plan My …

2018-11-14: I’m compiling the Micro Monday episode Q&A questions for @manton now. We have room for 1 …

2018-11-14: Last chance: get your questions in for the Manton Q&A episode of Micro Monday. We’ll record at …

2018-11-13: At karaoke, they have a handy version of Happy Birthday 🎂 in the list, of course. We are having …

2018-11-13: Kellyoke! November edition of Core Audio Karaoke usually coincides with @verso’s birthday …

2018-11-13: We’re going to do another episode of Jean Asks Manton Your Questions for the next Micro …

2018-11-12: I was the guest on The Incomparable’s Doctor Who Flashcast this week. Demons Of The Punjab is …

2018-11-12: For Winston, birthday greetings, @cleverdevil

2018-11-12: On Wednesday, I’ll be recording a special episode of Micro Monday with @manton I’ll be …

2018-11-12: The latest Micro @monday Microcast features @sanspoint Give it a listen! You will learn something …

2018-11-11: On Veterans Day, I think about my dad in the Army. So young. Then I think of the millions, also so …

2018-11-11: On Veterans Day, I think about my dad in the Army. So young. Then I think of the millions, also so …

2018-11-10: (I’m not sure why the Scottish flag 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 turned black everywhere my post appears, except on …

2018-11-10: I just learned* that @rosemaryorchard is coming toSeattle for PodCon (Jan. 19-20). I’ll be …

2018-11-10: I need to go to Scotland already. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 The Outlaw King launches, Scotland braces for the Netflix …

2018-11-10: Today is the day between the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht and the 100th anniversary of the …

2018-11-09: Grace tried to discourage Ada, but Ada is determined to squeeze into Grace’s cuddle cup. I still …

2018-11-09: Carl Hiassen: In Florida, it’s the thought that counts, because it sure isn’t our votes! I grew up …

2018-11-09: We made it to Episode 30 of @theweeklyreview podcast. 🎉 @jamesdempsey and I talk about how to best …

2018-11-09: Dogs. Too cool to smile for the camera.

2018-11-07: (Content warning for fans of Doctor Who) I’m stuck at Costco. Must not blink.

2018-11-07: In Oregon, an attempt to repeal our landmark sanctuary law failed by an overwhelming margin. Our …

2018-11-07: Bohemian Rhapsody: I give it 😻😻😻😻😻 for Best Use of Cats In A Film. It was a good break from the news …

2018-11-06: Seeing @DiplomaticDiva’s post Morning Has Broken reminds me to share my Cat Stevens playlist. …

2018-11-06: Sameer Vasta on equity, privilege, and how to have difficult conversations about health. It’s …

2018-11-06: Wheeek, wheeeeeek, do you need help with that harvest, @smokey?

2018-11-05: At the new Rose City Book Pub with @manton and @cheesemaker Peak Portlandia.

2018-11-05: Protest A poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 - 1919) To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes …

2018-11-05: In the course of a delightful conversation on this week’s episode of Micro Monday, I learned …

2018-11-05: It’s Monday in New Zealand for a little while longer, so I decided to go ahead and post this …

2018-11-04: Will’s new book, Kill Switch, is out. >Igloo and Angie are the co-founders of a new social …

2018-11-04: The debut of Adventure Is Our Middle Name! Great energy, great songwriting—can’t wait to see them …

2018-11-03: A friend who shall remain nameless got me started on a Bee Gees listening binge today. I do love the …

2018-11-02: Two of my idols are coming to Portland in November to read at Powell’s Books: Anne Lamott …

2018-11-02: Facebook reminded me that six years ago, I was about to realize an opera lover’s dream. Bonus …

2018-11-02: A drop-in visit to my neighbor dogs is a perfect work break. (Check out the cool Chihuahua crest.)

2018-11-01: Reviewing the Micro.blog postings, it looks like we transitioned from Halloween to NaNoWriMo with …

2018-10-31: Because they are so cute, and because I spent way more time on this year’s Cavy Halloween …

2018-10-31: Grace is Hufflepuff, Ada is Gryffindor. Happy Hallowheek!

2018-10-30: Watching Law And Order with Grace and Ada. They get a little worried when it’s scary, but I tell …

2018-10-30: I’m looking forward to adding posts from new microbloggers to the Discover timeline so we can …

2018-10-30: Doing a quick review of new microposts to add to Discover, I noticed a whole bunch of new users. …

2018-10-29: Spooky Halloween scene? No, just a bottle of red wine shattered in the kitchen, pooling under the …

2018-10-29: (I did use the phrase “value proposition” for the first time ever on this podcast. For …

2018-10-29: I enjoyed my chat with @danielpunkass today for Micro @monday He is one smart, thoughtful person who …

2018-10-26: Coping with email overwhelm has been a theme on our podcast @TheWeeklyReview In the latest episode, …

2018-10-25: It’s always a good day when you make a new cat friend. And this kitteh is named Buffy. 🧛🏻‍♂️💘

2018-10-24: Very exciting to see @wearewildfang win the 2018 Entrepreneur Achievement award. Emma McIlroy …

2018-10-24: It’s the Oregon Entrepreneur Awards dinner again. Thank you Judy Johnston and Katherine Durham for …

2018-10-23: The latest 99 cent iTunes Movie rental, starring Claire Foy, sounds really interesting. Unsane by …

2018-10-23: Meet my barista, Jon. He’s a Keurigmeister.

2018-10-22: In general, the folks interviewed on Micro @monday are people I’m speaking to for the first …

2018-10-22: My voice took a hit last week when I was ill, so I wasn’t able to record Micro Monday yet. But …

2018-10-21: I’ve been under the weather and offline the last few days, and I missed everyone who was in …

2018-10-15: It’s still Monday for another half hour here on the West Coast. I had a great long weekend in …

2018-10-15: We buried our mother’s ashes in front of our family cabin yesterday, and planted a Japanese maple on …

2018-10-13: The MacDonald family summer compound, est. 1968.

2018-10-12: The Blue Ridge Mountains. Not as spectacular as the Cascade Range where I live now, but they are the …

2018-10-11: Headed to Western North Carolina with my 3 siblings for a short vacation with my dad. Despite the …

2018-10-10: I received my “Women of Star Trek” set of cards, illustrated by @leesargent for his @startrek365 …

2018-10-09: In case you missed it, it was Monday yesterday… I posted a new Micro @Monday interviewwith …

2018-10-08: I had such fun chatting with Joyce aka @garciabuxton for this week’s Micro @monday episode PS. …

2018-10-08: For various reasons, I didn’t get to watch the new Doctor Who premiere until 1 am my time. I …

2018-10-07: I know I am not supposed to care about “Likes” anymore, but I’m kinda tickled to …

2018-10-07: I am catching up with transcripts for Micro @monday. Here are four that I just published, in case …

2018-10-07: It’s almost time for Doctor Who! (10:45 Pacific) 🕰🚀

2018-10-06: I’m going to my first Met Opera simulcast this morning at the local cineplex. I always waited …

2018-10-05: It’s not much, but it does help me feel a little better to give $20.20 to the Not Susan …

2018-10-01: And that’s your cue to post your own Micro Monday recommendations! There are many new users on …

2018-10-01: I had such a nice chat with @amit for this week’s Micro @monday episode. It is always …

2018-09-28: Yesterday, my personal therapy dogs (and my therapy neighbor Jen) provided hugs and smiles at the …

2018-09-28: PS. We’ll be going back to our once-a-week schedule. It would be a lot of work for …

2018-09-28: We released two episodes of @theweeklyreview today. Episode 23 was recorded on iPhone delivery day, …

2018-09-27: Emergency guinea pigs.

2018-09-27: I’m glad I am watching live. Seeing these strong women Senators reminds me that things have …

2018-09-26: I really tried to not let this nomination circus get to me, but it’s impossible. I’m just riddled …

2018-09-26: Having fun with @joec’s RECaf app! I had to change my Siri shortcut from “Americano” to “coffee.” …

2018-09-24: For @dan_hill, my Grace and Ada. I started a little podcast @guineapigs, and also have videos at …

2018-09-24: Radicchio fest.

2018-09-24: We just took a vote on Monday evening activity at Chez MacDonald, and Radicchio Fest won, 3-0. (Last …

2018-09-24: I admire @ismh’s energy for helping sick kids every year. Fundraising is no piece of cake. It’s a …

2018-09-24: For @kitt. That search resulted in a good dinner prep playlist. Except for the Michael Jackson, …

2018-09-24: My Virtual Door is Open (With One Caveat) I am glad to have a discussion about Micro.blog on the timeline itself, but I am also happy to have …

2018-09-24: My Micro Monday recommendation: @sattelknecht, aka Max & Philipp. “At first it was just a …

2018-09-24: Are you following @monday? If so, you know there is a new episode of Micro Monday posted. Get to …

2018-09-23: Not sure why @belle’s post is not displaying in her own timeline, but I’ll help: Why I’m …

2018-09-23: For @ron and anyone else who wants to try out handcrafted apps designed for the iPod touch by middle …

2018-09-23: Standoff at Guinea Pig Pass. (First photo from the iPhone XS with improved image stabilization while …

2018-09-21: I am moved and grateful for the stories that women are sharing about when they didn’t speak up …

2018-09-21: As someone who files her taxes early each year, I barely recognize the procrastinator I’ve …

2018-09-21: I have absolutely no incentive to get my doorbell reinstalled the other 364 days of the year. …

2018-09-20: My nephew Everett, the awesome kiddo in the middle, left for college today. I wish him the best at …

2018-09-19: Swift By Northwest speakers who have Micro.blog accounts: @brentsimmons, @bugkrusha, @cocoaphony, …

2018-09-19: I’m going to be on Clockwise! We’ll be live at the top of the hour with four tech topics and …

2018-09-18: I don’t weigh them often (who likes to get on the scale?) but every once in a while I like a reality …

2018-09-18: Any microbloggers planning to come to Swift By Northwest Dev Conference in Portland, October 18-20? …

2018-09-18: First scoot.

2018-09-17: I told @mrssoup, my SestraCast co-host that I would not be glued to the Emmys, just casually …

2018-09-17: I know most of my pals are focused on iOS 12, but I am sitting here in hopeful anticipation of …

2018-09-17: Yay, I made the deadline, an arbitrary line across the globe where it’s almost Tuesday. This …

2018-09-17: Well, shoot. Something is not quite right with Auphonic, and I have a deadline of midnight GMT to …

2018-09-17: Getting my crash course in all things iOS 12 from @macsparky and @KatieFloyd on @MacPowerUsers.

2018-09-17: Thanks @JohnPhilpin for a treasure trove of Micro @Monday recommendations!

2018-09-17: Working on another episode of Micro @Monday for today. I have a little less than 8 hours to post it, …

2018-09-17: Path is closing down October 18. “Remember the social network Path? It’s shutting down on …

2018-09-16: Lap Time with Grace & Ada: Guinea Pig Radicchio Fest. youtu.be/J2uggTdQx…

2018-09-16: I ordered a plush guinea pig, but it is not anatomically correct, and it is totally weirding me out. …

2018-09-16: If you were waiting for a transcript of my Micro Monday interview with @vasta, this is is your lucky …

2018-09-16: Micro Monday Podcast Transcriptions I just posted a transcription of the Micro Monday podcast episode with Sameer Vasta. When we first …

2018-09-16: I wrote this in response to @kitt’s post. It started as a reply, but once it got long, it made …

2018-09-16: I Actually Like The MacBook Pro With Touch Bar My Micro.blog pal Kitt got a new MacBook Pro, and she isn’t thrilled. First new Apple laptop …

2018-09-16: My dog niece Zoë, contemplating the change of seasons. As a dog aunt, I am obligated to spoil her …

2018-09-15: As much as I’m glad to have the season change after the hot summer, I experience some seasonal …

2018-09-14: The Weekly Review - 21: A Day Without A Dot 🎉 This week on @TheWeeklyReview, @jamesdempsey and I dig …

2018-09-13: After WWDC, I felt that memoji got pretty tired pretty quickly once a lot of folks on the iOS 12 …

2018-09-13: Hmm, so the Apple Store is already in “Be right back.” mode. I did not get my act …

2018-09-13: Rationalization uncovered: IPhone eXcesS has “optical image stabilization for your telephoto lens”. …

2018-09-12: Ok, watching on my Mac, but I really prefer the iPad for watching video.

2018-09-12: I am not getting the stream. 😭

2018-09-12: ICYMI: @manton created a new pin for iPhone X-mas today. “No predictions, but @danielpunkass …

2018-09-11: I grew up in Florida, but spent every summer in North Carolina, which I consider my second home …

2018-09-11: Pen & paper addicts! @cygnoir and @vishae are planning on doing some analogue journaling/memory …

2018-09-10: Welcome, new microbloggers! Our community has a weekly ritual, Micro Monday, our answer to Follow …

2018-09-10: The best breakfast to recuperate from another amazing XOXO Conference. (At Slappy Cakes in Portland, …

2018-09-10: Back to our regularly-scheduled Micro @monday Microcast schedule! In today’s episode, I get to …

2018-09-10: For the coffee lovers: an overdue New York Times obituary for Melitta Bentz, who invented the …

2018-09-09: I’ll be singing 99 Luftballons at #xoxo karaoke and then it will be time to call it a night for my …

2018-09-09: The Dyson $400 hairdryer was just mentioned by the speaker, but I’m not sitting next to @aleen to …

2018-09-09: One of the threads running through the XOXO conference talks is the deleterious nature of social …

2018-09-09: Another Micro @monday Extra episode from the cool Airstream trailer at XOXO, courtesy of StreamPDX …

2018-09-08: Getting ready to record a bonus bonus episode of Micro @monday on Saturday night with… …

2018-09-08: My first time recording in a studio with an “On Air” lighted sign! Thanks StreamPDX and …

2018-09-08: At XOXO Festival, I got to do a special extra edition of Micro @monday with @dougbeal. In an …

2018-09-07: From Baratunde Thurston at XOXO: Living While Black Headline Game

2018-09-07: So @bradbarrish said he would be here. I’m hoping @jw will make it. Everyone is welcome, even …

2018-09-07: I ended up getting to Von Ebert Brewing (131 NW 13th Ave.) even earlier than I planned for the …

2018-09-07: My nephews from left to right: starting kindergarten, starting college, last year of middle school. …

2018-09-07: For our 20th episode of @theweeklyreview, we celebrate @jamesdempsey’s 1st …

2018-09-06: Me and @cheesemaker are starting the Portland Micro Meetup early. Come tomorrow as early as 3:30. We …

2018-09-06: Micro Micro Meetup with @cheesemaker and @kitt. XOXO 😘.

