2018-08-20: Thanks, folks, for the weather-app suggestions — many weather nerds...

2018-08-20: One interesting side-effect of using Freedom to limit my Twitter...

2018-08-20: Wow, the redesign of Dark Sky is ugly — I...

2018-08-20: Thanks for the sympathy about the email situation, folks! One...

2018-08-20: About Avital Ronell, I have one question.

2018-08-20: I don’t know how your Monday morning started, but mine...

2018-08-20: Cass Sunstein looks at the wreckage of our social and...

2018-08-19: Here I am in @TWSculture on Edward Tenner’s The Efficiency...

2018-08-19: Let me tell you, @esaumccaulley brought a strong, strong word...

2018-08-18: I read and enjoy most everything that @michaelbd publishes, but...

2018-08-18: So the ⚽️ club I used to support, Arsenal, has...

2018-08-18: Snakes and Ladders: episcopal feelings

2018-08-18: The “gradual decay” of Twitter

2018-08-18: Soccer at the highest level just moves too fast for...

2018-08-17: Snakes & Ladders: going big, going small.

2018-08-17: Though that’s a heartwarming story and all that, again: it...

2018-08-17: It’s still a bit of a jolt to remember that...

2018-08-16: When people say “I’m surprised no one has mentioned X,”...

2018-08-16: “Understanding marriage as something that could be improved if we...

2018-08-16: “It’s time for Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Susan Wojcicki,...

2018-08-16: Here I am continuing the conversation with Adam Daniel and...

2018-08-16: Just realized that I have a quite complete diary of...

2018-08-15: There’s still a great deal of work to be done...

2018-08-14: They’ve also played Lorde’s “Royals,” but that just makes me...

2018-08-14: I’ve been at this pub long enough that they’ve played...

2018-08-14: This is great: From the general store to the hardware...

2018-08-14: Snakes & Ladders: on necks that need millstones around them...

2018-08-14: Music from actual islands is sweet, but that from imaginary...

2018-08-13: Snakes and Ladders: more to come.

2018-08-13: Pretty sure this piece was written by an algorithm.

2018-08-13: When do you think it became one, and how long...

2018-08-13: I would be much more enthusiastic about the war on...

2018-08-12: Since “the head of my enemy” is not on this...

2018-08-12: Second-half thoughts: Torreira looked really good. That’s all I got....

2018-08-12: halftime thoughts Ozil’s passing has been extremely and uncharacteristically inaccurate, to the...

2018-08-12: Good to see more people trying micro.blog! Please remember that...

2018-08-12: Liverpool have so many ways to create chances. They have...

2018-08-12: Salah with an early goal, what a surprise. Andy Robertson...

2018-08-12: Naipaul is like his near-contemporary Wole Soyinka in this important...

2018-08-11: Thank God we have people protecting America from exploding Islamist...

2018-08-11: Nice to see the thoughtful, provocative Bray/Hobbins translation of Genesis...

2018-08-10: If you’re even considering a micro.blog account, please read this...

2018-08-09: Worth remembering: To be famous to to be known for...

2018-08-09: Will any disgraced Christian leader in our time take the...

2018-08-08: And Ayjay’s Fourth Law: You will always regret tweeting, but...

2018-08-08: And Ayjay’s Second Law: The least valuable Christian writers to...

2018-08-08: In case you’re wondering, Ayjay’s First Law is the Law...

2018-08-08: Ayjay’s Third Law: Given a group of human beings who...

2018-08-08: It’s a point I’m getting very tired of making. Humans...

2018-08-08: Who’s going to tell Alex P. Miller that humans, those...

2018-08-08: “I suspect the overlap between groups that insist that Facebook...

2018-08-08: Had the best BLT of my life today at @milowaco...

2018-08-08: My friend Mike Foley suggests, in reponse to the clerical...

2018-08-08: I know web design isn’t easy, but come on.

2018-08-08: (This is also not the first reminder I’ve had that...

2018-08-08: Anyway: my thanks to Ross for calling attention to the...

2018-08-08: It is possible to renew humane learning without renewing “the...

