Paul Craig

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2019-02-16: Peanuts Observation: Peppermint Patty is truly a wretched being. What was Schulz thinking?

2019-02-15: Friday review will be late this week. It’s a long weekend for me and tomorrow is a volume indoor …

2019-02-09: Friday Night Review - 02.08.2019 A change in reading habits, a celebration… and a shout out …

2019-02-06: Apparently we’re amateurs at parenting. Apparently.

2019-02-05: It is indeed a banner day in my world. Benjamin Dreyer AND Cal Newport? This is awesome!!!!

2019-02-04: Normally I’d wait until Friday to share this one… but THIS is THE book review of the …

2019-02-02: Please slow down. Please?

2019-02-02: Friday Night Review - 02.01.2019 With tips of the hat to @ChrisJWilson and @PatrickRhone. We …

2019-01-29: Next up in the TBR pile is the Andrew Roberts biography of Churchill. 1,152 pages. Not sure I want …

2019-01-29: Madness 427 miles… 14,735 feet of climb… last full week of July… in Iowa. Dear …

2019-01-29: Finished testing Notion. Love the idea, but it doesn’t fit my work… professional or …

2019-01-29: We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. — Kurt Vonnegut, …

2019-01-27: Book Review - Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, A 500-Year History Is it really worth spending …

2019-01-26: Friday Night Review My head has been inside of several books. It’s probably for for the best.

2019-01-22: After YEARS of wanting…. the Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

2019-01-21: I have MLK Day off. While there is the annual MLK Day basketball game in Memphis in which ceremonies …

2019-01-20: Book Review - The Bullet Journal Method Finally got around the scribbling my thoughts about this …

2019-01-20: All I need on a cold and dreary Sunday morning.

2019-01-19: When building towers, one must wear a garland of pink flowers and pink butterfly wings. It’s a rule.

2019-01-18: Friday Night Review - 01.18.2019 Thanks to a rare day off… this one drops in the afternoon. …

2019-01-18: Attempted to road cycle today. Feels like 30 degrees F when moving. Result: Fail

2019-01-13: In need of some help. Looking for a 0.5 mm mechanical pencil lead that is dark. Have several Uni …

2019-01-12: Friday Night Review - 01.11.2019 It’s the end of the first full week of January. You know what …

2019-01-09: Radioactive: Contemplating a world where children glow in the dark. This isn’t about nuclear war. Or …

2019-01-07: For this Micro Monday, follow @cheri. Enough… said.

2019-01-07: When the toddler is sick, I move into full support mode for my wife. Never knew how much joy this …

2019-01-06: Decided to try to ride 40 miles on my road bike today. Succeeded. And yet, right now… I …

2019-01-05: Finishing up Churchill and Orwell: The Fight For Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks. The Afterword might be …

2019-01-05: Spent the morning cleaning out and organizing the garage. The 2019 commitment to Enough continues.

2019-01-05: Friday Night Review - 01.04.2018 Replete with hat tips and deep respect to @Ron and @cheri.

2019-01-01: 2019 Social Media Decisions It’s not a total departure…. yet.

2018-12-31: Yep… she’s definitely my daughter. When she does things like this I have to restrain myself …

2018-12-30: These are the pajama pants I wear when I have one of these weird idiopathic chronic pain days. …

2018-12-30: Gotta get that word count in before church. Wonder where she gets that from?

2018-12-30: Ah yes… it’s time for my annual “Wake up with idiopathic excruciating body aches and chills …

2018-12-29: Even after seeing The Amazing Sladek over 20 times, the man still causes me to fear for his life. …

2018-12-29: At beautiful FedEx Forum on Beale Street in Memphis. Down here watching the possible NBA Rookie of …

2018-12-29: 2019 Goals I’ve looked back. Now I look forward. And question my sanity on one particular …

2018-12-29: Observation: “Big and Tall” clothing stores are not “Big OR Tall” clothing stores. I’m now back to …

2018-12-28: Sometimes you build a shrine so you remember what (and who) truly matters.

2018-12-28: It’s time for my annual destruction of my home office. Dear people… pray for me as I try to …

2018-12-27: 2018: Most Influential Book The book I read this past year that altered the way I view the world. …

2018-12-27: Lemme try this again: 2018 - Year In Review In which I discuss changing priorities, replacing all of …

2018-12-26: My Memphis Grizzlies have played on Dec. 26 for the past decade. They’ve lost seven straight. …

2018-12-26: High 5, Low 5, Fist Bump, Nose Boop. Always results in belly laughter. And joy.

2018-12-26: Currently Reading: The minor, Boxing Day, update.

2018-12-25: It was as good a day as any to resume daily training for RAGBRAI 2019.

2018-12-25: New hat. No apologies.

2018-12-25: The toddler has been sick the past few days. No appetite. Wouldn’t drink anything. This …

2018-12-25: It was a very Penguin Random House Christmas. So much to look forward to in the coming weeks!

2018-12-25: All I really needed for Christmas.

2018-12-24: On Sharing Knowledge And The Daily Gift “Therefore I summon you, not merely that you may derive benefit, but that you may confer …

2018-12-24: Christmas Eve - Essential Guidance “I implore you to take whatever action you need to take to …

2018-12-23: Workflow Further explanation on a Bear, Dropbox, Blot workflow; why it might or might not work for …

2018-12-23: Today, we convert the crib into a full-size bed for the toddler. I’m not handling this very well at …

2018-12-23: A good way to start an early day.

2018-12-22: House of Salt and Sorrows A couple of years ago, my wife started something. I kept going to work. …

2018-12-22: There are those days when I have all the best intentions to be productive. Then the body and brain …

2018-12-22: Woke up to a pot of strong coffee, a list of tasks I want to do and a day in which to do them.

