Will's Dumb Brain

Will Peterman
Whatever thoughts and feelings escape my dumb brain
Created 15 Dec 2020
  • On the All-Day-TV-Smorgasbord
    12 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 8 4
    Share Will's Dumb Brain One of the most annoying parts of being a grown-up is that pretty much no matter what, there is always something you should be doing. Taxes, sweeping the floors, getting your o...
  • On Hitting the Big 3-0
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 9 5
    Share Will's Dumb Brain I turned 30 a couple of weeks ago and it’s left me with a strange mix of emotions: existential dread, pining for the days when I was “young”, and a weird feeling of calm. It’s ...
  • On Chatting with Grandma
    28 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 11 8
    Subscribe now Recently I had the absolute pleasure of taking a trip to Madison Wisconsin to visit my 98 (count it NINETY-EIGHT) year old grandmother, Ruthie. Because of the pandemic, everyone’s busy l...
  • On Organizing Your Friends (AKA Herding Cats)
    21 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 7 2
    Subscribe now Hanging out with your friends is great. Hanging out with a whole bunch of them is even better. Hanging out with a bunch of them on a regular basis is the absolute best. The only problem ...
  • On Sidewalk Shopping
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 8 10
    Subscribe now Despite some of my earlier essays (see On Noisy Neighbors), I love living in a major urban area (see On Watching the World Go By, On Walking to the Liquor Store for Candy, etc.). There’s...
  • On Hangovers
    07 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 9 7
    Share Will's Dumb Brain As we age tons of things get harder: exercising, sitting down or standing up without making “old man” noises, eating spicy foods without hating yourself the next day, and under...
  • On The 30,000 Foot View
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 9 7
    Subscribe now Millennials have strange relationships with lots of things. We were born before the internet was widespread enough to have the all-consuming impact it had on Gen Z, but it certainly shap...
  • On Getting a Few Inches Off the Top
    24 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 9 7
    Subscribe now I’ve been thinking about haircuts a lot recently (probably too much). Over the last pandemic filled year or so, myself (and many others) really let our flows grow wild. Some of my friend...
  • On The Pocket Pat
    17 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 7 10
    Subscribe now I’m a pretty organized guy. I always know where my phone is. I never lose my keys. My glasses go from on my face, to a designated spot in the bathroom when I put on my contacts, back to ...
  • On Matrimonial Musings
    10 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 8 5
    Subscribe now As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize something: weddings fucking rule. Now, I know this is probably the most controversial take I’ve posted. But before you close the browser tab, d...
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