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2015: Weeks 8 + 9 = The Will to Coffee

It seems fitting that a harried post conflating two weeks into one, would have something to do with coffee. I know I should give this substance up. I know that … Continue reading


2015 Week 7: Bye Cookie, My Old Friend ….

I had this idea for a personal photo project. My Dad is going through all the things hidden away in the crawl space of his house, and is getting rid … Continue reading


2015 Week 6: The River is a Circle

  I remember sitting by the river years ago. A friend had just died. I sat there staring at the river, wondering: how can it just keep flowing like that? … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

2015 Week 5: It’s all in the Wrapping

  Hump day ends with a burger. A squished, sloppy, all-in-one, nutritionally-scary, quicky meal, wrapped in a pale, partially-translucent, square of waxed paper. Paraffin paper! — the parchment is a … Continue reading

February 4, 2015

2015 Week 4: The Joker is an American Innovation

  From my Knaves of Charlemagne Card Deck: “The four suits (hearts, clubs, spades, and diamonds) originated in France in the late 1400s…. In early games, the Kings were always … Continue reading

January 28, 2015

2015 Week 3: Dog is Love

  “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” —Robert Louis Stevenson * * * (No matter what … Continue reading

January 21, 2015

2015 Week 2: A Picture Paints 1000 Words (or More!)

This week’s photo is not by me. It’s a photo OF me. Me and Rosie the Beautiful Farm Dog. A humble, low-res, snapshot, taken by my teammate with her cell … Continue reading

January 14, 2015

2015 Week 1: Containment

Well, week one of the new year was a bit full. Life she surged forward, and life she dragged my hapless emotions along with her. There was the bizarre guilt-ridden … Continue reading

January 5, 2015

Time to Lay a New Egg

2015 is upon us! and January 1st seems a good time to hatch a new plan. Thus have I changed this website to better showcase a new journey. I’ve changed … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Picking up my Guitar (and Getting back to Me)

I picked up my guitar today. I don’t really know how to play it. My parents gave it to me for my 21st birthday. I’d been taking lessons for a … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 5 Comments

Project 365 Days 11 – 24: Hey, Post About Perfectionism – Your Title Sucks

One of the most interesting things about working through this 365-day photo project is the effect it’s had on me psychologically. Or emotionally. Or however you want to characterize it. … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Project 365 Days 5 – 10: Truth

There is no hiding from yourself. No hiding from your Hopes, Dreams, Fears, Desires, Disappointments, or Vulnerabilities. Not in the long-term anyway. Eventually — ultimately — you will face who … Continue reading

May 11, 2014

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