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August 4, 2017

“You trying to relax is the most stressful thing in the world.” 

This is what Jaimie said to me yesterday as I was trying to do nothing. My doing nothing was wiping down the stove haphazardly. 

Yesterday was a a hard day. My chemo brain started earlier than normal. It us...

August 2, 2017

We went into Anthropologie yesterday. That's a weird name for a store. Like are they telling us that 2000 years ago clothes and flatware had flower prints and were girly?   

Had to get up at 4:45 this morning to drive to Atlanta for treatment. That is a bummer morn...

August 1, 2017

I think I’ve figured out why there’s not a Make a Wish Foundation for adults. Because we would have the most boring requests. Kids are like:

Kids 1: I want to go to Disney World! 

Kid 2: I want to go to Space Camp!

Meanwhile I’m like: 

Davey: I want this Keegan Sectional 2...

July 31, 2017

There was really loud music playing outside my apartment last night. Like really loud. On a Sunday. What were they doing? Celebrating the fact that they have to go to work tomorrow? Were they like, “Yes! We have jobs! Now crank that shit up!!” 

I was in Greensboro, Nort...

July 28, 2017

There are some things I don’t want to do this year. Call them birthday resolutions: 

  1. I don’t want to say I’m older than I am. Like around October I don’t want to start saying, “I’m 40 years old” for dramatic effect. No. You’re 39. Deal with it and enjoy it. 

  2. I...

July 24, 2017

I don’t know what it is, but I can feel it in the air. 

I grew up in Greenville, SC. For those who don’t know, Greenville is a beautiful town in the upstate of South Carolina, nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. I loved growing up there. It was big en...

July 21, 2017

My favorite part of any story is the end. Movies, books- I always look forward to being done with them. Hell, even plays. I doubt there are many people who like plays more than I do and still, with any theatrical experience, the thing I look forward to the most is dinn...

July 18, 2017

Chemo brain was crazy this weekend. My mind felt like Usain Bolt. Everything was too much for me to handle. Information was coming at me too fast, I couldn’t sleep, I closed my eyes and it was like the horse from the opening credits of Westworld. Just running and runni...

July 14, 2017

Friday is fanny pack off day! It happens every other week and it’s two of the greatest days of the month. When I’m done I feel like Kevin Bacon in Footloose when he gets into that warehouse and just starts dancing. Or like in The Who’s Tommy when he finally can see and...

July 10, 2017

“In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.”

-The Unbearable Lightness of Being. 

I‘ve noticed that I’ll think I’m handling things pretty well, but then something tiny will make me way too upset. Like yesterday...

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