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The power of habits

2019-07-09T08:52:56-04:00

For better or worse, my reading list these days has been focused on the self-help variety. The latest has been "Atomic Habits" by James Clear. Though I have not finished the book, there are a few good ideas that I've picked up. One of them is something he calls "habit stacking," which is essentially adding something you want to start doing regularly into an already established routine.

The power of habits2019-07-09T08:52:56-04:00

On writing, even when you’re not sure what you’re doing

2019-07-05T08:58:57-04:00

Writing on a regular basis -- even when you're not entirely sure of the direction or purpose -- is a huge aspect of being, well, a writer. One of the things I occasionally struggle with in my new career as a journalism professor is keeping that tool sharp. Without the constant deadline pressures of my old life, it is challenging to get myself to just write.

On writing, even when you’re not sure what you’re doing2019-07-05T08:58:57-04:00

Metrorail in my dreams

2019-08-15T12:42:33-04:00

A few months ago, The New Miami posted a story about an anonymous person (or persons) that created a fantasy Metrorail map. I was very taken by the map itself -- which essentially converts Miami-Dade and Broward highways, expressways and main arterial roads into multicolored rail lines.

Metrorail in my dreams2019-08-15T12:42:33-04:00

Family and self

2019-07-02T08:40:16-04:00

I spent last weekend in Daytona Beach, part of a family non-reunion reunion. Daytona has been an annual destination for the last six years, mostly because that's where my grandmother lived.

Family and self2019-07-02T08:40:16-04:00

Stencil Protest

2019-06-26T10:46:17-04:00

Mixed Media Stencil Protest Plastic backing,

Stencil Protest2019-06-26T10:46:17-04:00

The Big O

2019-06-26T10:41:40-04:00

Mixed Media The Big O Channel

The Big O2019-06-26T10:41:40-04:00

The Big C

2019-06-26T10:40:06-04:00

Mixed Media The Big C Channel

The Big C2019-06-26T10:40:06-04:00

Two and Two

2019-06-26T10:38:43-04:00

Mixed Media Two and Two Channel

Two and Two2019-06-26T10:38:43-04:00