A Wanderer

Not all who wander are lost.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

I am a recently retired accountant/finance professional looking to explore all of the interests I have had over the years, promising myself that I would pursue them “when I had the time”. Maybe you are on a similar journey.

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Cal Newton – Working Memory .txt

I was listening to a Deep Questions podcast and Cal did a segment on what he calls WorkingMemory.txt, a text file with thoughts that pop up that you jot down to free working memory. Here is a link to the blog post Cal wrote on the subject – https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2015/10/27/deep-habits-workingmemory-txt-the-most-important-productivity-tool-youve-never-heard-of/. In the comments to the blog… Continue reading Cal Newton – Working Memory .txt


From a blog post from Derek Silvers: “No amount of adding will get me to where I want to be. The adding mindset is deeply ingrained. It’s easy to think I need something else. It’s hard to look instead at what to remove. The least successful people I know run in conflicting directions, are drawn to… Continue reading Subtract

Comfort Zone

I had a free morning today, with the family not arriving until lunch. I decided to take the kayak out for the first time. I was anxious about it, as I had been whenever I thought I should take it out. It is out of my comfort zone. I did take it out and it… Continue reading Comfort Zone


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