Author: The Deletist

Phone Tag

One of my biggest peeves when making plans with someone is when critical details are missing in the written communication, requiring another round of messages and the inevitable time delays. In other words, I’m not given enough information to make…

The Plight of Punctuation

We’re evolving to “talk” to each other primarily through digital forms of communication such as messaging, chat, email, etc., with very little direct, personal contact. This already puts us at a disadvantage to understand what people really mean since so…

Business Cards

A few weeks ago I blogged a couple of times about my contact management project. Part of that project involved going through all the business cards. My “stash” was conveniently out of sight. The small box was to distinguish the…

Making Donations

This past weekend my building hosted its second clothing drive of the year. The clothing drive has been held every January and September for the last several years and it’s really popular with the residents. This was my third time…

Facing Fear

Last week I volunteered with First Descents at a rock climbing camp in Lake Tahoe.┬áStanding in front of the rock on the first day, I felt my body reacting in similar ways to a big performance. It’s not often that…