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  • Little Improvements

    2020 July 9

    Well These past few days have been about making little improvements to the site. I have tightened up the layout for the posts page a...

  • Budget Challenge: Retirement

    2020 June 30

    I am having a pleasant time figuring out next month’s budget. I have set myself on an ambitious goal of setting aside more money for...

  • Assess Your Home Office Setup

    2020 June 27

    I came upon Herman Miller’s site and they have a web app that evaluates your work from home setup. If you’re experiencing discomfo...

  • How I Review Gear

    2020 June 26

    I love gadgets and I like how they help they help make my life easier on several aspects. I love bags in particular and over the pas...

  • Photos for the Week

    2020 June 15

    Here are some photos I shared in 500px and EyeEm. Have a great week everyone! Update: July 3, 2020 - Fix...

  • From the Armchair: It's All About Intent

    2020 June 9

    I don’t think this would have been a great time to introduce another bill that seeks to restrict or categorize activities. We are ...

  • Trevor Noah - George Floyd and the Dominos of Racial Injustice

    2020 June 7

    This gives proper context to the protests that are happening right now in the US. I had encountered the term social contract when I ...

  • Timbuk2 Mission Sling

    2020 June 4

    One of my goals last year was to bring as little as possible with me so I could be less encumbered while travel or commute to work. ...

  • Feel Good Sunday

    2020 May 24

    I’ve been seeing this circulating this past week. And it says it’ll make your day. :) Source Kotaku If you miss the excitement o...

  • Fix Your Routine for Less Stress and More Productivity

    2020 May 22

    Subtitled “I Am Stressed, So I Am Re-Assessing My Routine”. This is will be an article-in-progress. Please check back from time to t...

  • Union Glacier

    2020 May 21

    I want to go here, hopefully in the near future. 😊 A very short guide to Union Glacier Camp from Studiocanoe on Vimeo. Photo b...

  • Keeping Cool While Working from Home During Summer

    2020 May 7

    Summer days while working from home can feel like working in a sauna. I live in a condo where you essentially only have windows on o...

  • When in isolation, moisturize

    2020 April 26

    It seems that this year might only be defined by two seasons: lockdown and post-lockdown. From what I have read and watched we won’t...

  • Worth It? Indomie Salted Egg Noodles

    2020 April 24

    This is actually my first video review! And it’s something that just I made at the spur of the moment. I wanted to see if I could pr...

  • Hello Again

    2020 January 20

    Websites When I started out my career I’ve just maintained one website, ferlinhicarte.com which was both my portfolio site and my bl...

  • Well Considered: Timbuk2 Q Laptop Backpack

    2018 October 16

    First things first, this is my initial impression of the bag. This bag is a gift for my Godson for his graduation, and I have heard ...

  • Music: It's About Power and Purpose

    2017 July 25

    I find myself rewatching this 2012 SXSW keynote speech of Bruce Springsteen. I recall a recent conversation with some fellow. He ...

  • On Concerts

    2016 August 20

    Usually I do not prefer going to concerts. I don’t like the loud music because it hurts my ears, the unequal sound distribution beca...

  • My Music Manifesto

    2016 August 10

    Note: This will be an evolving post as I try and put all my thoughts to words. I think long and write slow unfortunately. To begin ...