Tag Archives: Motivational

The peace between beats.

The peace between beats. Earlier this week my wife and I had our annual Christmas fight. It’s tradition, as it is for many families I’m sure to bring all of the ancillary stress of the pursuit of the perfect Noel, to an absolute boiling point. Pick the presents, buy the presents, pray that the presents arrive before Christmas and then

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Pissin in the wind.

Life is that moment of peace on a Monday morning before the kids are up. It’s the burbling coffee pot, audibly intimate and aromatically arousing. Life is also that moment directly after the kids have risen from their slumber only to sabotage your tranquility with cantankerous gripes and spilled orange juice. It’s Cap’n Crunch crunch berries crunched under bare feet

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Casting for clarity

My dad said something to me once, years ago which has stuck with me ever since. “You’re lucky if you get to grow up.” He said. I think about these words whenever I feel my gratitude for this life flee for the frustration of the moment; when I want to curse the gods for whatever circumstance I may feel has

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Dont cry over spilled milk

Imagine, hypothetically that a grown up were to spill a glass of milk. It is likely that the grown up will make a grand production of the scenario, running around frantically to clean up the mess while cursing the gods and gravity to allow such a catastrophe to transpire. A child on the other hand, when spilling the same hypothetical

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