Past & Possibilities

My 20th high school reunion is coming up in a few weeks. My 20th reunion. I'm not sure I'm going. 20 years since I was a tender seventeen year old,... »

Wheat from the Chaff

One of the most frustrating things in this day and age is the speed at which information comes to us. I can't turn on the news, open up NY Times,... »

Starting to Go

When I worked at Aereo, I was constantly pushed to improve my programming skills. It was a built-in habit at the company; not because that was the culture mandate but... »

Grace Evelyn Miller

Death is coming for me. I see him in my dreams; a man with a dark suit, crisp black tie, and a black fedora covering a face adorned with black,... »

Pugger

My dog, a 13 year old pug that my ex and I adopted 3 1/2 years ago and I kept as part of the split, lays at my feet... »

A Ruler to Measure Life

Perhaps it's settling into a routine. Perhaps it's maturity. Perhaps it's a less chaotic life. Perhaps it's watching too many episodes of NCIS on Netflix recently (Gibbs' Rules and all)... »

Internal Lives

I have a rich inner life. I spendĀ a lot of time by myself. Hopes, dreams, criticisms, wishes, dislikes about my life, about myself, about my body, are constantly swirling... »

A Well-Behaved Child

When I was a child, I was wonderfully well-behaved. I had a truth-telling streak in me that couldn't be rubbed out or halted. An immense guilt washed over me when... »