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2022-12-02: 🍺 Also beer time

2022-12-02: DayTwo is done, the workshop part. On to dinner. Meals are always the best part, with a table full …

2022-12-02: Almost done 🙂

2022-12-02: 🍔 Lunch time. “School” starts right after that…

2022-12-02: Less than a minute to complete, standing up, holding the notepad in one hand, and a pencil on the …

2022-12-02: Decided to spend the rest of the afternoon attending a friend’s illustration workshop. …

2022-12-02: Siza’s Palace

2022-12-02: Welcome to Chaves, Winter Edition -2C waking up, will probably be a very cold day until the end. …

2022-12-02: 🥶 Waking up to this…!

2022-12-01: 🤪 Tired!

2022-12-01: No time to write, just random shots today…

2022-12-01: Love the smell of a thousand fireplaces going on at the same time. The whole city smell of burning …

2022-12-01: Done with DayOne! Exhausting. Went pretty well, but still…

2022-12-01: Workshop about to start. There will be a live interview for a local news channel, as if the whole …

2022-12-01: Back in Time

2022-12-01: 🦉 Up at 4AM. Why?!!??

2022-11-30: 😩 Too tired to scroll

2022-11-30: Today’s mood.

2022-11-30: Halfway there. Rain and fog most of the time. Also, will reply to everyone when I have the chance. …

2022-11-30: 🏃 Running around like a crazy person, trying to leave on time

2022-11-30: Yup! Another day, another Maserati. Same place as yesterday. I must be doing something wrong with my …

2022-11-30: Classic Hello Kitty for today.

2022-11-30: 🚌 Travel day has arrived!

2022-11-30: 💤 Going, going, gone.

2022-11-29: 🥨 Tying up some loose ends...

2022-11-29: 🎒 Packing for a week in the cold takes 759 times longer than doing it in the summer

2022-11-29: 🥓 When I thought it wasn’t possible to love this child any more, she says “Bacon is sooo …

2022-11-29: My ‘98 car was getting very depressed every time we were entering the garage in the building. …

2022-11-29: No idea what I’ll do with it yet, but I’m trying PencilBooth.

2022-11-29: Winter Morning Light

2022-11-29: Right after the barber appointment, went to lunch with a friend at the Ramen place close to our old …

2022-11-29: 🍜 Spiciest ramen ever! Felt SOOOO good!

2022-11-29: It’s everywhere already. Getting close, it seems.

2022-11-29: 💈 It's that time again

2022-11-29: A few dozen new quotes added to my PhotoQuotes bot. Finally! @PhotoQuotes@botsin.space

2022-11-29: 🥶 Checking the forecast for Chaves. Rain could really screw up a workshop where we’re spending …

2022-11-29: 💖 My favorite Hello Kitty in the world…

2022-11-29: 🦠 Haven’t heard the word “Wave” yet, but we should be dead in the middle of one. …

2022-11-29: ☕️ Girls still sleeping, time for a quick run to the supermarket (I like to think it’s a 7-11, …

2022-11-29: 🌞 Here we go again…

2022-11-29: Done for today! Selection is almost done, tomorrow I should be able to finish it. No need to stay up …

2022-11-29: Well past midnight, still renaming photos and getting them into some sort of order. Probably …

2022-11-28: 🗂 Organizing

2022-11-28: Oceanic+ is, finally, available! Yay!!

2022-11-28: Oh, the teenage years…

2022-11-28: 🤣 tinyMovieStar getting acquainted with the famous hills in town, after telling us she wanted to …

2022-11-28: Random #2 for today, two things I miss dearly: the islands, and riding a motorcycle.

2022-11-28: 🔎 116 photos have been picked, time to pause for now. Tomorrow is another day.

2022-11-28: One thing I’m definitely showing at the workshop, even though it’s not strictly …

2022-11-28: After months when we stopped going out for an afternoon beer, we’re doing it again today. …

2022-11-28: ❄️ Time to start checking the news again… Friend might be heading back there, time to fire up …

2022-11-28: 🧮 84 photos, and counting...

2022-11-28: 🥢 Picking photos out of the archive. Had to do it, three days before workshop starts...

2022-11-28: There should be a “Piggyback” Workout activity on the Apple Watch.

2022-11-28: Today’s first random is from around here, very close to home. Let’s get going!

2022-11-28: At the time we thought about getting this one for our captain cousin, but didn’t in the end. …

2022-11-28: T-3 for workshop. Gotta remember to pack all the wool we’ll need: gloves, scarf, a hat…

2022-11-27: 🥛 9.30PM, drive to the gas station and get some milk

2022-11-27: 🥰 There’s nothing better than having my daughter asleep in my arms

2022-11-27: Sleepy #caturday… It’s been a while since I managed a somewhat decent photo of this …

2022-11-27: Looks a bit like that other bird…

2022-11-27: Crowded! A lot of them, and my most used one (Metatext) isn’t even in this folder!

2022-11-27: 🧑‍🍳 In the oven

2022-11-27: 🍰 I believe we’re having cake today… Yummy!

2022-11-27: 📝 Fired up Drafts, and a new thingsThisWeek post is already in the works. Thank you for the push, …

2022-11-27: 🤖 Note to self: Must add more quotes to photo quotes tooting bot

2022-11-27: 🌞 Goooood morning!

2022-11-27: 💤 Gone

2022-11-27: Help her become whatever she wants to. That’s the motivation.

2022-11-26: 📷.omg.lol is a thing. No idea what, but it is.

2022-11-26: Passkey login with omg.lol feels so magical I have probably logged out and in more often than I had …

2022-11-26: 🐾 Time for some “Bluey”

2022-11-26: One thing I’m enjoying immensely with Mastodon is changing apps multiple times a day, and the …

2022-11-26: 💖 Still love the stamp we had made in Vietnam.

2022-11-26: If Santa was REALLY cool, this would be his sled.

2022-11-26: Family affair…

2022-11-26: 🍖 Lunch at mom’s ALWAYS means “No dinner”!

2022-11-26: tinyMovieStar, meet the Little Prince.

2022-11-26: 🔥 Already dreaming about the fireplace I’ll get going as soon as we get to my in-laws

2022-11-26: I made the commitment to complete this challenge, and I’m trying hard to do it! But I’m …

2022-11-26: Squeaky Clean

2022-11-26: I hate subscriptions that renew without as much as a simple warning email a couple of days before, …

2022-11-26: Cloudron installed, Pixelfed running, but confirmation emails are not going out, and this is not the …

2022-11-25: 🚧 Friday Night Fever: Cloudron

2022-11-25: 🐧 + 🎅🏼 = 🥰

2022-11-25: The news, offline…

2022-11-25: Sometimes M.b takes a while to fetch the feeds, so I added a ping to the end of the sticker spotter …

2022-11-25: 🎄 The tree is up!

2022-11-25: 🥰 tinyMovieStar just made my day! She got home from school, I opened the door to let her in, she …

2022-11-25: Four people, lasted two hours. Still, not great news coming from the islands. Sao Tome and Principe …

2022-11-25: Today’s random photo, theMusicMan.

2022-11-25: Alfredo Marceneiro.

2022-11-25: 💻 Testing terminal apps on iOS. Yeah…

2022-11-25: 🌴 Even came across a new one for the palmLove series! And a TON more at Flickr!

2022-11-25: Short photowalk today, but the sun is finally out, I had to go for it. A few stickers, a couple of …

2022-11-25: 🔭 Out looking for stickers

2022-11-25: Rough night, with tinyMovieStar coughing and complaining about ear pain, until she finally fell …

2022-11-25: Ritual: Microblogvember entry before turning in for the day.

2022-11-24: list of great apps made by indie developers or small teams for Apple platforms Indie Friday Deals

2022-11-24: 📺 Almost done with FIFA Uncovered. It’s disgusting.

2022-11-24: Our little Minnie Mouse is really pushing it today! Being a piece of work since she got home! 😤

2022-11-24: Cars honking on the street! I guess it’s either gas prices coming down, or something with the …

2022-11-24: tinyMovieStar woke up and said she wanted to go to school dressed as Minnie Mouse. Mom: …

2022-11-24: Best time to go to the supermarket? While our National team is playing in the World Cup.

2022-11-24: 🚌 It’s “Pick up the Girls” time again

2022-11-24: I have lost all hope that I’ll be able to retain any control of my schedule. movieStars are in …

2022-11-24: Power and Gas company had an inspection scheduled for today and, of course, they had to get here …

2022-11-24: Super high speed Hello Kitty. Kawaii bullet train, how much better can it get?

2022-11-24: 🦥 Me right now

2022-11-24: After yesterday’s winding post, maybe it’s time to finally get down to picking the …

2022-11-24: Feeling tiny.

2022-11-24: ⏲ Still two days to go before the weekend. Phew…

2022-11-24: Flexibits is having a 50% off Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale. They say it’s the lowest …

2022-11-23: The Workshop Our friends from Chaves, the ones who put together the wonderful N2 festival every year, are now …

2022-11-23: One of my favorite photographers. Always a thrill. Cars, bars and burger joints: William Eggleston’s …

2022-11-23: Sold Out! A day later, the workshop is sold out! And I still have to think about a ton of …

2022-11-23: Turned out to be quite the intense day! I wasn’t expecting it, but didn’t even have time …

2022-11-23: On our way to drop the microwave at the repair guy.

2022-11-23: 🥰 The new logo for shoutouts is LIVE! It’s SWEET! Well done, @vincent, well done!

2022-11-23: 🦃 Family Thanksgiving dinner canceled. And that's a reason to be thankful for!

2022-11-23: Some umbrellas are just cooler than others!

2022-11-23: New Home, New Landlord Moved to maique.lol, everything is running smoothly. Painless process, mostly …

2022-11-23: The weather was not perfect. But still a pretty great day. 🇻🇳🌧

2022-11-23: ☕ But first: coffee... hmmm... coffees.

2022-11-23: It’s “Take the Microwave to the Repair Person Day”! Yay!

2022-11-23: 📏 Welcome to the middle of the week

2022-11-23: I should have used the word “update” on my last status update. That would have counted …

2022-11-23: Moved earlier than expected, tonight I’m already sleeping at the new place. Looks comfy!

2022-11-22: 🔐 2FA enabled on the new home

2022-11-22: 📦 Moving...

2022-11-22: Randomly moving around, today we stop at Pico, Azores. 🇵🇹 🎉

2022-11-22: Burger (and beer) were delicious. I could just go to sleep now. Other news, it’s time to pick …

2022-11-22: On Our Way…

2022-11-22: 🍔 Going out for a burger at the best burger joint in the city. It feels like Christmas!

2022-11-22: Signal, Telegram, WhatsApp, and a tab on Safari with Instagram messages! That’s what I have …

2022-11-22: People are already signing up for the workshop, and I still have to go find the photos I’ll …

2022-11-22: Covid is gone, Hello Kitty is back!

2022-11-22: 🖕 Ciao, Covid, see you next time!

2022-11-22: Good morning. Waiting to see what comes up… 🇮🇹🕴️

2022-11-22: C’mon, Micro.blog, you can do it… We trust you! Be strong…

2022-11-22: 💯 ? Hard to tell

2022-11-22: 📺 Watched two episodes of Pepsi, Where’s My Jet? on Netflix. A crazy, wild, story I was not …

2022-11-22: Enough for today. Tomorrow life should resume, back to a more normal posting rhythm… 🇧🇷🏝️

2022-11-21: 🧠 Brain says no!

2022-11-21: Wondering if dealing with VPS + YunoHost + Mastodon while still a bit brain foggy was the best …

2022-11-21: 💻 Hetzner: GO!

2022-11-21: I wish today’s word was “snow”. I know what I’d do with that one. Ice? No …

2022-11-21: 🍳 Thinking about dinner. It’s 5:40PM!

2022-11-21: Friends. In the rain. 🇹🇱🐶

2022-11-21: Guess where we did end up? “No, you can’t go down to the sand” “No, you …

2022-11-21: tinyMovieStar: where are we going? Me: we might see the sea. tinyMovieStar: ok. movieStar arrives. …

2022-11-21: Breaking the sandy spell with Chef Ants Uustalu, from (at the time) Ööbiku Gastronoomiatalu. 🇪🇪🐷

2022-11-21: Done with lunch, let’s try to drive a little. Maybe that will persuade tinyMovieStar to take a …

2022-11-21: I can’t get away from the beach/sand theme! These are looking a lot less “random” …

2022-11-21: Couldn’t sleep last night, so made a shortcut I couldn’t find available. One to post to …

2022-11-21: Macanese Beach Day Not the most inviting water, or sand, or weather. You get what you can, I guess. …

2022-11-21: 😅 I’m afraid we’re still on Random Photos (and the occasional Covid update) Mode! Hope …

2022-11-21: 🐢 Not perfect, but slowly getting there

2022-11-21: 3AM, my night is on ice. Will try to sleep, not sure about the success of this project. With any …

2022-11-21: 🙄 2AM. Had a coffee too late in the day, so now I’m building a Shortcut that I “needed”.

2022-11-21: Long day about to end, and we believe the little one won’t be able to attend kindergarten for …

2022-11-20: This One Time, at Band Camp… Today a friend was going through some old magazines, …

2022-11-20: 🧸 Also, entertaining a healthy child, locked at home, while both adults are sick, is not that easy. …

2022-11-20: 🧽 The amount of dirty dishes the three of us are responsible for is impressive!

2022-11-20: Still in a beach mood, randomly going south, to the islands. First time I went there. 🛶 🏝️

2022-11-20: A privacy-first, no-nonsense, super-fast blogging platform ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ Bear One I never remember to …

2022-11-20: The randomness goes on, now at the beach, for a little set photography. It was a funny show. 🎥 🏖️

2022-11-20: 🍛 Must eat something

2022-11-20: Back from a very quick supplies run, and time for another random photo. Morocco, kids playing …

2022-11-20: 🎙️Jake Adelstein, of Tokyo Vice fame, has a new podcast coming out. Looking forward to it.

2022-11-20: The poll has ended, random photos it is… Mexico was a trip of discovery. Much more, and very …

2022-11-20: Before tinyMovieStar came along, my days were seldom alike. Babies like routine, so now we’re …

2022-11-20: 🦠 Feeling a lot better. This covid has nothing on January's covid!

2022-11-19: In other news, on account of tinyMovieStar, we’re now having dinner at 6:30PM, risking our own …

2022-11-19: movieStar and the Azores A while back we visited the Azores (one thing everyone should do), and I …

2022-11-19: 🥰 Sorry about the image spam on my next post, but I’m sick and in love.

2022-11-19: Can’t say this enough: if you need to do any image uploading to Micro.blog, Mimi is as …

2022-11-19: I wonder if I can upload 23 images to Micro.blog in one go… I guess I’m about to find …

2022-11-19: 🍵 movieStar made tea for us, and, still hallucinating, I was taken back to the tea plantation.

2022-11-19: Both Masto.host and Fedi.monster are not accepting more registrations. That only leaves hosting …

2022-11-19: 🛌 Still here…

2022-11-19: Glad that replies editing is now available on the latest beta of the M.b app. It will soon …

2022-11-19: Tweaking Hugo partials on the iPhone is SOOO much fun. Not!

2022-11-19: Dreaming… Hallucinating… Lying in bed, looking down at my covered legs and feet, …

2022-11-19: Old school, analog, Hello Kitty.

2022-11-19: 💅🏼 Here We Go! Locked at home, let the festivities begin!

2022-11-19: 🦠 Ready for a day of Sickness & Stickers

2022-11-19: There is enough material for a novel, but I’ve always been a non-fiction kind of guy.

2022-11-18: Disabled crossposting to Twitter. I’m sure I’ll still check from time to time, but …

2022-11-18: 🌡 As expected, night comes with a slight fever…

2022-11-18: 🥶 Shivers, and muscle pain. Also thinking tinyMovieStar has been infected already.

2022-11-18: 😴 Nice covid side effect: 3 hour nap!

2022-11-18: Today would be the perfect day to get started with the instance, since I’m already locked at …

2022-11-18: 🦠 Always together! 🥰😅

2022-11-18: 🧪 Next up: Covid test. Positive it's nothing, just making sure.

2022-11-18: A bit like myself today, past our prime. It’s not all glamour in Hello Kitty’s life 🙂

2022-11-18: 💊 Today’s coffee comes with a side of Paracetamol

2022-11-18: 🤷‍♂ Sleep at 2AM, up by 5AM. What could go wrong?

2022-11-18: I will never tire of hearing tinyMovieStar calling out “Minki Winki” from the bedroom, …

2022-11-18: We will be fine! Craig Mod is now also on Mastodon. Let’s keep walking.

2022-11-18: 💥 Should be sleeping, but can't turn away!

2022-11-17: True to form, I’ve also been postponing going through thousands of photos, and picking the …

2022-11-17: 🌴 As close to the island as I think I’ll get this time.

2022-11-17: Not happy to announce that flu season has begun for us. Here we go…

2022-11-17: Island Trip We had planned a month on the island, for January. And now I’m seriously considering staying …

2022-11-17: 🛸 Beaming up the photos...

2022-11-17: 📺 Not a football fan, but I do LOVE a good mafia story! It’s only natural that I’m …

2022-11-17: Memories… memories… 16GB worth of memories.

2022-11-17: OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!! 🥰💖

2022-11-17: Here we go! Final stretch, help me out here, guys! Episode 71 of Hemispheric Views, with the usual …

2022-11-17: Thankfully this just showed up! Just in time for the dreadful work ahead! Thanks @hemisphericviews!

2022-11-17: Today is the day I finish editing these. Today is the day I finish editing these. Today is the day I …

2022-11-17: 🐌 Last week flew by. This one? Not so much…

2022-11-17: In a surprising event, yesterday I left the movieStars at home and went out for a beer with someone …

2022-11-16: Had a beer with my closest from from when I was a baby-teenager. I hadn’t seen him in decades. …

2022-11-16: Today’s lunch venue, a pan-Asian restaurant, had some really cool art on the walls. Nice food …

2022-11-16: Doors

2022-11-16: 💕 Lunch date with movieStar...

2022-11-16: Quick walk to the barber to pick up a new tin of Reuzel pomade, and back home. On the way I found my …

2022-11-16: Whenever it’s “Go Time”, Hello Kitty joins us for the ride.

2022-11-16: Also, how’s Poland? Still there? 😔

2022-11-16: 🚀 So… Missed Artemis launch while I slept.

2022-11-16: There’s no way we’ll open a franchise of tinyMovieStar. This is a single location brand.

2022-11-15: Last one, pinky promise. I wasn’t going to post any more of yesterday’s photos, but got …

2022-11-15: Just saw Ted Lasso, feel good Ted Lasso, on a McD ad, for the Qatar World Cup. I guess I’m not …

2022-11-15: This week I’m having a beer with my best friend from school, when we were 3 to 16 years old. I …

2022-11-15: While waiting for the door to open for yesterday’s show, Marta (barber who works with Miguel …

2022-11-15: The rain keeps falling, no stop at the playground for tinyMovieStar today. Sad face.

2022-11-15: Glitch!

2022-11-15: 😝 As expected, mom thinks the haircut is a "bit too much"

2022-11-15: Break for Kitty After yesterday’s rougher post, I thought it would be a good idea to get back …

2022-11-15: 😩 One day of fun and games must be followed by one sitting at the computer, editing photos. Stupid …

2022-11-15: 🐎 Sometimes I really feel like a Toddler Wrangler…

2022-11-15: Aluminium is my Microblogvember kryptonite.

2022-11-15: 😴 Sleepy sleepy

2022-11-14: Reckless eating during the weekend is messing up my intermittent fasting plans. I had dinner just a …

2022-11-14: 🔥 Microwave is no more, heating milk in the stove, like my grandparents did.

2022-11-14: 📺 Relaxing…

2022-11-14: Carrying my Yubikey around with me all day long, just in case Masto.host opens the floodgates when …

2022-11-14: Done!

2022-11-14: 💈 About to start. New haircut in a few moments…

2022-11-14: Before Lunch Rehearsal, prepping, here we go…

2022-11-14: The way over photo dump… Quick metro ride, and a short walk. Arrived.

2022-11-14: Slept in tinyMovieStar’s bed, after she finally gave in and fell asleep. I would gladly spend …

2022-11-13: 🤨 How do you tell a 2 1/2 year old that midnight is not a proper time to sleep at her age, when …

2022-11-13: 🧈 You’re obviously entitled to your own opinion, but you haven’t really tried butter …

2022-11-13: I will rarely visit Discover on Micro.blog and not follow someone.

2022-11-13: 🪅 Refreshing Masto.host, hoping candy will fall down…

2022-11-13: 🛣 Time to go home…

2022-11-13: Tomorrow I’m taking the subway. Haven’t done that in a while, as we usually walk …

2022-11-13: For you? For me? One of movieStar’s birthday gifts has my name on it… Inside North …

2022-11-13: Dry

2022-11-13: Of all the people (a lot!) that came over for the party yesterday, guess who stayed for a sleepover, …

2022-11-13: ☕️ Still need one of these. Or two.

2022-11-13: Not all of them are from far away places, Hello Kitty is also found really close to home.

2022-11-13: Adjust! Adjust! That could be our motto now, or the advice we’d give new parents if they ever …

2022-11-13: Looking forward to tomorrow. I’m joining my barber at a barber show. His using me to show off …

2022-11-12: 11:30PM, looks like the party is finally winding down. I’ve been up since 3AM, so I’m …

2022-11-12: Pink World!

2022-11-12: There’s this one cousin, though, that gets on my nerves! I have to work REALLY hard to keep my …

2022-11-12: null

2022-11-12: 😝 Already waiting for the end of the party, and it hasn’t even started

2022-11-12: Tom Waits - Closing Time. The whole drive over. Still one of my favorite albums of all time.

2022-11-12: After yesterday’s smaller dinner, today we have a full blown party at my in-laws. Dozens of …

2022-11-12: 🏎 Time to get in the car and drive to tinyMovieStar!

2022-11-12: 5AM. Up for a couple of hours now. Not the way I expected this to unfold.

2022-11-12: ⏲ Counting the minutes until the night is over.

2022-11-12: While I have the time, I might as well say that I have a strong suspicion tinyMovieStar might be …

2022-11-12: Speeding along…

2022-11-12: So… what should I do with the extra time, while movieStar is out with her friends… …

2022-11-11: Excellent dinner, incredible IPA to go with it, and a side of worry, wondering how tinyMovieStar is …

2022-11-11: 🎄 Christmas ornaments bigger than a tall statue? Sure, we have those too!

2022-11-11: Today tinyMovieStar will sleep at her grandparents, without us. First time she’ll be away from …

2022-11-11: 🥰 I’m the luckiest man alive! No doubt about that.

2022-11-11: A little tweak to the shortcut @gr36 kindly arranged, and sticker spotter on Mastodon now supports …

2022-11-11: 🍹 It’s Margerits for lunc… Margaritas for lunch tay… Day!

2022-11-11: Downtown

2022-11-11: ☕️ iSeeFaces, the Portuguese edition

2022-11-11: 😍 Funny enough, we actually met on her birthday as well, 7 years ago!

2022-11-11: 💖 Happy birthday, movieStar!

2022-11-11: Yesterday we watched an amazing display of style, and fashion sense, by tinyMovieStar. And that duck …

2022-11-11: Yeah! Apple Frames 3.0: Completely Rewritten, Support for iPhone 14 Pro and Dynamic Island, New …

2022-11-10: Semiphemeral is your friend.

2022-11-10: Move along, move along… Just testing to check if alt text makes it all the way to Mastodon 🤞🏼

2022-11-10: 10PM doesn’t sound like an acceptable time to have a demonstration, but that’s exactly …

2022-11-10: 👑 Hoping we can find the time to watch another episode today. Will you be a dear, and sleep, …

2022-11-10: 🦆 Back from dinner. tinyMovieStar decided to wear her duck bathrobe to the restaurant. She looked …

2022-11-10: ⚡ Week almost gone, went by in a flash…

2022-11-10: Afternoon spent walking around with friends visiting from the north, no minutes added to my working …

2022-11-10: Update: with some help from Hello Kitty, stickers, coffee, chestnuts, Micro.blog, and Mastodon, I …

2022-11-10: Very Day Hello Kitty Love

2022-11-10: ❌ 💩

2022-11-10: 🌰 Delayed editing: buying chestnuts

2022-11-10: ☹ Not sure I'll find time to walk today. Lightroom keeps yelling my name, that needy bastard!

2022-11-10: Some days with tinyMovieStar I feel like a minister preaching to a tinyDevil.

2022-11-10: 👋 Welcome to Thursday. May it be a good one.

2022-11-09: CiderDiver Going home!

2022-11-09: Still at it… Not too bad, just away from the movieStars 😔

2022-11-09: Here we go… The way there: The venue:

2022-11-09: 🚀 Time to get this show on the road!

2022-11-09: Today’s walk photo dump, pretty boring to be honest. Went out looking for another street art …

2022-11-09: ✈️ Quick bonus post, how we got around. Fly me to the moon… Spoiler: we flew.

2022-11-09: 😒 Very uninspired walk

2022-11-09: 🇭🇰 Done! Made it! The final post of the honeymoon is now live, feel free to visit Hong Kong with us.

2022-11-09: Gotta pick up the speed with the photo picking. Assignment later on, and it’s a long one. …

2022-11-09: 😻 Yeah, I’m serious about this whole Hello Kitty business!

2022-11-09: 🔍 Going through the photos... Hundreds of them... Must... Choose...

2022-11-09: ⏰ WHAT?? Already???

2022-11-09: Almost… Done with the text (I’m almost positive), and about to dive into the hundreds …

2022-11-09: 🏗 Still working on that Hong Kong post, but it's close to 1:30AM!

2022-11-09: Nothing is certain! Nothi… Unless we’re talking about ALL Microblogvember posts being …

2022-11-09: The Apartment Building

2022-11-08: I might have started the process of getting my own Mastodon instance…

2022-11-08: 👻 Ghost renewal. Ouch!

2022-11-08: 😱 Rough night in the movieStars lair. The tiny one is awake again!

2022-11-08: tinyMovieStar is having a meltdown. Not nice.

2022-11-08: 🛒 Back home, after a quick supermarket run (Peppa Pig strawberry ice-cream)

2022-11-08: So, Lidl has Paw Patrol toys. Guess where we’re going?

2022-11-08: Couldn’t help it! Writing on dinkiwinkiminkiwinki reminded me I had not bought that handle on …

2022-11-08: ⌨ Raining for hours, getting busy with the Hong Kong post for DinkiWinkiMinkiWinki.

2022-11-08: 🍲 Wondering if I should have lunch, or just skip this one as well. Not THAT hungry anyway...

2022-11-08: 🍩 Yummy Kitty One of my favorite Hello Kitty ever!

2022-11-08: 📱 Back from the walk, editing, editing…

2022-11-08: The River Edition Walked to the river, trying to find another sculpture by SUPERLINOX, but it …

2022-11-08: I find it extremely amusing that my bank sends me notifications about investment funds and other …

2022-11-08: 🌦 Rainy. Must walk anyway.

2022-11-08: I can’t reach a consensus with myself on many subjects.

2022-11-07: 2000 nit!

2022-11-07: A fresh take on the whole copyright infringement situation.

2022-11-07: 🧐 Pondering… Pondering…

2022-11-07: I’m afraid I might just be waiting for masto.host to open up registrations again. I have the …

2022-11-07: Much nicer than the one Rolls Royce has, as far as I’m concerned.

2022-11-07: Going Up

2022-11-07: 🍺 Well done, BrewDog, well done…

2022-11-07: 🛻 Drive to Mom&Dad’s, and back: accomplished!

2022-11-07: Impressive review and photos, as usual. Best camera app around, developed by a great photographer as …

2022-11-07: 🎨 Pants Down! Short walk today, and almost exclusively so I could get to this piece by SUPERLINOX I …

2022-11-07: 🌅 Wishing y’all a great week

2022-11-07: One of the most counterfeited characters, I’m sure. Here spotted in one of the counterfeiting …

2022-11-07: Two and a half years of this, and still so little insight into the whole parenting thing. One minute …

2022-11-07: I knew I needed my own instance 😇

2022-11-06: ⌛ Endless Sunday

2022-11-06: I knew the nap tinyMovieStar took at 4PM, for HOURS, would come back to haunt us. Sadly, but surely, …

2022-11-06: Matryoshka Kitty I’m slowing down right after this one, but I’ve been digging in the …

2022-11-06: 🧭 Found our way back home

2022-11-06: This is the kind of thing that, sometimes, makes me want to have my own instance again… Love …

2022-11-06: One of many musical Hello Kitty you can find, and the guitar I’d like to own, if I knew how to …

2022-11-06: The only Twitch notifications I get, guaranteed to get a smile out of me…

2022-11-06: Hello, Hello Kitty Triggered by a conversation I had on Mastodon, I’m starting a new category …

2022-11-06: Kitty Poker anyone?

2022-11-06: 😻 And the final one… Happy Caturday!

2022-11-06: 😹 And how is THAT going, you ask?

2022-11-06: 😼 Trying to get the cat to do something for Caturday, even though it’s already Sunday

2022-11-06: 🔥 Fireplace: ON

2022-11-06: 😡 A week later, the DST change is still playing games with my wake up time

2022-11-06: Trying to find an easy way out for today’s Microblogvember word only led to hearing it, over …

2022-11-06: 🌛 Going soon…

2022-11-05: Here’s to the next year of sticker spotter! My card was just charged by the good people at …

2022-11-05: Me@Mastodon The wonderful Adam has enabled social.lol for all the usernames one has on omg.lol, his wonderful …

2022-11-05: On The Road People seem to have a hard time finding the bin at the gas station. Actually, they seem …

2022-11-05: A cousin came over, and I was looking at his AirTag. They look nice enough, but I struggled to find …

2022-11-05: Hygge

2022-11-05: 🪅 Coco

2022-11-05: 🍕 Pizza Time!

2022-11-05: 🎒 Packing, again

2022-11-05: Evening Supermarket Run

2022-11-05: 🌻 Beautiful morning, enjoying it

2022-11-05: tableForOne Coffee time, and wishes of a great weekend.

2022-11-05: 🦉 Figuring out what I'll use yet another account for...

2022-11-05: Temporary exemption yesterday, but still feeling I shouldn’t have done it. I’ve cut down …

2022-11-04: Today’s Leftovers Walking for a longer time, more photos are bound to show up. Some are left …

2022-11-04: 😮‍💨 Waiting for a certain someone to fall asleep

2022-11-04: Strong contender to the Ugliest Corner in the City award:

2022-11-04: 🍩 21 hours of fasting, then two doughnuts. Doing great, sir!

2022-11-04: Shoutouts is live. Really fair pricing, for a simple, nice, and cool service. Go check it out, and …

2022-11-04: Firenza/Triumph

2022-11-04: Back home, after another trip to the dentist on the other side of the river. Everything going …

2022-11-04: 🌳 Looking forward to getting out of the city

2022-11-04: Here you go, Adobe, take my money. Again.

2022-11-04: Today’s Walk A little over 5K, visiting a few different neighborhoods, some I don’t go …

2022-11-04: 😌 Walking

2022-11-04: 🦘 Final hop, this week felt looooooong

2022-11-04: My admiration and respect for movieStar is limitless. We had two girls for a few hours. Uff! I …

2022-11-03: 🥵 Exhausted

2022-11-03: 💪 Half my Activity Rings are closed doing stuff around the house: dishes, cleaning up, laundry, …

2022-11-03: Daydreaming Again Throwback to a very fun afternoon. Beer (lots of it), beach, karaoke. How could …

2022-11-03: 🤪 Babysitting Mode: ON

2022-11-03: movieStars trying to find a pair of boots, I’m waiting for them. There is always time for a …

2022-11-03: 🚌 Getting ready to pick up tinyMovietStar. This concludes the "quiet" part of the day, let the games …

2022-11-03: I was this close to purchasing another omg.lol address yesterday, just because I had a great avatar …

2022-11-03: Soooooooooo… Just found out we’re babysitting a friend’s daughter today! The kid …

2022-11-03: Thinking about lunch… this fasting thing is fine, but after almost 19 hours I could …

2022-11-03: 100m Apart

2022-11-03: Amore! Walking in the rain, still a pleasure.

