Long ago, about the place that would one day be New York, a journey began. The travelers did not know where they were going, but each day took a step in a direction that made them more content and more likely to continue the journey. This journey continued, winding to and fro, for nearly 4500Continue reading “Short Story – The Beach Baby”
The piles of clothes, fast-food wrappers and lidless boxes left little room for me in the back seat of Sheldon’s two-door car. I did not know driving-age Sheldon, but he was a friend of Cory. I didn’t know Cory that well either, but he was my first connection at the new school and neighborhood toContinue reading “U2 and Me – One Life, but we’re not the same.”
I don’t know if I could express my own emotions and feelings about my life on this side of atheism any better than this podcast host could in describing his listeners. If you’d like to know the current me a little better, listen to the end. I guess attempt to find comfort that my story isContinue reading “To Those Who Escaped the Maze”
On April 25 of this year, I added a brief comment to the description of my photo-of-the-day entry, “Was rescanned this afternoon. Still cancer-free.” My particular cancer, Myxoinflammatory Fibroblastic Sarcoma, has a high recurrence rate and spreads quickly, so I will be scanned multiple times a year for the rest of my life. I probablyContinue reading “Two Weeks of Four Weeks to Live”
“How can you be so calm?” “If I were you, I’d lose it.” This flavor of comment are my life-long companions. Maybe because Canadian. Maybe religious upbringing. Maybe a rational nature. Or maybe entirely a laughably inconsistent protective exoskeleton construction. “Doctor Banner, now might be a good time for you to get angry.” “That’s my secret, Captain:Continue reading “Slam Blogetry – Fury Road”
I do not love everyone I hate. I do not hate everyone I love. Those who found their way to the overlap middle are they who define, shape, shatter and grind the million-pieces-of-a-man you find on the floor today. Center-most in the union is me.