“Everyday is Like Sunday” by Morrissey

Listen.  Need some Vitamin D.  Really bad. It’s been gray and raining for the past two weeks and I’m about to jump off a cliff. Who’s more miserable than me?  Morrissey.   But he’s got a damn beautiful voice, and a way with words.  “Everyday is Like Sunday” captures the way I feel during long lapses…

My Day Thus Far

Monday morning. 8:10 AM. Had insomnia last night, so I didn’t sleep. Around 5AM,  a familiar pitter patter sounded outside my window. It was RAIN. Siri told me it would not rain until 10 AM, Damn you Siri. I depend on you. The top of my jeep was down. Thus, my jeep was soaked. As…

The tide goes in, the tide goes out

Family dinner.  My father was in ‘story telling’ mode. Somehow the subject of his adolescence in Rhode Island came up. My mom was talking about how corrupt RI is, how my uncles up there get their license plates made up from their buddies in prison, then get them registered at the DMV. My dad kicks…

Chantix and the Snow

I haven’t left the house much in the last five days, due to the inclement weather in the DC area. And just when the 2 1/2 feet of snow were almost cleared, a new storm is on it’s way. The flakes are falling again. [cue ‘Debbie Downer’ sound effect] It’s week 2 onChantix and I…

A few words from Henry Rollins

Autumn is here and the early darkness is depressing I know. Autumn is here and you feel absolutely no interest in going on. Ending your life seems like the best way to deal with the boredom and savagery that this urban failure brings upon you. It’s this season that can save you if you let…

Rise and Shine

Sometimes my blogs go a little bit off the deep end.   Despite occasional paranoid ramblings, I am actually quite well-rounded.  As Tupac said, “Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that.” This year, I am conducting a little experiment.   making Winter look pretty Pretty soon, it will get dark at 5pm and the…