Category: Featured

The Axy icon and Me

The axolotl icon Is there anything harder than choosing a profile picture to succinctly represent your entire existence to the world at large? Well at least I struggle with it. Especially when my actual pictures are not…

By tecpiltic

Is Social Media for Writers?

Out of curiosity I decided to give Mastodon a look (although I did not log in per se or create an account for that matter). The Vivaldi Social site allows onlookers to peek into their system without creating an ID or…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay

Chicago Blizzard - Holga

A person walks down the street during a blizzard with low visibility in a Chicagoland neighborhood. Kind of like the journey of life, unless we seek God's will to depend on Him to show us the way. Photo: 'Chicago…

By fjcasella

Linux: what's the big deal?

When I retired, an astonishingly quick four years ago now, many things changed. For a start, my peripatetic travellin' life, on the road pretty much 12 months a year, mostly for work but also for pleasure, hit the…

By travellinbob

My new house, here in Vivaldi

In modern age, the choice of the browser is far more important than a simply problem of deciding which software you prefer to use. Considering that you tipically spend a lot of time inside your browser, it's more a…

By mcastel

Off twitter and where I go now

Many years ago, BC (before coronavirus), twitter was a massive time sink for me. I was not a prolific tweeter, but I did read a lot of what other people put up. I wrote a while ago about some of the steps I was taking,…

By lonm

An interesting story

I must stop to talk a little more about Vivaldi, because I find him extraordinary even in certain details, something that is not often lingered on. For example, a really intriguing thing for me is watching how Vivaldi…

By mcastel

Tool Series #2 — Writing Multi-Tool

  What Is A "Writing Multi-Tool"?…

By daletucker

Vivaldi: Part 1 - the road to Vivaldi

So. I've been using Vivaldi as my daily driver for about a month now. What is my verdict? In a nutshell, I like it - and there's a lot to like. But, like everything in life, it's not perfect.…

By travellinbob

Trick or Treat Trail

Photo: 'Trick or Treat Trail' Pumpkins White Picket Fence Autumn Tree - Copyright 2018 Frank J Casella All Rights Reserved.…

By fjcasella

The Thirty-First

The last day of each month is usually kept for planning and other such matters that require an administrator's brain rather than a writer's. November will definitely be an extremely busy month for me. I have both…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay

The Calendar and Other Tools

Since I choose to add tasks to my calendar, it becomes easy to monitor my progress each new day. In fact having a calendar or a to do list can definitely help a writer in planning ahead with his/her day or week. To cut…

By Lopamudra Bandyopadhyay-Chattopadhyay