Why Bad Weather Doesn’t Get Me Down (Most of the Time At Least)

Bad Weather Painting

You know that feeling when you wake up but it doesn’t look like morning outside? When it’s so overcast you almost have to turn on the light. When the bare branches of the trees shiver against the gray sky. And people on the streets walk with their head down, sunken in their coats, and then … Continue reading Why Bad Weather Doesn’t Get Me Down (Most of the Time At Least)

The Narrative Self

If I ask you who you are, your narrative self will answer. You will identify with it and tell me about your peak experiences and recent experiences. We have a narrative self in our head that picks and chooses experiences and weaves them into our personal story. As the years go by, our self aggregates … Continue reading The Narrative Self

The Other Cat [Three Ghostly Cat Photos]

The other cat shows up sometimes on the other side of the window. Sometimes it comes at night. Sometimes it comes early in the morning. It hides behind shadows or curtains. It looks a lot like my cat, but is it my cat? Not that I claim ownership over my cat--often, I feel that my … Continue reading The Other Cat [Three Ghostly Cat Photos]