To: “That” guy

In about five minutes I’m going into a house to try to help a kitty—Henry/Cheeks; a new family to me, an 8 yo recently-adopted rescue—feel safe. Henry/Cheeks is a long-haired grey and white kitty who ended up at Best Friends Animal Society after having been found tied with rope around his waist that was cutting … Continue reading To: “That” guy

What would my asshole cat do?

The collective anxiety right now is incredible; lots of people unable to feel a sense of safety so it’s coming out as worry, desire to control things and a reaching out for near-constant reassurance from the world which in other circumstances would be eased by their own effort via coping skills and established resilience. If … Continue reading What would my asshole cat do?

Dreamer

Perusing a dusty Post Card Row fixer upper I could never afford, she arrived first and sat in a chair across from me—looking around expectantly—and within half-hour he was there and they’d hit it off, fingers touching then finally outlining the hand of the other, speaking sex into the air with quivering coffee shop etiquette. … Continue reading Dreamer

Sponsored/Spying

Thank you Instagram for posting an advertisement on your phone app for the exact hotel I was googling on my home computer earlier this morning. Nothing helps me feel more at peace with eventually having to grow my own vegetables and harvest my own water when capitalism fails and the planet says fuck it than … Continue reading Sponsored/Spying

Uğur Gallenkuş

This photographers work is very powerful in that it helps me see past my own existence. Because it’s easy to fall into the trap of 24/7 self-care if you don’t see how big the problems are. From 9/2001 to 6/2017 (I didn’t research more current figures), the United States spent $250 million PER DAY (source: … Continue reading Uğur Gallenkuş

Ghosting

I don’t know about anybody else but my feelings/senses are telling me that the world is not in a normal place. The word that keeps coming to me over and over is “ghosting,” something I first heard in an episode of Doctor Who in which someone dies but keeps speaking as if she’s alive, which … Continue reading Ghosting