Category Archives: Technology

My Ten Most-Used and Recommended Apps

My ten most-used apps—not in any particular order—followed by a short list of runners-up. What’s yours? Continue reading

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How To Learn ANYTHING

My purpose in this post is two-fold: 1) I want to demonstrate how you can learn just about anything on Google (some exceptions do apply), and 2) I want to show you how “Googling” can strengthen your brain; it is an exercise in mental fitness. Continue reading

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My Favorite Fitness App

This is one of my favorite and most-used apps. I use it every time I run, walk, hike or bike. I highly recommend. Continue reading

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Update on the 30-Day Challenge

Today I want to give a brief update about my current 30-day challenge.  This one is so different than the previous one.  For those who don’t know, in July I challenged myself to post to My Pleasant Places every day … Continue reading

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Another Favorite App, Part 2

Last blog post, I wrote about Evernote and my three favorite things about it: savability, searchability, and clippability.  I wrote about savability in the last post, so in this post, I will briefly summarize the latter two features. Searchability One … Continue reading

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Another Favorite App

The claim to fame for this software/app is that it helps you remember everything. Continue reading

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A Favorite App – Where Fitness Meets Geekiness

 One of the first apps I downloaded when I got my iPhone was Lose It.  In the app, you enter some initial info—how much you weigh, how old you are, how much you want to weigh, and how quickly you … Continue reading

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