PRESENCE OVER PRESENTS

Dead Calm

 

Ahhhh the holidays. I suppose it’s not too surprising to find that the infection has spread to Central America. People running around like maniacs. Spending money they don’t have. Because… well, it’s Christmas damnit… and presents are clearly what that’s all about. More…

SCHOOL IS DEAD

Class is dismissed

The American school system is a dream killing, soul crushing enterprise that every child is mandated to attend. It’s purpose has never been to educate. It’s always been to indoctrinate… uhhh, I mean convince you to dedicate the majority of your… more…

GHOST TURTLES AND LIMP BROCCOLI

Ghost Turtle

There I am… relaxing in the shade of a coco palm. My feet basking in the warm waters of the caribbean. In the cup holder of my chair is what was just a few minutes ago a very cold beer… but the weather is so hot that it’s now a lukewarm beverage in a supremely sweaty bottle. A slowly building breeze carries a sweet smell that I can’t quite place. Hopefully it’s the cane fields that line the bay… and not the nearby dump. More…

A DEBIT CARD. A HURRICANE. AND A BIRTHDAY.

100% wild

Allergies that were once rather rare… like being allergic to peanuts, are becoming much more common in America. One theory as to why it’s happening is that we’re too clean. That reducing our exposure to dirt, and bacteria, and yes… even peanuts (every new parent is cautioned not to give their children peanuts for their first three years), is compromising our ability to tolerate them. More…

DOES YOUR COP BITE

Puebla Church

When the bottom line is the bottom line we can’t really be surprised when corners are cut and people are screwing each other over. In fairness, I suppose that we’d all prefer it if you went about enhancing your bottom line in a mannerly way… More…