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My favorite pancake restaurant

When I was younger I loved pancakes. Excuse me, I loved MAPLE SYRUP. Pancakes were a way to get as much maple syrup on my plate, my hands, and my face.

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He sleeps! (kinda)

I knew this kid would be trouble from the very first day in the hospital because he refused to sleep without at least a hand on him. It’s a small hospital. No nursery like you see on TV where visitors can look through a window at the babies all swaddled in their plastic tubs. He…

Good-bye (to one more try-fail cycle)

I always figured I’d someday make a Patreon page. When they announced their rate increase for new creators going forward, it seemed as good a time as any to throw one together before that deadline. Spoiler: that is not a useful way to approach this sort of thing. Not that making the page was a…


As a kid, how to make people like me–or at least not dislike me–was a constant calculus in the background hum of my brain. I learned how to read the expectations of people around me and how to contort, to fit myself to them. Even when I came home from college, I still made a…

2021 Bingo

Last year, I made a bingo card out of all the things I wanted to accomplish. I knew they wouldn’t all happen. I knew a baby would throw a wrench in my best laid plans. So I played bingo with it, instead. I met almost half my goals. Somehow. A few things that did not…


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