Stupid Finches!

…as if presidential lawsuits and hashtag movements have no connection with the greater clockwork of life stew that built us all…

Fear and Success

Innovation is on my mind. I think we all want some form of greatness. To be a hero to the whole world or a community or a child or just yourself. Did you ever know why? That may be the first step to finding your originality. Your self. Your greatness. I don’t think I ever…

Happy New Debt

There is a magical synergy to our impulsive and otherwise seemingly ridiculous tradition stacking.

…Maybe I could chop up a new car and make kettlebells and it would be cheaper. This brings me to my main question. What is inside of kettlebells?…

The Seeds of Friendship

When did friendship begin? Was there friendship before cities? Before language? Before God? Why do I lose friends? Why do we lose each other? What pressure drives us apart while we clutch at nothing else? Cities, languages, Gods? Are we broken by our own cities? Scrambled by noise and judgement, confused by love and hate?…

Dominance Is For The Birds

4:45 am The sun is late today… or I am early. Thoughts of getting ahead of the day prodded me as I lay tricking my consciousness as it lay tricking me. So up after 30 minutes of silent battle and I have done more in 2 hours than in days. What is it about the…

Believe This

Belief is the end of the argument that is incomplete.

Childish Things

I was looking for a topic for this blog and even started writing about babies sleeping when my doorbell rang and the dogs barked and the baby cried. I answered it and it was two men who claimed to have the answers to the questions people have been asking. They asked me if I wanted…

Anyone Can Be Anyone (The Coati Raccoon Mantra)

Are you the same as you were? How far back do you have to look in your history to find a version of yourself that should have a different name than you? I vacillate between a person who’s trying to be a better me and person who acts as if he has never heard of…

The Hope Garden

Any morning can have hope. Any person can have hope. Getting the two to align is the real trick. I have spent many mornings running into things, feeling overwhelmed, wondering what happened to my hope. Wondering if I could manufacture it from a memory that I had of hope from the night before. The answer…