Interpreting: friction

If you know me at all (which you probably don't, but even if you've read anything else I've written you may enough) you'll know how much I talk about things in terms of energy.  Well, this is another one of those times but this is one I distinguish a bit further.  Rather "friction" is the …

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Time-related fearnesses

Time and its passage is one thing that never really settles-- it's some abstract notion by which we all agree to live and that's just so... weird.  Our lack of understanding of this concept is only emphasized when we look at how people use their time (or, more often, fail to). Last night I was …

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“Strike that. Reverse it.”: A Recap

Don't know the last time I posted, probably should have checked prior to writing if I was going to mention it this way... probably will after I write this then leave it as is because I'm stubborn about my truths. I don't know if this will travel sideways, slantways, longways, or backways (wow, already two Wonka references …

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Make a Difference in *Your Own* Life

Whenever we talk about making a difference, we aim the effort toward external entities.... "the world," "the lives of others," etc.  While I won't deny that this is noble and often necessary, what I will say is that we aren't entirely getting the point.  Instead, we have a whole separate term for making a difference in …

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Interpreting: Convenience

Convenience: wearing clothes I already own. Are they suitable for the weather? Do I feel confident in them? Do they reflect who I am? I don't think about it. Convenience: taking the path of least resistance. Am I taking the most logical route? Is crossing the street really going to slow me down that much? Is walking through …

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