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Guide to life - look ahead, look around, look back

Walking along the perimeter to a part of the Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park, some wonderful views of the city, the North Sea, and the hillside itself came into focus. 431 more words

The Advent of Gentleness

As we enter the Advent season today, I have been pondering just how gentleness ties into Advent. The words normally associated with this reflective yet celebratory season are: hope, peace, love, and joy. 714 more words

Personal Reflection

Gentleness: Our Power Under Control

A long while ago, a friend sent me a quote and its poignancy has sunk deep into the fibers of my brain and heart.

“It’s like being in love: giving somebody the power to hurt you and trusting (or hoping) they won’t.” 395 more words

Writing

Fairy-tales and myths part II: The shackles of Gender

In this blogpost, I tackle the biggest myth of all: the myth of freedom, and expose the reality of shackles that we live in.

The delusion of “Freedom” 1,639 more words

Dating

Girl. Gamer. And?

It’s like we’ve regressed while evolving. A month ago when I went to Otakon, I met a transgender individual who shared that some of their female friends who game have gone through some pretty negative experiences with the male gaming community; to the point where they now hide their gender on forums and social media, and are treated fine until somehow the bomb drops that they’re female. 1,226 more words

Observing The Grain

Light values (dynamic range) vs. slight values (preoccupations)

In summer the early morning is a good time of day for walking around the town –cars are few, light is warm, air is cool, and thoughts are clear. 827 more words

Weird Things that Bug New Yorkers

New Yorkers get a bad rap for being unfriendly people. But it’s not that. It’s that because we have a higher population, the odds for more assholes-per-square-inch increase, because, math. 1,025 more words

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