2020-12-01: We took the day off to go hiking at the arboretum. It was chilly but beautiful. 🙂

2020-11-30: And that’s 50,000 words! 🏆 ✍🏼 Kudos to all the nanowrimo and blognovember participants.

2020-11-30: Sun break!

2020-11-30: Hmm. My mystery novel veered right off the outline again. 😃 Me: This is how the crime occurred. 🧠: …

2020-11-29: I’m gonna make it! I’m gonna make it! 🚂

2020-11-28: Watching: Llamageddon Don’t judge me. 😆

2020-11-28: Santa Jaws was a pretty good “bad” movie. Now Amazon is recommending Llamageddon; it’s about a …

2020-11-25: Today, in industry news. ViacomCBS To Sell Simon & Schuster To Random House This literary …

2020-11-24: New from Hermit.fun: 🌲 Until My Next Apert

2020-11-24: I just finished reading The Righteous Mind. Eye-opening! I’ll be thinking about this one for a long …

2020-11-24: Last night, I dreamed I was programming people. The French people weren’t working properly because …

2020-11-23: A photo from today’s walk: Wocka-Wocka!

2020-11-22: Photo of the Day: Pike Place Market

2020-11-22: Amazon Prime has a movie called Santa Jaws and obviously I will watch it. OBVIOUSLY. 😂

2020-11-21: Liked: World’s first 100% complete T-rex skeleton found locked in battle with a Triceratops …

2020-11-21: The Amazon spheres look pretty at night.

2020-11-19: Liked: Write code like you would write a recipe.

2020-11-19: As part of my Electronics study, I’ve been making my way through the Crash Course Computer …

2020-11-19: New from Hermit.fun: 🌲 Check out my iPEDs

2020-11-18: I’ve worked hard today, and I shall reward myself with (checks calendar) a three-hour HOA …

2020-11-16: Liked: The Crocodile is Moving The Crocodile, where Nirvana, Pearl Jam and more have played, is …

2020-11-15: These ads make me eye-roll so hard that I risk detaching my own retinas. 😏

2020-11-15: New from Hermit.fun. 🌲 Without Comment: Managing my Public Website as a Private Person

2020-11-14: It’s been a productive day. 🙂 I made final manuscript fixes to The Case of the Lady in the Luggage. …

2020-11-13: It’s windy and wild today!

2020-11-13: ch-ch-ch ha-ha-ha 🔪

2020-11-12: A late fall walk to get coffee. ☕️ 🍁

2020-11-09: Photo of the day: The waterfront is under construction.

2020-11-08: Good D&D game tonight! I got to polymorph into a T-Rex and fight another T-Rex. These are the …

2020-11-08: New from Hermit.fun: I Don’t Like Texting Solitude is as much a state of mind as it is a …

2020-11-07: I woke up to the sounds of my city cheering. ❤️🇺🇸

2020-11-06: My new hobby blog: Hermit.fun Shout out to @jack for reminding me that it can be fun to spin up a …

2020-11-05: Photo of the day: Crunchy!

2020-11-04: Photo of the Day: Through the Black Sun

2020-11-04: Can I just say it? I’m tickled that in this nail-biting moment the top photo in the discovery feed …

2020-11-04: “You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – which you can never afford to …

2020-11-03: 🥃

2020-11-03: Where does Wolf Blitzer go between elections? I imagine he sleeps in a dark cave beneath CNN HQ, …

2020-11-03: I’ve made an electronics hobby page to organize my progress and learning materials. cc: @Miraz

2020-11-03: Today’s lesson: switches!

2020-11-03: I slept like a rock and woke up with the “Buffy fights the mayor at Graduation” music in my head. …

2020-11-02: It was a pretty afternoon at Volunteer Park.

2020-11-01: It’s November, so I’m treating myself to two months of the Hallmark channel. Let’s get COZY, mofos. …

2020-11-01: Today in Publishing Land: AudibleGate: The Incredible Story of Missing Sales Hmm.

