My favorite song at age 10. Memories of visiting my Aunt and Uncle in Nashville, this in my cousin Steven’s bedroom on repeat as he got ready for a date.
I’ve always been a slow reader. With non-fiction books, especially so. I’ve always carried an element of shame over my lack of speed and the desire to be faster at it with me. For a very long time it’s been an uncomfortable shoe-pebble nagging me every time I pick up a book. In some cases, … Continue reading “Reading Thought #2”
I’m suffering from a horrible cold virus. My third or fourth in as many weeks (I’ve lost count). My thinking, during such times, is both hazy and exausting. Therefore, please accept some of these brief and imperfect ideas that warrant more expounding than I have the energy for right now. We all write our own … Continue reading “Random Notes and Recent Thoughts #2”
I’ve been increasingly interested in the research that shows how valuable taking a break from out overly busy days can be. For instance, according to The Willpower Instinct, Kelly McGonigal Ph.D. urges meditation and taking a walk outside as key strategies for increased focus and drive. For this reason, next up on my to-read list … Continue reading “Items Of Interest — #2”
I have posted a new update on the wedding page. We now have a place and time picked out for the wedding itself (Yeah!).
Without certain applications and utilities, life on my Mac would not be the same. Here are a few of my favorites: Konfabulator is a little hard to describe. It bills itself as “anything you want it to be” and that description is not far from the truth. Konfabulator itself is simply a “shell” program into … Continue reading “Monday Mac Tweak #2”
Travelogue: Day 1, Stop 1 Iowa City for lunch at The Hamburg Inn #2. Pie shakes!
Anti-Racism Resources: Books, Conversations and People Leading The Charge — Sarah K Peck I really like and am heavily considering #2 for myself.
Today’s stay at home project #2: Making sauerkraut.
“Until we start measuring what we value, we will continue to overvalue what we measure.” — Kim Goodwin, Offscreen #21 She was speaking about metrics and analytics but this can apply to so much more.