2018-08-08: Anyway, I think it’s important to distinguish between the humanities...

2018-08-08: The intellectual strategies required to restore Christendom (even partially and...

2018-08-08: There is much to be learned from all my protagonists...

2018-08-08: My own description of the book might be “sobering.” I...

2018-08-08: According to @DouthatNYT, my book is “interesting” — but on...

2018-08-07: Why did I enjoy this post by @sullydish so much?...

2018-08-07: “I outlived the old future. Give me a new one...

2018-08-07: What happens when an architecture writer plays Minecraft?

2018-08-07: The Pacey Winger confronts the future of Arsenal.

2018-08-06: Escape Email and Get Work Done with Slack — but...

2018-08-06: And I can guarantee that your afternoon/evening will be a...

2018-08-06: You can fnd many versions online of Richard Thompson’s great...

2018-08-06: Songs separated at birth: Mazzy Star, “Look on Down from...

2018-08-06: As for me, I’ve decided that I don’t want to...

2018-08-06: Yep, @manton is precisely right about this. What Alex Jones...

2018-08-05: The sandwiches they show me on TV don’t look that...

2018-08-05: Snakes & Ladders: How I became nostalgic for the metaphysical...

2018-08-05: Today I read a five-year-old blog post (on academic uses...

2018-08-05: The Pacey Winger has a proposal to make the Premier...

2018-08-04: The only thing I don’t get about “René and Georgette...

2018-08-04: I have had LIFX lights for about a year now,...

2018-08-04: The Atlanta Utd attackers have technique, tactical nous, constant aggression,...

2018-08-04: If there is a more fun-to-watch ⚽️ team than Atlanta...

2018-08-04: Teri mentors a young black girl and told her the...

2018-08-04: You’re damn right I have chips and guac with my...

2018-08-04: This talk by a Google VP is a useful reminder...

2018-08-03: Also, on the Mojave beta – or at least on...

2018-08-03: This is ridiculous (from the Mojave beta).

2018-08-03: There has been so, so much talk about Mister Rogers...

2018-08-03: This defense of socialism is so bad I almost want...

2018-08-03: Substance of the story aside, it’s interesting that the guy...

2018-08-03: If you’re looking for me on Twitter, I have one...

2018-08-03: I get more smug every day about my decades-long strategy...

2018-08-02: Read this by @manton. Apple really needs to be more...

2018-08-02: I think I found Teri’s first selfie. Note that she’s...

2018-08-02: Taken on the plane headed for our honeymoon in Palm...

2018-08-01: Re auto-play videos: when one starts, I instantly hit command-w....

2018-08-01: Michelle Dawson on autism as “atypical information processing” — utterly...

2018-08-01: Gotta say, the NYT is making some really interesting hires...

2018-08-01: And here is an extremely thoughtful response to Leah Libresco’s...

2018-08-01: This from @leahlibresco is a wonderful example of how faith,...

2018-07-31: Turns out that Techny Towers, where I’m attending a conference,...

2018-07-30: It’s a future I worry about

2018-07-29: This is … quite a chart.

2018-07-29: A look in context at the peculiar structure I took...

2018-07-28: I don’t miss this about Chicago: nightmarish traffic. This was...

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2018-07-27: Very good point by @damonlinker, which Freddie deBoer has also...

2018-07-27: Warren Ellis: RSS isn’t dead. Social media works great for...

2018-07-26: After just one visit, I’m already a big fan of...

2018-07-26: This is a new one: TSA going through my backpack...

2018-07-25: We picked up this little guy eleven years ago.

2018-07-25: Wow, Charlie Stross has a rosy picture of what’s to...

2018-07-24: A thoroughly researched, beautifully constructed story by my former student...

2018-07-24: I get grief for sweatervests when people wear these??

2018-07-24: There are so many … what to call them …...

2018-07-23: My conquest of Asia proceeds apace.

2018-07-23: “Institutional academic freedom is the death of academic freedom.”

2018-07-23: Moniac (Monetary National Income Analogue Computer)

2018-07-23: not sure this is at all a thing

2018-07-23: A song that ought to be praised and discussed more:...

