Thousands of Days

What would you do today if tomorrow was the first of thousands of days to come?



“Oh, you don’t need a carat!”


A┬árather unfortunate sentence that escaped my mouth when Sarah and I first broke the topic of engagement rings, and she innocently admitted she didn’t know much about diamonds, but suggested 1 carat would probably be enough. One of us knew what a 1-carat diamond can cost, the other didn’t. Sarah has been rightly giving me Read More


Exercise your empathy


Think about what happens when you see an old friend you haven’t spoken to in years. This happened several times to me last year at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, running into old friends from college, high school, and even elementary school, who I hadn’t seen in many years. You want to catch up, Read More


A Valentine


I’m generally a bit cynical about Valentines day, and not because I’m single (never celebrated it when I was married either), but because it’s contrived. Invented. Exploited. But you know, we have holidays celebrating less, perhaps it’s a good idea to have a day of reflection for Love, along Thanks, Parents, Veterans, and imperial conquerers Read More

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