This feels indulgent. When I think of expressing this kind of “about me” stuff in an article, I stop myself because it’s not directly useful to you.So this is just one big page where I can write all about myself, without feeling the need for it to be useful. And someday this site will be all that’s left of me, so I might as well write my own mini-autobiography. Timeline for context: 1994: born in...

How to Turn Pro


Qualities that the professional possesses that the amateur doesn’t: 1. The professional shows up every day 2. The professional stays on the job all day 3. The professional is committed over the long haul 4. For the professional, the stakes are high and real Further: 5. The professional is patient 6. The professional seeks order 7. The professional demystifies 8. The professional acts in the...

After A While- A poem


After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul and you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning and company doesn’t always mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises and you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes ahead with the grace of woman, not the grief of a child and you learn to...

Top five threats and opportunities over a life span


Top 5 Threats (ranked in order of importance): Crossing paths with others whom are malignant in their personalities — in life online and in society in any setting, if you are the target of a bully or con man/woman, manipulative narcissist, sociopath, or someone else who has a malignant personality — the users and abusers in society, the toll is immense; your health and well-being nosedives, and...

I just did a Big Five Personality Test


I just did a Big Five Test at  and here are the rather amusing Results Extroversion |||||| 30% Orderliness |||||||||||| 42% Emotional Stability |||||||||||||||| 66% Accommodation |||||||||||| 50% Inquisitiveness |||||||||||||||| 64% The Big Five is currently the most accepted personality model in the scientific community. The Big Five emerged from the work of multiple independent...

My beef with facebook


I’m just tired of Facebook. Whats my beef with Facebook you ask. My fb wall has now turned into a list of goddamn brainfarts.It has totally lost its former glory and is now in decay from conformity to the mediocrity of this insane fantasy we call social media. Gone are the good old days when we would get to catch up with friends, stalk crushes and find opportunities to interact with our...