Ceud Mìle Fàilte

Because I am a thistle sifter It's been a week since my last update and my page has been viewed almost zero times since then. I would write something dramatic or attention getting, like "Quincy…

The Leviathan of (In)Decision

The Leviathan in the Room There is a storm outside tonight. This has been some strange late autumn weather - Nor'easters and warm, wet weather instead of dry and cool. Nothing is as it should…

The nth Plan

Auspices I was going to wait until tomorrow to post this, if at all because so much can change by then. But because so much can change by then I didn't want this moment to…

Notes from Somewhere

Act 1 Little notes, big ideas I am constantly scribbling little notes to myself about things I feel are worth remembering at the time. Most of them are never seen by human eyes again. For…

Charismatic Megafauna

Am I going extinct? The headline just says it all. That is the description for cute animals like koalas that everyone loves to save. They're so cute and the world just adores them. The term…

One Year Anniversary

Let's do this again next year I didn't know how to celebrate my one year anniversary of not drinking. It doesn't seem like an auspicious occasion for merriment. On the contrary, spending the day in…

The Normal Force

The Hideout This has become my Sunday evening ritual. I sneak out of the house around 4:00 in the afternoon, if anyone asks I’m just “running down to the store”. Sometimes I use the homework…

Passive Aggressive Part II

A brain peered through stoic eyes I don’t know if this is part two or a hundred, but I don’t care how much I vent about the horrible housemates I have. If I don’t let…

Four Score and Serenity Now

Serenity Now Welcome to my pre-Thanksgiving Day rant. I drank too much coffee which is not helping. I always get myself worked up before a trip, regardless of the magnitude or duration. Add to that…

What's so unique about it

Existence and Uniqueness

What's unique about me? Nothing really. I just read something here, see something there and then try to relay the message to someone else. Something is always lost in translation. All the great articles, fantastic…