stalker culture

Stalker Culture

The internet is a strange place. Instagram tells me that I might be interested in following your cousin. Facebook thinks your colleagues are my friends. And Twitter shows me snippets of conversations you’re having with strangers I’ve never met. Why is this happening? How did we get to a place where conversations are public, relationships…

How I Feel About Yogurt

When people try to force food on you, be suspicious. And there’s no more suspicious food item than yogurt. Yogurt can go fuck itself. First of all, my cats love to eat yogurt, which should tell you everything you need to know. Roxy will fight you for the spoon, and she also licks her butt.…

Lent 2019: Take Up Something New!

Today is Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday and Pączki Tuesday. It’s all fun and games until Ash Wednesday when everything goes downhill for Baby Jesus. (Someone should warn him!) Lent is such a downer a time of reflection, and many Christians give up smoking, drinking, chocolate, swearing, being on the internet, etc., to honor…

IJ Gorman

I’m just back from 24 hours in Las Vegas where I spent time remembering my friend IJ Gorman. Ira-John Gorman was an athlete, a coach, and a teacher. He persisted through a rocky childhood and made a place for himself in this world by being an advocate for children, their education, and his faith. Family…