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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #8: ToDoist, A World Without Email, One Touch to Inbox Zero, Billie Eilish’s Blurry World, Teddy Roosevelt

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was delivered to subscribers on March 14th, 2021. Here’s what’s up: ToDoist Task & Project Management App. Next up in the list of apps I can’t live without: ToDoist. I use this app to keepContinue reading “Digestable #8: ToDoist, A World Without Email, One Touch to Inbox Zero, Billie Eilish’s Blurry World, Teddy Roosevelt”

Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was delivered to subscribers on March 7th, 2021. Let’s get after it! Peskett Canyon Ice Climbing: Last weekend while at Frontier Lodge for the most recent Adventure Club outing, we had the opportunity to explore theContinue reading “Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine”

Digestable #6: Up Your Culinary Game at Home, Killer Family Photos, Fix Your Shoulders, and Be at Your Best When You are at Your Worst

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me.  Let’s go! Chartreuse, Cardamom, & Plume: The world just got a whole lot tastier. My good friend and the #1 foodie I know, Julie Harvey, is now sharing her unique and delicious recipes on her newContinue reading “Digestable #6: Up Your Culinary Game at Home, Killer Family Photos, Fix Your Shoulders, and Be at Your Best When You are at Your Worst”

My 2020 Reading Strategy and Results

In spite of my skepticism about the value of goal-setting, in January 2020 I set a goal of reading 50 books. I fell short and only read 25, but 25 books is more than double my normal volume so it’s a failure I’m comfortable with. Here’s how I approached it: I didn’t spend additional timeContinue reading “My 2020 Reading Strategy and Results”