They will always say something about the young man that showed up 'without his ducks in a row' to work. "Only an idiot would put himself forward without right education and training. He is sure to make a fool of himself!" The young man doesn't have time for the critics. He is too busy figuring … Continue reading No patience for education
It's never easy to get started. That's because going from zero to one requires a start, a spark. It's harder to start a spark than continue a fire, but as long as we can start the spark then we can burn the world. Another thing that gets in the way: too much magnesium, too much … Continue reading On hard starts
It’s hard to show up and write when it’s all been written. Sometimes you feel like it’s all been done. No matter. Say it anyway. Someone out there needs to hear it from you. Even though it’s all so simple, it must be said. Everything becomes a note-to-self for the real expert. No matter. Say … Continue reading I used to be quiet, now I talk too much
The fan overhead, lowest setting. The natural wood walls. The open dirty windows. Crisp morning, central Oregon. Hundreds of families were here before us, thousands after. We acknowledge the universe, a sincere bow in how we spend our days together. Nothing to strive for, everything complete, except the exploring.