“I don’t want fine. Fine isn’t enough. Isn’t not about the open fire or whatever other clichés you can conjure up, but yes, I want a connection. I want you to care as much as I care. I want you… Read More ›
Month: February 2023
The Girl is Back in Town
“I used to think that revenge was about defending one’s honor, but it turns out that honor is just spite dressed up for Sunday.” ― Cat Sebastian, The Queer Principles of Kit Webb Seems like forever since we’ve seen… Read More ›
With Apologies to John Denver, She’s Leaving on a Jet Plane, Who Knows When She’ll Be Back Again
“I have got a daughter, whose life is already separate from mine, whose will already follows its own directions, and who has quickly corrected my woolly preconceptions of her by being something remorselessly different. She is the child of herself… Read More ›
What are We Talking About?
“It’s an odd thing but when you tell someone the true facts of a mythical tale they are indignant not with the teller but with you. They don’t want to have their ideas upset. It rouses some vague uneasiness in… Read More ›
What Happens When Nobody Answers the Call to Service?
“Ideas are interesting, but people are vastly more so.” ― Sarah Bakewell, At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails This has been another one of those weeks where we grapple with humanity. The fallout from the tragic… Read More ›