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Sab 6: what shall I read

For the uninitiated, ‘sab’ in my blog title is short for sabbatical. As a part of this series, up until I go drown myself at work again, I hope to achieve only one thing. 357 more words


You did not kill the fish only to keep alive and to sell for food, he thought. You killed him for pride and because you are a fisherman.

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Top Four Reasons Why I Hate Blog List Posts

I hate blog lists. Well, let me be more specific – I’m not talking about funny or sarcastic lists – I’m talking about sincere and earnest inventories of advice written by amateur authors on any number of arbitrary subjects that you find when you Google phrases like ‘Most Lucrative Ways to Earn a Living as a Writer’ or ‘Why Does My Heart Feel Weird?’ or ‘Will I Ever Find Love?’ (I MAY or may not have Googled all those phrases.) If you have a problem, chances are, there is a blog list out there with 20 of the top ways to fix it. 528 more words


Asshole: Return of the Dickwad

***disclaimer: this post is about one thing and one thing only and that is calling myself out on repeatedly being a fucking asshole when it comes to relationships. 1,212 more words


I was glad my father was an eye-smiler. It meant he never gave me a fake smile, because it’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself.

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Learning Distrust

Inside every person is an embattled mind transfixed upon some sort of desire while being pulled from all directions by other competing forces that either foster or impede the desire. 704 more words


out there

Hi, how are you? Pal, I have a dilemma. Here goes…

Every time I am offline, I always think of stuff to write in here. You know, I keep thinking that the best stuff I can put out here may inspire people to get moving and keep living. 441 more words