2019-08-18: 3rd try worked. Love the other two, one for dress and the other for “functions”. Better night time …

2019-08-16: The hawk on the fence just dropped down and grabbed something in the garden out if the image on the …

2019-08-10: Another sunrise over the gulf stream clouds. Later a tortoise was waddling down at low tide. Long …

2019-08-06: Sunrise. Up early enough to get down in time to watch the sun clear the clouds.

2019-08-03: Three lonely wine bottles and no room in the hutch. 😢

2019-08-01: GnuCOBOL source level debugger working again. Silly tooling misunderstanding. Nice being able to …

2019-08-01: Happy plant. In the yard 75 days.

2019-08-01: My expensive 😉 standing desk this morning. GnuCOBOL source level debugging is busted on only my …

2019-07-31: Another morning on the beach. A couple of miles. Lots of walkers, some bigger than others 😉

2019-07-30: I loved this article on doomed programming languages that aren’t going to be good career …

2019-07-29: Progress on the retaining wall. 33 years of deferred maintenance. A little high-quality boiled …

2019-07-27: Got a beautiful 50 year commemorative coin IBM issued in 2014 remembering the mainframe launch.

2019-07-25: Too much Web Work and not enough fun today. The theme needs serious attention but the content is …

2019-07-22: Another non-photo day. But a good day anyway. Got another demo of source-level debugging for COBOL …

2019-07-20: The stack of paper on the shelf is the typed journaling from January through June. 5 ½ by 8 …

2019-07-18: Beach Night Another non-picture day. I didn’t take a picture of the moon over the beach at midnight last night. …

2019-07-17: “Magic Portal” @Miraz sent condolences for our loss of Jordan, the Chairman Emeritus of our little …

2019-07-16: The last portrait of Jordan. He gave up over the weekend and passed yesterday. He was a good and …

2019-07-16: How to Excape the ‘Hyperactive Hivemind’ of Modern Work showed up in the headlines this …

2019-07-15: I was running low in the bottle of ink for my fountain pens. 🖋 I have used Waterman’s Havana Brown …

2019-07-12: Milestones at work. A project that one architect gave up on got fixed by another using a completely …

2019-07-10: AI Trained on Old Scientific Papers Makes DIscoveries Humans Missed (SlashDot) tells us we’re …

2019-07-09: Beach walk morning. Ran into the horses on the beach group. Some on the island feel bad for the …

2019-06-16: Chilling with Jordan the dog in the yard at sunset last night.

2019-06-10: Grandson’s graduation postponed for forecast of rain. Rain actually started exactly when the event …

2019-06-02: Boiled Linseed Oil on old oxidized paint. The fence looks better and the oil will preserve the wood. …

2019-05-22: Epic Respberry Pi FAIL. Great idea. It was designed to be a toy. It is powerful enough but the …

2019-05-22: Sitting on my Linux box pining for a micro.blog client. Search isn’t helping :-(

2019-05-21: My expensive Linux laptop crashed. Temporarily replaced by a Raspberry Pi in the wicker basket under …

2019-05-13: Gray day, threatening rain. Good flat light to highlight the natural contrasts.

2019-05-08: Got some of the retaining wall wire brushed. Tested some linseed oil without color. An getting …

2019-05-05: Yesterday we went to our first Shrimp Fest in Fernandina Beach. Fern found a fabulous jeweler …

2019-04-30: Sitting down late in the afternoon. Sat outside with Jordan in the warm shade of the backyard much …

2019-04-27: Truth in advertising. My profile pictures were all ten and twenty years old 😟. I figure it is time …

2019-04-26: Ordering dinner at The Surf bar in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

2019-04-25: Granddaughter Sofia heading home to the new puppy (French Bulldog) and Greek Easter Weekend. …

2019-04-23: Fern and Jordan on a morning walk. Mornings are good for the little guy. He feels stronger and walks …

2019-04-22: With Yanni’s cheesecake.

2019-04-22: Another dinner with much the same crowd plus the new visitor from California. Low country boil for …

2019-04-22: Family Easter Dinner for our Florida extended family and visiting granddaughter. More family coming …

2019-04-21: Big day for the recovering Jordan. He is walking a bit unassisted. More of a waddle but a huge …

2019-04-20: A guest fluttering through.

2019-04-19: The noble dog guarding the homestead. He is recovering from partial paralysis of the back legs. He …

2019-04-17: Friend Yanni dropped off plants and potting soil for more living decorations. Granddaughter coming …

2019-04-17: I find Ms. Pelosi’s comment that “a glass of water would win @AOC’s district” …

2019-04-16: Got home to beautiful plants on the new front walkway.

2019-04-16: Sunrise is New York. Missed connecting flight last night. Slept all Sara and Pete’s place in …

2019-04-15: Sadly departing Amsterdam. Tea service while waiting for the car.

2019-04-14: After-brunch shopping, the wine refrigerator we (don’t) need, and some classic Amsterdam houses.

2019-04-14: And the wedding party the afternoon after.

