Where ever you go, there you are. Clean Slate lays to rest some of the myths surrounding identity changes. No glamorous relocations here, just the real world problems you would face if you really did change your identity and start over.
What’s in a name?
Alan Watts, my main man!
I have suffered immeasurable losses. Sure, my losses can be quantified; their ratios rationalized to juxtapose the impressions left as scars. But the mass that weighs on my soul can not be scaled or justified. Sometimes it feels like an endless battle, denied enough time to wipe the blood off our eyes before the bell rings. Perpetually caught […]
Morning inspiration, turned perspiration; Thank you PTSD
I was playing double solitaire by myself, rocking back and forth on the bar stool. A stranger laughed at me, then asked if I was winning. Then he reached out his big, man hands to teach a little girl how to play by herself. In this game, in life’s game, sometimes we find ourselves playing […]
Common sense debunks the popular phrase “Luck of the Irish”. But it’s ok if we are not lucky in life, because we are blessed with good friends and good drink to share it with!
Like a semi truck, the pull of Santa’s sleigh created a large wind drift pulling behind him. In the wake of his departure, a large windstorm brewed, stirring up the ground below. Kid’s plastic swimming pools, out of place in the frigid climate, frisbeed across the horizon. Garbage cans barreled through the streets, chasing each […]
It took me a minute….. to deal with, process, grow, etc. I love this phrase, but to some people it sounds dumb; referring to a larger, quantitative, span of time as a minute. Understandably, it probably took a lot longer than 60 seconds. A minute of time is different than a minute in time. Has […]
I sometimes think we leave this world almost the moment we have everything all figured out; the ultimate cosmic joke. This would be a reason why so many bright, amazing people leave us so early. Maybe also, when we die before we are ready, parts of us stay unable to leave this earthly world. I […]
Credit Karma is a common sense explanation of the American economic system; including the hysterical history behind this most cherished commodity.
2nd edition, rewritten for a speech