Brian Lundin

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On Friday night a life-long Poe of mine came true. We got to see Paul McCartney live, and it was the closest thing to a Beatles show I will ever see. He played so many Beatles favorites, and several of his best since. It was incredible.

Nothing like Coltrane to set the mood for final prep for teaching tomorrow. 🎼

Inbox Zero

I love days like this. My email is all clear, a lot of good things were accomplished, and I’m out the door and on my way home by 4:30 PM.

@curt thanks for updating your Complete and Await Reply script for OmniFocus 3. It’s one of the most useful scripts I use! Thanks for your hard work maintaining all these tools.

Robert Galbraith’s Lethal White

A slow morning with J.K. Rowling’s new pseudonymous novel is a welcome respite. A rainy Saturday with a book = true sabbath. 📚

Parents by Frank Steele

I adore this poem by Frank Steele that’s included in Ted Kooser’s The Poetry Home Repair Manual. Great book, and this poem is easily the biggest highlight for me. 📚

On Set

I’m so thankful for the team of artists we have at The Austin Stone. This setup is from an interview I did this weekend on a new story, and it was a joy to work with this team!

At the park

We had a great morning reconnecting as a family. With ministry, many projects, and, well, life coming at us fast, we needed it. I thankful for these small mercies from the Lord!

If this posts, I’m publishing microposts to a Jekyll site from my iPad through a ridiculous, but fun to build, automation chain. Woo hoo!

I’m interested in the Apple Watch Series 4, but not sure the upgrade from the 3 is worth it. The iPhone XR would likely be my choice if I upgrade, but honestly I still love my iPhone 7. 🤷🏻‍♂️

I am super impressed with the new heart-focused updates to the Apple Watch. With a history of heart disease in my family this is huge for me.

There are so many interesting things going on in Letter to My Father by Martín Espada. The scale of Puerto Rican hurricane destruction, our government’s neglect, and father/son stuff. 📚🎙

“what this really means is that Remnick is no longer the editor of The New Yorker. Twitter is. Social media doesn’t just get a voice. Now it wields a veto.” via NY Times // The operation (not rights) of a free and open press is under attack, from both the right and the left.

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