A good way to test something is to add stress and see what happens. Which is currently happening on a global scale. Ready or not, our governments, our leaders, our healthcare systems, and our individual ways of life have all been exposed to the fire…Read more "Stress : Test"
“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”
What Emily Dickinson can teach us about the hidden treasures of solitude…
People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden…* Last week I wrote about my two week hike through Swedish wilderness. Turns out, two weeks of carrying a heavy pack through a sunlight-drenched silent congregation of pine trees is a good way to do a few things: It’s a good way to sweat (I […]Read more "Buddhism, Seneca, and Tyler Durden"
Another crack of thunder. This one loud enough that the windows rattle. I can hear rain hammering on the roof, pouring from the gutter into the rain butt which tomorrow I’ll use to wash. From the warmth of my sleeping bag I remember seeing when we arrived that the cabin was supported at each corner […]Read more "The 3 And A Half Things I Learned From Not Being Eaten By A Bear In Sweden*"
For over 10 years I’ve made my living by: creating things, offering them to the world, and gratefully receiving any support given in return. It’s been amazing, it’s been hard, and it’s been pretty much everywhere in between. I operate quite a bit differently now than I did when starting out. I’ve had some successes, […]Read more "Read This Before Quitting Your Day Job (or: 7 Things I’ve Learned Making Art For A Living)"
[Note: The story that follows is, in part, about a boxing match. Now I don’t know how you feel about boxing. You may love it, or you may feel that it is the height of senseless brutality. I can see both viewpoints. But this article is not *only* about boxing so, however you feel, read […]Read more "The Greatest Fight In All The World / A Post About Meaning…"
You may be wondering ‘why the picture of a kitten?’ Well, that’s so bad guys can’t see me bleed. Ha! Wait. No. That’s wrong isn’t it? Fuck. Well hello there! How have you been? You may have noticed that I am blogging again. For 3 glorious (and very important) reasons that I’ll get into shortly. (This […]Read more "I’m Back. OMFG."