Saturday, August 13, 2011


I've been feeling really down lately. I don't know if it's the Month of August, some personal problems, a pay cut at work, or just the soul crushing ennui of suburban, middle class life. I can't help but feel like I'm just frittering time away, waiting for something to happen to me. Which is really the wrong attitude to take. The better approach is more like this (from

I'm trying to get past the "If you don't like something, change it" part of the slogan.  I know something isn't right, I know I want to change it, but I have no idea what it is or how to change it.  Besides, "change" isn't really always the easiest thing to pull off. Ask Barack Obama. Or Tupac. Or the millions of people who want to change their employment status. 

I feel like I want to go somewhere, or do something, or make something happen.  I'm not depressed, but I'm not happy either.  Maybe I just need a long walk to clear my head. Or maybe I need to start making plans for the winter

"Do what you love, and do it often."

Okay, maybe I'll try that for a while.  


  1. Matt... you can always call me. Not saying it would actually help, but I always willing to try, to talk. We all get down at times.

  2. Sometimes stuff just piles up, hopefully it will unpile soon!