Tag: tips

  • James Michie’s tips for blogging

    James Michie, 10 years ago, wrote a post about what he had learned after a year of blogging. Then, this year, he wrote a very short post to revisit and update that list. He wrote: Ten years on and most of the points in the above post still hold up. Except for number nine, that…

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  • How to transfer photos from iPhone to Windows 10

    Occasionally I will have need to transfer photos from Eliza’s iPhone X to my Windows 10 laptop. I’ve found the process of transferring the photos to be excruciatingly slow, unreliable, and frustrating. That is, until I figured out a better way. Most tutorials, including Microsoft’s own, will recommend you plug the phone into your computer,…

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  • My personal blogging tips

    I’ve been writing things down on my own blog for a few decades. I wish more people did too. If you’d like to have a personal blog but struggle finding things to write about, here are a few tips that may help. Don’t post about what you will do, post about what you’ve already done…

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  • Creating your own hiking checklist

    Have you ever bolted out the door to go hiking¬†(or kayaking, photographing, cycling, it doesn’t matter) and when you arrive at your location you realize you forgot something at home? Say, a camera battery or a¬†water bottle? Here is a simple way to reduce the number of times this happens to you: make a checklist.…

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  • Tips for new drone owners

    After a few weeks of trial and error, (lots, and lots of error) video tutorial binging, manual devouring, and literally swimming for and losing my first UAV, I thought it might be good to jot down some tips for new drone owners. So here they are, in no order, but all worth considering: Fly over…

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