Category: Life

Overlooking the Colorado River in Austin, Texas

A Trip to Austin, Texas

Back in late February, my partner and I took a trip to Austin, Texas. For me, the trip served to reconcile my fond childhood memories of...

Hiker overlooking storm clouds

Weathering the Storm

Empty store shelves. Businesses shuttering their doors. A surge in firearm and ammunition sales. The last few weeks have held many inauspicious hallmarks of a coming...

Maine Coon Norwegian Forest Cat growth over 1 year

Ozzy’s 1st Birthday!

I missed the opportunity to write about this on the day-of, but Ozzy, my Maine-coon/Norwegian forest cat turned 1-year old! I don’t know his exact birthday,...

Large Maine Coon Kitten

Cat Log: The Embiggening, Part 2

In my last Cat Log — a piece of gonadal gonzo journalism — I covered Ozzy’s inevitable neutering. Several months have passed since the operation, and...

Sober October Movie Poster

Sober October 2019: The First Half

The first time I heard about Sober October was during an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience — a podcast that everyone and their mother seems...

Black Maine Coon cat neutered with cone

Cat Log: The Neutering

This is a post chronicling the continuing story of Oswald, or “Ozzy,” my Maine Coon/Norwegian Forest Cat. To catch up on everything that’s happened so far,...