Ken Burns Life Goals

When I left my academic research job, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do next. I’d moved to Atlanta … More

Rough Towels

The best chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream I’ve ever had I ate around ten years ago somewhere between Boston, … More

An Addendum

Two years ago I wrote a post about the challenges of improvement and how I found winning a Most Improved … More

Foggy Cannon Christmas

Then from each black, accursed mouth The cannon thundered in the South,     And with the sound     … More

Did I lose the year?

Empty daily boxes. Months of vast blank space. On a giant poster size 2019 wall calendar meant to track my … More

Sitcom Expectations

I write a lot about loneliness. Maybe a surprising amount given I’m married, I have a supportive family who I … More

Venmo Fomo

It was Labor Day weekend, and I was consciously avoiding Facebook and Instagram. The year before I’d been bombarded with … More

Roadkill Radio

On road trips with my family as a kid, I liked to play a game where I pretended to be … More

The Special Group

Let’s say a group is a collection of people assembled together at a point in time and space. Over a … More