michfireside

Get in Touch

Close Looking with Cal

Close Looking with Cal

A bit ago Callie brought me a rock and we were talking about it, talking about the details of it - a simple observation practice called close looking. While doing this, we got into a debate about the color of it - she said it was grey, and I felt pretty sure it was...

Move Aside, Wes Anderson. Fairfield Porter has entered.

Move Aside, Wes Anderson. Fairfield Porter has entered.

I know, I know. How predictably hipster of me to love Wes Anderson. I'm thinking tonight about ...well, as always, a ton of shit that isn't related but gets woven together in my spaz brain. Just picture me waving my hands in the air, gaping like a drowning fish,...

Prototyping Life

Prototyping Life

I've always loved the idea of systems and routines. I've mentioned before (not that anyone is reading this lol) that I have a history of buying notebooks, planners, books, tools - fully intending to totally transform my life overnight. That's how it works, right? For...

Because You Can’t Not

Because You Can’t Not

I used really struggle with creating things - actually I didn't. I used to just not create things because I was so afraid. I slowly developed the habit, over the past couple of years...and in the past few months, it's shifted to the point where I am creating because I...

Allowing for Bliss

Allowing for Bliss

Yesterday I was feeling off - and I was tempted to call it a loss, curl up and watch Bones. Instead, I decided to get in the car, regardless of how I was feeling, and drive to somewhere. I didn't really care where. I quickly felt better, and we started following...