December 12, 2023
This essay explores my personal mental and emotional overwhelm due to the intake and processing of information and knowledge and the ongoing disruptions and changes to our society and culture. Ultimately, I’m seeking to discover how I’m supposed to live open-hearted and open-minded while being committed to intellectual expansion. The ache, the grief, the worry, the fear, and the disorientation that comes with knowledge and change are hard to manage and/or release.
June 14, 2021
It’s not a deficiency in my personality that my domestic life needs a counterweight, a release valve; and that my adventure life needs a regular return to the relationships and places where I’m rooted. When I stop and think about it, this back and forth seems both obvious and intuitive to my wiring.
April 30, 2021
In this new phase I’m still learning the boundaries for time and energy commitments. And that learning process can be bumpy.