Julie R. Neidlinger

Productivity porn, self-improvement, and the locusts.

What the locust swarm has left the great locusts have eaten; what the great locusts have left the young locusts have eaten; what the young locusts have left other locusts have eaten. Be glad, O people of Zion, rejoice in the Lord your God. ‘I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten. […]

4 Favorite Blank Journal Brands, And A Leuchtturm Review

Friend: 1. Piccadilly Me: 2. Rhodia Friend: 3. Moleskine Me: -3. Not Moleskine. The paper is all wrong for artists who use watercolor and certain pens. Friend: For general writing, it always beats the Leuchtturms I’ve purchased (figuring that Germans, considering their inflationary past, know a thing or two about printing paper).  They have been garbage with […]

It’s getting easier to be original. Just unplug.

The commercial for the Amazon Fire Phone could probably spawn about two dozen blog posts if I let it. I’m going to try to keep it to one. And it’s this: if these kids are the norm for the future, it’s going to be really easy to raise kids that are original thinkers. All you […]