Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tiny drunk humans

“Toddlers are tiny drunk humans,” I heard someone say earlier this week. (Actually, what they said was “Your Honor, toddlers are tiny drunk humans,” because this was a mock trial demonstration, and this remark was addressed to a guy pretending … Continue reading

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A reflective penance post

This morning, I sat with my law school class for our first full orientation day. They put us in the ceremonial courtroom – all two-hundred odd new kids – and read us a long list of statistics about who we … Continue reading

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A Guide To Running For People Who Hate Pain

So I’m training for a 10K right now – I’ll be running in about a month to support the Aids Foundation of Chicago (and I’m taking donations, if you’d like to help me out!), and to prepare, I’m running four … Continue reading

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Everybody Calls Me Father

I reread a book this week that was written by someone I knew. He was a priest, from 1942 to his death in 2005, and about ten years into his priesthood he wrote a book about being a priest. I … Continue reading

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object permanence

…”Object permanence” being here defined as the state of living in the same place as all of my stuff. Way the hell back in 2012 – like, a whole 9% of my life ago – I wrote this angsty blog post … Continue reading

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