"Syrup on shit doesn't make it a pancake" - Aaron Draplin I wrote this post several days ago and meant to have it published Sunday. I spent 4 extra days thinking about what quote I wanted to start with - here I am Wednesday having made no progress. Later on, you will see I recently … Continue reading My Brand!
"If you are conscious to yourself that you possess more knowledge upon some subjects than others of your standing, reflect that you have had greater opportunities of seeing the world, and obtaining a knowledge of mankind than any of your contemporaries. That you have never wanted a book but it has been supplied to you, … Continue reading Swords, Hope, and Coffee…kinda
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair! Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy
“Ballast is what I want. I totter with every breeze” - John Adams I came across this quote from John Adams in his biography written by David McCullough. While I don't have all that much in common with the founding father - one of the most influential men in American history - (despite the devilishly good looks) … Continue reading CHANGES
Where to even begin… October 17th marks one year since the tragic loss of Gord Downie, a singer, a poet, an activist, and an inspiration. I think the best way to preface this post, is by noting how much sadness even I have felt over the loss of Gord – and those feelings are only … Continue reading “No dress rehearsal, this is our life” – Gord Downie
“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” - William James Thank you notes, following up with people, laundry, what doesn’t make this list? There is no worse feeling that I constantly put myself through than the eternal nagging of being a sloth. Why get this simple 5 minute task … Continue reading I can just think of a title…tomorrow