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February 29, 2020

Leap Day

In which the author attempts to explain Leap Day as a lie, and equate it to his need to schedule out time for tasks. Or something like that.

January 31, 2020

Three Short Obits

January’s been a bummer, to be perfectly frank. It’s not really fair.

December 31, 2019

A Few Words About a Decade

A look at my past decade — and the one before it — in six barely related sections. Happy new year; enjoy this last day of the decade.

November 28, 2019

As the Body Grows Old

It’s 4 am in a house that’s not my own and I don’t know where the ibuprofen is, and I guess this is what middle age feels like.

October 31, 2019

A Short List of Halloween Costumes

Here’s a short list of Halloween costumes I’ve worn in my life, because I don’t have enough energy, apparently, to write an actual blog post this month.

September 27, 2019

We’re Gonna Riot

Accidental nostalgia, too many drunk people, and washing off the dust of Douglas Park: here’s some quick thoughts about Riot Fest 2019, the late 90s Sioux Falls music scene, and a mixtape that’s only partially connected to both.

July 21, 2019

Music Discovery Via Warriors MAP

The germination of musical taste, how we feel about our parents’ music, and the give and take of building a co-operative playlist with a nearly twelve-year-old girl.

June 21, 2019

A Story About Some Dinosaur Bones

Sue the T. rex died alone of starvation, and that’s just one of the many reasons I almost cried when I went to the Field Museum this week.

May 17, 2019

Let People Enjoy Things

There are few things louder than someone trying to convince the world they don’t like something. Just let people enjoy things, y’all.