I was recently talking to a friend about how I felt like while I was consuming a lot of information through various books and podcasts, I was forgetting everything that I read or heard. He then told me how he combatted this inevitable forgetting by writing summaries of book chapters when he finished reading them.… Continue reading Tickles n’ Tidbits #1
He was a professor of biomedical engineering at Hopkins. R was eloquent, with a calm demeanor. Control theory equations sprawled across his blackboard. He had trained dozens of successful students. We talked about the cerebellum, error-driven computations, his switch to rodent electrophysiology after decades of working in human motor control. "What have you last read?"… Continue reading “It is rare…”
Thoughts and reflections on two years in Boston.
My contemplations on the Scriptures in the time between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
On therapy, growing pains, and the lessons learned in 2019.
Upon receiving a letter from my 16-year-old self, I wrote my younger self a dutiful reply...
Reminders in the midst of a hard and painful season.
Recently, I read Mastery, by Robert Greene. Greene's perspective on choosing what to do in life begins with looking at what you liked in childhood. He claims that people forget what kind of obsessions they had in childhood because they listen too much to the clamor of outside opinion, or the superficial allure of wealth.… Continue reading On Childlike Passion
Exactly a year ago, I took a one-way flight to my new home. I wrote this in my journal on the plane ride: It just hit me It’s hitting me It’s all going to be new from now on ...and it was. I started writing some long stream of consciousness about my feelings about this… Continue reading Happy Anniversary, Boston!
2017 was life-changing, but 2018 was nothing short of a rollercoaster. In 2018, I read, wrote, learned, traveled, made big decisions, took risks, and invested in many relationships that were important to me. 2018 brought this sense of urgency in everything that I did. Perhaps it was the sentimental feelings that came with graduating, or even… Continue reading Goodbye, 2018!