Category Archives: Personal

Messiness and the Struggle for Air

I’ve found myself reflecting a number of times on a post written by my friend Mark a couple of weeks ago.  I was particularly taken by its openness.  I have another, anonymous blog which I occasionally use for the thoughts that feel too personal to put here.  There’s nothing controversial or extreme, but it’s interesting that I’ve felt the need to segregate that content.  I’m still trying to figure out exactly why I started the secret blog habit, although it most likely stems from being in the job market at the time.  Show no ‘weakness’, don’t rock the boat and all that.

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