Author Archives: peeveryan

In Remembrance

Remember that tiny search engine that posted job offerings on the local movie theater’s screen before the previews started?  You probably sat there with your date, munching your popcorn ever so softly so as to not disgust said companion, because you … Continue reading

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Us. vs. Them vs. us

If you were fortunate to have a good father you likely have warm memories of him at a young age (you being the young one, not him.  That would be weird, right?  Like somehow you broke the time continuum and … Continue reading

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Extra Credits

The word ‘no’ or some variation of gets used a lot in our house, and rightfully so.  The dog is constantly scolded for swiping pacifiers, getting under our feet or barking at ‘menacing’ neighbors.  Our two-year-old decided a while ago … Continue reading

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Words with Retards

Some years ago, fresh out of college, I started working for an Internet(ish) start-up.  For anyone who has had the benefit of experiencing firsthand what it’s like to try and get a company off the ground by working twelve hours … Continue reading

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Escaping Reality

I have a vague recollection of inventing an imaginary friend when I was whatever age kids are when they have imaginary friends.  If I recall, the genesis of this fictional play mate was hearing about the idea on a cartoon.  … Continue reading

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.Com On, Seriously?

Five days a week I sit in front of a keyboard, pounding on it like some sort of gorilla trying to squash a coconut so it can suck on the tasty delight of nature’s candy.  I don’t think gorillas eat … Continue reading

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Braking the Cycle

People like to always say ‘time goes by fast’.  In addition to being a fucked-out, hackneyed cliché, it’s also quite true.  I wondered for a long time why life started going so fast for me, and then it hit me.  … Continue reading

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