As I mentioned before, death has been on my mind a lot lately. And I’m not the only one. It seems like too many of my friends and family have been dealing with loss these days. My grandma died this summer. She was 90 years old and we knew she didn’t have much longer, so … Continue reading Death and Dying: The Heart
Death is a big deal and we should probably be a little more prepared for it, regardless of age or health.
I've recently started listening to the New York Times podcast called The Daily, which comes out every weekday morning. Each episode is about 20 minutes long and it's perfect for listening while I get ready in the morning. There's a main story that is well-reported, interesting, informative, and always timely. And the last few minutes … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! The Daily
As you have seen, I'm a big fan of the written note as a form of love and thoughtfulness. It is also a powerful tool for empathy. I recently listened to Branden Harvey's Sounds Good podcast episode with Emily McDowell from earlier this year and it is GOOD. The short version of Emily's story is … Continue reading Emily McDowell & Empathy
Send more snail mail! Text less! Write more! Be better!
This is a follow up to my first post on Police Shootings, so be sure to check it out as well. Police involved shootings are an extremely emotional subject. And why wouldn’t they be? They always involve someone who has been injured or killed as well as someone who puts their life in danger on a … Continue reading More on Police Shootings
What's the difference between a credit report and a credit score? What is FICO? Are credit cards a necessary evil?
Today we're sticking with the theme of cyber security paranoia. Reply All's episodes about hacking were a fun little intro last week. Now I'm suggesting you listen to the Privacy Paradox from Note to Self. What is the Privacy Paradox? "It’s a five-day series of challenges, newsletters and mini-podcasts, that will help you take back control … Continue reading #FF Note to Self: Privacy Paradox
Note: I don't have a good reason for choosing this featured image. I was just tired of paintings of rich white dudes. As you may be able to guess (because it’s history and history is just one big circle of life), the Age of Enlightenment was very much connected to the Scientific Revolution. The ideas generated … Continue reading #TBT The Age of Enlightenment