Polytechnic

The personal brain-dump of Garrett Coakley

Archive of: life

  • Paying attention

    Put down your phone every once in a while. Always look up. Follow suspicious signs.

    Dan Eden writing for The Pastry Box Project.

  • 35 Lessons in 35 Years by Ryan Freitas

    My father always told me that the day we stop learning is the day we die. I wrote this as a sort of preparation for my 35th birthday last week. Some of these are poignant, others are simply trite; I attribute the latter to my growing sense of sentimentality as I age.

    This will be me in a few short months (end of October fact fans), turning 35 and taking stock of life so far. I hope I can collate as witty and intelligent a list.

  • Best stories ever

    Who doesn’t love a good story.