Hello! Long time, no links. I hope these distractions guide you peacefully into weekend mode:
The word of the day is apricity. " ... meaning the warmth of the winter sun - is a wonder in itself, and not a poor substitute for ‘true’ sunbathing. On sunny winter days, I seek out direct sunlight, something I’d never do in summer. The winter sun is gentle and sparkling, capable of warming your cheeks even if the rest of you is encased in a coat, scarf and hat." Source: How to light the dark months.
"I’ve come to recognize that I am far more productive, happy, kind, and patient, when I supplant that sense of aloneness. When my life has passive, meaningful connections spilling out into my days. This is not to say I am avoiding solitude or alone time. No — as a card-carrying introvert, I live for appropriately doled out solitude." Source: Craig Mod on Aloneness.
"Digital information literacy must include the competence of critical ignoring—choosing what to ignore and where to invest one’s limited attentional capacities."
Related: "When I take ownership over my own joy, I found that joy is always waiting for us if we choose to make it. And I’m glad I finally figure out how to make it." Source: How I Read 40 Books and Extinguished the World on Fire.
Probably not in line with the last two items: Trending Topics " ... uses Wikipedia traffic data to surface topics that are trending, or have been trending recently."
Rogule " ... is a minimalist online Roguelike game you play in your web browser. Everyone gets the same dungeon each day. You get one chance to beat each day's dungeon. It is free to play."
If you want more distractions visit Joshua Blankenship's Akintrest.
Somewhere in Upstate NY.