Rosnovsky Park™ Blog

My first blog on Livejournal was established in 2003.
I've started this one in 2019, posting 31 blog posts so far.


Jun 21, 2022 1 min read

Father’s Day 2022

This week's hike report is not a report from a hike :) Every year, we go camping over the Father's Day weekend, usually to one of the KOA campgrounds along the Pacific coast. This year we camped at the Astoria KOA.

May 31, 2022 2 min read

Meadows > Lawns

When we moved into our new house, one of the first ideas I had for the backyard is turning it into a meadow. Here's what I'm doing and why I'm doing it.

May 15, 2022 11 min read

Все буде Україна 🇺🇦

This is unspeakable: Russia is bombing Ukraine. I'm Russian-American, and most of my family remains in Russia. I love Ukraine with all my heart, and most of my friends are Ukrainian.

Jan 28, 2022 3 min read

Old Man Yells at Cloud

Effective immediately, I'm protected by the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 👴🏻

Dec 31, 2021 7 min read

2021: The Year in Review

2021 was a very long year. In part because we didn't get to decompress after 2020, in part because a lot of 2020 stayed with us through the entire 2021, and in part because of a bunch of personal stuff that happened.

Dec 19, 2021 4 min read

Building This Website: Meditation Through Code

It's funny how I spend a lot of my free time on tweaking this website, improving this or that, adding a random feature, or falling down a rabbit hole of some technology I may eventually want to use here. Yet its main purpose - it's a blog, damn it! - happens to be mostly neglected.

Oct 14, 2021 4 min read


I've been writing stuff that nobody reads for a long time. Now I not only do it here but also in a private paper-based journal. And it's been a game-changer in the past few months.

Sep 17, 2021 4 min read

Moonlander Keyboard

I've upgraded my keyboard recently. It's been a frustrating, fulfilling, and invigorating experience so far.

Sep 10, 2021 3 min read

Fall Out Boy, Green Day, Lindsey Stirling

2020 was a year of, among other things, missed concerts. I missed live music so much that as soon as I got a chance to go to concerts again, I went nuts.

Sep 4, 2021 1 min read

Arlington: bike ride

Just a few photos from the bike ride through Arlington, Washington.

Jul 13, 2021 3 min read

Summer Time

The summer is different this year. Let's take a look at what's going on this time around.

Jun 25, 2021 2 min read

June 2021 Update

It's been such an exhausting yet exciting month. The new house stuff is coming along, moving out is on track, work is buzzing. I'm tired, pumped up, sleepy, and on fire!

Jun 4, 2021 7 min read

Weekly Update #4

A a lot had happened in the past month. We closed on the house, got fully vaccinated, I won a hackathon at work, and once again updated this website.

Apr 19, 2021 2 min read

Weekly Update #3

This one is short: house hunting is over & family is in town!

Apr 12, 2021 4 min read

Weekly Update #2

An exciting week, full of driving around and anticipation of change: travel, vaccines, and house hunting!

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