Summary of My Discontent

You may or may not be a miracle

You are a unique miracle. Consider: The universe is 13.77 billion years old, give or take a few weeks. The Milky Way is 13.2 billion years old. The earth is 4.6 billion years old.

Keeping Up with the Jones

Top 10 Black Heroes and Villains

From never-ending political wrangling to murder, there’s enough serious stuff going on. I say let’s take a break from it, relax and have some fun for a change.

Stop Calling Me Surly

The lives and death of Jon Cook

Musician, visual artist and writer Jon Cook, an iconic child of the Highlands, was blessed with a strong heart and titanic talents.

Fables of the Deconstruction

All This Useless Beauty/Lost in Space

In my capacity as a counselor to fictional characters, I have heard some pretty crazy stories.

Summary of My Discontent

My night to cook

Damn. My night to cook. I love cooking. It’s deciding what to cook that I hate. I’m so tired of everything.

Raised Relief

Just a pinch

Doubt is a real sunnavabitch.

Stop Calling Me Surly

The angina monologue

Seven years ago this week, I got my life back after quadruple bypass surgery.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Gravity’s angel

My lab partner and I made a homunculus for a science project.

Raised Relief

Breaker Breaker. Do you copy?

The battery in my truck was dead the other night and I was late for a concert. My girlfriend was kind enough to let me borrow her car for the evening.

Summary of My Discontent

Making room

Learning becomes more difficult as we age not because we have trouble absorbing new information, but because we fail to forget the old stuff, researchers say … Think of it as writing on