There Are Worse Things…

People are weird about death. For a long time I’ve been perplexed by the actions and ideas of most people around it. Having chosen to euthanize both of our old dogs in the last three weeks, the latest one yesterday, it seems like a good time to write down some of my disparate thoughts on the subject. Continue reading



Nine days into a period of unemployment which I intend to make last somewhere between 6 months and 30 years, I’m finding the adjustment to a less stressful lifestyle quite delicious. My stock answer for the inevitable question of “What are you going to do now?” is “I’m gonna be a hobo.”  Continue reading