For as long as I can remember I’ve always been most content surrounded by solitude. Every now and then I’ll get the urge to peek my head out of hiding, but for the most part the land of quiet and calm is a place I’d rarely leave if life didn’t force me to. When I […]

My Antidepressant

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This blog exists in large part because I’ve always wanted to write this post. It’s important to me. And because it’s important, I’ve always held off writing because I  find it incredibly difficult to say what I want when I’m talking about something that means so much. In this case it’s not a something I […]


“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo Da Vinci During my time as a guy with a blog who types words for random people to read, I’ve referenced Da Vinci’s quote approximately 164 times. Why? Because it’s the only quote I know (not true), but also because I’m consistently reminded of its validity in my day […]


On December 30th, 2016 my pup Beano passed away. I want to talk about him. Throughout the course of my life I’ve had different people tell me that they would never say out loud that they love a pet. They would admit to caring deeply for an animal, but love…that was for humans. Well, I […]