I recently wrote about two people who had resurfaced after ghosting me. One was my 12 step sponsor. I have to give him credit; he has been responsive and supportive since his unghosting. He has backed up his words. I won’t ever count on him again or trust him again to the same extent but it’s […]Read More Unghostings: Part Deux
I posted about my shit list (which is largely but not entirely populated with people who ghosted me) recently. While writing that very post the first person on the list, my oldest friend, reached out to me and apologized for not responding to me for nearly a year. Maybe some universal agent tipped him off. […]Read More Unghostings
Reference materials: 1. romantic ghosting (roasting?) 2. platonic flavor (posting) … In the aforementioned posts, I asserted that ghosting is not really even rude anymore since people do it all the time nowadays- to friends, family, and non-platonic (I really have to think of a snappier adjective). I’m still good with that. But the whole […]Read More Ghosting: Cruel To Be Kind?
My writing can be accurately characterized as strident, militant, biased, mean, vulgar, illogical, and, usually, terrible. While it is my goal now to be kind as I make my way through the world during the rest of my tomorrows, some people who read my words (all 2 of you) might accuse me of being unkind. […]Read More I Own My Words; The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
“I consider that I have many responsibilities, but none greater than this: to last, as Hemingway says, and get my work done. I want to be an honest man and a good writer.” Baldwin, James. Notes of a Native Son (p. 10). Beacon Press. It’s not new or interesting to say Baldwin was an amazing […]Read More This is who I want to be (almost) from someone I will never be (definitely)