Mental Health, Slice of Life, Work

If I Get Fired, That Would Suck.

So it’s been a while. Should we address it? Probably. But honest to god, I’m tired of complaining. Suffice it to say my job and my boss are wearing me down. In fact, I’ve been so low the past several weeks I’ve stopped everything – stopped reading, stopped writing, stopped studying, and just about stopped… Continue reading If I Get Fired, That Would Suck.

Mental Health

Seneca’s Stoicism

Let me say one thing before we get all up in arms: I’m not here to glorify or romanticize suicide. Now, please continue: On Albigensia Press, a blog I follow (and recommend), his post "Inspiration in the Midst of Darkness" sparked an interesting comment section and I’d like to take the time to elaborate (probably in… Continue reading Seneca’s Stoicism

Slice of Life

Family Dinner is a Sacred Space

Growing up, dinner time was a time of togetherness. During the days of landlines, one of us would pick up the phone, take note of the caller, and politely tell them so-and-so would call them back, but I’m sorry, we’re having dinner right now. There was no background TV. There was only family and guests… Continue reading Family Dinner is a Sacred Space

Slice of Life

Casual Disappointment

https://soundcloud.com/john-mellencamp/jack-diane-album-version I am, for all the definitions floating around, a Millennial. No, I don’t remember anything about the Y2K freakout other than the four 5-gallon jugs of water my dad stashed in the basement “just in case,” but I do remember where I was on 9/11. Being a Millennial comes with a few unwritten stipulations:… Continue reading Casual Disappointment