Talent, Skill, and Time

The longer I live, the more people I talk to, the more relationships I have, the more I realize that talent or skill is much less about being naturally good at something and much more about time. People who can take a computer or cell phone and reprogram it have spent hours and years thinking … Continue reading Talent, Skill, and Time

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Having Kids: A Horror Story

In case any of you wonderfully, wisely child-less folks have ever wondered... What it's like to have kids: Take your alarm clock. Set it to go off every 5 minutes. Set it to the music you hate the most. Then the volume all the way up. Now disable the snooze. Now jump out the window.

Incredibly Important Announcement of Epic Proportions Such That I Might Never Be the Same

I've made a decision. It's a pretty huge one. I'm still trying to process it, actually, because my brain has been stuck in this same rut for so long that it doesn't know how to think in another way. In some ways, I feel like I'm cutting off my right arm but it makes me … Continue reading Incredibly Important Announcement of Epic Proportions Such That I Might Never Be the Same