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2022-08-13: It seems that for certain personalities, the 30-day challenge is counterproductive. Giving out …

2022-08-13: I’m happy that some have reconsidered skipping the race I’m competing in this afternoon, …

2022-08-11: I’ll be running in summer heat this afternoon, around 31℃ (88℉), so—aside from water—having a …

2022-08-09: It seems that running 🏃 in the heat improves running performance, even in colder weather, provided …

2022-08-08: Yesterday I ran 🏃 21 km as a workout, alternating between marathon pace and 20 percent slower than …

2022-08-02: I bought a jump rope. Jumping rope is a skill, so it takes time to learn. The urge is to go for …

2022-08-02: New Dutch laws about e-vehicles (bikes, scooters, etc.) are mostly concerned about safety, because …

2022-07-27: I got a notification from the Apple Health app, for a new trend in my sleep habits … Nothing. …

2022-07-24: I suppose I never was an enthusiastic follower of anything (for long). Now I’m back to …

2022-07-24: Finished reading: De klokkenluider van de Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo 📚

2022-07-22: Even Victor Hugo was aware of innovation leading to disintermediation of centralized power, leading …

2022-07-22: Finished reading: Rampjaar 1672 by Luc Panhuysen 📚

2022-07-22: Currently reading: De klokkenluider van de Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo 📚

2022-07-15: Currently reading: Rampjaar 1672 by Luc Panhuysen 📚

2022-07-11: After having boiled water in a kettle on a gas stove for over 60 years, I finally was able to afford …

2022-07-11: Yesterday I did my first training run of 18 km, on unfamiliar terrain. I expected to be super tired …

2022-07-10: I think where I went wrong every time in my marathon preparation is by training too hard. One …

2022-07-08: When I picked the first names—both adjectives—of my cats I didn’t put much effort in it, yet …

2022-07-07: Living in freedom is awesome. You can go out on your bike, without a helmet for fear of car traffic, …

2022-07-06: Yesterday evening I did my first marathon training session, a 16 km aerobic pace run. Since I ran …

2022-07-03: I ran a partial (4 of 12 km) trail (see Strava) in 23℃ (73 F) in 1 hour and 3½ minutes. It felt good …

2022-06-30: Why isn’t Keti Koti an official holiday yet in the Netherlands? It’s the celebration of the end of …

2022-06-29: I installed the commenting plugin for micro∙blog, but don’t expect much conversation from …

2022-06-28: I suppose when my latest fortnightly post is my longest, it’s time to post more often. With an …

2022-06-27: Sooo, I ran 21.1 km in 2:35 hours on saturday, and 21.1 km in 2:07 hours on sunday. I guess …

2022-06-26: Yesterday I jogged a half marathon in 2 hours 35 minutes, and today I’ll be leasurely racing …

2022-06-22: After a total break following my previous marathon (spent a week in bed due to over-exhaustion), …

2022-06-16: Passkey seems an improvement, but has a flaw, humans with secrets. Private keys can be stolen, as …

2022-06-16: It’s the first warm day of the year, 30℃ (86 F). Warm for running that is, because one can …

2022-06-14: I made a rough training schedule, mostly to get me safely to a next level of fitness. The two long …

2022-06-13: Clawing my way back to marathon fitness with base training. I understand that low intensity running …

2022-06-09: I’ve looked into the Maffetone method for base training (running), since my slow 20 km run two …

2022-06-06: Look into canceling your micro∙blog subscription; you might get a discount.

2022-05-22: Checked my podcast subscriptions in Overcast to check if any of them did tracking. One did, while it …

2022-05-18: Another reason for me to avoid challenges, or, at least, put a strict limit on the number of …

2022-05-11: Micro∙blog May challenge day 11, “maroon.” Marooned with a tricylce on a maroon colored …

2022-05-10: Tried Knotwords app. Alas, not my thing, crossword puzzles. So I permanently deleted it.

2022-05-10: Pixel Dailies for 8 May 2022 was a quicky, because I was behind. The theme was …

2022-05-10: Micro∙blog May challenge, day 10, “pot.” As usual, words have different meanings, be it …

2022-05-09: LTA 104: April 2022 – Let’s Talk Podcasts Great comment by a pro video editor, to not rely for …

2022-05-09: I have battle scars to prove I’m not very hands-on, almost like I have two left hands 🔪🩸🩹

2022-05-09: Day 9 of micro∙blog May challenge #mbm, “bloom.” I have added two kinds of …

2022-05-08: Day 8 of the micro∙blog May challenge, “union.” 👯‍♂️🐱📷🎨

2022-05-08: Today’s prompt for Pixel Dailies was “clock.” I chose a water clock, the most …

2022-05-07: Today’s Pixel Dailies task was to “pixel a set of units for a Tower Defense game.” …

2022-05-07: Today’s prompt for the micro∙blog May challenge #mbm was “park.” I recently …

2022-05-06: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “mario64.” I had this complicated fake …

2022-05-06: The prompt for today’s micro∙blog May challenge #mbm is “prompt.” My two cats were …

2022-05-06: Pixel art 🚧 What have I set myself up to for the Pixel Dailies challenge? This may take more hours …

2022-05-05: Today’s micro∙blog May challenge was “earth.” I tried to imagine how Shovel Knight …

2022-05-05: The theme for today’s Pixel Dailies was “split.” I loosely based my drawing on the …

2022-05-04: The fourth day of the micro∙blog May challenge was hard, because I had too many solutions. People …

2022-05-03: I bought some flowers for my garden and some to put on the sidewalk in front of my house. I’ve seen …

2022-05-03: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was isolated, and I chose Worf’s discommendation (from Star …

2022-05-03: Micro∙blog May challenge, day 3, prompt “experimental.” This is an experimental flying …

2022-05-02: My entry for the MB May challenge, day 2, prompt “photo.” I imagine the cat complaining …

2022-05-02: My entry for the MB May challenge, day 1, prompt “switch.” The switch is connected to …

2022-05-02: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “Treasure Hunter.” 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-05-01: Pixel Dailies for 1 May 2022, theme “Treasure Guardian.” 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-04-30: Pixel Dailies for the month of April 2022 I titled this month April Fool’s Month, to extend the first day of April to a whole month of …

2022-04-30: Pixel art animation for the final day of April Fool’s Month 2022, using Pixel Dailies and the …

2022-04-30: Tomorrow the micro∙blog photo blogging challenge starts. I like to hide some extra info in the alt …

2022-04-30: Pixel art 🚧 It’s the ultimate day of April Fool’s Month. I was inspired to draw one of …

2022-04-29: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies on the penultimate day of April Fool’s Month, themed …

2022-04-29: Pixel art 🚧 With my LMAO cat pixel’d, I now wonder what today’s theme will be for Pixel …

2022-04-28: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies on the 28th day of April Fool’s Month, using the theme …

2022-04-28: While writing about this month’s art challenge, seeing all those pixel paintings (still 3 to …

2022-04-27: Had to use the Wayback Machine, but next month I’ll have been blogging for 23 years, see here. …

2022-04-27: Pixel art. Today is the 27th day of April Fool’s Month and the Pixel Dailies theme was …

2022-04-27: I still see people (including myself) having old-fashioned ideas about gender, body type, skin color …

2022-04-27: I don’t yet know what today’s theme will be for Pixel Dailies. I do know that day 27 of …

2022-04-27: Parallelization in Fortran Wiki I heard about this on Retro Computing Roundtable 254. It seems the …

2022-04-27: The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 344, With Glenn Fleishman My take-away… Despite the negativity around …

2022-04-27: I just counted 6 printed pages over 10 days for my Dutch language running blog. Over 14 years …

2022-04-26: Pixel art animation. On the 26th day of April Fool’s Month the Pixel Dailies theme was …

2022-04-26: I suppose one could construe that me using for an art prompt Pixel Dailies, which is restricted to a …

2022-04-26: Pixel art. I suppose an abandonned family pet best illustrated today’s Pixel Dailies theme …

2022-04-25: Pixel art. I spent too much time on this piece. One thing I learned is that lettering in perspective …

2022-04-24: I suppose, like Facebook, Twitter is on a decline. I can’t blame users for being annoyed by …

2022-04-24: Plant photo. My guess is that this some kind of hyacinth, found today, growing in the wild on a …

2022-04-24: I didn’t know what tab groups were, so I looked it up. To easily open several tabs at the same …

2022-04-24: Pixel art. The 24th day of April Fool’s Month had a Pixel Dailies theme “table.” I …

2022-04-23: Pixel art. On day 23 of April Fool’s Month the Pixel Dailies theme was “sea food.” …

2022-04-23: Pixel art. I made this piece to practice design and lettering, both subjects that need practicing a …

2022-04-22: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “garnish.” I combined it with the …

2022-04-22: Pixel art. I made a black and white drawing with Grafx2 on my Raspberry Pi 400, using a mouse. I …

2022-04-22: The day before yesterday I fell while running and yesterday I strained my hamstring (again, after I …

2022-04-21: Pixel art. The Pixel Dailies theme for day 21 of April Fool’s Month is “prize”, …

2022-04-21: Social bonding through grooming. One grooms, the other purrs, softly, because it’s for the other …

2022-04-21: Pixel art. For the 20th day of April Fool’s Month the Pixel Dailies theme was “Healing …

2022-04-19: Pixel art for the 19th day of April Fool’s Month. I suppose this piece got …

2022-04-18: I wanted to share my art on Twitter without interaction. I can’t use MB categories, it seems, …

2022-04-18: Pixel art. Today’s theme of Pixel Dailies was “Heavy Machinery.” This truck came …

