R.I.P. Arturo; Lego Masters; do animals go to heaven? 007 diaries; electric cars and Appleโ€™s AR glasses

๐ŸŒ News: Arturo died

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: Lego Masters; Masterchef Australia

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Do cats go to heaven?

๐Ÿ“š Books: The 007 diaries; The happiest man on earth

๐Ÿงช Science: Are electric cars โ€˜greenโ€™? https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/26/lifetime-emissions-of-evs-are-lower-than-gasoline-cars-experts-say.html

โš™๏ธ Tech: AR/VR: https://www.techradar.com/news/wait-did-tim-cook-just-confirm-apples-ar-headset-and-glasses

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Walking in Rome (part 4): The art of being in the moment

During my walk today, I talk about the art of being in the moment.

 

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A Murder Mystery Dinner; Obi-wan series review; is the Pope resigning? The Office BFFs; Science and Drought

๐ŸŒ News: The most unusual neomist party ever

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: TV Time app (Tvtime.com); Obi-Wan Kenobi review; Documentary series: Keep sweet, pray and obey

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Is the pope going to resign?

๐Ÿ“š Books: The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There. My review: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57093755-the-office-bffs

๐Ÿงช Science: Science and drought in the US: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-61669233

โš™๏ธ Tech: Google Nest Doorbell trouble

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Walking in Rome (part 3): Opening up to others

During my walk today, I talk about letting go of imaginary judgment.

 

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Will Obi-Wan Kenobi get another season? What to read/watch/play; Writing Tips; Interstellar Travel; DaVinci Resolve

๐ŸŒ News: Documentary series update

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: TV Time app; Obi-Wan Kenobi

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Should you avoid certain books or movies/tv series as a catholic or christian?

๐Ÿ“š Books: Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts by Matt Bell

๐Ÿงช Science: Interstellar travel with free floating planets? https://www.rawstory.com/space-travel/

โš™๏ธ Tech: Stage Manager not working on pre M1 iPads. DaVinci Resolve – The best editing software, and it’s free!

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Walking in Rome (part 2): What is my legacy?

During my walk today, I talk about my legacy. What is the difference between my life goals as a student in Rome versus my current goals.

 

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Star Wars Celebration, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Editing Star Wars, Nasa revisits Venus, WWDC 2022

๐ŸŒ News:ย US Trip recap

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:ย Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – the illuminati

๐Ÿ™ Faith: ย Liturgy and simplicity – how you reacted to my liturgical penguins – many parishes don’t have the means to have good music.

๐Ÿ“š Books:ย A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away – Paul Hirsch

๐Ÿงช Science: DAVINCI Mission to Venus in 2029: https://gizmodo.com/davinci-nasa-venus-mission-probe-atmosphere-planet-spac-1849014802

โš™๏ธ Tech: WWDC 2022 comments

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Walking in Rome (part 1): How not to evangelize

During my walk today, I talk about how not to evangelize. Does God judge or does He heal?

 

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Star Wars: the Sequels, Writing a Book, Bible Reading, Sports and Mortality

๐ŸŒ News: Writing a book

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: Star Wars – The Sequels

๐Ÿ™ Faith: How to get something out of any Bible reading

๐Ÿ“š Books: Life’s too short to go so f*ing slow

๐Ÿงช Science: Crimes in Space: https://www.iflscience.com/policy/canada-looks-to-prosecute-crimes-committed-on-the-moon/

โš™๏ธ Tech: Upgrading my camera gear

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What I learned from Star Wars (part 2)

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Star Wars.

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Star Wars: the Prequels, Liturgical Music and Penguins, Worst Book Ever, Billionairs in Space

๐ŸŒ News:
  • Why I travel
๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
  • Star Wars – The Prequels; the hype and the disappointment, lack of chemistry, bad villains.
๐Ÿ™ Faith:
  • Bad liturgical music and what I do in my mind
๐Ÿ“š Books:
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
๐Ÿงช Science:
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  • Meta is behind a lot of the bad stories about TikTok

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What I learned from Star Wars (part 1)

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Star Wars.

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Star Wars: the Original Trilogy, Vatican Liturgy, the Tao of Feeling, Tech and Lemonade

๐ŸŒ News: US trip & Star Wars celebration

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: Star Wars – The Original Trilogy; imagination, hope, friends, good villains

๐Ÿ™ Faith:ย  What I donโ€™t like about Vatican liturgy (choral music, concelebration, Italian dominance)

๐Ÿ“š Books: The Tao of Fully Feeling. Harvesting Forgiveness out of Blame – Pete Walker

๐Ÿงช Science: Should billionairs rule in space? https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/apr/30/leave-space-missions-to-billionaires-and-robots-says-astronomer-royal

โš™๏ธ Tech: Tech and lemonade (Xbox controler

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What I learned from Saint Titus Brandsma

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Saint Titus Brandsma.

