Author: The Deletist

Facing Fear

Last week I volunteered with First Descents at a rock climbing camp in Lake Tahoe.¬†Standing 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…

Change as You Go

I decided to do 2 things for each contact. Update all entries and edit the information so that it displayed properly. I noticed many duplicates went undetected by the de-duplication feature (see below) because of a minute difference. Duplicate names…

Contact Management

Some months ago, I decided to organize my contact list. I should confess that when I set up my new smartphone last summer, the contacts were one of the most problematic transfers. My contacts were all stored in Google contacts,…

The Dying Art of Navigation

A few months ago I watched the 4th season of the “The Amazing Race Canada.” This was my first time watching any of the Amazing Race series from the US or Canada. I watched in fascination as teams raced around…

Time Saving Prep Kits

Over the years I’ve discovered the magic of making and maintaining prep kits. I define “prep kit” as a collection of things assembled for a specific purpose. ¬†A first-aid kit is probably one of the most common examples. Having a…