2020-01-16 I am my father's son When my dad would visit San Diego, from the foodie wasteland of Kalispell, one of the cuisines he would look for was Belgian.
2020-01-15 How are you today?, part 2 So after whining about this a few days ago, I'm now constantly hearing it, rather than just filtering it out and saying, "I'm good". But.... actually, how am I today?
2020-01-14 Your time starts now I'm a big fan of the British TV show "Taskmaster". Sadly, you can't get it in the US, other than a few stray YouTube clips.
2020-01-09 How are you today? I hate that question. 1st, because it's culturally obligatory, and 2nd because people usually become annoyed if you actually answer it, and 3rd because if your life is a disaster you are expected to lie and not bring everyone down.
2020-01-08 Pizza experiment finished I've made some posts about trying to make my perfect pizza in my tiny apartment with a sketchy oven. Approximately 40 pizzas later, I have it nailed.
2020-01-03 Ok Boomer....... Not sure how I didn't get this before, but it turns out I'm a "boomer"??? Somehow I didn't even know.
2019-12-31 My 2019 best photos I didn't get a whole lot of photography done this year, but what I did get in was pretty good.
2019-12-30 One meal a day update A recent The New England Journal Of Medicine article has a study of the health benefits of eating fewer meals a day.
2019-12-26 Too many pizzas After posting my pizza dough recipe I decided I really wanted to get the baking method dialed in. So dinner has been mostly pizza the last few weeks.
2019-12-24 Freaking out over Belgium Travel and accommodations for the Belgium trip in May are all finalized. Now to spend a few months panicking about my ability to pull it off.
2019-12-20 No knead pizza dough recipe I hate dough kneading. And I like a very yeasty tasting pizza dough. So this dough is perfect. You have to wait longer, but the result is great.
2019-12-18 Pizza like Jon likes People get pretty het up over what is and isn't proper pizza. As I think I need more homemade pizza in my life, let's set some ground rules.
2019-12-17 To-do list I love lists. My lists are a map of my future. Also, as quite a lazy and forgetful man, perhaps lists are the only way I get anything done.
2019-12-16 The decade that was Looking back on the last 10 years.
2019-12-14 Holiday music For the Thanksgiving food challenge in Montana a few weeks ago, Sharon was nice enough to indulge me in listening to my Thanksgiving playlist while we cooked. It's a bit non-traditional.
2019-12-13 Building character I was mentioning to someone a few days ago that since I grew up on a farm in rural Montana, I'd surely paid my dues in terms of "the simple life". Shoveling animal crap, digging ditches, endlessly fixing endless fences.
2019-12-04 Garlic Peppercorn Ranch recipe Ranch dressing is the multi-tool of sauces.
2019-12-03 Thanksgiving 2019 Celebrating the holiday in Montana with family.
2019-11-25 Into the Frozen Hellscape Or..... Traveling to Montana for Thanksgiving.
2019-11-21 On being, old. When I was a younger man I found it curious how some around me had lived before TV, frozen food, zippers.
2019-11-11 After Beer Week is Recovery Week I'm not the heavy drinker I used to be. And my one-meal-a-day life style doesn't like all day drinking either.
2019-11-08 Good Mythical Morning As an American wanting no part of any political discussion that's happened in the last 10 years, it's nice to have a reliable daily dose of something non-awful
2019-11-05 World of Warcraft: Shadowlands The current WoW expansion has been a bit of a dud. The next one looks.... confusing.....
2019-11-04 Getting old I think getting old may require some life skills I don't have.
2019-11-01 The Ireland story - Part 4 The Werewolf Incident.
2019-10-31 Sunny and 75 in San Diego Winter is coming. To everywhere other than San Diego.
2019-10-30 This happy photo For me photos should be an intersection of technique, subject, composition and story. Here's the story behind this photo.
2019-10-25 Thanksgiving 2019 Menu Doing Thanksgiving with family this year in the frozen wastes of Montana. Need to get my menu dialed in to impress.
2019-10-24 The (only) Social Network In 2019, FB is basically the only game in town. No one cares enough to do anything about it.
2019-10-21 SD Beer Week 2019 Events are starting to trickle in. We're going to need a spreadsheet to organize all this good stuff.
2019-10-19 Canada 2004 Much delight and a few revelations after finding some old RAW files I thought were lost.
2019-10-18 Jon is a cranky asshole Or maybe I just play one on the Internet? Or maybe I'm a broken toy? Or maybe I'm overthinking this?
2019-10-16 Sober October progress What a stupid idea? What a good idea? How does one even know?
2019-10-15 This happy photo For me photos should be an intersection of technique, subject, composition and story. Here's the story behind this photo.
