In Nothing, Everything

In nothing, everything. I try to remind myself of this as often as I can. I do this in two ways. The first is by reminding myself I know nothing. Not technically, but relatively. I know nothing about the meaning of life or what happens when we die. I know nothing...

Learn to Surf, Learn to Live

I’m a kook. Ain’t no two ways about it. A little while back, I let go of my board in the water, dipped my head under and, not realizing another wave was coming, had my board came back and hit me directly in the head:     So I don’t think I...

Confidence is a Currency

Can you see me? Maybe it’s easier now. Now that your job isn’t so secure and the economy isn’t doing so well and the money isn’t flowing in. That’s usually how discovery makes its entrance. It likes to follow elimination.  When you watch the news, can you feel me come...

Why Not Travel?

Note: This is Part 2 of a five-part series on why high school graduates in the United States should skip college. If you aren’t young and you aren’t planning to go to school, that’s cool. Please read on. There is value in this piece for anyone interested...