All posts by “Chris Csont

This is my storyline.

  While listening to a recent episode of The West Wing Weekly, a story that Josh Malina told about a conference he had early during the filming of the show’s fifth season struck a chord with me. Showrunner John Wells told Josh “Here’s the plan… Read More

Heavy Clicky Touchy Feely

I ponied up the money for a mechanical keyboard. I get it. People buy in, hook, line, and sinker to this craze the way marketing used to tell kids shoes would make you run faster and jump higher. But it’s genuinely pleasant. Does having a… Read More

Let’s Talk About Cats

Picture a cat. Now picture that cat in your home, somewhere near you. What do you imagine that cat doing? Don’t overthink it. Whatever immediately came to mind when I said to imagine a cat in the room with you works fine. Got it? So,… Read More

Learn to Make Chili

Some days, things are out of your hands. You don’t know what to expect, but you’re wrapped up in anticipation. So make chili. Give yourself something else to anticipate. If you want to, look up a recipe. Or you can think about the things you… Read More

10 milligrams of Endocet

I went to West Virginia to see my grandfather, because he told my mom that he wanted to see all of his children at the same time. I read between the lines, and drove down with her. He’s been in and out of the hospital… Read More

Feel Today Today

Lately, Sprout demands to wear a dress every morning. The twirlier the better, because “You can’t twirl without a dress!” The only problem is, she has a finite number of dresses, and they’re not always the best outfit for, say, playing in the sandbox at… Read More