Culture | Fitness | Learning | Lifestyle | Philosophy

Is This Enough?

“Whoever is not in his coffin and the dark grave, let him know he has enough.” – Walt Whitman The nagging begins in weak moments of fatigue or boredom or frustration: “More“, the voice says. “I want more” it persists. And the voice bleeds over to the blog now and then, with complaints about not…

Culture | Personal Growth | Philosophy

Here We Are

Google maps is still helpfully telling me my car is parked 90 feet away. My car hasn’t moved since I went to restock the groceries Monday. But I appreciate the reminder of why someone wrote that code anyway. They were thinking of their normal – our collective normal – not this current abnormal. “Wherever you…

Environmentalism | Poetry

Rise to the Role

Reading history you learn just how violently brutal our ancestors were to each other.  Read about people being drawn and quartered, most famously William Wallace, and you shake your head at the cruelty of the slow death.  Listen to the Hardcore History podcast and every episode is about the brutality of mankind in wars from…