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Rome, The Adam Project, Faith and Art, Horror movies and Twitter alternatives

In this week’s episode:

 

๐ŸŒ News: Filming in Rome

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: The Adam Project

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Finding faith in Anime

๐Ÿ“š Books: How to survive a horror movie – Seth Grahame-Smith

๐Ÿงช Science: Perseverance helicopter takes picture of debris

โš™๏ธ Tech: What if Twitter goes bad? Trying out Mastodon

 

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Get It Done Now! What I learned from Brian Tracey

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Brian Tracey, the author of Get It Done Now!

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Japanese Anime, Fallen Angels, The Wall, MacBook experiences

๐ŸŒ News:
โ€ข Filming at Elfia – found my format

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข Neon Genesis Evangelion

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข What I think of Satanism?

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข The Wall

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Perseverance helicopter takes picture of debris: https://www.ign.com/articles/nasa-ingenuity-helicopter-beams-back-eerie-spacecraft-wreckage-from-mars-perseverance

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Macbook experiences

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What I learned from my TikTok followers

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from my TikTok followers.

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Turning Red, Old Man’s War, Swimming Dinosaurs, Descript Voice Synthesis

๐ŸŒ News

  • After Elfia, getting ready for a month of travel. Join me as a patron or individually.

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  • Turning Red

๐Ÿ™ Faith:

  • What to think about violent games, esoteric stories, or Zumba?

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Just show up

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I tell you how to get better in anything you’d like to undertake or to accomplish by just showing up.

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Dutch Easter Traditions, Moon Knight, Easter gospels, Organizing for the Rest of Us; Earendil, Nvidia Nerf

๐ŸŒ News: Dutch Easter traditions: eggs, bread with calfsmeat and sauce, brunch. International parish: pot luck. Second day of Easter: IKEA. What will be my own, new traditions? Simplicity, resting, hanging out with the community, take time off.

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: Moon Knight

๐Ÿ™ Faith:ย Easter: the new reality after the resurrection. A continuation and yet also something the disciples can’t grasp.

๐Ÿ“š Books: Organizing for the Rest of Us: 100 Realistic Strategies to Keep Any House Under Control by Dana K. White.

๐Ÿงช Science: Hubble telescope’s most distant star discovery gets a Tolkien-inspired name. Obscure LOTR facts on TikTok explains more:ย  https://www.tiktok.com/@donmarshall72/video/7081104464983412014

โš™๏ธ Tech: Turning 2D photos into 3D (Nvidia Nerf)

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The core of my vocation

In this episode of the Walk, I share a bit of the process of finding out which kind of priest God wants me to be.

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Severance, Holy Week, In The Tall Grass, Covid and my Brain, MacBook Pro or Mac Studio?

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  • Holy Week – when celebrities suffer. Bruce Willis Aphasia, I was impressed by Demi Moore’s autobiography, pope Francis has difficulties walking, Ukranian musicians now fighting as soldiers. Their suffering reminds us that we are all the same when it comes to our mortality.

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  • Severance – Apple Plus TV
๐Ÿ™ Faith:
  • Holy Week: the story twist no one expects
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Living a frugal life

In this episode of The Walk I share how I’m dealing with the massive inflation and with the increased prices due to the war in Ukraine.

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Inventing Anna, Divine Renovation, James Bond, Sound on Mars and Topaz Video Enhance AI

๐ŸŒ News:
  • Birthday – the things I learned this past year
๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
  • Inventing Anna – Netflix
๐Ÿ™ Faith:
  • Divine Renovation: don’t ‘how’ away your dream. It starts with inner passion. With a desire to share. Desire, conviction, will. Without a desire, plans are futile.
๐Ÿ“š Books:

Bond, James Bond: Exploring the Shaken and Stirred History of Ian Flemingโ€™s 007

by Brad Gilmore, Mike Kalinowski: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59897490-bond-james-bond

๐Ÿงช Science:
โš™๏ธ Tech:
  • Topaz Video Enhance AI

 

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A year of change

On my 54th birthday I look back at what I’ve learned and discovered during the year in which almost everything changed.

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Heat Pumps, HBO Max and Dinosaurs in Scotland

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โ€ข Exploring heat pumps as an alternative to gas

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข HBO Max in the Netherlands. Young Sheldon, GoT final season, DC movies (Snyder Cut), lots of movies/shows that used to be on Netflix.

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข I want to go on a pilgrimage (on foot) again.

