When Old Friends Get Embarrassing

She takes a break from hating social media whenever CNN airs new footage of a few hundred people looting and breaking windows.

Leaving New Jersey

When the local newspaper reports that our winters will be getting consistently colder and longer as climate change progresses, I cringe.

She Said My Blog Stats Are Amazing

She said my blog stats are amazing when you consider I’m writing about things most people don’t even want to think about.

There Are Mornings

There are mornings I wake up to nausea, nightmares burning sour in my stomach, doubts about my choices shouting from a groggy brain.

Spring And All That

The daily temperatures are finally rising. The sun is shining warm more often than not.

Writing for Donations

If you’re a frequent reader, follower, fan, or admirer, please consider dropping a few dollars in my virtual hat. Thank you.

Vegan Cuisine

To all the health-conscious, yoga-practicing, vegan-cuisine-eating, upper-middle class white people who move to Jersey City, NJ, for cheap rent and a more “down-to-earth life.”


“This is one of the many reasons,” I tell my former students students, whenever they visit, “why I’m convinced we’re doomed as a species.”

Meeting Other Writers

That small gesture alone has gotten me called an asshole by many an aggressive facial expression.

Fun for American Writers

Enjoy the fresh perspective, if you can stomach it, and don’t forget to write.

Major Depressive Disorder

The worst thing about major depressive disorder.

Questioning Capital Punishment

I’m just curious. You know me.