Every Day Carry

Moving to a more iPad oriented life

I’ve always loved the iPad. I’ve owned an iPad since the first one came out. Up until the last few years, despite Apple’s advertising, and die hard fan’s shoehorning, the iPad was mostly for consumption. That’s not a dig. It was an awesome RSS/Blog reader. I love relaxing on Sundays and reading the Washington Post (via app) and Colorado Sun (via browser) while holding my iPad in one hand and my coffee in the other. I love watching TV and movies on flights, reading comics, etc. It was perfect as a media consumption device. Over the last couple of years things started to shift to more actual creation. The Apple Pencil (despite Steve’s insistence that Stylus = failure) opened a major door for creativity on the iPad. I know there…

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I’ve always loved watches. I’ve written before about how I don’t (anymore) own an Apple Watch. They’re fine, especially now that they last more than half a day, but still not for me. I was going through my watch box (I need a bigger one) moving a few pieces back into their boxes as I just don’t wear them much compared to others. I decided to put my first Swatch in the box now that there was room. I’d had watches before this, always digital. IIRC this swatch, that my mom took me to Mervyn’s to buy was my first analog watch. It’s the Blue Jet, circa 1990. I loved this thing. I bought a glow in the dark ‘Swatch Guard’ for it. Since it was my first analog watch…

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