Welcome to the New Flannel Enigma I hope you enjoy. –Tim Truxell (aka the Flannel Enigma) A Brief History This is the sixth iteration of Flannel Enigma, and I think
Things Everyone Should Do
Tiny Changes Make a Difference
Yes, this refers to the late lead singer of Frigtened Rabbit, who sadly left us by his own hand a few years ago. However, his song has become an organization to help with mental health issues–TinyChanges.org. This refers to everything: most recently to voting but also making yourself heard on things you care about (see NotUnmindful.org).
Listen to More Records
In this age of shuffling using Apple Music or Spotify, something has been lost I think. There’s nothing like listening to a good album from beginning to end. Bonus points for non-digital music include the liner notes, which are an art form in and of themselves. Just take a look at the inner sleeve of “Fables of the Reconstruction.”
My preference is poetry and non-fiction currently, but reading is essential to improving one’s comprehension of the world–and it is fun and rewarding at the same time. I’ll be posting updates on my reading as I go, perhaps with some commentary.