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Feb 17, 2024: Finished reading: What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo 📚 Powerful, heartbreaking, and healing. If you have C-PTSD like I do I highly recommend it but …

Feb 10, 2024: Currently reading: What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo 📚 One of the most personally challenging and rewarding books I’ve encountered. I’m having to …

Feb 5, 2024: Zeldman’s I am a creative hit a nerve with this nugget. The whole essay is worth your time. I definitely fall into the “I am a creative, …

Feb 5, 2024: Scavengers Reign is a stellar SF/survival show. The 13.5 year old & I watched 15m to see if it was good & binge watched all 12 episodes! Some …

Feb 4, 2024: Finished reading: Revival by Stephen King 📚 Pretty fun until the very end. The final felt like King had a bunch of unused ideas of how people might …

Jan 30, 2024: Currently reading: Revival by Stephen King 📚 The “terrible sermon” gets things off to a great start! I have no idea where this is going …

Jan 29, 2024: Finished reading: The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan 📚 Loved it! I think I’m mostly caught up with the story in terms of what the seasons 1 & 2 of …

Jan 18, 2024: Finished reading: The Mysterious Case of Rudolf Diesel by Douglas Brunt 📚 Loved it. This isn’t my usual genre but it was mentioned at Penny …

Jan 13, 2024: Finished reading: The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan 📚 Rosamund Pike’s narration skills are so good they are ruining other audiobooks for me. …

Dec 30, 2023: Finished reading: The Power of Full Engagement by James E. Loehr 📚 Last book of 2023 and it was powerful. This makes my “read again” list. It’s full …

Dec 30, 2023: Finished reading: Bookshops & Bonedust by Travis Baldree 📚 Just a fun, feel good series. I can’t wait for the next one.

Dec 21, 2023: Finished reading: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo 📚 It is so full of wild, privileged assertions that I almost stopped reading …

Dec 17, 2023: Finished reading: League of Dragons by Naomi Novik 📚 Overall a fun series though I wanted a better ending for the dragons.

Dec 13, 2023: Finished reading: Blood of Tyrants by Naomi Novik 📚

Dec 9, 2023: Finished reading: System Collapse by Martha Wells 📚 This series makes me happy every single time. Thank you Murderbot.

Dec 7, 2023: Finished reading: Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik 📚 The world building over the course of this series continues to impress. Also, still fun!

Dec 7, 2023: Thoroughly enjoyed Godzilla Minus One. It has an unexpected emotional power to it that hit home.

Dec 6, 2023: Finished reading: Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik 📚 The easy reading dragon fun continues. This series is almost meditation for me to set aside the …

Dec 1, 2023: Finished reading: Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik 📚 This continues to a mostly mindless fun series. Want a man and his dragon having adventures? …

Nov 27, 2023: Just found out a great friend has leukemia. Fuck cancer.

Nov 26, 2023: Finished reading: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells 📚 Reread all The Murderbot Diaries over Thanksgiving break to prep for the new one, System …

Nov 20, 2023: Finished reading: Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik 📚 The series remains fun if a bit too YA for my tastes. That said, I definitely intend to continue …

Nov 20, 2023: Top Tips for Dungeon Masters Don’t build stories during prep. Watch them unfold at the table. Bring the world, the situation, the quests, and …

Nov 19, 2023: Tink contemplates life, the universe, and everything. The Oregon coast has that effect.

Nov 17, 2023: Apple pulls its ads from X after Musk’s antisemitic posts Apple has reportedly followed IBM by pulling advertising from X, formerly Twitter, as the …

Nov 17, 2023: Finished reading: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova 📚 Super academic historian nerds run afoul of the original fanged one. Kostova is a master of …

Nov 12, 2023: Finished reading: Saga: Compendium One by Brian K. Vaughan 📚 Epic and masterful. My brain needs time to digest this. And what a cliff hanger of an …

Nov 11, 2023: Vision Pro, Spatial Video, and Panoramic Photos Nothing you’ve ever viewed on a screen, however, can prepare you for the experience of watching these …

Nov 11, 2023: Finished reading: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova 📚 Beautiful, powerful characters and story that engaged my heart and mind.

