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Captain of My Own Ship: Straight Edge Speaks Out

According to Straight Edge Worldwide, straight edge is a youth movement and community based around the values of punk culture. Members of this community hold a lifelong commitment to live without drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and abusive/addictive sexuality. 582 more words


Learning new perspectives through ayahuasca

Bahia, Brasil – August 2014

I meet someone while working at an ayahuasca ceremony who shows me the weirder side of life and changes my perspective on saying thank you. 540 more words


Edge Day

The exact date of “Edge Day” is one of the many things I wanted to know about Allie MacDonald, one of the many things I wanted to ask her (and, more importantly, wanted her to answer).  94 more words


As You Were

One of the biggest challenges we face as people is the urge to change others. They don’t do things like we do, they don’t fit our mold. 790 more words

No 678 Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson

I was about a third of the way through Ten Thousand Saints when I discovered that it is just about to be released as a movie starring Ethan Hawke and Hailee Steinfeld. 801 more words

The 746

Chivalry or Basic Human Decency?

Sucre, Bolivia – December 2014

People acting like unrepentant sociopaths is more the rule than the exception, but this night in Sucre gets special mention after I witnessed people peopling twice in just under an hour. 500 more words


Albany Toy Show 2015

Just came back from the Albany Toy Show and had a great time.  This small, mostly local event, had lots of fun to offer for only  5 bucks.   310 more words