: How Far the Song has Fallen from the iTunes Tree I have nothing against streaming music (I do so on occasion), but I prefer buying my music and …

: Man, I sure miss Bowie.

: Today I posted a Stone Temple Pilots drum snippet and a lame attempt at playing samba.

: My go-to beer is the Run Wild IPA from Athletic Brewing but it’s hit or miss finding it in the …

: Summer, signaling its beginnings.

: I’ve been enjoying posting little short snippets of my drum playing on YouTube but I think I’m going …

: Frozen fruitcicles

: Friday last week, we installed the pedals on my son’s balance bike and he didn’t skip a …

: I posted another drum cover short on YouTube. Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins) is a great …

: Trying this out, my first YouTube short playing drums.

: Incredibly disappointed I missed Godzilla Minus One in the theaters but super happy it was released …

: My (other) tribe

: I’ve discovered an excellent new blog, arun.is by Arun Venkatesan. Today I read a mini first …

: I am this close to some day capturing a lightning bolt.

: It’s so silly, but I love that Call and Oates is still active, many years ago I saved the number in …

: Lots of jumping and rolling in the grass today.

: Wild asparagus, with occasional grapes.

: Playing drums to a loop for giggles, it’s been a while since I did anything electronica-ish. …

: I appreciate marveling very much

: The iPad I want isn’t here yet. But my complaint is not what the general tech pundits argue …

: Steve Jobs: It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with …

: The clouds yesterday put on quite a show 📷

: If the internet went away tomorrow, I think we would all be just fine.

: Patience

: Committed myself to using Arc browser on my Mac for 3 months. I’m one week in and slowly some …

: Day 6: Windy #mbapr

: Day 2: flowers 📷

: Kite, with occasional symphony

: Watched “Dune part 2” yesterday. In honor of one of my favorite websites of years past Review in …

: Not sure where I first saw this, I finally read through it tonight. Text editing on iOS and Android …

: This is still a great book and such a fun operating system back in the day. I spent many hours on …

: Listening to this Teresa Esguerra interview (drummer from Built to Spill) with Joe Wong from The …

: Fixed my 1Password issues with Safari on mac OS by downgrading to 1Password 7 🤷

: I’ve been keeping up with my drum playing regimen and challenging myself to learn a single …

: Verizon: Your bill is due. Me: I can't log in to pay it. Verizon: You can click the "One time …

: I have a large phone, but c’mon Apple!

: Waiting for the Sandhill Cranes to arrive

: Tomorrow, Mario starts preschool. This milestone smacked me in the face tonight.

: Summer can’t come soon enough. This was taken in August of last year. They are not shy and will …

: When I was a kid, Ruben Blades was a staple on the radio and throughout our house. Love his music …

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: Improvisational duet between drums and gen AI: Jo Jo Mayer Me/Machine

: Switched over all of my lines from Verizon to Visible. It was a very simple painless process through …

: I generally don’t download lots of apps on my phone or regularly try things but dammit, my mind gets …

: Make no mistake, Karen Carpenter was a master at playing drums

: You know what? The sunflowers and the grasses are the creek’s popsicles… My son, having breakfast …

: When I first began my PM journey, I felt this immense pressure of needing to know everything. Over …

: I setup Starlink in September of last year and I am genuinely impressed at how it has stood up to …

: Bending Time I’ve been messing around with my drums and mic setup and I think I’ve dialed in the …

: “What are all of those pipes?”

: This is what brought me over to micro.blog from Mastodon, somehow on Mastodon I was always missing …

: Japan’s Only Cymbal Manufacturer Such a lovely video. I often think about what I spend my day …

: Regarding 1Password and Safari, it definitely is working better using Edge. I suppose I could …

: In praise of buttons www.nubero.ch/blog/009/

: Lately, 1password and Safari have not been getting along. I can A/B with Edge (or Chrome or Firefox) …

: I just discovered that there is a text version of NPR and I wish more websites did this: …

: Is That a Drum Studio in Your Pocket? It is bitterly cold today in central Nebraska. Wind chills of -38 degrees Fahrenheit to be precise. …

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: The amount of hurdles Apple puts you through to buy a song in iTunes, download said song, and have …

: The Evolution of the Trap Set lecture by Winton Marsalis Such great story telling in this video

: Highs of -4 degrees in a few days. Painful.

: I’ve been using my watch + AirPods as my “dumb phone” for the past few months with …

: Icy fog

: 2024, with occasional introductions Hello, and thank you for stopping by. I’m John, married to …

: After two and a half years, Covid strikes the household again. How to keep a 3.5 year old …