Natalie grew up in the town of Concord, Massachusetts as an only child. She lived in a light blue colonial near the city park. Her father took the commuter rail to teach western civilization to Harvard undergrads. He had done his dissertation on modes of communication during the Roman Empire. Her mother taught private music […]
The year after Samantha left the military, she found herself in a one-bedroom apartment waiting for an email from a corporate recruiter. She was in the middle of a prestigious MBA program. Her boyfriend thought it was a stepping stone. Samantha thought it was a shortcut. “If I get into this program, it will funnel […]
I found my cat in the closet. Pets are a daily source of daily joy for me. True, there are pet related chores, and there is pet related damage and pet related expenses, but pets are good companions. It’s not so bad to care for a furry animal, and they pay it back by just […]
My favorite book about creativity is war of Art by Steven Pressfield. The main character of his book is Resistance, and anyone who has wanted to create something (artistic, entrepreneurial, etc.) knows Resistance well. Pressfield writes, “Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two […]
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