Todd Grotenhuis

22 Jul 2021

McSweeney’s: Nobody Wants to Be a Serf Anymore

“How can they value their lives so much when we’ve always valued them so little?”

18 Jul 2021

🎶 wow wow wow

I just learned about Clppng.

Ingredients:

  • 2 experimental/noise DJ/producers
  • Daveed Diggs (of Hamilton fame)
  • concept albums (horror, afrofuturist, and more)
  • special guests

I just got a pile of albums.

17 Jul 2021

There was a paperback sale, and we only bought 10 books. #temperance 😅🕊📚

12 Jul 2021
12 Jul 2021

⌚️Apple watch users:

Is there a way to start an exercise and then say “alert me if my heart rate goes outside $DefinedRange”?

If so, is that native or do you use another app?

11 Jul 2021

🎶 Another trip down memory lane

As rumors of Demon Hunter were starting, my friend and I ran into Jesse Smith (of Zao) at Cornerstone and asked him what he knew about it. He had some mischievous grins and vague answers. 😆 #MetalMennonite

10 Jul 2021

🎶 Fun to hear about August Burns Red’s drummer getting into the scene with Embodyment - One Less Addiction. That was (and is) one of my faves, too. #MetalMennonite

09 Jul 2021

Currently reading: For Whom the Bell Tolls: The Hemingway Library Edition by Ernest Hemingway 📚 #NorthernFires

09 Jul 2021

Check out this huge rad dude

09 Jul 2021

Finished reading: Anxious People: A Novel by Fredrik Backman 📚 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Charming, like watching a small stage play.

08 Jul 2021

Beautiful tribute from Michael J Sharp’s parents tonight at #MennoCon21 🕊

07 Jul 2021

Finished reading: Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs) by Richard K. Morgan 📚

06 Jul 2021

🎶 Does your classical music have enough breakbeats? 🤭

If not, may I suggest Venetian Snares?

06 Jul 2021

First 🍅 of the year!

05 Jul 2021

Finished reading: Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck / Tom Poppendieck 📚

05 Jul 2021

⚽️ My spouse, when goalkeepers lay on the ball for a moment:

“it’s so cuddly 🥰”

05 Jul 2021

One of the things I do on Monday mornings is to review my Guiding Principles. At the top of the page, I have a couple reminders for how to use them:

  • “I have a rule…”
  • “I am the kind of person who…”

Because ultimately they are about habit/identity formation.

04 Jul 2021

“Adversity is such a wonderful teacher”

-Jyotirmoy Sarkar, sharing his story today 🕊

04 Jul 2021

Today: first service back in the building for me as pastor’s husband. 🕊

03 Jul 2021

Nice to pick up a book with contributions from a number of people I’ve met. 🎲📚

02 Jul 2021

Lot of great book-tracking alternatives coming out. Really hoping they will expose APIs and then we can create tools to update across different places. 📚

01 Jul 2021

Enjoyed this nostalgia trip about Cornerstone Music festival. 🎶

Thanks to @6400099180 for the tip.

30 Jun 2021

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 ...
29 Jun 2021

We had a going away party for the MYF (Mennonite Youth Fellowship, our high school youth group) seniors that were off to college. Good to celebrate and reminisce, and I got schooled at spikeball.

26 Jun 2021

Woohoo! I broke #50 on the readwise.io leaderboard! 📚