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  • Thoughts on Reducing Resistance

    December 13, 2016

    I’ve started doing a morning video recording as part of a series I’m calling “What’s Up, Dave?“. The nominal...

  • Musings: What is my “End Game”?

    August 5, 2016

    Continuing with the “burnout” theme, I’m still having mixed feeling about the nature of work. WORK. I am weary...

  • Musings: Fighting Boredom and Maintaining Optimism

    July 30, 2016

    On Friday I thought I had a pretty handle on how to change my outlook on my current personal...

  • Musings: Picking Roles and the Practice of Art

    July 29, 2016

    Continuing from yesterday’s musings on distinguishing between identity and role, I dig deeper into why focusing on ROLE might...

  • Musings: Identity versus Role

    July 28, 2016

    I’m continuing to ramble my way out of motivational depression through writing. On Tuesday, I postulated that pursuing ‘my...

  • Musings: Deconstructing ‘Should’ and Picking Roles

    July 27, 2016

    Yesterday, I had the insight that perhaps my pursuit of goals was not actually working for me, and that...

  • Musings: The Pursuit of Art versus Goals

    July 26, 2016

    Although the plan is to shut down the blog as it currently exists, I think I will try an...

  • Day 25: Game Over

    December 11, 2013

    My partipation in The Minimalist’s Game ended the Monday before Thanksgiving, as I became preoccupied with preparing the house...

  • Day 23-24: Guest Bedroom Junk

    November 23, 2013

    As luck would have it, there was a box filled with over 50 pens, broken electronics, makeup, and other...

  • Day 22: Bathroom Junk

    November 22, 2013

    It’s getting tough to come up with items, but I was able to sweep the bathroom for empty bottles...

  • Day 21: Socks Part II

    November 21, 2013

    For today’s The Minimalist’s Game entry, 21 white pairs of socks that I am putting into the clothing recycling...

  • Day 19-20: 74 Plastic Bags and 1 Paper Bag

    November 19, 2013

    This might be stretching the spirit of The Minimalist’s Game, but I’m going to use one gathering to cover...