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

Still Waters

I've been going through some old boxes, looking for my old journals. I came across this little ditty from 1998: The peace and serenity of still waters Calms my mind and sets me free I have no more pain and am released of sorrow My heart can cry and my soul can run free The… Continue reading Still Waters