Monthly Archives: December 2010

The “100 Things” Challenge.

“By definition, “neo-minimalists” don’t have an overabundance of things in their lives. But one thing they tend to have more and more of these days is visibility. Recently, The New York Times talked to some people participating in the 100 … Continue reading

Posted in Stories and Articles | Leave a comment

December 31, 2010 – CDs, the K’s.

CD Day! Today, the K’s… The Highlights… KISS – Say what you want about the tunes…but if you never saw Peter, Gene, Paul, and Ace in concert while you had a chance…you really missed something special. The consummate showmen – … Continue reading

Posted in CDs | Leave a comment

December 30, 2010 – Workout bag.

As many of us get closer to our New Year’s resolutions, and so many of those are to work out more…I thought it’d be a good time to RID an extra workout bag I own. Not really a lot more … Continue reading

Posted in STUFF for STUFF, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

December 29, 2010 – Buddha box.

I hate unwanted distractions, and random noise. I find our world today filled with meaningless noises that just aid our distraction, and make it harder and harder for any of us to have a coherent thought. For a conspiracy theory, … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics | 1 Comment

December 28, 2010 – Google me this.

A gift. An unused, original Google phone. If ever there was a visible symbol of why the RID project was necessary for me…this is it. I got this phone…and I had another one. I got this phone…and still when it … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics | Leave a comment

December 27, 2010 – Words.

I love words. Words, to me, are so important–yet we treat them as if they are not. I find it odd how many times we pick words to use when communicating with others, but our lack of precision about those … Continue reading

Posted in Books | 1 Comment

December 26, 2010 – A note about career choice.

I’ve always said I had to be in advertising, I just couldn’t think of anything else to do. As we end 2010 – I’m thinking (I think) a bit more richly about what I’m good at, what I think I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

December 25, 2010 – For the Christmas haul.

I’ve been thinking lately about the older I get, and the older my daughter gets…the less I need an extra suitcase to pack for Christmas. (It would typically be used to pack the new gifts in – I’d bring it … Continue reading

Posted in STUFF for STUFF | Leave a comment

December 24, 2010 – 2nd “dead guy” bio.

I’ve already given away the Kurt Cobain book, today goes the John Belushi. As many of us are spending time with our loved ones tonight and tomorrow, this book serves as a reminder to cherish those you love, and make … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Leave a comment

December 23, 2010 – Notes on family.

Well, here we are…another holiday season. For many of us going home to be with our families, I highly recommend a good David Sedaris book. For while many of us find our families dysfunctional, David chose to channel his into … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Leave a comment