20 Years from Finland

A picture of a frozen staircase in the middle of a park in Turku, Finland. I took up photography while I was there. Photo credit: Aly Gulamhusein

A kitchen timer is an indispensable tool. I don’t have one. Instead, I use the timer on the stove. It works well because it’s digital. Although, the smallest available unit is minutes, which is sometimes too long. I digress.

An Unexpectedly Exciting Visit to the Dentist

Fossil mammoth tooth from the Pleistocene of America. This image was originally posted to Flickr by James St. John at https://flickr.com/photos/47445767@N05/23202566565

One-million-year-old teeth were found in Siberia. They are from a mammoth who, presumably, didn’t floss daily or visit a dentist even once in its life. To suggest that any animal from the Pleistocene epoch had any sort of dental hygiene regiment is laughable. But, still, their teeth survived. Whenever I go to a dentist’s office,… Continue reading An Unexpectedly Exciting Visit to the Dentist

I Still Miss You, Even After All That Was Nothing

It’s undeniable that some time has passed between us. What little we did talk during then has held us together like the imperceptible knots tying strings of thread, being joined to continue knitting a blanket. We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for those knots, but they make little difference to what has brought us… Continue reading I Still Miss You, Even After All That Was Nothing