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The Askhole

“You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry S Truman I just finished up a doctor’s appointment. Afterwards, I had requested information from the receptionist. She went to the back to check with another doctor regarding administrative stuff. I patiently sat and waited. It had been about 5 minutes and a middle-agedContinue reading “The Askhole”

4,8,15,16,23,42

“The way the world is, you know,someone could tell you to press the button. You have to be able to think what you’re doing for yourself.” – Jeff Bezos (6th grade) Thanks to the internet, I can easily find pirated books. The above excerpted quote was taken from the opening pages of ‘The Everything Store’Continue reading “4,8,15,16,23,42”

Define Your Vision

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” -Henry Ford Years ago, I went on short-term disability when I worked in a call-center for the 3rd highest rated auto insurance carrier (rating based on policies written). I took advantage of the situation. I had a few college credits remainingContinue reading “Define Your Vision”

Amazon

“You Will Be The Same Person in 5 years as you’re today except for the people you meet and the books you read. Leaders are readers.” -Charlie “Tremendous” Jones I started another stint at Amazon. As a warehouse worker. I have a degree and have worked on the corporate side but I also have warehouseContinue reading “Amazon”

Oral Memorization

“Leave me for one day, and I will leave you for two.” – Berakhot 9:5 The understanding of one’s own person requires much reflection and analysis based on experiences, other people’s thoughts (via oral or written language) and nature. Biologically, we must have been born to memorize anything and everything. Prior to the written wordContinue reading “Oral Memorization”

Tower of Confusion

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. – Samuel Clement History repeats itself especially if the group fails to recognize the past. I’m most familiar with Tower of Babel on account of my childhood upbringing. Wikipedia describes it here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_Babel Let’s fast forward 4,000 yrs…. the generations of the people who dispersed from theContinue reading “Tower of Confusion”


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