The upside-down speaks change. Faded pinks and greens in the 6:00 sun bearing down, Dust particles lazy galaxies in spring wind, Jumping at a little noise, So deep was my concentration then.
Heady magic waves breaking at the corners of vision into integers, into dots and commas the pull towards the edges sits heavy in my chest with my arms light and tingling one eye pounding, one shoulder cocked ache in the wrist from another life gravity the deceiver, space the liar we are all grounded here,… Continue reading Something Deeper
I find that when I write I often keep a layer of remove from myself, reworking, remolding, analyzing as I go. Each sentence loses a little shimmer from this process. Like every thought must be handled by rough, appraising hands. Ideas like produce at a supermarket. Once bruised by a cold, appraising shopper, then forever damaged and… Continue reading Silencing one’s self
I do love to extol the virtues of meditation, especially when performed on a daily basis. I am never more in love with the world than when I have been sitting regularly for a good 20 minutes and really committing to it. As usual, I started the semester a bit stronger than where I’m currently… Continue reading Meditation
First post-ARR impressions As I got into more advanced content in FFXIV, I was getting exhausted playing WHM. I beat the game with an awesome party we gathered from the Party Finder with min-ilvl, and 2 DPS ended up dropping…it was so intense! Raid healing uses totally different dynamics than 4-man Light Parties, and frankly… Continue reading FFXIV Trials: Ifrit (HM), Garuda (HM), and Titan (HM)
I have some fond memories of recovering from a grueling fall semester while laying about in pajamas crafting decks and playing matches online in Scrolls. I’ve been thinking about that time a lot lately, and consequently have been digging up old hobbies (like this blog). So I decided to look up what was new with… Continue reading The Curious Case of Scrolls
So I’ve been leveling up my WHM by just working through ARR content and finally got to the Garuda fight. After watching a number of videos, I was convinced that we’d have at least a few wipes before the clear. She has a lot of tough mechanics to pull off as a group. It’s not… Continue reading Garuda cleared on first attempt! (WHM perspective)