20hr Da Vinci Project

20 Hour Da Vinci


Juggling and I have a love-hate relationship.

I consider myself pretty dexterous, being a player of more than a handful of instruments and a fast typer and drawer. But juggling is more a skill of practice than one of determination, and I've tried to learn it multiple times over the years to no avail, so I thought it'd be nice to take this chance to give it another stab.

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Hello Internet! How are you? I'm doing awesome.

It me.

This is where I share my daily comments and thoughts on my 20-Hour Da Vinci project. If you don't yet know what that is, you can find out more about what is and why I'm doing it in the about page. Otherwise, feel free to look around, as I hope to add more and more each week to a part of my life shared here. Although this is one of my side projects, my main home on the Internet is over at The Lifelong Traveler, so if you want to know what I do outside of trying to learn new things in 20-hour dashes, you can check out my main line of work over there.

Regardless of how you got here, I hope you enjoy following me through my reckless experiences of being a constant amateur, and I hope to see you in the comments!


In the midst of my few weeks trying a daily meditation routine, I've decided to try another technique for boosting productivity called the Pomodoro Technique. It's a working strategy of focusing on a task or tasks for 25 minutes, followed by a 5 minute break.

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The next thing I wanted to try out isn't necessarily a skill, but an element of lifestyle.

I've wanted to try a hand at building a regular habit for meditation because of its supposed benefits in productivity, health, and, my favorite, clearing your mind's clutter. I wanted to verify these admittedly magical-sounding effects for myself, as well as just try something new that might bring some regularity to my life, which isn't as organized as I'd like it to be.

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