The idea of the “self made man” is a common one in American culture. It’s the idea of someone (a… Read more The Myth of the Self Made Man.
This is a personal essay that I wrote for a non-fiction writing class. I thought some of you might find… Read more In The Land of the Thunder Dragon.
This is one of those posts a lot of people seem to make on their blogs, and I don’t really… Read more A Day in the Life of an Unemployed MBA Student on Summer Break.
It’s been a while since I’ve taken a walk. I mean, since I don’t mostly drive during the week I… Read more I Took a Walk Today.
I told myself that after my novel, A Guide to a Happier Life, was published, I would never paint my… Read more Watercolor.
Okay, so that title is likely a little misleading. I find mindfulness to be an interesting practice; potentially very useful… Read more Skeptical About Mindfulness.
One of the things I decided to do at the start of the new year but didn’t really talk about… Read more I’m Doing a Photo a Day.
Winter quarter is about three weeks in now. I talked a lot about productivity in my New Year’s post, and… Read more Productivity and Keeping Busy.
I know, it seems crazy, right? That a person who writes in part for e-readers would not own one. I… Read more I Finally Got a Kindle.
Well, it’s been well over a week since I’ve posted here, which in itself is unusual. I’ve been writing; most… Read more Refractory Period.