Into the well of memory

I have lost an alarming number of people in recent years. Some say that this is because this is what happens as you grow older, and everyone grows older with you. I watch the generation of people around my father slowly dwindling away, fearing the inevitable. The generation before them nearly gone entirely. At times, […]

2015 In Review

Socially, I think we can all agree that 2015 was basically a terrible year. Personally, I’m going to be honest with you, it wasn’t so great either, although there were highlights — Sirens in October, my top surgery in November, my trip to Japan in the spring. But I did some things last year that […]

Cat People

They say there are cat people and dog people, and those handful of people who like both. I’m always suspicious of binaristic dichotomies, but I will say that I’ve spent my entire life with cats. And if you were to classify me with a dichotomous key, I’d come down firmly on the ‘cats’ side of […]