It’s interesting to see some of the reactions to the news ProtonMail provided Swiss authorities with a user’s IP address. (See this article for some details.) What a hard position for them. When a legal subpoena comes your way you either comply or risk your entire business.


The weekend is over and it’s time to get ready to go back to work. The pool I go to in the mornings is closed for the next week for annual maintenance. Anyone have a suggestion on an alternative to swimming I can do in the mornings?


Yesterday I did a “distance day” at the pool. When I ran cross country in high school I always enjoyed distance days when we would go out and run double our normal daily distance. I didn’t quite do that in the pool, but I did hit a new personal best for one workout: 2,000 yds.


Any safety razor users out there? I’m curious about using one. Bonus points if you have experience shaving your head with it. I’m afraid I’ll cut myself to ribbons but I’m interested in all the people who swear by it.


Tonight was the first time in a long time that I had all three kids going in three different directions on the same night (at least since the beginning of the pandemic). I believe this is the part of “normal” that I wasn’t so crazy about.


Each time I come to Chicago I like it more than the last. Weather was beautiful today, great meetings with the SpiderOak board, and one of the best steaks I’ve ever had for dinner. What a day!


What a night! I got to perform with my kids at a jazz concert, then we heard two amazing groups that performed after us. The last group was out of this world—Bobby Watson, Gary Bartz, Vincent Herring, Dave Kikoski, Carl Allen, and Yasushi Nakamura. Jazz heaven!  


This is one of the funniest ads (and digs at Apple) I’ve seen in a long time. I don’t often say this, but bravo Google! www.youtube.com/watch


It’s taken me a long time, but I’ve finally discovered an exercise I really enjoy: swimming. I’m two months into consistently swimming 5-6 times per week and I’m having a lot of fun. 🏊‍♂️


Bird Lives! (Happy Birthday Charlie Parker)

When I was in 10th grade I met an amazing man who changed my life. He wasn’t alive then, but I spent a year reading about him, listening to his music, and trying to learn to play it. That man, Charlie Parker, turns 101 this week. In junior high my family moved to the Kansas City area. After starting at my new school I switched from playing the violin in the school orchestra to playing the double bass.

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