Musings: The Art of Free Falling

“Life is not a substance, like water or a rock; it’s a process like fire or a wave crashing on the shore.. Our moments are brief against the expanse of eternity.” — Sean Carroll, The Big Picture You are the master of your destiny. The slick war cry of the larger-than-life motivational speakers peddling self-empowerment to the lost. But even […]

Musings: Hedonism and Satisfaction

As H.L Mencken once quipped, “A wealthy man is one who earns $100 a year more than his wife’s sister’s husband.” Ha. Jokes aside, he was definitely on to something. It doesn’t matter how much a person has, countless studies have shown that given a choice, people would settle for a lot less if it […]

Musings: Cultivating Patience

  I’m not proud to admit that as I get older, I’ve become more impatient. It could come from living in a city where everything is done efficiently and like clockwork. Or it could be that because as you get older and more experienced, you expect the same from others and your tolerance for tardiness […]