Pulaski Cocktail

May 02, 2021

— 3 dashes of Grapefruit Bitters — 1pt Malört — 2pt Lillet Blanc — 2pt Gin — Garnish with a Grapefruit twist

How to make websites in 2019

Feb 20, 2019

Making a website today is so complicated. Many have written about this. People like Brad Frost and Frank Chimero. When I started circa 2012 it was a simple process. You put some markup in a .html file, FTP that file on to a server, and there it was. You made a website! Today there are frameworks,…

Making Fussy Coffee

Oct 14, 2014

I first got into coffee because a friend of a friend was a barista. He was visiting Chicago from Tulsa, and he ground up some coffee and brewed it in a Chemex for a small gathering of friends. I was blown away. I had never tasted coffee like that. It didn’t taste like ash! For the next two days I p…

Introversion and the Internet

Mar 29, 2014

I’ve noticed something in my social life that started a few years ago.  As my friends and I "grow up" we actually have had less time for each other. We have jobs, school, relationships, and massively different schedules. Thus it's been hard to have regular friend time. And this is a ob…

Peter's Guide to Using a Computer

Jun 06, 2012

Software: Use as little software as possible. Use software that does one thing well. Do not use software that does many things poorly. Use a plain text editor.  Not a word processor (word), a plain text editor. Do not use your text editor for tasks other than editing text. Do not use software …