The Anti-Reply (Or: How Saying Yes Really Means 'If I Get To It')

I've spent a vast majority of my writing time this week attempting to polish off a blog about cycling and using a trainer versus being out on the road. Honestly, I'm still unhappy with it, so I'm going another route altogether: another post about online dating! Realistically, this is unlikely…

The Quest (Or: How I Started Dating Again And Discovered That It's A Game Of Darts)

A couple of weeks ago I decided to try dating again. I've gone through this phase several times in my life usually with a severe lack of success. Still relationships are like the lottery, in many ways. For the lottery, you can't win if you don't play; For relationships, you…

Lost In My Head (Or: How I Forget Myself and Remember The Appalachians)

This morning somewhere between the fading grey of pre-dawn and the first impact of the morning's sun upon my eyes, I had sat down to write a few paragraphs for my novel. After having done so, I was thinking about various settings and places in the real world that really…