Mac Barnett: Why a good book is a secret door

Sep 17

Mac Barnett is wonderful!        

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Finding true love

Sep 16

I was speaking with a family member last night, and she said something to the effect of, “you aren’t lonely for a relationship because you have your writing projects and career to fall back on.” The truth is that those aspects of my life offer me joy and challenge me in ways that I love, but they do not exist to keep me from loneliness or some need for a...

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How to move forward

Sep 15

A close friend of mine told me about adults in a culture that laugh when their children get hurt instead of sympathizing with them.  Though I saw wisdom in the belief that this would turn out strong adults, I was not brought up like this, and thus could not put this behavior into play myself. I now see an additional benefit to this laughing practice.  I know that...

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Taking things personally

Sep 08

I once knew a person who would hop out of his car to get into verbal altercations with drugged out homeless people if he thought that they had said something insulting to him.  That same person also used to constantly misunderstand what I would say, and go into tirades of anger; I knew there was nothing I could do to reason with him to get him to calm down when he...

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Why does the universe exist?

Sep 02

Jim Holt’s talk on Ted.  

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Getting thick skin

Sep 01

I am a sensitive person.  To simply say that I am a sensitive person does not do justice to the level to where my sensitivity reaches both high and low. When I was a child, I lived with extremely insensitive and selfish people who hurt my feelings both carelessly and on purpose.  I lived with the aftermath of their actions, which left far too many scars. As an...

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One battle at a time

Aug 24

    Often, people tell me, “I want to change my life, I want to change my career, I want to make more money, I want to lose weight, I want to feel more confident, “ etc.  Then I watch them rob themselves of any chance at all to get anything that they want in their lives. If you want to win at life, win at your war: go after one battle/pursuit at a...

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