2021-03-30: Pro tip to those conducting interviews in these days of Zoom…look at the person you’re …

2021-03-21: Context Matters Something that keeps crossing my consciousness is the importance of context. Ironically it's been …

2021-03-19: Barefoot season is almost here. Time for Jesse to STUB. ALL. THE. TOES. Off to a roaring start, 3 in …

2021-03-04: Anyone in Microland have experience working at an early stage startup? And if so, any chance of an …

2021-03-02: Watching a helmet cam video from a ride last weekend. Once I stopped listening to music, which my …

2021-03-01: I'm going nuts. This should not be this hard. All I'm trying to do is get a new blog up and running. …

2021-02-27: Earworms as memory triggers? Is anyone else's earworm kind of an asshole? After having the intro to a particular Grateful Dead …

2021-02-24: “Leap and the net will appear.” Not today. More like,“leap and you’ll hit …

2021-02-21: February photoblogging challenge | Day 21 | Colors I love the shades and hues this time of year, for …

2021-02-20: February photoblogging challenge | Day 20 | Weather This is not normal weather for Seattle, from …

2021-02-19: February photoblogging challenge | Day 19 | Alive I think my new keyboard missed me...that or it's …

2021-02-18: February photoblogging challenge | Day 18 | At Home This is where I feel most at home.

2021-02-17: February photoblogging challenge | Day 17 | Still The air was so still, I could hear my heart …

2021-02-16: February photoblogging challenge | Day 16 | Erudite When one wishes to become erudite, this is …

2021-02-15: February photoblogging challenge | Day 15 | Reflection I love the special way wetlands reflect their …

2021-02-14: Huh. Maybe I won’t ride this weekend…

2021-02-14: February photoblogging challenge | Day 14 | compassion My sister's fuzzy children. The border collie …

2021-02-13: February photoblogging challenge | Day 12 | Make Wish I could make art like this…

2021-02-12: February photoblogging challenge | Day 12 | Sporg From a year ago, when I sporged (or is it …

2021-02-11: February photoblogging challenge | Day 11 | machine I can’t decide what I think of this …

2021-02-10: February photoblogging challenge | Day 10 | energy Forrest is a grand master at the art of …

2021-02-10: This piece is a fascinating look at aphantasia from the perspective of someone in the ~2% of folks …

2021-02-09: Couple additional iPhone shots from my drive into the hills last weekend. As I mentioned previously, …

2021-02-09: February photoblogging challenge | Day 9 | Muddy Today's post brought to you by the last month of …

2021-02-09: Hey all Micro.blog Carryologists! I have one of these Tom Bihn Cafe bags I'm looking to rehome. It's …

2021-02-08: Metaphors, broken and otherwise This post resonated something fierce. I'm also in a day job where my main priority is communicating …

2021-02-08: February photoblogging challenge | Day 8 | Hope Hope springs eternal in the mind of a border collie. …

2021-02-07: February photoblogging challenge | Day 7 | Craving The only thing I find myself craving these days …

2021-02-06: February photoblogging challenge | Day 6 | Sport I’m glad to see I’m not the only non-sportballer on …

2021-02-05: February photoblogging challenge | Day 5 | pets This is Forrest. He’s my sister’s 85 lb lump of …

2021-02-04: February photoblogging challenge | Day 4 | Layers From a recent forest wander, I love the layers …

2021-02-03: February photoblogging challenge | Day 3 | Comfort Ready for a good after-work reading session …

2021-02-02: ATTN: Mac M.Bers - I have questions. My 2017 MBP is…going. I’ve asked this here before, …

2021-02-02: Did a little crafting on my lunch break. Behold, a paracord wrist strap for my X-T4: I …

2021-02-02: February photoblogging challenge | Day 2 | Morning Beverage Morning tea, today it's lapsang …

2021-02-01: February photoblogging challenge | Day 1 | Close up My water bottle, made by a friend out on the …

2021-01-31: Awesome walk in the woods, with a twist...ed knee Despite the rain in the forecast (it's Seattle, when isn't there rain in the forecast?) I grabbed my …

2021-01-26: Morning light was incredible today The morning light was incredible today! Caveat: I'm still learning the ins and outs of my Fuji X-T4, …

2021-01-25: From a recent neighborhood walk. I shall call her Susie.

