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I’M SO FREAKING HAPPY RIGHT NOW IN THIS MOMENT
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I’M SO FREAKING HAPPY RIGHT NOW IN THIS MOMENT

This moment was Saturday evening, roughly 5pm Pacific Time. I posted most of this on Facebook in that moment. Many moments are between then and now, and life on the regular has replaced a solo choose your own adventure in La La Land, but happiness is hanging in there. It’s […]

Quick Thoughts: How We Once Did and Continue To Discover Our Stories In Song
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Quick Thoughts: How We Once Did and Continue To Discover Our Stories In Song

It was an issue of Rolling Stone, I think. Or maybe SPIN. Doesn’t really matter. Some internet sleuthing could complete the puzzle, but who’s got time for that. Certainly wasn’t Alternative Press, The Big Takeover, Maximum Rock-n-Roll, or Punk Planet, that’s for certain. I wasn’t reading those rags just yet. […]

Giving up on my little bird
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Giving up on my little bird

There’s a certain amount of giving up requisite to keeping your wits about you, certain concessions necessary to remain something in the neighborhood of happy. Your GPS will heave as it searches for the address, whilst you concede point after point to keep everyone’s smile above half mast. Take the […]

Braces, Fractures, Spurs, Wolves, Digital Photo Frames and Finding Pure Joy All Alone
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Braces, Fractures, Spurs, Wolves, Digital Photo Frames and Finding Pure Joy All Alone

We’ve managed to avoid major childhood injuries and medical procedures, and the accompanying debt-inducing healthcare bills, for the first 13.5 years of family life but the streak has ended with a momentous clattering. Both of our daughters need braces. Oof. And the right-handed teenager took a nasty spill whilst playing around […]

The Day Social Media Died
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The Day Social Media Died

What would we do if social media, all of it — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, shit, even LinkedIn and Google+ (wait, that IS dead, right?) — what would we do if all of it went away right now. Poof, gone. No more notifications, no more DMs, no more Likes, no […]

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Yesterday Morning

The minor key drone of “City Ride” is bouncing off the molded plastic dashboard as the car shimmies at the red light, two turns away from home. To say the expression I’m wearing as I stare without purpose into the morning sunshine is blank would be giving it far too […]

Let’s Get Political
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Let’s Get Political

A blog, or the internet as a whole for that matter, doesn’t in any way adhere to the conventional societal wisdom of off-limit conversation pieces, those of course being politics, sex and money. In fact, I think the web was built on the second to make the third and is […]

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Biopsy Shmiopsy **Updated With Results**

‘Twas a jagged-edged, feces-brown fleck on my dominant arm, up high on the palest of white bits where the sun has rarely ever shone, the snow-capped peak of my right arm man mountain, if you will, nestled amidst the even smaller blood red bumps that have graced much of my […]

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