Reading: “ADD-friendly ways to organize your life” by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD

Reading: “ADD-friendly ways to organize your life” by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD

“Without organizing strategies that work with your ADD, life is not what it can be, should be, or what you are capable of.” (Xi) Dr. Kathleen Nadeau is an expert on ADD, Judith Kolberg is an expert in organizing. Together they created a safe haven for the chaotic ADD mind to find appropriate solutions for [...]

Life under Lockdown or: what to do when there’s nothing you can do

Life under Lockdown or: what to do when there’s nothing you can do

It’s quarantine day 7 today. I’ve been from home since Tuesday, this will last until April 13, at least. I’m used to working from home and prefer it to most other ways of work (like office life), so this is not a problem for me. If I need something I can call my co-workers and [...]

Reading: too many books at once …

Reading: too many books at once …

Right now I’m reading about 5 books at the same time – different books for different moods, different mindsets, different levels of mental capacity. As you may have guessed this does not work out very well, meaning it does not look like I’m about to finish a single one of those books anytime soon – [...]

These heavy boots are not made for walking – meeting Oskar Schell …

These heavy boots are not made for walking – meeting Oskar Schell …

I mentioned it before, Wonderguy gave me Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer as another part of our ongoing series "Goin' to New York". At first I was skeptical because I fear the child protagonist: many authors I read (Brothers Grimm, anyone?) use child characters to teach their readers a lesson, and the last [...]