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…

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…

Crystal Visions

Back down to Earth I just went for a five mile long walk, ostensibly to gather data for my much delayed Environmental Studies class. The truth is far simpler, though my motives far more recondite.…

My College Visit

Firsts for Today The title is misleading because nothing that I did today was a first. What was brand new though was how I conducted myself and the shear fact that I have my own…

My Gehenna

In the company of misery Another new roommate. Just when I thought the house manager had thrown every sort of imaginable horror at me he went and found this guy. I must be truly wicked…

Labyrinthitis

“He lost himself in a maze of thoughts that were rendered vague by his lack of words to express them. Frowning, he tried again.”   From now on, anytime someone can correctly guess the source…

This Too Shall Pass

Experiment I'm not feeling particularly creative, inspired or even motivated this evening. I feel bottled up though, like I need to release some wound up tension inside of me - it could just be gas.…