2018-10-12: Michael came through Chapel Hill as s tropical storm and...

2018-10-10: Awaiting more heavy rains, this time from Hurricane Michael. On...

2018-10-01: I was researching invasive paper mulberry trees - we have...

2018-09-30: Bouncing to ska at the annual Carrboro Music Festival, free...

2018-09-19: Fun with the ios12 comic mono filter, on a selfie...

2018-09-17: Heaviest rains yet from Florence, this morning in Chapel Hill....

2018-09-16: Still raining in Chapel Hill. I’d be frustrated at having...

2018-09-13: A Walk In The Woods A pre-hurricane walk on the property, with plenty of life...

2018-09-13: As the trees outside are starting to sway in hurricane...

2018-09-11: Hurricane Florence is coming right for us here in the...

2018-09-10: A big hurricane is headed our way. An email from...

2018-09-09: Cooking more scuppernong grapes for juice this morning. Doing too...

2018-09-09: Another big rain, another box turtle on the move, this...

2018-09-08: Home from my morning excursion to the Carrboro Farmers Market,...

2018-09-08: Squirrels in the oak trees, dropping acorns onto the aluminum...

2018-09-04: OMG, that phone call is hilarious.

2018-09-04: Woke at 5 so I could meet Joe the sign...

2018-09-03: I was out walking woods again, checking on the fire...

2018-09-03: Went into the medical center today to set up the...

2018-09-02: Discovered cool photo features of my new iPhone 8 Plus:...

2018-08-30: Posted this earlier to my linklog: great visualization of the...

2018-08-30: Today I gladly told my colleagues at the Duke Audio...

2018-08-30: The Voices of Duke Health listening booth will be in...

2018-08-28: Sounds of the South Pacific We’ve been back from our epic South Pacific trip for...

2018-08-27: I also interviewed my son, Oliver, about starting third grade...

2018-08-27: My daughter, Malia, starts high school tomorrow. We sat down...

2018-08-25: I have used Captio for many years, but I have...

2018-08-24: I have used Captio for many years, but I have...

2018-08-24: After many hours on chat, phone, and in the Sprint...

2018-08-09: Caps After these hard rains, mushrooms are popping up all around...

2018-08-08: Yesterday’s stroll in the woods listening to an owl was...

2018-08-07: Just confirming that is is quite easy to record and...

2018-08-07: Stalking a squawking owl Have been wanting to record a microcast, so first I...

2018-08-04: Live music. Local beer. Warm doughnut with chocolate glaze. A...

2018-08-03: Two kittens have arrived at our home.

2018-08-02: In the backyard we have a pear tree. It started...

2018-07-30: Needed to make space in the freezer so I took...

2018-07-30: Another big rain, another creature crawling across the yard. This...

2018-07-23: In the middle of (the stormy) night, a crash from...

2018-07-22: Thunderstorm just rolled over, dumping a lot of rain, so...

2018-07-19: During our trip to Vanuatu, I was happy to see...

2018-07-19: One photo from our evening atop Yasur volcano on Tanna...

2018-07-14: Brought pair of shoes (black Frye oxfords) to Man Muir...

2018-07-09: Home again. Our grand family adventure in Vanuatu is complete....

2018-07-06: Final day of our South Pacific adventure. We’re in Sydney,...

2018-06-27: Vanuatu, here we come!

2018-06-22: The Zuiker Family epic adventure begins.

2018-06-19: Box turtle near car wheel.

2018-06-13: Beside myself with anxiety, stress, excitement, exhaustion: moved into our...

2018-06-09: Pileated woodpecker climbing the big pine above.

2018-06-09: First relatively calm Saturday morning at the new house, coffee...

2018-05-30: A phrase of clarity in this NPR interview with Atlantic...

2018-05-29: Moving day yesterday was rainy but the crew was efficient...

2018-05-26: Super stressed. Last days of major house renovation and then...

2018-05-21: The box turtles are on the move today across the...

2018-05-20: Today’s tasks: figure out who can make a 5-foot by...

2018-05-20: Sour cherries at our new home. I will srill drive...

2018-05-18: I like working at Duke University. We were doing a...

2018-05-11: The picture of the green-and-purple leaf I posted earlier is...

2018-05-11: Was worried about that turtle and the ant, but should...

2018-05-11: Walked the land at my new house and came upon...

2018-05-08: I voted.

2018-05-07: Building a house to blog in These last few weeks of a major house renovation are...

2018-05-02: Is anyone in the Micro.blog community living in Sydney, Australia?...

2018-05-02: Love the music that Arts & Health at Duke brings...

