Posts Tagged ‘#gratefulness’

Time to Say Goodbye

June 3, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

It’s official: the house has been sold and the keys to our home for the last nine years pass into the excited hands of their new occupants on July 12th. Worry not, the draft is 100 pages from complete so that shouldn’t interfere with the timetable for…

Inspiration

May 6, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

As it goes with moody personalities, this week I fell into a bit of a lowpoint. My partner and I are in a holding pattern of sorts: waiting for events to move—my manuscript (from the editor), another project I’m working on, some professional changes fo…

Jessica Jones: What Went Wrong?

April 15, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

Last week I raved about Wanted, my latest obsession. I also made mention of my disappointment with Jessica Jones’ latest offering. Such disappointment was mentioned as an aside, as I wanted that post to be all about the deserved success of Wanted. So,…

The Best Show You’re Probably Not Watching

April 8, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

Last week, while flicking through Netflix’s ever more burgeoning and dizzying selection of shows, I eventually settled on an Australian drama called Wanted. Synopsis looked decent: two women brought together as witnesses to a murder, now on the run (fr…

Come On In

March 25, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

I finally wrapped up 99% of the preparations for moving/ selling our humble abode, which means I can get back to writing next week. I’m sure gonna miss this place. We’ve lived here for nine years; before Zeus or mom left us, before I embarked on this j…

Homeward

March 18, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

It’s strange: having to say goodbye to a place where you’ve lived almost a decade of your life. We’re moving on–moving up, I suppose–in September, and the past few weeks have been a buzz of contractors, packing, data disposal hauls and all of the thi…

Little Disasters

February 25, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

Ugh, what a slog of a week. Both of my cats were suffering from digestive issues and I was literally up to my elbows in shit and vomit from Monday to Saturday. Their stomachs have since settled down from whatever bug afflicted them, and there are no fu…

Creative Collective, Year In Review

January 28, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

What started as a curiosity to force myself to read the work other writers (due a commitment of time that I’m poor at allotting—not a lack of interest) turned into a project that reached beyond my wildest expectations. Eleven amazing artists, and not o…

A Magical Evening

January 14, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

Last night was a magical evening. I mean that in the truest sense: a palpable energy of wisdom and respect to which Justin and I were present. In a meeting planned since last year, we hosted dinner for two indigenous elders who Justin works with and gr…

Art Begets Art

January 7, 2018, by Christian A. Brown

(Article originally appeared on Hypable.) I got my first tattoo when I was 20 years old. It was somewhat meaningless, as many pieces of body art can be when gotten on impulse. I hadn’t been drinking or anything, though my judgement was no less clouded…