Jeff Wild

I too live in Florida, but recent business failure (and the political landscape) has me preparing to put my house on the market. I have no idea where I'll end up, which city, state, or even country. I'm a septuagenarian and will have difficulty acclimating to any place I land, especially a cold climate. Were I thirty years younger, I'd take my small equity and buy property for homesteading in the great lakes area, but financial, physical, and emotional realities limit my options. I'll likely just rent a small apartment locally and watch the end evolve for as long as I have time, or use it as a plateau while I explore possible destinations. I waver between desperation and resignation, with a measure of cognitive dissonance.

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Jan 14

Photo by Matheus Ferrero on Unsplash

Last night, the woman I was dating in my dream, became defensive, accusing me of blaming her for the near-accident that I caused. It had all been my fault. It was not even a consideration that she played any part in my driving error. Look, I’m hard enough to get…

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Jan 8

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Democrats are grazers. All we want to do is find a place in the sun to live our lives comfortably. Republicans are carnivores, always strategizing, always looking for a way to exploit any advantage. When the grazers beat the wolves, the pack slinks back into the shadows to regroup and…

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Jeff Wild

Jeff Wild

An old freak looking for a way to survive in a world I no longer understand, but through my writing, pretend I do.