I wonder if China scares us (as americans), because in it we see reflected our own greed and materialism without the facade. Without the posturing, and better than thous. They just quietly go about their work. Maybe on some level we’re jealous, longing for a time when our country was on the rise, we were […]

2017.06.13 II

Sometimes I wonder if I’m not applying the same method to life as I did in school. Find out the course requirements, then do the minimum required to pass the class. Is my existential angst nothing more than a way for me to find the laziest path to fulfillment?   When smoking cannabis, it’s best […]


Where does the Truth hide? Maybe it’s too simple to be found by complicated people. How do you untie the tangled headphones of your soul, and get back to who you are? This is the art of living. Prediction: simple flip phones will make a comeback. It’s sometimes too much to hold the whole world […]


The english language is funny. I think it’s main value is in it’s capacity for irony, but it breaks down a bit when you begin talking about abstract ideas. ┬áNot a subtle language, it borrows all of it’s important meanings from others, more ancient and poetic. Gone are the days of deep meaning, layers and […]


One reason people enjoy marriage is the same reason pets enjoy living with humans. We grow addicted to the physical proximity, affection, and regular meals. These are the most animal parts of marriage, and the easiest to get right. The mental, emotional, spiritual parts are harder to lock down.   Lao Tse talks about emptying […]


Be chill to one another. Nude hammock sunbathing is a must. Floating free, like a buzzing wizard from the east, I fly. Dark mantle whipping in the breeze, I descend, and lo, a cloud of smoke envelopes me. Focus is a rare gift. Or maybe not a gift, but a discovery of the muscle nature […]