It is often felt that Death is the ultimate Destination.
But what if it isn’t? What if there is another journey, one that it endless, one traveled through by dreams?
- Omnipresent Boundary by Robert Rich , B. Lustmord from the album Stalker.
- Endless Falls by Loscil from the album Endless Falls.
- Transference From the Void by Funerary Call from the album Fragments from the Aethyr.
- I guess I have to move on, right? by Man an Ocean from the album Fields/Hurricanes.
- Step into the Other World by Oresund Space Collective from the album Give your Brain a rest from the Matrix.
- Black Horizon by Kuato from the album The Great Upheaval.
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I don’t have a lot of rituals. I have a few patterns, like my morning routine, but they aren’t filled with any meaning. They are functional patterns, designed to take me from initial State A to End State B with an efficient number of steps, established through many years of practice and slow, gradual, mostly subconscious modification.
But tonight I picked up chestnuts. Honest-to-God, 100% edible, roastable-just-like-the-song chestnuts. And I will roast them, probably Thursday night, and I will eat them. And it will be ritual, a welcoming sign of the Christmas season approaching. Continue reading