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Unintentional Snake Zen

Since I work with kids, I come across my share of kids’ books. Most of them are innocuous or frustratingly narrow (think girls in pink dresses, etc.), but once in a while one comes across my desk that really makes me pause. 453 more words

Lore Ipsum: Trials and Tribulations

It dawns on me that, now that i discovered scheduled posts, i might as well post at a decent time. Until further notice i’ll be posting on Mondays, 1pm GMT. 538 more words

Magic The Gathering

Upward Battle...

With my job, there are lots of times that I feel like Sisyphus.

I feel the most like this Greek mythological figure during budget season. I am one of two full-time professional staff members in my office. 1,024 more words

Personal

Allegory of Misery

This was inspired on Camus’ take on the myth of Sisyphus, but instead of an existential meaning I intended an anthropologic and political one. The character in the role of Sisyphus is a representation of human misery, the chariot a metaphor for civilization and technology, the slope a metaphor for the idea of historical progress and the pontiff on his throne is a representation of death (obviously) and political authority. 6 more words

Drawing

Calvino's Memo

According to Calvino, there are two branches, or paths, that Exactitude can take. I decided to explore the side that explains the “effort made by words to present the tangible aspect of things as precisely as possible” (74). 137 more words

Exactitude

Photo Challenge #49 – Blood Money


Pawel Kuczynski

The morning alights

Without a spiritual consensus

Poverty may question my means

But success rarely compromises.

I do what I must

To live as I please. 106 more words

Poetry

The Problem with Plurals

the problem is I got more ideas than minutes
more ambitions to begin than I have reasons to finish
more horizons to explore than I have means to their limits…

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Life