The Art of Worldly Wisdom: 11

Education isn’t something that happens in the first part of your life while in school.  Education occurs constantly.  The problem is once we leave school it isn’t always clear how we get our education.  Gracian addresses this point clearly and distinctly.  The people we choose to surround ourselves with are the people who become our …

Three Lessons From an Afternoon of Moviemaking

A week ago, several friends of mine and I got together to make short movies.  We really didn’t expect to get much done because when we get together we don’t tend to be very focused.  Yet, we all really wanted to get some things accomplished. We had only one complete script and two ‘improv’ type …

Defending My Life – Epilogue of Facing My Fears

I had hoped when I started the Defending My Life series that I would be able to have it culminate in some wonderful moment, a reveal, that would be cathartic and symbolic.  If I were truly a smart person, I would have timed it to lead right up to my 20th high school reunion.  I …