Category: Personal
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Posted by Krister Axel
In the fight for economic justice, equality, and a future we can believe in: if the art is good, the world will follow.
image for Seeking Climate Refuge for Fun and Profit.
Posted by Krister Axel
Running from wildfire smoke, dodging red flag warnings, and playing hot potato with your real estate investments is a feature, not a bug.
image for We Seldom Take the Time to Write for No Reason.
Posted by Krister Axel
Yes, it is a form of procrastination. But it's also an important component of the creative process.
image for Another Update from North Country. - Still Waiting to Close on this House.
Posted by Krister Axel
Even in the most generous of predications, it would be hard to make the case that I have anything to complain about. So I will attempt to simply explain.
image for My Story About Tom DeSavia. - Wherein We Discuss the Merits of Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Posted by Krister Axel
The world is full of interesting details about obscure progressive rock bands.
image for Beyond Writer's Block. - I'm Sure Everything Will Be Back to Normal Soon.
Posted by Krister Axel
Maybe what I feel right now is how everyone feels, but that doesn't make me feel any less alone.
image for Hell's Itch. - My Worst Day in Recent Memory.
Posted by Krister Axel
You won't read much online about it, but hell's itch is no joke. You'll want to rip the skin off your body, just to make it stop.
image for Say Their Names. - A Tribute to Black Lives Matter
Posted by Krister Axel
I think of the parents, the children, the communities. We have to do better. This has to stop. End police violence, now.
image for Live Blogging the Coronavirus Outbreak from Ashland, Oregon: This is Why Your Parents Support Trump.
Posted by Krister Axel
It feels good to be a hero. Until you realize that everyone has feelings - even the people you don't like.