If you’re unwilling to take care of your dog at the crag, kindly leave them at home.Read more "Leave Fido At Home"
Personally, I jounce around between all sorts of metaphors for life, but one I keep coming back to is life-as-cartography.Read more "The Cartographic Life"
Fun as it may look to scramble around on the walls of your local cave, the risk of causing irreparable damage is just too high.Read more "Climbers, Please Help Protect Caves"
We all know Earth’s gravity is balanced out by opposite forces. Otherwise the planet would implode and become a black hole. What if we focused as much on the outward pressures as we did on the inward ones?Read more "On Gravitational Gestalt Shifts"
A day of sorting agricultural materials leads to an introductory foray into the land of entropy.Read more "Farming Versus Entropy"
If you really think about it, all this adventuring is pretty darn rediculous.Read more "Pitfalls Of Adventure Media, Part 1: Taking Yourself Too Seriously"
For those of us concerned with conserving relics of ancient cultures, drawing lines around what needs protecting is indispensable. How do we defend the boundaries we create?Read more "Drawing Lines Between Graffiti And Cultural Treasures"
Humanity’s collective mind has devised all manner of theories about the true nature of reality. How do we adjudicate between them? What if we can’t?Read more "Holding True, Come What May"
The explanatory power of classical Economic theory is often overblown. Even so there are some tidbits that can help us make better decisions. One such tidbit is the notion of “opportunity costs.”Read more "You Could Be Doing Something Else"
Frivolous as our comings and goings on this planet may be, we can’t help but infuse them with great meaning. Trouble is, sometimes the significance we bestow is toxic.Read more "Metaphors We Climb By"