All Dates I Come Across From Now On

Here is a list of dates I’ve come across lately, from the seemingly inconsequential, to the epic. The list is an attempt by me to contextualize historical events with other events, with the hope I’ll be able to better remember and understand them. I’ve noticed the older I’ve become, the…

Why I Still Have Birthday Cards From 8 Years Ago And What I’m Finally Doing About It

I don’t know about you, but I have a ton of old stuff that I’ve saved over the years. I’m a terribly sentimental person and, while this is something I usually don’t mind, I also know that a line exists between sentimentality and irrational attachment. If you’ve been following what…

Update: March 2017

[accidentally types “udpate” in title box. this brain is a good brain, I swear] I’ve found I can cover a decent bit of ground if I put all the things in recent memory into one post. And it’s also interesting to see what sorts of information stands out for me…

On The Dandelion Tea I Got In Glens Falls, New York

Ever want to eat dandelions as a kid? As an adult? The yellow flower? Stain your tongue gold? Well, I got close to that deep and earthy riot as I decided to drink some of the dandelion tea I got in Glens Falls, New York. Mind you, this isn’t a resolutely…

If You’re Like Me and On the Internet at 9:35pm

This is a massive shoutout to all of you on the internet at 9:35pm. I’m here with you and in the middle of cleaning/organizing, so my bedroom is a disaster. I have some pretty good headphones, so I’m enjoying a decent series of shuffled songs. Right now, it’s become 9:37…

Catalog of Plastic

This is a catalog of all the plastic I’ve been recycling or throwing out. February 24th, 2017 Little sock connector things Container Swiffer wet pads come in Bought a frozen Starbucks breakfast sandwich, the wrapper from that Tube produce bag for apples After using the above produce bag, I bought…

Copernicus, All These New Planets, and Climate Change on The Current Earth

“The crazier my doctrine of the earth’s motion now appeared to most people, the argument ran, so much the more admiration and thanks would it gain after they saw the publication of my writings dispel the fog of absurdity by most luminous proofs.”   -Nicolaus Copernicus writing to Pope Paul…

When You Write A Cover-All Post On All The Things You Didn’t Write About

The following is a list of thinks that I haven’t given myself a chance to write about. Though they all deserve their own post, this may be the only way to get any of this out. These are definitely fragments. Maybe I’ll build upon them another time. There are too…

Fallout 4 and Sympathy For Post-Apocalyptic “Raider Scum”

A Raider kneels over an open grave with a discarded shovel beside him and, near the road of the burial plot, a small lantern lights a wooden stool. At the head of the grave, a vase full of yellow flowers stands and catches the dim light of the lantern. I…

When Trump Says “Locker Room Talk” and I’m Afraid I Know What He Means

What This Has To Do With Me I feel like I’m about to do something wrong: talking about rape among men. And I think it’s that feeling that’s driving me forward. The feeling of trading one club for the other. One such club is illustrated below: My friends and I binged…