Tag: Lifestyle

TAP # 12 – Win like a Winston (Vlog)

I talk a bit about the need for replacing your ‘dopamine hit’ activities with more productive pursuits. So instead of a beer learn a guitar lick etc. Though of course you’ll want to have that beer once in a while. Striking the right balance…

Retro and the Crow

What’s the point then? A computer, a technology, should never be a tether. It should be a tool to enhance knowledge, productivity, and pleasure. To use a tool properly, one must learn to get by, to get about one’s business without it. That’s why,…

Sleep ‘Hack’

    I stumbled on this very common sense trick this morning. I have a variable schedule that sometimes requires me to be at work at three am. The importance of sleep cannot be overstated. A brief web query will confirm this. Knowing well…

TAP # 10 – Genussiness – Violin Yoga and Death

Don’t you dare skip my soulful karaoke session! Did you see that smug look! I thought I was being scholarly. There’s no such word as Genossischkheit as per my web query. Nonetheless I take poetic license and dub this Genussiness which is a word…

Classics and the True Way

It was either Goethe’s Werther or Wilhelm, that provided me with a certain sense of balance. I’d never really read the books except as exercises in seeing how much I could glean with my sparse knowledge of German. It was a secondhand account, either…

Birdie’s Window and Did Crichton Float?

I do a song, and I’m going to be doing book reviews, so I thought I’d start with Sphere. This Michael Crichton classic is one of my favorite reads and I only just now noticed how it may be related to a float tank…

Smell The Bacon

Dedication For Miss Birdie my very own Eliza… Has everything been said? A lot of people presented with a blank page are familiar with this question. The answer is of course no. But, let’s for just a moment imagine that the answer is yes….