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So I went home for the 4th of July. I saw my parents, the old hometown, slept in my own bed, had a few meals that didn't come from a can.

While I was having one of these meals, my father asked, "So, are you still thinking about doing that Japan thing?"

The last time I was home, I said that I had to go, or I would live the rest of my life wondering about what could have happened. I guess he forgot that I said that.

There is this underlying tone at home. It says, "Where did (...)

I honestly have no idea what happened to me a month ago. It could have been a conversation that I had with a friend that opened my eyes, I am not exactly sure. But all I know is that I have become someone who actually follows through with the things that I say...

I can recall many times in the past where I have said that I would accomplish this and that, but I would somehow always seem to get side tracked. I would just completely lose interest in any kind of goal that I had set out for (...)

Warning: 'R-rated for content'...

All right. I'm gonna be frank here. I've just been accused of being a goody-two-shoes by someone who doesn't even have an IQ enough above that of a styrofoam cup to know what the phrase means.

And yes, this means that my ego is overreacting in a foul sort of way... Yes, I know that in my little fishpond I only 'appear' to be exceedingly intelligent. But, that's the thing, you see. I know that when I get really old, I could get (...)

To begin, I posted this in philosophy because it is my view on Dante Alighieri's Inferno, not simply a review of this wonderful poem. I suspect many of you who happen to read it will view things differently, or perhaps the same.

As many of you may or may not know, Dante's Inferno is part of the Divina Commedia, or Divine Comedy. It has three major parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. I've yet to read the latter two, but after having finished Inferno, you can bet they are (...)

So I broke down and let two friends talk me into going down to Trilogy, a local Tat/Pierce shop, and get my eyebrow pierced. I'm a bit of a nancy-boy, especially when it comes to the matter of needles, especially those entering my being, but I've gotta say, feeling that bar go through my flesh is an amazing and indescribable feeling. There's the nervous tension as you scrunch up, every muscle in your being tensing up in preparation for the inevitable puncture, then the visceral release as the (...)

I've just left the movie theatre with this musty scent of dried roses wafting through my nostrils, and yet...there are none. At least not in my car. I left the movie with an odd assortment of memories and thoughts. All just a hodgepodge. I felt as if I were 12 again, and then 26, and then 16, and then 32, and then 35. And all the way back again to 12 or so.

Tamsin and Mona. Falling in love. Playing at dolls and make-believe. Isn't that kind of a metaphor for what humans do everyday of their (...)


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