The Brevity of Happiness

“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” – Francis Bacon *Warnings: Depression, Suicide*

Why I Hate My Dog

Originally posted on Longreads:
Richard Gilbert | Longreads | July 2016 | 18 minutes (4,584 words) Belle Krendl, “our” dog but really mine, is a furtive, ragtag creature. She suffers in comparison to our prior dogs—and to most we’ve known. In fact, she suffers in comparison to any pet we’ve ever owned, including jumpy, escape-prone…