Jerry KopackAuthor. Speaker. Recovering Cubicle Dweller.
Every person has a time bank and each day, 86,400 seconds are deposited into it. Everyone is given the same amount, without exception. The time bank won’t tell you how to spend it. Time poorly spent will not be replaced with more time. Time doesn’t do refunds. One day, you will go to your time bank and it will be empty. It will be at that moment that you know the answer to this question: ‘Did I use my time well?’
July 27 – Aug 2 “Call me. No Tajikistan.” was the brief and direct message I saw when I turned on my phone for the first time in nearly 1 week, a curious note from my brother Bobby back in the US. I had just come down from the mountains to a tiny village and was...
Peaks and Valleys
July 17 - 26, 2018 A dilapidated green Lada with a cow trailer and 1 cow in tow comes lumbering and creaking down the dry and desolate road. The Lada is a ubiquitous Soviet era economy car from the 70’s and 80’s. If people think old Volvo’s are boxy and unstylish,...
Kyrgyzstan? Where Is That…and Why Are You Going There?
July 7 – 14, 2018 “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” -John Muir I’m back. I can tell myself this a...