2019-08-19: No king no king la la la la la la

2019-08-17: My 12-year-old asked if I could please show her how to mow the lawn today. I’ve never in my life …

2019-08-13: I’m a bearded man standing alone in the tween section of an Old Navy. My daughter can’t get back …

2019-08-09: It’s amazing how good a full-night’s sleep, a wholesome diet, consistent exercise, regular human …

2019-08-05: I wrote for Richmond Family Magazine about my family’s visit to the Virginia Museum of History and …

2019-08-03: If you went to high school with me, you probably want to listen to this playlist today: Alternative …

2019-07-31: a.co “Sure, everyone remembers Frankenstein’s monster, but they call it by his maker’s name. …

2019-07-27: How to do Nothing is a book you should read and is presently $2 on Apple Books.

2019-07-26: I started decorating my backpack with pins and I love it.

2019-07-26: Post-lunch walk across the James River

2019-07-26: I must say, I love using hard currency, coinage in particular, dollar coins specifically.

2019-07-21: Dungeons & Dragons & Dads has become a highlight of my summer. My DM, Scott, takes such care …

2019-07-16: The goggles do nothing

2019-06-21: It seems likely that @RossCatrow and I will record a new “Sam and Ross Like Things” soon. Tell me …

2019-06-16: Happy …

2019-06-15: “Hey Siri, play alternative hits from 1995.” You’re welcome.

2019-06-15: Enjoy Episode 68 of Sam and Ross Like Things: Camping and Paul Rudd

2019-06-14: Series 0 Watch. You were a good friend. I’m sorry your battery swelled and you were too expensive to …

2019-06-14: > The giant tech companies can make a credible claim to be the defenders of privacy, just like a …

2019-06-14: Nobuo Uematsu is the world’s greatest living composer.

2019-06-08: I’m afraid I’ll go berserk, rip the Elvis Costello mobile from the ceiling, throw the …

2019-06-05: I really enjoy reading about teen hijinks like this. Once there’s a critical mass of people …

2019-05-31: My latest contribution to _Richmond Family Magazine_’s DadZone, “You Better Make Believe It” For a …

2019-05-26: Sometimes after a day at the pool, there’s nothing I need more than to put on a pair of headphones, …

2019-05-25: My wife let me make an account on her new MacBook Air. I love the newer hardware features (Touch ID, …

2019-05-23: Farewell Right AirPod, wherever you are. May your newfound freedom lead to a life of adventure.

2019-05-23: “Driven to Distraction” quote From Driven to Distraction: While psychological testing can be very helpful, it is not definitive. …

2019-05-19: At my friend Tracy’s recommendation, I started reading How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell. I’m only …

2019-05-14: Sam and Ross Like Things Episode 67!!!

2019-05-14: Why isn’t markdown supported everywhere?

2019-05-13: Corporate Accounts Payable, Nina speaking. Just a moment.

2019-05-08: ‪Anyone who defines “privacy” as “protecting your sensitive data” is trying to distract you from the …

2019-05-08: It’s been 20 years and I am still unclear on what way she might want it. …

2019-05-06: Maciej Cegłowski testifies before the Senate tomorrow. His prepared testimony.

2019-05-04: Breakfast Date

2019-05-02: “No public timelines” is an interesting choice, but I wouldn’t have made many of my IRL friends …

2019-05-01: Nothing like a week-long allergy fog to find yourself on the Benedryl Wikipedia page.

2019-04-28: Daddy-daughter camping, the morning after

2019-04-27: Zip line on Endor

2019-04-25: How did people get excited for things before the 1991 release of 2 Unlimited’s “Get Ready for This”?

2019-04-25: There’ve been countless times I’ve thought “I should post a picture to Sunlit/Micro.blog”, then I …

2019-04-24: I wish there was a ride-sharing service that’d pick me up at the same time every day and drop me off …

2019-04-21: “Thoughtful Portion™”

2019-04-19: When are we going to get the real Mueller Report?— @jeffmueller needs to write a comprehensive …

2019-04-19: I recommend you listen to this album, Jade Bird, today.

2019-04-17: Music.app feature request: When clearing the “Up Next” queue, add an option to save the remaining …

2019-04-16: We are Virginia Tech.

2019-04-14: I can get all of the digital magazines I’d read on Apple News+ for free from the library.

2019-04-09: Today, I helped my eight-year-old read her first privacy policy. Me: “It says here if you sign up …

2019-04-08: A song about a day so beautiful, no one cares if you are late

2019-04-06: I contend that the first 12 minutes of Star Trek (2009) is some of the best film-making I’ve ever …

2019-04-06: Netflix arbitrarily breaks AirPlay support Netflix App for iOS No Longer Supports AirPlay Because of ‘Technical Limitations’: …

2019-04-05: Curly Fry (Photo by my friend, Sarah)

2019-04-05: Last night, my youngest daughter and I at the home opener for the Richmond Flying Squirrels 10th …

2019-04-04: It’s here! Episode 66 of your Sam and Ross Like Things program! …

2019-04-02: Link: The Future of Computing and Why You Should Care Purism: The Future of Computing and Why You Should Care: Let me start by stating: I believe we can …

2019-03-30: I honestly struggle to tell the difference between American Girl doll accessories and garbage.

2019-03-30: Open Apple News. See an article that’s Apple News+ only that I want to read. Switch to Safari. Do a …

2019-03-29: I like my new Apple TV.

2019-03-29: This “Wall of Awful” metaphor really resonated with me.

2019-03-29: Tell me a thing that you like!

2019-03-21: For your listening pleasure, a new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things!

2019-03-21: Relationships is like fingers of you hand. “One” cannot do much.

2019-03-21: Sunlit is so good. Thanks @manton and team!

2019-03-15: Lockdown Mode on the Librem 5: Beyond Hardware Kill Switches – Purism Lockdown Mode on the Librem 5: Beyond Hardware Kill Switches – Purism: To trigger Lockdown Mode, …

2019-03-15: Nothing takes me back to band camp dances quite like Blister in the Sun by the Violent Femmes.

2019-03-12: I wrote a review of the maker space at the Science Museum of Virginia: …

2019-03-12: Some folks like to strive for Inbox Zero. I’ll do that one better.

2019-03-08: A new Sam and Ross Like Things records soonish. Tell me something you like!

2019-03-07: Existential question of the day: if President Trump called you by the wrong name, what singular word …

2019-03-04: I wrote about camp for the latest installment of the DadZone at Richmond Family Magazine: …

2019-03-02: When parenting I catch myself using absolutist language (“every”,”all”,”never”,”always”), but am …

2019-03-02: Why are these so delicious?

2019-03-01: Government Center—Eastbound.

2019-02-27: If you’d like to hear me gush about the Macintosh, listen to the latest episode of Sam and …

2019-02-26: Watching the Black Body | Electronic Frontier Foundation Despite the pain and complications of …

2019-02-24: How much is that kitty in the window?

