reality

freedom: the real thing, not the political term, has nothing to do with circumstance.  it’s a feeling, the same as non-attachment in the eastern terminology-  it’s a recognition of how what we do both simultaneously matters and does not matter. I’m very attracted to people who have some form of this freedom.  We all are…

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introversion

here’s what being an introvert feels like:  loud, crowded environments make your skin crawl and uncomfortably increase the level of adrenaline in your body. Making small talk hurts, in a synethesic kind of way. talking in general is dully uncomfortable, unless you know the other person very well. even being around people you like, for…

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artisanal living

I understand, in theory, the way to really make money.  Invent something and manufacture it-  meaning- hire someone else to actually produce the goods and handle distribution.  This approach to making money doesn’t have much of a limit beyond the potential market size. Or, invent something digital and build it, usually with the help of…

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as a child…

I asked my mom what I was like as a baby and little child the other day.  She said “well, when you first emerged, you didn’t cry, just made a little cooing sound. at about age two you started really getting ‘idee fixe’, a fixation on some topic which you’d then talk about for a…

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