Many people seem to be amazed when they see a toddler using an ipad. They think, “Wow! She’s so little and can flick through photos or play a game.” Or perhaps they will comment on how kids today are so much more advanced than we were. However, the reality is that an ipad or a […]Read more "Children and Technology"
Wake up early. Exercise. Visualize – Spend 10 minutes a) thinking about what I have and how lucky and grateful I am and b) visualizing where I want to be, what I want to achieve. Read news, both local and world. Make a NOT TO DO list. Make a TO DO list. Tackle the most […]Read more "Things to do every morning"
1. Plan on having 2-4 glasses of wine 2. Take your bike (or jog or walk) towards a wine store 3. Meander till you have spent enough energy to make up for the booze. 4. Consider a backpack, or don’t bring a water bottle 5. Enjoy and try not to finish the whole […]Read more "The proper way to enjoy a red"
Aside from dreams, facebook, customer service woes, and pets, listening to someone talk about their sports injury has to be one of the most boring topics of conversation. I won’t write about mine on this post, but you can read about it here (I really tried to make it as entertaining as possible). Runners get […]Read more "Injury etiquette"
I decided this week that taking Odysseas, my seven year old son, with me for a run would be a good idea. He would ride his bicycle and I would run alongside him. Mezaparks here in Riga is a great place to go for a run or a bike ride. You can take any number […]Read more "Taking your child along with you for a run."
Life Hacking I never liked how that sounded. It is almost as if life is some kind of obstacle or a nuisance and you need to circumvent it. Forget about the fact that usually these “great” tips are more trouble than the supposed convenience you have created. If your view of life is that […]Read more "Stuff I don’t like (this week) and should be changed or eliminated."
Well, I wasn’t a complete idiot smoking for twenty years. Obviously, I liked a lot about it. What I liked most: A cigarette in the morning paired with a coffee is great. A cigarette with a drink is great too A cigarette after sex, perfect A cigarette after a long commute is almost mandatory I really didn’t (and […]Read more "Smoking. Is it worth quitting?"