Dismiss assumptions. Reject ‘Known Facts’. Fearlessly research. Objectively analyze. Judge. Act.

Perception v. Reality

So Begins the category I have lovingly named “Hattie Matters” in honor of this gray little bundle of love and terror that came into mine and Daisy’s life in October of 2018. My great-grandmother’s name, for reference purposes, was Harriet. She was born in the late 1800s and lived the bulk of her proud Appalachia […]

A Beached Hermit

As I write this, the temperatures outside hover in the 20s and 30s and the ground is covered with a thin layer of snow and ice.

A Necessarily – Amiss Christmas Missive

Editor’s note: This was first published back on Christmas Eve of 2009. The world was a dramatically different place back then. Accordingly, it has been nuanced over the years since its first publication. The message it intends to convey, however, is timeless.

What People See

The line isn’t always so fine between what people see and what they work terribly hard to convince themselves they see.