29 Things from 29 Years

This list comprises 29 tidbits I’ve accumulated over my life. I don’t always recall where I learned what I learned. This list is in no particular order. First, they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you, then you win. It’s more important to be kind than clever. When its all over,Continue reading “29 Things from 29 Years”

Coping with the Societal Flakiness Epidemic

I’m 28, and most of my friends are in the 40-plus demographic. Why? I don’t know for sure, but I have some ideas. For one, they didn’t grow up with cell phones. This gives them an increased presence during face to face interactions. They have higher integrity- their words and actions are more closely aligned.Continue reading “Coping with the Societal Flakiness Epidemic”

Why Are There No More Heroes?

Where have they all gone? I’d argue that they are still here, and have been here all along. Martin Luther King cheated on his wife. Thomas Jefferson owned slaves. Andrew Jackson was responsible for the Trail of Tears. Now that we are connected via a global hive mind with instantaneous information transfer, blemishes are harderContinue reading “Why Are There No More Heroes?”

You Are What You Read

Garbage in, garbage out. If you want your mind to run like an F1 Racecar, you need to put the proper fuel in the tank. Putting grape juice in the engine will destroy it. Across all time, there have been approximately 130 million books written. Let’s say that you read 50 books per year withContinue reading “You Are What You Read”