Digestable #36: Hipster Christmas Music, Panic Attack, Am I Ugly? Centralized China vs Decentralized World, Malachi

Yuletide Greetings! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity and share good Christmas music. Let’s get those sleigh bells jinglin’: Songs for Christmas – Sufjan Stevens: There are people who love Christmas music, and then there’s Sufjan Stevens, who has written over 100 Christmas songs. Spin magazine describes SufjanContinue reading “Digestable #36: Hipster Christmas Music, Panic Attack, Am I Ugly? Centralized China vs Decentralized World, Malachi”

Digestable #35: Christmas Song, Chronological Snobbery, Lindy Effect, My Physical Practice, Emotions Create Habits

Hey! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity and share good Christmas music. What’s on my mind: Christmas Song: there’s a little-known song written and performed by Dave Matthews that makes it into my Christmas music rotation every December. Enjoy: Things I Want My Kids to Know: HereContinue reading “Digestable #35: Christmas Song, Chronological Snobbery, Lindy Effect, My Physical Practice, Emotions Create Habits”

Digestable #34: The Most Reluctant Convert, Carbon Footprint of Zoom, Soybean Oil, Aspirin, No Ordinary People

Hi folks! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity. Well, about that: The Most Reluctant Convert: If doing the work required to have an opinion means being able to present the other side of the argument better than the other side, C.S. Lewis has done the work to have anContinue reading “Digestable #34: The Most Reluctant Convert, Carbon Footprint of Zoom, Soybean Oil, Aspirin, No Ordinary People”

Digestable #33: Willoughby Town Centre, Haggai, The Alpinist, Good for Nothing

Hello! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we check out the curious and wrestle with the good stuff! Here’s what’s new this week: Willoughby Town Centre: I’ve been leasing the commercial spaces of this vibrant mixed-use community in Langley, BC and it’s the most fun real estate development project I’ve workedContinue reading “Digestable #33: Willoughby Town Centre, Haggai, The Alpinist, Good for Nothing”

Digestable #32: Rucking Edmonton, Remagification, Goodhart’s Law, Skating on Glass

Hi all! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity and wrestle with the meaningful! This edition was emailed to subscribers on November 21, 2021. Here’s what’s under the kimono this week: Wake the Ruck Up: When the alarm goes off at 5:30 AM, it best be for anContinue reading “Digestable #32: Rucking Edmonton, Remagification, Goodhart’s Law, Skating on Glass”

Digestable #31: The Healing Power of Cold, Vitamins Make Us Fat, The Work Required to Have an Opinion, Brave.com

Hi! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity and wrestle with timeless topics. This edition was emailed to subscribers on November 14, 2021. What’s new? Check it out: Embrace the Cold: Just in time for winter, Andrew Huberman nicely sums up the latest in cold exposure research: Get coldContinue reading “Digestable #31: The Healing Power of Cold, Vitamins Make Us Fat, The Work Required to Have an Opinion, Brave.com”

Digestable #30: Rover, Gall’s Law, Backcountry Mountaineering Camp, Vaclav Havel, Pranked

Greetings, comrades! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow curiosity and wrestle with great questions. This edition was emailed to subscribers on November 7th, 2021. Here’s what’s up: Rover – The Dog Walking Network: My son Judah has earned thou$and$ walking dogs for owners that found him via this app.Rover.com isContinue reading “Digestable #30: Rover, Gall’s Law, Backcountry Mountaineering Camp, Vaclav Havel, Pranked”

Digestable #29: Nonintuitive Parenting Advice, A Wedding Video, Legacy of Jonah, The Case Against Science

Bonjour, mes amis! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow curiosity, tangle with great questions, and watch wedding videos! This email was sent to subscribers on October 31, 2021. Here’s what’s up this week: Nonintuitive Parenting Advice: Nat Eliason recently became a new father and asked for nonintuitive parenting advice. It’sContinue reading “Digestable #29: Nonintuitive Parenting Advice, A Wedding Video, Legacy of Jonah, The Case Against Science”

Digestable #28: Savior of Mothers, Men without Chests, World of Podcasting, Icetrax Traction, Homeschool Gym

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we explore the curious and wrestle with great questions. This edition was emailed to subscribers on October 24, 2021. Here’s where my curiosity led me this week: “Savior of Mothers, Father of Infection Control”: 1 in 6 women died of “childbed fever” when they gaveContinue reading “Digestable #28: Savior of Mothers, Men without Chests, World of Podcasting, Icetrax Traction, Homeschool Gym”

Digestable #27: Why We Get Sick, Finneas, Hire Fast, Modern Reversible Myopia, Seeking Power

Hey there! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we explore the curious and wrestle with great questions. This edition was emailed to subscribers on October 17, 2021. Here’s where my curiosity led me this week: Hire Fast, Fire Faster, Promote Fastest: I attended a live Gary Vaynerchuk event this week and here’s aContinue reading “Digestable #27: Why We Get Sick, Finneas, Hire Fast, Modern Reversible Myopia, Seeking Power”

