Pratik Mhatre

2019-02-15: I don’t understand this news of Netflix not joining and HBO not committing to Apple’s …

2019-02-14: I love these new notifications from Yahoo weather app every evening. It’s simple, clear, and useful …

2019-02-14: As one of my urban planning professors used to claim, a big reason for Texas cities sprawl is the …

2019-02-13: I’m ambivalent about the 50-50 split rumor on the planned Apple News service. If it’s …

2019-02-13: What a difference couple of days of bright sunshine makes. But headed for another week of overcast …

2019-02-12: I love Agenda’s pricing model. It seems to be the perfect blend of subscriptions and upfront …

2019-02-12: What do you use to write up your agendas for one-on-one meeting? Regular pen-n-paper or do you use …

2019-02-12: It’s finally sunny today after couple of weeks of dreary cloudy rainy days. For Texas, …

2019-02-12: Stepped.

2019-02-11: I got my macro lens from Moment today. Since it’s raining outside, I’m taking photos of objects …

2019-02-09: The way to my heart is through my clogged arteries

2019-02-09: OwnYourGram is taking much longer to cross-post my photos. Last one took more than 5 hours. Wonder …

2019-02-09: Loving our new sign from Urban Mettle.

2019-02-08: One of the houses down our street had been lying vacant for a long time. It finally got sold and now …

2019-02-08: We’ve gone from wearing t-shirts & shorts to seeing snow & sleet on roads in less than …

2019-02-08: Blot gurus, how do I get ride of that ungainly symbol? Is it an iA Writer thing or a Blot thing?

2019-02-08: On GoodReads, I usually rate the book as soon as I’m done reading and write the review later. …

2019-02-07: Talking about wild swings in the weather

2019-02-06: Blue door.

2019-02-06: Austin’s unusually cloudy and rainy (but also warm) winter has totally put a downer on our …

2019-02-05: Since newsletters are all the rage, let me plug my very-specific one that aimed primarily at …

2019-02-04: Ironically (or tragically), the Robochild in the TurboTax ad is right. It’s the perfect example of …

2019-02-03: We got our backyard patio power-washed yesterday and the before-n-after are astounding. I still keep …

2019-02-02: I’m enjoying England’s brutal massacre at the hands of West Indies. First test by 381 runs and …

2019-02-02: I’m gradually and selectively importing my blog posts to Blot. I started with my first ever …

2019-02-02: In the light of @garciabuxton’s excellent thread on diversity on M.B., I can now reveal that I …

2019-02-01: At one of my former workplaces, an admin staff person was showing me a sign she was putting up that …

2019-01-31: Some days are like..

2019-01-30: Ok, ok, I’ll go inside next time.

2019-01-30: Whoa! In traditionally male-dominated field, changing the scale from a 10-point scale to a 6-point …

2019-01-30: In case you’ve started filing your tax returns and were mildly hopeful coz of doubling of the …

2019-01-29: The university took three weeks more than last year to issue our W2. But I think the …

2019-01-29: Apple should just call the FaceTime bug ‘Alexa for your contact list’.

2019-01-27: Resentments upon which the sun never sets. But nowhere - arguably, at least - is the Empire’s …

2019-01-27: After a long bike ride in the crisp cold weather, my son and I spent the latter half of the morning …

2019-01-26: Apparently Austin’s largest mural. Well, it does brighten up an otherwise drab parking garage.

2019-01-26: Ah! Just now discovered how to add an ‘abandoned’ shelf to my GoodReads list. Given how …

2019-01-26: Having humbled Australia, I’m glad (and surprised) to see India continuing its streak with the …

2019-01-26: Having practiced that art, I follow a few portrait photography accounts on Instagram. On couple of …

2019-01-23: He loves being groomed.

2019-01-23: Damn! We’ve to start buying diapers again. Before you congratulate us, I must add it’s for our dog.

2019-01-23: We had a monster 6+ hour status meeting yesterday and toward the end, I had to go teach a class. …

2019-01-21: It’s been a while since I re-read John Rawls but this quote is perfect for today: > The fairest …

2019-01-21: More jenga.

2019-01-21: Trying out ribs in sous vide again. Been cooking for 12 hours now starting last night. Last time I …

2019-01-21: Ugh! The credit card I use most often got compromised somewhere. I’m glad I caught it early thanks …

2019-01-21: I just woke up in an open field. Not sure how I got there. Guys, was something different in the …

2019-01-20: “The only person I couldn’t explain my suicide to was my dog, who was sitting there looking into my …

2019-01-19: There’s a small fenced-in patch of land we pass on our way from Austin to Houston. We always see …

2019-01-18: A friend on Twitter who’s also an Indian suggested a way out of Brexit. We could divide the …

2019-01-17: Holy shit! How did this happen and more importantly, for such a long time? I’m now closer to …

2019-01-17: As soon as I step out of my office building. Nice day, no?

2019-01-17: After cold dreary days, it’s finally a glorious day in Austin today. I’m enjoying a leisurely …

2019-01-17: I loved reading this personal tribute for Jack Bogle by Jon Stein, CEO of Betterment. PS. I was glad …

2019-01-15: Why can’t the iOS Reminders sync across devices? Why do I’ve to mark the same reminder as completed …

2019-01-15: O Earth what changes hast thou seen

2019-01-13: I’m on a 10-day streak on my 10k daily steps goal. My best is 11 days.

2019-01-13: I just Marie Kondo-ed our garage shelves. I had quite the allen key collection. No sparks of joy …

2019-01-13: Day & Night.

2019-01-12: We’re finally getting rid (recycling) our iPad 2. We were basically using the Dashboard app just as …

2019-01-12: We finally changed our refrigerator. Our Whirlpool one which was nearly ten years old now gave us …

2019-01-12: Texas lunch

2019-01-11: I had to turn down saturation to make the sky look believable 😏

2019-01-11: But Apple lags behind its rivals in the number of rear cameras. Last year, Samsung released the …

2019-01-11: Our older but smaller dog stares down and growls at our larger but younger dog when he’s …

2019-01-10: I’ve now updated my profile website to my Blot blog. The main ‘professional’ …

2019-01-10: The Ellsworth Kelly installation on UT Austin Campus.

2019-01-10: I’m wavering from my resolve to not tinker with my new Blot blog backend. That’s it. No …

2019-01-09: Not a selfie.