2019-02-24: Daddy-Daughter Dance 2019

2019-02-22: I just watched a video (mentioned in this Daring Fireball post) describing YouTube’s negligence in …

2019-02-20: WE JUST GOT OUR TICKETS TO HAMILTON IN RICHMOND WHO WANTS TO TOUCH ME

2019-02-19: The lengths my daughters will go through to not charge their devices is impressive.

2019-02-19: Scripting News: If I were CEO of the NYT Scripting News: If I were CEO of the NYT: I would offer a blog to every person who was quoted in a …

2019-02-19: Link: Reading to Other People Reading to Other People - Daniel Warshaw - Blog: My head is swirling with possibilities and books …

2019-02-19: Nothing tells you your Mac is dusty quite like Dark Mode.

2019-02-18: Daddy-Daughter Dance planning

2019-02-18: ‪Don’t utilize “utilize”, utilize “use” instead.‬

2019-02-14: Just used Diceware to help my 12-year-old create her first 1password password. It was fun!

2019-02-14: As someone who’s never really used Google Apps, I dread seeing a Google Calendar meeting invitation. …

2019-02-12: Rainy Day Thinkings On this rainy day, I feel a strong desire to only have one computing device in life. Nothing to …

2019-02-08: The best part about wearing a CPAP is that you can hide completely under the covers and still have …

2019-02-02: Spent a decent portion of my day refreshing websites hoping that my Governor had resigned.

2019-01-31: Much of this blog post echoes thoughts I’ve had myself about technology privacy for my family. I …

2019-01-30: My life in 2019. #DadLife

2019-01-29: I think plain cereal should come in airplane shapes because, as an adult, I should eat less sugar …

2019-01-25: Do you like things? Tell me a thing that you like and we’ll talk about it on Sam and Ross Like …

2019-01-24: A good background on services like Google Apps for Education: It’s Time to Make Student …

2019-01-24: Letter to my 6th grader's principal about protecting her privacy when using Google Apps for Education Principal [redacted], My name is Sam Davies, father of [redacted], a sixth grader at [a Richmond, VA …

2019-01-24: I just green-tunic’d Ganon!

2019-01-24: I’m re-listening to Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s?. It’s so good. The sponsor reads …

2019-01-24: Well… my pants are wet. Happy Thursday!

2019-01-24: We finally got Transit.app service in Richmond and it’s vastly improved my life as a bus rider. The …

2019-01-24: A quote about Google from “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” From The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of …

2019-01-21: I highly recommend this book. It describes how we got here and how to start fixing it. Surveillance …

2019-01-16: I’m very pleased to have got eSIM working on my iPhone XR. No more separate personal/work devices!

2019-01-16: Wednesday Morning

2019-01-15: Saw this hawk on my walk from the bus stop. It seemed to be tracking squirrels.

2019-01-06: ‪Give me some ridiculous fantasy names I can use in the D&D game I’m running for my kids later …

2019-01-05: Enjoy my friend @rosscatrow’s new photo challenge for 2019: ross.catrow.net/2019/01/0…

2019-01-04: Last night I had to briefly excuse myself from the Richmond City Democratic Committee meeting …

2018-12-25: “Hey! HEY! Unto you a child is born!”

2018-12-24: Happy Christmas, Internet. You’re worth it.

2018-12-07: Time for my morning commute!

2018-12-07: I’m getting pretty good at the Zelda 1 screen wrap glitch.

2018-11-29: Even at its age of >4 years, my iPad Air 2 is my favorite device I own.

2018-11-01: ‪What are your Top Five Broadway Act I closers?‬

2018-10-18: How do I filter out the world so I can think? This morning I asked for a writing prompt and my friend Seth Clifford obliged: Filtering out the …

2018-10-03: I present to you Episode 60 of Sam and Ross Like Things with special guest, Friend of the Internet, …

2018-10-01: Consider yourself teased for Episode 60 of Sam and Ross Like Things.

2018-09-21: Who’s your favorite Final Fantasy VI character? Mine’s Celes Chère.

2018-09-19: Patriarchal “Production” From Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber: “But as in so many patriarchal social orders, …

2018-09-17: Lies

2018-09-15: In less than 10 minutes using Ferrite 2, I made a podcast template that will save me hours.

2018-09-14: I’m excited to upgrade from it when new iPads are announced, but my iPad Air 2 doesn’t feel nearly …

2018-09-13: The 59th episode of Sam and Ross Like Things is now up. I hope it brings you joy! This episode? …

2018-09-12: I can’t wait to get an iPhone 🎾.

2018-09-12: I love winning arbitrary virtual pins on my iPhone X running Micro.blog!

2018-09-12: Happy Apple Event Day! May the exact piece of expensive, yet fulfilling technology you desire be …

2018-09-08: “I like Storm better with a mohawk”—my 11 year old daughter. We all do kid. We all do.

2018-09-08: Tomorrow, @rosscatrow and I record Episode 59 of Sam and Ross Like Things. Tell me something you …

2018-09-07: No one cares about my Trapper-Keeper At the bus stop this morning, I posted a few tweets to Twitter about a messed up traffic …

2018-09-06: Listing to TMBG’s Apollo 18 on shuffle, as god intended.

2018-09-06: ACK! Pixelated Doll Trigger Warning next time, USPS!

2018-09-05: Yay! My friend and podcast co-host, @rosscatrow, is here!

2018-09-04: With the great release of Sunlit 2.2, the challenge becomes getting friends and family on Instagram …

2018-09-04: Yes I will go back to school and achieve victory! No one will take what my father has built, unless …

2018-09-03: Girlyman, Fall Stories: September’s still summer, but the nights are like fall. Tell me your …

2018-09-03: Lies.

2018-09-02: This amuses me greatly: 🦄 The Enterprise™ programming language Every Enterprise™ program must begin …

2018-09-02: I showed my daughters this font comprised entirely of corporate logos and was surprised at just how …

2018-09-01: From @aleen earlier: > Hey guys. If women are telling you that the use of “hey guys” to reference …

2018-09-01: For me, writing is never fun, but having written feels amazing.

2018-08-31: It’s Friday afternoon, the perfect time for me to mess with DNS. Nothing could possibly go wrong.

2018-08-30: I, too, have now set up Airplay 2 to work on my iPod Hi-Fi. /cc @jsnell @liss

2018-08-30: I go on Twitter for five seconds and I’m angry about three unrelated things.

2018-08-30: That feeling of how you know your bus is almost here because that old, brown minivan just passed by.

2018-08-28: I just got my first-ever MarsEdit license and it’s delightful software. Thanks for making it …

2018-08-28: I Love “I Love Hue” I Love Hue: I Love Hue is a gentle journey into colour and perception. Arrange mosaics of coloured …

2018-08-27: Speed of Summer It surprises me every year how quickly the summer goes. Time seems to accelerate with age and what …

2018-08-27: I like leaving slackbot presents for people to find.

2018-08-25: A new episode of the Sam and Ross Like Things podcast is now available for your listening enjoyment. …

2018-08-25: My eldest child requested that the hipster coffee shop start playing TMBG’s Flood. My work here is …

2018-08-24: “4 packs of no.2 yellow pencils (24 COUNT AND SHARPENED)” Do I need to get 24 pencils total or 96?

