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A notepad with a checklist along with a person’s hand getting ready to write another item with a pen.
A notepad with a checklist along with a person’s hand getting ready to write another item with a pen.
Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

For many years now I’ve been a fan of the mindfulness/productivity blog Zen Habits by Leo Babauta. So when it came time for my design challenge this week, I was pleasantly surprised to see that his latest blog post discusses exactly what I was thinking about designing: a to-do list.

I’ve used tons of to-do list apps in recent years and what I’ve found is that many are needlessly complicated. …


A patient smiles while a doctor administers a flu shot.
A patient smiles while a doctor administers a flu shot.
Photo by CDC on Unsplash

With the pandemic still raging in many parts of the country and the fall/winter season upon us, health experts are saying that it’s more important this year than ever to take the extra precaution of getting your flu shot.

I got mine a few weeks back at Walgreens and I was happy to see that they allow you to make an appointment online. But I noticed when booking my appointment that the multi-step process was a little needlessly complex. …


Several pairs of jeans on hangers.
Several pairs of jeans on hangers.
Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

I’m not usually the kind of person that enjoys shopping. I like to keep my budget in check, so for better or worse, I typically don’t resort to buying new clothes until holes start to appear. But, at the end of the day, we live in a consumer society and I’m as much a part of it as anyone else.

What’s surprised me over the last couple months is that with everything going on in the world, I’ve been inadvertently buying more stuff than I normally do, as a sort of balm. …

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Eric Saber

Product Designer. Songwriter. Tech Nerd. Professional Guy.

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