2019-01-08: Them: Have you met your goals this week? Me:

2019-01-08: I joined Letterboxd last year and painstakingly moved over my movie-watching archives from iMBD and …

2019-01-08: Lou Neff Point

2019-01-08: I wrote about our son’s tendency to sleepwalk We’re not unduly worried and also manage …

2019-01-07: This is usually how research is presented in the media via PhDComics cc: @ronguest @jwhevans

2019-01-06: India wins a test series in Australia. Only cricket fans since the 90s will get how big of a deal …

2019-01-06: We can do this in January in Texas

2019-01-06: Winter sun.

2019-01-05: Are comments essential to a blogging experience? My thoughts have evolved since the early aughts …

2019-01-05: In the end, it was a leisurely walk. Excellent weather. Lotsa people around. The kid started …

2019-01-05: We’re finally doing our annual walk around Town Lake

2019-01-04: Wait, India can actually win the Sydney Test 🤞🏽🏏

2019-01-04: Bridge.

2019-01-04: I ended up in the b-roll footage today for a documentary that’s being shot featuring the …

2019-01-03: As I’m in the process of importing selective posts to my new blog, I wanted to re-share this …

2019-01-03: And just like that, the iPhone issue sorted itself out. After couple of hours, I tried the hard …

2019-01-03: After years of flawless service, my new iPhone XS has randomly gone dark and won’t turn on. …

2019-01-02: Here’s the post I made for our 2017 spending trends. I’m eager to compare our 2018 …

2019-01-02: One of my favorite year-end activities is to parse spending trends in Mint. I’ve been …

2019-01-02: One of the by-products of working with professors is that I get to co-teach a graduate seminar …

2019-01-02: After deleting my old blog and restarting with a Blot one, I’ve promised myself not to tinker …

2019-01-01: If you’re inclined, check out these 2018 upbeat tempo songs from Bollywood via Apple Music. I too …

2019-01-01: Unfortunately a biting cold and windy day and the kid’s sprained ankle prevented us from going on …

2019-01-01: I wish my current theme (Rosa) on @Blot was compatible with the teaser/more tag. I’m using it in my …

2019-01-01: Happy New Year, folks. I’ve taken the Blot plunge too. Here’s to more writing and …

2018-12-30: These were the ‘best’ nine photos on my Instagram in 2018 out of the 160 photos. I put best in …

2018-12-30: It was mostly due to the high self-hosting costs I was paying for something I wasn’t using. Plus …

2018-12-30: I deleted my 15.5 year-old blog today (after archiving it, of course). It was a self-hosted …

2018-12-29: India retains the Border-Gavaskar trophy 🙌🏽 🏏 But now just to shut up O’Keefe, I want them to win …

2018-12-29: Free hugs!

2018-12-29: It seems WordPress has stopped offering only domain mapping services. It now bundles it with its …

2018-12-29: Are your Instagram ads also SkyMall-like?

2018-12-28: Austin’s famed jenga tower.

2018-12-28: Thoughts on Instagram Filter Accounts If you have spent any time in the Explore tab, you must have come across at least one Instagram …

2018-12-28: When on staycation…

2018-12-27: Ha! Glad to see I wasn’t the only one subjected to Tinder-ified Instagram UI for a short while …

2018-12-26: This house down the street puts up Christmas lights for most of us

2018-12-25: Seasons’ Greetings from our family to yours.

2018-12-24: TFW three of the books on your hold list suddenly become available on the same day.

2018-12-24: One of my favorite TV episodes for Christmas eve is, The West Wing S1E10 “In Excelsis Deo” Also good …

2018-12-24: For Micro Monday, I recommend following @Miraz (if you aren’t already). I love the glimpse of …

2018-12-23: Fall in December. That’s Texas for you.

2018-12-23: If you want to have a nice Christmas, don’t look at your portfolio tomorrow.

2018-12-23: The sky was all kinds of cool yesterday

2018-12-22: Wife gifted me this non-weird Vibrams. Fit snug and do feel like the original ‘feet’ Vibrams.

2018-12-21: 11 years

2018-12-21: Relaxed but listening.

2018-12-21: The cone of shame is off 🙌🏽 PS. She thinks she’s camouflaged.

2018-12-21: One way to reduce traffic on I-35 Austin I’m typing this from work on the last day in the office before the break. It was the fastest I …

2018-12-19: The more empathy I have, the less annoying other people are - Alan Alda. This Hidden Brain episode …

2018-12-19: Towering. . #Austin #utaustin #tower #campus

2018-12-19: Towering.

2018-12-18: You read the news and despair. But then stories like these restore your faith in humanity.

2018-12-17: I had told my wife if the Dow goes below 23.5K before the end of the year then we may be looking at …

2018-12-15: Duchess of Kent or Hello, Clarice.

2018-12-13: Wind-swept but a glorious sunny day today.

2018-12-12: After nearly a week, she’s feeling the holiday cheer at last. She hopes to get rid of the infernal …

2018-12-11: I tried other M.B themes but keep returning to Kiko for its sheer simplicity. I’ve used it …

2018-12-11: Morning.

2018-12-10: We started watching Grey’s Anatomy on Netflix as a way of watching something non-stressful when we …

2018-12-09: I thought I found a bug in Mint until I started writing about it here and as I was writing about it, …

2018-12-07: First week at the new job was like drinking from a firehose. Overwhelming but exhilarating. But now …

2018-12-06: Current status

2018-12-06: This poor girl has her second surgery in < 2 years today. This time, it’s for bladder …

2018-12-05: Another view from my walk to work this morning.

2018-12-04: One of the perks of now working on campus is spotting interesting corners. I’ll crib about the …

2018-12-04: We need ‘Reply All’ to be the default for Micro.Blog. We can always delete people we don’t want to …

2018-12-02: Cooking coffee rub steak sous vide on one counter for tonight and Rajasthani Laal Maas (Goat) on the …

2018-12-01: I bought a Sonos One from Amazon mostly to AirPlay from Apple Music and to sync with my two older …

2018-12-01: You know what? You too enjoy this beautiful day on that chair. I’ll take the other one.

2018-12-01: For the Skyguide app, I had to change my Siri shortcut to ‘What star is that?’ from ‘What is that …

2018-11-30: Friday dinner at Evangeline Cafe.

2018-11-30: Apple Music for Echo is like iTunes for Windows, right?

2018-11-30: Update on the professional front. Starting Monday, I’ll be the Study Director for the National …

2018-11-29: Why does CB2 suddenly like brass so much? So much of a golden look in most of their settings.

2018-11-29: I had to return my work (Mac) laptop today. Without the ability to reinstall the OS, I had to make …

2018-11-29: To new beginnings.

