Bent

My car stopped running suddenly on the Indiana toll road about 10 days ago. The timing belt decided to break, which makes the car not…

Spring Broke

Spring break finishes tonight, so this is the “what we did over spring break” post in case any of my old teachers are reading the…

My Phone is a Phone. (Mostly.)

I have a love/hate relationship with phones. Several years ago, the “shitphone” post on Medium caught my attention and made me start thinking more seriously…

Spring

We heard the first group long before we could see them. Almost as small as long-distance airliners, the Sandhill crane call is distinct, clear. The…

Back to School

It’s appropriate to write a back to school post nearly a month into the school year. I took Twitter off my phone back in July…

The Big Dig

Our septic system needed to be upgraded, so we took the hottest weekend of the year (so far) to do it. My wife’s dad and…

Reflector

I wrote this as a post to a discussion forum for grad school. It seemed fitting to post on the blog as well. It’s a…

Mugs

Every Friday, our local NPR station has a segment called Michiana Chronicles which features essays by area writers. I don’t catch it often, but I…

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