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Day 355: Refrain

Hoo boy–we can go all the way back to Day 13 on this one…. As I’ve said many a times on this blog: I’m hardly a Luddite. A good portion of what I do professionally involves writing and thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 340: Unplan

For all that I claim to be a spontaneous individual, I sure do spend a lot of time planning things in my head. Big things, little things. Work projects and family fun. And so on. I spent about six hours … Continue reading

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Day 273: Monotask

Why is it so freaking hard to do just one thing at a time? When I first started off this blog, I was certain that I would be paying a lot of attention to monotasking–doing one thing at a time, … Continue reading

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Day 226: Pocket

Once upon a time, there was a would-be minimalist and sometime adherent of Thoreau-by-way-of-Gautama-and-Fox, who told himself he would remember to stow away his cell phone as often as he could, as a way of helping him to be more … Continue reading

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Day 193: Modulate

I started off today hauling polystyrene and musty, old cardboard boxes to the recycling center–and I ended the day contemplating a trip to an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Let me explain. I keep plugging along at … Continue reading

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Day 147: Break

So it’s summertime around here, by most measures. The kids are out of school, and a lot of our daily schedules are changing. Normally, I’m driving my oldest boy to the gym on Mondays and Wednesdays for his team practice, … Continue reading

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Day 142: Reset

I think I have to reset my clock by a little bit. I realized today just how not in the moment I have been lately. Everything that I am doing, it seems, is aimed at that date in mid-July when … Continue reading

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