2018-09-06: Ada is a fan of @Aleen.

2018-09-05: Emergency guinea pig photo for @smokey: Ada, bearing up under the indignity of guinea pig …

2018-09-05: Ground Breaker Brewery & Pub. Where gluten-free people can have a tasting flight of fresh draft …

2018-09-05: It’s called “procrastiworking,” right? You keep doing work on your computer when …

2018-09-05: Today, @jamesdempsey and I are the guests on The Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast. We …

2018-09-04: Edited and posted the latest edition of @joncast, the microcast I do with my loquacious 5-year-old …

2018-09-04: Can I see a show of hands: who is going to be at the XOXO conference this weekend? I want to be sure …

2018-09-03: I am on Mastodon a little bit to understand how it works and to interact with a few friends …

2018-09-03: It’s a special holiday today in the U.S. It’s called Labor Day, which means we have to …

2018-09-03: Radicchio Fest: Guinea Pig Bonding Time This is how I bond with my piggies: a bowlful of radicchio (plus additional greens this time) on my …

2018-09-03: If you are new to Micro.blog, you might want to know about our weekly ritual, Micro Monday, our …

2018-09-03: I posted this week’s Micro @monday episode last night because it was already Monday in …

2018-09-02: It’s the middle of Monday afternoon in Australia, so I went ahead and posted the latest Micro …

2018-09-02: It’s not Micro Monday yet, but I can’t wait to point out that the photography of …

2018-09-01: It’s not Micro Monday but once again I just recommend @macgreg for the best-looking end-of-summer …

2018-08-31: Related to the discussion of gendered language, in this iMore article I wrote, I talk about how the …

2018-08-31: I have done 11 out of the 17 things on this list. 17 things to do during a 12-hour layover at …

2018-08-31: A couple times this past week, a speaker opened with “Hi guys!” Here’s a tip: why …

2018-08-31: Portland Micro Meetup during XOXO: Friday, Sept. 7, 5-7 at Von Eberts Brewing (131 NW 14th, Pearl …

2018-08-31: I posted the new episode of @theweeklyreview, That’s Too Devious, Jean a little late today. …

2018-08-31: I’ve been working on NetNewsWire 5.0 all this time without knowing it! Congrats to Brent Simmons on …

2018-08-31: A lot of karaoke fun was had at 360iDev. Here is a list of songs!

2018-08-30: Replying to @blankbaby’s Mastodon question: I’ve thought about this all day, but …

2018-08-30: 👉 “And Muting is also available on the web under Account, in the Timeline: section, Edit Muted …

2018-08-30: Preventing harassment is key to our mission here. We have community guidelines. We have tools in …

2018-08-30: We had a nice Micro Meetup breakfast at 360iDev this week. Our 2nd Annual! Thanks @mitch, @f, @joec, …

2018-08-29: Another epic karaoke get-together last night at #360iDev. @voiceboxkaraoke in Denver is fantastic. I …

2018-08-28: Ha! @joec has included 4 photos of dogs so far in his #360iDev talk, so ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ already, 10 …

2018-08-27: Landed in Denver after a hair-raising descent. Please save me some bourbon at 360iDev Stump! 😱🥃

2018-08-27: It’s a special edition of Micro @monday: a Q&A with @manton, including such burning questions as …

2018-08-27: The pressure in my ears is still a little out of whack since skydiving. I’m hoping this flight to …

2018-08-26: A few of the dogs I’ve walked this year. #nationaldogday

2018-08-26: Two more dogs I love, both rescues: my neighbor dog Goldie with her BFF, Dixie who was my dog until …

2018-08-26: Grace got a bit of attention from the guinea pig rescue staff for her vocal resistance to getting a …

2018-08-26: A united front of resistance on guinea pig spa day. We are overdue for nail trims, professionally …

2018-08-26: Apparently it is National Dog Day. I’d love to see the Micro.blog timeline full of dogs today! …

2018-08-25: It’s raining. Finally. Just the tiniest drizzle, but still. I’m so happy.

2018-08-24: How to Make Homemade Gin in the Instant Pot From the headline, I thought this would be bathtub gin …

2018-08-23: Who is going to 360iDev next week? We’ll have the second annual 360iDev Micro Meetup at …

2018-08-23: Per @mistercharlie at Cult of Mac, Drafts is coming for the Mac. I will dance a little jig. I may …

2018-08-22: I’ll be recording a special Q&A episode of Micro @monday with @manton in about an hour. …

2018-08-21: Reminder: Tomorrow I’m recording a special edition of Micro @monday Microcast with @manton. …

2018-08-21: We’re doing a special edition of Micro @monday Microcast with my first interviewee, @manton. …

2018-08-20: If you like dogs AND guinea pigs, you might like a lovely Instagram account piggiesandapitty that I …

2018-08-20: I used to be a proud Tarheel. I was naive in my college days about the fundamental, all-encompassing …

2018-08-20: New to Micro.blog? Today is Micro Monday. Each week, you are encouraged to recommend another …

2018-08-20: I’ve posted the latest Micro @monday Microcast. It was a fun episode for me, because @collin …

2018-08-20: For the Star Trek fans among us, including @davetreme whom I just discovered, we do have an official …

2018-08-20: (In other words, skydiving is my excuse for being slow at getting this week’s Micro @monday …

2018-08-20: I have suffered few physical side effects from jumping out of an airplane on Saturday: slight …

2018-08-19: For @martinfeld: Clockwise #245: Guinea Pig Hate Mail - Relay FM in which I complain to the founder …

2018-08-19: I did make a plan to go see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Hollywood Theatre with @verso today, so I …

2018-08-18: I’ve been keeping mum about this because I didn’t want to make anyone worried, but today I took my …

2018-08-18: A lot of folks are using the Marfa theme on their MB hosted blogs, including me. It’s a nice …

2018-08-18: Kofi Annan was born on a Friday. I know that because Ghanaian names are traditionally based on the …

2018-08-17: The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment Is Bullshit. As explained by the inimitable @songadaymann …

2018-08-16: Today has been a podcasting marathon. Recorded two, edited one, and getting ready to edit another. I …

2018-08-16: In case you didn’t know, Micro.blog also offers podcast hosting. There are quite a few of us …

2018-08-16: Back to my favorite micro subject: my micro pets! Scenes from last night’s RadicchioFest. Guinea …

2018-08-16: Getting ready to record a new episode of SestraCast with Kathy. I had to turn off 3 fans and an …

2018-08-16: I get to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on the big screen again. The Hollywood Theater is doing a …

2018-08-15: Ada is more the optical illusion, @kimonostereo. She makes up in fluffiness what she lacks in bulk.

2018-08-15: For @DazeEnd. (Oh, the indignity of having to be weighed…but it’s necessary when you …

2018-08-15: We have new hay here (50% timothy, 50% orchard grass), and it is a HUGE hit with Ada and Grace. …

2018-08-15: Just saying, @Burk, we’d welcome you to the neighborhood! (But there are so many great …

2018-08-15: Last night, our usual Core Audio Karaoke group was down (weather? air quality?) to just me, @verso, …

2018-08-15: Oh cool, @timothybuck is here! I had the nicest chat with him on the Unco Podcast about Micro.blog’s …

2018-08-15: Micro.blog is designed to encourage thoughtful writing and interacting. If you are wondering whether …

2018-08-15: 9 years ago today, I was giving a workshop on how to use Twitter at the MacForce Summer Blast in …

2018-08-14: Core Audio karaoke meetup tonight at the awesome @voiceboxkaraoke. As usual, @verso is the …

2018-08-14: This is @jeffmc. We are at the Portland NSBeer. Jeff needs to start posting more on Micro.blog. …

2018-08-14: A new episode of the @JonCast is out. My 5-year-old nephew and I squeal with delight over the new …

2018-08-13: Dude, You Ruined The Mary Tyler Moore Theme Song I was excited to go to Minneapolis for the first time. I was there to support the launch of App …

2018-08-13: Micro Monday is here! It started out as an idea for an alternative Follow Friday (in January 2018), …

2018-08-13: Most guests on the Micro @monday Microcast are people I’ve never talked to before, which is …

2018-08-12: Who can turn the world on with a smile? (Who can get her cousin to take her on a pilgrimage to the …

2018-08-12: It had to happen. Guinea Pig Bridge, the best guinea pig video on YouTube, is now an adorable game …

2018-08-12: The Micro.blog community is doing well because we recognize that we are all human beings behind …

2018-08-11: We are going to have a busy Micro Monday, recommending all the great new people who’ve joined …

2018-08-11: You should follow @kulturnation and the Apple of The Day post. I learned a new word: pomologist. Or …

2018-08-11: Historic Capital of Gluten.

2018-08-11: I’m looking forward to a morning of siteseeing with my cousin today. Minneapolis is the first …

2018-08-10: This is Hailey. She’s my dog cousin. Best dog in Minneapolis, I’m sure.

2018-08-10: I slightly revised my Guide to Micro.blog For People Who Have A Love/Hate Relationship With …

2018-08-10: I posted a short Micro @monday Extra episode. It’s a short chat at the Minneapolis meetup with …

2018-08-10: Uh-oh, it’s a 48-hour X-Files marathon. I can stop watching anytime I want.

2018-08-09: Watching X-Files at 2 a.m. because insomnia + time zone difference + hotel cable surfing. 🤷🏼‍♀️

2018-08-09: Just posted Friday’s episode of @theweeklyreview because it’s Friday somewhere! This one …

2018-08-09: The “groaning” board, an amazing collection of patés and pickled vegetables, which I am enjoying …

2018-08-08: Super fun to hang out with @patrickrhone in Minneapolis. I know you’re jealous but don’t hate me.

2018-08-08: Weird little piece of trivia I happen to know: in How I Met Your Mother, whenever Marshall (Jason …

2018-08-08: On my way to Minneapolis for the first time. When I was a kid, I watched hours and hours of The Mary …

2018-08-07: Grace is subjected to unwanted snuggles in her cuddle cup. Why doesn’t Ada stay in her own cuddle …

2018-08-07: Even if you don’t know German, you should follow @kulturnation’s Apfel des Tages (Apple …

2018-08-06: App Camp For Girls gets the spotlight feature in the App Store. 😱 Cool Kids Code

2018-08-06: And don’t forget to help our growing community with your suggestions of who to follow on …

2018-08-06: I’m a little late posting today’s Micro Monday episode with @Lioncourt. I’ve been …

2018-08-01: Typed-up tweets on index cards posted by @jack reminded me that I “tweeted” for a week …

2018-07-30: In case you don’t know… Micro Monday is our answer to follow Friday, except instead of …

2018-07-30: Sorry I am late posting today’s Micro Monday interview with Jason Burk. Would you believe that …

2018-07-29: We are so lucky to have a great airport in Portland. America’s Only Airport Cinema: A Look Inside …

2018-07-28: For @markmcelroy.

2018-07-27: A shout out as a public service to some folks in a thread on Twitter who want to follow each other …

2018-07-27: By this unscientific measure, I’m impressed with the burst of activity on Micro.blog: I …

2018-07-27: On the new episode of @theweeklyreview, I find $400 in checks I forgot to cash in less than two …

2018-07-26: (Sorry for all the trial and error on that last post. I should have figured out quicker that the …

2018-07-26: Is anyone else attending 360iDev in Denver, August 26-29? I would like to organize another Micro …

2018-07-26: Reminder: We having a Micro Meetup at lunch time on August 9 in Minneapolis! I hope to see you …

2018-07-26: I’m following @mistercharlie here because he shares his great tips from Cult of Mac, like …

2018-07-26: Here we go. 🛴 Portland issues permits allowing e-scooter companies to begin operations

2018-07-25: Marathon of the Apes starts on August 4. I can go to 1, 2, 3 and 5. Does anyone want to join me at …

2018-07-25: I ran some errands today, and listened to a batch of microcasts. Yay, microcast.club and @aaronpk! …

2018-07-25: The strength of this young Swedish woman, who refused to sit down on a flight to prevent an Afghani …

2018-07-25: The grocery clerk automatically gave me the senior discount! And I’m psyched, not insulted. Hey, 10% …

2018-07-25: For the latest influx of new Micro.blog members (👋): this post I wrote might be helpful for …

2018-07-24: Ever since my 5-year-old nephew was a guest on Guinea Pig Wheekly, he always asks to make another …

2018-07-24: My #1 niece, the working stiff.

2018-07-24: My #1 nephew, the working stiff.

