Since I have lived in the Pacific Northwest of the United States I have come to understand it is literally impossible to see every thing of beauty in a lifetime. You could hike a different trail every day in Washington, each with its own waterfalls and awe inspiring views, and STILL have not completed all … Continue reading The Importance of Thankfulness
I have a confession. This may be disappointing to read, but the fact is… I’m unilingual. I didn’t realize it until I was sitting in a pub in Wurzburg, Germany, listening to a conversation I understood almost literally none of. After fourteen hours of traveling I found myself in complete disarray. After landing in Germany … Continue reading Go. Learn. Love.
Sitting in a quiet cafe corner, I remember why mornings are my most difficult time. The sanctity of a sunrise breeding electric excitment for what's to come does not bubble up in me as it does for most. The espresso scented sidewalks echoing with high heeled footsteps and car horn chaos do not resonate in … Continue reading Show the World the God in You!
I'm trying to learn to be the me who's had a couple drinks, all the time. The me who seems to have a little luck with the ladies. The me who seems like he, doesn't give a fuck. Because typically I'm stuck in this perpetual motion like applying lotion to a wound instead of hydrogen … Continue reading Pour me a Double
It sleeps. The beast is dormant. Awaiting the warmth Of the slightest touch Of innocence. It feeds On your cowardice. Don't let the silence Fool you, There is violence Repressed beneath Its skin; Looming in its Deepest tissues. It feels Your timid footsteps Falling on thin ice, And spring has come. Watch your step. Don't … Continue reading Self Inflicted
You know that feeling of being stuck in traffic on the highway, emergency lights reflecting rhythmically off the asphalt about a mile up the road, and just before the scene of the accident you can see your exit. You would have been on time if it had not been for the careless drivers ahead, but … Continue reading Stop Working for Someone else’s Dreams!
I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite places to find inspiration for my writing and art is in media. Specifically, music, movies and television shows with thought provoking social commentary or abstract ideas. Lately my muses have been stand-up comedy specials and the subsequent dark comedy series about comedians’ lives, such as … Continue reading A Changing of Tides: Don’t be a Fish, be an Ocean