The fifth wheel is resting on my belt

Can’t write tonight. Foot hurts from impromptu run. I am trying to shape up. I am 31, 6′ 1″, 175 pounds, and I have never really worked out a day in my life. When I was a kid I was clumsy and didn’t play sports because I was clumsy. As I got older I told myself I didn’t play sport because only stupid jocks play … Continue reading The fifth wheel is resting on my belt

The Mute Boat Captain, A Homophobic Drug Smuggler, CGI in Space

THIS CONTAINS MOVIE SPOILERS. SO FUCK YOU.   I am behind on my journaling. I knew it was going to happen. Between the podcast, consuming media, and working, who gets the time to write anything down anymore. The last journal topic I wrote about was death and nonexistence.  I skipped over the stream of consciousness day, I write to much of that crap anyway (plus … Continue reading The Mute Boat Captain, A Homophobic Drug Smuggler, CGI in Space

Life, death, time, and looking on the brighter side.

Life, death, and time are the three components of life. Someone at work said the most valuable thing you can give someone is your time. Each day that I show up to work I am exchanging a day of my life.. Since it is all finite with unforeseen expiry dates, it seems like such a huge price to pay for a paycheck. I can never … Continue reading Life, death, time, and looking on the brighter side.

Emulation is the best form of self improvement

So catching up on some journaling, and what do you know, Fridays topic was to reflect on my weeks worth of journaling. Laugh out loud. Reflect on what this newfound practice has been like. It’s been a pain in my ass. I’ve gotten so used to writing on my own terms, when I felt like it that it’s hard to break that habit and force … Continue reading Emulation is the best form of self improvement

Quotes on Being a Man

“The way of a superior man is three-fold: virtuous, he is free from anxieties; wise, he is free from perplexities; bold, he is free from fear.” –Confucius “Manhood is the defeat of childhood narcissism.” –David Gilmore Wow, I’m really screwed then. I am constantly riddled with anxieties about everything. Having enough money, am I eating the right foods, do I exercise enough, am I doing … Continue reading Quotes on Being a Man