Blogging

National Arboretum

The wife, kids, and I decided to hit the National Arboretum this morning. Mother Nature obliged by giving us a cool, breezy, low humidity day. First time wandering around the grounds and it won’t be our last. We didn’t see Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Hygge

Project Happiness

I’ve been struggling lately. Not struggling to be happy, I’m a pretty happy person … goddammit! No, I’m struggling to see the positive in things. Social Media and the fake news is really hitting me hard. I’m aware that the constant Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Family

Meine Oma

It was a year ago today that my grandmother passed away. It was very hard to see her decline in her last few months of life, and the day before her death was very difficult for her and for us. Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Blogging

Healing

A week off of social media certainly helped make me feel better. I took the time to focus on getting some things done on my to-do list, take care of “me”, and decide how to proceed. Social Media is too Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Blogging

My Heart Hurts

I’m getting worn down by the political world again. I need a break. Too much hate, anger, accusations, finger pointing, and power struggles. I’m going to do my best to stay off social media for the remainder of the week. Read more…

By Tee Jay, ago
Productivity

Todoist vs. TickTick

To-do list showdown! I've been using Todoist for several months and am really starting to develop and trust my system with it. However, I had recently been hearing a lot of hub-bub about TickTick and decided to take a look at their offering and compare it with Todoist. I didn't pick a "winner", I merely compared offerings in several categories and then gave a few pros and cons of each. I compared the premium offerings of both primarily in the web version but also on my Android phone (running Android O); this offered the best oranges-to-oranges comparison. My goal was to give people the tools to decide which of these two tools best meets their needs or fits with their process. If you don't plan to pay for either premium version, I suggest you continue reading, decide which features are most important to you, and then compare the free versions of both (here and here). Without further ado ... (more…)

By Tee Jay, ago