2022-11-03: 🚶‍♂ Walking in the rain. I might be singing as well…

2022-11-03: 🌡️ We’re good to go

2022-11-03: 🧑‍🏫 School day, or not? Let’s look at the thermometer…

2022-11-03: 🎙️ Just in time, there’s a new Smartless episode! And, yes, it’s the one where President …

2022-11-03: Spent the whole day acting as a doctor, nurse, cook, and child care professional. All of this …

2022-11-02: So far I’m having fun with Microblogvember. I’m well aware I’ll probably run out …

2022-11-02: Long day close to the end. tinyMovieStar spent almost two hours trying to sleep with her mom. She …

2022-11-02: 💊 Fever goes up, fever comes down. Up, down, up, down...

2022-11-02: Shoutouts are things you want to shout out about on your website Introducing shoutouts.lol // …

2022-11-02: It’s Dramatic Light Day! While on my sticker spotting mission…

2022-11-02: Hey, I’m walking here!

2022-11-02: ✌ Successful hunt. Now a quick supermarket run, and then a full day of taking care of the little one …

2022-11-02: 👀 Out, hunting for stickers

2022-11-02: 🏃‍♂ Quickly checking online world before waking up the movieStars

2022-11-02: 😴 Time to go

2022-11-02: It’s past midnight, so I guess I can use the word already. What a feast we had yesterday! …

2022-11-01: 📺 The Playlist, again

2022-11-01: 🏁 Made it to the end of the day!

2022-11-01: I really put the scrambled in scrambled eggs!

2022-11-01: the erratic right-wing populist was holed up in his presidential residence consumed by anger, …

2022-11-01: Obviously not counting this one as diving, but I had to check tinyMovieStar’s bath …

2022-11-01: 🩺 Trying to control a fever

2022-11-01: tinyMovieStar: “I want that thing to hear everything, and to hear nothing” She meant the …

2022-11-01: Afternoon at Uncle John’s tinyMovieStar got to play with a ton of cool stuff… I was …

2022-11-01: 🙌 Relaxing…

2022-11-01: Help

2022-11-01: tinyMovieStar with a little fever, off to the pharmacy I go…

2022-11-01: Here We Go Holiday means more time together 🥰

2022-11-01: A tech bro here, a tech bro there, OMG tech bros everywhere! The city is full of WebSummit …

2022-11-01: No kindergarten today, National holiday. We’ll have to figure something out…

2022-10-31: 🍝 Pasta Time!

2022-10-31: Probably some President or other, in town for WebSummit. Or not.

2022-10-31: First time at this tattoo studio as well. Fiasco. That’s the name of the shop.

2022-10-31: 🎈 Picking up tinyMovieStar

2022-10-31: 🩹 A really small one, but the one that means the most to me already. Well under an hour with Vicky …

2022-10-31: 🩹 Tattoo accomplished!

2022-10-31: 🤪 Told you it was a strange part of town, didn’t I?

2022-10-31: 🩹 Pick a size…

2022-10-31: Waiting for the artist. I did get to the studio WAY earlier than I should have.

2022-10-31: It made him rich and famous—but tragedy, as Oscar Wilde knew, can sometimes stem from getting …

2022-10-31: Sad Got (very) early to the tattoo place. The area around it feels sad and desolate. A 15 minute …

2022-10-31: 💥 Be right back, getting a tattoo

2022-10-30: 👏 Lula!

2022-10-30: 🗳 Fingers crossed for Brazil

2022-10-30: It was an incredibly busy weekend, with family and friends. Full table at every meal, well over a …

2022-10-30: Can’t escape! Even when I’m off work, I can’t get away from the grapes!

2022-10-30: 🏙 City, we’re back.

2022-10-30: Family Stuff It’s been a while with no family photos, so here goes… Took tinyMovieStar …

2022-10-30: 🪅 Tomorrow is tattoo day! Can’t wait.

2022-10-30: Late, as usually, but here is my contribution to the Caturday fun… Managed to get three this …

2022-10-30: Colors, by tinyMovieStar The kindergarten teacher was impressed by the neat circles, instead of the …

2022-10-30: ☕ Number 2 now, didn’t have the strength to post while having number 1

2022-10-29: 🎁 A new omg.lol address you say?

2022-10-29: 💭 It’s quiet again, I can hear myself thinking

2022-10-29: The Watch, a few Weeks Later So… how do I feel a month after spending a small fortune on the new Ultra? Happy. And …

2022-10-29: 📷 Screenshooting

2022-10-29: 13 adults, 4 toddlers. Crowded lunch, noisy lunch. 5:30PM, still going.

2022-10-29: 🥩 Ate TOO much

2022-10-29: A sample, and Caturday!

2022-10-29: 🌶 Chili Challenge

2022-10-29: Walking the dog, and tinyMovieStar Just before the rain came back, hard. We were having fun, and …

2022-10-29: 🔒 Enabled 2FA on my social.lol account. It’s something I do whenever the option is available, …

2022-10-29: ⛈ One of those days

2022-10-28: 🤔 Up late again

2022-10-28: 🐶 Walking the dog

2022-10-28: For those mildly interested, here it is: Mini Maria, the elusive cookie. We will always have this …

2022-10-28: If anyone still remembers the Cookie Saga, my mother-in-law found them! tinyMovieStar is HAPPY 🍪

2022-10-28: 🎃 Seems like we’re also doing this now…

2022-10-28: 🧘‍♂ Weekend Mode engaged

2022-10-28: Am I wrong, or the new Medications thing on the Health app doesn’t allow for a specific end …

2022-10-28: Saw the first 10 minutes of Bullet Train on YouTube, now I want the rest…

2022-10-28: 🎒 Getting ready for the weekend

2022-10-28: 📺 Finished The Playlist.

2022-10-28: Tips and advice for getting started with Mastodon. Especially if you’re used to Twitter. A …

2022-10-28: A remake of this photo would thrill me for two reasons: I would be diving again, and in a place …

2022-10-28: Crossing the bridge again.

2022-10-28: 🚙 Driving

2022-10-27: dismal view of the go-kart tours held by a large number of locals, many of whom find the modified …

2022-10-27: The new sticker setup is making me post a lot more frequently than usual. I hope this will settle …

2022-10-27: Next: Pick up brother -> Pick up movieStar -> Pick up tinyMovieStar-> Mom’s birthday …

2022-10-27: 📺 Pausing for a bit, watching Fugitive: The Curious Case of Carlos Ghosn. Read about it in the past, …

2022-10-27: Now that everything is working with the sticker thing, it’s time to pick a theme, and tweak …

2022-10-27: One very cool and sweet side effect of the Ultra: tinyMovieStar loves swiping left and right between …

2022-10-27: 🍰 Mom’s Birthday

2022-10-26: 🛑 That’s it, time to sleep.

2022-10-26: Wild Hair Day On assignment: At the paper:

2022-10-26: I Saw Faces. Again.

2022-10-26: 🥴 So. Tired.

2022-10-26: Out and About It was a long day, with great conversation on the way there and back, and not a lot of …

2022-10-26: Yay! @manton is awesome, and I managed to import hundreds of photos to sticker spotter’s new …

2022-10-26: 💻 Back home. Editing in a rush.

2022-10-26: 👀 Looking for lunch

2022-10-26: The move has been made! All I needed was a painless way to post, and I thought about a Shortcut. …

2022-10-26: 🌳 Oh, the countryside!

2022-10-26: Early Morning City Life On the road. Loving it.

2022-10-26: 😭 It’s too early to be up!

2022-10-25: Solution: a Shortcut! I’ll need a Shortcut that allows me to pick a photo, asks for a caption …

2022-10-25: There are 549 photos already on the old one. Hope I can import them somehow to the new version.

2022-10-25: Got a new Micro.blog account, changed the DNS for sticker spotter. The old one is dead, long live …

2022-10-25: 🤿 Diving head first, as usual!

2022-10-25: 🤔 Decisions, decisions…

2022-10-25: Tomorrow I’m back in the Alentejo, on assignment. Rain is expected, not great when the whole …

2022-10-25: 🥘 Juggling pots & pans

2022-10-25: It’s here!! Thanks to “Someone”, the Ocean Band made it home. Now I just need to …

2022-10-25: 🎉 Delivered!

2022-10-25: RGB

2022-10-25: 📦 Incoming…

2022-10-25: Morning drive to the dentist, always thrilling to go over this bridge.

2022-10-25: 🦷 Dentist visit next

2022-10-24: Maybe, just maybe, sticker spotter will move to Micro.blog. Just saw @manton’s post and, while …

2022-10-24: Had the pleasure of meeting a couple of friends today. I missed both, but one is a very dear friend, …

2022-10-24: Guess who has a daughter? 💅🏼

2022-10-24: 🐌 Updating

2022-10-24: 😎 Happy day with friends

2022-10-24: 🍪 Cookie Quest on hold, no one seems to have them anymore

2022-10-24: 🕵 Show me the cookies!

2022-10-24: Stuff to do today: Go out and look for those damn cookies! Again! Visit Mom&Dad Lunch with an …

2022-10-24: ☕ Coffees made, and drank. Have a great week, everyone.

2022-10-23: 🌆 Driving back to the city

2022-10-23: One page I keep checking, almost daily. Keeping my hopes up, dreaming this will be the service that …

2022-10-23: 🍛 Family lunch

2022-10-23: Keeping an eye on the camera bag, I guess it’s safe. No one would try to take it away from …

2022-10-23: Getting Started Here we go, been looking forward to this day for a while now 🔥

2022-10-23: 🔥 Fireplace on! First time this year.

2022-10-23: 🐌 Sloooooow Sunday, please…

2022-10-22: I got this piggy bank when I was born, from the bank where my father worked at the time. My mom is …

2022-10-22: 🤩 Surprisingly unusual, and happy, day coming to an end. Thank you all 🙂

2022-10-22: I’m just a pillow now… Caturday, what else?

2022-10-22: 🍔 Binging Somebody Feed Phil, as you do on a rainy Saturday afternoon.

2022-10-22: Ordered! Thank you again! 🥰

2022-10-22: I can’t believe this!! Added a thing to test the wishlist feature on buymeacoffee, and a sweet …

2022-10-22: 🏗 Adding offers on BuyMeACoffee…

2022-10-22: Just like Peppa Finally, after months of dryness, we get puddles! tinyMovieStar can, at last, jump …

2022-10-22: Still on the weight thing, I’m glad I weighted myself before lunch with my parents 😅

2022-10-22: Also, sugar is WAY harder to let go than beer!

2022-10-22: Three weeks have gone by since I started the intermittent fasting and walking. Down 7Kg. Still a bit …

2022-10-22: I promised my barber I wouldn’t trim the beard, or touch my hair, until Nov 14th, for an event …

2022-10-22: 🔦 Sky got so dark it feels like nighttime again

2022-10-22: Buymeacoffee now has integrated wishlists. Testing…

2022-10-22: 🧸 I should be in bed

2022-10-21: Even if you are not sure you need a snippet repository, you might pick up a few things about …

2022-10-21: 😩 Waiting for tinyMovieStar to fall asleep to watch something on TV. It's taking FOREVER!

2022-10-21: Orange Out to dinner. The usual corner, unusual sky.

2022-10-21: Haruki Happiness We have a friend that has a dog. I love him. I guess he loves me too. Every time we …

2022-10-21: 👓 Red glasses have been delivered, no longer using backup pair. tinyMovieStar will be thrilled when …

2022-10-21: Cookie Run Photo Dump Still managed a few postcard photos while looking for the missing cookies.

2022-10-21: Cookie Run Long story (and walk) short, I couldn’t find the damn cookies! Visited 8 …

2022-10-21: 🔎 On a mission! Need to find a particular brand of cookies, only available at a specific …

2022-10-21: 💅 Getting my nails done. Purple this time. tinyMovieStar picked the color.

2022-10-21: The week is not over yet, but we’re getting there!

2022-10-20: 🏁 Home at last

2022-10-20: Road Day As I spent most of the day on the road, guess what photos I got today? Yes. Again.

2022-10-20: ⏳ Waiting for the time to leave again

2022-10-20: First part of the “ambulance” service done. Walk also done. Probably skipping lunch, and …

2022-10-20: Lucky me! Both Hemispheric Views and Missing Crypto Queen have new episodes!

2022-10-20: ☕️ Need this even more today, raining and the wind is blowing

2022-10-20: 😅 Here I go, ready for a day on the road

2022-10-19: One of the apps that I love using, even though I’m barely scratching the surface so far, is …

2022-10-19: Back to ambulance duty tomorrow, with added rain on the forecast. Maybe I’m lucky and I have …

2022-10-19: 🥩 Cooking

2022-10-19: 👨‍🎨 Playtime!

2022-10-19: Today we drove tinyMovieStar to kindergarten, as the rain wouldn’t stop. She said she needed …

2022-10-19: 🍜 Vietnamese for lunch

2022-10-19: 📺 Watching “The Playlist”

2022-10-19: Vehicle Also spot a variety of transportation modes… Gloomy gloomy.

2022-10-19: Color Walk Trying to find some color on a gloomy, and wet, day.

2022-10-19: ☔ Walking in the rain

2022-10-19: ⛈ Stormy day ahead

2022-10-18: LOL Extravaganza A few days ago I went ahead, took advantage of a Porkbun promotion, and registered a new domain: …

2022-10-18: movieStar noted, and rightly so, that tinyMovieStar doesn’t wear diapers anymore. As a result, …

2022-10-18: 👓 Broken glasses, wearing backup pair.

2022-10-18: Walking With David Today I had the pleasure of meeting David (@crossingthethreshold), and his wife, and walk a bit …

2022-10-18: 🤝 Back from a lovely walk with a fellow microblogger

2022-10-18: Tiny Micro.blog meet coming next 🥰

2022-10-18: tinyMovieStar had a meltdown before heading to kindergarten. There was no red sweater, and she …

2022-10-18: ⏰ It’s _that_ time again ⏰ It’s that time again

2022-10-17: 🧠 Shutdown

2022-10-17: Driving, driving, driving… Spent most of the day in the car. When I was finally getting home …

2022-10-17: ⏳ Never ending day

2022-10-17: 🛣 On the road. Again.

2022-10-17: movieStar and her mom picking up the little one, I’m standing by, waiting for the hospital …

2022-10-17: 😫 SOOOOOO tired!

2022-10-17: Father-in-law was dropped outside the hospital. Part I is complete. Now waiting for the end of the …

2022-10-17: Parked Waiting for customers. 🇲🇲🛶

2022-10-17: 🚑 Ambulance duty

2022-10-17: ⚙️ Tweaking some more

2022-10-17: Added a couple more years to my test omg.lol account ❤️

2022-10-17: 💩 Feeling like…

2022-10-17: 5AM, still up. In a few hours I’ll be picking up my in-laws, and dropping my father-in-law at …

2022-10-17: 🕺 3AM: Insomnia

2022-10-16: Drove to a friend’s house, had a lovely tea party. Not a lot of photos, we were busy with …

2022-10-16: 🌇 Back home. Finally.

2022-10-16: 🌧️ Watching the rain roll in

2022-10-16: 🍵 Tea Party time

2022-10-16: Measuring tinyMovieStar’s temperature. Where we go next depends on the outcome of this move. …

2022-10-16: watch.lol Woke up today, and figured I had to reach for the phone to update status.lol. There was no …

2022-10-16: 🥨 Testing

2022-10-16: 🎉 It works!!

2022-10-16: Yay!!! The shortcut works! A bit rough around the edges, but it works!

2022-10-16: 🔩 Building a shortcut

2022-10-16: 📺 Paw Patrol time

2022-10-16: Just noticed I have no way to update status.lol from the Apple Watch! Drafts would be my pick, but …

2022-10-16: ☕️ First one

2022-10-16: 📖 Reading. Still in bed.

2022-10-16: Yesterday’s Photo Dump We spent the day at my in-laws, didn’t leave the house all day.

2022-10-16: 😠 Up. Too early for that.

2022-10-15: 🍰 Dinner

2022-10-15: Full house again. Most of the people who attended the triple birthday party yesterday crossed the …

2022-10-15: Started reading: Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World by …

2022-10-15: Gamification It works for me, I’ll admit. Count the steps, close those rings, how many cups of …

2022-10-15: Lazy Saturday We’re both feeling extra lazy today. I couldn’t find the energy to get up …

2022-10-15: Regarding the Ultra and tattoos, I’m finding this works much nicer than older models, despite …

2022-10-15: A skill has been added to the list of things I must master: hair braiding.

2022-10-15: Pray for us 🇻🇳 🙏🏼

2022-10-15: Coffee #1 done, the tiniest of breakfasts as well. Ready to face Saturday.

2022-10-15: 🦥 Slowly waking up

2022-10-14: Birthday parties side effect: it’s now past midnight, and tinyMovieStar is SOOOO excited! …

2022-10-14: 🎂 Not one, not two, but three birthday parties at once!

2022-10-14: 🌳 Countryside for the weekend

2022-10-14: A Day in the Life, the _Making of_ Today was, in the end, a rather unusual day for me. I left home and walked to meet a friend, we then …

2022-10-14: 11:36AM, Carcavelos Beach, Portugal. For A Day in the Life. More coming later.

2022-10-14: Morning walk done, closed two rings. I’m sure the other one, the standing up one, will take …

2022-10-14: 🌊 Going out to lunch with friends. By the sea.

2022-10-13: Updating a few apps, as one does, noticed something: Twitter’s iOS app is now 250.1 MB in …

2022-10-13: 📑 Reading TFM

2022-10-13: ECG: done. The things you can do with this gadget!

2022-10-13: 🥘 Dinner prep

2022-10-13: Just got the email reminder for the A Day in the Life Photo Challenge. It’s starting in 30 …

2022-10-13: On the way to kindergarten, shooting while driving. Safely, waiting for the traffic lights to turn …

2022-10-13: List of things I hadn’t done in a while: Close all three rings before 5PM Pay for stuff with …

2022-10-13: 🚌 Next up: picking up the movieStars. Office, then kindergarten.

2022-10-13: Hey, I’m walking here! First outing with the health monitor strapped to my wrist. A simple …

2022-10-13: 👣 Back from today’s walk

2022-10-13: Out of curiosity, checked Apple’s store. Let’s say I’d like to order a simple band …

2022-10-13: Listening to a couple of @monday episodes. So far it’s @sod and @Denny. 🎙️

2022-10-13: 🌞 Waking up. Good morning.

2022-10-12: First Impressions After all these years, Apple watches and tattoos are still not friends. Sad, …

2022-10-12: Trying to configure a new gadget that arrived at the same time as tinyMovieStar did, back from …

2022-10-12: Forget everything that was said yesterday. Twitter did it’s thing, and a friend managed to …

2022-10-12: About to disappoint someone on Micro.blog. Sorry.

2022-10-12: Not a lot of love for the asshole in the city.

2022-10-12: 🦿 Wishing I had an exoskeleton

2022-10-12: Back to It Managed a two-hour walk, shooting like a tourist, and listening to podcasts and music. …

2022-10-12: 🚶 Out for a walk

2022-10-12: I have set up Yay, it’s ok to be Gay. It just redirects to ILGA now, let me know if …

2022-10-12: 🦄 Getting the little one ready for kindergarten

2022-10-11: Happy National Coming Out Day 🏳️‍🌈 Free .gay domain by the good people at Porkbun. Get it here.

2022-10-11: Done with editing. It was a long day, but is now finished. Tomorrow I’ll do nothing!

2022-10-11: All day long we waited. The delivery company sent a message at 8AM, saying they be here by 7PM. They …

2022-10-11: 🛌 Must. Sleep.

2022-10-11: The Ukrainian response to Musk’s Twitter peace proposal was succinct – one diplomat told him to …

2022-10-11: 📦 Waiting for a delivery. No, not that one.

2022-10-11: In China, people have perfected this kind of language play online as a way to discuss an …

2022-10-11: Back There Editing means non-walking and non-shooting days, so here we go, back to the past. Hoi An …

2022-10-11: Ate a bunch of grapes for lunch.

2022-10-11: The longer it’s taking Apple to get the Ultra stock back up, the more I think about canceling …

2022-10-11: Taking a very short break from this ordeal. My eyes thank me.

2022-10-11: 💻 Editing... sad face emoji

2022-10-11: 🥛 Quick supermarket run before the girls are awake

2022-10-10: We watched Luckiest Girl Alive today. Not what we were expecting when movieStar asked for …

2022-10-10: 🍿 Movie time

2022-10-10: Still raining. The time has come to get tinyMovieStar into her comfy bed. She doesn’t seem …

2022-10-10: 🛒 Getting supplies

2022-10-10: Sleepy Mountain Couldn’t help it, @cliffordbeshers 🙂

2022-10-10: Forecast said occasional short showers. In fact it’s been raining non-stop for hours.

2022-10-10: Can’t say I’m a fan. 🌧️ 🚗

2022-10-10: Found another one, @pcora. 💛

2022-10-10: 🌦 A bit of rain

2022-10-10: Not record braking, but tinyMovieStar matched her previous best. Sleep time: 14 hours! She needed a …

2022-10-10: Bazofo Three months later, it’s finally out. The story about Vitor, and Bazofo, was printed on …

2022-10-10: 🤨 Still coughing

2022-10-09: Porkbun + omg.lol = FUN. Now have a few subdomains working. No big deal, but still a fun way to …

2022-10-09: Watched Cuba and the Cameraman for the second time. Enjoyed it for the second time. 🍿

2022-10-09: I had to do it. $1.50 later, maique.lol is now under my control.

2022-10-09: ⌨ New domain, you say?

2022-10-09: Scary moment just now: tinyMovieStar grabs the tv, and tries to turn it. If the one at her …

2022-10-09: 🏬 Ah, the big city…

2022-10-09: The Garage Grandpa has a car, tinyMovieStar has a car. Everyone gets a car!

2022-10-09: 🚗 Heading back home

2022-10-09: Mastodon is getting busier by the day. Lovely to see so many familiar faces over there.

2022-10-09: A week ago I started using WaterMinder again, to track my water intake, in preparation for the total …

2022-10-09: 🍛 Leftover curry mode

2022-10-09: 22 days left for my tattoo.

2022-10-09: Emoji, please?? Wouldn’t mind if this truck was the one used as model for the emoji…

2022-10-09: ZzzZzZZzZz I know how you feel, sir, I get it. 🇻🇳😴

2022-10-09: ☕ Let’s go!

2022-10-09: Living right above a small supermarket on a small town has a few perks, but one huge disadvantage: …

2022-10-09: 🥱 Up, but still VERY sleepy

2022-10-09: How come it’s almost 2AM and I’m still awake, mostly watching videos? Go. To. Sleep, …

2022-10-08: It’s the gift that keeps on giving! The Dent - I’ve Been OMG’d ❤️❤️❤️

2022-10-08: 🏆 I guess that’s it for today

2022-10-08: 🌶 Thai Green Curry in the making

2022-10-08: Getting late, but still Caturday! 🐈

2022-10-08: Cuteness Overload Where is she truly happy? By the sea 🥰

2022-10-08: Foz do Arelho We drove out to Foz do Arelho, took advantage of the sea/lake, had lunch on the beach, …

2022-10-08: 🛶 Back from the lake

2022-10-08: Not sure about if the outfit is adequate for the current weather, but she looks cute anyway. …

2022-10-08: The dog has been walked, time to get ready to leave. tinyMovieStar, still recovering, is not being …

2022-10-08: Feeling a little better. Enough to consider a little Saturday drive. We’re getting the crew …

2022-10-07: Spent the whole day trying to get better. Pills and cough medicine. Feel pretty much the same as …

2022-10-07: 📦 Ordered

2022-10-07: News from DC are not great. No Ultra available. Now I’ll have to figure if I want to order it …

2022-10-07: 💊 On a pill diet

2022-10-07: Testing a new page for affiliate links… Lying in bed, not a lot else to do.

2022-10-07: Back in Time Coffee Time

2022-10-07: ✨ Feeling like poo

2022-10-07: 😵 Rough night again

2022-10-06: Even though she has a temperature, and some tummy trouble, this was one of the few moments when she …

2022-10-06: 🤒 Coughing for hours

2022-10-06: Back from the vineyard Quick trip with two stops, home after lunch. Had no lunch, by the way.

2022-10-06: 💉 Starting my shift as Dr. maique

2022-10-06: Incredibly, my camera bag, and the cameras, still smell like a forest fire!

2022-10-06: 🍷 Back into wine country, two movieStars left behind, one sick

2022-10-06: Unfortunate timing tinyMovieStar had a rough night. A bit of fever and all that usually comes with …

2022-10-06: The plot thickens! movieStar took her back to her own bed, with milk. I heard them talk. And talk …

2022-10-05: 🍼 Papi duty

2022-10-05: And… just as both of us finally fell asleep, tinyMovieStar waltzes into the room, and asks …

2022-10-05: Godmother Lucky us, tinyMovieStar’s godmother visited again. Always a very sweet moment.

2022-10-05: 🎙 Having fun with auto tune, filters, delays, and stuff I don’t understand

2022-10-05: Eggleston has Untitled (Cocktail On A Plane), I have Untitled (Sangria On A Trash Can)

2022-10-05: As expected, plans have been totally derailed already. Barely past noon.

2022-10-05: 🤪 A whole day of “doing nothing”. Usually they are the busiest ones.

2022-10-05: The day when we said “enough with this kings and queens nonsense”. Happy holiday.

2022-10-05: 🐩 Enjoying Old Man. Favorite character: the dogs.

2022-10-04: Cousin in Washington with father-in-law. A trip to the Apple Store is mandatory anyway, so I’m …

2022-10-04: The international community will never accept the invasion and annexation of territories that belong …

2022-10-04: Talk to anyone who lives in or has spent time in Japan and they’re also likely to wax poetic about …

2022-10-04: 😎 National Holiday mood

2022-10-04: Done with all seven seasons of Veep. For a second time. Maybe that’s one of the reasons why I …

2022-10-04: 🦥 Taking it slow for a few hours now…

2022-10-04: Had an errand up the hill, so I walked there and back. Really looking forward to getting back to a …

2022-10-04: 🚶 Walking

2022-10-04: I don’t use swear words online often, but “FUCK YOU, Musk”!

2022-10-04: ☕ Wakey Wakey

2022-10-03: 🫥 Sleep...

2022-10-03: 🧟 Zombie mode engaged

2022-10-03: tinyMovieStar knows a couple more words in English. Sadly the words she has somehow learned are the …

2022-10-03: Anyone aware of a good alternative to Pythonista? It’s been two years since it was last …

2022-10-03: 📺 News time

2022-10-03: 🐤 tinyMovieStar has been picked up from kindergarten

2022-10-03: 🍿 Watching a documentary on Xinjiang and the Uighur people

2022-10-03: 🤗 Back from a visit to Mom&Dad

2022-10-03: I thought about walking a bit, but that walk would take me to an authorised reseller, and I know …

2022-10-03: Not sure when, or if, we’ll ever go back, but it’s good to read about friends who are …

2022-10-03: 🐌 Four. Weeks. Delivery. Time. Did not order. 🐌 Four. Weeks. Delivery. Time. Did not order.

2022-10-03: IRS return has happened! What a great way to start the week. Took the long enough this time …

2022-10-02: Perhaps the real revelation here is that the shallowness you see is the shallowness you get. Elon …

2022-10-02: 👀 New week ahead

2022-10-02: Watched Eat the Rich: The GameStop Saga What. A. Ride. 📺

2022-10-02: 🌇 Hello, city.

2022-10-02: tinyMovieStar refuses to take a nap (how silly is that??), so we’re getting ready to drive …

2022-10-02: I will re-learn enough Python to code a simple app to update status.lol!

2022-10-02: Tea before lunch 🍵

2022-10-02: 🐔 A chicken is trying to kill me

2022-10-02: 🤖 Tinkering. Not working.

2022-10-02: Ongoing Caturday 🐈 💖

2022-10-02: ☕ You know how it is…

2022-10-02: Thrilled! It’s been ages since this has happened, and I wasn’t expecting to see it ever …

2022-10-02: 🗞 Great way to start the day

2022-10-01: 🥱 Time to go

2022-10-01: Under Construction House next door, actually a part of the one where my in-laws live, is being …

2022-10-01: What’s for dinner? Not forgotten, aware it’s Caturday. 🐈 🥘

2022-10-01: Thinking about these times a lot lately. We’d go out almost daily, before heading to work.

2022-10-01: 🌳 Out of town

2022-10-01: First stop on the tour: lunch and playtime. My brother’s family joined us as usual. Happy …

2022-10-01: Another thing that October won’t have is a haircut. I have to leave it alone (beard as well), …

2022-10-01: We have added Bluey to our list of cartoons on rotation. 🐶 🇦🇺

2022-10-01: Starting our grandma&grandpa tour soon, as it’s Saturday again. We’ll do all four of …

2022-10-01: 🍺 October will be beer-free for me

2022-09-30: Luckiest man alive? I am.

2022-09-30: 🧮 Adding and subtracting

2022-09-30: Ultra news: I’m adding “exercise more” and “lose some weight” to the …

2022-09-30: Yay! New pop-up photography newsletter by Craig Mod coming in October. Kiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Hantō

2022-09-30: 🤐 Skipping dinner

2022-09-30: We went to England! Joking, of course. The wedding happened in Cascais.

2022-09-30: 🥴 Back from the wedding

2022-09-30: 💥 So. Much. Food.

2022-09-30: Waiting

2022-09-30: 💍 Getting them married

2022-09-30: Change of plans: tinyMovieStar is skipping kindergarten today, and she’s coming with us to the …

2022-09-30: ☕ Wedding day. Doing a double espresso right now.

2022-09-29: Watching the Oceanic+ videos is not helping!

2022-09-29: 👰 Thinking about tomorrow’s wedding

2022-09-29: For one 24-hour period, we challenge you to post a single photo that provides a glimpse into what …

2022-09-29: ⏳ Waiting for tinyMovieStar’s bedtime

2022-09-29: 🧑‍🍳 After taxi driver, and doctor, it’s now time to play the cook part

2022-09-29: On the way back from the barbershop, one of the coolest buildings in the area.

2022-09-29: 👨‍⚕ Trying to get cough medicine down tinyMovieStar’s throat

2022-09-29: Just discovered you can have a macro button on the default camera app, and turn off that annoying …

2022-09-29: Why, oh why, am I still watching Ultra review videos on YouTube??

2022-09-29: 🚌 About to start my route. Picking up the girls next.

2022-09-29: Two domains renewed. One was due today, the other close to a year away. I had to take care of the …

2022-09-29: NextDNS was accidentally turned off, and boy what a mess that was! TONS of ads suddenly showed up.

2022-09-29: Where did all this rain come from??

2022-09-29: 🍔 It’s burger day! Yay!

2022-09-29: Barber: done. Back from Belarmino, where Miguel did his thing again. Happy with the result, as always. They have a …

2022-09-29: 🦄 Looking like a million bucks! Well, maybe 10 bucks…

2022-09-29: The mess I miss. The weather is also getting colder, I miss the sticky hot of Vietnam too. 🇻🇳🍜

2022-09-29: 💈 Getting a haircut, finally

2022-09-29: As cool as they come! 😻

2022-09-29: There’s a visit to the barber, a photo exhibit that opens today, and a friend that come down …

2022-09-29: 😩 New day already??

2022-09-28: 🌜 Bedtime

2022-09-28: Just noticed Old Man is already available on Disney+. A couple of episodes, that is. I believe we …

2022-09-28: The week turned out to be a little busier than expected. Thankfully there’s still time to keep …

2022-09-28: 🧑‍🏫 Enjoying how tinyMovieStar mispronounces words

2022-09-28: 👨‍🍳 I guess it’s dinner time

2022-09-28: 🛒 Grocery shopping. Mostly because we were out of coffee.

2022-09-28: 🪅 Still playtime…

2022-09-28: 🧸 Playtime!

