Simmons Consulting, the Website of Toby Simmons

Enable pf at startup on Apple macOS, SIP enabled

07
Jul

After searching for a way to enable the built in pf firewall at startup in High Sierra (I didn’t want to additionally enable the Application Firewall, just the packet filter piece) I found many posts that all mentioned disabling System Integrity Protection (SIP) and directly editing the default launchd file:

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Test shot from Ulysses

20
Dec

I was wondering how well Ulysses could interact with WordPress so this is a simple test.

Chuck roast with carrots, new potatoes

23
Jun

Penny made pot roast. yum, yum!

Yosemite and Apple Mail

11
Nov

This fixed a huge issue I had with Apple mail:

Edit: Apparently the author is going through an existential crisis of some sort and has removed the post; the long and short of it was to disable (uncheck) the setting for “Automatically detect and maintain settings”.

http://meandmymac.net/2014/10/trouble-with-yosemite-mail/

Awesome Oktober

17
Oct

Oh my! This is the best Oktoberfest I’ve ever tried. Definitely gets a thumbs up!

Microsoft, are you freaking kidding me?

06
Oct

And this is why I sometimes really get frustrated with Microsoft Windows.

Screen Shot 2014-10-06 at 4.15.21 PM

Sandy is a dandy

25
Sep

Been looking for a good alternative to the sweet Oktoberfests I’ve been drinking as of late and this one is great!

Thanks to Mother’s Brewing.

Smoked pork tenderloin

20
Sep

Pork tenderloin, rubbed with chili powder, salt, brown sugar and a healthy dose of paprika, smoked low and slow for four hours.

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