I've done psychology work at universities, in various capacities, for four years now, and I'm beginning to pick up on general themes that are common to many university-age students. There's nothing that makes me feel like an out-of-touch old man, yelling at clouds, like descriptions of modern dating. When I was playing "the game" of… Continue reading “Ghosting” as Existential Injury
When people meet a famous musician, they often say, "Your music helped me through a really difficult time in my life." I wonder about what the function of that sentence really is and what it means. I think it's a punchy and often true thing for a person to say, and also it's an expression… Continue reading The Hold Steady was there when I didn’t know what to do.
I pay money every year to keep this website open, as a central hub of my various personal and career pursuits, yet I don't really keep the blog updated. I have decided to start blogging again - or at least, updating this blog periodically so it doesn't seem hopelessly outdated. I will try to keep… Continue reading Back to Blogging
I consider my primary artistic gift (if I have one at all) to be songwriting, but I have always enjoyed doing visual arts as well. A decade-and-a-half of this means I've got a pile of art that I've done, but don't display for space reasons. As such, I've decided to put my artwork online in… Continue reading Original Artwork Available
I purchased a Betta fish for my oldest boy last week and I've really been enjoying watching it swim around. Since purchasing it, I have been searching online to see how to take care of it. Boy is there a ton of information online! I decided to summarize some major points of Betta care here… Continue reading How to Properly Care for a Betta Fish (Siamese Fighting Fish)
After several days of debate between the "trending article" people and the "why the recent trending article is wrong" people, I think many people are overlooking a way of triangulating things that may leave room for both groups. Nobody reads this one, and by this point people have moved on to something else.