Reversing Pangaea

Everything was perfect, picturesque even, on that clear August morning. Now, in retrospect, I recognize that idyllic beauty as masterful irony, as if God Himself, only half-concealing a grin, had said, “Look here, a prime sunrise for you in…

Wisdom Teeth, Hazy Skies, Twilight Sleep

My wisdom teeth have been impacted for a very long time. For the past few days, I'd been having a hell of a time deciding if this constant headache, stuffy nose, and sore throat were a result of allergies, a head cold, or if it was my…

This.cm: Minimalist Social Media?

Update: Like anything decent in this world (turntable.fm, Grooveshark, etc), This.cm has shut down. Back to the drawing board... See the related blog post HERE. Have you ever been posted an article online and said "This." in agreement?…

The House From Hell

It's amazing how much a house can affect you so deeply. A little over a year ago, my wife and I made the decision to move out of our one-bedroom apartment and into a much larger three-bedroom house on the other end of town. Big. Mistake.  …

I Don’t Understand Life

Every once in a while I get this indescribable feeling where my brain goes into freak-out mode for just a split second, and it puts me on the verge of having a panic attack. It’s happened a few times over the years, usually after I start…

To the City and Back Again

To the City and Back Again I lived with my parents--in the same small town, on the same street, in the same house--for twenty years. To me, packing up and moving away was just something that happened in movies and during the 70's. This…
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