Ads on a Plane

Planes now force you to watch their ads,On the same scale as the flight safety video. The slim chance that an emergency protocol would be needed,Is followed by the statistically significant chance that the ad will influence us towards a brand. The generous abundance of movies, shows, and games will keep the kids entertained and…… Continue reading Ads on a Plane

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How a night owl stopped chasing the damn bus

There was this curiosity about what it would be like to be an early bird. There was some mysterious appeal about this other side of life that I could not get in rhythm with.

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Fire is my only friend tonight

Rustle in the trees, Big Dipper, Cassiopeia (auto corrected), Love Actually. Take me into Outer Space playing in my head.Snap, crackle, pop. Cool breeze, radiating heat, familiar scent.Quiet, wishfully, international chatter from the tent next door. Reminiscing, the memories from youth put a grin on my face.But they also reveal a hole in my heart.…… Continue reading Fire is my only friend tonight

34 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Enjoy the processIf the grass is greener on the other side, water your lawn*Learn to fight wellIt is good to be biculturalAsk questions often, offer opinions less (because opinions are the cheapest commodities, everyone has them)*New York is not the center of the world, nor anywhere for that matterSharpen your saw*Sabbath does not mean Sunday…… Continue reading 34 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

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When I Die

He found himself understanding the wearisomeness of this life, where every path was an improvisation and a considerable part of one’s waking life was spent watching one’s feet.Ralph, The Lord of the Flies Begin with the end in mind. When I die. The finality of the thought put down on paper has an odd peacefulness…… Continue reading When I Die

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Find Your Purpose in Life Over Resolutions

The beginning of a new year. It doesn’t really have much intrinsic value or significance. Yet, we look forward to it and celebrate with big countdowns, cheers, and kisses. We reset our mental and emotional clocks and dig deep to find a different will-power to achieve our New Year resolutions. We want to get more…… Continue reading Find Your Purpose in Life Over Resolutions