Eros: Miss, I’m Sore

I was bemoaning to a friend earlier tonight, what with the major icy weather event we’re having here in Austin, that I seldom get holed up in my house long enough that I connect with my creative drive to produce something artistic. The weather here is just so nice year round (until it is definitely …

Lyricosis Is Not Just For Lyrics

I was Today years old when I learned that what I thought was the German word “Stomptisch“, which I inferred was a meet-up where you tell funny stories around a table and slap it in laughter, is actually “Stammtisch“, meaning the table for the regulars of the biergarten, tavern, or restaurant. That’s it. That’s all …

Hugs Like a Circular Proof

Had a dream where one of the cast members was this cute girl who followed me as I left towards home from a social event in a field. She started flirting with me. I remember thinking, “I’m a hobbled old troglodyte; what could she possibly see in me? Is this a shakedown for services?” She …

25%

I’m not saying every conversation has to leave me more energized than before, but goddammit, give me something. Hell, I’ll settle for anything better than 50-50. Are there any platitudes I could recite to myself to improve the quality of my conversations so we energize each other, or should I try improving my numbers by …