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ReMarkable Review

This is definitely one of those devices that feels like an indulgence but, much like my Kindle, give me a few months with it and I won't know how I got along without it.

Aug 10, 2021

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The Joys of Waking Up Early

I have always been an early riser. In fact, I'm sitting in my office right now. It's about 6:00 in the morning right now, but I've been up since around 5:00. The window above my desk faces East, so most mornings I’m here watching the sun rise, the clouds sherbetty shades of orange and pink. It's my favorite time of day.

Apr 10, 2021

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Hope in the Time of COVID

Please, to anyone reading. Wear your mask properly (covering your mouth and your nose), get vaccinated when you can, and take care of those around you. I’m happy to share some of my hope if you need it.

Apr 8, 2021

Book Review

Notes on How to Take Smart Notes by Sönke Ahrens

I find it interesting, though, that now, months later, I’m looking at the passages I highlighted and find that the slip box itself is only mentioned once. It seems that for me there were other things in this book that I found more valuable. Looking through my notes, what I see is not a book about taking notes, but rather a book about how to learn and how to think about what we learn.

Apr 3, 2021

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Nesting in the Time of COVID

Over the last couple of months I have bought myself (and then put together) a new desk, changed the deadbolt on our front door, installed new smoke detectors, assembled new nightstands and dressers for both kids, cleaned out my closet (like, completely), replaced our kitchen garbage can, and taken several large loads of things to Goodwill. Apparently this is how I deal with anxiety.

Mar 23, 2021

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