Yorick Phoenix


Following: 60 writers

Followers: 22 writers

Chief WriteTogether Bug Finder & character stringer. Generally to create computer code, but sometimes actual words and paragraphs. Listens to lots of music, takes lots of photos, & invests in stocks for the long haul.

Joined 31 December 2018.

Total writing: 363 days.

Current streak: 463 days.

Total word count: 174362 words (480 words on average per post)

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Fly vs Drive

1 month ago, for day 48 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

If I travel to LA for the day (again) would Greta approve? Would I even care?

Travel (planning) Is Awful

1 month ago, for day 47 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

OK, travel isnโ€™t actually awful. Travel can be exciting and fun. Travel planning on the other hand is awful. Long ago we had travel agents. You would call them up and they would arrange your flights, cars, and hotels. They were experts at all of this stuff. Then we got...


1 month ago, for day 46 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

There is nothing to fear except fear itself. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย โ€” Franklin D. Roosevelt. Today I took a tour of the disused Nike 88 Nuclear Missile Site on the San Franciso headlands. Apparently it is the only place in the US where you can visit a nuclear missile silo. Thankfully...

Keyboard Re-warrioring

1 month ago, for day 45 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

I received my new keyboard today. The one pictured in yesterdays post. This time the spacing is good, the main keyboard has exactly the same as an Apple Extended Keyboard and the numeric keypad likewise. The keyboard itself is slightly narrower because some space between the main keyboard, home keys,...

Keyboard Warrior

1 month ago, for day 44 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Two decades of muscle memory means I'm back to typing on my MacBook instead of my iPad. I gave up on my new Logitech K780 multi-device wireless keyboard. The functionality of being able to use it for my MacBook, my iPad, and my iPhone is great. Unfortunately, it is a...

New Keyboard

1 month ago, for day 42 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

I new keyboard arrived today. Not sure if Iโ€™m going to keep it or not. Weโ€™ll see. Itโ€™s the Logitech K780 that I think @chris mentioned in one of his posts. I generally use an original wired extended Apple Keyboard. It has the same key travel as the original MacBook...

Just Do Itยฎ

1 month ago, for day 41 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

I have a late-night tonight. Well I'd rather it isn't a late night and if I was doing the planning it wouldn't be, but I'm not and therefore I know that it is going to be a late night. This means I either fake my timezone (been there, done that),...

Cost of New Shiny

1 month ago, for day 38 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

At what point does the cost of upgrading to the New Shiny become worth it?

Of many things...

2 months ago, for day 36 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

Selling an AppleWatch, listening to Tycho and BandCamp

400 Days + Smoke

2 months ago, for day 35 by Yorick Phoenix ๐Ÿ†

400th post, just a day in the life...