Playing the Long Game, Slowing Down, and Becoming Better

Recently, I had a choice to make. I was working on a book and I could try to get that published and be a writer full-time. Or I could go to graduate school and keep learning. And I chose to go to graduate school. I love writing and I want to write for my career… Continue reading Playing the Long Game, Slowing Down, and Becoming Better

The Heaviness of Unfairness and Finding Peace in Commotion

There's been a lot of commotion in the world today. I don't want to look at the news that are filled with violence and confusion. I don't want to hear stories about house prices and gas prices and inflation that make it hard for people to afford basic necessities of life. I don't want to… Continue reading The Heaviness of Unfairness and Finding Peace in Commotion

Running as fast as I can

I don't like to run. I did track in junior high, and my best event was the 400 meter, which is a horrible event. You have to run fast and long. (It is slightly better than the 800 meter.) I wasn't fast. And I don't like going on long runs. The longest I have ever… Continue reading Running as fast as I can

Technology: Pushing it out of your life

Like most people in the world today, sometimes I waste too much time on social media and other websites. They are designed be addictive, after all, and rabbit holes are encouraged in the never-ending display of suggested content. But when I focus on getting rid of that wasted time, I usually fail. I have created… Continue reading Technology: Pushing it out of your life