The Hit List – Pare it down

The Hit List – Pare it down

One of the interesting things about getting ill is that you realize how non-urgent some things really are. For example, when I was nursing a pretty horrible cold a few weeks back, I didn’t have the energy to blog as much as I usually do. Also: my voice was too rough...
The Hit List – I’m down with CBD

The Hit List – I’m down with CBD

Other than a wee stint of stoned late-night Gumby viewing back in the day, pot has never really been my thing. It makes me tired and non-productive, two states of being that I prefer to avoid.  Yet a few months back, I took a weed mint on a whim. It was a necessary...
The Hit List – Bandwidth, capacity, and spoons

The Hit List – Bandwidth, capacity, and spoons

One of the beautiful things about getting older is that you become acutely aware of what your capacity is. You begin to discover that it’s markedly different than it was when you were younger. This is a good development, especially if your tendency is to work your...
The Hit List – Giving and Receiving

The Hit List – Giving and Receiving

One day on the way home from church, my father pulled over by the old Hamm’s brewery. I peered out the window and saw three young hippies sticking out their thumbs. Dad rolled down the window and asked where they were going. They weren’t going too far and it turned...
The Hit List – Toe Jamming

The Hit List – Toe Jamming

I swore I was done writing about the hellacious Mercury retrograde that seemed to darken every corner of my life for the last few weeks. As I started to see the end in sight, I thought the worst was over…and I’d be coasting to a hard-won victory.  Nope. The retrograde...

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