For the curious, books I’ve read so far this year: Becoming by Michelle Obama Educated by Tara Westover The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg I’m part way through From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman and The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee and I just picked up The Power by Naomi Alderman for my book […]
What did you get up to this weekend? I got to bed extra early on Friday after a long long week, and a semi-severe injury to my hand last Thursday (endured stitches, a tetanus shot and all). I started my Saturday at Moja cafe on Commercial Drive (which I think may be up there with […]
Hope you all had a lovely weekend! I spent much of it outside of the house with a 20km run, not one but TWO mimosa-fueled brunches, an experience at my first VSO show, a shared bottle of wine at Prohibition, and great big bowl of Pho with new friends. I finished it off with some […]
Link The résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. The eulogy virtues are the ones that are talked about at your funeral You lack a moral vocabulary. It is easy to slip into a self-satisfied moral mediocrity. But all the people I’ve ever deeply admired are profoundly honest about their own weaknesses. […]
Please note that my site is currently undergoing a theme change. I have temporarily removed all posts and intend to have it back up and running by April 30, 2018. The “photography” page is still active.
I’m writing this from my hotel room bed. I don’t know a single person in the state of Nevada. I can hear someone coughing in the hallway. The TV is on and the room smells like the ginger-turmeric tea I just made (bless Trader Joe’s!) and after I write this I’m going to open the […]