Category: Mental

Watch Those Feelings

The weather CAN affect your mood. Keep an eye on both. It’s not just low temperatures. High temperatures can also change your mood. We may not think about the weather too much. But we should. And we have to consider it’s impact on us because it can and does change our actions. This article describes …

Continue reading

The Virus

I call it a virus. Whatever you call it, your mood spreads to the people around you. You hear expressions like, “Her entry brightened up the entire room”. How did that happen? We pick up “something” from the people (or things) around us. And we react to it. We may not be aware that we’re …

Continue reading

Ahh Debian!

I stumbled across the gem of a website 20 years ago. This was during a time I was looking for a text editor/word processor that could also function as an outliner with NO artificially imposed file size limts. And it seemed that everybody was selling a solution. I didn’t want to buy a program. I …

Continue reading

Recognize bloggable moments

I have this reminder right near my coffee maker so that I will see it first thing in the morning. I follow that statement with this one, “Just throw that moment up on your blog even if it is just to confirm someone else’s post…or to disagree.” And this, I think, is a pretty good …

Continue reading

Of Plans, Computers, and Outlines

Plans are important. They give me something to look forward to. For most of my life, I’ve had this “thing’ for computers and for outlines and I have found no better outliner than Emacs. Love it! Outlines form the basis of planning. Or perhaps it’s the reverse? And Emacs makes altering, refining, and changing an …

Continue reading

The Lazy Hazy Days in #yeg

Have you noticed something in the last few weeks?There’s a general “slow down, go slower, even slower than that” feeling with the population in #yeg. This is great news! We need to do this regularly. But with all the events of the last many couple of years we haven’t been able to do it. There …

Continue reading