One of the changes in the latest version of equivocality is the removal of the 9rules leaf from my footer, marking my official departure from the network.
The community served me well in the past, and I’m proud to say that 9rules introduced me to many awesome people — Dave Seah, Edrei Zahari, Nils Geylen, Joe Lencioni to name a few — some of whom I’ve been lucky enough to meet in person, and others I still hope to meet one day. I can say that just knowing them has made my time with the community worth it, even if I got nothing else out of it.
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Everything one does in life is a choice.
Assuming that other people want to make certain choices is presumptuous. Believing that someone should make certain choices is judgmental.
Giving advice based on that is insulting. Doing so without being asked is rude.
One day I’d like to pick up an instrument with a bigger range (than a ukulele), and start writing my own material. It’d be even better if I could form a duo with a person I was romantically involved with, like The Dresden Dolls or Wild Strawberries.
Sometimes The Dresden Dolls play extended versions of their songs at concerts. The way they interact reveals such intimacy. In each face, you can see how they’re completely lost to the music in those moments of dissonant bliss, but they’re lost together. From body language alone, they read each other for timing, volume, and intensity, until they feel where the other is going by instinct. That kind of chemistry is rare, and it’d be amazing to be able to share that with someone.