2022-09-28: Felt good to spend a couple of days with a colleague I’ve known for decades, with whom I spent …

2022-09-28: 🍛 Done with lunch. Waiting for tinyMovieStar pick up time.

2022-09-28: 💻 Editing

2022-09-28: Back home, and actually looking forward to edit these. That hasn’t happened in a while, but I …

2022-09-28: 🌇 Back in town

2022-09-28: 🚘 Driving

2022-09-28: Waking up in the woods. A simple bungalow, nice enough for one night. On to breakfast.

2022-09-28: None of us slept very well. I, for one, expected it to be a good night, since I’m sleeping in …

2022-09-28: ☎️ FaceTime with the movieStars

2022-09-27: Like everyone else in the world, people in Iran deserve privacy. Signal » Blog » Help …

2022-09-27: 💤 Time

2022-09-27: Thank You! Long overdue, I have included a colophon at my about page. This blog would look, and …

2022-09-27: 🏕️ Back at the bungalow

2022-09-27: Every technological innovation puts more power in the hands of surveillance capitalists who prosper …

2022-09-27: 🍺 A few beers later, it's time for some meat

2022-09-27: Traffic on the way to the hotel. Cool bridge.

2022-09-27: 🍲 Wondering how long before dinner time

2022-09-27: 🥺 Homesick

2022-09-27: You guessed it, already counting the minutes until I’m back with the movieStars. Still have to …

2022-09-27: 📱 Editing. In bed.

2022-09-27: Snaps from today Smelling like burnt wood, one of those smells that will take weeks of showers to …

2022-09-27: 📷 Shooting, shooting, shooting

2022-09-27: 🍛 Lunch break

2022-09-27: 🛣 On the road…

2022-09-27: 💰 Getting a bag of money to fill up the car

2022-09-27: Camera bag almost ready, backpack with a change of clothes as well. Another coffee next, and then …

2022-09-27: 💨 Running around, getting ready to leave in a little while

2022-09-27: 🏄‍♂ Sliding into the new day

2022-09-27: ⏰ I suppose I’m waking up

2022-09-26: 😴 That's it: zZzZzzzZZz

2022-09-26: 🎒 Packing for a night out. Tomorrow I'll miss the girls. ARGHHHHH.

2022-09-26: 😵‍💫 Trying to talk tinyMovieStar into sleeping

2022-09-26: We had our suspicions, but can now confirm: we are dead in the middle of “Why?” country. …

2022-09-26: Plan B We ended up missing the demonstration, and had ice-cream instead. Playground, and ice-cream. …

2022-09-26: 🪫 Charging batteries. Camera batteries.

2022-09-26: Tomorrow I’m going on a very short assignment with the same guy I spent a month in East Timor, …

2022-09-26: 🍽 Taking care of dinner.

2022-09-26: 🛝 At the playground

2022-09-26: 🍦 But, first, ice-cream!

2022-09-26: 👶🏻 Picking up tinyMovieStar, and taking her to the demonstration

2022-09-26: 😎 Relaxing a little before we head out into town

2022-09-26: Later today we’re attending a demonstration supporting the ongoing protests in Iran. It will …

2022-09-26: 🥘 Back home, time to start thinking about lunch

2022-09-26: Love how the new status.lol service can get integrated everywhere. My omg.lol page gets it, also on …

2022-09-26: 🚚 Running errands around town

2022-09-26: High Ceilings Almost ready to leave for another country in my memory tour… 🇲🇲🚶🏻‍♀️

2022-09-26: ☕️ Number two

2022-09-26: 🦺 Some more tweaking...

2022-09-26: 🚕 Doing an "Uber", dropping the girls off

2022-09-26: 🛎️ Waking up the girls

2022-09-26: Chasing the cats around… Busy weekend away from home, filled with laughs and good fun. As …

2022-09-26: ☀️ Morning already? Nooooooo!

2022-09-25: 🛌 The time has come: sleep!

2022-09-25: 🤢 I'm so sorry, Italy

2022-09-25: 🤔 Wondering what this week will bring

2022-09-25: Looking forward to the new week. There’s a wedding at the end of it.

2022-09-25: 📰 Catching up on what's going on

2022-09-25: 🔩 Tweaking stuff

2022-09-25: 🏡 We made it back home

2022-09-25: 🧳 Must. Pack. Soon.

2022-09-25: Enjoying the final moments at my in-laws, before we head back to town. Today we were also joined by …

2022-09-25: 😴 Seriously considering a HUGE nap after this LOOONG family lunch

2022-09-25: 🍺 Talk later, it is now Beer O'clock

2022-09-25: 🥩 Picanha ready to go

2022-09-25: Praying Time One of many beautiful temples in Mandalay. Dozens are worth a visit. 🇲🇲🙏🏼

2022-09-25: If you’re a omg.lol user (and why wouldn’t you?), and you love the new status.lol …

2022-09-25: 🚗 Driving home

2022-09-25: 🛒 Getting supplies for lunch.

2022-09-25: 🥘 Lunch prep coming up.

2022-09-25: Pizza Party! First time for tinyMovieStar, she had a LOT of fun! 🍕

2022-09-25: 🧇 Breakfast time.

2022-09-25: 🧪 Testing...

2022-09-25: ⏰ Waking up…

2022-09-24: 📺 Maybe I’ll still get to the end of the Wirecard documentary.

2022-09-24: 😴 Almost time to go…

2022-09-24: Coming soon… Adam knows how to make great things that look incredible.

2022-09-24: 🩹 Tattoo is 37 days away.

2022-09-24: 🍿 We can, hopefully, find time for a movie. Fingers crossed.

2022-09-24: 🐶 Next up: walking the dog.

2022-09-24: 🏝️ This place is paradise!

2022-09-24: 🍕 Pizza in the oven!

2022-09-24: 🍕- My two year old daughter is cooking us pizza. Real pizza!

2022-09-24: 🥳 Can this be a thing?

2022-09-24: No Silence Long gone are the days of silent toys. These days we have a new keyboard, a hair dryer, a …

2022-09-24: “Already?? Can we do this tomorrow? I’m sooooo sleepy!”

2022-09-24: I should start a buymeacoffee campaign for an Apple Watch Ultra. If each of my readers pitches in …

2022-09-23: Walking Around Had to run some errands, a chance for a couple of photos downtown.

2022-09-23: It wasn’t a particularly challenging week, but I’m strangely looking forward to the …

2022-09-22: Mustang Not a common sight in the city.

2022-09-22: Blues Morning Nice surprise. Kid Koala, 7 Bit Blues.

2022-09-22: Still Going?

2022-09-22: Drafts + Runestone + Working Copy = Fun Time

2022-09-21: Finally! The post from Japan has been published. Took a while, but dinkiwinkiminkiwinki is back …

2022-09-20: We Survived Fun party, tons of kids. Spent a good amount of time at the window, shooting.

2022-09-20: Correction! Birthday party is bigger than expected, we now have 6 toddlers! P. A. N. I. C.

2022-09-20: Next up: birthday party. Three couples, three toddlers. The fun times never stop.

2022-09-20: I have to start prepping a workshop I’ll do at the end of the year, and I’m already …

2022-09-20: Finished Saving the King. Crazy stories from the kingdom next door. 📺

2022-09-20: Fun Times With Greg’s post still fresh on my mind, this is what we got this morning. Greg is …

2022-09-20: Morning Coffee ☕️

2022-09-19: Stuck in Traffic

2022-09-19: Leftovers from Caturday It’s as if she can taste my arm already… Right before she …

2022-09-19: Extremely slow morning. Should brighten up during the afternoon: tinyMovieStar’s godmother is …

2022-09-19: Rise and Shine Happy Monday, hope there’s a great week ahead. 🇲🇲😴

2022-09-18: I was aware there were a few, but was still surprised by the list. Glossary of Japanese words of …

2022-09-18: U-Bein Blues Another highlight of the Myanmar part of the trip: the U-Bein bridge. 🇲🇲💙

2022-09-18: For those of you waiting for a report, the Pad Thai was delicious, in the end. Really great lunch.

2022-09-18: We have reached peak sneaker status. tinyMovieStar is ecstatic.

2022-09-18: Still regarding father-in-law antics: today we’re cooking Pad Thai for lunch. A staple of Thai …

2022-09-18: See you next week… Caturday is no more. New photos in a week, if she behaves and stops trying …

2022-09-17: Focus Finally decided to sort this one out, and this is what I ended up with: At least for now. …

2022-09-17: Carurday Plot Twist! Kitten got carried away while playing, my hand was nearly maimed. NOTE: might …

2022-09-17: After lunch, time for a nap…

2022-09-17: My father-in-law wants us to brew beer. Not sure if this is one of the projects that never gets off …

2022-09-17: It wouldn’t be Caturday without a shoot in the Laundry Room, right? Top Model Chiquinha. 🐈

2022-09-17: A tiger sitting high up on a tree in the jungle. I can be whatever I want to… Welcome to …

2022-09-16: Second episode of Chef’s Table: Pizza. Rome. Predictably, dinner is decided: slices of pizza …

2022-09-16: Because nothing says familial togetherness like failing to explain “non-fungible” to your meemaw …

2022-09-16: I had to leave, and laugh when I was out of reach. Yesterday, during tinyMovieStar’s bath, she …

2022-09-16: Getting ready for the weekend. Today’s reminiscing still in Myanmar. 🇲🇲

2022-09-15: We started watching Chef’s Table: Pizza on Netflix and, 30 minutes into the first episode, I …

2022-09-15: So… I was mildly looking forward to a game, turns out it only comes out next year! 🤣🤣🤣 I …

2022-09-15: “What would you like for breakfast, tinyMovieStar?” “Spaghetti.” “What …

2022-09-15: If there is one site I know I can’t visit, because I’ll spend a stupid amount of time …

2022-09-15: Girls at their respective offices, I’m facing another day of photo picking. Also, bright side, …

2022-09-15: Good Morning A very serious look, by a very serious boy. 🇲🇲 🧐

2022-09-14: One thing I sometimes have trouble with, is keeping my cool at meal times, when tinyMovieStar starts …

2022-09-14: Myanmar. Asked movieStar to name one of the countries we visited during our honeymoon (still needs …

2022-09-14: Uneventful The rest of the day flew by. Picking photos, lunch, pick up tinyMovieStar. Stop at the …

2022-09-14: DALL-E 2 and Ronald McDonald? Sure! Starring Ronald McDonald

2022-09-14: Saudade While taking care of my non-paying client’s request, I came across a photo from the …

2022-09-14: movieStar forgot to tell me she was having a home office day today, so we drove all the way to the …

2022-09-13: Boots

2022-09-13: Extended Family Children at tinyMovieStar’s kindergarten are requested to bring a family …

2022-09-13: The feature has been available for a while in 1Password (I use it with my omg.lol domain on top of …

2022-09-13: Miss the Convenience Still none of these around here. Sadly. 🇭🇰🛒

2022-09-13: Danielle, Day Two Managed to drop tinyMovieStar at school, then the bigger movieStar at the office, …

2022-09-13: Today is the day I pick the photos for the non-paying “client”. Today is the day I pick …

2022-09-12: Why are we in iOS 16, and I can’t have Maps in Light mode during the day, if the phone is set …

2022-09-12: Pouring Of course the day when I have to spend the morning running errands is the day when a …

2022-09-12: City Mess It was messy, hot, noisy, chaotic. Loved it! 🇭🇰🏢

2022-09-12: I know we’ve been asking for rain for a while, but did it have to come all at once? Thank you …

2022-09-11: Iconoir is one of the biggest open source icons libraries. No premium icons, no email sign-up, no …

2022-09-11: Final One? Tropical Storm Danielle is supposed to arrive today, with massive thunderstorms, heavy …

2022-09-11: Slow Down 🇭🇰💨

2022-09-11: She’s making it impossible to stick to official Caturday only…

2022-09-11: I try. I do. But Maps is still WAY behind everything else…

2022-09-11: I swear to God, no other town is as proud as this one about their damn exhaust pipes! It’s …

2022-09-10: Shitty band playing tonight at my in-laws town. This is enough to have a ton of imbeciles drinking …

2022-09-10: Currently reading: Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia by Anne Garrels 📚

2022-09-10: Caturday, Laundry Edition A few moments later, we’re in the laundry room, Chiquinha following …

2022-09-10: We have arrived, just in time for Caturday.

2022-09-10: PhotoQuotes Bots I thought about writing a post about the bots I control, on Twitter and Mastodon, and decided to do …

2022-09-10: The weekend is here. The Mammas & The Pappas tour is about to begin.

2022-09-10: III III Same beach, different mood. 🇰🇭🏝️

2022-09-10: it is impossible to imagine a future in which we can grow the economy and at the same time live in a …

2022-09-09: Finished Elvis. Oscar for Mr Austin Butler, please.

2022-09-09: My goal is to help you work safely and help you do whatever it is that you’re trying to do in a safe …

2022-09-09: Managed to watch about half of Elvis during lunch break, hoping we’ll get to the end of it …

2022-09-09: After yesterday’s Overcast update with Lock Screen widgets, another one (Dark Noise) is also …

2022-09-09: Despite the time he puts in, he says that he almost never gets any feedback from his daughter. …

2022-09-09: Love Beach Now is probably not the time to think about this, but can’t help it. We just came …

2022-09-09: Fast, ok. Modern? Hmmmm… I get multiple crashes every day, whenever I try to start it, or …

2022-09-09: Another funny first from tinyMovieStar: fake snoring when the time came to wake her up. As soon as …

2022-09-08: tinyMovieStar is two and a half, and she knows about the Queen already. RIP 🇬🇧👸🏻

2022-09-08: Why the Long Face Don’t get this kind of vehicle for the city, and don’t think that face …

2022-09-08: Why did the chicken…? 🇯🇵🐔

2022-09-08: The excellent service and convenience customers receive from conbini has throttled advances in more …

2022-09-08: Another thing I’ve been trying to avoid: tag all the photos uploaded to Flickr in the past two …

2022-09-08: Survived the night, no trip to the hospital. There’s a bump, but it’s really tiny. …

2022-09-07: Catwalking

2022-09-07: It’s been 0 days since I’ve been hit in the head with a hammer. Thanks, tinyMovieStar, …

2022-09-07: The only thing I was waiting for is here. Downloading.

2022-09-07: Pink Truck Land 🇯🇵 🚚

2022-09-07: Pick up tinyMovieStar, meet friends for beer, go get some mail still delivered to the old place. …

2022-09-07: Sticker Spotter, Thinking Out Loud... This is a project that I still enjoy, but I have to find an alternative to the current situation. At …

2022-09-07: One of the hardest part of being a parent has to be this! We’re trying to get tinyMovieStar …

2022-09-06: Started watching Game Change, a movie about the McCain/Palin campaign. Julianne Moore plays Palin. …

2022-09-06: Appointment with tinyMovieStar’s doctor after school, another opportunity for us to know that, …

2022-09-06: DNS issues seem to be solved, hope no email was lost. Site downtime is a nuisance, but no email for …

2022-09-06: Matchy-Matchy Good morning, kids! 🐆

2022-09-05: Started watching North Korea From the Inside with Michael Palin earlier today, while tinyMovieStar …

2022-09-05: What is this? Water falling from the sky??

2022-09-05: Just a couple of days ago I was complaining about the police probably doing nothing to enforce laws …

2022-09-05: Sleepy, but there’s no way around it: it’s editing day!

2022-09-05: 3AM, and that coffee I had late in the afternoon came back to haunt me! The little one finally fell …

2022-09-04: Guess who had a late nap today, and is acting like the two year old she is, close to midnight? Yeah, …

2022-09-04: Sunday. We ate. Family and friends came over. We ate again. We napped. We ate.

2022-09-04: Paw Patrol is on most of the time on weekends. tinyMovieStar isn’t even watching, it’s …

2022-09-04: And it’s also more fun to just edit some of movieStar’s portraits

2022-09-04: I should be editing these… But we’re getting ready for Sunday lunch at the in-laws. …

2022-09-03: On Caturday News, tinyMovieStar now knows what kitten claws feel like 😔 The kitten was sleeping, and …

2022-09-03: But you’re only as strong as your weakest link, and for many of us that means our family members. …

2022-09-03: Wait, what? Is it Caturday again?

2022-09-03: When the wind comes, hair becomes princess tinyMovieStar

2022-09-03: tinyMovieStar expects the tv to be controlled by touch. Why wouldn’t she?

2022-09-03: Syncing a bunch of photos to Lightroom, just in case I need to edit and send during the weekend. Not …

2022-09-03: Just like that, it’s Saturday again. Grandparents, cat and dog. We love the weekends.

2022-09-02: Lock screen widgets are also going to be helpful. Can’t wait to see what some apps do with …

2022-09-02: It’s the little things… One day into my iOS 16 test, and I could already talk about a …

2022-09-02: Scoot! They’re everywhere. Both scooters, and tourists.

2022-09-02: Following up on yesterday’s “Nothing accomplished” post, I’m happy to say …

2022-09-02: Shibuya is offering visitors a chance to experience some of the nation’s top architectural creations …

2022-09-02: Super “Dry” 🇯🇵🐟

2022-09-01: Survived! Beta installed, and the banking apps are working! Yay!

2022-09-01: This is going to be fun… Fresh, and exciting, news from omg.lol… Thanks @jeannie!

2022-09-01: Doing It. Hopefully no regrets in a little while.

2022-09-01: I’ve finally reached a point where I could install iOS 16 beta, and deal with any apps that …

2022-09-01: Nothing was accomplished today. Tomorrow I’ll have to start editing yesterday’s photos, …

2022-09-01: Tipsy Tiger 🇯🇵🐅

2022-09-01: I have to say Vero looks like a really nice experience altogether, from what I can tell so far. If …

2022-09-01: Off she went. Enjoy another year at kindergarten, tinyMovieStar 😘

2022-08-31: Off I Went First day back home, already out the door, and into wine country again. Drove to the nice …

2022-08-31: Miss only getting a tiny fraction of what’s going on… 🇯🇵 🗣

2022-08-31: Still Going… I was already standing outside, waiting for the Bolt car that would drive me to …

2022-08-31: Hello, Pants! Can’t say I’m happy to see you again, I’ve had a wonderful month …

2022-08-31: Alarm set for 8AM, I’m (very) needlessly up by 6AM. Classic.

2022-08-30: We Made It! There’s no real cause for celebration, millions of others do what we just did, millions more …

2022-08-30: Barely made it home before the call arrived: an assignment for the paper, tomorrow morning. Let the …

2022-08-30: tinyMovieStar was sleeping upstairs, and we kept looking at the (unsafe for kids) stairs, waiting …

2022-08-30: Enjoying the final days before getting back to kindergarten… Lucky us, we have a cool cousin …

2022-08-29: What do you do when you find yourself with free time? Smoke a cigarette, if you’re into it, or …

2022-08-29: I’m feeling a “Down Memory Lane” mood… I might start going through these …

2022-08-29: Tomorrow we’re leaving the village, heading on home. Still another stop before we get there, …

2022-08-29: Taking a day off from Caturday, with Rosinha…

2022-08-29: More Doors New, and old. People do have the strangest ideas…

2022-08-28: on that first visit I also discovered several of the island’s many faded towns and settlements A …

2022-08-28: Doors over here.

2022-08-28: Morning at the Cat Place I was too close to get the framing just right, but it is what it is…

2022-08-27: Seems like I was right when I picked the tattoo design. Today she showed me I was right about the …

2022-08-27: Kitten has a necklace, made by tinyMovieStar. Just another episode of Caturday…

2022-08-27: Slow day for everyone. Minnie Mouse is the exception, she tumbled around for a while.

2022-08-27: Saturday means lunch with Mom&Dad, so we’re driving to the city to meet them. They …

2022-08-26: Ongoing Caturday…

2022-08-26: A new book of robot faces in Tokyo’s architecture Tokyoids. – Present&Correct Added to my …

2022-08-26: The incredible Momo drew my new avatar (and was extra kind to send an svg on request), and I went …

2022-08-26: Life Goals

2022-08-26: My favorite mug while we’re staying with the in-laws. Two of these set me up for a day of …

2022-08-26: Queen of Hearts

2022-08-25: DuckDuckGo Email Protection is a free email forwarding service that removes multiple types of hidden …

2022-08-25: The marketing strategy was successful enough that news of the furore prompted many to remark that …

2022-08-25: Is it (hashtag) Caturday already?

2022-08-24: We left the city, hot and sunny. An hour later we arrived at our destination with cloudy skies, …

2022-08-24: And… I was wrong about not having to load/unload the car again for now. We’re on the …

2022-08-24: Giving BeReal a try…

2022-08-24: She never runs out of ideas to entertain herself 🎨 We’ll deal with the cleanup, until we can …

2022-08-24: Would rather still be looking at this, instead of the city view we now have.

2022-08-24: For our Return to TV, now that are back to our routines, we picked Industry. Not bad at all.

2022-08-23: This is a longtime problem of Leibovitz’s. The photographer has dropped the ball many times in her …

2022-08-23: Sponsoring a football club — proper football, that is — is more than just a business transaction. …

2022-08-23: Where did it find the time to write those longer posts? It was just last year, and things seem …

2022-08-23: It shows how humankind acts as a catalyst to natural processes and dangerously accelerates global …

2022-08-23: First day at home. I do wish we’d keep going. Still a week until kindergarten starts, and it …

2022-08-22: Back in the city. Hot. Good thing about arriving? I’ve unloaded the car for the last time.

2022-08-22: Final Dip Saying goodbye to the Algarve, see you next year! Thank you for the good times.

2022-08-22: Tattoo Time It’s been four years since I’ve had a tattoo done. In the past two I’ve been …

2022-08-22: tinyMovieStar was, in the end, even more exhausted than we were. She fell asleep when we left the …

2022-08-22: It’s the night before the drive up. Of course I’m wide awake at 3AM.

2022-08-21: There’s a TV at the place we’re staying. No one turned it on.

2022-08-21: Algarve, DaySeven Leaving tomorrow. Back to the city, after three weeks on the road. tinyMovieStar …

2022-08-21: Final day at the beach. Even though I’m not the biggest beach fan, I can’t help feeling …

2022-08-21: Congratulations, tinyMovieStar, you managed to go almost two and a half years without falling down …

2022-08-20: Algarve, DaySix We skipped our trip to Seville (too hot), and to the beach (too lazy). Spent the whole day at home, …

2022-08-19: After three weeks on the road, today was the first time tinyMovieStar said she misses our home, her …

2022-08-19: Algarve, DayFive Unusual day, a birthday party for an uncle taking the biggest slice of our time. We …

2022-08-19: Inspired by omg.lol, again, I just ordered a doodle from Hey Hey Momo. Momo drew the cutest heart …

2022-08-19: The Coolest Car Citroën Méhari. Orange, of course.

2022-08-19: Ulysses has been acting up in ways that I cannot understand. Posts disappear while I’m writing …

2022-08-19: Slower morning today… Taking our time before the birthday party begins. Girls at the pool, …

2022-08-19: Getting a lot of small videos, on top of the usual photos, and I can’t wait to edit them, and …

2022-08-19: Family member birthday party today, we’re skipping beach until much later in the day. Happy …

2022-08-18: A python never loses interest or goes away of its own accord. You must make it do so. …

2022-08-18: Algarve, DayFour The day started with dogs and bagels, and then we were off to the beach. Family joined us a bit …

2022-08-18: Getting a table for dinner is impossible, booking a table is close to that. Darn, Algarve.

2022-08-18: Tried SUP, fell down a couple of times. Not as easy as it looks from the outside.

2022-08-18: 6:28, the sun is rising. I guess I won’t get any more sleep now. Time to start thinking about …

2022-08-18: Algarve, DayThree movieStar’s family joined us at the beach. Long day, with games, food, …

2022-08-16: Not everyone crosses the border by car…

2022-08-16: Algarve, DayTwo Pool in the morning, beach before lunch time, and the usual hop across the border to …

2022-08-15: Algarve, DayOne After a three hour drive, highway full of people, we made it to our little paradise. …

2022-08-15: Mel is here as well!

2022-08-15: Welcome Party We made it. Our hosts for the week are the sweetest, and we found a small purse on the …

2022-08-15: Poo Time I could never imagine poo time would be one of my favorite parts of the day. Not mine, mind you, but …

2022-08-14: It starts tomorrow, but already got an email from Craig Mod’s TOKIO TŌKYŌ TOKYO. It’s …

2022-08-14: Eggs Add bacon and I turn into happyMaique.

2022-08-14: Caturday, Still Going… Couch and kitten. Perfect Sunday.

2022-08-14: Laaaaaaazy Sunday. Recharging, tomorrow we’re back on the road.

2022-08-13: Nap Time See you in a bit.

2022-08-13: From Kabul to Kyiv, Lynsey Addario has documented conflict worldwide, with an emphasis on women’s …

2022-08-13: Caturday Entertainment for the whole family, the new kitten at my in-laws… 🐈

2022-08-12: This past couple of weeks, thanks to being on the road (working and vacationing), I haven’t …

2022-08-12: Happy Baby tinyMovieStar loves animals, and adores water. Today was a good day for her.

2022-08-12: Unpopular opinion: I don’t think your life has to have a purpose, or you a grand ambition; I …

2022-08-12: Final Selfie at the Village Just before we left for the drive south. Took us almost four hours to …

2022-08-12: See You Soon Today we’re saying farewell to our friends that have been with us for two weeks, and …

2022-08-11: The Kitchen This is where all the meat is grilled at the restaurant. Tons of it.

2022-08-11: Au village on parle que Français. Tout le jour.

2022-08-11: Reason 357795 to love the countryside: All-you-can-eat meat lunch, with beer, wine, salad, coffee, …

2022-08-10: Before the Storm Just before the rain came pouring down, with sound effects. We were in the middle …

2022-08-10: Sunny day turns into thunderstorm. Awesome.

2022-08-10: Tradition, Part II After last week’s post, another tradition is born at the village: …

2022-08-10: I might have missed following someone on Mastodon while moving to social.lol. If you’re active …

2022-08-10: Moody Sunset Leftover from yesterday’s trip to the beach by the lake. We might go back today.

2022-08-10: Vacationing with photographers is great. The two friends we’re spending these first two weeks …

2022-08-10: Another thing about the village: trash pickup happens at 7:30AM. The huge truck rolls in the …

2022-08-10: One thing about the village: church bells ring on the hour, and 7AM is too early to be woken by them …

2022-08-09: Lake Beach Back from a lovely afternoon at the lake beach. tinyMovieStar had a great time, we did as …

2022-08-09: Spain Crossing the border into Spain, and just going as far as Ciudad Rodrigo, or maybe Salamanca, still …

2022-08-09: There’s no cell coverage in the village, at least not for my provider. We do have fast Wi-Fi …

2022-08-08: Welcome to the Village Night shot, but that’s when I remembered to do it. More tomorrow.

2022-08-08: Made it to the village, after a very long farewell lunch, and three hours on the road.

2022-08-07: all of these features create a place that should no longer exist, and yet does exist, exists largely …

2022-08-07: Truth is, we spend a great deal of time thinking about our week here, and we miss it even before we …

2022-08-07: See You Soon A week later we’re back on the road. Tomorrow we’re leaving our friends behind, and …

2022-08-07: That feeling of walking around without a huge camera bag: bliss.

2022-08-07: Exporting the last batch. I’ll take another long look when we’re back home, and send a …

2022-08-07: Trying to keep up with the timeline on Feedbin, but wishing I had more time to spend on M.b.

2022-08-07: Legendary Best show of the festival. He had us crying. Amazing performance by The Legendary …

2022-08-06: The Man Plenty more later, I’m sure.

2022-08-06: The band I’ve been waiting for this whole festival is starting their sound check in a couple …

2022-08-06: So… Sunday will be super busy, I’m doing the random bit of the giveaway in a couple of …

2022-08-06: Ready for DayThree! Done with breakfast, time to edit some photos. Girls, as usual, will be at the …

2022-08-06: DayTwo, the Bass Another day is done. A photo of a bass, two of one of the bass players (because …

2022-08-05: Fact: bass players are always the coolest member of the band.

2022-08-05: The Gang The little ones were left out of this one, but here we are. The group that made the trip to …

2022-08-05: During sound checks we were told we could use the beer tap, for free, until it ran out. Hours later …

2022-08-05: Also, as usual, plenty more on (sorry) Instagram. Mostly Stories.

2022-08-05: N2 2022, DayOne It was a long, hot, day. And I’m not particularly proud of any of the photos from …

2022-08-05: Crashed tinyMovieStar kinda woke up, tried following mom into the bathroom, and just gave up. The …

2022-08-05: Up, but not fully awake. A lot of photos to edit, 25 minutes left until breakfast is no longer …

2022-08-04: Shine Bright Day One underway.

2022-08-04: Starting… Now! The festival starts in under an hour. Here we go… Little sleep for a …

2022-08-04: My Commute Eating and sleeping on one side of the river, concerts take place on the other one. Full …

2022-08-04: Yearly reminder that PhotoSync is one of my most used apps, and one that I never seem to remember to …

2022-08-03: 00:00. Time to sleep. Tomorrow the festival starts, days will turn into very looooong ones.

2022-08-03: A Tradition is Born Chaves, the city where we are right now, is the place where tinyMovieStar was …

2022-08-03: Help is Here! Time to go out and have one, maybe?

2022-08-03: So. Hot. Not a lot to report. It’s too hot. Woke up, late breakfast, a dip in the pool at the hotel, …

2022-08-03: Driving These Days There’s always someone looking over my shoulder. Hey, Skye!

2022-08-03: Stroll, and Haircut Out of bed by 8AM, small stroll to the barbershop, and time for my yearly …

2022-08-03: 9AM, ready for my traditional Chaves haircut. Gotta look nice for the festival 😆

2022-08-02: Chaves, DayOne We made it to the wonderful Chaves. At last. We were welcomed by our friends, the …

2022-08-02: Road Day We spent the whole day on the road, with a tiny stop for lunch and to pick up a friend …

2022-08-02: Would you like to try omg.lol, and all the cool things that come with it? Landing page, email, DNS, …

2022-08-02: Feeling Lucky? Adam keeps adding stuff on top of more stuff, and omg.lol is now even more incredible …

2022-08-02: On Our Way Let’s get the cars on the road.

2022-08-02: Ended up with a little over 3 hours of bed time, today’s drive will be a painful one. One the …

2022-08-02: 03:10AM. Just remembered the iced coffee I had at 4PM. Thanks a lot, caffeine! ☕️

2022-08-01: Mastodon Times Two. For Now. A new Mastodon instance shows up, and I knew I had to join this one. It’s hosted by Adam, from …

2022-08-01: Dozens! It’s only Day Two of our tour, but I already have way too many photos waiting to be edited!

2022-08-01: Tomorrow we’re on the move again. Porto, then Chaves. Of course tinyMovieStar is still very …

2022-08-01: Water Another very hot day. We found a nice restaurant for lunch, and a cool place for an after …

2022-08-01: All Good Now 10:30AM, everyone is up now. The movieStars managed to get three more hours of sleep. …

2022-08-01: Rough night. Changing beds every night can be tricky for some, and we all seem to suffer from it. …

2022-07-31: Long, Crazy Day Driving for a while, fires everywhere. Then party. Party was long. Food. Drink. …

2022-07-31: Leg 2 done. Small drive, but tinyMovieStar was so sleepy that it turned the whole thing into a …

2022-07-31: Done with lunch, done with packing (again). Ready to go. Leg 2 is a small one, one and a half hours …

2022-07-31: The People Have Spoken I rode. It was fun. Certainly more so than driving there. Also, as people are …

2022-07-31: Here at omg.lol, we’re not interested in re-inventing social media. We are however deeply interested …

2022-07-30: So… my father forgot his phone in the car, and I’ll have to go back to the city to …

2022-07-30: First stop: grandparents. All of them. Before heading north, we’re spending a day saying …

2022-07-30: Bags packed: 3. Coffees taken: 2.

2022-07-30: Still a lot of packing to do, but we leave today. Three weeks of wandering around the country. …

2022-07-29: Best. DJ. Name. Ever.