2022-04-17: Pixel art. On the 17th day of April Fool’s Month the Pixel Dailies theme was “Isometric …

2022-04-16: Pixel art on the 16th day of April Fool’s Month for Pixel Dailies. Today’s theme was …

2022-04-15: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies. First person perspective is hard, because we know it so well, we see …

2022-04-15: Pixel art 🚧 My cat was sleeping, so I tried to use his shape for my pixel drawing. Now waiting for …

2022-04-15: Had my 2nd booster shot against COVID 💉🦠 Travel took less time than I imagined, despite the train …

2022-04-14: It’s official, I’ve turned off the payment renewal of my Wordpress.com site and .blog …

2022-04-14: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “hair accessory.” I simply drew closely …

2022-04-14: Pixel art 🚧 As a warmup for day 14 of April Fool’s Month, featuring Pixel Dailies, I’m …

2022-04-13: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “exploded view.” I made an animation of …

2022-04-13: Pixel art animation. Practicing sub-pixel animation with a 32x32 pixels canvas. It’s supposed …

2022-04-12: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, theme “trash.” I threw in two half-eaten apples, some …

2022-04-12: Got invited for a COVID booster 💉 shot. Clearly people don’t want such stations in their …

2022-04-12: Pixel art 🚧 I searched for llama and tried to sketch one in pixels without tracing 🦙 Now waiting for …

2022-04-12: Practicing pixel art animation 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-04-11: Pixel art for today’s Pixel Dailies in April Fool’s Month. The theme was …

2022-04-11: Pixel art 🚧 Grasping at straws for ideas on the 11th day of April Fool’s Month is bringing out …

2022-04-10: Pixel art. Wow, this was rather complicated to make! Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was …

2022-04-10: Pixel art 🚧 I suppose I drew a horse-drawn “mobile home,” aka gipsy caravan 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-04-10: Pixel art. Now I’ve included the description of the Pixel Dailies theme daily in every piece …

2022-04-09: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, theme “rainbow tree.” I never heard before of an Eucalyptus …

2022-04-09: Pixel art 🚧 Today’s practice piece is probably again more elaborate than the actual Pixel …

2022-04-09: Pixel art. There’s a lot to know 🙇‍♂️ about lines—curves in general—in this art form, as it is …

2022-04-08: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was rather late (hence I had to rush it), and called …

2022-04-08: While waiting for the new Pixel Dailies theme, I explored the magic of bitmapped text, as applied to …

2022-04-08: Pixel art. I refined the previous drawing, and made it into a funny statement. It’s a …

2022-04-08: Pixel art 🚧 So this is my practice piece for today, being the 8th day of April Fool’s Month. …

2022-04-08: Pixel art 👾🚧 On the 8th day of April Fool’s Month I chose Obi-Wan to be my only hope 🌌 …

2022-04-07: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “robes.” I know little of clothing, so …

2022-04-07: Photo of Aziz (means sweatheart). As the true sunbather 😎 he is, he jumped right up once I opened …

2022-04-07: Pixel art 👾🚧 Intuitively, both Idefix and Apple’s quote seemed appropriate for the 7th day of …

2022-04-06: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “tower.” The restriction of exact …

2022-04-06: Try on an Apple device to read MB with voiceover. Most images have alt='' in their html image …

2022-04-06: Pixel art WIP 👾 🚧 On the 6th day of April 🤡 Fool’s month, I’m sure the Pixel Dailies art …

2022-04-05: Pixel art. Today’s theme of Pixel Dailies was “embankment.” I kept it simple.

2022-04-05: Pixel art 🚧 Continuing April Fool’s Dayish silliness. Not knowing what today’s PD theme …

2022-04-05: I don't like likes I’m still present on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, but I don’t frequent those places …

2022-04-04: Pixel art. Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “wild”, which I interpreted as a …

2022-04-04: Pixel art 🚧 While waiting for today’s PD theme, I sketched Robot Archie. I always thought of …

2022-04-03: I’m using Twitter for one purpose only, get a daily art prompt from Pixel Dailies. I see …

2022-04-03: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme was Castle In The Sky, or Laputa. I based it on the …

2022-04-03: Pixel art 🚧 The PD theme has yet to be announced, so I can better be squarely 🧽 ready for third 🤡 …

2022-04-02: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme on second April’s Fools day was 🦇🤦‍♂️ Batman 🤔 but …

2022-04-02: Pixel art practicing anti-aliasing. Based on the ebook I bought recently 🖥🎨👨‍🎨

2022-04-01: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, which seemed like a joke theme. I took it seriously, though 🖥🎨👨‍🎨

2022-04-01: Pixel art 🚧 I guess PD is pulling our legs with this theme on the day after March 31 🖥🎨👨‍🎨

2022-04-01: Trying to apply my new knowledge to pixel art 🖥🎨👨‍🎨

2022-03-31: Pixel art. Before I looked it up, I had no idea what today’s Pixel Dailies theme warp pad was …

2022-03-31: Animating still pixel art is certainly the next level up, which I have yet to reach. All the …

2022-03-30: Today’s (second) pixel art theme of Pixel Dailies is shopping mall, a place I prefer to avoid …

2022-03-30: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme was “seal.” I chose the cuter meaning of …

2022-03-29: Pixel art. The stay-at-home sea pirate needed a lot more than a hat. I’m putting this project …

2022-03-29: Pixel art. Testing my new Twitter avatar, inspired by the old stay-at-home sea pirate. I think he …

2022-03-28: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme was all about the bird’s eye view perspective. …

2022-03-27: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme “construction” I interpreted as repair work, …

2022-03-27: Pixel art animation at only 24x24 pixels 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-26: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme was “shrub.” I felt inspired by the Knights …

2022-03-26: Pixel art with GrafX2 on Raspberry Pi OS. I did some tweaking in Pixaki on the iPad. An elderly …

2022-03-26: Pixel art. Some C64 multicolor high resolution graphics. Well, it was hires for the time, 320 x 200 …

2022-03-25: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art had the theme Kirby. I know not of any Kirby, videogame, …

2022-03-25: Photo. Sun ☀️ lover 😻 even if the available sunlight is in a cage. Note. The cage is for feeding, …

2022-03-25: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art was hard to come up with, easy enough to implement. Of course, …

2022-03-24: Pixel art. A modest cup of coffee ☕️🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-23: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “smear frame.” I had no idea how to implement …

2022-03-23: My usual habit-forming failure: I have done this thing for 30 days, so now I can stop doing it, …

2022-03-23: Pixel art 🚧 This must be a videogame term, since I never heard of the term smear frame.

2022-03-23: Photo. No one told them that plateau has room for only one cat 🐱

2022-03-23: Today’s Pixel Dailies prompt was “flyer.” I had to fold an actual airplane out of …

2022-03-22: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies for the prompt “Red Panda.” This was, again, a lot a lot of …

2022-03-22: Pixel art 🚧 Today’s PD prompt is Red Panda. I finished the border and background in roughly …

2022-03-21: I shrunk down a pixel art piece I did earlier today (lunchbox) from 160 x 144 to 32 x32 oixels, to …

2022-03-21: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, with the prompt “lunch box.” It’s like it takes me …

2022-03-21: Photo. Building something from wood I had lying around from a project that was never realized in my …

2022-03-21: Pixel art 🚧 I only hope spending two hours on the frame, not the content, was time spent well, …

2022-03-20: Pixel art. Get set, ready, go-o-o! Just for fun 😄 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-19: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, prompt “Rusty.” My take was the good Dalek from the Peter …

2022-03-19: Pixel art 🚧 I want this to be a more elaborate piece, so I’ll be taking my sweet time. The …

2022-03-19: Feline pro wrestling 🐱

2022-03-19: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art prompt was “treasure map.” 🏴‍☠Arrr!! 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-18: Pixel art. 1-bit battle cry ⚔️😂🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-18: Pixel art. I asked myself, am I good enough to demo my pixel art making on Twitch, despite most …

2022-03-18: Pixel art texturing a pineapple 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-17: Today’s pixel art for Pixel Dailies has the prompt “avery.” Sometimes the literal …

2022-03-17: In pixel art, so I’m lectured, the artist has control over single pixels. To test this …

2022-03-16: Pixel art for the Pixel Dailies prompt “gold.” I’m working in advance, since the …

2022-03-16: Pixel art for today’s Pixel Dailies required a rough sketch before pixeling. The prompt was …

2022-03-15: Pixel art Today’s Pixel Dailies prompt “windswept” I interpreted as a sailing boat …

2022-03-15: Pixel art 🚧 The ship is designed, scaled and rendered, despite a severe lack of ship design …

2022-03-14: Pixel art for tomorrow. The way to get better at a skill is to think big and execute small, so …

2022-03-14: Pixel art. I always seem to post my images before they’re done. For some reason they …

2022-03-14: Pixel art, Pixel Dailies with an old-timey palette of muted colors 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

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2022-03-13: Pixel art gradients are best done by hand, not with an automated tool. That much is clear, and that …

2022-03-13: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art has gone piscine 🐟🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-12: Second pixel art entry for Pixel Dailies. I’m sure this is the warped reality for any parent …

2022-03-12: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art theme is in the shadows 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-11: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art turned out quite different than I had imagined yesterday. I …

2022-03-10: Pixel art. Can’t hurt to practice portraits. This one is from imagination, because I’ve …

2022-03-10: Pixel art 🚧 Experimenting with walk animation to see if an 16x16 px character is big enough for my …

2022-03-10: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art has a 🎂 note 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-09: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art was a bit more involved. I took fungus to mean mushroom, and …

