Closed Kalamazoo: The First Saturday

I just came back from a walk downtown Kalamazoo, on the first Saturday since the state closed bars and restaurants to help limit the exposure of COVID-19. It was one of the most surreal experiences I’ve had. Between roughly 10 to 11 p.m., I only saw one other person, who I assume was a downtown…

Tot: A small but mighty app that bridges text creation and reference

When Tot was released, I thought: do I really need another text editing app. I currently use four different writing apps daily, and would use more if I didn’t limit myself. But Tot is different, it’s an app where you just don’t write, but have text hang around. Tot, in brief: Seven text documents, each…

32 things I’ve learned in 32 years

Today is my birthday, and I’m celebrating with a list of 32 things I’ve learned as in many years.

Happy New Year! We have the time in 2020

A happy and blessed new year to everyone from Kalamazoo! I’ve gone back and forth over the years about the importance of the changing of the calendar and what it means. While I’ve come to feel that a new numeral at the end of the date shouldn’t be the only time to reflect and make…

Hey Siri, we’re broken up: ending relationships is more difficult with insensitive AI

Siri has gotten a lot better over the years, but it’s lacking one feature that any friend or acquaintance has: Don’t talk about the ex.