Nov 9, 2023: Currently reading: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova 📚 I’ve got The Historian on hold at the library and decided to see what else Kostova has …

Nov 5, 2023: Finished reading: The Exchange by John Grisham 📚 Bleh. Kept waiting for this book to get smart or have a twist and instead it just ended with no real …

Oct 28, 2023: Currently reading: Saga: Compendium One by Brian K. Vaughan 📚 Half way through and Saga is totally living up to the hype. It is incredible.

Oct 27, 2023: Reminds me of a PNW version of one of my favorite rides in the Netherlands. This is right off some private farm land in Sisters, Oregon.

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin 📚 Going to pause the re-read here and pick it up again over the holidays.

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin 📚 Ged’s humility is inspiring.

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin 📚 Read the whole series two decades ago. Laura I were watching Um, Actually and they had …

Oct 26, 2023: Dream Theater announce the return of drummer Mike Portnoy - Dream Theater 🤘🏽Fantastic news!

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: Dust by Hugh Howey 📚 Strong, fun finish to the Silo trilogy. I’m really curious to see what the Apple TV series does with the story.

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: Shift by Hugh Howey 📚 The “Silo” series continues to be fun. It is also a deeper read than I expected.

Oct 26, 2023: Finished reading: Holly by Stephen King 📚 Loved it. Fairy Tale is still my favorite of King’s recent books but Holly is close second.

Aug 27, 2023: Finished reading: The PARA Method by Tiago Forte 📚 Required reading along with Building a Second Brain for knowledge workers making the transition to …

Aug 26, 2023: Finished reading: Wool by Hugh Howey 📚 Better than the show and the show is pretty damn fun.

Aug 26, 2023: Finished reading: Fantastic Adventures: Ruins of the Grendleroot by Michael Shea 📚 This is a 5e adventure book available as an audiobook. I don’t know …

Aug 18, 2023: Finished reading: The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Surviving Medieval England by Brandon Sanderson 📚 A just about perfect adventure read for …

Aug 16, 2023: Finished reading: Unlocked by George Mumford 📚 Powerful. The last two chapters did my hopeful agnostic heart and mind a lot of good. Unlocked made my …

Aug 14, 2023: Currently reading: Unlocked by George Mumford 📚 Reading George Mumford’s books is always life changing for me. I’m halfway through Unlocked and I can …

Aug 11, 2023: Baldur’s Gate 3 is amazing but I wish it had the equivalent of a session zero with safety tools. I am not advocating for censorship. I’m …

Aug 9, 2023: Thank you Anita Sarkeesian destroying our brittle male-centric perspective on gaming Shutting Down Feminist Frequency After I made the conclusive decision that the time had come to close Feminist Frequency, my first fully-formed …

Aug 6, 2023: At some point I’m going to have to accept just how much ADHD + C-PTSD has affected every part of my life. I’m working out how to share …

Aug 3, 2023: Finished reading: Sourdough by Robin Sloan 📚 Apparently I’m a Robin Sloan fan now.

Aug 3, 2023: It is disheartening watching Florida lobotomize itself. We are witness to the modern crusades except we are invading and destroying our own people.

Jul 31, 2023: Finished reading: Ajax Penumbra 1969 by Robin Sloan 📚

Jul 29, 2023: Finished reading: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan 📚 A delightful, fast paced, uplifting modern fantasy novel that ties the …

Jul 28, 2023: Finished reading: Death’s End by Cixin Liu 📚 I enjoyed the second read through more than the first! The ending is so satisfying.

Jul 20, 2023: I would love to see Anchor reborn as an employee owned brewery. Here’s hoping they pull it off! Anchor Employees Launch Bid to Rescue Iconic …

Jul 19, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 19 = 26 push-ups today, 202 push-ups total in 2023 ✅ #warriorshape

Jul 18, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 18 = 25 push-ups today, 176 push-ups total in 2023 ✅ #warriorshape

Jul 18, 2023: Normally I hate a Bait and Switch" but I'm cool with this one My friend Shawn sent me this professional soccer video along with this article. I won’t spoil it, just watch it! Viral French Soccer Ad Subverts …

Jul 16, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 16 = 23 push-ups today, 151 push-ups total in 2023 ✅

Jul 16, 2023: Just double checking that crossposting to Mastodon is working after the server move.

Jul 16, 2023: I’m going to attempt moving Mastodon servers. It seems pretty straight-forward according to the official account migration docs and this video …

Jul 15, 2023: So Long and Thanks for All the Tweets Twitter has started paying creators like Andrew Tate and the Krassenstein brothers for generating ad revenue Among those in Twitter’s payout pool was …

Jul 14, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 14 = 21 push-ups today, 128 push-ups total in 2023 ✅ Starting to get rea now!

