Be Kind

I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

The Magic of Butterflies

My religion is pretty basic: Love, God, and Butterflies. Butterflies being the one I rely on when all else fails me, and the night...

Becoming Self-Aware

There is a cup in my sink that reads “Drink and Be Merry.” It has been there for over two months now. The liquid...

Particles of Light

Three billion light years away there is a blue white dwarf star that is dying. It is burning itself super nova. It will explode,...

Pretending to Be Gay

This is why we are beautiful... Not many people know this, but death is a gentle deity designed to be tamed. It is not a...

Dear Dan Savage

Dear Dan Savage When two opinion columnists have different audiences and considerably different payscales by Corey Saucier I was going to write a rant against Dan Savage....

A Top Ten List

I am emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally spent. So let’s keep it light. No long, lyrical extended metaphors this month. No highly stylized short...

These Days

Beep beep beep. I am a six year old crying in the corner. There is a nurse with eight arms and six hands; all moving...

Ice Cream Diets

I keep strange hours lately. Trying to get something out of my system I guess…. It is 2 a.m. in my favorite part of...

Trigger Warning

Buses are disgusting. They are full of poor people and pedophiles.” This is the first sentence that popped into my head at 8:40 a.m. on...

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