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Month: December 2014

Look on my works, ye Mighty, and feel crummy!

“The future’s got me worried, such awful thoughts. My head’s a carousel of pictures. The spinning never stops.” – “Nothing Gets Crossed Out,” Bright Eyes We went to see Interstellar on Monday, and it’s gotten me thinking about where we come from and where we’re going. The movie itself was kind of bad. I liked it more than I didn’t, but they could…

Tell the truth

I’ve had a tough couple weeks, and it’s gotten me thinking about the three worst days of my life, those days that couldn’t be contained by a mere 24 hours and stretched to weeks and months. They’ve averaged about one a decade–the first in the early 90s, the middle in the mid aughts, and the last just a couple years ago. I…

On Making Friends

I’ve got something to say, but it keeps getting stuck in my throat. […] I don’t know what I’m worried about. No one in the world reads this besides me. […] Here’s what happened: Saturday was cold, hovering a degree or two above freezing. The typical greyness of west German winter had just rolled in, and tourists from the width and breadth…