Personal Journal

Purge

I’m sitting in my basement, and with not lack of stuff to look at and wonder “why do I keep that?” In the same sentence, perhaps the very same heartbeat, I tell myself how much I need all of these things… because one day, maybe not today or tomorrow or even in 2017, I may…

Lights – Action

The holiday season is, among other things, a major routine disrupter. More than that, it also shows us which routines and habits that we’ve actually committed to making a part of ourselves. My most recent journal post is a perfect example of what the holidays do to us: I’ve been trying to and succeeding in…

Coming out

Accomplishments are hard to come by, harder to stay by, and hardest not to eventually fail by. On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everything drops to zero. Throughout my experiences in this life, I’ve come to see that there are two main types of ideas: 1.) An idea you have inside your head…

See not

One unexpected side effect of incorporating good recycling habits into your every day life is insight. There is something sobering about carrying a handful of recyclables into my dimly lit garage and seeing the blue mouths of nearly filled containers staring back at me. Most of the recycling bins that I’ve seen have open tops, probably…