Friday News Picks

March 21, 2014


Until a couple of years ago, each Friday I posted links about news items from the week. People told me they missed them so I'm starting up again.

Posted in: News

Such a fuss

March 11, 2014


Perusing random bits and pieces of philosophical writings, it’s pretty clear that as a group, we humans take ourselves far too seriously. Advertisements

Posted in: Dumbass theories

On the one hand

March 10, 2014


'Because,' she said, 'on the one hand, he's this person I had a relationship with.

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Posted in: Writing

Pop Culture Synchronicity

March 7, 2014


During the last couple of years of high school, the TV schedule got me through each week I had to face it. Wednesday was my favourite.

Posted in: TV


February 23, 2014


When they were building the house, my dad and my uncles fitted the flat part of the stairs, the part you step on, into places measured twice and cut once, and their places clearly marked with the flat carpenter’s pencils I loved to play with once my fine motor control came in.

Posted in: Family, Random memory

From the Bible’s cutting room floor: The Gospel According to Thomas

November 20, 2013


The Gospel According to Thomas is supposedly a collection of Jesus's sayings that didn't make it into the final cut of anyone's version of the bible. A lot of the sayings are completely insane. These are the ones I like, for different reasons.

Posted in: Religion


November 19, 2013


I didn’t blog as much as I wanted to while I was on The Big Trip because a truly poisonous ex was avidly reading everything I wrote online. Even though it was a condition of his bail that he not use social media, he told me that he had found ways around it and had been keeping an eye on my Twitter account.