I’ve changed my opinion a lot over the last couple of years. I’ve grown to distrust pretty much everything that comes out of gender studies. Most everyone that I come across who exclaims #woke is usually someone trying to push an agenda of some sort. Some of the most oppressive and dogmatic thought I’ve ever come across comes from those who profess to fight such oppression.Read More Patriarchy and Men
It is a beautiful day today. Especially driving down River Road in Salem. Sunny. 70’s. Top down on the Mustang. Nightwish playing on the radio. Life is pretty good. I decide to stop at a convenience store to get some protein before going to CrossFit in an hour. I’m a bit dehydrated and low on […]Read More I almost beat someone up today
Between eight and ten years ago I regularly went to therapy. I was struggling with two major forces at the time. The first was that my sense of normal, the horizon of my moral landscape, was still that of someone on a deployment. This is to say that in this context there is a survive […]Read More … or should I get a cup of coffee?
Look at the different criteria for a diagnosis of PTSD. Pick one that is without a doubt permanent without chance of healing? In criteria B, C, D, and E, perhaps “Recurrent, involuntary, and intrusive memories” is a candidate for permanence, yet I want to point out three thoughts with this. 1: intrusive memories and thoughts […]Read More PTSD is NOT permanent
Another day as floor manager in a strip club. Yesterday I was a happy camper with the unreliability of dancers in general to show up for their shifts. But today they all showed up and on time. So I was in a good mood. Lola, my brand new never before bartended before bartender was on […]Read More You’re only as good as your breasts
Here it is… another day. It has been quite some time since I last sat at this particular computer, While I do a lot of work on the computer at my place of employment, I rarely come home and write since I have been putting in so many hours. But I feel as though this […]Read More Someone was shot outside my door