Lessons Learned: What I Wouldn’t Do Again

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

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Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: A Gonzo Kinda Life

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

On Turning 30

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