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  • Blog,  Creativity,  Writing

    Blog 5.20.24

    Being ‘mid’ is supposed to be an insult, or so I’m told. This kind of hierarchical bullshit rating system has plagued me for my entire life. I remember when I was a teenager,…

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    Blog 5.17.24

    I miss the internet. This isn’t some “old person” rant where I’m shaking my first at the cloud (digital or otherwise). This is about something bigger and more important to me. It’s about…

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    Blog 5.14.24

    Yesterday was rainy and dark. Today it looks like the world is in Technicolor. Sun is out, birds are chirping. The greens are greening and the blue is bluing. I’ve been working all…

  • Blog,  Religion

    Blog 5.13.24

    I gave myself a couple days “off” this weekend. Which is to say, I laid around quite a bit and watched TV. I’m glad I did, because I feel a lot more chilled…

  • Blog,  Mental Health

    Blog 5.6.24

    Last night before bed I read a short story that reminded me of a time in my life where I was very much alone in the world. So of course, I had terrible…

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    Blog 5.5.24

    I’m watching American institutions actively demonize young people whose only sin appears to be protesting a literal genocide. I’m watching grown adults I’ve worked alongside for years – who have given lip service…

  • Blog,  Creativity,  Fiction,  Writing

    Blog 4.30.24

    Yesterday was extremely busy and productive. Today I’m feeling a bit washed out. Which is fine. I’m learning to listen to my body and adjust my pace, as needed. I did get up…

  • Blog,  Creativity

    Blog 4.29.24

    Friday night I recorded a lengthy interview with Nelson Valente Aguilar of the band Como Las Movies. I’m excited to share it when it’s finally edited and published. Right now I have three…

  • Blog,  Music

    Blog 4.28.24

    “Last night I had the strangest dream…” No doubt it was the result of watching this documentary about jazz pianist Bill Evans previously that evening: The 1950s and 60s were a magical time…

  • Blog,  Mental Health

    Blog 4.24.24

    I spent a lot of years mercilessly driving myself toward productivity. It wasn’t very nice. I treated myself like a machine, and when I couldn’t keep up with the demands that I placed…