Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, Mistakes have been made.  You know how we never did the Spring Break traditional trip to Cancun? You know how we learned margaritas taste pretty okay just before the kids were born and constant sobriety was the only way to stay awake long enough to ensure they were safe and cared … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me


Notices on a Train

Intercom messages on the 2:14 train from South Ocean to Dukberg. 2:15 - Welcome aboard the 2:14 to Dukberg, we are expecting a smooth ride for the six hours. Sit back, relax and we'll have a drink cart moving down the hall in no time. 2:25 - For our long-time travelers, you will notice a … Continue reading Notices on a Train

Waylan Used to Be Cool – Still Relevant

As I am barely awake at 8:30 pm and reading through the "Throwback Thursday" playlist from Spotify that contains just about every pop-punk band that filled my CD player in high school, I am reminded of this post from about a year ago.  Some things never change, but most things make incredible, incremental changes that … Continue reading Waylan Used to Be Cool – Still Relevant

Report to Mission Command

Mission Command, Sweet googly moogly, do not send any more people here.  This place, this planet; none of it is like the reports that came from the rovers and probes that preceded me. Robots said there would be primitive flora.  There's one very tall tree that drips a green oil from thirty feet above.  The … Continue reading Report to Mission Command

From a Concerned Customer

To the creators of My First Kit of Easy-Peasy Chemistry Projects for Beginners This note comes to you from a coffee house in Santa Fe, NM.  I woke up here clutching a coffee cup, wearing a scarf and drooling on a copy of The New York Times. I don't know how I got here, but … Continue reading From a Concerned Customer

Dear Future Past Me

Dear Future Past Me, Hi. Guess what? I don't know if you guessed correctly, but the answer is we had "Kiss From a Rose" stuck in our head and the natural progression of this was to travel to 1995 Los Angeles, get a job with craft services and hang out on the set of Batman Forever. Turns … Continue reading Dear Future Past Me

Consult the Spirits

The game had turned against their team, making their Sunday afternoon ritual a little less fun.  The sports fans of the Upper Brunswick Society of Sorcery turned to actual ritual to try to turn the tide once more. "Fetch the spirit board," spoke the elder. "The Ouija board, ma'am?" Asked a newer recruit. "Indeed." The … Continue reading Consult the Spirits