January 2012

Keeping Pace with Your Companions Can Be Overrated

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” – Henry David Thoreau Boy. Good ‘ol Henry sure knew what he was talking about, didn’t he? If that quote doesn’t perfectly [...]

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Why I Don’t Have Any New Year’s Resolutions (and Maybe You Shouldn’t Either)

I got sober on an unexpected evening in June.   I inhaled my last Marlboro light in the early hours of a September morning   I’ve pledged to be more kind more present less selfish once in March, twice in August, a half -dozen times between Halloween and Thanksgiving   Today I woke up without [...]

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