Category: Narrative

  • Lest We Forget

    Lest we forget all those who gave up so many sunrises so that we could embrace all our days fully, in their honor.

  • ‘Renegade’ and The Authentic Moment

    Neuroscientist/Philosopher Sam Harris tells a story of walking on stage to give a talk somewhere and upon seeing that there was bottled water on a table next to the podium he did what so many of us do and thought to himself, “oh good, they put some water there.” He then asks – why is […]

  • Productivity & Distraction

    Cal Newport dropped Staying Productive on Distracted Days over on his blog and it’s a nail-on-the-head observation for me. “Productivity” is a slippery term. It’s often used to refer exclusively to the rate at which you produce value for your business or employer. I tend to apply it more broadly to describe the intentional allocation […]

  • Dawn Patrol

    When I was a younger, dumber person – more inclined to evenings of considerable debauchery – my friends and I would consider any mountain bike ride that started before 1oam as ‘Dawn Patrol’. Then at some point you have to start getting up at like 6 for work. And to get kids to school. Or […]

  • Physiological Resonance

    Theres a 90+ acre area of river flats about a 10 minute walk from my house. It’s land that is for all intents and purposes uninhabitable – it floods every spring. There’s a road on it and nice access to the Nashwaak River. There are fields on it where hay was harvested. For over 10 […]