I run through the world, thinking about tomorrow
No one really considers what it really costs to do the thing you dream about. Vida and I are leaving tomorrow for our fabled 12-18 month world tour, the first leg starting in Valladolid, Mexico, and making our way south to Buenos Aires.
I came to Missouri to write poetry after 20 years
It wasn't my first choice to be a software engineer. I wanted to be something else. Something more romantic. Something that had to be earned. Something that other people told you was true about yourself.
You forked the multiverse and feel bad about it, now what
When horrible things happen, we don't know what it means. We can only guess and conjecture and beat ourselves up over things we thought we could control. But it could be, with any luck in how all the atoms collided, it could be the very best thing that ever fucking happened to us.
To save money, maybe you should skip breakfast
Is a real headline in the WSJ. Do you ever find yourself just fucking disgusted with capitalism? A real human–
On buying music that once upon a time, I couldn't afford
Back when iTunes launched in January of 2001, I was in college. A lot of my friends were in bands,
Something's changed and I'm not sure what
There's this guy in Santa Barbara. I run into him at the coffee shops. Sometimes Handlebar. Sometimes Dune. I've been
This is not the future I wanted
I remember when I first began to learn how to build things with code. Must have been 2002–2003. I
In my next life, may I be a well cared for hedgehog
I've been playing around with the idea of reincarnation lately. I'm not a scientist or a philosopher and I'm sure there are all kinds of problems with everything I'm going to write, but let's go with it because it's interesting from an academic sense.
Very superstitious/writing's on the wall
It's been a rough year. For me, and for my people I know and love. Cancer of the brain. Cancer of the breast. Herniated discs. Surgeries. Loss of jobs. And every time something happened this year, I found myself reaching for old patterns of survival, prayer being one of them.
What good is it to gain the whole world but lose
Being poor and then being successful, the experience has made everything so clear to me. We're doing it all wrong. And I can't stop thinking how to do it better. Maybe not for the entire world, maybe change just starts with me, but I have no idea what that should look like and I need to know.