Posts Tagged with "newbie"

The Simple Joy of Being Awful at Something

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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The Simple Joy of Being Awful at Something

Today I took a dance lesson on YouTube while making macarons in my kitchen. Both were a disaster. And both were highly enjoyable. There are a number of things I’m good at, but probably a greater number of things I will never be good at, no matter how hard I’ve tried (which I admit, sometimes […]

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Birdwatching in the Age of Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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Birdwatching in the Age of Coronavirus

Outside, there is a series of quick, staccato chirps. I run to the window with Theo, my cat and quarantine companion. The bird that hangs out in the tree by our front window is back, and he looks sharp with his highlighter yellow feathers and black cap. I know he’s a he because male hooded […]

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The 3 Ways My Ideas Die

Monday, April 22, 2019

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The 3 Ways My Ideas Die

It’s Newbie Month here on Puttylike! During the month of April, we’re publishing articles about the thrills and challenges of exploring new things.  ** Sometimes I grow tired of the constant hum of random failure. Most of my dreams end up as flops. I’m sure I’m not alone in this—most multipods struggle with the guilt […]

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