2015 is coming to a close, and despite a few bumps, I must say it has been one of the best years ever. It makes me a bit nervous saying that, since I don’t want to spoil my good luck, but 2014 was one of the worst years ever, so I was grateful for an… Read More 2015 Recap and 2016 Unreasonable Goals
I’ve been sick. As many of you know I have Ulcerative Colitis, and it’s been in remission for many years. In February, I started getting a pain in my side that wouldn’t go away, and went to my doctor looking for answers. Instead of seeing my regular doctor I saw one newer to the practice,… Read More It’s Hard To Be That Guy.
I knooow that’s what you guys are asking yourselves. Well, those of you that ‘follow’ me social media-wise. I’ve had Instagram for awhile, but I didn’t really start using it until a few weeks ago. Now I’m trying to add one post per day. Is it as simple as me just wanting to participate in… Read More What’s Up With All the Instagramming?
I got a text from a friend this morning telling me measles has been confirmed in her town. She’s pregnant with her first and she’s scared. And I’m scared for her. She lives out of state, but I’m scared for me too. For this very reason, I’ve been trying to stay off FB, and limit… Read More Put Your Seatbelts On.
Music is good for you. Don’t believe me? Here are a bunch of recent studies that explain how music has a positive effect on people and is good for mental health: 5 Science-Based Reasons Music is Good For you (ABC.COM) Why Listening To Music is Key To Good Health (Daily Mail) Sad Music Is… Read More Let’s Stop Being Jerks About Music
This could also be called ‘cold oatmeal’ or ‘refrigerator oatmeal’. I’m including this in the Reddit 52 week challenge under dairy, because it is in fact, over half dairy. Or in my case, non-dairy. Here’s the thing about me, I’m not a strictly non-dairy person. I’m more of a limited-dairy person. I’m not entirely intolerant,… Read More Overnight Oatmeal
I just got off the phone with USM tech support about a video issue with one of my classes. It’s a simple, 1 credit class. OK, it’s yoga. Yes, I’m paying to take a one-credit college-level yoga class. Don’t judge. Anyhow, the sound on the video sounds like Greedo: Now, I’m not a tech-idiot. Here’s… Read More Thoughts on an On-line Education
This year, for the first time in at least a decade, I did not include ‘lose 20lbs’ on my list of yearly goals. I do plan on eating healthily and getting lots of exercise this year, but with overall health and happiness as my main objective. So, of course this year for the first challenge… Read More Non-Diet Diet Meal.
I just finished The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer last night. I’ll try to tell you about it without spoilers. You should read this book, especially if you are someone working in the creative economy right now. If you don’t know who Amanda Palmer is, read her wiki. I’ll wait. Also, watch her… Read More Why Amanda Palmer Is Like a Farmer
Many of you know that for the past 7 years (holy cow) I have posted a list of unreasonable goals to complete over the course of the year. I started it back when I was 29, and I called it ‘The 30 List’. I am now way over 30. Each year I list off a … Read More 2015 Unreasonable Goals!