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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 03, 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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Throwing Away My Journals

Last weekend I decided to throw out most of my old journals.

Feb 25, 2021

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Rebuilding My Site - 2021 Version

Rebuilding my site with GraphCMS and Nuxt was overall a good experience, but not without its challenges.

Jan 24, 2021

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The Human Story

The human story always matters more. The human story is always what we relate to more. And building a better human story for ourselves in real life matters most of all.

Sep 27, 2020

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