Tag Archives: hope

Breaking through the wall

There are some things we do, as humans, that seem on the outset to be impossible. This weekend, I climbed the Grouse Grind. Actually, I can be a bit arrogant about some things, so it didn’t seem impossible at the … Continue reading

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Stages of Grief in song

There’s a quotation that basically says there are only two kinds of songs: love songs and pirate songs. (I tried to find the original source of this, but the internet doesn’t seem to agree on one.) And it’s certainly true … Continue reading

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Today is an auspicious day. I just got my mail, and discovered an envelope in my own writing. A SASE from Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine! And yes, inside was a rejection letter for a story I’d submitted. I know … Continue reading

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An open letter to Blake Skjellerup

The professional sports world has been called the last closet. There are no current professional athletes in the NHL, NBA, or NFL that are out of the closet. Some other professional athletes, like Canadian Olympian Mark Tewksbury, have come out, … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

Awhile ago, a trend went around Facebook wherein people would 25 things — any 25 things — about themselves. It was a pretty popular trend, and it ended up being really interesting in that it shed some light on a … Continue reading

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There aren’t a lot of things in this life that I don’t like, when I look at the big picture. I mean, sure I might not like the Westboro Baptist Church, homophobes in general, the fact that I need to … Continue reading

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A week ago, as I struggled with conceiving my TV show pilot for class, I thought I just couldn’t write well enough to pull it off. Then, after I had finished it, I thought my writing was the shit. Now … Continue reading

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Reversal of Fortune

I find it amazing how sometimes what seems like a major setback can become a real boon. This past week, friends of mine from high school stayed with me to go to the Olympics. On one occasion, one friend and … Continue reading

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Making the best of it, Playing the hand you get; You’re not alone in this. There’s hope for the hopeless. —Hope for the Hopeless, A Fine Frenzy I was at the bar with a friend of mine the other day. … Continue reading

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