"Alright Gentlemen, let's take 5 and check your notifications!" Interesting article on Cal Newport's blog, about an NFL Coach giving his players phone breaks during team functions. (Do you know what lasts much longer than 20 – 30 minutes? NFL games. And there are no phone breaks once you’re on the field.) Instead of accommodating his [...]
“Today I escaped from the crush of circumstances, or better put, I threw them out, for the crush wasn’t from outside me but in my own assumptions.” —Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 9.13
Northside Trail, Fredericton, NB, Canada Bit of a late season spring snowstorm dumping about 10cm of snow on our neck of the woods today. That 'spring snow' that is very heavy and wet and clings to everything. Huge monster flakes that are hard to miss. Went out for a walk at lunch just because. I [...]
I’ve been riding bikes so long it’s easy. I don’t mean easy like I go out and crush Tour stages easy, but 99% - well, ok, maybe 85-90% of the time, when I’m suffering on the bike, I can find a way to make it work. I’m comfortable enough to find a way to get [...]
Wasn't having a whole lot of fun at work today. Fortuitously my daughter called and didn't need a ride a lunch time so I managed a Lunch Loop. Fresh air, these pictures and a ground score hockey puck. Day is looking up.