2021-01-25: What’s going on here?!

2021-01-25: Scanthing is a seriously cool app! Thank you to whoever it was here that recommended it. I’ve been …

2021-01-25: This is the first time I’ve felt a picture of a meal was something I could do. Marinated steak, …

2021-01-24: Metaphors, broken and otherwise This post resonated something fierce. I'm also in a day job where my main priority is communicating …

2021-01-23: iA Writer test including a photo I hope you all enjoy:

2021-01-20: That thing when someone has kids running around in the background of a Zoom and it sounds like …

2021-01-03: I could have sworn there was a trail here last week…

2021-01-02: ReMarkable 2 Paper Tablet - 2 Week Update TL;DR — I’m returning my ReMarkable tablet. It’s an awesome device, just not right for me at this …

2020-12-21: From The Mist - a short story He’d seen mist like this before. A high desert snow storm was coming. Something’s…different tonight. …

2020-12-20: Initial thoughts after a week with my ReMarkable 2 tablet As promised, some initial thoughts about the ReMarkable 2 paper tablet. I’m a note-taker. As in, I …

2020-12-20: Hey Mac folks, question for y’all. My Macbook Pro is approaching that final curtain and …

2020-12-12: Saw a bumbersticker that read, “Ew, David.” And now I have questions.

2020-11-26: Where drumming and trail running/scrambling meet. www.adventure-journal.com/2020/11/w… I …

2020-11-23: The phrase “hammock-based mouse jiggler” just entered my internal monologue. I’m not sure how to …

2020-11-19: Met a guy with zero exposure to Rage Against The Machine. I know, right?! Anyway, do I just tell him …

2020-11-13: My “I got a full-time gig” presents to myself arrived! That’s a Kaweco Brass Sport and TWSBI Diamond …

2020-11-11: I hope last night/ doesn’t wake up this morning/ and tell tomorrow what I’ve done. …

2020-11-11: Ailing MBP, help needed. Hey Mac peeps of Micro.Blog, I need some help. The fan on my 2017 13” MBP comes on full tilt every …

2020-11-08: Aaaaand scene.

2020-11-08: More wandering:

2020-11-08: Lovely day to get out of town for a couple hours.

2020-11-07: Domain fiddling One last (*coughcough) fiddle with the domain names and email and I think I’ve got it. I …

2020-11-06: Acronyms are fun. I just finished up two days of morning MOOF sessions. That’s “Marketing Out …

2020-11-05: There’s this dog down the street that barks at every. Single. Dog. That walks past his domain. …

2020-11-04: 10lbs of “Piss off world.”

2020-11-02: Just opened a brokerage account. Feeling all…adulty.

2020-11-01: Went for a forest walk this morning.

2020-10-30: Took the camera for a walk again yesterday.

2020-10-21: There is a road, no simple highway/ Between the dawn and the dark of night/ And if you go no one may …

2020-10-18: Can’t reply with photos, so starting a new thread. Love the shot of you and your AT, @odd so …

2020-10-18: For any other motorcycle riders out there in MB land, if you haven’t found the Fortnine …

2020-10-18: A handful of un-retouched shots from my ride down the Snoqualmie River Valley yesterday. …

2020-10-13: 4:00 PM | Oct. 13, 2020 | Down the street, Seattle, Wa. #adayinthelife

2020-10-13: Took my first walk with the new camera yesterday evening, these are just from my street:

2020-10-12: Picked up a new toy with my settlement cash. Fujifilm X-T4 with two lenses. It’s been…decades …

