Flow

During single-minded work time, people are ideally in a state that psychologists call flow. Flow is a condition of deep, nearly meditative involvement. In this state, there is a gentle sense of euphoria, and one is largely unaware of the passage of time: “I began to work. I looked up and three hours had passed.” […]

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On borrowing money

The first time I ever borrowed money from anyone I was 15. I had taken drivers ed and had everything taken care of to get my license on my 16th, I was ready to go. I’d been working various jobs since I was 14, saving up to buy a car. Unlike kids today back then […]

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Dog Story

Dog Story A guy is driving around the back woods of Tennessee and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: ‘Talking Dog For Sale .’ He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees […]

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