Slowly, Slowly

It’s increasingly important these days for us to slow down. Too much of our life is spent rushing from one thing to the next, never stopping to smell the roses, to borrow a tired colloquialism. I’m even aware of that as I write, since I usually write 2-4 of these posts in a sitting at…

To Noise Making

I recently got some film developed that had been sitting in my drawer for at least 4 years. Turns out, it was a lost roll from my homemade camera that was part of a class in college. As I scanned all the film from my last outing, I found this among them and was really…

Bradburyesque

Ray Bradbury is probably one of my favorite authors. His way of putting thought together into ideas that build images is simply incredible. It never fails to amaze me when I read his short stories how much world he can build in so little time. In only a few sentences he can transport you to…

Remembrance

I watched a video today about how to better remember your life, and it made me look back through some years of photos I’ve taken. Tons of moments I’d completely forgotten about. Hammocking in the mountains of Montana with the men in my family. Little bits of Italy, like the cat that wouldn’t let us…

Secondary

I tried to hike a mountain today, and failed miserably, but it’s okay. The more I try things the more I’m learning when it’s okay to say no. That seems like the opposite of what most people experience in this kind of thing, but for me it’s important. I committed to hiking up the backside…