Chasing an Endorphin Release

I completed a 10-hour Adventure Race last weekend. Looking back, I am still not sure why I expressed interest to my friends who have been doing these for years. Whatever the reason, they offered, I committed, and we completed. It is done! The race was 10-hours of continuous movement in the form of either jogging,Continue reading “Chasing an Endorphin Release”

Escaping Puritan Roots

I remember a book I read for a college elective that discussed how the various waves of English migration to the United States helped shape the culture and norms of regions in America. Basically, when the wealthy landowners had stability in England, the working-class protestants came to America and settled in the north. And whenContinue reading “Escaping Puritan Roots”

Excerpts from “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry”

This is my second time reading this book by Neil deGrasse Tyson. I have decided I was in a more distracted state during my first pass, as I recall having to reread paragraphs regularly. That is less common during this round two. And it isn’t that the passages themselves are overtly complex, I think itContinue reading “Excerpts from “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry””

Review: 4-Hour Work Week

and other musings This week, I finished my second pass of “The 4-Hour Work Week” by Tim Ferriss. In the novel, the author outlines his story along with the tools and tricks that he used to “Escape the 9-5, live anywhere and join the New Rich.” (Aside: If it were me, I would include theContinue reading “Review: 4-Hour Work Week”