My Thoughts

Moving…

It’s one of the greatest stressors in life, along with getting married and having a baby. Despite that, I’ve moved quite a bit over my life, even to another country. Now I’m at it again. This time it’s Tennessee. I’m pretty excited about the move—returning to large, green trees is something my soul’s been craving for a long while—but it still comes with its stress. There’s the packing, organizing, more packing, wrapping, packing, bubble wrap,…

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Change

My friend and I were chatting the other day, once again solving the world’s problems. This time the topic was our deteriorating climate, when he finally says, “Yeah, I get it. We put ourselves in a bad spot. How do we fix it?” I grew up in the 80’s and graduated high school in 1994 when we had to chisel our homework on concrete slabs. During that era, being a bully (to some extent) wasn’t…

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Philosophical Rantings

This is an insight to the mind of James Eyler. Not that it’s a very welcoming mind, or terribly exciting; however, it’s an insight nonetheless. What follows is a thread of thought that I had while in a graduate level philosophy class in 2014. Personality Personality = what differentiates one person from another, without considering the physical body—memories, likes, dislikes, morals, beliefs, personal taste, mannerisms, etc. Many people identify themselves with their personality, and cannot…

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The Slow Restart

I’d started this whole blog venture a while back in order to log my path to publication. The bad news is that my website got a cold and I lost everything. But at least I can still log my path to publication! A few months back I’d pushed away from my series War of Ages as I took a good hard look at myself, asking those impossible questions meant to propel someone into self-discovery/understanding. In…

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My Site Was Hacked!

You know that feeling you get when you go to show someone your website and it redirects you to some random malware site? Thankfully the hacker/virus only deleted everything I’d written since I started the website so I could start over from scratch and do it all right this time. Almost ten years of hard typing, sitting ’til my ass was sore, and sometimes going hours without coffee. All joking aside, losing all my content was…

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