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Hospitals Are Prisons

I hate hospitals. Even in the most state of the art facilities, they have that certain smell about them that make you want to go out into the barn and stick your face in a pile of manure as it smells better than the smell of sick people. In the worst of them, the hospitals… Continue reading Hospitals Are Prisons

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Politically Incorrect

A few years ago when I was studying English education as an undergrad, I had to take a linguistics class for teachers. One day in class, we viewed a youtube excerpt from one of George Carlin's stage performances.  While his platform was often categorized under stage comedy and often brought belly laughs from his audience,… Continue reading Politically Incorrect

Writing

Every Day Is a New Beginning

Yesterday I got to talk to C. for about 30 or 40 minutes. It made me happy to talk to him. I wish we could see each other in person, but it's probably not going to happen this weekend, which makes me sad since he makes me happy. I'm sure everybody's tired of me talking… Continue reading Every Day Is a New Beginning

Writing

Lesson Learned: Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

I'm a sucker for guys. If a guy asks me to hang out, then by jove, I'm going out one night with him! Who can't say no when a guy asks you out, right? But here's the thing: I'm also a sucker for guys who tend not to keep their promises very often. Let me… Continue reading Lesson Learned: Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Writing

Why Do You Blog?

There was a daily post prompt a few days ago asking the readers why they started their blog (you can find the original post here if you're interested) and it got me thinking about why I blog and the blog(s) I keep and have kept. I'm the type of person who loves keeping journals. When I… Continue reading Why Do You Blog?