Archive for January, 2012

Back in the 90s, I discovered Tim Sandlin, an amazing author. I own almost all of his books and I’ve read then more than once. (As a side note, I found another amazing author, T.R. Pearson at the same time. He wrote A Short History of a Small Place, which is still a book that […]


It’s a complicated thing. If I’m honest I will admit that I generally equate happiness with stupidity and lack of depth. Happy people kind of freak me out because they just seem so positive. I feel like I wouldn’t be me if I was happy. I’m defined by the fact that I’m sort of crabby, […]


I’m not a happy camper. I can’t say that I ever truly have been, although I certainly have moments of excitement, joy, and happiness. Sometimes it bothers me more than others and lately I’ve been in a period where it bothers me.  The thing is that there are very few people who really understand this. Well, […]