You know how Daylight Saving Time is supposed to be for farmers or whatever? Yeah that’s not true. Daylight Saving Time wasn’t for farmers ever at any point. The history of DST is long and apparently some version of it goes back thousands of years longer than it’s been in standard effect. There’s evidence of […]
I don’t want to be happy. Or more accurately I want to stop striving to be happy. I have nothing against being happy and I’m sure I’ll be happy many times in my life. But there’s this persistent lie we’re told and often believe in, especially in the good ol’ USA. That the key to […]
There are those moments when everything feels vaguely detached, the body feels restless, the mind wanders. What might have entertained a moment before isn’t a sufficient distraction and there might even be a creeping feeling. Something isn’t wrong, but nothing is quite right. Dissatisfaction and malaise are often found here as well. Welcome to the […]
Obviously my blog is a terrible measure for this type of thing, but I’ve noticed that there are a number of blogs that I follow that have petered off within the last month or so. I don’t think they’re dead or anything dramatic like that, I think people are just busy.
The other day (and by the other day you must understand that I could mean yesterday or six months ago) I discussed effort and how important it was, because it really is important. I absolutely stand by everything I said about effort being a finite resource and that whenever possible you should pour effort into the […]
July 1st Day 182. After 12 p.m. And half the year is gone. That came up on my tumblr dash with a bit at the end altered, originally the last line was “And you’ve wasted half the year”. I’ve edited it a bit, but when I saw it that’s all I could feel, that panic […]
So I’m rereading a creative philosophy/help book called Creative Thursday. I rather liked it the first time around, but generally I find that most books like that will give you more if you give them a second read. The first time you’re concentrating on reading too much to absorb everything and the second time allows a […]