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A Mindful Life

The parable of the umbrella, the Zen master, and the pupil exists in different variants and it presents an insight into the practice of mindfulness that I’ve taken to heart over the last several months. The story goes something like this. After ten years of apprenticeship, Tenno achieved the rank of Zen teacher. One rainy day, he went to visit…

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Technology Rocks

Create EverNote Note Using Siri

I do not like the UI of my iPhone. More specifically, I do not like typing on my iPhone. With this in mind, I’m starting an experiment to see how much I can use my iPhone with the assistance of Siri.  The first phase of the experiment is figuring out how to create a new note in EverNote through Siri.…

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Personal Essay Writing Excercise

I’m not a writer, but I wish I had some skills as I’m envious of those who can. I read articles on the writing process but never do anything with them, that is until now. Below is a “before” and “after” something that happened to me on the golf course a few weeks ago. I wrote it as part of…

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