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Just What the Hell is “Who the Hell Am I…Honestly?®”

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F*** You, Fifth Grade: On Fear, Death and Trying to Live in the Moment

I never told anyone this: in fifth grade, I passed out.  Sitting at a table that served as my desk, a snake of release that managed to be too warm and too cold at the same time climbed from my … Continue reading

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Smiling on the Outside: On the Body, Mind, and PTSD

Awareness arrived, innocently enough, with an e-mail. Six years ago, I received a questionnaire from a friend asking about such things as my favorite foods, colors and movies.  Once I filled out my answers, I had to send it back … Continue reading

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Richer or Poorer: On the Perspective of True Wealth

While I can speak only for those I’ve seen, surrounding the respectability of the average stateside military base is a ghetto.  With an enlisted population that is very young, new to fiscal responsibility, and largely transient, outside the front gates … Continue reading

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I’m Only Human: On Sucking It Up and Asking for Help

Nothing gladdens my heart and pisses me off more than when a loved one calls me on my own bullshit. And it’s happened twice in the past week…jerks. After feeling the requisite sense of persecution for a few days, I … Continue reading

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Going Postal: On Personal Responsibility

Yesterday, I think I just wanted to be angry.  Not enraged but pissy.  Ready to fight.  Four hours of sleep a night for four straight nights will do that to a person.  Add to that four days in a row … Continue reading

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More Sober Now: On Intuition

On Sunday, I spent three hours writing about learning to think for oneself.  It was thoughtful and provocative.  But you’ll never read it. In the post, I discussed an issue I had with a famous documentary filmmaker.  Surrounding a tragic … Continue reading

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