I came to Tom Hodgkinson‘s work through Austin Kleon when he posted Hodgkinson’s The Idle Parent Manifesto. I read it … Continue reading How being Idle is also being a practicing Stoic.
Craft, defined by Cal Newport, focuses on work and quality leisure. My daily work is to write for at least … Continue reading My Deep Life Project: Craft
As previously mentioned, I’ve taken to making collages and while working on this during an art day I started cutting … Continue reading Anyone by Charles Soule
Suicide Woods by Benjamin Percy. Obviously, I’m a big fan of Percy, so I dug this collection. I liked some … Continue reading Winter Reading
I’m reading a lot of first novels by writers I respect like Mary H.K. Choi’s Emergency Contact, Drew Magary’s The … Continue reading The Wilding by Benjamin Percy
As a result of yesterday’s video this led me to purchase the book The War of Art by Steven Pressfield … Continue reading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
I started this book over Christmas and finished it in March. It’s the only fiction book I read and reflected … Continue reading Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
The introduction to this book struck me, but like a lot of Newport’s work the first half is like beating … Continue reading Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport.
Forgive me for this one because there will be a lot of comic book puns. David J. Finch is … Continue reading The Journal of Best Practices by David J. Finch
The first symptoms of my conditions are dysthymia and extreme egotism, which—I think—if you read this website you can see … Continue reading How to Talk So Little Kids Listen By Joanna Faber and Julia King