2018-11-28: I finished reading ‘The Circle’ last night and I don’t want to watch the movie …

2018-11-27: I just bought a 2018 iPad for half the price I bought the first ever iPad and that’s not even …

2018-11-27: The older you get, the earlier you leave for the airport?

2018-11-26: More from this amazing space. I would be here every day if I lived within walking distance.

2018-11-25: View from the top. All lines and circles.

2018-11-25: Ok, Austin has a fall season but it arrives pretty late and lasts a very short time.

2018-11-25: I saw ‘The Breakfast Club’ for the first time last night. Hit me with your “Oh no, …

2018-11-24: We don’t really have a fall in Texas but sunsets are pretty year round.

2018-11-22: No one in the family is a turkey fan so every Thanksgiving, we cook different meats. This year, I’m …

2018-11-22: For a change, we’re having a Thanksgiving dinner instead of lunch. That means we’re driving to my …

2018-11-21: How do you edit your replies on Micro.Blog? 🤔 Guess you cannot? @manton

2018-11-21: Thanks to @cleverdevil’s code, now I get a nice gallery of all the photos I’ve posted on …

2018-11-20: Wife bought me Merrel hiking shoes for my birthday. I wore them today on our neighborhood park hike …

2018-11-20: Instagram won’t let me post a panorama photo but looks like Micro.Blog/Sunlit will.

2018-11-19: With the wife at an all-day work meeting, R and I spent a lovely morning at the Austin Central …

2018-11-18: Made Sol Kadhi for lunch. An eclectic native drink from my home country, made from kokum (Garcinia …

2018-11-16: After enjoying free parking at an off-campus location for six years, I’ve to now pony up big …

2018-11-15: In spite of all these wonderful upgrades to M.B, I’m resisting creating an account on Mastodon (also …

2018-11-14: Big changes professionally. After 6 years in my current department, I’ll be moving jobs within …

2018-11-13: Our dog has been chasing squirrels in our backyard for 3 years. Today, a squirrel finally lost 😔

2018-11-12: Ha! Jack Dorsey finally admits Twitter follower counts have no meaning. It seems like Micro.Blog’s …

2018-11-11: I don’t want to admit but…

2018-11-10: Guys, guys, you’ll never guess how much I’ve lost in the last six years (via Mint)

2018-11-09: I created my first custom shortcut in iOS. It requests destination (business name; often a …

2018-11-09: We finally replaced our standalone freezer that’s purportedly strong enough to withstand Texas …

2018-11-08: For a very brief instant in the past when reporters used to seek me out to ask my opinion about …

2018-11-07: Microsoft has a chat app called Kaizala? In my native language, that literally means, what happened? …

2018-11-06: I didn’t know they taught Star Wars in second grade

2018-11-04: Sunday.

2018-11-03: The Vote with Me app is awesome. It links your contact list with voter records and makes it easier …

2018-11-03: It’s been a wonderful fall day and we’ve spent hours in the backyard just staring at the sky.

2018-11-03: Wait, I read this story earlier today and let out a yawn. But this tidbit buried deep is …

2018-11-03: Enjoying a great breezy fall day in Austin with a Trippel and Bob Dylan’s Bootleg series. The son is …

2018-11-02: My son rarely falls sick but he has an uncanny tendency to do so when my wife is out on a business …

2018-11-01: Why does early voting end three days before Election Day? Why can’t it just continue on? Instead on …

2018-11-01: Yes, we are…

2018-11-01: Data visualizing the Halloween candy haul

2018-11-01: Macalope can be darn funny at times: >“Android OEMs are rushing to copy the notch so fast some of …

2018-10-31: It’s 5pm on Halloween and it’s pouring here 😐⛈ 🎃

2018-10-31: Chilling Effect I agree with the concept of blogging daily and most even say, write even if no one is reading you. …

2018-10-30: A friend on Twitter was wondering, if the iPad Pro can have Face ID, why can’t the MacBook Air …

2018-10-30: Boo!

2018-10-30: Just surfaced for air from work and I see that Apple finally updated the Mac Mini and MacBook Air. …

2018-10-29: From a listicle titled, What a 50-year-old me would tell a 40-year-old me? As a recently-minted …

2018-10-29: A rare selfie

2018-10-29: Thanks to an all-day training (that I’m doing) at work, I’ll be missing the Apple event …

2018-10-29: A look at overnight stays at US National Parks. When should you pitch your tent? Or when is it …

2018-10-28: Austin’s long regional nightmare is over. The boil notice has been lifted. People may commence …

2018-10-28: Sunday fall mornings in Texas are the best.

2018-10-28: ‘First Man’ 👍🏽👍🏽 Such haunting music. It makes me also want to go to the moon to have a nice cry.

2018-10-27: The costumes at Austin’s Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) are always so rad.

2018-10-27: Portrait mode-ing my dog’s tail

2018-10-27: Freddie was the man!. Can’t wait for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ the movie.

2018-10-26: Jeez, guys, you’re making me manage my money in a photo editing app.

2018-10-25: It was a slow burn but ‘Daredevil’ S3 really picked up after episode 4. That …

2018-10-25: After more a week of grey skies and nonstop rain ⛅️🍃

2018-10-25: Just to mix things up, she flips the bed and sleeps on it. Yup, I’ve tried putting it the right way …

2018-10-24: Engrossed

2018-10-23: I wish there was a way to strip hashtags from posts that I cross-post from Instagram via …

2018-10-23: Westward ho! Eastward नाही .

2018-10-23: Our younger dog suffered yet another seizure today 😢 It’s always distressing to see a large …

2018-10-23: All coffee shops are shut down and the ones that are open are not making any coffee drinks. Not even …

2018-10-22: I’m now one of the Parent Representatives in my son’s school’s Campus Advisory …

2018-10-22: Playing in the straw tepee at @wildflowercenter’s Fortlandia installation on a beautiful Sunday …

2018-10-22: Austin & Central Texas got so much rain in the last week that water restrictions are in effect. …

2018-10-21: A straw fort for the kids on a glorious fall day.

2018-10-20: For some reason she always sits by the oven when we cook even on the hottest of the days. Maybe her …

2018-10-20: I can think of only one thing after I read this. Strawman, Strawman, Your Friendly Neighborhood …

2018-10-19: Soon.

2018-10-19: Thanks to the incessant rains and the cold, it’s that kinda Friday

2018-10-18: Has anyone here used SmartSheet? Have couple of questions.

