Tag: authenticity

Of Closets, Courage, and Compliments

My brother texted me last weekend. He said, “If you die before me, I’m totally doing a photo montage of you to the Mama Cass song ‘make your own kind of music’—the words fit you so well.” I listened to the song. And it made me happy that he thought of me that way. In some circles, I am a nobody.… Read more →

The Homeless Are Show-Offs

The world moves at a confusingly rapid pace. People all around you doing better than you financially. Maybe they have family connections that gave them an easier start. Maybe they focused more in school, or in work. Maybe they hate their lives or they’re in debt, or they are in a miserable marriage, or their kids are totally messed up,… Read more →

Don’t Trust Me

What I say will change from time to time. My advice will change. My wisdom will flip flop. Yours should too. I don’t trust consistent people. They’re robots. It’s funny that we demand consistency from others. I guess, if we need to plan our future with people, we want to be able to sign on to a platform that we… Read more →