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The Ancient Futurian Manifesto

All my life I’ve fought to stay on the periphery of conversations regarding the subjects in which I am, in truth, most interested. The reason for this is stubborn obsession.   162 more words


Forever together. Forever alone.

There are some cases when this place hosts couples, although the conditions are harsh. The couples aren’t the typical ones you would imagine, but quite bohemian ones, brought from other imaginary worlds. 160 more words


Dating As Spiritual Practice

Forgive me, Internet, for I have sinned. It has been 19 days since my last blog post.

I have always hungered for religion, thirsted for the Divine. 560 more words


Orthopedic Birthday Shoes

“What do you want for your birthday?” Mom asks.

On the surface, this is a straightforward question requiring an equally-straightforward answer. Beneath the veneer of our casual conversation, however, the proceedings of a nuanced negotiation have just been set into motion. 640 more words


Winding Down

I just returned from a 1 hour walk up the mountain – something I have done regularly since coming to Taboga – mainly for exercise, but equally for the quiet, meditative experience of walking under the gentle (relatively speaking) morning sun, listening to birds unlike any I hear in Seattle, and giving my brain some time to wake up and think thoughts that too easily get pushed aside as the day gets busier. 666 more words

Here, now

And then the mist lifted.

But still the gray dusk crept down from the hills. 

I could not see tomorrow.

Behind me, yesterday was gone. 11 more words