Life & All His Friends

A very unclever take on the Coldplay song title. Comprised of personal reflections on happiness, heartbreak, hope, and heaven


What Does Heaven Look Like?

By Geordie Gardiner


Image by Kirt Tisdale

People often ask me, what does heaven look like?


10 Things I Wish I Knew When I was 20

Lessons on love, life and youth.


I spoke to the Women’s Club at Harvard recently to a group of 18-22 year old


On Discipline and Superpowers


I’ve often maintained that personal discipline is the closest thing to superpowers most of us will ever have. I’m certain this will continue to be true for generations on this side of some upcoming cinema-worthy pharmaceutical breakthrough in genetic manipulation that enables human flight, invisibility, crying black death tears that kill everyone around you, etc.


On Memories and Remembering Them


Some people have the gift of eidetic memory. Some people have the gift of remembering instinctively how to spell “eidetic.” I proudly have the latter.


On The Right to Write Fiction


This issue is, to me, like bench pressing an SUV. I can’t quite figure out how to handle it and it frequently crushes me.

The issue: how can I write believable, honest fiction (oxymoron, but, you know) without having gone through extensive life experience?

Another way to put this: on the road to creating quality, credible…


On Why I Am Doing This, Anyway

Or, Dan Explains The Drive to Write About Himself


I haven’t written, seriously, in a long time. Personal writing: even less. This, despite a deep, intense, unshakable, inexplicable drive to do so.

It’s a constant battle for me. I’ll sit down to write, or type, and the moment I venture into the realm of even the…

Life & All His Friends
Life & All His Friends

A very unclever take on the Coldplay song title. Comprised of personal reflections on happiness, heartbreak, hope, and heaven

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