thanks, obama.

In just a few hours, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. If you are a time traveler from the past, I’m sorry; this is as confusing and inexplicable to me as it is to you.  But it’s real and it’s happening and if you have a second after going …

enjoy the silence (or suffer mightily)

It’s the dumbest thing: I need to write a post because I can’t speak right now. I caught this terrible cold on January 3rd from Seth, who had had it since Christmas.  Talking about being sick is boring and I know this because I’ve been reading my archives lately, and it turns out I wrote …

archaeology

As I’ve done so many times before, I decided to find ten minutes dedicate to writing a post.  It’s been a while.  I mean, aside from yesterday’s post of course.  But much like physical activity, building the habit of writing again is going to take time and work. I don’t even know if blogging is …

things i do in traffic:

Examine the tire treads on other cars and make judgments about whether they should get new tires. Read bumper stickers. Ruminate (but who are we kidding?  I ruminate everywhere.). If the car behind me has multiple people in it, try to determine if they’re fighting. Try to figure out if anyone around me is listening …

well, hello there.

Over the weekend, we had some people over for dinner and board games and lots of tequila, and one of them suggested that I needed to be blogging again. One of the people, I mean. We had a lot of dinner, tequila, and board games, but none of the three made any suggestions to me …