Thinking of the fantasy of ancient technology that seems magical, otherworldly, its origins shrouded by history, its workings and making lost to time.

Thinking about the ways its use as a trope tends to go to great lengths to imagine it in a way that's external and unfamiliar.

Papermaking is an ancient technology. No one I knew growing up had the faintest idea how it was made. We used it every day.

Riverside 🏞 Camp

A small place for friends to gather, quiet without being isolated. A place for being creative, or playful, or just human.