Leo Tolstoy and the Meaning of Life Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Leo Tolstoy Like many wealthy and entitled young men in mid-nineteenth century Russia, Tolstoy spent his days dutifully attending to the responsibilities of a young noble while slipping through dark streets at night to enjoy the soft pleasures of the whore … Continue reading What If You Wasted Your Entire Life?
It's been ten years since we moved from our home in Western Washington State. The home was three-stories tall with well over 3,000 square-feet of living space. It was built in the 'fifties with no plans - the mom of the family drew the walls on the floor in the morning and the boys built … Continue reading The Take Away
The following is a list of solutions. Solutions are easy. Figuring out how to get from where you are to where you want to be is the challenge. But worth the doing.
Pick one thing and stick with it. It doesn't matter which one you pick. The keys to success in anything you're doing are all the same.
Why stay cold when you can buy a space heater? And other small irritations we live with. Why?
The holidays are here. Give yourself permission to live it up a bit.
You want to fight stupid? Don't put it in a box. Shine a light on it.
Can you grind away at your job for twelve hours and then write sensitive haiku?
Do you keep broken stuff around the house? How about broken relationships?
Forget your age - it's the doing that gives us meaning.