2020-11-01: Writing a Kat Voyzey story is like slipping into a comfy old shoe. It helps that her snarky humor is …

2020-11-01: Zero words! It’s NaNoWriMo day one, and I’m mostly awake. Let’s dooooooo it.

2020-10-31: Happy Nanowrimo eve, fellow writers! Find my profile here to be my 2020 writing buddy. ✍🏼

2020-10-31: Photo of the Day: Street Poetry. ✍🏼

2020-10-30: South Lake Union is a mood today.

2020-10-30: We’ve reached the time of year when sunshine feels fleeting and the big dark is on our doorstep. …

2020-10-30: Shout out to everyone who’s tired of hearing about US politics but who’s being a good sport about …

2020-10-28: This is Wild: Sharks Wash Up on Beaches, Stabbed by Swordfish The discovery of impaled sharks on …

2020-10-28: (Missed) Photo of the day: The seal that moved too fast.

2020-10-26: Photo of the Day: I found a shark at the park. 🦈

2020-10-26: Welp. LASIK gave me perfect vision for 7 years and now I’m a bit nearsighted again. 🤷🏼‍♀️ It’s a …

2020-10-25: Spike > Angel 👱🏻‍♀️

2020-10-25: Photo of the day: Let there be light! Yes, my resistor is in the wrong spot.

2020-10-24: I’m watching The Tick, and it’s eighty percent dad jokes.

2020-10-23: It was almost too cute to drink, but I drank it anyway.

2020-10-22: I just ordered an Arduino electronics kit for my birthday, and I look forward to learning just …

2020-10-20: Amazonland. When we first moved downtown, none of this was here.

2020-10-17: I’m up early attending Stoicon. As much as I miss travel, it’s rather luxurious to watch a …

2020-10-16: I voted today, and I’ve been thinking about the people I met at the Womens March in DC back in 2017. …

2020-10-16: P & I have our get-out-the vote letters ready to send out tomorrow. Let’s get out the vote! …

2020-10-15: My friend D in Chicago made me a scarf! 🙂 I’m all set for November weather.

2020-10-14: Micronauts: Are any of you using Ghost, and if so, do you like it?

2020-10-13: 2:10pm in Seattle, WA. I’m hanging out with Patrick and reading Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time. …

2020-10-12: The Woodland Park Zoo has a nice setup. Timed tickets, limited occupancy, one-way walking routes, …

2020-10-10: Elliott Bay in October 🍁

2020-10-09: When one pier falls, another one rises. Today, we had afternoon coffee on the brand new Pier 62. So …

2020-10-08: I survived the dentist. The hygienist wore so much PPE that he looked ready to visit the moon. …

2020-10-05: Soon 🤨

2020-10-04: Fall has arrived! 🍁 🎃

2020-10-03: Photo of the Day: We found Colonel Mustard! 🕵🏼‍♀️

2020-10-02: Photo of the Day: Kamakura Japan

2020-10-01: Photo of the Day: The View from Gasworks Park

2020-09-30: From yesterday’s city hike: The Fremont Troll. 🚶‍♀️ 🚶‍♂️

2020-09-30: Today’s Coffee: Caffé al Peppe with honey, nutmeg, and pepper. ☕️

2020-09-21: Until today, I’d never seen a praying mantis in Washington State. Cool little creature. Very alien …

2020-09-21: Brb. Gotta go shopping for some emo clothes and tall sticks. 🙄 Justice Dept. deems New York City, …

2020-09-20: Feel good movies: All the boys I’ve loved before Stranger than fiction Office space Alien vs …

2020-09-20: Good Morning. 🌞 What’s on tap for today?

2020-09-17: I dig the new iOS layout. Very bubbly.

2020-09-17: We’re moving out of the purple. Well, that’s something! Outside, I can hear a man howling like a …

2020-09-16: Petsitting day 5: Simba is wistful for a simpler time.

2020-09-15: Petsitting day four: letting it all hang out.

2020-09-12: That awkward moment when the pets you’re sitting say, “You’re not my real mom!”

2020-09-12: Poor Simba is in a cone. Extra chin scritches, please! 🐈

2020-09-12: Hmm… I feel an urge to re-read Dune.

