Comfort is the Enemy

Its Sunday morning. I'm on my second cup of coffee. I'm still recovering from yesterday: A whirlwind of activity that included three hours of sleep, almost eleven hours of work, a family Christmas outing, and dinner/gingerbread house decorating with my in-laws. Its nice to just sit here, take a deep breath, and just relax. The air … Continue reading Comfort is the Enemy



I can't think of any topic to write about, so I'm going steam of consciousness for this one... I'm sitting at the kitchen table. Again. The house is quiet save for the dogs' feet clattering on the brown wooden floors, nails clicking and clacking like fingers on typewriter. I am tired: A long day filled with an … Continue reading 7:08pm

Earn It

and you're so much like me I'm sorry The above lyrics come from Ben Folds' song, "Still Fighting It", a track off of his 2010 solo album Rockin' The Suburbs. At the time, I loved the song for the musical aspects of it: The understated piano opening, the quiet verses contrasting against the loud toe-tapping chorus, … Continue reading Earn It