Tag: Hobbies

Letter of Recommendation: Piezo Mics

I have a confession to share about shame and experimentation in a windowless room. The good news is it’s not about sex; the bad news is it’s about noise music. It began last winter, when my musically intimidating friend Corey invited me to rock out. I agreed before remembering how bored and embarrassed I was […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Vacation and Everyday Life

I love a good vacation, don’t get me wrong, but I begin to wonder if this whole idea just reinforces the feeling that we are somehow held captive in our day to day life. Why can’t our normal days be more aligned with our vacation days? Do the two really have to be so different? […]

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The Cars Are Newer, the Buyers Younger as Auto Collecting Moves Forward

When Kurt Glaubitz bought a vintage British automobile, it wasn’t for its sweeping curves or coach-built looks. Despite its scrawny-necked snorkel (for fording rivers) and boxy lines, however, his 1992 Land Rover Defender fits right into the latest wave of cars being scooped up by a new generation of collectors. A Gen-Xer at 54, Mr. […]

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Psychology Around the Net: May 25, 2019

Enjoy! You Don’t Have to Monetize Your Joy: When we enjoy something, and we’re really good at it, it’s common for people to suggest we figure out how to make money at it. Turn it into a job, or a business, or find a company looking to hire someone who can do precisely what it […]

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