Today I had lunch alone in a public place. This is something that you often see advertised in movies or books or even television commercials, but people rarely actually do it. Instead, we are consumed with the need to not look like a loner or a loser or friendless. This entry is to tell you… Continue reading Advice of the Day: Eat Alone
College Cycle: Procrastinate Get mad about procrastinating Suffer from lack of sleep because you are worried about how bad you procrastinated Do the assignment at the last minute Barely turn in the assignment Find out that there is another assignment you should have already been working on And repeat
"Take every "L" as a LESSON, not a LOSS"
You don't have assigned seats when you get to college. So what do you do?
An Anecdote It was a hot night and our air conditioner was failing, as usual. Ali and I were sitting in our living room with the door open hoping for a breeze when we were distracted by a sound. Curious, we paused and listened again for it. It was a kitten, and she was crying. Mentally I… Continue reading The Non Intruder
Should you pay your child to do something that they should already be doing? No. Let me tell you why. I understand paying a child for doing something extra, or rewarding them for working hard on something, but I don't think chores should be a part of that list. Learning to be responsible and… Continue reading Should kids be paid to do chores?