• 329. After Storms

    October 29, 2017

    I can think of worse storms than becoming a father. Because this is a storm that leaves something valuable behind, after all the things are uprooted.
  • 327. Your Best

    October 27, 2017

    Got the crime website version 1.0 finished and it felt good, even if it is not completed yet and I have not been paid yet and all sorts of other things are not getting done. But there is still a lot of satisfaction in making a piece of work that you know you've done your best with.
  • 299. The Best Way To Clean Up

    September 29, 2017

    The most efficient way to clean up is to throw stuff out.
  • 281. The Danger and Blessing

    September 11, 2017

    Wouldn't it be more convincing and powerful and thus beneficial to the purpose of The Blog to go out and start showing it to the world at a turning point, when people can begin to believe that yes, this is not just a ludicrous ambition - it is actually starting to come true?
  • 245. Like Paving Stones

    August 7, 2017

    The truth is seldom contained in a single viewpoint.
  • 223. Building Culture

    July 16, 2017

    She is a sweet bright young thing and I'm sure she will move on to do great things, but she also says that she figures Eastern Europe has got "more culture" than Spain. A fact she will investigate on interrail while traveling 22 countries in 3 weeks. So right there and then I don't mind too much having 18 years on her. Maybe I have something to show for them after all.
  • 215. Spider-Clones

    July 8, 2017

    Movie money logic follows the same formula as our forlorn hopes for life, sometimes: That it stays the same and that we can relive success upon success and don't have to take risks or venture into new territory.
  • 209. Thoughts About My Contribution Mix

    July 2, 2017

    Saying a single act is a serious, terrible, moral problem doesn't make it right to use that single, particular behavior as the only yardstick for judging everything about other people.
  • 188. I Don’t Remember What Happened Today

    June 11, 2017

    So that is the way to test if you are depressed, then: Ask yourself about any particular day, when nothing out of the ordinary happened, and what you feel about that day? If you feel it must have been a black no-good day, then you have reason to seek out someone who can tell you otherwise. If you can't tell yourself that it is otherwise, and believe in it. Another definition of depression. And so even ordinary days can, if we let them, help us discover our darkest of trials. And overcome them.
  • 166. Quiet

    May 20, 2017

    A quiet day, with no visits. Sometimes that's how life should be, and not just when you have a baby