Making Your Smartphone Work for You

A brief post on organizing and configuring a smart phone to make it more useful and less addictive with seven images that document the stage I’m at with mine after over a year of tweaking it.


Solved: HTML/CSS for Poetry Standard Format (& a new Synaptic Syntactic sample up)

If you have been frustrated by trying to format (basic) poems for the web, here is the answer for emulating traditional print poem formatting, no matter the window size.

Urban Archaeology, Photos, Mantra Meditation

Was surfing Wikipedia yesterday, and found that Science! says that among non-drug treatments for anxiety studied (a meta-analysis), they generally showed efficacy of similar magnitude, with one exception: Transcendental Meditation (TM) had outsized efficacy in reducing anxiety. (Wikipedia: Anxiolytic) Comparisons included Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and EEG Biofeedback. I scanned the TM article and it appears to be […]

Photos + One blueprint on quitting smoking

It is very true. To cut down, just 5 more minutes, just finding one more thing to do, before smoking, is the way to win. I would not recommend cutting down as a quitting strategy, but it is worth doing in its own right. I understand people who smoke in the house have much higher […]