I don’t understand how every stay-at-home parent isn’t a raging drunk

This morning, I woke up at 6AM. I emptied the dishwasher and made coffee for my wife. We sat together, talked, read from some daily inspiration books and wrote in our journals. God damn Deepak Chopra over here. At about 7AM we let out a large collective sigh and woke the kids. I am sure … Continue reading I don’t understand how every stay-at-home parent isn’t a raging drunk

A Nudge from the Universe

Today's a big day. My first novel, The Clown Forest Murders, has been published. You can buy it right now. You SHOULD buy it. Despite charging for shipping, you can buy it directly from our publisher, Black Opal Books, and directly supports their efforts to enable the dreams of little authors everywhere. Plus, Jeff Bezos is already worth $100B. … Continue reading A Nudge from the Universe

But I REALLY want to be someone…..

I recently read this quote by Osho from an article a friend shared with me. “Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.” That sounds so good. Now my wife might argue there is … Continue reading But I REALLY want to be someone…..

“We never had to take any of it seriously, did we?” she whispered. — Dagny Taggart

"No, we never had to." John Galt in response. - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged Atlas Shrugged was a tough book to get through. Anybody who says differently is lying or just glossed over the 50+ page monologue from Galt. Easy on the tree-killing Ayn. But that line alone is a life lens that I have … Continue reading “We never had to take any of it seriously, did we?” she whispered. — Dagny Taggart