The number of likes you get on Instagram. The number of likes or reactions you get on Facebook. The number of retweets or favorites you get on Twitter. The number of snaps you get on Snapchat. The number of followers you get on Tumblr. The number of [blank] you get on [random social media tool/engine/WMD] … Continue reading
When I was growing up, my father was frugal. By time I reached adulthood, frugal had shifted into cheap, and not too long after that, fallen right off the cliff into stingy. And I hated it. We often grow up to emulate or to oppose our parental figures and in that one particular area, and it … Continue reading
monday There is a great debate that has been raging for years: does the week start on a Sunday or a Monday?
Not every day needs to be epic.
There are parts of me that are broken That will never be fixed Pieces of me which have been shattered
Loving you is breathing sunlight
Never trust an optimist. You see, a cynic will simply fail to take action. A realist will only do as much as they think will have real impact. But an optimist has tied his identity to the positive, in being right, and will be willing to commit terrible acts to make it so. The only … Continue reading
You will not bully me into an atheism when you suffer an unhappy agnosticism. Continue reading
It has been said that neurotics build castles in the sky, while psychotics live in them, and psychiatrists collect the rent. — Thomas Lewis, A General Theory of Love
“Behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.” “Strength of emotion or an unpleasant or destructive natural force.” The physical. The emotional. Primal.