2022-07-29: Packing.

2022-07-29: Well, the internet runs on advertising. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry that relies on mass …

2022-07-29: Let’s start the day slowly, please… Coonskin by Ayatollah

2022-07-29: Today is the last day of tinyMovieStar’s first year in the school system. We (the three of us) …

2022-07-28: Growing Up Today tinyMovieStar had fun helping out. I had fun getting my nails done. movieStar had …

2022-07-28: All You Need Lovely afternoon.

2022-07-28: One more day at kindergarten, and then we have tinyMovieStar all for ourselves for a month. Tomorrow …

2022-07-28: Down the Street Left home and went left instead of right. In a street covered with jacaranda I was …

2022-07-28: Late, but got to @val’s participation on @monday. I love opening Overcast and seeing a new …

2022-07-28: NewsBlur Sadness I noticed Feedbin updates feeds much faster than NewsBlur, and I think I might have found a reason …

2022-07-28: Good Morning Legibility wise, this one is on a different level when compared to the stealth version. …

2022-07-27: If oil exploitation takes place in these areas, we must expect a global climate catastrophe, and we …

2022-07-27: Pick Up Walking to kindergarten twice a day is great. Shop windows keep changing, life goes on, …

2022-07-27: Let’s go! What You Do To Me by BlakRoc, Billy Danze, Jim Jones & Nicole Wray

2022-07-27: Traveling leaves you speechless, then it turns you into a story teller Seen on a t-shirt.

2022-07-27: Mirror Life Walking back home, after dropping tinyMovieStar at kindergarten. Drank coffee #2 just …

2022-07-27: Coffee Run We ran out of coffee, again, so I had to go to the tiny restaurant next door and ask the …

2022-07-26: It’s an Instagram link (and I’m sorry about that), but found it funny and wanted to …

2022-07-26: Anyone on iOS 16 beta can check if Lightroom is working? Asking for a friend…

2022-07-26: I’m so happy with NewsBlur, have been for such a long time, so why am I testing Feedbin? …

2022-07-26: Less than a week away… In a few days, here we go. I know I’m repeating myself, but can’t wait to get …

2022-07-26: Some construction work should be happening on our street right now. The city hall tweeted about it, …

2022-07-26: Biggest scare of my life. Yesterday tinyMovieStar swallowed a hair clip, and it got stuck in her …

2022-07-25: I can go anywhere and everywhere with this watch and not worry about a scenario where I might get …

2022-07-25: Almost done with the editing, then I’ll start, slowly, taking care of the preparation for …

2022-07-25: Parking Spot The place where we spent the night while on assignment had a huge tree providing shade …

2022-07-24: Beach & Food Incredibly hot day at the beach today, with friends and father in law. After a long …

2022-07-23: Too damn hot again.

2022-07-22: Meeting with the teacher at kindergarten went pretty good. tinyMovieStar is a totally different …

2022-07-22: helloYellow Ready for my summer vacation, counting down the days with pacMan. Just delivered.

2022-07-22: Of course I found a thousand ways to postpone editing the photos already, and it’s not even …

2022-07-22: Something yellow is “Out For Delivery”, and hundreds of photos from the past couple of …

2022-07-21: Back home. Fell asleep shortly after having dinner. tinyMovieStar, still very much awake, took …

2022-07-21: Alentejo, Day Two Early rise, and back on the road. Olives (and olive oil) producers, vegetable …

2022-07-21: 6AM, getting up for Day Two of The Alentejo Food Adventure. It’s WAY too early, I can tell you …

2022-07-20: What. A. Dinner. We’ve been eating for three hours now, each dish more delicious than the …

2022-07-20: On The Road, Alentejo Edition Bread makers, cheese makers, wine makers, meat products makers, we …

2022-07-20: Ready to hit the road again, with my favorite client. I shouldn’t even call her …

2022-07-19: Cool, so… Arc does not work with my old Air. Long wait, for such a disappointment. Back to …

2022-07-19: Came home a little later than I should have, and still have to pack everything for tomorrow. Of …

2022-07-19: In a few more days kindergarten closes for summer vacation, and we’re spending a month with …

2022-07-18: Email from The Browser Company. Subject: Your invite to Arc arrives tomorrow! Actually excited 🙂

2022-07-18: Mandatory Park Visit Weekends are spent out of town, and this one with me away from the movieStars. …

2022-07-18: Beer Me! A few days after the good news, here’s the good beer. Thank you, Dois Corvos, not a bad way …

2022-07-18: movieStar: “What is Papi’s job?” tinyMovieStar: “Send photos”. …

2022-07-17: bSides From the Weekend

2022-07-17: Back with the movieStars. Not yet home, but with them already.

2022-07-17: Sunday Morning Waking up in Chaves. Breakfast with Roman ruins under my feet, and getting ready for …

2022-07-16: Saturday The drive up was sad. Miles and miles of burnt forest. Close to the end, a deer crossed the …

2022-07-16: Here I go.

2022-07-16: True to form, on the night before I have a huge drive ahead, I’m having trouble sleeping. Past …

2022-07-15: The Pool, Part II Sorry about the spam, but both movieStars were just too cute not to post. Also, as …

2022-07-15: My blot.im blog (sticker spotter), keeps going down, and up, and down, and up, and… Over 20 …

2022-07-15: The Pool Back at her grandparents, back at the inflatable pool. “Papi, the girl is peeing!”

2022-07-15: I adore my car, but sometimes it’s fun to drive one with all the nice, modern, touches.

2022-07-15: My cable is scheduled for today, money from an assignment was deposited in my account, and No Time …

2022-07-14: I came to believe that Africa’s troves of natural resources were not going to be its salvation; …

2022-07-14: Chaves Going on Saturday, for a day. Can’t wait for August, when the three of us go together for a …

2022-07-14: Tomorrow I’m dropping my car at my brother-in-law’s, and getting his. That way …

2022-07-14: Somehow I lost the Lightning-SD cable, the one that it’s been with me for years, and the one I …

2022-07-13: If you’ve ever been to a major city in Japan, you’ve seen modern pachinko parlors. They’re almost …

2022-07-13: A couple more episodes of Tehran, and it’s off to bed. Still too hot, but we have to get some …

2022-07-13: Here we go, time to go get tinyMovieStar. Time to face the oven outside.

2022-07-13: Pet Friendly The bookstore where we have to stop almost daily on the way back from kindergarten, is …

2022-07-12: We just came home from a long dinner with friends, and tinyMovieStar is in the bathtub, with cold …

2022-07-12: Beginner’s Luck First time trying one of those like-tag-share-comment things on Instagram. The …

2022-07-12: Music Fan She was this big last year, when we went up to the festival. It’s incredible how much …

2022-07-12: Maybe a stint at the beach would be a better move next time. Aw, billionaire space travelers …

2022-07-12: News from the latest features for Micro.blog in podcast format? Sure, @jean and @manton have you …

2022-07-11: She keeps learning new words every day, but today I was thrilled to hear something for the first …

2022-07-11: tinyMovieStar picked up from kindergarten, and two assignments were edited and sent. Feeling very …

2022-07-11: And, true to the crazy heat we’re getting, today on the news there are reports that we might …

2022-07-11: The festival date is getting close and, as in previous years, I’m making the trip north for …

2022-07-11: We forgot some stuff at my in-laws, and some of their things in our car. So I’m driving all …

2022-07-11: Potatoes and Sand In the morning, a small assignment. Another incredible story one of my colleagues found. I’ll have …

2022-07-10: Sunday morning, temperature is still bearable. Out for my assignment, then off to the beach to meet …

2022-07-09: Walking the Dog One of tinyMovieStar’s favorite activities, while at Grandma&Grandpa’s, is …

2022-07-09: PoolLife Doing whatever we can. Tomorrow everyone is going to the beach, I’ll join them after I’m …

2022-07-09: Driving On the way over to my in-laws we saw two unusual things: A vintage car driving on the …

2022-07-09: Here. We. Are. Nothing helps. Nothing.

2022-07-09: Sleepy As soon as everyone was up, it was time to get Peppa (and family) to sleep. Looks comfy!

2022-07-08: 11.30PM. Both of us grownups are falling asleep. Obviously the little one is playing a whole range …

2022-07-08: Naughty Bread Maybe I shouldn’t share this one, but this is the bread people have on the table at …

2022-07-08: Oh, Sweet Lisbon You should bring comfortable shoes, and maybe get some hours in the gym before …

2022-07-08: Can’t say I’m looking forward to stepping outside. There’s a minimum of clothing I …

2022-07-08: Back to Japan It’s taking WAY longer than I wanted, but I’m finally back to the post on Japan for …

2022-07-08: One. Day. Left. Hotter than yesterday. And one last assignment for the paper left, late in the …

2022-07-07: 11PM, 29C, 84.2F. Slight breeze. Feels nice. We needed this after a day in hell.

2022-07-07: The Heat is On First day of the heat wave. Should last a week or so. Today: 36C (that’s 96.8F). It’s …

2022-07-07: Today, hopefully.

2022-07-07: It’s tattoo anniversary day. A few years ago I got Neko Stamp. We were in Hoi An at the time.

2022-07-07: Rough night, tinyMovieStar woke up at 5AM saying she had enough sleep. Took us over an hour to talk …

2022-07-07: Today is haircut day. One of the highlights of every month.

2022-07-06: It’s Festival Season in town, a new one every weekend. Can’t say I miss attending. …

2022-07-06: myLove Beautiful tinyMovieStar, my love.

2022-07-06: A post by @pimoore, with a ton of replies, got me thinking. I should have a light version of the …

2022-07-06: Strolling Not a wide sidewalk, and impossible to get tinyMovieStar’s stroller across, without going …

2022-07-06: Took me long enough, but finally got around to 1917. Glad I did.

2022-07-05: This is going to be fun… ☀️ 😓

2022-07-05: On The Way Home Everyday now, when we pick tinyMovieStar from school, there’s a set route: …

2022-07-05: Glad to find @cliffordbeshers on the latest @monday episode. I enjoyed his Micro Camp presentation, …

2022-07-05: Finished The Terminal List. Nice series, filled with great performances. I do believe I enjoyed the …

2022-07-04: It was a really nice weekend, even with half a Saturday lost to work. The girls went to the beach …

2022-07-04: tinyMovieStar is having a Diva Day. Not easy.

2022-07-04: 4th of July You’re a little battered, but it’s still your birthday. Happy 4th of July.

2022-07-04: Editing day. The one good thing about it? I spend a lot longer sitting in front of a computer, and …

2022-07-04: What is paste.lol? The internet didn’t ask for another pastebin, and it certainly didn’t need one, …

2022-07-03: Finished season 6 of the Peaky Blinders. Would love a few more.

2022-07-02: loveProject Back on the road, back to finding more photos for loveProject.

2022-07-01: Papi Obstacle Course Feeling a little better, tinyMovieStar made it to the beach with her little …

2022-07-01: The weekend is upon us. Going out of town again, and there’s work for me tomorrow as well. Not …

2022-07-01: Started watching The Terminal List. Book felt much faster paced than the series so far…

2022-06-30: Spending the day with tinyMovieStar, and the in-laws. movieStar needs to work. I do too, but can do …

2022-06-28: A mix that reminds you, no amount of architectural, infrastructural, and urban brutality can strip …

2022-06-28: Imaginary bruises need very real band-aids, but the kind with little animals (or Peppa) on them. …

2022-06-27: Longish day, with incredible lunch with movieStar, a visit to Mom&Dad, and still time to edit …

2022-06-26: Sunday afternoon, back home, looking at the photos from Friday’s assignment. Must. Send. …

2022-06-26: Weekends Saturday is “wash your car” day. And, on Sunday, you cook family lunch. Busy busy…

2022-06-26: Happy Sunday After a relatively quiet Saturday, and an very relaxing sleep holding tinyMovieStar (or …

2022-06-24: Nice Day It’s was a lovely day. Plenty of yummy food, and we drove to four different vineyards. …

2022-06-24: Off I go again. And, surprise, it’s another visit to a winery! This time, though, not for the …

2022-06-23: Uploading, sorting, and tagging photos on Flickr, when you have so many of tinyMovieStar, is a …

2022-06-23: Too lazy to post anything, except new stuff on sticker spotter. Have things I want to post, but too …

2022-06-22: Solar Happy with the solar feature. Don’t care that much about Bluetooth, but not worrying about …

2022-06-22: Finally managed to listen to @sod’s @monday episode. Great one, as usual. Thanks for keeping this …

2022-06-21: Turning the laptop on. It’s been weeks since I’ve done that, and I didn’t miss it …

2022-06-19: Back home. Again. This time we can’t leave again, tinyMovieStar has skipped enough days at …

2022-06-18: tinyMovieStar seems very comfortable in this pool/beach lifestyle.

2022-06-16: South 12 hours after getting home, we drove three hours. tinyMovieStar wanted a beach and, even …

2022-06-16: Still sick, both of the grown ups, and tinyMovieStar is feeling great. Woke up a couple of hours …

2022-06-15: Trip Day First leg: boat ride to the mainland. Here we go.

2022-06-15: Here. We. Go. Long day ahead. See you back home.

2022-06-14: Tech I had no idea I’d love, but works incredibly well and makes life SO much easier: eSIM.

2022-06-14: Problem averted, we now have a ride to the pier. Only thing left to do: get bus tickets.

2022-06-14: Both feeling miserable, and already stressing a little about tomorrow. Full day of traveling, still …

2022-06-14: Another day, another trip to the pharmacy. This time: Zyrtec.

2022-06-13: Someone who’s not a coffee drinker made coffee for us today. 9 hours later I’m starting …

2022-06-13: Incredible day today. Friends of our amazing host (who’s not on the island) invited us for …

2022-06-13: Small change of plans: we’re staying an extra day on the island, and then doing Boat + Bus + …

2022-06-11: Happy Not easy, with fever, cough, and a splash of the infamous “Terrible Twos”, but sometimes …

2022-06-11: Was running out of data on my roaming allowance, couldn’t find a single SIM card on the …

2022-06-11: Cycling, piggyback riding, cycling, piggyback riding… tinyMovieStar is having a blast. …

2022-06-09: Left the hotel. Ubers hard to find, only one available. Demonstrations all over town. Crazy traffic. …

2022-06-09: Next: bus ride (provided we can find tickets), and a boat trip. Then we’ll finally be on the …

2022-06-08: Two days in, already exhausted. The little one woke up with a fever, so today I spent a fair amount …

2022-06-07: Here we go, on se voit de l’autre côté.

2022-06-06: No time to watch WWDC today, with all the preparation going on. I’ll catch up later, I’m …

2022-06-06: One Day to Go The part that’s ready. That’s all. Bags still unpacked.

2022-06-06: One day to go. Can’t say I’m not a little nervous.

2022-06-05: One year of Disney+, starting… now!

2022-06-04: Priorities while planning the trip: find the beer place that’s closest to the hotel, and …

2022-06-04: It’s raining, it’s Saturday. Of course this is the ONE time tinyMovieStar wakes up …

2022-06-03: A few days before our flight. In the old days I loved airports, and the whole flying part. Now I …

2022-06-03: Lovely A sweet story. Heads up, it’s a link to Twitter.

2022-06-02: Stamped! @paulopinto had the lovely (crazy) idea of using the silly drawing I made for him on a …

2022-06-01: Oops! It wasn’t.

2022-05-31: jacarandaGirls Both movieStars are great fans of jacaranda flowers.

2022-05-31: Getting to the end of this ordeal! Should be done with the editing in an hour.

2022-05-30: Lovely lunch, delicious food, and now back at it. Still a few thousand photos to go through.

2022-05-30: Editing is on pause for lunch, we’re meeting an English friend who’s having a layover in …

2022-05-29: Danger, Croco… oops, Fish ahead! Or “Why did the fish cross the road”?

2022-05-29: And here I find myself again: Sunday afternoon, and I have to rush through the editing part. …

2022-05-29: Stripes Waiting…

2022-05-28: Fair Today we visited Feira da Ladra, another first for tinyMovieStar.

2022-05-28: Today: Feira da Ladra. Should be good.

2022-05-27: Another first: tinyMovieStar triggered the alarm at our place. That was fun. And LOUD!

2022-05-27: Had to leave the city, and back, during rush hour. I have no clue how people go through this, every …

2022-05-27: Incredibly enough, another week has gone by, and no photos were edited. How did that happen?

2022-05-27: Written Good advice, can’t go wrong…

2022-05-27: Almost done with the Fat Leonard podcast. Now I’d like to see this in movie format, please.

2022-05-27: Tickets to France have been purchased. Yay.

2022-05-26: Top. Gun. Day.

2022-05-26: Schedule Whenever I hear the word, I think of two things: trains, and watches. Both of those words …

2022-05-25: Mountain Not sure if it qualifies as a mountain, but it’s the craziest peak I know of… Pico Cão …

2022-05-25: First for everyone: tinyMovieStar got to school, and she had no shoes on! So eager to go, she jumped …

2022-05-24: Added a new link to my omg.lol profile. Months later, still love the service!

2022-05-24: Tomorrow is Top Gun day, so I better get down to work today! Can’t remember the last time I …

2022-05-23: Crypto, when it comes down to it, relies on greater fools. As assets without any intrinsic value, …

2022-05-23: Procrastinating Can’t get enough of this one. And, of course, trying to find every excuse I can to …

2022-05-23: Back to the movies… at home. Today, Sicario, while editing another batch of boring photos.

2022-05-22: Textile Waiting for lunch. We’re going out, I picked pink for today. Shirt, socks, and boots. …

2022-05-22: Weekends with the in-laws always have an assortment of random moments. Right now my father in-law is …

2022-05-22: Luckiest Girl Alive Hello Kitty + Pink + Converse All Star? Sure!

2022-05-21: Second vomit cleanup of the day? Check!

2022-05-21: Almost symmetry Not perfect, but close enough, hopefully.

2022-05-20: She eats everything. She eats nothing. She eats everything. She eats nothing. I never know what …

2022-05-20: Traveling Buddies These are my co-pilots nowadays…

2022-05-20: Beverage Had the usual cups of coffee in the morning, and decided to skip photographing those, …

2022-05-20: 32C. May.

2022-05-20: Weekend plans: after a week without the usual visit to all the grandparents (I was working during …

2022-05-20: Edited yesterday’s trip photos. It was a quicker visit than usual, to a jail. The wine is made by …

2022-05-20: 10 Years Later Seems like not a lot has changed. Those in power are still the same, the misery …

2022-05-19: Back from the wine producing prison. This one surely wins the “Most Out of the Ordinary” …

2022-05-19: Just in Case I’m taking this one with me today, might need it later.

2022-05-18: Time to pick up tinyMovieStar, and have a beer. Tomorrow I have to work again, this time in a …

2022-05-18: Great idea, again, by @sod. Tap here, and you’ll be taken to a random entry in the …

2022-05-18: Looks like this time we’re really going! Not our island, but an island anyway. First time on a …

2022-05-18: Random Speed through the Recents folder on Camera Roll, all 125 460 photos, and pick one. That’s as …

2022-05-16: No work today. Feels great to say that. Time for some “Tokyo Vice”!

2022-05-16: Standing Still Love it when time does that.

2022-05-15: Best. Moment. Ever. Got home after days without seeing the girls, tinyMovieStar jumps up and I pick …

2022-05-15: Final Day This ends today, and I’ll finally be able to spend some time with the girls. Missing them …

2022-05-14: Too tired to post.

2022-05-13: Third day in. SOOOOOOO fed up.

2022-05-12: Scary: corrupted card on the camera, half the photos from today are missing. Thankfully it’s a …

2022-05-12: Made it home before 11PM! Yay! tinyMovieStar, just before sleeping, said she was sad she …

2022-05-12: Tranquility For Mr @vincent’s prompt, an old classic I return to often. We still haven’t made it …

2022-05-12: Home by 1AM, quick edit and send a couple of photos. In good company, as tinyMovieStar …

2022-05-11: Working Boy Mr Márcio, chief electrician, is a cool photographer as well. He was kind enough to …

2022-05-11: Lucky me, today’s shoot starts at 1130! Late enough to still have time to drop the little one …

2022-05-11: mickeyMouseOperation Toddler’s shades. Maybe I should get a pair…

2022-05-10: Family We left home before lunch, headed to a nearby restaurant with a cousin. Had some food. Came home for …

2022-05-10: Final day before assignment starts. Already feeling the sadness that comes from knowing I’ll …

2022-05-09: I might have a separate Instagram account just for watches. I also might be spending way too much …

2022-05-09: 11 Years My in-laws have moved back to their hometown, a village outside Lisbon, maybe an hour away if one …

2022-05-08: So I put together a shortcut — Push To Overcast — that lets me download a video from YouTube, …

2022-05-08: A very long Sunday, but we went to the beach (lunch included), and cousin’s pool in the …

2022-05-07: parked movieStar’s great-grandfather’s old automobile, parked for good. Sitting behind a warehouse, …

2022-05-07: There’s a post coming, and it will be a long one. But I’ll leave that for another day. For now, a …

2022-05-06: If she makes it that late without falling asleep, tinyMovieStar will attend her first concert today. …

2022-05-06: Silhouette Sitting at home, avoiding work for as long as I can manage, the prompt comes up on my …

2022-05-05: Automatically delete your old tweets, except for the ones you want to keep Handy service by Micah …

2022-05-05: Lynx I wondered how the blog would look like in a text browser now that Alt Text is being …

2022-05-05: Managed to edit the entire assignment I had left. I guess I can call today a success already, and we …

2022-05-05: Earth Although I’m not taking part of this year’s May Photoblogging Challenge, I had to give it a go …

2022-05-05: What Now?? Is everything alright, @HemisphericViews? 😂

2022-05-04: 5 days of shooting set photography coming up next week. Mixed feelings, as usual. Money will be ok, …

2022-05-04: Lunch Time Met two of my oldest (and dearest) friends at the paper, and we walked to the restaurant. …

2022-05-04: Lunch date in a little while. Can’t seem to stay home and, you guessed it, there’s an …

2022-05-04: Moving We went to a different supermarket yesterday, and tinyMovieStar quickly found her way to the …

2022-05-03: Alt Text From this day forward I’ll make an effort to always add Alt Text to the photos on my posts. …

2022-05-03: Testing… Will this work, @sod? Using Ulysses as usual, it would be brilliant if it …

2022-05-02: There, and Back Left early in the morning, with my parents, drove four hours north, attended a …

2022-05-02: Here we go. See you later.

2022-05-02: Up since 4AM. Getting ready for the drive up north. Long drive, and pretty cold up there. It’s …

2022-05-01: A little sad that I won’t be taking part of this May’s Micro.blog photo challenge, but I …

2022-05-01: Sunday, Back Home After the wedding extravaganza, we made it back home today. Not before working …

2022-04-30: Party Animal What. A. Day! tinyMovieStar surprised us all, and danced like a crazy person until well …

2022-04-29: Petal duty, and a drive to the winery to pick up a few bottles. That’s it for the wedding day …

2022-04-29: WeddingDay (sold)

2022-04-28: Wedding day tomorrow and, as usual, I’m not looking forward to it. Happy those two are finally …

2022-04-27: Khaki Field Mechanical New watch day is always an exciting day.

2022-04-27: Finally got to the end of the ordeal, and a jacket has been acquired! The Outfit Quest is finished, …

2022-04-27: Well past noon, jacket situation still not solved… On the other hand, I saw a watch I really …

2022-04-27: Break in Case of Emergency

2022-04-27: Pick This is the one I picked in the end. If everything works according to plan, it should go into a …

2022-04-27: Two days to brother-in-law’s wedding, and I might need a cardigan yet. Trying to take care of …

2022-04-26: In hindsight I should have used that nap time to pick a photo that should have been sent a week ago! …

2022-04-26: Happy to say I managed to nap a little before picking up the little one. Not a huge achievement, …

2022-04-26: Thank God it’s Tuesday! After four days of partying, I really need a work day.

2022-04-23: Getting ready to leave. Why does it feel like we went out yesterday and somehow were beaten pretty …

2022-04-23: Long Day It was a long, but very happy, day. tinyMovieStar is now two. Friends came over, she was …

2022-04-22: Regular A regular “customer” on our street, even when it rains non-stop, like today.

2022-04-21: Is this the day tinyMovieStar becomes miniMovieStar?

2022-04-21: Володимир Зеленський is addressing the Portuguese parliament in 20 minutes 🇺🇦

2022-04-21: It’s been a while now, and I’m still using Overcast. Not perfect, but still using it.

2022-04-21: Helium has been acquired! Only need to fill up one balloon, I’ll have to find a use for the …

2022-04-20: Happy 4/20, for those who celebrate it.

2022-04-20: Simone Woke up today and saw a post on a lovely hyper local newspaper we have in town, about a …

2022-04-19: G-Shock will soon be releasing an updated and improved version of its contemporary cult classic, the …

2022-04-19: Long Morning Drop tinyMovieStar off at school, drive to El Corte and sort the outfit out, next to the hospital …

2022-04-19: Odd statistics of the morning: Went to El Corte Ingles, took care of the outfit. Friends I met …

2022-04-18: movieStar, bless her, sees me with eyes full of love. She got me the coolest outfit, but thinks …

2022-04-18: Outfit search has (hopefully) ended. movieStar found everything I might need, and got it. What would …

2022-04-18: Slow Horses day. 📺

2022-04-18: Ugly It used to be a nicer place. Now I find it ugly, messy, and harder to find the old character by …

2022-04-17: Easter Sunday Another trip to the beach. Windy, no sun, and a little cold. No problem for …

2022-04-16: Summer Breeze Courtesy of Mansinho, just back from Ukraine. Also Tropical Swift, and Silver …

2022-04-16: Something that’s admittedly hard to define, and yet along with the obvious element of nostalgia, …

2022-04-16: Mansinho is finally back from Ukraine. Just in time for Easter.

2022-04-15: We were not the only ones who had the brilliant idea of driving to the beach, I can tell you that!

2022-04-15: Virtual Coffee After a couple of real ones, I come across this one. I’ll take it as well, thank you. …

2022-04-15: Good Friday. Editing. I guess I’ll just call it “Good” Friday this year.

2022-04-15: Go, Duck, Go… Finally got my invite to test DuckDuckGo’s new Mac Beta browser. First impression: …

2022-04-15: Maximum temperature for today: 29°C. 29? 29?? Where did we hide the summer clothes? Are they even at …

2022-04-14: When cash was a thing…

2022-04-14: Today we’re visiting another wine producer. Thankfully this winery is closer to home.

2022-04-13: CODA. Cried and cried and cried and cried. Also laughed a lot, but boy did I cry! Loved it.

2022-04-13: I had forgotten how many Spaniards come to town for Easter break. Damn! Where should we escape to?

2022-04-13: One day later, still no outfit purchased. Also ran out of beer, and the brewery is on the other side …

2022-04-13: Mr Leandro One of the coolest characters on the island, Mr Leandro. He’s a basket (and other items) …

2022-04-13: Coffee #1: done. ☕️

2022-04-12: The Place I Miss Still no idea when we’ll be back. Postponed twice already this year.

2022-04-12: “Papi, I’m cooking dinner for you. With mushrooms, beer, and carrots” 🥰

2022-04-12: Update on The Outfit Quest: didn’t even left the house. I’m one step closer to what …

2022-04-12: Project for today: find an outfit for brother-in-law’s wedding in a couple of weeks. It …

2022-04-11: tinyMovieStar is off diapers for the afternoon. I’m pretty sure I’ll have to clean up …

2022-04-11: Just finished season 4 of Drive to Survive. Boy, do we hate that Dutch driver and his British boss!

2022-04-10: Sunday Drive On the way home today we drove by the place where my brother-in-law is having his …

2022-04-10: Exporting. After editing. Before lunch. On a Sunday.

2022-04-09: thingsThisWeek #29 💨 This one flew by. 🥘 Covid seem to be under control at the in-laws, so we joined them on Sunday, …

2022-04-08: In Sintra today. What’s the opposite of “This city grows on me with every visit”?? …

2022-04-08: Today I’ll start working a little later, at 6PM. Rest of the day at home with the girls. The little …

2022-04-08: Almond Day We spent 15 hours yesterday on a story about almonds. Ended up getting home knowing more …

2022-04-07: 15 hours later, I’m home. Left before sunrise, arrived after sunset. That’s it.

2022-04-07: 6:30AM, leaving. Up since 5.30AM. It’s going to be a LOOOOOONG day.

2022-04-06: Today I visited a refugee center in town. Pretty calm. Some of the refugees said they picked this …

2022-04-06: Giving Overcast a new try.

2022-04-06: Back from the refugee center, lunch, and edit the photos (meh!) really fast. It almost time to pick …

2022-04-05: Apple Maps is still very much unusable around these parts. I don’t know where the hell they …

2022-04-05: Not entirely a surprise (at all), but today’s issues with the VAT&IRS office were totally …

2022-04-05: With all the timers available, I still can’t find a more practical way to time stuff in the …

2022-04-05: I need a crash course on taxes and stuff. “IRS and Other Taxes for (extreme) Dummies” …

2022-04-05: It was painful enough to drop tinyMovieStar off at kindergarten and not even getting a …

2022-04-04: With fascinating characters and vivid urban ambience, Tokyo Vice is a visually stunning crime drama …

2022-04-04: Old School Surfer Old old van on our way to kindergarten this morning. Shot while driving, sorry …

2022-04-03: We did make it to the in-laws after all! Covid is under control, and we were getting hungry anyway …

2022-04-03: As far as Sunday mornings go, nothing beats lying in bed with tinyMovieStar, reading a book. Hope …

2022-04-02: Back from lunch with my parents, on to the rest of the afternoon. Little one asleep in the back of …

2022-04-02: thingsThisWeek #28 🍜 And what a Sunday it was! We felt marginally better from the stomach bug that’s keeping us on our …

2022-04-02: The dinner party happened in the end. Only two couples, but very fine with that. We had fun.

2022-04-01: Turns out dinner party is no more. One of the couples is down with covid, we rescheduled.

2022-04-01: tinyMovieStar off to the petting zoo, we’re on our way to the dentist, a meeting, and prepping …

2022-03-31: Ice Cream Crazy Another visit to the supermarket, en route to the brewer, and another ice cream box …

2022-03-31: Time to pick the little one from kindergarten. Still one of my favorite parts of the day, even if …

2022-03-31: Yesterday we finally managed to finish Ted Lasso’s second season. Now we want season three. …

2022-03-29: Suica Pointless at this time, and probably for a long time as well, but somehow my phone felt …

2022-03-28: Street Artist

2022-03-28: Ready for you, Mr @Gaby 🙂

2022-03-27: Are the people who decide to keep this Daylight Savings Time thing going all childless?? Or do they …

2022-03-27: Yesterday evening tinyMovieStar placed some of Peppa’s friends facing the wall on the doll house. We …

2022-03-27: Welcome summer time! Also, in-laws have finally joined the Covid club 🦠

2022-03-26: thingsThisWeek #26/#27 Another couple of weeks went by, and I couldn’t even finish these on time. We’re having two-in-one …

2022-03-26: I guess I’ve had a good run, a couple of weeks with no issues 🙂 Welcome, new stomach bug! Nice …

2022-03-24: movieStar had coffee this morning. She’d been drinking tea for a few days now. I can REALLY …

2022-03-24: Also, yesterday we had the most wonderful evening, dinner with our friends/family from Chaves. …

2022-03-24: Sometimes it takes me forever to edit photos from an assignment. Usually it’s something that …

2022-03-23: The call came. Wanna go on assignment to Ukraine? Not right now, no. Sorry, can’t.

2022-03-22: Supermarket Soundtrack Perfect to wander the isles of the local supermarket. Wander the Night - …

2022-03-22: Starting to wonder if this will be a sleepless night. We haven’t had one of those in a while.

2022-03-21: Welcome 🇺🇦

2022-03-21: Morning routine now includes checking up on Ukraine’s situation, so I can advise my friend …

2022-03-21: Here’s your milk, the one you asked for. Is it good? No. Turn around, walk to the room …

2022-03-18: What. A. Long. Day! Again.