2020-10-08: Thanks to @manton fixing the certificate issue, I’m going to try a repost of this question from …

2020-10-08: OK, question for the iPad users out there. I’m finally considering (again) making an iPad Pro …

2020-10-08: I’m sorry, but this is one of the worst thought out tab icons I’ve ever seen: It’s …

2020-10-08: This morning’s soundtrack (also, the first time I’ve tried to embed anything in a micro …

2020-10-07: This one has not one qualm about making herself right at home. And no, she’s not actually …

2020-10-07: To whatever amazing person on here referenced Sonny Rollins recently, I thank you. I’m about …

2020-09-30: Update time: I recently accepted an offer for a 40-hour/week contract-to-hire job. That means I am …

2020-09-26: Found this shot I took…actually I have no clue what it was for. But now it’s for you, @odd …

2020-09-12: Note to self: when enjoying your carne asada, chew the meat. Not your cheek.

2020-09-12: This is Matilda. To get her to this spot required 3 engraved invitations. Turns out she prefers …

2020-08-30: M.B pen folks - I just dropped my favorite TWSBI nib-side down…!!! Any advice before I test it out? …

2020-08-20: Mid August thoughts and stuff.

2020-08-15: favorite lyrics of the day (so far): “Her mental clarity was high, but the overpass was low.” …

2020-08-15: “Accept that you can’t be informed about everything and most of it isn’t important.” Farnam Street …

2020-08-12: Current status: eating cole slaw with a spoon. Because forks are upstairs and I can’t be arsed …

2020-08-12: Question for the room: How do you measure fuckery? Asking for…myself.

2020-08-12: Who decided it was OK to tuck tie dye into cargo shorts? Never mind, answered my own question.

2020-07-28: A different angle on the same bridge for y’all @gabz @sku_b

2020-07-28: Told my editor I’d hold off banging my head against a particular client’s requirements until I …

2020-07-26: Sunday dilemma— I really want to sit out on the patio to read for a while. But my neighbor has been …

2020-07-25: Any MBers using Notion? I’ve been playing with it for a couple of weeks now and it seems to do …

2020-07-24: Neighbor across the alley (my view from the basement office) just repainted…the same exact tone of …

2020-07-23: OK. I’m done with the domain shuffle. For now… JesseWrites.net is live and I’m populating it with …

2020-07-09: I just finished a 14-page document on the future of AI in supply chain management. I am neither a …

2020-07-02: It’s amazing the spaces this creature finds to wedge herself into.

2020-06-22: A personality psychologist ponders what god feels like.

2020-06-21: After much hemming and hawing, some soul searching, and a fair amount of hand wringing, I have …

2020-06-16: Juncos, Chickadees, Flickers, Crows, and a Merlin. And I’ve only been sitting on the patio for …

2020-06-15: I have tripped over the “domain-registration-hosting-Wordpress” conundrum. Again. I may regret …

2020-06-15: A great summary of how the Availability Bias can lead you astray.

2020-06-13: This is why I love Cal Newport. “Ancient wisdom, in other words, doesn’t so much prescribe that we follow our passion, as it does …

2020-06-03: I read this 3x before I realized they were talking about a storm, not a person: “Karen is now a …

2020-05-29: Shoulders were designed by committee, right? So that means that a healing shoulder is caught in the …

2020-05-20: Wandering the new neighborhood…

2020-05-19: Job emails can be…fascinating. Just got an opening for “Power Marketer” for the …

2020-05-18: Some recent thoughts (OK, it’s a current rework of a piece from my coaching days) on Cognitive …

2020-05-09: Fun experiment in airflow dynamics. Entering the grocery store, put on my mask and promptly sneezed. …

2020-05-08: Not your grandfather’s Oldsmobile. Or, I don’t know, maybe it is?

