“The ironic fact of our ecological crisis is that self-consciousness - the precondition for this feeling of connectedness - is precisely what makes it possible for us to perceive ourselves as radically distinct from our surroundings.”
— Ari Santas
— Ari Santas
i am grateful
i am grateful to be typing this, to have eyes to see, to not be dependent on any medications, to not have diseases, to have family and friends who care deeply, to be in control of my reality, to be breathing, to travel, for mother nature, to have a choice, to have a voice, to be alive
now nothing seems so bad
It made me cry when somebody played this song on guitar last night. We were all singing and I had to leave, I didn’t want to cry in front of my lover and all our friends. Something about this song brought every ugly emotion out and the only thing I could do was surrender to it.
I just beat the computer at chess.
EDIT: I just beat the computer AGAAAAIN at chess.
Boom boom boom.
— T.S. Eliot; The Cocktail Party
i’m not very good at small talk, i want 2 talk about dying and aliens and sex and meaning and the sky i am terrible at asking about school and weather
Nearly all local ingredients, a roasted cornish hen, mashed rutabagas, roasted turnips, beets, and carrots, sauteed brussel sprouts, and acorn squash for dessert. Slowly introducing meat back into my diet. Consume mindfully, this is a meal I can feel good about eating.
"Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain."
— Billie Holiday