Posts Tagged ‘Life’

It’s been a while since I’ve written and I feel bad about it.  I started this blog to provide hope to people while gaining some clarity for myself.   Those goals haven’t changed.  I still need to write, and maybe others still need to read about what I’m going through.  So here I am. But why […]


Call me spoiled or criticize me for want of instant gratification, but I’m getting a bit tired of this reinvent myself, change my life thing.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve since been medicated, so life doesn’t seem so bad (read: misery is motivating).  My exasperation may also stem from talking to lots of people who all […]


Or at best, it’s a neutral tone.  Regardless, it isn’t chromatic. I returned to purgatory on Sunday night.  Good, in that I didn’t have too much time to anticipate my return to work; bad, in that I was returning to work.  Napa was truly wonderful, as any place with amazing food, good wine and beautiful […]


I was expecting Moscow to be a drab, gray relic of Soviet days past.  In many ways, it inevitably is.  But underneath all of that gray is a pulsating city that pushes its way through its own drab exterior, exploding in jagged rooftops, 4-inch stiletto heels, tinted Mercedes and displays of power the likes of […]


[Image via Craig Harper] I have spent a lot of time and money lately agonizing over my skills, talents, values and aspirations.  What do I enjoy?  What am I good at?  Where will I fit in?  Where can I find a job that will ask me to strengthen my talents more than it asks me to overcome my weaknesses?  […]


It is never far into my workday before I think, “What the hell am I doing here??”  Maybe it’s when I witness some lawyers go on about how interesting a transaction is — and it is the same transaction that I view as a mind-numbingly boring, endless source of pain. Or maybe it’s when, after […]


It was on my honeymoon that I realized a career change was in order.  My catalyst: the Twilight saga.   I wish I were joking — this is how it happened: