Celebrate A Life Once Had

This post seems especially fitting considering the news I have just heard (which I will hopefully discuss soon, to a degree). Human beings look at death as a dreary occasion, one that has many downsides and no upsides. Yes, death is sad because it is just so final. Tons of memories abound from seemingly nowhere, […]

Consistency: The Difference Between Being Foolish And Realistic

My favorite quote is arguably one said by one of my personal heroes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and it involves realization versus expectations: A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Think about this carefully. Emerson is a proponent of the mercurial, urging others to live a life of spontaneity and not one of rehashed […]

We All Have A Little Bit Of Tony Soprano In Us

Tony Soprano once told his therapist, “I’ve been thinking it’s good to be in something from the ground floor. I came too late for that, I know. But lately I’ve been getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over.” The best is now over as James Gandolfini, the actor […]

Relationships Are Chickens

It reminds me of that old joke — you know, a guy walks into a psychiatrist’s office and says, “Hey doc, my brother’s crazy! He thinks he’s a chicken.” Then the doc says, “Why don’t you turn him in?” Then the guy says, “I would but I need the eggs.” I guess that’s how I […]