2022-03-18: Walking to Work Of course you’re free to move around any way you like…

2022-03-17: Grover on Wheels

2022-03-17: A Brief History of Tractors in Ukrainian Found at the second hand bookshop. 🇺🇦 🚜

2022-03-16: Driving Around Had to leave the house for a while, things did not improve on the filter situation. …

2022-03-15: Sandstorm Not easy to see on the photos, but the sky is yellowish and it feels a bit harder to …

2022-03-15: Slightly hangover. Not used to these anymore.

2022-03-14: Photographer’s beer meet planned for today. A colleague who moved up north is in town, and …

2022-03-13: Odd to be messaging someone I had a beer with a couple of days ago, and now he’s in Odessa, …

2022-03-12: One thing we didn’t expect to spend so much money on with the arrival of tinyMovieStar: …

2022-03-12: One lunch appointment, a visit to a farmers market, a toddler’s birthday party, a drive to the …

2022-03-11: lowLight I have to say I’m IMPRESSED! Last week we visited a winery up in Gaia for work, and it was …

2022-03-11: thingsThisWeek #24/#25 Unable to publish last week, here goes a 2-in-1 edition. 🇺🇦 The situation in Ukraine took over most …

2022-03-11: A close friend is on his way to Ukraine. Wish him all the best, and hope he remembers my words: No …

2022-03-10: We’re going through a Barbapapa phase.

2022-03-09: Tomorrow I might finally get some rest. Emphasis on “might”.

2022-03-07: On Our Way First stop, first photo.

2022-03-07: 06:30AM. Up. As we’re taking the train, at least I can sleep during the ride, or share photos …

2022-03-06: Back home. Editing and getting stuff ready for tomorrow’s trip up north. Shortest weekend in a …

2022-03-04: Full weekend ahead, and Porto on Monday! Taking the train this time.

2022-03-04: Out and about. Again! Busy busy busy 😰

2022-03-02: No one talks about anything else. The war takes up the whole day, everywhere.

2022-03-01: Bank holiday over here, the whole city is quiet. Except the street where the Ukrainian Church is …

2022-02-28: Going Home

2022-02-28: When it rains, it pours. We did it! Went out for a beer! It’s been months.

2022-02-28: Finally managed to go out and meet a couple of friends. They had a baby a couple of months ago, and …

2022-02-25: thingsThisWeek #23 📷 New iPhone mostly means new camera, and I tried to take advantage of the new one this week. As I …

2022-02-24: Not Ready, but Here We Go Still a little under the weather, but couldn’t say no. It’s been years …

2022-02-24: Wake up at 8, got an assignment at 8.30, leaving at 10. Freelancing ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2022-02-23: The “It took me X hours to make this, hope you like it” scam on Instagram is going …

2022-02-22: Still working with half a brain (at most) only… The bed is my new chair.

2022-02-22: Just realized today is the day when tinyMovieStar turns 22 months old. On 22-2-22. No wonder the …

2022-02-22: Three months of Apple Arcade included with new device. I had no idea. Nice! And thank you.

2022-02-22: Here we are: Terrible Twos.

2022-02-21: Upgraded my cellphone plan. The extra €3 will get me 5GB data a month on top the the old 5GB limit, …

2022-02-21: Attack of the Ultra Wide I knew it, this will become a thing. I might as well start a new series. …

2022-02-21: Forgot to inform that we had Chicken Skewers, Amazing Satay Sauce & Fiery Noodle Salad for …

2022-02-20: Sunday Morning After a night of little sleep, we decided we wouldn’t stay home, and drove to the salt pan nearby. I …

2022-02-20: Thinking about going the eSIM way, and leave the physical slot empty for when we travel… …

2022-02-20: Ultra wide will take over my life! Haven’t used such a lens in a decade, I’m doomed!

2022-02-20: Stuffy nose + cough = no sleep. Up since 4AM. Using the time and quietness to write a few more …

2022-02-19: The Usual Busy busy day, no opportunity to properly test the new camera, so my subject is the usual …

2022-02-19: Kevinho Over the years, I’ve been lucky to meet a few characters. First because of my line of work, …

2022-02-19: Been away for a while, energy levels still low to spend as much time online, but feeling like …

2022-02-19: thingsThisWeek #22 🍷 Comida Independente had a party, we attended. I was supposed to document the event, but things …

2022-02-18: Also it’s now dark outside, no way to test the new camera 😔

2022-02-18: Package has arrived. Setting up takes hours. All apps are restored to proper location, except …

2022-02-17: Incoming parcel.

2022-02-17: helloYellow(carEdition) 💛

2022-02-16: Today’s Bitcoin investor is savvy and looking for a hand-crafted crypto currency to launder money or …

2022-02-16: No. Energy. Whatsoever.

2022-02-14: No idea where time is going these days, but I’m getting absolutely nothing done, and yet I …

2022-02-14: My oldest project. loveProject made it to the paper… loveProject 💖

2022-02-14: Guess who forgot Valentine’s Day was around the corner?

2022-02-12: Hard at Work. Both of us! (Photo stolen from Mansinho’s account.)

2022-02-12: Yesterday we had a birthday party for one of tinyMovieStar’s friends, today a birthday party …

2022-02-12: thingsThisWeek #21 🦥 Zoo time! Haven’t been in ages, didn’t really want to go back, but there you have it. …

2022-02-11: Night what was it a!

2022-02-11: Follow up: almost 3:30AM, girls finally asleep. I’m now having trouble doing the same. …

2022-02-11: Turns out it’s one of those nights. 2AM and nothing seems to work, all of us are sleepy, …

2022-02-11: Triangle Party tinyMovieStar went to bed at 9PM, woke up close to midnight. She wanted an apple. I …

2022-02-10: Analog! movieStar’s phone is broken beyond repair, today they’re doing the “Camera Roll” thing old …

2022-02-10: Also excited that we’ll be able to post new stuff on dinkiwinkiminkiwinki, and not only the …

2022-02-10: After a thousand drops on the floor, movieStar’s phone finally got fed up and gave up. She now …

2022-02-10: Travel Plans We’re on the first stages of planning our upcoming trip. We’re still waiting for the confirmation, …

2022-02-09: Love it when I’m wandering the isles of the supermarket and the music on the AirPods matches …

2022-02-09: Instagram can be cool. A friend was asking for advice regarding movies/documentaries about …

2022-02-09: Tried DeepL to help speed up a translation job, and I’m glad I did. The Mac app is lovely, a …

2022-02-08: 🐼 tinyMovieStar loves pandas, today we did the right thing and told her about Panda Cheese. She …

2022-02-08: Oh. So now Leica also makes watches. I guess I have no use for kidneys, right?

2022-02-08: Vodafone PT was hacked. No 4G/5G, no SMS service, home routers not working. A lot of people are …

2022-02-07: Seems like we’ll spend another month in the island soon. If I’m really lucky, I’ll …

2022-02-07: Maybe I’ll finish the Japan post on dinkiwinkiminkiwinki. It’s taking too long!

2022-02-07: Should be a slow week. Hoping it’s a slow week.

2022-02-06: Yikes! Following a tip from @benwerd, I downloaded the app from Shady Pines Radio. Instant love. A …

2022-02-06: Seems like tinyMovieStar still has a couple of teeth left on her teething adventure. Or should I say …

2022-02-05: Guess the Animal Let’s play? Easy one 😊

2022-02-05: Zoo? Done! No flare? Flare? I guess zebras were made for flare 🤣

2022-02-05: Zoo Day. Not a fan, never been. We’re going nonetheless.

2022-02-04: Analytics One service I quite enjoyed, and recommended, is Plausible. If you’re looking for a simple, …

2022-02-04: Today we’re picking up tinyMovieStar from kindergarten and driving to a friend’s house …

2022-02-04: thingsThisWeek #20 🎂 Mother-in-law had a birthday, and we couldn’t attend. We’re still a little scared we might be …

2022-02-03: Back from a wake, ordered food for dinner. Wait for it to be delivered. Find out I forgot to order …

2022-02-03: Haircut: Done! I present… the Undercut!

2022-02-03: Haircut day. I’m thrilled. Maybe a little more than I should for such a common event, but …

2022-02-02: I’m the luckiest man alive. That’s it. Have a great day too.

2022-02-02: Today I’m also delivering photos the old school way, and it’s a lot more fun! Instead of …

2022-02-02: Exporting another batch. Covid vacation is over.

2022-02-01: Still There Years later, same car, at the same spot. The parking bill must be incredible by …

2022-02-01: Zombie mode all day long…

2022-02-01: No, tinyMovieStar, it’s not 8AM. It’s 6AM, and you’ve been up since 4AM. …

2022-01-31: Both of us took a test at the pharmacy and we both got a negative result. Yay. See you next time, …

2022-01-31: As Bravas Lovely show. Glad Nuno got me out of the house. As Bravas (The Brave) Photos by Paulo …

2022-01-31: Going to a museum! How long has it been?

2022-01-30: Long night ahead, waiting for the election results. Hope this ends well…

2022-01-30: Check! Out for a little stroll with the movieStars. Voted already. In and out, no line at all. At my …

2022-01-30: It’s Election Day! Let’s do this! Gotta keep those asshole fascists at bay!

2022-01-29: Now I have a cold 🤧 Great!

2022-01-29: New pair of Blundstone boots ordered. These last ones served me well, as usual. Many kilometers on …

2022-01-29: These diapers have either a raccoon, or a bird. tinyMovieStar will only accept the raccoon ones. …

2022-01-29: Slow day. Mother-in-law’s birthday, but we’re still on soft-opening mode, and tomorrow …

2022-01-29: thingsThisWeek #19 🦠 This week was all about Covid. Locked at home, on mandatory isolation after the positive test. …

2022-01-28: A Pinch of Yellow

2022-01-28: Went out, got the latest Hemispheric Views episode going, and found a ton of new stickers. Not a bad …

2022-01-28: tinyMovieStar, again, woke up at 5:30AM. The usual “tell me a story” routine. She goes …

2022-01-27: covidNotes (6/7/8) daySix 4PM Head feels a little light. tinyMovieStar went back to kindergarten, the bigger movieStar …

2022-01-27: The Light It wasn’t the darkest tunnel, but I’m still glad to see the light at the end. Tomorrow I’m …

2022-01-27: Final day in isolation. Tomorrow I’m allowed to go outside, a beer has already been scheduled. …

2022-01-26: Micro Camp 2022 is coming! 🎉🥳 Micro Camp 2022 Dates and Call for Presenters Proud to be one of the …

2022-01-26: Dumpster Fire Thanks to the lovely generosity of Jay Holler, I have received a cool sticker on the …

2022-01-25: The little one is off to kindergarten today. movieStar had to take her, I still have to be locked …

2022-01-24: covidNotes 5 dayFive Went to bed yesterday exhausted. It was a little later than usual, we binged Ozark for a …

2022-01-24: Ozark. Damn!

2022-01-24: When Christmas vacation was on we couldn’t wait for kindergarten to open again. This time I …

2022-01-23: covidNotes (3/4) dayThree Hello, hello,… What time is it? 5:30AM Nose still blocked. I guess I’m a …

2022-01-23: Feeling a little better. That’s good.

2022-01-21: covidNotes (1/2) dayOne I was feeling fine, happy, until the test result came. I was also feeling fine when the test …

2022-01-21: The girls are MUCH better, and I’m pretty well too. A little fever, a bit of coughing, some …

2022-01-21: thingsThisWeek #18 📷 Starting with work, since that’s how the week began. Quite early in the morning, as a matter of …

2022-01-20: 🦠 Oops! Of course I had to get a photo of this one. Background art: tinyMovieStar. (And I already …

2022-01-20: We have a bingo! 🦠🦠🦠 I knew my time would come, today was the day.

2022-01-20: Short day at work today, enjoying the girls at home while photos export. Lying in bed with …

2022-01-20: Sitting on the bed, doing yet another covid test before getting up. Girls in the room next door, …

2022-01-19: Off to another day on the campaign trail. Still negative, girls still stuck at home.

2022-01-19: Ok, I’ll do one of these. Only one (promise) and that’s just because I got REALLY lucky …

2022-01-18: Two down, one to go. I’m the only one left with a negative result. Both movieStars are …

2022-01-18: movieStars My Ulysses theme, movieStars (what else?), has been approved! I’ve been enjoying the app …

2022-01-16: tinyMovieStar has tested positive. The bigger movieStar, and myself, negative. Of course that had to …

2022-01-16: I’m telling you, she knows when I have to get up early, and picks those days to stay up late! …

2022-01-15: Packing almost done for tomorrow’s and Monday trip up north. Most important items: powerbanks! …

2022-01-15: Not Particularly Exciting A rather bland morning at the projects. The usual assortment of characters one finds there, on top …

2022-01-15: Today’s spot is a LOT less glamorous than the ones we’ve visited before.

2022-01-15: Yesterday I had an amazing commute, with a few good photos. Today I’m back to driving, but I’ll get …

2022-01-15: thingsThisWeek #17 😔 A sad way to start the week, the saddest. As I had work to do during the weekend, I would be …

2022-01-14: River Ride Taking advantage of the fact that today’s venue for the campaign was just across the river, I …

2022-01-14: A TON of photos on the way to work today. Post coming later, get that bandwidth ready!

2022-01-13: She’s close to 2 years old, and I don’t want her to grow anymore. She’s perfect …

2022-01-13: Must get some new photos for sticker spotter, running a little low…

2022-01-13: Day Two after the booster, feeling much better. No work today, so I get to drop the little one at …

2022-01-12: You’re missed. Thinking about you often, but these days you’re even more present. Miss you.

2022-01-12: Foggy Morning Foggy Day

2022-01-12: Not feeling great, it was a rougher night. Side-effects feel milder, but body and head still hurt. I …

2022-01-11: Booster Place The new vaccination spot is further away, but the street art is nicer. There was none …

2022-01-11: Get up, have coffee, get ready to leave, drop the little one at kindergarten, drive to the …

2022-01-10: My favorite thing these days: when tinyMovieStar uses me as a pillow and falls asleep on my face. …

2022-01-10: Now getting mentions on Twitter from people you will get me a Covid certicicate (sic), complete with …

2022-01-10: New Røde microphone on the way. Hopefully this one will last longer than an hour! 😩

2022-01-10: Enjoying the Work I do love these days.

2022-01-10: New 20000mAh powerbank is home. I will also use it as an exercising tool, it’s HEAVY!

2022-01-10: Back from Grândola Grey, almost raining. Market was almost deserted but, unlike yesterday, everyone …

2022-01-10: Here we go again. This time we’re going a bit further south, glad I’m not driving today. …

2022-01-09: Tomorrow school is back on. I expected to drop tinyMovieStar off, as usual, but found out today …

2022-01-09: The Market As far as markets go, this is one of the coolest we visit. Pinhal Novo is one of my …

2022-01-09: Off I Go On my way to the market, this time Pinhal Novo. Second coffee of the day, at the gas …

2022-01-09: 6AM, Sunday. There’s another market to visit on the campaign trail, no escaping that. Time for …

2022-01-08: The Brown Gang Back from this morning’s shoot, photos are edited, and it’s now time to pick up the …

2022-01-08: One of the things I like about this job is that it gets us out of our bubble, and we get a glimpse …

2022-01-08: Saturday, that means market day on the campaign trail. Always fun.

2022-01-07: Batteries are charged for tomorrow, it’s 9.30PM. Getting ready to sleep. How’s that for …

2022-01-07: Every time I get on the highway I’m appalled by the number of cars being driven by people on …

2022-01-07: Campaign photos get WAY trickier when you can’t see people’s faces. We need masks, sure, …

2022-01-07: Here kitty kitty…

2022-01-07: Good Morning, Setúbal! Nice to see you again, it’s been a while.

2022-01-07: Enough time for a shower, two coffee cups, a post on sticker spotter (must get new photos!), and …

2022-01-07: 7AM. Here we go… 😴

2022-01-06: Romanesco Special delivery for @Miraz 😊 Looked for it in the archive and, sure enough, there it was. …

2022-01-06: Uploading a few dozen photos to Flickr. Gotta back them up, right?

2022-01-06: On the Campaign Trail, Again This month we have another election in the country, and I really thought this time I would sit this …

2022-01-06: thingsThisWeek #16 🎈 Here we are, 2022! No predictions, as we are well aware how that went a year ago. 🍾 We joined a …

2022-01-06: Tomorrow the madness will start. Today is prep day, and a busy one at that.

2022-01-05: The rain didn’t stop. We drove back with water pouring over us, past an accident on the main …

2022-01-05: Out in the Country Left the city today, for a few hours. Luckily the weather was fine for 30 minutes …

2022-01-05: Work day, leaving the city. The usual mix of “happy to go” and “sorry I …

2022-01-04: Another great plug-in from @sod: Surprise me!. Get a random post from your archive every time you …

2022-01-04: Finally made it to the end of the post about 🇱🇦 Laos. Hope you like it ❤️

2022-01-04: Love it when I open Mastodon and see one of us being mentioned 😊 @canion 😎

2022-01-04: Our January 1st will take place on January 10th.

2022-01-03: 💸 Subscriptions Another classic post for the New Year. What am I paying for on a regular basis? What subscriptions …

2022-01-03: I was expecting a slow, quiet, relaxed month. Obviously I had forgotten we’re having an …

2022-01-03: A Gyoza Bar Found this one while looking for something else. Didn’t find the something else.

2022-01-03: My first Ulysses style has been submitted. Let’s see if it gets approved. Say hello to …

2022-01-03: Follow up to Stock or Not, regarding Reminders. One app that will help this one stick a little …

2022-01-03: It takes me much longer, but I can not not add emoji to each individual item on my groceries …

2022-01-02: It’s a scientific fact that, as your tiredness level grows, so will the chance of the toddler living …

2022-01-02: Stock or Not It all started when I thought about using Craft as my note-taking app. It seemed like a good idea, …

2022-01-02: Being human is a condition that requires a little anesthesia. Freddie Mercury We watched Bohemian …

2022-01-01: I’ll get back to these one day… Browsing unused folders on the iPhone, found Procreate. One …

2022-01-01: Hot chocolate by the fireplace. Nice.

2022-01-01: kalsarikännit, which translates as “pantsdrunk,” refers to the practice of binge drinking home alone …

2022-01-01: Sticker Life Since I have committed to sticker spotter for a whole year, I thought I might as well have my own …

2022-01-01: Hello, 2022 First one of the year. Let the games begin! ☕️

2022-01-01: Same as last year, the three of us welcomed the new year in bed, together. Last time we did it in …

2021-12-31: The Omicron numbers are scary! Up to a month ago I would get tested and was always “Na, …

2021-12-31: Another box of antigen tests was purchased. There’s something that I never thought we’d …

2021-12-31: thingsThisWeek #15 🎄 Christmas dinner at my parents, as usual, then we moved to movieStar’s parents after that. …

2021-12-31: Happy New Year / F*!K Omicron OFF

2021-12-31: Thank you, -A–mazon®, you’re too kind, your email sounds really legit (all 50 of them!), …

2021-12-31: Giving it Another Try Test post, I’m giving Ulysses another go. Thank you, @Gaby, I’ll blame you for …

2021-12-30: Final Day Technically tomorrow will be the last one, but today felt like it, so… Now that the worst of …

2021-12-30: Good day. Report (with photos!) in a little while.

2021-12-30: 🦠 Booster shot requested, waiting for confirmation SMS.

2021-12-30: Best of 2021 This. We’re doing something right.

2021-12-30: Feeling strong enough to have coffee again, but not overly confident I will be ok. Here goes… …

2021-12-29: Third day without coffee! No one should have to go through this…

2021-12-28: I take a LONG time to unpack. Doesn’t matter if it’s a month-long trip, or a weekend …

2021-12-28: Tomorrow’s job postponed, one of the folks we were meeting tested positive for COVID. More …

2021-12-28: Stomach Flu. That’s it. I’m going for bingo! All the diseases until the year is done!

2021-12-26: Can’t wait for 2022 to start, so I can add a thousand more links to my read-list, and never …

2021-12-26: Vaccination certificate was about to expire, issued another one. Took less than 3 minutes to get it. …

2021-12-26: Is anyone still looking for a literal.club invite? Three more available.

2021-12-25: Here we Go 🎄

2021-12-25: Feeling it… 🎄

2021-12-25: 🎄🎅🏼 Merry Christmas 🧦🎁

2021-12-24: A Jellyfish Christmas

2021-12-24: 2021 Was that a year? A month? Two years? I cannot recall what I did this year. I know I spent most of …

2021-12-24: Soooooo… kindergarten reopens on the 10th, right? The 10th, you say???

2021-12-24: thingsThisWeek #14 😴 I took a pill for the cold, and I believe it was one of those that come with a “Do not …

2021-12-24: There’s an alarm that goes off every weekday at 8AM. It’s tinyMovieStar’s …

2021-12-23: Exporting 251 photos. That should give me enough time for a quick nap.

2021-12-23: GOD! This is boring enough when I’m feeling good, doing it like this is just…!!!

2021-12-23: Editing and still feeling like S&$T. That’s how it is, I guess. Getting to the end of this …

2021-12-23: Me, Right Now

2021-12-23: Sleeping through the night is still a distant dream. Feeling better, but coughing hard enough to …

2021-12-22: Feeling a little better, let’s check if that’s good enough to get back to …

2021-12-21: The streak of shitty movies is over. What a GREAT movie. Amazing acting, soundtrack, directing, …

2021-12-20: Finally made it to the end of 🇻🇳Vietnam. It was one of our favorite stops on theAmazingHoneymoon. …

2021-12-20: Where does that leave the tourist industry around Lake Toiletbrush? Down in the dumps, is where. 🔗 …

2021-12-20: 🛌 🫖 💊

2021-12-20: Christmas Week Lovely. Wet and Windy.

2021-12-19: Tonsillitis. That’s why it hurts so much. Now on antibiotics. Eight days of this, and no …

2021-12-19: We thought the cold was taking it’s sweet time to go away, so here I am: at the hospital.

2021-12-19: Not feeling better. That’s all. Hope you have a good Sunday.

2021-12-18: From Yesterday I think I got worse because I had to leave the house. But got a photo in return.

2021-12-18: thingsThisWeek #13 💊 Pharmacies are everywhere, at least in the city. We have a 24/7 pharmacy close to home, three …

2021-12-17: Das Bundesverfas… Those times when @ohBananaJoe shows up in the middle of a meeting.

2021-12-17: Status Report: Then I had to leave! I fear I’ll feel miserable when I’m back.

2021-12-17: 2:30AM. 🤧 😷 🤕

2021-12-16: 🤧

2021-12-15: Kindergarten Christmas party day. Our first one. Let’s try to make it to the end of the day …

2021-12-14: Next adventure: we’ll be chaperoning the kindergarten Christmas party. Both of us.

2021-12-13: PSA: If an iOS update comes out, don’t think about updating it right before going to bed. Why …

2021-12-13: Maybe today I can finally get to the editing part. So much work, and so many things going awry in …

2021-12-13: Monday arrived, and the girls are feeling a little better. Ufff… Will this last?

2021-12-12: On the medical front: the good mood was short lived. Seems like the little one probably has …

2021-12-12: iPhone 13 Pro, I’m looking at you. I shouldn’t (REALLY shouldn’t), but I’m …

2021-12-12: The Village Christmas is always fun at the in-laws. They’re SERIOUS about the season! 🎅🏼🎄

2021-12-12: Morning news: everyone is feeling a little better. Great! 🤣 Time for coffee #2 ☕️

2021-12-11: 11:20PM. Looking for a pharmacy in the town next door. Joys of the countryside.

2021-12-11: Oh! Yesterday I was told I could use Memoji like this! 🤯 Maybe I should use Memoji more …

2021-12-11: When will this madness end? December shouldn’t be all about work, right?

2021-12-11: Vomit themed night turned into vomit themed day 😊 Happy times 😊

2021-12-11: thingsThisWeek #12 😢 Weekend was cut short again, as I had work starting very early Sunday morning. Had to drive out to …

2021-12-10: 10.30PM, whole hell broke loose! Too much snot led to extreme cough, and that took us to the next …

2021-12-10: Back Home Via the Space Station.

2021-12-10: Trip up north on a Tesla Model X. Stoked!

2021-12-10: tinyMovieStar woke up with what looks like conjunctivitis. I’m off to work, movieStar again …

2021-12-09: Tomorrow’s assignment should be fun. Artisanal chocolate up north. Yummy.

2021-12-09: Cerveza We had a wonderful lunch. 🍺 🇲🇽

2021-12-09: The law has changed a week or so ago, but today was the first time we were asked for our vaccination …

2021-12-09: I’m afraid the sticker spotter posts might get a little spammy in the long run. If …

2021-12-09: Good lord, December is turning into one BUSY month! I need a vacation! Today still in town, tomorrow …

2021-12-08: Paid for a year of Sticker Spotter hosting on blot.im. I guess you’re stuck with a year of …

2021-12-08: Side note: stopped using Flickr embeds on Ghost. It’s a cool feature, but finding out Flickr …

2021-12-08: Another day, another country. We stopped in Cambodia, and this is how it went. theAmazingHoneymoon …

2021-12-08: National holiday again. That means no kindergarten. That means FULL STEAM AHEAD!

2021-12-07: We had planned to go out to the Mexican place for lunch, and then it started raining, so we …

2021-12-07: IKEA morning Quick IKEA run this morning, now back home. We have restocked the drawing paper supply …

2021-12-07: stickerNews Months ago I felt the sticker spotter project was done, stopped paying for the blot.im account, and …

2021-12-06: Needed something easy to update, to keep busy with the limited time I have, so Sticker Spotter is …

2021-12-06: Ok, Porkbun, you win! Two more domains…

2021-12-06: Leftovers Playground love, and another xMarksTheSpot for the collection.

2021-12-05: 9.30PM, back in the city. Drove out to pick up the movieStars, everyone is home now! All together …

2021-12-05: Second Batch

2021-12-05: Fun Having a great time with the location. Plenty of incredible details. Enough to keep me …

2021-12-05: Countryside Eggleston At today’s office, a familiar view.

2021-12-05: 5AM, Coffee #2 ☕️ ☕️

2021-12-04: 9.30PM, time to get some sleep. Long day ahead. See ya.

2021-12-04: And… It’s off to 🇲🇲Myanmar, the next stop on theAmazingHoneymoon! Awesome, sad, …

2021-12-04: movieStar remembered we had no coffee, and got some during today’s supermarket run. Obviously …

2021-12-04: There was one last thing left to do: get maique.omg.lol as my email signature! movieStar was the one …

2021-12-04: Supermarket Run: Check! 🛒

2021-12-04: Software, even buggy software, has changed the world. Software, even software you don’t like, has …

2021-12-04: Will start including a photo on my thingsThisWeek posts. The Twitter card will look nicer with a …

2021-12-04: thingsThisWeek #11 💖 Missing the girls. On Saturday evening, after the day’s work was done, I was supposed to …

2021-12-04: ETD for tomorrow’s assignment is 5:20AM! Yes, no typo there, 5:20AM! 😭😵‍💫🥺

2021-12-03: Loaded! 🎄

2021-12-03: Back in the village, at least for one night!

2021-12-03: Need to find time to go through all the Myanmar photos, a few still missing for the next post on …

2021-12-03: Burn!

2021-12-03: Getting dangerously close to 2AM! Time to sleep, everything is edited already. The girls …

2021-12-02: Funny Building Coming across a ton of out-takes, but no time to edit these right now…

2021-12-02: 11PM, still working the laptop, still churning out edited photos.

2021-12-02: Spotify around here, today… Thanks to Spotify TUI.

2021-12-02: I guess today is Editing Day! Very possible that it’s also Editing Afternoon, Editing Evening, …

2021-12-02: Morning Drive Had to pick up something this morning, and traffic was HELL. I HATE driving in the …

2021-12-01: Old Timey Blogging Machine

2021-12-01: That was one LOOOOOOOONG day.

2021-12-01: Time to dust off that EU Covid Vaccination Certificate! We’ll need those this month if we plan …

2021-11-30: Hippo Troubles Today was also the day the Hippo tried to eat a Clio…

2021-11-30: Back from kindergarten. As soon as we step inside, tinyMovieStar asks, demands, lemon. Yes, …

2021-11-30: We went out, had lunch, bought a book for tinyMovieStar. Now waiting for the time to pick her up …

2021-11-30: Spread over two days, I managed to watch The Angel. 🍿

2021-11-29: Thailand… Thailand… We had to stop there, right? Welcome to another episode of …

2021-11-29: The places inspiring your return to travel. 🔗 The Best Countries in the World: 2021 Readers' Choice …

2021-11-29: If you were on the fence about getting an omg.lol address, there’s a flash sale going on, 50% …

2021-11-29: I remembered I should probably update Homebrew. Turns out I had 31 outdated formulae, and needed to …

2021-11-28: “It’s time to sleep, tinyMovieStar…” “But… I want to draw. …

2021-11-28: Here we go again…

2021-11-28: Didn’t ride back to the meet the movieStars last night. movieStar said I should stay in town, …

2021-11-27: Also, in Apple news, finally got to the bottom of an issue that was driving me (and my Air) nuts. …

2021-11-27: Day in Photos It was long, mostly very boring, with some interesting highlights. Tomorrow I’ll …

2021-11-27: Back-breaking assignment done for today. Tomorrow we’re back for part two. For now: Indian for …

2021-11-27: Work!! Why. Do. We. Have. To. Do. This!

2021-11-27: thingsThisWeek #10 😰 Tired. When are we supposed to get our energy level up? There’s no way we’re getting …

2021-11-27: I’ve joined the gang, and I’m now on Letterboxd. Watching a lot more series than movies, …

2021-11-26: EyeEm, the site that keeps on giving. This month: $0.72! It probably doesn’t even pay for the …

2021-11-26: One Tired maique? Sure, here you go:

2021-11-26: We went out hours before lunch time, walked around for a while, had a great lunch, shopped, and …

2021-11-26: Table for One

2021-11-26: Inside Sometimes it’s worth it to look inside.

2021-11-26: No sleep. A true story. tinyMovieStar goes to bed. It’s around 8PM, probably closer to …

2021-11-26: I know I signed up to Letterboxd in the past, can’t remember the email I used! The user …

2021-11-25: A tiny glitch in the Time Machine made me skip Indonesia, our port of call right before Malaysia. …

2021-11-25: Thanks to @ndreas I’m finally able to test Zenly with a friend. He’s so right, feels like Foursquare …

2021-11-24: A lot of photos left out, but there you go: 🇲🇾Malaysia is online. Another episode of …

2021-11-24: Fun Times! I think it’s safe to say we had a good time. Some were a bit suspicious, but most …

2021-11-24: Shooting is done, now on to the editing… Fun day!

2021-11-24: 30 minutes to go. Having my second coffee… Then it’s off to meet the kids! 😱😰

2021-11-23: Tomorrow is the day when I’ll show up with my camera, and face 30 toddlers! Can’t say …

2021-11-23: Today I had time for a (quick) beer with Mansinho. Hadn’t seen in a month or so. In the …

2021-11-23: Lisbon (or Lisbonne 🇫🇷) I had a good laugh with this one!

2021-11-23: Street Art From yesterday, hospital walls before my father’s eye surgery.

