Facebook Broke My Brain

Remember those 80's brain on drugs ads?  Can it be fixed? I have a lot of beefs against Facebook these days. The privacy violations, breaking democracy, and the mounting evidence that Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t give a shit about anything but making as much money as possible. But a concern that hits closer to home is … Continue reading Facebook Broke My Brain

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What’s in my room?

A number of years ago, I went to my friend Kris' piano recital.  I had known her for years, but till then, had never seen play.  We were the kind of friends who went on trips, celebrated Thanksgiving and had each other on speed dial. After I saw her perform I said to her, “it … Continue reading What’s in my room?

Riding that Horse

Lately I've been feeling something missing from my life. It's an element of fun, mixed with mastery; a possible money pit that could become a side gig. What I need is a hobby. Usually this is what you say to someone who's being destructive and would benefit from a little re-direction (hey Jared why don't … Continue reading Riding that Horse

Originally Novel*

As someone who identifies with being creative, the book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant, seemed super relevant. In some dusty crevice of my brain, I knew I had read it before (it’s on my kindle), but I remembered almost nothing. I think that there’s a lot to be said about reading … Continue reading Originally Novel*