Jay Nunn

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Jay Nunn

Wait for it…

After months of brainstorming, planning, researching, collaborating, writing, and revising, then a frantic few days of formatting and reformatting, HEIST was successfully submitted to the iTunes Store last night and should be available today.  Time to acknowledge the importance of Read more…


Packing Tips: Cubes

Roll, don’t fold your clothes. I have no idea why this works, but it saves a ton of space. I suspect witchcraft is at play here, and I’m fine with that. Packing Cubes. I love the ones from Eagle Creek. Read more…


Travel Essentials: Photography 101

  The best camera is the one you have with you, so no need to splurge on a really impressive digital SLR if you don’t need to. Most phones have cameras that take more-than-good-enough pics, and you’re already carrying your Read more…


Some Much Needed Perspective Tonight

I was having an annoying day. I slept poorly and was running late this morning. My motorcycle got a flat tire (the 2nd in almost as many days) on the way to work. Meeting after meeting once I finally arrived Read more…


HEIST: A Los Angeles Art Tour

Reserve your free eBook HERE The finishing touches are going on my first choose your own adventure-style travel guide, an art tour of Los Angeles built around a crime novel where you are the main character. I’m very proud of Read more…


Going Stoic: An Experiment in Contentment

I’ve been listening to The Tim Ferriss Show podcast on my way to and from work, and was inspired by one of his segments on Stoicism and the writings of Seneca, specifically Seneca’s Letter #18, which advocates occasionally setting aside a few days, “…During which you shall be content with the scantiest and cheapest fare, with coarse and rough dress, saying to yourself the while: “Is this the condition that I feared?”


Simplify

I have been thinking a lot lately about how easy it is for me to overcomplicate things in my life by adding more stuff to it. But instead of making my life easier or more meaningful, most of the things Read more…