Digestable #26: The Original Anti-Vaxxer, How Green is Cycling?, Russian Trolls, The Trouble with Optionality

Hello everyone, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on October 10, 2021. Check it out! How Green is Cycling? Well, it depends what you eat! Seb Stott did a deep dive comparing the carbon impact of walking, cycling,Continue reading “Digestable #26: The Original Anti-Vaxxer, How Green is Cycling?, Russian Trolls, The Trouble with Optionality”

Digestable #25: Concussions, Exercise vs. Depression, Child Immigration Scheme, Vax Wars

Hello everyone, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on October 3, 2021. Check it out! Concussion Recovery: On September long weekend I took a header on a mountain bike jump that resulted in a concussion andContinue reading “Digestable #25: Concussions, Exercise vs. Depression, Child Immigration Scheme, Vax Wars”

Digestable #24: Calm Yourself, Sleep Supplements, Adventure Club Report, Canada’s Indiana Jones, Currents vs Wind

Hi all! I’m back with another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. My summer hiatus was filled with adventures we need to talk about, like a road trip in Quebec and Ontario, summiting Achilles Spire, a header on a bike jump that resulted inContinue reading “Digestable #24: Calm Yourself, Sleep Supplements, Adventure Club Report, Canada’s Indiana Jones, Currents vs Wind”

Digestable #23: A New Daughter, Summer Camp, Castle Mountain, Corruption is Contagious

Hey folks! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on July 12, 2021. Where to begin … A New Daughter. On September 4th, I will officially gain a daughter! My son, Ariel, proposed to the very lovelyContinue reading “Digestable #23: A New Daughter, Summer Camp, Castle Mountain, Corruption is Contagious”

Digestable #22: Magic Rings, Treehouses, Adventure Makes You Better, Mountain Bike For Sale, The Stockdale Paradox, 12th Level Mountain Biking

Hello guys & gals, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was sent to subscribers on June 22, 2021. I’ve been chewing on this lately: Plato’s Invisibility Ring: What if you had a magic ring that could make you invisible? WouldContinue reading “Digestable #22: Magic Rings, Treehouses, Adventure Makes You Better, Mountain Bike For Sale, The Stockdale Paradox, 12th Level Mountain Biking”

Digestable #21: Paleo Plan Meal Planner, Return of MovNat Edmonton, Grit of Women, Baruch the Scribe, Grad Photos

Hiya, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was sent to subscribers on June 15th, 2021. Here’s where my mind has been lately: Meal Planner We’re Trying: The Paleo Plan Meal Planner. Though we don’t follow a “paleo diet”, we drawContinue reading “Digestable #21: Paleo Plan Meal Planner, Return of MovNat Edmonton, Grit of Women, Baruch the Scribe, Grad Photos”

Digestable #20: GoFundMe for Andrew & Nate, the Perfect Father’s Day Gift, Wikipedia is Badly Biased, Joseph Pilates, Change Your Tribe

Hi friends, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on June 7th, 2021. Here’s what you need to know: GoFundMe – Andrew & Nate Memorial: Andrew Abel and Nathanial Johnson died in a climbing accident on Mount Andromeda onContinue reading “Digestable #20: GoFundMe for Andrew & Nate, the Perfect Father’s Day Gift, Wikipedia is Badly Biased, Joseph Pilates, Change Your Tribe”

Digestable #19: Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know, Cognitive Reappraisal, Vaccine Efficacy, Selfie Time

Hey all, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on May 30th, 2021. Check it out! Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know: Afew claims that stuck out to me from the book, “Ten Global Trends EveryContinue reading “Digestable #19: Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know, Cognitive Reappraisal, Vaccine Efficacy, Selfie Time”

Digestable #18: Keto on the Trail, 3 Recommended Newsletters, Flight of the Conchords, Finite and Infinite Games

Hi everyone, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on May 24th, 2021. Here’s what I’ve got for you this week: Keto on the Trail: This list of food and recipe ideas for hiking, backpacking, or camping isContinue reading “Digestable #18: Keto on the Trail, 3 Recommended Newsletters, Flight of the Conchords, Finite and Infinite Games”

Digestable #17: How-to: Check-in with Staff or Family – Take Digital Notes – Take Podcast Notes, Unintended Vaccine Effects, Getting to Know a Good Idea

Hi folks, thanks for joining me. Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This email was sent to subscribers on May 17th, 2021. This week’s goodies: How and Why to Conduct a One-on-One Check-in Conversation with Staff or Family Members: A one-on-one conversationContinue reading “Digestable #17: How-to: Check-in with Staff or Family – Take Digital Notes – Take Podcast Notes, Unintended Vaccine Effects, Getting to Know a Good Idea”