• I ordered a new iPhone! 14 Pro it is, to replace the original iPhone SE that I bought in April 2016. Loving the Dynamic Island. It is exciting because I am frugal with gadgets (and everything generally!) and I buy iPhones only a few times in a decade. So this is a big moment in the house. […]

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  • I recently found myself reading and enjoying most of the articles on the following blogs. So I have let them into my inbox. Check them out below. You may love their writing too.

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  • If you can’t use your legs and they bring you milk when you wanted orange juice, you learn to say ‘that’s all right,’ and drink it. Franklin Delano Roosevelt via Morgan Housel ↵ Back to Bookmarks page.

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  • As I become impatient with a couple of long-term goals that don’t seem to be progressing fast enough, I seek solace from a couple of encouraging perspectives on time: Nearly everything awesome takes longer than you think. Get started and don’t worry about the clock. James Clear Demotivated because of how long it’ll take? Remember […]

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  • Our possessions should be suited to our bodies and lives, just as our shoes are suited to our feet. Epictetus I recently read The Manual: A Philosopher’s Guide to Life and have been pondering over the above quote from that book. That’s the philosophy I apply when I buy things, from the clothes I wear […]

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  • Five years is a long time. It is much slower than most of us would like. If you accept the reality of slow progress, you have every reason to take action today. If you resist the reality of slow progress, five years from now you’ll simply be five years older and still looking for a […]

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  • I recently read Carl Richards’s personal finance book The Behavior Gap, in which I came across this quote that struck a chord with me: When the Zen master Wu Li was asked what to do to achieve enlightenment, he responded, “Chop wood, carry water.” When he was asked what to do when you have achieved […]

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  • I like the following extensions to the otherwise banal quotes: The grass is always greener on the side that’s fertilized with bullshit. Morgan Housel Rome wasn’t built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour. James Clear

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  • After about two years into the pandemic, Covid finally entered the house!

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  • I caught up on two of Matt Mullenweg’s podcasts today. As always, it was insightful to listen to Matt. I highly recommend checking them out if you are into technology, open-source, and the internet.

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