Author Archives: KZ

So Long, Nicky

April 5, 2016 at 23:04




It’s been a little over a week since I’ve learned the news that Nicky has passed away. She was gorgeous, kind, full of warmth and wit, and devastatingly funny. She was one of two writers who updated and maintained a humor blog called We Work For Cheese. Nicky was my friend. I miss her dearly.

The Most Pun-derful Time of the Year

December 24, 2015 at 16:09




Yep, KZ’s still got it.

TMI Tuesday #2: The Sweetness of Double Entendres

April 7, 2015 at 23:44




A few days ago, I was browsing the glass counter display at a dessert shop when the friendly young woman working behind the counter asked me if I needed any help. I was having a hard time deciding what I wanted, so I asked her for a recommendation. “If you had a choice between the […]

Suffering from a Lack of Life

January 12, 2015 at 09:00




Often times when I’m alone with my own thoughts, I find it hard to relax and just enjoy my free time without feeling guilty that I’m not doing something more constructive with my life. It must be residual guilt from my younger days as a student.

Don’t get me wrong, I find plenty of time to waste my time. I play an excess of video games, I watch hours of YouTube, I shop online for deals on paintball gear, and I browse Reddit like it’s a second job. There are plenty of things I enjoy doing when I find some quiet time, but they all inspire this pervasive sense of guilt within me for not doing more with my life.

The Insistence of Faith (Conversation with God Continued)

January 10, 2015 at 01:31




GOD: You fault me for my lack of intervention?

KEVIN: Of course.

GOD: Just a moment ago, you told me that God should let His children live their own lives.

KEVIN: In an ideal universe, even the most aloof and irresponsible deity would take at least some measures to stop his children from hating and killing each other…

The Sweetness of Holiday Snark

January 8, 2015 at 23:21




Last December, Diana and I held a Christmas party at our house. There was food, and drink, and a whole lot of merry-making, but the main attraction of the night was the gingerbread house competition. There were five teams in contention, and those of us who didn’t participate took a vote on our favorite submission.

The Many Names of Madam Beasley Meowington

January 8, 2015 at 21:29




This here is a picture of one of my three cats, Madam Beasley Meowington. My wife, Diana, and I call her Maddie for short. Maddie has accumulated a whole host of silly nicknames over the years — but we’ll get to that in a second after we talk about her full and proper name.