The Better Kind of Morning

Circa 2013 … We met as the sun came up over Nashville. I had just finished my overnight shift at the Seven-Eleven, and she had just finished an overnight at the hospital. We had seen each other for years in grocery and liquor stores but had never been introduced. I was stoned and asked herContinue reading “The Better Kind of Morning”


I want to post this, because at the time, it clearly meant so much to me.  Looking back … it’s alright.  It’s not bad, but man, it was something.  This was the operating structure of The Filtered Press – or something like that.  Back when businesses had a “Mission Statement”, this was mine.  Just for a pointContinue reading “Manifesto”

Fishing for Walleye

Six hours later Japhy and I pulled into our first stop of the trip, Port Clinton, Ohio – more commonly known as the Walleye Capital of The World. We were sweating because the Jeep didn’t have any air conditioning and the humidity was likely around 100%. A brief drive-through of the town revealed businesses closedContinue reading “Fishing for Walleye”

Thoughts on Resurrection

Resurrection is a tough one to think about.  Seems like it could be a positive … not sure if it usually is.  That alone makes resurrection an idealized concept without necessitating resolution or explanation.  So who cares? If I think about those ‘best days’, the ones I should wish I could bring back, and realizeContinue reading “Thoughts on Resurrection”