In Full

Today is an auspicious day, friends. After 22 years and change, my student loan is a nice, round zero. Done. Finished. Paid in full. For the first time in my adult life, I am debt-free. I owe nobody a god-damned thing. Slow and steady wins this race, sure, but I should never have gotten into […]

Ice, Your Only Rivers Run Cold

At the end of an Austin ice storm. Couped up at home all day, working through VPN, bored to tears. Streets were slick and icy earlier, but the stiff dry wind has made all the ice disappear. Now it’s just bitter cold. Couped up inside. I need some wind to evaporate the ice keeping me […]

Burn Fuel

It’s almost 1AM and I’m more or less feeling my oats. I have to wake up in 5 hours. It’s not surprising that I turn to the liquid pleasures to make my life feel like it’s worth it. Really, though, it burns through my reserves of serotonin so the rest of my day is an […]

Emetic Diuretic

touching every nerve on repeat ad infinitum, ad nauseum, ad vertisium straw men on infinite scroll binge and purge, singe and durge the anger, the righteousness, the fearmongering the masturbation we can’t see it i can’t believe it constant waves crashing over my head taking on water, swallowing it all down not wanting to drown […]

Uphill

My life has always been a constant struggle to reconcile that I want desperately to communicate through high art and find my own space on this earth with the finest people on it, versus the mandate that I must wake up at 6:30am and perform the artless needful in order to sponsor my dreams. I […]