FauxDori: JenDori and ButeoDori

Okay, I may have dropped down this rabbit hole of an addiction. I am totally careening off the straight path of being able to control my wants. I am a Traveler’s Notebook addict.

I currently own a beautiful brown Midori Traveler’s Notebook, that is scuffed and scratched, and looks absolutely gorgeous. The leather is starting to soften and feels supple to the touch. Each caress makes my fingertips sings with joy at the buttery softness of the leather, that has gone through so many different setups. I have inserted notebooks, taken them out, rearranged them, put them back in, take them out – I can’t keep track of what I’m doing now – because of the fact that I SIMPLY CAN!  Continue reading

New Tech City’s Bored and Beautiful

The Lost Art of Spacing Out is a topic that is going to be covered by New Tech City a podcast program that covers stories on how technology affects our lives. Starting tomorrow, February 2, they will be kicking off one week of challenges to help us rethink our relationship with technology.

Listen: New Tech City: The Case of Boredom (January 12, 2015)

I have downloaded the app Moment, for iPhone, to join in and participate in this social experiment, because I believe I have lost the art of spacing out. My brain is too wired – not just because of technology – but over the fact that technology has allowed my brain to not know how to stop and space out.

For those who would like to join in or just curious to know more, check out the Bored and Brilliant Project.