So then, here we are, smack in the middle of "the holidays." Such a bizarre state of affairs to approach this season for the second year in a row with the pandemic trending upwards, and every day, more and more and more and more... everything else seems to be trending downwards. You know things like … Continue reading The Holidays
They're really nothing special to look at. In fact I probably haven't opened them more than a handful of times in the past 34 or so years. I mentioned the older of the two to a couple of friends not too long ago, it's the one with the unsightly stain of unknown origin. The newer … Continue reading Two Notebooks
Well, what do you know? I was beginning to think that through some sort of mysterious other-worldly spell or ritual we were going to get stuck somewhere in the year. Not Groundhog's Day, obviously, as that motif is a little sleepy, but some odd other day, October 3rd perhaps. But no. We're gettin' outta hea', … Continue reading Wait… today is the last day of 2020?
Today I'm going to do something in this blog post that I don't usually do. I'm going to be honest. And yes, I know how that sounds and what it implies, so before we get into it, I'm almost positive that I've never told a lie in a blog post and I strive for honesty … Continue reading Honesty
This is Bjorn. He's happy to meet you. Bjorn sits on the corner of my laptop while I work and he sticks his yellow tongue out at me. Before I tell you his story I should warn you that if hearing about people's struggles with mental illness are upsetting or distasteful to you, then this … Continue reading Meet Bjorn