2018-12-21: Friday Night Review - 12.21.2018 Like pre-masticated paste… but… no… hopefully, not like …

2018-12-20: Two Years. It’s been two years since I made a series of life-altering decisions…

2018-12-19: I know I’m repeating myself… but people… @Blot is the best $20 I’ve spent on ANYTHING …

2018-12-17: I got me a @blot account. I wrote me a rant. It felt good. Why Gutenberg Was The Last Straw. Thanks …

2018-12-17: I am exceedingly close to ditching Wordpress and moving to @blot permanently based on what I learned …

2018-12-17: Spent some time this morning pondering @blot as per suggestions. Highly intrigued as to the …

2018-12-01: Just Data To Be Manipulated. An excoriation of modern sales management featuring the work of Neal …

2018-11-16: Metrics For Those Keeping Score - 11.16.2018. A substitution for the usual Friday Night Review. A …

2018-11-10: Friday Night Review: 11.09.2018. Unfortunately, before we see that which is revolutionary… we have …

2018-11-03: Friday Night Review 11.02.2018. Resistance ain’t bluffing. It plays for keeps.

2018-10-27: Friday Night Review - 10.28.2018 With yet another tip of the hat to @annie Your blog is a blessing …

2018-10-24: Observation: If you’re a father of a toddler and you want your heart ripped out, attend the …

2018-10-23: I married a woman who understands my rage a publishers who do not put a proper colophon page in …

2018-10-20: Friday Night Review - 10.19.2018. Reality… and Resilient Tools.

2018-10-15: My Uber driver this morning from Cameroon: “I drive the car. I go home. I eat the rice. I read the …

2018-10-14: Up early… getting those mental reps in before a busy Sunday. I find the Stoicism today most …

2018-10-13: Friday Night Review - 10.12.2018 A tip of the hat to @garciabuxton. You said what I needed to hear. …

2018-10-11: The toddler just looked at me and asked “You okay?” I responded “I’m okay. Are you okay?” Response …

2018-10-11: Most valuable lesson I’ve learned in 2018: If @patrickrhone says I should read a certain …

2018-10-08: The two year old toddler just told her mother “Get in the kitchen!” This will not end well.

2018-10-07: Good to be back on the road today. Next goal: 30 miles. I’ll get there.

2018-10-06: How we do preseason basketball (and regular season basketball) in Memphis. Fried chicken, Jerry Lee …

2018-10-06: Friday Night Review - 10.05.2018 Tip of the hat to @Annie.

2018-10-05: On Gurus, Advice and Discernment Careful with that axe, Ms. Havrilesky.

2018-09-30: I came to Chicago. I did what had to be done. My work here is finished.

2018-09-29: Hello Chicago. It’s been a while. Good to see you again.

2018-09-29: Headed to Chicago for Print ‘18… the largest U. S. trade show for the commercial printing …

2018-09-27: Hard day. Apparently for a lot of us as well.

2018-09-25: The toddler is VERY concerned for Spock. Haven’t we all been concerned for Spock from time to time?

2018-09-23: Sunday Morning: Some sentences, some ideas and a list of action items.

2018-09-22: Tough day of growing for the toddler. At two years, two months… she’s 3 feet 8 inches tall. …

2018-09-22: So many commonalities between The Typewriter Manifesto and the Indieweb. So so so many.

2018-09-22: Friday Night Review - 09.21.2018 Readings, thoughts and whatnot from this week… including one …

2018-09-22: From last night. That rare moment when she falls asleep in my arms. Credit the assist to the trusty …

2018-09-21: Haven’t needed a weekend to arrive like this in a long time. Looking forward to good coffee, good …

2018-09-20: One of only three Ampex ONE TRACK reel-to-reel recorders from Sun Studios in Memphis. Discovered …

2018-09-19: New desktop bookshelf. Everything I read and do to get my brain going in the morning.

2018-09-17: My Micro Monday recommendation is @Bruce. He’s a Quaker. Never “met” a Quaker before. Read about it …

2018-09-15: New man… new bike… new challenge… next chapter. Training for RAGBRAI 2019. …

2018-09-15: Saturday Reading. A stack of index cards, a marker, a good pen, relative quiet (I do have a toddler) …

2018-09-14: Friday Night Review - 09.14.2018 “Move fast and break things.” I do despise that mantra.

2018-09-13: It’s All A Stacked Deck Dylan knew what was up back in 1989…. like so many others …

2018-09-12: My two-year old daughter has four characters she loves most: Elmo, Abby, Chuck Todd and… most …

2018-09-10: My Micro Monday recommendation is @patrickrhone, whose work I deeply respect.

2018-09-09: Sometimes when I watch Sesame Street with my two-year old daughter, I ask myself “Is this what an …

2018-09-08: The two-year old just pulled me close and quietly whispered, “Open… your ears.” It’s bedtime, …

2018-09-08: Struggling hard trying to figure out this micro.blog/Sunlit/WordPress workflow. But for 24 hours of …

2018-09-08: Farewell. Hello. Tip of the hat to @manton and @patrickrhone.

2018-09-07: Twitter often feels like that garbage dump where you occasionally find a Rolex. Found one!

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2018-09-06: My hope for you all…. for every single one of you…. is that you find as much joy in …

2018-09-05: A small request… can someone provide me a pointer to an idiot’s guide to integrating …

2018-09-05: Those four morning essentials: Coffee, journal, The Daily Stoic and glucometer. I can survive the …

2018-09-04: After this Tuesday (which was really a Monday), this contrarian is thrilled to get in a long bike …

2018-09-04: So this is how I start…. I follow @patrickrhone and then start following everyone he follows. I can …

2018-09-04: Well… this place certainly seems interesting. And much more sane.