public profile

It’s impossible to escape the ubiquity of social media. Whether you are comforted by this disruption or not, it is increasingly accessible to most people, making it a top choice for maintaining personal and public connections. Yet, as with many things captured online, these connections are vulnerable to interference. Facebook is embroiled in a privacy-failing … Continue reading public profile

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spitting for sport

Spitting is a repugnance. Sometimes we see someone slosh saliva as they eat, or sometimes, people purposefully hurl wet globs onto the sidewalk. Whatever it may be, it’s not something I’d stretch to witness. It may be a cultural preference or my meandering dogma, but I find it an unpleasant act. I was recently reminded … Continue reading spitting for sport

second place sadness

No one strives for second best. Even those who know their abilities elude a podium finish never train with a second place wish. That is the most pitiful approach to training. The saddest spot on that podium is the second-place stage. Do not apply basic logic to this situation; second place should be great, much … Continue reading second place sadness

thinking a breakdown

I admire people who can move with grace and beauty. Like a ballerina who floats through the room or a sprinter who runs with tight precision, their agile movements are spellbinding. (My movements cannot be described with the same energy, but being able to waddle through rush hour crowds is good too) Both the ballerina … Continue reading thinking a breakdown

wearing a cape at work

Casual Fridays see their fair share of odd outfits, but costume capes are still a rare sight. They are not appropriate office attire and management won’t shudder to send a cape-wearer to HR for education. There are exceptions, though, like when the boss makes you wear one. Why are they wearing capes? Capes, like the … Continue reading wearing a cape at work