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June 20, 2024

I’m working on three big projects right now. The first is finalizing my dad’s stuff. He passed away last month and there’s still a lot to do, from planning and hosting the memorials, taking care of financial and legal obligations, and dealing with the remainder of his stuff. And, grieving, of course—that’s obviously been ongoing. … Read more

Some thoughts on killing your blogroll

Keenan is killing his blogroll, mostly because it sucks to decide what’s on it and what gets left out. He worries about how that makes others, and himself, feel. I get it. When I finally (re-)published mine awhile back—after a decade-long absence—I found it far more stressful than I had anticipated. And I wondered if … Read more

May 19, 2024

Last updated: May 19, 2024 Welp, everything has changed. I essentially tossed my old /now page away, moving it to the /then archive I recently started.1 That’s because my life changed quite a bit earlier in the week. My dad died. 💔 That’s usually a big enough event in someone’s life to warrant a complete rewriting. In the case of … Read more


This is my personal take on a /uses page. It also functions as my Default apps for 2024 post. Since online reviews are so gamed and broken these days, I wanted to post my stuff so you can ask questions of an actual user of these items. I also post product reviews on my Public … Read more

March 28, 2024

Bespoke social media Last year, I launched One Photo Club, a free social community for people who love travel (come join us!). The site centers around sharing photos from your previous trips to various prompts, so it serves as a remembering practice for participants as part of a concept I call Return On Adventure (think ROI but for your adventures). … Read more

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A public lands gratitude practice

Our national parks and public lands have played an oversized role in my life happiness. Many (perhaps even most?) of my best memories stem from trips to these treasured places. One of the best ways to remember these cherished moments is to relive them regularly—so I’ve begun posting photos from those trips in one long … Read more

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A short weekend at the Vegas Bowl

It was the only bowl game that we would be able to attend this season, given our other travel commitments. And it ended up being the one that ASU was invited to. We got the official word that ASU’s bowl game would be in Las Vegas while we were on the other side of the … Read more