So my dad used to be the local merchant of death for deer. He owned and operated an archery store for a short time when I was a young man about to round out my first decade as a living breathing human. His short tenure as a weapons dealer coincided with and, honestly, was the … Continue reading Chekhov’s Sword
Fairy tales have a unique history. In a nutshell: Fantastical short stories with magical creatures and moralistic themes that were handed down by word of mouth for ages until some French and German dudes wrote them down and took all the credit. And not much has changed. Fairy Tales are still being repackaged, retold, and … Continue reading A 90’s Fairy Tale
Chester Bennington has been dead for 2 weeks....and I think I have words now. I'd be lying in a real inappropriate "taking advantage of a death" type of manner to claim that I was an early fan of Linkin Park. And the only reason to do so would be to draw attention to myself. Kinda … Continue reading Chester B.
Words are funny. I don't really understand them outside of the fact that they are neccessary for communication. I mean, I understand words.... so long as they are spoken in English....what I mean is that words are super complex. Words can come in an auditory format, written word and can even be conveyed through gestures … Continue reading Standard excuse for lack of writing
I accidentally got voted into presidency once. True story. 6th grade student council president to be exact. Conspiracy at the hands of a vindictive teacher maybe a better set of words than "accidental" to describe the process that found me in my short stint in politics. Backstory: 2nd through 6th grade was a period in … Continue reading Elections, opinions, and Tom Hanks said we’d be OK