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Saturday's Theme Music

Today’s theme owes its presence in my stream to Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Dionne Warwick, and Helix. 

It stayed in my stream because it had a presence in my life. 95 more words

Pop Culture

Problem Parents

First of all, welcome to my blog! I’m going to be sharing a lot of my experiences in life – from a drug addicted/mentally abusive relationship with my parents, to seeking love in all the wrong places, to finding what I thought to be real love, moving from state to state a couple of times, going through a long-term relationship breakup, finding real/genuine love, finding what I thought to be my dream job & getting fired (for the first time in my life), an ongoing battle with bipolar disorder, and learning to accept and cope with all of the things life throws at you. 2,053 more words

Childhood

I Wish I Had Started Reading In My Childhood

I only started reading storybooks when I was twelve years old. At least that is my earliest memory of a storybook. We did not really have a reading culture in my family, at least not much for English Literature. 227 more words

I Wish I Had Started Reading In My Childhood

I only started reading storybooks when I was twelve years old. At least that is my earliest memory of a storybook. We did not really have a reading culture in my family, at least not much for English Literature. 229 more words

On Fan Fiction and Other Storytelling Traditions

When I was twelve or thirteen years old, and even my family finally had DSL internet, I discovered the joys of fan fiction. In case you haven’t been living under the same rock as I have, allow me to explain. 4,196 more words

Sell Your Soul

I saw a yellow butterfly today and it was very pretty. It’s probably the only insect I’d not mind looking at. Why aren’t all the other insects as beautiful as butterflies? 877 more words

Writings

R.I.P. Fluffy, Bear of Noble Mien

Moving across country is not for the softhearted.

One must be willing to part with unnecessary items. Purge the dross. Winnow possessions to the basic few. 450 more words

Humor