Happy Mardi Gras, friends! Wherever you are, I hope the good times are rolling wherever you are. It’s a slow roll around here this year. My COVID luck finally ran out. The virus found me at last. Yesterday I felt like I’d been kicked in the head; today my battery’s at about 5 percent, and… Continue reading »
January newsletter: Making space
[Hi, readers! As of this month, I’m posting the full text of my newsletters here as well as on Substack. It’s free, and it’s the best way to keep up with me, with posts sent right to your inbox. Sign up now.] Welcome to mid-January, that time of year when fresh resolutions begin to buckle… Continue reading »
December newsletter: Routines vs. resolutions
For my last newsletter of 2022, I wrote about why I’m focusing on routines rather than resolutions, and how I’ll always be looking for the perfect notebook. Wishing you and yours a safe, focused, and happy New Year!
November newsletter: Platform fatigue
Am I leaving Twitter? Not yet. But I’m exploring other places to hang out online. “Musk’s takeover hasn’t driven me off the platform yet. But it has made me think harder about how I use it, and why—questions I’m carrying with me as I line up some possible alternatives. So many alternatives, so little time,… Continue reading »
October newsletter: Five little pumpkins
This month, I get a little nostalgic—but only a little—about some of my family’s old seasonal faves. Ooooooo went the wind and out went the light….