2021-11-23: Should I? Maybe not 🤣😂🎅🏼

2021-11-23: Red Notice: check. Not the worst, far from great. But fun and entertaining, and that’s ok. 🍿

2021-11-23: Fun Fact: 99% of the photos on our honeymoon were taken with the iPhone. I did carry a camera, but …

2021-11-23: Daddy’s eye surgery went as good as expected, the eye patch comes out today. Sadly, as I think …

2021-11-22: The honeymoon part of the story has it’s first post online… 🇸🇬Singapore… Here we …

2021-11-22: Not a bad way to start the week…

2021-11-22: Monday: tinyMovieStar back at kindergarten, photos still unedited, my father has minor eye surgery …

2021-11-21: Downloaded Zenly but no one I know is there. That icon, though, is enough reason to keep it …

2021-11-21: Nostalgic November I was fortunate to have a happy childhood, full of great memories. There is one of those memories, …

2021-11-20: Leopards “Not on purpose”, she said. Sure! 🤣

2021-11-20: thingsThisWeek #9 🎙 Sway, Kara Swisher & Jaron Lanier. Listened to this one on the way to work this week, well …

2021-11-19: Happy Campers Sooner or later I’ll have to deal with the pile of unedited photos that’s …

2021-11-19: Final month on the island before going on an extended honeymoon. We’d be back in a year. Hope …

2021-11-19: Managed to install YunoHost on Linode, get a second domain configured for it, and serve a Ghost …

2021-11-19: Thank you all, tinyMovieStar is acting like nothing happened! Full of energy. Thank you for the …

2021-11-19: Rough night for tinyMovieStar. Out of the blue, she has a fever. Was laughing and acting sweet until …

2021-11-18: Just accepted the most demanding assignment of the year! Got talked into photographing the kids at …

2021-11-18: The second, and final, wedding story is live! NOW we were properly married!

2021-11-18: Guess who’s still waking up at 6AM, even though there’s no need anymore? The same person …

2021-11-17: Getting Tiny Barber, Post Office on the inbox each day is delicious. Cool idea, great photos and …

2021-11-17: Narcos Mexico ended too soon. Ready for season 04 right now! 📺

2021-11-17: Coffee Time tinyMovieStar has been dropped off! LOVE that I’m doing that again. Now it’s …

2021-11-16: A little sad that I’m staying behind, when the Finns move north. I enjoyed the time we spent …

2021-11-16: The Wedding, Episode 01 is up. Yay!

2021-11-16: Gotta love modern hotels!

2021-11-16: Going, Going, Gone It’s been a very fun week and a half, but I’m ready to go back to be …

2021-11-16: Good morning, final day. Here’s to not seeing the sun rise tomorrow!

2021-11-15: Long Day It was a very long day, and not a particularly interesting one. Tomorrow I’ll say …

2021-11-15: DigitalOcean vs Linode vs ServerCheap vs ?? Ideas?

2021-11-15: So… ran out of available domains in my bag, and want to have another go at a server thing. …

2021-11-15: Strange jobs on these productions: Data Rangers. Two guys, sitting in front of computers all day …

2021-11-15: One of the coolest things I’ve found while using Ghost is the incredibly easy way to add …

2021-11-15: 6AM 🚨 ⏰ 😠 😭

2021-11-14: We’re All Alone End of Day

2021-11-14: Can’t wait for this assignment to end, I need to get the second post on dinkiwinkiminkiwinki …

2021-11-14: Day off! 🎉 🎊 🎈

2021-11-13: Here you go, sir, a couple more I found on the tiny camera… @mpmilestogo 😊

2021-11-13: Afternoon at the Museum One I’d never been before. 5 min walk from our place!

2021-11-13: Hard at Work In the morning.

2021-11-13: Finns Having Lunch Another day outside, another picnic. Tasty and sunny. Not bad at all.

2021-11-13: thingsThisWeek #8 💻 Moved to Ghost.org. I knew I would end up doing this, the anxiety of something going wrong with …

2021-11-13: Heaven/Hell

2021-11-13: Portable Helipad! First time I’ve seen one! 🤣😂

2021-11-13: Boxes in the Woods That’s how it starts today. Good morning.

2021-11-13: Tomorrow we have a day off. Today we’re still up at 6AM. Coffee time. Again.

2021-11-12: I’m no longer used to a whole day away from home. Missing the movieStars a LOT, and it pains …

2021-11-12: Lunch Time At least the view is nice 😊

2021-11-12: Portuguese only, but lots of photos. Back in the day, some mine, others from colleagues who also …

2021-11-12: Beach Morning Some days have nicer locations. Today is one of those days. November, and you could …

2021-11-12: Local In between shots, I still shoot.

2021-11-12: 6.40AM. At the hotel. Waiting for my coffee. Zombie mode.

2021-11-11: DailyLife As usual there’s not a lot I can show. At least we’re outside most of the …

2021-11-11: Hotel Day Stuck inside, and on the rooftop, all day.

2021-11-11: Lightbox enabled on the new blog, and found a way to kinda get Mapbox in there as well. Not perfect, …

2021-11-11: Hotel Day We had (some) fun at the castle yesterday, today we’re staying at the hotel all day …

2021-11-10: Happy Birthday 🥰 It’s movieStar’s birthday tomorrow. I will never be able to thank her for everything …

2021-11-10: Me. So. Tired.

2021-11-10: Busy at the Castle Still outside.

2021-11-10: One thing I can say about the Finnish, they are all very polite. Love that. Another thing: shooting …

2021-11-10: 7AM, already at the hotel that is being used as HQ. Today we’re shooting at the castle, in …

2021-11-09: More Trams Left the museum already, but a couple more for the trams fans.

2021-11-09: Shooting a show directly under the final approach path to the airport AND under a bridge with a …

2021-11-09: Museum Day Still rode some of these.

2021-11-08: 9.30PM, going to bed. I can’t even believe I’m saying this, but that’s where …

2021-11-08: Sunset The day is done. Still here, but not for long.

2021-11-08: The Afternoon Shift After a very long morning, we finally managed to have lunch at 4PM. Now getting …

2021-11-08: Standing Still No coffee, but what a view!

2021-11-08: Seaside Office for the day. Some climbing required.

2021-11-07: Thanks, Siri! I don’t think of you that often, maybe this has something to do with that! …

2021-11-07: The Boss

2021-11-07: Got my schedule for tomorrow. Leaving the house at 6.30AM! Ouch! Still a ton of stuff to get ready …

2021-11-07: Drink Up! One of the things I enjoy when traveling: trying new things. Sometimes it’s great, …

2021-11-07: That Time of Year Yummy Season! 🌰

2021-11-07: Yesterday we drove to my in-laws. In between the usual conversation and parental duties I still …

2021-11-06: Working Hard No other way to do it. 🇲🇦 🔨

2021-11-06: Just arrived at my in-laws, and got the news: both of them were also sick last week, and …

2021-11-06: thingsThisWeek #7 📷 October Photoblogging Challenge. We’re done. It was a hell of a month. So many great photos …

2021-11-05: Twister and the Shadow A fun afternoon at the fairground. Seems like a dream now. 🇲🇦 🌪

2021-11-05: Haircut: done. Feel like myself again!

2021-11-05: 1030AM, tested for covid already. Time for another coffee ☕️

2021-11-05: dinkiwinkiminkiwinki Quite happy with how our Ghost on Ubuntu on DigitalOcean is coming …

2021-11-04: I am the luckiest person on earth. Couldn’t go to the beer place, so my friends came over, …

2021-11-04: Adobe renewal day. Yay! 😔

2021-11-04: Today I’m shooting some tiles in preparation for next week’s assignment. Tomorrow the …

2021-11-04: Up since 4.30AM. This time tinyMovieStar is not to blame, I have no idea what happened. Still two …

2021-11-03: Have to set up a site. A sort of blog, where we’ll have text and photos from several trips, a …

2021-11-03: Ghost is very capable. But it’s not Tanzawa 🏔

2021-11-03: Today is YunoHost day on my DigitalOcean adventure. Had to nuke the Ubuntu server, since YunoHost …

2021-11-03: N The Patisserie des Princes. A place I found on the first trip, and try to visit every time I go …

2021-11-03: Childhood Memories Bolo de Azeite e Ovos (Olive Oil and Eggs Cake) is actually more like soft (SO soft!) bread, and …

2021-11-02: The Other Side Same country, different reality. “Influencing” on the influencer’s …

2021-11-02: I feared this might happen, but trying @jamesvandyne’s Tanzawa today left me wanting it even more. …

2021-11-02: I spot another week on assignment with the Finnish!

2021-11-02: Back from kindergarten, on the laptop again. Thinking about Cloudron.

2021-11-02: Tanzawa Love Ever since I first saw @jamesvandyne’s blog I’ve been in love with Tanzawa. It’s …

2021-11-02: Down South Things are pretty cool all over, but the south is a notch above the rest of the country. …

2021-11-02: Just Go! Done with the dropping at kindergarten bit. Now dreaming of nice weather and endless roads. …

2021-11-02: We’re back to our regular programming: tinyMovieStar will go to kindergarten in a little …

2021-11-01: On the VPS front, server has been deployed, Docker installed, and I even got Apache2 as well, a …

2021-11-01: Also, getting “No Caller ID” calls. Who in their right mind expects me to answer a call …

2021-11-01: The casualty list increases: my mom and my brother were both infected by the little one! She’s …

2021-11-01: tinyMovieStar sleeping through the night. I bet it feels great for her, but I’m feeling …

2021-10-31: We ended up having dinner with some hardcore Halloween fans! Glad the movieStars were feeling …

2021-10-31: VPS. Done, but not done. After a few failed attempts, I did manage to get the server running on DigitalOcean. I, as the image …

2021-10-31: thingsThisWeek #6 🎉 Saturday was crazier than a regular Saturday, and those are already pretty intense anyway. We had …

2021-10-31: DST! Remind me, why are we still doing this?

2021-10-31: [ home ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 31 : (@agilelisa)

2021-10-30: Help needed. There was a very simple anonymous blogging platform, where you’d write a post, …

2021-10-30: One of the things I would love to try is a VPS. Figure out how the whole thing works. I don’t …

2021-10-30: 8PM. Puking episodes today: 0. So far, so good 🤞🏼

2021-10-30: Crypto Piggy Bank New mural next to Mom&Dad. 👾 🐷

2021-10-30: Boiling pears. Today’s breakfast for tinyMovieStar.

2021-10-29: And… Spoke too soon. The ink on the post was still wet, and both of them were back at it.

2021-10-29: [ red ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 30 : (@odd)

2021-10-29: Update: Finally the girls are sleeping, but movieStar was also throwing up before both of them …

2021-10-29: Vomiting going on. Thankfully we have the Health Line to call. They were very helpful, reassuring, …

2021-10-29: You can tell WebSummit is around the corner by the number of people walking around with a coffee to …

2021-10-29: Checking tomorrow’s Photoblogging Challenge word, and it’s red. It’s great that I …

2021-10-29: No kindergarten today for tinyMovieStar, she’s still having tummy issues. Home all day.

2021-10-28: [ cycle ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 29 : (@rnv)

2021-10-28: Fingers crossed we can sleep until morning comes or, at least, a bit more than yesterday. See you …

2021-10-28: Speeding Along Never stop. 🇲🇦🛵

2021-10-28: Bye bye, Summer. Hello rainy days and miserable darkness.

2021-10-28: I did manage to reorganize my homescreen, so there’s that…

2021-10-28: Thorny Night Not the easiest one, but let’s deal with the day with a smile on our faces. 🇲🇦🌵

2021-10-28: 06:39AM 😳 I knew it. Thankfully the girls managed to get back to sleep.

2021-10-28: Rough night for tinyMovieStar. Also why it’s past 5AM and we’ve been up for over an …

2021-10-27: [ underneath ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 28 : (@timapple)

2021-10-27: Tor Project’s annual fundraising campaign is ongoing. Donate.

2021-10-27: Really, Siri? Are you just waking up?? What kind of son would I be if, by now, I still needed to …

2021-10-27: Also, Mom&Dad came over and picked tinyMovieStar from kindergarten today. She LOVED it. Long …

2021-10-27: We had mom’s birthday lunch at a restaurant I would never find on my own, and would probably …

2021-10-27: Probably my favorite from this particular trip, and also a loveProject shot! Hope you like it as …

2021-10-27: Kindergarten Drop: Check. Pharmacy Run: Check. Laundry: Check. Double Coffee: Check. And, I’m …

2021-10-27: [ chaos ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 27 : (@TheDimPause)

2021-10-27: On our morning stroll to the kindergarten something made me think of @vincent! The quintessential …

2021-10-26: That crazy square with the medieval fairground feel. Love it, even though it’s one of the …

2021-10-26: Every single time I have to get in the car and drive in the city I can’t help thinking I …

2021-10-26: Walk all the way to the supermarket, get everything you need, go to the self service cashier, put …

2021-10-26: The River Crossing The most peaceful place we slept in, totally alone after all the tourist buses …

2021-10-26: Squid Game, episode 3: check. I’ll get to the end of this one, even if it takes me another …

2021-10-26: Busy day today, with doctor’s appointment for the little one later in the day.

2021-10-26: Everyone seems to be busy there, never a dull moment. Going someplace, coming from somewhere, doing …

2021-10-26: Always the most incredible light displays. The sun loves Morocco. 🇲🇦 🛑

2021-10-25: [ bliss ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 26 : (@maique)

2021-10-25: Tomorrow I will turn the volume down, I promise, just wanted to have something up for the new bSide, …

2021-10-25: It has changed a lot in the 30 years I’ve been going there. But still feels as new as the …

2021-10-25: Now that bSides is working again, I’m celebrating by adding a new country to the list. Close …

2021-10-25: Time to pick up tinyMovieStar from kindergarten. Hopefully she has, once again, evaded the dreaded …

2021-10-25: I’ve been having fun with Townscaper. It’s a great way to relax, beautifully crafted, …

2021-10-25: Oh, invoice update! For those following the saga, not a single invoice was issued last week. The new …

2021-10-25: Here we go, fresh new week ahead!

2021-10-25: [ gravity ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 25 : (@mroutley)

2021-10-24: Awesome Sunday Surprise A friend of my in-laws showed up today carrying a gift: a USB drive, filled …

2021-10-24: Seems that a few things were indeed broken with the domain change. Images, pages, the whole bSides, …

2021-10-23: [ connection ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 24 : (@warner)

2021-10-23: The Day After

2021-10-23: What. A. Night.

2021-10-23: thingsThisWeek #5 😢 Little brother got married a couple of weeks ago, and now his wife had to leave, again. Making …

2021-10-23: tinyMovieStar was asleep for hours, until she suspected it was MY bedtime. She waited three minutes, …

2021-10-22: That’s it! Another week has gone by! Ufff….

2021-10-22: [ meaning ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 24 : (@ronguest)

2021-10-22: The Lonely Blue Crate

2021-10-22: The new omg.lol email can also be used for serious businesses, I have a PGP key now! Encryption with …

2021-10-22: I forget! We do this now! Seems like Halloween is around the corner 🎃

2021-10-22: tinyMovieStar is one and a half years old today. That was FAST!

2021-10-21: [ rest ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 22 : (@crossingthethreshold)

2021-10-21: CRT This is probably one of the best ways, or one of the coolest, to interact with tilde.club ~ …

2021-10-21: EU I wanted an .eu domain for a while, since I live in the EU and find it nicer than a .pt one. Another …

2021-10-21: Today I will try to move {micro maique} to the new domain: maique.eu. @canion did it, others have …

2021-10-21: [ space ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 21 : (@dfj)

2021-10-20: Camera Testing I have no intention of buying this one, but Nuno was kind enough to bring it over. SO …

2021-10-20: Tried the Canon R3. Lovely camera. The price? Not so nice 😔

2021-10-20: tilde.club day. There’s a lot to unpack there!! It’ll take a few days to get my head …

2021-10-19: [ sports ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 20 : (@ greghiggins)

2021-10-19: Inspired by a feature on @pimoore’s crazy good Tufte theme, one that my meagre skills would …

2021-10-19: Trying to pick a photo for tomorrow’s October Photoblogging Challenge. Stuck with two at the …

2021-10-19: Came across rumbo.world, a very cool, and free, tool to turn your GPX (and FIT) files into nice …

2021-10-19: Succession is on, but I wish we could binge it! This one-episode-a-week thing is… GRRRR!

2021-10-19: Speaking about Townscaper reminded me of this one… Back in Macau, looking up. 🇲🇴🏢

2021-10-19: One day until Townscaper shows up on the iOS App Store. Pre-ordered, just waiting…

2021-10-19: Good morning, people! Hope you have a great Tuesday.

2021-10-18: [ mirror ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 19 : (@amit)

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2021-10-18: Testing…. Thanks, @manton.

2021-10-18: Another Apple Day, and I don’t even want to know about it! Getting off social media until this …

2021-10-18: It’s been a while since I posted a bSide, so here goes… While waiting for the time to …

2021-10-18: What a busy, and scary, morning! As soon as I got home, back from dropping tinyMovieStar at …

2021-10-18: Is this the week invoices will be sent? Do I want that money? Do I need that money? Stay tuned!

2021-10-18: [ finished ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 18 : (@ericmwalk)

2021-10-17: movieStar went to bed at 9.30. It’s now 10.30 and I’m struggling to keep my eyes open. …

2021-10-17: We kinda planned a day trip out of town for today, but the weather is not on our side. We now have a …

2021-10-17: It’s late, again. The weekends are killing us. We now consider everyone who works at the …

2021-10-16: [ compass ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 17 : (@canion)

2021-10-16: Wishing you all a great weekend. Bom fim-de-semana!

2021-10-16: thingsThisWeek #4 🎈There are still a few (a lot) of people in the family that tinyMovieStar hasn’t met. The size …

2021-10-16: Almost one and a half years old, and tinyMovieStar still LOVES Jack Johnson. Can’t say I blame …

2021-10-15: [ rotation ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 16 : (@jdm)

2021-10-15: It’s on! Time for another @omgdotlol Giveaway! 🎉 Thanks to a very generous offer from the …

2021-10-15: I see another OMG.LOL Giveaway in the near future! Get your comments ready…

2021-10-15: A trip to Lidl.

2021-10-15: October be like… 28°C.

2021-10-14: [ ethereal ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 15 : (@jafish)

2021-10-14: The randomness has spoken! @r@social.up.edu.ph is the lucky winner of the OMG.LOL Giveaway. Hope you …

2021-10-14: And, just in case you’re wondering, those invoices are still waiting…

2021-10-13: [ wheels ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 14 : (@dejus)

2021-10-13: Those invoices still have to be sent. I guess today is still not the day for that…

2021-10-13: OMG.LOL Giveaway Inspired by their own giveaway, I’m doing the same: I’m offering one year of OMG.LOL to …

2021-10-13: Ledger, the Nano S I’ve had a curiosity about crypto ever since I first heard about Bitcoin, back in the day. At …

2021-10-13: [ animals ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 13 : (@agilelisa)

2021-10-12: It’s here. More on the Ledger Nano S later.

2021-10-12: Have a few invoices to send, but can’t even find the right mindset for that. Not even to get …

2021-10-12: The Ledger is in town! Waiting for the “Out for Delivery” notification…

2021-10-12: Walking Back The Teacher The Church-Keeper

2021-10-12: Damn busy days, so much to do, so little time! How far is the weekend??

2021-10-11: [ legend ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 12 : (@TheDimPause)

2021-10-11: Monday! Let’s get this show on the road!

2021-10-10: [ hygge ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 11 : (@Odd)

2021-10-10: Memory Lane

2021-10-10: The Team

2021-10-10: Long Time Not a usual sight these days, wearing a helmet. Father-in-law’s Harley needed to go …

2021-10-09: [ bridges ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 10 : (@crossingthethreshold)

2021-10-09: Whole day surrounded by kids (four of them), cousins, brothers in law, their brides, in-laws, and a …

2021-10-09: thingsThisWeek #3 💻 My short lived experiment with a newsletter ended even before it started. I saw the integration of …

2021-10-09: It’s Saturday! Relax.

2021-10-09: [ safe ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 09 : (@maique)

2021-10-08: Beach Day Glorious day at the beach today, working. Over 8km walking back and forth, with cameras, …

2021-10-08: [ twilight ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 08 : (@rom)

2021-10-08: People are FILTHY! 🤮

2021-10-08: Today’s Office It’s Beach Cleanup Day! 🏖 🗑

2021-10-07: I’ve seen the Ledger Nano X, and now I want one too! Problem #1: Again, I don’t need it. …

2021-10-07: Back from kindergarten, off to a gallery, today it’s “Shoot an Installation Day”.

2021-10-06: [ spicy ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 07 : (@ronguest)

2021-10-06: I was asked to pick a photo from the President who passed away a couple of weeks ago, for a book. I …

2021-10-06: Taco Wednesday It had to happen, it did today. Lunch with movieStar, just before picking the tiny …

2021-10-06: Editing. Editing. Editing. Editing… Need more coffee! ☕️

2021-10-05: Well past midnight, and the relentless alarm clock doesn’t give a damn about how tired we …

2021-10-05: [ street ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 06 : (@ohBananaJoe)

2021-10-05: What a miserable day.

2021-10-05: 4AM. tinyMovieStar up from 1.30AM up to now. Lots of crying, some yelling, not hungry, too sleepy, …

2021-10-04: [ toy ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 05 : (@Gaby)

2021-10-04: It was great while it lasted.

2021-10-04: Back home and back at the computer. Editing. tinyMovieStar has also been picked up. All together …

2021-10-04: Kindergarten drop & photoshoot morning. Hope you’re having a great Monday as well.

2021-10-03: [ sharp ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 04 : (@rnv)

2021-10-03: TIL Kids birthday parties are MUCH nicer when the parents of the toddler are owners of the beer …

2021-10-03: I’m under the impression that we’ve watched 35765 versions of “The wheels of the …

2021-10-03: The movieStars are now awake, after a nice nap. Getting ready to go out, it’s birthday party …

2021-10-03: 11AM update. Laundry: Done! 👖👚

2021-10-03: 9.30AM, Sunday. A cake has been baked already. Where did our lazy weekends go?? 🧁

2021-10-02: [ majority ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 03 : (@jemostrom)

2021-10-02: thingsThisWeek #2 🤵🏻Right after I posted last week’s report we went for our regular Saturday lunch with …

2021-10-01: [ dark ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 02 : (@pratik)

2021-10-01: In Portugal, every indicator of pandemic severity is quickly trending downward. The death rate is …

2021-10-01: Headache + body pain + stuffy nose. I seem to have caught these from tinyMovieStar. She manages to …

2021-10-01: Sublime Ads: Check! I’ve been afraid of tweaking the templates for the site for a long time, scared I might break …

2021-09-30: [ touch ] October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 01 : (@Warner)

2021-09-30: It’s October 2021 Photoblogging Challenge time! Here are the prompts for the first …

2021-09-30: Managed to get SublimeAds working on a test page. Doesn’t sound like a huge accomplishment, …

2021-09-30: Wedding day yesterday, and I just found this lying on the ground when coming home from kindergarten!

2021-09-29: Hey There, Yubi! The key is here, and so are my first impressions. Mind you, I have no idea what I’m talking …

2021-09-29: YubiDay The Yubikey finally made it home! First one to set up: it had to be GitHub. Working.

2021-09-29: Little brother just got married! 🎉

2021-09-29: Are there any literal.club invites available? @merecivilian is looking for one, and mine ran out 😔 …

2021-09-28: Fastmail and 1Password have teamed up to make it easy for you to create and manage unique email …

2021-09-28: tinyMovieStar is up since 5AM. Guess who can’t go back to sleep now that she’s nodding …

2021-09-27: Three more literal.club invites to give away. If anyone is still looking for those, feel free to …

2021-09-27: Almost no sleep last night + tinyMovieStar having a small fever = harder day

2021-09-27: Yesterday in one photo. It was a miserable night.

2021-09-26: Ready to leave. Election night, here we go!

2021-09-26: 🗳 ✅

2021-09-26: Vamos lá, dia de ir votar.

2021-09-25: thingsThisWeek #1 🍺 Disappointment coming from the least expected place, our usual beer place was closed again on …

2021-09-25: 12 days now, and the package DHL is handling is still stateside. By now I assume the Yubikey will be …

2021-09-24: 50€ worth of gas! F$¥K YOU!

2021-09-23: Why didn’t I start watching this one sooner… Fauda Entertaining.

2021-09-22: I have always been a fan of pied-de-poule. I’m not the only one!

2021-09-22: If I had serious money riding the Crypto markets I’m sure I would have had a stroke by now.

2021-09-22: Using the free time I now have on my hands and trying to finish our honeymoon report. It’s …

2021-09-22: Way Back On the way back from kindergarten, an old friend. Today it was looking particularly …

2021-09-22: Oh…. Hey there, Fall! 🍁🍂

2021-09-21: Ordered something from the US. Tracking it. Seven days have gone by and DHL shows the item still …

2021-09-21: Seems like I might have an assignment for a newspaper next Sunday. It’s been YEARS since that …

2021-09-21: The iPhone X still feels like a pretty decent machine. I edit photos every day, video as well, play …

2021-09-21: tinyMovieStar’s All Stars Earlier today, on our way to kindergarten. Happy times.

2021-09-21: Monkey Business We could not go into the hell that is IKEA and come back without something for the …

2021-09-21: You can now build your own octocat! Here’s mine:

2021-09-21: Today is the day: we’re going back to IKEA. If you don’t hear from me in a few hours, …

2021-09-20: Another year, another iOS version, another full review. Will I make it to the end of this one? iOS …

2021-09-20: Beta profile removed, iOS 15 official release downloading.

2021-09-20: Finally got Mullvad and NextDNS playing nice with each other, both on iOS and macOS! Hint: WireGuard …

2021-09-20: Trying to get my spirit up, wearing my bamboo shirt for tinyMovieStar’s kindergarten. Maybe …

2021-09-20: Monday again, that means a few more tears for all of us when we drop tinyMovieStar at kindergarten. …

2021-09-19: Animal Morning Today we saw: A hungry horse. A cool looking chicken. An odd, and very still, cow. …

2021-09-18: Habana Had lunch with Mom&Dad, now we’re at movieStar’s Mom&Dad. According to …

2021-09-18: Saturday is Grandma & Grandpa Extravaganza Day! We’re doing the rounds today, and …

2021-09-18: Quick question: now can Miss Rabbit have a dozen full time jobs on Peppa Pig?? I have no time left, …

2021-09-17: Back from Chile. What comes next is no surprise: editing!

2021-09-17: Waiting outside the Chilean embassy. Now that’s something I don’t get to say often! Or …

2021-09-17: Later today: one of those random assignments. Not exciting, but quick and painless.

2021-09-15: My oldest domain was about to expire, and I just couldn’t let it. Renewed for another year. …

2021-09-15: Movie With Lunch Play date for the movieStars, burger, beer, and The Imitation Game for me. Enjoying …

2021-09-15: New Tires Finally the tires arrived at the shop. The sun was burning. On the way back: heavy rain. …

2021-09-15: If I could, this is all I’d be doing for the rest of my life: travel notes for places I love. …

2021-09-14: Today I remembered GitHub Pages, and the one I had there, abandoned. Must do something with it.

2021-09-14: Yesterday @ohBananaJoe was kind enough to invite me to literal.club. Today is my turn. I have 3 …

2021-09-14: Regarding today’s Apple event, I think I’ll skip it. Still using my trusty iPhone X, and …

2021-09-14: Rainy Day Old photo, didn’t go out yet. Hope you’re all having a good one.

2021-09-13: Not Everything is Beautiful

2021-09-12: Mandatory mask wearing outdoors end today. Tomorrow you’re free to go maskless outside.

2021-09-12: Thinking about a Yubikey… Nothing I feel I really need, but it would certainly be a cool …

2021-09-12: movieStars at another play date. Hello, Asahi!

2021-09-12: Special Delivery Rain is coming. It’s going to be a wet week. Have to get a budget proposal …

2021-09-11: Gifts We Enjoy Oregano. Yummy.

2021-09-11: tinyMovieStar had a play date, movieStar with the girls in the playground swing. I had a Sapporo …

2021-09-11: RIP Long time since I’ve had a photo in the paper. Sadly it’s because my favorite …

2021-09-11: Slept in the Land of Oz, now back in the city for lunch with Mom&Dad. It rained this morning.

2021-09-10: Oz After the photos were edited, and I use the word lightly here, but they were in such a rush (!), …

2021-09-10: Red Carpet I believe I’ve done red carpet once before this, in all the years I’ve been …

2021-09-10: Another day, another editing session. Hope everyone is having a great Friday, the weekend is just …

2021-09-09: Went to bed at 7PM. Just a quick nap, as the photos are still waiting to be edited. Woke up at 11PM! …

2021-09-09: Let’s do This! After a long day at work there’s usually another couple of long days at …

2021-09-09: One week since kindergarten started for tinyMovieStar and she has a cold already. She was never sick …

2021-09-09: 4:15AM. Finally home. That was a LOOOOONG day. Waking up at 8AM. See you in a bit and, guess what? …

2021-09-09: Still at the studio. Close to 15 hours straight, and still far from over. I’ll consider myself …

2021-09-08: Glamour The Red Carpet life… 🤣

2021-09-08: Top Secret, as usual. Morning well underway.

2021-09-08: Arrived Ready for my 14-hour shift. One full day away from the movieStars 😔

2021-09-08: Here we go, back to the studio. Coming home tomorrow.

2021-09-07: Great news, 1Password: There’s a new bad guy in town, ProtonMail! You’re off the hook …

2021-09-07: One thing I’ll need to get sorted: my M.b favicon. It’s been months since {micro maique} …

2021-09-07: Working tomorrow. Probably shouldn’t be a cause for celebration when I get to work, but there …

2021-09-07: Tick Tack… Tick Tack… Tick Tack… Tick Tack… When can we pick her up from …

2021-09-07: Yup, Two! Would go back in a heartbeat, even though it’s not first in line, or second. But had …

2021-09-07: Macau Memories With time on our hands until tinyMovieStar has to be picked up, I’m back …

2021-09-07: Oh, raining today. I guess we’re really done with summer.

2021-09-06: Lunch at school: done. Afternoon nap: done. Next up: Afternoon stroll. Afternoon beer with friends …

2021-09-06: OMG New profile page at maique.OMG.LOL. What’s that all about? Yesterday I was complaining about …

2021-09-06: Week 2 Second week dropping off tinyMovieStar at school, and I just didn’t want the weekend to …

2021-09-05: Sunday We can’t seem to watch a full episode of anything, no matter how small the episodes …

2021-09-05: Her First Yoga Book Also my first one! Mom is the Yoga fan in the house… 🧘🏻‍♀️

2021-09-05: In the old days I used to try and install numerous things, and apps, I didn’t need, just to …

2021-09-05: Windy Bend, don’t break 🌲

2021-09-04: BreakTime NoBreakTime

2021-09-04: Lunch with Mom&Dad (little brother still down in the Algarve), then a bDay party for a …

2021-09-03: We made it through the first week, or half a week to be more precise. tinyMovieStar seems to be …

2021-09-03: Get vaccinated. Fuck. 🔗 Oh My Fucking God, Get the Fucking Vaccine Already, You Fucking Fucks - …

2021-09-02: Walking around the block with a friend… Not a great day for photos, but one I kinda liked.

2021-09-02: Also… the many joys of potty training.

2021-09-02: 1Password offers free team subscription if you’re working on an open source project. GitHub - …

2021-09-02: 👶🏻:😭 🧔🏻:😭😭😭

2021-09-01: Tomorrow (well, actually in a little while) it’s my turn to drop off tinyMovieStar at school. …

2021-09-01: The End How did today end? With Inês and Pedro joining the three of us for a beer. We deserved it! …

2021-09-01: Can I say I’m enjoying the URL/search bar at the bottom on iOS 15’s Safari update?

2021-09-01: Sticker Time The cutest envelope and sticker came in the mail today! 🥰 Feeling a bit like an …

2021-09-01: First Day movieStar left the house with the little one, dropped her off at her school. I will do the same …

2021-09-01: Vacation report published with no photos. It was getting too long, too late, and the editing is …

2021-09-01: Vacation: Done Maybe I should start this one by saying that “vacation” doesn’t really apply when …

2021-09-01: And off she goes. tinyMovieStar’s first school day.

2021-09-01: Also, shitty weather today. Coincidence? I think not.

2021-09-01: The day begins. As expected, I didn’t get much sleep. Woke up at 5AM. Then at 6AM. Again at …

2021-08-31: School starts tomorrow and I feel like one of those parents on American movies when their kids go …

2021-08-29: Hello again, iMovie. You are not the best of them, but you’re all I have at the moment. …

2021-08-28: 94000 photos already restored and back on the phone. 17000 to go!

