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Month: June 2020

Dark at the End of My Tunnel

Let me start by being perfectly clear: I am very much in favor of vaccination. From the first time I heard about it, I thought the whole anti-vaccination concept was ridiculously unscientific; now, with the additional knowledge that comes from my study of autism, I am even more aggravated and incensed by anti-vaxxer rhetoric. Which is why it’s extremely embarrassing…

Solitude and Isolation

David was kind enough to help me break my mental logjam by giving me a writing prompt of sorts, about his experience of discovering happiness during the pandemic through solitude in the woods. I completely understand that, even though it’s not happening to me now. When I was a kid, my parents lived in a house with a big backyard,…

Logjam

I started this blog because I have too many things in my head all crowding each other to get out. Unfortunately, simply creating the site didn’t solve the problem of what to say first. Maybe y’all can help me out with this? Leave a comment with one or two subjects that have been on your mind and/or you would like…

Inauguration

I have been a writer, one way or another, for most of my life. In recent years this has mostly taken the form of casual posts on Facebook and more formal essays on Medium, but I’m not happy with Facebook and … lately I’ve missed having a real online journal. Like I did many years ago, when the web and…