It’s Safer To Be Nice

Desperately unhappy people do desperately unhappy things. Anything that helps move people out of that category and into the warm, safe, well-fed category is good for all of us.  In other words, the nicer we are to ourselves as a group, the less chance we have of one of us going rogue and shooting up the place.

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Dear Mr. Trump

The Presidency was never what you really wanted. You must know that by now. And you’ll never know what you really want until you sit somewhere quiet, somewhere safe, and listen.

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Time Tracking Personal Pros & Cons

Conclusion? I learned what I can, now I’m moving on. If I ever need to bill for my time, I’ll probably be glad I did this experiment, but for now it’s over. Though I will miss the pie charts …

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How and Why I’m Participating in Day Without A Woman

There are those who have difficulty accepting the words of someone as relatively privileged as I. They think I am ungrateful or that I am unqualified to speak about problems I, for the most part, do not have. On the contrary, it is specifically because I am grateful that I have chosen to speak out. It is specifically because I am privileged that I can speak out at all.

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The Light Is On

I have ticked forward. One eternal second on the clock. The small thing that feels like forever.

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The Grand Experiment Continues

At a lovely, leisurely pace, I alternated between creative endeavors and couch-potato-hood. The activities and my inner voice dictated the time frame. Sometimes it was a matter of minutes, sometimes whole days. And as I followed this meandering river of energy expenditure and replenishment, I found my mind opening up to some kind of natural flow. An underground current, far beneath the realm of my mental judges and my futile grasping at non-existent controls.

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