Archive for September, 2017

I’ve Been Using My iPhone All Wrong

Posted: 29th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in iPhones, writing tools
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After nearly a year of owning an iPhone, I’ve finally learned what I’ve been doing wrong. I discovered this quite by accident when I was researching battery life for the device. I was surprised to learn that Apple recommends not closing an app when you’re finished using it. That’s because iOS has algorithms that minimize […]

1000 Words a Day

Posted: 26th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, writing
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This morning on Medium I read a piece on the benefits of writing 1,000 words a day. Since I’m lucky to write every day at all, and most of the time only manage to hit 500 words,I decided I’d give it a try. My favorite takeaway from the article? This simple daily habit has literally […]

Why I Won’t Be Buying The iPhone X

Posted: 25th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in Apple, iPhones, writing tools
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Yes, it’s fancy. And yes, it’s beautiful. And yes, I love my iPhone 6S Plus. But I’m going to give the X (which Apple says to pronounce “10”) a miss. There are a couple of reasons. First, there’s the iPhone 8 Plus. In every way that’s relevant to me, it’s the same technology as the […]

Every now and then I reevaluate the apps and programs I’ve been using to write. The perfect suite would be one that I could use on all of my devices: my iPad and iPhone running (as of this writing) iOS 11, and my laptop PC running Windows. Add into that mix the fact that when […]

My Newest Favorite Sandwich

Posted: 5th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in Plant-based Foods, Recipes, Sandwiches, Vegetarians
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Yeah, it’s been a while. I’ve been having serious health problems—I’m sick of the fascist, racist, misogynistic, xenophobic, homophobic orange clown we call the president. I’ve often said that bacon is the only thing keeping me from being a vegetarian. Last week, I discovered a product that has eliminated that excuse. I started reading about […]