A Personal Blog

May 29, 2018

Mother Nature Taught Me a Lesson

Reading Time: 4 mins Nature is painfully beautiful and we still have a long way to go before anything we create can have its utterly mesmerizing and chaotic beauty.
I have come to accept very firmly that results and success, although important, are not as crucial as we think they are. Success is fleeting, results are fickle.
May 27, 2018
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I Need Creativity Viagra

Reading Time: 8 mins It’s strange that a miracle pill wasn’t created for people stuck in creation purgatory There was a time when I could come up with at least 5 or 10 ideas for a client in a few hours. These would consist of at least one or […]
May 22, 2018
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Why Parents Should Learn to Trust their Children

Reading Time: 4 mins Because frankly, you don’t have a choice Wash your face, brush your teeth, don’t eat like a caveman, be attentive in school, don’t forget your jacket, fasten your seat belt, do your homework, brush the dog, do your homework, stop playing with your PS4, take your […]
May 9, 2018
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The Monster of Procrastination is out to get you

Reading Time: 11 mins And it can be deadly if you don’t defeat it. Yes, deadly. And not the kind of heroic quick death that swashbuckling protagonists of love novels go through, but the agonizingly slow death that accompanies you for decades, slowly suffocating you and taking your hopes […]
April 28, 2018
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From Angio to Yoga

Reading Time: 6 mins How I went from needing angiography to becoming more serene I could feel the drops of sweat forming on my forehead as the slope increased. I was desperately trying to convince myself that I was still fit enough for my age but the nagging thought that […]
April 16, 2018

I don’t care about success

Reading Time: 5 mins I’m just grateful to be alive and to be able to experience life “Death is our eternal companion, It is always to our left, at an arm’s length.” Carlos Castaneda — Journey to Ixtlan I was reading an article on Medium yesterday about Scott, a 35 year old […]
April 8, 2018
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Can I be more like Elon Musk?

Reading Time: 4 mins Should I be more like Elon Musk? Hell YES! and Hell NO! But let me expand on that. I will first introduce Elon (we’re on a first name basis, in my dreams) to those of you who have been living under a rock for the past […]
April 3, 2018
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Should I bring my project back from the dead?

Reading Time: 9 mins I botched my project launch and missed the deadline I had set for myself, but I’ve decided to resurrect it. I had planned to launch my interactive storybook app on February 15th 2018. I want to create interactive holographic LEGOs But I don’t have the guts so […]
March 7, 2018

Helping my son become more gritty

Reading Time: 6 mins Why I’m starting a new creative project with my son for the umpeenth time Our last project was to create the Iron Man suit!! We’re not talking a simple costume here; he wanted the whole shebang: flying jet propulsors, laser canons, and good old Jarvis. Not one to let […]