An unedited transcript of today’s journal entry.
The second J and I walked into our apartment for the first time and saw the huge south-facing windows, we were pretty much sold. The kicker was that there is one pane of glass facing west, directly towards the ocean. It took me no time at all to establish a new habit (at the expense… Continue reading Whale watching
On April 20th, without giving it too much thought, I titled a blog post “A Blog a Day.” I set no parameters, no end-date. It’s now been a month, which seemed like a good minimum for a new habit. I already wrote a bit about trying to maintain writing in some form every day, even… Continue reading One month!
I opened a document and then started inspecting my nails. I’ve never had great fingernails. I bit them as a kid… and as an adult. I no longer chew them down to the nubs. But I catch myself biting them when I’m nervous, when I’m bored, when I’m both. Or even if I don’t take… Continue reading Nail-biter
Two days to go. This is kind of like releasing the “Best Of 2017” list on 12/28/2016, but I can’t imagine I’ll learn anything new in the last two days of this experiment. It’s what’s on my mind, and that’s what I write about. I do have time for this Even with a load of… Continue reading Things I Learned from a Month of Daily Blog Posts
One of the things I love best about living in a big city is the opportunity to geek out on lectures and events. City Arts and Lectures always has amazing things going on, and tonight was no exception: Drs. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Paul Berg sat down to chat about genetic engineering. I know, I just… Continue reading Nerd alert
I’ve had lingering soreness all day, from my epic trail run Sunday followed by a gym session yesterday. I tried to work it all out with yoga last night, but today was still creaky. I tried to stand at my desk when I wasn’t in meetings, when really all I wanted to was slouch in… Continue reading Track Tuesdays