2019-10-13 Oops A terrifying day of sunrise photos in San Diego.
2019-10-10 Penzeys Spices It's rare these days to truly admire a big company.
2019-10-09 San Diego Beer Week 2019 My favorite holiday.
2019-10-08 Chicken marsala stuffed mushrooms recipe I love the idea of using scooped out mushrooms as a bowl filled with various things for appetizers.
2019-10-06 Good morning San Diego Sunday to-do list : 1) 4am walkies, 2) sunrise on the bay photos, 3) f'ing "Sober October".
2019-10-04 LOL math Learning math is pointless in 2019. Or is it?
2019-10-03 Sober October 2019 I rarely drink anymore, but I still like the Sober October idea. So.... need to find some other vices to skip.
2019-10-02 The Matrix, but for kitchen gadgets Either I'm a paranoid techno-phobe, or machines are taking over the world. Or not. Only the machines can know for sure.
2019-10-01 Buy prints Even though I've added a "buy prints" link, I don't expect people to buy prints.
2019-09-30 Sunny and 75 in San Diego One of the best reasons to put up with the crazy housing prices in San Diego is the perfect year round weather.
2019-09-29 Google Music I am *this* close to becoming a single issue voter. Promise to aggressively break up monopolies, you get my vote.
2019-09-26 Recipe : Goat cheese crostini with port soaked fruit Sort of dessert, so of appetizer.
2019-09-25 Reading up on Belgium The big 2020 photo trip will really be a beer trip. And chocolate. And fries. And Eels?
2019-09-23 This happy photo - Hidden Valley For me photos should be an intersection of technique, subject, composition and story. Here's the story behind this photo.
2019-09-21 This happy photo - Road to Argus For me photos should be an intersection of technique, subject, composition and story. Here's the story behind this photo.
2019-09-20 The Ireland story - Part 3 Round towers, stone circles, Rock of Cashel, and a promise fulfilled.
2019-09-19 Smoked Salmon dip "Shut up! Shut up you American. You always talk, you Americans, you talk and you talk and say 'Let me tell you something' and I just wanna say this'. Well you're dead now, so shut up."
2019-09-17 The Facebook problem Facebook is a $140 billion company with no competition. Must be nice.
2019-09-16 This happy photo For me photos should be an intersection of technique, subject, composition and story. Here's the story behind this photo.
2019-09-14 I believe Random philosophical and socio-political notions I try to be mindful of.
2019-09-13 The Ireland story - Part 2 Our second day in Dublin we got so much done I can hardly believe it.
2019-09-12 Steak sliders with brie and cranberry recipe This is a lot of work for a sandwich, but it's damn tasty.
2019-09-11 "So where did you learn to cook?" I get asked this question a lot. I have no idea. Let's talk about that.
2019-09-10 Meatball Stroganoff recipe One of my favorite comfort food recipes.
2019-09-08 The Ireland story - Part 1 In Dublin during Bloomsday.
2019-09-07 Why World of Warcraft? Maybe a video game shouldn't be a lifestyle. But that seems to be working pretty well for me.
2019-09-06 Fake news In 2019 it seems like Trump might be right. About fake news.... Not right about the other stuff.
2019-09-05 The Camera Problem Do I need a better camera? Or is the Sony a7r iii a good stopping point?
2019-09-04 Bucket List What do I even want? Other than being a hermit and left alone of course......
2019-09-03 Podcasts I Love Journalism died in the US a while ago. So here are some podcasts I use to fill the information void.
2019-09-01 What's the code for peace??? Sometimes buying vegetables is harder than it needs to be.
2019-08-31 Sell Me This Grocery Bag San Diego has a grocery bag situation. Or..... Mental stress and anguish over silly crap.
2019-08-30 One Meal A Day (OMAD) For a long time now I've been eating one meal a day. Let's talk about that.
2019-08-29 Where have all the blogs gone? As I was putting the site back together I got to wondering about the current state of the blog landscape. What I found is that in 2019, it's pretty thin.
2019-08-28 WoW Classic? Nope. I play World of Warcraft instead of being a responsible adult too many hours a week. Since launch. But going back to Vanilla? Ick.
2019-08-27 Terms of Service In which we set down some ground rules for you crazy kids.
2019-08-26 Thoughts on the new JonSullivan.com When I was younger I knew the Internet would make the world a better place. It would be a tool to share and discuss and debate. Not sure that's even a good idea 2019.
2019-08-25 FAQ Fake answers to questions no one ever asked.
2019-08-25 The Zip-Lock Bag Marketing Conspiracy "I am still befuddled by the scorning of the zip-lock bag"
2019-08-23 Hello World Relaunching JonSullivan.com after years of assuming there was a better way. Turns out there wasn't. Crap.