Facelift Selfies

So here we stand, arm extended, eyes impossibly wide, grinning maniacally, trying to pull the wrinkles and wear and tear out of our weathered faces in every selfie with these weird home do it facelifts.

Legally Terrified

It’s finally legal and i’ve never been more paranoid in my life.

Echoes of Sustainability

True sustainability has to be measured on such an unimaginable┬áscale that I fear I may not be featured in a great deal of it, historically speaking. Somewhere in time lived a man of meager means by today’s standards. But when his fellows took stock of his wealth they marveled at the inspiration seen there. They…

Old Blue Bricks

Old Town San Juan, Puerto Rico. Old blue bricks are like old blue people. They are askew and┬ábroken in tiny and monumental ways but they are still holding their position. They could not be more unique and discolored by experience but they fit in. Their role is what they are. They are the silent placeholders…

Real Life Unfolding

Today I drive to Florida.  In 2 hours I will load two dogs, three kids and one wife into a giant vehicle with no concern for fuel consumption and drive toward an impossible peninsula filled with well meaning hoards of elderly people, meth heads, and 25 foot pythons. I am relatively sure that there are…

Happy Blue Bacon Day!

Gearing up fro St Paddy’s Day? Well you should know that The man associated with the raucous, green beer drinking, corned beef and cabbage eating Irish celebration that we know today probably wasn’t Irish at all.

Anyone Can Be Anyone (The Coati Raccoon Mantra)

Are you the same as you were? How far back do you have to look in your history to find a version of yourself that should have a different name than you? I vacillate between a person who’s trying to be a better me and person who acts as if he has never heard of…

Letting Go (Summer Haircut)

What is it about cutting your hair short that feels like such a big decision? IT WILL GROW BACK! I guess it will but it still feels weird. I like it long but I like it short. The same people that want me to keep it long are going to compliment me when it is…