I found the above John Prine cassette this weekend at a church garage sale for 50 cents. While playing it at home, I was reminded of his song, Spanish Pipedream, from his debut self-titled LP, the chorus of which proposes a kind of life hack from an exotic dancer in a bar: Blow up your … Continue reading Blow Up Your TV, Throw Away Your Phone?
I’m burned out on social media. I also check it multiple times a day. After a few minutes, I find myself feeling frustrated, jealous or angry. I tell myself I’ll stop looking and find myself right back in the rabbit hole. Why am I doing this to myself? Craig Mod wrote about “Tiny Loops” in … Continue reading Wrestling With Social Media
Here are some interesting things I found on the internet this week: The Zen of Watch Maintenance by Jeremy K I don’t wear a watch but I felt a kindred spirit in Jeremy when reading his article about deciding to fix an old watch rather than simply buy a new one. Jeremy and I are … Continue reading Favorite Internet Finds: 7.6.18
Here are some interesting things I found on the internet this week: Dear Social Media Influencer by Karen Smart The perfect article for anyone (like me) tired of people using social media for “influence”. My favorite quote: “You see, I still remember a simpler life – before all the apps, social media, followers, likes and … Continue reading Favorite Internet Finds: 6.23.18