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Pull yourself together

Pull yourself together

The last month has reminded me to create for the sake of creating. Experience has told me that this is really the only reason to create. We can put all sorts of noble causes on why we make things, but those are just how we justify for ourselves the energy ... Read More
Quality vs Quantity

Quality vs Quantity

I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, ... Read More
Voices

Voices

”“ Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places. A. R. Rahman Cacophony Everyone has an opinion to offer. Whether a decision is potentially life altering, or as simple as what one’s favorite color is, everyone has ... Read More
You

You

I looked in a mirror, and what did I see? A weary old stranger. “Who are you, you’re not me?!” I looked once again, expecting to find, The me I remember; the me in my mind. The reflection just stared back, tired and worn, A face shaped by sorrow, sad ... Read More
Art (sort of)

Art (sort of)

Over the past few months I allowed myself to fall into a very negative space. This happens to me on occasion, but as I get older it seems I find it increasingly difficult to climb out of these holes when I fall into them. I also seem to find them more ... Read More
Digital selfie

Digital selfie

As technology increasingly becomes one of humanity’s core imperatives, how we interact with each other has changed significantly. Once upon a time, sharing ideas required one being physically interacting with another on SOME level, but these days our interactions just need the appropriate device. The devices get more complicated, ironically ... Read More
Found some kindling

Found some kindling

Fire is an emblematic representation of life itself. It is an ever changing mixture of creation and destruction. It can provide comfort while instilling fear. It can rage uncontrolled, or be used with precise finesse. What fire is will be determined by how we choose to use it. And so with ... Read More
Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of ... Read More
Reawakening

Reawakening

We all have our Holy Grail. Some of us may even have more than one. What it is may be different for each of us, and some may not even be aware that they are seeking one … but we all have one. My personal Holy Grail has many different ... Read More