You meet someone. You fall in love. 🤪🥰 After days/months/years of courtship you get engaged or dedice to tie the knot. Venues and plans are explored. You pick a date based on the experiences that best describe your relationship. Perhaps one that is close to your future spouses birthday, or your own, so no one […]
Thirty plus years on this planet have taught me that the root of all evil and many misunderstandings is due to information assymetry. Our experiences and sociocultural background skew the lens we use to perceive the world making us less emphatic and more judgmental of the motivation of our fellow humans. Assuming good intent is […]
The Layoff: Year Three Post Mortem
On March 20th, 2018 I celebrated year three of the layoff date. However, I was gainfully employed after a short 10 month self-imposed sabbatical, with a reintroduction into service date of January 15th, 2016. Many will wonder why I still commemorate this date and the reason is very simple: I started the blog right after […]
The Problem Of Being a Writer
Good stories find me. Scratch that, extraordinary people cross my path every day. The hard part is concealing identities to protect their privacy, especially of those so close to me that they shape my destiny. Whatever they do or say affects my life in irreparable ways; it is a shame that sharing my story is […]
Game of Love?
Let’s face it, with book 6 deeply frozen in the mind and musings of George R. R. Martin, there is nothing to go on but J = L + R. The problem though is not that HBO had to bring Ice and Fire together, twice (Jon and Dany count as well), but you had to […]
Death Defines You
There are only two things in life that are certain, death and taxes. I’ve tried defining other certainties, aside from bodily functions, and this seems to be fairly accurate. Between all the baby announcements, weddings and birthdays, a few untimely and sudden deaths have sneaked their way into my life. After the dust settled and everyone […]
Thirteen Reasons Why Not
Statistically speaking at least 80% of people surveyed have thought about suicide in any way, shape or form. It doesn’t mean they wanted to kill themselves and had the resolve to try, it just implies that during the most desperate times of our lives many of us have thought of how it would feel like […]
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