2018-10-17: Reviewed ‘So Good They Can’t Ignore You’.

2018-10-16: I’m looking for a case management system or rather a way to monitor a list of tasks and sub-tasks. …

2018-10-14: I would be more excited about a Tesla car if Elon Musk was not involved 😒

2018-10-14: Tomorrow’s high is 73°F. We’ll hit that at…1am. After which, temps drop like a rock and will …

2018-10-13: One of our favorite pizza places in Austin knows us well

2018-10-13: There are few joys in life. Riding your bike in the rain is one of them 🌧 🚴

2018-10-13: Currently, I’m reading So Good They Can’t Ignore You. I’m really enjoying it. I …

2018-10-12: The kid’s martial arts school with all medal winners at the World Kuk Sool Won Tournament. The …

2018-10-12: I tried to trap my 7-year-old with the updog meme. But he ruined it for me by being grammatically …

2018-10-11: Do you think North Korea has a similar bust of our Dear Leader?

2018-10-11: I can’t wait to watch Nosrat Samin’s ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ on Netflix later tonight. Food-related …

2018-10-10: The business end of the space shuttle ‘Independence’ at #NASA. . #Houston #SpaceCenter

2018-10-09: Morning at the pier. . #beach #Galveston #morning

2018-10-08: That one made me use emojis a lot more than I wanted to

2018-10-08: Tilted horizon.

2018-10-08: Only in Houston after joining the highway, Siri says, stay in left six lanes.

2018-10-07: We’re inside a space shuttle 🚀

2018-10-07: Either the #Galveston Beach (now called Babe’s #Beach BTW) gotten prettier or the iPhone camera has …

2018-10-06: Shooting straight into the sun and without any edits with the iPhone XS

2018-10-06: Two golds one silver at the World #KukSoolWon Tournament 🙌🏽💪🏽

2018-10-06: We’re in Galveston today for the kid’s world martial arts tournament and we just realized we haven’t …

2018-10-06:

2018-10-04: Time to ditch Instagram too? It was going to happen sooner than later anyway.

2018-10-04: I need to get used to the line break tag in Markdown. I’m reading the \ is a better indicator …

2018-10-04: Me dropping off my old iPhone in the unmarked trade-in box at Fedex last weekend. Fedex guy - “So, …

2018-10-02: Nothing like an evening bike ride to relieve the day’s stress 🌬🚴🏽‍♂️

2018-10-02: It’s a wonder what a little rain over a few weeks can do. . #Austin

2018-10-02: Inspired by @vasta’s travelogue format, I wrote about our trip to the Oregon coast we had over …

2018-10-01: Our poor 12-year-old Westie lost 14 teeth in a dental surgery today 😢 The poor girl is totally …

2018-10-01: I wish we could take a photo of cash to deposit in the bank like we do with checks 😝

2018-09-30: The twist in the track. . #Austin #traintracks

2018-09-30: The kid is channeling his piano lessons to artistic endeavors

2018-09-29: My Facebook account has been deactivated for nearly a year. The only reason I’m not completely …

2018-09-28: Leftovers for a weekday lunch. Tandoori chicken, naan, and corn bean salad.

2018-09-28: Stepping out after a meeting at the Home of the #Mustangs. . #Texas #skies

2018-09-28: Our neighbors have an opinion on current affairs 💪🏽

2018-09-25: Does complaining about your phone make it behave better? It’s past 7pm now and my iPhone XS’s …

2018-09-25: Will Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger “explore their curiosity and creativity again” by …

2018-09-24: Ok, Mac OS X Mojave Dark Mode is gorgeous

2018-09-24: Apple’s marketing copy says for iPhone XS - “_Lasts up to 30 minutes longer than iPhone X_” I …

2018-09-24: After 3 days with the new iPhone XS, I’m disappointed with the battery life. With my iPhone 8 …

2018-09-23: A nice ambiance for dinner & conversation.

2018-09-22: Drive into the #sunset

2018-09-21: Straight from the iPhone XS camera from a moving car (passenger seat, of course)

2018-09-21: Now on the iPhone XS. It just feels good to be on the non-Plus size.

2018-09-21: Why do all vehicles sound like the UPS truck on iPhone day?

2018-09-21: Did you know that if you have an UPS account, you can follow the truck that has your item via GPS on …

2018-09-20: This lovely girl has been with us for 10 years now (12 years old tho). She’s lived in 5 different …

2018-09-20: O hai there!

2018-09-20: Brilliant essay on Does immigration strengthen or undermine tolerance? by an 18-year-old from New …

2018-09-19: Choosing the right iPhone Of course I’ve always wanted the best camera possible in my iPhone, but the size of the Plus has …

2018-09-18: We tried out soup dumplings for the first time. There’s a method to eating them. So yummy though.

2018-09-18: Dinner.

2018-09-18: It took until late 2018 for Safari to get favicons but finally we have them 🙌🏽

2018-09-17: Why does iOS on the ⌚️always take 10x time to upgrade compared to the 📱?

2018-09-14: I love this little feature on Feedbin. It lets people choose to share partial feeds yet makes the …

2018-09-14: Pre-ordered the iPhone XS in gold color after always sticking to black and space grey previously.

2018-09-13: One more in what I call my series - The #skies of #Texas are upon you.

2018-09-13: The Apple Watch is like the iPad in terms of upgrade cycle for me. Definitely not every year or even …

2018-09-13: I accidentally left my Prius door ajar overnight and the battery got drained thanks to the hatch …

2018-09-12: Daniel Sloss on Netflix 👍🏽👍🏽

2018-09-12: The Hokey Pokey ad for the Apple Watch was the best thing from the keynote. So full of joy, energy, …

2018-09-12: I’ll be moving up from my iPhone 8 Plus to the iPhone X S. Significant increase in cost per month …

2018-09-11: ‘tis the season for the NHC to be one of the frequently visited sites.

2018-09-10: The defunct phone number was a Google Voice number that I deleted in a huff coz of increased spam …

2018-09-10: Excellent customer service from Venmo this early on a Monday morning. I had an account circa 2009 …

2018-09-08: Osaka! What a story. 🎾

2018-09-08: It is finally cool enough to go on a 3-mile walk on a Saturday morning as the kid keeps busy with …

2018-09-06: Serena has won 23 of the 30 major finals she’s been in. She just stormed into her 31st. Truly GOAT. …

2018-09-06: In case you didn’t already know, the ‘portrait mode’ on the iPhone works on flowers too. I’m hoping …

2018-09-05: Jeez! I forgot to announce my one-year anniversary on Micro.Blog. It was on 08/31. So yes, the focus …

2018-09-05: Managing your kids' expectations for himself My son’s second grade teacher is currently doing a ‘spelling inventory’ to assess …

2018-09-05: Will the scandal involving the MSFT founder be called Bill-Gate?

