Coyote Jones

  1. Thoughts on Coyote

    I was reluctant to identify as a coyote-like creature for a very long time. Coyotes, after all, are scrawny, a poor imitation of wolves, yipping instead of haunting howling, bone in place of muscle, a habit of attacking livestock, and the weight of thousands of years of oral stories placing them as the ambiguous trickster at best, and an evil coward at worst. Not an animal that many people would be proud to identify with.

    But it's not really like that for me. For one, I choose to disregard ...
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  2. Sunlight

    Crossposted from DW:

    I've been staying away from Dreamwidth while I have nothing nice to say about my current landlord, who let me live here an extra week, or my current roommates. They're manipulative and beyond juvenile. The types of people who shouldn't be allowed to breed. More about that later, maybe; I've ranted enough on Werelist.

    I found a new place! A place with big windows and sunlight!

    It's not downtown, but it's less isolated and the bus route downtown ...
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  3. Repost: Coyote is not a dog

    Journal entry, Oct. 23rd, 2014.

    Coyote is an enigma. Liesk has that right in an ancient essay on The Marsh.

    Let me get this out of the way: I don't believe in going after anyone for what they wrote ages ago. In the words of the likely-mythical Don Juan from Journey To Ixtlan: "Your problem is that you have too much personal history." It's not right to pounce on writers for words they wrote a decade ago, but I do want to address just one line as a ...