2018-07-23: Re: the current conversation about whom to block on Twitter,...

2018-07-23: Media Stability and Obsolescence Ratings – Museum Of Obsolete Media...

2018-07-23: Another excellent post by a friend: my colleague Philip Jenkins...

2018-07-23: A lovely meditation on soccer and play (in Jamaica and...

2018-07-22: “I can’t believe I get to do this for a...

2018-07-20: A moving, illuminating letter from Michael Jarrett, a priest at...

2018-07-20: My colleague Philip Jenkins explains the relationship between fertility and...

2018-07-19: The Author Is Not as Dead as Claimed - Los...

2018-07-19: How MySpace taught people to code (or at least to...

2018-07-19: Kyoto looks like a movie set – maybe is a...

2018-07-19: Just went outside for about five minutes and feel that...

2018-07-19: New kind of spam showing up over the past few...

2018-07-18: I am surprised and pleased to say that the beta...

2018-07-18: Some enterprising company needs to start making Wisdom of SIlenus...

2018-07-18: Via Panel Pulp. A whole bunch of people in this...

2018-07-18: Last year I read Dave Hutchinson’s Europe in Autumn and...

2018-07-17: 🔥 😱 🔥

2018-07-17: It’s interesting to read @dancohen’s post “In Praise of Email”...

2018-07-17: And, as I occasionally remind y’all, I’m writing from micro.blog...

2018-07-17: My personal internet presence, like Gallia, est omnis divisa in...

2018-07-16: Now Philip, how ‘bout you bring Grandpa some of that...

2018-07-16: Yes indeed, young‘uns, times have changed! And believe it or...

2018-07-16: The people Grandpa wrote about in his book — well,...

2018-07-16: Why, in those days, hard though it may be for...

2018-07-16: Now, children, gather round while Grandpa tells you about those...

2018-07-16: Another peek

2018-07-16: So this arrived today…

2018-07-16: I made some fabulous blueberry pancakes for breakfast this morning...

2018-07-15: Just read The Lake Boy by @arrroberts — a remarkable...

2018-07-15: Now that the World Cup is over and it’s time...

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2018-07-15: I missed everything except the Lloris buffoonery and I did...

2018-07-15: So it’s France 3 Croatia 1 Mandzukic 2 do I...

2018-07-15: Couldn’t watch the first hour of the match because I...

2018-07-15: I had completely forgotten, until @drdrang reminded me, that for...

2018-07-15: “I best commend civility by practicing it myself rather than...

2018-07-14: Trollope and Brexit – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-14: I think one difference between @kfitz’s experience and mine is...

2018-07-14: This is a really interesting post by @kfitz in response...

2018-07-13: “Hi, I’d like to add you to my professional network...

2018-07-13: So apparently the first copy of my new book is...

2018-07-13: Every time I go back and take a peek at...

2018-07-13: Art installation

2018-07-13: I owe those posts largely to interactions with @austinkleon, @robinsloan,...

2018-07-13: I originally posted these out of order, but I think...

2018-07-12: Re: yesterday’s reference to Oakeshott, see an Oakeshottian essay of...

2018-07-12: I think I would totally love working at home all...

2018-07-12: I actually had inside info that new MacBook Pros were...

2018-07-12: The Digital South and Digital Evolution

2018-07-11: I think almost every day, these days, of this little...

2018-07-11: Official motto of Gareth Southgate: A Weskit Is the Best...

2018-07-11: Live shot of my pre-match preparations

2018-07-11: it me

2018-07-11: I’ll be wearing my MAGA cap while watching England-Croatia because...

2018-07-10: Hard to see what the problem could be…

2018-07-10: For a long time my standard Old Fashioned was: bourbon...

2018-07-10: This Instagram account sends me right back to the best...

2018-07-10: Well, that was a curiously unsatisfying match.

2018-07-10: D’OH Bruyne!

2018-07-10: D’OH-livier!

