One of the most perplexing questions I get, and I’m sure many of you do too, is “What do you do?” For better or worse, it’s how the world used to work. We were products of our situation, our education, and some arbitrary societal rules. You could assume a lot about a person by their … Read more So, what do you do?
I’ve had a realization in the past couple of hours. As happens, it was after a post wherein I questioned the direction of my feed, and how it’s no longer something I look forward to reading. Facebook, overall, is losing me. The time I spend with Facebook today is very different from what it was … Read more Inspiration vs. Exasperation
This simple idea applies to literally everyone with a driver’s license. The keyword here is “license.” And yes, it involves you. A license is granted once the applicant, typically a spry and eager teenager, passes a written test and the state sponsored or licensed driving test. Permits are issued under certain circumstances, but require a … Read more Redefining the Driver’s License
Living a good life doesn’t require a 40 year career. It doesn’t require god, and more to the point, it doesn’t require the laundry list of “things” our parents demanded: a retirement fund, college, marriage, a house in the burbs, a nice car, a good credit score, etc. What we’re seeing today is effects of … Read more The effects of an unfiltered reality
This is an email I sent to the Mayor of Dallas this morning, in its entirety. — Good Sunday to all. First, I’d like to thank each and every one of you for the hard work and diligence you bring to your positions. It takes a special individual to serve the public, and for that … Read more An open letter to the City of Dallas: “Let’s do better with Dallas’ most vulnerable.”