Back at school: Looking back and being vulnerable.

In an optional ethics class with a handful of other students, our professor, at one point, asked us all how challenging the classes have been for us compared to life before COVID-19. I replied by saying “ten times easier,” or something along those lines. And that’s not to say the classes have been easy, but … Read more

Continue Reading →

Dusty Trail

It was not that long ago that I was cleaning out a deep fryer after a long shift in the kitchen. After hearing the printer print order after order, and servers coming by to pick them up in an understandably anxious state, cleaning out the deep fryer was a nice way to relax after the … Read more

Continue Reading →

Persevere

I am tired these days. So much trouble in our world, in our society, and in our houses. I see plenty of good things though, and so I must hold gratitude when I notice the trouble and disgusting portrait that appears before me when some individuals speak with a noise that only a child would … Read more

Continue Reading →

What will happen now?

I am glad the US election is over. Sure, there is still the legal battle the Trump administration wants to fight, and the fact the press predictions don’t make it official, but I am glad it is over. The legal battle is in regards to Trump’s claims of voter fraud, but I think they will … Read more

Continue Reading →

The Weight is Heavier This Year

Aging is interesting, and the time that passed me by this year has also been interesting. Granted, we as a collective have gone through so much pain, sorrow, and perhaps joy at new developments. But I think it is safe to say that it has been a pretty shit year for us all. I certainly … Read more

Continue Reading →

“You Are My Enemy.”

Is anger righteous? Is it ok to shout with rage at an injustice? Is it morally correct to cancel or shame someone to changing their mind when it comes from anger? When there is an enemy in our midst, sure, it might seem natural to get angry and to show that to our perpetrator. And … Read more

Continue Reading →

What is a man?

“What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets? But enough talk, have at you!” -Dracula, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Ah yes, the famous intro sequence to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, a videogame I have fond memories of. The question Dracula poses to the unsuspecting Richter Belmont during their confrontation, it is … Read more

Continue Reading →

Judging Judging Amy

What is family? Well we all know it as a mother, a father, and their children. Then there is the extended family, like Aunts and Uncles, Grandparents, and some cousins too. But the close family, parents and children, that is what we know as the family. Family is defined (at least on the Statista website) … Read more

Continue Reading →

1984, QAnon, and the “Goldstein” Effect.

1984 is a book that was published in 1949 by George Orwell. It was written during a time of great strife, and is inspired by the totalitarian regimes that were Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. 1984 is considered a masterpiece and a classic of English literature. The book has been read by millions of … Read more

Continue Reading →

Differing Perspectives

Is there an attack on empirical evidence? Is there something more to the belief that people are out to get you? Is the government sacrificing people to their God, Baal; during the month of April, only to disguise the sacrifices as tragedies? Did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Conspiracy theories have been around since the … Read more

Continue Reading →