Monthly Archives: November 2010

November 30, 2010 – CDs, the H’s and I’s.

Last day o’ the month – a CD day. Couple o’ highlights – Jason Isbell – found this guy when he was with Drive By Truckers. Sure wish the band would patch things up, as I found this solo album … Continue reading

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November 29, 2010 – Off goes Off The Books.

I’ve always prided myself on being a bit of a “friend of the everyman.” I have a tipping policy – I tip in direct proportion to how much I don’t want to do a job. In other words, cabbies and … Continue reading

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November 28, 2010 – No logo.

I’ve been meaning to read this book for a long time. I admire Naomi Klein, and her intellectual take on most subjects. That having been said, however, I think I might be a little “too close” to this book’s theme … Continue reading

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November 27, 2010 – A good man, indeed.

I really enjoyed the Peanuts cartoons as a kid. There was something that connected with me in a way that other Sunday Morning comics didn’t. In hindsight, it was the adult psychology and timeless philosophies that Charles Schultz connected with. … Continue reading

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November 26, 2010 – Films not watched.

I received these movies at TED Global this year, and … New Rule! If I don’t watch something within 6 months of having received it,… to the RID it goes! I wonder what other categories of stuff in my life … Continue reading

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November 25, 2010 – Mini-frig.

I’ve been hanging on to this unused mini-refrigerator for a number of years. I thought: Maybe I’ll use it for storing wine. Maybe I’ll take it to work to hold bottled water in my office. Maybe I’ll use it for … Continue reading

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November 24, 2010 – Bye, bye Blackberry.

Well – it’s finally happened. I’ve succumbed to iPhone fever. Got my new iPhone – and that means the Blackberry is headed to retirement. Here’s to technology that lasts. As I look at the Blackberry, it’s my reminder to take … Continue reading

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Garbage Anthropology.

“The Believer has a fascinating interview with Robin Nagle, who is the New York City Department of Sanitation’s anthropologist-in-residence. Nagle examines the dissonance around waste, and explores the culture of, and around garbage – and how it has changed society … Continue reading

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November 23, 2010 – Random marketing books.

Starting to clean out the work library as well now. The books above are books I’ve kept in my work office forever. But I never reference them. Time to RID. As I’ve been preparing to RID my workplace of the … Continue reading

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November 22, 2010 – Notes on giving. And on the word “meta.”

My favorite word is “meta.” My other blog is kind of a “meta blog.” That is, a blog about other blogs. So…with that explanation, today’s RID is a meta-RID. A RID about ridding. Someone gave me this book to encourage … Continue reading

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