It’s a bit strange when I think to myself: am I really living the best life I possibly can? I am trying to. Am I trying hard enough though? I actually want to say “I don’t know”, but at this point, the better answer is no, not yet, I’m not.
I can do better. The whole world seems to be in a slump, but that’s really no excuse.
What do you think? Am I just viewing things through dark gray lenses?
I’ve been interested in the art of origami, or paper folding, for a very long time. I think it’s the way a simple piece of paper, or a few pieces, can be coaxed into making familiar shapes, or even just abstract shapes. The only limits seem to be the creator’s imagination and the limits of folding a piece of paper. Mostly for my own information, I’m looking into it a bit more. Here’s a few links I dug up:
Developer Manton Reece is on a mission to take back short form content for the open web by providing better tools for independent microblogging. Most short form content today is posted through centralized social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where posts are mixed with promoted content and users have no control of their…
I spotted this in my reader today, and I decided to add a quick note. This is not the first such service I’ve seen (App.net still exists, after all), but it’s always worth checking out when another contender comes along to give the existing incumbents reason to sit up in their chairs. We’ll see how this shakes out once the service rolls out. What do you think? Will you try Micro.blog? I’ll reserve my handle, of course.
Christmas was yesterday, and it was great. Morning brought the traditional opening of presents, a visit from a cousin and my significant other in the afternoon, and capped it off with some Christmas TV watching/hanging out with geeky friends in the evening and into the night. There are no blues here, with an epic New Year’s weekend incoming.
Here’s a resolution that I know I can keep. I resolve to write more consistently in the coming year. That way, I’ll become a habit that will just be a routine part of the day, and not a chore. I’m writing for fun, after all.
I figure that a little structured fun isn’t too hard, which is why I am lucky to have found that there’s a regular prompt for Mondays available. See you next Monday at the latest!