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Wednesday September 21, 2022 — Brooklyn, New York

Photo of a large burning cube structure at night, with people surrounding it and watching.

Hello. It’s been a while. Six months, give or take.

Photo of me, Wesley Aptekar-Cassels, wearing a backpacking backpack, making a peace sign, and holding a energy bar.

Photo of a old, knocked over metal silo of some sort, in a very green rural background.

A lot’s happened. I put my stuff in Taipei in storage, and went a lot of places:

Photo of a beautiful waterfall.

Photo of the sky, showing some pink clouds and a contrail, a building featuring a large clock, and foliage.

I don’t really know how to write an update after this long. I fear I may have forgotten how to write in general, or perhaps how to communicate entirely. I suppose bulleted lists are a non-threatening place to start — here are some things I’ve been doing recently:

Photo of a dog sitting in a window grating.

Photo of two figures standing on a cliff overlooking a beach, from behind.

Notable books I read (all recommended): The Dispossessed, Nevada, The Secret Life of Groceries, Figuring, On Immunity, Solitude, Exhalation

Notable TV that I watched (all recommended): How To with John Wilson, The Rehearsal

Photo of a green landscape, with many trees, fog in the background, and slightly cloudy skies.

I will close off with a list of memorable moments:

I’m not really sure what I’m doing now, or where I’m going next. I’ve just been sort of floating along, for the moment. I’m sorry that I’ve been so absent, here and elsewhere. Here’s to figuring it out.