I just finished sending out my Christmas cards, and I feel the need to do some 2016 recap posts. I haven’t done those in a while… As of last count, per Goodreads, I have read 62 books this year, and I can probably knock a few more out before December 31. Here are my favorites … Continue reading 2016 Top 5: Books I read
I was walking through a building on my way to the business school for a class, when I noticed a sign for a “National Coming Out Day” workshop. I was surprised when the thought “I should go to that” popped into my head. How could my brain betray me like that? I knew I wasn’t gay. … Continue reading Angels to bear me up
Dubliners In the Woods Walden / Civil Disobedience The Fault in Our Stars The Shadow of the Wind The Art of Non-Conformity How to Win Friends and Influence People Flatterland Unclutter Your Life in One Week Naked Economics Man’s Search for Meaning Reaper Man Stranger in a Strange Land Stars in My Pocket Like Grains … Continue reading Unread bookshelf
#ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon 2001: A Bacon Odyssey — MensHealthFood (@GuyGourmet) August 2, 2013 Ok, I’ll bite: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Bacon #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) August 2, 2013 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Bacon #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) August 2, 2013 Harry Potter and the Bacon of Azkaban #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon — Brady Emmett (@brady32) … Continue reading #ReplaceWordInAMovieWithBacon
To kick off my Happiness Project, I picked the theme of Mindfulness. It’s strikingly similar to Gretchin Rubin’s February theme of Self-Awareness. Mindfulness has been coming up in my reading fairly regularly over the past few months. It is a process of paying attention to one’s self and one’s emotions, and accepting them. One of … Continue reading Mindfulness – February’s Happiness Theme
I’m giving part of the Christmas sermon on Sunday and I’m considering quoting extensively from “It Feels Like Christmas” from The Muppet Christmas Carol. As part of my “research,” I was on YouTube trying to track down the exact lyrics I wanted to quote. Of course I came up with the original video: But … Continue reading Mashups Rock! It Feels Like Christmas x 4
Recently, Google decided not to continue support for the method which I use to publish my blog to bradyemmett.info. I had a few choices as to which direction I could go, and decided that I really really liked publishing to this domain and not to a random blogspot location. Call it vanity. Anyhow, I’ve updated … Continue reading Migration
April is National Poetry Month. I didn’t know. No idea! It turns out it’s only been around since 1996, but still, that’s 13 whole years when I could have been celebrating an obscure and arbitrary holiday, and I wasn’t. It’s time to change that. Here’s how I propose to do it: Write Poetry. Pretty simple … Continue reading Celebrate National Poetry Month!
I just got back from one vacation, and now I feel like planning another. That may speak to the fact that the last one was kind of rushed, but very satisfying (details soon, I hope). I have to take the week of July 4th off again this year, for what we call “Shutdown.” Traditionally, the … Continue reading Vacation Ideas?
So, you’ve probably seen this one on Facebook. I found it quite amusing. I’m not going to tag anyone, but feel free to check it out. I know you probably did anyway. THE RULES: Go to your favorite search engine and enter your FIRST name and the word NEEDS in quotes (” [Your name] needs”), … Continue reading Brady Needs