Thursday, February 22, 2018

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I just started my second personal project. It’s an idea that I thought about doing years ago, of course, and I am just now getting around to it. While I’ve been working on it for the past 2 weeks and feel very passionate about it, I’ve also come across many mental roadblocks. I start it, I pause, then I pause some more until eventually I realized I am just now procrastinating. In my heady way, I’ve been trying to understand why I keep putting this project off. I started to read blogs about why other writers do this. In doing so I have finally come to a point in seeing how procrastination can... Read More

My Dad liked to boast that Mark Twain had said he never let schooling get in the way of his education. Dad worked at the casinos. When Mom got pregnant they married and I guess I just about killed Mom in my birth, as she could have no more kids after me. Dad used that as an excuse to sleep around, getting a girl pregnant, divorcing Mom, remarrying and leaving us on our own. Nevada didn’t much care then about enforcing child support so Mom went to work in the casinos.

I didn’t finish high school. People around me made schooling out to be sissy stuff. So, I’m 13 working weekends... Read More

I apologize to the man driving along side me informing me of my rudeness with such passion, I apologize to the woman at Chevron informing me of how inconsiderate I am, I apologize to the wonderful woman in line behind me at Ralph’s informing me of my status in this world, I sincerely apologize for my blatant inconsideration of your needs, please let me explain myself, the most beautiful angel I ever knew went home today.

My friend Christina was young, beautiful, a heart filled with love and compassion for those around her. Always putting the needs of others ahead of her own. She never... Read More

Razor blade in my hand. Ready to make the cut. I stare into the mirror at a vacant face. I am looking at a man ready to die…

Oh, how I wish this were true! For then it would make this article so much more dramatic. But alas, it is not. There is no razor blade and I am certainly not ready to die. Ahhh! I can’t believe I did it again. I’m a fraud. A liar! When will this continuous cycle of saying things that aren’t true end?

Here’s the story: I started using the resources of the information superhighway quite some time ago. Probably not too long after Al Gore invented... Read More

Before you read this article, I should first warn you that it is a departure from the norm, or at least what mainstream society considers normal. It is my opinion and I have evidence to support it, that the concept of "normal" should be permanently banished. In fact I'll go one step further. The word itself should be removed from the dictionary. Why? Because there is no such thing as "normal" and there never has been. The word and concept of normal, was created by a few impossibly boring people who sought to distinguish themselves from you and I by declaring themselves to be "normal".... Read More

I have a daughter named Jessica, she will be 22 in the spring.

I see her every other day,we just shared company yesterday.I always refer to her as my heart.It is because of her there is a beating in my chest!

I didn't want children. My belief at the time,prior to her entry into this world,was that we, our generaton and several before us have become corrupt in morality and grown ignorance in life, and have wreaked havoc on this planet, our society and our own basic lives.

We would be selfish and criminal to bring more children into this world for no other reason than to... Read More

Christopher Pittman got 30 years for shooting his grandparents in November 2001. That might seem like a puny sentence for a double murder until one considers how puny the perpetrator was: about five feet tall. But then that is about average for a sixth-grader.

Why Pittman snapped is anyone's guess. Maybe it was the frequent whippings he got from his father, or his mother's tendency to disappear for years at a time. When he was 12, he had a nervous breakdown, which is when he started taking Paxil. That is also when he moved from the family home in Oxford, Florida to live with his grandparents... Read More

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