The Bablyon Bee strikes again.

Articles like this one from the Babylon Bee make me wonder…  Have the editors over there given up on satire? I can’t tell.  Is this satire, or is this simply true? ================================================= The Pros And Cons Of Going Into Crippling...

Tip of the Week #147

I think we all know that common sense is not always common practice.   We know what we are supposed to do, and sometimes, we just don’t. Here is my common sense tip of the week for you. Exercise. For years, I have struggled with stress.  Usually, financial...

Tip of the Week #197

This summer, I am slowly adding and archiving old “Tips of the Week” I sent this one out on May 8, 2021: ================================================= We are all pretty used to Google. Unfortunately, Google tracks everything we do.  We all know that....

Tip of the Week #199

You may not know it… but the Italian word for tomato can help you hit your goals. Sometime in the 1980s, Francesco Cirillo developed the Pomodoro Technique.   It’s a simple productivity idea.   When you have a task to do, set a timer.   In college, Mr. Cirillo used a...

Tip of the Week #196

I am still, slowly, uploading old “tips of the week” and archiving them here: https://dwanethomas.com/tip-week-archives/ Here is tip #196 from a few weeks back. Sometimes it’s too easy to get absorbed.  We get buried in work, or in a project and lose track...

What is Classical Education?

This week I received an email that included this question: What are your thoughts on Classical education? Well… Here are my thoughts on Classical education…. I am still a fan of Classical education.  I think.  Still working through this one myself. ...

Tip of the Week #198: How much is your time worth?

I recently stumbled across an astonishing quote by Derek Sivers, an author I know nothing about.  Or, didn’t know anything about until yesterday.   Here’s the quote: “I hate to waste a single hour.  I feel the precious value of time, most of the time.  I imagine my...