2018-07-10: Oh good, I had Umtiti in First Goal Bingo

2018-07-10: Goodness, the mass of footballing talent out there on that...

2018-07-10: I for one never thought AgileBits would acquire Apple

2018-07-10: This is just a fantastic post by @austinkleon. Don’t ask...

2018-07-10: Yes, of course a player’s hands go to his head...

2018-07-09: (Image in that previous post courtesy of my friend Richard...

2018-07-09: Remarkable how little has changed.

2018-07-09: Re-reading Phineas Redux, which partly concerns a plan to disestablish...

2018-07-09: Another fantastically informative post by @dlind — I’ve learned SO...

2018-07-09: Re-setting my mental clock, thanks in part to micro.blog —...

2018-07-09: soccer and the impediments to success – Snakes and Ladders...

2018-07-09: The most “on brand” story about me from my childhood?...

2018-07-08: God bless this person who thought the chili pepper at...

2018-07-07: футбол возвращается домой

2018-07-07: “I am big; it’s the readers who got small” —...

2018-07-07: The last time England made it to the semifinals of...

2018-07-07: Also: goodness, Sweden are terrible at defending set pieces

2018-07-07: ALLEZ ALLI

2018-07-07: Raheem Sterling, trickster god of footy

2018-07-07: But you tell me over and over and over again...

2018-07-07: Harry “Eve of Destruction” Maguire

2018-07-07: I guess #ENG are doing okay from set pieces, but...

2018-07-07: 👑 HARRY 👑

2018-07-07: “And football said to England, ‘I was not threatening you...

2018-07-07: Just checking: Has ⚽️ come home yet?

2018-07-06: A neural network creates video game titles: Alien in the...

2018-07-06: Hazard has been absolutely heroic.

2018-07-06: The whole Belgium side look exhausted. I don’t see how...

2018-07-06: Courtois has been just superb today (so far). I attribute...

2018-07-06: This Brazil side seems a good bit more emotionally resilient...

2018-07-06: What a magnificent player De Bruyne is ⚽️

2018-07-06: Snakes & Ladders: and he cried when he realized that...

2018-07-06: Just a reminder that all these posts come from social.ayjay.org,...

2018-07-06: Milton’s God (and Google’s) – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-06: The Rings of Saturn – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-06: Re-upping ⚽️

2018-07-06: “an America that is wealthier and lonelier, that has higher...

2018-07-06: The Rings of Saturn – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-05: Well, Apple has decided to take Maps seriously — now...

2018-07-05: My son has just moved to Chicago and I’m giving...

2018-07-05: You’ve got to be impressed when courage, steadfastness and resolute...

2018-07-05: I’ve been thinking about Instagram’s refusal to offer users the...

2018-07-05: Snakes & Ladders: re-reading Trollope

2018-07-05: “We await the kingdom, we don’t impose it.”

2018-07-05: This is a great post from my buddy Austin, and...

2018-07-05: Goodness, Coda for iOS is an amazing app: feature-rich, with...

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2018-07-04: Principalities, Powers, and BLM – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-04: (you can probably tell that I’m getting through my Instapaper...

2018-07-04: signed with that cross – Snakes and Ladders

2018-07-04: Another good case for reclaiming RSS, the open web, and...

2018-07-04: “The disquieting strategic implication of this finding is that if...

2018-07-04: where citizens were, there shall users be – Snakes and...

2018-07-04: This is a harrowing and heartbreaking but also deeply informative...

2018-07-04: … had it not been for his tragically premature death...

2018-07-04: The Pacey Winger is happy for Gareth Southgate

2018-07-04: “The Rymek Bluetooth mechanical keyboard fits right into the niche,...

2018-07-03: Evening walk

2018-07-03: There’ll always be an England

2018-07-03: We learned in the 2010 World Cup that leaping up...

2018-07-03: This has been the World Cup of Blazing Shots Miles...

2018-07-03: Malcolm is very meditative this morning.

2018-07-03: Okay, so I have re-enabled cross-posting from micro.blog to Twitter....

