Several people have written me asking whether I actually go to a lot of live baseball games. I do not.
For starters, I live pretty far from a major league team. The closest park is about three hours away.
There are some minor league teams in the area and we’ve attended a few of their games. For the entertainment, the price is pretty good, but there’s an edge of excitement that’s just not there.
For me, games are a big treat, not a routine. I find other ways to enjoy baseball.
How to Fail at Habits For me, it’s the failure in the moment. If I can keep convincing myself early on to try a particular tactic, over and over again, it eventually becomes second nature. (@ zen habits)
Finding Room for the Spontaneous I have a small amount I set aside each month with which I can do whatever I want to do. That money has resulted in things like board games, cast iron pots for the kitchen, and trips with friends (after saving for a few months). (@ get rich slowly)
Should kids have to take a minimum wage job while they’re teens? It depends entirely on the teenager. If someone is president of the student council and is involved in three sports and six other clubs, I don’t think it’s a good idea to push a job on top of that. (@ nicole and maggie)