Personal Journal

Lights – Action

The holiday season is, among other things, a major routine disrupter. More than that, it also shows us which routines and habits that we’ve actually committed to making a part of ourselves. My most recent journal post is a perfect example of what the holidays do to us: I’ve been trying to and succeeding in…

Coming out

Accomplishments are hard to come by, harder to stay by, and hardest not to eventually fail by. On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everything drops to zero. Throughout my experiences in this life, I’ve come to see that there are two main types of ideas: 1.) An idea you have inside your head…

See not

One unexpected side effect of incorporating good recycling habits into your every day life is insight. There is something sobering about carrying a handful of recyclables into my dimly lit garage and seeing the blue mouths of nearly filled containers staring back at me. Most of the recycling bins that I’ve seen have open tops, probably…

34 years

To live is to endure hardships beyond the understanding of your age and wisdom. When everyday is the same as the last, life can seem quite the doldrum affair. It’s funny that Apple and Google have spent millions of dollars to create software to predict where I will be, how long I’ll be there, and…