Published by admin on September 2, 2017

The Magic of the Open Road

  I slept in my car on the top of a hill on the outskirts of Albuquerque last night. In my head, I was somewhat worried. The guy I met (and partied with) at Marble Brewery was cautioning me against it. Where does this fear come from? It’s like the phantom “boogie man” of my…

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Published by admin on August 15, 2017

A Stinky Analogy on Male Privilege

I live in a community of men and women. Twelve of us share three bathrooms and one shower. One of these bathrooms has both a urinal and a toilet. I’m a man. As a man, I really prefer taking a wiz in a urinal, rather than in a toilet. I don’t have to touch anything…

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Published by admin on May 6, 2017

A Metaphor about Privilege

As a child, I would hold an apple seed in the palm of my hand and contemplate, really contemplate, how that tiny little seed could become the monstrosity of a fully-grown tree. How could something so large be contained in something so tiny? As an adult, I know that the tree is not actually contained in the seed. Well,…

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Published by admin on April 24, 2017

Something Different

I don’t normally do this, but today I am going to write my “Morning Pages” on here. Publicly. It started out as I went to the coffee shop to do some editing freelance work and didn’t bring a journal to write. These are usually my private thoughts, two pages a day (though I’ve been slacking…

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