Monthly Archives: September 2013

Take the Toys and Run!: Samurai Mind Notebook

I keep what I like to call a samurai mind notebook.  It is a notebook where I keep project ideas, inspirational quotations, and useful information.  I review the notebooks so that eventually everything is reviewed after 2 days, 4 days, … Continue reading

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Samurai Grammar: Pullin’ Ain’t Pushin’.

Grammar is a big block for people who are learning a foreign language, but grammar can be one of your many friends as you learn a language.  Here is one way how! With my mind on my grammar and my … Continue reading

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Bend Time Like A Samurai: Personal Kanban

Last week we trooped the family to Bushwick to visit another family.   The husband was really excited by a new time management system that he was using called “kanban.”   He uses it not only to organize his own life but … Continue reading

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The Law of Language and Skill Attraction

First of all apologies for the title but it just spoke to me.  I’m not some guru who has mastered all skills/languages and can dispense laws from a mountain top.   I am on the path like everyone else, though now … Continue reading

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