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข Hyperfocus

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Dinosaurs in Scotland: https://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/49559/20220222/new-pterosaur-dinosaur-fossil-discovered-isle-skye-scotland.htm

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Can I ever go back to iOS for my mobile devices?

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It’s a jungle out here!

In this week’s episode of the Walk, we explore the South American jungle and I take you under water as we come face to face with sharks. And I’m not talking metaphors here!

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Laetare Sunday, Encanto, Oceans on Mars, Music Services Compared

๐ŸŒ News: Laetare Sunday next Sunday; Online Mass reactions

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: Encanto

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Sharing: look for projects you can invest in.

๐Ÿ“š Books: Why has nobody told me this before? By Dr. Julie Smith

๐Ÿงช Science: Where were the oceans on Mars?

โš™๏ธ Tech: Amazon Music Free (much less annoying than Spotify Free)

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It’s time for an adventure

In this episode of The Walk, I evaluate the past three months, and I share with you some ideas about how I want to approach documentary making as well as community building in the second quarter of this year.

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Severance review, Prayer and Mindfulness, Embrace Your Weird

๐ŸŒ News:
โ€ข Fase II of the house renovation: doors, garden, simplifying the office.

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข Severance on Apple TV+

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข Prayer: Mindfulness is not prayer, but can help to create an opening to God

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข Embrace your weird: Face your fears and unleash creativity

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Scientists Discover the Long-Lost Continent โ€˜Balkanatoliaโ€™
โ€ข https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5q8zm/scientists-discover-the-long-lost-continent-balkanatolia

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข The iPhone Fold? https://bgr.com/tech/we-might-finally-know-when-apples-iphone-fold-will-be-released/
โ€ข What’s the deal with foldable phones?

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Helping realize someone else’s dream

In this episode of the Walk, I share with you some stories of the time I was in Ethiopia and how it changed my perspective on one of the important pillars of Lent: Almsgiving.

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The Matrix Resurrections, Fasting Ideas, The Prison Doctor and Smart Magpies

In this week’s show I talk about the following subjects:

๐ŸŒ News: Biking past the fuel crisis

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV: The Matrix Resurrections

๐Ÿ™ Faith: Fasting: flexitarian lifestyle, veggies at every meal (tiny habits-style)

๐Ÿ“š Books: The Prison Doctor

๐Ÿงช Science: ย Magpies Help Each Other Remove Scientists’ Tracking Devices

โš™๏ธ Tech Siri gets a more gender neutral voice. Which voice did you pick for your smart home devices?

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The weight of time

On this walk, I talk about how time management is only part of the puzzle when it comes to work-life balance. It is just as important to focus on energy management. In this podcast, I explain what I mean by that.

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The war in Ukraine, Suspicion review

In this episode of my weekly podcast:

๐ŸŒ News:
โ€ข Ukraine

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข TV: Suspicion on Apple TV+

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข Ash Wednesday

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข Together we will go – Michael Strazcynski

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Resurrecting the Woolly Mamoth: https://www.wired.com/story/de-extinction-patents/

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Playstation VR2 revealed: https://blog.playstation.com/2022/02/22/first-look-the-headset-design-for-playstation-vr2/

โ€ข Apple still hoping for a 2022 release of their AR/VR headset: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/02/apples-ar-vr-headset-isnt-just-a-prototype-anymore-sources-say/

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Stuff to part with

Now that we are starting Lent, let me talk about fasting and about the various ways in which you can do this. In my case, it involves finally getting rid of a couple of big boxes. Iโ€™ll share with you why that is so difficult.

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Superstore; Church Architecture; Tolkien’s Appendices; Car Technology

In this episode of my weekly podcast:

โ€ข How build community among my YouTube viewers?

๐ŸŒ World news:

โ€ข Rising Fuel costs – can I go bike/public transport-only?

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:

โ€ข Superstore (Prime)

๐Ÿ™ Faith:

โ€ข Church building as communication

๐Ÿ“š Books:

โ€ข The Appendices – Tolkien

๐Ÿงช Science:

โ€ข Science and alternative energy. https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/4/22917801/emissions-new-cars-record-low-uk-electric-vehicles

โš™๏ธ Tech:

โ€ข Googleโ€™s D-Light is genius: https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/13/22932202/google-smart-lamp-d-light

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Who cares what other people think of me?

How I overcame the fear of being judged.

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The Last Airbender; the Mystery of God; Storytelling secrets; Webb’s Selfie

Patreon:
โ€ข How to grow the YouTube viewers into a community?