2022-03-09: Pixel art 🚧 for today’s Pixel Dailies. For size reference I drew Toad. I also embellished the …

2022-03-08: Tomorrow’s Pixel Dailies pixel art will give Toad some friends 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-08: M1 Ultra 🖥

2022-03-08: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art was easy enough to grasp, but how to illustrate it? This was …

2022-03-08: Pixel art 🚧 for Pixel Dailies. I already have a box to put the 🍕 in 😁 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-07: Today’s Pixel Dailies prompt I implemented somewhat cartoony 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-07: Pixel art. One thing that needed change desperately was the frame around my 160 x 144 pixels …

2022-03-07: With so many more (88 vs 8) likes than usual, maybe it’s time to update my avatar and put a …

2022-03-06: Pixel art, 64x64px. Combining a guinea pig and the look of its caretaker 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-06: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art went to Mars 🚀🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-05: I’m already preparing for tomorrow’s Pixel Dailies pixel art, using photography from …

2022-03-05: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies was relatively quick. It was only 30 x 24 pixels, but also a lot of …

2022-03-05: Today’s Pixel Dailies is a challenge, since it’s such a small canvas. A further …

2022-03-04: Pixel art. Practicing textures in isometric perspective 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-04: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies in isometric perspective 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-03: Pixel art isometric perspective starts to make more sense now. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-03: Today’s Pixel Dailies was a tough one for me. I suppose it’s as tough as you make it, …

2022-03-02: I had to buy a new broom. The previous one was old and broken, after thirty years of service. RIP …

2022-03-02: Today’s Pixel Dailies pixel art took like forever😞 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-03-01: Today’s Pixel Dailies prompt was not easy. My pixel art interpretation of a gathering of …

2022-03-01: Pixel art 🚧 Instead of going for the obvious for video gamers, I’m going for a collection of …

2022-02-28: Pixel art (animated). How things evolve, or maybe put a “d” in front of that verb 😄 …

2022-02-28: Today’s Pixel Dailies prompt and lack of time made this a relatively quick exercise (2 hours …

2022-02-27: Today’s Pixel Dailies was rather involved as pixel art. I had to be inventive 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-27: Before I can tarnish a beautiful object, I have to draw it in pristine state, roughly 🚧🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-27: Gathering ideas for today’s Pixel Dailies prompt. Tarnished is the title of a 1950 American …

2022-02-26: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies. Link grew in size and complexity over the years. Gameboy sized canvas …

2022-02-26: Pixel art 🚧 Not at all representative of the end result. I used the 4-color Gameboy color palette, …

2022-02-26: I’m so excited about tomorrow’s art prompt by Pixel Dailies. 🎨

2022-02-25: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies. Some prompts are more challenging, and I guess that’s why this …

2022-02-24: Finished reading: Als doden dromen: Dodenreeks boek 1 by Mel Hartman. Not my cup of tea, I’m sorry …

2022-02-24: Today’s prompt in the Draw Every Day app was “picture.” Pixel art, 256 x 192 …

2022-02-24: Banging out pixel art for Pixel Dailies 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-23: One thing leading to another. Pixel art (160 x 144 pixel) 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-23: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies, a bloody ‘bard’s business (160 x 144 pixels) 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-23: So Pixel Dailies. A halberd (aka halbard) is a spear on top of an axe, mounted on a long pole, with …

2022-02-22: Pixel art for Pixel Dailies. Okay, it’s possible to create a shape that can be tessellated so, …

2022-02-22: I’m pretty sure this doesn’t qualify. Still, why use such fancy words if you want people …

2022-02-22: Pixel art. It seems visual storytelling is a thing, and it requires constant practice. So setting …

2022-02-21: At least I’m not shooting myself in the foot with this pixel art walk animation 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-21: Pixel art. A first attempt at a living room in top down perspective 🤭 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-20: Pixel art. Some simplified human anatomy to better understand how it works while moving. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-19: Currently reading: Als doden dromen: Dodenreeks boek 1 by Mel Hartman. 📚

2022-02-19: Pixel art. Refinement of an animation I did earlier today. I’m pleased with the result, even …

2022-02-19: It looks like spring in winter. In other news… We had a storm yesterday, Eunice. My little house …

2022-02-19: Quick project, I thought, a pixel art walk cycle. Now it’s 3 hours later, anything but …

2022-02-17: Currently reading: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith 📚Surely, an accurate …

2022-02-16: Pixel art, narcissus 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-15: I got this running injury a few weeks ago, and am clawing my way back to some kind of training …

2022-02-15: Pixel art, for single awareness day (for realz this time) 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-14: A pixel art begonia in isometric perspective. Happy Valentines Day, aka (day before) singles …

2022-02-13: Cat and mouse pixel art. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-12: I’m missing an essential insight about character design in isometric perspective, probably …

2022-02-12: Pixel art. I suppose it can only go up from here 😉 — 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-10: Exploring rotation in isometric perspective. It seems there are rules to make it seem more …

2022-02-08: Writing in isometric perspective; it’s rather tricky with pixel art. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-07: As an empty sheet is perfection for both artist and writer, the only way to win with wordle is not …

2022-02-07: More isometric pixel art practice, a hello-world? It seems so easy, until you implement it 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-07: I constructed my first house in isometric perspective pixel art. It’s rather tedious and error …

2022-02-06: I wonder, do people still write personal letters, pen on paper, longhand, sealed in an envelope? I …

2022-02-06: Pixel art practice. Six basic emotions of the human face. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-05: Pixel art, seasonal affective disorder 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-04: Pixel art based on a sketched idea. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-02-03: Finished reading: Het Dal Der Beloften (dl.4) by Jean M. Auel 📚 Much more pleasant read than part 2, …

2022-02-03: Today I turned the traced image into a top view. This will enable me to create an isometric …

2022-02-02: I traced architecture in pixel art as a study. I wanted to create an isometric perspective, but …

2022-02-01: Isometric chess horse 🐴♟🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-31: Isometric jam session. Pixel art. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-30: Sunday morning pixel art doodles. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-28: I suppose most screens nowadays are 16:9, so perhaps I should use that as well. Pixel art at 320 x …

2022-01-28: Practicing isometric perspective with a rhino. Pixel art 160 x144. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-28: Currently reading: Het Dal Der Beloften (dl.4) by Jean M. Auel 📚

2022-01-28: For isometric perspective pixel art sprites, there are (hardware) restrictions to what can be drawn, …

2022-01-27: It took me more time than I wished to create a rough animation of the same character pose from eight …

2022-01-27: From the AdamCYounis YouTube channel I got some important insights about character design with pixel …

2022-01-26: Today’s pixel art self-prompt was cuteness. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-25: Finished reading: De mammoetjagers (De Aardkinderen) (Dutch Edition) by Jean M. Auel 📚 Definitely …

2022-01-24: Converting a “normal” perspective drawing into an isometric perspective drawing proves …

2022-01-23: Many things are to be considered when drawing pixel art in isometric perspective. I should practice …

2022-01-22: Currently reading: De mammoetjagers (De Aardkinderen) (Dutch Edition) by Jean M. Auel 📚

2022-01-22: I suppose pixel art is best described as an art form where pixel placement matters most. Unlike …

2022-01-21: Finished reading: De Vallei Van De Paarden (de Aardkinderen #2) by 📚 Hmm, not as strong as part 1, …

2022-01-21: Some simplistic pixel art animations I made in the past two days. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-20: Currently reading: De Vallei Van De Paarden (de Aardkinderen #2) by 📚 Liked the first part, …

2022-01-19: Finished reading: De Stam Van De Holenbeer by Jean Auel 📚 I enjoyed listening to this one; my eyes …

2022-01-18: I’m not sure why it takes so long, but I guess that goes with the creative process; it’s …

2022-01-16: Cat walk as 2-frames pixel art animation. Took me long enough. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨 I suppose 3 frames is the …

2022-01-15: I picked one of the pencil sketches and turned it into pixel art, as practice. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-15: Progress on my character design is slow, yet steady. 🎨

2022-01-15: Character design doesn’t come in a flash with me. It always has been a slow process, rather …

2022-01-14: Currently reading: De Stam Van De Holenbeer by Jean Auel 📚

2022-01-14: Finished reading: Nederzettingen by Sanneke van Hassel 📚Niet mijn favoriet ☹️

2022-01-14: Scaling down often means (partially) redrawing a pixel art drawing. 👨‍🎨🖥🎨

2022-01-14: Donkey Kong on C64 (VICE on Raspberry Pi OS) 🕹💻👾🦍🗝

2022-01-14: My flatbed scanner isn’t functional anymore, so I had to scan with iOS. After importing the …

2022-01-13: Had problems in Raspberry Pi OS entering special characters. I had to “Google” for them. …

2022-01-13: Was interested in camera equipment for YouTube videos. My budget is < €150. The cheapest I …

2022-01-12: Great Scott, BTTF inspired pixel art, started on Linux GrafX2, completed on iPad Pixaki app. 160x144 …

2022-01-12: I made a 32x32 pixel image with GrafX2 on Linux, imported it via the Secure ShellFish app to my …

2022-01-12: I still see people not wearing masks where they should. By this point I can’t call it ignorance …

2022-01-11: I suppose this is how the sky presents itself in winter. Taken before sunrise, instant photo filter …

2022-01-10: Stylized cat in a hero pose. 🖥👨‍🎨🎨🐱 96px²

2022-01-09: I can easily spend 2 hours researching a simple question and not finding any answers. Google search …

2022-01-09: Developing C64 programs with Kick Assembler, VICE and Visual Studio Code on my Raspberry PI 400 😱 …

2022-01-09: 🐱 pixel art 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-06: I wish y’all a happy 2022! 🖥🎨👨‍🎨

2022-01-05: Currently reading: Nederzettingen by Sanneke van Hassel 📚

2022-01-05: Currently reading: De wensdagen by Patricia Wessels 📚

2022-01-05: Ran for the first time this year, after a fortnight break. It wasn’t easy, despite it being “only” 4 …

2022-01-03: Tracing still feels like cheating. Pixel art 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2022-01-01: I suppose understanding a face is half the (artistic) battle. Pixel art 🖥👨‍🎨🎨

2021-12-31: 🤔 Good enough for now. I need to be less critical on myself while learning pixel art. 🖥👨‍🎓🎨👨‍🎨

2021-12-31: I guess I don’t like fireworks thrown at my feet, however jolly it may be for others to see my …

2021-12-31: I wonder if it’s worth to continue working on the pixel portrait. 🎨

2021-12-29: Another approach for another day. 🎨

2021-12-28: I suppose every obscure famous person (fame is ephemeral) has a fansite. I just draw ‘em in …

2021-12-26: Got my festive covid booster on second Christmas day. Had to travel a bit to get there. Previous …

2021-12-21: Dipping my toe into Khan Academy’s electrical engineering course, slowly though.

