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Jason S. Canon

Writer and solivagant. When not discussing himself in the third person he's usually reading or tinkering in the woodshop.

The Amish Farmer and the Fourth of July

One cheer for the geriatric republic.

The Amish Farmer and the Fourth of July

Nine Observations on Two Weeks Without Food*

Finally saw an ab. Wasn't worth it.

Nine Observations on Two Weeks Without Food*

New Comments + Tell Me What to Write

Bringing this site up to 2004 standards.

New Comments + Tell Me What to Write

After Conceit, Conversation

In which I find a less combative approach to scholarship.

After Conceit, Conversation

Worthwhile: Self-Storage + Sinatra’s Comeback + Japanese Lost and Found

A weekly compendium of good links and other fare.

Worthwhile: Self-Storage + Sinatra’s Comeback + Japanese Lost and Found

"What have you got to show for it?"

A lesson in gratitude upon changing the clocks.

"What have you got to show for it?"

Twitter, Warfare, and the Imagined Rival

What I've learned from treating interlocutors as, well, human.

Twitter, Warfare, and the Imagined Rival

Worthwhile: Loving Attention + Superrich Happiness

A weekly compendium of good links and other fare.

Worthwhile: Loving Attention + Superrich Happiness

This Week: 🇺🇦

Silence and solidarity.

This Week: 🇺🇦

Winning Won't Make Us Happy

We were raised to be ambitious, and we're letting it destroy us.

Winning Won't Make Us Happy