Dear Dad, It’s actually been 2 years and a day if you want to get really specific, though for a while I was having a moment where I couldn’t actually remember which date exactly it was. I knew it was early November, between Halloween and Bonfire Night, but I couldn’t remember the exact day. All … More Dear Dad (It’s Been 2 Years)
Dear Dad, Someone told me earlier this year that change is just a fact of life, that everything changes eventually, so we just have to accept it and roll with the punches. Sometimes however, these changes are easier to accept than others. Some change is easy, for the better. Others are harder, more painful to … More Dear Dad (There Are Changes Afoot)
Do we really still need pride? It’s a question that I’ve seen people ask here and there every now and again, usually by people who view pride just as an excuse for a load of gay people to have a party, get drunk, and hook up with strangers. I’m not going to lie, they do … More Do We Really Still Need Pride?
Most people who identify somewhere on the LGBT spectrum have had, or will have, a coming out story. Some are happy, some are sad, some are painful, some are funny, some are surprising. The point is, no matter what it is we all have one, regardless of how long or short it is. I have … More Over And Over And Over Again
For the first time this year I’ve managed to miss a Sunday blog, so this is a Sunday blog on a Wednesday. I’m blaming it all on the absolutely crazy weekend I had. However this blog post isn’t really about the weekend, though it is partly about a series of events that led me to … More Do You Ever Feel Like A Plastic Bag, Floating Through The Wind?
If I’m being honest, the richest I’ve ever been is probably right about now. Or more accurately, about a month ago, before I spent quite a bit of my money on a load of stuff. Some of it was needed, however some of it was definitely just impulse buys. Being at this point has come … More #67. The Richest You’ve Ever Been
I’d like to preface this by saying that I don’t think I’ve ever truly been poor. I’ve had times where I’ve had to watch my spending and had to cut back on luxuries, little things like that. I’ve never had to worry about a roof over my head, or where my next meal is coming … More #66. The Poorest You’ve Ever Been
Today at work I was in the stock room, putting the delivery away, and jamming out to the radio at the same time, when a song came on that just transported me to another place. All of a sudden I was 17 again, young and free, with so much stretching out ahead of me and … More #63. The Power Of Music
Prompt: Imagine yourself at age eighty. What would you tell yourself? Hey, I’m not going to lie, writing this feels so incredibly weird. I wonder if you’ll even remember me writing the letter. I was so young back then, and it was so long ago. Twenty-two years old, with my whole life ahead of me. … More #57. A Letter To My 80-Year-Old Self
There’s so much information out there about how to get rich quick. A quick google search of ‘how to get rich quick’ will bring up thousands of articles, videos, and schemes, all promising that if you just follow their methods then you too will be able to get rich quick. There’s also countless numbers of … More #55. How To Get Rich Quick