Roadrunner Musings

You’re Making It So Hard

I’m struggling today. I’m not sure if it’s the crushing feeling of (virtual) bullshit all around me or that I’m simply not feeling well. My head hurts and I feel a little dizzy. I just want to eat something tasty. I’ve decided to rest today and not go through my regular housework routine. Maybe...

Gone Missing

My geocache went missing! What’s a geocache?! Seriously? You’re missing out, friend! Go check it out. What do you need to play this game? A smartphone and the app, a pen or pencil, and some trinkets, coins, buttons, or whatever you have lying around that you’d like to leave behind. I collect things to...

Why Consume So Much Information?

I get discouraged when I spend a lot of time reading, listening, and experiencing but rarely creating. I feel like I’m consuming life instead of adding to it when the scale tips more to the input than the output side of creativity. And then I heard the analogy of “a block of clay.” The...

Success vs. Fulfillment

What’s the difference between success and fulfillment? Successful: adjective, accomplishing an aim or purpose. Fulfilled: adjective, satisfied or happy because of fully developing one’s abilities or character. Is it that others may decide if you’re successful but only you decide if you are fulfilled? If someone asks me to do something, they decide if...

Mind Your Own Business

Can you imagine how much we’d all get done if we just focused on our own lives and stopped worrying about everyone else? But…Michelle! Then the bad guys would take over! How? If we all were taking care of ourselves and the people closest to us, wouldn’t that spread out over the world like...