A clock with a worn-out battery on the wall. For the two days in a row I passed it, it read the same time of 12:40. The thin rail of a second hand struggling to tick upwards. It would register a couple of seconds forward, then fall back down those same two seconds. After a […]
The only social media platform I use is toiling in trolls and toxicity. It’s profoundly disturbing to see social media be abused with weak enforcement of its’ own rules. To their credit, Twitter has stepped up far ahead of the pack compared to Facebook. It is becoming clearer however that the enforcement of the rules […]
Things do not make sense even if they are supposed to. If I could write out what it is I am trying to make sense of as part of this writing prompt, I would share it on this very screen. Sometimes I don’t know what drives it. I can say it’s probably for therapeutic purposes. […]
A rolling thunderstorm, bells ringing. Then, one of the most recognizable riffs in heavy music slams through the speakers. “What is this that stands before me?” Ozzy Osbourne’s wailing lyrical questioning of what he just saw. The lyrics to the title track reflecting on an experience shared by bassist Terry “Geezer” Butler. Black Sabbath’s first […]
Avoid people for a while, spend time with animals and nature.
With all due respect to the good players, the good owners, the good staff… The NFL deserves none of my clicks, none of my hard-earned money, Nothing. As long as it takes a lackluster approach to animal abuse, domestic violence, sexism, homophobia, (the list goes on), no one should be giving them anything. @WriterDann
Last week I finally finished listening to a great interview podcast legend Marc Maron did with actor John Goodman. I stopped mid-workout at the gym when Goodman said the following. I am paraphrasing a bit because I may have mixed up two or three words. “I like laughing, because if I am laughing it means […]