Category: Life

From Tynan’s Training Yourself (emphasis added) What happens if you fail? The absolute most important thing is that you don’t use it as an excuse to stop training.…

Craig Mod

Reading Craid Mod’s newsletter this morning was very interesting and makes me want to follow his work more closely. It also sent me down a bit of a…

gorgeous

interesting read (Letting Go of Sentimental Items) as I try and get rid of 365 things this year: Among the organized chaos that comprised the crawlspace beneath her…

“Debt is an opportunity cost. A cost that you trade for one of the most valuable things in your life, time.” – Tammy Strobel

Some of the 16 things

Thought-provoking post by David Raptitude. The ones below either really hit home or I think (but don’t yet know) are, as the author calls them, ‘things I know…

time > money

This article skates a little too close to the idea that consumers are sheep (which ignores that the vast majority, even in the ‘west’, have to work to…

On strategy

Strategy is the art of sacrifice. Boom. (Likely the first & last times I link to Forbes.)

Within My Reach, Diving

(Yes, I am listening to Slang as i clickety-clack. Gonna have to play that song next week on Better Off Dead). Some random thoughts today that might end…

Sympatico

Feeling completely overwhelmed in my work life led me to think about time, balance, needs, priorities. Reading what others think about the intersection of these things helps clear…

redirection

I was emailing a friend and was saying that our move to Tallahassee was good, but that it also felt different. Life has changed — at first not…

On vantage points

So today, on my first father’s day as a father, since I’m away from my family I decided to start work on my inaugural XTH Annual Review. I…

Close call

I almost stumbled today, told myself I only had 1 more day on the 30 day challenge and so if i had a Coke (they were out of…

36 months

So tonight as I ate my steak burrito, I came across this from Leo Babauta: [tweet https://twitter.com/zen_habits/status/205762701941669889] I thought it odd that he’d call his own post “amazing”…

Interesting look at design process

So you like time away from computers. Do you do all of your sketching and writing on paper? Paper, and not in the studio. I’ll go to a…

30 Day Challenge: Day #14

First a caveat. I’ve gone 2 weeks without a Coke — but I’ve substituted many Lemonades and sweet teas. I don’t have too big a problem with this…

30 Day Challenge: Day #1

I started a 30 Day Challenge to not drink Coke today. I figured no time better than the present. It was brought on by our trip to Gainesville…

On manifestos

Increasingly I feel overwhelmed by the streams of to-do’s and information. I stumbled across Focus Manifesto while looking for the omm writer (which I’d seen years ago and…

So you can see to go

Perhaps my newfound interest in efficiency/lifestyle websites is an early-onset midlife crisis? Maybe it’s my brain’s way of trying to sort out the myriad of changes I’ve gone…

On tying up loose ends

I parked /Notes here just after we moved from Gainesville to Tallahassee. I was starting a new job and thought this would be canvas: To document, learn, speak,…

New beginings

He’s got my heart. Other themes considered: Comet, Twenty-Eleven or Twenty-ten, Blogum