It’s a Thin Line… between Gratitude and Complacency.

Coming off a three-day weekend during which I (in addition to other household chores)..... -Did a deeper than usual cleaning (DP helped) and bought new pillows to combat recent allergy flares-Did a ton of stretching and other exercising to combat my chronic, undiagnosed-despite-x-ray-and-rheuma-visit back problems, which also alternate between being tailbone, trap, pec, elbow, and... Continue Reading →


You broke my heart, girl,All those years later,The way you malignedHow we once basked togetherIn our primal state,Hair like streamers,Commune of the crimson lipstick.You talked like a savior Sprung you from a gangOr scrubbed you clean of a cult; You talked like spirits had been to blame,Like evil had been in us - when really,That... Continue Reading →


I don't know you, so this means nothing, but I'll be damned if I don't recognize a pattern, familiar, a Mandelbrot. As I write this, I'm listening to music improvised, stumbling, in a church. As I write this, I'm thinking how angry I got watching him cut up bone-in chicken last night with cooking scissors... Continue Reading →

Identity Matters.

A couple reflections on the delicate thing that is self-perception. Since I began wearing wigs for universal autoimmune hair loss in 2017, I have consistently maintained a strict visual delineation between my work self and my, shall we say, unshackled self. Yes, there are practical reasons that one’s work wig of choice might be plainer,... Continue Reading →


2. PHYSICS a property of matter by which it continues in its existing state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, unless that state is changed by an external force It is not customary for me to use this website for traditional, plainspoken journaling about the nuts and bolts of everyday life. Typically... Continue Reading →

Someone I know professionally didn't show up to work this morning and was reported missing. By the end of the workday she was located safe. Apparently there was a text message this morning that was cause for alarm. So while (thankfully) there is no longer immediate danger, there are still unknowns. Something is still amiss.... Continue Reading →


-A guy on YouTube who at first sounds like he's going to worship the free market zags and says, yeah, the market's gonna do what it's gonna do, and your stuff is gonna suck if you try to anticipate what the market wants and design your sh*t to pander to it, so you've gotta make... Continue Reading →

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