If you can handle the gentle heat

It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living […]

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§165 · September 9, 2020 · Uncategorized · 1 comment ·


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§96 · September 2, 2020 · Uncategorized · (No comments) ·


As you can see, I didn’t do much blogging this year. I had the realization that I missed my voice, and that’s as far as I got. In my house growing up, we communicated primarily by writing notes. We wrote notes about matters large (“THINGS ARE GOING TO CHANGE AROUND HERE!”) and small (“Ate the […]

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§149 · August 19, 2020 · Uncategorized · 4 comments ·


I kept a blog when blogs were cool. I posted every day for about ten years, and then I got tired of hearing myself talk, and then I managed to lose a decade’s worth of content in one failure of an ancient external storage drive. And then I despaired, got over it, and made do […]

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§145 · January 23, 2019 · Uncategorized · 10 comments ·