Around the 1860s about 95% of the Redwood Forests were cut down for lumber, to be used by ranchers, developers, and loggers.
John Muir, a disrupter of that time, as well as a naturalist, author, philosopher, and early advocate for all things nature, saw this problem and took action.
As passionate as he was about preserving nature, he needed help.
His beautiful essays, poems, and pictures of the Yosemite Valley caught the attention of President, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt.
When Roosevelt was 25, his mother and wife fell ill. They ended up dying on the same day. To this, he said, “The light has gone out of my life.”
Continue reading “#78 Wash Your Spirit Clean”
A thermometer measures temperature. It can measure the temperature of your body, meat on a BBQ, and even the weather.
A thermostat on the other hand regulates temperature. If it’s too hot in your home, you can use this device to cool your dwelling. If it’s too cold, then you can use it to warm your home.
Continue reading “#66 Thermostat or Thermometer?”
Today I started my mornings like most. I was up at 5:30 am, washed up, strapped my ankle brace on, laced up my almost lifeless Puma’s, and set foot for Golden Gate Park.
It’s become a favorite destination of mine. Now that I live only a few blocks from it, it has become a welcomed respite from the day to day monotony of the city grind.
Continue reading “#46 The Stop Sign”
““Self love is good thing, but self-awareness is way more important.’” – Louis CK
My mother called me earlier this week. Our conversations usually revolve around the same spiel.
When are you going to get married?
Continue reading “#34 Sometimes You Need to Know You’re an Asshole”
What are doing with your life?
I’m worried about you.