“We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”George Orwell
Going nowhere…isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply.
This month I am listening to a new album every day in January. I thought I would shake up my audio algorithm and tune in to something new. Follow along if you’d like by accessing my playlist in Apple Music
Here I go again. I borrow or place books on hold from the library and they are available all at once. I’m in over my head again because I want to savor and learn as opposed to rushing through them. I need a book budget.
These are in my digital nightstand:
With daily habits, I managed to hit all my fitness targets this month.
Bring on January.
Fresh starts don’t need a specific date.
They do need a decision followed up with action.
“Art alone deterred me. How could I possibly quit the world before bringing forth all that I felt it was my vocation to produce?”—Ludwig van Beethoven
Time to read and apply
I just learned about Standard Ebooks on Twitter today and am impressed. Carefully edited with modern typography, these free, public domain books are beautiful.
One more trip around the sun starts today
Deleted Facebook: Life Improved
Canceled TV: Life Improved
Eliminated “The News”: Life Improved
Sometimes the best things in life is not what you add, they are what you remove.
“Idleness is one of the foundations of creativity. The one that is easily overlooked – and often the most important. It’s amazing what your brain can come up with when you give it the time and space to sort everything out.”Someone