2018-09-04: Official end of summer and just before rains greeted the start of fall. . #Texas #skies

2018-09-03: Since it’s hot outside, my son likes to play with his ball in the hallway. He calls the …

2018-09-02: Love the new H-Mart in Austin and its kimchi wall. The Market Eatery within the store is the best …

2018-09-02: The ribs cooked sous vide turned out not too bad yesterday. Next time, I’ll do it for 36 hours.

2018-09-01: In hour 10 of a 12-hour sous vide for babyback ribs.

2018-09-01: The last from our vacation. The weather can change in an instant on the #oregoncoast. The first …

2018-08-31: I continue to be surprised that this actually exists.

2018-08-31: Crazy Rich Asians 👍🏽👍🏽 Constance Wu is a goddess.

2018-08-31: Doing my bit for crowdsourcing and writing bunch of reviews on Yelp for places we ate at during our …

2018-08-30: My 7-year-old son finally finished ‘The Order of the Phoenix’. He raced through the first four books …

2018-08-29: This is the current lock screen photo on my iPad. #Portland #japanesegarden #WashingtonPark

2018-08-29: Eye battle with a squirrel - Who moves first? This is my excuse to use 🐶

2018-08-28: Definitely feels like it. I remember the top two years too coz my son was born in one of them and …

2018-08-28: More from the Japanese #garden in #Portland.

2018-08-27: Downside of cross-posting from Instagram is that your hashtags come through as well. Since M.B. …

2018-08-27: On our last day, we spent half a day in #Portland checking out its #WashingtonPark. In one part of …

2018-08-27: Amazing. Now imagine adding all your Facebook Likes to that dataset. > 87 percent of Americans …

2018-08-26: The Oregon Health & Science University truly has a great location and with a free aerial tram …

2018-08-25: We were big fans of the TV show ‘Grimm’. It was based in Portland and was a fantasy-based detective …

2018-08-24: Since I always wield the camera, I’m rarely in any photos (and I’m fine with that) so here’s a rare …

2018-08-24: Keep Calm and Cairns On. . #oregoncoast #beach

2018-08-24: Anec-data I see this logic everywhere. And although I agree that it’s not always the case, it is …

2018-08-24: I guess you frequent a coffee shop a little too much when the shift supervisor informs you that next …

2018-08-23: How people Instagrammed in 1818. Source

2018-08-23: The secluded #beach plucked right from the world of #EnidBlyton. Remember the Adventure series? I …

2018-08-22: Coming soon to MLS ⚽️

2018-08-22: Finally I figured out a painless way of transferring RAW photos from my phone to Lightroom. My DSLR …

2018-08-22: Since we went solar, I assume this court ruling is applicable to us. After a month+ of monitoring, I …

2018-08-22: Whenever you come across a giant #Seqoia tree, never forget to stop and pay your respects. . …

2018-08-21: When the fog lifts, you can miles of the #oregoncoast including all the ‘haystack’ rocks that dot …

2018-08-20: Loved this poster on the outside of #Portland #Art #Museum. It was about the ongoing display of …

2018-08-19: The #oregoncoast is a #geologist’s dream vacation. But this particular spot at #ShoreAcres …

2018-08-19: Instagram Explore is now full of memes and previews for crappy movies. I follow not a single meme …

2018-08-19: “Hey, did you check out Oregon’s local breweries when you were down there?” Me:

2018-08-19: The house with a view. And apparently also above the tsunami line. . #OregonCoast #sunset #cliffs

2018-08-18: My Sleep Cycle app now has ~800 nights logged. I added 5 new cities to the location just this past …

2018-08-18: When the fog lifted, the #sunsets were spectacular on the #OregonCoast; being the west coast and all …

2018-08-18: It’s like a giant muddy slide into the #ocean. Not recommended unless you wanna be tossed against …

2018-08-17: This may be the vacation where, barring a few exceptions, my iPhone photos may have turned out as …

2018-08-17: I knew it worked on pets but did you know the Portrait mode on the iPhone also works on flowers? …

2018-08-17: This is one of my favorite photos from our trip. It looks like a walk in the park but it was a …

2018-08-16: Landed in Austin. Weather app says 100°F. After enjoying 60s and 70s for the last week, I don’t want …

2018-08-16: Although we wished the fog would lift so we could enjoy the vistas, we came to love it. The fog …

2018-08-16: We’ve been cable-free for nearly ten years now. My 7-year-old son didn’t know Cartoon Network …

2018-08-15: Dinner at Deschutes Brewery on our last night in Portland 🍺

2018-08-15: Last day in Oregon. We’re back in Portland. Lunch was had at the Alder Food Carts and after a short …

2018-08-15: “Don’t worry, son. Unlike Yosemite, Smokies, Death Valley, we’re simply gonna drive down the coast …

2018-08-15: One thing I love about the Oregon Coast is how seamless the transition is from rainforest-like woods …

2018-08-14: Oregon Coast’s Ulhuru.

2018-08-13: I love lighthouses. There’s something calming about them. Maybe it’s the standing in silence …

2018-08-12: I love these small communities (pictured Oceanside) along the Oregon coast where you can simply pull …

2018-08-12: Oregon coast mornings are like this until the sun peaks over the hills

2018-08-11: Excellent day one on the Oregon coast alternating between foggy weather and nice sunshine.

2018-08-11: Loving the Oregon coast. Just got back from a 2-mile hike from Clatsop Loop off the Indian Beach.

2018-08-11: Off to the Oregon coast today 🙌🏽

2018-08-11: You open up the span of a bridge to let ships thru or…you can lift the bridge straight up …

2018-08-10: Austin could learn from Portland by dedicating at least three bridges over the river for public …

2018-08-10: I had vastly underestimated the issue of homelessness in Portland especially in the Pearl District …

2018-08-10: More from Powell Books

2018-08-10: We spent some time at Powell Books too. You need couple of hours or more here.

