Taking Notes

Thinking out loud in my corner of the internets.

Best Of

I’ve been writing here for over a decade now. In hindsight, only a handful of those posts are still worth reading.

Colophon

The tools that go into making this website.

Latest Posts

Bringing a Little Wild to the City

Bringing a Little Wild to the City

Why not experience this elevated attentiveness to the beauty of nature every day instead of the constant hustle to get ahead in the city, to get more money, more followers, more fame, more power?

Bicycle Diaries Part 1: Esprit de Corps

Bicycle Diaries Part 1: Esprit de Corps

A group of cyclists riding together is called a peloton, from the French word for platoon. And that’s how it feels, like a platoon of soldiers or a pack of wolves spreading out in search of something. Our bikes are within inches of each other, sometimes mere centimeters, as we travel 25mph down a country backroad.

Reflections on 15 Years of Blogging

Reflections on 15 Years of Blogging

I don’t have any fantasies of writing the 21st century Moby Dick, but I do aim to be more disciplined about writing 500 words every day.

[Review] How to Change Your Mind

[Review] How to Change Your Mind

How to Change Your Mind is as much about mindfulness and changing the mental habits that become so ingrained in adulthood as it is about psychedelics.

Travels

The world is big. The world is small.

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