2018-07-24: Here is the latest list of our Slack channels: #bugs, #code, #community, #design, #feeds, #followme, …

2018-07-24: Just a reminder (or an announcement if you are new-ish to Micro.blog): We have a Slack, which is a …

2018-07-24: The key to all the podcasts I do is Auphonic, recommended to me by @manton. It processes your audio …

2018-07-24: I described my mobile podcasting setup. Most podcasts I record in my office with these tools: …

2018-07-23: I am still loving the lightweight mobile podcast studio that consists of: iPhone 8 Plus Shure MV-88 …

2018-07-23: Back in Portland, and straightening out my podcast posting mixup from earlier. I apologize to the …

2018-07-23: I posted an extra edition of Micro Monday Microcast, recorded with @verso at the airport, but …

2018-07-23: Made it to O’Hare with @verso in plenty of time for our flight, so we are cooking up plans for next …

2018-07-23: Despite my initial resolve not to watch the new Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 trailer, I broke down …

2018-07-23: This week on the Micro @monday Microcast, I talk to @endonend, aka Jason Dettbarn. Spoiler: we do …

2018-07-23: We have some new faces on Micro.blog, and it’s Monday, so I should explain what Micro Monday …

2018-07-22: This is how I finish all my presentations to leave the audience with warm fuzzy feels. 😇

2018-07-22: Me and newly-minted microblogger @kirschen at Macstock. We’ve been pals since the Macworld days, …

2018-07-22: Here’s @maccast launching into his Markdown talk, despite being a tad intimidated because Markdown …

2018-07-22: I’m watching a demo of TextExpander by @verso at #Macstock and wondering why I don’t have an …

2018-07-21: The ultimate KJ (karaoke jockey) is @verso, ably assisted by @spsheridan. It’s not easy running a …

2018-07-21: I was expecting maybe 10 people at the microblogging “deep dive” this afternoon. After …

2018-07-21: Welcome to @bobbyandi, who came to my hands-on session and are now microblogging. BTW, I think we …

2018-07-21: My talk on Microblogging at Macstock went well. I hope I inspired some folks to come to this …

2018-07-20: My motivation for doing @theweeklyreview podcast with @jamesdempsey was to have someone to hold me …

2018-07-19: I brought gifts for the Chartier Chicago menagerie. A plush champagne for Oscar and a cuddle cup for …

2018-07-19: Ran into an old pal on my flight to Chicago. It’s been 8 years. I didn’t know he was a flight …

2018-07-19: Hello 4 a.m., my old friend. At least this morning’s insomnia is well-timed for me to get up …

2018-07-18: There is one spot left in App Camp Minneapolis, August 6-10. Because of a generous sponsorship, the …

2018-07-18: Minneapolis microbloggers: with the kind help of @patrickrhone, I’ve scheduled a Micro Meetup …

2018-07-17: Rozella and me. She took care of me from age 3 to 18.

2018-07-17: How is it I’ve never visited the Rhododendron Garden? During an unexpected break in today’s …

2018-07-16: “We cannot mortgage the material assets of our grandchildren without risking the loss also of their …

2018-07-16: I was lucky to catch @EddieHinkle for an episode of Micro @monday, just a week before he and his …

2018-07-14: Clearing out stuff from my office. What is this? (Quarter is for size perspective.) I have so much …

2018-07-13: I suggest that Barack Obama needs a microblog. I couldn’t help myself, when I see him using …

2018-07-12: I am excited Tatiana Maslany has been nominated for a second Best Actress Emmy for Orphan Black. The …

2018-07-11: App Camp For Girls Seattle session was featured on local television. I am so proud of the …

2018-07-10: This sighting is about a mile from my house. Keeping the guinea pigs inside…as always. Cougar …

2018-07-10: Apparently I didn’t download any apps on Day One. I remember Koi Pond as my favorite in those early …

2018-07-10: I just posted the latest episode of SestraCast. Kathy and I have had a few weeks off, but now that …

2018-07-09: My order from @startrek365 arrived today. Original artwork depicting my favorite series. 🖖

2018-07-09: For @modernlittleme. A houseguest left me a surprise hedgehog a few years back, which lives on the …

2018-07-09: I’ve been remiss in posting guinea pig photos. #guineapigs

2018-07-09: Micro Monday: follow @liz and wish her well on the Seattle App Camp For Girls session starting …

2018-07-09: It was really delightful chatting with @eli in this week’s Micro @monday podcast. Give it a …

2018-07-06: This week on @TheWeeklyReview: getting back to basics after a week where both @jamesdempsey and I …

2018-07-02: My apologies for no Micro Monday episode this week. Check out these podcasts from Micro.blog …

2018-06-27: It’s very basic, but I have welltempered.net running as a WordPress site, integrated with …

2018-06-26: Micro Meetup! A great end to Day One of the Indie Web Summit. The Micro.blog community is awesome. …

2018-06-26: At Von Ebert Brewing with @manton, @dori, @aaronpk, @cleverdevil, @shinyobject, @jgmac1106. They …

2018-06-26: Annual mutual admiration society meeting with @cleverdevil at Indie Web Summit.

2018-06-26: Exciting to see Indigenous getting recognition from @t at the Indie Web Summit. WTG, @EddieHinkle. …

2018-06-25: Ada enjoying some pets from her new favorite treat dispenser, I mean person, Dori. #guineapigs

2018-06-25: So glad @Dori is here for the Indie Web Summit… and to meet Ada (and Grace!) finally.

2018-06-25: Portland Micro Meetup details: we’ll be at Von Ebert Brewing, 131 NW 13th Ave. @manton, …

2018-06-25: I had a lot of fun chatting with @vanessa on this week’s Micro Monday episode. Don’t …

2018-06-24: It’s 89 in Portland, 73 in Seattle. That is quite a difference. If I wasn’t already on …

2018-06-23: Celebrating a birthday with one of my oldest dearest friends. Another big birthday decade begins for …

2018-06-23: Reminder: please RSVP for the Micro Meetup in Portland. Manton will be in town. 🙂 …

2018-06-23: Hello, Amtrak Cascades. Long time, no see. Seattle-bound.

2018-06-22: Portland Micro Meetup with @manton next week! We are planning to meet up on Tuesday, June 26, after …

2018-06-22: In our latest episode, @jamesdempsey and I take on @verso’s questions in the latest episode of …

2018-06-20: After One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest last week, I wanted to rewatch Voyager S3E1 Basics (Part II) …

2018-06-20: I’m coming to Minneapolis for App Camp For Girls, Aug. 8-11. Let’s have a Micro meetup. …

2018-06-20: My nieces Paige and Zion had fun recording Guinea Pig Wheekly with me. I had fun recording it on the …

2018-06-20: Not sure what drama ensued overnight, but someone flipped their pigloo. #guineapigs

2018-06-19: $2450. 😮 A couple has raised almost $7M for RAICES in 4 days. That is pretty amazing…though I …

2018-06-19: Oh my goodness. Or your goodness, more accurately. It’s an even $2000, with one more donation in …

2018-06-18: Wow. At this time yesterday, I was feeling defeated and depressed over what our country is doing to …

2018-06-18: A civilized drink on my own before joining up with my family zoo for birthday shenanigans. I am …

2018-06-18: Best. Banker. Ever. Of course, Steven aka @lifesgotmelifted knew it was my birthday and he …

2018-06-18: My thanks to @mnmltek for joining me on the Micro @monday microcast this week. I am a fan of …

2018-06-18: Got dressed and ready to launch Portland App Camp today. Drove downtown. Got a coffee. And checked …

2018-06-18: Fast forward 4 hours. I got a little sleep, and woke up to find my ACLU fundraiser is up to $935. …

2018-06-18: It’s my birthday eve but I couldn’t sleep. I don’t feel like celebrating. So I …

2018-06-17: My dad with the grandpig.

2018-06-17: On Father’s Day, don’t forget your friends who have lost their dads. I’m lucky to …

2018-06-16: Quite possibly my favorite YouTube video, certainly my favorite Doubleclicks video. This Is My Jam …

2018-06-15: For @Bruce.

2018-06-15: I think their noses might be too small for touch screens, @smokey.

2018-06-14: It’s been fun having @jamesdempsey here in Portland for Core Audio karaoke and Incredibles 2 …

2018-06-14: The Usual Monkey Wrench For the first time, @jamesdempsey and I recorded an episode of …

2018-06-13: I might have gotten a bit strident about the lack of a guinea pig emoji. But it was fun chatting …

2018-06-13: Not waiting for Micro Monday to express my happiness that my friend @dori has joined us. We met at a …

2018-06-13: Happy 15th birthday, Smile! @macgreg: >Smile History: PageSender, a Fax Story smle.us/1mbi8 No …

2018-06-11: Today for Micro Monday, I want to recommend @abouthalf, who posts lots of gorgeous art, created by …

2018-06-11: Micro Monday began as as a ritual to provide one thoughtful suggestion of another community member …

2018-06-11: So @brentsimmons is not doing prepared talks anymore. I’m glad he announced this publicly: …

2018-06-11: Remember how I said I wanted to do nano-interviews at the Micro.blog meetup last week. Well, I lost …

2018-06-10: The first time I’ve seen One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest on the big screen. From a series of films …

2018-06-10: Back at the @hollywoodtheatr for a different mind trip.

2018-06-09: I have to admit I still feel discouraged at the various WWDC events and talks I attend, seeing the …

2018-06-09: I’m addicted to Lee Draws 365 Star Trek Scribbles and have already purchased two featuring Voyager. …

2018-06-08: In my post-WWDC recuperation, I’m redefining the notion of bathtub gin. 🛀 🍸

2018-06-08: The Weekly Review - 7: Red Hot Poker Mode. @jamesdempsey and I wrestle with our complicated feelings …

2018-06-07: In other Micro Meetup news, @manton will be in Portland for the Indie Web Summit. Pencil in June 26 …

2018-06-07: On the plane, so ready to go home! The Portland forecast has three days of rain. Yay! I had a great …

2018-06-05: In case you are wondering: @Burk looks much more like his “Memoji” than his previous …

2018-06-05: Outdoor podcasting in progress.

2018-06-04: On the list of people I miss this year at WWDC: @collin. Live karaoke at 2014 Loop Bash, singing …

2018-06-04: Going after that brand new WWDC pin on Micro.blog! (I’m sitting with my pals at Next Door …

2018-06-04: My plan for next week’s Micro Monday Microcast is to put together a collection of nano-sized …

2018-06-04: I had a great time chatting with @fiona for today’s Micro @monday Microcast! Whether …

2018-06-02: For @danielpunkass. Red Sweater is represented.

2018-06-02: I’m planning to check out Santa Clara Valley Brewing with @manton this evening. Anyone want to join …

2018-06-02: Oh wow, it’s soooo sunny here in San Jose. I’ve lost my Florida native ability to tolerate it after …

2018-06-01: Finished practicing for the James Dempsey and the Breakpoints show, and started playing the Buffy …

2018-06-01: We set up a workaround for “Ticket-geddon”. livenearwwdc.com Pleased to see the sales are back to …

2018-06-01: WWDC Eve Manton: “Rolled out a series of performance improvements tonight for posting on …

2018-06-01: We posted the latest @TheWeeklyReview episode, Productivity Nerd Christmas. We celebrate …

2018-05-31: I recorded with my new Shure MV88. I decided not to use Wavelength for capture, assuming there would …

2018-05-31: I figured out how to get work done while nephew wrangling: invite him to guest on all my podcasts, …

2018-05-31: Telltale evidence that this is a pancake breakfast made by an auntie… 😇

2018-05-30: Keep it up @bruce and @simonwoods, and that reply-character-limit bug will get promoted to the top …

2018-05-30: If you are in San Jose next week, please come to two things I am organizing: 2nd Annual WWDC …

2018-05-30: I loved as much as you will receive carried out right here. The sketch is tasteful, your authored …

2018-05-30: If you want to hear more from @vishae after our Micro Monday episode, listen to the latest episode …

2018-05-30: I will be hula hooping live this hour on our local Fox station. My teacher @somaticskristin is doing …

2018-05-29: Stunning. And more than a little unsettling. 🤖

2018-05-29: Happy birthday to my first honorary niece. I held this one when she was a tiny baby (her parents …

2018-05-28: I don’t know why, but every time, after their radicchio snack has been consumed, Ada crosses over …

2018-05-28: Many thanks to @smokey for making the time to chat with me on Micro @monday Microcast. We had a …

2018-05-27: Reminder: we are holding the 2nd Annual Micro.blog WWDC Lunchtime Meetup on June 5. If you are …

2018-05-27: A Tweetstorm Stitched Back Together To Share (and Keep) A couple weeks ago, I was inspired by microblogger Fiona Voss, who wrote, “Let’s start by swearing …

2018-05-26: I give a short intro to my talk on Microblogging in this episode of MacVoices: The Road to MacStock. …

2018-05-26: New from Trint transcripton: a “Vocab Builder” to add frequently-mangled words and …

2018-05-26: Lady Bird is the 99 cent rental film on iTunes right now. I loved this film! 🎬 PS. 99rental.com is a …

2018-05-25: I saw Solo. It’s been awhile since I went on opening night. I also saw trailers for 3 films …

2018-05-25: The new @theweeklyreview is up! James and I put some popular productivity metaphors through the …

2018-05-25: “I know how you can get bogged down with emails so I wanted to follow up on my previous …

2018-05-23: Niecelet is back home for the summer.

