The Eclipse: Like, Wow.

There are two events that consistently disappointed me when I was in my 20s: Halloween and New Year's Eve. After a massive buildup between friends and community, the evening would invariably fizzle because Halloween is primarily for kids, and New Year's Eve is primarily for drinking alone and asking your…

When Squirrels Attack

Squirrels are adorable terrorists. They're small, agile, cute, destructive, and recently, they attempted to take me out. Muerte. Dead. Doomed. Ixnayed. Rubbed out. Removed with extreme prejudice. Call it what you will, this was a clear attempt on my life. Some background: Our home is more than a century old.…