2021-12-14: Another “unbreakable” elastic band has snapped. Promoting myself from green to blue.

2021-12-11: I kept (binge-)watching this one Youtuber, so I thought it only fair to support him on Patreon. I …

2021-12-11: Nudging readers to a new blog will be challenging. I can’t force them, and there are only a …

2021-12-09: I’m in that part of my Go language course where things might get confusing. That would be …

2021-12-07: The new premium feature of newsletters by micro.blog seems to be for those who use the blogging …

2021-12-05: I 😊 can has Go on iPad running on Pi 👨‍💻

2021-12-03: This new Go course on Udemy is much better suited for me, at least, so far. The presenter is not …

2021-12-02: I found another Udemy course on the Go programming language. This one was rated high too. Second …

2021-12-01: I bought a course on Udemy on Go, and I regret buying it. It turns out, the author skips a lot of …

2021-11-29: I ran my marathon Sunday November 28 in a cold, somewhat wet, yet blistering (puddles) 3:59:06🥇 It …

2021-11-27: We had some nightly frost where I live in the Netherlands 🥶😄

2021-11-27: www.udemy.com I’ve enrolled in this course on Udemy (with a discount). Seems interesting. …

2021-11-26: Trying to teach myself the Go language. I’m still lacking a pet project to bring me to the …

2021-11-25: Currently reading: Time Riders Collection By Alex Scarrow 9 Books Set Pack (TimeRiders) by Alex …

2021-11-24: I’ve upgraded my Raspberry Pi 4 to the newest OS, 11 Bullseye, and reinstalled the third-party …

2021-11-23: Because I had to wait for mail delivery at an unknown time (no tracking code), I picked today to …

2021-11-22: Finished reading: Echt Zwaar : Hoe De Natuurkunde Met De Zwaartekracht Worstelt by Martijn van …

2021-11-18: I’m seriously contemplating doing explosive power strength training with a personal trainer …

2021-11-10: It’s dark outside.

2021-11-10: Finding out that micro∙blog’s bookshelf is very, very US-centric, to a fault, compared to 90% of the …

2021-11-10: Currently reading: Echt Zwaar : Hoe De Natuurkunde Met De Zwaartekracht Worstelt by Martijn van …

2021-11-09: FEED ME! 🐱

2021-11-08: The only 2022 winter or spring marathon that’s available to me was almost full, so I …

2021-11-07: I thought I found an interesting blog by an ultrarunner, except the last post was by his wife, …

2021-11-03: Since nothing is happening in my life without cause, I guess I’ll have to challenge myself with 100 …

2021-11-03: While only strongly advised ATM, I’m wearing a mask 😷 inside grocery shops again. It will be …

2021-10-31: I suppose I can unsubscribe from Dr Who podcasts now, since one glance at episode 1 of series 13 was …

2021-10-30: I did my third long run in preparation of a marathon on November 28, 2021. A marathon under 4 hours …

2021-10-28: Currently reading: Gulliver’s Travels (Wordsworth Classics) by Jonathan Swift 📚

2021-10-28: Finished reading: Het beste van Bommel / 2 Heer Bommel overtreft zichzelf / druk 1 by 📚 Zeer …

2021-10-26: Making my small town garden winter-ready. Still time to do some planting before December.

2021-10-23: I can see myself doing this exercise weekly. I guess this will be the only one to share, for now, …

2021-10-22: No idea if this will generate a plot for a story, but I’ll try it tomorrow.

2021-10-22: Currently reading: The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection) …

2021-10-22: How to write a story… I have no clue. It’s a nice notebook, though. Maybe I need stickers to improve …

2021-10-20: Read an article in my local free newspaper about a recent war movie on Netflix, The Forgotten Battle …

2021-10-20: Did a 10 mile hike along my hometown’s harbor and sluice with its drawbridge. Very industrial and …

2021-10-19: Currently reading: Galileo’s Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science by Peter Atkins 📚

2021-10-17: I suppose today will be a show of strength of character, as with a very tired body I’m going …

2021-10-16: I’m doing a kind of dress rehearsal for a marathon, by doing a 32 km long run today, 10 km …

2021-10-15: Chimney with industrial heritage status. I’m sure many oldtimers’ memories will be sparked by the …

2021-10-14: Another shooting in my hometown. Luckily, this time I wasn’t near the incident. I suspect the …

2021-10-13: I’m spotting spots on spots 🐱

2021-10-12: Just back from my yearly flu-shot. Also, two shootings, one only a few hundred meters away. It …

2021-10-12: Wow, Apple iTunes and Juice Receiver as suggested free podcasting apps, back in 2010. Both are kinda …

2021-10-08: There was a ghastly cold fog 2⁴ days past the second equinox 🌫

2021-09-30: Currently reading: Winter-bloei by Jan Hendrik Wolkers 📚

2021-09-30: Prompt list for Inktober 2021 Classic, 31 ink drawings for 31 days. There’s also a Inktober 52 …

2021-09-29: My hometown Bergen op Zoom has a strong relationship with the river Scheldt and its estuary with the …

2021-09-29: Vet visit 🐱 He’s rather well-behaved.

2021-09-26: Is resemblance the same as being related? 🐱

2021-09-25: I believe this lovely 😊 flower is called Policeman’s Helmet in English. I saw it today on my run and …

2021-09-25: As expected, the impossible-to-tear elastic band for strength training tore from me using it for …

2021-09-24: Clearly, not meant for senior citizens, though I am one, at age 61, clearly. Still,💦⛰⛏ 💦 ➡️ 🧱🧱 🤪 …

2021-09-24: Commenting on Strava instead of a thumbs-up takes a lot more time, especially because I want it to …

2021-09-22: This may sound strange, but I bought two pairs of trousers earlier today, and these were the …

2021-09-22: And then I came across this sign that says it wants to help the endangered wild bee 🐝 population by …

2021-09-22: If you pay attention you could see a lot of interesting stuff 😍 along your city walk🚶🏼

2021-09-20: Too bad I can’t seem to find an app or web service to alert me of price drops on Amazon.nl. …

2021-09-20: As per @danielpunkass’s post about 🍞, there’s The Fresh Loaf - A Community of Amateur …

2021-09-15: The YouTube live stream of the launch of Inspiration4 has started.

2021-09-15: Inspiration4 is expected to launch 🚀 later today for a 3-day low Earth orbit stay in space. It’s the …

2021-09-14: Thinking about consumerism… I have no need for new gadgets, so I’ll skip Apple’s …

2021-09-13: Currently reading: Het beste van Bommel / 2 Heer Bommel overtreft zichzelf / druk 1 by 📚

2021-09-11: And then everything broke, SMB, SSH, on my Pi. So I removed all the software, turned off the …

2021-09-11: The official Hugo primer is already way above my pay grade. The intro by Mike Dane is much gentler, …

2021-09-11: I can has Remote Desktop Access to my Pi 🥧 now, with TeamViewer for personal use (free) 🤓 👨‍💻

2021-09-10: According to both my calculated fat percentage and BMI I’m no longer overweight, nor obese: 75 …

2021-09-09: And my dresser is assembled, in around three hours. Very pleased with myself, and the result, of …

2021-09-09: Medieval city prison, at the then city limit, called the “Gevangenpoort", or prisoners’ gate.

