2024-W05 - 29 January to 04 February

Wow, what a hectic week it has been! It’s been non-stop laundry and cleaning around the house. After two weeks of just resting, we finally tackled our house chores. It feels great to have everything tidy and organized again!

I feel really grateful for the amazing feedback I got from my surgeon. Luckily, everything is fine and there’s nothing to worry about. However, I still need to take a month or two to rest before I can start exercising. The first thing I’m planning to do is to go for a walk. It’s such an easy and familiar activity that I’ve enjoyed before, and I think it’ll be a great way to ease back into being active again.

The Week In Links

FUCK YOU, PAY ME #5: 19 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY AS A WRITER - Susannah Breslin shares 19 ways to make money as a writer. “There’s been a lot of talk lately about the death of journalism. Reporters are being laid off. Journalists are out of work. I’ve been a writer for over 20 years. Throughout, I’ve been able to sustain my writing career by diversifying my talents. Here are some of the ways that I’ve made money by using my writer skills.”

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Storyboards by novelist and Hitchcock scholar Tony Lee Moral

Exclusive: Alfred Hitchcock’s Never-Before-Published Storyboards Peel the Torn Curtain Back on His Legendary Career

Alfred Hitchcock’s Storyboards,” by Tony Lee Moral, showcases never-before-published storyboards from nine classic Hitchcock films.The featured films include Vertigo, The Birds, Psycho, North by Northwest, The 39 Steps, Torn Curtain, Marnie, Shadow of a Doubt, and Spellbound.The featured films include Vertigo, The Birds, Psycho, North by Northwest, The 39 Steps, Torn Curtain, Marnie, Shadow of a Doubt, and Spellbound.

Storyboard from Vertigo
Storyboard from Vertigo

I’ve been a huge fan of Alfred Hitchcock for as long as I can remember. Rear Window definitely takes the top spot. It’s a masterpiece that keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. The suspense, the brilliant storytelling, and the incredible performances make it a true cinematic gem. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend giving it a watch. Films like

Project Tapestry - Project Tapestry aims to create a universal, chronological timeline app for iOS, consolidating social media, RSS feeds, and other sources in one place. The app will use data source plug-ins to integrate various services, with the option for users to create their own using a simple API. The Iconfactory is seeking community support through Kickstarter pledges. I’m not sure if I need this app, but it does look fun and interesting because personal websites and RSS feeds are making a comeback.

Apple Vision Pro reviews are everywhere this week, and this is the best review out there. I LIVE for Joanna Stern’s humor.

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