2018-05-22: RSVP for Micro.blog Lunchtime Meetup at WWDC / June 5th Everyone is welcome. Bring your own lunch. We’ll decide the exact time and location on June …

2018-05-22: My second walk with Lola. Last one was in the cold rain of March. Today is gorgeous. Such a …

2018-05-21: I had a great chat with Mike Haynes, @mikedotfm for the Micro Monday Microcast. He created @dialog, …

2018-05-21: Are you doing a microcast? I’m creating a directory. Fill out this short form and I’ll …

2018-05-21: I posted an email interview I conducted with @hartlco, Martin Hartl, on @monday. I asked him about …

2018-05-20: Oh, this is new, from the transcription service: “Trint now offers ‘English – All …

2018-05-20: I have gotten behind on Micro @monday transcripts. I’m sorry, everyone who is waiting to read …

2018-05-20: I really wanted to go to Royal Wedding…in 1973. I even wrote a letter to Buckingham Palace to …

2018-05-20: If you are in the Chicago area July 21-22, come to Macstock! I’ll be there speaking about …

2018-05-19: I have great guests coming up for the next Micro Mondays! (And I’ve already had 10 great …

2018-05-19: Rating the fortune cookie fortunes I’ve been collecting. “A goal is a dream with a deadline” was the …

2018-05-19: Welcome to Micro.blog to my pal @kerri9494. That makes three librarians here (that I know of) …

2018-05-18: So apparently 1-5 North is closed in Tacoma? My Seattle friends are driving throughout Portland …

2018-05-18: One of my favorite microcasts is by @mnmltek. The May15 episode was not about tech, but rather how …

2018-05-18: I noted this comment from @aleen: “I don’t know why people would follow me if they …

2018-05-18: I talked to @jgamet and Bryan Chaffin on The Mac Observer’s Daily Observations podcast. Thanks …

2018-05-18: The latest episode of @theweeklyreview is now available. @jamesdempsey and I are a little surprised …

2018-05-17: For @schuth. I dug this up from the Wayback Machine, the CocoaConf where I first spoke about these …

2018-05-17: I am a fan of Sammus, a rapper, gamer, and Ph.D. candidate wrapped into one. She’s an amazing …

2018-05-17: Well, that wasn’t very smart: I bought my tickets for 2001 at @hollywoodtheatr weeks ago. For …

2018-05-17: The Hollywood Theatre (@hollywoodtheatr) in Portland has added additional 70mm screenings of the new …

2018-05-16: From a friend who listened to “Brute Forcing Our Way To Inbox Zero”on @theweeklyreview: “I listened …

2018-05-16: Exactly. Why not a delicious taco for dinner?

2018-05-16: I am creating a directory of microcasts. If you are doing one, and would like to be listed, please …

2018-05-16: This is why I do a podcast called The Weekly Review (theweeklyreview.fm) with my good friend James …

2018-05-16: They don’t call us the Rose City for nothing. Every year I feel gratitude toward the previous owners …

2018-05-16: This project to create Micro.blog swag for sale fills me with all the happy feels. Thank you, …

2018-05-15: I fixed the issue with Micro @monday 10 with @vishae, and it’s now available in mono. You …

2018-05-15: Are any Micro.blog folks doing microcasts or podcasts in German? Ich würde gerne zuhören. (Ich habe …

2018-05-15: This has probably been obvious to many of you but I never thought about it quite like this. From …

2018-05-14: For @jagtalon. This is what I’m picturing. 😸

2018-05-14: My Micro Monday pick for today is @fiona because I love this bit she wrote: “Let’s start …

2018-05-14: The new Micro @monday podcast should hit your feeds very shortly. I had a great chat with @vishae in …

2018-05-14: I am looking forward to IndieWeb Summit in Portland! Who else will be there? (This post is my RSVP.) …

2018-05-12: I can’t take credit for her academic excellence but I like to think I had a hand in Clara’s pop …

2018-05-12: Graduation season commences. My honorary niece Clara completes her college career in an …

2018-05-11: Tesla (the dog) helped me demo @becky’s Snapthread for my friend and intrepid tech …

2018-05-10: I’m very proud of my 4-year-old nephew. He built his own smartphone during our overnight …

2018-05-10: On Twitter, app developers get deluged with complaints if users have to pay a couple bucks for an …

2018-05-10: Babysitting bonus: I have a kid to take to Slappy Cakes, my favorite breakfast place where you get …

2018-05-09: I’m 12 hours into a 28-hour stint of babysitting my 4-year-old nephew. In loco parentis, emphasis on …

2018-05-09: For @modernlittleme and anyone else who needs Emergency Guinea Pigs. (It’s finally warm enough …

2018-05-09: I really like that Icro’s App Store description includes a link to the Micro.blog Community …

2018-05-08: Somehow I forgot about one of my favorite albums, Joe Jackson’s Night And Day (1982). Listening …

2018-05-08: I am utterly worn out. Yesterday’s trip to San Jose with the late flight home. Nephew-wrangling …

2018-05-08: Babysitting bonus: art lessons from my nephew.

2018-05-08: Looking forward to Core Audio Karaoke tonight! Portland microbloggers: we sing at VoiceBox East …

2018-05-07: I went to a meeting at the spaceship today. It is incredibly stunning. And pristine. (This photo is …

2018-05-07: Jess, aka @herself, from Wellington is this week’s guest on the Micro Monday Microcast! (PS. If you …

2018-05-06: I had a blast talking with @blankbaby about Star Trek: Voyager and why I created a Voyager viewer’s …

2018-05-05: My pal @Kyeli just informed me that Season 20 of Midsomer Murders is out on Acorn. She and her wife …

2018-05-05: My first Lyft of the morning took me out to downtown Camas. Beautiful drive, with Mt. Hood slightly …

2018-05-04: “We Are The True Cutest Creatures In All The Empire.”

2018-05-04: I cleaned up the duplicates after importing my Instagram photos. There was no shortcut. I had posted …

2018-05-04: Back to walking dogs. I call it the fitness program where they pay YOU by the mile. This is Oso. He …

2018-05-04: The latest episode of The Weekly Review is posted. Making Space For What’s Truly Important: …

2018-05-03: Plantain soup recipe for @schuth. (I only have it in paper format, not even OCR’d! So 20th …

2018-05-03: I should have taken a minute to think through the Instagram import before clicking OK. I forgot that …

2018-05-03: I updated my Guide to Micro.blog For People Who Have a Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter to …

2018-05-03: My Apple Watch woke me at 6:30 AM Austin time, i.e. 2 hours early. I felt sleepy and wondered why it …

2018-05-02: My happy place. (When it’s not below 60 degrees and raining.) This is the Oregon I love. When it …

2018-05-01: WWCWF. (World Wide Cucumber Wrestling Federation.) #guineapigs

2018-05-01: I’m posting again on @lyft_shifts. Notes on interesting rides, updates on my driver rating …

2018-04-30: This is my favorite photo of @jamesdempsey, taken by me at WWDC 2016 when I had a badge and he …

2018-04-30: Now that @jamesdempsey is back, I choose him as my Micro Monday pick. We just started a podcast …

2018-04-30: So excited!!! I’m doing a new podcast with my good friend @jamesdempsey! On @theweeklyreview, …

2018-04-30: The newest Micro Monday Microcast is posted. My guest is Sergio Ruiz, @sergio_101, …

2018-04-29: I am a little sunburned from a week in Texas.☀️ That’s another reason I am most at home in …

2018-04-29: I was calling this the Jenga building before I learned everyone in Austin calls it that. …

2018-04-29: For the benefit of all you cool people who have recently joined the community: tomorrow is Micro …

2018-04-29: It’s funny using the Icro beta and seeing everybody’s real names. Your @ names are so ingrained in …

2018-04-28: The 2nd Annual WWDC Micro.blog Meetup is planned for lunch time on Tuesday, June 5. We are waiting …

2018-04-28: Who is enjoying microcasts? Which ones have you subscribed to? (Besides Guinea Pig Wheekly!) …

2018-04-27: On my way to get a tattoo to remember this great visit to Austin and #PeersConf. (Just kidding.)

2018-04-27: “Everybody wants to write reusable code, and no one wants to reuse someone else’s …

2018-04-27: I have been disappointed often in Airbnb. Not this time. This little Austin studio with a …

2018-04-26: This new design from Piggie Parodies is super cute, but @sketchbookb’s unicorn design is possibly …

2018-04-26: 🌮☕️🌮☕️🌮☕️🌮☕️🌮☕️ 👉 @manton: “Having a great time at Peers. Reminder: we’re having Micro.blog …

2018-04-26: So @DazeEnd is a great teacher. He even makes email fascinating. #PeersConf 💁‍♂️📬

2018-04-26: A fantastically handy translation iOS app, Boomerang by @ishabazz and @heidi_helen, is great even if …

2018-04-26: Coming to Peers Conf has eased the FOMO I was still afflicted with after missing the Release Notes …

2018-04-24: Announcement: “Those of you sitting in window seats probably got a good look at the Southwest …

2018-04-24: This Woman Wrote Her Novel At A Tire Store And Now They Are Her Biggest Fans cc: @PhoneBoy 😁

2018-04-24: The slightly larger, darker type in Icro could be the factor that wins me over. Because I’m in that …

2018-04-24: Headed to Austin today. I’ll be working with @Manton plotting world domination via …

2018-04-23: The latest episode of SestraCast is available. We are up to S3E2. I am happy to know there are some …

2018-04-23: A new Guinea Pig Wheekly is out. I found myself overthinking what is suppose to be a little fun …

2018-04-23: On Micro Monday, a shout to @mmarfil for the new Marfa theme and @roelwillems for the excellent help …

2018-04-23: Check out the last Micro @monday Microcast! I had such a good time chatting with @rosemaryorchard, …

2018-04-22: Tonight I agreed to go skydiving with my nephew as a high school graduation present. He doesn’t want …

2018-04-22: It’s been a while since I made some real noise.

2018-04-22: The best suggestion for a revised headline for the @newyorker came from @hlship on Twitter: “The …

2018-04-22: Thought while drinking my first coffee on a Sunday morning: Is there a reason that [this New Yorker …

2018-04-21: Thanks to @roelwillems, I successfully customized the colors in the new Marfa theme for yet another …

2018-04-20: Finished butternut squash soup with coconut milk. I don’t know why it took me so long to get an …

2018-04-20: There’s still time to get the File A Radar t-shirt by @ishabazz and @heidi_helen. (Or the sequel: …

2018-04-20: I am sometimes embarrassed at how long it takes me to realize I need a new TextExpander snippet. In …

2018-04-20: Trint, the transcription service, asks you to choose a single English accent the speakers on your …

2018-04-20: Grace and Ada say: “Have a Nice Wheekend!” #guineapigs

2018-04-20: Is there a podcast app that allows you to create a playlist based on length of episode? Because that …

2018-04-19: Feeling happy! I just finished a podcast competition of Doctor Who trivia and did not come in last, …

2018-04-19: Transcribing the Micro Monday Microcast is very eye-opening. I recommend doing the free trial at …

2018-04-19: My Orphan Black prizes from BBCAmerica arrived! The promised prop is one of Helena’s sketches, which …

2018-04-19: This is a cool idea for a microcast: Chompers, two minutes twice a day to entertain kids while they …

2018-04-18: A couple of Micro.blog meetups for your calendars, should you be in the vicinity: - April 27, 8:30 …

2018-04-17: Doing a little doggie day care for my neighbors today. Poppy == 2 guinea pigs.

2018-04-16: If you aren’t a fan of @TheDoubleclicks yet, you should check out their live show NOW: …

2018-04-16: Follow @monday for the latest episodes of the Micro Monday Microcast. You can also subscribe in your …

2018-04-16: It’s Micro Monday again. In today’s microcast episode, I talk to @cheesemaker, who developed Sunlit …

2018-04-14: I’m excited about the forthcoming Drafts 5. I live in this app by @Agiletortoise.

2018-04-13: Great review of Wavelength by @mistercharlie on Cult of Mac. I admit that I love going totally …

2018-04-12: Daniel Steinberg, aka @dimsumthinking, is one of my idols in teaching, writing, and speaking. I …

2018-04-12: I love that this is my father’s iPad wallpaper. I set it up 3 years ago, but he hasn’t changed …

2018-04-12: I just added #microcast to our other Slack Channels: #bugs, #code, #community, #followme, …

2018-04-12: Guinea Pig Wheekly: My first microcast with @wavelength! I did everything with the iPhone, including …

2018-04-11: All you intrepid microbloggers are making me very happy today! Busy, but really really happy to be …

2018-04-11: 👉 from @JohnPhilpin “On Micro.Blog I have done what I usually do - follow everyone who I see …

2018-04-11: I love waking up to find new old friends on Micro.blog. 👋 @rohdesign

2018-04-10: I wrote this guide with Twitter users in mind. We’ve seen an uptick in folks trying out …

2018-04-10: A Guide to Micro.blog For People Who Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter TL;DR You don’t have to choose between the platforms, but here are some of the ways that they …

2018-04-09: My dad hanging out with the grandpiggies.

2018-04-09: My Micro Monday pick for today is @tabularasa. A violinist, photographer, and Afrofuturist, all …

2018-04-09: Today’s Micro Monday microcast ran a teensy bit longer than planned because @kitt turned the …

2018-04-08: My dad and my #1 nephew. Daddy’s 83 this week, nephew just turned 18.

2018-04-08: Tomorrow’s Micro Monday Microcast Ep. 5 is another fun one. Have you already listened to Eps. 1-4 …

2018-04-08: My first RPG experience: Star Trek Adventures with my pals from The Incomparable network. We did a …

2018-04-07: Micro.blog Community Guidelines. As we welcome a new wave of members, I’d like to highlight …

2018-04-07: “If you don’t weed your garden, you’re just gardening weeds.” – Derek …

2018-04-06: Inbox Zero requires vigilance. I’m glad I’m working on this special soon-not-secret project with …

2018-04-06: How to weigh a guinea pig. (Grace is twice the size of a standard pet guinea pig. She’s part cuy, …

2018-04-06: Guinea Pigs Decide: Radicchio vs. Butter Lettuce. (I had no doubt they would both want the same …

2018-04-06: My time would probably be better spent on a fresh post welcoming new users and getting them started …

2018-04-06: Revising my draft post about how I optimize my use of Twitter and Micro.blog together. 🙄

2018-04-03: “I made special blue orange juice.” - my 4-year old nephew. BRB, free-range babysitting …

2018-04-02: Thanks to @patrickrhone for taking the time to do this week’s Micro @monday Microcast! I …

2018-04-01: Hanukkah gelt from the Easter bunny? Happy ecumenical holiday.

