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Things an Aussie Finds Weird About America

Things an Aussie Finds Weird About America

I’m an Aussie. But people oddly mistake me every day for an American. I let them. It’s kind of fun. The truth is I was born in Australia and have lived here my entire life. Our culture is so closely tied to America that we fool the locals on the ground all the time....
I Finally Got Covid. It’s Worse than I Thought.

I Finally Got Covid. It’s Worse than I Thought.

I’m untouchable. Or so I thought. Three doses of the vax. A good plant-based diet. But a week ago I got covid. It wasn’t kind. There’s a powerful lesson in it for you. How I got it With a daughter on the way, my wife and I decided to go to the baby expo here in...
Finding Your Passion Is a Total Mindf*ck Question

Finding Your Passion Is a Total Mindf*ck Question

I tried to find my passion in a strip club. No one would hire me to DJ at a real party because, as much as it hurt, I had no skill. My ability to mix two 4/4 beats together sounded like gunfire, not beats to dance to. So a distant friend who was also a Carny (kids...
A Meaning for Your Life Is the Ultimate Luxury

A Meaning for Your Life Is the Ultimate Luxury

The meaning of life is whatever the heck you want it to mean. It’s amazing how we can cruise through life with our meaning tank running on empty. I witnessed that in a friend. She always chased career success and money. One day she got diagnosed with cancer. Things...