Month: January 2023

  • Paragraphs: A Short Musing On a Lost Art

    Many people could dramatically improve their writing simply by breaking their posts into paragraphs even without changing any of their words. It’s much more likely that someone would read five paragraphs then one continuous wall of text. Josh

  • On Suffering, Pain, Joy, and Glory

    On Suffering, Pain, Joy, and Glory

    I Would Not Know I would not know the pleasure of relief if I did not know pain. It is through the death of those we love that we grow to appreciate life. I would not have tasted the heights of Joy if I had not known at least some of the depths of depression.…

  • Barnacles and Hard Things

    Some things are really hard until you see the easier path. Barnacles have glands that “secrete a type of natural quick cement able to withstand a pulling strength of 5,000 pounds (2,000 kilograms) per square inch and an sticking strength of 22–60 pounds (10–30 kilograms) per square inch.” (Barnacles, Wikipedia) In plain English: If you…