Saying Goodbye to My Dad

A week ago I found out that my father died during the night.  I had a complicated childhood, and he had been estranged from me for several years. A few years ago, he was hit with rapid-onset dementia and after a heroic attempt at caring for him by my mother and brother, he needed to … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to My Dad

What is Zettelkasten? A Book Review of ‘How to Take Smart Notes’ by Sönke Ahrens

This book is the best book in the English language on the Zettelkasten information storage technique, mostly because it is the only in the English language on Zettelkasten, which is the German word for "slip-box"—as in a box where index cards are stored. 20th-century social scientist Niklas Luhmann who used this technique to write 70 … Continue reading What is Zettelkasten? A Book Review of ‘How to Take Smart Notes’ by Sönke Ahrens