Jul 13, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 13 = 20 push-ups today, 107 push-ups total in 2023 ✅

Jul 13, 2023: Finished reading: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu 📚 I still chuckle every time the book mentions Adventists.

Jul 12, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 12 = 19 push-ups today, 87 push-ups total in 2023 ✅

Jul 11, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 11 = 18 push-ups today, 68 push-ups total in 2023 ✅

Jul 10, 2023: 2023 daily challenge 🏋️‍♂️ Push-ups: 07 + 10 = 17 push-ups today, 50 push-ups total in 2023 ✅

Jul 10, 2023: Currently reading: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu 📚 This is one of my favorite science fiction books! It is so unique from anything else I’ve …

Jul 7, 2023: Almost home, just one flight left.

Jul 6, 2023: Threads feels like it’s going to win and win fast. I have account there but I’m long past caring about the game they are playing. May it be a safer …

Jul 5, 2023: 2023 Daily push-up challenge: 7+5 = 12 push-ups. I did them yesterday but didn’t post: 7+4 = 11 push-ups Total challenge push-ups to date: 33 …

Jul 3, 2023: Inspired by Andrew Welch, @gaijinity, I’ve started the daily push-up challenge. The amount of daily pushups is determined by adding the Month + …

Jun 30, 2023: Today’s itinerary. Bend ➡️ Seattle ➡️ Vancouver Canada ➡️ Brisbane Australia It still hasn’t quite sunk in that I get to do this type of thing …

Jun 29, 2023: EOS Traction Library: The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive by Patrick M. Lencioni 📚 Read this again for the third time. I learn something …

Jun 28, 2023: Finished reading: The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune 📚 Teared up a bit at a the end. It has been a while since I’ve read a book I’d describe as …

Jun 27, 2023: Binge watched the HBO Shaq series on the flight from NYC to Seattle. There is a lot to be learned from his approach to life. He’s earned …

Jun 18, 2023: Stopped reading: Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds 📚 Probably the most well written book I couldn’t finish. The lesson here is that I shouldn’t …

Jun 16, 2023: Why does this airport mural in Kalispell include this creepy dude? There is something seriously wrong with him. Why is he staring at the dog like …

Jun 16, 2023: Currently reading: Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds 📚

Jun 16, 2023: Finished reading: A Day of Fallen Night by Samantha Shannon 📚 I didn’t know that Samantha Shannon drew inspiration for this series from the …

Jun 16, 2023: I find myself obsessed with this album. The band had a vision for this album and have the musicianship to make it work start to finish. Much of the …

Jun 11, 2023: Across the Spider-verse, waffles, and ice cream with the 13 year old. A solid morning and afternoon.

Jun 4, 2023: Currently reading: A Day of Fallen Night by Samantha Shannon 📚 I’m about 1/3 in and loving the deep, fascinating characters and world.

May 27, 2023: Finished reading: Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson 📚 Fun but didn’t quite live up to the hype for me.

May 24, 2023: When the Mexican restaurant is actually packed with Latinos I feel safe ignoring whatever Yelp says and giving it a try. Let’s see if this holds for …

May 23, 2023: Good morning.

May 21, 2023: Finished reading: The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty 📚 Fantastic piratical fun!

May 17, 2023: Finished reading: How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan 📚 Pollan’s work is an excellent introduction to psychedelics that covers their history all …

May 10, 2023: Currently reading: How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan 📚 Stoned apes indeed.

May 7, 2023: Currently reading: Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton 📚 Off to a fascinating start!

May 6, 2023: Love the Outpost theme by @mikehaynes! It is the type of Mb theme I’ve been longing for. I took the time to customize it with my own colors and …

May 5, 2023: Visiting my sister. She does foster care for Great Danes. This is Fiona who has decided I’m pretty ok.

May 5, 2023: Having a blast reading comics on the Omnibus app. This is the most fun I’ve had “beta testing” anything. omnibus.app It is not a subscription service. …

May 3, 2023: Finished reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman 📚 Didn’t finish it. It is a greatest hits of this type “be present, avoid modern …

Apr 30, 2023: Currently reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman 📚 This is a gut puncher of a book so far. Love it.

Apr 28, 2023: Currently reading: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo 📚 This is turning out to be an excellent series!

