Stating internal truths is a necessary first step to externalizing influence.

What is writing good for?  At the very least, the articulation of one’s free-floating inner moral compass. To translate the feeling sense into a comprehended form. Opportunity abounds to do so.  For example, @ regulations.gov, there is opportunity to leave public comment on various proposed matters of legislative oversight.  I recently left my following two…

I’d rather tell someone a joke than tell them my name.

I am at my ease arriving places solo.  Not only are there usually employees willing enough to let me engage them in conversation and thus shave a few minutes off their workday, but I also quite enjoy striking up interactions with strangers.  This is usually unexpected, as my purposeful determination to interrupt their solitude and/or…

What seems obvious now was previously masquerading as a dazzling epiphany.

As illustrated by the perhaps inevitable yet mercifully slight mortification that attends self-critiques after a job interview, there is considerable lag time between the opportunity to speak and the realization of what one perhaps ought have said. Current example: I realized that my overarching blog title quite obviously promises two things, one of which I’ve…

Individuality is largely a matter of voices in the head.

As a nice break from the unfettered speechifying that most frequently occupies my version of the voicings I assume all hear within (my own consistently waxing impassioned about our triumphant restoration of earth, Union, and souls), I often also have songs running through my head (musicians call music heard in mind “ audiation”). The songs, often rhymes,…