2019-04-14: Breakfast at le Couer in Amsterdam. More later.

2019-04-13: Paul Bates, Selke and zetas say Ben Crain and Bart Roel’s wedding. Amsterdam.

2019-04-13: Lunch cruise? Man and dog cruising the canals. Our spectacular hotel in Amsterdam. It is cold and …

2019-04-12: Thalys first class to Amsterdam. Nice living. Dinner last night with Constance, Claire (momma), …

2019-04-12: Visit with the 2 year old Constance after lunch in St. Germaine des Prez.

2019-04-12: The neighborhood and our front door. Great location.

2019-04-10: No typewriter on the Paris-Amsterdam trip. I was going to bring the Hermes Baby but I simply don’t …

2019-04-10: Paris. An eventful trip with long layover in NY, ruined jacket for the wedding, and an over crowded …

2019-04-08: Off to Paris. This is Jacksonville at 11AM. Now in NY at 8 for Paris at 11. All good.

2019-04-08: Milestone. Finally cleared out space for the car in the garage.

2019-04-05: Another Friday night at the Decantery before a fine dinner at Le Clos in #fernandinabeach. The noise …

2019-04-05: Picked up a rental car, got the Amazon return box out of our car and to UPS, got food for Jordan the …

2019-04-04: The power steering pump on the car is near gone. It moans and whimpers I took it in and rode the …

2019-04-02: New toy. My old Happy Hacker keyboard died several years later. I got a “kerkywriter s”. …

2019-04-01: Almost 200 (5.5x8.5 inch) pages of journaling by #typewriter last month. Most of it, by words, on …

2019-04-01: There was a mob on the beach, by comparison, yesterday morning. Summer must be approaching. 2 miles …

2019-03-29: My #WeWork equivalent here in the historic village since there is not a real one.

2019-03-28: We (@SymasCorp) just released Symas #OpenLDAP Gold maintenance release 2.4.47.3. An rpm for #sles …

2019-03-27: Walked to a different beach access point yesterday. Nicer and better maintained. The tide was very …

2019-03-26: Two Mercedes Benz E-320 wagons from 2004 pulled in next to each other within seconds. Go figure.

2019-03-25: Early hospital visit for lab work.

2019-03-23: On the beach with Fern and it was empty. Beautiful but empty. And there sat two beach chairs and an …

2019-03-23: Slashdot just referenced a recent report that, shockingly (NOT), insider threats pose the highest …

2019-03-22: Tapas at España for dinner.

2019-03-21: Going with my Saxbys cup. Good a Philadelphia regional chain. Bought two weeks after kidney …

2019-03-21: Adding #LMDB to #GnuCobol “ISAM” turns out to be a bigger deal than we thought and not ALL fun …

2019-03-20: The Writer’s Tears Irish whiskey is good. Not Great. But then it is a lot less expensive than …

2019-03-20: For @trmaguire on Twitter. Was shopping for Jameson’s and saw this for a little more. Will report on …

2019-03-19: Gray windy day. Waiting for her polish to dry. All good. I got Writer’s Tears Irish Whiskey while I …

2019-03-18: Morning walk. Got the sun before the clouds wandered in. ¾ mile on the soft sand and over a …

2019-03-17: Finished Parkinson’s Law … for the third or fourth time. To many laughs and still too true …

2019-03-16: At the tailor. Taking the suit in for the big wedding in Amsterdam @bencrain @bartroel

2019-03-15: Intriguing day. A co-worker asked a great question. It sent me back to The Mythical Man Month …

2019-03-14: Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro. Favorite place on #AmeliaIsland. Casual with great food and terrific …

2019-03-14: @Roberto an example of the start to the day (on “Sky the 1953 Smith Corona Skyriter”). Much of what …

2019-03-13: Starting Slowspoke: A Univyclist’s Guide To America by Mark Schimmoeller. 📖

2019-03-13: Two more pages of Flaming Typewriters by McMillan. Done today! 😊🚿📖

2019-03-13: The Skyriter all cleaned up maybe for a trip to Europe.

2019-03-12: Scrubbing Bubbles, some brushes, and elbow grease made the 1953 Skyriter look a bit more …

2019-03-11: For the Record Love all the chatter about the #GreenNewDeal. It has been a long time coming. All I …

2019-03-10: Ironing board cover. The important stuff.

2019-03-10: Busy Sunday. Two pages of Bach Chorals … stumbling but sightly less so. Admired the latest …

2019-03-09: The *Concourse d’Elagance” on #ameliaisland is high this weekend. Maybe next year we hold one for …

2019-03-08: The Hermes Baby at work at the coffee (tea) shop. Pelican pen in the folder to the right.

2019-03-08: Concourse update. None of the neighbors are going. We all hope everyone at the event has a great …

2019-03-08: The beach mid-Amelia Island is overrun Friday of Concourse weekend 😉

2019-03-07: People come to us at #symascorp with existing solution. They want something better. Maybe the …

2019-03-06: The young Jordan in #Orinda Fire Department vest. 9 years ago.

