Little Bits of Jake

2019-06-08: This is Pete, a stray cat we rescued about 10 months ago. He doesn’t quite let us pet him, and might …

2019-05-31: If you can’t reach your dreams right now, then do the next best thing. What can you do? Live your …

2019-05-22: Man, open floor plans were a hot idea until everyone remembered that they hate seeing people …

2019-05-16: Definitely one of those days that makes it hard to sit at a desk for 8+ hours. I’m thinking …

2019-05-14: I’m feeling some prosecco tonight. Cold bubbles, yes please.

2019-05-10: Going old-school over my lunch break with a little Tetris. Can’t believe that game is still so much …

2019-04-23: Recently discovered the seedy, gritty Hillbilly Moon Explosion… have a little taste: Love for …

2019-04-07: Opening weekend at Hersheypark. Season passes is the way to go, that way if you only make it on 4 …

2019-04-02: Good. God. Air fryer chicken wings are ridiculously easy and fast and give you that super crispy …

2019-03-18: I didn’t think about Texas Roadhouse for St. Patty’s, but a couple green beers later, it was just a …

2019-02-18: Sometimes when I’m driving past a snowy field I like to pretend the snowbanks are sugary white Gulf …

2019-02-07: So 18 of the 19 years since 2001 have been the hottest years on record, globally, and this was …

2019-01-27: I wonder how people from the 80s would feel knowing we have pocket cameras that can shoot 4K 60fps …

2019-01-17: I drove by a Dairy Queen and remembered that horrible meta-game they make their employees do where …

2019-01-06: Driving a Nissan Rogue for a rental car and it’s insane how much new tech is in this vs. my …

2019-01-02: Maybe I should just resolve to no longer make resolutions. That’s one I could keep, for sure.

2019-01-01: New Year’s Eve and someone decides to blow through a red light and smack into my car. Amazingly it …

2018-12-14: I think I’m in agreement that iOS isn’t quite ready to be a replacement for OSX for some people. …

2018-11-22: Happy Black Friday Eve, y’all!

2018-11-21: Hey, member when presidential scandals were throwing up at state dinners and blowjobs and tan suits …

2018-11-20: It only takes about a 5-minute dive back into Twitter to remind me what absolute cancer that place …

2018-11-15: Not ready for this. But at least someone is.

2018-11-13: Why can my Mac open up a 1GB Photoshop file with no hiccups but fucking Acrobat locks up with …

2018-11-11: Six years went by so fast! Happy birthday to this gorgeous little nut.

2018-11-09: Every time I level up I think “man I should multiclass for once” but oh those extra benefits of …

2018-11-06: Get out there. Be heard. Show up or shut up.

2018-10-24: Autumn full moon on my way home. My favorite time of year, without question.

2018-10-22: “Struggle porn:” a mosochistic obsession with pushing yourself harder, listening to people tell you …

2018-10-21: Aaaand my druid died. That’s the way she goes. Rolled up a fresh tiefling cleric. Hopefully this one …

2018-10-20: I’m only one session into playing a new D&D character, human Druid, but I already dig it. Giant …

2018-10-12: Wild Thing is super-fun podcast exploring the mythology and legends behind one of the most enduring …

2018-10-06: There was a flat-earther booth at the community Pumpkinfest this year. I should have stopped for …

2018-10-04: Listened to the first episode of Unobscured, created and narrated by the same Aaron Mahnke of Lore, …

2018-09-30: I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. And I hope her ordeal sparks conversations with both sons and …

2018-09-21: I love Austin Mann’s reviews of iPhone cameras and his iPhone XS review from Zanzibar is probably …

2018-09-17: iOS release days are my nerdy guilty pleasure. As a big Workflows fan, I’m looking forward to trying …

2018-09-13: Am I going to double dip and buy Diablo 3 again? Ahhhyes. Yes I am.

2018-09-10: You could describe adulting as choosing to get out of bed on a cold, rainy day and going to work …

2018-09-08: Time to go fix some things for my mother-in-law like a straight up boss. She rewards me in London …

2018-09-07: Every once in a while it pays to look up.

2018-05-05: Did you ever see a good band live play a small venue, and then while they were playing you think to …

2018-05-04: One of my favorite springtime blooming trees. Flowers for what looks like miles at that angle.

2018-05-03: This bee bud grappled with my window at 45MPH this morning and was still hanging on when I got to …

2018-05-02: Hitting 85° in the beginning of spring is equal parts excitement and dread. There’s supposed to be a …

2018-04-30: At that point in all my current design projects where I have the end mapped out in my head and now …

2018-04-28: Heard about this Q individual? Who knows if it’s all a big hoax or someone having fun? But it’s a …

2018-04-28: You want a real test in linguistics? Try explaining the physics of a bicycle to a five year old.

2018-04-27: Played Smash Up tonight, which I guess is best described as a “shufflebuilding” card game, pitting …

2018-04-27: I thought the internet would be an intellectual renaissance, but the past couple years have felt …

2018-04-26: Registering my daughter for kindergarten. That’s so wild.

2018-04-26: Nothing I love more than watching ads about the gas station where I’m currently pumping gas. That’s …

2018-04-25: I’ve been really digging this Monowear nylon band on my Apple Watch. Most of the other bands I have …

2017-09-15: There are times when I step back out of my head for a moment and try to remember what it was like …

2017-09-15: The only way to it is to step into the river of tears and the sorrows of your life. The things that …

2017-09-14: Last hurrah for a trip out to that great amusement park in Elysburg. A quick snap from the top of …

2017-09-08: Driving back from dropping off my daughter, this rainbow practically exploded into view from the …