Apr 26, 2023: Finished reading: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 📚 Recommended by the 16yr old and he wasn’t wrong. Great pacing, fun crew, and just enough intrigue to …

Apr 24, 2023: I’ve stuck with Duolingo for 200 days (and counting). I think this counts as surprising myself.

Apr 19, 2023: Finished reading: Desert Star by Michael Connelly 📚 Love that the audio book is narrated by Titus Williver.

Apr 15, 2023: Currently reading: Desert Star by Michael Connelly 📚 One of the few detective series I enjoy.

Apr 15, 2023: Finished reading: The F*ck It Diet by Caroline Dooner 📚 Super challenging book that left me with a lot of questions but the primary mental health …

Apr 10, 2023: Currently reading: The F*ck It Diet by Caroline Dooner 📚

Apr 9, 2023: 16 year son described me as “adorably nerdy.” I’ll take it!

Apr 9, 2023: Finished reading: The River of Silver by S. A. Chakraborty 📚 Very satisfying. It is full of spoilers (book calls out per chapter spoilers) so you …

Apr 6, 2023: Daniff on shoulder. 📷

Apr 4, 2023: “Want to achieve great things? All you need is a plan and not quite enough time. - Leonard Bernstein Inspiring? Yes. An exhausting way to live? …

Apr 2, 2023: Currently reading: The River of Silver by S. A. Chakraborty 📚 Short stories from one of my favorite series? Yes please!

Apr 1, 2023: While I love and agree with the sentiment and theology of this cartoon by the Naked Pastor I stopped waiting for Jesus to do this and starting doing …

Apr 1, 2023: Finished reading: Complex PTSD by Pete Walker 📚

Mar 31, 2023: Photo challenge: practice

Mar 30, 2023: Photo challenge: mirror

Mar 29, 2023: Photo challenge: slice

Mar 29, 2023: Photo challenge: prompt

Mar 27, 2023: Photo challenge: support

Mar 26, 2023: Currently reading: Complex PTSD by Pete Walker 📚 This book is slowly changing my life for the better.

Mar 26, 2023: Photo challenge: instrument

Mar 25, 2023: Photo challenge: spice

Mar 25, 2023: Photo challenge: court

Mar 23, 2023: Finished reading: Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree 📚 👍🏽🍮🧁

Mar 23, 2023: Photo challenge: chance

Mar 22, 2023: Photo challenge: insect

Mar 22, 2023: Photo challenge: tiny

Mar 22, 2023: Currently reading: Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree 📚

Mar 20, 2023: Photo challenge: houseplant

Mar 19, 2023: Photo challenge: analog

Mar 18, 2023: Photo challenge: portico

Mar 17, 2023: Photo challenge: early

Mar 16, 2023: Photo challenge: road

Mar 15, 2023: Photo challenge: Patience

Mar 14, 2023: Photo challenge: Horizon

Mar 14, 2023: Photo challenge: connection

Mar 12, 2023: Photo challenge: shiny

Mar 12, 2023: Photo challenge: Gimcrack

Mar 11, 2023: Finished reading: Secret Tradecraft of Elite Advisors: Covert Techniques for a Remarkable Practice by David C. Baker 📚 Pretty sure the info in this …

Mar 10, 2023: Photo challenge: Ritual

Mar 9, 2023: Photo challenge: together

Mar 8, 2023: Photo challenge: walk

Mar 7, 2023: Photo challenge: whole

Mar 6, 2023: Photo challenge: engineering

Mar 5, 2023: Photo challenge day 5: Tile

Mar 4, 2023: Photo challenge: zip

Mar 4, 2023: Finished reading: Opening Up by Tristan Taormino 📚 That was eye opening learning how people and communities stay true to themselves and their …

Mar 3, 2023: Photo challenge: solitude

Mar 2, 2023: Photo challenge: weather

Mar 1, 2023: Photo challenge: Secure

Feb 22, 2023: The Last of Us pt. 2 broke me. What an incredible story. I don’t think any game/media has given me such a unique perspective on conflict, of making …

Feb 20, 2023: 3/4 through and Babel by R. F. Kuang 📚is living up to the hype and then some. Holy smokes this is a ride, especially for my biracial self.

Feb 17, 2023: Currently reading: Babel by R. F. Kuang 📚 Thoroughly enjoyed The Poppy War trilogy and excited to dig into Babel.

