Life, Meals

Meals + leisure

Quarantining = eating all meals at home, obviously…and besides one pizza last weekend, we haven’t ordered out at all, either. As I said though yesterday, my work hours have been a little wacky. I haven’t really felt like I have had an abundance of free time, probably due to working until later in the day. (I did this last spring…

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Productivity, Work

Parkinson’s Law + work/time expansion…

Since we’ve been home all week 24/7, I’m missing most of the “anchors” in my life right now. It’s nice, in a way, to have some total “free for all” days, but also still odd. (Less odd now than it would have been a few years ago, since we have become fairly used to this slower pace throughout the pandemic,…

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Weekends, Wisdom

African shoes, perspective + Saturday

I heard this great parable yesterday, so obviously I have to share, because as you know, I love parables. I’m pretty sure it’s one that many people have heard before, but I guess I never had. Two shoe salesmen go to Africa: Two shoe salesmen were sent to Africa in the early 1900s to see if there was a market…

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Books

Trying assigned reading

I think I mentioned earlier this year that I decided for 2021 to try out the method of “assigning” myself a few books to read each quarter. The main reason for this is that I wanted to finally actually tackle some of the books on my “Want to Read” shelf in goodreads.com (the main place I keep track of books…

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