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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#60)

Learned last week: St Andrews is cold, the power of great feedback, concierge car buying, and more.

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Surrounded by smiles and good humor

Raw Spirit by Iain Banks is a book about Scotch, but there are so many anecdotes and side-stories sprinkled throughout, it’s better described as a book about driving, cars, friendships, getting older, music, war, politics, Scotland AND whisky. This bit from the book came to mind today and stuck with me: …when you drive an […]

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Signs of life

Something inspired by the great short story “The Great Silence” by Ted Chiang, from his most recent collection of short stories: Exhalation. Also, this is my first time using a Pigma Brush pen I picked up in Amsterdam. Every parrot has a unique call that it uses to identify itself; biologists refer to this as […]

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Misc Moving to Scotland

The rainbow

This week I saw the biggest, fullest, brightest rainbow I’d ever seen. It was a proper half circle, with none of those slightly weak colored gaps in it that you usually see in rainbows. Full color all the way around. It was at the end of my run that it appeared, and I had to […]

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What I learned last week

What I learned last week (#45)

Learned last week: A book on running, encouragement worth passing on, new music, and more.