I put my foot on the gas.
"Where are you taking me?" they asked.
"For granted", I responded.
"it’s the only place I know...plus I’ve got a coupon."

I recently discovered my (and Clenn Close’s) ancestors were philandering Quakers thanks to PBS’s “Finding Your Roots”. (Grandpa?) John S. Worrall was charged with fornication and quickly expelled from the Quaker meeting group.

I guess rebellion is in my genes. Any other Wirolls/Worrells/Worralls/etc. who came upon this nugget of Worralldom?

I’ve never met another Wiroll in my life so it would be nice to connect!

We’re going on a trip. It’s somewhere new and nobody really knows our destination. That’s exciting.

Usually someone has been there before and is the local expert. Not this time. Some maps say it’s about four hours away. Some say two. Nobody knows. Again…exciting.

There might be wild horses, flowers…

**I wrote about this struggle because I don’t think I can tell the story of ME without it. It has made me stronger, more resilient, more understanding, more forgiving, more empathetic, and has definitely humbled me every day of my life. I don’t think there is an ideal human form…


Constant self-care and insatiable ladder-climbing are leading to intergenerational oppression

We are all told to firmly secure our oxygen masks before helping others secure theirs. People like to use this as a mantra for the importance of self-care. It means that we cannot be agents for external change until our internal strife is flawless.


The truth is: life is…

Craig WiRoLL

Wiroll.com — attempting to arrange sentences in amusing ways since ‘87 • Peace Corps // Mozilla // White House (44) // AmeriCorps • Oregon ❤ Wisconsin

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