๐ŸŒ World news:
โ€ข Covid effects subsiding, travel may get easier

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข Avatar – The Last Airbender TV series (Netflix)

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข The most important thing I learned in theology: God as a mystery. Circling the city. Humility and theology

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข The Storytellerโ€™s secret – Carnine Gallo

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข James Webb telescope took a selfie: https://www.space.com/webb-telescope-space-selfie-nircam

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Logitech MX Keys and new mouse

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The power of storytelling

During today’s walk, I share with you what I learned from the book “The Storyteller’s Secret” by Carmine Gallo.

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The Rabbit and the Rifle

In this episode of the Walk, I share what the book ‘Profit First’ has taught me about Time Management.

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Why you should watch ‘Reset’ on YouTube

In my newest podcast, I tell you why you should watch the Chinese timeloop drama ‘Reset’.

Watch the video recording of the show on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/den4v2yBMvw

Patrons I want to thank or welcome:
โ€ข New patrons: Marika, Kelly, Kensington
โ€ข Upping their contribution: Bob and Rose Marie, Paul

๐ŸŒ World news:
โ€ข The Winter Olympic Games

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข Why you should watch the Chinese drama show Reset on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/YoYoEnglishChannel

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข What Pope Francis said on Italy’s biggest Talk Show about spiritual worldliness and prayer: https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2022/02/07/pope-francis-interview-italy-242340

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo By Amy Schumer
โ€ข Emergency Admissions: Memoirs of an Ambulance Driver by Kit Wharton

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข A rogue black hole discovered thanks to microlensing: https://scitechdaily.com/first-rogue-black-hole-ever-discovered-and-its-only-5000-light-years-away/

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Respeecher technology: https://gizmodo.com/book-of-boba-fett-episode-6-luke-voice-hamill-1848491617

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Why I loved Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story so much

In this episode, I tell you why Steven Spielberg’s version of West Side Story touched me so much. And I talk a number of other topics as well; you can jump to the chapters you’re interested in!

Live video stream: https://youtu.be/mt0J69wjFVs

Chapters:

00:00 โ˜•Introduction/chat

Welcome to our new patrons:
โ€ข Paul, Bartlomiej, David, Mary, Simon, Jelle, Alejandro, The Star Wars Report, Fr. Kirill
โ€ข Thanks for increasing your monthly donation: Anthony, Joe,

09:46 ๐ŸŒ World news:
โ€ข Documentary news, Omicron & long Covid

27:55๐Ÿฟ TV: Why The Book of Boba Fett chapter 6 shows that Disney learned from the past
35:48๐Ÿฟ Movies: West Side Story 2021 review

44:59๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข What is the best way to talk with people that don’t share your faith or your values?

1:05:16 ๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข Story by Robert McKee and Documentary Film: a very short introduction by Patricia Aufderheide

1:08:18 ๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Donโ€™t Forget to Look Up: scientists calculate what it takes to avert collision with a 10 km asteroid

1:10:41 โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ขWhy Iโ€™m interested in a Mac Mini Pro

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External and Internal Boundaries

I often talk about the need to protect your boundaries from exterior assaults, but why do we keep sabotaging ourselves by ignoring our inner boundaries? We work too hard, we ignore our own rules and needs (healthy behavior, margin, sleep). Why is that?

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Spider-Man: No Way Home; Ukraine, Catholics in Crisis; Moon Littering and Domotics

In this episode:

Patrons I want to thank or welcome:
โ€ข Upped their pledge: Jessica, Gloria, Pascal, Larry, Lee, Sherry
โ€ข New patrons: Joost & Dominique, Anuschka, Grant, Christine, Melinda, Dale

๐ŸŒ World news:
โ€ข Pope Francis about Ukraine: https://www.catholicnews.com/ukraine-deserves-peace-pope-francis-says/

๐Ÿฟ Movies/TV:
โ€ข Spider-Man No Way Home

๐Ÿ™ Faith:
โ€ข How to react to Catholics not sharing the teachings of the Church on vital topics?

๐Ÿ“š Books:
โ€ข Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History by Katy Tur

๐Ÿงช Science:
โ€ข Moon littering: https://www.bbc.com/news /science-environment-60148543

โš™๏ธ Tech:
โ€ข Google Home now listens to โ€˜Stopโ€™. Why Iโ€™m in for AR glasses (handling a phone in the rain)

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Think Again

During this walk, I share with you what I learned from the book ‘Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know’ by Adam Grant. (Affiliate link to the US Kindle Store)

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The Harry Potter Reunion; Eternals; Forgiveness, the 5 am Club, Groundhog Day

Contents:

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โ€ข Pedro
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โ€ข Carole
โ€ข Megan
โ€ข Michael
โ€ข John
โ€ข Tyler
โ€ข Ricardo
โ€ข Matt
โ€ข Terence
โ€ข Terry
โ€ข oljioj onoi

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World news I reflect on:
โ€ข Infections up, hospitalizations down. Hopefully movie theaters can open next week? (I still haven’t seen Spider-Man, Matrix and West Side Story!)
โ€ข News about abuse in archdiocese of Munich. The Voice of Holland situation.
โ€ข Victim blaming. Beatification process Fr. Van der Lugt halted because of his derogatory comments about victims of abuse in 2009.