2018-07-03: On the bedside tables at Laity Lodge

2018-07-02: This is a test post from Sunlit

2018-07-02: One last photo from the weekend: I enjoyed looking at...

2018-07-02: Leaving Laity Lodge on the good old river road….

2018-07-02: On a recent road trip I spent a good deal...

2018-07-02: I love so much the way Japan played that match....

2018-07-02: Pretty sure that the Steve Miller Band and Huey Lewis...

2018-07-02: I think Neymar just needs to realize that his pain...

2018-07-01: Past the wildflower season but there were still some lovely...

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2018-06-29: Greetings from one of my favorite places in the world,...

2018-06-28: The Senegal coach Aliou Cisse looks like he’s ready to...

2018-06-28: I’ve recently been reminded of the sheer misery that can...

2018-06-27: I think I would be just fine using iOS all...

2018-06-27: I’ve been wondering for some time whether I might be...

2018-06-26: This evening on my walk I was listening to “Jumping...

2018-06-22: Pasta with pesto, broiled tomatoes with a mayo/Parmesan/chive topping (basil...

2018-06-22: Hey, if I know you and you’re here on micro.blog,...

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2018-06-12: Davis Mountains State Park (there’s a small herd of pronghorn...

2018-06-12: View from the Observatory

2018-06-12: McDonald Observatory

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2018-06-12: June flowers in the Chihuahuan desert of West Texas

2018-06-08: June in central Texas (St Alban’s Church)

2018-06-08: I can never quite get over magnolias

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2018-06-07: This one (from one my favorite places, Odd Duck in...

2018-06-06: One more from the Wetlands

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2018-06-06: Lake Waco Wetlands, where most of the wildflowers have passed...

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2018-06-05: Also contemplation (at Joe T Garcia’s — last time I...

2018-06-05: contemplation

2018-06-05: Also Anselm Kiefer

2018-06-05: Anselm Kiefer, Book with Wings

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2018-06-05: Kimbell Art Museum

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2018-06-05: Fort Worth Botanic Garden

2018-06-02: Of course this is a word. “She blinded me with...

2018-06-02: I like walking in my neighborhood primarily because of all...

2018-06-01: You know, Jaron Lanier makes a strong case. I have...

2018-05-26: Malcolm posing for his photo shoot this morning.

2018-05-23: I really do think this is a great service, and...

2018-05-23: I read a number of early- to mid-career Philip Roth...

2018-05-23: Damon Linker: I think the pope’s strategy for a longer...

2018-05-23: Morning walk.

2018-05-23: The Pacey Winger approves of the hire of Unai Emery....

2018-05-23: John Ruskin: Fit the Second #textpatterns

2018-05-22: This is great: Austin Kleon on writing and publishing. Note...

2018-05-22: My favorite neighborhood tree.

2018-05-22: OED word of the Day: pulveratrix, n. A bird which...

2018-05-22: John Ruskin: Fit the First #textpatterns

2018-05-21: Design thinking would be great except that it’s neither design...

2018-05-21: If you’re inclined to think that reggae is over, let...

2018-05-21: Regent’s Park

2018-05-21: So as long as Twitter’s API allows it, these micro.blog...

2018-05-21: This may look like a Twitter post to you folks...

2018-05-21: (How I wish I could correct iOS’s auto-misspellings in my...

2018-05-21: The pulpit of Holy Trinity Sloane Square

2018-05-21: The lectern of Holy Trinity Sloane Square

2018-05-20: So happy for Thomas Pynchon, who may finally have some...

2018-05-19: Courtauld Gallery

2018-05-18: Another reason to despise Instagram’s non-linear feed: I just discovered...

2018-05-18: Sunset over the Thames.

2018-05-14: It appears that I am allergic to London in May....

2018-05-12: Okay, here’s one more test, after which I’ll stop. I’m...

2018-05-12: I’m still testing this. Here’s a lovely piece of electronic...

2018-05-12: This is another test of micro.blog cross-posting to Twitter.

2018-05-11: This is a text, this is only a text.

2018-04-19: Afternoon on Baylor’s campus

2018-04-19: Morning on Baylor’s campus