Month: March 2023
Everything Everywhere All At Once Movie Review
One of the best movies I have seen in a long time! I highly recommend it.
Alpha Movie Review
So bad Laurel and I had to turn it off a half hour in.
Care.com’s Scam… My review of the paid service
I am a paying $40/ mo customer of care.com. I discovered that they get customers to stay on for longer subscriptions by putting their jobs in a pending queue that takes days rather than simply automatically approving them like everyone else does. Super unfortunate and a total ripoff.
AND they don’t tell you no refunds are provided under any circumstances.… read more “Care.com’s Scam… My review of the paid service”
Watch “Renovating the Home My Great Great Grandfather Built” on YouTube
Compounding effect of learning
Learning feels like a slow, progressive process. It feels like everyone is stuck in the same morass and will end up in the same place.
The reality is that small differences in the pace of learning can make huge differences down the line. Even more important than the pace is the daily quantity of learning. Two hours a day vs one hour a day of focused intense learning and practice over the course of years results in knowledge and skills many times higher, not just double.… read more “Compounding effect of learning”
Watch “Jeremy Clarkson Loses £4,000 of Crops To Insects and Flooding | Clarkson’s Farm” on YouTube
Clarkson’s Farm Season 2
Is most excellent! I highly recommend it!
Risk and thrill seeking
I have done a good bit of thrill seeking adventures and sports. I spent years rock climbing, mostly indoors but occasionally outdoors. I played a year of bench warming football. I’ve sky dived, hang glided, and spent years skiing fairly aggressively.
Looking back, I question why I ever did it. Sometimes there would be a thrilling high, but much more often I was just terrified and trying to survive.… read more “Risk and thrill seeking”