2021-09-09: 32 pages for assembling a dresser seems daunting to me, having little experience with turning …

2021-09-06: Went hunting for a dresser with my sister, and I found a bargain which appealed to me. Only problem, …

2021-09-06: 💡When in doubt about a feature on Linux Desktop, try the Windows equivalent. My question was: …

2021-09-05: Web coding in Hugo, while watching a YouTube video on the page generated by the local Hugo server, …

2021-09-04: My Noob experience with web dev, sort of. Using Rasberry Pi 400 for web development – part 1 – So …

2021-09-04: I’m clearly an expert at couching my words 🤣 Tomorrow I’ll start studying web …

2021-09-03: It’s nice to have extra space instead of the stock 16 GiB that comes with the Raspberry Pi …

2021-09-03: Since Linux Desktop has limited support for emoji and no good input method editor (IME) I could …

2021-09-03: Golang 1.11 successfully installed…

2021-09-02: Writing a long form post about my experiences learning how to modify micro∙blog themes… I expect …

2021-09-01: I’m typing this post on my Raspberry Pi 400, using Firefox instead of Chrome. I have no sound, …

2021-09-01: Found this beauty alongside a bike path on my 🏃 Already yesterday, but I forgot to take a picture …

2021-08-31: I already have a monitor for my Raspberry PI4 (will arrive tomorrow). It’s the Full HD …

2021-08-31: Just got hand delivered mail, a letter and a bar of chocolate. Guess what the fate of that bar is? …

2021-08-30: Trying to understand the templating language behind micro∙blog is hurting my brain. I have really no …

2021-08-30: I filed two bug reports in the MB Help forum: Bug report - single quote in Posts search creates …

2021-08-29: Went for a bike ride of 28 km, with at 10 km a brief walk of 5 km in a forest I hadn’t been before. …

2021-08-29: My new avatar for my Dutch running blog, fully 1 implemented as favicon. Many thanks to @sod in MB …

2021-08-29: This article came up from my search: “Why do I want to understand other people?” Nothing …

2021-08-27: The pagoda in the city park of Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands. Each ring represents a century after the …

2021-08-26: Thanks through persistence of the help forum I got my new blog whipped into shape, me kicking and …

2021-08-25: No wonder obesitas is so prevalent in developed countries. My self-prepared lunch was far less …

2021-08-25: Since I failed the tutorial on MB Help to add a favicon to a test site, I thought I need to remedy …

2021-08-24: Not sure if this qualifies as a favicon. It’s 32 x 32 pixels. 🎨

2021-08-23: Had to share this one from 2008. Numbers 1, 11, and 111! You don’t get to see that very often …

2021-08-23: I jogged 🏃 around a nearby artificial lake, called Binnenschelde, after the nearby river Scheldt. It …

2021-08-23: 21 percent (> ⅕) of my 593 posts on my Dutch language blog “massaged” into MarkDown …

2021-08-23: Now I know you can’t control much of MB, other than through templates, I need to learn Hugo …

2021-08-22: I asked a question in the MB help forum, getting started, and I’m only getting very technical …

2021-08-22: I had to deal with tabs for the very first time on Mobile Safari in iPadOS 14. It was so confusing …

2021-08-22: Walked 10 km around a nearby village called Halsteren. A lot of farmland, small scale. Also, lovely …

2021-08-21: I was in a good mood when I left home for a long slow distance run. Nothing wrong with being …

2021-08-21: More patience, for my brand new domain name to propagate in the domain name hierarchy. I chose Hover …

2021-08-21: That Drafts Action script to post to micro.blog is super handy. I used it today for the first time …

2021-08-20: Now my MB woes seem to have subsided, after only four days of stressing over my posts not showing up …

2021-08-19: Running in a group of 🏃 🏃‍♀️ between the heather just before sun set.🌳🌅

2021-08-19: 😮 I already did 31 blog posts out of 596 in two days. At five percent, that would mean only 40 days …

2021-08-19: Just posted on help.micro.blog: How can I read in chronological order? Because, you know, sometimes …

2021-08-18: I suppose re-editing 3 out of 592 posts a day of my new MB blog (read: 3-4 hours a day) makes me …

2021-08-17: While the import from Wordpress is very useful, I still need to edit every post (592). First of all, …

2021-08-17: While 🏃 17 km I went underneath my personal honor gate. Well, in my mind, anyway.

2021-08-16: Decided to run urban, because I can 🏃

2021-08-16: I wonder if it’s wrong of me, NOT to show comments on my new blog, a running related diary? I …

2021-08-15: Currently reading: Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes (Racing Weight Series) …

2021-08-15: Listening to audio and watching videos on vi.to about micro.camp, because it was too stuttery live …

2021-08-15: While talent accounts for > 65 % of a 🏃 marathon time, age > 25 %, I can’t influence any …

2021-08-15: ☀️ on 🐱 back 🥰

2021-08-15: It didn’t work. It must be a bug. All the posts deleted in the MB app are still on the server. I’ve …

2021-08-15: In frustration I deleted all my posts on my Dutch language blog. I’m waiting to let the server …

2021-08-14: If you’re seeing my posts appearing on the Timeline, that’s because the Categories …

2021-08-13: Tonight, when micro.camp starts, the prime minister of the Netherlands will inform the public via a …

2021-08-13: I used Skype video once, to see what it’s like. That was 13 years ago. I hated every minute of …

2021-08-13: Starting to get organized with massaging my Dutch language blog from WP into MB. I even made a …

2021-08-13: I’m finding out things that used to work on Wordpress, yet no longer works on Micro.blog. I …

2021-08-12: Good thing I have a year to work on my new Dutch language blog, here on MB. Most of the internal …

2021-08-12: Started a new micro blog today, because the domain name was available. Something went wrong with the …

2021-08-12: Preparing for a marathon on one’s own is quite demanding, especially planning the test races, and …

2021-08-12: I wonder how to change my domain name. I have this .blog domain, which is kinda expensive for a …

2021-08-11: I joined a sponsor run, promising to run 250 km between today and a month from now. There’s …

2021-08-10: Reading 200 pages of a book in two weeks is kinda depressing, especially because I was very …

2021-08-10: Finished reading: Het Geheim van Hardlopen by G. Vroemen, J.C. van Dijk, J.G.W. van Megen 📚🇳🇱

2021-08-10: I’m happy I chose the safe route by limiting my running to solo runs at a slow pace. Of those …

2021-08-09: Early bird has the worm, I suppose. At a leisurely pace of 7:15 min/km (11:40 min/mi) I did a …

2021-08-08: Sitting at a breakfast table with coffee and cocoa calculating what a calorie restricted diet would …

2021-08-07: Last run for this week, 21 km (almost a half marathon distance), slow and easy in 2 h 20 min. I …

2021-08-07: I went from 33 to 31 percent body fat in one week by limiting my diet to one healthy warm meal per …

2021-08-04: I didn’t have to go for a run to see something of beauty 🦋 Still, the run was nice too, in the …

2021-08-04: Turns out that my lean body mass (everything except fat) is 57 kg, while fit male individuals have …

2021-08-03: New resistance band day. It makes weight-free strength exercises somewhat more challenging. Start …

2021-08-02: My morning route has been extended by 30 minutes by 🏃 strength and mobility exercises. Like coach …

2021-08-01: I can see from the graph that body weight and resting heart rate have a relationship. As I lost …

2021-07-31: I’m temporarily back on Strava, just because I’m preparing for a marathon later this year. After …

2021-07-29: Second week running in a group of about 20 athletes of varied levels. This time I was the fastest, …

2021-07-29: Currently reading: Het Geheim van Hardlopen by G. Vroemen, J.C. van Dijk, J.G.W. van Megen 📚🇳🇱

2021-07-28: I totally underestimated my running speed in this LT training session. I thought 10 km was enough, …

2021-07-27: Gardening takes more effort than I expected. Vegetable gardening ten times more, it seems. Removed …

2021-07-27: I did an interval training, 5 series of tempos over 100, 200, 300 and 400 m (interval 100 m, series …

2021-07-25: I suppose I should be proud to be part of the open Web, especially if I’m paying Wordpress …

2021-07-25: I’m seeing so many runners I know personally who stopped blogging 10 years ago when they discovered …

2021-07-25: Google Sites classic is going away, and it offered a conversion to its new version. In my case, it …

2021-07-25: A Howdy notification from Wordpress: These plugins are now up to date: JSON Feed (from version …

2021-07-24: Major 🏃 effort (for me), 23+ km long slow distance run around Air Base Woensdrecht. It was my …

2021-07-24: I accidentally deleted a workout from Garmin Connect (GC). Luckily, it was still on my watch, so I …

2021-07-23: I did 1 series of body core strength exercises (sets) for 🏃 It was so hard! I should work my way up …

2021-07-22: My first time running with a group since 9 months ago. It was as tough as I wanted to make it. Maybe …

2021-07-22: I had an app installed with what I thought were canned mansplaining jokes, which turned out to be …

2021-07-22: Now my Garmin Forerunner 235 watch is reaching its end-of-life, I’m starting to explore its …

2021-07-21: Seeing how much easier it feels to train consistently at 60 km/week (37 mpw) 🏃 compared to a few …

2021-07-20: Today I’m fully vaccinated against COVID-19. I need to remain careful, but at least I’ve reduced the …

2021-07-19: On the Straight and Narrow 🏃 (and so 🐌 ssllloooowww). It certainly isn’t Strava-worthy (read: …

2021-07-19: Solar powered 🐱

2021-07-19: Back of the envelope calculation. A €200 Kobo ereader and 3 years of Kobo plus subscription …

2021-07-17: This time not a run-walk-run, but a genuine long slow distance run of almost half marathon length. …

2021-07-16: Play, paw, purr 🐱

2021-07-15: A 🏃🚶🏃 of 17 km. I was quite stiff in my hip muscles afterwards, so I did some extra exercises to …

2021-07-13: This morning’s 🏃 in photos instead of stats.

