• A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #11

    Bad Latin Joke

    You may recall from A Quiet Moment #9 (if you’ve read it, of course) that I’ve been listening to The Tim Ferriss Show podcast. One of the things he and his guests mention again and again is a collection of letters now referred to as Letters from a Stoic, written by a Roman named Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the younger), […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #10

    It’s been kind of a rough week. I missed one of my quiet moments this week because I was out sick, and I still haven’t quite pulled myself back up by my bootstraps yet (also, it occurs to me that I have no bootstraps). I’m also dragging my ass a bit because I’ve started intermittent […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #9

    I mentioned in my last quiet moment that I’m a listening of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast. One of the fairly random references I caught out of that podcast is Tim saying that sometimes he winds down by watching the first season of a show called River Cottage. Intrigued, I looked it up, and what I found […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #7

    Well, it’s been a week or so, and I’m pretty sure I have posted more than I had in the six months previous. There is certainly something to be said for making writing part of a daily schedule. It’s a beautiful morning, just above zero (Celsius), but sunny and with the promise of a great […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #6

    There is a phrase “jack of all trades, master of none” that I’ve largely lived my life by. I hate being caught in a situation where I don’t have SOME knowledge or understanding of what to do. That can be very handy when, like this morning, I can help my co-workers find and reset the […]