Leapdragon 2016 - Aron Hsiao Was Here

Serial monogamy.  §

I am preparing to exit from yet another long-term relationship. Eight years here. Five years there. Three years over yonder. This is the stuff life is made of.

I have in the past commented here on the typical Western refusal to contemplate the reality of death. I do that now once again.

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I continue my reading on medieval history. I find that the history of the Crusades is largely misrepresented in the common knowledge and in popular discourse. As with all things in history, it is more complex, and less a question of good and evil, light and dark, than shared sentiment would have us believe.

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When I was small, my favorite color was green. This is becoming my favorite color once again.

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Once the tears and rage are gone, there is nothing left but to get on with it. Life is what it is. And then you die.