5 min read · May 13th · When people share a space, their collective experience can sprout its own vocabulary, known as a "familect."
During the pandemic, we’ve spent dramatically more time in those quarters, and our in-group slang has changed accordingly.
Familects are a part of the intimate register of language, the way we talk “backstage” with the people we are closest to. They’re our home slang, if you will, where we can be our nonpublic selves in all their weird glory
5 min read · Apr 14th · In spite of the countless note-taking and to-do list apps and software I’ve experimented with over the years, I always come back to writing things down on paper. Though I still use the apps for…
more magic, and power, to be found on the page than on the screen.
Think of the page as being a built-in filter for the stuff floating around in your consciousness