A Job Is Just A Job: On Being Who You Are

What do you do when you start hating your job? When I first started my last job, I was excited. I loved it because I went out into the world and built relationships with people. I connected with them and talked about their goals and the pressures they faced. Then the job changed. The organization…

Should I Be A Writer? A Retrospective

I sit here at the ripe old age of 31 years. I've done fairly well in my career so far. I've been a regional manager who spearheaded an international business expansion. I've been a recruiter who helped secure federal contracts by recruiting people who speak rare languages. Yet, despite the breezy paychecks, I find myself…

The Train as Temple

It's been nearly two years since I've written anything here. And it took a long subway ride to get me to return. The extremely long hiatus was due in large part to the fact that I was focused on creating fiction. That is, I was directing all my creative energy to writing long tracts of…