Essay – Farewell to Hydroponics

Every year, generally for the first essay of the year, I do a piece about my hydroponics system. I purposefully delayed the essay this year because it’s going to be a bit different.

This is probably the last time I’m doing an essay about all the hydroponic plants because they’re all going away.…

Essay – A Change of Plans

For a while, now, since late summer of 2023, I’ve been planning on traveling with Blaze to do the Hadrian’s Wall walk. It mostly follows the old Roman wall built across the narrowest portion of England.

I’ve bought books for it.…

Essay – All About Brisket

I’ve been on the carnivore diet for about six months now. I continue to feel amazing, with lots of brain and energy.

However, just having meat all the time, every day, can get a little monotonous. I’ve really had to up my seasoning, rubs, and cooking game.…

Essay – Having Brain. Again.

I went on the carnivore diet about six months ago. About two months in, I suddenly had brain again, was able to write as I had been in the before times. My daily word count has gone back to 3000 words a day, instead of 1500 a day.…

Essay – Dealing With Distractions

Honestly, I’m not that great at dealing with distractions in my life. When I have a writing habit going, you would think it would be easier. Particularly since I’m loving the book I’m currently writing. (Have I mentioned how much fun this cultivator book is?…

Essay – Writing Short

Earlier this week, Blaze and I went out to breakfast and started talking writing and publishing.

I know, y’all are so surprised at that.

In addition to talking over some of the things that we are planning on doing next year, we got onto the subject of craft.…

Essay – That Carnivore Thang

I’ve been on a carnivore diet for about six months now. Still going strong. Figured I’d report in on what’s happening with it.

First of all, I’m not what I would call 100% carnivore. I figure on any given day I consume between 90-95% of my calories from meat and meat by-products, like eggs and the occasional bit of cheese.…

Essay – On Starting Over

Fall is definitely in the air around here. It’s been beautiful. The days are nice and warm, sunny and beautiful, while the nights are crisp and chilly. Leaves are starting to change, brilliant reds and golds peeping out amongst the green.