Tag Archive: discovery

My Cousins Are Geniuses and I Love Them

“We won the right to vote and wear pants, but we lost hysteria,” Jacob says sardonically. It is Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, but we’ve just celebrated today to accommodate flights. Also because, as… Continue reading

Held Up

I am sitting in my favorite coffee shop on a weekday, feeling stoned, feeling held up by time and place and commitments that hang across my shoulders like a jacket that is too… Continue reading

Happy Five Year Anniversay to me!

Today marks my five year anniversary with my company. I like to meditate on significant milestones with wisdom from Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes. How I felt after the first two… Continue reading

On Returning Home: Top 5

1) The Same But Better. Seeing my friends who look the same but are happier or have a new take-on and honesty about what they want from life. Appreciating the new restaurants and… Continue reading

Song of the Day: a crush song for no one and everyone

Sometimes I receive comments on Public Beetle posts and though I appreciate them, I don’t usually check out the poster’s own blog because I don’t know them. This is a mistake. The internet… Continue reading

Top 5 Things I Just Officially Learned About Myself

I am in Kigali, Rwanda and I Just Officially Learned some things about myself. By “officially” I mean that I just hit the threshold a repetitious experience such that I now know things about myself that I… Continue reading

Vehicular sightseeing: Newtown Drive-By

On Saturday I took a little driving tour of Newtown by way of Braamfontein. First came the sculpture of The Eland, which I nearly missed! Then as I approached the Nelson Mandela Bridge, pleased to have… Continue reading

Albums for Ages with Associations

For months now NPR has been running a weekly survey asking people to vote for albums they love. This is all under the auspicious of “Albums Everyone Can Love?”  The question mark says it all.… Continue reading

The Art Of Life Planning as Music Discovery

It is well documented that I like going to live music shows. This means I spend time researching who is touring, listening to new bands online, and Googling bands I’ve never heard of if they… Continue reading