Spring is here, ah, spring is here! Life is skittles and life is beer! It doesn’t hurt that it’s Saturday and time for my weekly roundup of good blog posts.
💻 There are three basic approaches to life, says N. S. Palmer. I’m really good at the first way, but I’d like to move more to the second and third ways because they seem a lot less crabby. Read Three Ways to Live
💻 If you follow the news at all, you know a trade war is heating up between the US and China. Ray Dalio, writing for LinkedIn, explains how American and Chinese culture are driving the behavior of these two large powers. Read The Ideological War of Comparable Powers in a Small World
💻 There are two ghost towns at the Indiana Dunes of Lake Michigan: City West and Baileytown. Challenger Tom visits them with his camera. Read Ghost Town Tuesday: The Ghost Towns of Indiana Dunes National Park and State Park
📷 Kurt Munger reviews the Hedren Weekender, the 110 camera that’s also a flashlight, an alarm clock, and a radio. Seriously. And it takes pretty good pictures. Read Hedren Weekender Review
📷 Ming Thein uses super-high-end gear all the time. But when he tried Nikon’s new entry-level D3500 DSLR, which you can buy anywhere with a lens for just $400, he found it to be a capable performer — all the camera most people need, and almost all the camera even the pros need. Read In praise of crappy hardware