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Tag Archives: if i was rich we would call it eccentric but instead I am just bizarre

prank war (spoiler: i lose)

The first thing you have to know is: my boss Alan is awesome. He’s kind, courteous, funny, helpful, generous, knows how to build things, knows how to art things, and his cooking is divine. He carefully marks the store prices so that we’re making enough to run the shop, but helping out the customer the […]

Hanzo had his 6th birthay party yesterday!

For the past 5.5 years, any time i have given Hanzo a balloon, he has happily destroyed it with his poky little claws and bitey little teeth. If given a choice between a cardboard box, a stuffed animal, and a balloon, i’d bet money he’d pick the last one first. So i got a bunch […]

Clown rabies


Best bandage art ever.


The pie started it. …SHUT UP, YOUR MOM’S A LIAR.


So last Saturday, Seamus and i visited an abandoned zoo. It was spooky. Never go to an abandoned anything with me, because i have two life philosophies that, when combined, create almost certain death: 1. When faced with a decision, choose the option that makes a better story later 2. Nothing in horror movies is […]

15 miles on Seattle hills

…But i’m getting ahead of myself! First i left Bellingham (while it was snowing), went to Seattle (which was dry) and walked the first few of my 15 total miles in four days. Then i got on the wrong city bus and rode around like a human remora on a big smelly wheeled shark until […]

Leaving the memoryzone behind

You can ask me to coffee, and if i have time/interest i’ll go, and we’ll talk about our jobs and hobbies and childhood, and before long i will start skimming cream from my vat of wild stories and feeding it to you, to your horror and/or delight, depending on your disposition. Then we’ll each go […]

The Towel Game

Keffy and I are sharing a hotel room at Cascade Writers.    _ (…Calm down, it’s Mountain Dew. And I washed it out by hand so the staff wouldn’t have to wonder, either.)