A Few Quick Things, vol. 8

It finally looks like spring outside. Except, of course, for the giant patches of snow still on the ground, and the 27 degree temperature… But, we’re getting there. There’s a genuine feeling of spring in the air: it’s sunny, and human beings are emerging from their homes, rubbing their eyes, and starting to clean up […]

In Celebration Of Small Things That Bring Big Pain

Early last week I was at work, walking through the warehouse. I stopped to talk to somebody, leaned against a pallet on a rack, and a sliver of splintered wood JAMMED up underneath my left thumbnail: deep. And now I know why that’s such an effective torture technique. The pain was instant, and so intense […]