Enthusiasms

A blog about interests

Holy Wars: Ulysses vs Scrivener

Like most people, I write something every day. I write for a range of purposes and audiences. Some writing is part of a task and some is meant to be read by others. I’ve been using computers to write since that was even a possibility.

Blogging in the Time of Coronavirus

I always want to be better at learning and recently started to try to study. Inevitably I went looking for apps I had, or could get, that would help me. I ended up spending quite a few hours on this, and decided to write it…

YNAB revisited

I did not explore or cover YNAB ("You need a budget") when I was looking at personal finance apps recently. This was mainly due to my history with that company. I used to use YNAB, up to version 4, up until about 5 years ago…

Personal Finance App

I’ve been looking for the best way to keep track of, and plan for, my personal finances using my Mac and iPad. I’ve already been doing this for many years, and have been using my current app for about eighteen months, but often have the…

Real and Virtual 2

This issue keeps coming back to me. I was in the car, listening to a podcast about Stradivarius, the violin maker, and his unique instruments. (You can get the 20 thousand hertz podcast, and many other fascinating episodes, here: https://www.20k.org/episodes/stradivarius) There was a lot of…

Time for a refresh

I've neglected this web site, or more accurately, I have neglected to put anything new on it. I have actually been writing articles for it, but the business of getting them from my writing environment (Ulysses), into the specific format that my web system Hugo…