Movies/TV shows:
โ€ข Harry Potter reunion
โ€ข Eternals
โ€ข Moon Knight

Faith question I answer:
โ€ข Difference between forgiveness, reconciliation, restauration: https://youtu.be/KXRnntrE9CI

Book I have read:
โ€ข The 5 am Club

Scientific news I react to:
โ€ข The inside of the earth is cooling: https://www.sciencealert.com/earth-s-insides-are-cooling-faster-than-we-thought-and-it-will-mess-things-up

Tech development I react to:
โ€ข How I wake up like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day

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Do you Live to Work or Work to Live?

In this episode of The Walk, I share my thoughts on finding balance in the new year. Do I live to work, or do I work to live?

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Don’t Look Up, the Pope and Pets, the High Republic, Rugby Planets and Apple’s AR plans

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Overcoming Perfectionism Paralysis

In this episode of The Walk I share with you how I am trying to overcome one of the biggest hurdles in my creative life: perfection paralysis, aka the fear to fail.

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Where do you see yourself in one year?

In this episode I get ready for the new year not by making new year’s resolutions, but by answering the question where I see myself in one year from now. I share a number of new year’s affirmations that express my resolve to get there!

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Boba Fett, The Hail Mary Project, why Catholics like to party!

I share my thoughts on the Book of Boba Fett, I explain why Catholics like to party, I review Andy Weir’s book The Hail Mary Project, we’ll talk about sign language, the Webb telescope and new functionality for old gadgets.

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Happy New Year!

Since I recorded this episode during a walk just before and after midnight on New Year’s Eve, this is both the last podcast of 2021 and the first one of 2022! I look back on the year behind me, and ahead to the year to come. Happy New Year!

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Bedtime Procrastination, Pasta Salad, Neural Photoshop Filters and Nintendo

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  • Health: revenge bedtime procrastination
  • Kitchen: the downside of meal prep; Pasta salad
  • What I learned: how to colorize B/W photos in Photoshop (neural filters)
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy: Marvel Unlimited? Sci-fi games I want to play
  • Thought of the week: @librarymindset on Instagram
  • Games: Nintendo Switch Online + expansion pack; Animal Crossing Happy Home Paradise

My thoughts on Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Mythic Quest & Christmas in times of Covid

In this episode: using a new camera lens for streaming, worries about the Omicron variant, Virtual Christmas Eve idea, Ghostbusters: Afterlife review, Mythic Quest season 2, Christmas: Comfort and Challenge, books I read this week, the James Webb Space Telescope and the infancy of the universe; will 2022 be the year of Apple’s revolutionary AR glasses?

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Frogs for Christmas

How can you avoid the stress that comes with the big rush of activities and last-minute work leading up to Christmas? In this episode of the Walk I share what has helped me find calm and purpose in these final weeks of the year. It involves frogs. Including some big ones!

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Secrets of Dumbledore, Ted Lasso, Mythic Quest, Joy vs Cynicism

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Rewiring my brain

In this episode of The Walk, I share what I learned from reading a couple of books on neurobiology. After all these years, I feel that I’m finally starting to understand how my brain works!

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IKEA Sleepover, Hawkeye, Wheel of Time, Lucid Dreaming

In this episode:

  • IKEA Sleepover
  • Hawkeye
  • Wheel of Time
  • Covid vs Christmas Eve
  • Goodreads Reading Challenge update
  • Why we dream – review and lessons learned
  • The Kobo Elipsa vs iPad 12.9 vs Kindle

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Looking For The Perfect Sunday

In this episode of The Walk, I share how hard it is to choose between the many things you can do on a Sunday (or on any other given day). Which leads me to reflect upon the relationship between goals and aspirations on the one hand, and time plus resources on the other hand. How can you discern what is the best use of your time?

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A New Harry Potter Director’s Cut? Red Notice review, the Paramount+ Debacle, the sacrament of Ordination

In this episode:

  • Future plans
  • A new Harry Potter director’s cut?
  • The Paramount+ Star Trek Discovery debacle
  • Red Notice review
  • The Sacrament of Ordination
  • The Compound Effect – book review
  • The Danger of Space Debris
  • MacBook Pro & iPad mini impressions

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What I Learned From The Compound Effect

In this episode of The Walk, I talk about recent developments regarding my work and I share what I learned from ‘The Compound Effect’ by Darren Hardy.

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I feel good!

