1. Language and culture
2. Writing written about writing
3. Technology/programming
4. General Rambling/Family
5. Philosophy
6. Zen and the art of avoiding productivity

You won’t find something like this on your newsfeed

Writer’s rendering of a table


I’m not going to change anything about that

Morro do Pai Inacio, Bahia, Brazil, from our family pictures


And I’m going to use the rest of my day to do whatever I want

冨嶽三十六景 甲州犬目峠 — The Inume Pass in Kai Province (Kōshū Inume tōge), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei) — from the Wikimedia Commons, CC0 1.0


A complete game-changer for Firefox users

Screenshot of the writer’s stats, I swear they’ve been better — but the rest of the screenshots will all be from my personal stats page

Doesn’t bringing them up defeat the purpose?


The clean setup is the envy of every co-worker

White House (Pete Souza) / Maison Blanche (Pete Souza), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


The best thing that has come from writing for medium

The Yacht Henrietta, modeled by Mr. Wm. Booker, N.Y. Built by Mr. Henry Steers, Greenpoint, L.I. by Charles Parsons. Original from Library of Congress. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel. In the Public Domain

Becoming a better reader


Creating a dark mode version of MDN

Mozilla’s not Firefox, but if it were I’d put it on dark mode too. — American Black or Silver Fox (Vulpes fulvus) from the viviparous quadrupeds of North America (1845) illustrated by John Woodhouse Audubon (1812–1862). Original from The New York Public Library. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.


The truth about why your French lessons aren’t paying off

Cliffs at Pourville (1882) by Claude Monet. Original from the National Gallery of Art. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel. In the public domain — CC0

Leo Teixeira

Newly-wed with a baby. Writing about Culture, Language, and Travel. Occasionally I publish pieces of advice to myself about writing or put my degree to work

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