Monthly Archives: June, 2021

Where’s the Outrage?

I’m signed up to receive email newsletters from all of my elected representatives. I feel like it’s important to keep up with what they’re doing so I can decide what to do next election. They are all Democrats. An unpleasant side effect of keeping up with my representatives is I get tons of emails from […]

Pigeon Review and the State of the Arts

Pigeon Review is a new literary and art journal. Their second set of stories was just released online, and I wrote one of them. I’m not writing this to plug my own story (Although it would make me happy if people read and enjoy it. It’s available here.) I want to plug Pigeon Review and […]

What Does an Anxiety Attack Feel Like?

My own mother didn’t recognize me. We had agreed to meet in front of the Burger King at the corner of Main and Asylum. I was sitting on a giant planter, my head tilted slightly down as I scrolled through social media. She looked at me, and kept walking. My phone rang a few moments […]

The Job Market

I have been unsuccessfully job hunting for over four years now. I had a decent job. It paid enough, was mildly interesting, and I was good at it. Then, a little more than five years ago, the organization made some changes which eliminated my department. They found a new position for me, but it was […]

Nobody Does It Better – Legends of Tomorrow and Representation

This is part two of a two-parter. I don’t think they need to be read together, but they will reinforce each other. Part one is here. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (LoT) is the best show currently on television. I wrote about how much I like it a few years ago. I’m not here now to […]

Normal

This is part one of a two-parter. I don’t think they need to be read together, but they will reinforce each other. Part two is here. I’ve always wanted something for other people. I think they would be happier, and I think society would be better off. In my head, I use the word normal. […]