‘If you take tang poetry to press, at least half a jin of wine will drip out.’ —— Luo Fu, Taiwan poet
Though the night may come too soon
We have years and years of afternoon.
— The Mikado
Because I decided that I will not pollute my inbox. And also because I can’t seem to find anything as easily as I can on a blog.
Tried Evernote, Momento, DayOne, GoodNotes…. Go figure.
Good ol’ WordPress seems to be the most visual, and the categories and tags are the best taxonomy-organisers for me.
“Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.”
— Frank Gelett Burgess
- Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
- Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss
- Debbie Millman: Design a Life
- Quiet by Susan Cain (started 13 Jan 2019)
- Books from Tim Ferriss’ blog
- The Subtle Art of not Giving a F**k by Mark Manson
- How to change your mind by Michael Pollan
Added on 13 January 2019
- Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Jack (LaLanne) used to say it’s okay to take a day off from working out. But on that day, you’re not allowed to eat. That’s the short way of saying you’re not really allowed to get unfocused. Take a vacation. Gather yourself. But know that the only reason you’re here on this planet is to follow your star and do what the Muse tells you. It’s amazing how a good day’s work will get you right back to feeling like yourself.”Tribe of Mentors
Other ideas: Get the blog up
As Robert Frost wrote, a poem “begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is never thought to begin with.”
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
“Most people have more needs than wants. That’s why they live the lives they do. But the world is run by those whose wants outstrip their needs.” — Rules of Civility
Listen — are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?