Archive for August, 2013

  • Got a New Kitchen Timer!

    August 30, 2013

    My old “OXO Good Grips Triple Timer” died, so I am trying out a new “American Innovative Chef’s Quad-Timer”...

  • Kitchen Timers for Productive Task Timing

    August 30, 2013

    Currently, all of my time tracking is done in increments of 15 minutes. When I am actively pacing myself,...

  • Douglas Eby: Shy or Introverted or Highly Sensitive?

    August 29, 2013

    Douglas Eby has a series of posts on, Shy or Introverted or Highly Sensitive in the Arts, reviewing...

  • Me? AD/HD?

    August 26, 2013

    Last week I received a fascinating email from long-time reader Dr. Heather Brannon, a family medicine physician who has...

  • People, After All

    August 26, 2013

    SUMMARY: A reflection on what started out as a bad weekend, but ended up being relentlessly uplifting despite my...

  • 16 Weeks of Going to the Gym for 15 Minutes at a Time

    August 22, 2013

    I decided to start going to the gym again last May, and it’s been about 17 weeks since restarting...

  • Video Games I’m Playing: Firefall

    August 21, 2013

    My very first career goal was to do something with computer games or computer graphics that made games possible....

  • Interfaces

    August 21, 2013

    SUMMARY: An essay on “Interfaces” and what they mean to me. Spoiler: they mean everything to me.

  • “Visual DNA” Personality Test

    August 20, 2013

    I came across this personality test at Visual DNA on a friend’s Facebook page, and it’s unusual in that...

  • Preliminary Lessons: Blogging my Butt Off

    August 19, 2013

    Last week I declared a desire to until the end of August just to see what happened. This desire...

  • Creative Process Q&A on Creative Huddle

    August 19, 2013

    James Allen has been doing a series of creative process Q&A interviews on his website Creative Huddle. James, seeing...

  • Adventure Thinking and Procrastination

    August 17, 2013

    It occurred to me today that a lot of my barriers to productivity comes from a misunderstanding of how...