5,000 Photos

Morning Coffee 15: July 25th, 2022


Just arrived at Downtown Jeaux. Listening to The Technicolors. Small Americano. Last week’s newsletter launch was a success. No hiccups. Love the way it looks in the inbox now. Hoping to improve on that process this week and become even more efficient. Let’s begin.

Table of Contents

  1. Hip-Hop Night
  2. Building a Database
  3. Apple Music: For You

The Box


Hip-Hop Night

Last week, I went shoot photos in New Orleans for the day. Artists from New York came down to perform, and I captured their day and then the performance. I ended up with 5,000 photos. Now I’ll be spending the next two weeks editing and delivering those photos.


Building a Database

I’ve spent the last two weeks building a database (and a workflow) for freelance work. Starting from scratch, doing lots of research, and seeing what works and what doesn’t. I’ve tried several systems, haven’t landed on one just yet, but it’s been an interesting journey. I have an idea on where I want to arrive at, hopefully I get there soon.


Apple Music: For You

A lot of people don’t know that Apple Music creates weekly mixes for you, based on the type of music you’ve been listening to. Each time you listen to something, you’re training these mixes to become better. Chill Mix and Get Up! Mix. Those are my two favorite to use.


This is Morning Coffee: a weekly newsletter that arrives in your inbox every Monday morning. I write about productivity, technology, and cool things I find on the internet. My wife wants this to be my only job, so pay what you want, purchase my books on Amazon, or join my Music Program.


Built an arcade cabinet. Made 100 coffees in a row. Released two books on Amazon. Celebrating Rose turning two. Working from home for a big company. Last updated: June 26th, 2024.

Morning Coffee


Latest Issue: Hide Your Apps

Latest Issue: How to Setup A Mac

Latest Issue: Timestamp Journaling

Latest Issue: Observations From The Beach

Latest Issue: How To Pack For Destin

Latest Issue: Reduce White Point

Latest Issue: A New Reeder

Latest Issue: Rustic Sky

Latest Issue: A Bear That Blogs

Latest Issue: Kendrick v Drake

Latest Issue: A Home Arcade

Latest Issue: An Obstacle Course

Latest Issue: Delta Is Here

Latest Issue: The Sequential Life

Latest Issue: A Beam of Light

Latest Issue: Building Blocks

Latest Issue: Ramping Up

Latest Issue: A Weekly Video

Latest Issue: 100 Coffees

Latest Issue: The Last Two Digits

Latest Issue: The Auxiliary Exchange

Latest Issue: A Gamer’s Nightstand

Latest Issue: Spatial Computing

Latest Issue: Handhelds and Elbows

Latest Issue: How to Make Lists

Latest Issue: A Refreshed Calendar

Latest Issue: Dots and Boxes

Latest Issue: The Year of Clarity