▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░ 50% — Year Progress (@year_progress) July 2, 2018 I saw this morning’s @year_progress tweet, and the news hit me hard. The year, it seems, is already half over. Where did the time go? How could I waste so much of it? Did I waste it? Sure, there were failures, but there were successes too. With … Continue reading 183//365 — Halfway
It’s a shocking thing when you realize there is another couple in your home. A couple you didn’t invite. A couple you don’t really like. A couple that barely seems a couple because all they do is fight. Our other couple showed up long ago when we decided to move in together. They’ve made us … Continue reading That Other Couple
What if someone offered you the opportunity to get all of your daily nutrition from one simple drink? No more trying to decide what’s for dinner. No more worrying about cleaning your pots and pans. No more slaving over a hot stove. Would you be intrigued, I know I am. It may sound like something out … Continue reading The Convenience of Soylent and What it Means to be Human
My puppy, Lola, loves to go outside. So even though I am tired, even though it’s hot out, and even though I am busy, I have to take her. If I don’t she will become an absolute terror in the house. She’ll find things to get into and she will run circles through the kitchen … Continue reading Feet and Paws and a Good Patch of Grass
Dear me in Twenty Years, I do not know you, but I guess you know me quite well. I will become you in twenty years but one thing I have learned is that trying to picture or predict what the future will hold is futile. I never knew the me I would become now and … Continue reading From Me to Me in Twenty Years
Everyone, meet Ava. Ava, this is everyone. I hope you aren’t squeamish about snakes. I promise you there is no need to be. Not with little Ava anyway. She’s not aggressive. Not if you are patient and slow with her and remember to not to force her or restrict her. She only wants to explore … Continue reading Ava Up Close
Asking for help isn’t easy for most people. We all want to feel like we can do things on our own and asking for help makes us feel like we have failed. Asking for help means we aren’t independent, we aren’t smart, it means we are weak. At least that’s what we are taught. This … Continue reading We All Need Help Sometimes, and That’s Okay!