2020-09-10: Fun Fact: Darmok was the original king of memes. Link

2020-09-07: According to a recent article in The Economist, drones can be outfitted with special cameras to …

2020-09-06: I have a new blank journal waiting so I’m feeling very motivated to finish up my current one. ✍🏼

2020-09-03: Wow. I really enjoyed Safety Not Guaranteed on Netflix. Such a quirky and uplifting story. 🎥

2020-09-03: A photo from today’s walk. ☀️ Ah, the sun! It BURNS. Yeah, Texans. I know I’m a heat wimp. 😉

2020-09-02: We’re playing hooky today. Nature is calling! 🌲

2020-08-31: Watching: BTVS Season One 👱🏻‍♀️🧛‍♂️

2020-08-28: I ❤️ Seattle

2020-08-28: Well. It seems we’re entering the home stretch, America. So Joe and Kamala can…

2020-08-28: Good morning. ☀️

2020-08-23: I just noticed that my dress matches my book. Ha! 🦖

2020-08-20: Crunch! 📷

2020-08-19: I’m waiting for the leaves to change color.

2020-08-18: Writing tip: Email yourself those “brilliant” late-night ideas so you don’t forget. 😂

2020-08-18: Is this a ribbon? 📷

2020-08-17: A grid inside our local donut shop.

2020-08-16: Cuddly? (checks photos) Nah. Have a meme instead. 😂

2020-08-16: Hey, Ted Chiang has a short story up on Medium this week. 📖 He always blows my socks right off. …

2020-08-15: I don’t like being stationary for too long. And Traveling Bear likes it even less.

2020-08-14: Overlapping silhouettes 📷

2020-08-14: It was a glorious 4200 word morning and my fingers are sore. 🔥🔥🔥 I should probably be taking breaks. …

2020-08-13: Discovered on today’s walk: Angels among the rocks. 📷

2020-08-12: Watching: Welcome to the Hellmouth (BTVS Season 1, Episode 1) 👱🏻‍♀️ 📺

2020-08-12: We filter the world through our perspective and reject much of what we hear out of hand. Art is …

2020-08-12: I’m delighted by author Wayne Stinnett’s “Beard-O-Meter” writing tracker. …

2020-08-11: I like the sound of rain on canvas. 📷

2020-08-11: What a rare treat it is to feel hopeful about the future. 🇺🇸

2020-08-10: My main form of transportation is walking. 📷

2020-08-10: Good morning. ☀️ ☕️

2020-08-09: Windows 📷

2020-08-08: Humor isn’t black-and-white but sarcastic street stickers usually are. 📷

2020-08-08: I’m working on my next cruise ship mystery, and my brain is “helping” by playing the Piña Colada …

2020-08-07: I can’t complain about the view from today’s walk! #mbaug 📷

2020-08-06: We couldn’t go to Paris for our 20th anniversary so we settled for daytripping to a French bakery. …

2020-08-06: It’s raining! 🌧

2020-08-05: Bisect #mbaug 📷

2020-08-05: I’m preparing my next spy novel for beta readers today. 🕵🏼‍♀️ Woot!

2020-08-04: I’m always chasing that Flow state while I’m writing. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-04: Liked 👍🏼 The Endless Doomscroller It’s a real time saver.

2020-08-03: A peaceful moment. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-02: Bug-sized humans. Also, I miss traveling! #mbaug 📷

2020-08-01: I’d pay good money to see a Waiting for Godot-style stage play with Starscream and Eric Cartman.

2020-08-01: Floating #mbaug 📷

2020-07-31: Up! 📷 #mbaug

2020-07-20: For today’s micro Monday I suggest you follow @jmaxb and @readerjohn. They bring a fresh perspective …

2020-06-29: For micro Monday I’ll suggest three upbeat bloggers to cheer up your feed: @miraz @odd and …

2020-06-22: For micro Monday I recommend you check out @strandlines and @crossingthethreshold. 🙂

2018-04-13: Hello! This is my first Micro.blog post. I’m excited about the potential of the indie web.