The Fool

Riding the energy of July’s full moon came the murder of an Anarchist  whose legacy was gentility, action, and hard choices. Wil died for what he believed in. This post isn’t about him, or the Tacoma Police Officers who shot him protecting the very valuable property of the Immigration Detention Center, but I couldn’t not […]

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Who knows what it means

Recording dreams is always tricky, because I almost always forget the surrounding details immediately, but here are two dreams, from the last two days that have moved me to record them. In the first dream, I had been working in the garden and  came inside to be with my kiddos and get cleaned up. I […]

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Amends

The cut of scarred emotional wounds. I want to meet you again. I don’t know you anymore. I am not who I was. Back then. Ah, but that younger me tugs so vehemently. So earnestly. To find the you, you are and declare my love for you. To honor the gifts you gave me. No […]

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Amends

The cut of scarred emotional wounds. I want to meet you again. I don’t know you anymore. I am not who I was. Back then. Ah, but that younger me tugs so vehemently. So earnestly. To find the you, you are and declare my love for you. To honor the gifts you gave me. No […]

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It’s been a long December

I’m struggling. I don’t want to be dramatic. I have shed that skin, to an older more mature version of myself.  Still the same insecure, sad, and frustrated version of myself. I couldn’t write in November, though I tell a dozen stories every day to my kiddos, to myself, to my students. my heart and […]

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Closer

The new school year has begun. My wife and my son underwent surgery two weeks apart and in between the surgical events we all got a stomach flu that turned into a chest cold, and now we’re all on the healing side of things. I got back into my classroom today, spending the day figuring […]

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Processing the Noise

I very much see that the Empire is falling. Everyday waves of dead fish crash onto the shores of Florida. 1000s of Indigenous women are missing and/or dead in Canada. Hate groups like Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer, have been holding “Unite the Right” rallies in multiple states.  The local utility company Puget Sound Energy […]

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