2018-03-30: Million dollar idea: watches for dogs. They vibrate at dinner time. I’m pupsitting for my dog niece …

2018-03-30: It’s time for an RSS Revival, says Wired.

2018-03-28: I feel like The Bionic Woman now. Fear my bite, bad guys! (Follow-up appointment today with the …

2018-03-28: This is an old photo, but it’s exactly what @uipoptart and I would have looked like, had we watched …

2018-03-27: Guinea pig socks. Many thanks to my pal @cassifras47!

2018-03-27: Micro-meetup! Me and @jeffmc at NSBeer.

2018-03-27: Tuesday Tip: Powells Daily Dose. Every day, a curated suggestion of one book recommended by a …

2018-03-26: At the end of a long but fun day with my Seattle friends visiting… I can’t forget to do …

2018-03-26: Grace and Ada get their nail trims and ear checks at @pdxguineapigs March Guinea Pig Spa event. (The …

2018-03-26: Woo-hoo, the latest Micro @monday Microcast is posted. An interview with @kimonostereo! Check it …

2018-03-26: I did not mean to stay up late enough to say “Hey, it’s Micro Monday!” (At least it is here in …

2018-03-25: We are waiting for Guinea Pig spa, put on by the amazing Portland Guinea Pig Rescue. Word has got …

2018-03-24: I’m ramping up on a new project that I will be excited to share soon. As part of the prep for …

2018-03-23: I published Star Trek: Voyager – A Viewer’s Guide. A labor of love and of frustration—I get annoyed …

2018-03-23: Happy Friday (unless it’s Saturday where you are). You have three days to think about your …

2018-03-23: I was sick for a while, so I didn’t have anything new to post at @lyft_shifts. Now it’s …

2018-03-20: Suki was a speedy pup last time we walked, but today she was in a stop-and-smell-the flowers state …

2018-03-19: I know I’ve mentioned him before, but today I declare @macgreg to be my Micro Monday pick. I had the …

2018-03-19: I was sorry to see UNC out of the tournament so soon, especially in a loss by their biggest …

2018-03-19: It’s Micro Monday, and our second episode of the Micro @monday Microcast has been posted. This …

2018-03-18: Pairs well with radicchio, @macgreg.

2018-03-18: Using a cool app called #Vorto that lets you make flash cards in many languages. “Morskaya svinka” …

2018-03-17: I’ve been using (or trying to use) Siri more to decide if I really really want a HomePod. Siri must …

2018-03-16: My hero. (Almost ready to release my Complete Guide to Watching Star Trek: Voyager. A few more …

2018-03-16: Micro Monday tip: favorite the posts you really like so you remember them when Monday comes around. …

2018-03-16: It’s Friday! Time to start thinking about who your Micro Monday pick will be and why. Your …

2018-03-15: Had A Couple Great Dogs To Walk This Week 2018-03-13 Lola. L-O-L-A. Lola. 2018-03-15 Winnie. Named Best Dog in Portland in a survey of one …

2018-03-15: Oops, I forgot that photos can’t go in a reply post, even if you try to trick the system by …

2018-03-15: So glad to see @aaronpk, @verso, @jw and @incanus. Even @cheesemaker was there! (We will set a …

2018-03-15: This is Winnie. According to her profile, she is the best dog in Portland. I would put her in the …

2018-03-14: First Homebrew Website Club / Microblogging meetup. @aaronpk made a sign. I think this is the first …

2018-03-14: I’m at Rogue Eastside Pub (former Green Dragon for the first meetup of Homebrew Website / Micro.blog …

2018-03-14: Per @jamesdempsey: Save The WWDC Date: Wed Night, June 6. James Dempsey and the Breakpoints, LIVE …

2018-03-14: Just finished recording Episode 2 Micro @monday Microcast. Such a fun guest! I can’t wait to …

2018-03-13: 2017: Inaugural WWDC Micro.blog Meetup. We’ll set a date for this year soon. Hope to see a …

2018-03-13: This is Lola, just about to shake off all the rain. She was a great dog to walk today, my first one …

2018-03-12: I was so excited about the new Micro Monday Microcast, I almost forgot to post my Micro Monday …

2018-03-12: Micro Monday is now a microcast too! Your Micro Monday recommendations will help us find future …

2018-03-12: Microbrew and Microblog is teaming up with Homebrew Website Club to kick off local Portland …

2018-03-12: Green Plantain Soup is delicious. / @wyatt @klandwehr

2018-03-12: Welcome @cleverangel! Glad to have you here. 🙋‍♀️

2018-03-11: Ready for the immersion blender. My Le Creuset was really perfect for this. It only cooks 40 minutes …

2018-03-11: Trying a new recipe I picked up at @newseasonsmarket yesterday: Green Plaintain Soup. The sample at …

2018-03-10: I’ve drafted a comprehensive viewing guide for Star Trek: Voyager as a constructive response to …

2018-03-09: Oh no! Special coffee mug with sentimental value is kaput. (Looks over at @macgreg. 🙏)

2018-03-09: My awesome friends @kyeli @pace212 from Austin are here. Visiting them was one of the best things …

2018-03-09: Congrats, @michal! (German font might need to be smaller. As always… 😂)

2018-03-09: Whole30 Week 2 Highlights (#sunlitapp) 2018-03-06 Grilled pork chop, sweet potato fries, brussels sprouts, homemade mayonnaise 2018-03-07 …

2018-03-07: Yesterday I thought, “Wow, it would be a great day to go to Council Crest.”* And then I got a Lyft …

2018-03-07: Sunlit 2.0 for iOS is out today. It’s a photoblogging tool you can use with Instagram to publish to …

2018-03-07: Today’s Whole30 breakfast photo is so pretty, I want to share it right now. Butternut Squash …

2018-03-07: Portland-area folks: I’m finally over the plague and ready to organize a micro meetup. I set …

2018-03-07: Just posted all my Whole30 food photos with Sunlit. I did Whole30 in 2015, when I learned that I …

2018-03-07: I'm Doing the Whole30; It Forces Me To Cook And Plan 2018-03-02 Kale Mushroom Scramble; Meatballs and “Zupenne” (when I’m not in the mood for …

2018-03-06: If you want to see the action version of guinea pigs running to get their vitamins as I sing the …

2018-03-06: Daily treat! Vitamin C tabs are like cookies to Grace and Ada. #guineapigs

2018-03-05: Lost track of time and the calendar. It’s Monday again? 😮 One of my favorite people and my Micro …

2018-03-04: At pet first aid class, I learned our local our vet emergency hospital sees an average of one case …

2018-03-03: Pet first aid class at @dovelewispdx. George is the best dog!

2018-03-02: After two weeks of being sick and two days healthy break at my happy place, I feel ready to join the …

2018-02-18: I got sick and had to skip out on @gallifreyone. I got to see a few fun things before realizing I …

2018-02-16: If the Weeping Angels are checking in, I won’t be able to sleep. 😱

2018-02-16: Gallifrey One would not be complete without a Dalek. 😱

2018-02-16: Gallifrey One would not be complete without a Dalek. 😱

2018-02-16: I’m at the Gallifrey One Doctor Who Con. Fun things I’ve seen so far: little girls dressed as Amelia …

2018-02-15: All I wanted was a nice photo of me and Tesla. She is such an awesome dog.

2018-02-15: I’m visiting my dear friend @podfeet and she just registered for Micro.blog. She is my …

2018-02-14: PDX was already my favorite airport before they put in a satellite of @hollywoodtheatr. I’ve seen …

2018-02-14: So this is Day 31 of my posting streak. Or rather Day 1 of another 30-day streak. This time …

2018-02-13: Trying again to include an image for @kimonostereo.

2018-02-13: Yes, I counted correctly! I earned the Daily Blogger pin. (I also earned the 7-day photo challenge …

2018-02-13: I think this is my 30th day-in-a-row post, the one that earns me the Daily Blogger pin. 🤔

2018-02-12: Great turnout for Creating A Culture of Inclusion and Equity in Tech. Thanks, @newrelic, for …

2018-02-12: My Micro Monday Pick is the dynamic duo @KatieFloyd and @macsparky. We’ve been pals since before …

2018-02-12: Butternut squash soup, puréed in the Instant Pot with the immersion blender. This might be the most …

2018-02-11: Despite the lack of a heroic Tribble action scene, I’m happy with how Star Trek: Discovery wrapped …

2018-02-11: Two pibble mixes. They might be seniors, but they gave me a good strength-training session. 🐶😍

2018-02-11: Another review that makes me want to buy a HomePod. Thanks, @ishabazz.

2018-02-11: Butternut squash soup #2. No cauliflower this time, but now with curry powder and coconut milk. An …

2018-02-11: Tonight is the finale of Star Trek: Discovery Season 1. Such a treat for this Trek fan to have …

2018-02-11: A Great Dane just showed up in the Wag app for a one hour walk. I chickened out of requesting that …

2018-02-10: Weekends are tricky for remembering to post, if you’re going for that Daily Blogger pin 30-day …

2018-02-10: The mosquito gets an emoji before the guinea pig. 🙍‍♀️ 157 New Emojis in the 2018 Emoji List (On the …

2018-02-09: Not too bad! Why did I wait so long to get an Instant Pot?

2018-02-09: Leveling up from oatmeal and soup on the Instant Pot. This beef stew requires 35 minutes of pressure …

2018-02-09: I have no idea what is going on in Ada’s head, but I’m pretty sure Grace is thinking “Why doesn’t …

2018-02-09: Diversity and Inclusion at Micro.blog: Where We Are, Where We Want to Go The question comes up regularly: to what extent is there diversity in the Micro.blog community? We …

2018-02-08: Three paper-based books, checked out from the library. All recommended by Micro.blog community …

2018-02-08: The guinea pigs are jealous of all the doggies, and demand equal time plus treats.

2018-02-08: The guinea pigs are jealous of all the doggies, and demand equal time plus treats.

2018-02-08: I just accepted a dog walk for a first-time Wag client. A pitbull with no profile photo. The owner’s …

2018-02-08: Today’s cute overload. I think it might be more time- and cost-efficient to get my own damn puppy.

2018-02-08: Have you joined the Micro.blog Slack community? It’s a great place to ask questions and get …

2018-02-07: Wag dog #8. This one sat quietly on the couch, camouflaged, while I looked all over the house. But …

2018-02-07: Day 3 as puppy nanny. He wants to check everything and everyone out, but we did manage to get in a …

2018-02-06: Rover dog #2. This sweet little guy is the most discerning stick collector in Portland. Instructions …

2018-02-06: We just released the latest episode of SestraCast. I’m very proud of what co-host Kathy (aka …

2018-02-06: Day 2 as puppy nanny. It was a little cold so I wrapped him up in my coat.

2018-02-05: It’s been a long day, but before it’s over, I want to share my pick for Micro Monday, …

2018-02-05: Swan Island Shipyard: Land Of The Giants I took a Lyft passenger to the shipyard today. It was fascinating. I had to go through security with …

2018-02-05: Rover dog #1. A baby fluff ball!

2018-02-04: So glad that @ishabazz is here! Check out the apps he and @heidi_helen created. Their Stamp Pack for …

2018-02-04: It’s official: I’ve got a weeklong gig walking a 2-month-old Corgi puppy starting tomorrow. I just …

2018-02-04: With Micro Monday, we wantto avoid the undifferentiated lists of @-names that made Follow Friday so …

2018-02-04: Tomorrow is Micro Monday, when we share one recommendation of a microblogger to follow and why. …

2018-02-03: While looking up something else, I stumbled on this old school-style Web site. If you are into math …

2018-02-02: Wag dog #7 was a big energetic girl who got a one-hour walk. She was great! On the other hand, …

2018-02-02: I’m glad that @manton adjusted the limits on scrolling back in the Micro.blog timeline—justin time …

2018-02-02: There is already a petition for a Guinea Pig Emoji. I never sign stuff like this, as a rule, but how …

2018-02-01: I encourage new users to join us over in the Microblogging Slack. Check out our topic-specific …

2018-02-01: Wag dog #6. Not the most energetic walker but he persisted despite the rain.

2018-02-01: I am so jealous of the hedgehog people now that they have their own emoji. 🦔🦔🦔 Even mice, hamsters …

2018-02-01: Aaron Parecki's Life Stack, Instant Pot, and Me The tipping point for me getting the Instant Pot was @aaronpk’s blog post about his “life …

2018-01-31: I am super-excited! I’ve never seen any episode of Star Trek on the big screen before. Thank you …

2018-01-31: Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Is Already Inspiring Awesome Fanart www.themarysue.com/thirteent…

2018-01-31: I met @megan when I appeared on her podcast Jumping Monkeys 10 years ago on TWiT. (In one of my past …

2018-01-31: New EasyJet CEO Takes Pay Cut to Match Salary of Female Predecessor thepointsguy.com/2018/01/e… Lundgren also plans to increase the proportion of female pilots …

2018-01-30: Got to watch the new Star Trek: Discovery finally. I’m still processing, so much so that …

2018-01-30: (And Worf + Instant Pot = Day 16 of consecutive microblogging. 14 days to go to get the Daily …

2018-01-30: Asking for Instant Pot opinions is like asking for Star Trek opinions. I got inundated with …

2018-01-29: My preflight checklist before leaving the house to drive for Lyft. I mentioned this on @clockwisepod …

2018-01-29: I think Buffy would like to kick the butt of the person who made this sign. 🙄

2018-01-29: For Micro Monday, I like to recommend people I’ve met through Micro.blog. This week it’s …

2018-01-29: Wow, @becky! Congrats on the update. How I have never heard of this app before? I love Live Photos. …

2018-01-28: I introduced my nephew to Star Trek via Discovery, and we have a standing date to watch together. …

2018-01-28: The Star Trek “tagmoji” 🖖 is currently live in the Discovery tab of Micro.blog, in time for …

2018-01-28: Wag Dog #5. We got some exercise, and he was a total sweetie.