Jan 29, 2023: The Last of Us episode three is one of the most beautiful & powerful episodes I’ve ever seen of any show ever.

Jan 12, 2023: Duolingo is actually improving my Spanish skills. One of my 2023 goals is to have casual, friendly conversations in Spanish.

Jan 1, 2023: Celebrating all the things with Laura

Dec 1, 2022: Finally. Thank you WotC for taking this seriously. for One D&D, we are presenting a replacement for the term “race.” That new term is …

Sep 20, 2022: Me: Do you know what a floppy disk is? 9yr old: Looks up from iPad A kind of pancake? Conversation inspired by We Spoke with the Last Person in the …

Aug 12, 2022: Learning about and then practicing meditation has been life changing.

Aug 6, 2022: Reading Thich Nhat Hanh for the first time. The opening paragraphs of You Are Here changed how I see myself. I had to stop and just let the tears …

Jul 24, 2022: Laura and I had a such a fun evening playing Rhino Hero and Menara with our friends Merv and Lauren. We had a blast trying to build things together!

Jul 16, 2022: When you leave your car door open at a farm you risk attack by vicious beasts!

Jul 14, 2022: Dropped two wonderful humans off at the Stray Kids concert and now grabbing a few quiets moments for myself before exploring Seattle for a few hours.

Jul 10, 2022: Okay @browsercompany Arc has my attention. The easy with which I can take notes, create collections, & use spaces for work/life feels like legit …

Jul 4, 2022: First family ride of the summer!

Jul 3, 2022: Glacier National Park… Near sunset by Patrick Rhone is a call to adventure if there ever was one. It is an absolutely stunning photo. Patrick …

Jul 1, 2022: RIP Alex Technoblade. So long and thanks for all the Minecraft Fish. RIP Alex Technoblade. My kids loved your Minecraft stuff & cried when they heard the news. You inspired them to create their own stuff, to build, …

Jun 25, 2022: Bend Pride Celebration

Jun 11, 2022: Watched my son give a speech at a student led gun-violence protest today. So proud. So angry.

Jun 8, 2022: Finished reading: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz 📚

Jun 6, 2022: Currently reading: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz 📚 I’m about 3/4 through & it is thought provoking though I find myself cautious about …

Jun 5, 2022: My wife Laura sent me flowers for speaking at my aunt’s funeral (miss you Ludim) and kicking butt at work. Love you with all my heart @mrscamacho!

May 30, 2022: Cortado from Steamer in Denver.

Nov 2, 2020: Seems appropriate.

Oct 18, 2020: Tink turned 11 weeks old on Saturday (2020-10-17). He weighs 31.3 pounds, making this the week he’s gained the most so far. My eldest, Seb, …

Oct 13, 2020: A dog keeping watch over her boy as he contemplates life by the river. Bend, Oregon. 5:37pm. #adayinthelife

Oct 10, 2020: Tink is on the “smaller” side for a Great Dane and an English Mastiff. I wonder if the Neapolitan Mastiff side is showing itself here …

Oct 6, 2020: Question: How can I make it all work? Answer: Relax, you can’t make it all work. Nobody has, nobody can. Pick one (or three if you must), make …

Sep 13, 2020: Tink at 6 weeks, 1 day (2020-09-13) is 13 lb 0.8 oz. That is double Tink’s 4 week old weight! That means Tink will be about 26 lb when we pick him up …

Aug 31, 2020: Tink at 4 weeks old (as of Saturday, August 29 2020) is 6 lb 13.9 oz. He is currently the “runt” of the litter though they are all within …

Aug 27, 2020: Tink “the baby hippo” is 5 lbs 8.9 oz at 3.5 weeks old. Tink’s eyes and ears are open, tail wags, plays with siblings, but mostly sleeps and grows.

Aug 16, 2020: Binged watched World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji over the weekend. I’d enjoy that kind of “suffering as endurance sport” a lot! Maybe I’ll …

Aug 15, 2020: Most of the time activism is hard work. But there are rare moments when it is as easy as buying an incredibly smooth, delicious stout. …

Aug 15, 2020: Tink is two weeks old today. He’s at 3 lb 9.5 oz. His eyes are open and he walks like a mean drunk.

