Distracted Seven

Thanks to a round of Enneagram training last year, I found myself scored as a Seven. I found this recently researching the struggles of Sevens… “On the negative side, when Sevens are unhealthy, they may dabble in many skills without becoming particularly good at any of them. Because they become bored rather quickly, they lack … Continue reading Distracted Seven

He Who Picks A Rose

Last night I was cleaning and listening to a stack of 45s for sale in my Discogs store. I listened to Edwin Starr’s classic, War, which always reminds of this Seinfeld scene: I flipped the 45 over and also enjoyed the B-side track, He Who Picks a Rose. This 45 was released in 1970 but … Continue reading He Who Picks A Rose

Record Sales

I spent most of the weekend adding records for sale to my Discogs store. I set a goal to get over 500 albums listed for sale and I was able to meet that goal this weekend. Whenever I add more albums to the store, it results in more sales. The photo above shows most of … Continue reading Record Sales

Shop My Discogs Store

Over the holidays I spent a lot of time adding inventory to my Discogs store. For those of you who do not know about Discogs, it’s an online database that allows record collectors like me to keep track of albums we own in the hopes we won’t buy them again out in the wild. (Trust … Continue reading Shop My Discogs Store

Staying Curious

James Clear posted the following quote today: “There are nearly endless opportunities to improve each day and finding them largely boils down to being curious. People who are better in the end are usually curious in the beginning.” I think of myself of as a curious person. I like to figure out how things work. … Continue reading Staying Curious

Celestial Blues

I recently stumbled on the song Celestial Blues by Gary Bartz from his album Harlem Bush Music. The song has is a unique mash up of jazz instrumentals from Gary with vocals by Andy Bey. It’s the lyrics sung by Bey that pulled me in: We must get closer to the essence of life…But be … Continue reading Celestial Blues