Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Side Project

Just saw a great open post thread on Lifehacker: “What’s your side project?”. It got me thinking: what is my side project? What is the thing I do that I am passionate about, that I would give everything else up … Continue reading

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Writer’s block in New York City

Have you ever had writer’s block? I mean, have you stared at a piece of paper for three days and just can’t figure out what the heck to start writing? I have a cure: take a trip! My desire to … Continue reading

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Gadgets you should get rid of!

I’m a gadget guy; I confess. However, if you have a smart phone you could probably let some others go. There is a good article about this here. I especially like the idea of buying a nice DSLR camera since … Continue reading

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Hail in Arkansas

Arkansas weather is known for being extremely, well, transient in nature. Take today, for instance. We started the day in the lower 40’s with a cloud cover. After lunch a wind came up, a hard rain began, then we had … Continue reading

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Mist in the Boston Mountains

We traveled home today through the Boston Mountains. There was a light mist floating in the air, and traffic was light as we made our way south. The family weekend was almost over, and the family was dozing in the … Continue reading

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Does growing up mean giving up the things you love?

Confession time: I stole the title from a commercial on tv! But it’s worth considering: does growing up mean giving up the things you love? Sometimes, yes. We put aside childish things, or, more likely, we exchange them for things … Continue reading

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Low Tech Healthcare

I recently wrote about a trip I took to Florida. That trip was to the HIMSS11 conference. There were some interesting sessions, and some sessions that were less so, but the two best ones had very little to do with … Continue reading

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