Birthday Boys Are Wholly Unnecessary

If your response to “what’s the most essential component of a birthday party?” is the person who’s actually celebrating said birthday, you’re probably a reasonable person. And wrong, because the right answer is cake. Obviously. Thursday afternoon, the day before my friend’s birthday, I found myself scouring the streets with an oddly specific mission. The … More Birthday Boys Are Wholly Unnecessary

Getting the Green Light (LFASO #3)

A similarity among all my weirdest life episodes are those random epiphanic moments in the meantime, when I suddenly register how strange my situation is. There usually isn’t a single event that provokes the realization; it’s usually the odd but acceptable details that accumulate past some tipping point. I enjoy regularly rediscovering where my “oh, … More Getting the Green Light (LFASO #3)