A Week of Chaos

This will be a week of design chaos. I’m going to change everything. I thought of shutting the site down and being nice and organized but that would be less fun. Instead, let the chaos ensue! I’m going to add some categories and prepare for the next great...

The Silent Courage

We overlook the bravest among us because they don’t match our idea of courage. The quiet act of standing, the silent stoop to serve, the whisper of encouragement, the hand opening to share, these things go uncelebrated. Sitting with someone in pain or grief requires...

To Tell The Truth . . .

The truth cannot be told once in a while. We can’t remind ourselves of the truth once a week or once a month or once an election cycle. That’s what we would prefer. We think the truth should be obvious by now. We’re afraid of being boring. We think everyone should get...

A New Adventure

I’ve had a few adventures. It would be easy to rest on my laurels, smoke my pipe, put my feet up in my hobbit hole and reflect upon them. Maybe write a very long book for future generations to ignore.  But as it turns out, laurels are uncomfortable. And as the summer...

The Incomplete Guide To Courage

I’ve been on a mission for more than twenty years to discover the secret fast track to personal courage. I’ve been overwhelmed with small bits of success ever since. But I made a mistake. My Mistake I’ve been trying to collect, compile and collate a...

I Know, I Know

I haven’t been here lately. I’ve been thinking and planning and mulling a lot but until I got a few things straight in my mind it didn’t seem like a good idea to write about it. It seemed self-indulgent and wasteful of your time. However, I’ve...
How To Be An Idiot In 2019

How To Be An Idiot In 2019

(Subtitle: I Wish This Were Fiction) Harder Every Day It used to be easy to be an idiot. Just follow your feelings, don’t read books and stay away from positive role models. You watch a little TV, play a few video games and boom, you’re an idiot.  Today’s problem...
The State of the Sight

The State of the Sight

Some of you have been asking. I’ve been quiet because I was banned from Facebook . . . by my wife! Pain medication and social media do not mix. You can thank her later. For those who don’t know, I’ve had back-to-back retina surgeries on my right eye....

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