A Matter of Life

A Matter of Life

I’m writing this post as something rather incredible is happening just down the street. Right now, I have a beautiful new niece being prepared for her first trip into the wider world—out of the hospital and off to her new home. She is wrapped in blankets and...
iStress

iStress

I just took a iPower walk. To be frank, I’ve been on the brink of total seam unravelment. I’ve been overworking myself, dealing with personal stuff, and trying like mad to set the stage for future (and total) self-employment. Apart from my day job, the book work, the...
It All Ends

It All Ends

I just spent the last hour trying to write a post about Harry Potter, chronicling my experience over the past ten years and sharing just why oh why it was so special to me. But the post didn’t work. It fell flat. It was so utterly personal that there was no...
The Good Stuff

The Good Stuff

It’s Oscar season again! Which means it’s also the time of year I ponder just why the hell does art matter, anyway? I love the Oscars. I usually cry one to five times throughout the crazily rehearsed and orchestrated ceremony, despite the underlying...
Epicality: A Definition

Epicality: A Definition

People who know me know that I use the word “epicality” a lot. Most of the time, upon first hearing it, they give me a confused, “WTF, who even are you?” type look. And then I have to explain it. So, what is epicality? It is a word I...