Guilty pleasures?

Is it wrong? I'm researching Amazon birds while drinking coffee -- coffee being one of many crops destroying these gorgeous creatures' habitat. But I am at Cold Smoke Coffeehouse drinking Papua New Guinea, grown nowhere near the Amazon rainforest, though I'm sure there's destruction going on there as well. But anyway, some of the proceeds from the coffee sold … Continue reading Guilty pleasures?

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Exercising the Distraction Devil

I'm just back from a lovely 25+ mile bike ride and it's clear how exercise helps with ADD. I feel energized and happy and ready to get to work. Experts say (and I know from experience) that ADDers required to sit in one place for long periods of time can get quite fidgety and distracted. Any … Continue reading Exercising the Distraction Devil

Despite the Quietude

"You may delay, but time will not." --Benjamin Franklin It's just too easy to procrastinate when this is one's "office." Just sayin'. But as Ford and Chrysler's Lee Iacocca once said: "So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something … Continue reading Despite the Quietude

The stupid things I do thanks to my ADDled brain

Good Saturday morning, oh crap, I guess I mean afternoon. See? I really can't seem to keep track of time. Anyway, today I thought I'd write about one of the many slightly embarrassing things I've done over the years thanks to my somewhat muddled mind. I'll save the truly shameful ones for a later post when I'm … Continue reading The stupid things I do thanks to my ADDled brain

Where is … uh, what was I looking for again?

"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?" --Phyllis Diller So the reason it took more than 50 years to discover that I had this hardly rare "disorder" called ADD is that the condition was seriously exacerbated by the effects of, shall we say, hormonal changes. Until I hit about 50, I was managing -- maybe … Continue reading Where is … uh, what was I looking for again?