People are spying on me and reporting on my actions to the Internet. The code name they have for me is “Millenials.” No sooner had I posted a blog post about my engagement lug nut than The Independent wrote “Diamonds aren’t forever: Millenials turn their backs on unethical and expensive gems.” When I ordered another…… Continue reading I AM MILLENIALS

Just a Trifle

I stop cold when I see it on the dessert island. A mexican chocolate trifle. I regulate my breathing. In, out, in, out. What an opportunity. All I have to do now is pick it up and take it to the checkout. Stay calm. I struggle to keep my face straight as I amble to the…… Continue reading Just a Trifle


That’s the twenty-ninth of December in layman’s terms. The day before the next to last day of the year. Ok, not really. In fact, it’s the plural of “antepenultima” which is a term in poetry referring to the syllable before the next to last syllable of a word. Let me explain the reason I would offer…… Continue reading Antepenultimas

Freewrite: Human Garbage Can Vs. The Cookie Fairy

Here is a prompt I found on a writing website: One day you come into work and find a cookie mysteriously placed on your desk. Grateful to whoever left this anonymous cookie, you eat it. The next morning you come in and find another cookie. This continues for months until one day a different object…… Continue reading Freewrite: Human Garbage Can Vs. The Cookie Fairy

The Barbarian of Pelor

[This is a character backstory for a medieval fantasy roleplaying game I’m playing] My adoptive family said that Pelor placed me on the steps of their community center as a test of their faith and compassion. Certainly it was hard to propose another explanation for how an infant such as myself had made it all…… Continue reading The Barbarian of Pelor