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Into the woods: A spiritual journey, or cray cray?

The other day I watched a youtube video critiquing Christopher McCandless - the guy who rejected the superficialities of society by going Into The Wild. He died because of it. The youtube video critiqued McCandless as foolish, irrational, and noted that the people he met on his journey were trying to save him, but he did… Continue reading Into the woods: A spiritual journey, or cray cray?

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The art of the bluff: Suffering in silence

I read a facebook post a few months ago written by an extremely successful Oregon based poker professional. I’d seen this player playing in Oregon before. He was noticeable for one reason: blonde hair. This kind of sticks out on a poker table. Blondey stuck out because he was a Blonde poker player. After reading… Continue reading The art of the bluff: Suffering in silence

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The Office: How spectacularly I have failed. But, why?

Office life. How spectacularly I have failed to assimilate to it! But, why? It certainly wasn’t for lack of trying. I’ve worked in four of them now (five if you count the poker table as an office – I do, most don’t). Recently I resigned from my latest attempt at list-ticking office-living after nearly experiencing… Continue reading The Office: How spectacularly I have failed. But, why?

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New Year’s resol… nah… REFLECTIONS: 2017, the year that was

“You are a child of the Universe no less than the trees and the stars. You have a right to be here and whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should” These words were written on the brick wall of a tiny deck in a hostel… Continue reading New Year’s resol… nah… REFLECTIONS: 2017, the year that was