Exploring Mellel

I’ve been interested in the Mellel word processor for years. But as I’ve switched my writing format to Markdown, and my writing environment to Scrivener, I haven’t had much of a reason to put the software through it’s paces past it’s trial period. Until now, that is. Each Summer I put together the annual directory…

Nerding, historically

Today my wife volunteered to help host the open house at the Indian King Tavern. It’s an important site for New Jersey history in Haddonfield. When the Patriot legislature fled Northern Jersey for the South, it met in it’s long room. In that space it adopted the seal for the newly organized state and formally…

Cool utlity trick

One of the applications I purchased in a software bundle the other day was a neat little utility called Filepane. Like many other Mac utilities, Filepane resides in OS X’s finder bar, but with a dramatic different. To access Filepane’s features you don’t find and click on it’s icon. Instead, whenever any number of files…

Show and tell

Several years ago a new resident of Riverview Estates, Miss Peg, began attending worship at Central Baptist. She’s a wonderful lady. She is joyful, inquisitive, loves to laugh at herself, and is a tad bit mischievous. Really, she’s my type of person. If you read my blog with any regularity, Peg is often sharing her…

It’s Civil War!

Thursday night I grabbed my kids and headed to the theater to catch a late-night showing of Captain America: Civil War. It was well worth the late night. I’ll give you fair warning now there will be spoilers ahead. Non-spoiler thoughts The Screen The only showing which fit our schedule was in a 3d IMAX…

I’ve got my tickets

I’ve got my tickets to Captain America: Civil War. My children and I 1 will be heading out to see a show this weekend. I am moderately excited, especially after the disappointment that was Batman vs. Superman, but not quite “ohmygoshitsstarwars” excited 2. I’m familiar with the comic arc which was the main source material…