2021-08-28: Early Selfie Before the beard, before digital, when we could smoke in tiny cramped spaces. A clown …

2021-08-28: Getting close to 2AM. Phone updated, after a forced reboot, and now it will spend the next hours …

2021-08-27: Why do I ALWAYS pick 11PM to start an iPhone update?? These things take FOREVER! 😡

2021-08-27: Here We Go At last. Let’s see how it turns out.

2021-08-27: Getting 400 photos out of Photos.app into the Finder is a whole day affair with my old Air. Not sure …

2021-08-27: tinyMovieStar starts school next week. She has always slept for as long as she wants, that is about …

2021-08-26: Vacation post almost ready. Text is nearly done, but picking the photos will take a little longer.

2021-08-25: Time to go. We had the most wonderful time. Looking back and writing about it will be great. Many …

2021-08-23: Another thing: if I’m away from the Internet most of the day, I don’t really feel like …

2021-08-22: Too busy to write about the fun we’re having, and how much hard work goes into it. It’s …

2021-08-21: Back in the Algarve We made it. Hours after we left the city we made it down to the Algarve. I can’t remember the …

2021-08-20: Added 2FA to over 20 sites. It’s so easy to do with 1Password I wonder why I hadn’t done …

2021-08-19: Darn! Someone just called me for an assignment, with two days notice! I would love to go, but two …

2021-08-19: Happy World Photography Day Two shots from the place where this particular photographer is happiest. …

2021-08-18: Ok, we’re not done with beach time. Going back to the Algarve for a few more days, same place, …

2021-08-18: 2AM, exporting… Quicker than expected. Bed time is getting deliciously close.

2021-08-17: Picking some music for the final stretch… Day Two is done, Day Three is the one still …

2021-08-17: Half a day later: exporting the second day of the shoot. By the looks of it I won’t be going …

2021-08-17: Exporting DayOne. Time for a quick shower. Heck! With this old computer & Lightroom, I have time …

2021-08-17: Editing… Editing… Editing… Photos have to be delivered today, and it’s …

2021-08-17: Editing photos, and setting up 2FA on a bunch of sites. Could be worse.

2021-08-17: Already missing the village life. Thankfully these two are two thirds of the gang in Lisbon, it was …

2021-08-16: Back home. Damn, we’re tired! Still the usual ton of photos to go through, both work-related …

2021-08-15: Packing for the final leg of our month on the road. Today we make our way home, with only a small …

2021-08-14: A little sad that I’m missing Micro Camp, there will be a lot of video to go through when …

2021-08-14: Still Going Didn’t make it back to the city, still at our friend’s place, and another …

2021-08-12: Ciudad Rodrigo Always lovely, even though today it felt like hell! Impossible to be out.

2021-08-12: Waking up at the village feels amazing and SO peaceful! Time for coffee and then it’s off to …

2021-08-11: River Beach We made it. All the way to the Spanish border, again. All the places on our list this …

2021-08-11: No cell network coverage. It’s Wi-Fi or nothing! Yay 😊

2021-08-11: Good Morning Time for breakfast, then pack and move on. A couple more hours on the road and …

2021-08-10: Almost at the top Up there 📍 Torre, Manteigas

2021-08-10: Amazing with what you find in the middle of the mountain. Casas da Lapa

2021-08-10: movieStar is the best hotel finder in the world. Amazing place she found for us today.

2021-08-09: You find a really nice hotel, and you’re even thinking about extending your stay, but the guy …

2021-08-09: Packing. Again. The hotel room is a mess from these days. Also using it as office and baby room, so …

2021-08-08: Family It’s been a great, amazing, sweet, exciting, and busy, week. We’ve been spending these …

2021-08-04: We made it! Six hours on the road. It was EXHAUSTING! Then we remembered my parents did this, back …

2021-08-04: I should have stuck with my decades old rule of packing everything the day before I have to leave.

2021-08-03: Busy bees: Baby, Beach and Beer. Tomorrow we’re back on the road, after movieStar gets her …

2021-08-02: Where can you get a 16th century fort as backdrop for your beach photos? 📍 Fort of São Julião da …

2021-08-02: Beach Morning Not the greatest beach day ever, very far from it, and I’m not the biggest beach bum anyway, …

2021-08-02: Beach morning today with cousins. Alarm set for earlier than our usual wake up hour, but of course …

2021-08-01: This is called marketing. A little romance with your sales pitch. 🔗 Scripting News: An EZ-Pass for …

2021-08-01: A couple of days left, then it’s off to the festival. Live music will be a (very) welcome …

2021-07-31: Oops! Missing photo @mpmilestogo!

2021-07-31: VaccineDay Another couple of shots for tinyMovieStar, another rough day afterwards. She was very …

2021-07-30: Anyone? In other news, I now have a pair of slightly used monocles to give away, if anyone is …

2021-07-30: Just noticed my iPhone now unlocks when I’m wearing a mask. Don’t think it did it …

2021-07-30: tinyMovieStar has another vaccine shot scheduled for today. I’m sure it will be followed by a …

2021-07-29: Tonight tinyMovieStar wouldn’t fall asleep in her room, and kept hinting she wanted to sleep …

2021-07-29: Somehow I misplaced Pedro’s photos of our wedding, and he kindly sent them again today. My …

2021-07-29: Every time tinyMovieStar hears “Japan” she says “Xapao”… I wonder who …

2021-07-27: In other news, my Castro subscription is about to end. I still have months left on Pocket Casts …

2021-07-27: Out and About On our way to tinyMovieStar’s school, for her first visit. We had lunch at the …

2021-07-27: Back from school. tinyMovieStar seems to like it, was immediately at ease with the kids who were …

2021-07-27: Also, we’re on our way to tinyMovieStar’s school, we’re meeting her new, and …

2021-07-27: Every time I have to update iOS it seems half a day goes by without my phone. Why do these take SO …

2021-07-26: We’re getting back to our strolls around the block, for a week, before we head up north again …

2021-07-26: Salad Beach We did get less than ideal water once. The first couple of meters were like walking on …

2021-07-25: The Algarve I have mixed feelings about this part of the country. Always have. On one hand it’s beautiful, …

2021-07-25: Still working on the post (my brain is not working properly yet) but I can safely say tinyMovieStar …

2021-07-25: 24 hours after we’re back, still feels like we just ran a couple of marathons back to back.

2021-07-24: Packed car. Ready for the trip up, or a nap. Guess which one I’m getting?

2021-07-23: I need a vacation! These days at the beach are draining us.

2021-07-21: where privacy is afforded, it is afforded by the grace of inefficiency. 🔗 Why Were Daniel Hale’s …

2021-07-21: Spain, Again Another quick trip to Spain, after a morning spent at the beach and pool. Gas is SO …

2021-07-21: One of the unexpected perks of this holiday: guaranteed parking place at the beach. Very handy, …

2021-07-20: Top Shelf When you want peppers, but your legs are as long as leeks.

2021-07-20: Low Tide Beach Wait for the low tide to cross, or pay the men with the boats. That’s how you …

2021-07-20: Another One Post will also come later, but we had an amazing day with friends.

2021-07-19: 14 days have passed since vaccine shot #2. I can definitely feel the power! 💪🏼

2021-07-18: Over twenty years ago I saw something that looked so odd it stayed with me: a Russian family …

2021-07-18: What Next? The little one woke up at 7AM… We all went outside, she ate, and went back to …

2021-07-17: Day Three Awesome day with another couple of friends visiting, lunch at amazing local restaurant, …

2021-07-17: The View Cows and, if you look close enough, you can spot the flamingos in the back.. That’s …

2021-07-17: There’s a one year gap on my Day One. I just stopped using it, during the most important, and …

2021-07-16: Castro Marim, Day Two Yesterday we had a long night. Turns out the core group of friends all decided to come down to the …

2021-07-16: We did it: on day two we went abroad! Had lunch in Spain, bought some beach toys for tinyMovieStar, …

2021-07-16: Side effects of the shellfish extravaganza last night: 11:37, still far from leaving home. Late LATE …

2021-07-15: We made it. It’s perfect. tinyMovieStar had her first pool swim, she couldn’t get …

2021-07-15: Last purchases made, and a walk as well. We have board shorts! Time for a quick bite and then …

2021-07-15: “Socks? Where we’re going we don’t need socks!” Packing for ten days, no …

2021-07-14: One of our closest couples are having a baby! Yay!!!

2021-07-14: Time for a beer with friends before we leave 🍺🥰

2021-07-14: We both slept like logs, and the little one as usual. We were away from home four days, feels like a …

2021-07-13: Going home today, for a day. Then it’s time to hit the road again.

2021-07-12: Porto Preview Big fan of the city, and sorry we can’t stay longer. Time for a quick walk …

2021-07-11: Chaves Life Busy days at Chaves. Time to meet old friends again, shoot some photos, eat a TON of amazing food, …

2021-07-09: Apologies in advance if I take a while to reply, or somehow miss a comment. Also if I fail to …

2021-07-09: First Stop: Coimbra I’ve been to this one a few times, but not recently. I came here a lot on assignment, but I can …

2021-07-09: Ready to Go Bags are packed, we’re almost ready to leave. Deep breath…

2021-07-09: Added to the list of things I never thought would feel odd: packing.

2021-07-09: Waking up. Still a lot to pack, and then we’re off to theTinyTour! Coimbra - Chaves - Porto!

2021-07-08: Achievement Unlocked tinyMovieStar watching a video on the phone, says “papa” and looks …

2021-07-08: I believe we all knew it would come to this…

2021-07-08: Prepping for the trip up north today. Getting my father’s car, and leaving ours home. His is …

2021-07-08: Lucky 8 movieStar found this just now. It’s her fortune from Doi Suthep, and how right it is. …

2021-07-07: Barber Time Today I thought about barbers, and barbershops, and how I love to get a haircut whenever …

2021-07-07: Ok, enough crying, time to go to bed… Lewis Takes Sir Frank Williams for a Silverstone Hot …

2021-07-07: Barber booked for Saturday, in the town we’re going to. Another one of my favorite things to …

2021-07-07: Hump Day Almost fully recovered, today was movieStar’s turn, her first shot. She got a ticket to Pfizer …

2021-07-07: I miss all the photos and long walks with tinyMovieStar. The stroller is a necessity right now, but …

2021-07-07: Update: not 100%, but feeling a LOT better 😊 Thank you all for the support yesterday. Specially …

2021-07-06: Some happier news: I have my EU Vaccination Certificate already, less than 24 hours after the shot …

2021-07-06: Approaching the 24 hour mark, feeling increasingly miserable. Still manageable, but legs and back …

2021-07-06: So far same side-effects as I had on the first shot: sore arm, joints in pain, and EXTREME fatigue. …

2021-07-05: Fun thing at the vaccination center: gave my first and last name, appointment time. She located the …

2021-07-05: Done We waited, and then some more. They’re ramping up the effort, and getting all these …

2021-07-05: Waiting HUGE line at the vaccine spot today!

2021-07-05: We decided to skip the more traditional method of marking tinyMovieStar’s height on the wall, …

2021-07-05: Oh! Yesterday we also booked a room using a booking platform! Something we used to do so often and …

2021-07-04: Sunday Woes Locked outside in the morning, help came over and opened the door in under 5 seconds. That was …

2021-07-04: Happy 4th of July To all of you across the proverbial pond 🇺🇸

2021-07-04: We have locked ourselves out of the house. How’s your Sunday going?

2021-07-04: Also, this was the weekend when tinyMovieStar found out about flies!

2021-07-04: Our host for the stay down south sent us a video of the place, and we extended our stay. We were …

2021-07-04: Eco-consumerism may expiate your guilt. But it’s only mass movements that have the power to alter …

2021-07-03: Going Yesterday at the park. We somehow forgot one shoe, so tinyMovieStar couldn’t leave the …

2021-07-03: Week Ahead Second Moderna shot on Monday. movieStar gets first one on Wednesday. Small assignment on …

2021-07-02: I know bookmarklets are an old-school web nerd thing, but I have a few I use frequently 🔗 Daring …

2021-07-02: Going up to Chaves in a week! movieStars are coming too! Yay!

2021-07-01: Lonng, but nice day. Morning with the movieStars, back home for lunch. Afternoon spent at home, then …

2021-07-01: 22 Year old Hat Veeeeeery long story (probably) coming later, if I find the time to write it down.

2021-06-29: 2020/2021, the years when I got two superpowers: I can eat an entire meal in seconds, and I can …

2021-06-29: Ice Cold A huge THANK YOU to the lovely movieStar, who made it possible for me to enjoy a relaxing …

2021-06-29: Stroller View The tourists are coming, the kiosks are open, the sky is blue. There’s a 4th …

2021-06-29: Take me Back. Or Forward! Tuesday is just starting, and I wish it was still Sunday, or next …

2021-06-28: Testing @burk’s new Siri Shortcut 📍 Príncipe Real, Lisboa

2021-06-28: Photos sent, others still left to edit, and yesterday’s beach adventure left me with a running …

2021-06-28: Beebo Russell loved Jesus, craft beer, and cargo shorts. He was not the kind of man you’d peg for …

2021-06-27: Great Sunday What started as a day with a few hours of sleep missing, turned out to be pretty great in the end. …

2021-06-27: Before When there were only two of us, and we were free to go. 🇸🇬 🖼

2021-06-27: Long night. We woke up at 2AM, tinyMovieStar was walking around. Back to sleep at 4AM. Today I will …

2021-06-26: Done editing another assignment, happy I’ll be able to send it on Monday. Not great working on …

2021-06-26: Pink World, Take Two I want to shoot this every time I go by. Yesterday I did it again.

2021-06-26: Another Saturday, another lunch with Mom&Dad, and another wait in the parked car. tinyMovieStar …

2021-06-26: Saturday morning, and guess what? After coffee comes…. EDITING! ☕️😖

2021-06-25: Done with 3 seasons of Startup. Hurry up with the 4th, will you? 📺

2021-06-25: Miss carrying tinyMovieStar on the sling. This stroller thing is not the same…

2021-06-24: Still editing. Damn busy days.

2021-06-24: Reading VI National Biodiversity Report and Understanding the Remarkable Biodiversity of Príncipe …

2021-06-23: Wanna talk about rabbit holes? Obsidian! This will keep me entertained for years, considering what …

2021-06-23: Meeting for a very cool new project, movieStar also had a meeting, both juggling the little one. …

2021-06-23: Editing. Editing. Editing.

2021-06-23: Back from the park. Met an Instagram acquaintance for the first time. An OBGYN that gave us a ton of …

2021-06-22: Time to sleep. One last thing about today: movieStar finally got her vaccine appointment scheduled. …

2021-06-22: KDE Linux powered batteries?

2021-06-22: We Made It We both survived without movieStar. A teenager joined us at home, we expected her to …

2021-06-22: Would love to try Obsidian for real, but the iPhone is my main computer these days, and the …

2021-06-22: movieStar is having dinner with some friends, I’m taking care of tinyMovieStar at her brothers …

2021-06-22: Love the clients that have yet to pay and ask for the photos again, over a month later. They have …

2021-06-22: Some days I just feel older. On this particular one I woke up feeling old.

2021-06-21: Today’s Spot As far as cool locations in town go, this one is hard to beat.

2021-06-21: movieStar out and about with tinyMovieStar, while I get ready for an assignment. This particular one …

2021-06-20: Currently reading: Out: A Thriller by Natsuo Kirino 📚 New one. So far, good…

2021-06-20: Old Habits Tea time. I just couldn’t let this one go without a photo.

2021-06-20: Finished reading: Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka 📚 Long time since I’ve read one that I …

2021-06-20: Strawberry cake for breakfast: done.

2021-06-20: Back, Again Follow up to Back in Time, last one for today. Sleep tight.

2021-06-19: Fun fact: while waiting in the garage we found the place where we’ll spend the time we …

2021-06-19: Waiting Sitting in the car, inside the garage, looking out. Waiting for tinyMovieStar’s sleep to end …

2021-06-19: Sunset Sailing A few more days and we’ll be sailing again.

2021-06-19: In the old times these cloudy and darker days would be perfect for snuggling and watching a couple …

2021-06-18: Another day away from the internet. Went out with the movieStars, met a few friends at the square, …

2021-06-17: Busy afternoon. tinyMovieStar meeting her future babysitter (they got along just fine after a tense …

2021-06-17: Sleepwalking Zombie tinyMovieStar is now officially cuteZombie, after getting up from bed last night …

2021-06-16: BeachWear When you need something to use in a beach, live in a country known for its beaches, and …

2021-06-16: Kindle Time I wonder what he was reading?

2021-06-16: Greece trip postponed. Making tinyMovieStar go through the PCR tests, and six flights in two weeks, …

2021-06-16: 20/20 Our walks have turned into rides, we’re now using the stroller every day. Less photos, as the hands …

2021-06-15: Pretty soon my Raindrop Unsorted folder will look like my old GoodLinks list, or the Pocket list …

2021-06-15: I literally hold my breath when shampooing my hair, and laundry is a terrible experience. Even …

2021-06-15: consuming four or five eight-ounce cups of coffee (or about 400 milligrams of caffeine) a day has …

2021-06-15: Grateful that we have so many parks around here. Plenty of places where tinyMovieStar can have a …

2021-06-14: Beer Garden Our little square is alive again. Tourists are still a rare sight here, but this was …

2021-06-14: 50 years old, a new hobby: fishing things out of yucky places.

2021-06-14: USA! American Day at the square. (The beer was European…)

2021-06-14: Sent almost all the paperwork (a LOT) to the school tinyMovieStar is going in September. Only thing …

2021-06-13: All praise the lord RAW!

2021-06-13: they became known as the Slave Islands where West Africans were gathered in their thousands and …

2021-06-13: We’re living in a world of snot.

2021-06-13: The Tree That Keeps on Giving Still time for one more of the lovely jacarandas. They seem to have a …

2021-06-13: A few more hours of editing, and then a little relaxing time: editing photos of the movieStars.

2021-06-13: Sunday editing, and somehow @ohBananaJoe showed up on some of the photos…

2021-06-12: Ajisai Reply This was meant as a reply to @jamesvandyne, but it might as well live its own life as a …

2021-06-12: One thing I’ve been doing a lot more these past few days, whenever I have a few minutes …

2021-06-12: Back in Time Saturday lunch at Mom&Dad, and back home for the afternoon nap. tinyMovieStar has a …

2021-06-11: Trying to edit the boat photos, I have to finish this one soon. Editing was never my favorite part …

2021-06-11: Thank you SO much, @odd. You’ve made today’s editing session so much easier! Bitori! 🎶 …

2021-06-10: Now that we have the remote back (and wrapped in plastic) we can get back to our nightly Netflix …

2021-06-10: What do lots of people want from their phone? A cool look, simplicity, longer battery life, low …

2021-06-10: The Quest is Over (Warning: Graphic Content) Using my Sherlock-like skills I knew deep down there …

2021-06-10: Remote Update: none. Still missing. RIP.

2021-06-10: Jun 10, Dia de Portugal

2021-06-09: There’s a new game we like to play: Where did tinyMovieStar Hide the Remote? It’s …

2021-06-09: missQ Today I took missQ for a spin, shooting some photos with a proper camera. Strangely I was …

2021-06-08: Things I Love About Lisbon Turning a corner and not getting a single word of what’s being said.

2021-06-08: Ok, now my ankles are hurting. Hard to tell if it’s another odd side effect from the lovely …

2021-06-08: About Yesterday Not a lot of photos when I’m shooting, but yesterday a few friends came along for …

2021-06-08: Vaccine Day I had my appointment scheduled for 09:51AM and, sticking to my habits, arrived at the designated …

2021-06-08: movieStar out walking with tinyMovieStar, I’m back in bed. Feeling useless.

2021-06-08: Woke up a few times during the night, sore arm and shoulder. I can take it, if it doesn’t get …

2021-06-07: Past midnight. Busy afternoon, working long hours, tinyMovieStar with tummy issues (💩💩💩), no time to …

2021-06-07: All Aboard Getting ready to board. That’s a nice boat house, right? Ticket counters on both …

2021-06-07: Odd news of the day: a rather large razor company wants me to do an Instagram campaign with them. …

2021-06-07: Gave up on the last one, and started this right after the vaccine shot. Bullet Train by Kotaro …

2021-06-07: Done. 30 minute wait, and then I’m free to go.

2021-06-07: Still waiting in line, but already know I’m getting a Moderna shot.

2021-06-07: Here We Go A bit messy, but it’s moving. More later, if I survive… 😊

2021-06-07: Slept for ten and a half hours. I could keep going, but have to get ready for my vaccine.

2021-06-06: Afternoon We went to the square, again, met a friend who has a boy a month younger than …

2021-06-06: WWDC21 and vaccine in the same day. Guess which one I’m excited about?

2021-06-06: Essentials Picking up some essentials from IKEA. Unrelated to yesterday’s Poo Extravaganza…

2021-06-05: Can’t Wait Can’t wait to be somewhere different with movieStar in one hand, and the phone on the …

2021-06-05: There is no worldview so dangerous as the worldview of those who have not viewed the world. 🔗 Can …

2021-06-05: 10.30PM and just found out Peppa Pig is also a member of our community! There’s an episode …

2021-06-05: movieStar found an amazingly small and full featured baby stroller that is airline cabin compatible. …

2021-06-05: Memory Moments Today’s throwback takes us to the lagoon at Bacalar, Mexico. Lovely place. 🇲🇽 🏊‍♀️

2021-06-05: It’s been 0 days since I’ve had baby poo on my clothes. We made it 13 months,much longer …

2021-06-04: Planning a 10 day trip with a baby, to a single location, is WAY harder than planning a 4 month trip …

2021-06-04: Great chefs burn their hands while cooking too… Great chefs burn their hands while cooking …

2021-06-04: If you are in search of a no-cost photo editing app for your iPhone, Android, or tablet — this is …

2021-06-04: Morning spent with the movieStars at the park, arm still aching, but lovely nevertheless. We had …

2021-06-04: Yesterday Went to Carcavelos, the weekly market as an excuse to get out for a bit. We met some …

2021-06-04: Fun shoot on Monday, after the vaccine: a cool boat doing tours on the river. Also, I get to take …

2021-06-04: Neck and arm still hurting. Maybe because the Tiger balm has expired? Still smells wonderful …

2021-06-03: Counting down to vaccine day. Was afraid I might get a sore arm because of the shot, and ended up …

2021-06-03: Blue

2021-06-02: Almost ready to book our hotel for the week, watched a few videos on YouTube, and we’re …

2021-06-02: Combo The one that was still missing: jacaranda + beer I can now end the jacaranda series! 🍺 🌸

2021-06-02: Life Goes On Finding a lot more tourists around, everywhere. Can hear English more than before, …

2021-06-02: While I Can They’ll soon be gone, so I’m getting as many photos as I can while it lasts. The iPhone …

2021-06-02: Finally able to hide like counts on Instagram, and love it. One thing though: I can hide …

2021-06-02: Happy Place I’ll keep this on my mind today. It might help… 🇸🇹🌴

2021-06-02: I’m up. But not entirely. Rough day ahead.

2021-06-01: I guess no one is sleeping at this house today. That’s what tinyMovieStar told us.

2021-06-01: Ongoing Still on Jacaranda duty, they do look amazing. The street is, by now, covered with flowers.

2021-06-01: My wrist is screaming Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at me! Why do I have to shoot this much, when I know …

2021-06-01: change their names, ate thousands of dollars’ worth of sushi, and then changed their names back. 🔗 …

2021-05-31: Picking photos with Dark Minimal Techno Trip Live Radio 24/7 Dark Monkey Music station blasting on …

2021-05-31: Hello again, Lightroom. Can’t really say it’s a pleasure to see you again…

2021-05-31: The View Nice view from yesterday, even with the poorly parked car getting in the way.

2021-05-30: The Pink Chair In-laws went to the countryside last week and got tinyMovieStar the most amazing …

2021-05-30: Vaccine appointment confirmed, getting it on the 7th. Yay! 💉🦠

2021-05-30: Status Report Reading the Micro.blog timeline, lying down.

2021-05-30: Old School Long time since I’ve seen one of these.

2021-05-30: Plan for today: going out of town. Not far, not for too long, but going.

2021-05-29: As long as the pandemic persists, we will all need to be flexible and solicitous of those around us, …

2021-05-29: Trying to watch an episode of Bourdain’s Parts Unknown series, and it’s impossible to …

2021-05-29: Morning Light Restauradores Square looks great in the morning.

2021-05-29: Testing something at theLab. Not sure what to do with it at the moment, but think Raindrop embeds …

2021-05-29: That is one more reason why Belarus’s devilish gambit should lead to stiff punishment: The law is …

2021-05-28: The weather is great. The kind where you …

2021-05-28: It’s rare to go one day without a mass shooting in America. 🔗 Every mass shooting in the US – a …

2021-05-28: Here we go again… Big Mail - Upgrade your inbox 🤣😂

2021-05-28: Reading Session I don’t think she was really into the books yesterday, just enjoying her sofa. We …

2021-05-27: xTime Despite all the craziness of the past two days I did manage to add two photos to one of the …

2021-05-27: Cherry on today’s cake: vaccine appointments for my age group are now open online, booked for …

2021-05-27: Back home, after another grueling day at the office. tinyMovieStar is WAY past her bedtime, extra …

2021-05-27: Learned my lesson yesterday. Today I had two HUGE doughnuts as dessert! Ready for a full afternoon …

2021-05-26: 9.30PM, in bed. That’s life as a tired, old, person. Let’s see how long it takes until …

2021-05-26: Who else updates apps 24 hours after a feature was talked about? NO ONE, that’s who! @Vincent …

2021-05-26: Day One balance: over 128GB! I’m dead! Picked up an e-motorcycle to get back home, it had a …

2021-05-26: Stress level today is a little over the usual amount. movieStar stuck at home taking care of the …

2021-05-26: It’s Beautiful Outside I’ll be spending most of the day stuck inside a concert hall, one where I …

2021-05-26: 30 minutes to wake-up time for me, it’s time to quit trying to go back to sleep and just deal …

2021-05-26: 05.30AM. Temperature almost normal, but she woke up crying. She HATES having her temperature taken …

2021-05-25: Away from the internet for most of the day, and the next two days will probably be the same. Work is …

2021-05-25: tinyMovieStar added three (3!) vaccine shots to her growing collection. I had never seen her cry …

2021-05-25: Love finding friends while walking about with tinyMovieStar. My social skills need refreshing, but …

2021-05-25: all of them hark back to an era when millions of people sat, at set times, to watch specific …

2021-05-25: Up (way too) early, editing photos. Didn’t even have coffee yet! ☕️

2021-05-25: people with a low profile and just a few followers often become targets for abuse after tweeting …

2021-05-24: TIL Some podcasts are probably meant to be listened to on a dark road in the middle of the night. …

2021-05-24: Country road, take me home to work…

2021-05-24: Getting ready for a early-night assignment about an hour away from the city. Glad work is (very …

2021-05-24: Nothing is Forbidden 🌸 ⛔️

2021-05-24: Would go Back for Lunch Happily. Probably the cheapest place we found in Copenhagen, the food was …

2021-05-24: It's been a crazy year Covid has been with us for such a long time it’s almost hard to remember how life was before …

2021-05-24: Micro.blog anniversary, here’s to another year! 🎉 You’re all great, and it’s been …

2021-05-23: tinyMovieStar has moved into her own bedroom, right next door. It had to happen, but she’s …

2021-05-23: 183 countries and territories — out of 195 — will have fertility rates below replacement level by …

2021-05-23: That’s an understatement. Airfares from the U.S. to Lisbon are down a staggering 48% compared to …

2021-05-22: Eurovision is on, and what do we do? Watch a couple of Ugly Delicious episodes instead! Love the …

2021-05-22: Smoker First pick for movieStar before the big trip: Singapore. We both loved it, it was our first …

2021-05-21: Epistemologically, this is where we are as a country: when content gets expurgated because of …

2021-05-21: Yesterday @Gaby was feeling jealous, today is my turn! Why don’t they make these in my size?

2021-05-21: Furniture assembled. Unlike IKEA, and their infernal instruction booklets, for these you have to …

2021-05-21: movieStar is browsing hotels in Greece, and sending the links over. Something that was so common …

2021-05-21: Save from GoodLinks directly to Raindrop.io, with tags and collection set? ✅ Custom actions on …

2021-05-21: Music Needed to visit a couple of shops, off to Chiado we went. Lucky us we came upon Estrela Gomes, …

2021-05-21: Manokaran’s team began thinking about why people love Lego during lockdown, and realised that a big …

2021-05-21: Yesterday I rode a friend’s e-bike for a little while, we all went out for beer, tinyMovieStar …

2021-05-20: Halston We just finished Halston on Netflix. Loved it. Everything, but Ewan McGregor is just …

2021-05-20: Tiny changes, but here you go. How’s yours, @Gaby? Anything new?

2021-05-20: Happy Place No photos for a few posts, so here goes one. Back to a place with so many happy …

2021-05-20: Managed to send the photos, ahead of schedule no less, and am now already thinking about assembling …

2021-05-20: The Portuguese Navy is 704 years old today. 704! Talant de bien faire

2021-05-20: a waterfall of colour with 11 brand new minifigures striding purposefully towards an imagined …

2021-05-20: There are three main reasons: money, money and money. 🔗 Opinion | A Sports Event Shouldn’t Be a …

2021-05-19: It had to happen, back in Lightroom. Grrrrrr!!! (Before that I half assembled a bed with no proper …

2021-05-19: Testing Brid.gy, please disregard 💥

2021-05-19: those trucks were involved in more than 50 serious crashes over the last three years 🔗 The Deadly …

2021-05-19: Finally managed to get through this one. Great episode, as usual. The Pirate Bay – Darknet Diaries 🎙

2021-05-19: There, and Back Car loaded with a huge mattress and a stroller, drove off to drop them an hour …

2021-05-19: Page 1, here we go. Currently reading: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi 📚

2021-05-18: 11PM, there will be no sleep today, or so tinyMovieStar has informed us.

2021-05-18: The Abandoned Square A few bars and restaurants, right by the Rossio train station. I walk by often, …

2021-05-18: Slooooooowly starting the process. First step, getting the photos out of the card: done. Next up: …

2021-05-18: If you have a few minutes to spare and enjoy the (very specific) thrill of high-speed Brazilian …

2021-05-18: Watch Update: the new G-Shock has survived its first bout with tinyMovieStar’s teeth. Yay!

2021-05-18: Can’t postpone editing a lot longer, I’ll have to start looking at those photos pretty …

2021-05-18: To the River, Again Another couple of hours outside, some of it spent by the river. Always a hit …

2021-05-17: Chinese state employees physically manage the computers. Apple abandoned the encryption technology …

2021-05-17: Our Sakura Jacarandá.

2021-05-17: IDAHOT Today, and everyday! 🏳️‍🌈

2021-05-17: Sunny Again The sun is back, so are the tourists (thousands of British arriving today!), and our …

2021-05-16: Extremely slow Sunday, it was. We hadn’t seen one of these in a long while. Still a couple of …

2021-05-16: And… done! Reeder list is empty. Bring it on!

2021-05-16: Sunday (extended) nap. Doesn’t get much better than that.

2021-05-16: Which major platform has a news feed, disappearing posts, private messaging, and a live broadcasting …

2021-05-15: Anybody who gets a text from me knows I mean it. 🔗 Why Can’t I Quit My Flip Phone? - The Atlantic

2021-05-15: When Apple fails to protect survivors, the consequences can be fatal. Apple leadership needs to give …

2021-05-15: Preparing ourselves for another night with little sleep. movieStar is trying to get the little one …

2021-05-15: Tchiloli One of the most unique things I’ve ever seen. São Tomé and Príncipe, an archipelago on the Equator, …

2021-05-15: Existencial Street Art

2021-05-15: WhatsApp Will Turn Your Account Into a Useless Zombie If You Don’t Accept Its New Privacy …

2021-05-15: Today won’t be an easy day. Must. Sleep.