Aug 8, 2020: Love (Linear) & Hate (Racist Voicechat) Slept in until 1pm. Yeah, my sleep this week was not good. Waiting for domain name transfers is one of the most annoying 1st world problems. Might …

Aug 8, 2020: Tink is now one week old and has already mastered the lazy, inappropriate dog sprawl. Good boy. He weighs 2 lbs 4 oz.

Aug 5, 2020: Life is Fragile. One of Tink’s littermates passed away today. It was a freak accident that can happen with a giant mother and a one pound puppy. It was quite the …

Aug 4, 2020: Meet Kalmar Tink! Puppy based decisions were made today. Meet Kalmar Tink! He’s the one in the silver collar taking a nap admist the chaos (a good sign). …

Aug 2, 2020: You can have any color you want as long as its black! One of these remarkable little pups will be ours. There are two blue merle females, 1 harlequin male, and 3 black males. Since we have 4th pick, …

Aug 1, 2020: Murderbots & Puppies Oh My! Slept in. Maybe there is a God! Arepas for breakfast! Cleaned up the kitchen. Started reading Network Effect, book five of The Murderbot Diaries by …

Jul 31, 2020: Teenager at rest.

Jul 30, 2020: So Help Me I Responded to a Thread about Religion on Facebook A Facebook friend of mine was engaging in some thoughtful discussion and disclosed upfront that he is an atheist. Someone responded with this: …

Jul 29, 2020: Changelog - Taytay to DT? I blame whiskey. Spent an hour with an ops friend catching up on how we’re building all the things. I really enjoy these twice-monthly check-ins and updates. One …

Jul 28, 2020: Changelog - Cynicism to optimism Started the work day with a very energizing product roadmap discussion with the tech co-founder. The dude converts cycnisism to optimism. It is a …

Jul 28, 2020: Mt. Hood Ramona Falls Hike Important life decisions were made on this hike. The most critical was “put family first.”

Jul 27, 2020: Begin Again - The Camacho Weblog So much has happened this year that it is hard to recap it all in writing. We may try do that in a podcast, but I need to write about what’s …

Jan 10, 2020: New Twitter tutorial I found helpful. www.penny-arcade.com/comic/202…

Jan 5, 2020: More like game of the decade! Game of the Year 2019 - Double Xp

Dec 30, 2019: Apparently it was bring your kids to work day. Related, the “Chromebook for the kids” experiment is off to a fantastic start!

Dec 28, 2019: The Expanse continues to be the best sci-fi show on right now. The cast is strong yet somehow Shohreh Aghdashloo manages to steal every single scene …

Dec 27, 2019: Finished up The Witcher and found it thoroughly enjoyable. But it is quite violent at times which made me wonder the same thing as this comic. …

Dec 27, 2019: Fibery’s “Anxiety Landing Page had me ROFL! Respect to them! Hat tip to the Dense Discovery newsletter for highlighting it.

Dec 27, 2019: The Strange Planet captures Laura and I perfectly.

Dec 27, 2019: Dear Baby Yoda, For 2020 I wish for a kicking ass and taking names team up show starring Cara Dune and Frankie Adams. Amen.

Dec 26, 2019: Christmas 2019 memories.

Dec 25, 2019: Laura and Alana enjoy a quiet snuggle in front of the fire before everyone else wakes up. These quiet moments are the best part of the holiday for me.

Dec 24, 2019: Our family just finished watching Klaus on Netflix. It has been a while since a movie made all of us laugh and cry together. It has an Emperor’s New …

Dec 20, 2019: They bring so much joy into our home.

Dec 20, 2019: Loved it.

Dec 19, 2019: “To the many evangelicals who continue to support Mr. Trump in spite of his blackened moral record…. If we don’t reverse course now, will …

Dec 19, 2019: Two hours to go.

Dec 14, 2019: Dog 1, Hearing Aid 0

Dec 7, 2019: Fast and Fierce (my two youngest) finished Halo Reach tonight. It was their first real co-op game and they made a great team. I warned them it would …

Dec 6, 2019: Reno 911 is getting a season 7. It isn’t clear if this is a reboot or picking up the story a decade later. Regardless, this makes me …

Dec 5, 2019: A rare work day with the love of my life. Our work and personal schedules aligned for the first time in a long time. Too long.

Dec 4, 2019: Dear Baby Yoda

Dec 3, 2019: The White Democratic Debate? I am sad about Kamala Harris dropping out of the race. She had qualified for the December debate and so far was the only non-white canidate to do so. …

Dec 2, 2019: The first of the Robot Overlords invaded our home. It wasted no time attacking our floors.

