[kids]..imagine with me for a moment: imagine that your parents have enrolled you into a summer camp program with about 20 other children your same age. The instructors have provided the list of materials for the summer and your parents have dropped you off at the high school where you will be joining your classmates.Continue reading “Chess is Like a Camping Trip”
..happiness, like love, lives on..wherever it is left..so bring it everywhere you go..
it just takes some time and effort to grow and develop enough energy to notice sharper edges and smooth surfaces
And then it struck, like an infinitely-black bolt of laughter, rousing my infantile soul from a florescent field of lily-pads; Shiva balanced me with all 8 arms, and said “ahh, but now, my son, you’ll see.” . . . . . . . . — A life of beatific vision. — . . . .Continue reading “Disenchantment”
On the search for my ideal self, I uncovered the hero residing within. May we always strive to live lives of serendipitous compromise. And although this introduction is indeed vague, how else can I humbly introduce my story? I am, and always will be, the hero of my story. If I were any other characterContinue reading “The Hero’s Journey”
The reflection of moonlight before dawn illuminated the iridescent outlines of freshly formed dew drops in the brush. With great care, we followed our father’s footsteps through the tall grasses. The ambient frequencies of toads were amplified only by the crisp springtime air. As we entered the fringe of the towering oak trees, the canopyContinue reading “Within the Oak Forest”
“The Devil and God Are Raging Inside of Me” is an album released in 2006. Band name: Brand New. My age: 14. My emotional crutch: This album. Fast Forward to Today I begin most days with several minutes in the shower reflecting upon a recent dream or recent social gatherings or recent readings. Today theContinue reading “The Devil and God Are Raging Inside of Me”
“I ask questions, but the hard ones, I keep to myself. I like to figure things out for myself whenever possible.”