Make Something

On my Google calendar on Tuesday nights, I have a recurring event: Make Something. And unless I’m not home, I normally try to oblige. Maybe I’ll make dinner that’s more than just a pot of rice and steamed veggies. Maybe I’ll put a few more stitches in a scarf I’ve been neglecting. Maybe I’ll doodle […]

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Perfect Self vs Real Self: A Study in Disconnects

Let’s talk for a moment about something I’m sure we’ve all faced at one time or another. You’re walking through a store and you see a book/vintage hat/knick-knack/kitchen gadget/craft supply/dice block/nerdy coffee cup/whatever. You look at it. You want it. You think, “Wow, if I only had that awesome whatsit, I would use it all […]

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Let’s Try This Again

Since 2012, I’ve been writing a sentence a day on an index card summing up what I did that day so I can look back on it later and go, “Oh yeah! That! I remember that!” It’s like a low tech TimeHop. I had been doing a pretty good job with this until 2015. 2015 […]

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