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The Loneliness of Travel, The Self-Doubt of a Creative, and the Life We Are Living and Missing
Travel

The Loneliness of Travel, The Self-Doubt of a Creative, and the Life We Are Living and Missing

Nobody would’ve had him in their hideous death pool for he was brazen and bold, unabashedly unorthodox, and achieved fame on his own terms. He was punk rock. He had overcome his demons, earning streetcred by dashing through the mist left by the ghosts of poor choices. He was in […]

Making My Relationships Better Thanks To The Xfinity Mobile Phone Cleanse
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Making My Relationships Better Thanks To The Xfinity Mobile Phone Cleanse

In theory, this was going to be as easy as Sunday morning. I’d uninstall some apps, go grey for a day, back up and delete all those b-roll selfies and the gigabyte-wasting bizarre videos of feet and nostrils taken by my daughters, and I’d keep my gorgeous lilac purple S9+ […]

Sometimes There’s Fog
Writing

Sometimes There’s Fog

There’s a fog that rolls in off that particular coast, in that specific spot. It happens often but most have gotten accustomed to ignoring it. It doesn’t last longer than it should. No use bellowing about what will blow over soon enough. Ya just gotta wait. That fog, and the […]

Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments
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Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments

It’s like a child scooping up fresh cold water from a creek only to lose more than half their prize through the gaps they cannot help from appearing while squeezing with everything they’ve got. It’s never enough. There’s just no way to have it all. It was maybe 10 nights […]

The Silent Invisible End
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The Silent Invisible End

There’s something about going 78 miles per hour on the turnpike that pushes America’s turn toward a fascist kleptocracy into focus. The sky is so lovely with perfect puffs of well-defined white in the shape of bunnies, dragons, and a barn set atop a sea of maternity ward baby blue. […]

One Life But We’re Not The Same
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One Life But We’re Not The Same

There’s been a one hour driving distance bubble encircling my immediately family for our entire lives. At the end of July, my oldest brother (the one recoiling with iPhone in hand in the photo above) will move 10 hours south. I could choose to be sad he’s fleeing the area. […]

What Was Once Here and What Still Is
Travel

What Was Once Here and What Still Is

No one here tonight likely knows what the rusted Kellogg’s vending machine would have sold many years ago, but from outward appearances the still sunshine yellow M&M ice cream dispenser could pass for a functioning source of frozen treats to this day. Both are tucked away, along with at least […]

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 […]

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