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share my experiences during the Marathon of Rotterdam and I reflect on some choices I have to make.

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Returning to normal; mealprep experiments; Liturgy at Saint Peter’s; the Haunted Chocolatier

In this episode: Life slowly returning to normal; meal prep experiments in my new kitchen; Liturgy reform at Saint Peter’s Basilica; Games I’m looking forward to play on the Xbox; the Haunted Chocolatier.

Dune Part 2; Halloween, All Saints and All Souls; Ghostbusters; New MacBook pros and Meta

In this episode: fiber internet; Dune: Part 2; Squid Games; Hayden Christensen; the connection between All Saints Day and All Souls Day; Ghostbusters; the new MacBook Pros and Facebook goes Meta.

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Home Sweet Home!

I finally moved into my new home! In this episode of The Walk, I give you on update on what I’ve been doing since we last talked.

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Squid Game, James Bond, Niksen and Science Denial

In this podcast, I share short reviews of Free Guy, The Father and No Time to Die and I talk about the latest Netflix hit series ‘Squid Game’. I review the book “Niksen: Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing” and I talk about science denial. This show was patched together from two broken internet streams and misses a few of the usual segments due to me forgetting to press record locally on my audio recorder. I’ll integrate the missing topics in next week’s show!

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Multitasking is a Myth

In this episode I share my thoughts on the book ‘The Myth of Multitasking: How โ€œDoing It Allโ€ Gets Nothing Done’ by Dave Crenshaw.

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Fried Stuffed Olives

In this episode, I talk about lifestyle changes and results and a bunch of other topics.

  • Health: losing weight with MyFitnessPal, Rotterdam Marathon.
  • Kitchen: alternatives to bread. Omelettes, yoghurt, rice, fried stuffed olives https://amzn.to/3AFfRdy
  • Comics/Superheroes: Marvel’s What if.. And Star Wars: Visions
  • Games: Valheim Hearth & Home

My thoughts on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings

In this episode:

  • News: Almost time to move!
  • Movies/TV: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings
  • Peculiar Bunch: patron saint of cats Gertrude of Nivelles
  • Science: progress in curing Long Covid
  • Tech: Apple’s new devices – iPhone 13, iPad mini, testing iOS 15.

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The Importance of Self-Care

In this episode of the Walk, I talk about the importance of self-care. It is sometimes misunderstood as individualistic or even misinterpreted as selfish behavior. I give you some examples from my own life to illustrate why self-care it is not just a virtue, but even an obligation and a commandment. I hope this episode gives you some ammunition to combat your negative inner voice!

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French Lentils, Improving my handwriting, speaking Latin, Spider-man and survival skills

In this episode, I talk about lifestyle changes and results and a bunch of other topics.

  • Health: lifestyle changes and results.
  • Kitchen: Lentil Salad (Auvergne recipe)
  • What Iโ€™ve learned: improving my handwriting, Speaking Latin (Ankidroid)
  • Superheroes: 9/11 The Amazing Spider-man tribute
  • Games: Stranded Deep

Miracles, Mars and the Matrix

In this episode:

  • News: Vacation is over, back to work!
  • Movies/TV: Matrix 4: Resurrections. Wheel of Time;
  • Peculiar Bunch: the meaning of miracles;
  • Books: โ€˜Why we sleepโ€™ by Matthew Walker;
  • Science: digging on Mars;
  • Tech: the high-tech return of Abba, Facebook’s RayBan smart glasses.

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Black Widow, Kids in Church, Sleep and Mars Exploration

In this episode:

  • My review of ‘Black Widow’
  • Kids in Church
  • The importance of sleep
  • Mars Exploration
  • Flightsticks and external SSDs

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My Floating Tire

In this episode I share how I keep myself afloat when I feel like I’m drowning.

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Patience, Trenette al Pesto, Liturgy & Reverence, Atari

In this episode:

  • An update on the renovations and an exercise in patience
  • Recipes from the movie ‘Luca’: Trenette al Pesto (https://www.buzzfeed.com/crystalro/disney-luca-pasta-recipe)
  • Health: how I’m losing weight and build strength
  • Liturgy: how to celebrate Mass with reverence
  • Videogames: replaying classic Atari games from my childhood

Pixar’s ‘Luca’, Traditionis Custodes, Martian Chronicles, Consoles vs. PC

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Tiny Habits

In this episode of The Walk, I share with you how tiny habits have helped me to make good progress in a number of important areas of my life.

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Shadow and Bone, Millionairs in Space, Loki and Thrawn

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Telescopes, Star Trek and Breakfast Tortillas

In this episode: telescopes, breakfast tortillas, Severus Snape and the Force, Star Trek: The Motion Picture remaster, The X-Files Mytharc rewatch, Apple Arcade and Fantasian.

