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What ever happened to socks? I have been seeing lots of ankles for the past year or so, even in weather that does not lend itself to bare skin.

What ever happened to socks? I have been seeing lots of ankles for the past year or so, even in weather that does not lend itself to bare skin.

How many computers are lost to tea each year in England?

How many computers are lost to tea each year in England?

People believe all sorts of crazy shit

People believe all sorts of crazy shit.

People have two eyes

It’s weird how people have two eyes.

Party at the grocery store

I’m so tired of the checkout clerk asking me if I’m stocking up for a party every time I do my normal grocery shopping.

The only thing I heard all day was “Are you listening?”

The only thing I heard all day was “Are you listening?”

For the last goddamn time: I am not a robot.

For the last goddamn time: I am not a robot.

One of the great things about Sweden is that it is essentially cashless. One of the bummers about that is that I rarely get to carry around the cool 100 kr banknotes with Greta Garbo on them or the 200 kr with Ingmar Bergman.

One of the great things about Sweden is that it is essentially cashless. One of the bummers about that is that I rarely get to carry around the cool 100 kr banknotes with Greta Garbo on them or the 200 kr with Ingmar Bergman.

I just misspelled “social media” in a note and it was autocorrected as “apocalypse.” After almost dropping my phone in horror, I’m making a drink.

I just misspelled “social media” in a note and it was autocorrected as “apocalypse.” After almost dropping my phone in horror, I’m making a drink.

“May contain traces of seafood” Whaaat? How could you not know if you put fish in it? Every time I have seen a fish – living or dead – it has freaked me out. That’s not something I would forget seeing in the kitchen.

“May contain traces of seafood” Whaaat? How could you not know if you put fish in it? Every time I have seen a fish – living or dead – it has freaked me out. That’s not something I would forget seeing in the kitchen.

“I don’t need the fucking how-to… I was born in ‘83” –Austin Davis

“I don’t need the fucking how-to… I was born in ‘83” –Austin Davis

Maybe my soulmate is someone who has fingerprints all over her computer screen or coughs into her hands or has a broken phone screen or puts two spaces after a period or uses an Android or makes presentations with white backgrounds or uses WhatsApp. I never gave her a chance.

Maybe my soulmate is someone who has fingerprints all over her computer screen or coughs into her hands or has a broken phone screen or puts two spaces after a period or uses an Android or makes presentations with white backgrounds or uses WhatsApp. I never gave her a chance.

There are so many things to know about.

There are so many things to know about.

I just celebrated Elvis Presley’s 84th birthday by seeing “That’s the Way It Is” on the big screen here in Stockholm, Sweden. A true thrill. The last time I saw it was on VHS in the ‘90s in Kentucky. The King lives on.

I just celebrated Elvis Presley’s 84th birthday by seeing “That’s the Way It Is” on the big screen here in Stockholm, Sweden. A true thrill. The last time I saw it was on VHS in the ‘90s in Kentucky. The King lives on.

The great Kentucky songwriter Tom T Hall said, “You can’t have both sanity and creativity.” But I WANT both!

The great Kentucky songwriter Tom T Hall said, “You can’t have both sanity and creativity.” But I WANT both!

It’s so weird when you think it’s a different time than it is.

It’s so weird when you think it’s a different time than it is.

“Guess what” is not a question, it’s a command.

I have always maintained that “guess what” is not a question, it’s a command.

Have I been wrong in correcting people or is the New York Times wrong with this headline?

I have believed the phrase to be a short form of “guess what happened” or “guess what it is,” neither are questions.

Between all the workin’ and drinkin’ and sleepin’ and complainin’, I hardly have time to write songs anymore.

Between all the workin’ and drinkin’ and sleepin’ and complainin’, I hardly have time to write songs anymore.

The Internet is Fake

I know that internet and social media companies are the devil. I’ve known this for a long time. I also know that things are much worse than I allowed myself to believe.

Is 2019 the time for me to get out of this nonsense? Is it even possible to go analog?

New York Magazine: How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

I thought my day sucked until I saw a guy on the bus with a Dell laptop working on a PowerPoint slide called “Scaled Agile Framework – Learning Objectives” on his way home from work. I guess my day wasn’t so bad after all.

I thought my day sucked until I saw a guy on the bus with a Dell laptop working on a PowerPoint slide called “Scaled Agile Framework – Learning Objectives” on his way home from work. I guess my day wasn’t so bad after all.

It’s finally Friday, I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend. It’s finally Friday, I’m out of control. Forget the workin’ blues and let the good times roll.

It’s finally Friday, I’m free again. I got my motor running for a wild weekend. It’s finally Friday, I’m out of control. Forget the workin’ blues and let the good times roll.

You know those people who wear a big top hat that has biplane goggles on it – what’s that all about?

You know those people who wear a big top hat that has biplane goggles on it – what’s that all about?

Where can I get these chill pills everyone keeps recommending I take?

Where can I get these chill pills everyone keeps recommending I take?

I have read lots of books and articles about Apple and Steve Jobs. I don’t recall any of the main characters ever using these words: value proposition, agile, ideate, customer journey, external validation, disruption, entrepreneur, deliverables, human capital.

I have read lots of books and articles about Apple and Steve Jobs. I don’t recall any of the main characters ever using these words: value proposition, agile, ideate, customer journey, external validation, disruption, entrepreneur, deliverables, human capital.

Despite my decades of experience washing dishes, my damage and loss rates are still too high.

Despite my decades of experience washing dishes, my damage and loss rates are still too high.

Christmas… do we really have to do this EVERY year?

Christmas… do we really have to do this EVERY year?

If you’re wearing long pants, you should also be wearing socks. It’s that simple.

If you’re wearing long pants, you should also be wearing socks. It’s that simple.

Cheese doodles

Every time I eat cheese doodles it reminds me that I don’t really like cheese doodles that much.

I saw First Man tonight, really loud and large in a Stockholm cinema. Holy fucking shit. It is beautiful.

I saw First Man tonight, really loud and large in a Stockholm cinema. Holy fucking shit. It is beautiful.

Keep on asking me, LinkedIn. I will never download your app. I will dismiss your pop up a thousand more times (each month). You will never break me.

Keep on asking me, LinkedIn. I will never download your app. I will dismiss your pop up a thousand more times more. You will never break me.