Category Archives: Writing

The Whoosh of Defeat

In his posthumous book, The Salmon of Doubt, Douglas Adams wrote, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” Which is very charming and witty and Adams-esque. And it annoys the hell out of … Continue reading

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Depression Diary: Writing is Hard

Every time I went to put words on paper (real or digital), my brain froze. I knew the gist of what I wanted to say, but finding actual words felt nigh impossible. I didn’t have the energy. For anything, really, … Continue reading

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A Dreary Sightseer

“Monotony has nothing to do with a place; monotony, either in its sensation or its infliction, is simply the quality of a person. There are no dreary sights; there are only dreary sight seers.” –G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions ——————– … Continue reading

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We Really Need a Montage

When I was three, I wanted to be Princess Leia. She had cool hair, she had a gun, and she ended up with Han Solo, who had a Wookie, which was like a dog but so much cooler. Actually, I … Continue reading

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