Archive for April 2017

You’re loved. Get over it.

You’re loved. Get over it.
People often ask me, “So, James, why moments? Why do you talk and write about them? And have you always been so brilliant?” Ok, so part of the above is made up. Actually most of the above. I don’t have a lot of people actually asking me why I focus on moments. And even fewer... Read more »

When exactly did I move to Seattle?: Reflections on Chicago's Unending Rain

When exactly did I move to Seattle?: Reflections on Chicago's Unending Rain
When did I move to Seattle? I thought I lived in Chicago. But, somehow, over the last few weeks, our city has been transformed. Transfixed. By rain. Rain in the morning. Rain in the afternoon. Rain in the night. Rain in between every hour, in the pauses between the paragraphs, everywhere, in bloated rivers, splashing... Read more »