2018-08-24: ‪I love how I can throw a 2.5 million row CSV file at BBEdit and it doesn’t even break a sweat‬

2018-08-22: Mastodon : Reddit :: Micro.blog : Metafilter

2018-08-20: Today’s theme: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-19: Is there a word for when you’re already on Metafilter, and you then you hit ⌘-L to go to Metafilter?

2018-08-18: I cleaned my gutters this morning and now it’s raining. I AM A GOLDEN GOD!

2018-08-18: “Allergies, sinusitis, or migraine?” is my least-favorite weekend sport.

2018-08-17: Episode 58 of Sam and Ross Like Things records soon. What do you like?

2018-08-17: Sometimes, the brain of a 37-year-old just really wants to hear “Let It Go” from Frozen.

2018-08-16: I heard my first location-aware podcast ad today. It feels gross. Guess I’ll just run a VPN all the …

2018-08-13: AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not: Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia told the AP …

2018-08-12: I played with a Touch Bar Mac today and I really, really liked it.

2018-08-10: On Bullshit Jobs From an interview with David Graeber: Well it’s fairly straightforward: shit jobs are just bad jobs. …

2018-08-10: Cory Doctorow the 2018 Decentralized Web Summit I greatly enjoy reading things that Mr. Doctorow writes and will also seek out recordings of when he …

2018-08-09: We Noticed We noticed you’re blocking our tracking scripts. Keep supporting great journalism by letting us see …

2018-08-09: Simple Computer Daydreams Sometimes I just want my computing to be simpler. I daydream of Mac OS 9, of getting my Grape iMac …

2018-07-30: Probably Very Little I asked my friend Jeff today, “what would happen if I turned off the Internet to my computer …

2018-07-28: Playing with my Mac again A few days ago I created a new user account on my MacBook Pro, called “Second Sam”. I …

2018-07-17: The latest episode of the Sam and Ross Like Things podcast is now up! Listen to Ross and me gush …

2018-07-12: Cognitive-behavioral therapy is one of the hardest, best things I’ve ever done (and continue to do).

2018-07-10: I’ve been using OmniFocus on iOS for a decade.

2018-07-07: Tiny Mario is the regular human-sized Mario. Mario with a mushroom is “super”. Goombas and koopas …

2018-07-07: I’m pondering ways I can make computers fun for me again.

2018-07-07: ‪“A WONDERFUL fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound …

2018-07-06: I’m really enjoying Episode 1 of Automators. Thanks for making it @rosemaryorchard!

2018-07-06: A new Sam and Ross Like Things podcast records soon. Tell me of the things you like!

2018-07-06: A good steak pun is a rare medium well done.

2018-07-06: ‪You may feel strongly otherwise, but I think it’s pronounced “gif”.‬

2018-07-05: “Goodnight Dad! I hope you dream about Candy Island!” Me too, kid. Me too.

2018-07-04: Just some 4th of July, Flying Squirrels baseball with two of my favorite humans!

2018-07-03: Happy Friday-on-a-Tuesday fellow residents of the USA! Happy Regular-Tuesday rest of the world!

2018-06-28: Letter to Councilperson Hilbert regarding my strong opposition to ORD. 2018-194, regarding Brook Road Bike Lanes Councilperson Hilbert, I’m extremely disappointed to see that you introduced ORD. 2018-194, …

2018-06-27: A new Sam and Ross Like Things episode is up!

2018-06-23: Just watched “Coco” and have many, many questions about the exact rules of that fictional universe.

2018-06-22: A new SARLT records soon. Tell me something you like!

2018-06-22: My dad has a pair of stereo HomePods and they are awesome.

2018-06-22: I’d forgotten the simple joy of apple slices lightly dusted with ground cinnamon.

2018-06-19: That feeling when the bus network changes for the first time in 50 years and your primary stop is …

2018-06-17: On my daughter’s door: “Does Coconut [her hamster] like Beyoncé? -Yes -No -Maybe” “YES!”

2018-06-15: I think a dream job would be talking to people about OmniFocus all day.

2018-06-14: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things is up! Enjoy: Hanging Out is My Best Skill & Ms. …

2018-06-13: When did “what’s new with you?” become such a difficult question to answer?

2018-06-11: The Nintendo Labo piano is amazing. I wish I had it when I was a kid.

2018-06-11: Yesterday I went to my kids’ music recital and a 7(?) year old vocal student totally killed by …

2018-06-11: The freedom that transit provides to not have a car is a great feeling.

2018-06-07: Figuring out how to human is hard.

2018-06-04: You’re welcome.

2018-06-04: Happy keynote day!

2018-06-02: Yardbeers in the rain.

2018-06-02: ‪You might be in my microgeneration if you have a Pavlovian response to this sound: …

2018-06-01: I wrote about how we’re definitely going to go to the beach this summer. Maybe. To Beach or Not to …

2018-06-01: Why isn’t the pocket on the right side of my pants lined with iPhone cleaning cloth material?

2018-06-01: New Natalie Prass album today!

2018-05-31: Today’s musical journey—listen to Toto IV on repeat. Will you join me?

2018-05-30: I think I’m gonna like this tag-based OmniFocus.

2018-05-29: OMNIFOCUS 3 COMES OUT TOMORROW. It’s like Christmas Eve for a very specific subset of nerdom of …

2018-05-27: The cake cone is underrated.

2018-05-25: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things records soon. Please tell me something that you like!

2018-05-21: We got a hammock and I’m never leaving it.

2018-05-21: At work we use a product with an acronym that is literally my first name. I regularly get freaked …

2018-05-20: Hyperbole is humanity’s best idea.

2018-05-20: I love living in a city. Cities are humanity’s best idea.

2018-05-17: I feel like I really know a few people on here. I’d like to change that. Let me offer the first …

2018-05-16: New Powerglove album!

2018-05-15: Ownership Dispute.

2018-05-15: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things is up. Enjoy Shostakovich & Budget Season

2018-05-15: If you use podcast chapters, and a section has intro music, do you prefer the chapter marker before …

2018-05-11: Podcast editing while in the sky

2018-05-09: I’m at a conference and they keep trying to dissuade us from using a legacy tool called the “Appbar” …

2018-05-09: I’m so excited about lrco’s launch. I’m starting to get the same feeling as during the salad days of …

2018-05-08: I wrote a review of the latest exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia for Richmond Familty …

2018-05-06: It’s that time of year. #yardbeers

2018-05-04: Proximity Backflip or go home.

2018-05-04: It’s Friday afternoon, Sam and Ross Like Things records this weekend. What is a thing that you like?

2018-05-04: I like Star Wars. Do you also like Star Wars? We could start a friendship built on our mutual …

2018-05-04: Nothing like using the Windows operating system to remind me that I unconsciously tap the shift key …

2018-05-03: Because I’m a good father, I won’t start the dishwasher until my daughter gets out of the shower.

