Earthquakes and Tsunamis and Self-Loathing — oh my.

I was just about to go to bed last night when my Twitter feed informed me that an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan. Naturally I flipped over to CNN right away. For the next five or six hours the only detectable movement on my body was my thumb guiding the TV remote from one news…

Mark David Chapman movie – WTF?

I read this today and my stomach sort of got tied up in knots. This guy is planning on making a movie about John Lennon's assassin, Mark David Chapman. Chapman is the man responsible for one of my earliest childhood traumas. But it's not like the movie is going to glorify him, how could it?…

Forget me not.

A couple of Thanksgiving's ago, my parents hosted my dad's family for dinner. My grandmother on that side of the family suffers from Alzheimer's Disease. If I'm not mistaken, she's had it for close to five years now. I don't remember exactly when she was first diagnosed. It actually might be even longer than that.…