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Nov 2, 2023Liked by James Taylor Foreman

"I want to have my feet in the dirt and my head in the stars. Yeah, the stars here are dim and the dirt is covered in concrete – but, like I said, the more I get over myself, the more I like having something hard to do."

This was awesome. Great essay Taylor! Really enjoyed the read :)

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"Because as Aquinas says, every choice is a renunciation. Every bagel eaten is a McMuffin foregone. Every moment of Netflix binged is a mountain unclimbed."

Life is Moby Dick and we are the spermaceti.

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Dec 8, 2023Liked by James Taylor Foreman

this made me lol "He does his own stunts; he doesn’t see his own kids." also wwtf thank you for the shoutout I did not know that was there

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Nov 10, 2023Liked by James Taylor Foreman

This was a trip, in a good way. Well done Taylor.

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"I’ve been adding some dirt to my life." Love the sentiment, and this piece which escapes sentimentality and aims for a truth. I'd much rather stare at dim stars than load a Uhaul, too.

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Your encouragement and help on this was key. Thank you.

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Nov 1, 2023Liked by James Taylor Foreman

I really want to see you perform this piece on stage somewhere!

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Ha! Someone contact The Moth...

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Totally agree. The Moth in L.A comes to mind.

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