Monthly Archives

January 2015

  • Gravity Falls

    In case you’re still dropping by, there’s stuff going on. I’m just lacking focus. I know it’s time to start writing again when the 2AM nightmares come back. So here’s what’s going on: –…

  • I didn’t know her name was Alice

    It’s around this time of year, not sure what day, or even what year, that Aunt Margaret died. It was four years ago? Five? I was in Vermont when I got the news, indirectly,…

  • Stand-up reading

    I’m messing around with a standing desk. Woot. Does anyone have tips? I’m motivated to do this for a few reasons: 1) There’s an epidemic of “sitting disease” — tight hips, expanding bellies, tense…

  • Birdseed bars, bad kitty and Joe Who?

    Not all posts can be super-duper* when there’s a daily deadline. So here’s a glimpse into my ordinary day, with some links: – I’m experimenting with recipes for gluten-free protein bars. The first batch…

  • Every season: Excruciating beauty

    Please read this book: “On Looking,” by Alexandra Horowitz. See a video clip overview here. In group therapy for addiction, a common theme often emerges. It’s something unexpected. People often comment that they after…

  • Stand tall

    Beth is a physiotherapist. She’s probably 40, maybe a little younger, small in stature, but really strong. She says I’m twisted, an observation she made within the first 5 min of my appointment/consultation. I…

  • I got 2071, how about you?

    My mother turns 70 today. When we were kids, she occasionally mused that she was destined to die young. Well, she doesn’t have to worry about that anymore! Happy birthday, Mom! I remember when…