Happy Birthday, Vaughn!

Even though he’s fictional, Vaughn has always felt so real to me. I’ve had people joke before that he’s my grown-up imaginary friend. They aren’t too far off the mark.


Vaughn is the heart and soul of the Blades of Janus, both in terms of writing the series from the reality side and on the fictional side of the world and lives of the characters within. I absolutely adore him.

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Time Can Slip By

Time has been slipping away from me much more than it should. There are so many temptations and distractions, and I’ve become out of practice in avoiding them and in planning for what I want to get done.

I keep hearing my favorite quote from Thoreau ringing in my mind like a bell that’s spurring me to action:

“As if we could kill time without damaging eternity.”

— Henry David Thoreau

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Corn Moon Goals — 2021

Today is the new Corn Moon, and again, I almost missed it. This can only mean one thing.

Something is wrong with my planning system.

I’ve been thinking about this in context with the New Corn Moon and wondering how I can apply the current lunar energy to my dilemma. For me, the Corn Moon is supposed to help me find “what grows corn for me.” What helps my productivity, my happiness, my life? What hinders it?

I think it’s going to come down to perspective.

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