Yearly Archives: 2022

Thoughts on My Year of 94 Books

One Hundred. The thought occurred to me that if I really pushed I could hit 100 books read for 2022. But so what if it’s 94? Though 100, triple digits, is a milestone number, it’s not a failure if you don’t summit. I’d be happy to climb 94% of Mount Everest (and come back alive [More]

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The Longest DJ Residency…Ever?

While sweltering in my Greenpoint, Brooklyn apartment a few years ago, I started listening to a DJ’s mixes for the International Fountain at Seattle Center. I liked the chill, mostly instrumental vibes; seamless and mildly hypnotic. Best of all I could daydream about frolicking in a fountain in the temperate Seattle summer rather than getting [More]

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My Morning Oatmeal with Cayenne, Ginger, and Cinnamon

I have strong feelings about the spicy oatmeal recipe I’ve deployed every morning for at least the past two years. The makings of this habit started when I was a contractor at Google’s Chelsea (NYC) office in the old Port Authority Building. I eventually found my way (not easy at first in this enormous building…) [More]

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