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Thirty-Three Retrograde

The last couple of years has been one that saw the self-storage cardboard boxes* that are my life being upended, knocked, battered, soiled or otherwise jumbled. 450 more words


Love is all around

Some of you already know that I’m a survivor of child abuse. It’s hard to say that, still, so many, many years later. I’m still surprised sometimes how it affects my psyche.  243 more words


Rock Cut State Park

Due to the 14-day limit at Chain o’ Lakes State Park, Rock Cut, out near Rockford Illinois, is the only viable alternative for a short stay. 1,511 more words


making even crappy things is fun

Spent wa-ay too much time making this horrible wallpaper as a quick reference guide:

And it still ended up barely-readable on my dumbphone:

Ah well, I had fun.  65 more words


Work Update

This is just a quick update for anyone interested in what I’m working on now. I’m about 50 thousand words into the third Astralsphere book. I’m estimating it at about 100-130 thousand words. 239 more words


scenes from a mild mid-day panic attack

OK – I started this post last week and never got around to finishing it.  It’s not a particularly difficult post or anything; if nothing else it’s a collection of scattered E3 thoughts that I was trying to write down before my short-term memory said “fuck it, you don’t need this.” 775 more words


Laura Jane Grace to receive Icon Award at AP Music Awards: 'It's really surreal'

Laura Jane Grace is having a full-circle moment. Three years ago, the Against Me! frontwoman presented Joan Jett & the Blackhearts with the Icon Award at the Alternative Press Music Awards. 1,239 more words