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The lottery of life: the not-so-secret to my (sort of) success

May 31, 2018


At this point, I can imagine one totally reasonable response to this “discovery” and my decision to share it: “Well done, Dr. Privilege, you finally figured out what people have been telling you for decades. What do you want? A hero biscuit?”

The Moment that Changed My Life Forever. What I Learned May Change Yours Too.

February 1, 2016


Had I arrived a second earlier or a second later, my transformative experience might never have taken place.

The Surest Path To Failure Is To Be True to Oneself. So Why Am I Smiling So Much?

January 5, 2015


Undoubtedly, some much less rational part of me has decided that this is the right -- nay, the only -- way forward. Dopamine never lies, right?

In 2015, I Will Try to Give Birth To A Dancing Star. What About You?

December 31, 2014


On this New Year’s Eve, I am peering over the edge of the ever unknown year before me, my belly is pregnant with the possibility of a dancing star, and I am smiling.

S.T.O.P.: The Still Moment Between Lost and Found.

December 1, 2014


I don’t suppose it’s possible to experience or identify the precise moment when you became lost.

The Bucket List: Human, All Too Human

November 10, 2014


Reason tells me that death’s leveling wake reduces life to irrelevancy, but some part of me chooses life over and over again.

On the Remembrance of Things Past: Heading West To Paradise Lost and Found.

October 2, 2014


Remembering is like heading west to find the Indies, one hopes for Asia, but, in the end, one only ever discovers, colonizes, and exploits a new world.