I was raised a Christian. I was raised in a Christian family. I’m not sure of the most accurate way to describe it. My parents were Christians, although they were married in a Catholic Church. I became a Christian at a young age, but I don’t remember the specific day. Christian churches are a little… Continue reading Call Me
Whoever invented the Murphy Bed, in addition to not having a lot of space and most likely being named Murphy, probably had trouble getting out of bed in the morning. If my bed closed up like a circus on its last day in town every morning I would probably be more motivated to get out… Continue reading Bed
I recently decided to name my depression. His name is Hal, and he's a he because he's a dick. (Sorry fellas) We all know the first step is admitting you have a problem. The second, lesser-known step, is naming your problem. You can't name it something cute or elusive like GlumGlum or Sisyphezche. You have… Continue reading Say My Name, Say My Name.
I picked 'liquid starter' because that's the kind of sourdough starter I keep, feed and raise, but also because of my relationship with liquids. I love liquids: water, coffee, beer, whiskey, juice, fermented juice, etc. I drink every day - sometimes that means alcohol every day which I lie to my doctor about, sometimes it… Continue reading Liquids
I am entering myself into a writing challenge with only myself. I'm going to try to write every day. I'm going to leave the rules pretty loose but I need to write at least a paragraph every day, starting today - October 17, 2017. On days I don't have enough time to write a full… Continue reading Writing Challenge
It's self-indulgent to write about yourself. That's fairly obvious, but what else am I supposed to write about? I don't know a lot about other things and there's Wikipedia to compete with so why bother? For years I've told myself "no one wants to read about you" and "no one cares what you have to… Continue reading Write about what you know
I've probably started 10+ blogs over my almost 33 years of life but none of them have lasted, for numerous reasons, the most common being - I got lazy. I'm telling myself I'm not going to get lazy this time because there's money involved. I'm actively trying to over-ride my ability to talk myself down… Continue reading Let’s get started…