Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Cambodia. Not intentionally, I chose to go during Cambodia’s dry season. Let’s just say the heat was impressive (Phoenix, Arizona born and raised here…) It’s not the ideal time to go if comfort is your aim, but there are fewer people and it’s probably cheaper than the cooler rainy season. Dry season can be dusty, dry, cloudless, and just kind of ugly. During rainy season, I’m told it is absolutely lush and beautiful. Oh well, I didn’t really come for the natural beauty anyway. [Read more…]
Archives for August 2014
Morning people. You know the kind. Up before the sun. A cup of coffee or two more than is necessary. Stunningly chipper at a most ungodly hour. Are you one of them? [Read more…]
The Macbook Air has arrived and things may never be the same again. As I mentioned in a post a couple weeks ago, I recently made the decision to switch to Apple, specifically a brand new 13-inch Macbook Air. [Read more…]
Music has the power to move people in ways few mediums can. A sad song can be a repository for heartache. A happy one a soundtrack to add rhythm and cadence to our already positive vibes. Often, music simply puts into form the things our souls bear that are otherwise formless. There is a level of intimacy with music that is seldom replicated even between two human beings. [Read more…]
When did “self-help book” become a pejorative term? Maybe the more important question is, why?
Whatever the reason, a lot of people wouldn’t be caught dead reading one. Okay, maybe it’s mostly us guys who are afraid of what other people might think if they catch us reading a self-help book. All of the sudden it’s become somehow emasculating to want to improve yourself or at least know yourself a little better. [Read more…]