It's time to end this blog as you've known it. It's no secret that the last two years my inspiration dwindled. The problem with writing such a deeply personal blog is that at some point you run out of material. Especially when your material is all about the failures in your life -- be it … Continue reading This isn’t goodbye
You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.Anne Lamott This has always been my writing mantra. When your entire writing identity is telling embarrassing, painful, raw true stories about your life you have to decide just how many other … Continue reading Will a face mask protect me from Attention Whores?
I'm not gonna lie -- today is a really sad day. Not only because it's the deadliest day of the COVID-19 outbreak, but because my fears have been realized. Much as I predicted in 2016, there is a substantial chance Trump will be re-elected. Hope is dead. Since 2015 I have been a proud supporter … Continue reading There’s still time for guillotines
Tonight I was looking back through the pictures of my trip to Spain and one jumped out at me as absolutely capturing my mood right now: I had taken a three-hour bus ride at the crack of dawn to visit Gibraltar, just to tick another country off my travel list. But really the main motivation … Continue reading Touched by a monkey