Friday Link Love

Hope you folks in the U.S. have a wonderful Labor Day... We're making a special outing to Wolf Trap to see Cathy Rigby in Peter Pan, but mostly we'll be getting the kids ready for school. Margaret goes to kindergarten! Amazing. Away we go:

Animated Sheet Music

Watch the sheet music go by as Miles Davis and his bandmates play "So What."



Samuel Morse's Reversal of Fortune---Smithsonian

It wasn't until after he failed as an artist that Morse revolutionized communications by inventing the telegraph.

Let's hear it for Plan B!


David Allen on Dealing with Interruptions---GTD

That cheap three-sided piece of plastic on your desk holds the key.


Finding Time (to Write)---Anne Lamott

No one needs to watch the news every night, unless one is married to the anchor. Otherwise, you are mostly going to learn more than you need to know about where the local fires are, and how rainy it has been: so rainy! That is half an hour, a few days a week, I tell my students. You could commit to writing one page a night, which, over a year, is most of a book.