White Male Fear: The Insecurity Behind Hunting Culture
We saw some 🦌 this morning and my friend reflected that “white tail deer” sounds like “white male fear”, so here’s an es...
🎲 Alternatives to Dungeons & Dragons
Perhaps you’ve heard some recent controversy around Wizards of the Coast and Dungeons & Dragons. Perhaps you haven’t...
📚 2022 Book Review
Welcome to my yearly summary of books! Table of contents: Intro - my process and tools The Books - which books I recom...
🔒 A Mental Model for Cybersecurity Operating Modes
A person in risk & security can generally be thought of as acting like one of the following: Engineer Analyst Influ...
No, the GOP is not the party of law enforcement
…and neither is the Democratic party. In the news this morning, there were reactions of surprise that there would be cal...
Becoming a 1st level ranger 🎲 and sleuthing around 🔎
Two little audio stories from today’s adventures.
🎲 Let's Make a Hexmap!
I need a hazardous hexmap for a post-apocalyptic science-fantasy-meets-dark-fantasy game I’m developing to play w...
Being Wise with Readwise
This post is about how I make the best of Readwise.io, a service that works with your notes and highlights to enhance re...
🔎 First 24 Hours of Trailcam
21 squirrel sightings 7 ring-tailed mini bear sightings, at least 2 raccoons 4 Canada geese sightings, at least 2 geese ...
2021 Recommendations - Listening 🎶🎙
As I mentioned in my 2021 Product & Service Recommendations, I primarily use Plex + Plexamp for listening to music (...
2021 Recommendations - Reading 📚🗞
Note: I’ve collected the recommended books from this post on this bookshop list, where possible. It is an affilia...
The Future Is Unwritten - Wilde
As mentioned in a previous post, I received a new journal with quotes on the recto pages. I decided I would write short ...
2021 Recommendations - Watching 📺
Your local theater - enjoyed (even via streaming) renditions of Tuesdays with Morrie, Cyrano, and A Christmas Carol See...
2021 Recommendations - Products and Services
Reading 📚📑 Your Local Library and Libby for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks Bookshop for purchasing books and supportin...
Week in Review 2021-12-10....err 2021-12-16
I started writing this on Friday the 10th, but am just now posting, because… 🔒 The Log4j issue is really bad. Sec...
9 square: 2HISS 🏐
We played 9-square-in-the-air with the church youth group, today. If you’re not familiar, it’s like four square, but ove...
📑 Sunday Quote
This quote comes from one of my favorite podcasts, the Peter Attia Drive, a podcast focused on health science and lon...
What I learned during my first week with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM)
About a week ago, I got started with a continuous glucose monitor. "Glucose monitor" means it's a device that ...
"it's hard to decry Constantinianism when you're trying your damnedest to win every election"
Longer quote: During the years of the Iraq War and during the 2008 election, Christian blogs spent a lot of time writing...
Friday Good Reads
Read any good articles, essays, etc. this week? I did! (Yes, this edition is early due to holiday in the USA.) Here's th...
📑 Sunday Quote
Today we’ve got another 3-part quote. All of these arrived in my Readwise review today, and they tell a story. The...
Sunday Quote 📑
This is great advice for many behavior changes, not just procrastination. (Make the healthy food visible, put away di...
📑 Sunday Quote and "Persecuted" Christians
Let's make my biases clear up front: I'm part of a tradition (Anabaptism) that has a long history of pacifism and has co...
Sunday Quote 📑
Have you heard of The Unicorn Project? It’s the follow-up to the great Phoenix Project. As I said in my 2021 bo...
📚 Finished Reading: Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview by edited by David Streitfeld feat. Ursula K. Le Guin ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Recommended for any...