Horror of July: Part 1

This past Fourth of July started off as normal as could expected for the year of 2020. Except it turned into a nightmare that my therapist strongly urged me to write down. Sarabeth assured me it would help, and a friend said it would be like purging. I want to get past this. Forgive me for anyContinue reading “Horror of July: Part 1”

Even Life Requires a Coach

Sarabeth and I had a few rough years together, and 2019 was especially turbulent – nearly disastrous. But one year later we are in a much better place, miraculously still together, and actually happy. Aside from some deep introspection, it took the love and support of friends and family, some tough marriage counseling, and theContinue reading “Even Life Requires a Coach”

Waking Up from Heart Surgery

Well, it had to happen eventually, because of my sucky failing heart, the doctors had to shove a camera up there like the paparazzi and snap pictures of my chambers and stuff. The agenda was to set a baseline for when I really start falling apart in ten years, so the doctors will know howContinue reading “Waking Up from Heart Surgery”

Unpublished Piece: Birds of All Kinds of Feathers

Having been let go from my job thanks to COVID-19, I’ve been actively pursuing my dream of having a career in journalism. One thing I’m learning is that not every piece I write will be published, and that’s okay. The main thing is to keep the fingers pecking away. That may be a pun forContinue reading “Unpublished Piece: Birds of All Kinds of Feathers”

Confessions of a Closet Racist

“The only reason racism still exists is because no one will shut up about it.” This is something I’ve said – and believed. See no evil, speak no evil. But that doesn’t do anything about the evil. If anything, it perpetuates the evil. “Just as many white people are getting killed and bullied by theContinue reading “Confessions of a Closet Racist”

10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020

We all know that many things don’t age well, particularly when it comes to media and pop-culture. We’ve all been locked up with all of our old movies and books that many of us have revisited, so I thought this would be an interesting thing to post. Being twenty years into the 21st century, I thinkContinue reading “10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020”