Why do you give yourself a pass? More on perspective.
This post is about lightening up a little bit and getting to know yourself better. It's about me and two good friends. We all used to smoke. Not like a chimney or a vaper but smokers nonetheless. Truth is that few things in my life were as gloriously satisfying as a Marlboro Light. I looked [...]
I think about a lot of things when I run. Today I thought about the ring and necklace found sealed in a mug in the Auschwitz Museum that I mentioned yesterday. I'm a list junkie. I make lists just for the fun of crossing things off my lists. A few days ago, I was looking through [...]
I didn't give graduate school much thought. I was doing research as an undergrad and had already received a grant for the work I was doing. I assumed all along that I would go to grad school and then set up a lab to do amazingly fantastic and exciting work. The drudgery of wet biology [...]
This is your life. Its awesomeness is eluding you. Pay attention.
Mayle is patient. Good gawd, he is patient. He is not entirely comfortable with touching as the French are.
Sometimes what seems small brings great rewards. A few years ago we moved a couple hundred miles from our home near Seattle. We lived in a 3,500 square foot house and most rooms had plenty of overflow. The thought of moving everything was daunting so we got a little crazy and start selling stuff off [...]