Hello friends, If you're reading this, it means one of two things: you follow this warehouse of thoughts and feelings because you find some sort of value in it, or this is your first time browsing my website in which case you've been led here by...

What does a cluttered desk say about a person? This is an age-old discussion, one that has two very distinct sides with little middle-ground. A cluttered desk is a cluttered mind, the saying goes. I look around my home, my office and my vehicle, and I notice...

In any relationship, there are two forms of experience. To know them, we'll use the example of eye-gazing. This is where two people look into each others eyes for an extended amount of time without breaking the gaze. It can be between two strangers, two lovers, two...

I was only a writer for so long without knowing why and how it would make me happy but expressing myself was relief I had something to say and I didn't know if anyone wanted to hear it or if it could help but I knew I felt better when I did   And...

Why are we attracted to people? Romantically? Platonic attraction? We sense something that we really like. We want that quality and want to be around that person because of it. Yet, relationships frequently fail. Do we ever actually obtain the qualities that we desire in others? It depends...

In my last post on dialogue, I left a few questions open for discussion and further review: "There's much more to the matter: what else do we desire from conversation? Why are we often afraid of it? Why do we feel high after meaningful conversation?" I wrote...

The ease with which we forget our own effectiveness is underwhelmingly overwhelming. For some reason, there's an innate ability in humans to overlook the effects we have on the people around us. It's probably rooted in our genetics: if something doesn't have an immediate effect on...

From the Dialogue on dialogue hierarchy: What is it about conversation that we desire so deeply? There's a hierarchy in most discussions that is surpassable. That's what's brilliant, the option of rising and falling throughout a (group) discussion from simple bystander and listener, to active participant, to sweeping soliloquist. There's...

Our world is so similar to a kaleidoscope. We are looking and things are constantly changing, with moments of shape shifting dispersed between moments of clarity. Seeing the shapes seems to be the goal because as children it's the only thing we understood. Everything between is...

Here's this new thing where I play a song and write as long as it's playing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS4XM2cS_Bs   Catching a snooping thought just as it starts it's slope downhill.. it's heroic, it's feeding the poor, it's running across the country or donating your life's savings to charity. Slowing...