2018-08-10: We took the tram up the hill to the OHSU campus. Beautiful view of Portland from up here

2018-08-10: First view of the Williamette River from the Trimet

2018-08-10: Landed in Portland. Ah! A light rail from the airport that takes you straight to downtown. Now, …

2018-08-10: The security checkpoints, or at least one of them, in Austin no longer require you to take your …

2018-08-09: We saved more than $6,000 over the next 3 years by spending $600 last month 🤑 The pleasures of …

2018-08-09: Phew! Thanks to @manton’s quick reply, The timeline bug got squished. I had made a grand …

2018-08-09: We installed solar panels couple of months ago and I wrote about our “how” and the …

2018-08-09: Furiously wrapping up work and banging out emails before a long overdue week-long vacation to …

2018-08-05: What’s this? I’m stumped.

2018-08-01: From my son’s summer camp. I love that “You are all American” frame around a mirror 🇺🇸

2018-07-28: Think about it - source

2018-07-27: More solar stats at the end of first month. It’s slightly lower at 78% but hey, it was a freakishly …

2018-07-27: After one month of solar panels 🌞💡♻️

2018-07-26: Excellent molé dinner tonight.

2018-07-24: I know a guy who’s running an ultra marathon in Death Valley right now. And here I’m suffering from …

2018-07-22: Finally got out of home to get some snow cones. It’s past 7pm and yet it’s 101°F in Austin.

2018-07-20: Soundtrack at the end of The West Wing S4E22. Oof!

2018-07-17: Had the opportunity to travel by boat on the Potomac on a glorious evening.

2018-07-15: Back in Washington DC for the annual GEAR UP Conference

2018-07-13: I printed this photo to a 20’ x 30’ size on canvas yesterday. From our trip to Yosemite last …

2018-07-13: Talking about Netflix specials, check out ‘Sacred Games’, a crime-thriller based on a book by Vikram …

2018-07-12: Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’. Wow!

2018-07-11: Croatia 🙌🏽 ⚽️

2018-07-11: Ugh! Just realized that my Sonos Play:1 speakers are not compatible with Air Play 2. Now wondering …

2018-07-09: Printed an iPhone photo (edited in Snapseed) to a 16x20 size. Surprised by how well it turned out.

2018-07-09: 17 Places Book Lovers Need to Visit. Some amazing places.

2018-07-09: I’m getting my home reappraised by our bank to see if the increased value (thanks to …

2018-07-08: I’m glad that it’s raining but also sad that my solar panels aren’t producing …

2018-07-08: We visited Death Valley in February but I just got around to writing about it. Some photos included.

2018-07-06: Brazil, the five-time World Cup champion knocked out by Belgium who made it to only its second …

2018-07-04: The personal finance app, Mint is pretty nifty and I’ve been using it for over 10 years now. …

2018-07-02: World Cup over for Mexico as always in the Round of 16. To their credit, Brazil played attacking …

2018-07-02: I gave Medium membership a chance for about 2 months but the content is not worth it.

2018-07-01: It has been a 102º day today and we’ve been cooped indoors watching the World Cup. But on the …

2018-06-30: Someone on NextDoor wrote a looooong post ranting about HEB changing the self-checkout limit from 15 …

2018-06-29: The hashtag ‘nofilter’ is such a misnomer. The camera can never produce what your eyes can see; at …

2018-06-29: Next trend in travel is…don’t? Interesting premise and intention but more people are traveling now …

2018-06-23: Channeling my 5 years in the South to cook some collard greens

2018-06-23: Joga Bonito The World Cup has been great this time around. Today was especially an exciting day for soccer with …

2018-06-21: As of 1pm today, our home is powered by solar energy 🌞💡

2018-06-19: ‘Riverdale’ (on CW and Netflix) is such a guilty pleasure!

2018-06-17: Ok, I lied. After IMDB only imported a fraction of my movies, I went back and added my entire list …

2018-06-16: You can always spot a Croatian from a mile away ⚽️ 🇭🇷

2018-06-16: In the spirit of micro.blog, I should perhaps use ⚽️ instead of #WorldCup. Hey, @manton, wanna add …

2018-06-16: Argentina defense was a hot mess. Any other team apart from Iceland. It would’ve been a bloodbath …

2018-06-15: Everyone everywhere did not need to know all of me. Agree on this by @Smokey. I’ve only recently …

2018-06-15: Reason coz soccer is not popular in the US - lack of opportunities for mid-game commercials?

2018-06-12: Netflix has decided to extend ‘Parts Unknown’ since it was supposed to expire on June 15. We watched …

2018-06-09: Just as with Williams, there still exist people who vilify suicide deaths. These shitty excuses for …

2018-06-09: Anthony Bourdain’s death was the hardest gut punch among all celebrity deaths for me. Last one was …

2018-06-08: My wife always plans out our vacation meticulously with a customized day-by-day planning document. …

2018-06-08: I’m visiting Portland for couple of days with my wife and a very active 7-year-old. Anything we must …

2018-06-08: Yahoo Messenger to shut down on July 17. Growing up outside America, the chat apps from Yahoo and …

2018-06-07: Does the charge on your AirPods run out faster when you are also using the microphone (phone call, …

2018-06-07: Sonos enabling AirPlay 2 next month would be great. The Sonos app for Apple Music sucks and the For …

2018-06-05: Current Status: listening to John King, Obama’s Secy of Education narrating his life story and the …

2018-06-03: Rating Movies Log I used a WordPress plugin to log the movies I watched. The plugin required an IMDB link and you …

2018-06-02: Nice day, no?

2018-05-31: An excellent day at the venerable Lady Bird Wildflower Center in Austin

2018-05-28: Nothing like a long weekend to get some yard work done. We yanked out the insidious jasmine ivy from …

2018-05-27: Next week’s forecast for Austin shows 106°F 😱 I thought next month was June and not August.

2018-05-26: Giving and Taking Criticism So good that you’ve to read it twice.

2018-05-25: People, check whether your passport is valid for at least 6 months before you fly international. One …

2018-05-21: I’m so over the Mac v. PC wars. If someone complains about a Mac to me, I just recommend they get a …

2018-05-21: If nothing, I hope the self-driving cars improve response time at the traffic lights.

2018-05-20: ‘Agents of SHIELD’ season finale seemed more like a series finale, right? I know it’s …

2018-05-19: The ghost succulent will grow easily in the Texas summer

2018-05-18: We got these installed today. Love the matte dark black panels and clean lines.

