Tag: Stoicism

  • Passing a Note

    I was reading the post Speak the Wild Words and it’s good, you should check it out. This stuck out to me: Craftivism is a kind of anathema to slacktivism, which is the more common path of protest these days – yelling loudly into Facebook to try and effect change. Craftivism, is quieter and gentler, it generates […]

  • Memento Mori

    JRA when it occurs to me that one day I’ll grow to frail to lift and/or ride this bike. I mean, and that’s the aspired for IDEAL, right? Memento mori, kids. In all things. Make this your best day.

  • The Obstacle is the Way

    Sometimes, the obstacle is the way. Went out way finding this past long weekend and passed some tests. @spoke_n_words here, getting on with getting on. Ride bikes.

  • On Reverence for the Natural World

    “Implements, tools, equipment. If they do what they were designed for, then they work. Even if the person who designed them is miles away. But with naturally occurring things, the force that designed them is present within them and remains there. Which is why we owe it special reverence, with the recognition that if you […]

  • Summum Bonum

    Some months back I loaned my copy of Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens to a friend-of-a-friend. He messaged me awhile ago and said that he ‘owed me a book’. I asked for clarification and apparently his dog, a Vizsla that goes by the moniker Frank Tempo, had ‘dispatched’ the book with due prejudice. I laughed and […]