2018-04-27: And now my 17-year-old daughter has joined me in the...

2018-04-27: Watching Stop Making Sense and remembering the first time I...

2018-04-26: Oliver was mimicking me on our walk to the bus...

2018-04-25: The Starbucks here in Duke University Hospital has a dark...

2018-04-25: Out for a morning walk. Listening to microcasts. Noticed this...

2018-04-24: Exploring our 4 acres 2018-03-31 2018-04-03 Cherry blossoms 2018-04-16 Black snake under an old...

2018-04-23: It’s time to start planning the annual trip to Levering...

2018-04-22: Cleaned out the flower garden with its iris and peony,...

2018-04-20: Friday voices 4/20/2018 At work, I’m standing up a pilot of the Voices...

2018-04-20: The Podcast Made In Prison NPR has the story behind my favorite podcast of the...

2018-04-20: A very tardy note of thanks to @manton for the...

2018-04-20: Podcast recommendation: the Seeing White season of Scene on Radio...

2018-04-20: There’s a spiffy new website for The Monti, a storytelling...

2018-04-20: Haven’t run or played soccer in two months now. Missing...

2018-04-18: The Micro.blog community and conversations are reminding me of early...

2018-04-18: History is fascinating, and horrifying I’m listening to the excellent Scene on Radio podcast by...

2018-04-18: Stopped up to the house to check on the renovation....

2018-04-18: Dropped some dough on a couple of used lenses at...

2018-04-17: The things you learn during a home renovation: schluter, that...

2018-04-17: Something to consider for the Voices of Duke Health podcast,...

2018-04-16: Morning walk on my land before work. Found this snake...

2018-04-15: This looks ominous.

2018-04-14: Submitting some last receipts for 2017 health care reimbursement account....

2018-04-14: Dinner question to my children: What’s the best thing that...

2018-04-13: Made my annual batch of grenadine (pomegranate syrup) tonight. Recipe...

2018-04-13: Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals...

2018-04-13: Reminding myself to use markdown in my posts. (Though hard...

2018-04-13: Kudos to my Duke colleague Steve Toback for his excellent...

2018-04-13: Morning Wavelength A short test of the new microcasting tools.

2018-04-12: A test of the microcasting feature, with audio I recorded...

2018-04-12: Configuring MarsEdit so I can microblog from this window on...

2018-04-11: I blogged about BioLite last week, and mentioned the stove...

2018-04-08: Wearing my straw fedora, drinking a tasty American pale ale...

2018-03-31: Making Israeli-style hummus. Watching Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace. Updating house...

2018-03-29: On the UNC-CH campus, a rally with students against gun...

2018-03-28: Erin and I watched the first two episodes of Jane...

2018-03-28: House needed milk and daughter’s car needed gas, so I...

2018-03-26: House renovation proceeds apace. Tonight we’re picking grout colors for...

2018-03-23: Seattle

2018-03-23: When in Seattle … made my way to the sprawling,...

2018-03-22: Morning walk in the rain to see the Pacific, Seattle...

2018-03-21: Arrived in Seattle via a very smooth Alaska Airlines flight,...

2018-03-04: Red currants at the grocery store again, so I brought...

2018-03-04: I see you “A big grand gesture, it’s not about the actual thing...

2018-02-04: Who was I to object to my wife bringing home...

2018-02-02: Am signed up to run the 20 mile trail race...

2018-01-20: Making currant jelly today.

2018-01-17: Still snowing …

2018-01-17: Snow day across North Carolina. About 7 inches so far...

2018-01-11:

2018-01-08: Oliver and I sat in the afternoon cold to test...

2017-12-27:

2017-12-27: A cold (9°F) beautiful morning, snow has stopped falling, time...

2017-12-25: Another holiday in Cleveland, and another cherry pie made by...

2017-12-24: Preparing Momofuku bo ssam foe the family Christmas Eve meal....

2017-12-23: Late to the party, but happy nonetheless: wearing my new...

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2017-12-16: Luminary night in the Lake Hogan Farms neighborhood, fundraiser for...

2017-12-16: Fun movie. Star Wars: Thw Last Jedi.

2017-12-16: Our contractor is also a realtor. He’s rented a theater...

2017-12-16: Met with our contractor today for a walkthrough of the...

2017-12-15: Our annual family viewing of the Little House episode ‘Christmas...

2017-12-09: Went walking in the snow up on our 4 acres....

2017-11-24: Fun morning with my son walking along the river in...

2017-11-23: My mother-in-law made a pie with the sour cherry pie...

2017-11-21: Making plans for a family trip to the Republic of...

