September 1: Teacher or student?

Both, always.


September 3: Where have you found evidence of a higher power?

I have found no such evidence. If anything, evidence shows it can be found within the human imagination.


September 4: Where do you see yourself in five years?

I have no idea. Hopefully somewhere different.


September 5: Today you learned [blank].

How to return to the default world.


September 6: What was the last online video clip you watched?

The Opening Lines of Romeo and Juliet recited in the original accent of Shakespeare’s time.


September 7: What’s the newest thing you’re wearing today?

Last week I picked up my first piece of MOOP (matter out of place) on the playa my first day at Burning Man. It was a black string. Thoughtlessly, I tied it around my wrist and went about my day. I’m still currently wearing it.


September 10: This is utterly confounding: [blank].



September 11: What advice would you give to a second-grader?

Play as much as possible.


September 12: What are you chasing at the moment?



September 13: Write down a minor, but chronic, problem.

My separated shoulder is, after over a decade, giving me some pains. I cannot lift my arm in certain ways without pain. I cannot lift weights without pain.


September 14: Who can help you?

Me. I can help myself. I’m stubbornly self-reliant.


September 15: Who are the most important people in your life?

The ones who share themselves. The ones who want me to share myself.


September 16: What would you want to study at school?

Well, I’ve done a lot of art, but I’d never get tired of learning and practicing more art. Other than that, probably philosophy. But really almost anything that makes me think and think differently is tempting.


September 17: What is your favorite snack food?

Chips and homemade guacamole.


September 19: What’s a new place you’ve recently been to?

Black Rock City. And it was unbelievable.


September 23: Write down a quote for today.

“We live. We die. And happiness, contentedness is the only thing that matters. The problems only arise when you desire more than what the world offers and that which you are not willing to fight for.”

— DAEthington


September 24: When was the last time you went dancing?

I went to an 80s themed bar a few weeks ago and danced my butt off. I <3 dancing.


September 26: Today was amusing because ____.

I watched episodes of Rick and Morty & HarmonQuest.


September 27: Do you handle rejection well?

Yes. My ego has been mostly tamed.


September 29: Bad news: sugarcoated or straight-up?

Always straight-up.


September 30: How do you get out of a rut?

Write. Write. And write more. Make lists. Maybe talk to someone. Maybe.