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Monday, November 10, 2014

How I Find Peace

dog6So Saturday I took care of a friend's three third-graders, all of whom wanted to watch Daddy Day Care at a high volume. Now I'm a big Eddie Murphy fan, but c'mon. It's not exactly his best work. And I wanted to work on my book.  By the time we were past the first Angelica Huston scene,  I still hadn't written three words.

The solution: Great headphones and Simply Noise -- a white noise generator that masked Eddie and a room full of shrieking kids.  Simply Noise plays a continuous loop of, well, static fuzz. To my ears, the white noise and pink noise are annoying, but the brown noise is perfectly soothing. Low-pitched, oceany, and full enough to drown out pretty much anything. I may have just found the cure for Adult ADHD.

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