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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Do We Change?

“That’s who you’ve always been. You were always into that stuff.”

Dreaming of the Platform of Henry A. Wallace

He foresaw the ways crumbling capitalism morphs into fascism—and for that alone, his platform is worth revisiting.

Tingles

Yes, it’s objectively weird. But I think there’s something to it. 

Influenced

I wish I could say I was one of those people who uses social media for the simple fun and joy of it (although I’m not sure if that’s even possible anymore).

It Is Good: The Taste of Loneliness and Making It Through

Challenge yourself in the produce aisle. Make something adults make.

Snowstorm Saints

I do not want to be like the man in the boat, alone to face the howling winds and blustering snow.

Unhinged

Unhinged

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It’s an old house; it can’t be that secure, right?

Time, Stalled

Time, Stalled

In a happy marriage of Star Wars and Friedrich Nietzsche: the abyss strikes back.

A Very Rainy Lockdown

A Very Rainy Lockdown

For me, an unemployed expat in a lockdown, having a dog means having purpose.

To You

To You

Though you may never see these words, I still wanted to say them.

Singing Scribblers and the Power of Writing

Singing Scribblers and the Power of Writing

Why not examine writing’s power through words that can be hummed as well as read?

I Like. Good. Smut and I Can Not Lie

I Like. Good. Smut and I Can Not Lie

What better way to learn about something so very intimate and human than through storytelling?

A Love Letter to my Galentines

A Love Letter to my Galentines

I have written in countless birthday cards, “I don’t know where I would be without you.”

Slouching Towards Lent

Slouching Towards Lent

In a life where fasting is underutilized, one forty-day stint is not going to make a big difference.

Lacking a Love Language

Lacking a Love Language

And yet my experience of love is deep and varied, though not in a way that amatonormativity and our limited language surrounding love recognizes.

The Punisher

The Punisher

Smashing a guitar on SNL is the most Phoebe Bridgers action possible.

Reckless

Reckless

I am resigned to spending my entire allotment of time for recklessness trapped within the confines of a single city.

“That Place is to the West of Us Still”

“That Place is to the West of Us Still”

Despite the islanders’ departure, the islands of St. Kilda are still there, still beautiful, still alive.

Why Am I Teaching Romeo & Juliet?

Why Am I Teaching Romeo & Juliet?

Yet the saddest part is that in their obsession with each other, Romeo and Juliet are constantly oblivious to the people around them who love them so incredibly much.

Happy Coup-versary!

Happy Coup-versary!

So here we are again.

Mark as Read

Mark as Read

I’ve always wanted to know what other people are reading and discovering and mulling over and delighting in.

We have Always Been the Future, Pt. 2

We have Always Been the Future, Pt. 2

This newfound freedom is not packaged individually; it is meant to be shared.

The Urgent Reality of Heaven

The Urgent Reality of Heaven

If all of creation is spinning towards destruction, why does anything matter at all?

Some Memories from the (Previous) Inauguration

Some Memories from the (Previous) Inauguration

He described how eventually, sometimes you simply have to be a team player.

The Heresy of American Exceptionalism

The Heresy of American Exceptionalism

“This isn’t who we are” rings false in a country that has yet to fully wrestle with its original sins of colonization and slavery and its ongoing sins of racism and imperialism.

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