In the course of reading up on strokes for a story I’m brainstorming, where a very elderly character dies from one, I came across something really interesting, and something that might explain a lot about my own medical history: it’s called “silent strokes”. Yes, a … Continue readingAm I a Childhood Silent Stroke Victim?
I know last May I doubted if I was going to be in the financial or head space to realize my long-held dream of going overseas (for the first time in my life) and seeing Europe come 2024, but now in August of 2023? I … Continue readingEurope: Should I Just Go?
I’m 29 and I’ve never had a girlfriend…or have I? After all, I vividly remember when my best friend (who recently moved away, but we spent four years together) was referred to as “your girlfriend” by an old lady who worked at a dance party … Continue readingMy Girlfriend, Unbeknownst To Me
Well, here it is: August 2023. Which means I’m a month away from September 2023, a benchmark in my life: the month I’ll be the same age my father was when I was born. Unless I become the spear counterpart of Ginger Rogers’s character in … Continue readingFamily Formation: I’m Falling Behind…Or Am I?
I had the misfortune of being brought up in a stinkhole located in the eastern interior of the United States, and by now, at the age of 29, the only way I can even stand my life at all is taking steroids (corticosteroids to be … Continue readingThe Best Coast Cures?
I don’t have the heart to sort through all the pictures or polish them for presenting them online, but I’ve been wanting to get off my chest for a little bit now that I’m all done with my trip to the Pacific Northwest! My quest … Continue readingI Went to the Great Northwest!
OMG. I got my filler last Thursday morning, and at the 70-hour mark or so now I can honestly say I love it; much more than I even thought I would. I checked myself into the best aesthetic clinic I could find, one with a … Continue readingGod Bless Filler!
I’m staring down “The Last March of Youth”…or am I? I’ve long seen my thirties as crunch time, as do or die, and to some extent it is, but lately I’ve been researching methods to prolong my experience and my visage of youthfulness, and my … Continue readingMy Newest Makeover Story: Myself
Well, it looks like I might be spending my Independence Day in Bozeman. Yay me. I hope… 🤪 Anyway, I’ve fleshed out my plans for my next big road trip, which will be my most distant excursion to the Great American West yet: I shall … Continue readingHigh Plains Haul: Toward the Great Northwest
You know, I’m sick to death of it: my whole life — childhood, adolescence, adulthood — it’s all the same; online, offline, remotely, in-person — it’s all the same; I walk on eggshells to be inoffensive, I tell the unvarnished truth — it’s all the … Continue readingThe Man Who Was Never Really Good Enough