New year, new plans, maybe even new resolutions? I don’t know about any resolutions but I do have plans. I plan to exercise every morning. I am pretty close to this already but want to make it as regular as drinking coffee in 2021. Of course I will still drink coffee too. My goal is…… Continue reading What are your plans for 2021?
Dave Winer listed some audiobooks he was recommended. I am interested in these: https://www.amazon.com/Immunity-Inoculation-Eula-Biss-ebook/dp/B00KUY4D7W/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1608725944&sr=8-3 https://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Infinity-Explanations-Transform-World-ebook/dp/B005DXR5ZC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609254206&sr=1-1 https://www.amazon.com/Fabric-Reality-Parallel-Universes-Implications-ebook/dp/B005KGJX8E/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609254227&sr=1-2 https://www.amazon.com/Just-Kids-Patti-Smith-ebook/dp/B003F1WM2K/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609254302&sr=1-1 https://www.amazon.com/Art-Possibility-Transforming-Professional-Personal-ebook/dp/B00N1KJ76E/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609254280&sr=1-1 Lets go 2021!
Just do it already! I have been waiting to do this for some strange reason. Cloudflare does not appear to let you register new domains yet, but you can transfer most existing domain names to them. At $7 and change per domain per year they are by far the cheapest solution. Also their User Interface…… Continue reading Transfer Domains to Cloudflare
I recently talked about “Yes, and…” and how it is useful for staying positive and progressing the conversation. What about when the opposite happens and you lose your cool? What can you do to recompose yourself and get back on track? This morning I had a failure to stay cool moment and am a little…… Continue reading Loosing your cool
It has been a while since I posted about our home building project. While we have been able to settle on a design we are having a challenge finding builders who can meet our budget. Apparently the pandemic has driven up the cost of materials and also everyone wants a home or add on built,…… Continue reading Home building update: Pause and Hot Tub
A few months ago Apple announced Fitness+, its subscription workout service for Apple Watch owners. The service is basically a lot of workout videos that sync with your Apple watch health data. Apple has done a really good job of making it engaging by producing high quality workout videos. Its $9.99/mo or included with Apple…… Continue reading Apple Fitness+ : Its good
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT40Rmjwd-Q Neat film from the National Film Board of Canada about ideas for handling being at home alone during this pandemic. Personally I have done well with this as it has allowed me to read and listen to more. I have found new hobbies in woodworking and expanded my love of riding my bike. Not…… Continue reading How to be at home
2020 has been a wild year with just the COVID-19 pandemic. To up the ante the US is also having a Presidential election this year. Since I live in the state of Colorado there are a lot of things to vote on here as well. I needed to spend some time researching the ballot initiatives…… Continue reading Voting in Colorado and the US in 2020
Fun ski/splitboard film in the Swiss Alps. Besides being able to ride awesome mountains and make us jealous the riders attempt to be as low carbon footprint as possible. Its a fun snow sport film that gets me excited about winter. The side focus and commentary on climate change is sobering. Here you can see…… Continue reading Shelter
I mentioned ICF in a prior post as the technique we have settled on for building our basement walls. What I did not mention was that initially we had also planned to build all the walls with ICF. We changed to using 2×6 framing based on various green/passive building techniques we had been reading about.…… Continue reading Whole House ICF?