A Tough Run & Pain Spirals

For the last few months I have been running two miles a day, every weekday morning. Running has been a frequent activity in my life since high school days as a middle-distance runner on the track team. I have been very inconsistent with running throughout adulthood, but I have never cut it out of my…

The Middle-Finger Incident

This is the story of how I lost my cool on an ordinary summer day. I have no idea how this happened since I don’t recall anything amiss or unusual in the hours leading up to the incident. I had even been on a declared Love-journey for the previous four months, seeking out strangers for…

A Slice of Ramble

This is not even a real post. Writing that sentence helps to take some of the pressure off. I’m hungry, I’m trembly, and I’m a little bit tired. I probably shouldn’t even be here trying to eke out anymore writing for the day. It’s 3:30 on a sunny Monday and I’ve already written (elsewhere) way…

Raped, Alcoholic Goddess

Yesterday, while visiting a takeout place familiar to me, I saw a woman I had never seen before. And there was this beautiful energy between us, a vibe. She saw me and I saw her. We exchanged brief pleasantries as I paid at the drive-thru window and she handed me my food. I felt the…