In December of 2018, journalist (and Gastronomad) Mike Elgan announced his Declaration of Independence from Facebook. It was already very clear at that time that Facebook had become a cesspool, not to mention a serious threat to privacy for its users. I had myself become disillusioned with Facebook by that time, so I joined Mr.… Continue reading 2021 Goal: Leave Google Services And Improve Personal Online Privacy
Marjorie Taylor Greene is a QAnon supporter, a Trump supporter, a school shooting denier, and one of the members of Congress directly responsible for the January 6th insurrection which targeted the likes of Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mike Pence, and many other Congressional members with the intent to murder them. She is not fit to… Continue reading Contact My Congresspeople: Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from the Education and Labor Committee
Here’s a crazy idea – Our government should support its citizens during a pandemic crisis. The last administration sure didn’t, so now it is up to the new administration to do so. One hopes that having the Executive and Legislative branches under Democratic control will make this easier, but we should not take that for… Continue reading Contact Your Congresspeople: The Biden-Harris Coronavirus Rescue Plan
This is my first outreach to my Congressional representatives since President Biden took office. I do not want to let up now that Trump is out. We still have the GOP and all of it’s reactionary right-wing ideals to fight against. One way to fight the GOP is the fight to remove one of largest… Continue reading Contact Your Congresspeople: For The People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1)
Follow along with this year’s reading journey! Using Notion, a web based application with many uses, including hosting databases, I am tracking my reading progress throughout 2021. Notion served me well last year and I actually hope to learn how to use it more Check out my reading list here.
In 2019, I set myself the goal of reading 52 books, averaging a book a week. This coincided with getting a Kobo Aura HD ebook reader for Christmas, which connects to my local library and allows me to check out books to read directly on the device. While I did not hit my goal, I… Continue reading 2021 Goal: Read 52 Books In A Year
First of all, I want to wish all of you a happy new year. May 2021 go better than 2020, though the bar is set quite low for that. Second, seeing as how it is the new year, I might as well get on that yearly bandwagon and put together some resolutions for what I… Continue reading 2021 Goal: Digital Bullet Journal