Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month

May 2019

Your email is controlling you

Do you have any kind of strategy or guidelines for your email use? You need to rethink email. We all do. Here’s some thoughts about strategy, timing and how to control your email without it controlling you.

Tim Cook doesn’t “Think Different”

Tim Cook is leading Apple to make all kinds of money. But is he thinking different?

Tired of Facebook defaulting to “Top Stories?”

Facebook. Ugh. Go away. But until you do, make it easier on us all. Back in 2012, I stumbled on some code to help fix what FB broke when you could no longer invite all your friends in a friend… Continue Reading →

Why can’t type on the new Macbook Pro 2018?!

I stumbled on Michael Hyatt’s post “3 Reasons I Returned My New Macbook Pro with Touch Bar for a Refund: I Fear Apple May Be Losing Its Product Mojo” on accident. I recently upgraded to one of these Macbook, and since doing… Continue Reading →

Guest Blogger: The Best Job I Never Had

I asked Aaron Peck to write a guest blog about “The Best Job I Never Had.” This is his submission.

Reform kings: Trump and Josiah

Dare I compare godly King Josiah of Israel to President Donald Trump? In 2016, I saw a similarity between Trump and King Cyrus of Persia. This entry compares the aggressive reform programs of Josiah and Trump.

Random Thoughts: Blog vs Twitter, Twitter purge, country music, random quotes, advice to grads

What do YOU do with your “random thoughts?” Do you collect them in an app or do you just forget them? I’m a note-taking and Siri abuser. Here’s a few of mine…

Mother’s Day win

Mother’s Day gifts are something that give men conniptions. There’s so much pressure! This year, it was a toss-up.. or should I say… throw?

Wendy’s vs Five Guys

Many of you know that Wendy’s is my favorite fast-food place. In fact, there’s only one place that comes close to displacing it in my heart, and that’s the shining display of deliciousness at Golden Coral, but that’s another post… Continue Reading →

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