Tag: people

  • The Face of Blackness

    A friend and I were talking about recent events and I started talking about how other of my friends were worried about me; a friend had texted from Atlanta and another from California wrote a text to ask me to be safe and so on. I mused on how they were right to be concerned […]

  • A Treatise On Boredom: Part I

    Exhaustion. That’s what this week has left me with. Exhaustion of mind, of body, of heart. I can’t with the states and the people in it right now. Jumping the shark is barely adequate for this madness. After a lot of observation, I’m going to leave these gems that I think need just one more […]

  • Do What You Can

    This week has been a rough one and that has come all the way down to work. Some days, I sit here thinking about all the way we’ve come and what’s been both gained and lost in between. I feel helpless when I think about how to get back to “the way things used to […]

  • Soon-To-Be Hero

    Let me start by saying that I’m actually very happy that you want to do your best work and make your mark where you happen to be. I, too, am a person that wants to save the world. In fact, that’s why I’m writing this note for you to read and re-read and pass along […]

  • Liabilities

    Let’s imagine a timeline stretching from November 2008 to May 2016. In that time, a lot happens for a particular guy: NOV 2008: A young man (we’ll call him Sean) is working at a grocery store when he gets contacted by a long-time friend of his. An e-learning company that is new to the US […]