A Bath

[caption id="attachment_1838" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Credit: kimfaires via Compfight cc[/caption] This weekend, I squeezed in an actual, sit-down, bath. Normally, I'm a stand-up, showering guy, but I was on a mini-vacation, so I figured a treat was in order. That feeling of completely relaxing in hot water is a rare luxury that most of us,…

Time Management

Managing time is a bit like a game for me. I have a work calendar, which stays relatively simple, and a set of personal calendars. Some of the personal ones are basically like the old paper ones many used to use: they store things like birthdays and anniversaries. [caption id="attachment_1804" align="alignnone" width="500"] Not my calendar.…

Back To Tiny Steps For Big Gains

[caption id="attachment_1776" align="alignnone" width="1024"] It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.-Confucius[/caption] I sit and read another post that reminds me of some key aspects of building new habits, and realize, with a bit of disheartening clarity, that I've stumbled on one of the tips put forth by…

A Decent Saturday

Another Saturday, another convention. This time, it's Anime Los Angeles, and it's the second day. This is only my second anime-focused convention, and it's certainly larger than the first I attended a couple weeks ago. The main things noticeably different, to me, than a more general or even comic convention is that the vast majority…

What’s Boring?

Politics bore me. There, I said it. It's not that I find them unimportant, because I know that very often, there's matters at stake that affect me or people I care about. It's just that, far too often, basic logic and critical thinking are less valued by the loud voices, which I quickly tune out.…

#MicroblogMondays: Card Protection Rules

Identity theft sucks. Being forced to get a new debit card sucks. Card protection and zero liability rules. Also, I have never had a bibliotherapy prescription (the post below is related), so I don't know how I'd feel about it. I do like recommendations, though. Have a good week everybody! More: #MicroblogMondays #74