2020-05-04: Theoretical Tinkering

2020-04-27: Clearing out Bear and stumbled on this, quoted from an email I sent someone: “Once I switched my …

2020-04-27: I’ve had time to start writing for myself again. Unfortunately that’s because clients …

2020-04-24: As a freelancer, I’m only now coming to realize how this enforced work-from-home situation is …

2020-04-23: You do not want me writing chatbot scripts. At random intervals it would just start snoring. Or …

2020-04-20: I’m back to writing things for me, again. Feels good.

2020-04-15: I don’t think Matilda is a fan of moving. The ice pack is because neither is my still healing …

2020-04-12: Question for the community: In my drive to build a stronger client base outside of the sketchy …

2020-04-07: Spotted on neighborhood walks. Both made me feel better about…everything. Just for different …

2020-04-06: Great stuff from Cal Newport today. Quote of the day: “…implicitly believing that if you tell people …

2020-04-05: FYI, I just discovered that Grammarly knows the word “MacGyvering.” Also FYI, companies that use …

2020-03-28: OK. Ballard has officially lost its collective shit. Someone is playing movie themes on an …

2020-03-24: Reading about email encryption options for a client article and my only semi-techy brain is just …

2020-03-23: OK. Clearly I still need to work on this micro blogging thingy. @patrickrhone - I’m attempting …

2020-03-22: My new neighbor has been on her balcony with a puppy for the last 20 minutes, repeating “go …

2020-03-20: You know those days, when you can’t NOT listen to Rage Against The Machine’s first album …

2020-03-12: When the job listing for writer/editor asks for a “native English specker,” yeah… 0_o

2020-02-27: “Listen to the river sing sweet songs / To rock my soul” Listening to 12/1/73 while I cram to get …

2020-02-24: Um…so…hi. Yeah, I’m back. Again. After I left. Again. It’s sorta a long story, but …

2019-10-25: One more. As if to prove my Seattle bonafides, I’m currently working outside (it’s in the low …

2019-10-25: Oh, also, I’m sitting by a bell-tower that went off just as a guy was walking a standard …

2019-10-25: Was picking my teeth last night (don’t judge), and ended up separating my nail from it’s …

2019-10-21: I got chapter one of “Tales From The Help Desk” up, it’s over on Medium for the time …

2019-10-08: Is it too early to call Do Over on today? Tuesday is throwing all sorts of shenanigans at me and I’d …

2019-10-05: Question for the room: I’m starting to write personal essays & stories again and have no …

2019-10-02: The thing about working with writers is that they use phrases like “ensuant ennui” in an …

2019-09-27: My office for the morning. I wish you could see the Stellar Jay that just took off from that …

2019-09-25: Someone in my building ordered a lawnmower. I live in a condo.

2019-09-24: I started a habit project yesterday, focusing mainly on my morning routine. I found it to be in a …

2019-09-19: Not sure about a lot of the new buildings going up in Seattle these days. I do, however, like some …

2019-09-19: Spotted in a small town in the foothills a couple of weekends ago. Beautiful.

2019-09-18: I’m not sure how I should feel about this.

2019-09-18: Flashback to earlier this summer. Because. Seattle.

2019-09-15: And in other photographic news, today is farmer’s market day here in Ballard: (for the record, …

2019-09-15: So, either I’m an idiot and deleted previous posts…or…wait, no that’s …

2019-09-15: Overheard at the tea shop I’m working from, “Yeah, I have to be in court that day, …

2019-09-14: Late Summer in Seattle and I spent some time “working” from this spot. Gotta love the …

2019-09-14: OK Micro.bloggers, looking for advice. I gave up on Evernote a while back and started using Bear for …

2019-09-14: Just in case someone noticed, yes I did disappear for a while. Then I came back. It’s a long …

2019-09-14: My mom recently adopted a new doggo, this is Matilda the Smidgen Terrier.

2019-09-14: Reading a book about habits. While eating a bag of potato chips. Big fan of irony.