Not trying something new

Remember blogging? I remember the first blogs. I remember when Blogger was launched, Movable Type, the custom system we used on annall.is and when that was changed to WordPress.

Then came the social media platforms. Flickr, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. For me that was as far as it went. I’ve never really connected with Snapchat and TikTok, but I’m sure they are great.

I’ve missed blogging. So I’m restarting. Softly. Without pressure. Without commitment. This is just for fun. We’ll see where it goes.

Ps. This iteration of the site looks better on a mobile device. I kind of like that.

Five principles while working remotely during a crisis

  1. You are working at home, not from home, during a crisis.
  2. Your personal physical, mental and emotional health is a priority
  3. Do not try to compensate for lost productivity by working longer hours
  4. Be kind to yourself and do not judge how you are coping based on how you see others coping
  5. Be kind to others and do not judge how they are coping based on how you are coping

Slightly rephrased, originally from Parks Canada via Mark Richardson.

Which wells do we draw from?

Nick Baines:

When life and its routines are disrupted or taken away, which wells do we draw from to sustain life and meaning? While everything changes above the surface and the shape of the future is uncertain, can we locate the underground streams that keep flowing anyway?

A good reflection on what it means to be Christian.