2021-07-25: “Why It’s a Bad Time to be a Conservative” - Favorite comment so far: “This …

2021-05-22: My latest post is having a bit of a moment on Medium (up to 1,300 reads and 144 fans, and still …

2021-04-28: Just landed at Dulles! First air travel in over a year!

2021-04-27: When we talk about economics, we often get bogged down in capitalism vs. socialism debates. But …

2021-04-17: Watched new movie The Courier last night. Always enjoy these films based on a true story. Who knew …

2021-04-11: My latest piece is having a bit of a moment on Medium. You can find it here: The Decline of the …

2021-04-08: Used this tip to integrate my micro.blog into my main site (on this page) and am super pleased with …

2021-04-08: Published The Decline of the Republican Party - First Gradually, and then Suddenly at The Practical …

2021-04-08: Notenik 5.8.0 (and 5.8.1!) released via the Mac App Store, with web-building changes I used to …

2021-04-08: Free Speech at the Crossroads published at The Practical Utopian and on Medium.

2021-04-07: Just launched The Practical Utopian V3: <practopian.org>, and I’m pretty pleased with …

2021-02-13: For Mac users, there’s a new release of Notenik out, and a new blog post (on Notenik.net and …

2021-02-13: Snowpocalypse ‘21 has descended upon us in Seattle. However Hank, our 90-lb Golden Retriever, …

2021-01-21: I felt more going on yesterday than just a changing of the political guard, and more even than …

2021-01-20: A great day, not just for America, but for humanity: to witness the transition from a leader whose …

2021-01-17: If we want to end The Big Lie, then perhaps it’s time to acknowledge The Big Truth.

2021-01-09: A teaser from my latest post, The Clown Coup: “For both Trump and his dedicated followers, …

2021-01-06: I’m really enjoying my new daily subscription to “Letters from an American” by …

2021-01-05: And here’s the Little Free Library with its first load of books: A few I had laying around …

2021-01-04: Pauline and I got our Little Free Library installed yesterday. We have many in our neighborhood, but …

2020-12-31: As the result of work on my Mac app Notenik this year, I received a novel blessing from a user : May …

2020-12-30: Listening to the latest album from Sarah Jarosz this morning: World on the Ground. She’s been …

2020-12-29: Digging into Doughnut Economics after the holidays, and loving it so far. Well-written, and thick …

2020-12-26: Seattle has its share of coffee-lovers, but I’ll venture a guess that I may be the only one …

2020-12-24: Even though we only made one batch of egg nog this year, apparently it was still enough to fuel …

2020-12-23: I was happy to find these quotations about peace while out looking at Christmas lights a couple of …

2020-12-20: I’ve published a list of 20 of my favorite Xmas tracks. I’ve included lyrics for each …

2020-12-20: Another holiday gem, observed on our walk around the neighborhood yesterday. Notice that Hank is …

2020-12-18: Passed the Greenwood Santa Snow Globe yesterday while we were out for our walk. Santa was out to …

2020-12-16: Trimming the tree with my younger brother, more than a few years ago.

2020-12-10: Notenik Turns the Big Five-O! Notenik version 5.0.0 has been released, closing the books on 2020. So …

2020-12-07: Happy Holidays! A piping hot cup of joe from my favorite Christmas mug…

2020-12-04: Posting Practical Utopian appreciations for my favorite Christmas songs, starting with “The …

2020-11-24: There’s a new post out on The Practical Utopian: Diving Back Into Our American Muddle, in …

2020-11-15: Finished watching Ted Lasso last night. I liked it a lot. It struck me as very Capraesque in many …

2020-11-14: New release of Notenik out today in the Mac App store. It’s been updated for Big Sur, and also …

2020-11-04: New version of my Mac App Notenik available today in the App Store. Free and open-source, and …

2020-09-19: Just finished Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell. A really fun read, especially for anyone with an …

2019-08-30: Homes and Neighborhoods - Part 2 In contrast, this recently built home seems to rise above its surroundings like a modern castle, …

2019-08-30: Homes and Neighborhoods - Part 1 I’m fascinated by the way homes integrate into their surrounding neighborhoods – or …

2019-08-27: Curving Stone Stairs I noticed these interesting stairs today. I love the way the whole stairway curves, including the …

2019-08-27: Walking NW of Green Lake My Golden Retriever Hank and I take each other for a walk pretty much every day of the year. We …

2019-06-15: Check out my latest Practopian piece, on The Progressive Problem.

2019-06-15: Just released Notenik, my first genuine, no-fooling Mac app into the App Store. You can find it …

2019-06-15: Just reactivated my micro.blog account at hbowie.micro.blog, and set up cross-posting to Twitter …

2018-03-01: New Blog Post: “A Practopian Approach to Gun Issues in the US” www.practopians.org/blog/hbow… …

2017-11-19: Just had a Professor connect with me via LinkedIn with the message “Your review of the …

2017-11-19: Changed Title of last Practopians Post. It’s now called: Art and the Eye of the Beholder

2017-11-15: Just posted “Why Art?” at Practopians.org.

2017-11-13: Also just released version 4.12 of Notenik, my free, open-source note-taking app. Fixed a few bugs …

2017-11-13: Just released version 6.00 of PSTextMerge. Java UI has been converted from Swing to JavaFX. …

2017-11-13: Now microblogging at hbowie.micro.blog, with cross-posting to Twitter and Facebook.

2017-11-12: iTunes on the Mac can't actually play a song any longer? Ever since the beginning of the Mac, the graphical user interface has worked in the following way: …