I enjoy crocheting (and to a lesser extent knitting and sewing), but I have a difficult time maintaining enthusiasm for projects that drag on and on. So I make baby … Continue reading Crocheted Cuteness and Friendship Symbiosis
Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project (and inspiration for my happiness project and this blog) tweeted this post by Ron Gutman from the Forbes blog: The Untapped Power Of Smiling. … Continue reading Smiling: Does it Count if You Fake It?
I solicited some feedback on my Imperfect Happiness Facebook page, and got some great responses from Victoria and Tucker about what constitutes fun. After listing their responses, I’m going to … Continue reading More Thoughts on Fun
Half Empty by David Rakoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love Rakoff’s style. He’s articulate, witty, and self-effacing. He’s got a larger vocabulary than I have, although not … Continue reading Book Review: Half Empty by David Rakoff
Gotta say, Fun Month so far hasn’t been incredibly fun. Not only is the air quality still poor enough to keep me feeling icky, but I’ve been rather over-involved in … Continue reading Week 18 Review: What I Have in my Pants is an Issue of National Security?
Tonight on the treadmill, I listened to the This American Life episode entitled “Promised Land,” in which David Rakoff goes on a three-week fast and chronicles his experience on the … Continue reading Not so Fast