Category Archives for Rambles

Dog Bowl

When I was growing up a family dog had two bowls. One for food. One for water. Into the food bowl went some kind of dry food that I dredged out of a large bag or a can of wet food that I kept at arms length as it squished and plopped into the bowl. […]

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Laziness — Guilt-free

Last Thursday I woke up, well, a bit hungover – okay considerably hungover. After searching through my memory bank to confirm I hadn’t done anything particularly embarrassing, I fell into the familiar routine of moaning on the couch while binge watching whatever mindless, junk TV Netflix had to offer. Only there was one change in […]

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On the Wrong End of the Sunrise

We’ve all been there. Natural light slowly infiltrates your dark cocoon or at least prompts you to turn off your lamp. Then with reluctance you look out your window to see the beginning of a new day – for everyone else. You, well, you’re the dumbass that just stayed up all night. Then comes the self-recrimination. […]

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In Need of a Montage

As my year off comes crashing to an end and I am not only in the midst of rewrites on my novel but also searching for employment, I find myself in desperate need of a montage. A simple scene in my life where the upbeat music plays and we catch glimpses of me working hard: […]

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