My mother told me I was weird many times as I was growing up and throughout my adult life, until she passed away. But, being called weird never made me not weird. Weird, right? What she was referring to was my philosophy, approach, and management of relationships. All relationships: friends, family, acquaintances, followers and those … Continue reading How Being Weird Has Been Good for My Brain, Heart, and Soul
Half-life is a term commonly used in the world of nuclear physics and pharmaceuticals; the time required for a quantity to reduce to half its initial value. And from there, it’s all downhill at an exponential rate. But what about that doughnut. Yesterday it was fresh, last night it was edible, but today its dried … Continue reading What Do We Do When Passion is Half Dead?
My apologies. I know I'm taking a risk here, but I posted this the other day and then I took it down. I'm torn. I want to leave the past in the past and so I thought I'd put it out there and let it go, but then I thought, by putting it out there, … Continue reading I See Human Beings
Trust is not something that can be earned. It is only given or lost. In the movie, A League of Their Own, there’s a scene at the train station where Jon Lovitz is waiting for two dairy farm workers, played by Gina Davis and Lori Petty, to get on the train. They’re reluctant to board … Continue reading Trust: What’s the Matter?