My iPhone

If you know me pretty well, you know I’m nearly inseparable from a single gadget. That gadget is my iPhone. I won’t say I can’t live without it, but nearly so. I’d be limited in much functionality without it. It’s mainly the small conveniences I’d miss. For example, in a typical day, it’s my alarm…

Fireside Chat

I should be clear about something. I’ve grown a bit addicted to listening to This American Life (via podcast) quite a bit when I’m commuting from place to place. That’s why, if I had the chance, I’d be interested in a friendly chat with its executive producer and long-time narrator, Ira Glass. I wasn’t sure…

Todo

I admit it. I’m a bit chaotic with managing my own tasks. It’s why some fairly routine, and regular tasks, like renewing my car registration, have, in the past, been delayed, when they could easily be done as soon as a few moments are set aside. I looked at various systems, such as Getting Things…

Pen vs Pencil.

It's another post about writing tools! I'm strangely drawn to them... [caption id="attachment_1217" align="aligncenter" width="299"] Photo Credit: 24oranges.nl via Compfight cc[/caption] Pencils are a great writing tool (amoung other uses.) They can quickly be used to jot down nearly any idea, as well as to sketch out designs, should that be your cuppa. If there’s…

A few good reads

A few posts from those participating in #10daysbetterblog with me: Drew Downs lets us know how to Make a New Year’s Resolution Stick. You have to make a change, that's for sure. Good intentions (acted upon) are a good thing, and I liked Anne's story (and letter) about hers. Mr. King recounts how procrastination can really…