A New {Year} Evolution

Time always seems to gain speed after Thanksgiving and the end of the Year is rushing towards us, bringing with it the tradition of New Years Resolutions and all the baggage that carries.

I think the last time I subscribed to the notion that January 1st is when Major Changes Should Be Made was back in the early 90s.  My change cycle and resolutions are linked instead to the major milestones in my life.

I’ve just reached one, completing my Masters degree this past week, and I’m eagerly looking ahead, contemplating what I’m going to do with all… Continue reading

Electronic Helpers

This is the information age. Our brains are so overloaded with information from multiple sources that we have a hard time keeping track of everything. We are bombarded from all sides with information – online and offline. When we are online we check our email, update our status on Facebook and check to see what all our friends and family and doing. We tweet, retweet and read tweets. We have our favorite blogs bookmarked. Then there is our smart phone – we can be online wherever we are – we can even check our email in the bathroom or on… Continue reading