D.T. Pennington

Writer – Photographer – Creative Coach

Author: dtpennington

  • Tulum Trash

    Tulum Trash

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was hanging onto the back seat, and I could feel her clench everything down whenever I hit a bump. So, easy does it. We’re in Mexico…

  • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

    Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

  • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes, misery loves company. This has sat in drafts for a while. I wasn’t sure how to approach the idea of “everyone’s having a tough go,…

  • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any new business idea is securing the domain name. The result was a lot of clever domain names that were registered even though they never went…

  • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways of coping with it. Early on, I had a notebook that I would keep in addition to all of the other notebooks to jot down…

  • Half-Baked

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The Trash of Tulum. It’s everywhere, so much so that it seems like a normal part of the landscape. It’s the indicator of a town collapsing…

  • On: Scotch Whisky and Head Colds

    On: Scotch Whisky and Head Colds

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    Yes, I wanted to go. I had the genetic right to see what this land was all about! I wanted my own pictures of copper stills and peat fields! I wanted to nurse my own hangovers and wash the taste of smoky, peated belches from my mouth with imported Italian espresso and a quick bite…

  • Your Apps Are Worthless

    Your Apps Are Worthless

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    The more apps I use, the more things I need to tend, the less energy I have to write/ read/ nap/ think/ whatever. Think of it like “app zero.”

  • The Gallery Next Door

    The Gallery Next Door

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    Show me what you are. Don’t wait to pick up on a clue of something you think I might like – I’d rather you show me what you’re into. Let it be strange, let it be weird, let it be normal, just let it be. Find the stuff that speaks for you and collect every…

  • Entertained to the Death of It

    Entertained to the Death of It

    • Tulum Trash

      Tulum Trash

      I had to nose the ATV gently through the gutter that had formed in the middle of the dirt road. I would have raced right through it, but Carly was…

    • Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Spending 2024 with Infinite Jest – Notes on the first readthrough.

      Four months, one reading. And I’m not finished yet! Time to flip this over and see what else it can tell me.

    • Create More Than You Consume. Much More. Exponentially More.

      “It actually makes me feel better knowing you’re not doing so great.” This line comes from one of my friends, but there’s no reason to take offense. As it goes,…

    • Consolidation to Reduce Anxiety

      Too many apps. Too many profiles. Too many inboxes. Not enough of the right attention going to the right places. The joke used to be: the first step to any…

    • I Am Bad at Sharing Ideas

      I came across On Idea Hoarding. Damnit, it’s me. Stop hoarding your best ideas. Just put them out there, immediately. This isn’t a new problem, I just have horrible ways…

    • Half-Baked

      The gist: ideas shouldn’t be hoarded. More info here. As ideas get a little more action, I will give them their own page and link to it. You’re welcome. The…

    The viewers of Entertainment can’t look away and their bodies rot while they watch TV. Why read a book when you can scroll through Instagram? Why read the history of the news report when the headline gives you just enough to keep up at social hour? Why have a salad when you can get the…