2018-05-03: Just contemplating the amazing symphony Shostakovich could compose about the current US President …

2018-05-03: Just FYI, if you’re subscribed via email to your friend’s WordPress micro blog, and they use the …

2018-05-03: It’s a good sign as an Apple stock owner that I use almost every dividend I receive to buy more …

2018-05-03: Cry Cry Cry’s cover of Cathedrals is pure human emotion.

2018-05-03: Growing into my less cynical years I’ve found that talking about the weather is a fun and easy way …

2018-05-02: You don’t even know dude, there’s gonna be food and girls and more food and Mike Chilludo’s coming!

2018-05-02: We got three to four hours of Spring in Richmond before it skipped right to Summer.

2018-05-01: New Natalie Prass track! itunes.apple.com

2018-04-30: Randomly running into friends on transit feels makes me feel like I live in a city.

2018-04-28: About to see a Todrick Hall show. Hope it’s great!

2018-04-26: Episode 52 of the Sam and Ross Like Things podcast is up! Ross’s Reference Repository & Kum …

2018-04-26: In my house there are presently an equal number of Macintosh computers and American Girl dolls.

2018-04-25: My unscientific study of asking on MDB, Twitter, and at SciFi Bookclub yields a roughly 50/50 split …

2018-04-25: Do you: - put on one shoe, tie it, then put on the other shoe and tie it or - put on both shoes then …

2018-04-20: My Friday afternoon at work (and counting).

2018-04-20: Any minute now 10,000 protesting high school students should march by my window.

2018-04-20: A new Sam and Ross Like Things approaches! What’s a thing you like?

2018-04-20: Do I want to take me down to the Focus City where the grass is green and the caffeine’s pretty or do …

2018-04-19: I snopes’d my daughter for the first time tonight. #milestone

2018-04-19: Apparently what I needed today was to listen to the angsty music of my youth.

2018-04-18: My friend and yours, @nahumck, has posted his opus, a review of the new Drafts 5. If you’re an iPad …

2018-04-17: Why is yoga the best? I dunno, but it is.

2018-04-15: Hey [@jeffmueller](http://micro.blog/jeffmueller)! Pie?

2018-04-14: Hey @jeffmueller! Stores? Sam asks Jeff the first question.

2018-04-14: The latest episode of your Sam and Ross Like Things podcast is now up! Episode 51 — Having a window …

2018-04-12: Secret 1st post Sam posts his first, very short, post, which is a secret post.

2018-04-11: This is a damn fine pop song by Jade Bird.

2018-04-10: I’m super excited about my local bus system’s new map. We’re finally moving toward more frequent …

2018-04-09: I know it’s petty, but I take such pleasure in not letting this major software vendor close my …

2018-04-09: My therapist gave me a list of “183 things that are possible to do as a pleasurable activity”. …

2018-04-06: A new episode of Sam and Ross Like Things records this weekend. What’s something you like?

2018-04-04: In retrospect, eating the entire Perly’s reuben might not have been the best course of action.

2018-04-01: Some days I need to start my morning with whimsy.

2018-03-30: I told my kids that April Fools’ Day was moved to April 2nd so it wouldn’t conflict with Easter.

2018-03-29: iOS update! See you on the other side of the war.

2018-03-29: Meetings are the mind-killer. Meetings are the little-death that bring total obliteration. I will …

2018-03-29: There’s no better soundtrack for walking the streets of downtown Richmond than Natalie Prass’s Short …

2018-03-28: We did it! Episode 50 of Sam and Ross Like Things.

2018-03-27: I ate too much candy and now my tummy hurts.

2018-03-27: Today’s event makes me nostalgic for my days promoting Apple in education.

2018-03-23: Sometimes the right thing to do is listen to Van Halen’s 1984.

2018-03-23: I laughed out loud in my cubical when @marco called the Virginia Tech Hokies, “Dookie HomePods”, on …

2018-03-23: This weekend Ross Catrow and I will record episode FIFTY of our podcast Sam and Ross Like Things. …

2018-03-22: I’m super excited that I get to be one of the first folks to use our new tappable bus passes.

2018-03-19: A faulty fire alarm in my building caused me to grab my iPad and work outside. Thank you broken fire …

2018-03-19: This Micro Monday you should follow @jeffmueller because he’s rad.

2018-03-17: It’s my turn to share my homescreen. Enjoy!

2018-03-16: My daughter used the phrase “Chinese chicken” this morning and now you also have a song stuck in …

2018-03-16: Sam’s Random Bracket is performing to expectations.

2018-03-14: Stop celebrating Pi Day. It’s irrational.

2018-03-13: My kid is reading aloud the alignment of every monster in the AD&D 2nd Edition Monster Manual.

2018-03-13: I wonder if what I want is a bigger iPad or a lighter Mac…

2018-03-13: It never stops being creepy when you use the internet to research a product then see an ad for that …

2018-03-12: Over half of my workday was spent solving a DST bug.

2018-03-11: Today I tried to wind up Apple corded earbuds and found I’d forgotten how.

2018-03-07: I bought a Hershey bar as a treat and my cubicle lamp melted it. 😢

2018-03-07: Trip to the Science Museum A trip we took to SMV.

2018-03-06: A new episode of SARLT approaches! Being a Regular & Fixing Things — Sam and Ross Like Things

2018-03-06: I hit the magic “load the entire Person table” button by accident. Guess I’ll work on that bit …

2018-03-05: I really like using Macintosh computers.

2018-03-02: We truly live in a magical future.

2018-03-01: Richmond’s own, Natalie Prass, on Song Exploder. One of my favorite artists.

2018-02-28: I just now realized what Wayne of Wayne’s World meant by “blows goats”. For over twenty years I’ve …

2018-02-28: Outlook 2016 for Mac shows this image when you have an empty Inbox. I always have an empty Inbox. …

2018-02-28: How soon into a bus-stop-buddy relationship can you start asking a McDonald’s employee all of your …

2018-02-28: I’m so much better at budgeting in February for some reason.

2018-02-26: We have lost something that is teal in color. Lots of things in my house are teal in color.

2018-02-23: I have a significant portion of the entirety of human music at my disposal and I always end up …

2018-02-23: For you, a new episode of SARLT. Sodastream & Cribbage — Episode 48 — Sam and Ross Like Things

2018-02-22: My blood pressure just went up briefly because someone in the office has a laugh like a Yiga Clan …

2018-02-22: You know how I remember how many years it’s been since gun violence took so many lives at Virginia …

2018-02-21: Remember, if you’re going to send someone a screenshot, it’s best if you put in inside a Microsoft …

2018-02-21: One of my favorite things to do on the bus is edit one of Richmond’s Top 500 podcasts.

2018-02-20: Every 30 days I remind myself that in my home of Virginia, it’s easier for me to buy an assault …

2018-02-20: How has it only been 15 minutes since I noticed it wasn’t lunchtime yet?

2018-02-20: How is it not lunchtime yet?

