William Estep

My journey to retire and sail. Writing, reading, technology, programming, photography, coffee, equality, sailing, and the oxford comma.

How I Navigate My Notes in VIM

At the core of Getting Things Done is having a system you trust. My system revolves around a core of text files I can access from my laptop, desktop, and mobile devices. I keep my notes and thoughts in text files, generally in markdown format, in a Notes folder in Dropbox.

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Are You Wearing Enough Flair?

I was joking with a friend the other day, that I can't help think of that scene from Office Space when I see someone wearing religious paraphernalia like a cross pendant. So we coined the phrase, Religious Flair.

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We Need More...I Want More

The cynic in me wants to say how awful things are and to rail against anything and everyone that doesn't agree with me. But, if I did that, I'd be just like everyone else :-)

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Trying out WordPress.com

So...I've had no blog or any place to post thoughts since I took my old site down, and it's been a struggle. I don't write much, but I do like having a place to share thoughts, and better yet, keep thoughts.

My latest brainstorm has been my ten year …

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VIM Revisited

I got a notice in the mail yesterday that Drew Neil has a new book available, Practical VIM. The Pragmatic Bookshelf folks have great stuff, and I use Vim frequently.

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Common Questions

People are funny. Most folks require a certain comfort level to ask certain questions. But coming out on your blog does encourage those close acquaintances or friends to ask questions. That’s cool. So here are the most common couple of questions.

By the way, I've noticed including certain words …

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Walk In New Shoes Today

I've been really good about staying out of the political debates raging. Frankly, like every election cycle, the spin from all sides of the political fences insults the intelligence.

However, I was reading a post on the American Legion website the other day, and the venomous vitriol and bigotry spewing …

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