“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
A Coder Once More
Back in the mud
I'm making round things at Pottery Northwest. I need more dirtbag friends. Wanna come with 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.
Secret Rainforest Wedding
On November 20, 2021, a humble party of humans drove several hours and trekked into the rainforest. There, on a big flat rock behind the roots of a fallen tree, sheltered by the forest canopy and witnessed by a handful of our closest friends, Evan Bucy and I were married. Evidence of the Event
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.