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  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture remaster: https://www.engadget.com/star-trek-motion-picture-directors-edition-4k-remaster-paramount-plus-154117182.html

Feeding Bears

In this episode I tell you what I learned while feeding a couple of hungry bears.

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Ted Lasso, Godparents, Lego and Squids in Space

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Give me a break

In this episode I share with you some discoveries I made about myself while filming at a monastery last week. What I need most: a break!

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Raya and the Last Dragon

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How to get out of a rut

During this summer evening walk I share how I got out of a rut and became productive and creative again. I also talk about Ikigai, frogs, cats and cooking.

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Why Kermit was right

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‘Sweet Tooth’ on Netflix – my review!

In this episode of my weekly podcast:

  • Intro: why I haven’t been podcasting much lately
  • World: vaccinations
  • Movies/TV: My review of the Netflix series ‘Sweet Tooth’
  • Peculiar Bunch: the revision of the Code of Canon Law
  • Books: What’s on my reading list? The Cuddliness Factor – why are we so fascinated with cats?
  • Science: Australian Dinosaurs

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Just the way you are

In this episode of The Walk, I talk about the side-effects I recently experienced after my vaccination. I also share an important insight I gathered from editing the Camino series and I give you an update on my current situation.
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The Bad Batch, Shadow and Bone, Religious Vows and Back to the Future

In this episode:

My impressions of The Bad Batch, Shadow and Bone, an explanation of religious vows, Back to the Future, Mars exploration and video equipment.

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Room for Muppets

In this episode of The Walk I share how a spreadsheet helped me make room for Muppetsโ€ฆ

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Lessons from the Camino

As I am editing a TV documentary about the Camino, I am thinking back about the important lessons I learned along the way. Have these discoveries had a lasting impact, or have I forgotten about them? Which lessons from the Camino should I apply to my life as it is today?

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Love your neighbor as yourself

In this episode I give you an update on the renovation of my new home and I talk about Jesus’ commandment to love your neighbor as yourself.

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Should I build a Hobbit home?

In this episode of Father Roderick to the Max:

  • Update: starting the renovation;ย Ideas from Rick Steve’s Europe. NPR interview on the podcast ‘How I Built This’.
  • Productions: Made a list of travel vlogs I could edit
  • Kitchen: Focaccia recipe van Luigi
  • What I learned: Dreaming of a Hobbit Room. Scott Christian Sava, part-time Hobbit
  • Salem’s Lot: Salem’s Lot (2004), Stephen King story with Rob Lowe (from the West Wing), Andre Braugher (House, Brooklyn Nine-Nine ), Donald Sutherland (from the Hunger Games – president) Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), Samantha Mathis (Under the Dome)
  • Liturgy: renewal, Masses ‘Rebuilt’

Why I LOVED ‘Nomadland’

In this episode of my weekly podcast, I talk about the Academy awards, Star Wars Day and a number of other topics:

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The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Season Finale Review

In this episode, I review the season finale of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, I talk about an essential ingredient for change in the church, I find a fellow Wheel of Time fan and I discuss the recent breakthrough in paleographic research thanks to Artificial Intelligence. And I share the coolest aspect of the Mars Helicopter’s first flight.

(This is a repost because I made a mistake with the enclosure in the previous one).

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Arthuro the Cat

In this episode I tell you what I have in common with Arthuro, the rectory cat.

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The gift of your time

In this episode I share my first experiences during my temporary stay at the rectory of Wageningen. How can I find a new balance and a new work/life/prayer rhythm? It’s all about who I grant the gift of my time.

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Why I was wrong about the Falcon and the Winter Soldier

In today’s episode of my weekly podcast, I explain why I was wrong about Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Other topics in this show:

โ€ข Movies & TV shows: Indiana Jones 5, The Obi-Wan Kenobi series, The Mandalorian Season 3, Solo sequels, Picard Season 2, Captain Janeway

โ€ข Catholicism explained: Divine Mercy Sunday

โ€ข Books: Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere

โ€ข Science: the maiden flight of the Mars Helicopter and about

โ€ข Technology: the legal fight between Apple and Epic

โ€ข Link to the ultra widescreen Chrome extension for Disney Plusโ€‹

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Easter, Sonic the Hedgehog, Ikigai, Mars rumblings

Happy Easter! In this episode:

An Easter Walk in Wageningen

I take you on an Easter walk as I explore my new surroundings in the city of Wageningen where I’m staying at Fr. Henri’s rectory until I can move in to my new home!

