The Recruiter

I have a hunch that this is a role or job that fundamentally resides in everyone. “Hey, lets go eat at this new restaurant!” would be a fundamental recruiter function. Getting others into what you’re into. Those closest to me know that I’m a master at this. I’m not saying its all a good thing. I have my own business, so by necessity, I’ve had to recruit other human beings into my company to work for...

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Things We Lose. Analog Books

Hopefully this will be the start of a series. Things we lose. Maybe it could be called the Get Off My Lawn series, but I don’t have a lawn. The flavor is definitely one of a guy getting older and wondering about the past and future. Its Christmas morning 2018. I’m at moms. Mom and I have this ritual when i come for a few days. We both love to read. And mom is a reliable source for new material or new authors. I love her...

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Drums and Reading Glasses

I just watched this new HBO documentary on surfing called Generation Momentum Super great doc. Still digesting the implications. As I’ve just started writing articles without any real update on whats happened in my life since the last chapter in the evolution of this website, I’d like to start filling some of that in. Over the past 4 years I’ve built a pretty great business. Towards the middle of about 2013 (I think)...

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Scientology is a Good Word

Look, I know you’re going to have a knee jerk reaction to that word. I’m talking only about the word itself. Lets pretend that nobody ever used it for anything else. Like it’s brand new. Lets pretend it evolved. Its kind of a drag that it was taken and used to brand the thing it conjures up. My friend sent me this Tesla quote. “The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress...

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Touring and Texting and Touring and Texting and Texting

When you tour, you get lonely. Its weird to play in front of 1000 people. To have people respond to you playing drums is pretty weird. I beat the fuck out of drums and people cheer. Its a thing I don’t thing has been very well understood. I don’t know of any studies on it. I read once that Keith Richards said his drug use was from when the tour stopped. While he was on tour, it never got out of control because he had the...

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