Happy Christmas Eve to you! Enjoy this smattering of interesting blog posts from around the Internet this week.
Here’s a photo from my Christmas tree. With tinsel garland and glass ornaments, it’s pretty traditional. Shaun Nelson, however, has decorated a tree that only a film-photography fan can love. Read Film Christmas Tree
The space program captivated the nation in the 1960s and 1970s, and many men (and women) worked to put men on the moon. J. M. Brewer‘s uncle was one of them, but he passed on in 1973. Recently, a series of interviews with him was found, and reconnected the entire family with a man they respected and admired. Read A Voice From The Past
Derek Sivers chases a rabbit I’ve chased here a couple times: the way to make money and do what you love is to make sure the two stay separate. Read How to do what you love and make good money
Globalism has led to the end of the “enlightened self-interest” that used to guide American businesses to build not just their profits, but a better America, says Aaron Renn. He goes on to criticize how this has led companies to treat workers as fungible. Read Carrier and the Commonwealth
Lately, Eric Kim has been deleting old photographs that don’t hold personal meaning to him. It’s a new phase in his minimalistic lifestyle. I’m both intrigued and daunted by the idea, even though I know hundreds of useless photos are moldering around my hard drive. Read In Praise of Deleting Your Photographs