This week has been a rough one for writing. I've started about ten essays only to find when I've reached the 1500 word count mark that what I am looking at is garbage. I went for a run today to clear my head and try and figure out what the issue is and I think … Continue reading Contaminated
Structure Is Hard
When I worked in an office I eventually fell into a morning ritual. Wake up, hit snooze, wake up, snooze again, wake up, shower, eat cereal, stare at glowing rectangle, get in car, drive, arrive, remove coat, turn on computer, collect mug, go to staff kitchen, make tea, discuss what was watched the evening before, … Continue reading Structure Is Hard
What Are You Waiting For?
I've started this post four times already. And then I slowly and deliberately delete all the words. Then I look out the window hoping I'll see a squirrel. One time I did. The other times I just saw the grass. The grass in the backyard is different from the grass in the front yard, which … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Just Dial the Damn Number
My big toe hurts, it's been annoying for a little over a week. It doesn't hurt constantly, but when I walk barefoot it feels... not great. Walking also does not feel super, and while it doesn't hurt more while I'm running, it certainly doesn't feel great afterwards so I'm taking a little break from running. … Continue reading Just Dial the Damn Number
In Honor of Melvin
Last week Derek and I went to the White Mountains for a few days. It felt weird to go on a vacation when what I do every day often feels like a break, but Derek was in serious need of a little time to clear his mind. We hung out at the pool, we sat … Continue reading In Honor of Melvin