Get Lit With Kit – December 2020

Howdy ho for the holidays! The big news…I’m working towards opening my own school. Here’s a little taste of how I encourage kids to read. The article Tests, Stress, and Mindfulness will give you a sense of my philosophy. Will you be sending your kids to learn with me? In other big news, I finally feel good enough and strong enough to … More Get Lit With Kit – December 2020

Get Lit With Kit – November 2020

Hey, folks.  I’ve been slowing down quite a bit during these uncertain days. Living in a COVID “hot spot” can be stressful. To combat the pressure, I’ve been doing my darndest to meditate. Sam Harris never fails. Deepak Chopra is also coming up with a strong listening library. As promised, I hit up another John Irving novel, The World According to … More Get Lit With Kit – November 2020

This Means War

“We refuse to believe that which we do not understand. We foolishly believe that our own limitations are the proper measure of limitations. “  – Napoleon Hill   What if I’m wrong?  A question. A probe What if I’m wrong? A realization. A threat. What if I’m wrong? Failure. Defeat. Resurrection. This utterance has the … More This Means War

Get Lit With Kit – Best of July 2020

I was deeply impressed by Delia Owen’s novel, Where the Crawdads Sing. Her words struck full of painful beauty. Her characters were real. The book teaches critical lessons that I explore in my essay “The Upside of Suicide.” Read them both. Somewhat related was this interesting podcast from father and son Eric and Zev Weinstein. Baffling how … More Get Lit With Kit – Best of July 2020