2018-02-19: By my wife’s calculations, we had 3 million calories of Girl Scout Cookies in our living room …

2018-02-19: Why won’t my kid finish brushing her teeth already?! I want to read fantasy novels to her.

2018-02-18: I’m finding great contentment doing more and more of my computing on a 7-year-old 27-inch iMac in …

2018-02-17: It’s Cookie Armageddon Day in my house!

2018-02-14: Facebook is like Trump: “Surely this time people will have had enough.” …

2018-02-12: Is there a technique for solving y^x = n, where n is an integer, without just guessing? …

2018-02-11: Just noticed that the Apple Remote (the IR one) will control Netflix now on macOS. Neat.

2018-02-11: “I’m not letting you steal my flurry rush. You have to do it yourself.”—thing I just said. …

2018-02-10: Most of the songs being played at this Daddy/Daughter Dance are older than the dads.

2018-02-10: Me: “Who wants to do Saturday morning math tests?!” My daughters: “Hooray!”

2018-02-10: A real fear of mine is that I’m turning into Senor Cardgage.

2018-02-07: Tonight my friend pointed out that my D&D character is basically The Tick. I’m very OK with …

2018-02-07: I like @jeffmueller’s post on One Bag Travel: jeffmueller.net/2018/02/0…

2018-02-07: I wrote about my experience at a local children’s theater who performed a history of African …

2018-02-07: Bus buddies look out for each other. The best of humanity rides the bus.

2018-02-07: I, apparently, am only capable of doing any writing after 10 PM on the day of (or day after) my …

2018-02-06: I didn’t realize how much being constantly surveilled had altered my Internet behavior until I …

2018-02-02: I’m on the OmniOutliner 3 beta and I’m in love.

2018-02-02: I woke up in a good mood this morning. What’s up with that?!

2018-02-01: “Dad, since you’re so much bigger than me, you’re like a Hynox to me… but less evil.”

2018-02-01: Two self-challenges for February: 1. Consume zero fast food. 2. Use only cash or Apple Pay.

2018-01-31: My employer just made everyone reverify their employment papers to be in compliance with US federal …

2018-01-31: Today’s work music: Ten hours of the Overworld Theme from The Legend of Zelda

2018-01-30: I’ve been eating my feelings this January in the form of >$10 fast food lunches. Good news is I …

2018-01-29: Yesterday, time stood still as I read a blog post about future functionality in OmniFocus 3. Omni …

2018-01-26: It’s sweatpants o’ clock.

2018-01-26: I’m so happy I get to make this podcast. Enjoy the latest episode of Sam and Ross Like Things!

2018-01-25: I really wish Apple’s machine learning or whatever would learn to stop correcting “Sam” to “San”.

2018-01-23: “The Dispossessed” by Ursula Le Guin is one of my favorite novels of all time. Everyone should read …

2018-01-21: Computers. Boy, I don’t know.

2018-01-15: Back in a time when a new CD cost a significant portion of my money, 14-year-old me purchased No …

2018-01-15: When people talk about how gross McDonald’s is, it makes me want McDonald’s.

2018-01-12: I read Washington’s Farewell Address on the regular. “the common and continual mischiefs of the …

2018-01-12: If this is a consular ship, where is the ambassador?!

2018-01-11: Monkey loves you.

2018-01-11: macOS: “I hope everything works!” Windows: “I’m surprised when things work.” Linux: “Things are …

2018-01-10: Apple Music’s social features should have a “Private Listening” mode for when I want to listen to …

2018-01-10: The only new parental control I want on my computers is the ability to make my kid stop playing with …

2018-01-10: Your morning’s Venn Diagram.

2018-01-09: I used to read a variety of books, then my friend recommended The Deed of Paksenarrion. I’m now on …

2018-01-06: Ending my day with a little Woody Guthrie.

2018-01-06: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is the perfect game for my little family. My spouse steers, the …

2018-01-06: Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.

2018-01-05: Look at the cool thing @jeffmueller made for Micro.blog: adnfinder.herokuapp.com

2018-01-05: I wish Outlook would let me snooze a meeting reminder until a time less than 5 minutes before a …

2018-01-05: My latest essay for Richmond Family Magazine is now available to pick up on stands throughout …

2018-01-05: I just discovered that a child in my daughter’s Girl Scout troop shares a name with a prominent Twin …

2018-01-03: Apple’s algorithm shows its geographic bias when it tries to correct my name, Sam, to San.

2018-01-02: Glad this is service is here.

2018-01-02: My wife and I now communicate primarily in Zelda iMessage stickers.

2017-12-29: Does anyone know how to get American Girl doll hair unstuck from Apple’s Milanese Loop watchband? …

2017-12-25: Hey! HEY! Unto you a child is born

2017-12-24: My computer set-up in 2004.

2017-12-24: AR technology feels very much like the QuickTime VR/CDROM fad of the 90s.

2017-12-24: My Christmas Eve present is Sonic.

2017-12-24: Nothing feels better than whiskey feels after yelling at your kids.

2017-12-24: I just can’t wait to be king.

2017-12-23: “Don’t chew on my laptop!” he says to his older-than-a-toddler child.

2017-12-21: Just in time for the holidays, episode 46 of Sam and Ross Like Things! My nalgene & Blankets — …

2017-12-19: Hey, a new Micro.blog update just for me!

2017-12-16: One of the highlights of parenting is when you have a Nintendo Switch that the kids don’t know about …

2017-12-16: You are Hagrid now.

2017-12-13: Sometimes you just have to sit alone and listen to “Under the Bridge”

2017-12-12: I’m just like my country I’m young, scrappy, and hungry and I’m not putting away my… socks

2017-12-07: New GRTC sign! I’m a transit nerd!

2017-12-05: Has anyone else noticed that “Jingle Bell Rock” doesn’t, you know, rock?

2017-12-05: The Commander Thinks Aloud by The Long Winters remains a damn fine song.

2017-11-30: What was the last iOS app that delighted you? What was the last iOS app that amazed you?

2017-11-28: This bus is delightfully warm.

2017-11-22: I downloaded Animal Crossing to start playing on the bus and I FORGOT! Afternoon Sam will get a …

2017-11-22: Today’s roast beef sandwich will be a “just finish off the bag” roast beef sandwich. #xboxhuge

2017-11-20: Episode 45 of the “Sam and Ross Like Things” podcast was edited completely in Ferrite on an iPhone …

2017-11-16: Face ID struggled with today’s workplace attire.

2017-11-15: Day 5: Coffee mug and water bottle on my desk

2017-11-14: The iPhone X exceeds my expectations.

2017-11-12: So this happened.

2017-11-12: I’m the only one who likes the salsa con queso. Guess I’ll have to eat it all by myself.

2017-11-12: Oh, there you are Peter!

2017-11-11: Sam to Daughters: “I’d like to watch a movie with you.” Daughters to Sam: “Oooh, let’s watch …

2017-11-10: I got today’s high score on Ms. Pac-Man at the beer arcade. I am content.

