Category Archives: Life

5 Interesting Links for 10-13-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Primitive (Innovation) A demonstration of how to make sandals out of available plants to protect your feet in a forest. It reminds me of my sister’s string work, only with … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.130: eInk, eReaders, and Reading Pleasure

Most of my smiles are quick videos or songs I want to share. This week I thought I’d talk about something a little more complicated but which definitely deserves a place on my Things That Make Me Smile list. The … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 09-15-2017

Science Fiction (Fiction) A lovely story about acceptance, revolution, and love in a future imbued with magic and song. https://www.tor.com/2017/07/12/waiting-on-a-bright-moon/ Sleep (Life) Some tips for converting to a consistent wake-up schedule with the caveat that not all of them will … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.129: Greening Cities

I’m very much for the greening of cities, for ecological and psychological reasons. These videos talk about one New York City project and even go into the methodology, which I found fascinating and hope you will as well. I’m including … Continue reading

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Adventure Is What You Make of It: A Memoir

Have you ever heard of “and then” stories? They’re basically a variant on tall tales where the situation just keeps getting worse and worse. They can be a lot of fun and dissolve into hilarity as long as nothing nightmarish … Continue reading

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