The Best of Intentions
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Jul
16
Circling Around a Philosophy

Circling Around a Philosophy

1. My friend Brandon Taylor wrote recently about why the new Netflix adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion is neither a
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Jul
08
It's Been a Year

It's Been a Year

1. It's been a year. Not since I last wrote—though that's been long enough. A year ago, I lay
4 min read
Dec
31
What I Want

What I Want

Just over eight years ago—eight years and thirteen days ago, to be precise—I started making a series of
10 min read
Sep
24
Holding Hands

Holding Hands

As I type this, my wedding ring is in a drawer in my nightstand, along with: * My father's father's watch
4 min read
Sep
12

listen I love you joy is coming

The last line of Kim Addonizio [https://www.kimaddonizio.com]’s “To the Woman Crying Uncontrollably in the Next Stall”
5 min read
Aug
23

It's Been a While

It hurts to feel unloved. The first thing I need to tell you is that I'm okay, now. When the
6 min read
Apr
23
Uncle Phil's Hug

Uncle Phil's Hug

The other day I was scrolling through the Twitter GIF menu to try to find one of a comforting hug
5 min read
Apr
16
Something Light, Something Heavy, Something Pretty, and Something Grateful

Something Light, Something Heavy, Something Pretty, and Something Grateful

Some Things That Are Not the Same as Having a Personality, According to Twitter * Adult dodgeball * Being an asshole * Being
6 min read
Apr
09
Searching for Meaning

Searching for Meaning

Last night, after it had already ceased being last night and was on into today, instead of going to sleep
5 min read
Apr
03
Scattered, vol. 7

Scattered, vol. 7

* I got my first vaccine dose this week. I was prepared beforehand for an immune response, which has so far
4 min read