Easter Reasons to Be Thankful for My Weirdos
[Tiny Little Explanatory Note: So, it was recently brought to my attention that I’m doing nearly all my internet interactions on social media these days, and that folks who have chosen (typically for excellent mental health reasons) not to be on the Socials are receiving only radio silence from Yours Truly. Therefore, I’ve made the perhaps bizarre decision to double post. That which appears on my Instagram and Facebook pages shall heretofore appear here on … Continue Reading “Easter Reasons to Be Thankful for My Weirdos”
How to Express a Cat Bladder: Thoughts on Surviving Winter
I’ve found, as a writer, that two things are very important. They’re fundamentals. They’re building blocks upon which everything else rests. They are: 1. Consistency. And 2. Relevancy.
Which is why, obviously, I’m writing here for the first time in four months and also why I’ve picked the topic of Kitten Urine to discuss. Because what’s more timely than dropping off the face of the writing world for Many Months and picking it back up … Continue Reading “How to Express a Cat Bladder: Thoughts on Surviving Winter”
Thoughts on Funerals, Beer, Cigs, and Death. It Is What It Is.
I plan my father’s funeral often, which maybe ought to be awkward since he’s still very much alive, but somehow isn’t awkward because it’s a pasttime we share.
I’ve yelled lots of yells at my father for choosing his funeral songs too early–Amazing Grace to be played on the bagpipes (and have you ever heard the bagpipes played in close quarters inside a small church? because I have and our sweet baby Jesus did not … Continue Reading “Thoughts on Funerals, Beer, Cigs, and Death. It Is What It Is.”
An Abridged List of Recent Failures
I feel like…
I feel like it’s important to write, like, DURING the failures, you know? In the midst of them. Before anything is fixed or resolved. Because that’s the space we sit in sometimes, and it seems silly to me–perhaps even dangerous–to share just the wins. Sharing only the wins creates a false narrative. It makes folks think winning is the norm rather than the truth which is that most of us… dare I … Continue Reading “An Abridged List of Recent Failures”