RELEVANCE: Culture & Relationships
REVELANCE in life is wondering if you matter at all. Are you living an authentic life? Do you make the world a better place, or at least provide comic relief? What’s your connection with others? Do you evolve?
Rationalizations Mean You Are Never Wrong Do you have people in your life who are self-delusional about their motivations? Michael: “I don’t know anyone who could get through the day without two or three juicy rationalizations. They’re more important than sex.” Sam Weber: “Ah, come on. Nothing’s more important than sex.” Michael: “Oh yeah? Ever […]More
Experience Loufest 2013 Following a stellar time at Loufest 2012, we were anxious to repeat our great time when The Flaming Lips headlined the festival. The rain last year was hellacious but once you were soaked, there is no more soaked to get. Plus, it’s easier to pee when you’re soaking wet. Just trust me […]More
Would You Scold Me For Letting a Repairman Into My House? I have unlocked my car door when passing a vagrant to prove to him, and myself, that I wasn’t judging him to be a criminal just because of his circumstance. I try very hard not to live by pre-conceptions, because they are almost always […]More
Confessions of a Toiletry Hoarder How did it come to this? Why does (even a family of 5) need this much lotion? Ten bottles? We don’t have that much skin surface area. This is in addition to the everyday stuff we already use, so I have even more lotion than this in my midst. I […]More
Touching Traffic Bonding Moment Have you ever shared a really awesome traffic bonding moment with a stranger? I was stuck in traffic one day. You know how it goes. One minute you are on the highway driving along at 60 miles an hour listening to Jay-Z and then the orange construction signs begin. Up to that […]More
Love Hate July 4th Mostly, I love the 4th of July. Celebrating my favorite country on the planet is great. Patriotism without Fox News shoving it down anyone’s free-thinking throat. I like the geeky patriotic sousa marches. It’s a fine country in which I’ve traveled to 48 of the 50 states allowed. Independence Day is […]More