I do not consume, I create. I do not absorb, I radiate.

Utility > Obligation

Utility > Obligation

When your obligation to an item outweighs its utility, it is time to cut the connection to that item. I have fallen into the trap of saving something because I might need it someday, and so I have carried things half-way across a continent in the imagining that I will...

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Creativity Is A Resource More Than A Muscle.

Creativity Is A Resource More Than A Muscle.

I have lived with the idea that creativity is a muscle that increases in strength the more you use it. I imagined that it was something that I could improve with time, as I kept making more art and refining my technique, perhaps creative ideas would flow liberally and...

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Molars Of Time

Molars Of Time

The morning sun low on the horizon, riding my bike early in the spring; while the northern leaves are still un-budded, and the grip of an icy winter is still fresh in the mind. I used to ride my bike to the local "Tim Hortons" bake shop and Coffee shop when I had the...

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“If it requires a uniform, it’s a worthless endeavor.”

-George Carlin

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“There is always a sadness about packing. I guess you wonder if where you’re going is as good as where you’ve been.”

-Richard Proenneke -One Man’s Wilderness

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Self Identity

Identity "What do you do?" This is a question for which I have no answer. I get asked this often, and it is the prerennial american question, we are defined by what we do. We are our jobs. I don't have an answer because I don't get my identity from my job description,...

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The Void

The Void

There is that which can not be understood; a sharply defined realm of the unknown, our minds touch upon this secret only fleetingly. In a moment of self reflection and lucidity, there can only be silence of the soul. When the mind is free from any shadows of fear or...

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