Righteous Struggle: A Fight with my Parents

In several days, I will be visiting my childhood home to see my parents and family. It is already getting on my nerves. Just one stalemate conversation with my mother has left my thoughts scattered but none the less with purpose. I have thought that a series of essays would be a productive place and…Read more Righteous Struggle: A Fight with my Parents

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Bleeding Frustration

“You don’t have to know what you’re doing.” “No, I do. That is the whole point. I don’t want to just do things. That is so stupid.” “It isn’t just doing things. It is life. You play a video game. You buy a console. You go on dates. Then you have a job to support…Read more Bleeding Frustration

Goodbye Twenty-Twelve and everything before it

Many people have been reflecting on the passing year. I’ve been thinking about the last few years. There is no big divider of chapters in my life. Most likely, my life changes can be mapped by each February.  One event leads into another. There are actions and consequences. Twenty-ten was a high point  I was in College. Starcraft…Read more Goodbye Twenty-Twelve and everything before it

The tortured metaphor

The tortured metaphor. It doesn't hold up to proper scrutiny. Any thought at all will break it down. Metaphors are an intricate part of literature because there are metaphors all around us. Why press for bad execution? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT7uZLjeR4Q We project lives and actions and see ourselves in the world. Similar to the way a person may sometimes…Read more The tortured metaphor