Sometimes grief sits in the body, like you’re carrying all of the guilt of every lost moment and lost opportunity as weight that manifests as fatigue, a burden, a fog that sits on your mind like a tightening rag.


“Get rid of all that is unnecessary. Wabi – sabi means treading lightly on the planet and knowing how to appreciate whatever is encountered, no matter how trifling, whenever it is encountered. […] In other words, wabi – sabi tells us to stop our preoccupation with success — wealth, status, power, and luxury—and enjoy the … Continue reading Balance

“…my captain’s agency…” – Matrix Resurrections

Matrix Resurrections was ok. It was quite a bit better than I expected and I appreciated the self-deprecating humor in the scenes discussing a possible fourth Matrix video game and the direction it should take. I kind of wonder if the dialogue about it moving forward with or without Keanu’s approval was something that actually … Continue reading “…my captain’s agency…” – Matrix Resurrections

One of my wife’s sketches

I’ve always really enjoyed her sketches and art. This is a really old one and she’s come a long way since she made this doodle, but I like it because I see us and our cats in it.

A conversation about COVID-19 vaccines and bodily autonomy

A conversation I had on Mastodon about COVID-19 vaccinations: Covid: Huge protests across Europe over new restrictions, yikes At this point, vaccine mandates are just about control. We don’t live in monarchies or dictatorships. People have a right to make their own choices about medical procedures. Let them make their choices and deal … Continue reading A conversation about COVID-19 vaccines and bodily autonomy

Viking War Songs

There’s obviously a lot of creative license going on here, but the idea and execution are both amazing. There’s a lot of this type of music available on YouTube and I feel like I could get a good work out in while listening to this. It’s a lot more motivating than the popular workout playlists … Continue reading Viking War Songs


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