Depression

Dysthymia sucks

You know something isn’t right when you start to dread something you’ve been looking forward to for 9 months. I’m beginning think I may need different meds, because I haven’t been this down since I got divorced.

Word Play

Poetry Friday

FALL Fall, falling, fallen. That’s the way the season Changes its tense in the long-haired maples That dot the road; the veiny hand-shaped leaves Redden on their branches (in a fiery competition With the final remaining cardinals) and then Begin to sidle and float through the air, at last Settling into colorful layers carpeting the […]

Cycling

2011 Ride #36

View Larger Map Blew out my rear tire, and my spare wasn’t doing a great job of holding air either … so now my apartment smells of Mastik One, and my hands are blackened. I also only have two tires left in my stash, so it is time to start saving for a purchase, or […]

Cycling

2011 Ride #35

View Larger Map The new SRAM Red group is going to take some time to get used to … not the shifting mechanism (I’ve never had any issues switching between different component groups that way), but the way the levers fit in my hand, the wider Q-factor underfoot. It’s weird, even the bars feel a […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

AUTUMN EVENING (after Holderlin) The yellow pears hang in the lake. Life sinks, grace reigns, sins ripen, and in the north dies an almond tree. A genius took me by the hand and said come with me though the time has not yet come. Therefore, when the gods get lonely, a hero will emerge from […]