The blog; less edited, more rambling.
My podcast app showed me how much I've spent listening to podcasts this year ... it's a lot guys. Almost 17 days. Yelp. As a Professional Recommender (it should be a job title, truly), here is the truffle mayo to my fries, complete with a few recommended
It's a new year! I know, 22 days late to the party, but 2023 was a lot to process, so here we are. For the past six weeks, I've been grinding my teeth trying to get an essay together about my latest (and last) Vipassana experience.
1. Thank you past self for pouring a glass of orange juice all over the keyboard of your brand new Macbook Pro in the summer of 2011. It taught me two things: I need a safety distance of one meter between my laptop and any beverages and back ups should
I bought a new coat. It has a strange shape to it, much like a cape, oversized and black. Add hat and cigar and I will look like I spend every night at the neighborhood bar, sustaining myself on nothing but absinth and red wine, writing poetry that gives readers
Time for another reading report! As you might have figured from my last post, February and March were travel hectic, but I still managed to finish five books. Yey me! In no particular order, here they are. All The Lovers In The Night, Mieko Kawakami Two months later and I
From Koh Phangan to Chiang Mai to Singapore to Koh Phangan (again) to Hoi An to Bangkok. Three countries, three months. Flights, ferries, busses, trains. Too many. And now, finally, Lisbon. I'm home. For the first time in months, I feel like I can breathe again. Doing basic
This year I'm aiming to read 40 books. Why this arbitrary number and goal, you might ask. Or not. But I'm happy to share either way! Reading one book per week sounds reasonable, but I'm old enough to know that life often gets in
What a fucking year, I thought when I looked back at 2020. What a fucking year, I thought when I looked back at 2021. And now, looking back at 2022, again; what a fucking year. Let's rewind. January: Mezcal, Mexico, and Covid January kicked off in Mexico. These
It's been a month back in the default world. A month filled with delicious showers, work headaches, and little time to process while trying to stay calm and not divorce my parakeet. With dubious success, I might add, but that's a story for another time. Burning
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