2017-11-10: CRISIS ALERT: I’m out of Duke’s Mayonnaise.

2017-11-09: YOU’RE the one who’s tearing up on the bus while watching live orchestral performances of Final …

2017-11-09: I love it when strangers ask me for directions and I know exactly where they’re going. I feel like a …

2017-11-09: I wish I could see who y’all follow.

2017-11-09: Don’t mind me. Just reading about Seattle’s bus system.

2017-11-09: This stray kitty cat only takes food in packages: youtu.be/cH8Wya0Wi…

2017-11-03: I’m so glad my daughters don’t have telekinetic powers.

2017-11-03: No iPhone X review has yet to cover how the new size will affect the phone imprint on my jeans …

2017-11-01: To the man who stood directly between me and my line of site to where the bus comes from: I’m not …

2017-11-01: Sometimes, with no apparent rhyme nor reason, my brain starts reciting the lyrics to Under the …

2017-10-31: Kid trying to take a handful, I’m wise to you.

2017-10-31: Here’s the 44th episode of my podcast, Sam and Ross Like Things. I hope you like it!

2017-10-31: It is Halloween. Micro dot blog gives out pins. This is a haiku.

2017-10-31: It’s been one of those days where I spent way too long trying to close a screenshot of a window.

2017-10-29: Sometimes your child starts a “stair-stepper” workout on your watch and you don’t notice for 45 …

2017-10-29: I have repaired a Nintendo Wii. I AM A GOLDEN GOD.

2017-10-29: Morning cribbage

2017-10-28: Apple Music means that when my kid asks if I can play square dancing music, I can say yes.

2017-10-27: Sometimes I forget that the Macintosh is still a very nice computer that I like to use.

2017-10-23: I left my AirPods at work all weekend. Here I am using a wire like an animal.

2017-10-18: The best part about jacket/coat season is not having things in your pants pockets.

2017-10-17: When making a sandwich, do you put mayo on the top or bottom slice of bread? TRICK QUESTION IT GOES …

2017-10-16: Epic threads like this one on Montero’s Twitter post are why I love MetaFilter.

2017-10-06: For breakfast this morning I ate Duke’s Mayonnaise on toast. Am I a bad person?

2017-10-03: Today I’m fortunate to have a bus buddy.

2017-09-22: Organizing and executing a massive takeout taco run is not compatible with my normal temperament, …

2017-09-20: If you ride the bus, this is the setting you want for “Do not disturb while driving”:

2017-09-19: Lies.

2017-09-18: Keybase Teams are pretty darn neat: keybase.io/blog/intr…

2017-09-18: “Joyfully yours, Davenport.” 😭

2017-09-17: Funny books, English muffin, Tea Earl Grey Hot.

2017-09-16: Our 10 year old doesn’t go to bed as early anymore so now she gets to participate in our …

2017-09-16: Kid wants to watch Inside Out. Buckle up, emotions.

2017-09-15: A Longer Post This post is going to be longer than the other ones, and I will use it to decide whether or not I …

2017-09-14: All set to teach a Personal Crypto class at Tuckahoe Library!

2017-09-13: Can all of my friends and acquaintances please binge listen to the ~80 hours of The Adventure Zone? …

2017-09-12: Using the Home button on my iPhone today feels like a baby’s toy.

2017-09-12: If I type iPhone X I get a secret micro.blog pin? Yes, please.

2017-09-12: Thing I Like: writing cursive upper-case Js

2017-09-12: Leaving the house, I quickly say “I love you!” so that if I die my last words to my family …

2017-09-08: Tweet Less. Write More.

2017-09-08: Tweet Less. Write More. Several related pieces have been going around my Internet over the past day or so about blogging and …

2017-09-08: I’ve been binge listening to The Adventure Zone. I give it seven thumbs up.

2017-09-07: Finishing reading the chapter to aloud my 10-year-old, she goes to bed pondering why Sturm had to …

2017-09-07: ”Facebook, in fact, is the biggest surveillance-based enterprise in the history of mankind. It knows …

2017-09-07: September’s still summer but the nights are like fall. Tell me your fall stories. …

2017-09-04: A great joy this morning: my kids practicing their music, unprompted, while I eat a pretzel bagel.

2017-08-28: That feeling when you respond to a survey about your call center experience and you end up quoting …

2017-08-24: RVA Bike Share Terms & Conditions Because I’m that type of person, I read through the Terms & Conditions you’re required to agree …

2017-08-24: The only thing I want to do today is continue my read of a fantasy novel from 1989, The Deed of …

2017-08-23: The sentiment espoused in this link is very similar to why I like using my e ink Kindle for reading.

2017-08-22: I’m really digging this EP, Something American, by Jade Bird.

2017-08-21: 90 seconds. The amount of time after logging back into Twitter before I see something that makes me …

2017-08-17: My wife and youngest daughter are making pancakes and bacon for dinner and it brings me joy.

2017-08-12: As of today my kid doesn’t need these anymore!

2017-08-11: The latest episode of my podcast, Sam and Ross Like Things, is up! I really like making it. …

2017-08-08: Unread Unread Unread

2017-08-08: Whataboutism

2017-08-07: Rick and Morty Season 3, Episode 3, “Pickle Rick”. How could my expectations be exceeded so much? …

2017-08-06: Broke a window in my house today killing a wasp. Couldn’t figure out my lawn equipment either.

2017-08-05: I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that the filtering system in “Libby, by Overdrive” is …

2017-08-05: I’m gonna go out on a limb and say Libby, by Overdrive’s filter system is broken.

2017-08-04: Monoprice seems to really care about getting my feedback on a 30¢ cable.

2017-08-04: Look at me! I’m testing Jeff’s workflow. Here’s one with a markdown link! again.

2017-08-04: I checked the box. Now markdown will work, right?

2017-08-04: They poke fun about it on Do By Friday, but I want to buy almost everything in this Cory Doctorow …

2017-08-03: The only plans I have this evening are reading books to my girls. This thought has considerably …

2017-08-03: Apple services aren’t that bad and Google services aren’t that great.

2017-08-03: This is a similar post, but from the micro.blog client app.

2017-08-03: Sometimes you post a status post to see if you can stop paying for a hosted micro blog.

2017-07-18: Rogelio De La Vega is the best fictional character across all media.

2017-07-18: Things that are welcoming: Penny Lane Pub, other people who have written, GRTC bus drivers, nods …

2017-07-18: Spending all day in a city and not worrying about a car is a freedom.

2017-07-17: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2017-07-12: I know it won’t last forever, but right now my girls love making me sandwiches.

2017-07-11: Tomorrow we’ll discover what our God in heaven has in store.

2017-07-09: Normally, once you own something, the rule is “use it any way you want, just don’t …

2017-07-08: This new unscented deodorant smells strongly of scent.

2017-07-08: Would you rather be stranded with only your wallet or only your iPhone?

