Get Me Out of the Ball Pit


I’m not a well man.

Let me be absolutely clear: I have wonderful friends.  I have an incredible girlfriend who puts up with me for god knows why.  I literally have the best job in the entire world.  I have a roof overhead.  Bills are paid.  I got neat gadgets and machines that go “ping.”  I’m not ungrateful for any of that.  I know what I have.

But my brain is a rat’s nest.  Think something’s settled and things are fine?  Nope, tonight we’re gonna pick through the scars until we find one that bleeds.  Think you’re gonna go to sleep at a decent hour?  Nope, tonight we’re gonna play the awake game; we’ll sleep some time just before dawn.

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