One of my favorite students is a dreamer, an artist. He began last class by telling a story about something that recently changed his life. The story ended with him finding a new community of friends, shifting his outlook on life, and a newfound sense of spirituality. He believes the entire experience was fated to […]
Most life long decisions seem to happen in coffee shops. The first tattoo I got took me 15 minutes after an Americano, moving to Peru took an hour. The largest shift in my life happened because of a chance encounter with an ASU alum at a Starbucks. Someone who, if sitting right in front of […]
I wrote this two February’s ago, on the eve of what became the most stressful month of my life. Going through old essays today, I think this one has an interesting resolve. Hope you do too. 2/17Airplane I just finished Joe Biden’s new book Promise Me, Dad with a sense of hope. He left with […]
When we decentralize both Reason and Faith, how do we form a collective Perspective?
Places I’ve Lived Ranked by How Much of My Stuff is (Still) There: Georgia, 2 boxes + tuxedoBuenos Aires, 1 small suitcase + bookbagArequipa, 1 large suitcase Mendoza, 4 books + 1 pair of sweatpants, Arizona, one book somewhereTexas, small buried treasure I’ve moved pretty often since turning eighteen. I’m on the higher end for […]
When I was a kid, I had a billionaire’s dream of building a giant library on an island at 0,0 on a map. The idea was simple – everybody could get to all the knowledge in the world in one big, beautiful building. The Library of Alejandro. Let’s build it. George Peabody Library. Lame name. […]