2021-07-12: Some neighborhoods are really into recycling, even to a fault ♻️

2021-07-11: Listened to Ep. 1: Prewriting — Nonfiction Podcast by University of Victoria Writing faculty members …

2021-07-11: It seems Duolingo is the “Facebook of language apps.” Yes, you can use it without monetary exchange, …

2021-07-11: I started using Duolingo. I’m not sure if I can keep up, since it’s rather intense with …

2021-07-10: I’ve given up on my local Dutch library and lending 📚 online. It’s just too depressing. …

2021-07-10: 🏃 19 km run-walk-run in 2¼ hours. That long straight cobblestone road was mind numbing, but I did …

2021-07-10: So many hurdles for reading e-📚 through my local library. After buying a €160 e-reader (not Kindle, …

2021-07-09: I find it difficult to switch between sketching, drawing and mosaic art (pixel art). They all ask …

2021-07-09: Removed around 30 l of trash heap left behind by previous renters. I already removed 500 l of trash …

2021-07-08: Listening to this week’s atp.fm 🎙a whopping 2 hours 22 minutes 9 seconds ⏳

2021-07-08: Two months ago I needed two full days to recover from my 💉 Now barely a full day, though I felt more …

2021-07-08: I’ve started using Day One (Classic) again to get myself to meet my personal goals. I can have …

2021-07-07: I had no idea there’s such a thing as creative non-fiction, IOW, fact-based storytelling with …

2021-07-07: Another “home invasion.” This time by carpenters, to repair the damage done by the roof workers. 🏠

2021-07-06: Only two weeks before I’m fully 💉 vaccinated, though I expect a Pfizer “booster” later this year if …

2021-07-06: 🏃 10 times 200 m, with 200 m recovery as intervals. Afterwards, I saw my ♡ drop to 45 bpm. Must be …

2021-07-06: I’ve run over a year with my current 🏃 shoes, obliterating the 1000 km limit I set for it, …

2021-07-06: If I understood correctly, we can expect booster vaccines for the last quarter of 2021 to update our …

2021-07-06: If love for something turns into disgust or hatred, isn’t that a clear sign you haven’t …

2021-07-04: I did my longest RWR 🏃 since a long time, and part of it on new (to me) terrain. Of course, I got …

2021-07-04: Reading the Command Line Interface Guidelines 👨‍💻 Yet with its creaky, decades-old constraints and …

2021-07-03: It’s probably smart to check with superior 📊 if one isn’t sure if one is really tired or …

2021-07-01: My house has been invaded by two groups of workers at the same time. 🏠

2021-06-30: If I exclude walk breaks, I ran on average 6:24 min/km. 10 kph now seems almost doable for a 15 km 🏃 …

2021-06-29: Time for my weekly interval 🏃 training. This time 10 times 200 m (200 m recovery), at an average …

2021-06-29: This time next week I will receive my second vaccine injection against SARS-CoV-2, supposedly …

2021-06-29: Cities Are Not Loud: Cars Are Loud, and Places Without Cars Are Quiet - YouTube I need to visit …

2021-06-28: What We’ve Built Is a Computational Language (and That’s Very Important!)—Stephen Wolfram Writings …

2021-06-28: Today’s 🏃 was relatively long, 15 km. As part of it, I did 9 times (900 m 🏃: 100 m🚶), which an …

2021-06-26: It seems my cautious approach to 🏃 is starting to 🐻 🍎 Not only could I run 9 km in 62 minutes, I …

2021-06-25: I suppose my cats keep me sane. They don’t take any human BS, and they reflect my behavior towards …

2021-06-25: I forgot to post about yesterday, when I 🏃 the full 15 km without walk breaks. This was a while ago. …

2021-06-24: Python vs Swift Unlike many languages, Swift behaves like Maths, passing objects as values instead …

2021-06-23: And here’s my 24 x 24 pixel art IRL (6 cm x 6 cm, 4 mm² per pixel mosaic brick). 🏠🎨

2021-06-23: Here’s a concept of how a piece of pixel art could brighten up a boring bathroom door. The …

2021-06-22: I have given blood to Mother Earth (I fell) while running. When I started I already felt unsteady, …

2021-06-21: Couldn’t find a 32 x 32 baseplate for pixel art with beads, but I did find a 24 x 24 …

2021-06-21: Wanted a decoration for my bathroom door, but the only things I could find was either from a sketchy …

2021-06-21: Pursuit of happiness seems best with as little material possession as possible. It forces you to ask …

2021-06-19: Lots of day trippers on the road this morning, trying to reach the coast, 70 kms from where I live, …

2021-06-19: When I see people writing on their blog “iPad this, iPad that… on iPadOS 15 beta” it …

2021-06-19: While seeing almost no visitors per day on my self-hosted blog, I have to remind myself its purpose. …

2021-06-17: Data Serialization — The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python Always handy to know if you have rolled …

2021-06-17: Nature seemed a bit out of control, but luckily enough people had gone over this path that I could …

2021-06-16: Pass 1 of a 2-pass assembler in Pythonista 3 seems to work for a 256 times 8-bit word memory. I …

2021-06-15: While reading all about how “modern” computers do all kinds of tricks to load executable …

2021-06-13: Finding academic books and articles electronically is quite a hassle. Some sites want you to pay for …

2021-06-13: Currently reading: Assemblers, compilers, and program translation (Computer software engineering …

2021-06-13: New profile picture. 🎨 64 x 64 px, 3 colors.

2021-06-13: I see people claiming that, being fully vaccinated, the pandemic is over. The WHO declared the …

2021-06-13: Watching PDP-11 Assembly Lesson 3 - Conditions, branches and loops - YouTube to learn about how to …

2021-06-13: Clearly, 🐱‍💻 ≠ 👨‍💻! If it were true, 🐈‍⬛ would rule the 🌎. Or maybe they already do, and we just …

2021-06-13: Before I write a basic assembler in Pythonista 3, I should be able to process a source file and …

2021-06-12: I think I should implement this one-pass and two-pass assembler in Pythonista 3 on iPad. The project …

2021-06-11: I’m happy with my tiny town garden. When I came here, the previous renter had left it in a poor …

2021-06-11: Writing a print file extension in Pythonista 3 seemed so easy… I had to learn a few new things, so, …

2021-06-11: 🏠 Someone had painted the wooden door frame of my bathroom with wall paint 🤪 So it needs two layers …

2021-06-10: Today’s 🏃🚶🏼🏃 (900 m : 100 m) went surprisingly easy. Also special was that at some point there was …

2021-06-10: Went shopping for 🏠 improvement. Some paint and primer, degreaser, lacquer roller and brush, tape, …

2021-06-09: I thought my body deserved an interval training for my 🏃 It’s an acquired taste, I believe. I …

2021-06-09: Someone in my hometown using a Mac (or a hacked Mac, overtaken by a criminal elsewhere), guessed my …

2021-06-09: I wonder if 📚 lovers are prepared to goes as far as Ray Bradburry’s Fahrenheit 451, in which …

2021-06-08: My cats have been quite behaved today, despite I had to catch them earlier than usual, because …

2021-06-08: The roof workers are done for today. They left a mess from removing the cantilever window. They’ll …

2021-06-08: Renovation 🏠 Tiles on back roof removed, including the cantilever window. It’s a mess inside, so …

2021-06-07: 🏃 with 23℃ in the shade was a challenge, so I did, again, 🏃🚶🏼🏃 9 km (900 m : 100 m). It was very …

2021-06-07: Day one of my home 🏠 improvement project started with a visit per Dutch city bike 🚲 to a local home …

2021-06-06: It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon, and nice to be outside, though it was more crowded than usual …

2021-06-06: Currently reading: Programming the 65816: Including the 6502, 65C02, and 65802 by David Eyes 📚 👨‍💻

2021-06-06: Question to the community… A responsible and accountable person doesn’t measure their wealth …

2021-06-05: I made a very basic and working 1-pass cross-assembler in Pythonista. It was more of a proof of …

2021-06-04: Currently reading: On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by …

2021-06-04: Today’s 🏃 was easy run-walk-run. It was raining slightly, but still warm, which made the heat …

2021-06-04: Currently reading: Assemblers and Loaders (Ellis Horwood Series in Computers & Their …

2021-06-04: I wondered about how to build (in Python) a linked list of tagged items, and how to print its tagged …

2021-06-03: Today’s 🏃 was an easy walk-run-walk (800 m 🏃 200 m🚶🏼) of 9 km. Ran 7.2 km in 48:20 min (6:43 …

2021-06-03: Learning about iOS’s sandbox limitations. Pythonista has full access to its own private …

2021-06-02: To bring variety in my 🏃 training, today I did an interval training. It was hot, 28℃ (82℉) in the …

2021-06-02: Now it’s two weeks after my first 💉 I thought it safe enough to do some masked shopping (no …

2021-06-02: I had to make a peace offering when locking away my 🐱 darlings for their safety (renovation going …

2021-06-02: I guess I need superior knowledge, not reinvent the wheel. For creating a proper assembler, I need …

2021-06-01: I find it empowering that one can build somehing useful inside a computer. What I do, I don’t …

2021-05-31: Wow, such a slow 🏃 At times my imaginary self could’ve pass me by power walking. Ah well, another …

2021-05-31: It’s a bit sad to see my two 🐈‍⬛ darlings locked up in a cage, but it’s for the best. My house is …

2021-05-31: Still two days to go before I’m partially protected against COVID-19. According to the Dutch CDC …

2021-05-31: Continuing my 65c02 assembler project in Python 3, with defining “the rules.” Without …

2021-05-30: My 🏃 was so terribly slow. I blame it on the sudden rise in outside temperature. Nature was …

2021-05-30: Now I’m (seemingly) successfully able to filter syntax elements into their own tagged bins, …

2021-05-29: I have no idea what the best method is to approach an assembler, specifically for the 65c02 CPU. So …

2021-05-28: I can’t but except it 乁໒( ͒ ⌂ ͒ )७ㄏ 🏃

2021-05-27: So, version 0.1 of my Python 🐍 65c02 assembler is ✅ I’m sure there are still bugs, but it …

2021-05-27: 😃I’m getting closer with my 65c02 assembler in Python. I ripped out the mnemonics processing, …

2021-05-27: I haven’t been at my local T+F club since October 2020, while I still pay membership dues. …

