Category: personal

  • Notes on Amazing Things Will Happen

    “I’m a problem that will never be solved.” – Kanye West, Amazing I have met CC Chapman before at SXSW. He’s also good friends with one of my favorite people online (do you know Clarence?). So, when his book started being mentioned regularly on Twitter as a great quick read to start the year, I […]

  • 2013 and I’ve Got Air Coming Through My Nose!

    “And I know my days are numbered just the same as everyone but I found out that life without love is just no fun.” –Annette Poindexter, Wayward Dream A month ago, I resolved to dream. In the month since, I’ve tried to do as much of that as I could in between big life events, […]

  • Do You Pray?

    “Just outrun the demons, could you?” – Frank Ocean, Bad Religion I do and I don’t know what to make of it, because I feel like a hypocrite. But I only do it when I’m at my most scared or my most fearful … and my most vulnerable. I don’t know what to do with […]

  • Faith

    “Only Mother Nature knows, knows the reason why.” – 4Hero, Morning Child Getting old, like most everything, is a leap of faith in the humanity of others. I said that recently in a chat about mortality. Faith is an interesting thing. We Americans are a religious lot so I get the sense that we tend […]

  • Resolving to Dream

    “This time around I’m not kidding.” – Mac Miller, Fight The Feeling While resolutions are about “shoulds,” dreaming is about hope — and who we may become. Dreaming is at the heart of disruption— it is only when we dream that we can hope to create something truly new, something that will overtake old habits, old […]