The authorative source of the firsthand thoughts of a lumpy, hairy meat sack called Carlos. Lately, they’ve been about gaming, wellbeing and a third secret thing. 1 month since the last thought. Subscribe to the feed .


  • In which I have a conversation with myself about aging.

    On Gratitude

  • In which I start on the next full-sleeve tattoo.

    Tattoo #11

  • In which I share a non-authoritative list of the things that are currently sparking joy.

    Spinning The Joy Wheel

  • In which I reflect on 2023 with all of its ups, downs, and sideways.

    Year-in-Review 2023

  • In which I make the annual Christmas card and manage to get everyone’s feet in it.

    A Very Verdant Christmas

  • In which I stop measuring my Venn diagram of physical, mental and social well-being through very shallow lenses.

    The End of the Vitruvian Man

  • In which Past-Present-Future-Carlos fold into a brief moment and reassure each other that they will be okay.

    You’ll Be Okay

  • In which I try to contain my boredom about Bethesda’s Starfield.

    Shortcomings of Starfield

  • In which I let you know that I’m still alive, and what I’ve been doing lately.

    Screenshot Sunday


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