Brain Salad

This post was inspired in equal parts by Ken White of Popehat, who has eloquently and forcefully advocated for more frank discussion about the experience of living with mental illness, and my own entrenched solipsism, which figures that, since I can’t think about anything else, I might as well pretend that other people …

My Tea Ritual

After doing some reading about the variety of ceremonies different cultures have that celebrate the brewing and consumption of tea, I realized that I have a pretty consistent little ritual of my own. It’s rather intricate and involved, so feel free to shorten/excerpt/adapt it to your use. Without averting eyes …

Let’s Do This

I’ve been sharing random details about my situation as they were relevant, but I think it’s time to tell the complete story. The TL;DR version is short. My job has ended, and I’m looking for something new. If you want the rest of the context, keep reading after the jump. …

Old Habits

I posted on Facebook, musing about an old project that I occasionally miss. The following exchange occurred in the comments: Dear Little Bald Bastard, As I get older, I notice that I keep getting more bald, while you get less bald. Help. -Hairless in Hackensack Dear HIH, It turns out …