I strive to understand the present state of the world better than anyone else. My daily blog posts of 1,000 words or fewer follow my pursuit of this goal and my manifesto.
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Published Dec 09, 2019
Today I was summoned to court in Boulder to fulfill my civic duty. This is the first time I've ever been summoned for jury duty. I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but I came away with a lesson that I'll continue to ponder for some time...
Published Dec 04, 2019
I've been looking back on my life examining what decisions I made that led to success. As I've studied my own history, I've noticed a pattern—all of my successes can be traced back to a small decision to tinker...
Published Dec 02, 2019
Being present is one of the few ways I can manage my stress/anxiety, but getting into a present state isn't always easy. Deliberate slowness is one of the strategies I've found to be most helpful for helping me stay present.
Published Nov 30, 2019
I'm the type of person who enjoys digging into any topic to learn the ins and outs. I love doing things for myself, from scratch. This mindset is useful in certain situations, but I've recently figured out that there are times to dive in and there are times to delegate.
Published Nov 29, 2019
To me, a ritual is something you do the exact same way every time. Rituals can take place any time, any where, and don't need to follow a schedule for repetition. Routine is something you do on a strict schedule, but not necessarily the same way every time.
Published Nov 27, 2019
Whispers of the storm had been echoing around town for several days. First the forecast said 8 inches, then 10, then 14. It was shaping up to be a big one. On Monday, Nov 25, the storm hit. It was one of the bigger snowfalls I've seen in Boulder since I was a kid.