I had started a new job towards the end of the year and was not yet well-known. At the Christmas dinner I sat near the CFO. The conversation veered to the subject of age.
When it was my turn I answered “Twenty-eight.”
“Wow” he replied, “I thought you were thirty-two.”
That is when I decided thirty-two was my year.
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As we rolled into 2017 I was reading The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis. I thoroughly enjoyed the book, and read at every opportunity while on holiday.
Then I had to go back to work.
My 20 minutes on the train each morning and evening is not enough to get through a book quickly, especially if you are enjoying it. Fortunately I had downloaded the companion audio book from Audible that syncs with your reading position on your Kindle. I could keep listening to the book while I walked into the office. That lead to listening on my walks at lunch time. Before I knew it I was listening to the book all the time, and not reading it.
It is funny how your preferences can change. I have not listened to an audio book for a while. Preferring reading and podcasts. But I enjoyed this one. Continue reading The Cause and Effect of Antibiotics
I am not average. Any part of me that is average is a fluke. Sheer chance. A statistical anomaly.
Some times a theme pops out during my reading and listening routine. I can’t get this one line out of my head, as heard on the Tim Ferris Show.
… extremes inform the mean, but not vice versa.
Dan Formosa, PhD
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