2018-01-28: Starfleet Tribble Officer Grace reminds you that it’s Star Trek Sunday. We are still waiting to see …

2018-01-27: Eight years ago, I was invited to be a guest on a podcast to talk about what I would like to see in …

2018-01-27: Chicago Architecture Tour By Boat #sunlitapp A few views for @stumax’s benefit. 🙂

2018-01-27: Wag dog #4. Not very interested in actually walking so we spent some time playing with his toys.

2018-01-27: I finally got an Instant Pot. I’m looking for recommendations of the first recipe I should make with …

2018-01-26: TFW you forgot there’s a bottle of wine in the house because it was a Christmas gift dressed …

2018-01-26: I was a guest on Clockwise and so was @MacSparky. We talk about the HomePod, drones, tech New …

2018-01-26: Wag dog Number 3! Pint-size but speedy. 🐶

2018-01-26: Happy birthday, Virginia Woolf. You rock.

2018-01-25: My Happy Place: Twin Rocks, Oregon #sunlitapp 2017-08-08 2017-08-09

2018-01-25: (Apple Product Release Eve is dangerous.)

2018-01-25: The fact that I don’t subscribe to Apple Music just clinched my decision not to back down on my …

2018-01-25: #tbt We made one for @everett_brower too.

2018-01-25: #tbt Bob and I made this t-shirt as an Xmas gift for 2-year-old @paigebrower in 2000 so she wouldn’t …

2018-01-25: Bob and I made this t-shirt as an Xmas gift for 2-year-old @paigebrower in 2000 so she wouldn’t …

2018-01-24: Reading that @kimonostereo wished he still had his blog from 2002, I thought to suggest archive.org, …

2018-01-24: Required reading for me in advance of my first ever fan convention next month, @gallifreyone. Thanks …

2018-01-24: Imagine if Lyft sent a ride request to every driver in the city simultaneously, and the one who got …

2018-01-24: Cute Wag Dogs That Someone Else Claimed First 2018-01-19 How adorable is this guy! 2018-01-21 My first dog Pal looked just like this. 2018-01-22 …

2018-01-23: (And it’s Day 9 of my Quest For The Daily Blogger Pin. If you’re on the quest too, and you live in …

2018-01-23: RIP Ursula Le Guin, our most revered local author. The Lathe of Heaven always comes to mind when I …

2018-01-23: (If you noticed an upsurge in guinea pig photos, I’m testing the beta of the new photo …

2018-01-23: Ada and Grace, ready for treats.

2018-01-23: It should have been obvious to me from the start, but after walking a dog for 30 minutes in the …

2018-01-23: There was a powerful earthquake off Alaska. And a tsunami watch for the West Coast which was just …

2018-01-22: The iPad keyboard is screwing me up a lot these days. It erases words without me realizing it, even …

2018-01-22: In today’s mail: a receipt for a 2017 @AppCampForGirls donation. The stamp on the envelope confirms …

2018-01-22: Second dog walk for Wag. And now I know what a Sheepadoodle is. What a sweetie.

2018-01-22: Portland-area microbloggers: I’m thinking the successor to Beer and Blog could be Microwbrew and …

2018-01-22: (And it’s Day 8 of my Quest For The Daily Blogger Pin. If you’re on the quest too, …

2018-01-22: It’s Micro Monday! This week, I recommend @tones (https://www.tones.nz), a Kiwi who posts …

2018-01-21: Rainy Portland Sunday, waiting for a Lyft passenger.

2018-01-20: Cheese Tea Makes a Stateside Splash thepointsguy.com/2018/01/c… No. No no. Nope.

2018-01-20: Mycelial network. (Someone’s been watching too much Star Trek: Discovery. 🖖)

2018-01-20: I just finished Mindfulness for Mere Mortals by @patrickrhone. It’s a great short read. If you …

2018-01-20: It’s not Micro Monday yet, but I highly recommend you follow @macgreg today, because he is …

2018-01-20: The headline should be Homeless woman feels safer in airports and on planes than on the street—and …

2018-01-19: Doing a stint of babysitting for a friend. I introduced my 7-year-old charge to the insanely …

2018-01-19: Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America thepointsguy.com/2018/01/n… I’m an Alaska fan and not a fan of the Virgin disco lounge …

2018-01-19: Day 5 in the quest for the Daily Blogger Pin (30-day posting streak). I asked @manton a few …

2018-01-18: I’m easily incentivized by pins and badges, essentially little packets of pixels and code. I’m going …

2018-01-18: Whenever I confine the piggies to one side of the cage while changing out their bedding, Ada stages …

2018-01-17: I had a lot of quibbles with the user experience of our local transit app. But existential dread was …

2018-01-16: Dog niece Olive visits for MLK weekend. Similar advantage to human nieces: all the fun and snuggles, …

2018-01-15: Now I’m a professional dog walker! I decided I needed to do something that balances out the …

2018-01-15: Today’s Micro Monday suggestion: Jonathan LaCour aka @cleverdevil …

2018-01-09: My first book recommendation with the new book emoji tag (thanks @manton!): Pride and Prejudice. I …

2018-01-09: The first movies I saw Gary Oldman in were Sid & Nancy (1986) and Prick Up Your Ears (1987). …

2018-01-08: Just added my pronouns to my Micro.blog bio, thanks to this reminder from @belle.

2018-01-08: This was a fun Micro Monday. I am looking forward to all your recommendations again next Monday, and …

2018-01-08: Keep those Micro Monday posts coming. If you want to see follow recommendations already made today, …

2018-01-08: Micro Monday: I recommend @modernlittleme, a designer who posts beautiful photos, interesting book …

2018-01-07: Reporting for a new episode of Star Trek: Discovery: Tribble Security Officer Grace.

2018-01-07: Starting tomorrow* I will post a Micro Monday recommendation each week, and I urge you to do the …

2018-01-07: Micro Monday launches! We are inaugurating Micro Monday January 8. Inspired by Follow Friday, we want to encourage helpful …

2018-01-07: “The @willametteweek #pdxpetpageant is going to the dogs, if we guinea pigs don’t get our humans to …

2018-01-06: A watched pot never boils. Corollary: an unwatched pot of oatmeal always boils over.

2018-01-04: This tune from @therecordcompany is my earworm of late. I discovered it watching Orphan Black S2E4. …

2018-01-04: Good morning, early adopters. ☺️

2018-01-03: I’m very glad my pal @marya joined us here on Micro.blog. She is my oldest internet friend. We met …

2018-01-03: The Immigration Project on @thewomenwhodraw website is stunning: thought- and emotion-provoking. …

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2018-01-01: Champagne and radicchio pairing for NYE. #guineapig #newyearseve

2017-12-31: I thought this collection of #bestnine2017 would be mostly guinea pigs. But no! You liked me and …

2017-12-31: Stress Fracture. A wrap up of how things went poorly for me this year and how I got better.

2017-12-29: “She was adamant that her books would never be turned into movies or TV shows,” her daughter wrote, …

2017-12-29: Sue Grafton, one of my favorite writers, passed away. She began with A is for Alibi in 1982, but …

2017-12-29: Motivated to send my first product feedback report to Apple. I hit this Undo key in the iPad …

2017-12-28: “Is there any way I can get out of this vet checkup?” – Ada

2017-12-27: This is the time of year when a non-chronological timeline is super annoying. Half of what I see on …

2017-12-26: Snuggly end to Boxing Day. #guineapig

2017-12-24: A gift to my littlest nephew. He’s still too young for social media (not a spoiler here), but never …

2017-12-23: Top photo: how I imagined our holiday photo shoot (with GP salt & pepper shakers as stand-ins). …

2017-12-23: Top photo: how I imagined our holiday photo shoot (with GP salt & pepper shakers as stand-ins). …

2017-12-23: Merry Pigmas from Portland. #guineapig

2017-12-21: Here’s my awesome @AppCamp4Girls co-founder Grey (@uipoptart), in their role as Long Distance …

2017-12-21: A blast from the Christmas Past: Ruby Calling (me, Erin, Molly) with a punk version of Let It Snow. …

2017-12-20: Could this be the perfect job for me? Marketing/PR at @lyft, karaoke skills a plus? Sadly, it’s …

2017-12-18: The view south of Tacoma on my last Amtrak trip. I didn’t realize they inaugurated a new route today …

2017-12-18: Amtrak train derails south of Tacoma. I take this route all the time, and my heart hurts for the …

2017-12-18: Amtrak train derails south of Tacoma. I take this route all the time, and my heart hurts for the …

2017-12-08: The view of Lincoln Center from the cheap seats level at the Met is pretty neat.

2017-12-07: #tbt My dad, circa 1945. A photo he recently shared that I’d never seen. He should have been on the …

2017-12-07: Waiting for the train to Penn Station NYC. I feel a little bit like I’m Katniss on my way to The …

2017-12-07: Waiting for the train to Penn Station NYC. I feel a little bit like I’m Katniss on my way to The …

2017-12-05: Guinea pig salt and pepper shakers. Best early Christmas gift from the best neighbors ever.

2017-12-02: Thanks for the nice “welcome back” notes. I realize that you all have been deprived of adorable …

2017-12-02: Hi all! I’ve been on hiatus for a couple months. Glad to be back here and on our Slack. I’ve also …

2017-11-15: Day 5 (liquid) plus Day 4 (closeup): November in Oregon.🌧 #microblogphotochallenge.

2017-11-12: #microblogphotochallenge. Day Two: Tasty. function lentilSoup (ingredients) cc: @douglane

2017-11-11: Squares. (Wordstock Literary Festival, Downtown Portland.) #microblogphotochallenge

2017-09-10: Massive sea grape tree in front of my childhood home in Miami uprooted by #Irma. 😢

2017-08-24: Celebrating the epic eclipse visit with @podfeet, @spsheridan, @verso. Beautiful drinks at …

2017-08-21: Post-totality toast overlooking Cove Palisades State Park. #underwoodwine

2017-08-21: Post-totality toast overlooking Cove Palisades State Park. #underwoodwine

2017-08-21: Our little community of eclipse chasers.

2017-08-20: Oregon high desert. I am always blown away by its stark beauty. #oregoneclipse

2017-08-17: With SestraCast co-host @mrssoup in the Podcast Cabin chez moi. First time we’ve been together …

2017-08-17: With SestraCast co-host @mrssoup in the Podcast Cabin chez moi. First time we’ve been together …

2017-08-16: LOL Denver. This is the altitude reading on the plane. Which hasn’t taken off yet.

2017-08-16: Microblogger breakfast with @Mitch, @atomicbird, @joec, @soroush and other folks who are going to …

2017-08-09: Take a position.

2017-08-08: It’s 86 in Portland, 59 in Twin Rocks.

2017-08-08: Fisherpersons.

2017-07-26: A gin gimlet slushy to celebrate the Wednesday of App Camp Chicago. Just two days to go.

2017-07-23: Back in Chicago with Dave and Jessi, and my favorite pup, Oscar.

2017-07-17: #sandwichtour Danielle Ate The Sandwich is such a beautiful performer on every level.

2017-07-16: My sister-in-law, brother and the birthday boy. He had a starter cupcake to give him strength to …

2017-07-16: Gramps is enjoying The Cars 3 themed birthday for Jonathan, age 4.

2017-07-14: Pickle backs! Post-camp volunteer remedy.

2017-07-14: Pickle backs! Post-camp volunteer remedy.

2017-07-12: Grass snack time with Grace. The piggies like to hide under my legs. I’m their superhero.

2017-07-12: Grass snack time with Grace. The piggies like to hide under my legs. I’m their superhero.

2017-07-11: Micro micro.blog karaoke 🎤 meetup with @aaronpk.

2017-07-10: A blast from the past from the 2013 App Camp Indiegogo campaign, from a cool series of developer …

2017-07-09: It’s App Camp Eve. The night before the first summer session starts. Even though it’s …

2017-07-08: This reminds me of my favorite app 10 years ago.

2017-07-08: Hometown tourism.

2017-07-07: Setting up my new iPad. The excitement of new hardware is diminished by the realization I have to …

2017-07-07: Summertime🎵… and the livin’ is easy. Fresh grass for guinea pigs.

2017-07-06: I started a podcast for Orphan Black fans with @mrssoup. Watch or rewatch with us! sestracast.com

2017-07-06: Testing integration with Micro.blog. 🤓

2017-07-05: The latest episode of SestraCast is now available. Watch “Instinct” (S1E2) with me and …

2017-07-04: A visit from @maia_olson before App Camp next week. She needed some quality guinea pig time.

2017-07-03: Who is teaching whom? My dad and my littlest nephew.

2017-07-03: The Micro.blog is in the App Store! I’m particularly excited about the iPad support. It looks …

2017-06-29: 6/29/07: New iPhone in one hand, retail version of @PDFpen in the other. It was fun to find your …

2017-06-29: Thanks to @collindonnell for this helpful article on mics and mic technique for podcasting!

2017-06-28: My class partner and I got an A+ in bandaging at Red Cross training today!

2017-06-28: Taking a day to get recertified in First Aid and CPR so I can be ready for any App Camp iOS …

2017-06-27: Really like @dancounsell’s latest email series, Minimal Path. He’s my content idol.

2017-06-25: Indie web folks wrapping up an awesome weekend of hard work. And karaoke. gRegor @aaronpk …

2017-06-24: Camp Jean 2011. Srsly, where do the years go?

