I wouldn’t say I have a ton of time to read these days, but in the weeks after we got home from the hospital, when Ian nursed for long, sleepy stretches at a time, I did manage to catch up on a fair number of old New Yorkers. In this 2011 piece on tiny houses, one passage in particular caught my eye:
He makes lists of errands on small pieces of paper, because the small size makes the lists look more manageable. Once, I saw him writing on the wrapper of a drinking straw.
A nice trick, if it works!