Good Habits are Great – But Only if They Serve You
Our society, whether because it’s grabbing for meaning, or because things feel out of control, is full of rules right now. There are rules on a better life, from diet to discipline, to minimalism, and tech purges. There are rules on raising other humans like avoiding NO and sugar and gluten. There are rules on…
A Few of my Favorite Things (USA Edition)
No doubt, when out in the world, there are differences along the way. The most noticeable for me tend to be food. Yet, when you go out and explore enough you start to realize the nuances of the world are just different. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Grocery Stores with EVERYTHING Good, Cheap, Mexican Decent Wi-Fi…
The World Isn’t Disney for Americans
What concerns me is not that people visit in droves, or that their focus is on a romantic ideal. For I have also been that person. No, the concern is the disconnect from the reality of a place. Like Disneyworld the grit of the world has been cleaned away in many places.
My Diploma Hangs on the Wall
My diploma hangs on the wall It’s best friend by it’s side One has a $60,000 price tag The other $40,000 They’re beautiful pieces of paper Expensive as they are. They have a lot of memories attached Memories of fun and learning Memories of personal growth There is travel mixed in there and summers…
The Confusing 20s
Hi, I’ll be 26 in a few weeks and I’m in the phase that I’ll call “The Confusing 20s”. I always thought I wanted to do a certain thing….or certain things. I always wanted to do something creative, I do creative things every week. I write and cross-stitch, sometimes I knit and paint. I put…
This was one of the first things I saw this morning: It really struck me too. Because it’s something so basic and simple, but yet it’s happening. These things are either being tucked away and hidden or new nastiness is seeping through the cracks to the mainstream. Right before the election I head an analyst…
It’s Bigger Than You
All of this, this election, this country, this world. It is SOOO much bigger than just you. Sooo much bigger than me. We’re just this blue planet in the middle of a massive solar system, which is part of an infinitely larger universe which is part of infinite universes. We’re about as relevant (sorry for…
It’s easy to forget the alarm, but it’s a lot harder to make up for lost time on an already short existence on this blue marble.