I wouldn't say we grew up poor, but if you asked anyone else the answer would be different. We didn't have a shower. My dad was always working extra jobs and working on the house. We rationed soap, food, hot water, electricity. I wore hand-me-downs from my older sister, who got them from our eldest … Continue reading Embracing Dirty Bathwater
It's a simple concept: the good stuff in life is in between what we think is important. Interactions with our kids while we prep lunch, interruptions by coworkers we've known for years, the brief glimpse of nature on our commute to work, I could go on forever. Petting a dog. Any dog.Eye contact and a … Continue reading Life Is In Between
Most questions are simple: why is the sky blue? What is 389/12? The access to information is just waiting for us in our pockets. Other questions are a little harder: why am I here? Why is this person arguing for something that is obviously not true? Why is there suffering? How do we combat climate change? … Continue reading Questions
Being the biggest fish in a small pond is bad. All growth stops. There's no growth, just ego. It's better to be a smaller fish in a big pond, growing. That means learning from others who know more or differently than you. If you ever feel like you're lost in the sauce, but you're trying … Continue reading Graduating from big fish/little pond to small fish/big pond.
One thing I know for sure is that I cannot comprehend the magnitude of my ignorance. I say this to set the record straight: everything on this website is from a man who knows a little bit about a few things who wishes to share and grow. I am not a guru, nor will I … Continue reading Hi, I’m Ignorant