Angelo Stavrow [dot] Blog

Missives and musings on a variety of topics.

I don't get a whole lot of phone calls, but most of them of no personal interest to me, so I'm going to start screening everything. I'm thinking of updating my voicemail greeting to reflect that, and figured I'd share the template I'm drafting for feedback.


A couple of new things grace my desktop —physical and virtual— and I’d like to tell you about them.


Toying with the idea of a newsletter (again). Probably something related to personal finance.

I guess if you’ve already bought the domain, it’s a little more than “toying with an idea”, though.


I’ve joined Instagram again. Let’s see how this goes.

Apparently the catalyst for Apple releasing new HomePods was me buying a bunch of HomePod minis three weeks earlier.

The first snow in Montreal has always been just a little bit magical for me. Especially these huge, fluffy flakes — definitely worth taking a lunchtime walk to enjoy.


iOS Accessibility Tip: VoiceOver captioning can be super helpful. Enable it by going to Settings > Accessibility > VoiceOver > enable Caption Panel.

Did I miss something? When did Day One get acquired by Automattic?

It’s 2022 and there are still password fields that block pasting from the clipboard.