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Hanna, the Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Holy Week in a nutshell

In this episode:

  • News: moving/decluttering experiences
  • Movies/TV: Hanna (Amazon Prime), Age of Ultron, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Man of Steel and the Snyder Cut.
  • Peculiar Bunch: Holy Week in a nutshell
  • Books: The Little Book of Hygge
  • Science: the sound of Mars
  • Tech: simple streaming explained

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Things are getting real

Moving Day is rapidly approaching. In this episode of The Walk, I’ll tell you where I’m going!

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The Seal of Confession, Strange New Worlds and Deep Nostalgia

In this episode:

  • News: the clock is ticking…
  • Movies/TV: Coming to America, Marvel Studios’ Assembled: the Making of Wandavision; Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
  • Peculiar Bunch: why I’m irked by a French book about Confession
  • Books: Hart voor je brein (Heart for your Brain) by Erik Scherder, Leonard Hofstra
  • Science: Noah’s ark on the moon?
  • Tech: Deepfake technology bringing old portraits to life

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Today…

If you could give yourself one piece of advice today, what would it be? I share what I told myself this morning in this new episode of my podcast ‘The Walk’.

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Speed boats and oil tankers

In this episode I share my thoughts on patience and providence when life changes faster than you can handle.

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Maze Runners and Divine Providence

In this episode:

  • News: new ideas for old churches
  • Movies/TV: Maze Runner Trilogy; the Expanse, the Lost Pirate Kingdom (March 15 on Netflix), WandaVision Season Finale.
  • Peculiar Bunch: what is Divine Providence?
  • Books: Everything is F*cked by Mark Manson
  • Science: Mac tech on Mars
  • Tech. Macbook 14 & 16 inch rumor.

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Duet with a cat

In this episode of Father Roderick to the Max:

  • Intro: Another offer for a house
  • Health: balancing acts, recovery days
  • Kitchen: looking forward to induction and an oven
  • What I learned: Premiere Pro press r to activate a tool that can stretch or condense clips, synchronize external audio.ย Duet with a cat: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMe6b4NHQ/
  • Liturgy: Guidelines for Televising the Liturgy
  • Games: Valheim community server

Media production secrets

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WW84 problems, Penance, Save the Cat, Mars Rover Perseverance

In this episode:

  • News: I’m moving!
  • Movies/TV: My issues with Wonder Woman 1984; WandaVision; Star Wars: the Bad Batch premiere announced
  • Peculiar Bunch: what’s the idea behind ‘penance’?
  • Books: Save the Cat! The Last Book On Screenwriting That You’ll Ever Need – Blake Snyder
  • Science & Technology: my reaction to the landing of the Mars Rover Perseverance

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The Road Outside Your Door

Remember what Bilbo used to say: โ€œItโ€™s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you donโ€™t keep your feet, thereโ€™s no knowing where you might be swept off to.โ€ In this episode, I share my thoughts on what to do when you experience “whiplash” from sudden changes in your life.

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The next big adventure?

In this episode:

  • Health: Stress and walking, ponderings about the next adventure
  • Kitchen: Black bean sauce
  • What I learned: lossless editing of MP3s using Fission
  • Comics: Canceling Marvel Unlimited
  • Liturgy: what are the ashes of Ash Wednesday made of?
  • Games: Hogwarts in Minecraft

Tiny House Nation, The Expanse, Saint Lidwina

In this episode:

  • News: filming in Schiedam post-Covid
  • Movies/TV: Tiny House Nation; the Expanse
  • Peculiar Bunch: the story of St. Lidwina
  • Books: The Steal Like an Artist Trilogy: How to Be Creative, Show Your Work, and Keep Going (affiliate links to Amazon)
  • Science: China and the United Arab Emirates’ Mars probes have entered orbit.
  • Technology: Batteries and the cold

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Happy Trees

In this episode I share with you how much reducing the number of projects and adhering to a more balanced work schedule has improved my health.

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Things I’ve learned in post-Covid therapy

In this episode I share how much I’ve learned from therapy during my recovery over the past few months. I talk about the leap forward I intend to make this year and about a miserable day that still ended well thanks to journaling.

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Ned Flanders, Catholic Geeks and digital painting

In this episode:

  • Production update: community building
  • Health: mental balance and physical health
  • Kitchen: hearty breakfast ideas?
  • Learned: Procreate on the iPad
  • Comics: Bible in Ned Flanders’ house
  • Liturgy: international Mass – why I’m not mixing things up too much
  • Games: Cyberpunk 2077

Golfing on the Moon, Miracle Morning and February Traditions

In this episode:

  • TV/Movies: The Expanse!
  • Peculiar Bunch: February traditions – Candlemas and Saint Blaise
  • Books: Miracle morning – Hal Elrod. Community tip: The Green Mile.
  • Science: Golf balls on the moon, image stacking
  • Tech: Deep learning. South Korean singer revived with AI.

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