Now: August 2016

What I’m Doing Now

What am I focused on right now?

  • Prepping for some new book projects: reading submissions
  • Learning more about GIT repositories to improve my daily workflow
  • Continuing my experiment with a Bullet Journal
  • Planning 1 year anniversary of Little Free Library #8424
  • Continuing work with Community
    • Writing some manuals/documentation for IndieWeb & WordPress
    • Experimenting with some front-end development
    • Hosting a meetup for the Homebrew Website Club on 8/10 and on 8/24
    • Prep for IndieWebCamp in Santa Monica in November which I’m now organizing
  • Becoming more involved with the local WordPress and Drupal communities
  • Registering for Complex Analysis in September at UCLA and doing some advance reading for the class
  • Spending as much time on the weekends at Gerrish Swim and Tennis Club
  • Posting more on the blog


I’m way behind on this year’s reading, in part because I’ve been reading more magazine and online material, but I’m getting back to finishing up some of the following books:

  • The Big Picture by Sean Carroll (finished 8/7/16)
  • Fletch Won by Gregory Mcdonald (finished 8/7/16)
  • Fletch and the Widow Bradley by Gregory Mcdonald (finished 8/13/16)
  • Fletch Too by Gregory Mcdonald
  • At Home in the Universe by Stuart Kauffman
  • Why the West Rules–For Now by Ian Morris
  • Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  • For up-to-the-day updates on what I’m reading, see


  • Discover channel and The Bridge on Spotify
  • Sirius/XM: Bluegrass Junction, The Bridge, First Wave and others
  • Catching up on podcasts: This Week in Google; NPR
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (audiobook)


  • Summer Olympics 2016
  • Shetland (PBS), season 3
  • Major Crimes (USA)
  • Suits (USA)
  • Murder in the First (TNT)
  • Grimm (NBC), season 5
  • UnREAL (Lifetime)
  • Charlie Rose
Last updated August 30, 2016.

This page is inspired by Derek Sivers.

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