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Simple Living
Why being in a hurry is expensive
March 27, 2015 0
There are many disadvantages to being in a hurry. For one, being in a hurry implies that you are under stress and you are not thinking about the present moment. Instead, you are thinking about the moments ahead and the time at which you would like to arrive at your destination – whether in a […]
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Car-free lifestyle
GRATITUDE: USF St. Pete’s Enterprise CarShare
March 25, 2015 0
Today I am expressing gratitude for the Enterprise CarShare program at USF St. Pete. What a valuable service for the students and what a blessing that they share the program with the public. This program is similar to a car rental program, but you can rent the car by the day, overnight or just for a […]
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Learn empathy.
Musings
Learn empathy.
March 23, 2015 0
Learn empathy. Otherwise, you’re just kind of a dick.
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Technology should be a tool
Musings
Technology should be a tool
March 9, 2015 0
Technology should be a tool, not a religion. Try to remember that today while you’re around other human beings. I promise that your dying thought will not be, “I wish I’d spent more time staring at my phone.”
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Simple Living
Feeling whiny? Try intentional deprivation.
March 6, 2015 1
We are living in a time when it is ridiculously easy to obtain things. Thanks to the internet, you can have almost anything shipped to you, including live animals, food-grade insects, teeth whitening solution, furniture, boats, and food. You can even send a glitter bomb to someone you hate. Taking our luxuries for granted When I […]
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City Life
We’re all in this together so don’t be a douche
March 4, 2015 0
WARNING: Rant with harsh language I just attended one of the most amazing musical performances I have ever witnessed. It was The Indigo Girls playing with a full orchestra on the stage of the Mahaffey Theater here in St. Petersburg, Florida. Every song was a dramatic journey from start to finish. It was enchanting, and I was […]
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Car-free lifestyle
Getting around the city with transportation apps
February 27, 2015 0
When you don’t own a car, going somewhere requires a bit of thought. You have to ask yourself a series of questions. Should I walk there? Ride my bike? Is it raining out? How far away is my destination? How much money do I want to spend to get there? How much physical effort do […]
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Sick in the city (without a car)
Car-free lifestyle
Sick in the city (without a car)
February 25, 2015 0
When you don’t own a car, getting sick can be a hassle. Your doctor might be several miles away, and you don’t want the expense of going to the ER (if that happens to be closer). Usually this means, you take a “wait and see” approach to most illnesses. While the average person might rush to […]
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