There’s a word in Danish, hygge, that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. Hygge is one of those cool words that doesn’t actually have a direct English translation, but instead, describes some abstract and complex emotion or phenomenon. The closest translation of hygge that we can come up with is the feeling of coziness … Continue reading More Attempts to Solve The Problem
The old man in the green jacket wipes the table down carefully, deliberately flicking away each piece of debris. There are already two people at the table next to his, deeply focused on their game of chess. The white pieces have crawled over the board, the game nearly at its close. In a few moves, … Continue reading In Which I Meet Lots of Randos
It’s easy enough to look at a morning or an afternoon or even an entire day and to tell myself that I used it well--I’m not throwing away my shot--even if it wasn’t particularly memorable or daring or fun, because one of the many millions of things to which life could be analogized is a … Continue reading I Didn’t Finish Any of My Thoughts
Alright I pulled myself together and am actually going to write this now. Every so often, I think about that paradox where if you move half of the distance between your location and your destination an infinite number of times, you’ll technically never make it to your destination. According to Google, it’s called “Zeno’s Paradox,” … Continue reading I Don’t Even Like Running Though
Instead of blogging today, I made a whale out of old jeans. I have few, if any, regrets.