Self-Tamed (a true story about how a mind is a funny thing)

It was not what I expected after such a long period of trying to be deliberate. And it was only a small insight. But it made me laugh out loud, happy to know my brain Continue reading Self-Tamed (a true story about how a mind is a funny thing)

The Difficulty of Drawing Parallels between Characters of Different Gender in GoT

Spoiler alert! This blog post will address major plot points in the HBO series Game of Thrones. There was an article a few days ago (“Theon’s redemption shows the flaw in ‘Game of Thrones‘” by Continue reading The Difficulty of Drawing Parallels between Characters of Different Gender in GoT

Status Update: NaNoWriMo

This year I’m participating (informally) in NaNoWriMo. That’s in November, if you didn’t know. Which means today. Since I’m by nature a night owl, I’ve even put a cot in my office, just in case Continue reading Status Update: NaNoWriMo

Will You Have Me (as presented at my friends’ wedding)

At the earliest stages of attraction, certain impulses arise. We catch ourselves drawing nearer to the other. There’s this thrill. A hand brushes an upper arm, a knee might nudge a thigh under the table—there’s Continue reading Will You Have Me (as presented at my friends’ wedding)

What does it mean to be an adult?

I say this as a progressive. I say it with respect and love—though you may wonder. The novel I’ve written deals with some issues surrounding psychological development, particularly the need to feel productive and valuable Continue reading What does it mean to be an adult?

Transition

Some transitions are hard. The house is quiet today except for the low, soft hum of the refrigerator. There’s a ringing in my ears. From somewhere in the bushes or trees out there, in sun Continue reading Transition

Liver or Spleen: The Megacorporation Cyborg

Corporate entities as cyborgs? Call it a stretch, if you like, but the analogy isn’t new. Shall we play? First, I’d like to introduce you to my bias: I am and have been as much Continue reading Liver or Spleen: The Megacorporation Cyborg

Wrong Path

This is a response to L.E. Henderson’s post ‘The Anatomy of an Epiphany’ http://passionatereason.com/2016/10/the-anatomy-of-an-epiphany/: Again, thank you, L.E. Henderson, for your post. I thought about what you said about me maybe someday blogging about my Continue reading Wrong Path