Category Archives: Life

The Baby

My wife and I found out we were expecting last fall. It was a complete surprise to us. If it were really up to us, we would have waited a few years. But it didn’t take us long to get

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Anxiety

Hoping to inspire a new attitude toward medication and mental health, my wife takes the helm as a guest writer, bravely sharing her personal journey of discovering her anxiety disorder. I have struggled with an anxiety disorder for almost three

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Bedbugs

It’s hard to stay mad, when there’s so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once, and it’s too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that’s about to burst… And then

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Sports

All I’m saying is that professional sports are way too inflated in this country. Nobody gave them permission to join themselves to the very definition of what makes a man in our culture. Sports are inescapable if you want to

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Weight

Happy new year, everybody. I know a lot of you must have a flurry of self-improving ideas dancing around in your head. It’s that time of year, after all. Watch less TV. Learn to juggle. Commit fewer murders. It’s our

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Pride

May I help you to some more high school Alex ramblings? Which is the worst of sins? The Koran says it’s stealing. Stealing a man’s right to life is murder. Stealing a man’s right to truth is lying. Stealing a

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Reality

Well hello there, readership. It’s been a while. I had to take a longer hiatus from opinion exposition because Kubrick week took a lot out of me. We technically didn’t even finish it. We stopped at the intermission of A

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Wedding

Greetings friends! After a few weeks of sifting, critiquing, formatting, copying, uploading, and archiving, we finally have the photos from our wedding. I’ll tell you – for a day that seemed to have went by in a flash, I couldn’t

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Can I Interest You in Some Totalitarianism?

I get a sense that the public opinion of a totalitarian government is generally poor. But between the harrowing, shadowy dystopian cinema and hellfire, red-faced radio hosts, I can’t seem to find an opinion that is not larger than life

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