Advice from a Dying 24 Year-old

“Most of all, don’t procrastinate. Let your life be shaped by decisions you made, not by the ones you didn’t.” —



I came across this today and felt compelled to share. Click here for the original link, or read below.

“Soon I will be gone forever, but that’s okay as long as someone reads this. I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s the one that I will wear on my funeral a few months from now. It may not match my suit, but I think it’s perfect for the occasion.

The cancer diagnosis came too late to give me at least a tenuous hope for a long life, but I realized that the most important thing about death is to ensure that you leave this world a little better than it was before you existed with your contributions . The way I’ve lived my life so far, my existence or more precisely the loss of it, will not matter because I have lived without…

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Weekend Projects

I haven’t been writing lately. First, I had a lot going on at work: a change in jobs, studying for a series of intense tests and interviews. Then I was preparing for a family vacation. Then *bliss* Mexico. With all that, though, things were sliding at home. Finally, this weekend, I managed to catch up on regular housework and even got a couple of mini-decluttering projects done.





Life is good.