Personal Orbit

Zooming around our own personal orbit, we’re like electrons, waiting for the electric wave to catch us up and carry us away. The space we have to bounce around in is too confining for an energetic element. How could any gravity even contain so much energy? If this dynamic form stored it for too long, …

Square Eyes

Whatever you say about another person’s method of living is what you say about yourself. You impart more information about yourself in your censure of another than you do about the person you’re criticizing. Oddly enough, there are many in this world who know this. They know the fact of the matter is their own …

Categorical Love

A woman whose husband has sports equipment he’s never used. And she doesn’t mention it. A woman who thinks her husband is hot. A man who thinks his wife is hot. A man who picks up the cracker off the kitchen floor, instead of complaining that his wife didn’t pick it up. Dogs who love …

A Bob Ross Positive

It really is easy not to like things. Or rather, I should say, it’s really easy to express a negative opinion about things. Especially art. Especially your own art. Art is easy to dismiss. Art is easy to criticize. It’s easy to find the faults in a piece of art. Everyone with a mouth can …

Pulling Out of a Slump

That’s all it takes really. Look above. A picture of a blue-eyed kitten is a great way to deal with the doldrums, the blues, the slump, the blockage, the writer’s constipation. So many names for a low-down mood. So many ways to define sorrows. Why do we do it? Why do we spend so much …