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Energy and Vibrations

I strong-heartedly believe that you get out of life what you put in. Meaning if you put negative energy into the world then expect to receive negative energy back, in most instances. The same is true with positive energy. (Of course there are instances when negative energy is reciprocated with positive energy and positive energy […]

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Poem — peso — G. P. Montgomery

When did currency become stress? When did it begin to enslave our time, hearts, and minds? Was it the industrial revolution? Has techonology just given us all more time to stress about money? — Big shoutout to the poet G. P. Montgometry. — Peso. Dollar. Euro. Pound. Yen. — A weight that can liberate. Original […]

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Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?

The film’s title alludes to Oliver and Elio’s loving pact to call each other by their own names, recognising that, as [film director] Luca Guadagnino put it in a Q&A: “The other person makes you beautiful – enlightens you, elevates you.” This idea stems ultimately from Aristotle’s views on “true” friendship, but it echoes down the […]

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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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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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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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