An Economy of Violence

My culture tells me that we are beings who act from rational self interest.  Ahem, my irrational self interest is, clearly, unworthy of discourse.  If I am given conflict — to which I must be resolute — I must be logical and reasonable.  My emotional disposition is irrelevant, irrational and, if showcased, counterproductive.  I am […]

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The Flowers Still Blossom 

My eyes opened. I was awake and not sure why. I turned to my side and looked at the clock and it was 5:24am – the flashing lights of the alarm lit up the entire room- it blinked to a dull rhythm.

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Any Given Sunday…

50+ die in a florida nightclub in a possible act of Islamic Terror.  An explosion in an airport in China.  And a car strikes 5 pedestrians in Las Vegas.   The Texas Lt. Gov. quips and retracts ‘reap what you sow’ and Google suggests the news I would prefer is how the presidential candidates react.  The […]

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Within the House of Mirrors (and Facebook)

1. For the tenth day in a row I woke up in a pool of my own sweat, semen and drool— and now I must,  yet again, drag and slosh through my day in a daze.  I slithered out of my bed into the pile of unfashionable fashion that has accumulated on my floor— their […]

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Chronicles of a Food Snob (episode 1)

Patrick: I would like a super burrito with no meat and no tortilla. Taqueria lady: we can’t do that because we have nothing to put it in. P: you don’t have a box or bowl? TL: no P: what do you put nachos in? TL: a nacho box P: can a burrito go in the […]

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Learning to Die

Becoming aware of my own intoxication always seems to come to the forefront of my cognition through the same path as a wonderful idea Advertisements

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On the Alarm Clock

For years I have been plagued with the ubiquitous first-world problem of the dreaded alarm clock. It does not matter what time you have to wake up, it’s a given that one’s partner will need to wake up at a different time and because of this: we must set the alarm twice. This creates a […]

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Part 1: Today is a Wednesday and for the most part, as far as the world is concerned, it is a day of very little significance. Advertisements

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We Dance (at Phish)

In the summer of 2012 I embarked on a road trip to The Gorge music venue in Washington to see Phish Advertisements

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The Facebook Blog that Will Change Your Life!!!

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