Adventures in Imperfection

Hibernation

It starts as a tickle. A whiff. A verdant flash in the upper left quadrant. An undulating breeze that smells like Oklahoma. One moment, a blanket of white covers the hard bed outside your window, and then overnight it’s dotted in green and yellow. Like a bear, this winter has made me sluggish. Science says… Continue reading Hibernation

Humor

Winter is Coming: the Dog is cold, and the Cat is Indifferent

Two hours and forty-seven minutes. Is this the cooking time for a pot roast? Is this the length of the Nutcracker at the local theater? Is that how long we spend lost on Facebook (or Instagram, or SnapChat, or Twitter…or…)? Nope. None of these. Two hours and forty-seven minutes was how long I slept last… Continue reading Winter is Coming: the Dog is cold, and the Cat is Indifferent

Adventures in Imperfection

My Calm Before the Storm

  I can hear your whisper and distant mutter. I can smell your damp on the breeze and in the sky I see the halo of your violence. Storm I know you are coming. ― Robert Fanney ~~~~~ It feels like it could snow. I haven’t looked at a forecast or a weather radar, but there’s enough… Continue reading My Calm Before the Storm