My wife and I are new to camping. Well, it sure seems that way. When we came to America over 30 years ago, we bought Kermit, our green camping van, which we took coast to coast three times. We were young, our hair still had color. And we (being students) had time enough to see all the states (except, for some unexplained reason, West Virginia).
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As a full-time nanny of four, I typically used the family’s van when picking the kids up. One day, however, I unexpectedly found out that I needed to use my own car.
This wasn’t a problem for me. I just had to put some stuff in the trunk and say my least favorite phrase: “Please excuse the mess.”
As I suspected, the children weren’t thrilled.
When asked for his #1 productivity tip, Richard Branson paused for a moment, leaned back and said, “Work out.” By his estimate, it added about four hours of productivity to his day.
As entrepreneurs, we often have the burning desire to make our venture succeed, no matter the cost.
We’ll stay up later, work longer, go further and push ourselves more than anyone else.
First, if you read the blog, and especially if you’ve been around for a while: you really are amazing. Thank you.
Second, I’ve written here for more than seven years without a break—and I’m not anywhere close to being burned out. Why put a pause on something you love and find meaningful?
In conjunction with our introduction to the art of everyday carry, I thought I’d share the specifics of my own EDC. Let’s get right into it:
1. PT-One Concealment Holster. One thing I’ve learned since getting my concealed carry license a few years ago — you can spend a lot of money trying to find the right CC holster. I finally settled on the PT-One belly band.
Editor’s note: This guest post from Bernard Capulong originally appeared at Everyday Carry.
There’s a bit of a cult community on the internet surrounding the term “everyday carry” — commonly abbreviated as EDC. You may have seen the term in passing, but aren’t sure what it really means.
From Further Secrets of Adulthood: If we’re too tired to do anything except watch TV or cruise the internet, go to sleep.
I have to admit, I struggle sometimes to remember this Secret of Adulthood. I don’t have trouble getting off the internet, but sometimes I watch TV because I feel too tired to read.
I know, however, that when I’m too tired to read something
By Leo Babauta
I’m launching a 4-week travel experiment!
I love traveling and exploring the world, but I have a number of problems when I travel:
Eating: I overindulge in delicious vegan food and feel unhealthy after awhile.
Exercise: I find it hard to keep a regular exercise routine — I walk a lot, but want to do more strength exercises.
Work: I usually do most of my work ahead of time,
Ikea Silveran high cabinet with mirror door (3)
Ikea Capita legs (4-pack)
4 coat hooks (we bought them at another store)
baskets (ours are from the Container Store)
2 cabinet knobs (to replace included plastic ones, if desired)
With four kids and a tiny coat closet, we needed a good solution for coats, shoes, etc.