Dec 1, 2019: We walked a mile in the snow, both ways, to partake of the world’s best sticky buns from the Foxtail bakery. We would have walked 500 more.

Nov 30, 2019: Italian coffee….

Nov 29, 2019: Mike Birbiglia’s The New One is simply excellent. Watched it this evening and went to my room to find the boy sound asleep. It was thematically …

Nov 28, 2019: When you over do it at Thanksgiving…

Nov 27, 2019: The Force is with Story Mode I love that games like Jedi Fallen Order and Horizon Zero Dawn have a “Story Mode” setting. This makes the combat super easy which means …

Nov 26, 2019: I’m feeling very grateful this evening. I’ve learned so much. I’ve got an amazing set of challenges and opportunities in front of me. This is one of …

Nov 25, 2019: Strong Daughter has been battling a high fever all day. Skye has been by her side providing all the comfort and security her little dog heart can.

Nov 24, 2019: Watchmen. I’ve never seen anything like episode six. It captures an emotional complexity about real life in a way that only the comics genre can.

Nov 23, 2019: Joe Abercrombie’s The Blade Itself has been on my list for years. I finally started listening this weekend and it is the exciting, fun, character …

Nov 22, 2019: Friday Family nights are officially Baby Yoda nights now.

Nov 20, 2019: “Dealer has to replace the hard drive in his tire machine so they can’t change the car tires until tomorrow.” The present future is strange.

Nov 19, 2019: This Rise of Skywalker poster from DolbyCinema gives me all the feels! One month left. Please Baby Yoda, let them end this saga righteously.

Nov 18, 2019: Fierce Daughter, 9, informed me that she has created her own race for DnD and wants my help building out stat blocks. She has created the lore, …

Nov 17, 2019: “Train your mind to mean what it says but not mean when it says it.” George Mumford, Performance Meditation, Eye of the Hurricane (session 2), 10% …

Nov 16, 2019: Want to play Jedi the Fallen Order for PC? Don’t want to pay $60? Sign up for Orgin’s Premier for $14.99 a month. Play the game. Cancel …

Nov 15, 2019: This was one of the best days in my entire life, murky weather and all. We braved the weather, rode with all our hearts, and then escaped inside for …

Nov 14, 2019: Bad: Neck hurts from sitting in front of computer so long. Good: Learned a whole bunch of useful stuff. Great: Had fun doing it!

Nov 13, 2019: I’ve learned that a critical part of parenting is saying yes to big challenges where they can test themselves. If they fall, I help pick them up so …

Nov 12, 2019: There are some good things in life that just stay with me. For example, this tempura fried cheese cake will be a part of me for a long long time!

Nov 11, 2019: Here’s a little 80s nostalgia for all the night owls.

Nov 10, 2019: Moonrise.

Nov 10, 2019: Making Space for Joy Today I finished listening to The Book of Joy which captures a week long conversation between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. …

Nov 9, 2019: Dear Fall, Please hold back the cold and give Bend one more sunny Sunday because biking.

Nov 9, 2019: Amazing Marvin, my favorite productivity app, is free for one year! Amazing Marvin, my favorite productivity app, is free for one year right now via AppSumo. Here are 10 things to know about Amazing Marvin before you …

Nov 8, 2019: Two of my three Stars attended a family friendly Halloween drag show & party. My eldest made it on stage multiple times. They came home exhausted …

Nov 8, 2019: Insomnia isn’t frightening just boring. yawn

Nov 6, 2019: Sometimes I just need to stick with the classics, especially when they come in a Norwegian Blu-Ray 50th anniversary edition.

Nov 5, 2019: Umbrella Alley in Redlands CA is a little side street off the old downtown area. There is a little NYC style pub tucked away in these allies. The …

Nov 4, 2019: Truth in false advertising.

Nov 3, 2019: You can keep all your fancy, shiny tech toys. Nothing feels better than conquering a rock!

Nov 2, 2019: We enjoyed Monkless Brewery’s soft open with great friends earlier this week. This delicious flight marks the occasion. The Four Devils, third from …

Nov 2, 2019: Sunbeams and leaves are key to making the most of Fall here in the PNW. Skye has been soaking up the sun for the past couple of hours.

