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Hello folks! I'm now on Patreon! 🎉

Gain access to behind-the-scenes details and upcoming previews of my content and join in a growing community of open web and essentialism enthusiasts.

Check it out: patreon.com/essentiallifejared

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Hello fellow Tooters! I'm a blogger, vlogger, and podcaster based in the Portland, OR area. I make videos about essentialism and travel in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and I write and talk about the intersection of art, technology, and a free (as in freedom) internet.

Check out my profile for links to my work and to check out all the photos I post here (so you can avoid that other commercial photo service!). I love chatting so feel free to @ me!

You know how there's a "rule of the internet" that: "if you can imagine it, there's porn of it"

Is there a similar rule like "anything dystopian you can imagine, a techbro somewhere is non-ironically trying to make into reality"? Because

I can't believe I captured this image. It looks like something straight out of a travel brochure.

Really, the credit goes to Silver Falls State Park though—one of the most beautiful places I've visited yet in Oregon. I can't wait to go back in the spring when the volume of water going over the falls will no doubt be much greater!

Have you heard of the band 1023MB? They haven't got a gig yet.

…testing a federation thingie…move right along…

(Unless you want to guess what game this is from 😏)

So a female crawdad—is it OK to call it a crawmom?

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All right, I’ll admit the level of humor in that joke was pretty shrimpy.

I don't know what it is about rearranging furniture in a room that can bring a great sense of calm and inspiration, but…yeah.

Sitting in my easy chair right now that's in a whole new corner of the room, and I am one happy dude. ☺️

I wrote about my burgeoning addiction to climbing mountains and how bored I am at the gym…plus lots of cool photos of skyscrapers and waterfalls (not at the same time).

All in a day's newsletter:
mailchi.mp/efd41ab43ae0/start-

Sub if you like, toot if you don't. (Just kidding. My fragile ego couldn't take it…)

Not even trypophobia could keep me from discussing what’s new with iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and the rest of Apple’s September extravaganza. Also my thoughts on the landmark California ruling which reclassifies Uber drivers (and other “gig economy” workers) as employees:

jaredwhite.com/podcast/40/

Not even trypophobia could keep me from discussing what’s new with iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and the rest of Apple’s September extravaganza. Also my thoughts on the landmark California ruling which reclassifies Uber drivers (and other “gig economy” workers) as employees:

jaredwhite.com/podcast/40/

I made this illustration for Star Wars: Age of Rebellion by Fantasy Flight Games.
I've been waiting quite a while for this to be released, as this was one of the favourite works I've made for Star Wars.
Because, you know, Han and Chewie😀

#starwars #krita #fantasyflightgames #art @conceptart

When life hands you lemonades, sit down and contemplate the meaning of life

baldurbjarnason.com/life-and-l

Some context for my blog silence lately and why I'm back in Iceland for a couple of weeks.

All the places a car can't go make the Pearl District a joy to walk. I'm always on the lookout for those hidden paths and courtyards when out for a stroll.

“Everybody is like a magnet. You attract to yourself reflections of that which you are. If you're friendly then everybody else seems to be friendly too.” –David R. Hawkins

Question for you peeps: how much do you envision using the enhanced audio playback features coming up in 3.0?

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