The Legend of Zelda and a Simpler Time

Seeing that it’s Monday morning, I’m spending a lot of time catching up on all of the email from this past weekend (as I’m sure most everyone else is, as well).

During the work day, I spend a lot of times listening to movie soundtracks or ambient stations on iTunes Radio or Spotify. Sure, I still dig normal music as much as the next person, but I find that this kind of music helps me to focus and get stuff done a bit more effectively.

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High Diving on the Moon

What If? is a fantastic website in which the author – a well-educated physicist – answers random, often funny questions submitted by others. Recently someone asked the following question:

What if there was a lake on the Moon? What would it be like to swim in it? Presuming that it is sheltered in a regular atmosphere, in some giant dome or something.

Like I said, cool questions, right?

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Do It Now (All You Gotta Do Is Do It)

When I was in college, I had the privilege of living with a number of highly respectable people all of whom I still consider friends today.

Aside from the usual spending time together hanging out, we’ve been in one another’s weddings, and we’ve spent a lot of time keeping up with one another despite the usual day-to-day grind that we all feel.

I’ve got a lot of really, really great people in my life.

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Playing the Bad Guy

I’m not one of those who thinks that everyone should blog, but if I know someone that they have even the slightest bit of inkling to start writing, then I am all in about trying to get them to write.

I don’t care what it is that you’re writing about, there’s something cathartic about it.

And if it’s cathartic, then the more you do it, the better you feel. At the same time, if practice is the application of an idea (in this case, writing), and you get better with practice, then it stands to reason that you’ll get better at writing, right?

Anyway, I don’t care if you’re writing fiction, non-fiction, journaling, or just sharing something that you think is neat – write!

But wait.

There are a lot of people I want to blog because I want to read what they have to say about whatever it is that they have to share. And those people occasionally express the feeling that they want to write, as well.

But something happens between “I want to blog” and “I’m blogging.”

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