Oct 29, 2019: Good. Game of Thrones Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Won’t Be Making a Star Wars Trilogy After All

Oct 27, 2019: Professionals demonstrate how to properly enjoy a fire at the start of winter.

Oct 23, 2019: A portent.

Oct 15, 2019: I had my first “real” gravel adventure last Sunday and it was everything I hoped for and more. The Sequoia performed like a champ on the fire roads …

Oct 14, 2019: Running Man was one of the first R movies I saw as a kid and I loved it! Now, 32 years later, I discover just how much better the book is. I had no …

Oct 10, 2019: Biking to work turns out to be a lot of fun.

Oct 9, 2019: Big Tech is Not Your Friend: Blizzard Edition “I want to start by saying that I feel what Blitzchung did was very brave. He knew that his actions would likely have serious consequences, not …

Oct 8, 2019: Breakfast for supper? Yes please! Mmmmmm bacon.

Oct 6, 2019: I miss summer but autumn certainly has a beauty all it’s own.

Oct 2, 2019: Waiting for morning coffee is the worst!

Sep 27, 2019: View from The Haven, the new co-working space I started going to. The photo doesn’t even begin to do it justice. If you’re in Bend, give it a try. …

Sep 25, 2019: Fierce daughter got herself a mohawk with a d20. We’re doing something right.

Sep 21, 2019: No spoilers. I want to see Ad Astra 2 where the closing theme is lived out. That’s where the hardest work is, in my experience at least. Loved the …

Sep 21, 2019: Last day before she’s a teenager. I’m so proud to be her Dad.

Sep 20, 2019: Great family time at #climatestrike today. It was inspiring to see the Bend community show up! Bonus, got to see the Peace bike.

Sep 20, 2019: One more for good measure.

Sep 20, 2019: Enjoying the end of a long but very good week with our CCO. One of those Cs is for canine.

Sep 18, 2019: I’m so ready for Raising Dion. www.youtube.com/watch

Aug 22, 2019: A reminder to keep myself in check when working with smart, amazing young people (those under 40 lol).

Aug 21, 2019: Today’s struggle for beauty is powered by photosynthesis.

Aug 20, 2019: The inter-generational crew enjoying a walk at Shevlin Park.

Aug 16, 2019: Someone please make an epic alt-history sci-fi game centered on Simon Bolivar.

Aug 15, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 11 Gratitude I am so grateful for family, friends, belonging to wonderful communities, & to strangers who work toward a better …

Aug 14, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 10 Friends Yes Skye and Ollie are friends. Why do you ask?

Aug 14, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 9 Persistence Ethan’s first time using a power tool. It took him almost 10 minutes to get this screw in but his persistence paid …

Aug 13, 2019: Two space sci-fi recommendations. After Life - Netflix. Recommend that you keep your galaxies far far away from this poorly written show. This is Idiocracy in space except the writers …

Aug 12, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 8 Happiness eating simple family meals together is one of the forms of happiness in our family. Our kids put together this “feast …

Aug 12, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 7 Relief A perfect espresso at the Scandinavian Embassy made by world champion barista Daniella René Nyström, served in a …

Aug 11, 2019: I remember those “blame it on the devil” days. Nerf NOW!! — Corruptors of the Youth

Aug 10, 2019: Photo Challenge Day 6 Support My youngest was up all night with a fever and stomach bug. This morning we set him up on the couch to recover and Skye, …

Aug 9, 2019: We made a VOGSY overview video (Youtube) that shows what our software can do for your agency. I can’t take any credit for the Marvel easter eggs …

Aug 9, 2019: Micro blog has actual Community Guidelines. This is one of the reasons I wanted to give them money and give the service an honest try.

Aug 9, 2019: Day 5 Determination of @macgenie’s Photo challenge. My amazing wife after biking 13 miles in the wind and rain right before riding the dike out …

Aug 9, 2019: Just a few minutes in with the new Reminders in iOS 13 and already digging it.

Aug 9, 2019: “You think one’s life belongs to oneself. But that’s the difference between the East and the West. In the East a person’s life is part of a whole. …

Aug 8, 2019: One of my favorite writers, Mike Monterio, has self published Ruined by Design (his latest book) as a zine! Purchased! I love stuff like this. If you …

Aug 8, 2019: I’m not good at social media but I want to remain connected. I miss having a personal blog. I don’t want to fuss with tech. I want to …

Aug 7, 2019: Enjoying a relaxing afternoon at Devils Lake. @macgenie