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Endorphins: a ramble about exercise and depression

Photo: soybean field along the Blue Mound bike trail, on the north edge of Luverne. Earlier this week, I bumped into this article from the Atlantic Monthly, circa 2014, one of those random reposts that pop up in one's Twitter feed. Now, I'm sort of a skeptic about articles like this, and not at all … Continue reading Endorphins: a ramble about exercise and depression

In Which I Have Done the Thing. No, really. I mean it.

For approximately the fifteenth time in two months, I deleted my social media accounts. I opted to make no announcements, no fanfare, no countdown (Except for here. Ahem.). I went ahead and pulled the plug after spending a good chunk of last evening watching an hour-long video of Jaron Lanier (that I can't link to … Continue reading In Which I Have Done the Thing. No, really. I mean it.

2017

  “I am going to make it through this year If it kills me…” -“This Year”, The Mountain Goats   This was the year that began with a looming new presidency that I wasn’t entirely excited about (to be honest, moderately terrified) and a profound sense of disappointment with my nation. This was the year … Continue reading 2017