Theodore Roosevelt: Man of Action

“Get action; do things; be sane; don’t fritter away your time; create, act, take a place wherever you are and be Somebody; get action.”

– Theodore Roosevelt, in The Many-Sided Roosevelt: An Anecdotal Biography

When I sat down to start a blog on productivity, I found myself inspired by Theodore Roosevelt. In fact, the title of the blog is taken from the quote above. Most people know him for his achievements as the 26th President of the United States. Continue reading “Theodore Roosevelt: Man of Action”

My Plan for the Blog

I became interested in blogs and blogging when I was an undergraduate. I’ve been an avid blog reader for a couple of years now, especially in the realm of personal finance, and over the past several months, I’ve toyed around with the idea of starting a blog of my own. In fact, there are lots of random, short articles on my computer that I wrote for hypothetical blogs in personal finance, politics, physics, and other topics. Maybe I’ll find an appropriate time to share those later on. Continue reading “My Plan for the Blog”

Get Action!

This morning I woke up at 5 am with my wife. She had a reason to be awake: she was getting ready for the first day of her new job as a freshly-minted, fully trained barista at a local coffee shop. I, on the other hand, had exactly zero things I needed to do for the day. Or so I thought.

Despite having no aim for the day, I decided to get out of bed, shower, and have breakfast with her. We like to have breakfast together when we can, and I’d been skipping out lately since she was waking up so early for job training.

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