2017-11-19: My brother and his daughters were in town, so we...

2017-11-19: Big oak tree that towers over the house we purchased...

2017-11-16: Just catching on to the photo challenge activity here in...

2017-11-15: Very much enjoying the Ear Hustle podcast about life in...

2017-10-31: Halloween 2017

2017-10-25: Had to tune out the news and politics this morning....

2017-10-14: Speaking at a conference in Dallas next Saturday, then driving...

2017-10-14: Papaya with lime, so good. Eager to taste it again...

2017-10-05: A truck and a personalized plate to reference the single...

2017-10-03: Little Anna now has a driver’s license. w00t

2017-10-01: Spent a fabulous 24 hours on Manhattan. Much to write...

2017-09-26: Whale cloud through the moon roof.

2017-09-02: Baked a boule per Michael Ruhlman’s bread baking app.

2017-08-19: Food-truck Cuban food, good Belgian-style beer, delicious peach pie, Texas...

2017-08-10: Minutes after posting a blog post about how much I...

2017-07-31: Can’t get back into the U.S.A. because immigration and customs...

2017-07-22: 95° in Chapel Hill. Another work day at the house,...

2017-07-17: Back at my desk at Duke Dept of Medicine, after...

2017-07-14: Final night of the family reunion, potluck at our cabin....

2017-07-14: The family reunion has been fun, filled with conversations and...

2017-07-11: Uncle Larry and Uncle Michael charting our next hike. Gorgeous...

2017-07-11: Hiking with the family in the Great Smoky Mountains National...

2017-07-08: Road tripping to a big family reunion. Listened to the...

2017-07-04: Oliver stands below his name in front of the Chapel...

2017-07-04: Self diagnosing myself with iliopsoas bursitis from two years of...

2017-07-01: Family movie night and we’re watching Jaws.

2017-06-29: Been so busy of late that I haven’t check the...

2017-06-28: Bought an old house on 4 acres in Chapel Hill,...

2017-06-28: Gray Squirrel has doors open to the beautiful day, and...

2017-06-27: Buying a house and land tomorrow. Stress levels up, annoyance...

2017-06-24: Chapel Hill Public Library a perfect place to page through...

2017-06-24: My favorite word: mahalo

2017-06-22: Debating whether to make this summer’s visinata (sour cherry liqueur)...

2017-06-18: A pause during out moving days to grab coffee and...

2017-06-10: A gorgeous day at Leavering Orchard in southern Virginia. Sour...

2017-06-09: Plans are set: leaving at 6am tomorrow for the drive...

2017-06-07: While sausages grill / nearby paving crews clamor / rose...

2017-06-05: Nice to see that Carrboro’s Gray Squirrel coffee roasters will...

2017-06-05: She moved. Dammit, Amanda was my best barber ever.

2017-06-03: Made a cherry pie with frozen cherries left over from...

2017-05-29: 81 jars of peanut butter kept me alive during Service...

2017-05-29: In the midst of packing up a house for our...

2017-05-27: Holiday weekend. Family bike ride into Carrboro. Cappuccino at Gray...

2017-05-23: Duke School of Medicine celebrating Dr. Sam Katz, chair emeritus...

2017-05-15: Photo of my father, taken ~60 years ago by my...

2017-05-13: It’s become a Sauturday morning ritual: cappuccino at Gray Squirrel...

2017-05-13: Carrboro Farmers Market on a cool morning, the produce and...

2017-05-08: A walk through the magnificent Duke Gardens on my way...

2017-05-07: Carrboro’s Gray Squirrel coffee roaster and shop is hoppin’ this...

2017-05-06: Smelling the roses while backyard grilling

2017-05-06: Frank Levering says his cherry trees will have one of...

2017-05-06: Hoping to have a few hours this weekend (in between...

2017-05-05: Wondering if there’s way to edit a Micro.blog post. Glad...

2017-05-05: Spring flowers that I see as I get into my...

2017-05-05: Have pointed smol.zuiker.com to anton.micro.blog. Smol is Bislama for small...

2017-05-02: Having fun searching for available .fun domains. Uncharacteristically, not purchasing...

2017-05-01: I seem to have reached the age at which one...

2017-04-28: Micro.blog ios app installed

2017-04-28: Renewed my subscription to the New Yorker, remembering Doc Searls’s...

2017-04-26: Toolbox: 1999, Radio3, Micro.blog, Textpattern

2017-04-26: Just a test of the system.

2017-04-26: Meeting Israel Kamakawiwo’ole was a highlight of my time in...

2017-04-26: Olsem wanem, yufala?