Three lessons on infidelity: 1.) I'm not a victim 2.) Secrets Suck 3.) Friendship and Ghost Stories
We color both the innocuous actions and the intent of the betrayal in hyperbolic terms, covered in dashes of the conspiratory and the menacing. Every action must have hidden ill-will. Every act must be a reflection of a deeper darkness.
I use to believe some things were best kept private...but it is precisely the act of secret keeping that allowed my betrayal to fester so long. When the lies, secrets, and betrayal detonated on our lives twenty-eight days ago I was both sickened and relieved. The secret had been weighing down my soul and my... Continue Reading →
"Jericho: 9:02 (#1.6)" (2006) Allison Hawkins: Is he a good man or a bad man? Robert 'Rob' Hawkins: Baby, there is no such thing.
Recently, I sat for a few hours talking to a 98-year-old woman about her experiences in a small rural Wisconsin town. The woman is amazing and still sharp as a tack. For over 25 years she owned a grocery store in this town and every summer she and her husband extended credit to the local... Continue Reading →
I was walking past the mental hospital the other day, and all the patients were shouting, "13, 13, 13". The fence was too high to see over, but I saw a little gap in the planks, so I looked through to see what was going on. Somebody poked me in the eye with a stick!... Continue Reading →
“O innocent victims of Cupid, Remember this terse little verse: To let a fool kiss you is stupid, To let a kiss fool you is worse.” - E.Y. HarburgLet's be honest. Cupid is a terrorist.I'm expect a bit of push-back but Cupid is a cunning little bastard. Hollywood has him on retainer and the little shit... Continue Reading →