The Prudentialist

Over the Father’s day weekend I went to meet some friends and visit their parish for Vespers and Liturgy. It’s odd when you get to the chance to visit and really improve your understanding of their lives, along side the fact that these are the people that listen to you and what you do content …

Take the H Read More »

I always find it odd when age is front and center when it comes to these varying perspectives. Unless I ask or it comes to me in passing, I usually assume most of the people I talk to when I’m inhabiting this froggish persona are older than me. It is a strange affectation of being …

Could it be more than fandom? Read More »

I don’t think I’ll get over writing about my personal life. I talk often about humanizing ourselves in these spheres of dissident politics, after all, there is a human being behind this Kermit von Metternich profile picture that I use. (An embodiment of Frog Twitter, perhaps?) But given today’s date, I wanted to talk a …

Life for the Now and After Read More »

I’ve had this mish-mash of ideas sitting in my drafts since February, but recent events have moved me to finish this thing out and get my thoughts out there, at least in some form or fashion. The recent phenomena of mass shooting events, taking off especially after Columbine is something that my mid fifties parents …

Despondency and Despair Read More »

I suppose I should begin with a rather simple but also horrifyingly easy question to pose to you all. Is your time online, your screen time, more or less than what it was before 2020? If you live in the West, I know exactly what that answer is. More. If it’s less, congratulations, you’re a …

We’ll Make Do Read More »

Deep within the reactionary mind, lies the shell the of a former selfA youthful and optimistic futurist, in which times forced it upon the shelfAs the internal monologue continues, in an age where it seems to be so rare”How can anyone look at this as progress, and not gleam from it despair?” The shiny toys …

Disappointed Futurist Read More »

Suffice to say things feel well off the mark, no? I mean, if you’re reading this, you probably have a gut feeling that things have been running on fumes for some time. Depending on what kind of person you are, you probably have some tool in your mind, some heuristic that tells you when things …

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Every Monday at work I go on my weekly drive to pick up farebox cash and various driver forms and vehicle maintenance documentation as part of one of the many tasks under my belt. Since Lent has ended, my self imposed abstinence on fast food had also come to a close, which means a quick …

Hometown Longhouse Read More »

Christ is risen from the dead,Trampling down death by deathAnd upon those in the tombsbestowing Life! Today is the day of Resurrection for us in the Orthodox world. It was a day of celebrations long into the night and early morning today, I don’t think I went home and crept into my bed until close …

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As I had mentioned recently, I was stuck doing mandatory Corporate and OSHA Safety Training at my job this last weekend. Despite my complaints on Twitter, it was actually an interesting moment to observe and see just about everyone who works within our small organization. So I thought that I would take the time to …

Observations at OSHA Training Read More »