Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Where We Are Heading

I was very excited to see that I was nominated for one of The Indie Chicks Badass Blogger Awards.  But I must admit that I was somewhat surprised to see the category for which I was nominated: "Most Feel Good Blog."

Naturally, this was the first image that appeared
when I Googled "happy feel good shit"
When I started this blog, one of my main goals was to be as cynical as humanly possible in order to
effectively express my disdain for my environment and surroundings.

Things change, I guess.

I went back and looked at posts like "How I Saved Dopey the Dog," "Attn: Soon-to-be Uncles," and "My Best Friend, The Terrorist," and realized that there was, in fact, a growing warmth in my heart that came out in my writing, whether I liked it or not.

Anyway, in an effort to get back to my cynical roots, I decided that I should write something incredibly depressing.  My life is pretty incredible at the moment, however, so in order to really depress you all, I had to go with some fiction.

So here you go.  Here's a little piece about how school shootings are becoming an increasingly normal occurrence.

It's called, "Where We Are Heading."

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Day Owl

(c) peek-a-prints (My sister's Etsy shop)

I know, I know.

I haven't been updating much.  And when I do update, it comes with an apology, promising all kinds of grand things.

They're coming.  Big things.  I promise.

But in the meantime, let me share with you some excuses as to why I've been so distant (I'm really good at making excuses).

You see, I have a job (some might not consider dealing poker a job, but it is certainly a step up from my previous "job" of playing poker).

Well, I recently switched to day shift (for those of you who might have forgotten, as I had, day shift is the one that takes place while the sun is up).

This whole business of having a girlfriend inspired me to change my nocturnal schedule.  This, so that I can actually see her once in awhile, as well as the rest of the inhabitants of the world.

It has been a difficult transition, though, seeing as how long I have been a creature of the night.