Yesterday, while cleaning out the garage, I found an old Kindle crammed inside a box. I had a Kindle many years ago, when they first came out, but stopped it using not long after I had it. I plugged the Kindle in and was surprised to see it working again. After charging, my wife noticed … Continue reading Reunited And It Feels So Good…The Kindle Edition.
I’m currently reading Jeff Tweedy’s book, How To Write One Song, and came across this wonderful section, “…most of my time spent creating is not actively in pursuit of writing the greatest song in the world. I’m more focused on just being very satisfied with the idea that I’m not hurting anybody. It’s a process, … Continue reading Oh, I’m Not Wasting My Time
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