‘Art’

Starting a gallery. https://designkompany.com/category/gallery/ Sourcing images and stories now. Querying, conversing. Rekindling with dozens, and dozens, of old friends, clients, acquaintances, mentors… and [deleted]. Big thanks to MT for listening […]

Read More

Protected: Immersion

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Protected: Truth is stranger than fiction

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Dear K

K-san, arigatou. That was a good conversation. I was surprised at how consistently you recall different factors that relate to us, to our shared time in that city that we […]

Read More

Protected: Cojournal | On Emotional Wellbeing

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Protected: A state of things

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

To Paris

I had a fun day today. I’m reading tons of stuff online these days since I have time. Most of it is inane chatter, of course. Like this one, below, […]

Read More

August Cojournal | Apply now

Find out more about our interactive writing circle, Cojournal. Which has been going since 2014. Next start dates: August 2, 2021 August 9, 2021 Here’s a link. http://kismuth.com/cojournal Thanks:)

Read More

S P A C E | ‘Aperture of Attention’

I’m curating something new. It’ll be published in August. https://designkompany.gumroad.com/#yRaiTn Papers, Cojournal–these are the spaces where we write, and co-create. I’m enjoying these things. Thank you. You know who you […]

Read More

Protected: Cojournal | Excerpt from SF’s ‘On Narcissism’

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

How to validate someone’s feelings

From: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/emotional-support#takeaway ‘Think about the last time you went through something difficult. You probably wanted to talk to someone about the problem, but you may not have necessarily wanted them […]

Read More

‘Furikake’

Finished up the July set of zines. On sale now is a zine about furikake.  

Read More

Why I make S P A C E

From https://sciencebeta.com/7-signs-true-friendship-real-reason-hard-to-find/ Sociology professor Rebecca G. Adams in a 2012 New York Times article says: “As external conditions change, it becomes tougher to meet the three conditions that sociologists since the […]

Read More

‘Fatigue’

A zine about this. https://designkompany.com/issue-133/ Checkit!:)

Read More

Footnote #35 from Wikipedia’s page on ‘Happiness’

Of note. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happiness#cite_note-140 35. “Some have argued that it is misleading to use ‘happiness’ as a generic term to cover subjective well-being more generally. While ‘subjective well-being’ is more precise, […]

Read More

‘Why don’t you go home to the US, Dipika?’

According to Wikipedia, ‘On April 17, a Walgreens pharmacy in Monroe accidentally gave some people injections of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine.[104]’

Read More

Link | ‘How are you coping in Vietnam, Dipika?’

‘How are you coping in Vietnam, Dipika?’

Read More

5 July | Half-month Cojournal

Write. Write every week. Write with a peer group of no more than 4. Discovering people wherever I go, I find myself always wanting to interconnect us. Maybe because it’s […]

Read More

This is why

‘Why don’t you teach English in Vietnam Dipika?’ ‘No.’ ‘…’ ‘…’ ‘I see.’ ‘Besides, I’d rather create opportunities for work for myself and people whose talents and skills and time […]

Read More

Short and sweet

I’m not sure where to put the piece I want to publish, soonishly, about post post modernism, the Society of the Spectacle, and social sustainability. All of these are thinky-thinky […]

Read More

‘Farther than ever before’

That’s the name of this edition of S P A C E. I have been thinking about that theme of ‘awayness’ for, well, since March 2020 when it became impossible […]

Read More

1.25

I’m excited about something but it’s way too personal to put on this page. So, I’ll talk about it in the Cojournal. Which is the project that Kismuth invented in […]

Read More

In Vietnam

Good morning from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I sent the weekly note out on Tuesday this week to members of the S P A C E the e-mag community. […]

Read More

The end of waiting

If good things come in threes, then today is the day that the third thing landed. If I am understanding this correctly, the border between Cambodia and Vietnam is now […]

Read More

感情

A new thing to say. A new thing to write. Writing it. Today is a writing day.  

Read More

Hello again

Wow. I haven’t been blogging here for a while. I think I got distracted with the zines. The zines at S P A C E. They are winding to a […]

Read More

Protected: Dear V

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Solitude

Tôi biết vì sao cậu đi đến nơi vắng vẻ này I know why you seek solitude  

Read More

Making S P A C E this year starts with this

I’m ready. I’ll talk about this today in the Cojournal Project new space (that those of you who are wondering about it maybe missed the email with the Orientation Packet… […]

Read More

S P A C E | ‘Decolonization’

Probably the biggest thing that I’m working on this season is a set of zines on the topic, ‘Decolonization.’ With M, M, and A, in the cloud. For S P […]

Read More

Protected: Chúc mừng năm mới ✨✨

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Protected: The ‘nParent’

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Vid | How emotional abuse traumatizes us

‘It wasn’t your fault. No one deserves to be treated like this.’  

Read More

Protected: ‘How did you go bankrupt? Gradually then suddenly.’

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Boring AF

Is it any surprise? No. It oughtn’t be.   [deleted]   ‘Boring AF’. It’s dismaying that Boss is using this kind of vocabulary. Then again, it makes me understand, too, […]

Read More

The Book of Feelings II

In the cloud (which I’ve been in since 2013, since I usually collaborate remotely with very creative people all around the world), I’m making stuff. Why the cloud? Why this […]

Read More

Protected: Dear Internet

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Protected: Homesickness

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More

Protected: Nhà

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read More