Stoics throughout history have consistently referred to four virtues; courage is one of them. There are areas in which I am not brave at all and areas in which I fail the other three virtues. For this reason, I wanted to bring them to the limelight by writing about them. This, I hope, will hold … Continue reading Cojones
For the months of September, October, and November, the investments department I work for has put on a Let's Get Moving challenge. This has got me paying close attention to my steps. Most days, I take several walks from my house. One of these paths takes me right by the place where I will vote … Continue reading My Voting Plan
Having just finished Team of Rivals by Delores Kearns Goodwin, I watched the 2012 Spielberg film Lincoln. There is a specific line in there that captures the essence of Lincoln's presidency and offers us a great perspective.
A somewhat short story that I don't want to get into right now (your imagination can fill in those details) was the cause of a desire to paint some rocks. So there I was, trying to paint an intricate design of Yggdrasil (click on the link for an image and description) on a rock. Much … Continue reading Painting Outside the Lines
Why can't your every day living arrangement look like your ideal get-away place?