Year In Review

Year In Review

As we stand at the edge of tomorrow, on the brink of a New Year, I am left feeling sick. My head is throbbing, my throat is sore and I am vaguely hallucinating a life I have already lived before. My original intention on New Years Eve was to usher in the New Year at some sordid dive … Continue reading

Perceptions

Perceptions

While at work today, I began to notice a strange pattern. Every customer I served seemed to exhibit a higher than usual demand for various things. Some wanted their bags packed a certain way, others wanted additional savings added to their order, while others requested excessive deductions and discounts off their purchases due to minor imperfections. Now of course it is just days away from the … Continue reading

The Student Loan Trap

The Student Loan Trap

I have a confession. I have sinned and am in need of forgiveness…..Loan forgiveness that is.  I like millions of other unsuspecting victims bought into the lie of higher education.  Truth is, I was sold a lie and I bought it hook, line and sinker. I was told that with an advanced degree I would be afforded … Continue reading

No Condom, No Problem?

No Condom, No Problem?

Even with the ever-increasing rates of new HIV infections popping up every year, some men still refuse to take precautions during sexual intercourse. They refuse to “suit up” before having sex despite the grim statistics and staggering projections offered by the Centers for Disease Control and other health organizations worldwide. Armed with a misplaced sense of hormone-induced bravado, they opt to take … Continue reading

Degrees of Control

Degrees of Control

You’re lying to yourself if you think you have complete control over your life and what happens to you. Truth is, we really have no control over anything in our lives. We are all at the mercy of unforeseen circumstance, inherited sin, human imperfection and untimely occurrence. This realization is a hard pill to swallow and … Continue reading