I climbed Mt. Rainier a couple weekends ago. The summit was a new high point for me, 14,411 ft. It ended up being one of the most fantastic – and difficult – adventures I’ve had. What a beautiful mountain. It started Thursday evening when my rope team met up to do a gear check and […]
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I’ve been thinking about goals and productivity a lot lately, and I decided I need a firm commitment. So I am writing and recording an album for release by the end of the year. I’m setting this firm, measurable goal for myself, and I’m making it public to improve my chances of success. I figure, […]
Brian Greene’s popular work on string theory, The Elegant Universe, lays out the potential “theory of everything” in understandable prose, and describes the evolution of physics that led up to its formulation. When I call the prose understandable, I mean that in a relative sense. It’s not a Hunger Games-type read, but if you’re not […]
I’ve been trying to keep up a good amount of reading lately, but it’s been kind of tricky with all the other stuff I’ve got going on right now. I thought it would be fun to write about each book I finish, both as an exercise in remembering and processing. Here is the first. Jonathan […]
What do rock climbing and drawing have in common? I’ve been spending a good amount of time doing each recently, and I’ve found that they are more similar than I would have guessed. I’ve done a lot of drawing over the course of my life and filled up a number of sketch books in the […]