Category: Misc

Discipline over Motivation

Discipline over Motivation

I recently read a compelling piece titled Screw motivation, what you need is discipline. It claimed… If you want to get anything done, there are two basic ways to get yourself to do it. The first, more popular and devastatingly wrong option is to try to motivate yourself. The second, somewhat unpopular and entirely correct choice is to…

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How to Use Snapchat

How to Use Snapchat

Being an old fart (late 40’s), I struggled at first to understand the value of Snapchat. Just the same as there are some sound frequencies only young(er) people can hear, I think Snapchat is one of those applications only younger people will get right away. Us old farts have to work at it. My initial…

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What is The Crux

What is The Crux

Ever heard of the term “crux”? In mountaineering terms, it’s the most difficult part of a climb. Regardless if it’s a climb or a personal goal, I see the start as the most difficult part. I used to think that starting was easy and finishing was the hard part. I would now say finishing is…

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MythBusters Tour in Baltimore

MythBusters Tour in Baltimore

Last night we went into downtown Baltimore and saw Jamie and Adam of MythBusters fame. This performance was much like last year, with the exception that last year we had backstage passes and got to meet them both. Though I have a lot of respect for Jamie, my admiration goes to Adam Savage.  I listen to him regularly on…

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