What I Read in February 2019 πŸ“š

A little late on posting this as I was on vacation, but I read four books in February:

You can also follow what I’m reading on Goodreads.

Image from March 9th, 2019 at 4:33pm

Abby and I are on our way home after having an incredible time in the Galapagos. More photos to come over the next few days now that we have internet access again

Image from March 2nd, 2019 at 3:43am

A scarlet macaw at a clay lick

Image from March 1st, 2019 at 12:43pm

We’ve seen many spiders including multiple tarantulas, but I was only willing to get up close and personal with this (relatively) small one

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I’m in the middle of the Amazon rainforest with WiFi only via satellite and my phone in airplane mode…and I’m still getting spam calls! 🙄

Image from February 28th, 2019 at 1:41pm

A giant river otter keeps watch while the rest of their family catches fish

Image from February 27th, 2019 at 7:52am

Caiman in the lake at our lodge in the Amazon rainforest (estimated by our guide to be around 5m long)

Image from February 25th, 2019 at 11:36am

The Virgin of El Panecillo seen from the streets of Quito

Link from February 6th, 2019 at 10:13am

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Image from February 4th, 2019 at 5:35pm

A rare hail storm in San Francisco

What I Read in January 2019 πŸ“š

Earlier this month I decided to listen to fewer podcasts and to use that time for audiobooks instead. One month in and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. I’m not missing the repetitive tech podcasts at all. I’m “reading” more books again and it’s giving me a genuine sense of accomplishment.

This month I read three books:

You can also follow what I’m reading on Goodreads.

Post from January 31st, 2019 at 11:02am

I set up an On This Day page and a custom images archive page last night. It’s great for these to be on my own site rather than on a content silo.

Image from January 30th, 2019 at 12:07pm

My new library card as I try to read more books in 2019. (Yes, I had a choice of designs and picked the cat.)

Image from January 27th, 2019 at 2:30pm

A well earned nap for Olive after an exciting trip to the beach

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It’s less than a week since I reduced my podcast consumption and I’ve already finished my first book: Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives. I’m excited to keep this going and I’m immediately starting another book. 📚

Image from January 16th, 2019 at 1:33pm

These are the 15 podcasts that survived the cull

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Last night I reduced the number of podcasts I’m subscribed to from 34 to 15. I’m hoping to replace the repetitive tech discussions with a combination of audiobooks and Pocket’s listen feature.

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Image from December 31st, 2018 at 9:07am

🐶🐶🐶🐶🐶👩🏻👩🏻👩🏻🧔🏻🧔🏻😿🐂🌆💓 Farewell 2018, bring on 2019

Image from December 29th, 2018 at 12:40pm

Olive enjoying the (almost finished) new backyard