Observation

Only in Montana would a gas station have a sign that says “We have Bluetooth Headsets and MGD!”

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Inauguration in MT

Today, my family and I went up to Helena, MT to see the state inauguration– the Governor, legislators, various executive branch people, and a new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court were all being sworn in. Always fun to see the difference in politics between the national level and Montana.

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Distractions

I’ve been reading a few articles recently on distractions and productivity. In general, they share the central thesis that “distractions are bad and kill your work.”

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Homeless on the Internet

As a student, I’ve had the remarkably painful experience of moving every blasted year for the last seven years. Every May, I have to pack everything I own into boxes, stuff the boxes into either a storage area or some sort of moving device (or, several times, both, as I’ve had to move to a storage area for a few months, then move from it back to a different apartment), then leave. This is annoying– and it’s particularly so in light of the knowledge that nine months after I unpack, I’ll have to do it all again, first because I was switching dorms, then apartments. What a pain.

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