awkward

(Originally published 7/19/07 on journalstar.com) Awkward is a really interesting emotion… a momentary feeling of nonacceptance in the human pack. Checking out at the grocery store tonight, the bagger asked if I could handle...

alternative energy

(originally published 8/19/07 on journalstar.com) Getting a solid 8 hours of sleep every night but having a daily life that’s totally dry of invigorating conversations or things to look forward to can make you...

never again

(Originally published 9/5/07 on journalstar.com) Last night I bought a burrito, but I did not want to sit in fluorescent lights and eat my burrito. Instead, it was the perfect weather for a drive....

hats on heads

(originally published 12/7/07 on journalstar.com) Snow! and suddenly everyone’s wearing hats. It’s strange meeting people for the first time when they’re wearing a hat. Sometimes it’s like they are wearing the hat, and sometimes...

dear fall: hi

Fall always comes all at once, like somebody flipped a switch and from that point on everything is cast in the light of autumn. Then all the sun and heat in the world couldn’t...

45900

This is the tenth entry in my odd little side project, one hundred miles later. To figure out what the heck I’m doing, you can read the original entry. one hundred miles later: appreciating...