Category Archives: Thoughts

Shopping Among the Virus

It’s 9:30 at night, and I’m grocery shopping. It’s my first real shopping trip since the coronavirus panic started to flare up here in the midwestern US. I’m not sure what to expect, other than a dearth of toilet paper. … Continue reading

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Clean Up The Sides, And A Little Off The Top

“No fear of that.” I’m still thinking of the words, how they felt and tasted as I spoke them Like water, like air, like nothing at all A flavor grown undetectable from its prolific presence in my environment I think … Continue reading

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The One About Sex

I’ve been thinking about sex lately. That’s nothing new, of course, but the way I’ve been thinking about it has been different this year. Rewind to New Years: I’m ringing in the year with some friends, and after a few … Continue reading

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More Late-Night Butterfly Effect Thoughts

A few days ago, I got a speeding ticket, and ever since, I’ve been observing its ripple effect. Here is one of those ripples. Tonight I was driving down from Indy, taking 465. I passed someone on the highway, and … Continue reading

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I Took The Road More Quickly Traveled By

Some days you come to a fork in the road. You know that both roads will eventually take you to your same destination. You know that both roads will take you there in the same amount of time. And you … Continue reading

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The Morning Commute in D Minor

It was Friday night this Thursday morning And I partied in the sun as the rain fell down It felt so good to be next to you as I drove alone I cried to know I’d lost you, but┬ámy cheeks … Continue reading

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Searching For I Know Not What

I’ve been searching for so long, I’ve forgotten what I’m searching for. I don’t know when the searching began. I don’t know if the searching began, or if the search was always there, a pre-set sequence of ACTGATTCTAG somewhere down … Continue reading

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Solitude’s a Lady, Loneliness a Bitch

“You should get out and meet people,” they tell me, like they’re urging chemo. “It’s easy,” they say, “and besides, What Do You Have To Lose?” Like most social advice, this is intuitive, reasonable, and bullshit. They assume I have … Continue reading

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Sh*t

It’s time to talk about sh*t. No, not ‘shit’, that brown sticky stuff that people make. I’m talking about sh*t, with an asterisk*. Sh*t is all the things we Christians don’t do. We don’t drink, we don’t have sex out … Continue reading

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Pizza King Told Me To Shave My Head

In case you didn’t hear the news, I’m Lex Luthor now.   Why the sudden departure from hair, you ask? Well, this story starts a week ago, when I went to visit people at my college. The one I graduated … Continue reading

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