The problem with doing it right.

February 1, 2023

Make more, fret less.

tech ·  work ·  creativity

That Didn't Happen!

May 19, 2022

I’ve got a life-long habit of spinning up virtual people and arguing with them, which is to say a life-long habit of telling stories to myself that aren’t true. It’s tough to break, and I haven’t broken it. But I’ve added a little thing to the loop.


The outrage clown industrial complex

February 7, 2022

All of these ‘attack liberals from the left’ outrage merchants are plainly trying to serve a market niche of some sort and seem to be doing okay at it.

media ·  culturewars

Two Gandalfs

October 24, 2021

I think we just have to know what we know for ourselves, and not because we need people to agree with us. And we need do the best we can to provide a little bit of light for the people right around us.


Picking up the Outfitter 1

August 29, 2021

On our trip to go pick up our new camper in Eastern Oregon, where we made a new friend and had some good pie.


A tree on the floodplain

January 18, 2021

Once we recognize that all things are impermanent, we have no problem enjoying them.

mindfulness ·  photography

'Toxic Positivity'

December 16, 2020

Resilience isn’t denial. Resilience is acceptance.


Goodbye, Elsa

October 18, 2020

Today our family said goodbye to Elsa.


Cool Alone

October 5, 2020

‘We don’t deserve resolution; we deserve something better than that. We deserve our birthright, which is the middle way, an open state of mind that can relax with paradox and ambiguity.’


Be here now

July 14, 2020

Longing for a remembered state of perfect presence is to not be present with this imperfection.