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Garden Gadgets

Gadgets for gardeners

I love nice gardens but do not have the patience for gardening. I know lots of people who love the whole cathartic side of gardening, and friends who are professional garden designers, and a sister-in-law who is a certified master gardener. Computer-assisted Gardening For me, I tend to give too much “love” to my garden […]

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Meditation Apps

iPhone apps to help you meditate

I am a relative newcomer to the mindfulness movement having only started on this journey last December. Even so, I absolutely love it and have consumed just about everything I can find about mindfullness, meditation and the narrative mindset this past year. Along the way, I have also discovered a few apps for my iPhone […]

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Pansonic Lumix TZ60 on bookshelf

The Panasonic Lumix TZ60 vs my older TZ40

My compact camera of choice has been a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40. It’s a great little camera that has far more power and capability than any phone could provide. When the new TZ60 was released last year, I asked my wife to get it for my birthday. Although on paper the TZ60 is a better camera […]

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Apple Watch Face

My thoughts on the Apple Watch

I’ve been using my Apple Watch every day since it launched in April. People ask me all the time what I think about it and the best response that I can give is that I would purchase another immediately if I lost or broke it today. It seems that the media and blogosphere has been […]

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Meditation

Quantified meditation

I started meditating at the end of last year. I read a few books that really opened my eyes to power of both mindfulness and meditation and have been meditating daily ever since. Beginner’s mind The problem when you first start to meditate is that it’s hard to gauge the quality of your sessions. I […]

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