Duende45: Late blooming
I'll be honest, this week has been tough. There are moments when I question why I keep writing. These moments
Duende44: Talking out of school
I am staking my claim in the ground. Planting my flag. This is happening, and I am part of it.
Duende43: Dig a grave
One of my foremost memories is of my pet budgie "Cecil". He was a slender green and yellow bird. He
Duende42: The duende of writing.
But why have the Lorcian fight in the first place? What is it that compels us, as a species, to
Russian psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik was out for lunch with her colleagues in Berlin. They were fascinated by the waiter's ability
Duende40: Think like Monet
In Dunde39, we explored not only the beauty of stupidity, but of breaking down ideas to core units so that
Duende39: In Admiration of Stupid
I'm a big fan of stupid. Big big big fan.
Someone can always find the epitome of stupid with the
Duende38: Bridges as metaphors for metaphors
The solstice has come and gone. The earth will shift on the 23.4 degrees axis back towards the equinox.
Duende37: The skill of being skillful
Aristotle once wrote that "we become builders by building and we become harpists by playing the harp." He was referring
Duende36: Think like a grandmaster
There is a moment, early in Walter Tevis' novel 'The Queen's Gambit', when young Beth Harmon is learning chess from