2018-05-16: I have my usual content blockers (uBlock and Ghostery) turned on in Safari. Everything works just …

2018-05-16: This is so true. When did it get stressful to log on to the Internet? BTW there is no such thing as …

2018-05-14: Every Monday after school. I’ve taught him well 😇

2018-05-13: I got definitive proof that Instagram was lurking on my browsing history. Cleared all history and …

2018-05-13: We made a reservation at a Cajun buffet place for 1:30pm for Mother’s Day and have now realized …

2018-05-08: I’m sure people in the tech industry know this well but in our field (education research), …

2018-05-08: What do you look for in people while hiring if you want to hire someone to quickly learn certain …

2018-05-02: Watched Infinity War today. Obviously, it’s Part 1.

2018-04-26: Not sure what’s going on here. Found abandoned on a fence at the Y

2018-04-23: The succulents are flowering. PS. I’m also trying out the non-square format for posting pictures.

2018-04-21: ‘One Strange Rock’ (on NatGeo) is a brilliant series of nature documentaries created by Darren …

2018-04-20: Dog owners call this look scragglypoo

2018-04-20: Not a bad spot to snag at the coffee shop for working on Friday, right? Yup, that’s a rooftop …

2018-04-14: Baseball time albeit on a very windy (and still cold) spring day

2018-04-11: Submitted a major report at work today that involved input from several people…5 days before …

2018-04-08: Not really Tandoori chicken since it’s on the grill but this will do until I build a tandoor (clay …

2018-04-07: I bet if SXSW was today no one will want to move to Austin. 🌬❄️

2018-04-06: Located on the outskirts of Austin, Manor New Tech Middle School is fancy

2018-03-30: Austin’s best pastrami plate at Pieous (Southwest Austin)

2018-03-29: Austin downtown is pretty

2018-03-22: Hopscotch on the driveway on a great Texas spring evening.

2018-03-19: The latest Austin bombing was so close by that we got this alert at 6am. Scary.

2018-03-18: We have a new logo for the grant I’m working on. Comments welcome.

2018-03-14: Excellent lunch at Austin Poké, a new place in South Austin. Perfect after a strenuous and busy …

2018-03-13: Finally created the Now on my website. Thanks to @amit for introducing me to the concept.

2018-03-09: Petsitting a puppy 2018-03-01 Tried corralling her between the couch but in vain. 2018-03-06 Pushed out of her bed by …

2018-03-09: Now whenever I see this, it reminds me of Coco

2018-03-04: Print is dying? c|net magazine?

2018-03-04: Ironically you know it’s spring in Austin when the live oaks start to shed their leaves.

2018-03-03: “Just bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, ‘cause they knew death was …

2018-03-03: Black Panther lived up to its hype in all ways possible 👍🏽✊🏽

2018-03-02: Oh, and did I mention we are temp-fostering this adorable (and boisterous) puppy for the week?

2018-03-02: The weekend is going to be busy too. With fun stuff. Black Panther tonight with friends. …

2018-03-02: It has been insanely busy over the last few weeks and I haven’t been able to write (non-work) …

2018-02-19: Of course, we couldn’t get enough of this one either.

2018-02-19: This was one of the best vistas I saw in Death Valley

2018-02-17: From my Life Cycle app. #WellDuh

2018-02-17: I’m glad such news just vindicates my decision to quit Facebook. That’s why it’s …

2018-02-17: I was using the free version of WordPress for my personal website. I had a nice clean theme. …

2018-02-11: Later on in the trip, my 18-55 lens stopped auto-focusing and I had to use my 35mm Prime lens for …

2018-02-11: Did I mention how the battery in my DSLR was inexplicably completely drained and it reset my …

2018-02-09: Great day hiking at Death Valley National Park with the family.

2018-02-06: Watching the Bellagio Fountains especially set to Con te partirò never gets old

2018-02-04: My annual ritual of flying to a conference during the Super Bowl. See you in Vegas?

2018-01-30: The intangible aspects of my job in college readiness and access

2018-01-26: Trying out Samin Nosrat’s lightly roasted salmon in a bed of herbs lightly sprinkled with salt and …

2018-01-21: “If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 …

2018-01-18: So Austin made it on the short(er) list of cities Amazon is considering for its second HQ. …

2018-01-16: Planet Earth II has to be one of the best nature documentaries ever produced. Now on Netflix.

2018-01-16: Nope, not driving today in Austin.

2018-01-16: Paddington is like the Wes Anderson of the semi-animated movies. The latest one is really good. The …

2018-01-15: Tried cooking lobster tails sous vide. Turned out great. May lower the temperature by 5° and lessen …

2018-01-15: Winter is coming…to Austin

2018-01-15: Annotated Line Graph sample using personal power consumption data.

2018-01-15: I watched only the last 3 minutes of the game yesterday (more of a college than NFL guy). I guess I …

2018-01-14: That time when you’ve to hang around in Whole Foods when you can’t buy wine before Sunday noon in …

2018-01-14: Preparing for a second round of multi-day freeze warning in Austin. At this rate, none of our usual …

2018-01-13: This is basically Twitter discussing women’s issues twitter.com

2018-01-13: Believe it or not, this is a great accessory for your AirPods if you’re afraid of losing them

2018-01-11: Done with the ‘salt’ part and my food is already tasting better. Season the whole chicken at least a …

2018-01-10: Currently reading Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Gut-wrenching but essential 📚

2018-01-09: Or similarly why can’t you monitor your daily water usage via a smart meter? Heck, I’ll pay for it …

2018-01-09: Circuit breakers for each room or section of your home but for your water main. Why isn’t it a thing …

2018-01-09: Lifetime Fitness in South Austin blocked news channels from their TVs. A welcome move. I’m …

2018-01-08: Based on where I went to college for my Masters and PhD, this CFB game is like Alien v. Predator for …

2018-01-07: Leaving Facebook pratikmhatre.com/2018/01/0…

2018-01-06: The tree has claimed my hanging plant basket.

2018-01-05: I’m taking personal ‘life logging’ to a new level by installing Life Cycle. Currently, keeping the …

2018-01-01: Interesting that the director of the original ‘Jumanji’ was Joe Johnston who did the special effects …

2018-01-01: Happy New Year, y’all. May you’ve a great 2018.

2017-12-31: It’s only 7:30pm in Austin and it’s already 30°F. This freeze is gonna last till Friday. RIP my …

2017-12-30: Bought some Black Forest Schinken from Central Market. It’s German version of prosciutto but smoky. …

2017-12-30: My most-liked 9 on Instagram. Yosemite features in 7 of them obviously

2017-12-29: Waco Mammoth National Monument archeological in-situ dig

2017-12-23: Back from a short but culinary-satisfying anniversary trip to Las Vegas. We chose to stay at the …

2017-12-13: One of the kids (low-income, underserved, and minority) from a school we work with just got accepted …

2017-12-08: T’was a pleasant surprise to have an inch of snow in Austin last night.

