My daughter and I just got home from a presentation for her chamber orchestra group. The Fry Street Quartet played for us and talked about how to get the most out of a quartet rehearsal. They are amazingly talented and fascinating. I would have loved to ask them questions all night. Continue reading
The food has to be made, the house has to be cleaned and the money has to be earned.
You have to eat right and exercise and get enough sleep.
But what if you were too sick to do any of that? What if you couldn’t get out of bed every day?
When you do a thousand things a day,
Or you can’t do much of anything at all,
Do something that will last a lifetime.
Monkeys are awesome. In case you thought you were crazy busy already they will teach you a lesson and spend the rest of the day throwing up. Poor little things. The highlight was that they both hit their buckets more often than not. See? Don’t ever doubt that we’re making progress in life. Continue reading
You know how when you see someone do something awesome and it makes you want to do it too except you don’t know how so you try it and you’re terrible but you keep trying and you keep being terrible? Continue reading
I’m pretty sure my new high fat diet is working because I feel horrible. Continue reading
That’s what I have been eating every morning, for the last year and a half and I love it. Continue reading
I went to college right out of high school because I had a track and field scholarship but I had no idea what to study so I wasted the next two years of my life. I took two years off of school before I went back to college at 21. This time I had it totally figured out. Continue reading
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw
I think I finally understand this.
If they say they are cold, they are cold.
If they say it’s too hard, then it’s hard.
If they say it’s scary, then it’s scary.
Denying a child’s reality is not going to keep them warm or make it easier or take away the fear. Continue reading
I listened to a James Altucher podcast today where he talked about his latest minimal living project. He was living in a house with his wife last year when they decided to get rid of most of what they own in order to simplify.
I’m all about simplifying when I’m not busy making my life more complicated. Continue reading