Funny Man Down: Life from the Depths of Depression

When I awoke, a year had passed. Don’t ask me where it went; I couldn’t tell you. The earth kept spinning as I drifted in a fugue, beginning at 1:07 a.m., June 2, 2013. That was the day my mama died. “Let’s call it at 1:10 a.m.,” Nurse A said to Nurse B, but my … More Funny Man Down: Life from the Depths of Depression

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The Weekend Getaway

Welcome to the world of the writer: oftentimes a hobbit hole of solitary confinement. We imprison ourselves there, poring over tomes of research and babbling nonsensical asides, typing until our fingers are bloody stumps as we finish our Magna Ópera. Or maybe not. For several years I lived this way, but not because my head … More The Weekend Getaway