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The Fire Jar

The Fire Jar is a digital zine / newsletter that explores creativity, movement, and learning: Big questions, small prompts, and illustrated thought experiments. Designed to spark curiosity, energy, inspiration, and wonder.

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121: Reader Mailbag (XV)

Your responses re: process and outcomes.

121: Reader Mailbag (XV)
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120: Recap (XII)

On reconciling process and outcome(s).

120: Recap (XII)
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119: Fitness and Longevity

On the value of positive examples.

119: Fitness and Longevity
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118: NYC Comics

Drawings from an old sketchbook.

118: NYC Comics
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117: Playlist (III)

A wide-ranging mix of music (34 min).

117: Playlist (III)
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116: Hidden Mindfulness

Embedded software meditations.

116: Hidden Mindfulness
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115: Past-Future

A mindful movement prompt.

115: Past-Future
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114: Upper Body (Advanced)

Shoulders and core. Challenging.

114: Upper Body (Advanced)
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113: Erica Interview (II)

A conversation with Erica Zendell (2/2).

113: Erica Interview (II)
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112: Erica Interview (I)

A conversation with Erica Zendell (1/2).

112: Erica Interview (I)
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111: Reader Mailbag (XIV)

Your responses re: metrics and growth.

111: Reader Mailbag (XIV)
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110: Recap (XI)

Reflections on growth and "scale".

110: Recap (XI)
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109: Ambition vs. Curiosity

On replacing ambition with curiosity.

109: Ambition vs. Curiosity
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108: Reader Mailbag (XIII)

Your responses to "creative checklist".

108: Reader Mailbag (XIII)
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107: Creative Checklist

How to do creative work (notes to self).

107: Creative Checklist
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106: Reader Mailbag (XII)

Your responses re: living a "good life".

106: Reader Mailbag (XII)
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105: Parenting Thoughts II

The little guy teaches us a lot.

105: Parenting Thoughts II
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104: Leaping Cats

A slow motion movement study.

104: Leaping Cats
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103: Reader Mailbag (XI)

Your responses re: knowledge ≠ action.

103: Reader Mailbag (XI)
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102: New Year

Wishing you a great start to 2022.

102: New Year