I need to drink something at night when I’m not drinking beer. Otherwise, what am I going to do, just sit there and look at my empty hands? The go-to for the nights when I’m not drinking beer, whether it is for a night or two, or a month or…


The first time I got drunk was at a high school party the fall of my senior year. A late bloomer. It was either three beers and two wine coolers, or two beers and three wine coolers. I was off the goddamn wall, it’s a good thing that all the…


“He thinks just because I’m a skinny guy that he can push me around and get in a fight with me,” the bike guy said.

This wasn’t the way I had planned on getting friendly with bike guy, if, in fact, I had any plans to become friendly with him…


If there is one thing the current quarantine situation is going to leave us with, aside from the obvious disasters, is a glut of personal blogs, memoirs, and remembrances of the plague time. And those could very well be coming from me at some point. Lord knows none of us…


This is not a complaint about my job. It’s about my office; the actual physical space in which I am consigned to do my job. My office has no windows. …


I’ve gone over a year without listening to sports talk radio, outside the occasional game broadcast. This might seem like a fairly trivial admission, given I’m a moderate sports fan at best these days, and that listening to sports radio is a fairly harmless past time. …


I love buying calendars and planners, even if I almost never get a full year’s use out of them.

Some time around February I’ll leave it at home, or start bringing a different bag to work, forgetting to stash the latest planner in it. In March, I may decide to…


I didn’t wake up on New Year’s Day intending to make any resolutions. The only times I’ve ever made resolutions, they have been made under duress and never kept for more than a month, maybe two, tops.

And then my phone told me I was obese.

It wasn’t quite as…

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