• A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #14

    The time is at hand. The seething masses of vines shall rise from the soil, desperately grasping for the sunlight that has previously eluded them. Tubers will spawn from writhing white tentacles, patiently awaiting the arrival of my pitchfork (in the fall). It is time to plant potatoes. As happy as it makes me to […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #11

    Bad Latin Joke

    You may recall from A Quiet Moment #9 (if you’ve read it, of course) that I’ve been listening to The Tim Ferriss Show podcast. One of the things he and his guests mention again and again is a collection of letters now referred to as Letters from a Stoic, written by a Roman named Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the younger), […]

  • A Quiet Moment
  • A Quiet Moment – #10

    It’s been kind of a rough week. I missed one of my quiet moments this week because I was out sick, and I still haven’t quite pulled myself back up by my bootstraps yet (also, it occurs to me that I have no bootstraps). I’m also dragging my ass a bit because I’ve started intermittent […]