Lindsey Jayne Saxton

New Things on the Horizon for 2014

My New Year's Resolutions

I've never been big on New Year's Resolutions. In 2011, I resolved to write a chapter a day of my new book, and I did... for two and a half months. Last year, I tried something different, something that I'd stumbled across in the dregs of Reddit. I made a Geek-olution: to start watching (and catch up on) Doctor Who. By the time . . .

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January 03, 2014

My Attempt at Painting

ThinkKit's December 12th Prompt

Today, I decided to try something new: painting. Though I've done a few smaller paintings over the past few months, this was ~6x my largest painting, and I'm sharing it with all of you. I love the minimalist movie posters that have popped up all over the internet recently, so I decided to do minimalist representations of my favorite . . .

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December 12, 2013

A Numerical 2013

ThinkKit's December 11 Prompt

Today's prompt was to quantify 2013 in some way. Instead of the recommended pie chart, graph, or Venn diagram, I was in the mood to huff sharpies draw something. So, I illustrated six numeric representations of my year. I apologize in advance for my terrible handwriting and drawing abilities.

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I was lucky enough to be able to . . .

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December 11, 2013

My Top Five New Movies in 2013

ThinkKit's Alternative Prompt for December 9th

Anyone that knows me well can tell you that I hate surprises. So, instead of talking about something that I don't like, I'm going to talk about something that I do like- movies! This year, there were dozens of decent movies released. Here are my five favorites:

5. This Is The End
I went into this movie expecting to split . . .

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December 09, 2013

A Moment of Clarity

ThinkKit's December 5th Prompt

This past July was perfect for camping. After several fantastic bonfires, my friends and I decided to go camping for an entire weekend in the middle of July. I ended up going down late to join them because I'd stayed in Indy to take everyone's money at one of Mike Kelly's poker nights on Friday, so I arrived just in time to join . . .

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December 05, 2013

An Exercise to Guide Wise Decision-Making

ThinkKit's December 4th Prompt

Today's ThinkKit exercise is about wise decisions that you've made this year, but most of my major decisions have been made recently and haven't been proven wise yet. So, I'm going to talk about an exercise that Dr. Todd Saxton recommended that helped drive many of the decisions that I've made over the past few months. He . . .

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December 04, 2013

Danger on the Monon Trail?

ThinkKit's December 3rd Prompt

It was 11:14pm on a Wednesday evening. I was walking down the Monon Trail back to my apartment after going to Trivia Night at Brother's Bar and Grill with several friends from the Reddit Group. I was feeling slightly disappointed because our 2 point lead at halftime had quickly been overcome when questions about baseball, hockey, and . . .

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December 03, 2013