2017-06-24: @cleverdevil I had to split after our last session and didn’t get to say goodbye or hit you up …

2017-06-24: Smoothie time. Thinking of you, @communicatrix! #prasadcafe

2017-06-24: I’m headed to IndieWeb Summit this morning. Looking forward to learning a lot! Hit me up for …

2017-06-23: IndieWeb Summit commences! I finally meet @aaronpk, and also Amit, who will be persuaded to join …

2017-06-22: I will miss seeing you this weekend. I will save you a sticker, unless I’m down to my last one …

2017-06-22: If you’re going to be in PDX for the Indie Web Summit, join me Sat. night at Kelly’s …

2017-06-22: Happy Solstice from the Oregon Coast. Time-lapse video, 24 secs. iPhone 7 and @iographer.

2017-06-21: My video rig for this trip. Photographing one @iographer (for the iPad mini) with another @iographer …

2017-06-21: For @peggymacd, your youngest has become quite the card player. And he beat us last night at Blokus.

2017-06-21: Who is going to Indie Web Summit this weekend in Portland? I’ll be there, with Micro.blog …

2017-06-21: They don’t call it the Beaver State for nothing. Twin Rocks, Oregon

2017-06-21: Getting started with Micro.blog What to post to a microblog by Manton Reece Join the Slack. Check …

2017-06-20: Twin Rocks, Oregon Coast.

2017-06-20: Every year I bring all my spare change on the annual niece/nephews trip to the coast. We divide it …

2017-06-19: Bye-bye Coast Starlight. Next time I see you, I plan to go all the way down to LA. #amtrak

2017-06-19: Seattle: King Street Station with fog-shrouded downtown.

2017-06-19: Thanks for the birthday wishes @steve, @seishonagon, @kulturnation, @stefp, @vasta, @bitdepth, …

2017-06-18: One thing I would miss about Facebook and Twitter if I went 100% microblog: happy birthday …

2017-06-18: We have a clash of the holidays, Dad. Birthday trumps Father’s Day, right? 👴🏻🎂🥂😘

2017-06-17: Wonder Woman in the Solstice Parade! I saw quite a few WW among the spectators too.

2017-06-17: John & Barb rocking out.

2017-06-17: Apparently the parade marchers think I need some pink in my gray.

2017-06-17: Instagram’s algorithm has drained all the fun out of it. I’m only liking photos that are …

2017-06-17: Fremont Solstice Parade in Seattle. First, the naked bicyclists.

2017-06-17: My friends John and Barb are on a float in the Fremont Solstice parade with their drumming ensemble. …

2017-06-17: This is Griffon, my cat friend in Seattle. He is still mad at me for bringing my dog here on a visit …

2017-06-16: Быстро: An ironic double-entendre in the context of Amtrak.

2017-06-16: Somehow I made it through this entire podcast appeared without talking about guinea pigs: Random …

2017-06-15: Summer’s here again. Me and my sister Judy, Florida girls in 1966. #tbt

2017-06-15: Summer’s here again. Me and my sister Judy, Florida girls in 1966. #tbt

2017-06-13: No Wonder Woman party favors. 😭

2017-06-12: If you haven’t checked it out yet, the Photos section of Discover is a fun way to see what …

2017-06-12: Had a great post-WWDC talk with @manton today about how cool it was to get to meet so many folks who …

2017-06-11: I’m using Twitter to gauge interest in an new Orphan Black podcast. I call it a TweetStarter. …

2017-06-10: Extreme closeup. “You’re home? Finally. We are out of radicchio.

2017-06-09: Apparently I’m addicted to likes and retweets, both giving them and getting them. Micro.blog …

2017-06-09: A micro Micro.blog meetup with @macgreg.

2017-06-09: Also, please join us over on Slack. There is a #followme channel where microbloggers introduce …

2017-06-09: If you’ve just started microblogging, let me know with an @reply. I’m following everyone …

2017-06-08: The best way to wrap up the #WWDC week: James Dempsey musical Week In Review.

2017-06-08: App Camp For Girls besties at #WWDC.

2017-06-06: History in the making: the first Micro.blog meetup at #WWDC.

2017-06-06: I’ve been following everyone on Micro.blog who has posted a link on the #followme channel in …

2017-06-05: The 50+ Club is excited for Xcode zooming. 👵🏿👴🏻👵🏾👴🏼👵🏽👴🏽👵🏼👴🏾👵🏻👴🏿 #WWDC17

2017-06-05: Microblogger meetup details! We will meet in the park on the Guadalupe River Trail East behind the …

2017-06-04: Exciting to see my App Camp co-founder Grey Osten on stage to discuss the themes of the App: The …

2017-06-03: Littlest nephew and #1 niece. In 15 years, she’ll be thinking, “Wow, I feel old. I …

2017-06-03: Today my niece graduates, headed to Vermont in the fall. Hug all your little ones. It really …

2017-06-02: Want to punch the Instagram algorithm. In some cases, your photos show up weeks later. What does …

2017-06-02: We have 50 people who have expressed interest in our Tuesday lunch meetup in San Jose. @manton and I …

2017-06-02: I’m going to see Wonder Woman today! (But it’s probably too scary for guinea pigs, so …

2017-06-01: #tbt 1999. Guess who is graduating from high school on Saturday? So proud of my lovely niece.

2017-06-01: First WWDC party I ever organized, for Smile in 2006. @macgreg was the photographer. #tbt

2017-06-01: So fun to talk to my friend @collindonnell on The Run Loop. We covered a lot of topics, but not …

2017-05-31: ne·o·pho·bi·a ˌnēōˈfōbēə/ noun extreme or irrational fear or dislike of anything new, novel, or …

2017-05-31: Well, that only took 30 minutes and several leaves of radicchio.

2017-05-30: Step-by-step instructions on setting up JSON Feed plus code for customizing by @macgreg. …

2017-05-30: Had a couple hours to kill while my Honda Fit was services, and spent some time admiring this 1966 …

2017-05-29: Do you need (a small corner) of your lawn mowed? Eco-friendly mowers for hire. #wheek

2017-05-26: Record-breaking showers bring 4-ft. flowers. These poppies are tall!

2017-05-25: #tbt At Our Lady Of The Hills Summer Camp 1971. I remember the top and skirt well, because girls …

2017-05-24: Will cuddle for radicchio.

2017-05-24: I am not adverse to bribing guinea pigs with radicchio for affection.

2017-05-23: Not happy with the Instagram algorithm. I just want to see your photos when you post them! Is that …

2017-05-23: It’s awesome to spend 48 hours with a large group of people who are all dedicated to the same goals …

2017-05-23: Feminist pioneer Francis Fox Piven, reminding us of the privilege we enjoy compared to the …

2017-05-22: Tucson Sundown with cacti. 🌵🌵#NCWITSummit

2017-05-22: Swag makes me happy. And so does this conference. On Day 1, a head full of ideas to amplify the work …

2017-05-19: Going to WWDC? Come to an informal meetup with @manton, me, and other microbloggers on June 6. …

2017-05-15: The MacSiblings + unintentional photo bomber.

2017-05-14: The underdog EPL team was victorious in their rematch in the final against Sunset!!! So proud of my …

2017-05-13: The sisters in Sisters, Oregon, for Nephew #2’s lacrosse tournament.

2017-05-12: My 3-year-old nephew, the foodie: “Are there avocados in this guacamole?”

2017-05-09: First Portland Micro.blog karaoke meetup. With @jw aka @jwithy on Twitter.

2017-05-09: Posting my first karaoke photo on Micro.blog. Won’t be the last. (Core Audio Geek …

2017-05-08: (It’s really too sunny here, anyway.)

2017-05-08: Every time I leave Calif., thinking how lovely it would be to live here, I have to fill up the …

2017-05-07: At the “next door” neighbor’s ranch. I am grateful to be able to experience such …

2017-05-06: Sunset.

2017-05-06: Appropriate decoration for my dear friend Tom Negrino’s memorial celebration. I miss him.

2017-05-06: And of course, many books by Tom are here as party favors.

2017-05-06: Appropriate decoration for Tom Negrino’s memorial service. We also have Tom’s favorite …

2017-05-06: More Sonoma colors, courtesy of sunset.

2017-05-05: I dare you to resist the treat entreaties of these most adorable guinea pigs. #wheek

2017-05-05: This is another @microdotblog test. If you want to get a micro.blog account, sign up to for an alert …

2017-05-05: This is a @microdotblog cross-posting test.

2017-05-04: I’ve never seen Sonoma so green. My conciliation prize for the floods I endured in February.

2017-05-04: See you at WWDC? Yes–if you come to the awesome @jamesdempsey and the Breakpoints show! …

2017-05-03: I’m glad @Grey joined our platform. I will be posting many photos of my favorite dog nephew …

2017-05-01: Spargelzeit noch einmal. It was so good, I have to make it again.

2017-04-30: Out for a Sunday afternoon cocktail with @Grey and Wendell the Wonder Dog. Welcome to Micro.blog, …

2017-04-30: Random guinea pig photo for testing purposes. #microblog

2017-04-29: One year ago today Michelle left us. Her joy in everything (new Pelican case for @appcamp4girls) is …

2017-04-29: As we say in the old country, it’s Spargelzeit.

2017-04-29: Grace thinks she’s hiding. In her mind she’s a little 2 lb. pet, not a 4 lb. cuy mix …

2017-04-27: Any day where you make a new dog friend is a good day. #skeeterthursday

2017-04-27: I don’t know a single adult who doesn’t have a pre-existing condition.

2017-04-27: @dimsumthinking Hello, Daniel! Glad to see you here.

2017-04-26: I thought I heard a rat in the kitchen. Turned out one of the house rodents liberated herself. 😮

2017-04-25: My loaner dog Goldie.

2017-04-25: I remember how exciting it was, after joining Twitter, to find friends and follow them. This week on …

2017-04-25: Greetings, microbloggers! I’m looking forward to your posts.

2017-04-20: The Mac Siblings with our mom. Stripes were in in 1967. #tbt

2017-04-19: Grey offers Ada Lovebug an after-dinner cucumber.

2017-04-17: Table flip (guinea pig version). Which is a problem because they can’t fit into one pigloo.

2017-04-16: Easter 2015. The older kids coach the littlest nephew.

2017-04-15: Sunny and warm in Chicago with Team Chartier. Getting a little Vitamin D before flying home tonight.

2017-04-14: Oscar is resisting my entreaties to come over and be petted. 😢

2017-04-12: Oscar reminds me that he is the original App Camp Chicago mascot. #oscarwednesday

2017-04-12: At @appcamp4girls Chicago HQ, it’s #woodywednesday. cc: @danvpeterson

2017-04-04: On May 6, friends and family of Tom Negrino are gathering in Healdsburg to celebrate his amazing …

2017-04-03: Carolina fan incognito. I don’t want to rile up the local Gonzaga people.

2017-03-31: My favorite rocks on the Oregon Coast. Great short getaway.

2017-03-31: My two favorite rocks on the Oregon Coast. Perfect short getaway.

2017-03-28: Guinea pig socks for last day as @appcamp4girls operations executive. Turning over the reins to …

2017-03-28: Last day as director of @AppCamp4Girls. It’s great to turn over the reins to Jill Kuehler. Now …

2017-03-25: App Camp dev summit kicks back after a hard day of curriculum planning. Pictured: Grey and Shayla.

2017-03-24: #wendallfriday He knows how beautiful he is, eh, @uipoptart?

2017-03-23: Yosemite selfie.

2017-03-22: It’s @jonathanmann kicking off the morning at @cocoaconf Yosemite. He just passed the #3000 …

2017-03-19: Krzyzewski was head coach at Duke when I was still a student at UNC. He looks the pretty much the …

2017-03-19: I forgot to post this from #wendallfriday! @uipoptart and I were so busy.

2017-03-13: Hay delivery day! Hard to believe these little creatures will chow down 10 lbs of hay in 6 weeks. …

2017-03-13: Leave your umbrellas at the state line. Jacket+hood will do. …

2017-03-11: A little sun today. Thank you, Portland weather gods.

2017-03-10: Interstellar in 70mm at @hollywoodtheatr? Yes, please. …

2017-03-07: Good things come in small packages.

2017-03-06: I am lucky to be the aunt of two awesome teenagers. Except for the part where I feel old because …

2017-03-03: #wendallfriday with @uipoptart at @appcamp4girls HQ.

2017-03-02: United against a common enemy: human with camera. This is what happens when I get in too close while …

2017-02-27: Sorry I was out sick and have been deficient in posting guinea pig pics. Rest assured that Ada and …

2017-02-09: The year of extreme weather. Flooding on Alexander Valley Road.

2017-02-06: Welcome to (not) Sunny Sonoma County. Hey, no problem, I’m here from Portland.

2017-01-29: The teenagers are indoctrinating littlest nephew in Snapchat.

2017-01-28: “The power of the computer should lie in the hands of the user.” What a great evening …

2017-01-27: .@ihnatko is very animated praising Sal Soghoian, the godfather of Apple scripting.

2017-01-27: When Grace and Ada could fit in one pigloo with room to spare. #tbt #guineapigs …

2017-01-24: YakTrax arrived. Now I can stamp on this stubborn patch of snow still in my yard.

2017-01-22: We went to Guinea Pig Spa Day for a nail trim. Thanks @pdxguineapigs Rescue folks! (Grace is …

2017-01-21: “Before” photo. It’ was cold and quite wet. Today I learned: use watercolor paper …

2017-01-21: This is Gregory. He crafted 49 pink hats and gave me and @peggymacd each one. And we were glad, …

2017-01-21: Geektivism FTW!

