I’ll admit it. I was not a cool kid growing up. Far from it.
We were confined to the closet in a home I knew well. It changed owners often and I visited with every new iteration. This was round 3 in the rotation and the oddest one yet. The girl of the house, the oldest one, was a year my junior. Her father was a cop and her […]
What happens when you encounter something that was once only text on a webpage?
My life is a series of peaks and valleys. Years pass with months of utter bliss dotting the seasons. Slowly these golden hues of happiness lose out to a more solemn and colorless gray. This proceeds further until all color is sapped. To rise from the numb security of sleep is an assault on the […]
Time exists outside of our control. Its influence on us is linear, unidirectional. We are helpless to do much beyond follow it into the future. This unforgiving march means that every experience we share will one day be lost in the journey time forces upon us. To bear with such things, the self-aware must become […]
I once loved this holiday. I still do, in fact. The reason for the warm feelings comes from the temporal significance the holiday season carries. Every year, like clockwork, old decorations are restored to their places, familiar treats warm our bellies, and music older than most of us fills our ears. Christmas lives off of […]
A break from our regular programming. Whatever that turns out to be is still a mystery. Bear with me as I gather my bearings and search for the niche I belong to. Until then, here’s some opinions about the current climate crisis.
Sometimes inspiration for the most obscure forms of prose can strike you in a moment of vulnerability. In those moments, when you’re merely lying on your preferred side waiting for sleep to take you, the words reveal themselves to you against the blackness of your mind. You pull out your phone and open the app […]
If you want to make a good impression, allow me to share with you tried and true secrets of my own. Use these and you will blend effortlessly with the locals.
You look at yourself in the mirror and notice the imperfections that stare back. Some days they seem more minute. Other days show them as loud leads in a play, hollering for everyone’s attention.