End hiatus. Begin resuscitation.

It's been a long time since I've posted an update to the The Uncommon Life. But…


2012 in review

It has proven to be true for me: Every year appears to pass faster than the…


A recent collection of artfully uncommon musings

I know, my recent absence has been abominable. But I have not been MIA without…


The raw truth about finding your passion

Common: Believing that passion strikes us serendipitously and miraculously…


The uncommon life realized – 2011 recap & lessons learned

In 2009, amid the economic downturn and uncertainty, I had the peculiar urge to…


The Real World Myth - Is someone else’s reality holding you back? (Part 2)

Common: Subscribing to traditional beliefs about a universal reality with…


The Real World Myth - The tale of two realities (Part 1)

Common: Unintended negative consequences due to assuming there is a space…


Why earning can be more important than learning (Part 2)

Common: Spending time, money, and energy on education without converting it to…


Choosing adventure over comfort and convenience – A new New Years theme

Common: A mundane life of sheltered by comfort and convenience. Uncommon:My…


What if I assumed the opposite?

Common: Missed opportunities and repeated lackluster results as a result of…


Assume the consequences - How assumptions direct our lives

Common: When assuming the negative becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.…


Two causes of our greatest problems: The uninformed and the misinformed

Common: When a lack of information and/or inaccurate information perpetuates…