I think every person can probably place themselves on some type of Kinsey-esque scale on which one side would be those who saw themselves as “VERY RELIGIOUS” and on the other side would be those that were “VERY SCIENTIFIC.” It is arguably this assumed separation between the two that has kept people Read More
Brace yourself. Shit is about to get real.
My name is Jason Paul Krech, I am of sound mind and body. I’m almost completely sober having just sat down to finalize this blog post and have poured myself a Rye on the rocks Read More
I’ll start by admitting a fault of mine — I have a terrible memory when it comes to milestone events, the details about my history, etc. when it comes to friends and loved ones. Some people remember every nuanced detail…the entirety of each possible answer to who, what, when, where, why, and how. I remember broad strokes and imagery but my emotions about those moments are just as real.
I start with this explanation because I’ve spent about 20 days or so trying to remember how and when Lindsay Read More
I finally had the birthday cry I was expecting related to my dad not being around. I have Mumford & Sons “Tompkins Square Park” to thank for it. It’s a beautiful song, the album Read More
My cousin Alison taught me a lot about being an individual, loving yourself, showing grace in response to difficult situations, and perhaps most importantly Read More
I try to be thoughtful as I consume various media (TV, books, movies…if I can stay awake through one, magazines…whatever), I try to take note of those I find particularly meaningful or poignant to me. So I’m introducing a new section which I’ll call “They Said It Better” and will feature cited quotes I think explain, define, describe, or clarify some of the many topics that will unfold in the time to come.
So here’s our first one, covering the nature of infinity from the book (and movie) The Fault In Our Stars (Book by John Green). The minute I heard this said in the movie, I was gob smacked. Rereading it today, equally so.
[PREFACE: Some will be surprised that I consider myself a person of faith…or even I care about or struggle with understanding faith at all. Most people, I have found, understand faith as one of two things: Read More