Today I Failed: Handling Stress

I had a stressful day today – far more so than usual. My youngest was sick yesterday, so I had to take a day off from work. We are in the busiest season of work this time of year, so it’s not unusual to get 30-80 emails a day, depending on where we’re at in the season. I’m perpetually behind, quite frankly, and I expect to be running a deficit until at least October 1st

To Zion Goes I?

To Zion Goes I?

I have done quite a bit of traveling in my day. I’ve lived in Europe and Asia, and I have visited parts of those places I didn’t live in, as well as Central America and lots of cool places here in the US. I have long said that I’m an itchy-footed vagabond at heart. My soul is restless, and I need a certain amount of adventure to feel content.

13-Day Writing Challenge + Badwater 2018

I was talking to a friend of mine today. We are both on perpetual quests to hustle and make ourselves better, and we bounce ideas off of each other quite a lot. We also share a love of writing in common. He was telling me how he had been writing the night before and thinking about where his life might be in five years.

There Is No Such Thing As Neutral Good

I am a fan of the Coen brothers’ films: Fargo, The Hudsucker Proxy, and perhaps most famous of the lot, The Big Lebowski. I love the Coen humor. It ranges from subtly dry to overtly hilarious. And hey, you can’t hate a duo that ended a movie with a Townes Van Zandt movie and a terrific monologue by Sam Elliott.