2021-05-15: Adding a background color to quotes, seeing as I’m the one who won’t be able to sleep. …

2021-05-15: Teething is ongoing. This time with some fever, and with the usual pain. Enough to wake …

2021-05-14: Light Them Up Time to go. See you tomorrow. 🇲🇴

2021-05-14: Following another tip from @Burk, I installed FMail. The web interface used by Fastmail is …

2021-05-14: About to Start Got here an hour earlier. Usually I’ll go for 30 minutes but no harm done. A little …

2021-05-14: Old-Timey Blogging Very early version of Drafts in the wild (drum roll, please!). Nuno Saraiva is …

2021-05-14: The World is Healing Warning: this is not how we get around these days 🤣

2021-05-14: BabyTV for breakfast. With coffee for the grownups ☕️

2021-05-13: Today Out In Tomorrow we shoot.

2021-05-13: I hear @Burk’s 1000 Words project is still accepting submissions! Go, upload, upload…

2021-05-13: One thing I love about my work is that I’m mostly the only one involved. When others are …

2021-05-13: Lost Lisbon Love

2021-05-12: Time to Sleep 00:00. Perfect time to sleep. The gang is already waiting for tinyMovieStar. …

2021-05-12: you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn’t stay online forever. 🔗 …

2021-05-12: All day locked at home, the furniture didn’t arrive. Dang. Tomorrow.

2021-05-12: Unfortunate side-effect of my brothers nasty cut in the hand: he’s now sending voice messages …

2021-05-12: It’s possible to remain anonymous with a single data point. However, as soon as a series of …

2021-05-12: Waiting for some furniture for the baby’s room to be delivered. Hope it gets here soon, plenty …

2021-05-12: Currently reading: On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey by Paul Theroux 📚

2021-05-12: Quick PitStop We had to briefly stop yesterday on our way back home, trying to escape traffic and …

2021-05-11: For those of you not in town: there’s a central square where local teams celebrate when they …

2021-05-11: Running Around Yesterday we had an appointment with a doctor, setting up a minor procedure for movieStar. Something …

2021-05-11: We are learning to live with the jeopardy that even when we are physically together, we can be …

2021-05-11: Wavy & Reddish

2021-05-11: Amount of time spent on Twitter looking for stuff to show movieStar has grown. A LOT. I’m …

2021-05-10: As well-intentioned as a Tip Jar may be, Twitter’s users shouldn’t be the ones making those catches. …

2021-05-10: Ten Minutes Apart Crazy weather today!

2021-05-10: Unrelated, I’m missing this. Khao Soi. We had it for lunch and dinner a few days in a row. I could …

2021-05-10: Today’s plans include a trip to Cascais for a doctors visit. We’re leaving the city …

2021-05-09: Among the world’s wealthy countries, the United States is, by many measures, the worst place for …

2021-05-09: one of those discoveries was not even in the film: it was staring right at us all this and we never …

2021-05-09: A couple more ready for @Burk’s 1000 Words project. Both handwritten and, in a way, related.

2021-05-09: With Portugal announced as the only major destination on the green list on Friday, our tipsters …

2021-05-09: Wanted to share a photo of an EU flag for Europe Day, but somehow I never photographed one. Or I …

2021-05-09: In the end the city woke up without a Chinese rocket stuck somewhere… on the other hand …

2021-05-08: companies ask them to drive a few hours or a couple stops, while minding their speed and braking, so …

2021-05-08: One of the apps where I spend a lot of my time, Gluon, is getting new icons. Cool names, right? 😉🥰 …

2021-05-08: When Life Gives You One Lemon… You make lemonade, and a lemon pie, and lemon curd, some lemon …

2021-05-08: Uffffff!! Back from the birthday party. Dead tired. It wasn’t even that long, or crowded, but all …

2021-05-08: 11:28, time for coffee number 3. ☕️

2021-05-08: People dropping off kids for a birthday party across the street are being sent off, after leaving …

2021-05-08: One of the photos I dug up for @Burk’s 1000 Words project. In the end I picked a different …

2021-05-08: Long day ahead.

2021-05-08: An alcohol wholesaler is now stuck with about 800 kegs of beer produced from early March to …

2021-05-07: Nowadays I always get nice photos too! After sooooo many years without photos with me on them (a …

2021-05-07: Blessed with one of the most dramatic geological landscapes on earth, flying into Principe is a …

2021-05-07: Afternoon We managed to get away for a little while, after the work part of the day was done. Perks …

2021-05-07: Single Shot Busy walk, with plenty (too many) phone calls, and a single shot for the helloYellow …

2021-05-07: The weather is perfect…

2021-05-06: Back to Macau, this time without an umbrella. I’m not done yet, just taking a break 😊 The …

2021-05-06: Celebrating the new beta release with custom icons, I moved @Gluon to where it should have been for …

2021-05-06: Tip Jar supports a variety of payment options and links: Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, Paypal, and …

2021-05-06: Showcase your collection to entire web with new public page and embeds support! 🔗 New Public Page …

2021-05-06: I guess we have a fan of Korean movies…

2021-05-06: The key to this workflow is using contacts and contact groups to filter incoming mail into various …

2021-05-06: Random Smaller walk, nothing to report. Just these random shots.

2021-05-05: It would be hard to find a phone that shoots as well as the Pixel 4a does for the price. 🔗 The Best …

2021-05-05: A simple bookmarklet to post links to Micro.blog based on the current page in your desktop browser. …

2021-05-05: The Pouch There was a time when every single photographer in town, and pretty much everywhere I met them, had …

2021-05-05: Welcome to Texas, … Italy?!? 🇺🇸 🍕 🇮🇹

2021-05-05: They’re Back Too! These, and the gentlemen selling sunglasses. They outnumber the tourists, 100 to …

2021-05-05: To the River and Back One of tinyMovieStar’s favorite stops, and mine as well. So glad this is …

2021-05-04: Just Like the Old Days Mansinho, Nuno, and me, having a beer at Cerveteca, when the sun is going …

2021-05-04: Kangaroo Style Again Feeling a little better, enough to go Kangaroo again for two hours. The …

2021-05-03: No Photos Day Feeling a bit under the weather, and today we took the stroller, so no photos. Having both hands …

2021-05-03: Still configuring Fastmail to act a little more like that other email service. Adding filters, …

2021-05-03: Yesterday at Guincho It doesn’t matter how many times we drive through here, we always feel blessed …

2021-05-02: Mother’s Day (Outdoors Edition) Trip to Cascais, lunch with grandparents. Happy at the golf course.

2021-05-02: One thing that always get a tear (or two) out of me: the screaming crowd at “10,000 people, …

2021-05-02: Mother’s Day Blessed to have them in my life. To have them be my life.

2021-05-01: Back to the Square After a Saturday morning equal to all the other Saturday mornings, we had lunch at my parents, as we …

2021-04-30: Sad Wow the list of Basecamp people leaving the company. Head of Design, Head of Marketing, Head of …

2021-04-30: Back to vanilla IMAP accounts, using Mail.app, creating filters and folders in Fastmail, like an …

2021-04-30: It’s Here A little past one, the package arrived. Another present from movieStar, and a gorgeous one …

2021-04-30: You can definitely tell both girls are out of the house, right? I’ll stop with the memories …

2021-04-30: From when she was really tiny, hungry, and had amazing eye-hand coordination already! Also the day …

2021-04-30: Promo Shooting That one time we were doing a photo shoot to advertise the activities at the hotels, …

2021-04-30: Stuck at home waiting for a package. movieStar is doing the heavy lifting, out running errands with …

2021-04-29: We Made It The little one is in bed. We will be soon. The madness began early in the morning, and it’s about …

2021-04-29: Slow & Steady Keeping an eye on the package. Slowly, but it’s moving in the right …

2021-04-29: Odd Day Morning walk shorter than our usual one, we had to move the longer one to the afternoon, cancelled a …

2021-04-28: In other news, my glasses are gone. Kept them in my jacket pocket, stupidly the same one where …

2021-04-28: City Hall We walk by the City Hall often, but somehow I don’t think I ever shot it. Today was the …

2021-04-27: Parking Spots Maybe I should do something with parking spots photos, now that we’re getting out a …

2021-04-27: New Circuit Pretty boring walk today, with a restless tinyMovieStar. We found a new neighborhood to walk in, but …

2021-04-26: 14.5, still no way to have Maps display in Light Mode when the iPhone is set to Dark. How hard would …

2021-04-26: No Covid related deaths in the country yesterday. First time in… well, forever! 🎉

2021-04-26: Here We Go Again It’s Monday, so I guess another week is just beginning, yet it’s all the same for us. …

2021-04-25: Expecting rain and thunder, according to the apps, but instead we got this… Not bad, …

2021-04-25: AirTag price in the country, converted to USD. Single: $42,34 Pack of 4: $143,96 Not something I …

2021-04-25: 25 de Abril Parade starts at 3PM, but it’s probably packed, so we went down the avenue at an earlier …

2021-04-24: The End It’s time to close the sticker spotter project. It was never destined for permanence, more …

2021-04-24: Local News Tomorrow we’re celebrating the Carnation Revolution, the bookshop dressed accordingly. …

2021-04-24: Long, Rainy, Sunny, Rainy, Sunny... A very long Saturday, with plenty of dark skies, and a lot of sunshine. Stuffy heat, and then wind. …

2021-04-24: Work done, beer finished, domain transferred. 1:38AM, I guess it’s time to sleep.

2021-04-23: Propagate, propagate The exciting world of DNS propagation… (That ✅ in China is still the old …

2021-04-23: Yesterday I was offered a beer to bring home, and decided to start drinking it while editing the …

2021-04-23: Lunch Break 📱 📱 📱

2021-04-23: 1130AM Situation Report: sitting on top of the laundry machine, trying to soften the crazy vibration …

2021-04-23: Domains have been rolled out on HEY, and it’s not great. You either get on HEY for Domains, …

2021-04-22: Long, loooooooong, day. Happy as hell, but I’m thankful birthdays only happen once a year! 🥵

2021-04-22: Adding insult to injury, I was surprised just now by the bigger movieStar: seems like we’re …

2021-04-22: Mega Ooops! With everything that’s going on I just remembered something: I have no present for …

2021-04-21: Nepalese for dinner, and Lightroom for dessert… Life has great moments, then they’re …

2021-04-21: Just remembered I have photos to edit. I was aware of it an hour ago, but somehow I managed to …

2021-04-21: The classic tram-in-the-back shot. Some work it a bit harder than others…

2021-04-21: It's here!! “The plane! The plane!” I got the notification that the package was out for delivery a …

2021-04-21: Final day with 0 years for tinyMovieStar. We’re clearly more excited about tomorrow than she …

2021-04-20: All I wanted from today’s Apple event. Last frame of the event, before the Apple logo! Shared …

2021-04-20: The Long Walk We had to stay out a little longer today, movieStar had back to back Zoom calls. It started with …

2021-04-20: Kung Fu Ramen If I didn’t have a new avatar that I’m quite fond of, I would surely steal this one …

2021-04-20: .pt A year ago I took advantage of an offer and registered maique.pt. It was free, and I do miss dearly …

2021-04-19: Open Up! Some of the lockdown restrictions were lifted today, and shops are now open for business. Not yet as …

2021-04-19: Whenever I want to send something from the iPhone to the Air, or back, I just send it to a private …

2021-04-19: Tea Time Quick visit to Companhia Portugueza do Chá (Portuguese Tea Company) to get some delicious …

2021-04-19: Clara’s 1st bDay party is coming up in 3 days!! Damn, that was fast! We’re so happy with …

2021-04-18: Also, where did the weekend go?? Is it done already?

2021-04-18: I do miss these people 😢

2021-04-18: I Just Want to go Back It’s not the first on the list, because Príncipe will always be on the top, …

2021-04-18: Lunch Time Not here, at home 😊

2021-04-18: Six days in and I’ve just gone over 100,000 queries. The 300,000 monthly limit wouldn’t …

2021-04-17: Update on the senhor rito hot sauces: they are AMAZING! I wouldn’t rate “Butt …

2021-04-17: Favorite relaxing activity: look for links about sustainable tourism, and São Tomé and Príncipe, to …

2021-04-17: Spicy Walk Breakfast taken care of, time to walk to the market. Down the street until you get to the …

2021-04-16: A door in Campo de Ourique, on our way to get a single ‘1’ candle for tinyMovieStar’s upcoming …

2021-04-16: Can’t wait for tomorrow: meeting the crazy guys from senhor rito, and bring home some serious …

2021-04-16: Close to Perfect Walk (and Day!) We were about to have breakfast when the phone rang. Delivery incoming. We have some very dear …

2021-04-15: The already cheerful morning turned into a lovely afternoon…

2021-04-15: Why would anyone need a gym?

2021-04-15: Walked by the Opera House again today, trying to get a photo of the whole thing with the fake …

2021-04-15: Still on the barbershop visit from yesterday (and I really should get some decent photos next time!) …

2021-04-14: Free Covid testing is now being offered to everyone living in the city. Great move, if you ask me.

2021-04-14: Back from the barbershop 💈

2021-04-14: Fun Ones Having a bit of fun today, regardless of the gloomy weather…

2021-04-14: GreenDay Wet walking, glad we got a color boost on the way. And also on two wheels.

2021-04-13: Having fun with NextDNS, I can easily see myself subscribing. The free tier would be enough for the …

2021-04-13: Can I get a reply, please? Uninstalled the Micro.blog app, and installed again. Strangely I was not …

2021-04-13: Cutlery Ever since I can remember, from the days when I was a little boy, every home had these. …

2021-04-13: Where To?

2021-04-13: Oops! I see what you did there!

2021-04-13: It’s Big Jacket Day again, need to keep tinyMovieStar dry on today’s walk. The weather …

2021-04-12: Nice surprise, the books for tinyMovieStar arrived three hours later! That was fast! The destination …

2021-04-12: 50/50

2021-04-12: A week later my father got his first shot of the Pfizer vaccine. Both parents are now missing one …

2021-04-12: Escalator & Books Cold and grayish day, we had to find something to do to brighten the mood. FNAC is open again, we …

2021-04-12: Everyone Needs Therapy One of today’s stickers at sticker spotter… Thought I’d …

2021-04-11: Weekend about done, time to get ready for the week ahead. What surprises will this one bring? …

2021-04-11: All Aboard A short, bumpy, ride from Bali, the cooler Nusa Penida awaits. Another one of the places …

2021-04-11: One Day One day we’ll be back. ALL of us. 🇩🇰 🗿

2021-04-11: Sunday Still taking it slow, we did a tour of the neighborhood and then back home, trying to get …

2021-04-11: Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone

2021-04-10: I don’t think it’s always fair to compare things but… How can every single …

2021-04-10: Slightly Different Saturday Taking advantage of the newfound freedom, our Saturday had a twist. After the usual walk to the …

2021-04-10: Found Him! The elusive Unicycle Man!

2021-04-10: Daydreaming Rainy days in other places. When we were happy to be out in wet weather. 🇩🇰 🌧

2021-04-10: Marketing tip: I don’t think I’ve ever seen “Bringing up babies” on a …

2021-04-10: Rain, wind, thunderstorms. That’s what’s expected for today. And we had amazing sleep …

2021-04-09: Told ya! Told you they were back a couple of days ago. Here they are… The Tourists!

2021-04-09: We just got our utilities (power and natural gas) bill for the past two months. Holy FFFFFFF Christ! …

2021-04-09: Quick One After the night we had, with the crying baby, we needed to take it slower today. All of us. We …

2021-04-09: New Friend Say “Hello” to Daniela, last name PingoDoce. Named after the fastest, and nicest, counter …

2021-04-09: This will not be an easy day, but however hard it is for us, it will be harder for tinyMovieStar. We …

2021-04-09: 4AM-5.30AM 👶🏻😭👶🏻😭👶🏻😭👶🏻😭

2021-04-08: Campus

2021-04-08: Parked & Waiting As usual, a little early for the assignment. Parking situation solved, cards …

2021-04-08: One day I’ll successfully talk movieStar into using a password manager…

2021-04-08: Long Live the Queen

2021-04-08: 2 + 2 Renovation. More of it. And another one… Transportation. And the lost Jaguar…

2021-04-08: Plans for today: walk, eat, shoot, walk, eat, sleep.

2021-04-07: We haven’t talked about the new pink in town, @Gaby. Pretty pretty nice… 😊

2021-04-07: Delivery Incoming! Here comes your food!

2021-04-07: Out of the blue comes a quick assignment for tomorrow. Time to dust off the camera and find the …

2021-04-07: The Loop Trying not to upset the little one too much, I didn’t think too much about different places, …

2021-04-07: Ready to leave for another walk, after a night with teething issues. tinyMovieStar tries to be …

2021-04-06: 100 Just finished the 100th episode of @monday. A great one. @jean does it again, this time with …

2021-04-06: Some Things Never Change I’ve looked at these buildings, from this spot, for close to 35 years. A …

2021-04-06: … And We’re Back! A whole day, nothing but on the road photos. Still arrived on time to meet …

2021-04-06: Where Are We Going? Yes, it’s Dentist Day again! Crosstown, now with added traffic, and over the …

2021-04-06: Tricky It was not an easy morning walk. The little one is still going through some personal issues, …

2021-04-06: São Jorge Still from yesterday, the cool São Jorge movie theater, on Avenida da Liberdade. Long time …

2021-04-05: Done for the day. Another couple of hours of walking. movieStar buried in Teams calls, and then she …

2021-04-05: My life now… 🤷🏻‍♂️🐷

2021-04-05: Chaos In Town As expected, the city is a mess again. Restrictions are being lifted, starting today, and everyone …

2021-04-05: movieStar thinks I’m so sad the restrictions are being lifted that I will personally travel to …

2021-04-05: Getting ready for our first walk in the new partially unlocked city. Traffic is back, stores are …

2021-04-04: Pessimism Still from today’s walk…

2021-04-04: Testing from iPad. Disregard.

2021-04-04: Easter Afternoon Back to the garden after lunch, for another practice walking session and meet with …

2021-04-04: All the walking and teething takes a toll. tinyMovieStar decided to skip lunch and has been sleeping …

2021-04-04: Easter Walk 🐰 Quick stroll through the neighborhood, with a stop at the garden for a little …

2021-04-04: The River Rider My mind keeps going back to this suffering people. When will it all end? 🇲🇲 ✊🏼

2021-04-04: Happy Birthday A kid in the building turned 10, someone wrote this on the pavement. He must have …

2021-04-03: YES! 🍓🤤

2021-04-03: Saturday, Part I: The Farmers Market Check. Kale was purchased. tinyMovieStar walked around a bit, …

2021-04-03: Come Monday we’re having lighter restrictions, and will be able to sit outside at cafes! …

2021-04-02: Pedro is the greatest! Out for a stroll, on our way back home. Both movieStars and that guy.

2021-04-02: Garden, walking, Inês and Pedro visit (complete with a rather delicious West Coast IPA), dinner, …

2021-04-02: I’ve been writing my quick first impressions on HEY, after a month using it. It’s taking …

2021-04-02: Guess Who? Our regular breakfast company!

2021-04-02: We know, we Know We’re all just sooooo tired.

2021-04-02: Bank holiday today, so we’re all walking this morning, movieStar included!! Let’s just …

2021-04-01: Don't Watching a video about a photographer’s daily life, when that photographer works for the US …

2021-04-01: The Movie Poster We’d seen the poster all over the place, at Bairro Alto. movieStar loved it. The Woman Who …

2021-04-01: Amazing new project by @gregmoore, Sticker Doodle is going straight to my feed reader. Announcement …

2021-04-01: Status Report

2021-04-01: While hunting for stickers, this one came up. Thought about you, @helgeg.

2021-04-01: Holy Pizza Have a slice! 🍕

2021-04-01: The Rain is Back After a nice couple of weeks with fair weather and lighter clothing, it’s rainy time again. It …

2021-03-31: Sound is not measured in decibels any longer. We now have a scale we like to call “Will she …

2021-03-31: New things being built behind closed doors. At least there’s a nice construction site door.

2021-03-31: Almost time for the afternoon walk! Boot up, and get ready! There may, or may not, be a beer waiting …

2021-03-31: In these two streets at Cais do Sodré, there’s Tokyo, Jamaica, Oslo, and Texas! I’m sure …

2021-03-31: Happy birthday, Mr @Gaby! 🥳🎁🎉

2021-03-31: Crosswalks I can’t even tell you how many times we have to wait for drivers to stop when we’re …

2021-03-31: Word that has absolutely no meaning in this country: crosswalks.

2021-03-31: We’ve found ourselves at this dark place again: there’s no coffee in the house! NO …

2021-03-30: The Old Lady Leftover from today’s morning walk.

2021-03-30: It’s another Friday around here 😓

2021-03-30: The River The Tejo (or Tagus) is an incredible river. It’s impossible to imagine the city without it. …

2021-03-30: One Time Only The only time I rode a motorcycle with three wheels. It was fun, but really slow 🤣 …

2021-03-30: Seems like the sun decided to go somewhere else today. Back to gray and windy walks… 😢

2021-03-29: Why Would You Do That? I’d seen it drive by, but always too noisy and speeding, so I couldn’t get a …

2021-03-29: tinyMovieStar having yoghurt with chopped strawberries. Next up: daddy has a beer at the garden!

2021-03-29: Change of pace today. Off comes the Apple Watch, back on the G-Shock train. I missed this …

2021-03-29: Happy Days Long walk this morning, down to Rossio and on to the river, along it for a while until we reached …

2021-03-28: Walkable Photo-wise it was a slow day. Lots of photos from both movieStars, a handful of stickers added to …

2021-03-28: Classic Old School Hong Kong 🇭🇰💡

2021-03-28: Yesterday I remembered I could be uploading the small video clips with tinyMovieStar to Flickr, just …

2021-03-28: We all went to the park, there were a lot of us there, someone was playing music, others working on …

2021-03-28: 420 It’s Sunday, DST just kicked in, so we’re having a small 420 Special at sticker …

2021-03-28: Me: “Wow, what an amazing night, I’m so relaxed…” Reality: “No, silly …

2021-03-27: Warm night. The window open kind.

2021-03-27: I bet tinyMovieStar will be surprised when she talks with other kids about the sweet chirping of all …

2021-03-27: Just got the notification that my card was charged by blot.im. I guess you’re all stuck with …

2021-03-27: Lazy Saturday The Cola Bike from this morning. Shorter walk, it’s Saturday and a visit to my parents …

2021-03-27: D for Dad We have found ourselves buying books for tinyMovieStar lately. Actual books, physical ones. Ours are …

2021-03-27: One day I’ll get to the bottom of this one! Why is my Air randomly waking up from Sleep ? Does …

2021-03-26: Giving Pocket Casts another go. I might have been noticing some sluggishness on Castro…

2021-03-26: #GardenLife Another Zoom call for mum, a handful of steps for tinyMovieStar and dad. Those were the afternoon …

2021-03-26: Construction Site & Carris The whole city looks like a construction site. It’s incredible the amount of work that’s …

2021-03-25: Word! Today @burk wrote a post about a project he thought of, one that is a brilliant idea. See for …

2021-03-25: Before the Walk Good thing I was already a Nijntje fan before tinyMovieStar came along…

2021-03-25: tinyMovieStar woke up an hour earlier, and that makes a world of difference. She also seems to know …

2021-03-25: Memory Lane We changed the route again, and walked the wide streets of the business area around Marquês do …

2021-03-25: 200 | One Month Getting close to 200 stickers, and a month old. I wonder if I should retire sticker …

2021-03-24: Quick One The day flew by! Picked up the car from the mechanic, back home just in time to catch the movieStars …

2021-03-24: The jacket that led us into a quest, trying to find a hat with their logo on it. We couldn’t. Sold …

2021-03-24: Waiting One day tinyMovieStar will have her own Blunnies.

2021-03-23: New use for Mailbrew: setting up a brew with links for MovieStar. Twitter searches and users that …

2021-03-23: One More Time for another, smaller, walk. Time to meet the others, the ones also walking with babies, or …

2021-03-23: The Other Side We took off this morning and decided we would climb the hill on the other side of Av da Liberdade, …

2021-03-22: Ulysses goes to Japan Trying new things, a little like visiting new places. Sometimes you love them, …

2021-03-22: Current zen activity: find photos and logos to add to contacts on HEY. Very zen.

2021-03-22: Afternoon The afternoon part of the walking detail is usually shorter or, at least, slower. I’m not getting …

2021-03-22: Trying Ulysses, again. Thanks to Macstories I have a three-month trial. If you’re interested …

2021-03-22: Repeat Another warm day in the city. Perfect for a long walk.

2021-03-21: Spring & Trees & Blue Skies Spring is finally here. International Day of Forests too and, since tinyMovieStar is already a big …

2021-03-20: Managed to edit email settings on a TON of sites that were using an old email I want to retire. …

2021-03-20: Suica I’ll keep updating this one, even though I have no idea when I’ll be able to use …

2021-03-20: Late Afternoon Bairro Alto, close to sunset. Sometimes everything works out.

2021-03-19: My mom just texted me “Message sending failed”. Not sure what to make of it.

2021-03-19: Today was not an easy day.

2021-03-19: Father’s Day We’re celebrating Father’s Day today, my first as… well… a father. It started with …

2021-03-19: UMM A Portuguese classic, the UMM Alter. My uncle, and godfather, got one of these years ago. I still …

2021-03-19: Back from the morning promenade, a ton of sticker photos, architecture, cars, the whole thing! …

2021-03-18: Not a Soul Still from this morning, as the afternoon walk was not very productive. Hoping tomorrow …

2021-03-18: Also got a new pen today, one I’m not sure I needed, but wanted. Not expensive, so no big …

2021-03-18: Earthquake Day We went out again this morning. tinyMovieStar woke up an hour before the usual time, so she was …

2021-03-18: Worst than having peacocks screaming at this time in the morning ? Kids screaming at them. …

2021-03-17: Color | Black & White

2021-03-17: Took the car, again, to have a new battery installed. It’s been stopped for months, so it was …

2021-03-17: Today The happiest day in my life. March 17th. The day I was not expecting to have, the day when my life …

2021-03-16: We had to get into the car and cross the river. What is usually a very pleasant drive turned into a …

2021-03-16: 3PM. Exhausted. Could sleep.

2021-03-16: City View Another sticker hunting walk, missed the regular photos again. Old, older and newish. That’s what I …

2021-03-15: Balance A couple of weeks in and I’m thrilled with the way blot.im enables the sticker spotter …

2021-03-15: Lucky Us Yesterday I was joined by my friend, godfather, and official family photographer, Pedro on our walk. …

2021-03-15: Another fun project from the good people at HEY. Giiggle | H.E.R.L.

2021-03-15: Class dismissed. Time to uninstall Teams.

2021-03-15: You can hear a collective sigh of relief, around the whole country! We can have coffee outside …

2021-03-14: The Leftovers Our selfie by the subway station. This looks awful, it’s as ugly as it gets in the area. The …

2021-03-14: The Afternoon After a little rest we headed out again, this time movieStar at home, the two of us walking the …

2021-03-14: Over 130 stickers already! I also discovered a lot of them have a very short lifespan, they’re …

2021-03-14: Sunday! That means movieStar is walking with us! Yay!

2021-03-13: The day has arrived, I finally had to install Microsoft Teams… Hopeful that it’s for a …

2021-03-13: Just came across this one on the bird network. A URL that will present you with a random post from …

2021-03-13: Walking Material I’m starting to think that our walks need to a little longer. Yes, longer. And I’m …

2021-03-13: Oh! Also yesterday, a couple of close friends (actually my only close friends) came by with beer and …

2021-03-13: March 13th. That means a year has gone by. For us the lockdown started a year ago today. We’ve …

2021-03-12: Yellowing Around… Today’s contribution to the HelloYellow series. Maybe not surprisingly I’ve …

2021-03-12: Turned noise canceling today on my way to the supermarket, impossible to do when I’m with …

2021-03-12: Having a special promotion at sticker spotter today: Faces!

2021-03-12: Time to turn in for the day. Past midnight, and my eyes are begging for some rest.

2021-03-11: S02E01 Morning Walk with dark grey skies. No raign. Long, no photos, it was a mild one. After lunch we …

2021-03-11: Photo-heavy post coming up… Wonderful light in town today.

2021-03-11: Ghost Town People were complaining about the excessive number of tourists in town before the …

2021-03-11: Pack Your Bags Not so long ago, when we could go places and meet people. It’s taking too long. 💛 🇰🇭

2021-03-11: So… it feels pretty much the same. No special insights to share. Back to the regular …

2021-03-10: Proud Father (and Husband) One of movieStar’s sweetest traits is sticking her head inside the ramen bowl, slurping every …

2021-03-10: Half a century: check!

2021-03-10: From the world, to the World After some serious consideration (maybe not so much) I think I’ll use my HEY World as a linklog. I …

2021-03-09: To the Dentist, and Back Dentist days are equivalent to party days. Whenever we have an appointment, we’re giddy with …

2021-03-09: parnuWall Yellow has been with me everywhere. Sadly it’s not my favorite color but, even so, …

2021-03-09: All aboard, the train to the dentist is leaving soon. Here we go, crossing the river in a while.

2021-03-09: The Bus We used to do a fair amount of photowalking in town. That stopped as well. 💛 🚌

2021-03-08: busyBee Almost ten years ago, but could be one taken yesterday. This city changes very slowly. VERY …

2021-03-08: depressedSunshine Many moons ago, the one I first thought about for a series, helloYellow. I might …

2021-03-08: I seriously hope movieStar has already ordered the cocoon I wanted for my birthday. One that’s …

2021-03-08: I missed Micro.blog and the microbloggians more than I thought I would during these past couple of …

2021-03-08: Another one of those days. Finally back home, ready to relax a little. Only decision left for today: …

2021-03-08: Those Were The Days On the Things I’d Love to Have At Home series, these finds on our walk this …

2021-03-08: Women I’m thankful for the women in my life. Everyday. These two and my mom made me into what I am.

2021-03-07: Yes, Still… You didn’t think we were done with the umbrellas, did you ? Totoro lovers, unite! …

2021-03-07: HEY there, newsletters! New place for newsletter reading, first try. You got the inaugural read, …

2021-03-07: Sunday Chores First thing this morning I drove to one of the local DIY stores, looking for a piece of wood, a …

2021-03-07: Good morning, everyone. Hope your Sunday is/was/will be a great one.

2021-03-06: HEY I know, I know, I’ve said I wouldn’t subscribe, I’ve said I don’t need it, …

2021-03-06: HEY there. Done. After everything I said, I’m enjoying it a lot. More on this later.

2021-03-06: ZAP didn’t make it to the timeline… Reposting. And wishing all the issues afflicting …

2021-03-06: We check on Mom&Dad every day, but Saturday we do it in person. I like Saturdays.

2021-03-05: ZAP Another one flew by! A walk in the morning, the menace of rain always looming, and back home for a …

2021-03-04: Toy Face Day It’s here! After I saw the amazing Toy Face @chrispederick had picked for his avatar, I knew I …

2021-03-04: Having fun with sticker spotter. Always nice having another purpose for our walks…

2021-03-04: Romanesco Found these cute Romanesco cauliflower on our morning walk. Always thrilling.

2021-03-04: SmugMug trial ends today, and I’m sticking with Flickr for now. Couldn’t get myself to …

2021-03-04: Yesterday saw someone yelling “TAXI”, trying to flag down a cab. Felt very strange, like …

2021-03-03: The Bell Issue While walking today. Ten minutes later… “Attention, Bells Not Working”

2021-03-03: The Live Highlight of the day: trying to help one person get on an Instagram Live with another one. Trial run …

2021-03-03: There’s a week left on my first Half-Century! Not sure how I feel about being a …

2021-03-03: Must. Have. Coffee.

2021-03-03: February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 31 | defiance What ?? More Info

2021-03-03: Finally got my Instagram account with no likes count. Feels great.

2021-03-02: One of Those Gone in a flash. That’s almost all of it. The walk, the cooking, the taking care …

2021-03-02: TIL Peacocks wake up way too early, or have really loud nightmares.

2021-03-02: February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge Day 30 | privacy Keeping a secret. More Info