Category Archive: history

opinion: “Crazy” is Not a Synonym for “Awesome”– notes on semantics from a Mental Illness Survivor

You wouldn’t know it if you just walked by it today, but this building houses the Psychiatric Institute of Washington. Back when I “did time” there almost a decade ago, anonymity was not… Continue reading

microstory: Music for Difficult Tasks

Happy Orthodox Easter Sunday everyone! This is what I listen to while cleaning my apartment. My father once told me, when I was very small and frustrated with the time it took me… Continue reading

sketchbook: film festival notify-by date…

sketchbook: film festival notify-by date…, a photo by Nor Art Germs on Flickr. Waiting for acceptance/rejection email from a film festival… I don’t want to jinx myself so I’m not saying what film… Continue reading

Please Vote for Best Webseries: Orange Juice In Bishop’s Garden

Please Vote for Best Webseries: Orange Juice In Bishop’s Garden still from Episode 5.9 “Fairytale in the Supermarket” Admit it, you enjoyed seeing me play the intensely elusive lost-boy-tamer and good-girl-seducer “Chloe” on… Continue reading

poem and sketch: Anthropomorphism/The morning purring kneading rituals of two mostly affectionate cats.

The morning purring kneading and mutual bathing rituals of two mostly affectionate cats., a photo by Nor Art Germs on Flickr. My first virtual sketch–which will probably also be my last. I imagine… Continue reading