fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

December 30, 2020

My Favorite Tarot Decks of 2020

I started doing tarot reviews last year and since then, I’ve realized that they’re my absolute favorite thing to review. It’s just so rewarding to really sit with a new...

December 21, 2020

Conf Report: Rubyconf 2020

This is my first individual conference wrap-up post in a while, but after Rubyconf 2020, I felt compelled to write about it. I’ve attended quite a few virtual conferences since...

December 3, 2020

Gem of the Week: axe-core-gems

There are a few reasons why it may not be quite accurate to call axe-core-gems the gem of the week. Well, first, because this is the first “gem of the...

November 9, 2020

Tarot Resources for Apprentices

More than normal lately, folks have been talking to me about wanting to learn tarot and asking me for good resources for beginners. With everything that has been going on,...

October 12, 2020

Scarification Part 2: Solar Branding

I tried scarification for the first time a couple of years ago, using a branding iron, and I documented the healing process in detail. So I wanted to do something...

October 6, 2020

Playing Beat Saber Is Like Doing Magic

I do a lot of magic. I also play a lot of Beat Saber. These two facts about me seem pretty thoroughly unrelated, but the more Beat Saber I play, the more I...

September 28, 2020

Review Roundup, 2020 Edition

Dang, it really has been a long time since I’ve consolidated and shared some of my comics and gaming reviews and interviews. This is probably mainly because the world has...

September 21, 2020

“Uncaged” Accolades!

My involvement with the Uncaged Anthology has been the gift that just keeps on giving. Like, the pleasure of working with Ashley Warren and being part of such a cool...

June 30, 2020

Legal Observing 101

As we near the end of the most intense pride month I have ever lived through, I want to talk a little bit about the anti-police protests we’ve been seeing...

June 22, 2020

Lucid Immersive’s Virtual LARP “The Board” – A Conference Call To Remember

I’ve been doing a lot of gaming since the stay-at-home order went out. Tabletop games translate really well to an online format—it’s easy to play D&D, for instance, over a video...

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