Well, the Daily Post today prompted: "Tell us about something you’ve done that you would advise a friend never to do." It took me awhile to come up with something that I'd advise a friend not to do. After all, I'm of the "better to regret what I've done than what I haven't done" types. … Continue reading Lessons Learned: What I Wouldn’t Do Again
Although change can be quite irksome when it is unexpected, it is also sometimes necessary and refreshing. Getting a haircut, throwing out that pager, donating the Hammer pants to the goodwill, you know what I mean. It's good to keep up with the times and know that Pakistan is no longer part of India, that … Continue reading Make-Overs
I first heard of the expression, "buy the ticket, take the ride" when I read Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aide Acid Test. At the time, while I tripped along the words, riding along in the Magic Bus with Ken Kesey and his gang of acid-trippin' hippies (including Neal Cassady and Hunter S. Thompson), I had never read anything by Hunter S. Thompson. … Continue reading Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: A Gonzo Kinda Life
Well, since this is my first post, I thought it would be appropriate to begin with a quote from one of my favorite authors-- who happens to be from one of my favorite countries— Paulo Coelho from Brasil. It's like this: "What do you want? You can’t want to be happy, because that’s too easy … Continue reading What Do You Want from Life?
Like so many people I know, and I'm sure many I don't, turning thirty is something that has gotten my brain stirred up in a major way. Tomorrow I will officially leave behind my twenties, and will enter into an age that demands clear-headedness and responsibility. I'm not sure how well I will fit those expectations I have … Continue reading On Turning 30