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How I Became a Famous Pickup Artist : Part 1

As far as I was concerned, she was perfect. She was at least as smart as I was, was a dancer and had the body to prove it, and had a smile that could disarm the national guard. Let's call her Julie.

So, like an earthworm stalking it's prey, I put my usual game on her. Since my last flowchart was so popular, I've made another one to show you how I dealt with the ladies back then:

Nedless to say, things went slowly. We hung out nearly every day for the last couple months of our Senior year summer vacation. Like many guys, I was totally oblivious to her attraction for me. One morning Julie came over really early while I was still sleeping, and squeezed into my twin bed with me. I woke up, and assumed that she must be tired - it didn't even occur to me that she might like me. Finally on the last week of that vacation she said to me,

The Power and Danger of Information

On Kevin Espiritu

There was a time (2010) where I consumed vast amounts of information on a wide spread of topics, thinking that the knowledge would somehow translate magically into results.  While I gained a lot of insight on a broad range of topics, the knowledge didn't do much for me in the way of results in the real world.

Here are just some of the topics I studied in 2010:

And the list goes on.  When I say I studied these topics, I mean I really studied them.  I surfed for 3-4 hours per day for a month straight.  I played drums for 3-4 hours a day.  I would go out for hours at night and take photographs to get better at long exposure photography.

While 2010 wasn't all fun and games, I'm very fortunate to have had the savings to afford spending a year pursuing whatever interested me.

Having the luxury of spending a year of my life like this is something that a lot of people dream of.  I know plenty of people who would have loved to do the same, but needed to pay down school debt or get started in a career.  I thought I should get started in a career...but with money in the bank and a stubbornly curious mind, I couldn't pull the trigger on that just yet.

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