People are such tools.

** WARNING: Long-ish post. Well worth the read, though.** Sooo, I’ve had cause recently to look back on 2019 a few times. Of course, there are many writing directions one can take such a sentence, but what I am going to highlight here is with regard to relationships. In my opinion, all of life is…Read more People are such tools.

Questions for my friend, Worry Wart.

I just have a number of questions, pressing ones that might make sense to you, Worry Wart, ole buddy ole pal. Please, hear me out, and help me out also with answers to my questions. The way I figure it, my questions might help you, and your answers me. Win-win. First off, when did it…Read more Questions for my friend, Worry Wart.

The Problem with Agreement – part 2

Hi guys! Ok, let’s continue on with our discussion I begun last time. The other real problem with being surrounded solely by those who think like us is that it lends to less capable brains, in my opinion. What is it that scientists are known to say? That most (or all) of us only use…Read more The Problem with Agreement – part 2

The Problem with Agreement – part 1

There’s something I’ve noticed for some time now, and I think it’s time I put my thoughts to paper (as it were). It seems to me that everything in our cultural landscape is “forcing” people into conformity. Let’s take as an example a major expression of our current culture: social media. The way most of…Read more The Problem with Agreement – part 1

What everyone needs to know about taking the high road

The very thought of “taking the high road” triggers two kinds of responses. On a good day and when one doesn’t have any difficult person that immediately comes to mind, the response is easy: “Of course we should take the high road whenever possible! It’s the right thing to do.” However, for the person who…Read more What everyone needs to know about taking the high road

BB5 – Handfuls of communication

It's time again to take it back - to an old blog post I used when I was a traveler. Location: Lagos, Nigeria. I wrote at the time from the perspective of a Nigerian expatriate, which I was. And am. Enjoy! Something really got my attention today. Ok, maybe two things. So this might not…Read more BB5 – Handfuls of communication

This side of heaven

I know there’s a heaven, I long to get there. But before I end up there, I figure There must be glimpses of it I can enjoy here. Not sure what I mean? Here, experience a little bit of heaven on earth with me: // A well-made tres leches dessert, discovery, fluffy bunnies, newborn butt…Read more This side of heaven