For You or Not For You

September 5th, 2022 When I saw the State Fair water tower on the horizon this year, the nostalgia hit me harder than normal. Instead of a general flavor, nostalgia tends to get colored by people whose loss feels recent, like yesterday, even though they’ve been gone, say, nearly two years. It got me thinking aboutContinue reading “For You or Not For You”

Cold World Announcement Party

February 2nd, 2022 Announcing: Cold World, a new novel, to be released on June 2nd, 2022. “In 2222, our Earth has changed in countless ways. The people of our planet, thanks to generous corporations like the Knights — and through the development of wormhole technology — have advanced through the stars, colonizing moons, Mars, andContinue reading “Cold World Announcement Party”


February 10th, 2021 A Broaster made me cry today. Let me go back. So I was driving down to Faribault this morning and thinking about an episode of I Love Lucy. In this episode, Lucy and Ethel work as inspectors in a chocolate factory. At first, they’re doing just fine, focusing on each piece asContinue reading “Hunger”

No Joke

October 9th, 2019 Two guys walk out of a bar. It doesn’t really matter why they walked out. And this isn’t the start of a joke. No, this is something entirely different. So, two men tried leaving the restaurant tonight. The reasons themselves don’t matter and don’t even appear clear to me; but they areContinue reading “No Joke”

Pizza Party

May 22nd, 2019 We made someone their last pizza today. If you’re an average, healthy 25-year-old human being, you have approximately 2,120 pizzas ahead of you. That number isn’t insignificant, but it also isn’t that many. You might have a little less, and you won’t likely have more. This isn’t meant to alarm you. ButContinue reading “Pizza Party”