This got me thinking. I read that a true friend is someone who, when you show up at their door in the middle of the night, says nothing except "let me get my shovel." My first thought was a moral one. What have they done? Have they broken the law? What mother is crying right … Continue reading What Do You Do With a Dead Body?
Why do you give yourself a pass? More on perspective.
Do you keep broken stuff around the house? How about broken relationships?
Be mindful of what you say to others and to yourself.
If you have to explain that you're not being rude then everyone knows you're being rude.
She had a house full of Nakashima furniture and didn't know it
Here's another story about interesting people who cloak themselves as your neighbors. Be on the watch and you just might find that the man or woman living next door to you is actually a fascinating human being. I worked in construction when I was young and was good at it. I loved craft and had … Continue reading Mr. Margaret Mead
Here's a crazy story unrelated to anything. I can't confirm or deny it but have no reason to believe that it's not true. I started talking to a guy at work about sending my girls to college. I joked (kind of) and said that they can go anywhere as long it's Cal Poly or MIT … Continue reading Atomics
The good kind of not caring As much as I'm interested in the big-picture topics of health and longevity like diet and exercise, I'm just as interested in nuances that are impossible to measure. For example, I think that not caring about other people is healthy. I'll explain with a story: I used to work … Continue reading Should you quit caring to live longer? In a way yes. Let me explain…