Hello again, I’ve finished the process of moving this newsletter to its new hosting service. I sent out the first one yesterday, and if you received it…
Some housekeeping first: I’m going to be moving this newsletter back off of Substack shortly. I know that it’s only been a few months since I moved to…
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Boy, Twitter is awful lately, isn’t it? And not just awful in the way that we’ve been used to and talking about for what feels like forever, but newly…
It’s been a hard week. We said goodbye to our dog, Cooper, on Monday. Today, I learned that my friend Paula died from cancer. It is a strange thing…
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(CW: animal mortality) There’s no good way to say this. My dog is dying. On some level, we’ve known this was coming for a while now. I’ve even been…
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Yes, I did cry during the inauguration, which I hadn’t planned on watching. I did watch it, though, and I did cry, in part because of something like…
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It’s been a hell of a week, hasn’t it? It’s scary enough, of course, to watch a group of traitorous insurrectionists violently take over the seat of…
New Year's 2021 edition
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Today is, among other things, the last Friday of the year. It is my habit to take the end of the year as an opportunity to look back at the things I…
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There’s a thing that people say sometimes about writing as a way of finding out what you’re thinking about. I’ve known for a while that photography is…
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In a few days, I and several of my colleagues will be meeting with our Congressman for the first time since the election. I believe this will be our…
On the night of my youngest’s sixth birthday, when the house was quiet and everyone else was asleep, I wrote in my journal, “I will never put you to bed…
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