2017-01-16: My brother Bob is the best, taking me to the store for my first trip in 9 days of #snowpocalypse. …

2017-01-13: Friday The Thirteenth: The Day We Ran Out Of Guinea Pig Pellets. 😱 #snowpocalypse

2017-01-11: Snow forced me to cancel my trip to Healdsburg today, but thanks to my sister Judy’s Xmas …

2017-01-02: Geek shopping trip. My gift to the neighbor kids who received new technology for Christmas.

2016-12-31: Happy New Year’s Eve. Whether your tastes run to champagne and chocolate cake or radicchio and …

2016-12-30: #wendallwednesday is now #wendallfriday. Adjust your calendars.

2016-12-28: Beautiful downtown Seattle with my beautiful friend @claraaa_b.

2016-12-26: My Seattle accommodations include a Kindle and a Kitteh. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Would stay here again.

2016-12-25: Christmas tradition: train to Seattle. #traintravel

2016-12-24: Merry merry from Grace And Ada. #guineapig #wheek #guineapigsofinstagram

2016-12-22: “Paging the guinea pig concierge. Emergency! The food bowl is EMPTY.”

2016-12-21: Some folks have minions I have elves. (And guinea pigs.) Christmas cards or bust!

2016-12-20: My early gift to littlest nephew: chef hat and apron. He does love to cook. We play in his toy …

2016-12-16: My littlest nephew has been extraordinarily cute of late.

2016-11-26: Neighbor kitteh: grateful to be fed while her people are out of town, but would prefer not to show …

2016-11-24: Ada is thankful for parsley. I’m thankful for you, my friends.

2016-11-22: Radicchio drama. #guineapig

2016-11-20: Pacific Wonderland.

2016-11-19: Niece with the Sylvia Beach Hotel kitty. Our 7th annual trip. Next year, she’ll be away at …

2016-11-18: #wendallfriday Someone doesn’t want me to work.

2016-11-16: My last office in NYC, 2 windows below the 5 on the clock. #turningpoint

2016-11-15: My last apartment in NYC, 2 Bank Street in the West Village. I’m always drawn back to the site …

2016-11-11: “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said …

2016-11-05: My niece and her pals. @paigebrower

2016-10-31: My first cosplay attempt ever. #guineapig #cosplay #wonderwoman

2016-10-31: Halloween video shoot. Lettuce, parsley, cakes > Reese ‘a peanut butter cups. #iographer …

2016-10-30: San Francisco, the last 20 minutes or so.

2016-10-29: A nice view of the bridge makes up for the rainy weather this trip.

2016-10-27: A little late for the big announcements.

2016-10-26: Another Friend of App Camp is a Finalist at the #oenawards. Go @irishem333 and team!

2016-10-26: This guy has been nominated for every #oenawards. I’m honored to be sitting next to Paul …

2016-10-26: Our good friends and @appcamp4girls sponsors @callruby (Ruby Receptionists) are up for #oenawards!

2016-10-26: #oenawards #besttable #emeritus Paul Gulick and Cindy Fontenot. What a great evening.

2016-10-26: #oenawards #besttable Judy and Stefan. Swedish entrepreneurs (actual and honorary) FTW.

2016-10-26: #oenawards My favorite Portland business event, with my favorite people Judy & Louis. #besttable

2016-10-20: I chased this little one out of the house. #lizardsofinstagram #sonomacounty

2016-10-18: I’m on the road. In place of our regularly scheduled guinea pigs… #sonomacounty …

2016-10-15: We had a few days quarantine so Ada could recover from a vet procedure. Reunited and it feels so …

2016-10-09: Greetings from the pigloo. #guineapig

2016-10-07: During nail trimming at the vet’s, someone’s quick got nicked at the vet’s. Which …

2016-10-07: Filing away last year’s guinea pigs. (j/k! Transportation to the vet for a checkup.)

2016-10-05: First #wendallwednesday of the fall. With @uipoptart at the @appcamp4girls office.

2016-10-02: I’m doing the #inktober challenge. I forgot to post this little Ada portrait yesterday. The …

2016-09-29: The amazing organizers and attendees at Release Notes Conference are raising funds so we can bring …

2016-09-27: Only if a big duplex in my neighborhood and my awesome neighbors can move in on the other side. …

2016-09-26: My hotel room is a train car. Nicer accommodations, but no views. #releasenotes

2016-09-24: Favorite photo of the day. #amtrak #amtrakempirebuilder

2016-09-24: Claire Tourneur, Lola, DCI Jane Tennison #threefictionalcharacters

2016-09-23: Bedtime. I love living in this teeny space. (For 48 hours. )

2016-09-23: Train travel is the best. PDX 🚂 CHI

2016-09-22: USB stick with every @thedoubleclicks song on it, a treasured perk from their last Kickstarter. Or …

2016-09-18: My tribbles.

2016-09-15: Last chance for outdoor grass snack time. That’s my calf above them. Prey animals, Grace & …

2016-09-14: #hashhouseharriers Time to recycle this memento from 2001. It’s been cracked almost 15 years, …

2016-09-11: Three new #xoxofest friends have the same awesome tee from Rocket podcast. @mrssoup @film_girl …

2016-08-21: My friend and neighbor Kate totally rocked it at @appcamp4girls. Such a great week with all the …

2016-08-06: I’m throwing ice cubes at the hedge, trying to scare off a squawking bird freaking out the …

2016-08-03: #wendallwednesday it’s been too long! #dogsofappcamp #huskiesofinstagram

2016-07-30: Gracie.

2016-07-29: We got some rad camper-designed buttons at @appcamp4girls Phoenix. Swag FTW. #ac4gphx

2016-07-23: Stocking up on GP treats before leaving for Phoenix for nanny Jen and minder Alan.

2016-07-22: The day that begins with App Camp and ends with a train ride is an awesome day.

2016-07-22: Congrats to @ssawchenko and @simbriana for making it to Friday! Vancouver rocks. Follow …

2016-07-21: A day that starts with a train ride is already a great day. See you soon Seattle! #traintravel

2016-07-20: We’ve really upped our game on Instagram, thanks to some savvy volunteers. Check us out at …

2016-07-16: Japanese anemones are out now. Thank you, former owners, of my house for the nice plants! #nofilter

2016-07-06: After several weeks’ hiatus: #WendallWednesday ! #huskiesofinstagram #dogsofappcamp

2016-06-27: I’m lucky to have this tree in my backyard, especially on this perfect summer evening.

2016-06-25: Murphy’s Law, Travel Edition: it’s always most beautiful when you have to leave. (Though …

2016-06-24: Can’t resist a train ride. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad with Nephew #3.

2016-06-22: Twin Rocks Engineering School, Day 2: A bridge and a pool are incompatible structures.

2016-06-22: The #iographer has made me excited about photography again. #helpforunsteadyhands #nofilter …

2016-06-21: Camp Jean Summer Solstice.

2016-06-19: Belated birthday cake. #justkeeprocking

2016-06-18: Great birthday present from my nephew Jon. #findingdory #justkeepswimming

2016-06-14: My sister is wearing a name tag that says: Judy “Jean’s sister”. At the Smile …

2016-06-08: #wendallwednesday usually ends at Yappy Hour at @whiteowlsocialclub. PBR puppy FTR.

2016-06-06: Me and T-bone in sunny Vancouver.

2016-06-03: It’s 88 degrees and dry: time for outdoor grass snack time. #guineapig #meerschweinchen …

2016-06-01: Hot weather for #wendallwednesday. Good thing I brought ice. #dogsofappcamp

2016-05-30: Teaching my littlest nephew how to do selfies. #favoriteaunt

2016-05-27: Finished watching this season of #Grimm tonight. (BTW, I did find Nick’s secret apartment …

2016-05-25: It’s #wendallwedensday. We surprised him with a baby gate for the office door. …

2016-05-20: Yay! #wendallwednesday on Friday too. #dogsofappcamp #huskiesofinstagram

2016-05-19: It’s #pixelthursday at @appcamp4girls! #dogsofappcamp #yorkiesofinstagram

2016-05-19: A good day starts with a walk with loaner dog Goldie. #dogsofinstagram #dogsofappcamp

2016-05-18: #wendallwednesday is always #vacuumwednesday. #huskiesofinstagram #dogsofappcamp @uipoptart

2016-05-07: My cat piano has a new fan. I might have to get him his own. (Thanks again @kyeli!)

2016-05-06: Made it to the coast in time for sunset. A good place to reflect on life, loss, and friends. ❤️

2016-05-05: “It’s a TRAP!” Grace is suspicious of this new lettuce which is not placed in …

2016-04-29: My dear friend and @appcamp4girls operations ninja Michelle Petruzzi passed away today. I miss her …

2016-04-28: It’s #pixelthursday. A hard worker deserves a treat. #dogsofappcamp #dogsofinstagram …

2016-04-26: More grocery bag wisdom from @newseasonsmarket. “Ceep and make America non-poluted.” (It …

2016-04-24: Grocery bag art: wisdom on display at @newseasonsmarket on Hawthorne.

2016-04-23: The job of the guinea pig concierge: separate out the acceptable sprigs of parsley from the dregs. …

2016-04-22: New mug for my collection to remind me of sunny Sonoma.

2016-04-20: Avid @appcamp4girls supporter David Sparks promotes the August launch of AC4G Orange County at …

2016-04-20: It’s #WendallWednesday at the @appcamp4girls office. #dogsofappcamp #dogsofinstagram …

2016-04-16: OSU branded plane. Luckily I am Switzerland in the Beavers v. Ducks war.

2016-04-15: Sonoma wildlife, cont’d: Lambs! At my sister’s friend’s place. They rival guinea …

2016-04-15: More Sonoma wildlife: Winery kitteh Bea. (At @davero_farms_and_winery, my favorite!)

2016-04-14: Two turkeys joining me for coffee in my favorites spot in Sonoma.

2016-04-09: Another guinea pig portrait, using Paper and the Pencil on my petite iPad Pro, this time with my …

2016-04-07: It’s #pixelthursday. (“Where’s my treat?”) #dogsofappcamp

2016-04-04: Hop on Pop (and on Uncle and Cousin).

2016-04-02: If you are going to start drawing guinea pigs with your new iPad Pro and Pencil, start with the one …

2016-04-01: Happy April! If only there was a scent plugin, so I could share that fresh, damp, mossy scent of …

2016-03-30: First fresh grass of the season. A guinea pig gourmet treat. #guineapig #porcellinodindia …

2016-03-25: Grace and Ada wish you a Happy Easter weekend. #guineapig #meerschweinchen #porcellinodindia …

2016-03-25: First meeting of the App Camp For Pugs team with Delia and Janie at #cocoaconf Chicago.

2016-03-24: Snowing when I arrived. Of course, I have no snow-relevant clothing or accessories.

2016-03-23: Not the smartest place to lay his head, but Wendall wants to be close to me which is adorable. …

2016-03-23: Wendall Wednesdays at the App Camp office.

2016-03-21: Ada can’t decide which is her best side: brown or orange? #guineapig #wheek #meerschweinchen …

2016-03-19: Grace and Ada: masters of the pigloo flip. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ #guineapig #wheek

2016-03-18: All the things I did not wear that I packed for Yosemite. I heard there would be snow. ❄️😱

2016-03-17: My last photo from Yosemite. I think it is identical to my first one. But wow. #awesome

2016-03-16: I’m going to stop using the word “awesome” gratuitously. #cocoaconf # Yosemite

2016-03-15: Another Yosemite postcard. #nofilter

2016-03-15: Everywhere you look in Yosemite is like a picture postcard.

2016-03-12: Using the flash to mess with Ada. And get that satanic guinea pig look. #guineapig #wheek

2016-02-28: In Arizona, even the celery looks like cactus.

2016-02-28: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Air mattress comes with kitteh to keep you company all night. Would stay here again!

2016-02-26: Groovy spot for dinner with the Phoenix App Camp team.

2016-02-26: Thought of @mrsmacsparky and @verso when I spotted this seriously decorated @alaskaair plane.

2016-01-30: Tacoma Narrows. As the trainman said, “It’s 3 bridges: two you can see and one …

2016-01-28: On the train, headed up to Seattle for a quick @appcamp4girls organizer meeting. Glad to be back on …

2016-01-01: Guinea pig party. Happy New Year, y’all.

2015-12-31: Bourbon-free 2015 is almost over. It was an odd but good resolution, and I kept it! So far…

2015-12-23: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Grace, Ada, and me. Hope Santa brings you all the veggies on …

2015-12-20: A New Hope: that it doesn’t start raining on the Star Wars line.

2015-12-09: Celebrating the release of the the new @appcamp4girls app with @verso in the same location we first …

2015-12-07: Rainlandia. A PSA for aspiring PDX residents. This could also be titled December.

2015-12-04: In honor of my pal @redqueencoder’s birthday, I treated Grace and Ada to a radicchio birthday …

2015-11-28: Another beautiful ride, at least until the 4:30 pm sunset. SEA 🚂 PDX

2015-11-26: Kitteh: I will look anywhere except right into the camera. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone hanging …

2015-11-26: More than halfway there!

2015-11-26: Excited to be on the train again. I think I’m becoming a train junkie. PDX 🚂 SEA

2015-11-15: We were on CBS national television, channeling our inner action heroes. (Thanks to my neighbors who …

2015-11-12: Picking up supplies, and having a quick look at the little piggies. I remember when Grace & Ada …

2015-11-09: Parsley tug-of-war. #guineapig #wheek

2015-11-08: At Sylvia Beach in Newport for the annual aunt-niece reading retreat. The view from the Melville …

2014-06-25: Dam was sabotaged by a marauding rival tribe this morning, but was repaired by our intrepid …

2014-06-24: Beach engineering project by aunt and nephew.

2014-06-09: My hedge got a mullet while I was away.