2017-07-07: Now it’s an eye for an eye And you’re gonna die It’s a tooth for a tooth Your …

2017-07-06: State execution is cruel and unusual, amoral, expensive, and an ineffective deterrent. Revenge …

2017-07-06: The latest SARLT podcast is up! “A good Rueben and Apologizing”

2017-07-06: Price Club was started by a human with the surname “Price”.

2017-07-05: ”Fifth of July” by Eddie from Ohio.

2017-07-04: Getting ready to watch some baseball with this kid!

2017-07-04: Cleaning the house, my daughter has a literal trash collection, as in “Don’t through that away! …

2017-07-04: Well, if I’m the one to do it They’ll run their quill pens through it I’m …

2017-07-04: About the same percentage of Americans supported the Crown in 1776 that approve of the job Congress …

2017-07-04: Somebody open up a window!

2017-07-03: Hooray! Micro.blog 1.0 is out!

2017-07-01: It’s the end of this reference to Document as we know it, and I feel fine.

2017-06-28: Call me a socialist (because I am one), but I think 30-year-old software like NES games should be in …

2017-06-28: Imagine if companies mining your personal data for profit had the same financial liabilities as a …

2017-06-28: One should regularly consider if the positives of having a Facebook account still outweigh the …

2017-06-28: The First 6 Apps I Install on a Fresh iPad Install (in order): 1. 1Password 2. Cloak 3. OmniFocus 4. …

2017-06-28: The First 6 Apps I Install on a Fresh iPad Install (in order): 1. 1Password 2. Cloak 3. OmniFocus 4. …

2017-06-26: When my online politics aren’t regularly leading to IRL actions or conversations, I feel the need to …

2017-06-26: “No one will say to me, ‘We don’t want our kids to go to a black school,’ but I believe that’s …

2017-06-24: My daughters now know all the words to “Let’s Have Patrick Swayze Christmas” by Crow T. Robot. …

2017-06-24: Translating Mark Holmberg’s dog whistles into plain English I attempt to put Mark Holmberg’s actual words into what I imagine his words would be without the …

2017-06-23: When your strongest meme is “government can’t possibly work”, passing bad legislation is a part of …

2017-06-20: I’m so confused by regularly finding unopened Wheat Thins and peanut butter at the bus stop.

2017-06-20: I’ve had Titus’s “California“ pop song stuck in my head for three straight days.

2017-06-19: From the beginning of Walden: I have no doubt that some of you who read this book are un­able to pay …

2017-06-19: I love this project: standardebooks.org

2017-06-19: On avoiding nihilism about your data

2017-06-19: On avoiding nihilism about your data Today on ZDNet: A huge trove of voter data, including personal information and voter profiling data …

2017-06-17: I’d pay more for an Apple Music subscription that came without Kidz Bop.

2017-06-14: If you’d like to lose yourself for awhile, enjoy this PDF of Virginia Highway Signs …

2017-06-13: The Catch When I think about our institutions and insiderness vs. outsiderness, I think of this quote from Eve …

2017-06-11: Keeping my tweets ephemeral I think of Twitter as an ephemeral medium. It’s a place that I want use for idle thoughts and …

2017-06-09: I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I …

2017-06-06: That absentee ballot form was so complex, it’s almost as if someone wanted to discourage …

2017-06-05: I still use this 11 year old iPod Hi Fi every day.

2017-06-02: I use YNAB for budgeting. It’s like OmniFocus but for money. Here’s my referral link: …

2017-06-02: Daring Fireball—On Giving a Shit Giving a shit in the face of apathy is how the world gets better.

2017-06-01: It’s a magic paycheck month! Hooray!

2017-05-30: Taught my kids binary and hexadecimal today. Like one does on Tuesdays.

2017-05-30: Select all the text in the world Find “utilize” Replace with “use” Go to 1

2017-05-29: Kid A: “The neighbor killed a snake” Kid B: “I saw it too!” Kid A: “Don’t talk about snakes!”

2017-05-26: I think bus-in, bike-home is my favorite multi-modality.

2017-05-25: I’m genuinely impressed with how my brain has managed to retain such a high percentage of the lyrics …

2017-05-25: Keybase for iOS! appsto.re/us/kJtq-….

2017-05-25: I had never actually thought to watch the Like a Prayer music video until today. Um… huh. …

2017-05-23: Hector the Dishwasher has arrived!

2017-05-22: I’m through accepting limits ‘cause someone says they’re so

2017-05-21: “He didn’t take pictures. Instead he stared until his face hurt, and tried to burn everything he saw …

2017-05-21: My kid is playing Final Fantasy IV at a coffee shop. Sometimes it’s apparent that we live in …

2017-05-20: Lee’s Chicken ingested. Chin Music opened. The most RVA of yardbeers.

2017-05-20: Ross posted the new SARLT and didn’t tell me! www.samandrosslikethings.com/podcast/2…

2017-05-19: Was there a point in my lifetime where jean shorts were the general default or have I been ported to …

2017-05-19: Apparently my new hobby is listening to Radiohead’s Let Down and making micro-adjustments to this …

2017-05-18: Another day, another yardbeers.

2017-05-18: I’ve listened to many Ed Snowden talks. I’ve been impressed every time. This one is no exception. …

2017-05-18: Superunknown was one of those rare albums that my brother and I both bought so we could each have a …

2017-05-17: A new SARLT records tonight. Do you like things?

2017-05-17: Our old dishwashing robot died, but our new dishwashing robot is on the way from the robot store*! …

2017-05-16: I’m excited because tonight I get to read my 10 year old daughter the gully dwarf chapter in …

2017-05-16: Infomocracy by Malka Older Assigned by my Northside RVA SciFi Bookclub, I just finished Infomocracy by Malka Older and I loved …

2017-05-16: Our president also has an “absolute right” to carve a swastika into his forehead with a spoon. The …

2017-05-15: I’m not saying they want to, but if my daughters wanted to poison me, it’d be pretty easy.

2017-05-15: This track made me happy, cathartic cry today. YMMV. itun.es/us/j44jjb

2017-05-14: I want a fish!! - Immi

2017-05-13: #yardbeers

2017-05-13: Heisenberg’s Parenting Principle: At a school event, it’s impossible to know the position of both of …

2017-05-12: Snape. Snape. Severus Snape.

2017-05-12: Even if we lived in a future with universal lamé jumpsuits, my kids would yell at me that they don’t …

2017-05-11: Finally. The image is gone.

2017-05-11: Will this post show the dreaded image?

2017-05-11: Hey @jeffmueller, thanks for the help setting up a web of microblog links.

2017-05-10: I’m really enjoying the book Infomocracy by Malka Older.

2017-05-10: “Dad! What is this FROM?!?” “Madonna”

2017-05-09: Do you know what Angelica said when we saw your first letter arrive? She said be careful with that …

2017-05-08: The sheer utility of all the pockets in a men’s suit jacket or sport coat is an everyday reminder of …

2017-05-05: I’m at an elementary/middle school dance and all of these children know Billy Joel lyrics? …

2017-05-05: In the future where we all have AirPods, double-tapping your ear will be the new “hello”.

2017-05-05: Mema De’May

2017-05-05: Why is it so difficult to impulse buy Nintendos?

