View from the forest floor

Dispatches from Tanglewood Hill

A forest home with 400 mb/s down.

Daniel Messer

The Other Operating System

The tech news has been rife with stories about Windows 7 reaching its end-of-life stage, a special point in software support where support ends. Unless you have some kind of sweetheart contract with Microsoft, your Windows 7 computers will no longer receive any security updates,…

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Daniel Messer

I Live in a Children's Book

A few days ago I was talking with a lovely friend of mine about the area I inhabit. I don't quite want to say "the area I live in" because that implies my house alone, and this tale extends beyond any property lines connected to…

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Daniel Messer

Une Belle Soirée

I should tell you about the best concert ever. Now, I don't know exactly how this happened. I listen to music from every single genre I can find and there's something I like about all of them. But over the last few years, I've grown…

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Daniel Messer

The Second Office and the Third

I have a job that allows me to work remote all the time. There are benefits and consequences for that, just like anything, but I will say that working from home doesn't suck. My home office is in a loft overlooking my daugther's bedroom. Because…

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