“There's only one rule that I know of, babies--God damn it, you've got to be kind. ” —Kurt Vonnegut
“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. ”— Rumi
“The man who is really serious, with the urge to find out what truth is, has no style at all. He lives only in what is. ”— Bruce Lee
“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy. ”— Friedrich Nietzsche
“A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having.”— Emma Goldman
“If you have been, then continue to and don't even think of stopping. ”— Kurt Vonnegut
I AM NOW A MASTER
Year last I quit my fancy programming career and went back to school. This spring, I graduated with honors from the Master of Jurisprudence Program in the Law School of the University of Washington, with a focus on social justice.
Hire Me to Edit, Proofread, or Copywrite
Is there a tedious, word-oriented task you dread, such as proofreading, creating copy for your website or writing class descriptions? Do you need constructive feedback on a writing project? I love that stuff. Hire me.
Lindy hop is an African-American dance form that represents the pinnacle of human creative achievement. A mixture of European partner dancing and African American jazz vernacular, it co-evolved with jazz during the 20s and 30s to create a perfect partnership of movement and music.
I am learning to play the upright bass. It is much too big and has no frets.
The Human Method
One of the most vital and important things we can do in these dark times is communicate with each other, and I find that is one of the hardest and scariest things to do. Here is a guide I use when talking to people with wildly differing world views.
How to Dance
I am writing a book about dancing. You've probably heard the saying, "How you do anything is how you do everything". This book is an exploration of everything, through the lens of lindy hop. If you're interested in either lindy hop or everything, you may find this book interesting.