Category: First Person

Note: Presentation of these texts or “accounts” of “real world” “experience” from the perspective of “individuals” going about “their” “lives” should not be taken to imply an official Ordinary Times position as to the ontological status or scientifically verifiable existence of so-called “ego.”

California Wildfires 1

The Need Is For Light

How often do we get the chance to link our discomfort with an apocalyptic orange sky to a decades-old sci-fi novel?

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Out of Horror, Change

The beauty of change is first a horror, the writhing, serpentine figure of death setting fire and killing by almost any means a mind can imagine.

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Country Roads, Take Me Home

If you choose to rely upon Google, Verizon, and/or Samsung products as an aid to road navigation, do yourself a favor and verify the route using traditional methods.

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There Once Was a Girl

I was her you-wouldn’t-know-him-boyfriend-in-Canada except not in Canada and not her boyfriend. But real! And if it did get back to me, that was okay, because she didn’t not like me.

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Ritalin and Me

The obvious problem is that putting children on an amphetamine with side effects that are hard to verbalize means effects that will be undiscovered.