Life is a Question Mark

When I was very young, I wanted to grow up to be a baseball pitcher. I spent a portion of my days throwing things. I imagined I was Greg Maddux on the mound, sizing up my opponent before throwing the perfect sinker. I had a pretty decent throwing arm, but I couldn’t catch to saveContinue reading “Life is a Question Mark”

Insomnia Never Sleeps

At the time of writing, I have been wide awake for almost 33 hours. You see, I suffer from bouts of insomnia. For no reason at all, I simply stop sleeping. It’s not that I wake up during the night, have trouble falling asleep or get up before my alarm — I remain totally consciousContinue reading “Insomnia Never Sleeps”

A Year Like Any Other: 2011 In Retrospect

Once more, we stand at the precipice of a new year. For some, the passing of 2011 is like saying goodbye to an old friend you fear you may never meet again. For others, this blasted year can’t be over soon enough. For me, it’s a little of both. I am physically and mentally moreContinue reading “A Year Like Any Other: 2011 In Retrospect”