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Soulja Boy Trumped ‘Em

This was my first essay of the year and my first Longread! I was inspired by how passionate everyone around me was about this interview. I had to watch it. I’ve cleaned the post up and I hope it is more enduring. If you have never met him, then meet Soulja Boy, self-professed rap legend: Soulja Boy and Donald Trump were the little kid […]

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Art of Beauty | Feel Fierce

Is Beauty Skin Deep?

Is Beauty Skin Deep? “Beauty is skin deep” is an adage that has been around as long as I’ve been born it seems. But is beauty really skin deep? If so, then why do men and women focus a lot of attention on the physical appearances their spouse bring to the table? If beauty is […]

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About Past Nights

This is my first real ‘behind-the-process’ post. Bear with me as I grow because vulnerability in public spaces is an adjustment. Until now most of my career has been in intelligence and ghost writing. Two industries decidedly good at keeping secrets. I am almost three years out of the service and two months out of […]

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Art of Beauty

Nature & Beauty — The Great Escape

Humans find things beautiful that require specific interest. A creek is beautiful to anyone that is thirsty. True beauty is going to the same creek to admire it, with a bottle of fresh cold water in tow. It is interest in witnessing the natural beauty of the creek that brings you there, not thirst. That […]

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2019 Book Reviews Coming!

Reading is one of my passions. There is absolutely no better way to learn about the world than through books, literature, and words. I am convinced. Of course, as a writer, I am also kind of a suspect source for such input. 😂  2019 Reading Challenge — 75 Books — Sharing 27 of those titles […]

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Art of Beauty

Beauty Manifest

Beauty can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways… The key is that it can never be viewed indifferently. Beauty demands to be noticed. It speaks to us directly, like the voice of an intimate friend. If you are indifferent to all beauty, (as in nothing makes you NOTICE, nothing makes you look twice, […]

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