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Jan 20 2015

On Writing

Published by under Personal,Philosophy

Last week, I read a Washington Post article about Katry Rain a/k/a Dennis Williams, who committed suicide after sending an email to a handful of reporters, stating, essentially that since no one was interested in what he had to share, he found no point in sharing anything more and was choosing to die. Depression is […]

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Dec 31 2014

In Which New Years is Slammed

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If you suffer from what could probably be termed Seasonal Affective Disorder, New Years’ celebrations and resolutions come at a terrible freaking time. You feel like crap. The world looks like crap. And now you have to think about what you ought to be changing when you hardly feel like getting out of bed. My […]

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Dec 15 2014

Holiday Bleatings

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There’s a desperation in the air before the inevitable collapse that is Christmas. A desperate, longing energy. It feels like every year, I go through this. Maybe everyone does. Around Thanksgiving, a button clicks in my head and I find myself flitting haphazardly through the mess of my life like a hummingbird. Useless energy – […]

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Nov 12 2014


Published by under Philosophy,Politics

I found an old journal I have, and found an old note I had written many years ago. It was an uber simple note, two words. Anger <- Injustice It’s interesting to me, looking back now, to realize how angry I always was, and how little I was cognizant of it. I wasn’t angry: I […]

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May 02 2014

À la recherche du convivialité perdu

This month, our blog turns nine years old. In blogger terms, that’s an eternity. I credit the blog’s longevity to the fact that I’ve never stressed about writing anything here (I mean, when was the last time I wrote a post?) and to the fact that I would continue writing things occasionally even if no […]

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