When You Face Death – Everything Else Becomes Secondary

“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent.” — Steve Jobs I wake up to the sound of banging on the front door. My neighbor’s yelling at me to get dressed and get out ASAP. There’s a fire. This is back in 2010 and I’m living with my cousin in a […]

Limited Edition – On Writing & Experiencing New Habits

“Planning to write is not writing. Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you’re doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.” — E.L. Doctorow Breaking old habits and forming new ones is hard work. Until about 3 weeks ago I wrote 3 or 4 posts a week. For the past 2 years it’s been a way […]

It’s Nokay – Another Set Of Answers

“Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.” — John C. Maxwell It wasn’t like flipping a switch, but pretty damn close. The game changers for me were two answers: “I can’t” and “No”. I was working at a company managing, among other things, their inventory. This was a pretty small […]

The Last Page Isn’t Written Yet – She Stayed, I Didn’t, Here We Are

“All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.” — Amelia Barr At school there was a girl who had a name that stuck in my mind for whatever reason, the other day it just popped up in my mind so I thought I’d check out what she […]

Everybody’s Got Something – Solutions For The Future & Now

“Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.” — Scott Adams It’s Saturday night and I’m playing Minecraft with my girlfriend. For some reason my mind goes to space. Apparently my brain thinks that now is a good time to solve the problem of time in space, so […]