Even people you don’t like can be good to you if you let them, but believe them when they tell you who they are. It’s ok to be different. Peace is sacred; no less so when it is lively.
Author Archives: Warren Hilsbos
Saturday Morning Star Wars!
There is a magic to Saturday mornings. Even as I sit behind a desk at a real man-meets-post point in life, I am buoyed by the fantasy of stretching out, swaddling my inner child, and enjoying some inspiring tales of heroes and villains in a distant and ancient galaxy full of strange life, soul-magic, andContinue reading “Saturday Morning Star Wars!”
The Week That Was: 1/6/23
What’s more, this is a part of my process, I think. As much of my thoughts are conscious and considered, the production of the conscious mind can be miniscule compared to the capacities of the subconscious mind. Allowing things to process in the background while other processes are in the foreground allows unexpected ideas and connections to come out when the questions return. In this case, my two main thoughts for the background are: first, what kinds of themes or narratives help make sense of the current social-political moment in the world and how to make the world better with that knowledge, and second, how will I further separate my works of fiction from other offerings in their genres without running away from said genres?
Well, that was a Monday.
Sometimes the wind is unfavorable. Today was one of those days that demands relaxation and rest once you come ashore. Rest assured, the journey will continue tomorrow. B well.
Welcome to 2023! How will you be spending your time? How do you even think about that question, and what even is time, anyway? As we begin a new year, time is what’s on my mind. How can I better understand, use, and master my time? Well, some of what I write here will attemptContinue reading “Change-Time”
2022 in Review
Today, I am embarking on a new effort to make full use of this platform to do what I have said I would do many times, but have yet to follow-through on: write and post more regularly, even daily. For someone who feels a deep sense of personal belief that expressing my thoughts to theContinue reading “2022 in Review”
Sorry, but I’m Back!
Hello, whoever you are! We may not know each other and I know I have been away, but make no mistake – I’ve missed you very much. I’ve been pretty busy finally experience the plague that is Covid-19 firsthand and trying to get myself out of a mental and emotional funk of sorts. The goodContinue reading “Sorry, but I’m Back!”
The Finality of Fatalism and the Honor of Hope
Hello, All:I see that I am off my normal schedule. Our times are turbulent and my time to write here is short. What I can say is that I am still writing but the requirements of the project may limit my personal exposure. However, it is a cause I believe in and involves an actionContinue reading “The Finality of Fatalism and the Honor of Hope”
Double Features: Gender and Generalities
What is necessary is to reframe the very idea of gender as less a specific code of conduct and more a very basic generalization with some vague use, especially for the less mindful or worldly.
First Person Fallacy
It’s a journey like everything else, so I might as well say hello to my fellow travelers. That’s how I wan