I often think to myself about coincidences, there are often times when I wonder if that was just a coincidence, but I’m most often decide it wasn’t. If you know me, you’ll know I’m a great believer in making you own luck and thus, it’s not a coincidence, it’s a result of a conscious, or unconscious action or decision. That doesn’t mean coincidences don’t exist, this weeks This American Life has some great stories, enjoy! Continue reading Coincidences

Know where your food comes from?

OK, so I’m tired, I was out really late last night and I had to go to the Travis County tax office for 8am this morning to sign away the title for my VW CC aka, sell my car. Afterwards, I’m in my new car, heading to work and I decided to catch-up on the January 11th This American life, the episode is #484, Doppelgängers. After an intro which included a Saturday Night Live actor imitating TAL show host, Ira Glass, they get down to act one. A story about food and food lookalikes. The real Ira Glass says “A … Continue reading Know where your food comes from?


What with Football players inventing dead girlfriends, cyclists deceiving everyone most of the time, sometimes lying can be difficult to understand, not the lie, but the motivation and more importantly, often why people believe lies in the face of reasonable evidence. This American Life nails it as usual. Listen along online, or download episode 173 Continue reading Deception