Gone, but never forgotten

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss It had been nearly nine years since I experienced this. Not only had I forgotten the intensity of the pain, but also the…

2021: marginally better than 2020

As I contemplated writing a journal post again over the past few days, it occurred to me that I couldn’t remember when I last wrote anything. Checking my site, it turned out it’s been exactly…

2020: the bad, the worse and the ugly

Reviewing accomplishments for 2020 would be somewhat pointless. In a year defined by a global viral pandemic, when doomscrolling became a thing, celebratory moments were few and far between. However, it was a year like…

A Personal Philosophy

Philosophy: the beliefs you have about how you should behave in particular situations in life. I’ve tried to live with a few simple guidelines for some time now. I’m not really one for manifestos or…

Building Better Habits

I’ve written about my desire to do more of this or less of that many times. I tend to get a little melancholy about the change I don’t make but strongly desire. My formula for…