Why Dilettante?

So – what is a Dilettante and what does he do? Well, that depends on who you ask. Actually, it depends on when you ask.  As in what historical time-period. You see, it used to be that the word “dilettante” meant someone with a lot of interests and the means to pursue those interests (whether that be time, money, energy, … Read More

Here’s Why I SUCK as a Blogger

Hiiyaaa Paaaaalll. Allow myself, to introduce…myself. My name is Justin. I am a Pisces, I like writing, and I’ve never been laid. Ipso facto — I started a blog. Now, I realize that you (three friends and mom) have taken the time to read my blog in place of the 1000 other things that you otherwise could be (and probably … Read More

Diverbo: Lessons on Listening (Part I)

Part I – The Arrival [Go to Part II. Go to Part III.] “Seat’s taken.” The now-trite phrase was hurled at me matter-of-factly as the speaker covered the seat with her hand. I was a bit caught off guard. Was this a joke or should I be offended? I felt a bit like a young Forest Gump. Well, except that I was … Read More