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Screw you, Sandy…

For those of you who don’t know, I moved to Brooklyn, New York last January. And, you may have heard, we got walloped by a hurricane here. I was lucky – we never lost power or even cable. I watched … Continue reading

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Since some new people are discovering this blog, I thought I’d repost the TEDx talk I gave about it – just to give the project some context.

David’s TEDx talk on the RID Project (click the link)

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So, something has happened. And I’m not sure what it is.

For some reason, the traffic to this blog has EXPLODED over the last couple of days…not really sure where it’s coming from. So, if you’re new to the RID project, and you could tell me where you found out about … Continue reading

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Had to add this to the RID blog – “propping,” they call it…pleased to report I’m less of a “prop-per” now…

“Props in this case mean things that are put there for style or to make a statement, but are really never used for anything else. Kurt Andersen, who wrote for an architectural magazine in the 1980s, noticed the props when … Continue reading

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December 30, 2011 – End of the year, end of the RID project. (Box of Ex.)

Well folks – it’s been a great project. Over 400 entries. Probably around 800 items I no longer own. And…as of today, it’s over. You see, with my move to NYC, and the turn of the New Year, I’ve decided … Continue reading

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November 11, 2011 – the TEDxPhoenix RID.

Tonight, I give a speech on the TEDxPhoenix stage about the RID project. I’m writing this entry pre-speech, but will post it immediately after. You know, I really didn’t expect the RID project to strike such a chord with people … Continue reading

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October 27, 2011 – Some water bottles.

Having kind of rough day today. Kind of one of those “everything that could go wrong…has” kind of days. The kind of day that reminds me to drink plenty of water. So, it’s kind of ironic today that today I’m … Continue reading

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October 12, 2011 – Travel guitar.

A number of years ago, I bought this guitar to travel with. Suffice it to say, this was prior to the “two bag limit,” “extra charge for extra bags” days. So, given the fact that this is: 1. one of … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011 – Robe.

Not really a lot to say about today’s RID. Just a robe it was time to get RID of. Got another one. And I’ll be wearing that one from this moment forward. And…scene.

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September 9, 2011 – The perils of digital.

If ever there were a mascot of the RID project, it might be this book. You see, I picked it up in Scotland recently — and after I read a few chapters I realized that I had already bought it … Continue reading

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