Both pain and pleasure is pervasive

It’s heart-wrenching, how one song can transport you back to the moment of great euphoria or pain. How a song can make you feel so alive or so alone. The power that music has in triggering memories is instantaneous. It makes you realize that both pain and pleasure are pervasive as long as you’re aware … Continue reading Both pain and pleasure is pervasive

There is more good than bad in this world

Many parents teach their kids never to speak to strangers.┬áThat strangers are dangerous. That there are many people that can hurt you. Even that most men want to assault women. These parents may teach this due to fears created by their past experiences or from a skewed worldview fostered by the sensationalization of negative news. … Continue reading There is more good than bad in this world

Success without challenge is mediocrity

If you know me, you know I love food. I love watching food. I even wrote an ode to chefs. When I tell people I spend my free time watching food documentaries, they next ask me, “Do you cook?” I answer, “Yeah, I’m getting into it. It’s a work in progress.” Then they ask, “Oh, … Continue reading Success without challenge is mediocrity

Passion gives life life

When I have free time, I spend it feasting my eyes on food. Food documentaries, food shows, food Youtube videos. Today I watched a food movie starring Bradley Cooper called┬áBurnt (highly recommended). The reason is, I am deeply in love with chefs. Chefs have a passion that goes beyond the need for comfort or stability. … Continue reading Passion gives life life