the tree that held up the sky is dead

How I lost a tree and gained a hole where a tree used to be When Papa Gino’s suddenly closed like a hundred locations a month or two ago - with no notice to employees, I should mention - I kept it together, but only barely. The company was planning to restructure and about half … Continue reading the tree that held up the sky is dead

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I’m Not Dead Yet (but I did lose a week)

Yeah, it's Friday afternoon and up til now I haven't posted anything in a full week - and the last thing I posted may have seemed a little ominous. Good news, everyone (well, hopefully, you think it's good news) - I am still here on Earth! I find this fact absolutely glorious. But then...if I'm … Continue reading I’m Not Dead Yet (but I did lose a week)

Thursday Blessings in the Air

  Before our blessing, a kind request: please continue to direct any spare good vibes you have lying around to our comrade Mike, who is out of the hospital and still on the mend, and our family member Tommy. These guys need a boost. Much thx - the Wiz. Thanksgiving was late and Advent is … Continue reading Thursday Blessings in the Air

Watch out for Simple Answers

So, what the hell? Let's just let that sit there for a minute. What the hell? I try really hard, even on Christmas, to avoid ever being surprised. Days like yesterday serve as an unfortunate reminder of how hopeless a quest that really is. You never wake up in the morning - not here, anyway … Continue reading Watch out for Simple Answers