- Planning is just planning. It isn’t doing. It can be weirdly easy to mix this up.
- The third book of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, the Hays translation, is really worthwhile.
- It’s a lot easier to consider sunk costs sunk intellectually than emotionally.
- Any house purchase or remodel will likely have lots of sunk costs.
Noticed this inset into the sidewalk outside the office this morning. Not sure how I missed it before, but also impressed at how apt the quote still seems.
Clearly my family has been thinking about the effect of money on society for a long, long time. At least I come by it honestly.
The paths we take though a city are laid out in asphalt and stone
in side-yard fences
in restaurants and convenience stores known and unknown.
I drove down the freeway today, took the less-than-predictable exit,
one later than I'd planned -
paused in front of a neon land laid out
on the vertical white walls of the nearest museum. It
cast a red glow like the firelight of the video installation
in the next room over.
When will I pass this way again?