Ironically I went to write about this chapter a week ago, but the first line: Express yourself, then keep quiet captivated me. Something inside of me just went mmm quiet… and I stuck with that for quite some time. Good thing too, as I was stormy as hell inside. It had been a rough week. … More ToV 23 – Storm Chasing for Soul Seekers
The Tao doesn’t take sides; it gives birth to both good and evil. I’ve been reading my niece fairy stories. As an aside, if you want to make great gobs of cash, find something small girls obsess over (like fairies or ponies or princesses), write a story about it, when it’s a hit write the … More ToV 5 – making friends with your goblins
There’s lots of really juicy stuff in this chapter, but I’m gonna go with the first few lines on this one. Keep it simple – for starters, we’ve got 79 more chapters to embrace the paradoxical weirdness of Taoism. When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things … More ToV 2 – no judging!
It’s funny how much a snowfall can change everything. All Fall I’ve been slowly grieving the end of summer. As the days got shorter, the nights cooler, the landscape shifting into sepias, you could almost hear the wailing nooooo! coming from deep inside me. So you’d think when I woke up to snow this morning … More Waking up to Winter
I broke my brain a few weeks ago, a remarkably frightening experience. Now, I’ve had cognitive burnout before, it’s pulled me out of school on many occasions: an inability to study or take the ideas in my head and find words for them. This was nothing like that. My brain suddenly seemed incapable of any … More Adapt or Die