Back in days of old there was a particular death of a particular man. In tribute I set a post to post at a certain date.
While said post will still post on that particular site, there is also here a post to be posted 8 years 3 months and 19 days from now.
Please plan accordingly.
Whether or not George Mallory actually said these words is, at this point, irrelevant. History has said that he said it and therefore he did. Regardless it is an accurate description of his attitude. It is an attitude that I have used for many of the things I have done in life. Most notably running.
Continue reading ““Because It’s There””
So one of the things I’ve been trying to do this year is read more. I’ve never been opposed to reading, but my issue is that it always seemed to take me a lot longer to read than other people. Part of that is I often go through phases where I’ll read four several hours a day for a week, a month, three months…and then not read for an equally long time. Again, not because I’m opposed to it, just because, well, reasons.
But reading is like a lot like other activities: the more you do it, the better you get at it. So that’s what I’m trying to do, read more. Unlike a lot of others posting their reading lists I’m not out to get a specific number, or a specific genre. I’d like to just, well, read more.
So here’s where I stand: Continue reading “Reading List”
When you don’t want to buy what will they sell you?
So I’ve been on a bit of a crusade the last few weeks: to have zero interests.
No interests. No hobbies. Nothing. Why you ask?
Ads. Continue reading “Interests: None Hobbies: None”
If I only think you like me do you really like me?
While randomly poking at the internet before heading to bed I discovered that this is a thing.
Just let that sink in there for a moment. Someone created a bot that will auto “like” all of a particular persons Instagram posts. Continue reading “Why Didn’t You Like This Post?”
So the other day I tried my hand at canning apples. We took The Peanut apple picking a few weeks earlier and had an incredible surplus. As we were soon departing for our trip to the other side of the world it seemed a shame to let them go to waste. Continue reading “A Jarring Experience”