Tentacles of the Technoctopus

Wherein I write about whatever's on my mind in the hopes that I find a little bit of common ground with the other spacemen hurtling around this damn place.
Writing
Yeats said it better

Yeats said it better

The man needs no introduction
A reminder to forget

A reminder to forget

One day I will take you for granted. Your sweat will no longer smell sweet
Epilogue

Epilogue

It seemed morbid to post this poem on my birthday so I waited a bit

Goodbye

I want to make you a promise now. A promise that I'll go through and reread all your old stories, that I'll put them together and retell them, that I'll assemble those stories into a grand new narrative. But, realistically, I'm probably not going to. I don't have that follow through, and...
Smirking like an asshole

Smirking like an asshole

Just a moment out of time I enjoyed more than I should have
Storytelling - An Ending

Storytelling – An Ending

((This is part 3 of a 3 part thinkywritything on storytelling. Part 2 is here.)) Kogo, the goshawk, fluttered on his wrist and settled herself, watching him. Toranaga smiled at her. “I did not choose to be what I am. It is my karma.” – Shogun, James Clavell I have bad news, dear reader. I’m...
Three Quick Ones

Three Quick Ones

All our lives summed up such Profound moments of confusion where it's not clear if everything is on the line or really just nothing at all
Storytelling - Narratives Neverending

Storytelling – Narratives Neverending

I don’t wonder how much of the mental clutter we have in our lives is a result of this constant stream of unended stories in our mind, some of which will never reach a conclusion. The 8 book series we’ll never get around to reading, or the TV show cancelled after only 1 season...
Storytelling - First Steps

Storytelling – First Steps

Every story begins somewhere, even a story about telling stories. I hate to write something that ends with a bit of a cliffhanger and risks feeling too fluffy without any meat, but I have to get this out in order to move on. I hope you'll forgive me
One from the road

One from the road

I'll write something new one of these days
Anticipation

Anticipation

Written back in Costa Rica, part of a continuation on musings regarding expectations. Amusingly enough, managing expectations is the one of these I still haven't posted yet.
in this case, love

in this case, love

maybe life wasn’t quite as terrible as I thought