2017-05-05: I’m grateful for a manager and employer that understands that when I hear “shelter in place” I’m …

2017-05-05: Nothing has gone to alleviate my weather anxiety more than my weather radio. I love my weather …

2017-05-04: 6.5K of walking during today’s workday. Only every day of the rest of my life to go!

2017-05-04: If you have a vanity plate and regularly drive near my bus stop, I will make up a complex narrative …

2017-05-03: My belly ripped my shirt today. Probably time to eat less food and walk more walks.

2017-05-03: And I know It’s only in my mind That I’m talking to myself And not to him

2017-05-02: #yardbeers

2017-05-02: I assume you’ve seen this video of a baby otter squeaking in glee when it first gets in the water. …

2017-05-01: Happy May Day! The day where every year I try and fail to come up with a good “Workers of the world, …

2017-04-29: Just did my first escape room. It was super duper fun town!

2017-04-27: @jeffmueller I followed you!

2017-04-27: Seeing my kid perform in Minds in Motion is one of the most moving things I’ve seen. …

2017-04-27: A clear sign of price mechanisms being broken by rent seekers? When a hardcover book costs less than …

2017-04-27: The marginal cost of reproducing a digital good over time is virtually zero. Legal mechanisms fix …

2017-04-26: A great interview on Post-Capitalism by Paul Mason: https://youtu.be/F4d_KBKzZc4

2017-04-26: Hey kids, rock ’n roll. Nobody tells you where to go.

2017-04-25: Let Down by Radiohead is what I use to test new headphones and make me cry tears of wonder.

2017-04-25: This is a post. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

2017-04-25: I probably would have impulse bought a Nintendo Switch already if Nintendo would accept currency in …

2017-04-25: I’m happy this exists.

2017-04-25: Cameron Hodge makes me into a mutate I’m a big fan of the podcast “Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men” and support them on Patreon. One of …

2017-04-25: The last thing I say before I leave the house is “I love you” because I mean it with all of my heart …

2017-04-23: My kids have never known a world without online pizza tracking. I pray they never have to.

2017-04-23: How soon into a 7-year-old’s birthday party before you can start drinking beer? Asking for a friend.

2017-04-20: Pop's Market Biscuit Some mornings, not most mornings, but some mornings, I get off the bus at 4th and Broad and get a …

2017-04-19: SARLT 35: Doing my taxes and Blue Apron The latest episode of Sam and Ross Like Things is up! This episode cost me $1.29 and was worth every …

2017-04-18: If your daughter ever needs a tube of medical cream, don’t store it on the shelf next to the …

2017-04-17: Sometimes, my almost-seven-year-old doesn’t eat her pretzels for lunch so I eat her pretzels.

2017-04-12: Instagram Cycle—Iteration 17550446 Hey I haven’t tried Instagram in a while. Instagram is pretty nice! Oh yeah, Instagram is bad at …

2017-04-11: Digitized Grease Twitter wasn’t making me me happy but I was checking it all the time. Picking up my iPhone for an …

2017-04-04: On Being an RTD Digital Subscriber After my local newspaper of record, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, announced layoffs local reporter …

2017-01-24: My remarks to the Virginia House of Delegates Constitutional Sub-committee in favor of redistricting reform (as prepared) Thank you for the chance to speak. I’m Sam Davies, a Richmonder, and volunteer with OneVirginia2021. …

2016-12-28: I visit the Electoral College I wrote about my trip to Virginia’s Electoral College for This Dang City: Virginia law is extremely …

2016-12-24: Deleting Games When does a video game cease being fun, and start being tedious? The answer for me is usually long …

2016-12-13: Rooting for the Republic Wil Wheaton on Star Wars and real republics: I realized that the Republic — our Republic — is worth …

2016-12-03: Habits Here I am on a Friday afternoon, with a mild fever, having reorganized my OmniFocus and feeling more …

2016-12-01: Sam Recommends: The Tiffany Aching Books I love reading the Tiffany Aching books to my kid. A young-adult series written by Terry Pratchett, …

2016-10-05: 6 Months a Bus Rider I’ve been commuting on GRTC regularly for nearly 6 months now, and I still like it. It’s now my …

2016-09-23: Tech is a young human’s game Time was, I’d spend hours tinkering with my computer stuff. I’d tweak the order my Extensions …

2016-08-03: See ID My signature’s been the same since 8th grade. It starts with a curvy S followed by a squiggle, …

2016-07-20: Soothing Grind Lately in my downtime, I’ll spend it grinding in Final Fantasy V. Final Fantasy V was an SNES game, …

2016-06-28: Powerless Parenting A few weekends ago, further proving that we live in the end times, a storm came through Richmond, …

2016-06-25: The Saturday Blahs My BMI is high with no sign I can ever get it lower. My blood pressure is on the border of being …

2016-06-23: Primary Sources Eliza, “The Schuyler Sisters”, Hamilton Look around, look around at how Lucky we are to be alive …

2016-06-22: My Letter to the Thomas Jefferson Hour Today I wrote an email to the creators of The Thomas Jefferson Hour, one of my favorite podcasts. My …

2016-06-10: Printing I think paperless offices don’t exist because people don’t trust Windows. When printing out a …

2016-06-07: Windows 7 and Microsoft Word wouldn’t let me save documents to my hard drive,  so I just did it …

2016-06-07: Goodbye RVANews It’s my turn to say goodbye to RVANews. Publisher and my friend Ross Catrow announced to the world: …

2016-04-04: A status for Jeff Who also uses Wordpress in secret.

2016-02-06: My kingdom for a “Close All Tabs” in iOS Safari.    

2016-02-03: Today will be a more enjoyable workday because I’ll do all my work on my iPad.

2016-02-01: What!? It’s like Spring outside? What gives, EARTH?!

2016-01-31: There was a sleepover at my house last night. We fed them donuts this morning while I completed …

2016-01-30: Did a ton of errands today with my kid. Got ready to host a sleep-over birthday party for said kid. …

2016-01-30: For the past two weeks I’ve kept $1.50 in quarters in my jacket pocket, thinking I’d like to buy a …

2016-01-29: I from-scratched my iPhone today. It’s quite cleansing. I’m a little sad that I don’t get to …

2016-01-28: I like doing my taxes. Getting all the forms together, filling out the fields, watching my refund …

2016-01-27: I ate a Jimmy John’s sandwich for lunch. It wasn’t in the budget, and it just tasted OK. I mostly …

2016-01-27: Why [Lessig] Ran For President “Why I Ran For President” by Lawrence Lessig: That recognition made more urgent this question: What …

2016-01-27: New Girl I sidecar[1] a ton of TV shows during my work day. While I work , the iPad next to my computer plays …

2016-01-27: From the Chomsky book, on activism: Well, it depends what you look at. If you look at 200,000 corpses in Central America, it doesn’t …

2016-01-26: Reading For My Brains I just finished reading the Aaron Swartz book and now I’m reading my first Noah Chomsky book. I feel …