2021-05-26: I had an off day 🏃 Counter 9-in-60 back to zero, because I needed more than an hour to run 9 km. …

2021-05-26: Okay, it’s still very clunky, but I can (sorta) write in assembler, type the hexcode in HexIt …

2021-05-26: While awaiting the glaziers for replacing some windows, I’ve made progress with my 65c02 …

2021-05-26: My house is being renovated, so I had to lock up my kitties for their safety. They do not like it… a …

2021-05-25: I had some great progress on my Python 65c02 assembler project. I have all opcodes tested and can …

2021-05-25: As seen on Youtube. If a piece of media isn’t enclosed in an RSS feed, don’t call it a …

2021-05-24: I 🏃 my 9-in-60 2/5 in rain, hail and thunder. Luckily, it wasn’t raining 🐸 or I’d expected the end …

2021-05-24: Getting closer, inch-by-inch, to processing 65c02 instructions in Python… 👨‍💻

2021-05-23: I discovered a superpower, yield in Python 😲 awesome! 👨‍💻

2021-05-23: I want to 🏃 more distance in an hour, or IOW, faster. I should be able to do 5 consecutive easy runs …

2021-05-23: In other news, Textastic, a great code editor on iOS, stopped working when I updated my iPad to …

2021-05-23: 🤩 this website made me reconsider how to construct my 65c02 cross assembler. I guess I need to whip …

2021-05-22: I’ve heard Mur Lafferty claim on the I Should Be Writing podcast that she often likes the idea …

2021-05-22: I simplified and extended my Python 65c02 assembler. It now checks the source code for valid opcodes …

2021-05-22: There’s a lump in my tablecloth. I hope it isn’t the C-word 🐈‍⬛ 😂

2021-05-22: My first 🏃 after being vaccinated 💉 with AstraZeneca. I had a head wind in the first half. On my way …

2021-05-21: I’m sure there are much easier ways to find the possible addressing modes of the 65c02 cpu. …

2021-05-21: The AstraZeneca vaccine certainly has side-effects, though mild in most cases. In my case these are …

2021-05-20: I had to shop for some heavy 🐈‍⬛ stuff, and without a car, a Dutch bike is a good alternative 🚲 My …

2021-05-19: Okay, I can has implied, immediate, (indirect), (absolute indirect) addressing modes in this Python …

2021-05-19: And… 💉 I had to wait 15 minutes afterwards to be sure I didn’t get an averse reaction. Next one will …

2021-05-19: Early bird catches the worm, so to speak. Today’s 🏃 was easy enough and I felt good, despite too …

2021-05-18: Xena Xantippes. Pixel art 🎨 160x144px, 12 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Xena xeroxes xenarthra …

2021-05-18: Instead of futzing around with Python, I decided to create a two-pass assembler, and wrote a version …

2021-05-18: Tomorrow I’ll get my first ever COVID-19 vaccination, so I want to remain as fit as possible. …

2021-05-17: Worrywart. Pixel art 🎨 160x144px, 10 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Worried woman wrestles with …

2021-05-17: With 12 ℃ it was a bit chilly at first, but nice after a few minutes of 🏃 I went a slightly …

2021-05-16: Computer science is giving me headaches. Reflection and regular expressions. Argh! I could just as …

2021-05-16: Ve nice bye nite. Pixel art 🎨 160x144px, 7 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Vacationing vampire …

2021-05-16: Writing my own 65c02 assembler in Python on the iPad, because I can ♥︎ 👨‍💻

2021-05-16: After a (needed and deserved) rest day I ran again 9 km. While the highway was rather busy, where I …

2021-05-15: I drew this many many years ago, and it still cracks me up.

2021-05-15: Savvy with balloons. Pixel art, 160x144px, 7 colors. 🎨 For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Upset urial …

2021-05-14: .·´¯^(>▂<)^´¯·. Pixel art Gameboy (160x144px, 4 colors) 🎨 For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Timid …

2021-05-14: I did a run-walk-run of 20 km, 16 km 🏃 and 4 km🚶🏼Afterwards I had to stretch to relieve the muscle …

2021-05-14: I see people leave Facebook, WhatsApp, and similar because they hate they idea of being tracked. …

2021-05-13: Binge watching season 4, final apparently, of Castlevania on Netflix. It came out here today.

2021-05-13: Peanuts winter wonderland. Pixel art, Gameboy (160x144px, 4 colors) 🎨 For r/SketchDaily, theme: …

2021-05-12: Round robin ruffle. Pixel art 🎨 Gameboy, 160x144px, 4 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: …

2021-05-12: Two things I know little to nothing about, religion and rap. Or is that latter one wrap? Who’s …

2021-05-12: I could feel this was the 5th4th consecutive day of 🏃 This is when some need motivation to continue. …

2021-05-12: If I breathe air, which I do, does that imply I’m an “air enthusiast”? If I create …

2021-05-11: They found the critter themselves. I suspect it has some kind of self-defense, like a strange smell …

2021-05-11: Quail Quilting Quorum 🐦 🖌 Gameboy pixel art (160x144px, 4 colors) For r/SketchDaily, theme: …

2021-05-11: With 17 ℃ it was a bit tougher to 🏃 coming from Winter temperatures. Still, I somehow managed to run …

2021-05-10: I’m rewatching Star Trek Discovery 📺 on Netflix, outside the US. Skipping season 1 and FF …

2021-05-10: Da-da-da-daaah! 🐼 🎹 Gameboy pixel art 📺 160x144 🎨 4 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Pleasantly …

2021-05-10: Today’s 🏃 contained slaloming 🐌 🐌 a dilapidated fortress guarded by lots of geese in the court, and …

2021-05-09: Herding Ocelots. Gameboy Pixel art 📺 160x144 🎨 4 colors For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Overwhelmed owl …

2021-05-09: With 16 ℃ it actually feels like Spring and lovely weather for 🏃 I saw some with Winter coat walking …

2021-05-09: The Covid-19 vaccination is strictly regulated here in the Netherlands—no surprise there. …

2021-05-08: Presumed prehistoric pixelated picture 📺 160x144 🎨 10 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Nattering …

2021-05-08: In other news, it appears I joined Twitter 12 years ago, on 8 May 2009. Back then, I could’ve picked …

2021-05-08: I can see irony in people leaving Hey e-mail, while maintaining their Prime subscriptions. Amazon …

2021-05-07: I wonder if I’ve read a book, should I be proselytizing it to new readers, or just enjoy the …

2021-05-07: One would expect that having done several long runs recently would give me good results, but alas, …

2021-05-07: And done! Gameboy pixel art 📺 160x144 🎨 4 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Merry mongoose …

2021-05-06: Lemming launcher? 📺 160x144 🎨 6 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Loathsome lemur laughs, …

2021-05-05: Sun bather 🐈

2021-05-05: Koala knight and pirate kakapo. 📺 160x144px 🎨 18 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Knightly …

2021-05-05: After a rest day I had problems keeping my pace steady. I suppose the gusts of wind had something to …

2021-05-05: ASCII art for May 5, 2021 I tried this iOS app called ASCII Art, made by a high-schooler. It works surprisingly well for a …

2021-05-04: Reddit seems down.

2021-05-04: ascii art ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⢀⣤⣄⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⢀⣴⣿⣿⣿⠆⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⢀⣴⣿⣿⣿⣿⣿⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ …

2021-05-04: Here’s my current podcast list, in alphabetical order of title. I used Overcast, Apple Notes, …

2021-05-04: I’m already seeing vaccinated people not wearing masks (e.g. in shops). Kids can’t be …

2021-05-04: Jackal joyriding. Pixel art. 📺 160x144px, 🎨 18 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Jittery jackal …

2021-05-03: It isn’t fast, though faster than what I’ve done recently. I guess one good run isn’t enough, but I …

2021-05-03: Crazy Conspiracy Concept. Pixel art 📺 160x144px 🎨 19 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: “Injured …

2021-05-02: Ancient Greece themed harpies 🦅🧚‍♀️ and hamsters 🐹 Pixel art, Gameboy compatible (📺160x144px 🎨4 …

2021-05-02: Sunday run day 🏃 was so true, so I had to pick a more boring route than usual to avoid other …

2021-05-02: Today’s theme on the Sketch Daily subreddit and the reference photos I’ll be using on a …

2021-05-01: Recycling goblin. Pixel art, 🎨 Sweetie-16, 160x144px, 13 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: …

2021-05-01: Rich Uncle Pennybags. Pixel art 🎨 Sweetie-16, 160x144px, 7 colors. For r/SketchDaily, theme: …

2021-04-30: I was fed up with cheaters in the Sketch a Day app, so I’ll break my 65-day streak tomorrow.

