Monthly Archives: July 2011

90 minutes is a long time

One of the many take-aways I took away from The Happiness Project is that those of us who believe that we need huge contiguous blocks of time to be productive are probably mistaken. The author lady categorized herself as such … Continue reading

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Cars, old and new

SKEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! That’s the really annoying sound that you’ve heard coming from my front right wheel lately if you’ve ridden in my car. Or it’s the really annoying sound that you haven’t heard because you haven’t ridden in my car. But … Continue reading

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Password gone!

We still have some formatting kinks to work out with this blog, but after a trial run of a few weeks, we decided to remove the password until such time that we decide we want to be controversial enough to … Continue reading

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Pedometer: Day 1

Did that title strike terror into your heart as you suddenly realized that my blogging life from now on will be nothing but step counts and reflections on step counts? Sorry for the alarm; this will likely be a one-time … Continue reading

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Review: Franklin BBQ

Synopsis: The experience of attending Franklin BBQ was very trying, with multiple hours in a parking lot in the Austin summer sun. The brisket ranged from good to awesome depending on fattiness, the pulled pork was very flavorful, and while … Continue reading

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Establishing daily routines

After my earth-shattering reflections on laziness these past couple of days, I recognized for the 100th time that I don’t really live life by routine, and although I’ve survived twelve years of adult life without routine, I’m probably less happy … Continue reading

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Laziness doesn’t account for everything

I wouldn’t be writing this if I weren’t waiting on Jonathan to finish something before we play a highly anticipated game of Family Feud. Also, because I’m having a difficult time managing my various social media outlets, I’m sorry if … Continue reading

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What Would I Do If I Weren’t Lazy?

As I mentioned, The Happiness Project inspired a whole bunch of thought, and although I’m still not committed to making a bunch of resolutions yet, a few significant happiness experiments stuck out in my mind. Today I wanted to explore … Continue reading

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Cancun: Operation Relax

When my parents gave us an all-expense paid trip to Cancun, we weren’t sure how to plan for it. Cancun wasn’t really on our destination radar, so we didn’t have long-standing notions of sights we wanted to see or experiences … Continue reading

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Status Report: Cancun

In retrospect, I realize that it was silly to tell anyone “hey, we have a blog!” less than 48 hours before we left the country for several days, especially now that I’ve read that you should blog every day if … Continue reading

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