How I set up a new Mac in minutes with a simple Homebrew script

June 2, 2022

Setting up a new machine used to be a huge chore that I did not look forward to, however in the Apple world there is a great tool called Homebrew that makes setting up a new machine a snap. Homebrew is a package manager for MacOS. It has a plethora of packages available. In fact,

2021 Year in Review

January 1, 2022

2021 Year in Review 2021 felt like a year of transition. What that transition was I did not know. The year seemed to past both quickly and slowly, all the while the pressing weight of change was my companion. Looking back, the change is evident, though in the moment it was difficult to realize. Now

New Toy: B.C. Rich Warlock NJ Electric Guitar

September 23, 2021

I became involved in music at a young age. As time progressed I have acquired more and more instruments (and gotten rid of many too!), but there has been one on my bucket list for quite some time, the B.C. Rich Warlock. I saw my first Warlock in person as a teenager and it was

Introducing “Shadow”, our new Catalina 36 sailboat

April 12, 2021

Update: Shadow has her own website! See it at https://svshadow.com I am very excited to announce that Alix and I have completed the purchase of S/V Shadow, a 1987 Catalina 36. She is in tip-top shape and ready to take us cruising! Shadow started her life in Long Beach, CA and had the same owner

How to fix the “sed command expects \” error on Mac OS

April 7, 2021

If you are familiar with the sed command on Linux then you might be in for an unpleasant surprise the first time you try to use it on Mac OS. Mac OS runs the BSD version of the sed command. As such, there are some syntax differences. An example of a classic sed command, that