Category Archives: Pondering

Television: the Internet Drug of the Nation

Newton Minow once called Television a “vast wasteland”. He would later revise his thought to describe Television as a “Toxic Dump”. I can’t say I really disagree. There is nothing worse than bad TV in terms of our cultural values. … Continue reading

Lifted: It was bound to happen sometime.

It’s been a busy few weeks, so I won’t bother anyone with excuses. Needless to say, their are times when you have to just put away the big ol’ interwebz when you get home and pay attention to what truly … Continue reading

Happiness Project: I haz a happy! Now Go Cultivate Some Awesome

@BgKahuna recently posited a question How Do People Achieve Happiness? How do you define it?
Westerners define it differently than Easterners. For Westerners happiness is a feeling of euphoria. It’s a sense that everything is going to be wonderful, and that we … Continue reading

In which I thank the cast of One Knight Wonders: Breaking out of your comfort zone (or “How to learn to crack your own shell”)

I’m performing improv for the first time in 20 years. I am full of butterflies. Not only am I performing for the first time in decades, but I am also performing with a group  that is easily, half my age. … Continue reading

Controlling your own rudder: We few. We happy few.

I turned 40 last summer. It was kind of a non-event for a milestone birthday really. We were in the middle of closing on our house, trying to get out of our old house, organizing people to help move and … Continue reading