2021-04-30: 9 km 🏃 in an hour, sorta. I met this man who, judging from how frequent we meet, seems to walk daily …

2021-04-30: Chapter 3 of On Writing Well deals with clutter in one’s text. I’m more of a …

2021-04-29: Too cute for words 🥰 🐈

2021-04-29: I suppose now I’m writing every day (several times a day, really), reading the book On Writing …

2021-04-29: 9.1 km 🏃 in 65 minutes. Was enjoyable and needed, because they started with major renovation of the …

2021-04-29: I wondered why some of the art on Sketch a Day looks so polished. One artist linked to two artworks …

2021-04-29: Quick and dirty (unedited) self-portrait, based on a rapid 2-minutes pencil sketch. Pixel 🎨 Gameboy …

2021-04-28: The little shop of horrors (1960). Pixel 🎨 Gameboy (160x144px, 4 colors). For the Sketch a Day app, …

2021-04-28: After having it given some more thought, the idea of possibly leaving micro.blog and stopping …

2021-04-28: Second consecutive day 🏃 9 km in 62 minutes. I even had a walk break of 500 m. I certainly was less …

2021-04-28: I guess I’m a bit rusty…

2021-04-27: 15 km per day proved to be too hard, so after a proper recovery I aimed lower, 9 km per day? 🏃

2021-04-27: GET TO DA CHOPPA! Pixel 🎨 Gameboy (160x144px, 4 colors). For the Sketch a Day app, prompt …

2021-04-26: So before getting into the weeds too much, I should reconsider micro.blog. Is it worth the money? …

2021-04-26: Cobra Bubbles from the Lilo and Stitch movie. Pixel 🎨 160x144px, 12 colors. For the Sketch a Day …

2021-04-25: 🎧 MuppeTrek, a podcast (mostly) covering an episode of the Muppet Show and of Star Trek TOS.

2021-04-25: Lavender Castle - Supernova. Short SF puppet episode by Gerry Anderson. Most memorable for 2021: …

2021-04-25: Karaoke in the desert. Pixel 🎨 160x144px, 8 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt “karaoke.”

2021-04-24: Sun bather.

2021-04-24: It’s pollen season. Pixel 🎨 160x144, 6 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt …

2021-04-23: 🎧 The Incompetable 563: When Harry Met Sally (With Monsters)

2021-04-23: SF ray. Gameboy pixel 🎨 160x144px, 4 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt “ray.”

2021-04-23: I even received a compliment during today’s 15 km run in 109 minutes.

2021-04-23: Trying to understand game development using Pythonista on my iPad. It isn’t my first attempt …

2021-04-22: Commodore 64 multicolor pixel 🎨 drawing, 320x200px, 12 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt …

2021-04-21: A factory of factories of factories of factories. Pixel 🎨 160x144px, 11 colors. For the Sketch a Day …

2021-04-20: Pixel 🎨 160x144px, 9 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt “cereal.”

2021-04-20: Seen while 🏃

2021-04-19: Future tribe. Pixel 🎨 160x144 px, 16 colors For the Sketch a Day app, prompt tribe.

2021-04-18: A more painterly approach with pixel 🎨. 160x144px, 14 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt …

2021-04-18: First and hopefully not last 15 km 🏃 I wasn’t actually fast (1:45 hrs) and extremely tired …

2021-04-17: Tomorrow I’ll try to reach my daily distance goal of 🏃 15 km per day, and keep it there while …

2021-04-16: Shoo, git, scram…ble. Or s’mthing 🤷 For the Sketch a Day app, prompt scramble. Pixel 🎨 …

2021-04-16: 🏃 13 km in slightly less than 90 minutes. I tried a different route, hoping it was longer. Alas, …

2021-04-16: Bride of Frankenstein minute 67: It’s coming up, overcast.fm/+OcDput0J… Like a flower, …

2021-04-16: It is kind of frustrating that a blogpost, read in less than five minutes, takes many hours to …

2021-04-15: I get that people get excited over vaccinations. However, it’s not a cure, and doesn’t protect 100%. …

2021-04-15: Mechanics keep our world working. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt mechanic. Pixel 🎨 64x64px, 11 …

2021-04-15: Another consecutive 🏃 day. After yestday’s “speed” I had to moderate today’s …

2021-04-14: The prompt for the Sketch a Day app was exam. My experiences with exams are generally negative, …

2021-04-14: I went for a run, and today I ran almost 1.5 km farther in 75 minutes than yesterday. Still not in …

2021-04-13: Go glove, GO! Drawn for the Sketch a Day app, pixel 🎨 64x64px, 11 colors.

2021-04-12: Alternative parking road sign. Pixel art, 64x64px, 10 colors. For the Sketch a Day app, prompt …

2021-04-12: I went for a 🏃‍♂️ It went much better than yesterday, when I kept hitting my maximum ♥️ heart rate, …

2021-04-12: So, now it’s up to studying the craft of developing apps on the web. I suppose it will be …

2021-04-12: How to build a game with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript - LogRocket Blog I used this to test if my own …

2021-04-12: I have this managed shared account for which I pay 36 euros per year. I should use that to learn how …

2021-04-11: A counting Count Von Count. Pixel 🎨 sprites are 48x48px, 4 colors.

2021-04-11: Pixel 🎨 64x64px, 4 colors. Drawn for the Sketch a Day app, prompt “loud.” …

2021-04-11: Creating pixel art made me think of my own game, to keep it more focussed. Since I don’t own a …

2021-04-10: There used to be a term for maxing out the number of characters in a Tweet, but sadly I’ve …

2021-04-10: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was “Gate.” Pixel 🎨 160x90px, 10 colors.

2021-04-09: One of my favorite podcasts. Captain Scarlet, Thunderbirds, etc. Spell it out in lead? Ooh! …

2021-04-09: Today’s theme for Pixel Dailies was “whirlpool.” Pixel 🎨 64x64px, 5 colors.

2021-04-09: Drafts I’ve downloaded the free version of Drafts as an alternative to Apple Notes for my …

2021-04-09: I use HEX Editor by aZeR DiLLs basically for two things: replace Window returns (hex 0D0A) by MacOS …

2021-04-09: For the Sketch a Day app. The concept “sharp” as pixel art, 32x32px, 7 colors. 🎨

2021-04-08: A man rag of reserve. Pixel art 32x32px, 11 colors. 🎨 For the Sketch a Day app.

2021-04-07: I love 1950’s SF movies and their low budget look. This pixel 🎨 was prompted by today’s …

2021-04-07: Spongebob Squarepants inspired pixel 🎨 240x160px, 14 colors. Drawn for the Sketch a Day app. …

2021-04-07: This pixel 🎨 WIP shows that it pays to work a little longer at a piece before taking a break. After …

2021-04-06: Today’s theme for Pixel Dailies was punchcard. This is a still frame of an animated GIF, …

2021-04-06: I’ve gone with the unconfirmed etymology of the word, mountain valley village. Drawn for the Sketch …

2021-04-06: It snowed last night… It will be molten in a few hours, since it’s above freezing. 🏠

2021-04-06: When I really, really want to make something awesome, I need strip down an idea to its essentials, …

2021-04-05: I had to look up today’s Pixel Dailies theme “Super Boss.” After going through a …

2021-04-05: If you’re not on the floor, squirming in laughter, I can totally understand. I now appreciate …

2021-04-05: Not sure if this qualifies, but it’s a drawing. Drawn for the Sketch a Day app. Today’s …

2021-04-04: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was box art. How quaint, like LP’s and land lines, so …

2021-04-04: I needed that earlier bread bun for what I actually wanted to draw, a bunny made of bun, just for …

2021-04-04: I made this isometric perspective bun for PixelJoint, 64x64px, 5 colors. pixel 🎨

2021-04-03: On my reading list now. Gamasutra - The Aesthetics of Game Art and Game Design

2021-04-03: A delicate balance indeed! Pixel 🎨 20 colors. For the Sketch a Day app. Today’s prompt was …

2021-04-02: My contributions for PixelJoint are often more considered, since it is a community of such excellent …

2021-04-02: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was cobblestone, and I cobbled it together in isometric …

2021-04-02: Fresh from the isometric digital pixel 🎨 oven… Drawn, reluctantly (since my art is allowed …

2021-04-01: Another one for April Fools Day, a Carrot Kar, they are terrible to drive in, and are generally …

2021-04-01: It isn’t really cross-stitched, but I came close (enough) to the real thing by some photo …

2021-04-01: I couldn’t settle on a color palette, so I didn’t. Happy April Fools! Drawn for the …

2021-03-31: It took me much longer than expected, but the result was worth it. Ministeck board 80 x 96 holes. …

2021-03-31: When I bought this sleep-couch last Friday, the salesperson said she had assembled it herself, NP. …

2021-03-31: That’s some hairdo! 🎨 Drawn for the Sketch a Day app, today’s prompt majestic.

2021-03-29: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was Daffodils. I added a unicorn called Daffodil. 🎨

2021-03-29: For the Sketch-a-Day app, prompt fox. Pixel 🎨 32x32, 10 colors.

2021-03-28: Today’s Pixel Dailies theme was CardGame, restriction 5 colors max. Pixel 🎨 64x64, 5 colors.

2021-03-28: DDC 2308, pixel 🎨 64x64, 4 colors. Last one on FB, alas. IG was already off my list a few days ago. …

2021-03-27: April 1 is approaching quickly. It’s then that I want to abandon (not quit) Facebook/Instagram …

2021-03-27: For the Sketch-a-Day app, pixel 🎨 32x32, 2 colors. The prompt was fast.

2021-03-26: Today’s theme of Pixel Dailies was sea plane 🎨

2021-03-26: Pixel art, 32 x 32, 2 colors, inspired by 1984 Mac OS icons. For Sketch-a-Day app, prompt …

2021-03-26: DDC 2306. Pixel art, 16x16, 2 colors. Inspired by the very first pixel artist, Susan Kare, designer …

2021-03-26: I wondered if I can publish from Apple Notes to micro.blog without too much fuss? And can I add a …

2021-03-25: DDC 2305, pixel art, 64 x 64 pixels, 13 colors. 🎨

2021-03-25: Pixel art, 160 x 90 pixels, 8 colors. Abstract arabic scribblings on a crab. 🎨

2021-03-25: Was at the pet shop this morning and it was eerily quiet. Normally there are at least a few cars …

2021-03-25: I bit the bullet and paid for a month of micro.blogging goodness. Hope to meet some new people here.