The Allegory of the Kitchen

I love cooking, and get myself little gadgets and tools for the kitchen more often than I should, because having the right tool for the job makes things so much more pleasant and makes me more effective.

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Fretting

After several months of planning and budgeting, I brought home an acoustic guitar on Friday.

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Recommended Reading

I spend a lot of time reading, and I’ve been thinking about periodically writing up a list of articles that I’ve recently enjoyed. While I’m big on RSS (Feedbin is my RSS service of choice), I do also use it to subscribe to a few weekly newsletters — here are my current favourites.

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Culling

Last week I wrote about defining my goals a bit more carefully, making sure that projects I undertake fit who I want to be and how I feel, set in the context of what I’m capable of. Part of that meant making some hard decisions about which projects I’ll put in my backlog, and which projects I’ll drop altogether. The work I’d started on a Manuscript integration is one of the latter.

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Hello, 2019

I’m being a bit more careful about defining goals this year. Certainly, there are some things that I’m aiming to do, or that I need to do, but these things have to be balanced against the universe not especially giving a damn about my wants and needs — and I need to be okay with that. But more importantly, I’m working harder on timeboxing my projects in OmniFocus, for a few reasons.

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Annual Review 2018

We’re coming to the end of the year, a time when I can’t help but look back at how the year went and reflect on my wins, losses, and lessons learned.

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The Next Chapter 🎏

Yesterday marked the end of my time working on Manuscript, as the transition of the product over to its new owner is complete. With that, I’d been looking for a new contract, and today I’m happy to announce that I’ll be joining the team at Glitch!

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Stylin' Sidebar.js in Glitch

My main social network these days is Micro.blog, where I post short updates, thoughts, and images, then syndicate those posts out to the big social media silos. I have a hosted blog on the Micro.blog service for this, but because I want this site to be the canonical source for all things Angelo, I wanted to pull in that content here.

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Thoughts On Indigo, Two Weeks Later

While v1.0 of my first Hugo theme, Indigo, was released two weeks ago, it was only added to the Hugo themes gallery (and tweeted about from the Hugo account) five days ago. Since then, I’ve learned a couple of things that I thought I’d share.

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Introducing Indigo

Indigo is a lightweight theme for Hugo with IndieWeb features baked in. It’s great for longer-form blogging, placing its focus on distraction-free reading and beautiful typefaces.

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Angelo Stavrow

Montreal, Canada
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Tinkerer with a strong interest for development, of both the personal and software persuasion; easily defeated with spatulas. Equal measures enthusiasm and concern for tech's effect on the world. He/him.