The Doing Things Reading List
Once upon a time there was something that I wanted to do but I couldn’t muster up the will to do it but then read a book that inspired me and then did the thing and lived happily ever after. Books, oh books, those wonderful things. On my hierarchy of things worth doing - or maybe we should make that official: my Hierarchy of Things Worth Doing - reading ranks very high. - Continue Reading
Success Points and Sweatervest
For most teenagers, the sun and the planets revolve around the earth, the earth revolves around their city, and everything important revolves around them and their school. Their lives are secret organizations where people and things enter only by invitation or initiation. And if something comes in uninvited, it must have been a big thing. - Continue reading
I went out to Elkwater on a Friday night. There was a meeting for everyone at 7 pm. My race teammate, Blake, couldn’t make it, so I was there by myself, representing the Three Friends, Three Buddies: a team of two.
I entered the gathering hall to an overwhelming spectacle. The weeks leading up to the race had me go back and forth - Continue reading