The Futility of “Being the Adult” (Thoughts on A Series of Unfortunate Events)

I recently had a self-imposed four-day weekend, due to having unused vacation days at work that would disappear if I didn't use them. I was supposed to use that weekend to get caught up on projects I wanted to work on, and while I did do that, I also...participated in less productive activities. Hey, if …

Stagnant

Do you ever feel like your life just kind of...stops? Like nothing is moving forward, and no matter how hard you try to move the stagnant water you're standing in, it just won't budge? I've had this feeling since the tail end of 2016, and I was hoping that feeling would have subsided on the way …

When Legends Die (What I Learned After Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ Deaths)

When legends die, hearts break all across the world. Not necessarily to the extent that their friends and families feel, who have to face the brunt of it, but in the sense that we've watched someone who left a stamp on this world, someone we thought would be timeless, be taken by death before we're …

Excerpt from “Love Incarnate” (Fiction)

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