All things being equal, change is always the better choice. We all have a finite amount of time to store up life experiences before we enter the void, so why not try to make them as diverse as possible?
This is a pretty common bit of wisdom that gets handed down from the old and wizened to the young and wide-eyed. It's excellent advice, too, if only because inertia is a powerful force, and the longer you put off your crazy, impractical dreams, the harder it will be to ever accomplish them. It's also a trap.
"How do you do it?" I have changed cities 10 times in the last 8 years, which means two things: I've gotten pretty good at moving my shit, and the Post Office hates me. One frequently asked question is "How do you do it?" They don't mean mentally, I presume, but practically. How do I move? … Continue reading How To Move
I have a great deal of friends who have had babies recently or are about to have them (Good luck Amber), and that has led me to thinking about how I would raise a child. I have no intention of having a kid anytime soon (certainly not before this project is finished), but that doesn't … Continue reading Advice for a Hypothetical Daughter