Low Self-Esteem is Pretty Great, Actually!

Low Self Esteem

Nobody ever talks about the advantage of low self-esteem. The best part of thinking that you’re a piece of subhuman garbage is that you learn how to obtain validation from others. Sure, it’ll land you in therapy after twenty or …


The ThoughtsFromParis 2014 Holiday Card

thoughts from paris holiday card 2014

Every year I find holiday cards both exciting and disappointing. First, it’s validating to know that someone took the time to write out my address. I’m bummed that most only send picture cards without messages. Reading somebody’s handwriting feels more …


What the Hell, Let’s Get Back to It

ren faire

It’s amazing how quickly I lost the willingness to write. In 2012 I challenged myself to write every day for a year. The first month was trying but after that I became proficient. My mind started searching during the day for topics …


Fun With Yahoo Answers

dumb girl

I needed a new distraction. God forbid I actually sit down and improve my skills as a serious writer. That would be worthwhile and intelligent. For some reason this year I’ve had the hardest time getting motivated to do much. …


New Video Series Starting Tonight!

melany berger

Announcing a brand new video-series with my friend Melany from MelanysGuylines.com! We have some fun ideas planned – but, first we need your help before we shoot tonight… Do you have a story of a friend that went crazy? I …


Sadness is Flowing Through Me and I’m Totally Cool With It

...then she sent this immediately after. Good one, skank.

I was introduced to the idea of “mindfulness” around four years ago by my therapist. Now it’s all the rage and there are books on how to be mindful in business, weight loss, parenting, and even extreme kiteboarding. Basically it …


I’m Going to Have To Give Up The Cat

pantaloons laying in sink

I recently came to terms that I’m going to have to give up my cat Pantaloons. My girlfriend is allergic. She’s a good sport when she visits and takes a Benadryl which clears up her symptoms. But how long am …


Back from a Real Vacation and a Three Week Writing Vacation


It’s been three weeks since I wrote anything. Well, this is not entirely true. I did post a story last week about how it was discovered that my girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend is now seriously dating a woman I used to see …