I ran smack dab in to Scott Hanselman’s Blog Interesting – 32 Ways to Keep Your Blog from Sucking and was pleasantly surprised to find many of my recommendations there. I especially appreciated numbers three and five. I find that if a blog is too negative I tend not RSS it or go back. I thought the ‘Use Spell Check’ – ‘Nuff said.” was funny.
Suzy’s taking me to the movie of the second in Chronicles of Narnia series. I’ve always enjoyed reading C. S. Lewis and this series sold over 100 million copies in 41 languages. Would you believe there *are* people who don’t believe that:
- Animals can talk
- Magic exists
- Good battles evil
It’s kinda sad me thinks, but per Scott’s recommendations above we’ll move on. “Move on, folks. There’s nothing to see here.”
Finally I ran across Perk of Good Job: Again Mind is Sharp that maintains that having a complex job may slow age-related mental decline. Part of me, the statistician, wonders how you prove this as people with complex jobs already might be genetically wired to battle age-related problems. Still it has a nice, feel good ring to it:
“Jobs that have elements where you need to solve problems, plan and organize, and think flexibly and on your feet appear to carry cognitive benefits throughout your life. You can potentially draw on them later as reserves,” Duke University psychologist Guy G. Potter, PhD, tells WebMD.
I guess I better get back to work. ;o)