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    Dealing with a problematic hero

    On occasion I’ve stayed willfully ignorant about people I claim to admire. It’s much easier to admire a person’s accomplishments when you don’t know their flaws and their weaknesses. Recently I learned that…

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    End of Blogtober

    Another year, another failed Blogtober. Here we are on the spookiest, most wonderful day of the year… and I’m finally updating my blog for the first time since the 19th. I set a…

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    Four Reasons October is the Worst

    There’s a million reasons to love October–give or take a few. Roasted pumpkin seeds, haunted houses, Halloween costumes, turning leaves, bonfires… all of these things call to mind the snap of cold air…