Tag Archives: specialist envy

Whateverest – The Heap Of Things That Didn’t Work Out

15 Feb

How do people come up with this? Think about where songs start from. How often do you say to yourself “I’m going to make a song that goes like this…” and then have it turn out that way? More often than not, don’t creative works just kind of materialize? The best ones? And the best [...]

Multipotentiality: Hope For The Dabblers & Dilettantes

7 Nov

The most blissful moment for me recently was discovering a piece of me had been missing for years. Or rather, a piece that was always there, but hidden in the shadows. That piece was the realization that I am a multipotentialite. Thanks to Michele Ward’s page, I found a book she recommended called “Refuse to Choose” written [...]

Why I Am Writing This: Two Spirit-Crushing Episodes

31 Oct

The first spirit-crushing episode of college: When I was a freshman in college on the west coast, after half a year of not taking my class too seriously, the teacher sat me down in an evaluation and suggested I leave school.   My professor, Chuck, asked me “What do you want to do?  What are [...]

Job Offers From Specialist Friends

24 Oct

I am planning on going back to my home state sometime next year.  Since making this announcement, despite the immediate fear that set in, I have also heard some encouraging things from friends who are looking forward to me being back home. And in anticipation of my coming home, people have sent me mails telling [...]