Resilience (or a lack thereof)

I had a bit of a shocker today. I went out, tried to buy a kebab and a beer, but the place was crowded and I was rehearsing what I had to say and there were lots of people and I didn’t know it was my turn to speak next and the guy got frustrated…

Captain Frank’s Mandolin (Muzak is my Life)

(670 words) Hoorah, it’s a vague literary reference! Though obviously my example involves killing far fewer Italians. Here’s another opportunity to educate yourself. This week I bought a new mandolin, and I am totally in love with it. Click for zoom! Glorious. Look at them curves! Dat ass. Artisanal as you like. This was a…

Being Good (incredibly short-term goals)

(750 words) As you get older you definitely get to know yourself better. (Today, I will be playing the part of Captain Obvious). And why the fuck wouldn’t you? You spend a great deal of time with yourself. This is also an argument for developing a good relationship with yourself, but… Baby Steps. Exactly. And…