Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

The deeper I got into Greg McKeown’s 2014 book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, the more I liked it. It's an informative guide to living a deliberate life, in control of our choices and actions. It sounds like a no-brainer, but how many of us really achieve that state? Focusing on what's essential isn’t … Continue reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

The Hopefuls

The Hopefuls isn't groundbreaking, breathtaking or earth shattering. It's not complex or literary, nor is it twisty or chilling. That being said, here's what it is: an endearing, meandering, laugh-out-loud funny novel that follows a young couple (Beth and Matt), their new best friends (Jimmy and Ash) and another satellite couple (Colleen and Bruce) over … Continue reading The Hopefuls

The Highway

Once upon a time I lived on Florida's Space Coast and used to drive State Road 3 from the edge of Kennedy Space Center to Merritt Island, where I worked. This was a year or so before 9-11; post attack they closed it to people driving through. It's a country-ish two-lane road with some businesses … Continue reading The Highway