To infinity and beyond, until the brain gives out.

When I was young, the night sky was a miracle. Especially in the summer when I got to stay up a little later, and the darkness was more absolute. There was nothing better than lying out in the dark and gazing up in the sky, whether I was with friends or family or alone. It was beautiful at night, a different world, with a quiet … Continue reading To infinity and beyond, until the brain gives out.

A tree is not a book by Susan Cooper.

The interesting part of the January blogging challenge is that it expanded my writing to slightly beyond diarist. There was a quantity of hopefully widely-applicable navel-gazing, to be sure, but less current information was shared than is my usual trend. This means that up until now, I haven’t shared that I’ve been struggling with the effects of serotonin syndrome. It’s not so severe that I’m … Continue reading A tree is not a book by Susan Cooper.

Streaming selections: what do I listen to?

Streaming is a popular music-listening choice these days. You pay a monthly fee and get unlimited access to your company of choice’s library. They’re extensive, and most artists cross-post: you’re not indicating allegiance with your company selection. Except for Garth Brooks. It’s one of the reasons I added Spotify. Two, however, proved stressful. After months of running both, I finally cancelled my iTunes because I … Continue reading Streaming selections: what do I listen to?

Can you like your neuroses best?

I like tests. I especially like standardized tests. I like them because I test well. [i] Who doesn’t enjoy doing things they excel at? It’s not a particularly useful skill, testing well, and it doesn’t translate to the real world in any practical way. Upon reflection, I’m not even sure why I like them – the results, at least until university, singled me out and … Continue reading Can you like your neuroses best?