October 2010

40 articles in October 2010

I still write every so often for GTDTimes, the official Getting Things Done blog. One of my last posts got quoted in Britain's "Globe and Mail" newspaper! I have a more philosophical post up this time, as opposed to a practical guide, if you will. But it still turned out …

Read more →

John Berendt, who wrote the wildly popular and very funny Midnight in the Garden of Evil about Savannah, Georgia, wrote another book called "The City of Falling Angels" about Venice. Like Midnight, the book is funny, interesting, and filled with a colorful cast of characters. Also like Midnight, it starts …

Read more →

Something I was thinking about in Italy … we translate Venezia as Venice; Firenze as Florence; Roma as Rome. And yet the non-major cities we don't translate. Siena is Siene, Volterra is Volterra, Vernazza is Vernazza. This holds true across most foreign countries it seems. Moscow is a rough translation …

Read more →