Posts Tagged ‘maturity’

If by Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or, being […]

Varieties of Empathy

There has been a lot swirling around my head lately; some general themes include: foresight & hindsight, the evolution of the human capacity for change, aging, empathy, the very different implications & responsibilities inherent in dating as a father, and why my dog farts uncontrollably when my son plays with his toy helicopter (pronounced, and […]

Thirty

I’ve been thirty for a couple of days now, but as I sit here watching The Return of the King & eating pizza rolls, life doesn’t seem that much different now than when I was 15. It is, of course. I’ve always been someone who wants to be taken more seriously than my age would […]