And So This Is Where Our Lives Get Complicated & Thrown Off Balance There are volumes upon volumes. So, of course life is complicated, and confusing. There is a great skill in simplifying the essence of a large body of work. Honing this skill follows me like a shadow. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.