‘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]’

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

‘How are you coping in Vietnam, Dipika?’

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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感情

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

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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 […]

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Protected: Dear V

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Solitude

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

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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… […]

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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 […]

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Protected: Chúc mừng năm mới ✨✨

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Protected: The ‘nParent’

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Vid | How emotional abuse traumatizes us

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

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

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Protected: Dear Internet

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Protected: Homesickness

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Protected: Nhà

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The anxious avoidant attachment style

Today, I found this. Parents who foster an avoidant attachment with their children frequently discourage the open display of emotions. They distance themselves physically, [and] become upset or angry when […]

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S P A C E | Tokyo

Today was fun. In my mind, I got to take a tour of Japan again. I got to talk about it, go there in my old reminisces, and share—in Japanese. […]

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Far

‘So you’re stuck?’ ‘Stuck is… well stuck isn’t quite the word…’ ‘You can’t leave?’ ‘I mean, I can. But it will cost $2,000 to deal with the hassle of it, […]

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Reality & Trust, Chapter 1 | ‘Homesickness’

Today I’m going to continue some ongoing work to edit and collate the book, Reality & Trust, so as to be able to ready it for a proper release soon. […]

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#111 Empathy

I have been reading this, today. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-25433/15-essential-qualities-of-relationships-that-last.html This is the part about empathy: 5. There’s mutual empathy. Another key quality of a healthy relationship is empathy. Empathy means trying to understand […]

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#110 Joy

What is joy?  Checked out some internet stuff to learn more about this emotion. Joy, according to Merriam-Webster online, is the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by […]

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#109 ‘Are your parents abusive?’

#109 ‘Are your parents abusive?’

Here’s an article to help you find out. https://www.eqi.org/how_to_know_if_your_parents_are_abusing_you.htm This last comment from ‘Susan, Chicago’ is beautiful:

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#108 ‘ It’s easy to feel hopeless when you can’t help someone who is unaware’

‘The good news is that although we can’t force insight on them, we can minimize their impact on us.’

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History of Cojournaling

HISTORY OF A COMMUNITY. Kismuth was the place where I started the first Cojournal, in 2014, at a time when I was just learning how to bring people together virtually […]

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#107 Toxic Social

I have been reading. I found this..

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Protected: #106 ‘Avoid recreating the toxicity’

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#105 Millenialove

From Xavier Young, at: https://loveisconfusing.com/2018/04/04/millennial-relationships-hard/ I liked this article. It’s about rushing around… millienially… when it comes to… relationships.

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#104 Good anger

Found this. Very interesting. A great article for anyone dealing with difficult people who keep trying to erase your reality. Haha.

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#103 Joy

Making people happy. How do you do it? It’s never really easy, is it, to understand the mechanics of doing things in a way that actually resonate meaningfully, if you […]

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#102 How to choose your life partner

Here’s a starter prompt for today. From T. Urban‘s blog, ‘Wait but Why,’ this intriguing anti-mainstream essay on choosing your life partner… Quite a riot.

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