2019-03-06: Bright “cold” morning after the cold front went through.

2019-03-05: Lunch time walk.

2019-03-04: I have continuous form 6x4” index cards for quotes and tweets/toots. Just ordered continuous 3x5s …

2019-03-03: The azaleas started opening up today.

2019-03-03: Want to read: Body Toll by Bruce Thomason 📚

2019-03-03: in re: … just sayin’

2019-03-03: “PenCasting” @bradenslen

2019-03-02: One week to the concourse d’elegance on #ameliaIsland. Friday they park on Centre Street for …

2019-03-02: Milestones. The front door was cleaned up and the analog clock hung over the workbench in the …

2019-03-02: Great trip. Super report from transplant people. Crazy travel schedule. Glad to be home in …

2019-03-01: Departing Charlotte for Jacksonville then Amelia Island (home). Long day starting with a 6:42 local …

2019-03-01: Epic FAIL! I neglected to bring a pen and anything to write on. I’m on the road and stuck in …

2019-03-01: My relaxation spot at Perelman. Not today 😉

2019-03-01: Where the kidney transplant all started. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

2019-02-28: Good to see Mom. Almost 94 and living alone on her own and healthy.

2019-02-28: Sunrise 35,000 feet above the Carolinas was pretty spectacular. Almost made getting up at 4:00 worth …

2019-02-28: I have forgotten how early 4:00AM is. At JAX for PHL leaving 6:15.

2019-02-27: Morning comes early. 4:15 car to airport. Off to Philadelphia for the 6 month checkup after the …

2019-02-25: @bradenslen … The 1946(?) Hermes Baby. Under 9 pounds.

2019-02-25: Lunch break on #ameliaisland. Concourse de’elegance in two weeks!

2019-02-24: On Waiting is thought provoking. The title made me think it was about the slow response times on the …

2019-02-23: Guests for the weekend at #fernandinabeach. More marine layer.

2019-02-22: And I thought #Agile was about doing the simplest useful thing next and testing it. …

2019-02-22: The missing picture.

2019-02-22: Up working since 6:00 (dog’s fault). Should have just retyped the #SymasCorp Agreement draft …

2019-02-21: I read somebody saying Object Oriented Programming was avant garde in 1992. So what was it when we …

2019-02-21: Chuckling about the CGI example in the #gnucobol #faq here

2019-02-21: Big progress today. Went from two rambly consultations going nowhere to progress on the two …

2019-02-21: But that is what the rest of the day should look like.

2019-02-21: Hazy morning after rain last night.

2019-02-20: Collard greens? Grits? You mean #fernandinabeach is in The South? 😉

2019-02-20: Our old guy on the beach a few days ago. An antidote for all the cat pictures.

2019-02-20: Marine layer here turned to rain as predicted. Looking at my #cobol #ims code running on the …

2019-02-20: Marine layer at #fernandinabeach today. Gorgeous!

2019-02-19: Just saw references to Regenerative Agriculture on Naked Capitalism’s “Water …

2019-02-19: Jacksonville run today. Got to go Off-Island. First time in weeks! Happy in #fernandinabeach.

2019-02-16: @bradenslen - this my first. A 1949 Smith-Corona Silent. Everything is great except the bell. It is …

2019-02-15: Walked in to our favorite restaurant with no reservation on Valentine’s day and begged. The …

2019-02-12: Gavin Newsome cancels CA High Speed Rail (HSR). The big deal #greennewdeal (#gnd ?) talks up HSR. …

2019-02-12: Funny, CA Governor Gavin Newsome does not show up on Twitter. How did he get elected?

2019-02-12: Passport photo. Could the be any more unflattering?

2019-02-12: Funny how mornings get away from you. #mainframe migration chats with yet another big consulting …

2019-02-11: Hiding in the office while the office while “the girls” hang pictures.

2019-02-11: Currently reading: Skin in The Game by N. N. Taleb 📚

2019-02-10: After opening up all the art/pictures left in boxes (two months later), we now have to figure out …

2019-02-10: It has been blowing hard for two days. The surf at #ameliaisland beaches is beautiful.

2019-02-09: At the Book Loft in #fernandinabeach

2019-02-09: Just trying #typecast (ing) here and on the other places these show up. Kind of a test.

2019-02-09: Good morning. Windy here in #fernandinabeach … and gray.

2019-02-08: Clouding up after 3 bright warm days. Looking out at the Amelia River.

2019-02-08: Time to start cleaning the type slugs on the #typewriters. The 1953 Smith-Corona Skyriter is first. …

2019-02-08: On the business side (Symas Corp), we announced our Directory Traffic Manager, an LDAP-smart “load …

2019-02-08: I’m legit! I signed up for a plan! No podcasting yet but I LOVE the UI for posting here and …

2019-02-07: The morning walk.

2019-02-07: Installed the Mac App. Good start. IOS next!

2019-02-07: Self-Intro As if I needed another platform. I love the concept. More complicated thoughts some other time. …



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