Blogging, Life

Take Me Back to the Basics of Life

If I asked you, “What would you consider to be a successful life,” what would your answer be? Think about it for a moment. Next, imagine I asked you, “What makes you happy?” Think about your response to that as well, then compare both answers. They may be entirely different—and they most likely are. But… Continue reading Take Me Back to the Basics of Life

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Blogging, LGBTQ, Life

“How do you feel about gender selection?” he asked.

Photo by Jordan Antonacci"How do you feel about gender selection?" my dad asked my brother as we all gathered around the table eating an early dinner. It was the first hot day of Spring and the sun was still beaming hard. We sat in the backyard, our hair wet with chlorinated water and plates full… Continue reading “How do you feel about gender selection?” he asked.

Blog, Life

Word of the Week Wednesday: Wabi-Sabi

The Art of Imperfection  The word for this week is... Wabi-Sabi (n.) Japanese: At its heart, wabi-sabi is a way of viewing the world which encourages the acceptance of finding beauty in imperfections and making the most out of life. Wabi-sabi is "a way of life that appreciates and accepts complexity while at the same… Continue reading Word of the Week Wednesday: Wabi-Sabi

Blogging, Life

Not Ready to Die

Hello fellow bloggers, readers:This isn't a feel good post--one which ventures out in search of likes and new followers. It's a reality post--the kind some will stop reading because it offers to shed a light onto something they've pushed to the dark. In this post, I'd like to revisit a topic that I've previously written… Continue reading Not Ready to Die