Marcus Aurelius was sitting in a horse carriage when he had an ingenious idea.

“Is it something that you feel?”

His Lieutenant looked down and out the window no longer wanting to make eye contact, but Marcus was unperturbed. The movement of the horse carriage lulled them along. The battle scars fresh on their faces, fatigue setting into the shallows of their bones; Marcus looked Continue reading

Sauna vs Steam Room

The similarities between a sauna and a steam room can be reasonably understood as the difference between swimming in the ocean and walking to the beach.

A sauna is more quiet. More like a log cabin; more like a very hot log cabin where people sit around loosely draped by borrowed towels. There is a community inside a sauna. There is a quiet harmony inside a sauna. And if you’re looking for a place of solitude, well, I’m not so sure that is the best place to go because it’s hard to keep a singular train of thought. Continue reading