The Not-So-Antisocial Person’s Guide to Conversing With the Dead

Good answers require good questions. But, just as many people aren’t prepared to ask good questions, not everyone is prepared to provide good answers. If I wanted to learn how to sail a boat, would I rather consult Magellan or the Skipper from Gilligan’s Island? Knowing this, I usually skip the office cafeteria during lunch hour, head out to the dim …

Walk the Walk

I wonder about the trees. Why do we wish to bear Forever the noise of these More than another noise So close to our dwelling place? We suffer them by the day Till we lose all measure of pace, And fixity in our joys, And acquire a listening air. They are that that talks of going But never gets away; …

Believe It or Not, You Have a Choice

Life gives us many choices. Sometimes they may not appear to be there, but they are. Sometimes they are pretty tough, but that doesn’t eliminate their existence. These days, we have more opportunity than ever to achieve our goals and twice that amount of opportunity to distract ourselves. “The cost is too high,” you say. The cost of failure. Of embarrassment. …