A list of books, audiobooks, podcasts, television, and more that I am consuming.
A list of achievements, articles, or plans in the shop to showcase my production.
This series also maps my consumer habits: my time on media can lead to more projects and purchases, as well as influences my thoughts.
Reading :: Listening :: Watching
Wanting :: Getting :: Making
What I am Reading this Month:
Escape from Freedom, Erich Fromm
The Book: on the taboo against knowing who you are, Allan Watts
Calvin & Hobbes, Bill Watterson
Article that had an impact:
Timothy Snyder (Easter) “Russia’s easter offensive”
How to be positive in a world full of negative people, by [[Ayodeji Awosika]] #article #medium
When Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson rowed about time _ the economist
[“Dark Matter”] A translation of a #poem by the contemporary Ukrainian poet Volodymyr Dibrova
The barrier between us and the netherworld. We don’t usually see it. Why should we pay attention? Our cares are heavy enough already.
But something has happened.
Do you see?
The membrane is broken, a miasma of lies and hatred flows out. It drains will and reason from the weak. Even the strong are in shock.
It seems to defy the laws of physics
It is what it is, look out.
Toxic, not to be touched, not yet named. And that’s our problem.
What is unnamed escapes unpunished.
Where’s our word for spasmodic contempt and blinding annihilation?
For a lie so thick it absorbs every truth?
Search. To name is to know.
That is the only rule.
Of our only game.
What I am listening to this month:
Behave, Robert Sapolsky
The Wolf’s Call, Anthony Ryan
Marketing Made Simple, Donald Miller
Started: Children of Dune, Frank Herbert
Started: Harrow the Ninth, Tamyson Miur
- What do Deleuze and Guatari mean by nomadology?
- Dr. Kyle Gillet, how to optimize your hormone levels
On Purpose (Jay Shetty)
- Tony Robbins
Philosophy for our times
- Asking the ultimate questions about reality. Robert Kuhn
- Cecile Fabre on the Ethics of Spying
- 164: The Creation of Meaning: Ralph Waldo Emerson, self reliance
The Philosopher’s Zone
- sex, death, and chili sauce
Making Sense w Sam Harris
- 278 – the Man who would be king
- 277 How does the war in Ukraine End? (Ian Brimmer)
- 280 The Future of Artificial Intellignece
- 587 Terry Crews
The Knowledge Project
- #134 Balaji Srinivasan
- #135 Sarah Jones Simmer
- David Whyte, Ambition
- Yacht Rock
- Boards of Canada
- Julian Plenti
- Moon duo
What I am watching this month:
- Can’t Kill Meme #documentary #hulu (interesting, but not well done)
- See #appletv (recommended)
- Autonomy #documentray #hulu (autonomous vehicles)
- The Lost City #romcom #theatre
- Russian Doll #netflix
- Inventing Anna #netflix
- Kotaro lives alone #netflix #anime
What I want:
Still Waiting: Hammer A3-341 Jointer Planer 12″ Combo
iVAC blast gates and snap together Duct work
What I got:
Festool TID 18 and TPC 18/4 Quad Drive Impact Driver and Hammer Drill set
LED lights for the loft
Wera Joker Metric Set
Sony WF-1000XM4 Earbuds – ($278 list, but buy them refurbished and it is nearly half price: $148)
WeBoost Cell phone signal booster – so I have cell service in my shop
Odd thing: I never go clothes shopping or shoe shopping. Maybe once or twice per year do I buy clothes, usually 5 or 6 things, then I am done. But, my mom was in town, so we went shopping and I dropped way too much money. I even bought On Cloud shoes, which is a whole thing. I have had no less than 6 people say they were shocked to see me wearing On Cloud. And Lululemon dressy clothes. So weird. I am dressing like a golfing CEO.
What I produced:
Ongoing: Mudding the walls for the loft, sanding them, painting them.
Installed an extra section of wall, ran a 220 line, and plug behind the wall for the jointer/planer. (First time running 220)
Set up about 90% of the website for another e-commerce store.
The previous complicated e-commerce store is on hold… owner is a bit overwhelmed.
Hung out with my Mom and her husband, had 2 migraines, went on a company retreat, got sick, kept hassling the septic company for repairs, went to the Dallas Art Fair, saw Interpol in concert, and saw Yacht Rock in concert, hung with Kenny Reid and Danny which was great.
Belly Button Lint
I have also kept up with my daily posts to my naval gazing blog.
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