2017-12-03: It’s getting brighter out there

2017-12-01: Nearly 3 hours later and a quick 2-min sear, I think this uniformly medium-rare steak turned out …

2017-12-01: Getting started with sous vide.

2017-11-29: My new title went official today. I’m now a Project Director of a GEAR UP grant. With big titles …

2017-11-24: Smiley water tower near Bastrop, TX. Processed in Prisma coz the original was subpar.

2017-11-23: First at the table.

2017-11-21: Even as an X-Files fan, dare I say that the non-aliens episodes were the better ones?

2017-11-18: Thanksgiving Parade, Austin

2017-11-11: Micro.Blog Photo Challenge Day 1: Squares. Childhood.

2017-11-07: I’m enjoying re-watching X-Files on Hulu. I was an early fan when it first aired and …

2017-11-03: A perfect shrimp & lobster roll at Salt Traders Co. at Round Rock, TX. Salt Traders is a Jack …

2017-10-28: The Day of the Dead (Viva la Vida) parade in Austin is always so much fun and colorful.

2017-10-28: Apparently the ‘scan product’, ‘use Apple Pay’, and ‘walk out’ at the Apple Store works for only …

2017-10-24: Finally it’s cold enough in Austin to pop open the windows at home

2017-10-22: A nice Texan fall day

2017-10-22: We’re doing the usual fall thing at Barton Hills Farm near Bastrop today. After a rainy …

2017-10-17: Spending the day tomorrow in the Rio Grande valley. I’m sure I can see Mexico from my house, if I …

2017-10-16: I don’t think we used EXACTLY the same amount of power at that high level when in fact the …

2017-10-14: Not quite ACL

2017-10-13: Finally Sonos allows for filtering out explicit content. Earlier it didn’t even if Apple Music was …

2017-10-13: Highly educated people still relocate for work, but exorbitant housing costs in the best-paying …

2017-10-13: Supporting #WomenBoycottTwitter. This will let me use micro.blog more and that’s always a good …

2017-10-11: New light fixture from Lamps Plus

2017-10-08: Gonna be more enthu about the game next week after watching ‘The Sandlot’

2017-10-04: Now that’s a feature that would be cool for a mass consumer electronics device

2017-10-03: What third-party email app do you use on iOS? Currently I use Inbox by Gmail and was wondering if …

2017-10-02: GEAR UP at UT Austin Proud to announce that Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) at UT Austin has won the …

2017-10-01: If Leonardo had an unexpected visitor while he was painting the Monalisa

2017-09-30: Horseshoe at Valentina’s

2017-09-28: Great news on the professional front. I’ll elaborate more via a longer post tomorrow.

2017-09-26: Always love being in a high school gearing up for college.

2017-09-26: Futility of Calculating the True Cost of Building a Phone I’ve never understood the point of such analyses. First, you can never calculate the true cost …

2017-09-25: I’ve been trying out 8 Plus new portrait features on my dogs too. The Stage Light setting takes work …

2017-09-23: Baseball time. Kiddo’s first time!

2017-09-22: Stage Light Mono

2017-09-22: It’s here!

2017-09-22: Hard Work - Not Directly Relevant I heard about the Netflix culture deck on Planet Money last week. Coincidentally, it was on my drive …

2017-09-22: You think the cable guy gives you a wide time range he will be here? Try waiting for a UPS delivery. …

2017-09-20: The ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ is the closest technology can come (permissibly) to not letting …

2017-09-19: iOS 11 day! Updated my iPhone already. The Watch once I get home. And yes, I was gifted the Milanese …

2017-09-18: TFW when you get the Coffee Bean manager to call their IT manager to reset their authentication …

2017-09-16: …and so it begins. The long-awaited birthday dinner at Otoko #Turning40

2017-09-16: Electric car showcase including the Tesla X at the Sunset Valley Farmer’s Market

2017-09-15: Gun free UT

2017-09-15: I’ll be on the UT campus today in downtown Austin (I work off-campus) for a “Fulfillment …

2017-09-14: Decided not to go for the iPhone X. Instead will upgrade to the Plus model; mostly for the better …

2017-09-12: The iPhone X is a superior phone, animoji notwithstanding, but I don’t see any major …

2017-09-12: After a hectic morning of data cleaning, the best kinda lunch break is to watch the Apple keynote. …

2017-09-11: In the aftermath of the Equifax breach, one thing you can do to protect youself is to freeze your …

2017-09-10: I saw some sad-looking produce at the local farmers market. Or like I call them, weaky leeks.

2017-09-09: Tomahawk and leeks

2017-09-09: Austin's chances for Amazon's new HQ2 Amazon is building a new headquarters (HQ2) in North America. It has, in true American fashion, …

2017-09-08: Love being a non-Prime Amazon shopper (yes, we exist!) Your order just sits there until one random …

2017-09-08: Maximizing mental agility pratikmhatre.com/2017/03/1…

2017-09-08: This is a fresh start.

2017-09-05: Grand Designs, Netflix

2017-09-05: 2 yrs ago - I don’t think we’ll go to Costco more than once in 2 months. Now - Why hasn’t that …

2017-09-05: This is me –> “I noticed a pattern to my plan making: saying yes, instantly …

2017-09-04: In another life, I was an architect. The British show, ‘Grand Designs’ has rekindled …

2017-09-02: If it’s going to be 104° in San Francisco, you might as well live in Austin and get a bigger …

2017-09-02: Austin Diaper Bank is hoppin’ today #Harvey

2017-09-02: I like spicy but I think I’ll pass 🔥🔥

2017-09-01: If cars ran on a fuel source that was directly supplied to you at home, you wouldn’t see this …

2017-09-01: Waiting for the kid to get back from school

2017-09-01: My first ‘desktop’ since…1997, if I recall correctly. Wife still can’t …

2017-08-31: Austin is currently having a run on gas stations. What gives?

2017-08-31: Chamberlain is now offering its Homekit®-compatiable Hub for 20% discount to folks who already have …

2017-08-31: Apple announces iPhone (and more?) event for September 12. I’m thinking about the top-end …

2017-08-31: Hurricane Harvey didn’t have much of an impact in Austin, thankfully but we did get 10-12 …

2017-08-31: Giving Micro.blog a shot to try and wean off posting on Twitter.